IPL: Strategic Shortfall: the 'Somalia Syndrome' and the March to 9/11
Professor Robert Patman, Professor of International Relations, Department of Politics. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given October 16, 2008.
12.333 Atmospheric and Ocean Circulations (MIT)
In this course, we will look at many important aspects of the circulation of the atmosphere and ocean, from length scales of meters to thousands of km and time scales ranging from seconds to years. We will assume familiarity with concepts covered in course 12.003 (Physics of the Fluid Earth). In the early stages of the present course, we will make somewhat greater use of math than did 12.003, but the math we will use is no more than that encountered in elementary electromagnetic field theor
Through the Network (of Networks): The Fifth Estate
The Internet and web are creating a new space for networking people, information and other resources: this has the potential to become an important 'fifth estate' to support greater accountability in politics, the media and other institutional arenas.
Role plays and simulations for modules on Spanish politics and society
Role plays and simulations for modules on Spanish politics and society
ScienceCasts: Don't Judge a Moon by its Cover
Superficially, Saturn's moon Phoebe doesn't look much like a planet, but on the inside, the little gray moon has a lot in common with worlds like Earth. (03:49)
Best Practices In Dependency: Planned, Purposeful and Progressive Visits Part 1
Rose Wentz, Consultant for the National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice and Permanency Planning, discusses how to have safe and successful visits. Rose covers the definition of visits per federal law and best practice standards as well as the connections a child needs while in care. With audience interaction she reviews a four-step decision making process for developing a visit plan to meet a child's needs and enable parents to improve parenting skills. She also looks at how to deve
Lesson 06 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 6 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to introduce yourself. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
Misheard lyrics: Jimi Hendrix's 'Purple Haze'
In this interactive series of four videos, Professor Andrew Nevins (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) explains how almost every song lyric can be misunderstood. This video examines Jimi Hendrix's 'Purple Haze'. There are three examples following this video that you can click on: Hall & Oates - 'Everytime You Go Away': http://youtu.be/abWW0BzCg10 'The Star-Spangled Banner': http://youtu.be/uNBKsLUo7_0 Intro video: http://youtu.be/dBnhkwRmYuQ While slips of the tongue are well-known, slips of t
Osterley Park and House: The East India Company at Home, 1757-1857
The East India Company at Home, 1757--1857 is a three-year (2011--2014) research project based in the Department of History at University College London and funded by the Leverhulme Trust. The project examines the British country house in an imperial and global context. 27 July--3 November, 2013: The Trappings of Trade is a new display at Osterley exploring how the East India Company shaped Osterley and the country houses of Britain in the 18th century. Robert Adam may have remodelled the house
Can you guess who won a music competition? (psychology experiment)
You have three options on which to guess the winner of a classical music competition: audio only, silent video or video with sound. Can you guess who won a music competition based on short clips? About UCL: UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's top universities. Across all disciplines our faculties are known for their research-intensive approaches, academic excellence and engagement with global challenges. This is the basis of our world-renowned degree programmes. Visit us at http://
Oldest Egyptian iron artefacts made from meteorites
Researchers have shown that ancient Egyptian iron beads held at the UCL Petrie Museum were hammered from pieces of meteorites, rather than iron ore. The objects, which trace their origins to outer space, also predate the emergence of iron smelting by two millennia. Further info: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/news-articles/0813/20082013-iron-artefacts Press coverage: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/10252529/Ancient-Egyptians-made-jewellery-from-meteorites.html http://www.culture24.o
Obama's First Year
The JOURNAl assesses Obama's first year as President in the wake of Democrats' defeat in Massachusetts' special election for Senate with Princeton politics and African American studies professor Melissa Harris-lacewell and journalist Eric Alterman. And, faced with the increasing global demand for oil and the threat of climate change, experts say that America needs a new energy policy - but what are our options? Bill Moyers sits down with analysts Jean Johnson and Scott Bittle to discuss how we c
Adding Mixed Numbers with Uncommon Denominators The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to add mixed numbers with uncommon denominators. One example is modeled using astep by step approach to walk the learner through this process of adding the whole numbers first and then finding the common denominator to add the remaining fractions together.
The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to add mixed numbers with uncommon denominators. One example is modeled using astep by step approach to walk the learner through this process of adding the whole numbers first and then finding the common denominator to add the remaining fractions together.
17.125 The Politics of Global Financial Relations (MIT)
This course explores effects of globalization of finance on international relations and domestic politics. Topics include international institutions and global governance; the multi-nationalization of production; effects of international capital markets on domestic politics; global finance and the developing world; and financial crises. Discussion of the interplay between politics and economics and the future of the nation-state.
Light : particle or wave?
This is a detailed explanation of the dual nature of light, complete with clear, labeled line drawings and Java interactive tutorials.
'House Call: A Closer Look
This event was held on April 15 for all admitted and prospective students making final decisions about which college to attend. Take a closer look at Morehouse and see why it's a great fit for you.
IPL: Tales of genes, gender and genealogy - Video
"Tales of genes, gender and genealogy" Professor Vicky Cameron's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Department of Medicine University of Otago, Christchurch.
LEGISLACIÓN PATRIMONIAL (2011)
La asignatura de Legislación Patrimonial tiene como objetivos prioritarios proporcionar al alumno los conocimientos más importantes relativos a esta disciplina jurídica, abarcando su estudio las diversas normas de ámbito internacional, comunitario, estatal y autonómico que le son aplicables. Su estudio surge de la necesidad de regular las condiciones y relaciones que se plantean en el ámbito de protección del patrimonio que hacen preciso el conocimiento del marco legislativo en los dive
GESTIÓN PARTICIPATIVA Y TRABAJO EN EQUIPO PARA LA MEJORA DEL SERVICIO (2012)
En esta asignatura nos encargaremos de conocer y experimentar estas «nuevas formas» creando un espacio en el que los alumnos puedan colaborar, participar y sentirse responsables del proceso de aprendizaje. Entre los objetivos que pretendemos abordar en el curso destacamos: la mejora de la habilidades de comunicación interpersonal necesarias para el trabajo en equipo, conocer y desarrollar los roles naturales de los alumnos cuando trabajan en grupo, conocer herramientas que facilitan la forma
FUNDAMENTOS FÍSICOS DE LA INFORMÁTICA (2009)
Al cursar la asignatura de FUNDAMENTOS FÍSICOS DE LA INFORMÁTICA, el alumno ha de ser capaz de: 1. Interpretar el comportamiento de conductor, semiconductor y aislante a partir de los conceptos de campo eléctrico y potencial eléctrico, mediante el modelo de bandas de energía. 2. Aplicar los conceptos de intensidad de corriente, diferencia de potencial y resistencia a la resolución de circuitos de corriente continua. 3. Analizar en términos energéticos el comportamiento de los circuito