Statistics - an intuitive introduction : graphical display
Different ways of displaying data: boxplots, histograms and distributions.
Sacred calendars : Pesach : Professor Agata Bielik-Robson talks to Professor Tom O'Loughlin
Agata Bielik-Robson, an expert in Jewish thought, explains how Jews celebrate Pesach (often called ‘Passover’ in English). She talks about its origins and significance for Jewish people today.
Political ideas in revolution
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010/2011. This module introduces students to the ideas of key thinkers in the history of western political thought. We look carefully at the canonical works of five thinkers in the history of political thought: Plato, Aristotle, Niccolo Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes and John Locke. The module considers the impact of these thinkers on ancient and modern political thought and practices, with
Crown and peers: the monarchy and the Lords in British politics, 1783-1846
Welcome to this learning object on the Monarchy and the Lords in British Politics, 1783-1846. It has been developed for use on the module The Many Faces of Reform which explores key themes in the political history of Britain from the time of the French Revolution to the middle of the nineteenth century.
Great Gatsby Marxist Criticism: Theme Songs
Ping 117: Xbox gives back, Win 8 boots fast, Ballmer sees bright future, More MATH please! The dynamic duo are back and better than ever. Hang out with Paul and Laura as they dish the dirt on these stories and more:
The dynamic duo are back and better than ever. Hang out with Paul and Laura as they dish the dirt on these stories and more:
UBS considers investment bank future
Sept. 23 - The CEO and board of Swiss bank UBS met in Singapore to discuss the future of its scandal-hit investment bank, after the lender lost $2.3 billion in alleged rogue trading. Joanna Partridge reports.
Alumni and Friends on "Empowering the Dream"
Alumni and community leaders share their thoughts on the University of Memphis' Empowering the Dream Centennial Campaign.
Crimeans await referendum seen as prelude for sovereignty
March 5 - Residents in Crimea's Simferopol say the situation there remains calm ahead of a March 30 referendum that is seen as a prelude for leaving Ukraine. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and int
Days of the week
Williamsburg's blacksmith transforms crude metal into elegant, functional tools. Master Blacksmith Ken Schwarz details the trade.
How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone
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“Heralded as a “sorcerer of narrative” (Foreign Policy) with an instinct for “poetic and intoxicating language” (Freie Presse), twenty-nine-year-old Saša Stanišić bounded onto the international literary scene to great fanfare and acclaim. How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone—the tale
Modeling irregular and complex forms
Computational technologies provide arguably the first real opportunity architectural design has had for a comprehensive description of built form. With the advent of affordable computer-aided design systems (including drafting, modeling, visualization and simulation tools), architects believe they can be in full control of geometric aspects and, through these, of a wide spectrum of other aspects that are implicit or explicit in the geometric representation. This belief is based primarily on the
An Interview With a Colorado Cowboy
A student travels to Pueblo, Colorado, to interview a real cowboy in this video. Bob Norris, a cowboy from T Cross Ranch, talks about quarter horses, ranch life, and what it's like to be a cowboy in the video. ( 3:11)
An Introduction to the Recorder
This selection features an interview with a faculty member from Colrado College. She discusses the benefits of learning to play a musical instrument. Then she describes different types of recorders and plays them. ( 4:30)
Students are introduced to the basics of the Earth's weather. Concepts include fundamental causes of common weather phenomena such as temperature changes, wind, clouds, rain and snow. The different factors that affect the weather and the instruments that measure weather data are also addressed.
TALAT Lecture 3206: The Feeding of Castings
This lecture provides an introduction to the techniques used to compensate for the solidification shrinkage of castings. The students will be able to understand the basic principles of how to design a feeder system to produce a shrinkage-free casting. Basic knowledge of castings production, basic physics and metallurgy background is assumed.
First, Do No Harm
Restoration presents a paradox when repairing old instruments could mean erasing their stories. Conservator John Watson walks the fine line.
Prisms and Rainbows
Our eyes and brain interpret the simple mixing of only 3 colors of light (red, green, and blue) as white. The students were able to confirm this in the last lesson. In this lesson students will develop the understanding that "white" light from the Sun and "white" light from an artificial light source is a full range of colors from red to violet. Students will also learn how droplets of water function as prisms to separate this full range of colors into rainbows.