Lecture 13: Designing for Strength: A Century of Solid Mechanics Research in Oxford
Professor Carlos Ruiz on "Designing for Strength: A Century of Solid Mechanics Research in Oxford". In 1908 C.W. Jenkin was appointed to the first chair of Engineering Science in Oxford University. He followed in the tradition, established by Hooke, to emphasise the practical application of research to the design of machines and structures. Thanks to his foresight, solid mechanics in Oxford has a strong scientific basis, combining theoretical formulation and exact experimental work to provide an
Barriers and enablers to female managers in the Middle East
Executive Doctorate (DBA) student Nadia Hussain discusses her research with Toby Thompson. Profile: http://linkd.in/i2Eiqc
How to Answer Functions SAT Math Questions
How to Answer Functions SAT Math Questions - Understanding function questions on the SAT Math exam. (01:26)
21L.476 Romantic Poetry (MIT)
This course examines readings of the major British Romantic poets (Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Scott, Shelley, and Keats) and important fiction writers (Mary Shelley and Walter Scott). Attention is also given to literary and historical contexts.
Our Solar System: The Inner Planets - by StudyJams
The sun is an average size star and is the center of our solar system. One of the things surrounding it is the astroid belt. The four planets inside the astroid belt are called the inner planets. They include: Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. Learn more about these four planets with this slide show from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Leaders + Legends - Leading Organizational Change to Meet New Challenges
General James E. Cartwright, Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
The Impact of Earthquakes on the Human Life Part 1/3
Impact of Earthquakes on the Human Life Part 1/3 - Learn about the causes and consequences of earthquakes. Also learn about how people in Japan deal with earthquakes in their daily lives. (07:32)
The Impact of Earthquakes on the Human Life, Part 2/3
Impact of Earthquakes on the Human Life Part 2/3 - Learn about the psychological effect of earthquakes. Also learn about how much damage an earthquake can cause to the human life. (07:29)
Janis Tomlinson: "From Capricho to Fatal Consequences: Goya's Imagery of War 1809-1814"
Janis Tomlinson presented her lecture as part of the Townsend Center for the Humanities' Forum on the Humanities and the Public World. Best known for her work on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European painting and on painting in Spain, Janis Tomlinson is Director of University Museums at the University of Delaware. She has also served as Director of Arts in the Academy at the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Tomlinson has published several articles, exhibition reviews, and books, including
Ain't No Sunshine
The University of Richmond Jazz Ensemble closed out their tour of Greece in Athens at the Bacaro Jazz Club on March 12, 2011. Featured in this song are seniors Matt Jordan on trumpet and Alex Kelly on vocals.
Geosciences Professor discusses the Japan Earthquake and the Pacfic Northwest
Could an earthquake/tsunami on par with what occurred in Japan happen in the Pacific Northwest? Emeritus Geosciences Professor Bob Yeats discusses the possibility of a similar occurrence off the Oregon Coast.
Brockmeier, L., Leech, D., Pate, J., & Gibson, N. (April 2011). Principals' Views about the Impact o
National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
While high stakes testing continues as the centerpiece of education reform efforts to improve education, the impact of high stakes testing on principals needs further exploration. The Principal’s […]
How to Take Research Notes
A 1:34 minute video about taking research notes, take general interest notes before going out and finding sources for a research paper. Suggests student start by relating topic to their own interests.
Making Writing Meaningful
When teachers introduce subjects that matter to middle school students or allow them more freedom to choose and develop topics, the task of writing gains new meaning and purpose. In this session, participants examine how five middle-level teachers help their students connect to writing and understand its capacity to transform their own lives and the world around them. (58:25)
This video is about the Cornell Note-taking System. It is a parody to
"California Gurls" by Katy Perry. The music may be a turn-off for some.
Biodiversity is the amount of variety of organisms in a particular area and is typically used to measure the "health" of an ecosystem. Biodiversity usually encompasses genetic diversity (variations within individual populations), ecosystem diversity (within ecosystems) and landscape diversity (range of differing ecosystems within an area). (03:46)
"Our Little Ghost" by Louisa May Alcott (poetry reading)
Maybe this is a poem about a living child expressed in a somewhat macabre way, but on close examination that seems less likely. Louisa May Alcott is better known for her novel Little Women, published in 1865, one of the first novels of the movement called Literary Realism. When reality is harsh, literature and art tend to be idealised. Little Women is about a family of four sisters. Beth, the youngest, becomes ill and she actually dies. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisa_May_Alcott http:/
Protesters clash with police in Bahrain
Riot police face off against protesters near Pearl Roundabout as they attempt to block a main thoroughfare to the financial district.
Bahrain erupts in violence
Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds in Bahrain as violence erupts. Deborah Lutterbeck reports