SP.401 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies (MIT)
This course offers an introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary academic field that asks critical questions about the meaning of gender in society. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize students with key issues, questions and debates in Women's and Gender Studies scholarship, both historical and contemporary. Gender scholarship critically analyzes themes of gendered performance and power in a range of social spheres, such as law, culture, work, medicine and the
Logarithm Concepts -- Introduction
This module introduces the concept of logarithms.
Two More Things to Worry About
In customary, loose-limbed form, Arnold Barnett reprises two of his favorite themes: improvements to the U.S. Electoral College, and aviation safety.
First up, Barnett’s suggested fix for national elections, which through the “fun-house mirror” of the Electoral College, permit winner-take-all results. His
Air Safety: Nothing But Blue Skies?
While Arnold Barnett acknowledges addressing the same questions around flying year after year (“Does he ever change his schtick?”), he advertises some new twists this time ‘round. Barnett remains remarkably consistent, though, in his quite sunny assessment of the current state of aviation safety -- even after a recent
Elon University Commencement Message Of Appreciation
Connor Thomas O'Donnell, the 2014 senior class president, delivers the Message of Appreciation during Elon University's 124th Commencement on May 24, 2014.
TALAT Lecture 3207: Solidification Defects in Castings
This lecture provides an introduction to the causes and remedies of the main solidification defects in castings. The students should be able to diagnose the major defects in castings and propose methods of preventing them. Basic knowledge of physics and foundry practice is assumed.
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Wells running dry at Crimea Safari Park
Low water levels in a Crimean reservoir signal hardship for animals at a safari park caught in the political crossfire. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. 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 international news. For over 160 years
CMS.608 Game Design (MIT)
This course provides practical instruction in the design and analysis of non-digital games. Students cover the texts, tools, references and historical context to analyze and compare game designs across a variety of genres, including sports, game shows, games of chance, card games, schoolyard games, board games, and role–playing games. In teams, students design, develop, and thoroughly test their original games to understand the interaction and evolution of game rules. Students taking the
9.14 Brain Structure and its Origins (MIT)
This course covers major CNS structures with emphasis on systems being used as models for experimental studies of development and plasticity. Topics include basic patterns of connections in CNS, embryogenesis, PNS anatomy and development, process outgrowth and synaptogenesis, growth factors and cell survival, spinal and hindbrain anatomy, and development of regional specificity with an introduction to comparative anatomy and CNS evolution. A review of lab techniques (anatomy, tissue culture) is
Hong Kong protest site opens up
Normality returns after Hong Kong police clear the main pro-democracy protest site but some defiant campaigners remain. Paul Chapman reports Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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 international news. For over 160
The Pope and President Obama
March 27 - U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican for the first time. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. 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 international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintain
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Mapping Wasps and Their Plant Hosts in Australia
Invertebrate Zoology Division Chair and Curator James Carpenter joins Dennis Stevenson of the New York Botanical Garden on an expedition to Australia in search of pollen wasps, their host plants, and the ways they might be adapted to each other. Along the way, they discover a new pollen wasp species, Paragia ozoe, and a plant family, Proteaceae, previously unknown to host wasp pollinators. The rare teaming of zoologist and botanist underscores the value of interdisciplinary collaboration and of
ANSO 105-01, Introduction to Sociology, Spring 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,Although we all have first-hand experience with social life, this course is designed to help students move beyond their “common sense” knowledge of the social world. Through developing their sociological imaginations, students will learn to think critically about the roles of individuals, institutions, and social structure in society. We will use fundamental sociological concepts and theore
Biblioteca Virtual de Prensa Histórica
Biblioteca Virtual de Prensa Histórica is a major Spanish digitisation project which involves over 50 Spanish universities coordinated by the la Dirección General del Libro, Archivos y Bibliotecas, a través de la Subdirección General de Coordinación Bibliotecaria, Spanish Ministry of Culture. The project involves the digitisation of journals and newspapers from the 18th Century onwards covering a wide range of subject areas from the arts and social sciences. They comprise collections from
4 Adding variables
Handling statistical data is an essential part of psychological research. However, many people find the idea of using statistics, and especially statistical software packages, extremely daunting. This unit takes a step-by-step approach to statistics software through seven interactive activities. No statistics software is needed.
This course, offered by Professor David Solomon, is an introduction to biomedical ethics. The first part of the course provides an introduction to basic ethical theory, which is intended to serve as a background aid for thinking through the particular issues discussed in the remainder of the course. Specific topics to be discussed include confidentiality and truth-telling in the doctor/patient relationship, medical experimentation and informed consent, abortion, treatment decisions for seriously
Nuclear and Particle Physics
A third year course in Nuclear and Particle Physics. Could do with a few LHC updates. Contains lecture notes, examples, ... as well as the files used to create these resources. Also has some movies of nuclear collective motion. Discusses: 1 Introduction 2 A history of particle physics 3 Experimental tools 4 Nuclear Masses 5 Nuclear models 6 Some basic concepts of theoretical particle physics 7 The fundamental forces 8 Symmetries and particle physics 9 Symmetries of the theory of strong