Cotton Mills Seen through Differing Perspectives: Critical Analysis of Primary Documents
In this lesson, students will read two primary source documents from Documenting the American South, a digital library collection sponsored by the University Library at UNC. One document is Child Labor in the Carolinas, a pamphlet published in 1909 by the National Child Labor Committee exposing the use of child labor in the cotton mills of North Carolina. The other document is Mill News, a weekly newsletter about the Southern cotton industry which was paid for and published by the mill companies
15.351 Managing the Innovation Process (MIT)
This course approaches "managing the innovation process" through five levels of analysis: individual, team, network, organizational, and industrial. At each level of analysis, particular attention is given to the conditions under which innovation processes succeed and fail. The weekly readings consist of a mixture of book chapters, journal articles, and cases, and an online forum will be used for further discussion of the required readings outside of class. Tuesday classes will begin with a refl
15.343 Managing Transformations in Work, Organizations, and Society (MIT)
The course focuses on skills managers need to adapt to current sweeping changes in the nature of work and the workforce, in business organizations and their roles in society, and in the institutions that interact with work, particularly the labor market, community and family-centered groups. This year's teaching will be the basis for a workshop session at the Sloan School's 50th Anniversary Convocation. The course will involve a mix of on-campus and off-campus students taking the course via dist
Peer-to-Peer File Sharing
In this lesson, students will examine the state of Internet file sharing and copyright law. Building on the homework exercise from Lesson 2, students will decipher the various players who have a vested interest in the heated peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing debate: technological innovators, the entertainment industry, lawyers, courts, educators, and, of course, the file-sharers.
6.933J The Structure of Engineering Revolutions (MIT)
6.933J / STS.420J provides an integrated approach to engineering practice in the real world. Students of 6.933J / STS.420J research the life cycle of a major engineering project, new technology, or startup company from multiple perspectives: technical, economic, political, and cultural. Research involves interviewing inventors, reading laboratory notebooks, evaluating patents, and looking over the shoulders of engineers as they developed today's technologies. This subject is for s
21L.432 Understanding Television (MIT)
The subtitle of this course for the spring 2003 term is "American Television: A Cultural History." The class takes a cultural approach to television's evolution as a technology and system of representation, considering television as a system of storytelling and myth-making, and as a cultural practice, studied from anthropological, literary, and cinematic perspectives. The course focuses on prime-time commercial broadcasting, the medium's technological and economic history, and theoretical perspe
Aris Candris: Role of Nuclear Power in an Energy-Constrained World
Carnegie Mellon University's top-ranked College of Engineering launched a new Leadership Speaker Series Oct. 11 by hosting Westinghouse Electric Company CEO Aris Candris (CIT'74, '79), who discussed the role of nuclear power in today's energy-constrained world. Candris also talked about the factors that are causing the growing need for energy and a comparison of yesterday's and today's nuclear industry. He was joined in the discussion by a panel of Carnegie Mellon energy experts, moderated by
Cold hardy grapes feed local wine industry
For more than 30 years, the Horticulture Research Center at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and its rustic vineyards have been home to research on producing cold-hardy grapes and making the best wines from them. Jim Luby, a professor of horticultural science, is in charge of the breeding program along with Peter Hemstad. The Center has bred four varieties of cold hardy grapes: Marquette, La Crescent, Frontenac and Frontenac Gris. These varieties have formed the backbone of the Minnesota wine i
Patrick Hernly: MIRA at SPC (1)
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Adjunct Professor Patrick Hernly discusses St. Petersburg College's Music Industry and Recording Arts (MIRA) program. About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially
21F.403 German III (MIT)
This course expands skills in speaking, reading, listening, and writing. Students develop analytic and interpretative skills through the reading of a full-length drama as well as short prose and poetry (Biermann, Brecht, Dürrenmatt, Tawada and others) and through media selections on contemporary issues in German-speaking cultures. Coursework includes discussions and compositions based on these texts, and review of grammar and development of vocabulary-building strategies. It is recommended
LRMA: 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition September 12 - November 7, 2010 Currently on display is the 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition. The show is juried by water media artist Carrie Burns Brown of the National Watercolor Society. The exhibition includes 100 artworks selected from more than 650 entries from artists throughout Florida. The Florida Watercolor Society is one of the largest and finest watercolor societies i
2.2 Summary Social scientists need to stand back, to view common sense or ‘what everybody knows’ from the perspective of a stranger. Common sense about social problems such as poverty involves a process of social construction, drawing on a repository or storeroom of underlying theories and assumptions. Common sense has been built up over time, carrying with it traces of earlier understandings which are also brought into discussions of new issues and debates. Common sense is itself divided, refle
Social scientists need to stand back, to view common sense or ‘what everybody knows’ from the perspective of a stranger. Common sense about social problems such as poverty involves a process of social construction, drawing on a repository or storeroom of underlying theories and assumptions. Common sense has been built up over time, carrying with it traces of earlier understandings which are also brought into discussions of new issues and debates. Common sense is itself divided, refle
Watch what's new this fall on UWTV!
