Technical Communication: Concepts and Practice
Learn technical writing at Simon Fraser University: introduction, concepts, practice, design and editing http://www.sfu.ca/techcomm Technical communication instructor Duncan Kent describes his online introductory technical writing course at Simon Fraser University as a "boot camp for technical writing." The Continuing Studies course, called Concepts and Practice of Technical Communication, is part of an online certificate in technical communication. The course is for advanced and beginner tech
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Subject Special: English and literature In this subject special on English and literature, we focus on podcasts that are ideal for use with learners of different ages. We feature a few of the podcasts that are listed in the English and Literature category of our Podcast Directory for Educators. These podcasts cover a range of topics, including readin
In this subject special on English and literature, we focus on podcasts that are ideal for use with learners of different ages. We feature a few of the podcasts that are listed in the English and Literature category of our Podcast Directory for Educators. These podcasts cover a range of topics, including readin
iPad 1 vs. iPad 2
Internet and Information Literacy from the course History of Information
This course explores the history of information and associated technologies, uncovering why we think of ours as 'the information age.' We will select moments in the evolution of production, recording, and storage from the earliest writing systems to the world of Short Message Service (SMS) and blogs. In every instance, we'll be concerned with both what and when and how and why, and we will keep returning to the question of technological determinism: how do technological developments affect socie
The Final Phase: Legacy of Triumph and Tragedy II from the course Introduction to Nonviolence
Introduction to Nonviolence - Fall 2006. This course is an introduction to the science of nonviolence, mainly as seen through the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi. Historical overview of nonviolence East and the West up to the American Civil Rights movement and Martin Luther King, Jr., with emphasis on the ideal of principled nonviolence and the reality of mixed or strategic nonviolence in practice, especially as applied to problems of social justice and defense.
Rocket Me into Space
One of the exciting challenges for engineers is the idea of exploration. This lesson looks more closely at Spaceman Rohan, Spacewoman Tess, their daughter Maya, and their challenges with getting to space, setting up satellites, and exploring uncharted waters via a canoe. This lesson reinforces rockets as a vehicle that helps us explore outside the Earth's atmosphere (i.e., to move without air) by using the principles of Newton's third law of motion. Also, the ideas of thrust, control and weight
Multiplication Rule (Probability "and")
The instructor, while using computer software, discusses the multiplication rule in probability. The instructor talks a little fast, so this video will be more helpful if a classroom teacher supplements this information with prior discussion. (03:24)
Beginner - Answering the door There are etiquettes that should be followed when knocking the door. Many of us are oblivious to most, particularly to the one on how to announce oneself. Today you will learn what you should say when knocking the door.
There are etiquettes that should be followed when knocking the door. Many of us are oblivious to most, particularly to the one on how to announce oneself. Today you will learn what you should say when knocking the door.
15.012 Applied Macro- and International Economics (MIT)
This course will focus on the environment of firms with particular emphasis on economic variables such as GNP, inflation, interest rates, exchange rates and international trade. The course is divided into five parts: The first presents the basic tools of macroeconomic management by focusing on historical episodes, particularly in the United States. The second looks at national economic strategies for development. The third section concentrates on the recent financial and currency crises in emerg
The Economics of US Healthcare According to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), national health expenditures were $2.5 trillion in 2009, or $8,086 per person. The usual critique of US healthcare discusses how the money is spent and argues that it could be better spent in other ways. I will not discuss how the money is spent, because value is subjective. Instead, I will show that the Unite
According to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), national health expenditures were $2.5 trillion in 2009, or $8,086 per person. The usual critique of US healthcare discusses how the money is spent and argues that it could be better spent in other ways.
I will not discuss how the money is spent, because value is subjective. Instead, I will show that the Unite
Not enough shovel money
Amazing Things with Liquid Crystals II
This is one of the Boulder Summer School 2011 lecture videos. The lecturer is Professor Peter Palffy-Muhoray from the Kent State University. You can find the lecture notes on the BSS2011 website under the link of "Lecture Notes": http://boulder.research.yale.edu/Boulder-2011/index.html
Edward L. Ayers' Keynote Address at Manassas
Edward L. Ayers, president of the University of Richmond, was the keynote speaker at the commemorative events marking the 150th anniversary of the First Battle of Bull Run/Manassas. Footage provided by C-SPAN.
Sickness Unto Death II - Existentialism in Literature and Film
Phil 7: Existentialism in Literature and Film - Spring 2006. The course will be organized around various attempts to reinterpret the Judeo/Christian God, and to determine in what sense, if at all, such a God is still a living God. We will study Dostoyevsky's and Kierkegaard's attempts to preserve a non-theological version of the God of Christianity, as well as Nietzche's attempt to save us from belief in any version of God offered by our tradition. We will view and discuss three films that deal
Roasted Red Pepper and Apricot Relish with the World's Premier Culinary College
Get the Recipe: http://www.ciaculinaryintelligence.com/2011/08/relish-summer-all-winter-long.html The Culinary Institute of America is the world's premier culinary college. Culinary school instructor Dwayne LiPuma demonstrates how to prepare Roasted Red Pepper and Apricot Relish. For more information about our cooking school, please visit www.ciachef.edu.
A Walk around Medieval Dublin
Comprehensive details for conducting a history field trip around medieval Dublin, plus ideas for projects that can subsequently be conducted.
[Suresh 180] Where nest the golden birds in each branch
[Suresh 180] Where nest the golden birds in each branch जहाँ डाल डाल पर सोने की चिड़ियाँ करती हैं बसेरा (Jahan daal daa par sonay kee chidiyan kartee hain basera...
WatchKnowLearn Embarks on a Bus Tour
Dr. Joe Thomas and the WatchKnowLearn tour bus made a stop in Petal, MS to meet with the school superintendent and spread the word about his year-long bus tour. This news clip is from WDAM, Channel 7. (01:30)
An Accelerated View of Functional Dynamics in Bio-Molecular Systems
Phineus Markwick gives a talk at the RPP08 conference long time-scale MD simulations of protein dynamics. He discusses experiments using dipolar coupling to probe the protein dynamics. From these he shows how to build a simulation.