Why Abenomics Matters: Abenomics and the Japanese economy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Motoshige Itoh | Editor's note: The question and answer session has been removed from this podcast. Japan is highly unusual in having experienced serious deflation in recent years, and Japan’s experience may be regarded as providing a good case study for other industrial countries suffering from inadequate capital investment and what has been termed ‘secular stagnation’. This lecture explains the nature of the ‘Abenomics’ introduced by Japan’s Prime Minister, Sh
Henry Laurence, Karofsky Faculty Encore Lecture, Common Hour September 12, 2008
"You Can't Say That! Keeping Terrorists, War Crimes and Gay Marriage off TV." Henry Laurence is an associate professor of government with a joint appointment in Asian studies at Bowdoin. He teaches courses in Japanese and comparative politics, media and politics, and international political economy. In 2007–2008 he was a research associate at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University. He is currently writing a book on broadcasting politics that compares the BBC, PB
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation quiz2
Interactive quiz explaining requiring the student to calculate the time required to carry out excavation work (see also quiz 1 and video).
Can you be ethical in global business today? (audio) INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM : PIONEERING ETHICAL CAPITALISM MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25TH, 2013 There is more than one way to do capitalism. In Japan, in the second half of the 19th century, a major business leader, Shibusawa Eiichi, expressed the view that business enterprise could and should simultaneously accomplish profits and enhance public welfare. The ...
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM : PIONEERING ETHICAL CAPITALISM
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25TH, 2013
There is more than one way to do capitalism. In Japan, in the second half of the 19th century, a major business leader, Shibusawa Eiichi, expressed the view that business enterprise could and should simultaneously accomplish profits and enhance public welfare. The ...
Why Even Bad Strategy is Worth Doing Well
Good implementation of even a poor strategy can lead to the discovery of better ones.
Vaclav Smil on the future of the planet.
Can one planet survive the impact of a human population of close to 9 billion people? Environment writer, Andrew Revkin, interviews author and distinguished professor, Vaclav Smil, about the promise and perils of the next fifty years. This talk was part of the Q2C festival at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo in October 2009.
2.1 Sharing practice Section 2 provides an overview of the key mentoring strategies and issues linked to the OU flexible PGCE. Learning to interpret classrooms from the teacher's perspective, and understanding the actions that lie behind what teachers do is the first – and most difficult – task that student teachers have to undertake. The teaching of an experienced teacher is often so fluent that it looks easy, and important decisions and processing of information about the pupils is hidd
Section 2 provides an overview of the key mentoring strategies and issues linked to the OU flexible PGCE.
Learning to interpret classrooms from the teacher's perspective, and understanding the actions that lie behind what teachers do is the first – and most difficult – task that student teachers have to undertake. The teaching of an experienced teacher is often so fluent that it looks easy, and important decisions and processing of information about the pupils is hidd
Synaesthesia and Citizen Science
Part one. The team examines the neurological condition synaesthesia and the recent Oxford study which sheds light on its genetic basis. Also explored is Galaxy Zoo, an innovative Oxford project which asks the public to help classify galaxies.
Kermit Shows The Letter B to Cookie Monster
In this Sesame Street clip, Kermit the Frog describes the letter B. . Cookie Monster comes along and begins eating the B, changing it into R, P, F, l, and then finally eating it up. (01:24)
21F.503 Intermediate Japanese I (MIT)
This course covers JSL (Japanese: the Spoken Language, Part 1, by Eleanor H. Jorden with Mari Noda, Yale University Press, 1987) Lessons 12 through 17, providing opportunities to acquire basic skills for conversation, reading, and writing. The program emphasizes ACTIVE command of Japanese, not passive knowledge. The goal is not simply to study the grammar and vocabulary, but to improve the ability to use Japanese accurately and appropriately with fluency, building on the basic skills gained in J
Undertaking HRD research in HE
This presentation explores the challenges encountered in researching the impact of enterprise modules in HE on students own perceptions of self efficacy and motivation to particular career intentions
The Wiggles Sing "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"
This video features the Wiggles singing the popular nursery rhyme Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. Students will enjoy this version with the beautiful ballet dancers. This is a great resource to use for transition in the early childhood classroom. (2:11)
We are planning for this year’s ExCEL Awards program to be the best one ever held at the College of Charleston, but we need your help by submitting nominations of faculty, staff, and students! This year’s program will be held at the Sottile Theatre on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.
Shakespeare App for Android
'Shakespeare is a free app with the complete works of Shakespeare (41 plays, 154 sonnets and 6 poems, including doubtful works).• CUSTOMIZE YOUR READING EXPERIENCE by choosing from a variety of color combinations, change the font family and size, and jump around to different scenes. • QUALITY TEXTS are a top priority and our team spent over two years compiling and editing the best references available. • DETAILED SCENE BREAKDOWNS give you an overview of the scenes within
Early Childhood Development Tips
Scientists have learned much about the preschool brain over the past decade, but unless they read medical journals, most parents and caregivers have yet to hear about those discoveries. UW researchers together with a group of nonprofit partners are trying to change that by making outreach and education a bigger part of their work. One these outreach programs, developed by the UW's I-LABS, is a series of free online modules that teach everything from early interactions to understanding emotions.
Survey of London: volume 42 - Kensington Square to Earl's Court
This volume completes the Survey’s study of Kensington. It describes the expansion of building development south and west towards Earl’s Court from the original late-17th-century ‘Old Court Suburb’ around Kensington Square and Kensington High Street. The area has a great variety of house-types and architectural styles: surviving 1680s houses in Kensington Square; brick-and-stucco Regency terraces in and around Edwardes Square; George & Peto’s large and flamboyant Flemish-inspired brick
Azusa residents ordered to evacuate homes
Residents along Ridgeway Dr. in Azusa, California are ordered to evacuate as rain in the Los Angeles-area threaten mudslides. Sarah Toms 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,
The Coin Song
This is an introduction to the four most frequently used U.S. coins and their value. Animated cartoon images show pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters and one dollar. Song counts by fives with nickels, by 10s with dimes and by 25s with quarters to make one dollar. (2:24)
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, triangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a triangle