Retrial in Florence finds Knox, Sollecito guilty of murder
More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe A Florence court upholds guilty verdicts for U.S. student Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito on charges of murdering British student Meredith Kercher. Nathan Frandino reports. 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, financ
Implications of resource management in La Parguera, Puerto Rico (The)
A recent rezoning of La Parguera, southwest Puerto Rico, as a tourist zone has resulted in an imbalance between development and appropriate resource management. Development associated with tourism is destroying the sub-tropical dry forest and adding pressure on the marine resources through increased boat traffic and marine structures. Declining water quality and benthic community health are two of the impacts seen in La Parguera associated with these land use changes. This study is three-fold. F
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This case study describes the current trend for crime scene investigation drama and news stories of personal tragedies involving incorrect or missing data have been harnessed to capture the attention and inspire learning and enterprise skills in students studying database compilation
The Rhubarb Triangle
This is an interactive learning resource book targeted at families who want to learn together and improve their basic English and maths abilities.
Polite drones could soon form efficient armies
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25792 Robots that can navigate in unknown spaces have been given a set of manners to help them coordinate their in-flight movements
BADM 241-03, Financial Accounting, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor,This course studies the principles of financial accounting which are used to communicate financial information to external parties. The study of financial accounting provides a strong foundation for future courses in business and finance. The student is introduced to theoretical accounting concepts and the practical application of accounting procedures. Techniques used to analyze the nature of b
Integrating conceptions of learning for advancing educational practices
Introduction: I have argued elsewhere (Desforges, 2000b) that the core function of educational research is to make a contribution to the educational enterprise. Education is society's commitment to enhancing the human condition through capitalising on human potential for learning. There are many factors involved in such a mission. Better education entails better resourcing, creativity, will, energy and resourcefulness. Researchers must make their contribution by adding to the base of knowledge a
Survey of London: volume 40 - The Grosvenor Estate in Mayfair, Part 2 (The Buildings)
This volume completes the Survey's study of the Grosvenor Estate in Mayfair by looking in detail at its rich and varied architectural and building heritage. From the fine eighteenth-century houses of Brook Street and Grosvenor Street to the smart inter-war flats of Park Lane, the Grosvenor Estate offers a compendium of some of the best English urban architecture, often by leading practitioners, from Colin Campbell (who lived here in a house of his own design) and Robert Taylor in the eighteenth
Third Part of the Part 1 of A History of Scotland
A history of Scotland starting with the very first clan/tribe. This BBC documentary is suitable for middle school and high school students.
Literary Festival 2014: Poetry Reading [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Fiona Sampson | Fiona Sampson has published more than twenty-five books of poetry, criticism and philosophy of language, and received the Newdigate Prize, a Cholmondeley Award and Writer’s Awards from the Arts Councils of England and of Wales as well as prizes in Macedonia and the US. She has twice been shortlisted for both the T.S. Eliot and Forward Prizes. Published in more than thirty languages, she is the editor of Poem and professor of poetry at the University of Roe
Developing Relational Trust in Schools through a Consensus Process
It has been well established in recent years that the development of relational trust among the adults in a school community is essential to student achievement (Barth, 2001; Bryk & Schneider, 2002; Hoy and Tschannen-Moran, 2003). This study explored the relationship between specific consensus strategies and the development of relational trust. To help in this exploration, two elementary principals, their superintendent, and six staff members from one of the principal’s schools were interviewe
Rethinking Investment Treaty Law: An Investor's Perspective - Repsol / YPF in Argentina [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pablo Fernandez, Carlos Lopez, Miguel Klingenberg | The recent expropriation of Repsol by the Argentine government raises important legal, diplomatic and policy issues that put into question the current system of international investment protection. This seminar invites to debate on this issues from the investor's perspective. Pablo Fernández is Professor of Finance at the IESE Business School, Madrid. Carlos López Jall is the Director of International Organizations and European Af
Video Brain Teaser #60
Videos that provide viewers with brain teasers/mental puzzles. These may consist of problems dealing with the arrangement of matchsticks, coins, and other items. May include pencil drawing games, optical illusions, hidden images and "Find the Twin" problems.
Veggie Tales-The Star of Christmas part 5
The VeggieTales gang is back for their second Christmas episode. Though the setting is Victorian England, old Ebenezer Scrooge is nowhere in sight, refreshingly. Cavis Appythart and Millward Phelps (Bob and Larry) are just finishing up their first holiday musical in an effort to "teach London to love." However, their hearts aren't in the right place, and the play has more electrical lights than well-meaning words. When they learn that a local church plans to bring out a priceless artifact for th
Perinatal HIV This book enables midwives, nurses and doctors to care for pregnant women and their infants in communities where HIV infection is present. Special emphasis has been placed on the prevention of mother-to-infant transmission of HIV.
This book enables midwives, nurses and doctors to care for pregnant women and their infants in communities where HIV infection is present. Special emphasis has been placed on the prevention of mother-to-infant transmission of HIV.
BADM 452-01, Cases in Financial Mangement, Fall 2006
This course should be fun! We don’t mean backslapping, playground fun; rather, it should be intellectually fun. If you are working as hard as you should in BA 452 and 472, you will feel challenged and at times perhaps a little lost. However, you should also experience a sense of accomplishment when you meet the challenge of completing a challenging homework assignment or preparing and presenting a complex case. You should experience in these courses flashes of enlightenment—moments when theo
German Phrases and useful Expressions
Here you will find a german language course with useful german phrases and expressions. The expressions are spoken and written in German and then you will see the matching phrase or expression in English. Good for beginning and intermediate language learners.
Video: ‘The Contradictions of Capitalism’ at RSA Apr 9, 2014
The Contradictions of Capitalism Royal Society for the Arts 9 April 2014
Norse Mythology: The Creation of the Universe The universe was empty. Ginnungagap, seeming emptiness and endless space, became two regions, Niflheim, the land of snow andice, and Muspelheim, the land of fire. The collision of fire and ice caused a huge explosion. Millions of tons of water went into the air they formed a body of a giant. The giant took many years to be formed, his name was Augelmir. His offspring called him Ymir and was the first of the mountain giants
The universe was empty. Ginnungagap, seeming emptiness and endless space, became two regions, Niflheim, the land of snow andice, and Muspelheim, the land of fire. The collision of fire and ice caused a huge explosion. Millions of tons of water went into the air they formed a body of a giant. The giant took many years to be formed, his name was Augelmir. His offspring called him Ymir and was the first of the mountain giants