15.769 Operations Strategy (MIT)
This course will address operations strategy by building on the concepts of: Reengineering and process design developed by Dr. Michael Hammer. Manufacturing strategy as developed in the literature, primarily by people at HBS. Supply chain design and 3-D concurrent engineering literature as developed in Charles Fine’s book, Clockspeed: Winning Industry Control in the Age of Temporary Advantage. Perseus Books, 1999. The concepts there emphasize the necessity of integrating product strat
24.209 Philosophy In Film and Other Media (MIT)
This course examines works of film in relation to thematic issues of philosophical importance that also occur in other arts, particularly literature and opera. Emphasis is put on film's ability to represent and express feeling as well as cognition. Both written and cinematic works by Sturges, Shaw, Cocteau, Hitchcock, Joyce, and Bergman, among others, are considered. There are no tests or quizzes, however students write two major papers on media/philosophical research topics of their choosing.
9.458 Parkinson's Disease Workshop (MIT)
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic, progressive, degenerative disease of the brain that produces movement disorders and deficits in executive functions, working memory, visuospatial functions, and internal control of attention. It is named after James Parkinson (1755-1824), the English neurologist who described the first case. This six-week summer workshop explored different aspects of PD, including clinical characteristics, structural neuroimaging, neuropathology, genetics, and cognitive fun
This video is a walk through of the alphabet in spanish. The teacher on the vidoe also shows pictures of the letter being said
Architecture - Open Day Information Session
An Open Day presentation on RMIT’s Architecture programs, August 2008.
RoseLee Goldberg on Performance Art
RoseLee Goldberg South African-born world authority on performance art spoke at the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions lecture on 11 March Goldberg illustrious career as art historian critic curator and author has spanned almost three decades and has helped shape the public view of live performance as a visual art form Her book Performance Art from Futurism to the Present was first published in 1979 and pioneered the study of performance art even
Late Return: An animation by Daniel Luke Smits
'Late Return' by Daniel Luke Smits tells the story of the frustrating journey of returning a borrowed item. The animator takes the viewer on a journey that sees the characters facing a roller coaster of emotions.
Creating an Environment for Emotional and Social Well-Being
This document is profiled to help teachers, students and parents create a positive psycho-social climate in their school as a means to improve school quality and the mental and physical well-being of young people. It is intended for school administrators, teachers, community leaders and members of school health teams.
Saturn Educator Guide
This educators guide uses NASA's mission to Saturn (Cassini-Huygens) as real-world motivational context for learning fundamental, standards-based concepts in science. It includes six constructivist lessons, an FAQ, and a variety of connections to art, literature, and mythology.
Jeff Rubin and Andrew Nikiforuk on the future of oil
Authors Jeff Rubin and Andrew Nikiforuk discuss The Future of the Oil Economy, with moderator Paul Waldie. This panel was part of the 2010 Globe and Mail Open House Festival.
223 GG Is a Troop One Person or a Group?
Is a "troop" and individual soldier, group of soldiers, or both? Get tips on how to properly use the word "troop." The Grammar Girl print book is now available on Amazon.com! http://tinyurl.com/2pkej7
Celebrate Hispanic American Month
highlights publications, properties listed in the National Register, and National Parks related to the creativity, culture, and political experiences of Hispanic Americans.
"History and Anthropology of Medicine and Biology, Spring 2009"
" This course explores recent historical and anthropological approaches to the study of life, in both medicine and biology. After grounding our conversation in accounts of natural history and medicine that predate the rise of biology as a discipline, we explore modes of theorizing historical and contemporary bioscience. Drawing on the work of historian William Coleman, we examine the forms, functions, and transformations of biological and medical objects of study. Along the way we treat the hist
Oral Social Sciences through Personal Narratives
Students apply their knowledge of story elements to art and literature of the 1950s by developing a story, comprehending someone else's story, and diagramming the five elements of plot. Students will then create, revise, edit, and publish their own personal narrative.
Shakesbook: social network to access Shakespeare
Facebook is a popular social network which allows people to connect to long lost friends. In Shakesbook, students are asked to take on the persona of one of Shakespeare's characters and create an imaginary profile for them. Using contextual clues and a dash of creativity, this exercise is a wonderful ...
More Than Sad: Teen Depression (clip 3 of 5)
Depression is a medical illness which is treatable. For help call 1-800-273-TALK.
Bridge to Terabithia Slideshow.
This video was made as a project for a Children's Literature course in an Bachelors in Education program. The books, Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson is summarized.using voiceover excerpts from
the novel. The clips are borrowed from the movie Bridge to Terabithia. Music playing in the video is "Your hand in Mine" by Explosions in the Sky.
Advanced - The Blind Side The Blind Side is based on a true story and it gave Sandra Bullock her first Oscar. Today we share with you what we think about the movie. Some people really liked it some others didn't. Let's find out wha
The Blind Side is based on a true story and it gave Sandra Bullock her first Oscar. Today we share with you what we think about the movie. Some people really liked it some others didn't. Let's find out wha
Google Scholar Search Tips
Google Scholar is a search engine powered by Google that allows a searcher to look for scholarly literature. This brief slideshow (5 slides) will have to supplemented by information from an educator.
The Ancient Civilizations of Mesopotamia
Ancient Mesopotamia left a legacy of law, literature, and engineering. This professionally-produced video, with excellent photos and voice over, provides a history of this remarkable civilization. (3:09)