"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
Journey to the Oasis
Texas A&M Commencement Address 2011 - Coach Mike Sherman
Texas A&M Head Football Coach Mike Sherman, taking time off from Kyle Field scrimmages on the other side of the campus, kicked off the university's summer 2011 graduation ceremonies with a commencement convocation address, telling the graduating students to stay true to their Aggie-instilled "core values" and "not let the world jade you." Full story here: http://tx.ag/4yl9a2
The Nature of Diamonds
This Web site, created to complement an American Museum of Natural History exhibition, looks at how diamonds are created (naturally and synthetically), and how they have been used throughout history.
Beginner S6 #16 - Does Cold Weather Stop You Drinking Japanese Beer?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! After a long day of working outdoors in your garden in Japan, you’re thirsty, but you’re having a hard time deciding what to drink. It’s springtime, so ordinarily you’d want something cool and refreshing like a beer, but because you worked outside all day, you haven’t shaken off the unusual chill [...]