Institute for the study of nomadic civilizations
The Institute for the Study of Nomadic Civilizations is a scholarly and scientific Mongolian organisation which works with UNESCO, the Dept. of Education, Culture and Science of Mongolia, and the Chinese authorities, among others. At June 2009 the Institute has been established for ten years, and it organises projects, expeditions, conferences, summer schools, and issues publications to do with Mongolian life, culture and history. The website has details of all these, along with full details of
AdViews : a digital archive of vintage television commercials
'AdViews: a digital archive of vintage television commercials' is an online collection from Duke University's Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. The archive contains... "thousands of vintage television commercials dating from the 1950s to the 1980s ... created or collected by the ad agency Benton & Bowles or its successor, D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles". Videos can be browsed or searched, and when found are linked to on the iTunes service - which means that users must regi
First Day of School Activities for Kindergarten
Lecture- First Day of School Activities for Kindergarten. Part of the series: Reading, Writing & Education. The first day of school activities for kindergarten students should include reading a book that makes the students feel comfortable, activities that introduce the students to their new school. (1:39)
Screen search fashion
Screen Search Fashion is an online resource that provides a thematic guide to aspects of 1920s and 1930s fashion and dress, as depicted in film from Screen Archive South East (SASE)'s collections. The vast potential of non-fiction film as a resource for students, who are interested in fashion and dress is highlighted by this resource, which has the potential to contribute to dress historians' developing interest in everyday fashions. The site provides a thematic guide to aspects of 1920s and 193
YaioResearch.com : research on boys love genres, fans and creators
This website is the home page of Druann Pagliassotti, a researcher who is examining the Japanese 'yaio' genre within manga. This is a comics genre about... "same-sex romance and/or sexual relations". There is a short description of the research, a reader survey to download, and also a bibliographic wiki, the 'Yaoi Research Wiki Board' which is a unique guide to the sparse academic and fan literature on the topic. The fan/reader survey offers "13 in-depth questions", which may act as exemplars
Temehu : Libya's first online museum
The Temehu Tourism Services website has a special and substantial section on the museums in Libya, and also provides a directory of the little-known museums in that country. This new 2009 website also aims to make scholarly information and images freely available. The website includes "detailed reviews and analysis of all the museums of Libya, a photo gallery about the whole country, organised by town, a video gallery, a Libyan jewellery & traditional crafts gallery, and prehistoric art gallerie
Umilta is a selection of twelve interwoven websites on ancient religious texts. Users will find online, illustrated articles on: Julian of Norwich; St Brigitta of Sweden; women and the bible; Benedictinism; and the British Library Amherst Manuscript Project. Users will also find a bibliography section and a selection of book reviews. The resource is vast, and the multiple links in the body of texts and numerous title headings can make it confusing to navigate. Nevertheless, manuscript scholars w
Algemiene Fryske underrjocht kommisje (AFUK)
The Algemiene Fryske Underrjocht Kommisje (AFUK) (General Frisian Education Committee) website is full of useful information and contacts for those who want to learn Frisian or want to know how to use the Frisian language in different social contexts. The site can be accessed in Frisian, Dutch, and English in slightly different versions. The AFUK's main aim is to stimulate the use of Frisian by means of different projects, such as organising Frisian courses (mainly in Friesland) and publishing b
Russkii pisatel' I.S. Turgenev
Russkii pisatel' I.S. Turgenev is a website dedicated to the famous ninteenth century Russian author of the realist novel 'Ottsy i deti' ('Fathers and children'). Created by the Turgenev museum-estate, the resource contains: an illustrated biography plus related articles and encyclopedia entries; an extensive section of primary works and secondary literature; numerous images: information about various Turgenev-connected museums and theatre; current news; a good links page and a guest book. The E
Convex optimization I : EE364A : Linear systems and optimization
This lecture course on convex optimisation is made available as part of Stanford Engineering Everywhere, an initiative from Stanford University licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States licence. The course introduces a special class of mathematical optimisation problems, convex optimisation, including the basic concepts and theorems. The topics of the course include convex sets, convex functions, convex optimisation problems, duality, approximation and fitting, statistical
Does Religion Block Scientific Advance?
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Science, Faith and the Moral Maze
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Bioethics in the Media and Public Policy
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Illuminated lantern : revealing the heart of Asian cinema
'Illuminated Lantern' is a scholarly weblog, freely offering substantial essays and many reviews on Asian cinema. The aim is to bridge... "the cultural gap between Asian Cinema and western audiences by identifying and exploring historical, cultural, and sociological aspects of our favorite movies." From the main page, users can read short reviews of films made in: Mainland China; Hong Kong; Japan; India; Thailand; Taiwan; South Korea; and Cambodia. Reviews are also available on Western-funded f
Boys’ Performance in Modern Foreign Languages
This book is the outcome of a project on boys’ underachievement in modern foreign languages (MFL), presenting research findings as well as recommendations for practice.
Teaching Physical Education 11-18
This book provides a coherent and comprehensive guide to important themes related to teaching PE.
William James (1899) Talks to Teachers on Psychology and some of life's ideals
The full text of the first book on the role of psychology in education based on James' lectures to education students.
British Education Index
What is it? why is it useful? and how can you use it? This is a brief guide to when and how to use the British Education Index - a database of journal article references covering the whole field of education
Using Museums: In Your School
A fourteen minute Teachers TV programme describing a museums project in South West England where primary schools can book a mobile museum (‘Museum in transit’) to come into school free of charge for a week of activities which every pupil has direct contact with.
Lecture 24 - 11/17/2010