Portraits capture path-forging power of Vanderbilt Pioneers
The Vanderbilt Pioneers program is devoted to keeping a historical record of women and minorities who were the first in leadership roles at the university.
Author(s): Heidi Hall

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Boomerang Executives: Why They Leave, Why They Return, And How They Manage It
The revolving door to many Fortune 100 executive suites has been turning 360 degrees in recent years as employees who leave to broaden their experience, increasingly find themselves returning to the fold.
Author(s): Antoine Tirard, (INSEAD MBA ‘97D), Founder, NexT

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating the bending moment at point of load
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

License information
Related content

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

The Olympic Logos
This is a slideshow of the logos of The Summer Olympic Games (1896-2016) and The Winter Olympics (1924-2014).  Video is interesting to see how the logos have progressed over time and to see the various logos depending upon where the Olympic Games were being held.  This movie is set to music and shows pictures. (5:00)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

3.1 Jupiter's rings and satellites

There can be few people who have never heard of the rings of Saturn, but you may be surprised to discover that every one of the giant planets has rings, including Jupiter. Another feature common to the giant planets is that each has a numerous family of satellites. The likeness goes deeper than that, because there are strong similarities in the organization of each of these families.

There are small inner satellites ('moonlets') in near-circular prograde orbits that lie virtually in the
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

A Brief History of the Catholic Church
A brief history of the Catholic Church from Pentecost till today in the style of "The History Channel" or "The Discovery Channel." 
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Chinese Medicine: From the Yellow Emperor to the Whole Wide Web
This presentation will present a range of collaborative research into the history and culture of Chinese medicine that has been undertaken in the last five years at the Wellcome Trust Centre for History of Medicine, UCL. Most of my personal research involves the translation, analysis and access to medical manuscripts that date from the 2nd to 11th C. CE. To this end I work with archaeologists, palaeographers, philologists, and medical historians all over China. Apart from books and article some
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Babbage: Nobel's neutrinos
A data transfer pact between the EU and America is struck down in Europe and two scientists working on the changing identities of neutrinos receive the Nobel Prize in Physics
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

The Cameron Balloon Factory

This is an excellent interactive on-line case study of the Cameron Hot Air Balloon factory in Bristol, UK. It covers many aspects of the functional disciplines of business: human resource management, operations, production management, accounting, marketing, etc. It also includes hypertext links to different departments in the ACTUAL FACTORY! The site is Illustrated with real photos, bios of various managers, and data. This is a real find!


Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

4.13.3 Scrutiny

Again, connected to the accountability issue is the problem of adequate scrutiny. The detailed, technical and specific nature of much-delegated legislation means that, on the whole, Members of Parliament (the elected representatives) do not have the expertise to consider proposed legislation effectively. In addition, you have already noted that the scrutiny committees themselves only have limited powers.


Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

Chinese GCSE Edx Vocab Place
Chinese GCSE Edx Vocab Place.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

5.3 Hindgut fermenters

The odd-toed ungulates (comprising the order Perissodactyla), the horses, tapirs and rhinoceroses, are hindgut fermenters, as are elephants. Update Table 2 with this information. These animals have a relatively simple, small undivided stomach, but this time an even larger caecum and colon where the microbes are housed and wh
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

8.2 The diversity of Hinduism

The complex tradition now known as Hinduism has emerged largely from the coming together of four main elements:

  1. The traditions of the original inhabitants of India, some of which may still continue in the cultures of India's more remote tribal peoples.

  2. The influences of the Indus Valley civilisation that flourished in northwest India until approximately the middle of the second millenium bce.

    <
    Author(s): The Open University

    License information
    Related content

    Copyright © 2015 The Open University

4.1 Vitamin A deficiency

Vitamin A, more properly known as retinol, is an important chemical intermediate in a number of biochemical processes in mammals. It is involved in vision, and is found in the rod cells of the retina of the eye. These cells are particularly important in seeing at low light levels, and night blindness is a symptom of vitamin A deficiency (VAD). Vitamin A is also involved in the proper functioning of the immune system. Children suffering from VAD are prone to serious infections, and often die f
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

Ghana Slave Dungeon
Built by European traders in the 17th century, Ghana's Cape Coast Castle was the point of departure for the countless numbers of Africans who were sent to the New World as free labor for the colonies. Join Explore founder Charles Annenberg Weingarten on a virtual tour of the slave dungeon, and witness the horrific conditions the captives were forced to endure while waiting to be sent across the Atlantic. Run time 04:31.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

The Intelligence: Weapons redrawn

After America and Russia pull out out of a cold war-era weapons treaty, we examine the picture of global stability without it. Our China columnist visits with members of the Hui, a repressed Muslim minority spread throughout the country. And Europe launches a system to combat fake-medicines—an expansive and expensive project that few think is necessary.




Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 5 - East
The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey of Dorset, covering the east of the county, with particular attention paid to Cranborne and Wimborne Minster.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

List of 15 Sight Words
In this simple video consisting of 15 sight words shown on the screen (all, am, are, be, but, came, did, do, get, good, have, like, must, please, pretty), students are encouraged to read the words that they see. No narration.  White lettering on black background. (1:27)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

1.2 Satellite systems and their origins

The satellite systems of the giant planets have several features in common. Most satellites are in synchronous rotation, always keeping the same face towards their planet. Irregularly shaped moonlets associated with the ring system orbit closest to the planet. They travel in near-circular prograde orbits in the planet's equatorial plane. ('Prograde' in this sense means orbiting in the same direction as the planet's spin.) These moonlets (like the rings) are believed to be fragments of larger
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

Special Relationship: Crossing Borders
Celeste and John take a look at the facts and feelings surrounding one of the thorniest issues of the 2016 campaign for the White House: Immigration reform. Journalist and activist Jose Antonio Vargas of Define American shares how his experiences as an undocumented immigrant from the Philippines have shaped his life, his work and his view of the race for president. Next, former U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service Commissioner Doris Meissner, now a senior fellow at the Migration Polic
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content