Worldliness, Citiness, Postcolonial Life and Thinking from the South
Achille Mbembe, Professor of Social Theory, University of Stellenbosch, gives the second 2011 Africa Studies Annual lecture on 26th May 2011.
"Introduction to Stagecraft, Spring 2009"
" Offered in the spring and fall terms, Introduction to Stagecraft is a hands-on course that gets students working with the tools and techniques of theatrical production in a practical way. It is not a design course but one devoted to artisanship. Among the many remarkable final projects that have been proposed and presented at the end of the course have been a Renaissance hourglass blown in the MIT glass shop and set into a frame turned on our set shop lathe; a four harness loom built by a stud
TOMS Ozone of the South Pole for the National Geographic Society
Stratospheric Ozone level for October 1, 1980.
Appomattox Court House and Lincoln's Assassination
In this video, Sal Khan focuses on Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House to Lincoln's assassination at Ford's Theater. Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration. (04:27)
The Crystal Capers: #3
Students at the famous Foy Information Desk report that the crystal football from the national championship trophy, which was removed by Aubie a few weeks ago, appeared briefly at the desk while they were answering a series of questions posed, allegedly, by Trooper Taylor. http://www.auburn.edu/caper
7.2 An overview of RFID
Are you a technophobe? Bluetooth, Ethernet WiFi – are they terms that mean nothing to you? This unit will gently guide you to an understanding of how devices 'talk' to each other and what technologies and processes are involved. You will also look at wired and wireless communication technologies, introducing you to some of the key methods involved.
Eichengreen on the Dollar and International Finance
Barry Eichengreen of University of California, Berkeley and author of Exorbitant Privilege talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the history and importance of the dollar as the dominant international currency. Eichengreen explains the advantages to the United States of the dollar's dominance, the historical circumstances that led to its dominance, and the likelihood that the dollar might be supplanted by a competitor. Along the way they discuss China's currency policy, the state of U.S. mo
Edgar Allan Poe
This three-minute, student-created biography highlights the more important parts of Poe's life and is a good overview. It uses a narrator and paintings and other images to convey the story.
1 What's in a title? An introduction
What do we mean by ‘community’, ‘care’ and ‘welfare’? In this unit you will explore the meanings of these words in their historical and cultural settings. The unit does not discuss these terms exclusively in terms of social work practice so service users, carers or anyone interested in community care and the ways in which welfare services are provided would find this unit useful.
Sea Surface Height and Temperature Anomalies on a Globe: The Pacific Ocean
The 1997-98 El Nino was truly a global event. The sequence shows a superposition of sea surface temperature anomalies on anomalies of the sea surface elevation.
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.
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.
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,
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.
"Good Chemistry" Music Video
This is a fun music video about chemical bonds. This was made by a tenth grader in attempts to explain chemical bonds in his chemistry class. The music is produced by Jasper Harris. He uses young love in a humorous way to help explain the concepts. (03:15)
Multiplying 2-digit decimals by 2-digit decimals
In this video learn how to multiply decimals that are more than one digit. Step by step demonstration of how to multiply 2 digit by 2 digit decimals.
Rosinka Dance - Sirtaki
Rosinka is Russian for "dew-drop", but it is also the name of the Hamilton, Ontario-based dance group, Rosinka-Dance. Our program is exceptionally flavorful and entertaining. We feature a diverse showcase of dances like: Traditional Russian, Gipsy-Folk, Ballroom, Modern dance and many other styles. The Rosinka-Dance Group observes and celebrates the broad multicultural make-up of Canada and promotes the importance of an open, diverse and inclusive community. We are extremely proud of the dedicat
Leadership: Managing Diverse Agendas
Dr David Butcher discusses the challenges of leadership in organisations.
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)