Diversity on the World Stage
Moderator Bishwapriya Sanyal opens the panel with some reflections on history. He identifies periods when nations acknowledge similarities among different peoples, and equality and democracy seem on the rise, and times when only tribal divisions appear to matter and the clash of civilizations seems inevitable. Conscious of this wax
Factors that influence health: An introduction
What factors influence our health? A lot of attention is focused on people's behaviour - their decisions to smoke, drink, over-eat and so on - with strong messages about the changes needed to become healthier. But people's behaviour is influenced by circumstances and events, friends and family, education, job prospects, income, housing and environment. In this unit we look at how these factors, these wider social determinants, work together to influence our health for good or ill.
A Pig Worth Saving
The Ossabaw Hog shares its unique genetic legacy with visitors to Colonial Williamsburg's Great Hopes Plantation. Historic Farmer Wayne Randolph talks about the rare breed.
Purdue Signature Jewelry supporting scholarships
Purdue is working with Roth Brothers Jewelers in Monticello to create Purdue Signature Jewelry, a distinctive line of custom jewelry designed to reflect not only the wearer's special connections with the University, but also his or her individual personality. A portion of the profits will help support Purdue academic and athletics scholarships. To learn more, visit http://www.purduejewelry.com
Chemical Engineering Centennial Seminars - February 17, 2011
Surya K. Mallapragada, Department Chair and Stanley Chair in Interdisciplinary Engineering at Iowa State University, discussed Bioinspired Materials during the Centennial Seminar on Feb. 17, 2011. https://engineering.purdue.edu/ChE/AboutUs/Centennial/seminars.html
Driving your career
Eliana Zem, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Diageo North America, discusses talent development March 15, 2011, at Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Feminist Internationalisms: Celebrating feminist engagements with international law and politics - 0
This two-day workshop will focus on Australasian work on feminist internationalism in the fields of international relations and international law. Papers will explore economics, security, democracy and human rights using feminist inquiry both as a theoretical lens and a methodology. The keynote speaker is Professor Ann Tickner, University of Southern California. This workshop is supported by the Australian Research Council
The Effect of Active Learning Exercises on Academic Performance and Nonintellectual Learning Factors
The current study examined the effect of an active learning-based teaching method on nonintellectual learning dispositions in students enrolled in general psychology. Expected outcomes included improvement in student nonintellectual learning factors, as well as improvement in student academic performance. Two graduate student instructors and four courses of general psychology were recruited for participation. SAT scores, course grades, student ratings of teachers, and measures of nonintellectual
De Droomfabriek Op deze site vind je als leerkracht die deelneemt aan het project van De Droomfabriek allerlei info en downloads om je lessen rijker te maken, in functie van ondernemend onderwijs. Coöperatief werken, anders evalueren, …
Op deze site vind je als leerkracht die deelneemt aan het project van De Droomfabriek allerlei info en downloads om je lessen rijker te maken, in functie van ondernemend onderwijs. Coöperatief werken, anders evalueren, …
Es pretén que l'alumne tingui una base teòrica que li permeti comprendre les dinàmiques de la comunicació i la seva relació amb la cultura. Així, l'estudiant coneixerà algunes de les teories i teòrics de l'àrea. Aquest repàs teòric i històric, els donarà les bases per comprendre l'aparició de diferents fenòmens culturals com poden ser les industries culturals. Així mateix ajudarà a l'estudiant a formar-se un criteri sòlid que li permeti construir projectes culturals, plans de c
Institucions, empreses i entitats culturals
Aquesta assignatura proposa una primera aproximació a la gestió de la cultura. S'inicia en un primer mòdul contextualitzador sobre la cultura la gestió i les polítiques culturals. Seguidament es passa a fer una mirada sobre els diferents agents que intervenen en la gestió de la cultura. I s'analitza el sector privat, el sector públic i el tercer sector, i com aquest intervenen en la gestió de entitats, institucions i empres es culturals. L'assignatura acaba amb una reflexió sobre el nou
David D. Burhans Civic Fellow 2010: Katherine Blanchard '11
Katherine Blanchard presents her work with the Voices for Virginia's Children in Richmond, VA.
Integrating boundary-spanning efforts into long-term ecological research - Harvard Forest
Integrating boundary-spanning efforts into long-term ecological research: from case studies to practice -- Kathy Fallon Lambert Harvard Forest Symposium - March 15, 2011
Swing Into Spring Info Fair Pre-Law Society
Interveiw with a few Pre-Law Society members.
A Structured Conversation
A middle school language arts teacher in Massachusetts leads a conversation about The Children of Willesden Lane designed to encourage students to compare their own responses with those of others. The discussion begins to touch on what it means to be a citizen of the world. (16:57)
2.1 The challenge of change We are living in a very complex and rapidly changing world. Social science does not exist in a vacuum: by its very nature, social scientific study directly considers those things in life which are close to our concerns as human beings – how we produce things, communicate with one another, govern ourselves, understand our varied environments, and how to solve the problems we face in the organisation of social relations and processes. The social sciences offer a way of dealing with all of the
We are living in a very complex and rapidly changing world. Social science does not exist in a vacuum: by its very nature, social scientific study directly considers those things in life which are close to our concerns as human beings – how we produce things, communicate with one another, govern ourselves, understand our varied environments, and how to solve the problems we face in the organisation of social relations and processes. The social sciences offer a way of dealing with all of the
How To Become a Real Estate Agent
Working in real estate requires hard work and dedication, but offers flexibility, freedom, and the satisfaction of building your own career.This 1:23 long video is a fast paced review of what classes to take and what is needed to pass the real estate license test. The six steps to follow are reviewed.
Danger Rangers Fire Safety PSA
The Danger Rangers help kids have fun and stay safe! This PSA reminds kids to what to do if there is a fire. This short video gives brief, easy to remember tips to keep kids safe from fires. Safety Rules!! (0:31)
Looking At Learning ...Again, Part 2: Workshop 4. Conceptual Change
With Dr. Peter Hewson. In this workshop, we explore the role played by prior knowledge in the learning of new science ideas. Only when a new idea is understood, accepted, and found to be useful does it begin to be exchanged for a previously held scientific belief. The workshop examines how teachers ideas about teaching and learning may be altered as they engage students in strategies designed to promote conceptual change.,This interview discusses the conceptual change model. Peter Hewson, a sc