17.202 Graduate Seminar in American Politics II (MIT)
This is the second in a sequence of two field seminars in American politics intended for graduate students in political science, in preparation for taking the general examination in American politics. The material covered in this semester focuses on American political institutions. The readings covered here are not comprehensive, but it is sufficiently broad to give students an introduction to major empirical questions and theoretical approaches that guide the study of American political institu
Renessanss Itaalias, Prantsusmaal, madalmaadel ja Saksamaal
Materjal, mis võimaldab õpilastel iseseisvalt antud osa kunstiajaloost õppida/korrata
Audio archiving: OneWorld radio
A step-by-step introduction to using the OneWorld Radio online audio archiving/exchange platform.
Secure computing and connectivity: Access control
Introduction to access control: passwords and firewalls.
Too Late to Apologize: A Declaration
In this video, you will see the founding fathers "rocking it out" to the song "Too Late to Apologize." The characters sing about some of the reasons of the Revolutionary War. This is a guaranteed hit with your students. (3:22)
HIV/AIDS-related mailing lists
Brief introduction to finding HIV/AIDS discussion lists and e-mail alerting services
100% - Part 7
Introduction to Philosophy
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "Introduction to Philosophy" in the Department of Philosophy. This course is designed as a "topics-based" introduction to philosophy. Instead of working through the history of philosophy focusing on great historical figures and their views on different topics, we will focus on great philosophical topics and look at what historical and contemporary writers have said about them. Topics to be addressed will in
Exploratorium: Global Climate Change
Through the exploration of scientific data, students can discover the changes in global climate through geologic time at this Exploratorium website. Users can find an introduction to the research of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, and biosphere to better understand climate change. Then, visitors can explore more in-depth descriptions and datasets related to these four spheres. Each section offers a few thought-provoking questions and links to more information. Individuals can also disco
C++ and Beyond 2011: Scott, Andrei and Herb - Ask Us Anything I was able to attend C++ and Beyond 2011 and it was a tremendous experience. I captured some great footage from the event for C9, like this end-of-last-day panel - Ask Us Anything - with Scott, Andrei and Herb. Great questions and excellent answers. This is the third and final panel from C&B 2011 to air on C9. The other two panels: Author(s):
I was able to attend C++ and Beyond 2011 and it was a tremendous experience. I captured some great footage from the event for C9, like this end-of-last-day panel - Ask Us Anything - with Scott, Andrei and Herb. Great questions and excellent answers. This is the third and final panel from C&B 2011 to air on C9. The other two panels: Author(s):
Elasticity of Demand (Economics), Part 1
In this thirteen-minute video Sal Khan offers an introduction to elasticity of demand.
03.01.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der Versuch von Bundespräsident Christian Wulff, Mitte Dezember die erste Veröffentlichung von Recherchen der "Bild"-Zeitung über die Finanzierung seines Privathauses zu verhindern, ist bei Journalistenverbänden auf scharfe Kritik gestoßen. Die Organisationen DJV und dju erklärten, es gehöre zur Meinungsfreih
Nano Hairs Twist Into Tiny Dreadlocks
Under the right conditions, tiny synthetic hairs will twist together to form intricate braids. Joanna Aizenberg, a professor of materials science, chemistry and chemical biology and Radcliffe professor at Harvard University, shows us what the nano knots look like and what they might be good for. (2:15)
Using Data Effectively—Jay Gribble from PRB
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa-reproductive-health-family-planning-reporting-initiative Jay Gribble, vice president of international programs at Population Reference Bureau (PRB) explains some of the many data resources PRB publishes for journalists. They are available on PRB's website http://prb.org He spoke on a panel for journalists about how best to use data at the International Family Planning Conference in Dakar, Senegal. This video is part of Pulitzer Center's c
ISS Update - Jan. 3, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Jan. 3, 2012.
Morning Briefing: Gingrich takes on Romney, Murdoch tweets
Jan. 3 - In an exclusive interview with Reuters, Newt Gingrich unleashes a barrage of criticism directed at Mitt Romney, and Rupert Murdoch attracts over 86,000 followers on his two-day old Twitter account.
Markets cheer 2012
Jan. 3 - Summary of business headlines: New Year's cheer for stock markets on encouraging data; Starbucks hiking prices. Bobbi Rebell reports.
U.S. Day Ahead: Auto sales need more gas
Jan. 3 - Reuters Auto Correspondent Bernie Woodall says U.S. vehicle sales are set to rise nine percent in December, but mainly due to customers delaying their purchases.