15.568A Practical Information Technology Management (MIT)
The course purpose is to provide the substance and skill necessary to make sound business decisions relating to information systems and to work with senior line managers in the resolution of issues and problems in this area. Categories of issues which will be addressed in the course include: How do IT and its various manifestations in business, such as the Internet, affect current and future COMPETITIVENESS? How do we align business strategy and plans with IT strategy and IT plans? How c
Student story: Catherine Whittaker '11
Catherine, who's in the Master of Arts in Organizational and Strategic Communication program at Queens, talks about how the lessons she's learning about new media in the classroom directly relate to her work at a financial services institution in Charlotte.
Television News Careers : What Does It Take to Become a Broadcast Journalist?
To become a broadcast journalist, a lot of hard work, a curious mind and a good amount of perseverance are all required on a daily basis in the field. Find out what it takes to be a broadcast journalist with insider information from an award-winning former TV news anchor in this video on television jobs.
Secrets Of Egypt: Cleopatra (Part 3/5)
'Cleopatra VII Philopator (in Greek, Κλεοπάτρα Φιλοπάτωρ; January 69 BC –August 12, 30 BC) was the last effective pharaoh of Egypt's Ptolemaic dynasty, (Cleopatra VII, Wikipedia, 2009). This documentary features narration and scholarly commentary and is suitable for high school students. Contains content from National Geographic.
Pure tones. Perception of periodic complex tones.
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Qualitative contribution of a vr-system to architectural design: Why we failed?
The paper exposes the development of a Virtual-Reality system for modeling timber structures, and evaluations with students about its contribution to the architectural project.
This raccoon relative lives in the rain forest canopy, eating fruit and nectar. They play an important part in seed dispersal and pollination. The kindajous spends almost its entire life up in the trees. Run time 02:07.
9.081 Human Memory and Learning (MIT)
Surveys the literature on the cognitive and neural organization of human memory and learning. Includes consideration of working memory and executive control, episodic and semantic memory, and implicit forms of memory. Emphasizes integration of cognitive theory with recent insights from functional neuroimaging (e.g., fMRI and PET).
Battlefield: The Battle of Midway (2/12)
In June 1942, the most decisive naval battle of WWII was fought between the United States of America and the Japanese empire. Waged entirely of aircraft carriers, hundreds of miles apart, the Battle of Midway was the first major fleet encounter in which the ships on each side never came within visual range of enemy vessels. Victory or defeat depended not on the big guns of battleships, but on the carrier born bombers and torpedo bombers flying over vast tracks of ocean to seek and destroy their
David Bohm on perception
This video takes a deep look at perception. The following claims are made in the interview with the famous physicist David Bohm: Everything in our brains appears as thoughts; Science is primarily engaged in a perceptual exercise; Our thinking process is an extension of our perception.
MAS.963 Out of Context: A Course on Computer Systems That Adapt To, and Learn From, Context (MIT)
Increasingly, we are realizing that to make computer systems more intelligent and responsive to users, we will have to make them more sensitive to context. Traditional hardware and software design overlooks context because it conceptualizes systems as input-output functions. Systems take input explicitly given to them by a human, act upon that input alone and produce explicit output. But this view is too restrictive. Smart computers, intelligent agent software, and digital devices of the future
HST.723 Neural Coding and Perception of Sound (MIT)
This course focuses on neural structures and mechanisms mediating the detection, localization and recognition of sounds. Discussions cover how acoustic signals are coded by auditory neurons, the impact of these codes on behavioral performance, and the circuitry and cellular mechanisms underlying signal transformations. Topics include temporal coding, neural maps and feature detectors, learning and plasticity, and feedback control. General principles are conveyed by theme discussions of auditory
Future Scenario for a Collaborative Design Session
A collaborative design project consists of a team of design partners who are engaged during the period of the project in a particular design task. The group forms a short-lived community with the goal to create a design. The environment in which this is done today, consists of the participants office spaces, completed with equipment such as drawing tables, coffee machines, fax machines, CAD stations, etc. None of these elements reflect the existence of the (temporary) community that a design par
Teen Bead Montessori Materials
Trying to improve your child's math skills? Learn how Montessori
teachers explain the concept of teen numbers in this free educational
video clip about Montessori math methods.
The Mark Steel Lectures- Descartes 2/3 Written and delivered by Mark Steel, lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes. This episode discusses Descartes daughter who dies when she is five and he becomes devastated. He starts to write “the Meditations,” which is a theory of the universe. Video does not show historical pictures, it uses current background and people to help with the lecturers ideas.
Written and delivered by Mark Steel, lecture presents persuasive, yet witty, arguments for the importance of Descartes. This episode discusses Descartes daughter who dies when she is five and he becomes devastated. He starts to write “the Meditations,” which is a theory of the universe. Video does not show historical pictures, it uses current background and people to help with the lecturers ideas.
ESD.801 Leadership Development (MIT)
This seminar meets six times during the semester. Students work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. An initial Outward Bound experience builds trust, teamwork and communications. Readings and assignments emphasize the characteristics of great leadership. Global leaders participate in the "Leadership Lunch" series to share their experiences and recommendations. Discussions explore leadership development. The learning experience culminates in a personal leadership plan.
How to Form Contractions
This video discuses how to form contractions. The words are printed on a black screen and many examples are given.
Alyssa Explains It All: Stress
Student video blogger Alyssa Levenberg discusses college stress and how to deal with it.
Survival Phrases S2 #1 - How to Say “Thank You!” in Mexican Spanish
Learn Mexican Spanish travel phrases with Mexican SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! In this lesson we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase that you’ll surely find useful on your [...]
Tim and Moby Explain an Eclipse
This professionally-made video from Brain Pop uses simple terms and computer animation to help explain an exclipse. Other key vocabulary words include: orbit, lunar eclipse, solar eclipse, partial eclipse, total solar eclipse, penumbra, antumbra, and corona. Closed captioning is also included in this video. Run time 02:40.