The Jahiliyya Factor?: Fighting Muslims' Cultural Resistance to Nonviolence
Professor Chaiwat Satha-Anand, Political Science, Thammasat University, Thailand presents Annual Peace lecture - Overcoming cultural resistance to non-violence. Lecture given Jul 12, 2010.
How to Identify Narrative Style in Literature
Narrative style in literature refers to the storyteller or the narrator in a piece of writing, whether it be first, second or third person, omniscient or otherwise. Identify the narrative style of a piece of literature, while deciding whether or not to trust the narrator, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere. He has published poetry, essays, short fiction and a novel, and he has
Careers - Moving into your First Graduate Job
Four graduate recruiters offer tips to new graduates making the move from a student life to a professional life. Contributions from Google, Sainsbury's, Mercer and dunnhumby.
In Conversation with Jean-Paul Costa [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jean-Paul Costa | A unique opportunity to put your questions to a former president of the European Court of Human Rights, via Twitter @LSELaw using #LSECosta. Jean-Paul Costa is the former president of the European Court of Human Rights.
The Plague, Part 15- The History Channel
The Bubonic Plague took place in medieval Europe. A quote from the film: " ...the greatest biological disaster in the history of mankind." This documentary has re-enactment and commentary and is suitable for high school students.
A 3 Minute Documentary on the early years of the Cold War. (Amateur video)
Michael Palin travels to the source of the River Nile - BBC
Around the World in 80 Days Adventure. Michael Palins puts together his own expedition group to find the source of the Blue Nile.
21L.701 Literary Interpretation: Beyond the Limits of the Lyric (MIT)
In this seminar we'll read individual poems closely within a set of questions about the moral and political position of poetry -- and of intellectuals -- in different cultural contexts. Of course, part of the divergence in the social positions of poetry [and of 'the aesthetic'] depends on the dominant paradigm of the social, political and literary culture; part of the divergence derives from the momentum of literary development in the culture [how did the culture experience modernism?, for insta
Rembrandt, The Three Crosses, 1653 _ Smart History at Khan Academy
Rembrandt van Rijn, The Three Crosses, etching and drypoint, 1653 Speakers: Dr. David Drogin, Dr. Beth Harris (10:23) The sound quality could be better.
Before and after at Garanti Bank
In the first of three podcasts, Associate Professor of Management Practice Don Sull and Akin Ongor discuss the changes in corporate culture that occurred at Garanti Bank over a period of 10 years when Ongor was CEO.
Rounding Word Problem About Fish Food
This short video explains how to solve a word problem involving rounding and addition using a fish tank. It is hard to hear the original word problem when the students read it out loud. The students in the video show to steps necessary to correctly complete the problem. (01:47)
A Brief History of Infinity
Where did the idea of infinity come from? Who were the people who defined and refined this paradoxical quantity? Why is infinity, a concept we can never experience or truly grasp, at the heart of science? How can some infinities be bigger than others? An exploration of one of the most mind-boggling features of maths and physics, this talk uncovers the amazing paradoxes of infinity and introduces the people who devised and refined the concept.Author(s):
Politics in 60 seconds. Property
Professor Christopher Pierson defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on property as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Christopher Pierson, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Christopher Pierson is Professor of Politics at the University of Nottingham, director of teaching and lea
Museum of Chinese History
This is a video that shows some of the artifacts of Chinese origin up to late dynasties.
Brief Overview of William Shakespeare
This video clip starts with a quote from one of his plays. Learn about the life of Britain's famous bard and writer of plays, William Shakespeare. (01:31)
Sesame Street -Bert & Ernie-Opposites-Heavy & Light
In this classic Sesame Street video, Bert and Ernie demonstrate the differences between heavy and light. Ernie holds a feather and cotton candy while Bert tries to hold a barbell, a boulder, and a piano. This is a great teaching resource for teaching an introductory lesson on measurement and/or opposites (3:43).
Cuban ballet defectors appear in Miami, seek U.S. careers
June.11 - Six dancers who defected over the weekend from the famed National Ballet of Cuba appear in Miami and discuss their plans in the United States. Sarah Toms reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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 i
Adjusting to the changing dynamics of the world economy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Richard Kozul-Wright, Professor Robert Wade | The Trade and Development Report 2013 contends that to achieve durable and inclusive growth, developing and transition economies will need to move towards a new form of development, away from a focus on net-export advantages which depend on exploiting on global imbalances and towards strengthening domestic demand and expanding regional and South-South economic linkages. Richard Kozul-Wright is a senior UN economist heading the unit on Eco
HST.930J Social Studies of Bioscience and Biotech (MIT)
In this course, social, ethical and clinical issues associated with the development of new biotechnologies and their integration into clinical practice is discussed. Basic scientists, clinicians, bioethicists, and social scientists present on the following four general topics: changing political economy of biotech research; problems associated with the adaption of new biotechnologies and findings from molecular biology for clinical settings; the ethical issues that emerge from clinical research
Evaluation of 'Advanced Database Management' module
This paper focuses on a discussion on the approach taken in analysing evaluation design for a specific faculty module on enterprise education