17.202 Graduate Seminar in American Politics II (MIT)
This is the second in a sequence of two field seminars in American politics intended for graduate students in political science, in preparation for taking the general examination in American politics. The material covered in this semester focuses on American political institutions. The readings covered here are not comprehensive, but it is sufficiently broad to give students an introduction to major empirical questions and theoretical approaches that guide the study of American political institu
Our Solar System: The Inner Planets - by StudyJams
The sun is an average size star and is the center of our solar system. One of the things surrounding it is the astroid belt. The four planets inside the astroid belt are called the inner planets. They include: Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars. Learn more about these four planets with this slide show from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
How Nuclear Energy Works
This is a professionally-produced documentary that details how nuclear energy works. (04:37)
How to Speed Read
A three minute video that starts with getting a starting reading rate. Next it explains scans, and what not to read. Many good points practiced. Well worth showing students.
Why were there Wars between Lancastrians & Yorkists?
Why were there wars between Lancastrians & Yorkists? A presentation by Dr. David Grummitt, Senior Research Fellow, The History of Parliament Project, for The History Faculty: www.thehistoryfaculty.com.
Israeli Society and the Occupation
Gideon Levy is a Haaretz columnist and a member of the newspaper's editorial board. In his lecture he will explore how Israeli society deals with the occupation and with the international criticism of this. He will also examine the role of the Israeli media in supporting the occupation. Gideon Levy joined Haaretz in 1982, and spent four years as the newspaper's deputy editor. He is the author of the weekly Twilight Zone feature, which covers the Israeli occupation in the West Bank and Gaza over
How to Write a Mission Statement
A mission statement should be written to express everything about an
organization in a short, succinct and attention-grabbing slogan and this 1:37 minute video does that in general terms. A good introduction into what a mission statement is and does.
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating shear force at point of load
Vittorio Colao GLS 2010 interview Mobile Horizons: Interactions Across the Taiwan Strait - Bonding 20.03.2011 - Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten KRCL Radio Interview (March 8, 2011) Education in the United States SDM Information Evening Invitation - April 12, 2011 Doctoral Student Jennifer Morris tackles uncertainty in climate policy analysis “The Real Reasons Behind the Home Field Advantage” – Tobias J. Moskowitz Thailand in Crisis vodcast series: Episode 05 The Future of Australia-Japan relations
Vittorio Colao, Chief Executive, Vodafone, on what we can learn from emerging markets
Mobile Horizons: Interactions Across the Taiwan Strait
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. TRIPOLIS: Der internationale Militäreinsatz in Libyen richtet sich nun auch gegen die Hauptstadt Tripolis und die Hochburg der Aufständischen, Bengasi. In der Nacht zum Sonntag gab es Luftangriffe auf beide Städte, derzeit ist die Lage wieder ruhig. Viele Bewohner Bengasis, die am Samstag vor Kämpfen zwischen de
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March 17, 7–9 pm
Stata Center, MIT Room 32-123
32 Vassar St, Cambridge
What is the fate of Americans left behind after creation of the minority professional middle class? The Civil Rights Movement encouraged major American universities, including MIT and Harvard, to recruit underrepresented minority students under terms that made their academic success probable. American educational institutions still pursue diversity in their faculty, staff, and student
An open invitation to come and informally explore the MIT System Design and Management Program, a program designed to help mid-career professionals develop a systems thinking approach to solving complex challenges. Come meet faculty, students and alumni at the MIT Faculty Club in an informal setting to gain a better understanding of this great opportunity for advancing your career. Come with questions, leave with answers. For more program information and a link to register visit http://sdm.mit.
Researchers from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change describe their research and why it is important.
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Professor Peter Warr discusses how economics has impacted Thailand and on perceptions of the Thai government while Professor Andrew Leigh talks about development economics in the fifth Thailand in Crisis vodcast. Host Nicholas Farrelly is also joined by regular Dr Andrew Walker to talk about financial lending to Thailand's agricultural sector. Thailand in Crisis is a series of six vod and podcasts from The Australian National University's College of Asia and the Pacific. All the previous episode
Since 2007 Australia-Japan relations have been dominated by the difference of opinion between Australia and Japan over whaling and by China overtaking Japan as Australia's largest trading partner (although Japan is still Australia's most important economic partner). A countervailing development has been the gradual strengthening of bilateral defence and security ties in recent years. Ambassador Kojima will discuss the enduring significance of Japan-Australia relations to the peoples of Japan and
Mobile Horizons: Interactions Across the Taiwan Strait - Bonding
20.03.2011 - Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
KRCL Radio Interview (March 8, 2011)
Education in the United States
SDM Information Evening Invitation - April 12, 2011
Doctoral Student Jennifer Morris tackles uncertainty in climate policy analysis
“The Real Reasons Behind the Home Field Advantage” – Tobias J. Moskowitz
Thailand in Crisis vodcast series: Episode 05
The Future of Australia-Japan relations