Before He Became President , Lincoln Was A Lawyer
This video gives background information on how being a lawyer prepare Lincoln to be the President. It shows how Lincoln turned negatives into positives by educating himself. Some artifacts shown.
17.422 Field Seminar in International Political Economy (MIT)
This field seminar in international political economy covers major theoretical, empirical, and policy perspectives. The basic orientation is disciplinary and comparative (over time and across countries, regions, firms), spanning issues relevant to both industrial and developing states. Special attention is given to challenges and dilemmas shaped by the macro-level consequences of micro-level behavior, and by micro-level adjustments to macro-level influences.
STS.011 American Science: Ethical Conflicts and Political Choices (MIT)
We will explore the changing political choices and ethical dilemmas of American scientists from the atomic scientists of World War II to biologists in the present wrestling with the questions raised by cloning and other biotechnologies. As well as asking how we would behave if confronted with the same choices, we will try to understand the choices scientists have made by seeing them in their historical and political contexts. Some of the topics covered include: the original development of nuclea
Jose Antonio Vargas tells his DMV story
Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas shares the story of the day he learned he was an undocumented American. Vargas was the keynote speaker at Elon University's intersect conference on February 22, 2014.
McGuire Gibson: "Iraq Before Saddam Hussein"
A talk by McGuire Gibson, Oriental Institute and Departments of History, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. From the Rethinking America in the Middle East Series, presented by: International House Global Voices Program, the Norman Wait Harris Fund of the Center for International Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Human Rights Program
SKAT : Sankt-Peterburgskii korpus agiograficheskikh tekstov
Sankt-Peterburgskii korpus agiograficheskikh tekstov [Saint Petersburg corpus of hagiographical texts] is a searchable database of medieval Slavic saints lives, constructed by the department of mathematical linguistics at the University of St Petersburg. It contains more than 50 manuscripts, with around 500,000 catalogued word usages. The word index may be searched in Old Slavic using an online keyboard, and results show the desired word (and lexical derivatives) in context. Unfortunately it is
Music Studio Lite App for iOS
'Music Studio offers a complete music production environment for the iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch with features and a sound quality previously only known to desktop applications and expensive audio hardware.It combines a piano keyboard, 11 studio-quality instruments (118 in the full version), a fully fledged 127-track sequencer, extensive note editing, reverb, real-time effects and much more on a user-friendly interface.''load apps.DescriptionMusic Studio offers a complete music production environment
"DMC Upside": Eagle Ford Shale Press Event
Eagle Ford Consortium officials and Del Mar College held a press conference to announce its inaugural Eagle Ford Consortium conference in San Antonio (Feb. 29-March 2). This segment on the Eagle Ford Consortium is featured in the February 2012 edition of the "DMC Upside" TV program, which airs on Cable Channel 19 in Corpus Christi.
Conversation with George Crumb & David Starobin
A conversation with composer George Crumb on his American Songbooks cycle with a longtime friend, Bridge Records producer David Starobin. Speaker Biography: George Crumb is an American composer of contemporary classical music. He is noted as an explorer of unusual timbres, alternative forms of notation, and extended instrumental and vocal techniques. Examples include seagull effect for the cello (ex. Vox Balaenae), metallic vibrato for the piano (ex. Five Pieces for Piano), and using a mallet t
Las Meninas de Velázquez The crisis of global capitalism: towards a new economic culture? Indigenous Peoples' Legal Water Forum 2009 Session 7 London and UK trends in Higher Education [Audio] BD Poster Session_Morales "Part 2: Peer review, benefits and recommendations": An interview with Dr Daniel Schlagwein Experimental studies and modeling of an information embedded power system Learn Public Places - Stadium Subject-Verb and Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement How to Write a College Paper: The Revision Process Pharrell Williams says singing at the Oscars is "an opportunity not afforded to many people"
Las Meninas de Velázquez
Las Meninas de Velázquez
Manuel Castells draws on arguments from his book Communication Power in discussing the structural causes and implications of the 2008 economic crisis, and in claiming that we are moving, without much understanding, towards a new form of global capitalism. The global crisis of capitalism that exploded in the Fall of 2008 is the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. It is rooted in the volatility of interdependent global financial markets resulting from deregulation
A forum to explore the rights of Indigenous peoples to be involved in the governance of freshwater. Dr Robert Joseph, law lecturer, University of Waikato, "Indigenous water issues in North America".
Speaker(s): Jo Attwool | LSE London's 2013 Lent term seminar series begins on the 14th of January. Speakers from within and beyond academia will focus on many of the implications of the current economic and political environment for London, covering relevant issues such as the road pricing, UK trends in higher education, census data and localism. Presenters include academics and practitioners from relevant fields.
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In this video Dr Daniel Schlagwein discusses the benefits of peer review for his students and makes recommendations for those considering implementing peer review in their teaching. From the interview Series "Moving Feedback Forward" by Learning and Teaching at the University of New South Wales
This thesis is concerned with the design and analysis of the Interconnected Power Systems Laboratory (IPSL), which will allow students to get experience on the realistic operation and control of power systems. Drexel University' Interconnected Power Systems Laboratory (IPSL), provides an interchangeable real-life, three-bus power system network and an Energy Management System interface to the system in order to provide control and data capturing. The designed EMS system utilizes client/server an
This short video uses photographs and a talking elephant to introduce young learners to sports stadiums.
This video provides a number of rules and examples for making subjects, verbs, pronouns, and antecedents agree. There is no audio, just the slides with the text on them to be read. The information provided is very good and there is time given to read and discuss each slide before the next one appears. There are some multiple choice review questions at the end, but the correct answers are not given.
This video explains how to revise your college paper, whether it's for a thesis, essay, or story. (2:01)
March 2 - Pharrell Williams appreciates the chance to sing his song "Happy" at the Oscars, says it's "an opportunity not afforded to many people." Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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 inter
The crisis of global capitalism: towards a new economic culture?
Indigenous Peoples' Legal Water Forum 2009 Session 7
London and UK trends in Higher Education [Audio]
BD Poster Session_Morales
"Part 2: Peer review, benefits and recommendations": An interview with Dr Daniel Schlagwein
Experimental studies and modeling of an information embedded power system
Learn Public Places - Stadium
Subject-Verb and Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
How to Write a College Paper: The Revision Process
Pharrell Williams says singing at the Oscars is "an opportunity not afforded to many people"