Virtual Dating: Radioactive Isotopic Decay
Virtual Dating teaching package contain exercises, questions and interactive diagrams describing absolute dating techniques used in geology. These interactive (Flash) online exercises that help students to use and understand decay curves. All questions must be answered correctly before the student can ...
Artificial Intelligence: Introduction to Robotics
The purpose of this course is to introduce you to basics of modeling, design, planning, and control of robot systems. In essence, the material treated in this course is a brief survey of relevant results from geometry, kinematics, statics, dynamics, and control. The course is presented in a standard format of lectures, readings and problem sets. There will be an in-class midterm and final examination. These examinations will be open book. Lectures will be based mainly, but not exclusively, on ma
Artificial Intelligence: Natural Language Processing
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts and ideas in natural language processing (NLP), and to get them up to speed with current research in the area. It develops an in-depth understanding of both the algorithms available for the processing of linguistic information and the underlying computational properties of natural languages. Wordlevel, syntactic, and semantic processing from both a linguistic and an algorithmic perspective are considered. The focus is on m
Linear Systems and Optimization: The Fourier Transform and its Applications
The goals for the course are to gain a facility with using the Fourier transform, both specific techniques and general principles, and learning to recognize when, why, and how it is used. Together with a great variety, the subject also has a great coherence, and the hope is students come to appreciate both.
Kickboxing Fitness: Jump Rope Combo Set
Kickboxing Fitness: Jump Rope Combo Set. Kickboxing Fitness: Jump Rope Exercises. Jump rope combo sets help develop jump rope skills while working out the cardiovascular system and muscles for kickboxing fitness. Learn a combo set of jump rope techniques in this kickboxing video. Not for beginners.
The song "Volare" :Transcript and simple exercise
The song "Volare" :Transcript and simple exercise.
4.296 Furniture Making (MIT)
Furniture making is in many ways like bridge building, connections holding posts apart with spans to support a deck. Many architects have tried their hand at furniture design, Wright, Mies Van Der Rohe, Aalto, Saarinen, Le Corbusier, and Gerhy. We will review the history of furniture making in America with a visit to the Decorative Arts Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and have Cambridge artist/craftsman Mitch Ryerson show us his work and talk about design process. Students will l
Checklist - Study Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
"Experimental Microbial Genetics, Fall 2008"
" In this class, students engage in independent research projects to probe various aspects of the physiology of the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA14, an opportunistic pathogen isolated from the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients. Students use molecular genetics to examine survival in stationary phase, antibiotic resistance, phase variation, toxin production, and secondary metabolite production. Projects aim to discover the molecular basis for these processes using both classical and cutting
"Angles, Spring 2010"
" Angles is an annual online magazine of exemplary writing by students in four foundational writing courses at MIT: 21W.730: Writing on Contemporary Issues; 21W.731: Writing and Experience; 21W.732: Science Writing and New Media; and 21W.734J: Writing About Literature. In these classes, students learn to read more critically, to address specific audiences for particular purposes, to construct effective arguments and narratives, and to use and cite source material properly. Students in these cour
Best Practices For Teaching in a Video Environment:
Learn the techniques needed to successfully teach an online course or presentation done with humor. Some excellent ideas for teachers who are being filmed for online video presentations. Well worth the seven minutes as it covers many seldom thought of tips. Even covers how to do PowerPoint presentations and the type of font.
Expectations for Success: Motivation and Learning
Teachers can enhance their students’ motivation by encouraging them to be thoughtfully and critically engaged in the learning process, by supporting their drive for mastery and understanding, and by helping them become self-confident. This 27 minute program takes a second look at classrooms seen previously to show how motivational techniques work in concert with other learning theories. Stanford University School of Education Dean Deborah Stipek adds her insight to this program
Using a Search Directory
Quick overview of the difference between a directory search a simple web search. Will help students to improve their searching techniques. Grades 5-12. 3:30 min.
What is Earth University?
EARTH University in Costa Rica teaches its students how to take care of their environment and implement proper agricultural techniques. Costa Rica is the most eco-friendly country in the Americas, and the explore team of explore.org filmed this wonderful documentary video on EARTH U.
Madison is Elected President
This video is accompanied by text. "Jefferson tired of the rigorous demands of America's highest office and left the presidency after two terms. During the election of 1808, he supported the nomination of Secretary of State James Madison. The two Virginians shared many characteristics and ideals. Both men relied more on their intellect and writing skills than on their speaking abilities, and both favored negotiating techniques over military supremacy. Although the embargo was unpopular with Amer
Easy Break Dance Moves : How to Do the Break Dance Pose
Learn the break dancing pose with expert freestyle hip hop dance tips and techniques from a break dancing b-boy professional in this free instructional dancing online video clip. (1:27)
Easy Break Dance Moves : Break Dance On the Floor V Position & Kick Through
Learn break dancing on the floor steps including getting into the V position and kicking through with expert freestyle hip hop dance tips and techniques from a break dancing b-boy professional in this free instructional dancing online video clip. English captions. (1:53)
Easy Break Dance Moves : Break Dance Top Rock Crossover Step Out Moves
Learn break dancing top rock crossover step outs with expert freestyle hip hop dance tips and techniques from a break dancing b-boy professional in this free instructional dancing online video clip. English captions. (1:03)
Learn To Knit - The Basic Stitches
Learn the basic knitting stitches with tips from Jodi Moody at Alpaca Direct. She covers the basic knitting techniques of the garter stitch. Close up videos will have you knitting in no time!