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LREC 2014 - Antonio Zampolli Prize
 
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Prof. Alex Waibel vom Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) erhielt am 30. Mai 2014 den „Antonio Zampolli Preis“ der European Language Resources Association (ELRA). Dieser Preis wird als Andenken an den Sprachwissenschaftler Antonio Zampolli für die besondere Beteiligung an der Weiterentwicklung von sprachlichen Ressourcen und der Auswertung von Sprachtechnologien im Bereich der menschlichen Sprache vergeben. Prof. Waibel engagiert sich seit mehreren Jahrzehnten im Forschungsfeld der maschinellen Spracherkennung und –übersetzung, der Verarbeitung natürlicher Sprache und nutzerbezogenen Schnittstellen in der Informationstechnologie. Er ist Professor am KIT und an der Carnegie Mellon University, fernerDirektor von InterACT, einem Verbund von acht führenden Forschungseinrichtungen weltweit.. Unter anderem entwickelte er JANUS, das erste amerikanische und europäische Übersetzungssystem und den automatischen simultanen Übersetzungsdienst in Echtzeit für Vorlesungen. Für seine langjährige Arbeit im Feld Sprachforschung würdigte ihn nun die ELRA auf der Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC) 2014 in Reykjavik. Prof. Dr. Alexander Waibel: http://isl.anthropomatik.kit.edu/english/21_74.php
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Are you biased? I am | Kristen Pressner | TEDxBasel
 
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What do you do when you realize you have a bias, even against yourself? Kristen Pressner is the Global Head of Human Resources at a multinational firm, and a tireless advocate for, and promoter of, women in the workplace. In this enlightening talk, Kristen explores how we can recognize our own hidden, irrational biases — and keep them from limiting us. The intro animation was produced as a collaboration between TEDxBasel and the Hochschule Luzern. The video was created by Fabian Schaeublin. Find out more about this event and the other ideas that were shared at http://www.tedxbasel.com/ Kristen Pressner is the Global Head of Human Resources at a multinational firm. She graduated from Purdue University with top honors and received her MBA from The University of Dallas. Kristen is a passionate advocate and tireless campaigner for women in the workplace. She is married with 4 children. Favorite quote: “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” T.S. Elliot This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Part I Utilization-Focused Assessment Panel
 
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Utilization-Focused Outcomes Assessment: Making Assessment Meaningful & Useful An inter-institutional panel discussion hosted by the Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures at the University of Notre Dame focused on the Notre Dame Utilization-Focused Assessment Project for Foreign Languages. Brief Remarks by: John Norris, PhD Second Language Studies (University of Hawaii) Peter Pfeifer, PhD German Language & Literature (Georgetown University) Yukiko Watanabe, PhDc Second Language Studies (University of Hawaii) Lance Askildson, PhD Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (University of Notre Dame) This panel will serve as the catalytic start for the two-year Utilization-Focused Assessment Project in the foreign languages--designed to establish substantive student learning outcomes, improve curricula and develop iterative assessment practices created by faculty from the bottom-up.  This approach to assessment, one which emphasizes faculty involvement, ownership and practical utilization of assessment practices, has been successfully implemented within foreign language programs at peer institutions (including Georgetown and Duke) to great, substantive effect. The present project is therefore being carried out in collaboration with several parallel departments at Georgetown University as well as the University of Hawaii National Foreign Language Resource Center's (NFLRC) Foreign Language Evaluation Program.  Importantly, the present project builds on a seminal utilization-focused assessment project within Romance Languages & Literatures and towards a 2009 grant proposal to the Teagle Foundation.  These important and foundational efforts, led by Ted Cachey and the Romance Languages Assessment Project, have laid the ground work for the present initiative and will continue to provide a model for implementing utilization-focused assessment practices at Notre Dame. Part II: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKPAWoUvRfs
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Doing Teacher Supervision and Evaluation Right: A Webinar with Kim Marshall
 
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An interactive webinar hosted by Doug Reeves and Kim Marshall on June 21, 2017
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Decolonizing Language Revitalization
 
