Introductory MIT Courses, Math
MIT offers a selection of courses for high school students to explore Math at MIT.
Hands on Learning, Competitions
MIT high school students competitions in aerial design, robot design, robocraft programming, manufacturing and much more.
How employable are today's graduates?
In the second of a series of podcasts on graduates and employability, Professor Kate Purcell and Professor Peter Elias discuss what employers are really looking for in today's graduates
What is the Value of a Degree?
Professors Kate Purcell and Peter Elias, from the Institute of Employment Research, discuss the value of a degree.
The deconstruction of social unreality: How to naturalise social facts [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dan Sperber | Many social scientists and philosophers - John Searle in particular in The Construction of Social Reality - argue that social facts exist in virtue of being collectively recognized. I want to debunk this view and offer a truly naturalistic (but non-reductionist) alternative. I characterize social facts in terms of causal chains where the causal links are alternatively mental and environmental. I suggest a way to reconceptualise the social domain that raises new question
Arab Nationalism, Islamism and the Arab Uprising [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Sadik Al Azm | Al-Azm, one of the Middle East's most notable contemporary thinkers, will reflect on the effects of the Arab uprisings on Arab nationalism and Islamist movements. Sadik Al Azm is emeritus professor of modern European philosophy at the University of Damascus.
The Price of Civilization: economics and ethics after the fall [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Jeffrey Sachs | The world economy remains in a precarious state after the global recession. Jeffrey Sachs will discuss why we must – and how we can– change our entire economic culture in the time of crisis. Jeffrey Sachs is director of The Earth Institute and Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development and professor of health policy and management at Columbia University.
New Strategies for Disaster Response: How the increased frequency and intensity of disasters will re
Speaker(s): Kristalina Georgieva | Kristalina Georgieva is European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response. Before joining the European Commission in February 2010, she held various positions at the World Bank. She started working there in 1993, initially as Environmental Economist, then Senior Environmental Economist. She continued as Sector Manager on Environment for the East Asia and Pacific Region, and later became the Director in charge of World Ban
Rules and Representations: desire from an evolutionary point of view [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Armin Schulz | Many organisms make decisions using only reflexes and drives; some, however, do so by employing explicit representations of their goals. Why would they do this? Armin Schulz is lecturer in philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, LSE.
Cacti have many thorns that prick potential predators if touched or eaten.
11A - Great Masters of Southern Song: Ma Yuan
This, the first of four lectures on artists who might be called the Four Great Masters of Southern Song Academy painting, introduces and discusses many works by Ma Yuan and his close followers and imitators, mostly landscapes with figures but also small scenes of birds-in-landscape and other subjects. Questions of authorship and authenticity, identifying the artist's hand, are raised and considered in relation to the many works ascribed insecurely to Ma Yuan.
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Entertainment or policy: the influence of media on politics - John Kerin at ANU
The Honourable John Kerin AM gives this lecture entitled 'Entertainment or policy: the influence of media on politics' at The Australian National University on 6 December 2011. The Honourable John Kerin AM had a long and distinguished career in politics, holding a number of cabinet posts, including Treasurer, Minister for Trade and Overseas Development, and Minister for Primary Industries and Energy. He is also a Distinguished Alumnus of the ANU College of Business and Economics. In this lectur
MSU Contemporary Music Ensemble Musique 21
Kevin Noe, director of Musique 21, talks about the contemporary music group and its concert on Nov. 29.
Lecture 29, December 8
Marketing - MKTG 25010 Lectures - Lecture 29, December 8 - Kent State University > COLLEGES > College of Business Administration > COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION > Marketing > MKTG 25010 Lectures > Lecture 29, December 8
Students’ Perceptions of Their Readiness for Community College Study
Brad Millar, David Tanner
Although the drop-out problem is particularly acute at the community college, there is very little research on student attrition that is specific to community colleges. Differences between the […]
Je veux applaudir
During this ten-minute video, Sal Khan discusses Black Holes and what is believed to be their origin.
Field Trips: Active Teaching and Training Techniques, Part 3
In this film, we’ll explore methods for engaging learners through the experience of a field trip. When students perform meaningful tasks in the field, the activity becomes a form of concrete, experiential learning. This instructional film is from Kansas State University's web-based course, GENAG 721, Occupational and Agricultural Safety and Health Interventions. Copyright 2011, Mitch Ricketts.
Case Studies and Problem Solving: Active Teaching and Training Techniques, Part 2
This film explores methods for engaging learners through the use of case studies and problem solving activities. This instructional film is from Kansas State University's web-based course, GENAG 721, Occupational and Agricultural Safety and Health Interventions. Copyright 2011, Mitch Ricketts.