21F.040 A Passage to India: Introduction to Modern Indian Culture and Society (MIT)
This course introduces students to Indian Culture through films, short-stories, novels, essays, and newspaper articles. The course examines some major social and political controversies of contemporary India through discussions centered on India's history, politics and religion. The focus is on issues such as ethnic tension and terrorism, poverty and inequality, caste conflict, the "missing women," and the effects of globalization on popular and folk cultures. Particular emphasis is on the IT re
Thomas Friedman: The Global Marketplace and the Common Good
The signature event of the 2010-2011 Notre Dame Forum, "The Global Marketplace and the Common Good", featured Thomas Friedman, the influential Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist from The New York Times. Friedman has examined a wide range of subjects in his work, including globalization and worldwide economic issues, religious fundamentalism and terrorism, and the Middle East conflict. He has won three Pulitzer Prizes and has had four best-selling books, most recently The World is Flat and Hot, Fla
POL310 Fall 2010 Session 10
POL310 American Government Session Ten 11/13/10 Brenda Riddick Guest: Zahra Billoo, Council on American Islamic Relations,
MA133 Calculus 110410 David Pruis
Weekly calculus class upload from Grand Rapids Community College.
14.126 Game Theory (MIT)
This course is a rigorous investigation of the evolutionary and epistemic foundations of solution concepts, such as rationalizability and Nash equilibrium. It covers classical topics, such as repeated games, bargaining, and supermodular games as well as new topics such as global games, heterogeneous priors, psychological games, and games without expected utility maximization. Applications are provided when available.
12.119 Analytical Techniques for Studying Environmental and Geologic Samples (MIT)
This is a laboratory course supplemented by lectures that focus on selected analytical facilities that are commonly used to determine the mineralogy, elemental abundance and isotopic ratios of Sr and Pb in rocks, soils, sediments and water.
'The Other 9/11': Faith, Hope and the Media (with Simon Cohen)
What is the role and responsibility of the media in a post 9/11 era? How can we protect ourselves from images that leave us feeling helpless, fearful and insecure? In his presentation, Simon Cohen, Managing Director of the London-based Global Tolerance, draws out the example of the 'other 9/11' ? September 11, 1906, when Gandhi first deployed his method of nonviolent resistance.
12.742 Marine Chemistry (MIT)
This course is an introduction to chemical oceanography. It describes reservoir models and residence time, major ion composition of seawater, inputs to and outputs from the ocean via rivers, the atmosphere, and the sea floor. Biogeochemical cycling within the oceanic water column and sediments, emphasizing the roles played by the formation, transport, and alteration of oceanic particles and the effects that these processes have on seawater composition. Cycles of carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, oxy
This is a science project done by the girl for Girl Scouts. It uses Epsom salt, pipe cleaner, pen, tap water and a cup. She explains what she did...
Wat is de oorzaak van bruin water de kraan?
Druk in distributienet
Met behulp van waterdruk wordt het water door het netwerk gedistribueerd.
Hoeveel water verbruikt een gewas en hoe kan dit worden toegevoerd met irrigatie.
De hoeveelheid water die uit een polder afgevoerd moet worden om deze droog te houden, bepaald mede het ontwerp van een polder.
The First People, Part III (Bluewater, Michigan)
This is a film documentary of the history of Native Americans in the Blue Water area of Michigan.
Using Global Insight
A presentation on how to find data using Global Insight www.globalinsight.co.za
NYIT Global Update: English: 10/18/10
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Global Update: English Version: 10/18/10
NYIT Global Update: Mandarin: 10/18/10
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Global Update: Mandarin Version: 10/18/10
Study Abroad 2010: INDIA
Students followed the Ganga (Ganges) River system from the Himalayas down to Calcutta and beyond as they took part in two upper level Geology courses: 1. "Water Resources of India" focuses on the efforts of government to stimulate economic growth while protecting the environment and cultural resources of the river system. The course covers basic water resources and hydrology principles and then delves into issues specific to India. 2. "Pollution in the Developing World" focuses on the fundame
How can we take into account student conceptions of the facial angle in a palaeontology laboratory w
This study investigates student conceptions of the facial angle as a way to attain understanding elements of the theory of human evolution. The chosen laboratory work involved determining the species of a human cranium, and students had to design and write down their own experimental procedure. Three versions of the laboratory work were carried out leading to different student productions. Three aspects will be presented in the present paper, which are related to the three conceptual difficultie
Biological Agents of Water and Foodborne Bioterrorism
Examines the various biological agents that terrorists could use against food or water supplies.