The Transformative Power of the Arts
JaLinda Dunovant believes that the world would be a better place if more people could experience the transformative power of the arts. This is because Dunovant's involvement in arts and culture activities has had a profound impact on her own life. Since arriving at Penn two years ago, the rising junior from Staten Island, N.Y. has acted in an African American Arts Alliance production called "The Story," worked on costume design for the production of "Aida," and gained a deep appreciation of Phi
Understanding a Chronic Killer: Kidney Disease, Part 2
Twenty million Americans have chronic kidney disease. That's one in nine adults. Another 20 million are at risk. Are you one of those at high risk? Find out what causes kidney disease and how we can prevent it and treat it.
MAS.962 Autism Theory and Technology (MIT)
This course will lay a foundation in autism theory and autism technology that significantly leverages and expands the Media Lab's ability to pioneer new technology. Students will not only develop new technologies, but also understand, help, and learn from people with autism, a fast-growing group that the CDC identified in the year 2005 as involving an estimated 1 in 150 school-age children ages 6-21. Students will gain an understanding of the basic challenges faced by people diagnosed with autis
In this lesson, you will learn how to store acquired data and average and log the acquired data to disk.
Sesame Street: Brush
Video includes several short scenes about brushing teeth with songs and music
STS.003 The Rise of Modern Science (MIT)
This course studies the development of modern science from the seventeenth century to the present, focusing on Europe and the United States. Key questions include: What is science, and how is it done? How are discoveries made and accepted? What is the nature of scientific progress? What is the impact of science on society? What is the impact of society on science? Topics will be drawn from the histories of physics, chemistry, biology, psychology, and medicine.AcknowledgementThis class is based o
Javerts Suicide from Les Miserables
This is a live performance of the 10th Anniversary Concert of Les Miserables. While the singers are in costume, this is not a stage production of the musical. The orchestra and singers are both on stage together with the orchestra behind the singers. This is a very interesting live concert production with occasional excerpts of footage from the stage production. The picture quality is good and the sound quality is excellent. Sung in English with English captions for understanding, as well as pro
The Attack on Rue Plumen from Les Miserables
This is a live performance of the 10th Anniversary Concert of Les Miserables. While the singers are in costume, this is not a stage production of the musical. The orchestra and singers are both on stage together with the orchestra behind the singers. This is a very interesting live concert production with occasional excerpts of footage from the stage production. Sung in English with English captions. (3:12)
15.769 Operations Strategy (MIT)
15.769 Operations Strategy provides a unifying framework for analyzing strategic issues in manufacturing and service operations. Students analyze the relationships between manufacturing and service companies and their suppliers, customers, and competitors. The course covers strategic decisions in technology, facilities, vertical integration, human resources, and other areas, and also explores means of competition such as cost, quality, and innovativeness.
Singing Neanderthals? The Evolution of Music and Language [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Steven Mithen | What can the archaeological record of our stone age ancestors bring to our understanding of the relationship between music and language? Steven Mithen is professor of early prehistory and pro-vice chancellor at the University of Reading. He is the author of The Singing Neanderthals: the origins of music, language, mind, and body.
The reasons for attrition
This paper focuses on a) to reflect on an approach, decisions and subsequent knowledge with regard to non response and b) to discuss the "attrition survey", rather than discussing the actual results of an overall longitudinal study. This should be linked to the paper "student experiences of enterprise education"
An Introduction to Electronic Medical Records - Videos that form part of the presentation Part 2
This HIBB presentation is an introduction to electronic medical records. It deals with what electronic medical records are, the disadvantages of paper-based records, examples of electronic medical record systems and how to assess the benefit of a computer-based record system.
Ben Franklin, Part IV
Animation of the later life of Benjamin Franklin aimed at children at the elementary level. This video is part of the Discovery Education series.
Vanishing Third World Emigrants? The Seventh H. W. Arndt Memorial Lecture
A secular decline in emigration rates from the Third World since the 1990s has gone unnoticed. The recent rise in unemployment in high-wage countries has accelerated the secular decline. These trends have gone unnoticed partly because observers have been obsessed with immigration rates, and partly because of their belief that aging in rich countries will augment the demand for more immigrants. This lecture shows that the Third World supply side matters even more, just as the previous two centuri
The Defence White Paper and Australia’s Future in Asia: Will We Remain a Middle Power?
This year's Defence White Paper is more than a shopping list for the military. Behind the force priorities and budget estimates lie key judgments about the kind of regional we expect to live in, and the kind of role Australia expects to play in it. This lecture explored the underlying policy logic of the White Paper, and discussed where it might take Australia. Will it equip Australia to remain a middle power in the Asian Century, or mark our acceptance of a future as a small p
Next in Line The Office of the 21st Century 2008 ACT Election Series Forum
This forum is the second of three public forums hosted by The Australian National University and The Canberra Times. The three forums pit 2008 ACT Election candidates against each other in the first of its kind ACT Politicians debate. In this forum Deputy Chief Minister Katy Gallagher and Deputy Leader of the Opposition Brendan Smyth debate the topic Next in Line: The Office of the 21st Century.
Voyage to the planets: Mars, 1
Clip 1 from BBC documentary 'Space Odyssey: Voyage to the planets' of an imaginary landing on Mars. This documentary is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. Run time 07:15.
Using Dynamic Link
Exchange data between Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Soundbooth, and Encore using Dynamic Link, without rendering and exporting intermediate files.
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