11.701 Introduction to International Development Planning (MIT)
This introductory survey course is intended to develop an understanding of key issues and dilemmas of planning in non-Western countries. The issues covered by the course include state intervention, governance, law and institutions in development, privatization, participatory planning, decentralization, poverty, urban-rural linkages, corruption and civil service reform, trade and outsourcing and labor standards, post-conflict development and the role of aid in development.
USAWC Class of 2012 Seminar 19
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Inside the Teacher's Studio - Helane Rosenberg
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21L.448J Darwin and Design (MIT)
Humans are social animals; social demands, both cooperative and competitive, structure our development, our brain and our mind. This course covers social development, social behaviour, social cognition and social neuroscience, in both human and non-human social animals. Topics include altruism, empathy, communication, theory of mind, aggression, power, groups, mating, and morality. Methods include evolutionary biology, neuroscience, cognitive science, social psychology and anthropology.
National Teacher of the Year Visits Ole Miss
Michelle Shearer, the high school chemistry teacher selected as the National Teacher of the Year, recently talked with Ole Miss education majors and gave them some advice on how to be great teachers.
Computing and Data Analysis for Environmental Applications, Fall 2003
Covers computational and data analysis techniques for environmental engineering applications. First third of subject introduces MATLAB and numerical modeling. Second third emphasizes probabilistic concepts used in data analysis. Final third provides experience with statistical methods for analyzing field and laboratory data. Numerical techniques such as Monte Carlo simulation are used to illustrate the effects of variability and sampling. Concepts are illustrated with environmental examples and
Science Bulletins: 125,000 Gorillas Discovered in Congo
A survey of 47,000 square kilometers of forest and swampland in northern Congo has revealed a previously unknown population of endangered western lowland gorillas. The estimated tally of 125,000 gorillas in this region doubles previous counts of this subspecies of gorilla. The results of the survey, which was led by teams from the Wildlife Conservation Society and the government of the Republic of Congo, may propel the establishment of a new protected area in the region.
BP Statistical Review of World Energy: Paul Appleby lecture at ANU
Paul Appleby, Group Head of Energy Economics, BP, gives this lecture at The Australian National University. This event was part of the Crawford School of Public Policy series. For 60 years, the BP Statistical Review of World Energy has provided data on world energy markets. Paul Appleby is Head of Energy Economics, BP Group Economics Team. In his current role Paul leads the analysis of long term energy market developments for BP. His career at BP spans 27 years, and includes a variety of role
Regents' Professor Michael A. Wells
Regents' Professor, the highest of faculty ranks, is reserved for full professors with exceptional achievements that have brought them national or international recognition. Michael A. Wells is a Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics.
Caterpillar Molting Timelapse
This timelapse video shows this Saturnia albofasciata 3rd instar caterpillar molt its skin. This whole process (preparation, molting and post-molting recovery) takes 2-3 days but all the real action happens during the actual shedding of the skin in only a few minutes. What a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (1:23)
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Sesame Street: Salty & Pierre: (Finding the Number 9)
In this Sesame Street video, Salty and Pierre go on a train ride to search for the number 9. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review counting and number recognition in the early childhood classroom. (1:03)
Alfred E. Smith on New York
In this video clip, Alfred Emanuel Smith, four-time governor of New York, speaks fondly of his home state, reflecting on New York's unique place in the history of the United States. (2:57)
John Reed's "What About Mexico?": The United States and the Mexican Revolution
The Mexican Revolution of 1911 was not well understood in the United States, but it found a place in numerous American novels, short stories, and silent films--albeit a clichéd and stereotypical one in which Mexicans often played the villains vanquished by heroic American cowboys. Such stereotypes of Mexicans dominated U.S. films about Mexico for much of the 20th century. Despite these negative stereotypes, Francisco Villa, leader of the peasant uprisings in northern Mexico, exploited American
Last part of the Red Line
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Violence Rocks 1968 Democratic Convention
In reaction to violence that broke out at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley defends his city's police, blaming instead the anti-Vietnam War demonstrators for the clash. (0:17)
1999 Purdue Astronauts
19 of Purdue's living astronaut alumni at the time returned to campus in October, 1999, including the first and last men on the moon, Neil Armstrong and Gene Cernan.
Leesplezier Leesplezier werd geschreven door Ria Dorssemont en Manu Manderveld en is het resultaat van een jarenlang opgebouwde onderwijservaring in de leesbevordering. Het resultaat is een vak- en klasoverschrijdende …
Leesplezier werd geschreven door Ria Dorssemont en Manu Manderveld en is het resultaat van een jarenlang opgebouwde onderwijservaring in de leesbevordering. Het resultaat is een vak- en klasoverschrijdende …
Variaties in remprestaties : Problemen met remmen In deze cursus wordt dieper ingegaan op de technische kenmerken van het remmateriaal. Verschil in kwaliteit van het frictiemateriaal en de gevolgen hiervan op de remprestaties worden bekeken. Er wordt ook speciale aandacht gegeven aan het oplossen …
In deze cursus wordt dieper ingegaan op de technische kenmerken van het remmateriaal. Verschil in kwaliteit van het frictiemateriaal en de gevolgen hiervan op de remprestaties worden bekeken. Er wordt ook speciale aandacht gegeven aan het oplossen …