Rebel sniper guns down government fighter in Damascus suburb
Rebel fighters targeted government supporters at a checkpoint in a suburb of Damascus. Deborah Gembara reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained
Understanding Professional Development - Professional Development Planning
These resources support a module on Understanding Professional Development. They focus on Professional Development Planning.The resource has been developed through the Learning from WOeRK project and seeks to support learning in the work place. For an overview of all related modules and resources please visit http://cpdoer.net/collections/
Understanding Professional Development - a module summary
Understanding Professional Development, summary of module resources, with links
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
Fra Informationsmodel til en DTD
En præsentation af opbygning og brug af en DTD med udgangspunkt i en informationsmodel
Communications in Slow-Moving Crises
What’s a journalist to do when a major story must be coaxed reluctantly into public view, or emerges on what seems like a geological time scale? These panelists discuss how to approach slowly evolving but urgent stories at a time when news coverage has shifted inexorably from print and its variable deadlines to the constant, repeti
CETL - All Adjunct Day 2011 Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege The Center of Excellence for Teaching and Learning is holding the college's first All Adjunct Day Saturday, Aug. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the EpiCenter. More than 100 adjuncts from all disciplines and campuses have registered. The morning features speakers targeting college resources to improve teaching: WITS/Instructional Design Technologists, Libraries and LSC Tutoring, Disabilities Resources, QEP and CETL. The afternoon sessions are hands-
Evaluating and Distinguishing Primary and Secondary Source Material
This module defines primary and secondary sources, offers examples of each, and provides criteria for distinguishing between these two types of sources. In addition, the module offers strategies […]
Reading Rainbow: Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin
Music and orchestras are profiled in this tuneful show. The episode soon gets rhythmic when LeVar introduces the viewers to the theatrical percussion group, Stomp. Gregory Hines reads Zin! Zin! Zin! a Violin, a counting story that mentions all the different types of instruments that are played in bands and orchestras and the kinds of groups they make based on many play at once. (28:21)
Molecular Principles of Biomaterials, Spring 2003
Analysis and design at a molecular scale of materials used in contact with biological systems, including biotechnology and biomedical engineering. Topics include molecular interactions between bio- and synthetic molecules and surfaces; design, synthesis, and processing approaches for materials that control cell functions; and application of state-of-the-art materials science to problems in tissue engineering, drug delivery, biosensors, and cell-guiding surfaces.
What you get is what you expect
Pain is a major health care problem worldwide. It affects the well-being of millions of individuals, and its financial burden upon our societies is considerable. Pain is not a simple reflection of the degree of tissue-damage, it is strongly influenced by expectations and beliefs individuals hold about pain and their ability to cope with it. In this lecture, Dr Katja Wiech from the Centre for Pain Research, talks about research into how expectations can influence the outcome of pain treatment.
The Mummification Process
The ancient Egyptians developed a sophisticated method to preserve a dead body for the afterlife: mummification. This clip provides a brief explanation about how it was done. (02:44)
Experience Brussels! : Tentoonstelling De naam van de tentoonstelling zegt het zelf al! Kom Brussel (her)ontdekken tijdens een bezoek aan deze interactieve, ludieke en didactische tentoonstelling. Vergeet al je vooroordelen over traditionele musea, een verrassende …
De naam van de tentoonstelling zegt het zelf al! Kom Brussel (her)ontdekken tijdens een bezoek aan deze interactieve, ludieke en didactische tentoonstelling. Vergeet al je vooroordelen over traditionele musea, een verrassende …
Finding Jealousy - Music Roll Tango
Piano arrangement on hand-punched paper by Frank Milne. A dynamic, mesmerizing piano roll rendition of Jalousie, a tango. Performed and interpreted on a player piano from the 1920s. A Tribute to 'Finding Empathy' at the MIT Saxe Lab. Note the fitting lyrics.
Texas Tech Researchers Test New Building Blocks
Texas Tech researchers are testing a new type of building block from Mason Greenstar. The new material called Blox are marketed as an energy efficient and environmentally friendly building material. The blox are made partially from recycled shredded Texas Lottery tickets and shredded phone books. Students from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Texas Tech are conducting the research.
Attack dogs of the West Bank
Aug. 31 - West Bank settlers want to put teeth into their security with attack dogs ahead of Palestinian bid for statehood. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Article :: From Looking to Seeing: The Craft of Typography
Everyone looks at type, but the typographer has to see more, because eliminating all traces of visual discord is what elevates type from being merely legible to being comfortingly readable. Jim Felici, the author of The Complete Manual of Typography: A Guide to Setting Perfect Type, Second Edition, explains how even the untrained eye suffers from badly set type (untrained doesn’t mean unsophisticated), and how discerning