11.701 Introduction to International Development Planning (MIT)
This introductory survey course is intended to develop an understanding of key issues and dilemmas of planning in non-Western countries. The issues covered by the course include state intervention, governance, law and institutions in development, privatization, participatory planning, decentralization, poverty, urban-rural linkages, corruption and civil service reform, trade and outsourcing and labor standards, post-conflict development and the role of aid in development.
This video shows how a hydroponic "lettuce factory" works and how it is different, using just water to grow plants.
21A.219 Law and Society (MIT)
Law is a common and yet distinct aspect of everyday life in modern societies. This course examines the central features of law as a social institution and as a feature of popular culture. We will explore the nature of law as a set of social systems, central actors in the systems, legal reasoning, and the relationship of the legal form and reasoning to social change. The course emphasizes the relationship between the internal logic of legal devices and economic, political and social pro
Dibujo Arquitectónico II (2011)
• Desarrollar el lenguaje gráfico adquirido en dibujo arquitectónico I • Familiarizar al alumno con el manejo e interpretación de dibujos de Arquitectura, a nivel de Proyecto Básico. • Adquirir una visión formal del hecho arquitectónico tridimensional y trascribirlo a dos dimensiones mediante la aplicación de los sistemas de representación. • Aprendizaje y práctica del Croquis arquitectónico como base no sólo para el desarrollo del programa, sino también para el de la Carr
Dibujo Arquitectónico II (2012)
• Desarrollar el lenguaje gráfico adquirido en dibujo arquitectónico I. • Familiarizar al alumno con el manejo e interpretación de dibujos de Arquitectura, a nivel de Proyecto Básico. • Adquirir una visión formal del hecho arquitectónico tridimensional y trascribirlo a dos dimensiones mediante la aplicación de los sistemas de representación. • Aprendizaje y práctica del Croquis arquitectónico como base no sólo para el desarrollo del programa, sino también para el de la Car
Colors of Concordia student report
http://concordia.ca/now | http://coloursofconcordia.com Since 2003, the Colors of Concordia has been dedicated to encouraging and promoting projects that help bring about a greater understanding between cultures. Consisting of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends, the Colors of Concordia participates annually in Montreal's Tour de l'Ile, a 50-km bike tour of the city. Student journalist David Adelman reports on the June 3, 2012, event.
Course Threads: What is 'Human' about Geography?
The Course Thread Program allows UC Berkeley undergraduates to explore intellectual themes that connect courses across departments and disciplines. Without creating new majors or minors, the program instead highlights connections between existing courses. Course Threads help students see the value in educational breadth while also pursuing a more in-depth and well-rounded knowledge on one particular topic. Course Thread topics include: Human Rights, Cultural Forms in Transit, The Historical & Mo
Defining the Issues: Climate Science, Health and Gerontological Perspectives - Panel Session
20th Annual John K. Friesen Conference - 2011 Growing Old in a Changing Climate: Exploring the Interface Between Population Aging and Global Warming Defining the Issues: Climate Science, Health and Gerontological Perspectives Dr. John Stone Carlton University, Ottawa, Canada Dr. Gloria Gutman Simon Fraser University, Gerontology Research Centre, Vancouver, Canada George Tokesky Hospice by the Sea, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, USA More Info: http://www.sfu.ca/grc/friesen/friesen2011/
Gauge Pressure, Absolute Pressure, and Pressure Measurement
Parag Khanna on ‘How to Run the World’
Parag Khanna is a leading geo-strategist, world traveler and author of the international bestseller, The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order. Stephen J. Kobrin, Wharton management professor and publisher of Wharton Digital Press, recently spoke with Khanna about his latest book, How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance.
Enterprise Perspective in Darden's Global Executive MBA
http://www.darden.virginia.edu/web/GEMBA/ - At the University of Virginia Darden School of Business's Global MBA for Executives, students have the opportunity to study cases and learn from the faculty and their cohort — professionals who work in a wide range of industries around the world. Aaron Fernstrom (GEMBA Class of 2015) discusses how Darden's case study environment impacts his role as a venture capitalist. Learn more about Darden's Global MBA for Executives: http://www.darden.virginia.
Copper - Chemistry - Periodic Tables
8:13 A video about copper, including a nice demonstration and some stories from The Professor.
Chessboard Algebra and Function Machines
Lesson Objective:Students find the rule that determines the number of chessboard squares. Questions to Consider:See how Ms. Bottomley uses a function machine to have students predict the ruleHow does the lesson help students see the difference between additive and multiplicative patterns?What about the lesson helps students be successful with this complex pattern?Common Core StandardsMath.4.OA.2, Math.4.OA.5
News #95 - Visual Dictionary: A Must Have On Your Summer Reading List
School’s out! You’ve got your bag packed and are ready for a sun-filled, stress-free summer. All you want is an ice-cold pina colada in your hand and a good book to relax with. But what if we told you that the book you’re looking for is actually a dictionary? Okay, okay…we can hear you laughing [...]
America No Longer The Land of Opportunity? RT TV Interview
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Cómo lavarse las manos (en español)
Para evitar algún contagio del virus de influenza porcina, es necesario saber que medidas de higiene tomar. (1:23)
Let me tell you why I enjoy my Alfred Experience.
Alfred University's "Memories of Alfred" - Fraternities and Sororities
Fraternities and sororities is a chapter from a film entitled "Memories of Alfred," which is a compilation of 16mm and 35mm amateur movies taken from the early 1930s through the late 1950s by cinematographers, W. Varick Nevins III '32 and Huber S. Watson '41. They have provided us with a comprehensive and enduring record of student life in Alfred during a very special time. Keep checking back on YouTube as new chapters will be posted soon.
Depression Treatment's Quiet Revolution
Researchers from UNSW's School of Psychiatry and The Black Dog Institute are trialling ketamine in people with severe depression. The recreational drug and anaesthetic is providing almost instant relief from symptoms, offering fresh hope of a quick new way to manage the illness at its worst.
Ytterbium - Periodic Table of Videos
What better way to update our video about Ytterbium than to visit the very place where it was discovered - Ytterby in Sweden. More about all the elements (and our Ytterby road trip) can be found at our main website http://www.periodicvideos.com/