How Complex Systems Fail The notion that non-tech-industry people should care about cloud computing continues to weasel its way into mainstream media and popular culture, most recently with a slew
The notion that non-tech-industry people should care about cloud computing continues to weasel its way into mainstream media and popular culture, most recently with a slew
11.124 Introduction to Education: Looking Forward and Looking Back on Education (MIT)
An introductory course on teaching and learning science and mathematics in a variety of K-12 settings. Topics include education and media, education reform, the history of education, simulations, games, and the digital divide.
Video Tutorial on Analyzing Purpose in Professional Writing
Before students can understand specific aspects of successful professional messages (like organization or style), they need to grasp prerequisites about context. Building on Aristotle, this tutorial helps students think about a workplace document as one of three aspects of context represented by the rhetorical triangle, the writer and his or her purpose. It teaches students to analyze the four purposes for which professionals create written messages in the workplace.
2012 Maryland Half Marathon
More than 1,700 people participated in the 4th annual Maryland Half Marathon to benefit the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center held Sunday, May 6 in the Maple Lawn community of Howard County, Md. The race has raised a total of $1 million since its inception in 2009 by co-founders Michael Greenebaum and Jon Sevel. This was the second year the course was located in Maple Lawn after two years in Timonium in Baltimore County. The top finisher in this year's Maryland
Speak Italian with Your Mouth Full - Lesson 7, part 2 (vocabulary) ESG seminar on Italian language, culture, and food: ES.S41, Lesson 7, part 2 (2 of 3). Recipe and lecture notes available at: http://speakcookitalian.blogspot.com/2012/03/lezione-numero-sette-22-la-canzone.html http://speakcookitalian.blogspot.com/2012/03/crespelle-di-spinaci.html
ESG seminar on Italian language, culture, and food: ES.S41, Lesson 7, part 2 (2 of 3).
Recipe and lecture notes available at:
The Pennell Center - J RONALD TERWILLIGER
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C9::GoingNative Live: Kate Gregory and Steve Teixeira - Modern C++, AMP, Casablanca, C++ Renaissance In this special episode of GoingNative, Charles is joined by Kate Gregory and Steve Teixeira to discuss the latest and greatest in C++, VC++ and more - all native of course! Steve runs the VC++ PM team (feature team) and Kate is a consultant and engineer who's gone 100% native this year based on customer demand. Go native! She's also a
In this special episode of GoingNative, Charles is joined by Kate Gregory and Steve Teixeira to discuss the latest and greatest in C++, VC++ and more - all native of course! Steve runs the VC++ PM team (feature team) and Kate is a consultant and engineer who's gone 100% native this year based on customer demand. Go native! She's also a
Mondrian, Composition No. II, with Red and Blue, 1929 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Piet Mondrian, Composition No. II, with Red and Blue, oil on canvas, 1929 (original date partly obliterated; mistakenly repainted 1925 by Mondrian). Oil on canvas, 15 7/8 x 12 5/8" (40.3 x 32.1 cm) (The Museum of Modern Art). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker. (06:03)
POL310 Session 9 Summer 2012
Current Issues in American Government with Brenda Riddick 07/03/12 Guest: Lynne Lyman, Drug Policy Alliance
Networked Computing: Storage, Communication, and Processing
SI 502 - To appreciate the opportunities and make wise choices about the use of technology, information professionals need to understand the architectures of modern information systems. In alternative system architectures, storage, communication, and processing substitute for and complement each other in different ways. This course introduces students, at several different levels of abstraction, to sets of functional components and alternative ways of combining those components to form systems.
Gratitude: A New Film & Tour by Louie Schwartzberg
This video features interviews with young and old who provide insights into the importance of caring for others and of having gratitude for what each day offers. This video can be used for all ages, but is recommended for older students. The video could be used to motivate students to ponder and reflect on their situations and what it takes to make a good day.. The imagery is compelling as well. The site is asking for contributions. (5:44)
" Rock This Test": A Motivational Song
This selection shows students performing a motivational song called
" Rock This Test" to the tune of " Dynamite". This song could be used to inspire both teachers and students before tests. ( 3:32)
Julie Green "The Last Supper"
"The Last Supper", a project that translates Julie Green's feelings into a public statement.
Lichtenstein, Rouen Cathedral Set V, 1969 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Roy Lichtenstein, Rouen Cathedral Set V, 1969, oil and magna on canvas, 3 canvases: 63-5/8 x 141-7/8 x 1-3/4 inches or 161.61 x 360.36 x 4.45 cm (SFMOMA). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, (03:10).
Marquette University on Pinterest
A sample of photo categories you'll find on Marquette's Pinterest page: http://pinterest.com/marquetteu
How to Create Actions
This video explains how to create, manage, and execute the new Actions capability in Acrobat X Pro.
Topos, Compasses, and Triangles, Oh My!
In this activity, students will learn how to actually triangulate using a compass, topographical (topo) map and view of outside landmarks. It is best if a field trip to another location away from school is selected. The location should have easily discernable landmarks (like mountains or radio towers) and changes in elevation (to illustrate the topographical features) to enhance the activity. A national park is an ideal location, and visiting a number of parks, especially parks with hiking trail
Rectangular Prisms with Rikki (Interactive)
Name concrete objects and pictures of three-dimensional solids. Identify models or illustrations of rectangular prisms, pyramids, and cylinders.And learn about faces, vertices, and edges of rectangular prisms.
HUM310 Session 10 (071512rev) Summer 2012
The Power of Masks with Bill DeLuca
2.5 The emperor
In this unit we will examine a range of Napoleonic imagery by David, Gros and a number of other artists, beginning with comparatively simple single-figure portraits and moving on to elaborate narrative compositions such as Jaffa and Eylau. In so doing, we will have three main aims: to develop your skills of visual analysis, to examine the relationship between art and politics and to introduce you to some of the complex issues involved in interpreting works of art.