15.840 Special Seminar in Marketing: Marketing Management (MIT)
The purpose of 15.840 is to: Introduce key marketing ideas and phenomena. Develop students' skills in marketing analysis and planning. Provide a forum (both written and oral) for presenting and defending recommendations and critically examining and discussing those of others. An emphasis is placed on theory and practice that draws on market research, competitive analysis, and marketing science.
Easter on Recently Captured Iwo Jima
In this audio clip, a chaplain's service for U.S. troops on Iwo Jima is broadcasted live. On March 26, 1945, after 36 days of bloody battle, the United States took control of the strategically important Japanese island. (3:21)
Indian Dance - About Garba-Raas
Gabra-Raas is a classical Indian style of dance that originated in the Indian state of Gujarat and incorporates colorful costumes and energetic movements, Garba-Raas has traveled across the world. This video is from an audition at Boston University. Interviews with the dancers go over the differences between the dances and a little about the culture and how these dances are used. Length 1:41
Sustainable Tourism Certification
A lecture on sustainable tourism
Derived copy of Embryonic Development
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
Forests and Chases of England and Wales c. 1000 to c. 1850
The website "Forests and Chases of England and Wales, c. 1000 to c. 1850" is a project pursued by dr. John Langton and dr. Graham Jones from the University of Oxford, a multidisciplinary survey into mapping medieval forests and their survival into the modern era. The groundbreaking research reveals the landscape history of Britain and Wales throughout the centuries but also social, economic and cultural aspects of human relationship with the forests and the environment. Detailed information abou
Charles Willson Peale, Staircase Group) - 1795 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Charles Willson Peale, Staircase Group (Portrait of Raphaelle Peale and Titian Ramsay Peale), 1795, oil on canvas, 89-1/2 x 39-3/8 inches / 227.3 x 100 cm (04:26). The experts are Dr. Harris and Dr. Zucker.
Obama Addresses 2004 Democratic Convention
On July 27, 2004, Barack Obama, then a little-known Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate from Illinois, delivers the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention. His speech, in which he describes his personal story of the American Dream, catapults him into the national spotlight. (2:51)
Calculus: Evaluating Limits
In this lesson you will learn about evaluating limits by substituting
values into the expression as well as what notation denotes a limit (and how to read and interpret the notation). Taught by Professor Edward Burger, this lesson was selected from a broader, comprehensive course, Calculus.
Free, Online Nonprofit Organization and Management Development Program
A free, self-paced program for nonprofit entrepreneurs, leaders and managers, consultants and volunteers to increase their understanding of nonprofit organizations and activities. Each of the following modules suggests specific materials for review, topics for discussion and reflection, and activities to develop basic systems and practices. Various modules also include assessments and guidelines to record and monitor action items from current and previous learning modules.Module 1: Program Orien
Finding the causes of leukemia
Speaker: Martyn T. Smith, Professor of Toxicology and Director of the Superfund Research Program http://superfund.berkeley.edu/ at the University of California Berkeley http://berkeley.edu/. Research support by the Superfund Research Program of NIEHS. Professor Smith explains that leukemia occurs when white blood cells do not develop properly. Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is the most common form in adults. Causes include radiation, chemotherapy, benzene, formaldehyde, and tobacco smoke. Lo
George Washington's Precedents
This video provides insights into the many precedents that Washington set as the first president. It would be a good overview, but does not provide any insights into why he took and said some of these actions in enough detail to stand by itself.(3:05)
Global Cohort: Amparo Quisbert
Entrepreneur Amparo Quisbert of Bolivia talks about her company, Fama, and her participation in the 2012 U.S. State Department and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneurship Partnership Global Cohort at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Crisis at Fort Sumter
"Crisis at Fort Sumter" is an interactive historical simulation and decision making program. Using text, images, and sound, it reconstructs the dilemmas of policy formation and decision making in the period between Abraham Lincoln's election in November 1860 and the battle of Fort Sumter in April 1861. The program primarily focuses on Lincoln, both as President-elect and as President. Viewers place themselves in Lincoln's position, consider the events that transpire, and choose a course of actio
Food Chains and Webs
The Story of Movies: Understanding Films and Filmmaking
This well-produced video introduces a curriculum designed to introduce middle school students to the practice of critically analyzing film and other forms of visual storytelling. It features classroom scenes, as well s interviews with Martin Scorsese, classroom teachers, and the curriculum writer.
USAHEC: Gettysburg: Whose Hallowed Ground? The Farms that Became a Battlefield
Author and historian Tom Vossler was the guest speaker for the July 16 Perspectives in Military History, sharing stories of the men and women who happened to live on the 6,000 acre site of the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War.
Pakistan Link is a very useful site for those interested in Pakistani current affairs, culture, religion society, economics and politics. The site is targetted at the Pakistani community in the United States, but is of interest to scholars of diasporic communities and to those of Pakistani origin around the world. There are a large number of news articles presented on the site, alongside which are also commentaries on cultural events, arts, education and Pakistani society. The site is updated wi
24.251 Introduction to Philosophy of Language (MIT)
This course explores the nature of meaning and truth, and their bearing on the use of language in communication. No knowledge of logic or linguistics is presupposed.