How Protest Movements Change America [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Frances Fox Piven | Professor Piven will examine a number of pivotal movements in American history, including the mobs of the revolutionary era, the abolitionists, and the labor, civil rights and feminist movements. Frances Fox Piven is distinguished professor of political science and sociology at The Graduate Center, CUNY
The Rise and Decline of the American "Empire" [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Geir Lundestad | While the United States has been the world’s leading power from 1945 into the new millennium, it is now being challenged, primarily by China. In many respects the world is without a clear leader. Geir Lundestad is director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute. His new book is The Rise and Decline of the American “Empire”: power and its limits in comparative perspective.
"No Enemies - No Hatred" - Liu Xiaobo and The Struggle for Democracy in China [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Perry Link | In this lecture, Professor Perry Link will discuss the thinking of Chinese dissident, Liu Xiaobo, and the prospects for political change in China. Liu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for his long struggle on behalf of democracy in China while serving an 11-year prison sentence for "incitement to subvert state power". His main crime was to draft "Charter 08", a petition calling for an end to Communist Party rule, that was signed by a large number of Ch
Jb0220: Java OOP: Statements and Expressions
Java programs are composed of statements, and statements are constructed from expressions. This module takes a very brief look at Java statements and expressions.
One Minute Romanian - flyer
From the makers of the award-winning online language course Coffee Break Spanish comes a new range of titles aimed at busy people who want to acquire the absolute basics of a language. One Minute Languages from the Radio Lingua Network will introduce learners to a new language from scratch. The course is made up of ten lessons and covers topics including basic greetings, introducing yourself, and dealing with language problems. You’ll also learn numbers and other useful words and phrases whi
LBR412 Session 13 Fall 2012
Labor Law with J. David Sackman 12/08/12 Guest: Alexandra Suh, KIWA
Kwame Belle's Bucket List: The Whiteout Line
Kwame Belle takes on the line for student tickets for the annual Whiteout game, Oswego vs. Plattsburgh in men's hockey (#ozwhiteout). He finds plenty of company reparing for the year's biggest game. Videographer/editor: Kevin Graham.
Session 11: Metric - Keywords This session introduces you to the Keywords metrics. Keywords are the words or phrases people type into search engines like Bing or Google in order to discover or find content on the internet. This metric tells you the top, or most frequently used, keywords that people type into search engines, whi
Purpose/Aim of this session
This session introduces you to the Keywords metrics. Keywords are the words or phrases people type into search engines like Bing or Google in order to discover or find content on the internet. This metric tells you the top, or most frequently used, keywords that people type into search engines, whi
Safety information and dress code for practical sessions
Safety information and dress code for practical sessions
Senses of Reality: Writing the Biography of a Revolutionary Generation
The annual Isaiah Berlin Lecture given at Wolfson College on May 27th 2010. Roy Foster is Carroll Professor of Irish History at Hertford College, Oxford.
Barrel jellyfish and supercooled water
Unless you've never seen the sea, you've probably seen a jellyfish. And even if you haven't seen one, you will almost certainly know what they look like. Despite this, scientists know surprisingly little about them.
How-To Draw Mickey Mouse Like An Expert
Get a quick lesson on how-to draw Mickey Mouse from Disney Master Artist, John Quinn. Grab a pencil and paper and draw Mickey Mouse just like the experts. The video runs quickly and may need to be paused or repeated. (01:53)
Meet Kyle Zobeck
Get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at goaltender Kyle Zobeck as he runs drills for a photo shoot for VALPO Magazine. To learn more about Kyle, go to http://valpo.edu/valpomag and read his story about excelling in the classroom and on the field at Valparaiso University.
26.11.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Im Golfemirat Katar hat eine weitere UN-Klimakonferenz begonnen. Auf dem Verhandlungstisch der mehr als 190 Staaten liegt in den kommenden zwei Wochen vor allem ein Arbeitsplan für das geplante globale Klimaabkommen, das 2020 in Kraft treten soll. Dieses Jahr läuft das Kyoto-Protokoll von 1997 aus - das bislang einzige weltweite Abkommen, das verbin
Wealth Strategies: Defensive investing needs "leap of faith"
Nov. 26 - Ameriprise's David Joy says defensive sectors have gotten so expensive, you need a leap of faith to invest in them, but likes large cap companies that pay good dividends.
Breakingviews: Mursi's pharaonic blunder
Nov. 26 - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi's power-grab shows he has underestimated the nation's craving for democracy and throws the country into chaos, says Reuters Breakingviews.
CMS.603 American Soap Operas (MIT)
The television landscape has changed drastically in the past few years; nowhere is this more prevalent than in the American daytime serial drama, one of the oldest forms of television content. This class examines the history of these "soap operas" and their audiences by focusing on the production, consumption, and media texts of soaps. The class will include discussions of what makes soap operas a unique form, the history of the genre, current experimentation with transmedia storytelling, the on
How Big Is a Mole? (Not the Animal, the Other One)
The word “mole” suggests a small, furry burrowing animal to many. But in this lesson, we look at the concept of the mole in chemistry. Learn the incredible magnitude of the mole--and how something so big can help us calculate the tiniest particles in the world. (04:32)
Can We Believe Our Eyes
Why is it that students can graduate from MIT and Harvard, yet not know how to solve a simple third-grade problem in science: lighting a light bulb with a battery and wire? Beginning with this startling fact, this program systematically explores many of the assumptions that we hold about learning to show that education is based on a series of myths. Through the example o