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September 25, 2013 - How has Eurocentric anthropology and linguistics affected the way we interpret our elders and ancestors who share their cultural knowledge with foreign researchers? Join us for a presentation with Khelsilem Rivers and April Charlo, indigenous peoples from community-based and cultural revitalization backgrounds, who will be discussing decolonization of language revitalization. Their presentation and open dialogue will address the context of rapid language loss and decline, and how colonization has affected or is embedded in the strategies of revitalization. In an effort to revitalize Indigenous languages, communities may have unknowingly adopted or assimilated colonized ways of thinking as they invest interest and attempt to repair or restore ties to culture and language. Are we learning to speak Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, Nēhiyawēwin, Kanien'kéha, et all with an English-mind or are we learning to speak Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, Nēhiyawēwin, Kanien'kéha with a Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, Nēhiyaw, Kanien'keháka mind? Indigenous languages represent one of the darkest ways in which ethnocide and cultural genocide have occurred. It is expected in the next twenty-five years over 700 of the worlds Indigenous languages will be forgotten. In the Vancouver area alone, the two Indigenous languages are considered critical endangered; Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) language has five to seven fluent speakers and hən̓q̓əmin̓əm has one fluent speaker left. Decolonizing Language Revitalization aims to put forward perspectives of shifting values, cultural understandings, and impacts on community. It is the stories we tell ourselves (as a people) that impacts who we believe we are, and then who we become. But if the stories -- even including, or especially the Indigenous ones -- are filtered through colonialism, we have become a different people because of it. April Charlo from Bitterroot Salish people and is a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Montana. Khelsilem Rivers is a Sḵwx̱wú7mesh-Kwakwa̱ka̱'wakw language revitalization activist from Vancouver. Supported by SFU's Vancity Office of Community Engagement http://sfuwoodwards.ca/index.php/community
How cities become resource efficient | Ana Pereira Roders | TEDxHamburg
 
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Ana Pereira Roders on how cities become resource efficient at TEDxHamburg (www.tedxhamburg.de). Ana Pereira Roders is a theoretical architect working at the intersection of architecture, urban planning, law, environmental management and computer sciences. She wants to rewrite urban theory, to reveal how efficiently cities can use their resources, in relation to standards and values. Her latest work uses UNESCO World Heritage nominations in urban settings, to discuss impact evaluation of policies and projects, based on their conservation status. Protected Urban Planet is a step towards more ambitious goals, enabling real-time big data analytics and co-authorship of urban theory. Currently, she is an assistant professor at Eindhoven University of Technology, and the founding co-editor of the Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, Emerald, UK. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Learning styles & the importance of critical self-reflection | Tesia Marshik | TEDxUWLaCrosse
 
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The belief in learning styles is so widespread, it is considered to be common sense. Few people ever challenge this belief, which has been deeply ingrained in our educational system. Teachers are routinely told that in order to be effective educators, they must identify & cater to individual students' learning styles; it is estimated that around 90% of students believe that they have a specific learning style but research suggests that learning styles don't actually exist! This presentation focuses on debunking this myth via research findings, explaining how/why the belief in learning styles is problematic, and examining the reasons why the belief persists despite the lack of evidence. Dr. Tesia Marshik is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Her research interests in educational psychology include student motivation, self-regulation, and teacher-student relationships. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Heidi Byrnes, Reconsidering Crosscultural Abilities—The Link to Language Learning and Assessment
 
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Dr. Byrnes speaks at a conference presented by the Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy. Date: Friday, January 27th. Full details below. -------- Dr. Heidi Byrnes presents the keynote address at the 3rd International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence (ICC 2012) at the Westward Look Resort in Tucson, Arizona. == Abstract == Developing cross-cultural abilities has traditionally been associated with learning a non-native language. At the same time, the language profession has not been entirely successful at making a principled case for how language as a meaning-making system in and of itself is deeply implicated in ways of cultural knowing. By extension, it has also not considered the activity of learning a second language, including learning it in an instructed setting, as developing new forms of cross-cultural knowing. Dr. Byrnes will pursue these issues from three perspectives: First, from the standpoint of language as a semiotic system, she will explore how language is 'naturally' functional, that is, how the resources of a language itself, including its grammar, are meaningful. Second, because learning a second language in educational settings is about learning content, including cultural content, Byrnes will propose that a language-based approach to knowing presents 'critical thinking' as a form of multivoicedness and will argue that such an approach is particularly well suited to an increasingly globalized world. Finally, because educational contexts are inherently charged with assessing students' learning, Byrnes will consider how the construct of multivoicedness, as theorized in systemic functional linguistics, can make cultural knowing in and through and with a second language visible. In that fashion such learning not only becomes amenable to being assessed but also to being appropriately valued in educational contexts.
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Dene language lessons
 
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Think Indigenous 11 Dr Pam Palmater_March 20 2015
 
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Dr. Pam Palmater, Ryerson University
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The Evolution of a Librarian | Melanie Sibley | TEDxMarcusHighSchool
 
