The Connected Scholar
The Connected Scholar is an online workspace for students and scholars to draft writing projects while tracking the progression of one's ideas through intellectual engagement with source materials. This web-based writing space builds in support for student writing and integrates resource discovery and management tools while offering guidance on proper source attribution.
Madinat al-zahra?: Investigaci?n y representaci?n [Madinat al-Zahra?: Investigation and Representati
The virtual reconstruction of the archeological site of Madinat al-Zahra. in C?rdoba (Spain) has permitted a new approach to the study and comprehension of this palatine city as well as to the typologies of Islamic architecture in Al-Andalus during the 10th century. Starting from fieldwork and from a photogrammetric survey of the site, the digital model has become a highly qualified tool in the research process. Through virtual navigation, it allows to learn new aspects about spatial configurati
Dr. Seuss Went to War
Dr. Seuss Went to War is a catalog of 400 political cartoons published by Theodor Seuss Geisel in the New York newspaper PM from 1941-1943.
21L.003-2 Reading Fiction (MIT)
Reading Fiction is designed to sharpen your skills as a critical reader. As we explore both short stories and novels focusing on the theme of "the city in literature," we will learn about the various elements that shape the way we read texts - structure, narrative voice, character development, novelistic experimentation, historical and political contexts and reader response.
Cold War: Red China - part 2/5
1949 - 1972 Chinese communists win the longest civil war in 20th century history. Mao's land reforms are popular but in 1958, he embarks on a series of catastrophic changes. China maintains an incrasingly uneasy relationship with the Soviet Union. In 1960, the Sino-Soviet split paves the way for President Nixon's historic visit to Beijing.
Synthesis and characterization of the properties of Ti3SiC2/SiC and Ti3SiC2/TiC composites
In 1996, the ternary compound titanium silicon carbide (Ti3SiC2) was for the first timesynthesized as a single-phase, fully dense compound. Its characterization revealed aunique combination of properties. For its high fracture toughness, low hardness toelastic modulus ratio and excellent damage tolerance, it was dubbed a soft ceramic. Italso displayed good thermal shock and oxidation resistance. In this work, thereinforcement of this material with silicon carbide and titanium carbide particles w
Spying: From Eisenhower to Obama
Andrew Bacevich, author and professor at Boston University; Stephen Kinzer, author of The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles and their Secret World War; and Evan Thomas, author and professor of Journalism at Princeton University, discusses American intelligence gathering and international surveillance policies over the last half century through the current NSA crisis. Boston Globe national security reporter Bryan Bender moderates. Copyright: John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
Electrical Switches, Part 1, Introduction - Basic Switches
This video introduces the principles and terminology of mechanical electrical switches. It covers terms such as contacts, normally open, normally closed, poles, and throws.
Electrical Switches, Part 5, Switch Contacts and Arcing
This video explains the importance of contacts in electrical switches. It describes the effects of arcing and contamination on switch operation. It also shows the effects of high voltage arcs and the danger of arc blasts.
Writing - How To Write an Informational Paragraph
An informational paragraph is a paragraph that gives facts. Informational paragraphs can be found in reports and essays. This is NOT an in-depth lesson, but it does gives the basics. This video is part of a larger clip.
Topic Sentences and Paragraphs
The Word Chef teaches kids to write by comparing the writing
process to cooking. In this episode, The Word Chef makes hamburgers to teach about writing topic and concluding sentences.
Hermann Anton Haus Lecture Series 2014: Prof. David A. B. Miller
Professor David A. B. Miller, the W. M. Keck Foundation Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, delivers the 2014 Hermann Anton Haus Lecture. The Hermann Anton Haus Lecture is RLE’s visiting lecturer program designed to bring the leading world researchers in fields congruent with RLE interests to RLE to share their thoughts and perspectives with the MIT community. The lecture honors the memory of Professor Haus, and continues the process of collaborative dialogue that h
The History of American Literature-Naturalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history. The clip explains naturalism and the authors in this realistic trend such as London and Frank Norris.
Listen: Farley’s memoir highlights pivotal era at Vanderbilt Divinity School
Retired Vanderbilt Divinity Professor Ed Farley's memoir speaks to the next generation of theologians.
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation demonstrating bending moment of uniformly distributed load
Incredibly Beautiful Snow Crystals
This a slideshow of beautiful snow crystals (snowflakes). These still images were taken by a professor at Cal Tech and they are mesmerizing. The music is a ballad by Hayley Westenra. (03:14)
The British Empire - Course Trailer
Societies of the World 14: The British Empire -- Maya Jasanoff (History)
Is direct knowledge of pure fact is not possible?!! Max Weber sought to advance three new claims based on "verstehen."
Four Israelis killed in synagogue attack
Two Palestinian men are suspected killing four people in a synagogue attack in Jerusalem. Julie Noce reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained i
Ukranian-Americans rally White House for support
Ukranian-Americans rally outside the White House for U.S. support of their native homeland as Russia prepares to invade. Mana Rabiee reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reut