24.901 Language and its Structure I: Phonology (MIT)
24.901 is designed to give you a preliminary understanding of how the sound systems of different languages are structured, how and why they may differ from each other. The course also aims to provide you with analytical tools in phonology, enough to allow you to sketch the analysis of an entire phonological system by the end of the term. On a non-linguistic level, the couse aims to teach you by example the virtues of formulating precise and explicit descriptive statements; and to develop your sk
Earthquakes hit North Texas
Brian Stump, the Albritton Professor of Earth Sciences at SMU, talks with reporters about a study of earthquakes in North Texas and their possible relationship to the process of injecting wastewater and other fluids into the ground as part of the region's natural gas boom.
Technology Education Classroom
Shows the many different features of Recitation Hall's Technology Education Classroom
21H.421 Introduction to Environmental History (MIT)
This seminar provides a historical overview of the interactions between people and their environments. Focusing primarily on the experience of Europeans in the period after Columbus, the subject explores the influence of nature (climate, topography, plants, animals, and microorganisms) on human history and the reciprocal influence of people on nature. Topics include the biological consequences of the European encounter with the Americas, the environmental impact of technology, and the roots of t
1 Juifs et chrétiens dans la Chapelle sixtine (audio) 1 - Juifs et chrétiens dans la Chapelle sixtine Présentation en images du livre La torpeur des Ancêtres (Éditions de l'EHESS) par l'auteur Giovanni Careri, suivie d’un débat avec Danièle Hervieu-Léger (EHESS), Isabelle Saint-Martin (EPHE), Emanuele Coccia (EHESS) et Céline Béraud (Université de Caen - Institut Universitaire de France).
1 - Juifs et chrétiens dans la Chapelle sixtine
Présentation en images du livre La torpeur des Ancêtres (Éditions de l'EHESS) par l'auteur Giovanni Careri, suivie d’un débat avec
Danièle Hervieu-Léger (EHESS), Isabelle Saint-Martin (EPHE), Emanuele Coccia (EHESS) et Céline Béraud (Université de Caen - Institut Universitaire de France).
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Learn English 65 - Films
5 minute video clip that teaches how to exchange opinions. The clips talks about asking for people's opinion, giving your own opinion, and disagreeing. A short movie shows an example of how to use opinions in real life.
Hard drive in action
This video illustrates how a hard drive works by showing it in action. The narrator also describes what the hard drive is doing. (2:20)
Introducing WebJobs Tooling for Visual Studio with Brady Gaster | Web Camps TV Join your guide Cory Fowler as he talks to the product teams in Redmond as well as the web community.
Join your guide Cory Fowler as he talks to the product teams in Redmond as well as the web community.
CMS.801 Media in Transition (MIT)
This course centers on historical eras in which the form and function of media technologies were radically transformed. It includes consideration of the "Gutenberg Revolution," the rise of modern mass media, and the "digital revolution," among other case studies of media transformation and cultural change. Readings cover cultural and social history and historiographic methods.
6.831 User Interface Design and Implementation (MIT)
6.831 introduces the principles of user interface development, focusing on three key areas: Design: How to design good user interfaces, starting with human capabilities (including the human information processor model, perception, motor skills, color, attention, and errors) and using those capabilities to drive design techniques: task analysis, user-centered design, iterative design, usability guidelines, interaction styles, and graphic design principles. Implementation: Techniques for buildi
Video Culture Class: Spanish Holidays #17 - Labor Day
Learn more about Spanish culture with SpanishPod101.com! Ever wondered what the most important Spanish holidays are, and how they are celebrated? Then this 25-lesson video series is for you! With this series, you’ll learn the what, why, when and how of 25 well-known holidays in Spain. In this video, you’ll learn [...]
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Edward Burne-Jones's Inspiration for The Love Song: Victor Massé, "La chanson de Marie"
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15.810 Introduction to Marketing (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the theory and application of marketing. Marketing topics covered include Customer needs, Company skills, Competition, Collaborators, and Context in marketing and product development (5C's). The course combines cases, discussions, and readings to provide a mix of integrating concepts and hands-on problem solving.
The future of thinking in an information age
Does the Internet really make us dumber, as some pundits argue? And dumber than what? This lecture talked about what it means to think through and with new information technologies, placing both these technologies and ‘thinking' in a historical context. Professor Cathy Davidson argues that many of the ways we teach, work, and evaluate attention, achievement, intelligence, and learning abilities or disabilities were developed for the industrial technologies of the early twentieth century. H
Just like there is a set of rules for behaving in public there are a set of rules for behaving online. These rules should be applied when you are emailing, in chat rooms, blogging, or IMing. Always think before you type!
Sixense: Wireless STEM System
Sixense represents a major next step in emerging technology for virtual reality gaming for the e-Generation of students. It's been said that the e-Generation of students are already proficient in Instant Messaging, Social Networking, and Gaming. And they will spend over 10,000+ hours performing these tasks before reaching the age of 21. Teachers familar with Second Life, Woozworld, Smallworlds, Imvu, and others know how these "avatars" and "virtual worlds" can be spun-off in creating interactive
Gulf Coast and East Coast Flyover: April 12, 1998
A slow pan up the east coast of North America from the Florida Keys to the Gulf of St. Lawrence, based on a true color SeaWiFS image
24.00 Problems of Philosophy (MIT)
The course has two main goals: First, to give you a sense of what philosophers think about and why. This will be done through consideration of some perennial philosophical problems, e.g., the existence of God, reason and faith, personal identity and immortality, freewill, moral responsibility, and standards for moral conduct. We will draw on readings by important figures in the history of philosophy as well as contemporary authors. The second goal is to develop your philosophical skills, and you