What kind of economics should we teach?
The recent global crisis has lead to questions being asked about whether the kind of economics being taught to students in leading economics departments was responsible for the widespread failure to predict the timing and magnitude of the events that unfolded in 2008. Critiques range from an absence of historical context in mainstream teaching of economics to excessive reliance on mathematical models. This panel brings together four leading economists to debate this issue and to discuss what c
LSE Literary Weekend - War Stories: How to bring the battle to the book?
A discussion of war journalism in its historical context. How the great correspondents of the past managed to tell the world about conflicts around the globe. And how in the digital age, governments and the military seek to prevent free reporting of war. Can we ever really report objectively and openly on war?
LSE Literary Festival - Jekyll and Hyde: Law, Science, Psychology
Editors note: We apologise for the poor audio quality of this podcast. Robert Louis Stevenson’s Jekyll and Hyde develops an extraordinarily rich intersection between literary fiction, legal norms and the scientific imagination. This panel discussion brings together legal academics, psychoanalytical theorists and specialists in nineteenth-century literature in a conversation focused on the historical and cultural significance themes in the novel. The discussion will span the emergence of the ne
A Colonial Legacy in Miskito Turtle Knowledge (Nicaragua)
Over the past several decades the increasing prevalence of natural resource crises has led many ecologists to seek alternatives to Western resource use paradigms. Primary amongst these alternatives are systems guided by indigenous knowledge (IK). It is commonly presumed that these systems represent institutions uncorrupted by the exploitative hand of Western culture and state domination and therefore hold the key to rectifying the unsustainable behaviors of Western societies.
Wallace Warfield - ACR Keynote
Responding to the Whole of Conflict in the 21st Century: Challenging Conventional IdentitiesThursday, October 7, 2009Atlanta, GA Has ADR/CR been relegated to the margins of the more complex conflict situations whether these be poverty, scarce resource di
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool
Light Meter simulation tool
Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web. Scratch is designed to help young people (ages 8 and up) develop 21st century learning skills. As they create and share Scratch projects, young people learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also learning to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.
Introduction to Project Management
This module is the introduction to the University Extension online course, Introduction to Project Management. Project management has been proven to be the most effective method of delivering products within cost, schedule, and resource constraints. This intensive and hands-on course gives you the skills to ensure your projects are completed on time and on budget while giving the user the product they expect. You will gain a strong working knowledge of the basics of project management and be abl
Climate action plan for nature.
Lists 5 community action strategies for climate change and a sustainable future. 1. CLIMATE-FRIENDLY GARDENS AND LAWNS; 2. WATER CONSERVATION; 3. MONITORING; 4. STEWARDSHIP; and 5. CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION. Includes resources and a glossary.
Angelo Herndon Again Condemned to a Living Death
Civil Rights;James H. Dolson; Herbert Nusser; Ralph Thornton;Flyer announcing a speech and protest meeting regarding the failed appeal of Civil Rights advocate Angelo Herndon
Kneedbare vloeistof : Experiment Dit leermiddel daagt leerlingen uit om aan de hand van een wetenschappelijke methode te experimenteren met de verhouding water versus maiszetmeel, om hieruit een kneedbare vloeistof te maken.
Dit leermiddel daagt leerlingen uit om aan de hand van een wetenschappelijke methode te experimenteren met de verhouding water versus maiszetmeel, om hieruit een kneedbare vloeistof te maken.
PROPERTY/REAL ESTATE: Covenants: Profs. Joe Grohman and Ron Brown Guests: Professors Ron Brown and Joe Grohman, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center Topic: Property Law/Real Estate Law: Real Covenants and Servitudes of Land Running Time: 13:05 Click here to download the mp3 file:Author(s):
Guests: Professors Ron Brown and Joe Grohman, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center
Topic: Property Law/Real Estate Law: Real Covenants and Servitudes of Land
Running Time: 13:05
Click here to download the mp3 file:Author(s):
21W.747-1 Rhetoric (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the history, the theory, the practice, and the implications (both social and ethical) of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion. This semester, many of your skills will be deepened by practice, including your analytical skills, your critical thinking skills, your persuasive writing skills, and your oral presentation skills. In this course you will act as both a rhetor (a person who uses rhetoric) and a rhetorician (one who studies the art of rhetoric).
21M.734 Design for the Theater: Scenery (MIT)
This course will examine theory of scenic design as currently practiced, as well as historical traditions for use of performance space and audience/performer engagement. Four play scripts and one opera or dance theater piece will be designed after in-depth analysis; emphasis will be on the social, political and cultural milieu at the time of their creation, and now.
4 Structure of the assessment units
Skills in information technology (IT) cover a broad range, from using software packages effectively to developing a critical understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of IT solutions. Developing your IT skills means planning your work, practising your skills, seeking feedback from others and reviewing your approach. In developing and assessing your IT skills, you will learn to use and adapt your skills effectively and confidently in different situations and contexts. This unit is designed to
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation, demonstrating shear force, uniformly distributed load
21W.783 Science and Engineering Writing for Phase II (MIT)
21W.783 is a series of seminars focusing on common writing problems faced by professional engineers and scientists. Participants will tune up their writing skills and prepare a pair of technical documents under the guidance of the instructor. The writing assignments focus on a single topic of the student's choosing, preferably one for which the necessary research has been done, or is in the process of being done. In addition to the writing component, students will deliver an oral presentation ba
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s last speech
He was assassinated the next day and speaks of the promised day. (01:16)
XXXVIe conférence Marc Bloch. Simon Schaffer, Les mesures et leurs rituels. ... 36e Conférence Marc Bloch : Les mesures et leurs rituels. Pour une histoire mondiale des sciences Intervenant : Simon Schaffer, Université de Cambridge. Author(s):
36e Conférence Marc Bloch :
Les mesures et leurs rituels. Pour une histoire mondiale des sciences
Intervenant : Simon Schaffer, Université de Cambridge.