ART 231-01, History of Western Art I, Fall 2007
This course is the first half of a year-long survey of Western Art and students are encouraged to continue with ART 232. Students are not expected to have completed any previous courses in Art History. The primary objectives for this course are as follows: • Provide students with a comprehensive overview of major images, artists, and movements in Western art from Prehistory through the Middle Ages • Integrate these images with the broader cultural history of the period • Develop visual and
Alexander Hamilton: Early Influences
A two minute overview of Hamilton's early life. It tells how remarkable he was and his willingness to acceptance of responsibility and risk taking. Well worth watching.
Global Infrared Cloud Cover, September 2001 (WMS)
This animation is a mosaic of cloud cover data taken by several different satellites in the infrared band. One of the most prominent cloud features during this time was Hurricane Erin near the Atlantic coast of the United States.
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No idea how relational database systems are constructed? Did you know that they underpin the majority of the managed data storage in computer systems? This unit has been designed to give you an overview of the developmental lifecycle for a database system, explaining the importance of data analysis and highlighting how database development differs from traditional software development.
Welcome to the New Normal
Scripps Oceanography research suggests that climate change will require a complete rethinking of water delivery systems in the West. That'll be step one.
Models are mechanisms for communication. This unit looks at what a model is and what the process of modelling is about. The techniques discussed here are applicable to a wide range of systems and have one thing in common: they are all commonly used diagramming techniques. The five techniques are: data flow diagrams, use case modelling, activity diagrams, entity–relationship diagrams and state machines.
Clouds over the Pacific Ocean and Latin America from GOES-11: August 2, 2000
This animation is one of a series showing the first data from GOES-11. The data shown was taken at one-minute intervals.
Professor Guo-Juin Hong's video installation comments on ongoing aspects of colonialism in Taiwan.
The Basics of Probability
During this brief video, the instructor gives the basics of probability. He starts by using the probabilty of flipping a coin. Though the instructor says he discusses the 'basics', this video instruction should be supplemented with discussion prior to viewing. (01:41)
This patient education program reviews the anatomy of the knee, symptoms, and treatments, including the benefits and risks of knee replacement surgery, for damaged knee joints. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Checking that your browser is compatible with x-stream
A short video showing how to check that your browser is compatible with x-stream, the Leeds Metropolitan University system for delivering learning materials over the Internet
Une excursion à Dinant: een uitstap naar Dinant
Als secretaris/ secretaresse van een bedrijf breng je je collega's schriftelijk op de hoogte van de activiteiten die door de directie georganiseerd worden. Je geeft ook aan of deze activiteiten je aanspreken of niet.
Colombia drug ring bust
July 7 - Colombia and the U.S. bust a cocaine ring, arresting 26 suspected drug traffickers. Marie-Claire Fennessy reports.
How did an eighth-grader’s science fair project inspire a new way to
tackle rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere? Claire
Lackner’s father Klaus, a geophysicist at Columbia University, had a
brainstorm after he saw how Claire used an aquarium pump to capture carbon dioxide in the air. A decade later, Dr. Lackner is testing a product inspired by his daughter’s vision. This 12:46 long video tells of this story with the emphasis on what CO2 is what
-le and -el Words
Children identify the correct and incorrect spelling of -el and -le words, and then go on to use them to complete sentences.
Celebs flock to Germany for fashion
July 8 - Hilary Swank and Eric Bana attend HUGO by Hugo Boss' Berlin runway show. Alicia Powell reports.
Opleiding voor immigranten: in het Frans het onderwijssysteem begrijpen en kunnen toelichten
Als immigrant in Frankrijk ben je op de hoogte van het Franse onderwijssysteem, kun je een vergelijking maken met andere systemen en je mening hieromtrent formuleren.
Blake's Death - Movie Clip from Mr. Deeds
In this brief but humorous clip from the movie Mr. Deeds, 82-year-old Preston Blake insists on reaching the top of Mount Everest in the middle of a storm, despite the warnings of his guides.
Themes in this clip include:
Risk, Courage, Foolishness, Pride, Challenges, Giving Up, Adventure, Danger, Consequences, Warning, Stubborn, Safety, Carpe Diem, Irrational, Instruction, Caution, Obstinate
Oricalco - thermal shape memory fabric
The first orthogonal weaving example of Nitinol. The 'Thermal Shape Memory Alloy' is characterized by its extraordinary ability to recover any shape, pre-programmed, upon heating. Until today this light weight alloy with about 50% Titanium inside has been used in advanced sectors like space and recently in medical applications. Moreover this fabric is the first for which the shape memory alloy, named Nitinol, was weaved orthogonally that is to say that Oricalco is the first fabric with shape mem