Foundations of Modern Social Theory — Open Yale Courses
This course provides an overview of major works of social thought from the beginning of the modern era through the 1920s. Attention is paid to social and intellectual contexts, conceptual frameworks and methods, and contributions to contemporary social analysis. Writers include Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Montesquieu, Adam Smith, Marx, Weber, and Durkheim.
Come raggiungere Pavia: describing the route
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to understand the main points of a route description. You will read an email and put the missing streets into the correct places in the text. Then you will read the email again: now the instructions are missing. Then you will practice numbers and left/right. You will use this to indicate where a building is located. Lastly, you will get a brain teaser about three places in the city.
Behind the Scenes: Landing the Soyuz
06/20/2011 -- NASA Public Affairs Officer Josh Byerly talks to ground support personnel and mission officials in Russia and Kazakhstan as they prepare for the landing of Expedition 27 on May 23, 2011. Crew members Dmitry Kondratyev, Cady Coleman and Paolo Nespoli returned home aboard the Soyuz TMA-20 spacecraft while space shuttle Endeavour and the STS-134 crew were still docked to the International Space Station.
EE 120 - Lecture 27 - Signals and Systems
Structure and Interpretation of Systems and Signals - Spring 2007. This course is an introduction to mathematical modeling techniques used in the design of electronic systems. An important keyword here is "mathematical." Subjects we will cover include continous and discrete signals, with applications to audio, images, video, communications, and control; State-based models, beginning with automata and evolving to LTI systems; Frequency domain models for signals and frequency response for systems,
Sustaining Inclusive Growth in Africa [Audio]
Speaker(s): Trevor Manuel, Professor Francesco Caselli | This public lecture is part of Growth Week 2013 which takes place at LSE from 23-25 September organised by the International Growth Centre. There will be two further public lectures featuring Professor Paul Collier and Professor Abhijit Banerjee. More information about these can be found at Growth Week 2013. Trevor Manuel, current minister in the Presidency and head of the South African National Planning Commission will be speaking on the
Remains of a Libyan compound
June 20 - Libyan officials say at least 15 civilians were killed when NATO airstrikes hit a compound owned by a top Gaddafi aide. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Спорт - Sports (Russian Vocabulary)
Learn some sport-related vocabulary words in Russian.
European Board Directors Lag North American Counterparts
Survey of board directors in Europe uncovers startling shortcomings that could be undermining their effectiveness.
Art and Music-Vincent van Gogh and Johann Sebastian Bach
In this video, students will learn about the paintings ofvVan Gogh and the music of Sebastian Bach. Slides of van Gogh's paintings move across screen as Bach's music is played in background. This is a good teaching resource to integrate the arts into the classroom. It is well done and elementary and middle school students will enjoy this video.
Video is a series of pictures and interviews with historians about Muckrakers. This is a short video but gives good information.
The Number 5 Jive
Elmo raps about the number five in this Sesame Street snippet. 5 objects and the numeral five are shown in many different ways. The picture is fuzzy. (1:21)
Sr Jordan sings "¡Feliz Navidad!"
This video features Senor Jordan singing and playing "Feliz Navidad" on the guitar. The words to the song appear on the bottom of the screen. This video would be helpful in a Spanish class or for "Christmas Around the World" lessons. ( 2:18)
21A.453 Anthropology of the Middle East (MIT)
This course examines traditional performances of the Arabic-speaking populations of the Middle East and North Africa. Starting with the history of the ways in which the West has discovered, translated and written about the Orient, we will consider how power and politics play roles in the production of culture, narrative and performance. This approach assumes that performance, verbal art, and oral literature lend themselves to spontaneous adaptation and to oblique expression of ideas and opinions
Politics, the Economy and the Media.
The JOURNAl takes an in-depth look at the news of the week to sort out the media-frenzied hype from the facts the public needs to know. Factcheck.org's Kathleen Hall Jamieson and ON THE MEDIA's Brooke Gladstone dissect the campaign coverage. And, Georgetown University's legal and finance scholar Emma Coleman Jordan looks behind the headlines, and the politics, of the Wall Street bailout debate on the Hill and on Main Street. Plus, find out how you can make sure that you're voting-reading for t
Role of verb knowledge in sentence comprehension deficits of individuals with Alzheimers Disease and
For the present study, three verb roles (transitivity, thematic role, and subject-verb agreement) were investigated with individuals diagnosed with AD and FTD while using a â real-time,â also known as â on-lineâ , sentence comprehension task. It was hypothesized that AD patients would be insensitive to agreements that are semantic knowledge based (i.e., thematic) and that FTD patients would be insensitive to agreements that are grammatically based (i.e., transitivity). For the sentence
Ampliación de Topografía Minera
La asignatura se sitúa en tercer curso, primer cuatrimestre, de la especialidad de Explotación de Minas del título de Ingeniero Técnico de Minas. Se trata de una asignatura obligatoria, es decir propia de nuestra Universidad, y que no figura en los planes de estudios de otras universidades.
Unusual Modes of Transportation
Everything from camels, elephants, reed boats, to gasoline powered vehicles, this short video stretches the students' imagination as to what transportation is and how the environment influences it. (1:25)
History of New Years
Ancient Babylonians first celebrated the new year over 4,000 years ago. This video explores the history of this day from cultures around the world. Students would benefit of a map of the various places mentioned in the video to show the diffusion of the event over time.