Introduction to Hemispheric Studies
AnaMaria Seglie
This module provides a brief introduction to hemispheric studies. It works through examples of how a hemispheric approach can be employed and overviews the direction of the field. Finally, this […]

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Biographies Re-lived with Shrabani Basu
Historian and biographer Shrabani Basu presents two of her books and the remarkable lives behind them. Hosted by Hal Wake, Artistic Director, Vancouver International Writers Festival July 17, 2011 @ Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, SFU Woodwards Victoria and Abdul tells the story of Abdul Karim, a clerk from Agra (the city of the Taj Mahal) who arrived in England in 1887 to wait at the Queen's table, and quickly gained the affection of the monarch 42 years his senior. If the royal household hat
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In de woordzoekers moeten een bepaald aantal woorden gevonden worden in een blok gevuld met letters. Deze woorden kunnen zowel van links naar rechts als van rechts naar links geschreven zijn, en ook zowel horizontaal als verticaal als …

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Comparing Decimals
This teacher-created video shows students how to order decimals from least to greatest.  The numbers 3.14, 3.9, 3.21, and 3.09 are written on a white board, and the teacher explains step-by-step how to order them.( 1:18)
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Cambridge Day Limmud 2011
Cambridge Day Limmud 2011
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Numeracy in the Kitchen
This video could be used as a teaching source that highlights the benefits of implementing ICT in the classroom with a focus on numeracy and how it is imbedded in our everyday lives. The story is about two women who would like to make a cake.  They combine their money and head to the store to buy their ingredients.  A narrator asks the following questions throughout the video, "How much change they have left after the purchase? "Which type of scale should be used to measure the ca
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One of the reasons that most economists of the 1920s did not recognize the existence of an inflationary problem was the widespread adoption of a stable price level as the goal and criterion for monetary policy. The exten
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Dining for Dealmakers: Hong Kong hotels
Sept. 15 - Reuters Correspondent Fred Katayama discovers Hong Kong's best hotel restaurants with Tim Zagat. Experience local fare and french flare at The Peninsula, the Four Seasons and the Mandarin hotels.
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9.09J Cellular Neurobiology (MIT)
This course serves as an introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system. Emphasis is placed on the cellular properties of neurons and other excitable cells. Topics covered include the structure and biophysical properties of excitable cells, synaptic transmission, neurochemistry, neurodevelopment, and the integration of information in simple systems and the visual system.
Author(s): Littleton, Troy,Quinn, William

Stephen Leonard talks about Innovation at GLS2011
Stephen Leonard, Chief Executive, IBM UK and Ireland, talks about Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

Obama author Suskind: Obama staff now an aid, not hindrance
Sept. 30 - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind says Obama's advisers hindered economic policy at the start of his administration, but he's now learned how to get his policy directives across.
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Japan in war and peace
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/2010 This module consists of a detailed examination of the critical period in Japanese history from the end of the Pacific War through the U.S. Occupation between 1945 and 1952 and recovery in the 1960s and beyond. The lectures and seminars examine the following topics: Japan’s Road to War The Japanese experience of war and defeat The A-bomb in history and memory The ‘All
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LSE Night of Ideas | Session 3 | Changing Narratives, Enlightenment Memories [Audio]
Speaker(s): David Reynolds, Florence Robine, Rotraud von Kulessa and Lea Ypi | Hosted by the London School of Economics and Political Science as part of a worldwide series of events coordinated by the Institut français, the Night of Ideas will bring together leading researchers from France, the UK and Europe to discuss changing ideas of democracy, citizenship, and truth. What conceptual frameworks can we apply to understand “post-truth politics”? What light can an exercise in comparison she
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A Way to Connect
MU President Ashley Barnes and ASOSU President Tonga Hopoi welcome to OSU for the 2011-2012 school year.
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Security Council Simulation: Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict
Miguel Centellas
This module provides context and guidelines for a Security Council simulation involving a conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, situated in the Caucasus Mountains. The simulation is meant to help […]

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Stocks fall over Greek default fears
Sept. 19 - European markets tumble after EU finance ministers meeting in Poland at the weekend, failed to reach an agreement on how to tackle the euro zone debt crisis. Hayley Platt reports.
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NTC readies to take Sirte
Sept 19 - Hundreds of families flee city of Sirte in Libya as National Transitional Council forces prepare another offensive. Jessica Gray reports.
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London Design Festival's 3D 'revolution'
Sept.19 - As part of the ninth London Design Festival, the 154-year-old Victoria & Albert Museum is staging an exhibition of items created using a cutting-edge 3D printing process which curator Murray Moss says will spark a new 'revolution' in creativity. Matt Cowan reports
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Leerlingen voeren verschillende opdrachtjes uit waarbij ze niet mogen spreken.

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User-generated content : archeologies, economies and ecologies
In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media workshops, Professor Jon Dovey (UWE) presents his research into user-generated content. PLEASE NOTE: The﻿ presntation begins with a five minute video clip - keynote begins thereafter. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate study and community education Author and Presenter: Professor Jon Dovey, University of the West of England Jon has recently been appointed to the
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