"Sonnet 4 - Unthrifty Loveliness, Why Dost Thou Spend..." by William Shakespeare (poetry reading)
Shakespeare was fond of puns. At the time this was written, the word "spend" at the end of the first line had a double meaning. It meant to ejaculate. They had the idea that the body made only a limited supply of procreative fluid - and that it deteriorated in quality with expenditure. The poem advises the young man to ration his usage of semen to create an heir and pass on his beauty - and not use it "for having traffic with thyself alone". It's interesting that they were aware that se
Working Group: New Design
Coordinating a working group of people to work on a new design
7.2 Graphing Equations
Collaborative Statistics for MT230: Supplemental Course Materials
This companion to Collaborative Statistics (col10522) by Illowsky and Dean provides a number of additional resources for use by students and instructors. This content is designed to complement […]
Who started the Civil War? Comparing Perspectives on the Causes of the War
This lesson plans presents the account of Rose O'Neal Greenhow, a confederate spy during the Civil War. Students are encouraged to find confirming and disconfirming evidence of her perspective on what caused the Civil War by browsing the Documenting the American South Collection of digitized primary sources.
Checklist - Study Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
16.888 Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization (MIT)
This course is mainly focused on the quantitative aspects of design and presents a unifying framework called "Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization" (MSDO). The objective of the course is to present tools and methodologies for performing system optimization in a multidisciplinary design context, focusing on three aspects of the problem: (i) The multidisciplinary character of engineering systems, (ii) design of these complex systems, and (iii) tools for optimization. There is a version of
Where do norms come from?
Dr Jennifer Jackson-Preece (LSE) gives the second talk for The Evolution of International Norms and Norm Entrepreneurship: The Council of Europe in Comparative Perspective. This one-day workshop will bring together officials and researchers working on the Council of Europe and international norms more generally. Our emphasis on the Council of Europe gives a concrete empirical starting point for consideration of international norms, norm 'entrepreneurship', and human rights. How do norms come ont
Nicole Krüger - die berufliche Chatterin der ZBW
By: ZBW Dieses Interview ist das erste in unserer neuen Reihe "ZBW Report". In lockerer Folge berichten hier Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter der ZBW über ihre interessante Arbeit.
War Eagle Wedding - "Sweet Home Auburn"
Mapping Your Land
Auburn University forestry researcher John Gilbert recently created an instructional booklet, "Mapping Your Land: An Overview for Landowners," to help landowners use five online mapping program. It allows landowners to utilize maps, aerial photography, topographic layers, soils information, data collected with GPS units and even a visual simulation, such as adding images of trees on open fields.
Contemporary Architecture and Critical Debate, Spring 2002
Critical review of works, theories, and polemics in architecture in the aftermath of WWII. Aim is a historical understanding of the period and the development of a meaningful framework to assess contemporary issues in architecture. Special attention paid to historiographic questions of how architects construe the terms of their "present." Required of M.Arch. students.
16th Annual Lions Oratory Competition 2010
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A. Brennan Aberle delivers a message to his fellow graduates
A. Brennan Aberle, Class of 2012, delivers a message to his fellow graduates during the Elon University School of Law Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 20, 2012.
Difference Quotients - Problem 3 of 3
This video is a continuation and presents an example that demonstrates how to calculate and simplify a difference quotient that involves a radical function. (2:27)
Critical Thinking Starter Ideas
Honesty, Lateral Thinking and Other Topics is the title of this 14 minute from England and it features six short lesson-starting videos are designed to enhance pupils' thinking skills and encourage creativity. This classroom resource encourages pupils to compare, contrast and evaluate information. Exceptional ideas for older students.
Tree House Weather Kids: Air Pressure and Wind
This is not a streaming video but an interactive online book. It could be used in the classroom in numerous ways and at numerous levels. This book discusses air pressure and wind. It is divided into 4 chapters: "Ocean of Air Pressure," "Measure of Air Pressure," "Winds," and "Measure Winds."
The Malaria Apicoplast: A Mystery Resolved
The 4th Annual CEND Symposium - Fighting the Diseases of Poverty Joseph Derisi "The Malaria Apicoplast: A Mystery Resolved" January 13, 2012 Sponsored by the Henry Wheeler Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases http://globalhealth.berkeley.edu/cend/
"Environmental Challenges Across Asia - Q & A"
There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, two countries with rapidly growing economies, increasing levels of personal consumption, and serious ecological problems. Southeast As