Phonetics for Students of Modern Languages
Phonetics for Students of Modern Languages
21L.703 Studies in Drama: Theater and Science in a Time of War (MIT)
This course explores the creation (and creativity) of the modern scientific and cultural world through study of western Europe in the 17th century, the age of Descartes and Newton, Shakespeare, Rembrandt and Molière. The class compares period thinking to present-day debates about the scientific method, art, religion, and society. This team-taught, interdisciplinary subject draws on a wide range of literary, dramatic, historical, and scientific texts and images, and involves theatrical exp
What Is a Transgenic Plant?
This 2:45 minute long video explains that a transgenic plant is a plant that has been crossed with another plant and expresses qualities of a stronger, more drought-resistant plant. Students could try this type of experiment in class.
O Design de Informa??o na Web 2.0: A interface Resultante de uma Constru??o Coletiva [Design Informa
We will address the challenges of design information in designing interfaces and functional dynamics considering a content part of the collaboration of users whose commitment to the project reaches various levels. The use of a well-structured iconography and the availability of help, shortcuts and tutorials are some of the resources already exploited, however, there is still room for reflection on the use of visuals and sounds aimed at facilitating the navigability on such projects. Here are som
HP jumps into the tablet war
Jul 1 - HP launches the webOS TouchPad, but analysts wonder if a new operating system will be enough to dent strong iPad sales. Jill Bennett reports.
This video tutorial demonstrates how to use the handwriting recognition features of Notebook which convert block or cursive handwriting into text. (2:25)
The Vitamin Village is a web-based eLearning package developed between 2001 and 2008 to incorporate vitamins A, C, D, E and K, as well as a basic introduction to antioxidants. It is mainly used in first year teaching of vitamins, but also in the 2nd and 3rd years of the 3 year BSc (Hons) Nutrition and 4 year MNutr Nutrition degrees taught within the School of Biosciences. The creation and development involved staff within Nutritional Sciences (Drs John Brameld, Zoe Daniel & Tim Parr and Profe
Setting Up Shop
This video is useful in teaching students how to count money. The students in the video have to buy items in a store without spending all of their money while still getting enough items for everyone.
2007.03.30-Podcast 101 (Enhanced)
A basic overview of the podcasting including history, hardware, software, and terms.
Graphie, géopolitique et idéologie
Cette étude propose une réflexion sur les standards et règles d'écritures du créole : histoire, influences et perspectives d'évolution.
The Biography of the Holy Ghost
In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar (12 October 2012), Dr Ramon Sarró explores a prophetic landscape in Lower Congo.
Aztecs: Inside the hidden empire 2/5
The video explains how far the belief in the forces of nature affected the Aztecs way of life. This resulted in sacrifices aimed at appease these forces. There are historians explaining the rituals.There are descriptions of the floating gardens they built, a technique still used by farmers.The symbolic continuity of the way in which their monuments were built is explained. The meaning of the great pyramid and the God it honored and the offerings they did to it are also included.
Kentucky State Flag and State Song Five Star Flags presents the Kentucky flag flying against the blue sky. Placed on a navy blue field is the seal and words "Commonwealth of Kentucky". The two friends shaking hands, a pioneer and a statesman, represent all the people. They are acting out the meaning of Kentucky's motto:
Five Star Flags presents the Kentucky flag flying against the blue sky. Placed on a navy blue field is the seal and words "Commonwealth of Kentucky". The two friends shaking hands, a pioneer and a statesman, represent all the people. They are acting out the meaning of Kentucky's motto:
A description of a route
At the end of this task you will be able to draw up a route.
A Charleston Affair -- Challenge Question 2
The Countdown to A Charleston Affair Weekend Contest is a seven week social media challenge - and this is the second challenge: What is your favorite College of Charleston athletic memory or event? Respond to this challenge with a photo, video or description of your favorite athletic memory or event. You have until tomorrow, March 28th at 10 PM to respond. The winner will be announced at 10 AM on Thursday, March 29th at 10 AM. The winner of challenge two will receive the following prize
Part 7 - Emma by Jane Austen (Vol 3: Chs 08-13)
Part 7. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Moira Fogerty
The Carpetbagging Yankees
During Reconstruction, people from the North — some with bad intentions and some with good intentions — headed to the New South, where they were called "carpetbaggers." This video gives an animated example of how the carpetbaggers came to be.
Genres of Communication Interfaces in BIM-Enabled Architectural Practice
This paper explores the interaction and different types of representations enacted in a BIM-enabled environment that involves interdisciplinary and intradisciplinary collaboration among teams of designers in an architectural praxis context. By means of an ethnographic study conducted over the course of an architectural project from schematic design to construction documents, including five disciplines and twenty subjects, genres of communication interfaces are identified between BIM-authoring to
21H.931 Seminar in Historical Methods (MIT)
This subject is designed to give 21H majors and minors an introduction to the methods that historians use to interpret the past. We will focus on two areas: archives and interpretation. In our work on archives, we will ask what constitutes an archive. We will visit one or two local archives, speak with archivists, and assemble our own archive related to life at MIT in 2003. Once we have a better understanding of the possibilities and limitations of historical archives, we will turn to the task o
4.614 Religious Architecture and Islamic Cultures (MIT)
This course introduces the history of Islamic cultures through their most vibrant material signs: the religious architecture that spans fourteen centuries and three continents — Asia, Africa, and Europe. The course presents Islamic architecture both as a historical tradition and as a cultural catalyst that influenced and was influenced by the civilizations with which it came in contact.