An Introduction to Information Systems
This resource provides a useful backdrop on political communication, journalism and national development issues as priority areas for collaborative action in Africa and the Middle East. This course provides a business perspective of information systems and stresses how information systems can be used to improve their planning and operation. The nature and value of information, as well as the impact of Internet technology on organisations and society are also considered.
The Middle East Dust Storm
Dust storms are an every day occurrence in Saudi Arabia. This storm is of an unusual size.
The History of Public Health
In the History of Public Health we will examine the historical experience of health and illness from a population perspective. This material seeks to reveal how the organization of societies facilitates or mitigates the production and transmission of disease. It also asks how do populations and groups of individuals go about securing their health? One key theme is the medical management of space in one form or another - from the public space of the environment through institutional spaces such a
BSAD Foundations in the Visual Arts, Fall 2003
Offers a foundation in the visual art practice and its critical analysis for beginning architecture students. Emphasis on long-range artistic development and its analogies to architectural thinking and practice. Learn to communicate ideas and experiences through various two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and time-based media, including sculpture, installation, performance, and video. Lectures, visiting artist presentations, field trips, and readings supplement studio practice. Required of and r
Special Problems in Architecture Studies, Fall 2000
The course will investigate e-Learning systems from a business, policy, technical and legal perspective. The issues presented shall be tackled by discussion of the design and structure of the various example systems. The connection between information architectures and the physical workplace of the users will also be examined. There course will be comprised of readings, discussions, guest speakers and group design sessions. Laboratory sessions will be focused on implementation tools and opportun
Architecture Design, Level II: Cuba Studio, Spring 2004
This architectural studio will have one main project for the semester: to explore the issues surrounding the redesign of an area in Havana Cuba. It is a typical area about the size of a Law of Indies block that presently has a mix of housing, work, and shopping in buildings that need to be replaced and others that need to be rehabilitated. There is also vacant land, and buildings that are unused. Part of the blocks front on the Malecon, the street next to the water. The other edge fronts onto a
The Space Between Workshop, Fall 2004
This workshop explores how designers might become as sensitive to space as they are to objects. Through a number of projects and precedent studies, architectural design is studied in relation to the Space Between. The design process is studied in reverse, considering space first and objects second. This is not to imply that objects are not important, but rather that space is equally important.
The Anthropology of Computing, Fall 2004
This course examines computers anthropologically, as meaningful tools revealing the social and cultural orders that produce them. We read classic texts in computer science along with works analyzing links between machines and culture. We explore early computation theory and capitalist manufacturing; cybernetics and WWII operations research; artificial intelligence and gendered subjectivity; the creation and commodification of the personal computer; the hacking aesthetic; non-Western histories of
Anthropological Theory, Spring 2003
Seminar focuses on core issues and approaches in anthropological theory and method. Studies theoretical frameworks for the analysis and integration of material from other subjects in cultural anthropology. Subject provides instruction and practice in writing and revision whereby students produce one paper that is appropriate for publication or as a proposal for funding. This course introduces students to some of the major social theories and debates that inspire and inform anthropological analys
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The State, Tolerance and Rationalism in Spinoza, Mendelssohn and Kant
Stefan Bird-Pollan (University of Kentucky) delivers a lecture as part of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme on the ideas of The State, Tolerance and Rationalism as seen in the philosophies of Kant, Spinoza and Mendelssohn.
Perry pulls out of People's Choice, Russell Brand gets new show
Jan 10 - The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Katy Perry pulls out of People's Choice, Russell Brand gets a U.S. TV show, and Lindsay Lohan may portray Elizabeth Taylor. Bob Mezan reports.
Drug abuse pictures before and after
This two minute video is a must see for all students who don't understand the ramifications of drug use. Preview first and be well aware that the comments are unacceptable for classroom use. Many good lessons can be derived from this video. Recommended for older students.
"Q&A with Director Hitomi Kamanaka" (video)
A discussion with the director of the film Rokkashomura Rhapsody: A Plutonium Plant Comes to Northern Japan. Part of the Japan at Chicago Lecture Series: Celebrating Protest. Sponsored by the Japan Committee of the Center for East Asian Studies, the Human Rights Program, the Center for International Studies, the Committee on Cinema and Med
Snow in Raiderland
Snow falls on the Texas Tech campus on Jan. 9, 2012.
Auburn University students win first place in minority architect design competition
The challenge was to turn an Atlanta MARTA stop into a transit village that would become a "community incubator" for local services and community activities. Fifteen student teams from architecture schools across the country recently competed in this juried student design competition as part of the National Organization of Minority Architects, or NOMA, annual conference in Atlanta -- with a student team from Auburn University's School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture's winnin
This seven minute video does an excellent job of showing students the culture and events of the Shang Dynasty using a lecture format. There are many graphics to add depth to the understanding of this period of time in China.
Karate 360 by Kambiz Mostofizadeh - Published by Mikazuki Publishing House
By: mrsmart http://www.amazon.com/dp/B006N4RNSY Title: Karate 360 Author: Kambiz Mostofizadeh Publisher: Mikazuki Publishing House ISBN-10: 0983594627 (Print) ISBN-13: 9780983594628 (Print) ISBN: 978-0-9835946-7-3 (E-book) Pages: 111 Release Date: December 2011 Print Retail Price: $14.99 E-book Retail Price: $4.99 Explore Karate's roots, learn key karate techniques, and learn why Karate is the world's most popular martial art. EXCERPT - "The essence of Karate is defense. The powerfu
Northeastern Men's Basketball Press Conference - at Vermont - Dec. 30, 2011
Northeastern men's basketball head coach Bill Coen meets with the media following Northeastern's 53-51 win at Vermont on Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at Patrick Gymnasium in Burlington, Vt.
Structured Groups: Making Group-Work Work
Lesson ObjectiveObserve effective processes for group work and peer assessment. Questions to ConsiderWhat is the value of assessing how students perform their group roles?Notice how Mr. Jupp gives meaningful feedback and guidance specific to each groupHow does peer assessment give ownership of the learning to students?