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Origins of the French Revolution (3:38)
King Louis XVI and the French nobility face a revolution of the Third Estate because the king favors the rich and taxes the working poor. This is an excellent overview of some of the reasons for this revolution and gives a background of the more well known people. Some terms may need additional explanation such as Third Estate.
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the School of Architecture. Traditional and classical architecture occupy a premier place in the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. Students learn not only the principles of designing and constructing buildings, but also the importance of enriching the identity and cohesiveness of the communities where they live and work.
The Holloway Series in Poetry - Judith Goldman
http://holloway.english.berkeley.edu/ JUDITH GOLDMAN is the author of Vocoder (Roof 2001), DeathStar/rico-chet (O Books 2006), and l.b.; or, catenaries (Krupskaya 2011). She co-edited the annual journal War and Peace with Leslie Scalapino from 2005-2009 and is currently Poetry Feature Editor for the academic web-journal Postmodern Culture. From 2007-2011, she was a Harper Schmidt Fellow at the University of Chicago. In fall 2011, she is the visiting Holloway Poet at the University of Californ
CLPR Speaker Series: Rallying for Immigrant Rights
Rallying for Immigrant Rights The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America Kim Voss Professor and Chair Department of Sociology University of California, Berkeley Irene Bloemraad Associate Professor Department of Sociology University of California, Berkeley Date: October 6, 2011 - Thursday Time: 3:30 PM -- 5:00 PM Location: Shorb House, 2547 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94720 Description: From Alaska to Florida, millions of immigrants and their supporters took to the streets across the Unit
Journeys Through Sociology: Jaime Jimenez
In this interview Dr. Jaime Jimenez (National Autonomous University of Mexico) discusses how he brings his training in physics and mathematics to sociology and how the ""hard sciences"" can be applied to the study of social problems. He also talks about the need to reject notions of ""development"" that focus primarily on economic growth rather than considering the full range of needs within a given community. This is part of a series of interviews with the 22 members of the Executive Commit
Georgia Tech Helps the Georgia Aquarium
Georgia Tech systems engineers help improve the flow of visitors in the Georgia Aquarium's new dolphin exhibit.
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Spartan Sagas: Elizabeth Izzo
Elizabeth Izzo, an advertising freshman describes the media sandbox and how it is important to her to truly be a Spartan! " I like how the media sandbox enables students to switch majors quickly, where you may change your mind and don't want to be an Engineer, but something else."
Reading and Interpretting Bar Graphs
The instructor demonstrates how to read and interpret bar graphs. The sound quality could be better. (02:38)
What Is Extension? (One Minute Dictionary Video Series)
In this short video, students will learn about the vocabulary word "extension". Extension is defined as an additional period of time that someone can use to finish a job, pay money, and so on, the process of making something bigger or longer, a set of numbers that belongs to a telephone line in a company, or a family that includes parents, children, grandparents, and so on. Good examples are given. This is a good resource to introduce a new vocabulary word into the classroom. (1:20)
What Are Duties? (One Minute Dictionary Video Series)
In this short video, students will learn about the vocabulary word "duites" Duties is defined as 1. something that is required or expected or 2. a tax or a charge. Good visual examples are given. This is a good resource for introducing a new vocabulary word into the elementary/middle school classroom. (1:14)
What Is Philosophy? (One Minute Dictionary Video Series)
In this short video, students will learn about the vocabulary word "philosophy". Philosophy is defined as the investigation of the truth and nature of knowledge, being, and value.Good examples are given. This is a good resource to introduce a new vocabulary word into the elementary/middle school classroom. (1:12)
Special Topics at Edgerton Center:Developing World Prosthetics, Spring 2010
D-Lab World Prosthetics is a collaboration between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Jaipur Foot Organization to improve the design, manufacture, and distribution of rehabilitation devices in the developing world. The course welcomes individuals interested in physical rehabilitation to work on multidisciplinary teams of students with bioengineering, mechanical engineering, material science, and medical or pre-medical backgrounds. Students will learn about the basics of human walk
The Rise of Modern Science, Fall 2010
This subject introduces the history of science from antiquity to the present. Students consider the impact of philosophy, art, magic, social structure, and folk knowledge on the development of what has come to be called "science" in the Western tradition, including those fields today designated as physics, biology, chemistry, medicine, astronomy and the mind sciences. Topics include concepts of matter, nature, motion, body, heavens, and mind as these have been shaped over the course of history.
Roberto Cavalli kicks off Israel's fashion week
Nov. 22 - Tel Aviv holds its first fashion week in more than 30 years. Alicia Powell reports.
This episode of Stories of the Century has railroad detective Matt Clark tracking down Doc Holliday of the famous O.K. Coral shootout. (26min)
History of the British Empire
This is a lighthearted view of the spread of the British empire and the various lands that they claimed. It is five minute in length. A good overview, but very fast moving.
Paint with Ice
This one minute video shows how to use ice cubes and paint to create some interesting ice painting.