Season's Greetings from UMass Amherst Slideshow
Best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year from UMass Amherst. And thank you for all your support!
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3.6 Conclusion

I asked the question at the beginning of this section on Sundanese gamelan music: how is it possible for a group of musicians to play highly complex music, in a cohesive manner, without the use of notation and without having to memorise impossibly large amounts of music? My answer came in a number of stages.

  1. Rather than reading, or memorising vast amounts of music, the musicians memorise the simple frameworks of pieces (the Javanese term for this, bal
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Why Books?: Session 2: Circulation And Transmission
Isabel Hofmeyr (University of the Witwatersrand) and Meredith L. McGill (State University of New Jersey), moderated by David D. Hall (Harvard Divinity School) View more videos from the conference: -Welcome Remarks and Opening Conversation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sa_EQhKCa4A -Session 1: "Storage and Retrieval": http://www.youtube.com/user/Harvard#p/u/2/os8No9XHjh8  -Session 3: "Reception and Use" and Closing Remarks: http://www.youtube.com/user/Harvard#p/u/0/hpFCFNFPzvA
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The Egalitarian Program
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Toshiba, Samsung to tie up on chips.
Toshiba will outsource fabrication of system chips to South Korean rival Samsung Electronics, as the Japanese firm struggles to restructure its unprofitable chipmaking operations.
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How to Paint Initials on Canvas
I am not sure why an artist might want to paint just initials on a canvas, but the short video does teach a budding artist how to create depth, and for that part, it is usable. To paint initials on a canvas surface using oil pastels, lay down each color thickly to cover the surface evenly, and blend the different colors with your fingers. Practice using oil pastels on canvas using the artist's techniques.
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How are video games improving our lives or as life training?
Jesse Schell talks about how video game playing might be used for teaching decision making and critical thinking. This interview makes pro and con arguments for both sides, but does not offer any statistical evidence. Also presented is the possible addiction to games. This would be a good video for computer and/or technology classes on the merits of computer games and the potential problems.

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Prime Time in Transition
Fear not, fans of character-based TV fiction: reality shows will not obliterate tales featuring “transactions between human beings – the Jane Austen end of things,” as John Romano puts it. This veteran of some of TV’s finest cop dramas (including Hill Street Blues and Monk) sees wrenching changes in
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Asia rings in New Year
Residents of Beijing, Taipei and Hong Kong welcome in 2011 in style. Jon Decker reports.
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TALAT Lecture 2202: Structural Aluminium Materials
This lecture gives information on the types of aluminium alloys available and the semi-fabrication processes used in their manufacture. The treatment is not detailed and anyone requiring further information will use other TALAT material or the contained references.
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Figurative Language
This video shows that figurative language is used to describe everyday things. There are many types of figurative language examples here: metaphors, similies, personification, etc., however, the examples are not noted. This video could be stopped at intervals by a teacher to ask students: What example of figurative language is this sentence? (Music by Louis Armstrong.) This video is suitable for fourth-graders and older students.
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Rounding Rap
This sing-along video features students performing a Rounding Rap song that describes the basic steps for rounding numbers. (2:40)
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Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: May 2009
Celebrate the opening of the Modern Wing with the second installment of our special episodes of Musecast!

Collection Connection: Objects of design and digital photography surround us in our everyday lives. Find out from curators Zoe Ryan and Matt Wittkovsky how these media are explored in the Modern Wingâs new Architecture and Design and Photography galleries.

From the Artist: Sculptor Richard Serra speaks about bringing together the worlds of industrial production and fine a

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Hirshhorn Magazine: Fall 2010
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Cape Verde & Sao Tome Principe: Commonalities & Differences of Two Lusophone Countries
The commonalities and differences of two Lusophone African countries are discussed. Speaker Biography: Dr.Seibert earned his Ph.D. in social sciences from Leiden University in the Netherlands (1999). He is a researcher at the Instituto de Investigacao Cientifica Tropical (IICT) in Lisbon, Portugal. He has published extensively on various topics related to Sao Tome and Principe. In addition, he has done research on African Initiated Churches (AIC) in Mozambique. Currently, he is working on a com
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Figurative Language
This computer-animated  video explores and defines various types of figurative language including similes, metaphors,  hyperbole, and personification. In addition to giving definitions, examples of different terms are given. ( 3:42)
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Islam : Kruiswoordraadsel
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Dit kruiswoordraadsel kan je gebruiken als vastzetting aan het eind van een eerste les over de islam.


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