Meet Benjamin Franklin
Wry humor softens the sharp wit of this quintessentially American founding father. Interpreter John Hamant talks about portraying Benjamin Franklin.
Information Systems: A Manager's Guide to Harnessing Technology v1.2
Information Systems: A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology V1.2 is intended for use in undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Management Information Systems and Information Technology. Version 1.2 of John's book retains the same structure and theory of version 1.1, but refreshes key statistics, examples, and brings case material up to date (vital when covering firms that move as fast as Facebook, Google, and Netflix). Adopting version 1.2 guarantees your students will have the most cur
Physical Matter Properties - Chemical Matter Properties
In matter there are four kinds of properties. There are physical properties, which identifies a thing before it has chemically changed, and mostly relates to appearance. A chemical property describes how a thing might change or react chemically. An intensive property
identifies characteristics of a thing. An extensive property describes amount of a thing, like mass or volume. This three minute video uses a lecture and white board to explain this concept.
Suicide Prevention Awareness
Police Chief John Cox asks you to be aware of the warning signs of suicide.
Years of abuse by powerful led to current crisis: economist
Oct. 7 - Economist and Columbia Professor Jeffrey Sachs says since the 1980s Wall Street CEOs abused the U.S. economic and political systems, culminating in the 2008 financial crisis.
Scars remain year after Hungarian disaster
Oct 2 - One year after a torrent of toxic sludge killed 10 in Hungary, people are still struggling to come to terms with the worst ecological disaster in the country's history. Andrew Raven reports.
Erin R. Stead and the Woodblock Printing Process
Watch this video to hear children's book illustrator Erin E. Stead talk about the woodblock printing process she used to create the picture book illustrations for A Sick Day for Amos McGhee, written by Philip C. Stead. This picture book for children won the Caldecott Medal. ( :47)
The data engineering is an active research area for manipulating a large amount of persistent data sophisticatedly, such as processing databases. This class focuses on advanced approaches for the mechanism, algorithm and architecture in data engineering.
Quadratic Equations: Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Method of Completing the Square
This module contains the a quadratic equations from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr.
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Georgia Tech Diversity Symposium 2011
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Common Threads - Humanities at MIT
Part of the MIT150th celebration – this video describes the beginnings of the School at MIT and the core of its mission.
Pruis MA133 10/03/11
Pruis MA133 from 10/03/11
My Facebook Profile
This activity is aimed at revising and using contents seen at A1/A2 level, but it can be easily adapted for any other level desired. Students are asked to fill in the Facebook page with the information required. In class, students walk around reading everyone else´s profile in order to find a prospect friend. Once they find someone, they need to explain why they believe the chosen one would make a good match. This task can be used on f2f and on Elluminate tutorials.
Father Chief Justice
In honor of former Supreme Court Chief Justices Edward Douglass White (1845-1921) and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (1841-1935), the Law Library of Congress presented excerpts from "Father Chief Justice," a play by Louisiana State University law professor Paul R. Baier about the court's ninth chief justice. The play provides a portrait of White in significant stages of his life. One act depicts his experiences in the Battle of Antietam facing death with his then enemy-in-arms Captain Oliver Wendel
2011 Three Minute Thesis Runner Up - Sandra Garrido
Sandra Garrido, runner-up in the 2011 UNSW Three Minute Thesis competition, gives her presentation - "The paradox of listening to sad music". The 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) is an academic competition for PhD and Research Masters candidates. With just three minutes to give a compelling presentation on their thesis topic and its significance, the 3MT competition forces research candidates to consolidate their ideas and crystallise their research discoveries. More info: http://research.unsw.edu.au/thre
Masahiko Yamada and Marc Silvester discuss Innovation at GLS2011 Lecture 4 | MIT 5.111 Principles of Chemical Science, Fall 2008 TED402 Session 6 Fall 2011
Masahiko Yamada, President of Technical Computing Solutions Unit and Marc Silvester, Senior Vice President and Global Chief Technology Officer, Fujitsu, discuss their thoughts on Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011
Lecture 4: Wave-particle duality of matter, Schrödinger equation Instructors: Catherine Drennan, Elizabeth Vogel Taylor View the complete course at: http://ocw.mit.edu/5-111f08 License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA More information at http://ocw.mit.edu/terms More courses at http://ocw.mit.edu
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Lecture 4 | MIT 5.111 Principles of Chemical Science, Fall 2008
TED402 Session 6 Fall 2011