21A.100 Introduction to Anthropology (MIT)
This class introduces students to the methods and perspectives of cultural anthropology. Readings emphasize case studies in very different settings (a nuclear weapons laboratory, a cattle-herding society of the Sudan, and a Jewish elder center in Los Angeles). Although some of the results and conclusions of anthropology will be discussed, emphasis will be on appreciating cultural difference and its implications, studying cultures and societies through long-term fieldwork, and most of all, learni
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Stave 1 - A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Stave I: Marley's Ghost. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox.
Visual Studio Toolbox: Manual Testing In this episode, Brian Keller shows how manual testers can use Microsoft Test Manager 2010 to manage their test cases. They can document all of the steps they will use to test a particular feature or requirement and then record whether each step passes or fails. Additionally, they can record their actions and specify that the next time they run a test, some of the steps will run automatically. Bugs created with Test Manager are stored in TFS and include a wealth of information developers can
In this episode, Brian Keller shows how manual testers can use Microsoft Test Manager 2010 to manage their test cases. They can document all of the steps they will use to test a particular feature or requirement and then record whether each step passes or fails. Additionally, they can record their actions and specify that the next time they run a test, some of the steps will run automatically. Bugs created with Test Manager are stored in TFS and include a wealth of information developers can
Pope calls for peace education
Jan 1 - During his New Year Mass, Pope Benedict says new generations must be educated in justice and peace to avoid further conflict. Sunita Rappai reports.
STS.320 Environmental Conflict and Social Change (MIT)
This graduate-level class explores the complex interrelationships among humans and natural environments, focusing on non-western parts of the world in addition to Europe and the United States. It uses environmental conflict to draw attention to competing understandings and uses of "nature" as well as the local, national and transnational power relationships in which environmental interactions are embedded. In addition to utilizing a range of theoretical perspectives, this subject draws upon a se
Border Issues Seminar
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Border Issues Seminar" in the Center for Social Concerns. This seminar provides a look at immigration from diverse perspectives, principally through a week-long immersion at the Annunciation House on the border of El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
Principles of Object-Oriented Programming
An objects-first with design patterns introductory course
Students will understand the life cycle of the butterfly and create various art activities that would model metamorphosis.
"Night of the Twister"
Reading strategies are used to introduce a literary work.
Ku Klux Klan Flyers
This flyer advertises a 1963 white supremacist Ku Klux Klan meeting; from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.
Activity sheet requiring students to identify the flags of various EU member states.
A-Z of Ireland
26 questions about Ireland with answers that work through the letters of the alphabet. Answers are at bottom of page.
Níl Aon Ní
Quiz about the poem Níl Aon Ní.
Invasion Games Questions
Fact-sheet outlining some moves and tips that teams in possession can adopt when playing.
Details on how to make a simple tap wrench with some theory on thread cutting.
Sample Axonometric (Isometric) Projections
Useful Fact-sheet explaining the relationship between the orthographic views and the axonometric views.
"I Was Not Wanted Any Longer": A Retail Worker Joins the Union in 1914 and Gets Fired
Employers had many ways to retaliate against their workers who tried to organize, ranging from allies in state and local police forces to detective agencies that used secret operatives to disrupt unions and supplied thugs to protect strikebreakers during strikes. But the simplest expedient available was to simply fire employees who were perceived as potential troublemakers. In 1914, a former department store worker named Sylvia Schulman testified before the U. S. Commission on Industrial Relatio
"We Ran Silent Movies For Years": An Italian Immigrant Goes Into Show Business in the Early 20th cen
The advent of "talkies"in the early 20th century had an impact felt far from Hollywood. Immigrants made up a significant portion of the movie-going audience during the silent film era because the lack of (English) speech beckoned immigrants unable to comprehend the many facets of American life: a picture that didn't talk was particularly appealing to people who didn't speak or read English. In this oral history, recorded by Roy Rosenzweig in 1978, Italian immigrant Fred Fedeli recalled his exper
"I Started Filling Rifles": A Woman Strike Supporter Remembers the 1914 Ludlow Massacre
The brutal southern Colorado coal strike reached its nadir on Easter night, 1914, with the horrendous deaths by fire of three women and eleven children at the hands of the Colorado state militia. Mary Thomas, whose husband was on strike, was interviewed at age eighty eight by historian Sherna Gluck in 1974 for the Feminist History Research Project. Thomas vividly recalled the horror of the infamous Ludlow Massacre, described her efforts to save the lives of women and children by hiding them in a