Understanding Leisure Consumption 6
Producer (requires Internet Explorer). This is the sixth in a suite or family of digital learning objects. It concludes a discussion about the evaluation of cultural texts and points the way towards a series of criteria that may be adopted or used for evaluation. References and Further Reading Adorno, T.(1991) The Culture Industry: Selected Essays on Mass Culture. London: Routledge ( see also reading guide) Arnold, M. (1970) Selected Prose London:Penguin Austen-Smith, D.(1994
Auburn's Museum of Natural History is a hidden gem
Scientists don't have to travel far to immerse themselves in our region's natural history. Auburn University is home to the Museum of Natural History and Biodiversity Learning Center, featuring one of the largest collections of natural specimens in the state.
Summer Institute 7/20/11
Helsinki 1952: The Games of the XV Olympiad
The Games of the XV Olympiad from Helsinki, Finland. These Games were best known as the first appearance from the Soviet Union. PowerPoint type presentation. (1:36)
Targeted Drug Melts Fat in Obese Monkeys
An anti-obesity drug that homes in on and destroys blood vessels that support fat reduced the weight of obese rhesus monkeys by 11 percent in one month. It also trimmed their waistlines by eradicating 27 percent of their abdominal fat. Obesity raises a person's risk for developing breast, ovarian, prostate, colon and other cancers and also hinders treatment for cancer patients. Scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center who developed the drug discuss results of the study
White Fawn's Devotion
This is a very early silent film (1910) and possibly the first film produced by a Native American - writer and director James Young Deer. (11min)
Version Control (with git and SourceKettle)
Version Control (with git and SourceKettle)
Craig Venter on Genomics: From humans to the environment
In the second of the Distinguished Public Lecture Series run by the James Martin 21st Century School, Dr Craig Venter will discuss his work at the J Craig Venter Institute and its implications for the future of our culture, society and science. The Institute's projects include developing new understanding of human disease at the DNA level, running the Sorcerer II Global Ocean Sampling Expedition to understand microbial diversity in the world's oceans, and finding new ways of tackling environment
How technology can save us
Nov. 14 - Businesses need to transform themselves to succeed despite the globe's economic stresses, says N. Chandrasekaran, CEO of Tata Consultancy Services. Here's how technology can help them do it.
You Can't Take It Back: Internet Dangers
A teen regrets his participation on a website created to rate others at his school. This 1:37 video shows the dangers of placing materials online that can hurt everyone.
Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
eConference 2011 - Innovate
The Darden School of Business and its Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation held it's annual Entrepreneurship Conference on November 3rd & 4th, 20011in Charlottesville, Virginia. This year's conference theme: "Innovate. Effectuate." unraveled the mysteries behind successful entrepreneurs and innovators and provided the framework for applying their strategies to build a viable business. The second panel of Friday morning on Innovation was moderated by Sean Carr, Director of Corpo
UR Study Abroad: Oxford (English version)
Tianjiao Wang discusses her experience studying abroad at St. Catherine's College in Oxford. (English language version)
Open Classroom 11/09/2011 - #2 Burnes Presentation
The Role of Government in the 21st Century This week: How much should government socialize risk? Guest Lecturers: Nonnie Burnes and Jim Stone
Lecture 22, November 10
Marketing - MKTG 25010 Lectures - Lecture 22, November 10 - Kent State University > COLLEGES > College of Business Administration > COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION > Marketing > MKTG 25010 Lectures > Lecture 22, November 10
Modern Climate Change
Recent climate change, which has occurred during the modern instrument era, is the focus of this chapter. It is through the lens of long-term climate change (occurring on thousands to millions of […]
Perimeter and Area of a Non-Standard Polygon
In this three-minute video, Sal Khan focuses on the area and perimeter of a pentagon.
Gaming wars go digital
Nov. 10 - With the holidays just around the corner, gaming companies are continuing to expand the battlefield to a multitude of platforms. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Doctoral thesis defended AUTO-HEMOTHERAPY ALREADY IN 1924
Doctoral thesis defended AUTO-HEMOTHERAPY ALREADY IN 1924 The autohemotherapy is a valuable therapeutic method in numerous skin diseases, especially in pruriginous and furuncles. This is a summary of the conclusion from the PhD thesis entitled The autohemotherapy in dermatoses, presented by Dr. Carlos Alberto David's School of Medicine, University of Porto, Portugal, in 1924. The thesis shows that the technique is used since the first half of the nineteenth century and presents cases that demon