21A.212 Myth, Ritual, and Symbolism (MIT)
Human beings are symbol-making as well as tool-making animals. We understand our world and shape our lives in large part by assigning meanings to objects, beings, and persons; by connecting things together in symbolic patterns; and by creating elaborate forms of symbolic action and narrative. In this introductory subject we consider how symbols are created and structured; how they draw on and give meaning to different domains of the human world; how they are woven into politics, family life
21W.730-5 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Imagining the Future (MIT)
Turn-of-the-century eras have historically been times when people are more than usually inclined to scrutinize the present and speculate about the future. Now, the turn not just of a century but of a millennium having recently passed, such scrutiny and speculations inevitably intensify. What will the future that awaits us in this twenty-first century and beyond be like? And how do visions of that future reflect and respond to the world we live in now? In this course we will read and write about
Journal of the House of Commons: volume 8 - 1660-1667
Official minute book of the House of Commons, covering the early years of the restored monarchy of Charles II.
National Standards of Music Education Song
In order to help remember all nine of the national standards of music education why not use a catchy song? This video and accompanying song are excellent tools for serious music students to learn the standards of music education. Lyrics are included. Run time 01:31.
MIT Sloan Technology Conference-Panel Discussion-Disrupting Market Places
Panel featuring Tom Shepherd, Tamara Mendelsohn, Austin Allison, and Steven Stanek. Moderated by Balaji Bondili. Recorded on 2/22/14.
Chapter 01 - The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
Chapter 1. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Mark Nelson.
This video clip is a great lesson introduction on prepositions. We made up our own motions and hand signals to sing along with the video. (3:30)