Introduction to Philosophy
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "Introduction to Philosophy" in the Department of Philosophy. This course is designed as a "topics-based" introduction to philosophy. Instead of working through the history of philosophy focusing on great historical figures and their views on different topics, we will focus on great philosophical topics and look at what historical and contemporary writers have said about them. Topics to be addressed will in
Girl Walk All Day
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New feature: your own personal video queue You are at work, browsing Channel 9 and you see this great episode of Defrag has just been published on Channel 9… but you work in a cubicle and if you lean back and watch a 30 minute video, you’d probably get fired. What to do? You could email the link to yourself as a reminder to watch it later, but that’s so low tech… and what if you want to build up a list of videos to watch over an upcoming holiday? Or maybe you are about to have some elective surgery and would like to get throug
You are at work, browsing Channel 9 and you see this great episode of Defrag has just been published on Channel 9… but you work in a cubicle and if you lean back and watch a 30 minute video, you’d probably get fired. What to do? You could email the link to yourself as a reminder to watch it later, but that’s so low tech… and what if you want to build up a list of videos to watch over an upcoming holiday? Or maybe you are about to have some elective surgery and would like to get throug
Remembering the First Crusade: Latin Narrative Histories 1099-c.1300
The success of the First Crusade by the Christian armies caught the interest and arrested the imagination of contemporaries, stimulating the production of a large number of historical narratives. Four eyewitness accounts, as well as letters written by the crusaders to the West, were taken up by later authors, re-worked and re-fashioned into new narratives; a process which continued throughout the twelfth century and beyond. This thesis sets out to explore why contemporaries continued to write ab
Fundels : Meer dan geanimeerde boeken Fundels brengt een prentenboek multimediaal tot leven. Het is een bundel vol fun en omvat de animatie van prentenboeken aangevuld met leuke activiteiten voor kinderen van drie tot zeven jaar. Fundels draagt bij tot de …
Fundels brengt een prentenboek multimediaal tot leven. Het is een bundel vol fun en omvat de animatie van prentenboeken aangevuld met leuke activiteiten voor kinderen van drie tot zeven jaar.
Fundels draagt bij tot de …
Music, Waves, Physics
This course teaches students in high school in advanced physics courses the concept of waves as seen in sound. A solid understanding of calculus is a prerequisite.
Accent Classification using Neural Networks
Creating an algorithm for detecting and classifying accents using formant analysis and neural networks.
Introduction to Music Theory
This course introduces the basic concepts and terms needed to discuss melody and harmony. It is intended for teens or adults with no background in music theory but some familiarity with reading common notation and playing an instrument (or singing). Concepts covered include interval, major and minor keys and scales, triads and chords.
Demo for Dummies
This course is designed for dummies to illustrate how even they can add new knowledge and distribute it world wide.
Genefinding - the basic structure of the course attempts to answer the following questions: 1) What is genefinding? 2) Why do we care? 3) Why is it difficult? What is the challenge? 4) What's being done currently? What are the current methods? 5) How are we doing? Emphasis is placed heavily on computational methods for genefinding with discussion as to how the compliment experimental gene finding methods.
ECE 320 - Spring 2003
Development of real-time digital signal processing (DSP) systems using a DSP microprocessor; several structured laboratory exercises, such as sampling and digital filtering, followed by an extensive DSP project of the student's choice.
ECE 301 Projects Fall 2003
Team Projects created for the ECE 301, Fall 2003.
Understanding Your French Horn
For eighth grade and up, a series of lessons that can be offered by an instructor or done as a self-study course, to teach French horn players more about their instrument.
Students will understand the life cycle of the butterfly and create various art activities that would model metamorphosis.
A renaissance of jazz and poetry
The Harlem Renaissance was the birth of a creative plethora in all fields of art for African Americans. The poetry and jazz composed during or inspired by this era naturally complemented each other. Furthermore, many of the themes from the musical and literary worlds are universal and provide a great lesson on how two different works can have a parallel theme.
Dating Lava Flows on Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawaii
In this video segment adapted from NOVA, scientists search for carbonized remains of plants preserved in lava flows to find out how long it has taken rain forests on Hawaii to regenerate after a volcanic eruption.
"That Broke Down the Ethnic Barriers": A Steelworker Describes the Decline of Ethnic Hostility in th
Tensions among industrial workers of different ethnic backgrounds often proved a barrier to unionization in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It was, for example, a key factor in the defeat of the 1919 steel strike. In the 1930s, however, that began to change, particularly under the auspices of the CIO. In this 1974 interview done by historian Peter Gotlieb in 1974, Polish-American steelworker Joe Rudiak recalled how ethnic hostility declined in the "CIO days," particularly amon
"Kill the Indian, and Save the Man": Capt. Richard C. Pratt on the Education of Native Americans
Beginning in 1887, the federal government attempted to "Americanize" Native Americans, largely through the education of Native youth. By 1900 thousands of Native Americans were studying at almost 150 boarding schools around the United States. The U.S. Training and Industrial School founded in 1879 at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, was the model for most of these schools. Boarding schools like Carlisle provided vocational and manual training and sought to systematically strip away tribal cultur
"Oh God, For One More Breath": Early 20th century Tennessee Coal Miners' Last Words
Coal mining and railroad work were the two most dangerous trades in the United States in the early 20th century. Coal miners frequently died in spectacular explosions and cave-ins that could kill dozens or even hundreds at a time. Although most testimony about coal mining disasters came from survivors and observers, the men who suffocated to death in the Fraterville, Tennessee mines in May 1902 left behind their own grim account. Trapped in the mine after an explosion and with their air rapidly