2014 Outstanding Alumni
2014 USAWC Recognition Ceremony honoring outstanding alumni for their exceptional service following their retirement, Dec.8, 2014
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From the Farm to Plate
RWU Planet Forward Team Brasso follows local angus beef from Blackbird Farm in Smithfield, RI to Persimmon Restaurant in Bristol, RI. Run time 02:43.
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It's up to you : Interactieve film
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Een interactieve online film die als interventie tegen cyberpesten wordt ingezet op scholen. Samen met de aansluitende discussie in de klas dient de film als volwaardig lespakket, dat uitsluitend past in een schoolbrede aanpak tegen pesten.


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Learn Guitar Lesson Write a Song - Songwriting, Part 1
Learn to use the major key as the foundation upon which songs may be built.  Talks about the scale having 7 notes and chords are built around those notes.  Chords can be major, minor, or diminished. Useful information begins at: 03:30.  (09:41)
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Shoot out in Northern Caucasus as Russia kills five suspected militants
Russia's federal Anti-Terrorist Committee says security services killed five suspected militants in North Caucasus, where an Islamist insurgency simmers. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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,
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Checklist - Study Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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21L.007 World Literatures: Travel Writing (MIT)
This semester, we will read writing about travel and place from Columbus's Diario through the present. Travel writing has some special features that will shape both the content and the work for this subject: reflecting the point of view, narrative choices, and style of individuals, it also responds to the pressures of a real world only marginally under their control. Whether the traveler is a curious tourist, the leader of a national expedition, or a starving, half-naked survivor, the encounter
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Simile, Metaphor, and Personification
The instructor uses a whiteboard and clip-art cut-outs to demonstate three types of figurative language.  This video is suitable for third-grade students and older. (Note: The instructor dellberately has the first few seconds blurred.)
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Saint John’s Abbey Church: Breuer, the Benedictines and Minnesota Religious Architecture
In the 1950s the brethren at the Benedictine Abbey of Saint John the Baptist in Collegeville, Minnesota decided to expand their campus, including building a new church. This talk highlights the selection of Breuer and the dialogue of the design process, as Breuer instructed the monks about architecture and they in turn guided him and his associates in the construction of a modern sacred space in the crucial years of liturgical reform. Dr. Young will also place this work within the context of Min
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21W.730-2 The Creative Spark (MIT)
"Creative activity (isn't) the icing on the cake. Human creativity is the cake." (Jerry Hirschberg) Creativity - "the mastery of information and skills in the service of dreams" (Hirschberg) - is much prized in the arts, science, business and the classroom. What does the creative process look like? Under what conditions does it flourish - what ignites the creative spark? Attempting to answer these questions, this class explores ways creativity has been understood in Western culture: what we
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Promo - One Minute Luxembourgish
Moien - hello! My name is Julie and I'd like to welcome you to One Minute Luxembourgish from the Radio Lingua Network. In this podcast I'm going to be teaching you the basics of Luxembourgish. The great thing about this language course is that you'll be learning all you need to know in just 60 seconds - or thereabouts! Each one-minute language lesson will equip you with just enough Luxembourgish to help you get by in lots of situations, either on holiday, or on a business trip to Luxembourg. One
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Photo Slideshow: Sharing the Love of Salsa Music, Dance
The UA student organization, Ritmos Latinos Salsa Club, promotes Latin music and dance, teaching both University students and members of the Tucson community Rueda de Casino, a style of dancing that is popular in Cuba. The organization averages about 160 participants each semester, culminating each term with a series of recitals. To learn more, visit http://ritmoslatinos.org/ or http://www.tucsonsalsa.com/.
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Cijferen tot 10 000 : Toets - Kompas 4
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Dit werkblad kan gegeven worden als toets wanneer ze de optelling, aftrekking, deling en vermenigvuldiging bij cijferen tot 10 000 hebben gezien.

Deze opdrachten sluiten aan bij de methode van Kompas 4 en kan gebruikt worden na week 10.


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Why some technical decisions are too important to leave to engineers
In the 1970s, the instant camera company Polaroid was riding high with a reputation for innovative, cutting-edge products. It was in that decade, however, that it made a decision to launch a new, highly ingenious fully integrated instant camera and film system called the SX-70, a decision that would have dramatic and devastating consequences for the company. Dr Kamal Munir of Judge Business School shows in this research how a seemingly innocuous technical decision to develop a new innovation can
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an engagement in a number of activities that involve visualisation and learning from personal experiences what it means

  • understand the views of a well-known mathematics educator talking about visualisation and find out how personal views compare with those of some other secondary-school mathematics teachers

  • identify some ways that visualising could be incorporated into a classroom and co
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A Night in the Coral Reef
This video segment, adapted from NOVA, explores how a coral reef ecosystem changes over the course of a day. When the sun is up, colorful fish and other plant-eating animals are active and dominate the reef. At night, the plant-eaters take shelter and are replaced by nocturnal carnivores, some of which exhibit special adaptations that enable them to successfully hunt in complete darkness. Closed captioning included.  Run time 02:49.
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Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture - slides (as PDF)
A pdf of the slides used in Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall at Leeds Metropolitan University on 27 January 2011.
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Making of the April Fools Kittehs Photoshoot
The kind folks at Rochester Animal Services generously let us borrow some cats and kittens (not to mention their facilities) for our April Fools silliness. On a serious note, to visit and adopt these kitties and their sheltermates, visit http://www.cityofrochester.gov/article.aspx?id=8589936604. Music: "Tail Spin," Paul Whiteman, 1934 http://archive.org/details/PaulWhiteman1920-1935CompleteCollectionPartTwo
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Jamaican History
This is a short history of Jamaica, but the sound quality if a bit weak and the narrator's strong accent and presentation may be difficult for some students to follow in this 2:40 video.
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Introduction to Electricity Uses and Sources
This cartoon video introduces students to electricity, through song and simple animations. "Flip that switch and what do you get?---Electricity! Where do you think it all comes from?"  Some of the key vocabulary words include: electricity, magnet, wires, static electricity, currents, circuits, generator, power plant, voltage, and watts.  (3:01). 
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