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The ebb and flow of disruptive innovation often changes the way we do our specific jobs and careers. Melanie Sibley touches on the how and why these changes have been necessary in her line of work. Melanie Sibley is the Library Media Specialist at Liberty Elementary School. She happily devotes her days to students, books, and technology. Outside of school, Ms. Sibley seeks adventure and knowledge through travel, reading, and trivia/games. No matter the activity, she is always learning. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Views: 7418 TEDx Talks
The evaluation and re-use of Open Educational Resources: a case study
 
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Presented by: Helene Pulker and Anna Calvi, The Open University Filmed at the 8th annual elearning symposium on 24/5th January 2013. The aim of the symposium is to seek to bridge the gap between the 'techie' and the teacher, giving educators ideas to help them integrate elearning into their practice but also to inspire them to see where the online future could lead. The symposium is always well-attended by practitioners from a wide range of disciplines and institutions, and keynote speakers are live-streamed. Following last year's successful event, the two-day symposium comprises a practical mix of workshops on authoring tools and elearning techniques and presentations to inspire the mind with exciting ideas about the possibilities that online learning offers. We offer attendees a range of content from areas of more specific interest to our core LLAS community, to topics of wider interest to educators involved in elearning. We highlight best practice in using elearning and feature an exciting mixture of research and reports from practice to inspire our community. Main themes for the 2013 symposium are: Innovative tools for teaching Digital literacy for staff and students QR codes in teaching iTunesU Augmented reality Innovative grammar teaching MOOCS and language study
Your body language may shape who you are | Amy Cuddy
 
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Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that "power posing" -- standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don't feel confident -- can boost feelings of confidence, and might have an impact on our chances for success. (Note: Some of the findings presented in this talk have been referenced in an ongoing debate among social scientists about robustness and reproducibility. Read Amy Cuddy's response here: http://ideas.ted.com/inside-the-debate-about-power-posing-a-q-a-with-amy-cuddy/) The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED
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Hiding in Plain Sight: Connecting the Masterpiece to the Master - Haida Art
 
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Part of a series of lectures sponsored by the University of Washington's School of Art, Division of Art History and held at the Henry Art Gallery, this lecture examines the artwork of the Haida, an indigenous nation from the archipelago Haida Gwaii, off the coast of British Columbia. Discover the meaning behind raven, beaver and other symbols integrated into Haida sculptures, paintings and costumes to share the history and culture of the Haida people. Learn the likely identity of the mysterious carver who created several acclaimed Haida works, who has only recently been discovered. This production is presented by the Bill Holm Center for the Study of Northwest Coast Art at the Burke Museum at the University of Washington. Robin K. Wright, professor, Art History, School of Art; curator, Burke Museum 03/24/2008
Views: 5322 UW Video
National Chief Perry Bellegarde - Canada 2020 Aboriginal Peoples and Economic Development
 
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Canada 2020 Event - Aboriginal Peoples and Economic Development
Formative Assessment (Strategic Assessment System, Part 1)
 
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Learn more: http://dpi.wi.gov/strategic-assessment
Collaboration With Interpreters: Securing Positive Outcomes
 
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Learn evidence-based strategies for working with interpreters, based on research that has been conducted in fields like medicine and law, as well as across disciplines at international conferences. Get practical strategies to ensure that your time with clients who require interpreters is used effectively. To see if it is possible to earn ASHA CEUs/professional development hours for this video, go to http://www.asha.org/shop and search for the title. RESOURCES: PPT Handout: http://learningcenter.asha.org/resource/docs/asha/1462544124259/16252%20PPT%20Handout.pdf Additional Handouts: http://learningcenter.asha.org/resource/docs/asha/1462544140641/16252%20Additional%20Handout.pdf References: http://learningcenter.asha.org/resource/docs/asha/1462544159143/16252%20References.pdf Video Transcript: http://learningcenter.asha.org/resource/docs/asha/1462544178588/16252%20Video%20Transcript.pdf
FULL STORY: Failing Canada’s First Nations Children
 
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Canadian kids from isolated communities forced to move away from their families – just to go to school. For more info, please go to www.global16x9.com.
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Millennials in the Workplace Training Video
 
