MSUToday: Watchdog reporting
Alumnus M.L. Elrick shares his Spartan Saga on winning the 2009 Pulitzer Prize with Detroit Free Press colleague Jim Schaefer for local reporting of the corruption and scandal in former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's administration. Go to www.spartansagas.msu.edu for more information.
STS.464 Technology and the Literary Imagination (MIT)
Our linked subjects are (1) the historical process by which the meaning of technology has been constructed, and (2) the concurrent transformation of the environment. To explain the emergence of technology as a pivotal word (and concept) in contemporary public discourse, we will examine responses — chiefly political and literary — to the development of the mechanic arts, and to the linked social, cultural, and ecological transformation of 19th- and 20th-century American society, cultu
21F.716 Introduction to Contemporary Hispanic Literature (MIT)
This course studies representative twentieth and twenty-first-century texts and films from Hispanic America and Spain. Emphasis is on developing strategies for analyzing the genres of the novel, the short story, the poem, the fictional film, and the theatrical script. The novels read this semester are Magali García Ramis's Felices días, Tío Sergio (1986, Puerto Rico) and Javier Cercas's Soldados de Salamina (2001, Spain). We will study Lorca's play "La casa de Bernarda Alba"
21W.742J Writing About Race (MIT)
In The Souls of Black Folk (1903), the great cultural critic W. E. B. Du Bois wrote that "...the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color line." A century after Du Bois penned those words, most Americans would agree that at the beginning of the twenty-first century, the color line remains one of our most pressing social issues. In this course, we will explore the terrain of race in America by reading the works of writers of color and others concerned with the issue
MAS.110 Fundamentals of Computational Media Design (MIT)
This class covers the history of 20th century art and design from the perspective of the technologist. Methods for visual analysis, oral critique, and digital expression are introduced. Class projects this term use the OLPC XO (One Laptop Per Child) laptop, Csound and Python software.
21L.463 Renaissance Literature (MIT)
The Renaissance has justly become both famous and notorious as an age of discovery, and its voyages took place in many realms. This semester, we will read several history making narratives of early modern travel: first-hand accounts of discovery, captivity, conquest, or cultural encounter. As Europeans came to acquire experience of unfamiliar places, literary texts of the period began to assimilate this experience by describing imagined voyages across real or fantastic landscapes. Finally, voyag
21A.850J The Anthropology of Cybercultures (MIT)
This course explores a range of contemporary scholarship oriented to the study of 'cybercultures,' with a focus on research inspired by ethnographic and more broadly anthropological perspectives. Taking anthropology as a resource for cultural critique, the course will be organized through a set of readings chosen to illustrate central topics concerning the cultural and material practices that comprise digital technologies. We'll examine social histories of automata and automation; the trope of t
White Fibreglass Concerto Furnishing Fabric Sample
Sample for Margeth Lingwood's home, Upmeads, Newport Rd., Stafford.. Date: 1970's - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
History of Economic Thought: sample examination paper
This is a sample examination paper in the 3rd year module in History of Economic Thought as taught by Andy Denis of City University London.
The Labour leadership contest
In this podcast, Professor Philip Cowley, from the School of Politics and International Relations, discusses the announcement of former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s decision to stand down as leader of the Labour Party and British Prime Minister on 27th June 2007. Professor Cowley discusses the reasons behind Tony Blair’s announcement and the pressure he has faced from within his own party. Professor Cowley goes on to discuss why Gordon Brown succeeded Tony Blair uncontested and the potential
Document skills : maps and plans
As a specialist medium, maps and plans can be a challenge to use and it is not always immediately obvious just what can be learned from them. This resource demonstrates how the researcher can use these documents to gain varied insights about a particular place and aspects of its history. The resource includes a glossary and bibliography. Illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
Rapid Bacterial Identification
A series of questions designed to test the readers ability to identify a bacterium using the rapid identification system API 20E. A case history is provided and the reader is guided through the use of API strips to identify the causative agent of infection. This is a Questionmark Perception file. The QTIXML file needs to be opened in QP Authoring Manager, converted to an assessment and exported into your own VLE.
Gaining Access Using Application and Operating System Attacks
Application and operating system attacks (part 2) and gaining access via network based attacks. Video lecture from a series on Methods and Issues of e-Investigation delivered by Dan Brearley. Running time approximately 47 minutes.
Introduction to Java Swing – part 2
Video lecture from a series on Internet Applications delivered by Graham Mansfield. Running time approximately 33 minutes.
Alternative Energy: Solar Energy
This lesson provides an introduction to the use of the sun's energy. Topics include the history of solar energy usage and its more recent adaptations. There is also discussion of how the sun produces and radiates energy and what happens when it reaches Earth.
You could use templates to begin the process of reflection. Here is a two stage template you can modify for your own use; Stage 1: A very personal consideration of events etc. You may only want to keep this for yourself to see. Stage 2: Translating your feeling and thoughts into a record that can be shown to others together with extended analysis. The entries do not need to be large but related to the topic.
You could use templates to begin the process of reflection. Here is a template based on learning outcomes that you can modify for your own use. Add your own learning outcomes and appropriate questions
Industrial Economics [N1D059]: module information
Course description and outline reading list from a module delivered at Nottingham University Business School during 2009/10.
Nineteenth and early twentieth century American entertainment culture
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn/Spring Semesters 2009/2010 This resource presents material from four different courses taught across the School of American and Canadian Studies and Film and Television Studies. It addresses various aspects of nineteenth and early twentieth century American entertainment culture. You can view module outlines for 4 modules taught within the school: * American Drama (undergraduate year 3 level) * A
Nettle - Wikipedia article
The Wikipedia article about nettle (Urtica dioica L.)