21M.065 Introduction to Musical Composition (MIT)
Through a progressive series of composition projects, students investigate the sonic organization of musical works and performances, focusing on fundamental questions of unity and variety. Aesthetic issues are considered in the pragmatic context of the instructions that composers provide to achieve a desired musical result, whether these instructions are notated in prose, as graphic images, or in symbolic notation. No formal training is required. Weekly listening, reading, and composition assign
Locomotion of shovel-nosed snakes
Using X-ray equipment that allowed them to watch the animals move through a bed of dry sand, Georgia Tech researchers have studied how the shovel-nosed snake and sandfish lizard use their unique body plans to swim through sand. Information provided by the research could help explain how evolutionary pressures have affected body shape in sand-dwelling animals. (Credit: Jason Maderer). For more information: http://www.news.gatech.edu/2015/01/12/slick-and-slender-snake-beats-short-and-stubby-lizar
Obama calls on Congress to tackle cyber security
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Obama says "no foreign nation, no hacker should be able to shut down our networks" as he urges Congress to pass legislation on cyber security. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics inclu
East Side Public Square, Jacksonville, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of the east side of the public square in Jacksonville, Ala.
Engaging students, engaging industry and engaging enterprise
This reflective case study and poster relates to a specific event staged by students and examines the phases and critical points within the whole process. It identifies some key learning outcomes for all involved
John Ballam, Director of the Undergraduate Diploma in Creative Writing at Oxford University's Depart
Dr Ballam tells how his love of writing brought him from his modest Appalachian childhood to his current position at Oxford University; and of a creative writing contest which the University's Department for Continuing Education is sponsoring.
Modern Erotics and the Quest for Intimacy
The demand that sexual relations should be at the basis both of self-understanding and self-realisation often puts our intimate lives under particular pressure. This talk will look at contemporary sexualities and their uneasy relationship to love, fantasy and intimacy. Darian Leader is a psychoanalyst. Henrietta Moore is professor of social anthropology at LSE. Susie Orbach is a psychoanalyst and visiting professor at LSE. Renata Salecl is centennial professor of law at LSE.
All You Need Is (the Summer of) Love - Creating an Exhibit that Compares 1960s and Contemporary Cult
In this lesson, students explore various aspects of the 1960s, including the 1967 "Summer of Love," and compare them with contemporary times to ascertain cultural influences.
Lecture 28 - 11/29/2010
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.
Teamwork with Ben Franklin
Ben Franklin teaches students the importance of teamwork. 5:28 min.
Learning spaces: evaluation
A presentation which provides an overview of key research questions relating to the development of fit for purpose learning spaces
New Wellness Kitchen: Making the Calories Count
Auburn University students have a new dining option this fall with the opening of the new Wellness Kitchen, a $6.6 million facility located just north of the Athletics Complex parking deck, across the street from the South Donahue Residence Hall.
University of St. Thomas | Holiday Greeting 2013
Christmas Greetings from University of St. Thomas. Music: "Jesu Und Maria" by St. Thomas Choir
Threats to Religious Liberty: On Campuses and Across the Nation
Watch video of scholars James F. Blumstein of Vanderbilt, Robert P. George of Princeton University and Michael Paulsen of St. Thomas School of Law discuss the intersection of religious freedom, freedom of conscience, freedom of association and freedom of speech on a range of contemporary issues at a forum March 15.
Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
Ancient Wisdom and Modern Love, Spring 2007
Built around Plato's Symposium, Shakespeare (including A Midsummer Night's Dream), Catholic writings (including Humanae Vitae), and several movies, this course explores the nature of romance and erotic love. We will examine such topics as sexuality, marriage, and procreation with an eye towards how we can be better at being in love. The course generally tries to integrate the analytic approach of philosophy with the imaginative approach of literature.
References Exploring mathematics: maths in nature and art
What does mathematics have to do with nature or art? The video tracks in this album trace the origin of the mathematics of chaos and describe how the chance discovery of fractals became the basis for some real - and revolutionary - commercial applications such as the fax and the modem. A closer look at ancient fabric designs and the spiral of a nautilus shell also reveals repeating patterns that can be analysed in a mathematical way. This material forms part of The Open University course MS221 E
Exploring mathematics: maths in nature and art