Media Arts Teaching Residency Summer 2010
The residency focuses on Media Arts and the Integration of Learning Technologies into the Arts, Math, Science and Humanities Curricula. A select group of K-12 Teachers, representing public, private and charter schools across Southern and Central California, spent five days in professional development workshops, presentations and field trips meant to enhance and re-invigorate their teaching and creative practices. The K-12 Teaching Residency is part of Otis' Teaching and Learning Initiative, mad
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Otis College: Suzanne Lacy on She Who Would Fly
Suzanne Lacy is an internationally known artist whose work includes installations, video, and large-scale performances on social themes and urban issues. One of her best-known works to date is The Crystal Quilt (Minneapolis, 1987) a performance with 430 older women, broadcast live on Public Television. During the nineties she worked with teams of artists and youth to create an ambitious series of performances, workshops, and installations on youth and public policy, documented by videos, local a
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Woman's Building History: Betty Gordon (Otis College)
This video was commissioned by Otis College of Art and Design for the exhibition "Doin' It in Public: Feminism and Art at the Woman's Building" (1973-1991) in the Ben Maltz Gallery, October 1 January 28, 2012 and is part of an ongoing series of oral histories about the Woman's Building partially funded by the Getty Foundation. The exhibition is part of a "Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A.1945-1980," an unprecedented collaboration of more than fifty cultural institutions across Southern Califo
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Leslie Labowitz Discusses Activist Performance and the Media
From Reverence to Rape to Respect, Las Vegas, 1978 was a performance a collaborative art project by Suzanne Lacy and Leslie Labowitz as part of Ariadne: A Social Art Network. Ariadne was formed by Lacy and Labowitz as a networking structure to address issues of violence against women through art, media, and community organizing. This is a contemporary interview with Leslie Labowitz discussing her collaboration with Suzanne Lacy in creating this performance in Las Vegas in 1978 by Otis Public Pr
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The Ventures Lab at the University of Memphis will provide a vibrant environment for promising researchers and local entrepreneurs to collaborate on projects with real-world applications. The University of Memphis has received a $1 million gift from Hilliard and Harriett Crews to create the business start-up facilitator and incubator.
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Welcome to the new competitive landscape. The business world you enter upon completion of your MBA is not the one of your parents or grandparents. It is a world defined by a global entrepreneurial revolution. Today, the essence of competitive advantage does not lie in traditional areas such as low cost or high quality. Rather, competitive advantage is defined in terms of speed, innovativeness, adaptability, flexibility, and aggressiveness. In short, advantage comes from entrepreneurial managemen
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"The Society of Mind, Spring 2007"
" This course is an introduction to a theory that tries to explain how minds are made from collections of simpler processes. The subject treats such aspects of thinking as vision, language, learning, reasoning, memory, consciousness, ideals, emotions, and personality. Ideas incorporate psychology, artificial intelligence, and computer science to resolve theoretical issues such as whole vs. parts, structural vs. functional descriptions, declarative vs. procedural representations, symbolic vs. con
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Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe burst onto the Austrolibertarian scene in the late 1980s, when he moved to the United States to study under and work with his mentor Murray Rothbard. Since his arrival, Professor Hoppe has produced a steady stream of pioneering contributions to economic and libertarian theory. A key contribution of Professor Hoppe is his provocative "argumentation-ethics" def
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" This course does not seek to provide answers to ethical questions. Instead, the course hopes to teach students two things. First, how do you recognize ethical or moral problems in science and medicine? When something does not feel right (whether cloning, or failing to clone) — what exactly is the nature of the discomfort? What kind of tensions and conflicts exist within biomedicine? Second, how can you think productively about ethical and moral problems? What processes create them? Why do pe
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Whether working with older people, vulnerable children or patients suffering ill health or disability, care providers' ability to communicate is not only useful, but essential. This album provides an invaluable insight into all aspects of communication, with both colleagues and service users. It shows how the difficulties of operating effectively in stressful situations can be overcome and even used as a learning and developmental experience. With contributions from carers and service users, thi
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“I like Hindi.” is something that we all should be able to say.  Once we know this phrase, we will be able to say that we like anything.  Let’s take...
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Effective Engagement: The tonic for a reconciled nation
Commissioner Gooda argues passionately and with great clarity that without effective engagement the reconciliation agenda with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples will stall. (Running Time 75:36)
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This 12 minute video is about saltatory conduction in neurons. Saltatory conduction works because of cytoplasm and the axon being electrically conductive. Because the cytoplasm and axon are electrically conductive, the myelin prevents electrical
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Course Description: With the continue scaling of transistor feature sizes, VLSI chip density continue increases. This results in a continue increase in the complexity VLSI technology where it has reached the point where billions of transistors are integrated on a single chip (like it is the case for System on Chip). To guarantee the satisfaction of the customers, the produced VLSI chips have to be reliable and fully tested. Verification testing and production testing represents 50 t0 60% of the
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The objective of this course is to teach you to apply the skills you have learned in the functional areas toward the goal of starting a business, i.e., becoming an entrepreneur. Working in teams, you will learn to identify, conceptualize, plan, finance, launch, manage and harvest new ventures. Finally, intrapreneurship, the application of entrepreneurial methods of management to established organizations, will also be discussed. Class discussion, readings, case studies, guest speakers, interview
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