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The Final Phase: Legacy of Triumph and Tragedy II from the course Introduction to Nonviolence
Introduction to Nonviolence - Fall 2006. This course is an introduction to the science of nonviolence, mainly as seen through the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi. Historical overview of nonviolence East and the West up to the American Civil Rights movement and Martin Luther King, Jr., with emphasis on the ideal of principled nonviolence and the reality of mixed or strategic nonviolence in practice, especially as applied to problems of social justice and defense.
Pregnant Alba hits red carpet
Aug. 1 - Robert Rodriguez hits the red carpet for the "Spy Kids 4D" premiere. Cindy Martin reports.
Multiplication Rule (Probability "and")
The instructor, while using computer software, discusses the multiplication rule in probability. The instructor talks a little fast, so this video will be more helpful if a classroom teacher supplements this information with prior discussion. (03:24)
The Oresteia - Agamemnon - con't
Man, God, and Society in Western Literature - Spring 2007. Philosophical issues as expressed in poetry, drama, and the novel. This course will compare and contrast the Greek, Medieval, and modern worlds, as reflected in their greatest literature, with special emphasis on the role of the community in reconciling conflicts between sub-groups in society and the individual's ability to understand and control his own life. We will also follow man's realization that the changing answers to these quest
"Functional MRI of High-Level Vision, Fall 2007"
" We are now at an unprecedented point in the field of neuroscience: We can watch the human brain in action as it sees, thinks, decides, reads, and remembers. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is the only method that enables us to monitor local neural activity in the normal human brain in a noninvasive fashion and with good spatial resolution. A large number of far-reaching and fundamental questions about the human mind and brain can now be answered using straightforward applications
"Conversational Computer Systems, Fall 2008"
" This class explores interaction with mobile computing systems and telephones by voice, including speech synthesis, recognition, digital recording, and browsing recorded speech. Emphasis on human interface design issues and interaction techniques appropriate for cognitive requirements of speech. Topics include human speech production and perception, speech recognition and text-to-speech algorithms, telephone networks, and spatial and time-compressed listening. Extensive reading from current res
Nightmare At Sea
Basketball Stretching Tips
This 2:31 long video gives examples of how to stretch before playing any sport, including basketball.
Sid the Science Kid-"I'm Gonna Be a Big Rain Cloud" Song
One little cloud was dreaming out loud and this was her plan. I've got big dreams. I'm gonna make you proud. I'm gonna grow, and grow, and grow and til I am a big rain cloud. Key vocabulary words include water vapor and precipitation. This is a wonderful resource to build background knowledge for our young students and would work well in conjunction with non-fiction texts on types of weather and/or water cycle. (1:34)
Facing the Giants: Field Goal Winner
With seconds left on the clock and down by two points, Coach Taylor puts the fate of their season into the hands of the team's field goal kicker. This movie clip addresses the themes of leadership, confidence, and facing challenges. ( 3:15)
Steven - 60 Second Impressions, Mature Students' Summer School
We run a number of events throughout the year, giving potential mature students the chance to visit Cambridge, to find out more, and to have their questions answered. The Mature Students' Summer School offers a taste of university life and the wide variety of courses available to study at Cambridge, including lectures, practical work and social activities. In this 1 minute film, Steven, a student who participated in last year's Mature Students' Summer School, explains what it's like to try out
This instructor uses a paper to instructr from, however, the focus is a little off, so it may be a little difficult for some students to view. There is also writing at the bottom of the sheet of paper. The viewer is advised to open the video to 'full screen'. (05:42)
Sickness Unto Death II - Existentialism in Literature and Film
Phil 7: Existentialism in Literature and Film - Spring 2006. The course will be organized around various attempts to reinterpret the Judeo/Christian God, and to determine in what sense, if at all, such a God is still a living God. We will study Dostoyevsky's and Kierkegaard's attempts to preserve a non-theological version of the God of Christianity, as well as Nietzche's attempt to save us from belief in any version of God offered by our tradition. We will view and discuss three films that deal
Big Stuff: Air
This series looks at how the really gargantuan things of the world work. This episode discusses how the following works: satellite launches, sky cranes, the Goodyear Blimp, Antonov 124, and the Chicago O'Hare Airport, the busiest airport in the world.
Some Learning Questions include: 1. What is one way of counting the number of successes of Russian satellite launches in their control room?
2. How many people pass through O’Hare airport in one year?
Roasted Red Pepper and Apricot Relish with the World's Premier Culinary College
Get the Recipe: http://www.ciaculinaryintelligence.com/2011/08/relish-summer-all-winter-long.html The Culinary Institute of America is the world's premier culinary college. Culinary school instructor Dwayne LiPuma demonstrates how to prepare Roasted Red Pepper and Apricot Relish. For more information about our cooking school, please visit www.ciachef.edu.
Plant Form and Fluid Transport III Fall 2007
General Biology - Fall 2007. This is a general introduction to plant development, form, and function; population genetics, ecology, and evolution. Intended for students majoring in the biological sciences, but open to all qualified students. In general at the end of Biology 1B students will be able to: describe the scientific method and explain how it would be applied to a novel problem; explain the consequences of random variation when extrapolated over time; distinguish between positive and
Programming Principles: Methods
Programming Principles: Methods