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Planning to hire Millennials in your office? This guide will teach you how to co-exist with this challenging new generation of workers. Watch the Millennial response: http://bit.ly/11TM8og More videos from Landline - The Hangover Purgatory: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UQF28a7GU4 Obama Sets High Score in 'Drone Strike': http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7r1spM5lTo YOUTUBE: http://www.youtube.com/TheLandline TWITTER: https://twitter.com/LandlineTV Featuring Steve Belanger, Julia Wiedeman, Darren Miller, Susan Casey, Shamikah Martinez, Greg Paul and Uzni Uzni Written and Directed by Jared Neumark Shot by Jason Beasley Sound by Aymen Braek Gaffer: Nick Massey Edited by Darren Miller Subscribe to Official Comedy for free at: http://goo.gl/mf8J5 Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialComedy Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/OfficialComedy Follow our Tumblr: http://officialcomedy.tumblr.com/
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The Perfect Defense: The Oral Defense of a Dissertation
 
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http://www.tamu.edu Dr. Valerie Balester of Texas A&M University talks about how to prepare and what to expect when defending your dissertation.
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The Wellbriety Journey to Forgiveness
 
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Documentary on the Abuses of the Indian Boarding Schools. Discusses the intergenerational trauma in native communities. The "Wellbriety Movement: Journey of Forgiveness" is now available on Youtube, www.whitebison.org , or free on DVD. Email [email protected] for DVD, include mailing address.
Views: 102986 Don Coyhis
Big Think Interview With Sherman Alexie
 
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A conversation with the award-winning author and chronicler of the Native American experience.
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Canagarajah's AAAL Lecture for Distinguished Scholarship
 
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Lecture for the Distinguished Scholarship and Service Award of the American Association of Applied Linguistics, March 26, 2018, Chicago. Abstract: "Another Fucking Cancer Diary." Those were the words of British novelist Jenny Diski when she received her cancer diagnosis. The profusion of disability narratives filled her with an "anxiety of influence." This evolving genre has critiqued the ideology of ableism dominant in social and academic discourses. It conveys that all of us are anomalous, and that our capacity to act goes beyond cognitive or individual agency. It has drawn attention to the epistemological value of the body, generative role of social and material networks, and the place of ethics in interactions. In applied linguistics, there is a readiness to acknowledge that one can never be competent or self-reliant for communication in contemporary contexts of unpredictability and diversity. Disability studies helps us redefine language "competence" along embodiment, prosthetic semiotic resources, distributed practice, and ethics. It also informs intersectionality, reframing identity politics towards addressing materiality, relationality, and vulnerability. I illustrate from my ongoing research with international STEM scholars to demonstrate how their communicative success transcends self-acknowledged incompetence in English. I theorize from my personal investment in writing and studying cancer narratives.
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CFP Board-Registered Programs Spring 2014 Update
 
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Held on April 29, 2014, the webinar provided an update on CFP Board's initiatives, program evaluation data and the 2014 CFP Board Registered Program Conference, including the newly added Firms' Night that will bring together financial planning firms and CFP Board-Registered Programs to discuss collaboration opportunities. Hosted by Dr. Charles Chaffin, CFP Board's Director of Academic Programs and Initiatives, the webinar addressed: - Renewal updates - Certification Completion Initiative - Firms' Night at Registered Program Conference - CFP Board's move to Computer-Based Testing - Research studies Additional resources for CFP Board-Registered Programs are available at are available at www.CFP.net/RegisteredPrograms.
Modern C++ Design reloaded - Odin Holmes [ACCU 2017]
 
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Many of the concepts presented in Andrei Alexandrescu’s book "Modern C++ Design" were arguably ahead of their time. Many of the concepts could not be effectively or cleanly expressed due to a lack of language features and the user was often exposed to too much complexity. Now 15 years later we have many more tools. Now Alexandrescu’s as well as similar statically linking yet powerful and generic design patterns are proving invaluable in resource constrained and low latency fields. In this talk I will share my experience creating "post modern" C++ abstractions for bare metal hard realtime systems as well as my work on the tools needed to provide sleek and sexy public interfaces for these libraries such as various improvements to template metaprogramming libraries, lazy evaluation techniques and named parameters. I hope to add idioms and design patterns to any advanced programmers toolbox allowing them to more efficiently and more effectively abstract whatever domain they work in.
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Aboriginal Youth & Media Conference at MOA (Part Two)
 
