18.465 Topics in Statistics: Nonparametrics and Robustness (MIT)
This graduate-level course focuses on one-dimensional nonparametric statistics developed mainly from around 1945 and deals with order statistics and ranks, allowing very general distributions. For multidimensional nonparametric statistics, an early approach was to choose a fixed coordinate system and work with order statistics and ranks in each coordinate. A more modern method, to be followed in this course, is to look for rotationally or affine invariant procedures. These can be based on empiri
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Jefferson Is Elected President
This video is accompanied by text. "As the presidential election of 1800 drew near, political maneuvering grew increasingly aggressive. The election was the first to feature the Federalists and Republicans as two national political parties. Federalists endured the wrath of angry Americans who viewed the Federalists as power-hungry bureaucrats with anti-liberty agendas. The Alien and Sedition Acts, coupled with large tax increases--which required a small army of administers to enforce--cast a dar
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Conjunctive Adverb and Semicolon Use
Quick silent slide show review on how to combine two sentences with the use of a semicolon and a conjunctive adverb.  The clip shows an examples of how to use a semicolon before the conjunctive adverb to separate two independent clauses joined by a conjunctive adverb 
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Hepatitis C
This is a video interview of an expert on Hepatitis C. Good explanation of the disease symptoms, progress, and treatment. It is estimated that one in every 10 Americans have Hepatitis C. Known as "a silent killer," many people are unaware they are infected, leaving them vulnerable to liver damage and other health problems.  28:50 min.
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Hepatitis C Animation
Short animation showing how Hepatitis C infection takes place. Includes how the infection affects the body. 1:23 min.
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#17 Pianist Posture: Proper posture at the piano; RELAX yourself
In this lesson I explain various ways we can relax our body at the piano and avoid injury. Posture is VERY important (23:50)
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How to Use "Wallwisher" (Interactive Cork Board)
Wall Wisher is a web tool that allows you to have an interactive cork board. Imagine the ability to post notes with reminders about class trips, even the PDF file for the permission slip, as well as photos and other great items for your peers and students. Wallwisher is simple to use and can be shared or kept private. It is an easy way to share a workspace either with students or colleagues. This is a great resource to help enhance technology instruction and use in the classroom. (3:51)
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Lesson #075, Friday

sapere = to know how to

io so = I know how to

tu sai = you know how to (informal)

Lei sa = you know how to (formal)

lui/lei sa = he/she knows how to

noi sappiamo = we know how to

voi sapete = you know how to (plural)

loro sanno = they know how to

Gianni sa suonare il pianoforte. = Johnny knows how to play the piano.

Gli studenti sanno studiare. = The students know how to study.

Sapete parlare italiano? = Do you (plural) kno
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1.012 Introduction to Civil Engineering Design (MIT)
1.012 introduces students to the theory, tools, and techniques of engineering design and creative problem-solving, as well as design issues and practices in civil engineering. The course includes several design cases, with an emphasis on built facilities (e.g., buildings, bridges and roads). Project design explicitly concerns technical approaches as well as consideration of the existing built environment, natural environment, economic and social factors, and expected life span. A large design ca
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A dragon's tale
 Former Dragons' Den star and high-profile entrepreneur, Rachel Elnaugh, speaks to the UON podcast between her popular talks to first year students in the Nottingham University Business School.

Rachel speaks candidly about her book "Business Nightmares", and what these 800 first-year students on the Entrepreneurship and Business programme can expect in the future.

We also hear from Professor Martin Binks,
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Faculty of Law: F.W. Guest Memorial Lecture 2008 – ‘Grave Injustice’, ‘despotic privilege’
Professor J Stuart Anderson, Faculty of Law, Otago, delivers the 2008 F.W. Guest Memorial Lecture – ‘Grave Injustice,’ ‘despotic privilege’: the insecure foundations of crown liability for torts in New Zealand. 6 August 2008
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Records relating to the Barony of Kendale: volume 3
Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, Record Series, 6. This provides thematic accounts of roads, bridges, religious history and taxation for the barony of Kendale, plus records for individual townships supplementary to volumes 1 and 2.
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Mr. Ford's A & P "Hair" Lesson
College and High School A & P teacher "Mr. Ford" describes the composition and source of hair, including a look at hair follicles and their parts.  Video has multimedia opening, then simple but colorful lecture. 
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Driving Safety Hazards: Phones vs. Passengers
David Strayer, PhD, of the University of Utah explains what's worse: talking to a passenger while driving or on a cell phone. There aren't many statistic provided, but the questions and responses could result in a good class discussion as talking on a cell phone makes it four times as likely for a crash to occur.
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Learn to Speak French - Days of the Week
This video features the days of the week in English and French and is suitable for all beginning French-language learners.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
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The War of the Roses - Introduction
The video is a brief introduction to the story of George Plantagenet, Duke of Clarence, Richard III and Edward IV. It sets the causes for the war of the Roses at the end of the 15th century.
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Rhino - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon rhino.  It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow.  Any artist-to-be can follow the given steps and be successful. (3:50)
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Cute Sheep - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon sheep.  It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow.  Any artist to be can follow the given steps and be successful. (4:13)
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Cute Tiger - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon tiger.  It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow.  Any artist to be can follow the given steps and be successful. (4:26)
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