Glosario de Conceptos de las Américas del OAAP
Lorena Gauthereau-Bryson
Esto es un glosario de los Conceptos de las Américas, creados para el archivo digital, el Our Americas Archive Partnership (OAAP) (http://oaap.rice.edu). Estas palabras claves permiten búsquedas […]

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Learn about The History of the Korean War
This 3:19 is an overview of the war and the most important aspects of the war. It does not provide much insights into the events, but does explain how China entered the war and how the war never ended. It does explain how the original war ended with a truce. A good video, but the graphics are weak.
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Construction, crise et renouveau de la morale laïque en France face à l'Europe / Jean Baubérot

Construction, crise et renouveau de la morale laïque en France face à l'Europe / Jean Baubérot. Conférence donnée en mars 1995 dans le cadre de l'Institut d'Études Doctorales (IED) de l'Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail (France). Présentation de la conférence par le sociologue Jean-Michel Berthelot, directeur de l'IED.

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Primary Care Physicians' Roles in Improving Adolescent Asthma Control
Dr. Barbara Yawn, Family Physician and Director of Research at the Olmsted Medical Center in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the September 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on ways physicians can enhance patient education for asthma control by not missing opportunities. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/3m7bodd
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Stephen Olabisi Onasanya GLS 2010 interview
Stephen Olabisi Onasanya, Group Managing Director and CEO, First Bank of Nigeria, on what we can learn from emerging markets
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Stoney Knows How
Stoney Knows How is an extended interview with 'Stoney' St. Clair, an ebullient little man with the gift of gab of a circus tout and a fund of bizarre stories about tattooing and other matters. One of these is the tale of a Florida snake handler and tattoo artist who was squeezed to death by his own python. His widow made a fortune touring the South with the guilty snake. "After all," says Stoney, "how often do you get a chance to see a snake that's squeezed a man to death?" Not often, nor does
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Ronald DePinho, M.D., on employee expectations
On Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, Ronald DePinho, M.D., began his presidency of MD Anderson Cancer Center. Here he shares his expectations of MD Anderson employees. DePinho is internationally recognized for basic and translational research in cancer, aging and age-associated degenerative disorders. He's the fourth full-time president of MD Anderson. DePinho succeeds John Mendelsohn, M.D., who remains on MD Anderson faculty, returning to clinical and translational research as co-director of a new In
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Dove Campaign for Self Esteem
Time lapse video of photoshoot to photoshop: what it really takes to make a billboard photo.  This video could be used to help young girls realize that their looks are fine the way they are.  (1:15)
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Introduction to Energy and Earth Sciences Economics
This course introduces the economic method of analysis to the environmental and resource questions facing society. It introduces a "paradigm," and ways asking: a) What advantages can be gained by using market forces? b) What are the drawbacks of the market ("market failures") that may lead to a rationale for government intervention? c) What are the drawbacks of using government intervention ("government failure")? d) How do you apply these three concepts to real-world situations?
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CAM Plants - Khan Academy
CAM plants are usually desert plants because of them having their stomata closed during the daytime due to water shortage. At night, CAM plants have their stomata open and fix carbon dioxide into mallate, where the CAM plant can use the mallate as carbon dioxide to perform photosynthesis. (08:37)
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April Rain Song with Music & Narration
This is an AIS Imagery/Poetry student project.  The poem "April Rain Song" by Langston Hughes is written on the screen while soothing music, the sound of the rain, and narration can be heard.  Text is written on the screen but not in a font that would be likely recognized my smaller children.  (04:45)
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The Tyler, Texas Black Film Collection at SMU
SMU Film Professor Rick Worland talks about the Tyler, Texas Black Film Collection at SMU's Hamon Arts Library. This important collection of race films from the 1930s and 1940s has been digitally restored.
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University of Pennsylvania Convocation 2011
On the evening before the first day of classes, the newest students got a chance to participate in their first University tradition — Convocation, the ceremonial welcome into the Penn academic community. Nearly 2,500 freshman and 129 transfer students attended the ceremony, the first time the Class of 2015 marched as a group. Convocation is considered one bookend of their life at Penn. The class will march together for Hey Day in their junior year, and they will walk together the final time
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VUCast Extra: Want to Feel Good Today….
What does it take to build a culture of success at Vanderbilt in athletics? It starts with a journey filled with passion down the right road to success. It’s VUCast Extra time.
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DifferenceMakers: Amit Varma
Varma and his team designed a system made up of heating panels to simulate the effects of fire on steel structures. The panels have electrical coils, like giant toaster ovens, and are placed close to the surface of the specimens. As the system simulates the effects of fire, test structures are subjected to forces with hydraulic equipment to mimic the loads experienced in buildings. http://www.purdue.edu/differencemakers/varma.html
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Mandarin stage 1 semester A
This module is aimed at complete beginners in Mandarin Chinese in semester A and exposes the student to listening and reading material, as well as practice in grammar. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.
Author(s): University of Nottingham

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La asignatura tiene por objetivo general que el alumno adquiera los conocimientos fundamentales de la mecánica de sólidos deformables y de los comportamientos elástico, plástico y resistente de los materiales más habitualmente utilizados en edificación. La asignatura Estructuras de edificación I aporta al alumno los conceptos y herramientas básicos de la Elasticidad y de la Resistencia de materiales, que éste utilizará en diversas asignaturas del módulo técnico, así como en el
Author(s): Manuel Santiago Torrano Martínez

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The vestibulo-ocular reflex evokes a full range of conjugate eye movements. The baby should also be able to visually track 180 degrees in the horizontal plane. Facial expression is full and symmetric. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
Author(s): Paul D. Larsen, MD,Suzanne S. Stensaas, PhD

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24.251 Introduction to Philosophy of Language (MIT)
This course explores the nature of meaning and truth, and their bearing on the use of language in communication. No knowledge of logic or linguistics is presupposed.