SAMS - Turi Alcoser
Turi Alcoser, a junior materials science and biomedical engineering major from San Antonio, attended Carnegie Mellon's Summer Academy for Mathematics and Science (SAMS) as a rising high school senior. SAMS is a program designed to increase the number of outstanding college-bound students from diverse backgrounds who pursue education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. He reflects on his time in the program and how it sparked his interest in research. For more inform
Talleres por Internet: Evaluacion de La Experiencia colaborativa del "Internet Studios Constortium"
This paper explores the pedagogical use of Internet in design-studio teaching in architectural education. The findings are based on a three-year experience working in semester long projects in which large numbers of participants (from 35 to 300 students) from Miami, Santiago, Valparaiso, Buenos Aires, Rosario, Maracaibo, Caracas and Guayaquil collaborated using the Internet in various format. The majority of the collaboration has been accomplished by using low-bandwidth Internet communication su
22.51 Interaction of Radiation with Matter (MIT)
Basic principles of interaction of electromagnetic radiation, thermal neutrons, and charged particles with matter. Introduces classical electrodynamics, quantum theory of radiation, time-dependent perturbation theory, transition probabilities and cross sections describing interaction of various radiations with atomic systems. Applications include theory of nuclear magnetic resonance; Rayleigh, Raman, and Compton scattering; photoelectric effect; and use of thermal neutron scattering as a tool in
"I need a cup of coffee." Amartya Sen, on being awarded the Prize in Economic Sciences
Amartya Sen, Indian expert on welfare, was awarded the 1998 Prize in Economic Sciences. Dr. Sen got the news through a phone call at five o'clock in the morning - after that he needed a cup of coffee.
MAS.963 Ambient Intelligence (MIT)
This course focuses on Ambient Intelligence, and how it envisions a world where people are surrounded by intelligent and intuitive interfaces embedded in the everyday objects around them. These interfaces recognize and respond to the presence and behavior of an individual in a personalized and relevant way. Students are required to do extensive literary research on the subject and participate in class discussions.
0-20: Counting in Spanish
Numbers 0-20 are being counted in spanish.
The Big Engine part one
Federation Fellow and 2008 Eureka Prize winner, Professor Matthew England, on the latest research into the role oceans play on weather.
Office of International Studies Programs - Overview
This office administers over 40 programs and over five summer programs in 20 countries and ensures that every participating student come to understand their potential as leaders in a global world through exposure to international academics, research, and cultural engagement.
22.106 Neutron Interactions and Applications (MIT)
This course is a foundational study of the effects of single and multiple interactions on neutron distributions and their applications to problems across the Nuclear Engineering department - fission, fusion, and RST. Particle simulation methods are introduced to deal with complex processes that cannot be studied only experimentally or by numerical solutions of equations. Treatment will emphasize basic concepts and understanding, as well as showing the underlying scientific connections with curre
Why buttons go bad
UCL Interaction Centre: http://www.uclic.ucl.ac.uk/ A film by students at the UCL Interaction Centre (UCLIC) explains the importance of studying how humans interact with technology. UCLIC's Dr Dominic Furniss and Dr Rachel Benedyk challenged students taking the MSc in Human--Computer Interaction (HCI) with Ergonomics to make a short film to convey the concept of HCI to a young audience. The class favourite was this film created by MSc students Lucy Hughes, Alistair Wood, Jesper Garde, Tianbo Xu
Penn Leads the Vote
Penn Leads the Vote, a nonpartisan student organization at the University of Pennsylvania held an Election Day march and rally on College Green November 2, 2010. PLTV students and Penn cheerleaders escorted Penn President Amy Gutmann to her polling place to vote. They operated a "war room" call center to reach out to registered student voters. Late that evening after the polls closed, a trio of PLTV co-executive directors was interviewed on BBC World News America. PLTV is based in the Fox Lea
Adobe Lightroom 3: Needle in a Haystack
When you need to find a specific image among a huge number of images, filtering can provide an excellent solution. This jump-start will provide you with a sense of the power of filtering to find an image within Lightroom.
CIA AOS Student Jehan Luth
CIA culinary arts student Jehan Luth talks about his passion for food and why he chose The Culinary Institute of America.
"Session 2 (Boundaries) - History Textbooks and the Profession: Comparing National Controversies in
A symposium panel featuring the following papers: "Textbook Controversies and the Limits of American History" — Thomas Bender (New York University); "Testing the limits of historical imagination: Mexico’s history-textbook controversies and the U.S. question (circa 1957-2000)" — Mauricio Tenorio Trillo (University of Chicago); Discuss
2014 Pappalardo Fellowships in Physics Dr. Robert Penna
2014 Pappalardo Fellowships in Physics Dr. Robert Penna
Herds, Houses and the Crisis - Professor Andrew Oswald
Andrew is a Professor of Economics at Warwick. He is one of the pioneers of research into how economic conditions affect the psychology of wellbeing and is a member of the Stiglitz Commission on how to design a new measure of social wellbeing beyond GDP.
24.906J The Linguistic Study of Bilingualism (MIT)
This course describes development of bilingualism in human history (from Lucy to present day). It focuses on linguistic aspects of bilingualism; models of bilingualism and language acquisition; competence versus performance; effects of bilingualism on other domains of human cognition; brain imaging studies; early versus late bilingualism; opportunities to observe and conduct original research; and implications for educational policies among others. The course is taught in English.
Organic production of cereals in rainfed land use in a semi-arid condition To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song) Imagen del espacio p?blico e imagen digital (Image of the public space and digital image)
The following guide expresses an interesting alternative for cereal production in rainfed Spain, where drought conditions and uneven distribution of rainfall limits the crop.
To Write A Paragraph, by Obie Leff. This short song gives the basic elements to write a good paragraph. Lyrics are printed at the bottom of the screen while Obie plays piano and sings. Some of the lyrics include: "To write a paragraph, you have to know just what a paragraph is. Choose a topic, add transitions, reason, detail, facts, and evidence. Write a conclusion. And now you know what a paragraph is...." Run time 0:57.
This paper refers to the concept, image and meaning of the public space in media size cities. The premise is the displacement of the social comprehension and valuation of the public due to economical, political and cultural features of contemporary. The concept of public understood as an adjective of urban space moves to the public as a substantive that refers to a general condition of life in city. Digital image and its informational manipulation are the main resources for processing the public
To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song)
Imagen del espacio p?blico e imagen digital (Image of the public space and digital image)