18.712 Introduction to Representation Theory (MIT)
The goal of this course is to give an undergraduate-level introduction to representation theory (of groups, Lie algebras, and associative algebras). Representation theory is an area of mathematics which, roughly speaking, studies symmetry in linear spaces.
6.079 Introduction to Convex Optimization (MIT)
This course aims to give students the tools and training to recognize convex optimization problems that arise in scientific and engineering applications, presenting the basic theory, and concentrating on modeling aspects and results that are useful in applications. Topics include convex sets, convex functions, optimization problems, least-squares, linear and quadratic programs, semidefinite programming, optimality conditions, and duality theory. Applications to signal processing, control, machin
California Gold Rush: An Introduction
A two minute video about the causes and effects of the Gold Rush with insights into the American Dream of striking it rich. A good introduction, but clearly too short for anything else
History of Women's Rights - Introduction
A short slide-show video about the history of the women's right. It refers to some leaders of the women's rights movement and to the most relevant achievements such the foundation of the first university for women in1821. Slides and text with music (David Bowie, "Suffragette City")
Introduction to Japanese Religion
This is a piece I made for Japanese language students so that they could see and hear something of Japanese religion. Shinto and Buddhism are introduced.
Introduction to Colonialism in Africa
An introduction to the colonization of Africa by European imperial powers such as France and Great Britain. It talks about how imperialism in Africa started and how it has created a dependence situation and instability.
Gov't and the Marketplace Seminar 10/26/2010 #1: Introduction by Dukakis
Creating Access to Services: The Case of the Massachusetts Health Connector Jon Kingsdale, Founding Executive Director, Massachusetts Health Connector Jim Stergios, Executive Director, Pioneer Institute Moderator: Michael Dukakis, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Northeastern University; former Governor of Massachusetts
How to Write an Introduction for an Essay
How to Write an Introduction for an Essay. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to write an introduction for an essay in this free video on writing essays.
How to Write an Introduction Paragraph for Your Essay
This is an essay introduction formula for academic writing using the three-part funnel approach: grab attention, bridge to thesis, present thesis. Presented by Michelle Bowman of the Effective Writing Center, University of Maryland University College.
How to Write an Introduction to Your Essay
Note: There is a couple of moments of silence as the instructor waits for you to read the paragraph. The instructor 'dissects' themfirst paragraph by color-coding, then explains the significance of each part of the paragraph.
How to Write an Introduction for an Essay
Learn how to write an introduction for an essay in this clip. A writing instructor gives tips on how to write the introduction of an essay.
Introduction to One-Step Equation with Addition
The goal, as always, is to isolate or "solve for" the variable. You can
undo any addition or subtraction using inverse operations. An example problem is shown and solved using a marker on the screen. Loud music plays in the background of this video that distracts from the math problem.
Introduction to the Digestive System
Professor George Wolfe introduces the structure and function of the digestive system in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. This video uses lecture format and a whiteboard to aid in explanations. Run time 11:04.
Introduction to Audacity-part 1
In this video you learn how to download audacity. Audacity is used to create podcasts and to edit audio files. Created by a Google Certified educator.
An Introduction to Insect Collecting
Join entomologist Gary Hevel in this video as he helps you start an insect (bug) collection. Gary will show you the various equipment and supplies needed before starting the collection. Run time 02:40.
Introduction to Video Production (#1)
All you really need is a computer, a camera and some video editing tools. You will learn skills needed to create a video. You will work through pre-production, production and post-production.
Video Production-Project Introduction (#2)
A project is the best way to learn! Work with this crew to see what they did, and it will help you to create your own video without making some of the usual mistakes and maybe even help you add a few special features. (7:09)
Introduction to Using Wordle
This tutorial introduces you to the website "Wordle." Wordle allows your to create and edit your own word cloud. You will learn how to change the color scheme, orientation, and font of your word cloud. You can set the account to private so that no one can access your creations.
Sodium, an informative introduction
This video provides a few interesting reactions using sodium. The scientists narrate the video well, explaining the reaction as it is happening. By the end of the video, students will have a good understanding of sodium, its properties, and uses.
An Introduction to Biology
Professor George Wolfe gives an introduction to biology in this video from Thinkwell's online Biology series. "In biology, you get to see the big picture for the first time. Biology is a kaleidoscope that mixes all of the sciences." Run time 03:56.