Calisphere Themed Collection - 1780-1880: California in Transition: California Missions, 1780-prese
These images of the California missions show the transformation of the mission structures over the past two centuries. Some show the types of people who would have lived in or visited the missions. The missions mark California’s Spanish colonial past, and remain today as sites for community gatherings and heritage.
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Consulting and Public Policy Panel
April 1, 2011 - The MIT Global Education & Career Development and the MIT Public Service Center invite you to come hear from two panelists who have turned their passion for education into plans for consulting and public policy careers. Find out how these students followed their commitment to a cause toward further degrees and rewarding careers. A brief Q&A session is given after in which the panelist answer various topics of questions. Panelists: Terence McDonough MIT Sloan School of Management
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McMaster Students Union President Matthew Dillon-Leitch on funding for liberal arts building
A $45.5-million investment by the Ontario government will allow McMaster to build a major new liberal arts building that will be used by more than half the entire student body and improve access to education for under-represented groups such as Aboriginal people, Crown wards and first-generation students. Read more: http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/story.cfm?id=8082
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4 Performance skills

Performance skills are those aspects that set dancing apart from mechanical movement. Often, our attention is drawn to the dancer who is using a range of performance skills effectively, because they stand out from the rest.

Performance skills are aspects such as:

  • focus;

  • projection;

  • musicality;

  • timing;

  • emphasis;

  • expression.

All of these aspects a
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Why Thinking-By-Numbers is the New Way to be Smart [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ian Ayres | Today's best and brightest organisations are analysing massive databases at lightning speed to provide greater insights into human behaviour. From internet sites like Google and Amazon that know your tastes better than you do, to a physician's diagnosis and your child's education, to boardrooms and government agencies, a new breed of decision makers--call them super crunchers--are calling the shots. And they are delivering staggeringly accurate results. Want to
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Unjust Rewards: Exposing Greed and Inequality in Britain Today [Audio]
Speaker(s): Polly Toynbee, David Walker | The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. City workers earn millions. Manual workers earn less than they did thirty years ago. The widening gap is tearing apart the fabric of our society. In their new book Unjust Rewards: Exposing Greed and Inequality in Britain Today, Polly Toynbee and David Walker present a worrying portrait of Britain.
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'Responding to the Global Crisis' and 'Climate Change Mitigation and Development' - Launch Lecture o
Speaker(s): Heiner Flassbeck, Radhika Desai, Dr Robert Falkner | Heiner Flassbeck presents The Trade and Development Report 2009, subtitled "Responding to the Global Crisis and Climate Change Mitigation and Development." The worst economic downturn since the Great Depression is having a serious impact on developing countries, and at this point UNCTAD economists estimate that it will be virtually impossible for sub-Saharan African nations to achieve such United Nations Millennium Development Goal
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Doldrums to Downing Street? The Conservative Party's long journey from opposition to the brink of of
Speaker(s): Tim Bale | Why did the world's oldest and most successful political party dump Margaret Thatcher only to commit electoral suicide under John Major? Just as importantly, what stopped the Tories getting their act together until David Cameron came along? The answers, Tim Bale shows, are as provocative as the questions.
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3.2.1 Words and images
Care is needed at all stages of life. This unit makes care in the family its focus because the overwhelming majority of care, including health care, is supplied in families, much of it in private, much of it unnoticed and unremarked upon. The meaning of the term (informal carer) and the word (care) itself are explored.
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Gengo Spanish #1 - Bon Voyage in Spanish
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You have to tell your Spanish professor you’re planning to miss some of her classes, and you’re not sure how she might react. You don’t want to get a failing grade in your Spanish class, of course, and you don’t want to upset your professor either, especially with your final Spanish [...]
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Boiler Bytes: Spring Fling 2011
Several thousand faculty, staff and retirees enjoyed Spring Fling, the annual employee appreciation event held this year on May 19. Entertainment, including karaoke, yard games and various activities, kept attendees engaged throughout the afternoon. Some enjoyed the sun, the fitness walk, the vehicle show and bingo, among other events. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/faculty_staff_news/2011/110526_SpringThanks.html
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Post-Mubarak Egypt springs reality check for investors
July 27 - Several months after the downfall of President Hosni Mubarak fresh street protests in Egypt rattle foreign investors already wary of buying into any recovery story. Insider's Darcy Lambton reports.
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5.10 Vibrating air column: end effects
How do different instruments produce the sounds we classify as music? How do we decide whether something – a piano, a vacuum cleaner – is actually a musical instrument? In this unit we investigate the way vibrations and sound waves are harnessed to create music.
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Dining for dealmakers: JFK airport
July 5 - Reuters Correspondent Fred Katayama discovers the world's best airport restaurants with Food & Wine Editor Jen Murphy. JFK serves up the unexpected with pan-Asian dishes, French cuisine and fine wine.
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Transposition: Changing Keys
Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Transposition, or changing the key of a piece of music, can be useful and is sometimes necessary to make music more singable or playable. Music is transposed by raising or lowering every note by […]

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Zoom into the Top Right of the Sun using TRACE Imagery
A zoom into a composite solar image created from TRACE observations made on October 10, 1998, showing an active region in the solar corona
Author(s): Alan Title,Greg Shirah,Neal Hurlburt

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Teaching Young Learners to Read: Using Illustrations
In this video, Jean Glaserg talks about using illustrations and pictures in stories with young learners. The clip uses examples from Cambridge Storybooks. (03:17)
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The Big Mo
Momentum is not only a physical principle; it is a psychological phenomenon. Students learn how the "Big Mo" of the bandwagon effect contributes to the development of fads and manias, and how modern technology and mass media accelerate and intensify the effect. Students develop media literacy and critical thinking skills to analyze trends and determine the extent to which their decisions may be influenced by those who manipulate a few opinion leaders. Note: The literacy activities for the Mechan
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Next steps
How does a child’s mind and behaviour change as they develop over time? In this unit four theories of child development are explored. Each theory views child development from a different perspective and all have underpinned psychological research for many years, and continue to do so today. By the end of this unit you will have a good understanding of each of the theories and will probably have begun to challenge your own assumptions about how your own children, or children you know, have deve
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Onze zintuigen en ons oriëntatievermogen
Je ontdekt hoe we ons (kunnen) oriënteren en leert aan iemand uitleggen hoe de natuur kan helpen bij die oriëntatie
Author(s): Vlaams Ministerie Van Onderwijs En Vorming

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