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Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by the Museum of Anthropology. "Assert, Defend, Take Space: Aboriginal Youth Conference on Identity, Activism and Film" was a day-long conference on issues of concern to Aboriginal youth. Artists from the Claiming Space: Voices of Urban Aboriginal Youth exhibition were joined by young filmmakers and activists from across Canada. Building off of the screened films, panelists discussed themes of youth identity and politics, the objectification of Indigenous women, and environmentalism and youth activism. "Claiming Space: Voices of Urban Aboriginal Youth"" is an exhibition that looked at the diverse ways urban Aboriginal youth are asserting their identity and affirming their relationship to both urban spaces and ancestral territories. Unfiltered and unapologetic, over 20 young artists from across Canada, the US, and around the world define what it really means to be an urban Aboriginal youth today. In doing so they challenge centuries of stereotyping and assimilation policies.This exhibit will leave visitors with the understanding that today's urban Aboriginal youth are not only acutely aware of the ongoing impacts of colonization, but are also creatively engaging with decolonizing movements through new media, film, fashion, photography, painting, performance, creative writing and traditional art forms. Artists in the exhibition include Alison Bremner (Tlingit), Deanna Bittern (Ojibwe), Jamie Blankenship-Attig (Nlaka’pamux, Secwepemc, Nez Perce, Muskoday Cree), Kelli Clifton (Tsimshian), Jeneen Frei Njootli (Vuntut Gwitchin), Ippiksaut Friesen (Inuit), Clifton Guthrie (Tsimshian), Cody Lecoy (Okanagan/Esquimalt), Arizona Leger (Fijian, Samoan, Tongan, Maori), Danielle Morsette (Stó:lō /Suquamish), Ellena Neel (Kwakwaka'wakw/Ahousaht), Zach Soakai (Tongan, Samoan), Diamond Point (Musqueam), Crystal Smith de Molina (Git’ga’at), Nola Naera (Maori), Kelsey Sparrow (Musqueam/Anishinabe), Cole Speck (Kwakwaka'wakw), Rose Stiffarm ((Siksika Blackfoot, Chippewa Cree, Tsartlip Saanich, Cowichan, A'aninin, Nakoda, French, & Scottish), Taleetha Tait (Wet’suwet’en), Marja Bål Nango (Sámi, Norway), Harry Brown (Kwakwaka'wakw), Anna McKenzie (Opaskwayak Cree, Manitoba), Sarah Yankoo (Austrian, Scottish, Algonquin, Irish and Romanian), Raymond Caplin (Mi’gmac), Emilio Wawatie (Anishanabe) and the Northern Collection (Toombz/Shane Kelsey [Mohawk], and the Curse/Cory Golder [Mi’maq]). Also included are works from the Urban Native Youth Association, Musqueam youth and the Native Youth Program. The exhibition was curated by Pam Brown (Heiltsuk Nation), Curator, Pacific Northwest, and Curatorial Assistant Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (Blackfoot, Blood Reserve/Sami, northern Norway).
Intergenerational Trauma and Education
 
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Keynote By: Dr. Suzanne Stewart Canada Research Chair and OISE's Special Advisor to the Dean on Aboriginal Education
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Are the Metis Treaty People?
 
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Dr. Adam Gaudry from the University of Saskatchewan argues that the Manitoba Act should be thought of as a treaty between the Metis Nation and Canada. Part of the 2015-2016 Weweni Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series presented by the Indigenous Affairs Office. From January 6, 2016.
Views: 8097 UWinnipeg
Elder In The Making | Episode 2: Westward Trek
 
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Cowboy revisits his hometown of Fort Macleod, the first outpost of the Northwest Mounted Police on Blackfoot territory. The settler's account of history is told. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Connect with us: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/optiklocal/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/optiklocal
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Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Presentation by Muin Khoury, MD, PhD
 
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Multilevel Interventions in Health Care: Building the Foundation for Future Research Goals Multilevel Research and the Challenges of Implementing Genomic Medicine Lead author: Muin Khoury, MD, PhD (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Advances in genomics and related fields, promise a new era of personalized medicine in the cancer care continuum. Nevertheless, there are fundamental challenges in integrating genomics into current cancer practice. This paper explores how multilevel research can contribute to evaluation, implementation and dissemination of genomic medicine. The paper synthesizes existing information in a framework of multilevel intervention methodology and makes recommendations for future research on the integration of genomic medicine into the cancer care continuum. Conference Description The research conference sponsored by the National Cancer Institute assembled health care researchers, clinicians, and administrators to discuss the importance of multilevel approaches to improving health care quality in the United States. It occurred over two days and was associated with the American Society for Preventive Oncology's (ASPO) annual meeting in March of 2011. This presentation is one of 13 research papers. The conference offered platforms for participant discussion and engagement regarding the opportunities and challenges of multilevel intervention research. Recorded sessions, presentation slides, and additional resources are available at http://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/mli/index.htm
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2014 Sol Kanee Lecture - Justice Murray Sinclair
 