You won't want to miss what's new this fall on UWTV, channel 27! Monday night is packed full of Husky sports, with weekly updates from Coach Sark followed by Husky Classics. Find out what makes the digital media world tick Wednesdays on "Media Space" at 9, explore the cutting edge of strategic thinking in business with "Fostering Leadership" at 9:30, then take a look inside the University of Washington on "U-double-u three-sixty" at 10. Ready to escape the week? Watch "The Daily's Double Sh
Lightning Fast Laker Contest - Webisode 5
Welcome to the fifth segment of the SUNY Oswego Lightning Fast Laker Contest, hosted by Danielle, a Fall 2010 junior social media intern with the Office of Public Affairs at SUNY Oswego. Be sure to submit your answer within a comment right below this video on the FACEBOOK GROUP PAGE! Good luck!
Lightning Fast Laker - Webisode 6
Welcome to the sixth and final segment of the SUNY Oswego Lightning Fast Laker Contest, hosted by Danielle, a Fall 2010 junior social media intern with the Office of Public Affairs at SUNY Oswego. Be sure to submit your answer within a comment right below this video on the FACEBOOK GROUP PAGE! Good luck!
Meet Author John Hollway
September 15, 2010 - John Hollway presents his book Killing Time, the true story of John Thompson, a black man who was convicted and sentenced to death in 1984 for the murder of a prominent white man in New Orleans.
The "Predator" Infiltrates French Ad Building At WSU!
10/29/2010 The Predator Infiltrates French Ad Building At Washington State University! Media Contact: Matt Haugen, WSU News Service, 509-335-0487, email@example.com PULLMAN, Wash.— No one was safe during the noon hour Friday at WSU, as "the Predator"—from the Hollywood movies of the same name— descended on the French Administration Building. Terror and fear was struck into the souls of the defenseless humans who tried to fight their way from the brick and mortar building. Or maybe peop
Racism in Sport
This forum will seek to explore the nature of racism in sport, and what the various codes, in particular the NRL, are doing to address the problem. This follows the highly publicised media coverage of Timana Tahu's courageous stance in walking out of the NSW State of Origin team as a protest against racial remarks made by a member of the coaching staff. The forum's expert panel inclues: - David Gallop, NRL CEO - Graeme Innes, Race and Disability Discrimination Commissioner - Dr Barry Judd, Pos
5 Setting aims and objectives ‘If you don't know where you're going, you might end up somewhere else.’ (Casey Stengel, New York Yankees, quoted in Beckhard and Harris, 1987) Aims are broad goals and can encompass an organisation's mission and values, whereas objectives define more precisely what a project is trying to achieve and how success will be recognised. The SMART principle is often applied to objectives
‘If you don't know where you're going, you might end up somewhere else.’
(Casey Stengel, New York Yankees, quoted in Beckhard and Harris, 1987)
Aims are broad goals and can encompass an organisation's mission and values, whereas objectives define more precisely what a project is trying to achieve and how success will be recognised. The SMART principle is often applied to objectives
Panel discussion: What next for climate change reporting?
Several of the UK's most influential environment correspondents from the BBC, the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Sun and The Science Media Centre to discuss the challenges of climate change reporting in the coming months The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ), the School of Geography and Environment and the Environmental Change Institute (ECI) at Oxford University, and the British Council Climate Change Programme are bringing together several of the UK's most influential en