East coast boards up ahead of Irene
Aug. 26 - A quarter of a million New Yorkers have been ordered to evacuate areas that could be in Hurricane Irene's path. Deborah Gembara reports.
21W.747-3 Classical Rhetoric and Modern Politics (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the history, theory, practice, and implications of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion. The course is designed to let you practice your own rhetorical prowess. This combination of reading, speaking, and writing will help you succeed in: Learning to read and think critically. Learning techniques of rhetorical analysis. Learning techniques of argument. Learning and practicing some basics about oral presentation.
1.258J Public Transportation Service and Operations Planning (MIT)
This course describes the evolution and role of urban public transportation modes, systems, and services, focusing on bus and rail. Technological characteristics and their impacts on capacity, service quality, and cost are described. Current practice and new methods for data collection and analysis, performance monitoring, route design, frequency determination, and vehicle and crew scheduling are also discussed. In addition, the effect of pricing policy and service quality on ridership and metho
17.950 Understanding Modern Military Operations (MIT)
A proper understanding of modern military operations requires a prior understanding of both the material side of war, including especially weapon, sensor, communication, and information processing technologies, and the human or organizational side of war, including especially military doctrine, which is an institutionalized vision within military organizations that predicts how the material tools of war will be wielded on future battlefields. Military doctrine makes assumptions about the nature
Polio Surveillance in India
For ten years, Namdev Koktare puts on his white gown in the morning, heads to three slums in India's megacity Mumbai and collect sewage samples—all before the sun gets to high and too hot. These samples are then processed by an enterovirus laboratory to pinpoint polio-prone locations.
Learn with Pictures and Video S3 #8 - Mexican Spanish Expressions and Words for the Classroom 1
Learn Mexican Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Traveling to Mexico was the first step. The second was enrolling in a Mexican Spanish college. But the third is actually going to Mexican Spanish class. You’re nervous on your first day at the Mexican Spanish university where you will study for your Mexican Spanish degree. You believe you have [...]
Lesson 1-Part 1-Visual and Auditory Warm Up With Alphabet Flashcards (Beginning Sounds)
This teacher shows us a typical lesson warm up with a student. She uses alphabet flashcards and a carpet square that has handwriting lines drawn on it. She walks through the visual, auditory and kinesthetic drill. First step in Orton Gillingham lesson. This is a great resource for struggling students or for review of unmastered skills. (3:49)
Rebel leader: 50,000 killed in Libya fighting
Aug. 30 - A rebel military leader says about 50,000 people have been killed since the beginning of Libya's uprising to oust Muammar Gaddafi six months ago. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
U.S. Day Ahead: ADP may give clues to August payrolls data
Aug. 30 - The volatile ADP National Employment report should give investors an idea of just how weak the U.S. labor market is with an expected read of 100,000, according to a Reuters poll of economists.
LLAS/Whystudy...? downloadable calendar - September 2011, Chinese
LLAS/Whystudy...? downloadable calendar - September 2011, Chinese.
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Worksheet for Bigger Room
Light Intensity Survey worksheet, activity including resources, for bigger room
Digital Library Object - After action reoprt 37th Tank Battalion, December 1944.
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Conservation GIS, Video Resources
These videos are part of a fully online course on Conservation GIS.
Computer-assisted linguistic tasks as an integral part of English language coursebook
Machine-translation tasks to be used for 2-3-year university students of non-linguistic specialities
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Vera Wang's colorful 'LSD trip'
Sep. 14 - Designer Vera Wang mingles transparency and tailoring, contrasting white with psychedelic colors to give her Spring 2012 runway the feeling of a slightly refined "LSD trip" at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York. Elly Park reports.
What is Yellow Journalism
This two minute video provides an overview of this topic with the emphasis on how the Hearst Chain started this trend. There isn't any reference to the Spanish American War in the video.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Triangle simulation tool
Diagram and formulas for are and volume of 2D shapes
The History of Baseball Opening Day
This two minute video explains some of the history of the opening day of the baseball season and some of the decisions that go into it. Narration by students with just a few specific facts, but most students will not be able to relate to the names.