Mozart Violin Concerto 5 (5of 5) with Janine Jansen
This is a live video in color of Janine Jansen, violinist, playing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major K219 with the European Union Youth Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy. It was recorded on Saturday 12 August 2006 in Royal Albert Hall on stage. (05:01)
Obama signals tax stance
U.S. President Obama reasserted that Bush-era tax cuts should be made permanent for the middle class. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Gary Paulsen Lecture - Part 2 of 3 Author's presentation at stage lecturn in front of audience on October 27, 2007. In this portion of his speech he talks about his first experience with a dog team. He talks how he learned the proper language to use with the dogs, how his early dog team behaved, and how he got his dog, Cookie. He then goes into how he quit trapping and started to run dogs and the Iditarod. Good motivational talk on fulf
Author's presentation at stage lecturn in front of audience on October 27, 2007. In this portion of his speech he talks about his first experience with a dog team. He talks how he learned the proper language to use with the dogs, how his early dog team behaved, and how he got his dog, Cookie. He then goes into how he quit trapping and started to run dogs and the Iditarod. Good motivational talk on fulf
Morrill G. Boynton at desk
Morrill Graves Boynton sits at a desk with a small paper cutter. A number of photographs are mounted on the wall behind him.
De Gaulle's Republic 1958 - 1969
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010, This module examines the founding first decade of the Fifth Republic by focusing principally, though not exclusively, on the personality and political ideas of Charles de Gaulle. It begins by examining his emergence as the providential leader of the Resistance, to the frustrations of the Liberation and his thwarted plans for the constitutional renaissance of France, through the
Jepson School of Leadership Studies Finale Ceremony 2012
The Jepson School of Leadership Studies recognizes its Class of 2012 at the School's Finale ceremony. Retiring Professors Gill Robinson Hickman and J. Thomas Wren give the keynote address. May 5, 2012
MAS.531 Computational Camera and Photography (MIT)
A computational camera attempts to digitally capture the essence of visual information by exploiting the synergistic combination of task-specific optics, illumination, sensors and processing. In this course we will study this emerging multi-disciplinary field at the intersection of signal processing, applied optics, computer graphics and vision, electronics, art, and online sharing through social networks. If novel cameras can be designed to sample light in radically new ways, then rich and usef
Entrepreneur Elon Musk: Why It's Important to Pinch Pennies on the Road to Riches
Superpreneur seems like a better label for Elon Musk. At 38, he has already been a co-founder of PayPal, which sold for $1.5 billion, and SpaceX, which aims to commercialize the launching of payloads into orbit. He is also an initial investor in electric-car pioneer Tesla Motors and solar energy company SolarCity, which sells and services solar energy equipment. In the second half of a two-part interview, arranged by Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs, he tells Knowledge@Wharton the story of his e
A Video of Molecules
This video shows how various molecules look. For example, water consisting of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom.
The others are: glucose, sucrose, amylose, stearic acid, oleic, glycerol, trigglyceride, phospholipid, alenine, serine, leucine, phenyaleine, hexapeptide, peroxide, dioxiribose, thymine, atp, dna, amylpectin and cellulose.
Réduction de la mortalité maternelle - Dakar 2010 : table ronde
Conférence enregistrée dans le cadre du Colloque International Interdisciplinaire : Droit et Santé en Afrique. Réduction de la mortalité maternelle en Afrique Sub-saharienne, mieux comprendre pour mieux agir.
Organisé avec le partenariat de l’UMVF et le FSP mère-enfant du Ministère des Affaires Etrangères.
The Influence of Race, Ethnicity, and Individual Socioeconomic Factors on Breast Cancer Stage at Dia
Objectives. Previous research has generally found that racial/ethnic differences in breast cancer stage at diagnosis attenuate when measures of socioeconomic status are included in the analysis, although most previous research measured socioeconomic status at the contextual level. This study investigated the relation between race/ethnicity, individual socioeconomic status, and breast cancer stage at diagnosis. Methods.Women with stage 0 to III breast cancer were identified from populationbased
Theatrical production in the Wash, Pomona College
Student actors perform on a makeshift stage with a white canopy in Blanchard Park on Wash Day, 1901. A tent set off to one side likely serves as a dressing room. A small removable placard next to the tent indicates a scene location. On the left side of the stage, a group of actors in dark robes and hats are gathered around a man in tights seated on a dais. In the center, a woman dressed all in white holds a basket. Behind her, a group of similarly attired actors are seated on the ground.
Theory-based support for mobile language learning: noticing and recording
This paper considers the issue of 'noticing' in second language acquisition, and argues for the potential of handheld devices to: (i) support language learners in noticing and recording noticed features 'on the spot', to help them develop their second language system; (ii) help language teachers better understand the specific difficulties of individuals or those from a particular language background; and (iii) facilitate data collection by applied linguistics researchers, which can be fed back i
Child Caregiver Interaction Scale
Research on early brain development and early childhood demonstrates that the experiences children have and the attachments they form early in life have a long-lasting impact on their later development and learning. The link between high quality early childhood experiences and positive child outcomes is well documented. Quality child care is comprised of the combination of classroom environment and caregiver interaction. While there are measurement tools that adequately assess the environment of
Whiteness and Resistance: Investigating Student Concepts of White Privilege in the Writing Classroom
Of the many identity issues that students face as they enter university writing courses—those of gender, class, age, and race—the issue of white privilege is one that is seldom addressed. In the predominately white Southern university where I teach, African American students make up 26% of the incoming freshman population, reflecting the racial demographics of the state. Although the visible majority, white students benefit from racial privilege that seems invisible, at least to them. I am i
Lecture 28 - 11/29/2010
How to Prepare for the Study of Torts Law Guest: Professor Ron Eades, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville Topic: Things to Know About Torts Class Before Class Starts - Advice for a 1L Running Time: 18:15 Click here to download the mp3file:Eades1L_advice.mp
Guest: Professor Ron Eades, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville
Topic: Things to Know About Torts Class Before Class Starts - Advice for a 1L
Running Time: 18:15
Click here to download the mp3file:Eades1L_advice.mp
Simulating and assessing prospective scenariosA comparative approach in urban planning
The first part of the paper is centred on the phenomena of urban growth, in order to set the rules for a sustainable scenario of urban development. Then we enter the core of the paper that is the comparison of models. For each of the three compared models, we describe its main theoretical characteristics, the chosen parameters, and the obtained results. In section 6, heterogeneity of the produced results is discussed, and we highlight the points of interest and the lacks of the three models. Her
Getting Started: 01 What is Dreamweaver?
Get an overview of what Dreamweaver can do. Create web pages, structure and declare text, and place images on the page. Use CSS to format a web page.
Web 2.0 Seminar - 1st Presentation: Introduction
Bjarki Valtysson introduces the Web 2.0 Seminar