Computer Visualisation as a Tool in Architectural Historical Research
The historical city has been represented over time using various ways of drawing, modelling and simulation. Using different kinds of visual information as a basis, computer visualisation techniques are used in this presentation to reconstruct the urban development in the twentieth century of the town of Heusden and other towns. The resulting visualisation provides us with a tool for a better understanding of the dynamics of urban transformation processes, typologies and morphological changes. Th
Improve your Online Presence (2010)
What online search shows about you, can be an important aid to your CV.
Applied Mathematics - Dynamics
These resources are a selection of audio and video podcasts from a first year Dynamics class (MAM1044H) at th
Lower Intermediate S6 #3 - I Don’t Know Why This is Happening in Japan
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Oh no! You don’t know where your homework is. It’s not in your backpack…maybe you left it at home. If only it were the first time you’d forgotten to bring your Japanese homework to class, you might have a valid excuse, but this is the second time this month. You wonder [...]
Lesson #022, Tuesday
Nouns ending in 'o' are generally masculine:
amico = friend (male)
libro = book
Nouns ending in 'a' are generally feminine:
amica = friend (female)
casa = house
Nouns ending in 'e' can be both and simply must be memorized:
ristorante (m) = restaurant
pane (m) = bread
classe (f) = class
notte (f) = night
Words ending with a consonant are usually foreign words, and are usually masculine:
bar, autobus, film, spor
Abnormal Cervical Appearance: what to do, when to worry?
Petra Casey, MD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the February 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, (available at http://mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/early/2011/01/26/mcp.2010.0512.abstract) which lists common cervical lesions encountered in practice and distinguishes those that can be safely observed from those needing further evaluation by a gynecologist. It also includes practical tips on how to make
A Soviet Foreign Policy: A Revisionist Perspective
Algorithmes de transmission et de recherche de l'information dans les réseaux de communication
Dans cet exposé, Philippe Robert, après quelques mots sur son métier, explique les problèmes fondamentaux qui se posent dans un système distribué, en prenant le problème de la transmission de messages. Il montre que l'algorithmique est complètement différent dans ce cas, et que des modèles aléatoires permettent de faire l'analyse de la pertinences de tels mécanismes, et le détaille dans le cas de protocoles en arbre.
Ce cours a été donné en juin 2010 lors des jou
The K-W-L Chart
This video discusses the K-W-L graphic organizer. This is most often used when reading or researching about a specific topic. This video uses the topic of Egypt as an example. The K stands for what you already KNOW, the W stands for WHAT you WANT to know, and the L satnds for what you LEARNED. (4:00)
Shell's $5.7bn profit disappoints
The global oil major Shell reports five fold profits but figures have come in well below expectations leaving the market disappointed.
UK shops bank on Chinese customers
As the Chinese celebrate the Year of the Rabbit, London department store Harrods has begun accepting China's domestic debit and credit UnionPay card.
Saved by Righteous Among the Nations Vartan Mkrtchyan
The survivor, Josef Tarashinski, and his wife Knarik Shakhbazyan tell about the circumstances of Josef's escape from the Drobitskiy Yar killing site, and about the meeting his future rescuer, Vartan Mkrtchyan, a 16-year-old Armenian, who lived in Kharkov with his mother and sister. Thanks to his efforts and the help of Vartan's extended family Josef Tarashinski lived to see the liberation in August 1943.
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1885?: Helen Miller Gould and Her Friend Fannie McCall, Portrait
This image is a photographic portrait of Helen Miller Gould (1868-1938) (left), daughter of financier Jay Gould, and her friend Fannie McCall (right). Both are wearing high-necked daytime dresses trimmed with lace and decorated with jeweled brooches on their collars. The girls are shown seated together clasping their left hands.,Helen Miller Gould (1868-1938) was the daughter of multimillionaire financier Jay Gould and Helen Day Miller Gould. The Goulds and the Sages lived in neighboring brownst
Roads to modernity, 1789-1945
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file.
As taught Autumn/Spring Semesters 2010/11.
This module addresses the nature of ‘modernity’. It explores the ideas and historical experiences that transformed societies in Europe and around the world during a series of epic journeys from the distant past to the near present. In the autumn semester lectures and seminars provide a broad chronological survey of major events from 1789 to 1945. The focus is on key e
On Ethics - for A.P. Students
This video explores the divergent yet sometimes similar paths taken by Kant, J.S. Mill and Sartre in contrast with Confucius. The variety of approaches to understanding possible ethical positions is astounding! See the subtle differences between these great thinkers in this video. Narrator makes a few errors - but the video is none the less useful. 08:42 Run time.
National Geographic- Leopard Frogs
Watch leopard frogs leap among the leaves and dive into the water in this video. This is a great video to help build background knowledge with our students. This video would work well in conjunction with a story about frogs and/or a science unit about amphibians. Students will enjoy this naturalistic video (1:09).
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