Foundations of Modern Social Theory — Open Yale Courses
This course provides an overview of major works of social thought from the beginning of the modern era through the 1920s. Attention is paid to social and intellectual contexts, conceptual frameworks and methods, and contributions to contemporary social analysis. Writers include Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Montesquieu, Adam Smith, Marx, Weber, and Durkheim.
Penn GSE: Summer in Kazakhstan
As a part of the University of Pennsylvania's global engagement projects, the Graduate School of Education has partnered with officials in Kazakhstan to establish Nazarbayev University, an organic, Kazakhstani-run preeminent research university that allows academic freedom and governance. This summer, nearly 30 faculty and doctoral students will travel to Kazakhstan for a research-intensive project, consulting on key issues the university is facing, as well as presenting white papers to the un
This unit explores the role of digital media as a teaching tool, focussing on video in particular. we will examine the process of how you can start to use digital video in the classroom, and how to manage your project from objective setting, through story boards and filming, to assesing the success of your project.
Behind the Scenes: Landing the Soyuz
06/20/2011 -- NASA Public Affairs Officer Josh Byerly talks to ground support personnel and mission officials in Russia and Kazakhstan as they prepare for the landing of Expedition 27 on May 23, 2011. Crew members Dmitry Kondratyev, Cady Coleman and Paolo Nespoli returned home aboard the Soyuz TMA-20 spacecraft while space shuttle Endeavour and the STS-134 crew were still docked to the International Space Station.
11.164 Human Rights in Theory and Practice (MIT)
This course provides a rigorous and critical introduction to the foundation, structure and operation of the international human rights movement. It includes leading theoretical and institutional issues and the functioning of the international human rights mechanisms including non-governmental and inter-governmental ones. It covers cutting-edge human rights issues including gender and race discrimination, religion and state, national security and terrorism, globalization and human rights, and tec
EE 120 - Lecture 27 - Signals and Systems
Structure and Interpretation of Systems and Signals - Spring 2007. This course is an introduction to mathematical modeling techniques used in the design of electronic systems. An important keyword here is "mathematical." Subjects we will cover include continous and discrete signals, with applications to audio, images, video, communications, and control; State-based models, beginning with automata and evolving to LTI systems; Frequency domain models for signals and frequency response for systems,
Спорт - Sports (Russian Vocabulary)
Learn some sport-related vocabulary words in Russian.
Art and Music-Vincent Van Gogh and Johann Sebastian Bach
In this video, students will learn about the paintings of Van Gogh and the music of Sebastian Bach. Slides of Van Gogh's paintings move across screen as Bach's music is played in background. This is a good teaching resource to integrate the arts into the classroom. It is well done and elementary and middle school students will enjoy this video.
Chinese Medicine: From the Yellow Emperor to the Whole Wide Web
This presentation will present a range of collaborative research into the history and culture of Chinese medicine that has been undertaken in the last five years at the Wellcome Trust Centre for History of Medicine, UCL. Most of my personal research involves the translation, analysis and access to medical manuscripts that date from the 2nd to 11th C. CE. To this end I work with archaeologists, palaeographers, philologists, and medical historians all over China. Apart from books and article some
Video is a series of pictures and interviews with historians about Muckrakers. This is a short video but gives good information.
Virtuous Citizenship and the Moral Values of One Nation [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jon Cruddas MP, David Davis MP, Professor Francesca Klug, Professor Alan Sked | Editor's note: This lecture contains explicit language and/or profanity, please do not download if you may be offended. Britain as "One Nation" is an idea that originated with the Conservative Party, in particular its Victorian leader Benjamin Disraeli who saw Britain divided into two nations, the rich and the poor. Disraeli defined One Nation politics as the practices necessary to, 'maintain the institut
Wounded At Antietam 1862
This is the opening sequence of Lincoln and Lee, directed by Rob Child, that depicts a young civilian Mary Bedinger Mitchell engulfed by the unending stream of wounded Confederate soldiers from the Battle of Antietam-1862. This 1:40 videos shows students what it was like during this battle. Video shows wounded soldiers.
Sr Jordan sings "¡Feliz Navidad!"
This video features Senor Jordan singing and playing "Feliz Navidad" on the guitar. The words to the song appear on the bottom of the screen. This video would be helpful in a Spanish class or for "Christmas Around the World" lessons. ( 2:18)
Looking forward looking back (18 May 2013)
Professor David Zeitlyn (University of Oxford) argues for a pluralisation of past, present and future. There are many unconnected or only partially connected literatures on time related issues. To embrace them we need to start thinking about pasts, presents and futures.
I Have A Dream Speech
Martin Luther King's famous speech is shown in this video from orginial films from the time. Full version.