Congestive Heart Failure
This patient education program explains congestive heart failure including heart anatomy, the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and lifestyle changes for managing this condition. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
RES.18-007 Calculus Revisited: Multivariable Calculus (MIT)
Includes audio/video content: AV lectures. Calculus Revisited is a series of videos and related resources that covers the materials normally found in freshman- and sophomore-level introductory mathematics courses. Multivariable Calculus is the second course in the series, consisting of 26 videos, 4 Study Guides, and a set of Supplementary Notes. The series was first released in 1971 as a way for people to review the essentials of calculus. It is equally valuable for students who are learning cal
17.582 Civil War (MIT)
This course surveys the social science literature on civil war. It studies the origins of civil war, discusses variables affecting duration, and examines termination of conflict. This subject is highly interdisciplinary and covers a wide variety of cases, although with concentration on various Balkan civil wars.
17.100J Political Economy I: Theories of the State and the Economy (MIT)
Political Economy I explores the major social science paradigms for analyzing relations among state, economy, and society. Through readings, lectures and discussion of original texts in political liberalism and individualism, neo-classical economics, Marxism, sociological and cultural theories, and neo-institutionalism, the seminar examines the fundamental assumptions on which our understanding of the social world and our research are based. All participants in the seminar are required to do the
15.389 G-Lab: Global Entrepreneurship Lab (MIT)
Entrepreneurship in the 21st century is evolving. Because of global changes in technology, communications, and capital markets, today's innovative startups are building successful companies in countries around the globe, in many instances with investors, vendors, customers, and employees located thousands of miles away. The challenges these leading-edge companies face, particularly in emerging markets, are some of the most sophisticated issues both for businesses and governments alike. These cha
STS.042J Einstein, Oppenheimer, Feynman: Physics in the 20th Century (MIT)
This class explores the changing roles of physics and physicists during the 20th century. Topics range from relativity theory and quantum mechanics to high-energy physics and cosmology. The course also examines the development of modern physics within shifting institutional, cultural, and political contexts, such as physics in Imperial Britain, Nazi Germany, U.S. efforts during World War II, and physicists' roles during the Cold War.
STS.010 Neuroscience and Society (MIT)
This class explores the social relevance of neuroscience, considering how emerging areas of brain research reflect and reshape social attitudes and agendas. Topics include brain imaging and popular media; neuroscience of empathy, trust, and moral reasoning; new fields of neuroeconomics and neuromarketing; ethical implications of neurotechnologies such as cognitive enhancement pharmaceuticals; neuroscience in the courtroom; and neuroscientific recasting of social problems such as addiction and vi
11.364 International Environmental Negotiation (MIT)
The class will explore the obstacles to achieving sustainability; in particular, the difficulties of managing common resources, achieving transboundary pollution control, making tradeoffs between economic and social development needs and environmental resource protection, and harmonizing environmental protection standards. At their core, these problems must be addressed through international or multi-lateral negotiations. We will focus especially on problems of representation and voting, issue l
11.013J American Urban History I (MIT)
This course is a seminar on the history of institutions and institutional change in American cities from roughly 1850 to the present. Among the institutions to be looked at are political machines, police departments, courts, schools, prisons, public authorities, and universities. The focus of the course is on readings and discussions.
11.701 Introduction to Planning and Institutional Processes in Developing Countries (MIT)
This introductory course is structured to cultivate the key sensibilities necessary for effective planning practice in newly industrializing countries. The word "sensibility" refers to an awareness of key developmental issues, interdependent causalities, and anticipated as well as unanticipated consequences of social action which mark most planning efforts. In cultivating such sensibilities, this course will use examples from varying institutional settings, ranging from the local to the internat
Sugar: Sweet But Deadly? | Zero-Gravity Maneuvers
The way our bodies process sugar and store energy was critical to our ancestors' survival, but is strained by today's sugar-rich diet. Then Phillip Cunio from MIT and Todd Sheerin from Harvard discuss the challenges of designing and testing software to let a spacecraft navigate near an asteroid.
Advanced Syntax, Spring 2007
This course is a continuation of 24.951. This semester the course topics of interest include movement, phrase structure, and the architecture of the grammar.
Activities and digital resources
This page will suggest briefly some activities which teachers can use in order to explore how to begin to convert digital tools for their own uses in the classroom.
The University of Kentucky's Energy Monitoring System
Empowered is a multi-layered interactive experience featuring real time energy feedback, virtual rooms, videos and much more. Its mission is to empower individuals to participate in a culture of conservation at the University of Kentucky.
TED407 Session 8 Spring 2012
Language Learning with Danny Brassell 03/09/12
SBS318 Session 10 Spring 2012
Multinationa Business with Frank Billes 03/09/12
Changing the Landscape of U.S. Higher Education
Carnegie Mellon University's Open Learning Initiative (OLI) is changing the landscape of higher education by providing not only easier access, but also better tools for students to attain their degrees. OLI is scientifically-based open online learning environments designed to improve both quality and productivity in higher education. CMU president Jared Cohon discussed OLI and CMU's leadership in the science of learning at an event in Washington D.C. He was joined by OLI director Candace Thill
Language of Film and TV - New Online Course
Learn more about this course at: http://bit.ly/weeBNY The course guides you through the history of film and television and the crucial concepts about the language they use to reach their audiences—a language that includes camera, frame composition, lighting, production design, acting styles, editing, dialogue, plot, genre, themes, sound, and point of view. You'll learn about mise-en-scène, cinematography, and editing, so that you are well versed in the design and visual elements of film an
Music Licensing - New Online Course
Learn more about Music Licensing at: http://bit.ly/yvAOJs Licensing powers virtually every use of music, from digital download stores, to live performance, to music across mixed media. Through creative licensing, artists have made $10K on Twitter in one night, transformed albums into mobile applications, reached over 100 million listeners every day, and worked to collect every dime owed to them. Music Licensing sheds light on the nuts-and-bolts behind music monetization and how licensing is the
Pat Pattison - Lyric Writing: Tools and Strategies - Part 2 of 6
Learn more about Pat's Lyric Writing course at: http://bit.ly/AfM4KH "The tools that you need to write a good song cover your whole person. You need to bring who you are and what you know to the table."