Voter Fraud, Economy and Campaign Analysis
Bill Moyers sits down with Mark Crispin Miller, professor of Media Ecology in the Department of Culture and Communication at NYU, who has been following voter fraud allegations in his blog News from the Underground. An expert on propaganda and media, Miller's book loser Takes All is an anthology of writings covering election fraud. Roberto lovato and linda Chavez on politics two weeks before the election and economist Michael Zweig on the realities of the economic downturn.Author(s):
Class 8a - Business Analysis & Strategy
Discussion of analysis needed for good business, competitive and marketing strategy.
Class 9b - FORE Systems (A) Case Analysis & Answers
Analysis of FORE Systems. Company, competitive, customer, market, and industry analysis and recommendations. What really happened? Come find out.
Quantifying honey bee mating range and isolation in semi-isolated valleys by DNA microsatellite pate
Honey bee males and queens mate in mid air and can fly many kilometres on their nuptial flights. The conservation of native honey bees, such as the European black bee (Apis mellifera mellifera), therefore, requires large isolated areas to prevent hybridisation with other subspecies, such as A. m. ligustica or A. m. carnica, which may have been introduced by beekeepers. This study used DNA microsatellite markers to determine the mating range of A. m. mellifera in two adjacent semi-isolated valley
HOW NOT TO DO CROSS CULTURAL ANALYSIS: PREDICTIVE FAILURE AND CONSTRUCTION FLAWS IN GEERT HOFSTEDE‚Ä
This paper considers Hofstede‚Äôs claim that his national cultural ‚Äúdimension scores‚ÄĚ and related rankings of countries have predictive power by examining a ‚Äėvalidating‚Äô case study he has used in a number of publications to ‚Äėdemonstrate‚Äô that capability. When tested against cross-sectional and longitudinal empirical evidence the case study is shown to have neither explanatory nor predictive power. A further unpacking of the case study demonstrates methodological flaws in its construc
1784 Mifflin Not Washington President - China Trade
The history of trade with China. President Obama does the introduction.¬† In 1784, our founding father, George Washington, commissioned the Empress of China, a ship that set sail for these shores so that it could pursue trade with the Qing Dynasty. Washington wanted to see the ship carry the flag around the globe, and to forge new ties with nations like China. This is a long video with many names that are probably unknown to most students. It has good visuals, but the fast paced video covers too
Secret Millionaires Club 8: The Big Trade-Off
The Secret Millionaires Club learns how to take less of one thing in order to get more of something else, also known as a trade-off and investment. ¬†This cartoon is informative and creative. The video ends with an inspirational message from Warren Buffett. Run time 03:51.
Charting the Course to Literary Analysis- Using Story Maps
Story maps are tools for increasing the reading comprehension and writing skills of students. This video offers¬†several reasons why story maps should be used to increase reading comprehension.
SAT Math Lesson 8 - Data Analysis
This lesson covers general problem-solving strategies for Data Analysis Questions on the SAT. This instructor discusses mean. median, and mode. This video is for high school students preparing to take the SAT.
Britain's Black History - Coffee Houses and the Slave Trade
This two minute video¬†is¬†about the growth in popularity of coffee and its connections with black history in Britain and how coffee caused trade and slave concerns.
Early Portuguese Slave trade
This short video introduces the way in which Portuguese exploration of Africa lead to slave trade.
Slavery and Society: Atlantic Slave Trade
This video explains that in the 1500s, Europeans enslaved Africans to work their farms in the Americas and the Caribbean. After being sold by African kings, slaves were treated as cargo aboard ships.¬†There is a complete description of the¬†Atlantic Slave Trade and the Middle Passage, why they were needed and how they were transported and treated.
Atlantic Slave trade - Documentary
This video¬†refers to¬†slave trade¬†as the largest migration of people in world history before the 20th century. There is a description of¬†what slave trade¬†was like and how¬†Europeans enslaved Africans for labor and treated these peoples as commodities.
The west coast of Africa was formerly called the Gold Coast for its rich mineral resources. But in the 1700s, the slave trade made human life the most profitable commodity. Now more than 25 structures - castles, fortresses, and trading posts - dot the coast as a reminder of the terrible crimes of our past, in the hopes that they will never be repeated.¬† Run time 01:10
500 NATIONS (PART 12) - The Southern Trade - The Sewee
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included¬†in the video.
Tools of the Trade (Studying Math)
Tools to help you with your math studies. ¬†Mr. Ast leads this discussion.
Emily Bront√ę, Wuthering Heights: Quotations and Analysis
this video analysizes the writing of Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. There is a great deal to examine. Emily Bront√ę writes in a dense and detailed manner.
John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men: Quotations and Analysis
This title will closely examine Of Mice and Men by John
Steinbeck, analysing the text chapter by chapter. As well as briefly
recapping the story, it will analyse the deeper meaning in the text and
examine the way that Steinbeck structures his plot and achieves certain effects. The novel is made up of six chapters, in which the time of events and the sense of place are very clear. All of the action takes place over one weekend. Each chapter deals with a clear segment of action,
MA International Trade & Finance
Listen to Chinese student Xiaoxian Zhu talk about her MSc International Business & Finance and subsequent PhD studies at Leeds Metropolitan University.
5.5 Common sense and analysis Faced with the choice between narrow substantive definitions and broad functional definitions, we should require any definition to ‘fit with broad common-sense reflection‚Äô and ‘encompass what ordinary people mean when they talk of religion‚Äô (Bruce, 1995, p. ix). The definition must also assist in the analysis and explanation of what is being studied. For these reasons, Steve Bruce, who is a leading sociologist of religion, opts for the following substantive<
Faced with the choice between narrow substantive definitions and broad functional definitions, we should require any definition to ‘fit with broad common-sense reflection‚Äô and ‘encompass what ordinary people mean when they talk of religion‚Äô (Bruce, 1995, p. ix). The definition must also assist in the analysis and explanation of what is being studied. For these reasons, Steve Bruce, who is a leading sociologist of religion, opts for the following substantive<