Applying object-oriented analysis to the integration of design and construction
This paper implements an Object Oriented Analysis technique to model information related to design and construction. In a previous study, an approach to integrate design and construction processes based upon information analysis and modelling has been proposed. By breaking down the project's vast information into groups of related information, construction related problems have been identified and then traced back too their relevant design processes. This paper models this process using a relati
Cold War: After Stalin (1953-1956) Part 5 of 5
Cold War is a twenty-four episode television documentary series about the Cold War (1945--1989). Jeremy Isaacs produced the 1998 program in a style similar to his previous series, The World at War (1973). Businessman Ted Turner created the series as a joint production between the Turner Broadcasting System and the BBC, originally broadcast on CNN in the U.S. and the BBC Two in the U.K. Kenneth Branagh. It featured interviews with leading political figures and people who witnessed and lived throu
Lewis and Clark
In 1804, Jefferson sends a team to explore lands acquired in the Louisiana Purchase. The Corps of Discovery will travel nearly 8,000 miles over three years, reaching the Pacific Ocean and clearing the path for westward expansion. Students would benefit from having a map showing the area covered. An overview with few details about cause and effect. (01:45)
Mountain Meadow Massacre
What are the historical roots and causes behind the Mountain Meadow Massacre? Polygamy, paranoia, and a violent theocracy in 19th-Century Utah. This short synopsis of the events leading up to this tragedy is explained by Sandra Tanner and Scott Fancher, who are descendants of the perpetrators and victims, respectively. In 1857, 120 unarmed members of a wagon train moving through southern Utah were attacked and slaughtered at the hands of Mormon militia. Violent descriptions.
The Roaring 1920s Around the World
This is a slide show presenting the main events and fashions of the 1920s, not only in the USA but also what was happening in other parts of the world, especially in Europe. There is background music, footage and the facts and events can be read in different slides.
Juneteenth - A Celebration of Freedom
A documentary about how Juneteenth came to be celebrated and what is celebrates. A good video for those studing Civil Rights.
Corporate Responsibility: The American Experience -- Archie Carroll Interview
ArchieCarroll, co-author of "Corporate Responsibility: The American Experience" -- the landmark U.S. business history -- shares insights from the project and the book produced by the Center for Ethical Business Cultures at the University of St. Thomas -- Minnesota. This thought-provoking history documents the societal challenges to corporate performance and power from the mid-eighteenth century to the modern day and traces evolution of ideas about responsibility of business and the modern corpo
Interview with James Martin
Dr James Martin is a computer scientist and founding benefactor of the James Martin 21st Century School.
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Find out about the Lincoln-Douglas Debates, one of the most fascinating periods in the life of Abraham Lincoln in this video. The Lincoln-Douglas debates on slavery are recreated with animation in this video. Each side's arguments are capsulized.
Lincoln-Douglas Debate of 1858
This video is accompanied by text. "The Dred Scott case played a pivotal role in the 1858 Illinois senate race and in the 1860 presidential election. Eyeing Stephen Douglas’s seat in the Senate, Abraham Lincoln challenged the incumbent to a series of debates. The two politicians differed in almost every respect. Lincoln, a tall and lanky Republican with a high-pitched voice, relied on his wit and integrity to provide a comforting sense of sincerity. Douglas, meanwhile, was a short, barrel-ches
Dred Scott Decision - "Slaves are not Citizens"
This video is accompanied by text. "The controversy surrounding the Kansas-Nebraska Act affected the 1856 Democratic presidential nomination. Party members vetoed the selection of two prominent figures involved with the act—Stephen Douglas and Franklin Pierce. Rather, delegates elected James Buchanan, a Pennsylvania lawyer not connected with the Kansas-Nebraska affair. Therefore, Democratic leaders believed he was safe from Republican scrutiny.
Buchanan sailed to an easy victory over Rep
John Brown's Raid in 1859
This video is accompanied by text. "Tension between the North and South over the slavery issue grew more intense as the election of 1860 drew near. Violent reaction to the Kansas-Nebraska Act spread rapidly throughout the nation. The Supreme Court’s Dred Scott decision deepened the divide between Northerners and Southerners—antislavery supporters and proslavery-ites. In 1859, fifty-nine-year-old John Brown devised a plan to provoke a slave revolt to answer the “sacking” of Lawrence, Kans
TechEd Countdown Special: The One with the Party Announcement | The Countdown Show Even though Golnaz scooped them with a leaked video, Rick and Joey are still excited to announce the party we look forward to all year—the TechEd 2014 closing party! TechEd 2014 Closing Party Thursday, May 15, 7:30pm – 11:30pm, Minute Maid Park That right folks! This year we are taking you to one of Houston's gems, Author(s):
Even though Golnaz scooped them with a leaked video, Rick and Joey are still excited to announce the party we look forward to all year—the TechEd 2014 closing party!
TechEd 2014 Closing Party
Thursday, May 15, 7:30pm – 11:30pm, Minute Maid Park
That right folks! This year we are taking you to one of Houston's gems, Author(s):
The Real Rhapsody - Gershwin Solo Piano Roll
SOLO PIANO FOR RHAPSODY IN BLUE. Piano performance on punched paper from a two-piano demonstration, originally shown in Aolean Hall, NYC. A definitive, dynamic piano roll of Rhapsody in Blue composed by George Gershwin. Could this be the only truly hand-played music roll by George Gershwin? This is the Piano Primo roll, the solo. The other roll, a transcription of the orchestra, is lost. Performed and interpreted on a player piano from the 1920s. At times, you may need to fill in the blanks
"DPT - From Epidemics to Immunizations a Modern Success Story"
Lecture by Dr. Mindy Schwartz, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for East European an
"Growth, Poverty and Economic Development" - Session 2 of "Poverty & Growth: Reflections on Latin Am
A three-part workshop with Professor Juan Pablo Nicolini, Winter Tinker Visiting Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies
Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick
How to calculate the volume of a brick, guide (pdf)
Seoul bus terminal fire deaths
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe At least six people die in a fire at a bus terminal in the South Korean capital. Rough cut (no reporter narration) Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For
Sunday Service - 6/29/14 - Luke Powery
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Luke Powery Sermon: "Mount Moriah Road" Bulletin: http://chapel.duke.edu/sites/default/files/06-29-14.pdf
Early Maps: Abyssinia by Abraham Ortelius (1606)
Early Maps: Abyssinia by Abraham Ortelius (1606)