The Transcontinental Railroad- Workers Welfare
This is a 2:33 video that explains the causes of the various worker strikes and how the owners of the railroads used force and violence to end the strike. These strikes were the first national strikes and show the importance of the union movement on providing better working conditions for children and others. The impact of the union movement is far reaching.
Ethics Bowl for Environments of the Organization
This module describes how to incorporate ethical considerations into business cases through an Ethics Bowl competition and a written follow-up analysis. It assumes knowledge of ethics tests and a values framework. By working through the competition and follow-up activities, students gain an invaluable opportunity to practice skills in ethical problem solving, communication, and team work. This module makes use of materials provided through the Ethics Bowl competition held annually at meetings of
Learn Hindi Daily Show -I want to visit India.
I want to visit India. And I am sure you want to visit India (assuming you are not in India already). But do you know how to say it in...
15.769 Operations Strategy (MIT)
15.769 Operations Strategy provides a unifying framework for analyzing strategic issues in manufacturing and service operations. Students analyze the relationships between manufacturing and service companies and their suppliers, customers, and competitors. The course covers strategic decisions in technology, facilities, vertical integration, human resources, and other areas, and also explores means of competition such as cost, quality, and innovativeness.
3 Audio activity
This unit enables you to hear some of the founding members of the Bedfordshire Mencap organisation talk about how the organisation was established and the wide range of support services it offers. The work that individuals exerted to promote change is a source of pressure towards the ideal that parents should be supported in their task of bringing up children with learning difficulties.
1 Brian and Sylvia's experiences
This unit is about assessing need. It is important to understand and hear about people's experiences of being assessed by health or social welfare professionals so that more sensitive responses to those with care and support needs can be developed. We interviewed three people about their experiences of assessment. Having done that, we then asked a social worker and an occupational therapist to listen to the interviews and to comment on them.
Hundreds of Fun maths Activities - With Solutions I came across a great collection of challenging maths tasks for students of all ages and ability. There are literally hundreds to choose from and the best thing is there are also detailed solutions provided too. Author(s):
I came across a great collection of challenging maths tasks for students of all ages and ability. There are literally hundreds to choose from and the best thing is there are also detailed solutions provided too. Author(s):
This course is about developing analytical and conceptual skills required to test the feasibility of a business concept. In broad terms, the focus of a feasibility study involves undertaking activities that may help determine whether one should go forward with an opportunity. The process of feasibility analysis involves identifying, evaluating and determining whether to exploit an opportunity. (It should be noted that a business plan would be developed after a feasibility analysis has determined
"Health Policy and Practice in Tennessee: Assessing the Health of our Young Children".
The Papasan Public Policy Institute at the University of Memphis presents "Health Policy and Practice in Tennessee: Assessing the Health of our Young Children".
What do Schreyer Scholars do for fun?
Schreyer Scholars are also Penn Staters. They don't spend all their time studying. They know how to have fun!
President Obama Launches Partnership at CMU
President Barack Obama launched a major manufacturing initiative from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. The Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP) brings together major U.S. manufacturers and top U.S. universities. Watch the video of his speech, from CMU's National Robotics Engineering Center, which came on the heels of the launch of CMU's Greenlighting Startups initiative — aimed at accelerating the university's already impressive record of turning campus innovations into new busin
Industry guest lecture from Michael Penhallurick
Computer Forensic Guest Speaker, Michael Penhallurick, talks about his expertise and how Leeds Metropolitan University is supporting the industry's future.
EE 120 - Lecture 32 - Signals and Systems
Structure and Interpretation of Systems and Signals - Spring 2007. This course is an introduction to mathematical modeling techniques used in the design of electronic systems. An important keyword here is "mathematical." Subjects we will cover include continous and discrete signals, with applications to audio, images, video, communications, and control; State-based models, beginning with automata and evolving to LTI systems; Frequency domain models for signals and frequency response for systems,
Plant Growth Responses to a Nitrogen Gradient
Techniques used in setting up field experiments to study the growth responses of herbaceous plants to a resource gradient will be discussed and demonstrated in the field. Methods of setting up light and nutrient gradients, soil sampling, seed collection and preparation, data collection and analysis will be included. Participants will observe on-going studies in the field at the Cedar Creek Natural History Area, and view slides of smaller scale Puse experiments.
MD Anderson Professional Oncology Education Initiative
http://bit.ly/fBz64V Professional Oncology Education Initiative program is available to anyone with a computer and an internet browser. Presently, the Survivorship I course, the Breast Cancer Course, and the Inflammatory Breast Cancer course are all available online. Upcoming courses include Survivorship II and Introduction to Clinical Oncology, with the remaining categories to follow over the next year.
Greece default - not if but when!
Acclaimed economist and commentator Professor Paul Krugman expects the Greek government to default on its enormous debts and would not be surprised, in the aftermath, if the country withdraws from the Euro.