Religion, Democracy in the Foreign Policy of Obama: Thinking About Islam and Democracy (with Abbas,
The day-long event consisted of four panels, each of which examined the question of religion and democracy in U.S. foreign policy from a different perspective. The panels addressed the role of religious actors in U.S. democracy programs and policies; the 'twin tolerations' and democratic stability in highly religious societies; emerging trends in the data concerning the relationships between religion and democracy; and the relationship between Islam and democracy in key Muslim countries.
Constructing Proper Faith: In a Girls' High School in Jordan (with Fida Adely)
Scholar Fida Adely addresses the struggles surrounding moral authority through an ethnographic exploration of religious teaching and practice in a girl?s secondary school in Jordan.
Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze (Part 1)
E. Taylor Atkins is Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of History at Northern Illinois University. His publications include Blue Nippon: Authenticating Jazz in Japan (2001), winner of the 2003 John Whitney Hall Prize; Jazz Planet (2003); the forthcoming Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-45; and articles in Journal of Asian Studies, American Music, Japanese Studies, positions, and Blackwell's Companion to Japanese History.
Japan's New Security Strategy: Prof. Tomohito Shinoda
Prof. Shinoda, professor of International Relations at the International University of Japan, discussed developments in Japan's regional security strategy. Sponsored by the Asian Studies Program, September 23, 2010.
Authors@Google: John Elder Robison
John Elder Robison spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 18, 2011 about his book Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers. About the book: "In his bestselling memoir, Look Me in the Eye, John Elder Robison described growing up with Asperger's syndrome at a time when the diagnosis didn't exist. He was intelligent but socially isolated; his talents won him jobs with toy makers and rock bands but did little to ende
12.571 Near-Surface Geophysical Imaging (MIT)
This graduate level course presents theories, methodologies, and applications of seismic imaging for solving the shallow near-surface (0 - 500 m) effects on the seismic data processing for oil and gas exploration on land. It introduces both conventional and advanced imaging technologies that have been developed in academia and the seismic industry.
6.441 Information Theory (MIT)
6.441 offers an introduction to the quantitative theory of information and its applications to reliable, efficient communication systems. Topics include mathematical definition and properties of information, source coding theorem, lossless compression of data, optimal lossless coding, noisy communication channels, channel coding theorem, the source channel separation theorem, multiple access channels, broadcast channels, Gaussian noise, and time-varying channels.
SP.400 Special Topics in Women & Gender Studies Seminar: Latina Women's Voices (MIT)
This course will explore the rich diversity of women's voices and experiences as reflected in writings and films by and about Latina writers, filmmakers, and artists. Through close readings, class discussions and independently researched student presentations related to each text, we will explore not only the unique, individual voice of the writer, but also the cultural, social and political contexts which inform their narratives. We will also examine the roles that gender, familial ties and soc
14.123 Microeconomic Theory III (MIT)
This is a half-semester course which covers the topics in Microeconomic Theory that everybody with a Ph.D. from MIT Economics Department should know but that have not yet been covered in the Micro sequence. Hence, it covers several unrelated topics. The topics come from three general areas: Decision Theory, Game Theory, and Behaviorla Economics. I will try my best to put them in a coherent narrative, but there will be inherent jumps from topic to topic.
2-, 3-, and 4- Digit Addition Made Easy
This video uses simple animation to teach 2-, 3-, and 4- digit addition. The teacher's voice makes the learning fun! (13:29)
15.394: Dilemmas in Launching New Ventures
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Holbein : sciences et ambassadeurs
Une interview de Michel Blay et Michela Malpangotto Le film intégral : http://www.canal-educatif.fr/videos/art/25/holbein/les-ambassadeurs.html
IL PROBLEMA DELLA TRAVE DI DE SAINT VENANT
Il problema della trave di De Saint Venant: discussione critica della soluzione, i quattro casi fondamentali.,The problem of De Saint Venant beam: critical discussion of the solution, the four main cases.,Istituzione universitaria di primo livello (ciclo I) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Spiegare,Istruzione secondaria superiore,Formazione degli insegnanti di materie tecniche,Costruzione e ingegneria civile,Distanza,Interazione minima,Basato su problemi,Lesson plan (Piano pe
6.4 Making Sense of Perception
Part 6.4. A brief overview of contemporary accounts of perception; including phenomenalism (that objects are logical constructions from sense data) and direct realism (that we perceive objects and the external world directly).
What does the Financial Crisis mean for Developing Countries?
Where does the credit crunch leave developing countries? In this podcast, Ngaire Woods, Christina Ward and Jeni Wharton discuss the impact of the current financial crisis on the developing world and the G20's responsibility towards developing countries
UKCP 09 - UK Climate Projections 2009
Richard Lamb gives an introduction to the history of climate projections in the UK, he also describes the different levels of information available to organisations and individuals through UKCP 09
AFT History Video: Teachers Demand Compensation
Teachers Demand Compensation. Chapter 3 of the AFT History video. This is a video that shows how teachers continued to work during the depression and had to fight for compensation. Part of a series. A good video for history of teaching classes and for union meetings.
Learn about California Standards Test: Algebra II
Khan Academy Presents: 1-5, absolute value equations and systems of equations. This video moves slowly enough for most students.