The Black Codes
This video is accompanied by text. "When Congress convened in December 1865, the legislative members from the newly reconstituted southern states presented themselves at the Capitol. Among them were Alexander H. Stephens--who was the ex-vice-president of the Confederacy--four Confederate generals, five colonels, and several other rebels. After four bloody years of war, the presence of these Confederates infuriated the Congressional Republicans, who immediately denied seats to all members from th
"The Oil and Glory" (video)
A talk by journalist and author Steven LeVine. Pipeline politics became a modern day version of the 19th Century's Great Game, in which Britain and Russia had employed cunning and bluff to gain supremacy over the lands of the Caucasus and Central Asia. “The Oil and Glory” is the story of how, at the dawn of the 21st century, the game was played once more across the harsh e
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15.S22 SSIM: Practical Leadership
Literary/Rhetorical Criticism lectures and resources
A collection of internet resouces which provide background data on rhetorical and critical theorists. Includes cultural histories and definitions of concepts critical to the basic understanding of literary or rhetorical criticism.
Amazing President Facts
Strange facts about American presidents. (Amateur video)
The Weather Song
Cartoon slide show names weather in all seasons. Song written and performed by Peter Weatherall. Some pop-up ads during the song. (1:17)
Research Talks: Dr. Tara Shears highlights more about role of Antimatter
Equal amounts of matter & antimatter were created at the birth of the universe but there’s very little of it around today. Dr Tara Shears explains why this is one of the greatest mysteries in science & how it might be solved by the biggest experiment in history. P.S: Tara Shears is a particle physicist […]
Pharmaceutical Industry: Origin and Evolution
Tilli Tansey, Professor of History of Modern Medical Sciences, University College London traces the evolution of the modern pharmaceutical industry from the mid nineteenth century to the final decades of the twentieth century. The strong focus on British companies is not exclusive, and a large cast of characters including manufacturers, doctors, scientists and patients are considered. Several themes are explored, including the role of innovation in relation to production technology, marketing an
ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
Chemistry Between Drum and Bass Players - Rock Drums
Learn more about Rod's course at: http://bit.ly/ABCqvs Rod has over 35 years of real-life performing experience, which includes recording on over 50 CDs and playing over 3,000 concerts in 25 countries. Rod is a founding member of the Emmy-nominated progressive rock fusion group the Dixie Dregs, and an original member of the heavy metal band Winger, whose recordings have reached gold and platinum status around the world.
Youth and children: Why Not Ask the Kids
Sam Kauffmann (Film maker, Boston University).
2.A35 Biomimetic Principles and Design (MIT)
Biomimetics is based on the belief that nature, at least at times, is a good engineer. Biomimesis is the scientific method of learning new principles and processes based on systematic study, observation and experimentation with live animals and organisms. This Freshman Advising Seminar on the topic is a way for freshmen to explore some of MIT's richness and learn more about what they may want to study in later years.
Sophie Calle -- Photography Lecture Series
Filmed March 30, 2011, as part of CCA's Photography Lecture Series, in Timken Lecture Hall on the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. NOTE: This lecture was presented in part by Pier 24 Photography (http://www.pier24.org/) which supports the CCA Photography lecture series by contemporary artists working primarily in photography; recent CCA lectures include artists Thomas Demand, Naoya Hatakeyama, and Paul Graham. Artists selected for the series engage CCA Grad Fine Art stud
Papers of Catherine Hoyt, 1907-1951
Catherine Hoyt was a Social Worker who worked with the Red Cross, Allegheny County Juvenile Court, and other agencies. The collection includes correspondence, writings, reports, notes and studies of a former probation officer of the Allegheny County Juvenile Court; studies relate to juvenile delinquency in the East End of Pittsburgh during the period 1908-1915.
Olympics, Ancient Early Games
The ancient Olympics began in about the eighth century, B.C. How important were those games to the Greeks? What honors were bestowed on the winning athletes? Why did they end, after twelve hundred years? (9:54)
Take a virtual trip to the ancient world to discover more about it. Move the video forward - to 6:00 - to begin the trip.
China Design Now: Part Three
China Design Now explores the recent explosion of new design in China. It will display the work of Chinese and international designers, focusing on architecture, fashion, youth culture and graphics as well as film, photography, product and furniture design and digital media. This podcast introduces the full audiotour from Acoustiguide, featuring in-depth interviews with over a dozen contributors to the exhibition, including Han Jiaying, Freeman Lau, Norman Foster, Wang Xu, Jiang Qiong Er, Hu Yan
General Henry "Hap" Arnold
Henry "Hap" Arnold was a 5-star General of the Air Force and aviation pioneer. (28min)
Multiple Vanishing Points by Pam Locker Whilst we often make the mistake of talking in terms of single or two point perspective, the reality is that all views are FULL of many vanishing points. This film demonstrates how to deal with multiple vanishing points so that your visuals look more realistic. To grasp how this […]