21A.226 Ethnic and National Identity (MIT)
An introduction to the cross-cultural study of ethnic and national identity. We examine the concept of social identity, and consider the ways in which gendered, linguistic, religious, and ethno-racial identity components interact. We explore the history of nationalism, including the emergence of the idea of the nation-state, as well as ethnic conflict, globalization, identity politics, and human rights.
Build it Better!
Students use their knowledge of tornadoes and damage. The students will work in groups to design a structure that will withstand and protect people from tornadoes. Each group will create a poster with the name of their engineering firm and a picture of their structure. Finally, each group will present their posters to the class.
Students are introduced to our Sun as they explore its composition, what is happening inside it, its relationship to our planet (our energy source), and the ways engineers help us learn about it.
Online sources of information and vacancies to research job markets, vacancies and potential employers abroad.
Laurie Bréban on "Smithian Sympathy: From Cognition to Emotion"
Laurie Bréban, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, discusses "Smithian Sympathy: From Cognition to Emotion" at the 13th Annual Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought conference at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. June 29, 2012
21L.451 Introduction to Literary Theory (MIT)
This subject focuses on the ways in which we read, providing an overview of some of the different strategies of reading, comprehending and engaging with literary texts developed in the twentieth century. The course is organized around specific theoretical paradigms. In each case our task will be, first, to work through the selected reading in order to see how it determines or defines the task of literary interpretation; second, to locate the limits of each particular approach; and finally, to tr
Eggleston, "Red Ceiling," or Greenwood, Mississippi,1973 - Smart History at Khan Academy
William Eggleston, "Red Ceiling," or Greenwood, Mississippi, Dye transfer print, 12.625 x 19.0625 in. (32.1 x 48.4 cm), 1973 (prints in MoMA and J. Paul Getty Collection)
Speakers: Dr. Shana Gallagher-Lindsay, Dr. Beth Harris (05:02)
RECOMMENDATIONS AND RESPONSES TO HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE: THE BC OMBUDSPERSON REPORT
Kim Carter, Ombudsperson, for the Province of British Columbia
Geograph reaches Three Million Pictures
Geograph having over 3 million live images on its website!
Van Gogh, Portrait of Joseph Roulin, 1889 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Vincent van Gogh, Portrait of Joseph Roulin, early 1889 (MoMA) Speakers: Beth Harris and Steven Zucker. (04:33)
Students and the stress of Multitasking Whilst it may be great that we can do a number of things at once on our computers and smart phones, there is a growing phenomenon happening amongst professionals and students who are facing burn out because they never switch off from their digital worlds. This is a big deal for young professionals and students and is a great starting point to discuss the importance of relaxation and switch off time in our lives. Many profe
Whilst it may be great that we can do a number of things at once on our computers and smart phones, there is a growing phenomenon happening amongst professionals and students who are facing burn out because they never switch off from their digital worlds.
This is a big deal for young professionals and students and is a great starting point to discuss the importance of relaxation and switch off time in our lives. Many profe
Universities Australia Forum - Universities: national investment or a waste of money?
Universities Australia Community Forums are an opportunity for people to connect with universities and influence the future education agenda. They aim t to encourage individuals in the community to communicate their understanding of how universities support and shape Australia. The first forum, hosted by The Australian National University covers the topic Universities: national investment or a waste of money?
Hoe-woorden aanvullen in een verhaaltje In deze bijdrage vind je twee verhaaltjes waarin leerlingen de bijvoeglijke naamwoorden moeten aanvullen of vervangen.
In deze bijdrage vind je twee verhaaltjes waarin leerlingen de bijvoeglijke naamwoorden moeten aanvullen of vervangen.
Casey Cares Partnership
Casey Cares Foundation is a special partner to the University of Maryland Children's Hospital, providing games and activities for patients during their hospital stays and helping them continue to be kids, even when battling an illness. In this video, volunteers from Casey Cares Foundation decorate t-shirts and distribute pajamas to patients during the monthly "Kami's Jammies" party. Even something as simple as new pajamas can brighten a child's day when they are facing a hospital stay.
Types Of Poetry
This video features a poet explaining various types of poetry. There aren't any examples shown. The ones explained are: What are the most common poetry forms?Do different forms of poetry fulfill different purposes?What is the hardest form of poetry to write, and why?How do I choose what form to use?What is 'free verse'?What is a 'lyric poem'?What is a 'ballad'?What is a 'haiku'?What is a 'sonnet'? Each segment is about thirty seconds in duration.The video can be stopped after each explanation so
This biography highlights the life of Churchill in terms of his political life. The video exemplifies the importance of being prepared and being your own person. The video contains interviews and original images to help explain his time. A good video that provides students the motivation to explore his quotes and actions in more detail.(4:12)
Veggie Tales : Barbara Manatee (Silly Songs with Larry)
This is a classic Veggie Tales song. Larry sings about how much he loves Barbara Manatee. Children will enjoy this fun song. (3:07)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Roald Dahl (poetry reading)
The best Snow White themed party in literature is in John Steinbeck's Sweet Thursday. If you haven't read it then you should because it will improve the way you see the rest of humanity. Like any party thrown by or for a single woman, its purpose was to invite one particular man. (If a girl ever invites you to her party try to work out whether you are that particular man. Even it you're not, then still you might have been requested by one of her friends. Otherwise you're just a stooge who
ECON 205-01, Public Economics, Spring 2006
The purpose of this course is to introduce to you the principles of microeconomics. Part of the course will acquaint you with the technical vocabulary of economics where words in everyday use take on specific meanings. The word "cost", for example, has a very precise meaning when used by an economist and this meaning is quite different from the use of the word in casual conversations. It is extremely important that you grasp the exact meanings of all such terms and are able to use them correctly