An Engineering Career - 50 Years Out
Returning to his freshman physics classroom after half a century, Kent Kresa still feels passionate about MIT: “It’s a place I love; I feel good when I come back, and it’s been very much a part of my life for the past 50 years.” In his talk, Kresa describes how an MIT education helped shape his professional path, leadi
Noorthoek Academy Celebrates 25 Years
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Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education
Information literacy standards for higher education were developed by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Standards Committee of the American Library Association (ALA).
Mary Ann Prater Barbeque Baseball Tailgate -- May 5, 2012
Over 60 attendees joined Mary Ann "MA" Prater to enjoy a baseball tailgate in her honor on Saturday, May 5, 2012. The tailgate celebrated her retirement after 30 years of teaching. Over the past year, many of her friends, family, colleagues, and alumni raised nearly $110,000 in her honor for a naming opportunity in the School of Accountancy, Finance, and Legal Studies. In addition, one anonymous alum created a $100,000 endowment in her honor for the School. MA threw out the first pitch during t
Survey of London: volume 45 - Knightsbridge
This volume describes a district today synonymous with wealth and smartness. The area covered includes the old thoroughfare of Knightsbridge itself, and the triangular swathe of land to its west, north of Brompton Road, bounded on the north by Hyde Park and on the west by Exhibition Road. In addition to the hotels, shops and fashionable houses and apartments for which the area is known today, the volume also describes the fabric of Knightsbridge’s more diverse past: the medieval hamlet, stragg
Between the Lions-"ph" song
This video uses the Between the Lions characters to perform a musical rock number about "ph" making the "f" song. Young students will enjoy this song.
Early and traditional copper metallurgy in western China
Copper underpins the technology and economy of most societies of the last four thousand years, and ancient China is no exception. It relies heavily on copper for the production of bronze objects, such as weapons, tools and vessels, but also for its coinage and other monetary instruments. The artistic expression preserved in highly decorated and intricately cast bronze objects is rightly admired, and has attracted much scientific and art historical attention. Little, however, is known about the p
AlgTop11: Rational curvature, winding and turning
This video introduces an important re-scaling of curvature, using the natural geometric unit rather than radians or degrees. We call this the turn-angle, or tangle, and use it to describe polygons, convex and otherwise. We also introduce winding numbers and the turning number of a planar curve. This is the 11th lecture in this beginner's course on Algebraic Topology, given by Assoc Prof N J WIldberger at UNSW.
Collection of early maps
Collection of early maps
Edgar Allan Poe: Mini Biography
Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven" is one of the most famous poems ever written. His dark writing, coupled with his mysterious death, has made him one of the most famous macabre figures in history. In this video clip, learn more about the life of Edgar Allan Poe. (3:49)
A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 2
A part-volume detailing the religious houses of the county, including the major Cistercian house of Furness, and the early history of the parish church (later cathedral) of Manchester.
In this video the vocabulary,prefixes, of the metric system are discussed. The prefix's meaning is discussed and applied to different numbers. The equivalents are written as fractions, decimals, and scientific notation. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
Plank Exercise for Core Muscle Toning & Strength
This one minute video shows how to use this method to strengthen the body without exercise equipment. The instruction is easy to follow and students will quickly pick it up. Run time 1:08
Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
The President's Message - Friday, Jan. 31
In this edition of "The President's Message" Dr. Lloyd Jacobs sits down with Student Government President, Emily Kramp and Vice President, Lauren Jencen to discuss their ongoing work on campus.
1895 : revue de l'association française de recherche sur l'histoire du cinéma
1895 is Published by the Association française de recherche sur l'histoire du cinéma (AFRHC) and claims to be the only French journal dedicated exclusively to the history of film. The journal publishes leading articles, young authors' contributions and translations of the best foreign film specialists. Articles deal with subjects such as cinema in specific countries, film movements, film directors and sociopolitical issues, as well as technical developments. There are generally three volume