CRE Program Research Strategies
A module on the importance of doing research on your school-based conflict resolution work. Provides basic strategies and frameworks for understanding and conducting useful CRE Program research. (Revised version posted May 7, 2009)
Kazipur District, Kazipur Upazila, Sirajganj, Bangladesh: An anthropological and photographic explor
This site was created by Doreen Marie Indra Professor Emerita in Anthropology at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta and Norman Buchignani, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Lethbridge, Canada. It presents a detailed ethnographic of key aspects of life in Kazipur District, Kazipur Upazila, Sirajganj, Bangladesh in 1989-1990, focusing in particular on the struggles of the local community to cope with environmental conditions such as flooding and soil, ero
Dragon Departs the Station
The Expedition 31 crew used the Canadarm2 robotic arm to demate the SpaceX Dragon cargo vehicle from the Earth-facing port of the station's Harmony node at 4:07 a.m. EDT on Thursday. It was released from the station's robotic arm at 5:49 a.m.
Managing Creativity and Creative Management
As the Creative Industries become a more important part of the global economy does the stereotype of the creative genius still persist? Do we need to rethink our ideas on creativity and understand how it works more clearly? Dr Chris Bilton, Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, argues that organisations need to start thinking about creativity as a process and begin adapting traditional business strategies to develop a creative approach to management. Length: 25 minutes
Authors@Google: Jeff Potter
Jeff Potter comes to the Google Cambridge office to talk about his book "Cooking for Geeks". From Jeff's website: "If you're the curious type who asks why just as often as what, my book, "Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food" will show you how to use science when working in the kitchen." The Washington Post called it "one of the most useful books on understanding cooking, kind of like a rock-and-roll version of Harold McGee's 'On Food and Cooking.'" http://www.cooking
Chemistry Magic Show
This chemistry project could be used for grades 9-12. It builds on their previous knowledge of chemistry and shows them how different chemical reactions can be going on at the same time. Run time 02:57.
2008.03.05-The Public Understanding of Science
The Public Understanding of Science: Report commissioned by British Gov. Sir Arnold Wolfendale, FRS 14th Astronomer Royal, Great Britain Co-sponsor ? College of Science
Against the odds? Pathways to peace in East Timor, Aceh and West Papua
States rarely disintegrate in the way that former Yugoslavia did in the 1990s. Many thought Indonesia would disintegrate in the wake of a large number of violent internal conflicts at the turn of the century. East Timor was an exception that did break away to achieve independence. Aceh followed the more historically common path of reintegration after a peace process that made substantial concessions to separatists. West Papua is another Indonesian exception in failing to achieve positive peace a
24.251 Introduction to Philosophy of Language (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the philosophy of language. It examines different views on the nature of meaning, truth and reference, with special focus on the problem of understanding how linguistic communication works.
Lost Worlds: The Vikings 3
The History Channel shows us the Lost World of the Vikings and the advances and technology of the Nordic culture.
The Pope and President Obama
March 27 - U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican for the first time. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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 maintain
"Infections, Transmissions, Cultures: the AIDS Scandals of 1990s Japan and the Genesis of 'J-Horror'
Lecture by Brian Bergstrom, PhD candidate, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center f
Allied Advances in Japanese Occupied Asia in Late 1944
Towards the end of World War II, Japanese power was gradually decreasing due to pressuring American forces. American troops were wiping out the dwindling Japanese navy as Americans advanced inland towards more Japanese territory. In this video clip, from Indigo Film, learn how the Allied forces were finally bringing the battles of World War II to the Axis Powers Heartland. (5:17)
Viktor Mayer-Schönberger looks at the important role that forgetting has played throughout human history, the surprising phenomenon of perfect remembering in the digital age, and why we must reintroduce our capacity to forget. Professor Viktor Mayer-Schönberger discusses the themes of his new book 'Delete' with Helen Margetts, Professor of Society and the Internet at the Oxford Internet Institute. 'Delete' looks at the surprising phenomenon of perfect remembering in the digital age, and reveal
Learn About Passover
Passover is one of the most important religious festivals in the Jewish
calendar. In this 2:44 video clip the history and traditions of
Passover are explained. Moves very rapidly and needs some historical background to add needed depth to this brief overview.
Learning in the first professional job: the first year of full time employment after college for acc
This paper reports findings from the first phase of a four-year research project funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Teaching and Learning Research Programme. The major component of this project is a longitudinal study of trainee accountants, graduate trainee engineers, and newly qualified nurses in England. This critical period of introduction to professional work has not been previously studied by a longitudinal series of observations and interviews, though a n
18.S996 Category Theory for Scientists (MIT)
The goal of this class is to prove that category theory is a powerful language for understanding and formalizing common scientific models. The power of the language will be tested by its ability to penetrate into taken-for-granted ideas, either by exposing existing weaknesses or flaws in our understanding, or by highlighting hidden commonalities across scientific fields.
15.224 Global Markets, National Politics and the Competitive Advantage of Firms (MIT)
This course examines the opportunities and risks firms face in today's global world. The course provides conceptual tools for analyzing how governments and a variety of social and economic institutions influence competition among firms embedded in different national settings. Public policies and institutions that shape competitive outcomes are examined through cases and analytic readings on different companies and industries operating in both developed and emerging markets. In addition to
Vanessa Redgrave and David Hare On August 10, as part of the 2008 Salzburg Global Seminar, The New York Review of Books cosponsored a panel discussion on art and politics featuring actor Vanessa Redgrave and playwright David Hare, who directed Redgrave in Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking at this year’s Salzburg Festival. The conversation was moderated by Salzburg senior vice president and chief program officer Edward Mortimer. The panel was in
On August 10, as part of the 2008 Salzburg Global Seminar, The New York Review of Books cosponsored a panel discussion on art and politics featuring actor Vanessa Redgrave and playwright David Hare, who directed Redgrave in Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking at this year’s Salzburg Festival. The conversation was moderated by Salzburg senior vice president and chief program officer Edward Mortimer. The panel was in
Watch Josephine as she sells some interesting items to her friends and neighbors. The goal for this segment is word family -ight-. (0:30)