Extrait du film n° 2 - Holbein - Les Ambassadeurs - Rendez-vous avec la mort
Deuxième extrait du film : un portrait atypique... Acheter le DVD : http://goo.gl/cWtp1 La page du film : http://goo.gl/Eu6iH
Controversy Over Slavery: Fugitive Slave Act
The Fugitive Slave Law and the book Uncle Tom's Cabin led to pro- and anti-slavery groups turn those in the North against slaves. The Kansas-Nebraska Act and the bloody aftermath of these states vote for or against slavery are also explained. Added to this was the Dred Scott decision. A good overview of causes of Civil War and how Lincoln became into the public's mind.
Employability & Career Development: Assessing your Skills, Talents and Attributes
On line interactive resource; self contained ‘chunk’ of learning which should take you about two hours to complete; contains interactive exercises. Assessing your skills, talents and attributes is an essential part of Personal Development Planning. It is essential that you know where your strengths and weaknesses lie and how they fit with employers’ requirements so that you can plan to enhance your employability. After completing each exercise you may want to print it out and add it to yo
Ben Franklin and George Washington
This is a actor talking to a class. He is pretending to be Franklin and is explaining them to the students about meeting Washington and how Franklin may have thought about the future Washington. Interesting insights for older students.
Japancast HD Video Episode 26
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This is a video featuring the Electric Ray. (01:22) The video is too short and makes you want to know more. The end of the video is an advertisement.
Nigerians killed in anti-gang sweep
Nigerian troops take on gangs in the Niger Delta but several civilians are reported killed as forces sweep through camps, searching for gang members.
The Shape Song
A song about the shapes. (03:14)
The Phoenix Mars Lander and Its Mission
This video chronicles the Phoenix mission, from landing day on Mars to the end of its prime mission. It is brief but give a broad overview of the mission and its objectives.
Passing and Receiving (6 Steps to Soccer Success - 3)
This video, part of a six-part series on the foundational skills of soccer, deals with passing and receiving. Run time 02:10.
Housing the Lowest Income Americans: The Past, Present and Future of Public Housing
Vale provides a historical overview of public housing in America and shares insights from his most recent book Reclaiming Public Housing. He shows provocative images from early advertisements to demonstrate some of society’s long held attitudes toward public housing and those who live in public housing. He analyses government pol
ME++ The Cyborg Self and the Networked City
Throughout history, humans have created unique physical spaces in which to live, work and socialize. But the digital age has completely transformed the places in which we conduct our affairs, according to William J. Mitchell. We don’t congregate at the town bank any more for financial transactions. We visit ATMs or bank online.
The University as Patron of Cutting Edge Architecture
William Mitchell opens this session by describing MIT as an “enormously critical place.” The Stata Center, during its design and construction, fed the campus “attitude of not taking anything for granted and rethinking premises.” So it’s no surprise that debate and some sparring ensue during this spirited panel.
The University as Patron of Cutting Edge Architecture
The opening of The Ray and Maria Stata Center, MIT’s latest innovative building, inspires this panel’s historical review of collegiate architecture projects. James Ackerman provides the longest lens, focusing first on the earliest, national trends, when buildings served as both residences and classrooms. In the 18th century
The Art of Structural Design: A Swiss Legacy
Bridges serve a utilitarian purpose, but they should also please the eye. David P. Billington celebrates an influential group of Swiss structural engineers who forged a tradition of bridge-building in the 20th century that united form and function with unprecedented grace. His lecture describes the offerings of an exhibit at the MIT Museu
(eco)Logical: Greening the 21st Century City
Without much national fanfare, Chicago has transformed itself into a paragon of green virtue. The remarkable achievements cited by Mayor Daley include: converting nearly every inch of the city’s 26 miles of lakefront to public use, including parks, fountains, bike paths, theatre and concert space; planting 1.6 mi
Voices from New Orleans: Design and Planning Diaspora
There is general agreement that to call New Orleans home means “living with danger, dangerously,” as William Barry put it. You’re “relieved when you dodge the big one, but the big one was always going to come,” says Lawrence Jenkens. So now that it has come, what next?
There’s a consensus here that m
Rebuilding New Orleans: An Opportunity to Re-Energize the Planning Profession?
There’s no love lost between Kristina Ford and New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin; he made it clear that she was not welcome as the city’s main planner when he assumed office. The bone Ford has to pick is not merely with the current mayor and his notion of a casino- and hotel-dominated New Orleans, but with a wrongheaded plan
Placing Words: Symbols, Space, and the City
The evolution of architecture resembles nothing so much as the fleshing out and refinement of an organism, in William Mitchell’s condensed account. In pre-industrial times, architecture was “fundamentally skeleton and skin—a structure that protects and keeps out the weather.” The industrial era brought an incre
Is There a Black Architect in the House?
“If there is any kind of profession that’s gotten away with a kind of benign neglect of diversifying itself over the course of last 30 years, it’s architecture,” says Ted Landsmark. With one chart after another, he plots the dismal record of design schools, firms and professional associations in modifyin