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The Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice at St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba, is proud to present the Eleventh Annual Sol Kanee Lecture on International Peace and Justice. This year's guest lecturer was Justice Murray Sinclair, Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (www.trc.ca). Justice Sinclair addressed the question: What Do We Do About the Legacy of Indian Residential Schools? The lecture took place on Monday, September 29, 2014 at the University of Manitoba. 0:04 Opening Remarks and Welcome: Dr. Sean Byrne, Director, Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice at St. Paul’s College 4:32 Greetings: Dr. Chris Adams, Rector, St. Paul’s College at the University of Manitoba 6:55 Introduction of Justice Murray Sinclair: Dr. Niigaanwewidam Sinclair, Assistant Professor, Native Studies, University of Manitoba 17:20 What Do We Do About the Legacy of Indian Residential Schools? Justice Murray Sinclair Part 1 46:28 Video presentations – Justice Murray included a series of video interviews with residential school survivors as a part of his lecture 53:30 What Do We Do About the Legacy of Indian Residential Schools? Justice Murray Sinclair Part 2 1:29:33 Question and Answer Period: Dr. Sean Byrne, Moderator 1:59:12 Acknowledgement Peace and Conflicts Studies students, Ms. Mary Anne Clarke and Ms. Jennifer Ham acknowledge and thank Justice Sinclair 2:01:18 Concluding Remarks: Dr. Sean Byrne For more information on this and other Mauro Centre events, please visit: www.facebook.com/maurocentre www.umanitoba.ca/colleges/st_pauls/mauro_centre/
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Parable of the Hummingbird: Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas
 
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https://vimeo.com/heartspeakproductions Featured Presentation at the 2nd International Conference on Restorative Practices: Widening Our Lens, Connecting Our Practice, May 31st - June 5th, 2009, Vancouver, BC. Restorative Practices International in partnership with the Centre for Restorative Justice, SFU Flight of the Hummingbird; A Parable for the Environment - This little book features artwork by internationally renowned artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas. His distinct and lively Haida Manga style engages perfectly with this inspirational story that encourages every individual to act on behalf of the worlds limited and precious resources. http://mny.ca/ Athlii Gwaii: The Line at Lyell (46:30 min.) 2003 Part of the Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art series Jeff Bear/Marianne Jones, Ravens and Eagles Productions In the fall of 1985, a small but resolute troupe of Haida elders journeyed by helicopter to Athlii Gwaii (Lyell Island) to join their young counterparts in a stand against clearcutting. Industrial invasion in the remote archipelago had gone too far. Ancient cedar giants and rare spruce trees—lifeblood of Haida art and culture—had been leveled indiscriminately for too long. Buoyed by their courageous Haida elders, protesters united in peaceful resistance. A total of 72 people were arrested, but their tactics garnered global attention and won change: in 1987, the government established the Gwaii Haanas Park Reserve/Haida Heritage Site. http://www.movingimages.ca/catalogue/Art/re_athliigwaii.html
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Evaluating energy efficiency policies: new online resources to share knowledge and experience
 
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Experience sharing about evaluation practices for energy efficiency policies is limited due to lack of time for stakeholders to disseminate or document evaluation activities. Front-runners publish their work in journals or conferences, but most of evaluation activities remain in national language and are difficult to find. This webinar will present new online resources developed by the European project EPATEE to make knowledge and experience more easily available: a Knowledge Base including and a set of case studies. The webinar will also discuss stakeholders’ needs about evaluation practices. Time will be dedicated to Q&A with participants.
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Arabic Teacher Training Session 5: Unit Planning & Rubrics
 
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Workshop for Arabic elementary school language teachers sponsored by Qatar Foundation International. Session 5 focuses on unit planning and rubrics in the elementary school Arabic classroom. Ideas discussed include: - The Hot Dog teaching strategy: How to build an effective lesson - Discuss existing lesson plans - Compare these units to my units - Improving the lessons using the learned tactics - Create a Concept based unit: a- The big idea b- Compelling questions c- Enduring understanding d- Essential process. - Bloom's taxonomy: long lasting learning - Rubrics: example of rubrics - Assessment: 1. Qualities of poor assessment 2. Effective assessment 3. Assessment vs. evaluation - Standards used This workshop was conducted for Arabic language teachers working in elementary school programs by Rana Naaman, an elementary school Arabic teacher trainer at the International Programs School in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. For more resources for teaching Arabic as a foreign language and Arabic teacher professional development, please visit almasdar.oercommons.org Qatar Foundation International, LLC is a grant-making organization located in Washington, DC focused on connecting cultures for greater global good. The Arabic Language and Culture Program aims to increase the quality and quantity of Arabic programs in K-12 public and public charter schools in the Americas.
Inside Story Americas - Canada's indigenous movement gains momentum
 
