Fernando Botero's "Abu Ghraib" - A Conversation with the Artist
Fernando Botero, Artist in conversation with Robert Hass, Professor of English, UC Berkeley Poet Laureate of the United States (1995-1997) Fernando Botero, the most famous living Latin American artist, will display his Abu Ghraib paintings at the University of California, Berkeley. These 47 paintings and drawings belong to a long tradition of artistic statements against war and violence that include Goya's Caprichos and Picasso's Guernica. Organized by the Center for Latin American Studies, th
Food Fight: A Teach-in On the 2007 Farm Bill
Michael Pollan moderates a panel discussion of the 2007 farm bill, now being debated, with guests Dan Imhoff, the author of Food Fight: A Citizen's Guide to the Farm Bill; George Naylor, Iowa corn farmer and president of the National Family Farms Coalition; Ann Cooper, Director of Nutrition Services for the Berkeley school system, and other leaders in the effort to reform federal agricultural policies. Every five years or so, the President signs an obscure piece of legislation that determines w
George Washington in a Nutshell
A brief animated video summarizing the life and major achievements of George Washington.
The New Jersey Governor & State Supreme Court Panel (Part 4)
This event is a part of the Eagleton Institute for Politics's Program on the Governor. For more information please visit their website: http://governors.rutgers.edu/
The New Jersey Governor & State Supreme Court Panel (Part 3)
Please find Part 4 of this event at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjfYp5bHpM0 This event is a part of the Eagleton Institute for Politics's Program on the Governor. For more information please visit their website: http://governors.rutgers.edu/
The New Jersey Governor & State Supreme Court Panel (Part 2)
Please find Part 3 of this event at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eWIHHm_pP0 This event is a part of the Eagleton Institute for Politics's Program on the Governor. For more information please visit their website: http://governors.rutgers.edu/
Jennifer Egger is faculty at Otis College of Art and Design. She teaches Typography in the Digital Media Department. This video represents the very basics of learning about typography, the vocabulary of typography.
A Holistic Approach to Teaching a Laboratory, Using Sea Urchin Development as an Example System
This exercise uses brainstorming, writing, and oral presentation techniques within the framework of a laboratory to illustrate the basic principles of early development. In groups, students learn how to identify a good model system (the sea urchin), isolate its gametes, mix some gametes from each sex, and study the ensuing processes of fertilization and development. After being introduced to the basic techniques, student groups design their own experimental approaches to further analyze these pr
Lecture 16 - 11/18/2010
Create classroom polls in seconds for your students. This is as easy tool as you will find to make a very simple classroom Poll. 99 Polls creates flash based based polls to unlimited audiences in seconds. With your free account from 99polls you can now create customized surveys and polls for your web
This is as easy tool as you will find to make a very simple classroom Poll. 99 Polls creates flash based based polls to unlimited audiences in seconds.
With your free account from 99polls you can now create customized surveys and polls for your web
Growing up colonial meant babies in crash helmets and boys in dresses. Program developer Kristin Spivey compares childhood now and then.
1.1 An Introduction to General Philosophy
Part 1.1. Outlines the General Philosophy course, the various topics that will be discussed, and also, more importantly, the philosophical method that this course introduces to students.
1.2 The Background of Early Modern Philosophy
Part 1.2. Gives a very brief history of philosophy from the 'birth of philosophy' in Ancient Greece through the rise of Christianity in Europe in the Middle Ages through to the Renaissance, the Reformation and the birth of the Modern Period.
citizED: Local Community, Public Services and the Voluntary Sector
This paper explores what we mean by the local community, public services and the voluntary sector, and then suggests three teaching ideas for how these themes can be explored further. All the activities also address the overall aim of the national curriculum (2008) to create ‘responsible citizens who make a positive contribution to society'.
Presents issues related to malaria as a major public health problem. Emphasizes the biology of malaria parasites and factors affecting their transmission to humans by anopheline vectors. Topics include host-parasite-vector relationships; diagnostics; parasite biology; vector biology; epidemiology; host immunity; risk factors associated with infection, human behavior, chemotherapy, and drug resistances; anti-vector measures; vaccine development; and management and policy issues.
Torture Team: What happens to lawyers who authorise international crimes?
Professor Philippe Sands (UCL Laws) reveals that top echelons in the Bush administration put pressure on officials at Guantánamo Bay detention camp to devise new torture techniques that flout the Geneva conventions protecting prisoners’ human rights, in his book ‘Torture Team: Cruelty, Deception and the Compromise of Law’. ‘Torture Team: Deception, Cruelty and the Compromise of Law’ was launched officially at UCL on 2 June with a public lecture and book signing by Professor Sands org
Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health
The course is designed to help students develop basic literacy regarding social concepts and processes that influence health status and public health interventions. The course also hopes to help students develop insight into populations with whom they have worked in the past or will work in the future, and to develop one kind of effective writing tool (the narrative) for communicating about psychosocial issues in public health. These overall aims are approached through lectures, discussion, read
Does prison work?
Does prison work and what purpose does it serve? This unit allows you to listen to a discussion surrounding the purpose efficacy and regulation of prisons. Does prison benefit those serving the sentence or simply satisfy a public demand?
2.1 Chromosomes and the life cycle
This Unit looks at how units if inheritance are transmitted from one generation to the next. First you will look at what happens to the chromosones of animals and plants during the process of sexual reproduciton. Then you will examine how genes are transmitted in particular patterns from generation to generation. These two approaches combine to illustrate how the patterns of inheritance can be explained by the behaviour of chromosomes during sexual reproduction.
Call Me MISTER - Graduate Testimonials
The segment depicts testimonies from select group of Call Me MISTER graduates from several of Clemson partners institutions, who are currently teaching in a South Carolina public school. They are describing their personal journey's, which lead them through college to become teachers. Each of them talks about what Call Me MISTER has meant to them and how they have used their experience to impact the lives of the children in their classrooms. In addition, they express their vision for the future o