4.2 Making the most of the Vue video case study
The management of processes or operations is the very essence of any kind of business enterprise, and it is critically important that they are designed and managed well. This course taster uses case studies and models to illustrate the importance of effective operations management and outlines the steps to preparing your own operations proposal.
21W.747-2 Rhetoric: Rhetoric of Science (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the history, theory, practice, and implications of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion. This course specifically focuses on the ways that scientists use various methods of persuasion in the construction of scientific knowledge.
STS.310 History of Science (MIT)
This seminar explores recent historiographical approaches within the history of science. Students will read a wide variety of studies covering topics from the seventeenth through the twentieth centuries, from the physical sciences to natural history and medicine. Emphasis will be placed on: deciphering different theoretical approaches; the pros and cons of different research questions, subjects, and sources of evidence; and what makes for good and interesting history of science.
21L.701 Literary Interpretation: Literature and Photography: The Image (MIT)
This course introduces the practice and theory of literary criticism. The seminar focuses on topics such as the history of critical methods and techniques, and the continuity of certain subjects in literary history. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication is a major component of the course. Other components include theory and use of figurative language and reading poetry.
6.901 Inventions and Patents (MIT)
This course explores the history of private and public rights in scientific discoveries and applied engineering, leading to the development of worldwide patent systems. The classes of invention protectable under the patent laws of the U.S., including the procedures in protecting inventions in the Patent Office and the courts will be examined. A review of past cases involving inventions and patents in: the chemical process industry and medical pharmaceutical, biological, and genetic-engineering
11.016J The Once and Future City (MIT)
What is a city? What shapes it? How does its history influence future development? How do physical form and institutions vary from city to city and how are these differences significant? How are cities changing and what is their future? This course will explore these and other questions, with emphasis upon twentieth-century American cities. A major focus will be on the physical form of cities - from downtown and inner-city to suburb and edge city - and the processes that shape them. The class We
Health Assessment and Promotion
This course focuses on the complete health assessment, the nursing process, and its relationship to the prevention and early detection of disease in clients across the life span. This course introduces processes of health assessment: interviewing, history-taking, and physical assessment. Dominant models, theories and perspectives are used to explain health behavior are considered in relation to evidence-based health promotion and health education strategies. Students are also expected to identif
24.960 Syntactic Models (MIT)
This course presents a comparison of different proposed architectures for the syntax module of grammar. The subject traces several themes across a wide variety of approaches, with emphasis on testable differences among models. Models discussed include ancient and medieval proposals, structuralism, early generative grammar, generative semantics, government-binding theory/minimalism, LFG, HPSG, TAG, functionalist perspectives and others.
Selgin on Free Banking
George Selgin of West Virginia University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about free banking, where government treats banks as no different from other firms in the economy. Rather than rely on government guarantees to protect depositors (coupled with regulation), banks would compete with each other in offering security and return on deposits. Selgin draws on historical episodes of free banking, particularly in Scotland, to show that such a world need not be unduly hazardous or filled with
21H.601 Islam, the Middle East, and the West (MIT)
This course aims to provide students with a general overview of basic themes and issues in Middle Eastern history from the rise of Islam to the present, with an emphasis on the encounters and exchanges between the "Middle East" (Southwest Asia and North Africa) and the "West" (Europe and the United States).
Meat and dairy production & consumption Persian Praetorians: Iran's Military Heritage and the Rise of the Revolutionary Guard Information Evolution in the Arab World: Sahar Khamis, University of Maryland CMS.997 Topics in Comparative Media: American Pro Wrestling (MIT) Sustainable management of wild deer populations in England : an action plan Mr. Ford's A & P "Hair" Lesson 21H.571 The Making of Modern South Asia (MIT) 12.753 Geodynamics Seminar (MIT) 12.810 Dynamics of the Atmosphere (MIT) 21H.206 American Consumer Culture (MIT)
This research paper from the Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) explores the livestock industry's contribution to the UKs greenhouse gas emissions, and examines scenarios of less greenhouse gas intensive systems of production and consumption.
The Library Associates and Georgetown University's Press welcomed alumnus Steven Ward (MA'92), senior intelligence analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency and author of Immortal: A Military History of Iran and Its Armed Forces
Sahar Khamis, of the University of Maryland delivers a lecture entitled, "Changing Communication Patterns in an Egyptian Village: The Impact of New Media and Social Change on Rural Egypt"
This class will explore the cultural history and media industry surrounding the masculine drama of professional wrestling. Beginning with wrestling's roots in sport and carnival, the class examines how new technologies and changes in the television industry led to evolution for pro wrestling style and promotion and how shifts in wrestling characters demonstrate changes in the depiction of American masculinity. The class will move chronologically in an examination of how wrestling characters and
Published in December 2004 by DEFRA, the Forestry Commission, English Nature, and The Countryside Agency, this report sets out the action plan for the next 3 years, in order to encourage and support the sustainable management of wild deer in England. The plan includes impro
College and High School A & P teacher "Mr. Ford" describes the composition and source of hair, including a look at hair follicles and their parts. Video has multimedia opening, then simple but colorful lecture.
Survey of Indian civilization from 2500 BC to present-day. Traces major political events as well as economic, social, ecological, and cultural developments. Primary and secondary readings enhance understanding of this unique civilization, and shape and improve understanding in analyzing and interpreting historical data. Examines major thematic debates in Indian history through class discussion.
The Earth's crust is primarily composed of melting products from mantle plumes and mid-ocean ridges - both presently and over the course of Earth history. While both systems represent upwelling features in a convective mantle, they can be viewed as end-member systems in that plumes represent buoyant flow whereas mid-ocean ridges represent passive corner flow. This paradigm is not strict - flow beneath ridges may be buoyant in some places, for example, but it does provide a reasonable framework f
This course begins with a study of the role of dynamics in the general physics of the atmosphere, the consideration of the differences between modeling and approximation, and the observed large-scale phenomenology of the atmosphere. Only then are the basic equations derived in rigorous manner. The equations are then applied to important problems and methodologies in meteorology and climate, with discussions of the history of the topics where appropriate. Problems include the Hadley circulation a
This class examines how and why twentieth-century Americans came to define the "good life" through consumption, leisure, and material abundance. We will explore how such things as department stores, nationally advertised brand-name goods, mass-produced cars, and suburbs transformed the American economy, society, and politics. The course is organized both thematically and chronologically. Each period deals with a new development in the history of consumer culture. Throughout we explore both celeb
Persian Praetorians: Iran's Military Heritage and the Rise of the Revolutionary Guard
Information Evolution in the Arab World: Sahar Khamis, University of Maryland
CMS.997 Topics in Comparative Media: American Pro Wrestling (MIT)
Sustainable management of wild deer populations in England : an action plan Mr. Ford's A & P "Hair" Lesson 21H.571 The Making of Modern South Asia (MIT) 12.753 Geodynamics Seminar (MIT) 12.810 Dynamics of the Atmosphere (MIT) 21H.206 American Consumer Culture (MIT)
Mr. Ford's A & P "Hair" Lesson
21H.571 The Making of Modern South Asia (MIT)
12.753 Geodynamics Seminar (MIT)
12.810 Dynamics of the Atmosphere (MIT)
21H.206 American Consumer Culture (MIT)