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Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Canada's Idle No More movement began as a small social media campaign - armed with little more than a hashtag and a cause. But it has grown into a large indigenous movement, with protests and ceremonial gatherings held almost daily in many of the country's major cities. The movement is spearheaded by Theresa Spence, the leader of the Attawapiskat, a small native band in northern Ontario. Spence is now 22 days into a hunger strike on Ottawa's Victoria Island just across from the Canadian Parliament. At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people's lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a 'voice to the voiceless.' Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera English to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained. Our impartial, fact-based reporting wins worldwide praise and respect. It is our unique brand of journalism that the world has come to rely on. We are reshaping global media and constantly working to strengthen our reputation as one of the world's most respected news and current affairs channels. Social Media links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Instagram: https://instagram.com/aljazeera/?ref=... Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajenglish Website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ google+: https://plus.google.com/+aljazeera/posts
Views: 18260 Al Jazeera English
Dr. Anton Treuer (03-22-2012) "Historical Trauma"
 
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Keynote speaker Dr. Anton Treuer closes out Inver Hills Community College's Student/Faculty Conference. This year's theme was Flourishing in a World of Disasters. In this talk Dr. Treuer discusses some of the disasters visited upon American Indians, as well as how the effects of those disasters continue to linger even today. What makes this talk so powerful is that it does not simply attempt to lay blame, rather, Dr. Treuer offers possible solutions for growth and the possibility of authentic global flourishing. (NOTE: the camera needed reset every 30 minutes, which is why there are three "two second" breaks. NO content was lost in those, and the battery died right as Dr. Treuer cited Chris Rock and how racist does one have to be to turn down a day off of work just because it celebrates a black person. The talk ended right after that, so nothing of import was lost.) Thank you to all that helped make this happen!
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Phonics Observation Conference #1 - Medium.m4v
 
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FE12 - Human Resource Evaluation
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Latest Developments in Translate & Natural Language AI (Cloud Next '18)
 
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Latest Developments in Translate, Natural Language AI & AutoML Event schedule → http://g.co/next18 Watch more Machine Learning & AI sessions here → http://bit.ly/2zGKfcg Next ‘18 All Sessions playlist → http://bit.ly/Allsessions Subscribe to the Google Cloud channel! → http://bit.ly/NextSub
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critique and feedback - the story of austin's butterfly - Ron Berger
 
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Featuring Ron Berger from Expeditionary Learning. Produced by David Grant www.elschools.org www.realschoolchange.org Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/Cxrm/
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Medicine Walk with Elder Walter Lavallee
 
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This video was filmed during the spring of 2009 on Piapot First Nation in Saskatchewan, Canada. Elder Walter Lavallee is Cree from the Piapot First Nation, Saskatchewan. The video was realized by the First Nations University of Canada under the supervision of Dr. Carrie Bourassa and Dr. Fidji Gendron. The video shows different plants, how to recognize them, and how they are used by First Nations and Métis people. Plants collected during this walk are now on display in the Medicine Room at the First Nations University of Canada.
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Let's teach for mastery -- not test scores | Sal Khan
 
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Would you choose to build a house on top of an unfinished foundation? Of course not. Why, then, do we rush students through education when they haven't always grasped the basics? Yes, it's complicated, but educator Sal Khan shares his plan to turn struggling students into scholars by helping them master concepts at their own pace. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
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Elder In The Making | Episode 5: A Broken Treaty
 
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What follows from the treaty signing is a genocide in slow motion. Elder Narcisse Blood shares his story growing up in residential school and the person he has become. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Connect with us: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/optiklocal/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/optiklocal
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Indigenous Feminisms Power Panel
 
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Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Presentation by Jeff Alexander, PhD
 
