Hannah Teter: Snow in Vermont
In this American History video, brought to you by the History Channel, Hannah Teter, 2006 snowboard gold medalist, talks about how growing up in Vermont made her a tough snowboarder because she had to learn how to ski in icy conditions. (1:38)
SPACE user guide
SPACE is 3D simulation software for performing arts students that has been made openly available By Doncaster College Fuseworks as part of the UKOER phase2 programme. This guide will take you from first principles to advanced applications
Addiction: A Student's Story: Arthur Hawley
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Bracero Tutorials - Conducting An Oral History Interview
The Bracero History Archive collects and makes available the oral histories and artifacts pertaining to the Bracero program, a guest worker initiative that spanned the years 1942-1964. Millions of Mexican agricultural workers crossed the border under the program to work in more than half of the states in America. In a partnership between George Mason Universitys Center for History and New Media, the National Museum of American History, the University of Texas at El Paso, and Brown University,
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
Why do we love Facebook?
Alex Sevigny, program director of McMaster University's Master of Communications Management Program, discusses the mass appeal of Facebook, and why it's remained a personal communications giant.
Will users know about Facebook's IPO?
Pamela Ingleton, a McMaster University PhD candidate specializing in social media, comments on the average user's Facebook experience before and after the IPO.
Tia and Maddy Spanish Video
Further reading General introductions to the philosophy of mind tend to be ahistorical and vary greatly in accessibility and coverage. E.J. Lowe covers virtually the whole range of topics in his An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind (2000). For less coverage but more detail see Jaegwon Kim's slightly more advanced but excellent Philosophy of Mind (1996). Tim Crane's The Elements of Mind (2001) is another very good but more advanced introduction to current issues and contains one of t
General introductions to the philosophy of mind tend to be ahistorical and vary greatly in accessibility and coverage. E.J. Lowe covers virtually the whole range of topics in his An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind (2000). For less coverage but more detail see Jaegwon Kim's slightly more advanced but excellent Philosophy of Mind (1996). Tim Crane's The Elements of Mind (2001) is another very good but more advanced introduction to current issues and contains one of t
ISS Update - May 10, 2012
The International Space Station video update for May 10, 2012.
Science Bulletins: Aiming High: The Search for Ultra High-Energy Cosmic Rays
The history of cosmic ray research is a story of scientific adventure. For nearly a century, cosmic ray researchers have climbed mountains, soared in hot air balloons, and traveled to the far corners of the Earth in the quest to understand these energetic particles from space. They have solved some scientific mysteries—and revealed many more. With each passing decade, scientists have discovered higher-energy and increasingly more rare cosmic rays. The Pierre Auger Project is the largest scient
FareWells - May 6, 2012
"Fare Thee Wells" A Goodbye for Samuel Wells, Dean of Duke University Chapel May 6, 2012 Bulletin: http://bit.ly/FareWells Program: 0:34 - Greeting and Welcome - Dean Richard Hays, Duke Divinity School 2:47 - "He's Not That Attractive" Video 8:32 - Hannah Ward - PathWays Chapel Scholar, Trinity '14 14:44 - Karen Witzleben - President, Congregation at Duke Chapel 21:33 - "A Visit to Cranford Abbey" - Axe of the Apostles comedy team, Duke Divinity School 29:15 - Marcia Owen - Director, Religious
University Baccalaureate Service 4:30PM May 11, 2012
University Baccalaureate Service 4:30PM May 11, 2012
David Brooks on The Social Animal
In a lecture entitled How Success Happens, New York Times columnist and author, David Brooks, draws from the research in his latest book The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character and Achievement. His lecture was delivered at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Rectangle simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the area of a 2D rectangle
Growing an Institutional Health OER Initiative: A Case Study of the University of Cape Town
This case study is the result of semi-structured interviews and email engagement with teaching and support staff involved in OER activities in the Facutly of Health Sciences (FHS) and for the OpenContent Directory (web portal) at UCT. The contributors (listed at the end of this study) gave their consent for the author to use their names and direct quotations, and their words are included here verbatim. The case study describes the FHS experience with OER, locating it within the UCT OER context a
Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
Instructor uses a white board to demonstrate graphing systems of linear equations. Examples include being given two linear equations, finding the slope and y-intercept, and then graphing to determine the point of intersection. (4:49)