Lecture series co-ordinated by Alec Erwin, Honorary Professor of Economics, University of the Western Cape Conside
16.886 Air Transportation Systems Architecting (MIT)
This course addresses the architecting of air transportation systems. The focus is on the conceptual phase of product definition, including technical, economic, market, environmental, regulatory, legal, manufacturing, and societal factors. It centers on a realistic system case study and includes a number of lectures from industry and government. Past examples include: the Very Large Transport Aircraft, a Supersonic Business Jet, and a Next Generation Cargo System. The course identifies the
The Daily's Double Shot 01/25/2014
In this episode of The Daily's Double Shot we head down to Alaska Airlines Arena to meet the faces behind the women's basketball team's practice squad. Then Colin Farley reports on theater troop known as the REBATEnsemble with a different take on how to put a show together. In this weeks edition of film focus Alex Hardison and John Stolarczuk discuss this years' Oscar nominations. Up Next we hit the slopes with the Husky Winter sports team and learn how they shred the gnar. Finally we preview tw
The Aqua Lauta Project
The product of both art and engineering students, Aqua Lauta is an installation with a message: water conservation might be difficult, but it's incredibly important.
Modern Middle East Studies as a Distinct Intellectual Field [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Roger Owen | Roger Owen will offer a personal history of the emergence of modern Middle Eastern Studies as a distinct multi-disciplinary field within the Area Studies family, focusing mainly on the creation of University Centres in London, Oxford, Harvard, etc. by a set of academic entrepreneurs beginning with Sir Hamilton Gibb.
Other selection methods
Welcome to Other Selection Methods a workbook in the Futures series of workbooks, which help students choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to a range of common selection methods used by employers to select graduates for jo
CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
10.3.1 Cats eyes and road conditions
Sometimes the discontent comes from the fact that there isn't a product to satisfy a particular need. Percy Shaw was a road mender who was aware of the dangers of driving along unlit, often fog-bound, roads. One night in 1933 he was driving his car near his home in the north of England when his headlights were reflected in the eyes of a cat. This inspired him to invent the cat's-eye reflector that, when embedded at intervals in the centre of the road, reflected a vehicle's headlights and made
Supporting professional development in Initial Teacher Training
Mentoring, observation and interviews are three important strategies in developing student teachers. This unit, which gives a flavour of the Open University's flexible PGCE course, introduces studentâ€“teacher centred strategies both inside and outside of
6.033 Computer System Engineering (MIT)
This course covers topics on the engineering of computer software and hardware systems: techniques for controlling complexity; strong modularity using client-server design, virtual memory, and threads; networks; atomicity and coordination of parallel activities; recovery and reliability; privacy, security, and encryption; and impact of computer systems on society. Case studies of working systems and readings from the current literature provide comparisons and contrasts. Two design projects are r
English Colonialism & Piracy from the Atlantic to the Pacific
Patricia O'Brien discusses English colonialism and piracy.
Speaker Biography: Patricia O'Brien is the current Kislak Fellow for the Study of the History and Cultures of the Early Americas at the Kluge Center and a Visiting Associate Professor at Georgetown University. She is the first full-time faculty member for the Center of Australian and New Zealand Studies, where her research focuses on Australian history, the colonial history of the Pacific, and British imperial history. Currently she is
3.A04 Modern Blacksmithing and Physical Metallurgy (MIT)
Physical metallurgy encompasses the relationships between the composition, structure, processing history and properties of metallic materials. In this seminar you'll be introduced to metallurgy in a particularly "physical" way. We will do blacksmithing, metal casting, machining, and welding, using both traditional and modern methods. The seminar meets once per week for an evening laboratory session, and once per week for discussion of issues in materials science and engineering that ti
CENTCOM releases video of air strikes in Iraq
U.S. Central Command releases video purporting to show air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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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 international news. For over 160 years
Fashioning Personae: Collage, Gender, and Feminism
Collage has been used throughout history to enable feminist reappraisals and critiques of artistic traditions, and to expose the hidden history of feminist production. Contemporary use of collage ranges from the purely material to artistic strategies for creative self-fashioning, for inhabiting and assembling new personae and identities. This panel invites three members of the contemporary vanguard—Colette, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, and K8 Hardy—to consider collage's impact on gender theory
Perioperative Patient Care Video Lectures
Video lecture series on the perioperative care of patients. These video lectures are aimed at medical and nursing students and young professionals tasked with the care of patients before, during and after surgery.It aims to augment the study material and lectures from your home institution and provide you with an additional study resource.
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