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Multilevel Interventions in Health Care: Building the Foundation for Future Research Goals Time Issues in Multi-level Interventions for Cancer Treatment and Prevention Lead author: Jeff Alexander, PhD (University of Michigan) This paper will explore how time (and timing) introduces important complexities in the design of multilevel interventions and in modeling behavior and expected results of such interventions. The paper will address: a) time as a level embedded within individual patients; b) temporal aspects of intervention implementation, fidelity, and sustainability; c) analytic techniques for incorporating time in models of multilevel interventions, and d) costs and benefits of incorporating time in evaluations of multilevel interventions. Conference Description The research conference sponsored by the National Cancer Institute assembled health care researchers, clinicians, and administrators to discuss the importance of multilevel approaches to improving health care quality in the United States. It occurred over two days and was associated with the American Society for Preventive Oncology's (ASPO) annual meeting in March of 2011. This presentation is one of 13 research papers. The conference offered platforms for participant discussion and engagement regarding the opportunities and challenges of multilevel intervention research. Recorded sessions, presentation slides, and additional resources are available at http://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/mli/index.htm
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Being an ATA Member
 
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ATA membership offers translators, interpreters, and company owners the best resources and opportunities for professional development, networking, and marketing in the industry. Join now! https://www.atanet.org/join
Nussbaumer: User Interface Design and Evaluation
 
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Christina M. Steiner, Alexander Nussbaumer, Eva-C. Hillemann and Dietrich Albert, Graz University of Technology: User Interface Design and Evaluation in the Context of Digital Humanities and Decision Support Systems Conference presentation: Digital Scholarly Editions as Interfaces Hosted by: Centre for Information Modelling – Graz University Programme chair: Georg Vogeler, Professor of Digital Humanities Endorsed by: Dixit Date: 23.9.2016 - 24.9.2016 Venue: Karl-Franzens-University Hörsaal 03.01, Universitätsplatz 1, 8010 Graz (Austria) Book of Abstracts: https://static.uni-graz.at/fileadmin/gewi-zentren/Informationsmodellierung/PDF/dse-interfaces_BoA21092016.pdf
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WATER Conference Session 3
 
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WATER: Wetted Land: the Assessment, Techniques and Economics of Restoration Footage from the third session at a conference on 27th June 2012 in Exeter, UK on Payment for Ecosystem Services and catchment management. The WATER project is an EU Interreg funded project. The second session included the following presentations: Identifying PES opportunities By Martin Ross (SWW Environmental Manager) Assessing the prospect for trade By Nick Paling (WRT GIS and Data Analyst) Creating a legal delivery framework By Laurie Smith (University of London - Lecturer) Background to the Conference: Payments for Ecosystem Services are an increasingly topical mechanism for investing in the restoration of river catchments. The WATER project was set up to investigate the role of wetted land within a catchment and identifying the assessment, techniques and economics of restoration. This conference set out the two main objectives of the project; firstly, a catchment portal that identifies the different brokers working across our rivers; and secondly, a series of guides aimed at setting up PES projects. The Upstream Thinking project (a payment for ecosystem services initiative) is linked with the WATER project and the programme covered how the scheme originated, how the benefits and costs were assessed and how the technical issues developed. This was followed by a review of the work achieved to date and the monitoring systems put in place to measure the impacts as well as a review of the future of the scheme in light of the Natural Environment White Paper.
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RAAIS 2017 - Marco Baroni,  Research Scientist at Facebook AI Research
 
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Marco Baroni on "Simple Tasks, Grand Challenges: Defining an Evaluation Roadmap for General AI" Marco is a research scientist on the Facebook AI Research (FAIR) team, joining in November 2016. Marco previously completed a PhD in Theoretical Linguistics from the University of California, Los Angeles. He joined the faculty of the University of Trento (Italy) in 2006, as associate professor at the Center for Mind/Brain Sciences focusing on general methods for natural language understanding. Marco's focus at FAIR is on methods to train machines to interact with humans (and with each other) through natural language. https://research.fb.com/category/facebook-ai-research-fair/ __________ RAAIS is a community for entrepreneurs and researchers who accelerate the science and applications of AI technology for the greater good. The London based AI conference is a one day event covering machine learning, deep learning, reinforcement learning, data science, healthcare and life sciences. It's presented by The RAAIS Foundation, a non-for-profit with a mission to increase participation, access to education and resources in AI in order to help advance the greater good. The RAAIS: raais.co The RAAIS Foundation: raais.org
Elder in the Making | Episode 1: Cowboy X
 
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Cowboy, a Blackfoot aboriginal and Chris, a Chinese-Canadian, agree to go on roadtrip across traditional Blackfoot territory rediscover the stories of their shared home. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Connect with us: Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/optiklocal/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/optiklocal
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