Cervantes' Don Quixote — Open Yale Courses
The course facilitates a close reading of Don Quixote in the artistic and historical context of renaissance and baroque Spain. Students are also expected to read four of Cervantes' Exemplary Stories, Cervantes' Don Quixote: A Casebook, and J.H. Elliott's Imperial Spain. Cervantes' work will be discussed in relation to paintings by Velázquez. The question of why Don Quixote is read today will be addressed throughout the course. Students are expected to know the book, the background readings and
Epidemics in Western Society Since 1600 — Open Yale Courses
This course consists of an international analysis of the impact of epidemic diseases on western society and culture from the bubonic plague to HIV/AIDS and the recent experience of SARS and swine flu. Leading themes include: infectious disease and its impact on society; the development of public health measures; the role of medical ethics; the genre of plague literature; the social reactions of mass hysteria and violence; the rise of the germ theory of disease; the development of tropical medici
voorhuwelijkssparen: in het Frans de modaliteiten van voorhuwelijkssparen begrijpen
Voordat je in het huwelijksbootje stapt weet je precies hoeveel het voorhuwelijkssparen bij de mutualiteit je heeft opgebracht. Je weet eveneens welke de voorwaarden en de beperkingen zijn van deze formule.
Drawer famiglia di Ornella: the family of Ornella
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to understand a Italian talking about his family. You will first listen to a dialogue and answer questions with yes or no. Based on the same dialogue you will be given multiple choice questions. You will then choose how a certain idea is worded in a dialogue. Lastly, you will put the sentence in the correct order.
Too Young to Wed: The Secret World of Child Brides
Every year, throughout the world, millions of young girls are forced into marriage. Child marriage is outlawed in many countries and international agreements forbid the practice yet this tradition still spans continents, language, religion and caste. Over an eight-year period, photographer Stephanie Sinclair has investigated the phenomenon of child marriage in India, Yemen, Afghanistan, Nepal and Ethiopia. Her multimedia presentation, produced in association with National Geographic, synthesize
Intracellular and Extracellular buffers
This RLO outlines the main intracellular and extracellular buffering systems within the body and shows how trhe carbonic acid buffering system can be assessed
The HoloGlobe Project
These animations were produced for the Smithsonian Institution's HoloGlobe Exhibit which opened to the public on August 10, 1996 at the Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC. The various data sets show progressive global change mapped onto a rotating globe and projected into space to create a holographic image of the Earth. The exhibit shows that Earth's atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, and biosphere are dynamic, changing on timescales of days, minutes, or even seconds. The exhibit has
Che cosa danno stasera in TV?: What's on TV tonight?
First of all you do a few exercises using your vocabulary (fill in the correct word, select the right word, state the opposite). You then have to say whether or not a programme appeals to you. To do this you are given a few individual words which you have to form a sentence with. Finally you create a little dialogue about programmes.
Off Campus Fun: Rachel Learns Scootering
Armstrong Atlantic State University students take full advantage the coastal lifestyle. In this edition, Rachel, Alfred and Anna tour Tybee Island. But not before Rachel is schooled in the ways of scootering at Mogos Scooters.
This Week @Minnesota: Cheap golf for students, a "fishy" gift and a $51 million announcement
In the University of Minnesota weekly webisode series "This Week @Minnesota" for June 12 - June 19, 2011, we give you a look at the on campus golf course that offers green fees as low as $10 for students, learn about the fish that outgoing U of M President Bob Bruininks is gifting to the Bell Museum and announce a $51 million dollar grant for new research in how clinics treat their patients.
Women Emerging in Leadership
Darden Executive Education at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business delivered a groundbreaking, custom program for over 40 female professionals from the banking and finance industries. The program was delivered in partnership with the Emirates Institute of Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) in Dubai.
The University of Rochester Micro-farm is housed by the Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence and founded by two Kauffman Entrepreneurial Year (KEY) scholars, Annalise Kjolhede and Caitlin Smigelski with support from, Dining Services, Facilities and Operations and various academic departments.
EE 120 - Lecture 17 - Signals and Systems
Structure and Interpretation of Systems and Signals - Spring 2007. This course is an introduction to mathematical modeling techniques used in the design of electronic systems. An important keyword here is "mathematical." Subjects we will cover include continous and discrete signals, with applications to audio, images, video, communications, and control; State-based models, beginning with automata and evolving to LTI systems; Frequency domain models for signals and frequency response for systems,
Erythemal Index for August 2000 through July 2001: Slow Rotating Globe
The Erythemal Index is a measure of ultraviolet radiation (UV) at ground level on the Earth. UV exists to the left of the visible spectrum and is divided into three components (UV-A, UV-B and UV-C). UV-B (290-320 wavelengths) is the most dangerous form of UV radiation that can reach ground level. Atmospheric ozone shields life at the surface from most of the harmful components of solar radiation. Chemical processes in the atmosphere can effect the level of protection provided by the ozone in the
Elizabeth I - Documentary Part 15
Elizabeth decides not to marry the Duke of Anjou. She ended up paying him a lot of money before he left England. In the Netherlands, in 1584, Elizabeth ally, William of Orange, was killed. She prepared her army. Robert Dudly led the army and did no obey Elizabeth's orders. In England, Mary of Scots was jailed in a more serious way, isolated. Walsingham plotted a conspiracy to find proof against Mary. She sent letters to Babingtom to organize a plot against Elizabeth and Walsingham had access to
The Metropolitan Revolution: perspectives from US cities [Audio]
Speaker(s): Bruce Katz, Professor Anne Power | Bruce Katz will explain how ground-up innovations at a city level are solving the toughest economic problems in the US, while Anne Power will reflect on the relevance of these developments on UK cities. Bruce Katz is the author of The Metropolitan Revolution, vice president of the Brookings Institution and founding director of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program. Anne Power is professor of social policy at LSE.
The Function of Nervous Tissue
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
Introducing basic concepts of physical pressure, with particular reference to the role of pressure in healthcare situations.
Dyslexia and Workplace Learning
How dyslexia affects student nurses on placement and their mentors. Includes guidelines and strategies for mentors and students.
Essay Titles - Quiz
Students will be able to differentiate between different types of essays.