Critical systems thinking Critical systems thinking (CST) is regarded as a systems approach to research and intervention in complex situations. The approach developed from the concerns held initially by C. Wes Churchman and his student Werner Ulrich. Later, Mike Jackson and Bob Flood, who were then professors at the University of Hull in the UK (e.g. Jackson, 1991, 2000; Flood and Jackson, 1991) developed their interpretations of the earlier work. Jackson and Flood were concerned that existing systems methods, includi
Critical systems thinking (CST) is regarded as a systems approach to research and intervention in complex situations. The approach developed from the concerns held initially by C. Wes Churchman and his student Werner Ulrich. Later, Mike Jackson and Bob Flood, who were then professors at the University of Hull in the UK (e.g. Jackson, 1991, 2000; Flood and Jackson, 1991) developed their interpretations of the earlier work. Jackson and Flood were concerned that existing systems methods, includi
Daimler's CEO Dieter Zetsche on disappointing Q2 profits
July 27 - The chief executive of Daimler, Dieter Zetsche, talks to Insider after the world's biggest truck maker posted Q2 revenues that fell short of expectations, as demand cools in emerging markets.
SFAP 2011 – Réduire le bruit médical.
Titre : SFAP 2011 – Réduire le bruit médical.
Auteur(s) : G. RINGLET (Prêtre, écrivain, Belgique).
Résumé : Réduire le bruit médical
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
Conférence enregistrée lors du 1er Congrès international francophone de soins palliatifs et d’accompagnement & 17ème Congrès de la Société Française d’Accompagnem
Titre : SFAP 2011 – Réduire le bruit médical.
Gaddafi seeks talks, calls for ceasefire
Aug. 21 - Muammar Gaddafi's government is ready for immediate negotiations with rebels seeking to oust him. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)
Teaching With Creative Drama: Change the Ending
This video features a drama teacher describing a group activity called Change the Ending where students must work together to rewrite endings of stories. This activity encourages creativity and provides practice with story structure. Teachers could adapt this activity to students of all ages when studying the parts of a story. ( 1:37)
Boiler Bytes: Team to compete in international solar home competition
Purdue University is one of 20 teams chosen to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. The teams, from 16 U.S. and four foreign universities, will compete to design, build and operate the most affordable, attractive and energy-efficient solar-powered house. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/students/2010/100419HutzelDecathalon.html
Boiler Bytes: More Purdue sculptures
Purdue's West Lafayette campus is home for many sculptures -- from statues of people who provided inspiration to students to commissioned pieces from internationally renowned artists. http://www.purdue.edu/vic
Schizophrenia I from the course Clinical Psychology
Clinical Psychology - Fall 2006. This course offers theoretical and empirical approaches to the explanation of psychological dysfunction. The relation between theories of psychopathology and theories of intervention. A critical evaluation of the effects of individual, family, and community approaches to therapeutic and preventive intervention. Thematic focus of the course may change from year to year. See department notices for details.
Somali refugees flood Kenya
July 29 - Thousands of Somali refugees flood into Kenya trying to escape one of the worst droughts in decades. Julie Noce reports.
Book of the Month
Our literary editor and correspondent, both former judges of the Man Booker prize, discuss the strength of this year's Booker longlist
The Shark Attack Discovered by the NBA
Gengo Spanish #8 - Getting Formal at the Latin American Ticket Window
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You’ve just arrived in Mexico after a long flight, but the traveling is not over yet. Even though you’re tired and can think only of going to sleep, you have to get to your destination. You’d better keep your wits about you, because you’ll have to use polite Spanish to get [...]
Rod Morgenstein - Rock Drums - Berkleemusic Open House
Learn more about Rod's course at: http://bit.ly/ABCqvs Berkleemusic hosted an online Open House with instructor Rod Morgenstein, author/instructor of Berkleemusic's online course Rock Drums, on July 28th. Rod has over 35 years of real-life performing experience, which includes recording on over 50 CDs and playing over 3,000 concerts in 25 countries. Rod is a founding member of the Emmy-nominated progressive rock fusion group the Dixie Dregs, and an original member of the heavy metal band Wing
2011 Snow camp
Prof. Lene Hau: Light matters
In 2007, Professor Hau expanded upon her '05 light-stopping breakthrough by transforming light into matter, and then back again.
Luister- en spreekoefening: Live and let live
Aan het einde van deze les kunnen cursisten een toelichting geven bij posters ter preventie van AIDS.
Educational Quote of the Day & Teaching Focus The hunter who chases two rabbits will catch neither. - Zen Philosophy Teaching Focus Setting too many goals
The hunter who chases two rabbits will catch neither. - Zen Philosophy
Setting too many goals