Over the past three decades, the discipline of Disability Studies has emerged as an independent field within the socia
Collaboration? Emerging Models for Audiences to Participate in Entertainment Decision-Making
In an era where fans are lobbying advertisers to keep their favorite shows from being cancelled, advertisers are shunning networks to protest on the fans’ behalf and content creators are launching web ventures in conversation with their audiences, there appears to be more opportunity than ever for closer collaboration between content creators and their most ardent fans. What models are being attempted as a way forward, and what can we learn from them? And what challenges exist in pursuing that
Peru's History & Culture
This 7:44 video is about the history and culture of this South American country done with the emphasis on the country as it is today and its links to the past.
GM CEO sees storm clouds in Europe
Dec. 1 - GM Ceo Dan Akerson says consumer confidence in Europe is eroding, generating more uncertainty about the region's fragile economies.
Predit 4 : Cérémonie de remise des prix (video)
Mi-parcours du Predit 4
Le Carrefour de la recherche et de l'innovation dans les transports terrestres
10-12 mai 2011 (Bordeaux)
Cérémonie de remise des prix
Les prix du Predit sont décernés, à mi-parcours et en fin de programme, à des recherches dont la qualité et les impacts font référence
pour le programme au regard de ses différentes priorités. Soixante-sept projets nommés et seize primés seront ainsi mis à l’honneur dans
U.S. vacates Pakistan airbase.
Dec. 11 - US army vacates airbase in Pakistan, as angry demonstrators burn the American flag in protest at a NATO air strike that killed 24 soldiers. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Childhood Leukemia: Most Common Childhood Cancer
By: mdanderson Childhood leukemia is the most common childhood cancer with more than 3,500 children in the U.S. diagnosed each year. Patrick Zweidler-McKay, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Children’s Cancer Hospital, talks about symptoms, diagnoses and treatment of this blood disease. Zweidler-McKay also discusses health problems that may occur decades after treatment and encourages long term follow-up doctor visits.
21A.110 Anthropological Theory (MIT)
This course introduces students to some of the major social theories and debates that inspire and inform anthropological analysis. Over the course of the semester, we will investigate a range of theoretical propositions concerning such topics as agency, structure, subjectivity, history, social change, power, culture, and the politics of representation. Ultimately, all theories can be read as statements about human beings and the worlds they create and inhabit. We will approach each theoretical p
27 Amendments To The Constitution Of The United States
The 27 Amendments To The Constitution Of The United States is the purpose of this this student created video. It does not offer narration and is simply images of the amendments as written. It might be useful to a teacher who is reviewing this topic.
Blast targets restaurant in Lebanon
Dec. 28 - An explosion hits a restaurant in Tyre in southern Lebanon causing material damage only, one of a series of blasts that have taken place recently in the region where U.N. peacekeepers are deployed. Nick Rowlands reports.
This entertaining, interactive website is the perfect tool to educate users about the basics of weather forecasting and reporting. The two educational modules, created by EdHeads, each contain three levels and are designed for grades four through nine. While discovering how to predict a three-day forecast, students learn about warm and cold fronts, wind direction and speed, high and low pressure systems, isobars, and humidity. Teachers can find a helpful guide discussing how best to use the site
Terrorism, Peace and Other Inconsistencies
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Terrorism, Peace and Other Inconsistencies" in the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. This course addresses a set of inter-related questions that have become central to peace and security in the modern era, at both the domestic and international levels: What is the history and rationale for contemporary terrorism, including suicide terrorism? What does the rise of al-Qaeda terror mean for a host of pro
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