Reforming the United Nations
Graduate students from The Australian National University have greater access to show their skills on the world stage now The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and ANU have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU will give ANU graduate students the chance to apply directly for allocated internships with the UNDP - places fiercely contested by students worldwide. The MOU was signed today at the University by Professor Lawrence Cram, Acting Vice-Chancellor
Visit to An Ocean Planet: Earth's Hydrologic Cycle
The hydrologic cycle is the continual movement of water from one place to another and from one state of matter to another. This site describes a demonstration in which a teacher or small group of students constructs a simple model of the hydrologic cycle. Written instructions and a list of materials are provided. A short list of links to related topics and a vocabulary are also included.
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Politics in 60 seconds. Disaster politics
Dr Vanessa Pupavac defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focusses on disaster politics as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Vanessa Pupavac, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Vanessa Pupavac is a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Nottingham. She has previously worked for the U
Terrorism, Peace and Other Inconsistencies
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Terrorism, Peace and Other Inconsistencies" in the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. This course addresses a set of inter-related questions that have become central to peace and security in the modern era, at both the domestic and international levels: What is the history and rationale for contemporary terrorism, including suicide terrorism? What does the rise of al-Qaeda terror mean for a host of pro
Introduction to Philosophy
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "Introduction to Philosophy" in the Department of Philosophy. This course is designed as a "topics-based" introduction to philosophy. Instead of working through the history of philosophy focusing on great historical figures and their views on different topics, we will focus on great philosophical topics and look at what historical and contemporary writers have said about them. Topics to be addressed will in
New feature: your own personal video queue You are at work, browsing Channel 9 and you see this great episode of Defrag has just been published on Channel 9… but you work in a cubicle and if you lean back and watch a 30 minute video, you’d probably get fired. What to do? You could email the link to yourself as a reminder to watch it later, but that’s so low tech… and what if you want to build up a list of videos to watch over an upcoming holiday? Or maybe you are about to have some elective surgery and would like to get throug
You are at work, browsing Channel 9 and you see this great episode of Defrag has just been published on Channel 9… but you work in a cubicle and if you lean back and watch a 30 minute video, you’d probably get fired. What to do? You could email the link to yourself as a reminder to watch it later, but that’s so low tech… and what if you want to build up a list of videos to watch over an upcoming holiday? Or maybe you are about to have some elective surgery and would like to get throug
Bach - Flute Choir BWV 142
BWV 142 for Flute Choir. Piece is performed on Flute, Alto Flute, and Bass Flute. Used as a listening example for online assignment on the timbre of the different instruments of the orchestra
A Place to Run To
In the Canadian town of Iqaluit, women are eight times more likely to be victims of domestic violence. See how Arctic women are supporting each other at Qimaavaik, a safe haven for abused women and children. (11:00)
Top 25 Spanish Questions You Need to Know #1 - What’s your name?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! To get ready for your move to Spain you’ve been learning with SpanishPod101.com, and you’re very happy with your progress. You’ve built up an impressive vocabulary, and your reading skills are good. But you can’t help but be worried about having your first Spanish conversation. What if you can’t understand their [...]
Fundels : Meer dan geanimeerde boeken Fundels brengt een prentenboek multimediaal tot leven. Het is een bundel vol fun en omvat de animatie van prentenboeken aangevuld met leuke activiteiten voor kinderen van drie tot zeven jaar. Fundels draagt bij tot de …
Fundels brengt een prentenboek multimediaal tot leven. Het is een bundel vol fun en omvat de animatie van prentenboeken aangevuld met leuke activiteiten voor kinderen van drie tot zeven jaar.
Fundels draagt bij tot de …
The ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) is one of the most popular and respected ICT courses in the world www.ecdl.co.uk. I have written this course specifically for use with my secondary school class using Windows and MS Word. Certified test centres exist around the world.
A project by Rice University students done in Fall 2004 for ELEC 301. An investigation of signal processing techniques applied to iris recognition.
Instrument and Note Identification
This contains the modules in which the Fall 2004 Elec 301 project of Charles Tripp, Michael Lawrence and Nate Shaw is explained.
Demo for Dummies
This course is designed for dummies to illustrate how even they can add new knowledge and distribute it world wide.
Water Treatment Plant
In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, visit a water treatment plant and learn how water from a local reservoir is turned into drinking water.
"Must a Fellow Wait to Die?": Workers Write to Frances Perkins
Silicosis, a deadly lung disease caused when workers inhale fine particles of silica dust—a mineral found in sand, quartz, and granite—became a national cause célèbre during the Great Depression when it was recognized as a significant disease among lead, zinc, and silver miners, sandblasters, and foundry and tunnel workers. In 1938 the federal government declared silicosis America's number one industrial health problem and Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins convened a National Silicosis Co
"I Always Had Pads with Me": A G.I. Artist's Sketchpad, 1943-1944
In the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the declaration of war, thousands of Americans enlisted in the U.S. armed forces. Among them was twenty-year-old Bronx resident Ben Hurwitz. Like many of the men and women who entered military service, Hurwitz (who changed his name to Brown after the war) kept a record of his experiences. But his "journal" was a sketchpad, and, during his two years in North Africa and Italy, Corporal Hurwitz drew and painted at every opportunity. Hurwitz's pictures a
Ice Core Gateway: Vostok Ice Core CO2 Data
The Vostok ice core has a long record of global carbon dioxide concentrations, with variations caused by factors other than photosynthesis and human activity. Ice core data sets from three different authors are available for download. Users can also link to other NOAA paleoclimate projects and information.