Trainee Teachers Teaching Texts From Other Times (R&DA 02: 15)
The authors pursued the potential synergy between history and English and potentially citizenship in a project that investigated teaching literary texts from other times. The approach re-addressed the issue of ‘starting where the pupil is’ with respect to working with literary texts in English and in history. A group of trainees and teacher educators devised a training pack of nine lessons based on developing a ‘live circuit’ of response between pupil and text. Trainees from two su
Topics in Modern East Asian History
The overall purpose of this textbook is to survey the major events of modern Chinese and Japanese history. Sometimes this survey takes the form of an old-fashioned, straightforward narrative. Whenever possible, however, the author seeks to examine history through topics that rarely receive much attention in standard textbooks. Furthermore, many of the topics discussed in subsequent chapters shed light on matters of broad significance to the study of human affairs.
Conversations with Berkeley Faculty: Nelson W. Polsby (9/4/02)
Conversations with History Presents Faculty Research at the University of California, Berkeley A Conversation with Nelson W. Polsby Heller Professor of Political Science "Institutional Change in the U.S. Congress" This interview took place on September 4, 2002. A complete transcript is available. Nelson Polsby is the Heller Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley. He was the Director of the Institute of Governmental Studies at U.C. from 1988 to 1999, and edi
The New Jersey Governor & State Supreme Court Panel (Part 3)
Please find Part 4 of this event at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjfYp5bHpM0 This event is a part of the Eagleton Institute for Politics's Program on the Governor. For more information please visit their website: http://governors.rutgers.edu/
World history Documents WORLD HISTORY DOCUMENTS includes 350 Primary Source Documents and Speeches written throughout the course of World History. From the Bible to Obama’s Nobel Acceptance Speech, this application covers the breadth and depth of world history. This progra
WORLD HISTORY DOCUMENTS includes 350 Primary Source Documents and Speeches written throughout the course of World History. From the Bible to Obama’s Nobel Acceptance Speech, this application covers the breadth and depth of world history. This progra
2.2 The Cain and Hopkins thesis
Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.
Accademia dei Lincei
A brief biography of Federico Cesi (1585-1630) and history of the Accademia dei Lincei
From Abacus to Circle Time: A Short History of the Primary School (BBC Radio 4 Documentary Series)
In anticipation of the final publication of the Cambridge Review of Primary Education, and ministerial response to the Rose Review of the Primary curriculum, BBC Radio 4 are presenting three programmes on the history of primary education.
Islam: An interview with John Voll
Islamic history professor John Voll discusses Islam and how we may better understand the religion.
Jenkins’ Farewell: Reflections on a Career at MIT
In conversation with William Uricchio, Henry Jenkins returns to reflect on his time at MIT and offers insights into MIT’s culture, his new life at USC, and the state of digital cultures, new media and collective intelligence.
Jenkins shares that complex feeling of loving and hating MIT, at the same time and often wit
Working Mothers -- a modern dilemma
Anthropologist Courtney Meehan discusses the theory of cooperative child rearing - using examples from her work with populations in the Congo basin. She shows how our current ideas about child rearing may be more of a "blip" in history than the evolutionary standard for humans worldwide.
Science in Focus: Energy Workshop 2: Force and Work
Scientists define energy as the ability to do work. In this session, see how work is defined in physics and examine how energy and work are related.,Interviews with everyday people on the street and scientists explore the scientific meaning of work and its relationship to energy.
From Godzilla to the Ring: An Overview of Japanese Film
The unit is a gentle, eclectic introduction to Japanese film. It also draws some comparisons between US films and Japanese films. Students examine US and Japanese film from multiple perspectives. The unit features readings, presentations, and interactive activities. For the culminating project, each student creates a simple website on a Japanese movie that he or she has chosen to watch.
21H.221 The Places of Migration in United States History (MIT)
This course examines the history of the United States as a "nation of immigrants" within a broader global context. It considers migration from the mid-19th century to the present through case studies of such places as New York's Lower East Side, South Texas, Florida, and San Francisco's Chinatown. It also examines the role of memory, media, and popular culture in shaping ideas about migration. The course includes optional field trip to New York City.
Tips every newbie should know
Learn quick keyboard shortcuts for actions you’ll use all the time, including zooming and moving around an image, moving an outline, and duplicating and moving objects.
Curving photos for a print look
This very easy-to-follow tutorial walks you through adding a thin white border and a paper-like curve and drop shadow to your digital photo for a very realistic effect.
Bibliography of the history of art
This is the J. Paul Getty Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA), a free online service which does not require registration to search. This major bibliographic service covers research on western art, and art which has western influences. The BHA has a search interface of the type that will be familiar to those who have used an online catalogue for a major university library. There are also various advanced search options. The BHA is said to cover works in around 45 languages. Results cover wo
Lecture 9: Motion Capture
Dr Julian Morris on "Motion Capture". Over the past 25 years "motion capture" has grown from very small beginnings into a global market worth many £10 millions per annum, spanning applications in orthopaedics, sport, film, TV and computer games, and industry. The populist model of start-ups suggests an original stroke of technical and entrepreneurial insight, but this is misleading. The reality is a rather more interesting story of successive engineering responses to customer demand and competi
11.540J Urban Transportation Planning (MIT)
The history, policy, and politics of urban transportation are discussed in this class. Also covered are the role of the federal government, the "highway revolt" and public transit in the auto era, using analytic tools for transportation planning and policy analysis. The class then explores the contribution of transportation to air pollution and climate change, land use and transportation interactions, together with issues with bicycles, pedestrians, and traffic calming. Examples used in the clas
Industry perspectives in media branding and promotion
In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops Charlie Mawer from Red Bee Media, discusses his company's work on the branding and promotion of television channels; from BBC channels through to new channels like Dave. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for undergraduate study and community education Charlie Mawer, Executive Creative Director, Red Bee Media Charlie Mawer, after a spell of writing comedy, joined a fledgli