• Universal Class – The Basics
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    Universal Class – The Basics

    Hi! I’m Angie from the North Dakota State Library and the database we’re going to discuss today is Universal Class. Universal Class is an online continuing education database provided by the North Dakota State Library to resident library card holders. To access Universal Class, you will need to go to the North Dakota State Library website at library.nd.gov Once on the website, you will need to go under databases and Universal Class will be under Continuing Education and Careers. Once you get to the Universal Class site, you’ll be prompted to put in your library card number. [typing] This will take you to the page to create a new account.…

  • Saving Schools: History, Politics, and Policy in U.S. Education | HarvardX on edX | About Video
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    Saving Schools: History, Politics, and Policy in U.S. Education | HarvardX on edX | About Video

    I’m Paul Peterson. I’m the director of the education policy and governance program at Harvard University. Clearly, the US educational system needs to do better by its next generation of students so that they can perform effectively in the world economy of the 21st century. Saving Schools is a four course sequence. In all four courses we are asking leading practitioners and experts to join us, to discuss why we have headed in the direction we are going, and what steps need to be taken in the future. In the fourth course, we look at proposals to give families more school choices. A quarter of families today have a child…

  • Polity Lecture (IAS) : Sovereignty And The Constitution Of India (Preamble) || Likhaai
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    Polity Lecture (IAS) : Sovereignty And The Constitution Of India (Preamble) || Likhaai

    Sovereignty and the Constitution of India. Let’s see the meaning of the word Sovereignty first. sovereignty literally means to possess supreme or ultimate power Over a state; to have a kind of authority over the state; to have authority over it. its a quality that whatever decision that you want to make there’s no one to question you that is what you should do? or what you should not do? or how you are doing it and why you are not doing it? it is something like that. In the Constitution of India on the first thing that is the preamble we have this word written as the first keyword…

  • Polity Lecture (IAS) : Constitution Of India : An Overview || Likhaai
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    Polity Lecture (IAS) : Constitution Of India : An Overview || Likhaai

    The Constitution of India, as we know a Constitution of a Country is the supreme law of any Nation or it is also called as the most Fundamental Governing Document of a country It describes the type of polity which exists in a country that is, whether a country is a Democracy Or whether it is a Monarchy Or it could be a Military Rule or what ever kind of polity that exist in a country. It will be held by the constitution of the country It also tells, What kind of privileges are provided to the citizens of the nation? Whether they will be treated as equal? for example,…

  • POL316x: Civil Liberties from PrincetonX on edX.org.
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    POL316x: Civil Liberties from PrincetonX on edX.org.

    ROBERT P. GEORGE: All of us like to think of ourselves as true champions of civil rights and civil liberties. And yet, if we’re honest, we recognize that there are reasonable people of goodwill who disagree with us about some important rights and liberties issues. And they too, regard themselves as champions of civil rights and liberties. Most of us have had the experience of disagreeing, strongly, with a friend or a colleague or a relative on an issue like abortion or euthanasia or affirmative action. Yet, we recognize, or should recognize that someone can be a reasonable and honorable person, despite holding views that differ from our own, even…