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
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TechEd NA 2011: Edge on Site - Jason Zander on ALM

Our friends at TechNet Edge captured some great conversations on the ground at TechEd North America 2011. Check out Jason Zander talking with Richard Campbell about Visual Studio v.Next, specifically the upcoming ALM features.

Summary: The next generation of ALM brings stakeholders, developers and IT Pr
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Too Young to Wed: The Secret World of Child Brides
Every year, throughout the world, millions of young girls are forced into marriage. Child marriage is outlawed in many countries and international agreements forbid the practice yet this tradition still spans continents, language, religion and caste. Over an eight-year period, photographer Stephanie Sinclair has investigated the phenomenon of child marriage in India, Yemen, Afghanistan, Nepal and Ethiopia. Her multimedia presentation, produced in association with National Geographic, synthesize
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Off Campus Fun: Rachel Learns Scootering
Armstrong Atlantic State University students take full advantage the coastal lifestyle. In this edition, Rachel, Alfred and Anna tour Tybee Island. But not before Rachel is schooled in the ways of scootering at Mogos Scooters.
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This Week @Minnesota: Cheap golf for students, a "fishy" gift and a $51 million announcement
In the University of Minnesota weekly webisode series "This Week @Minnesota" for June 12 - June 19, 2011, we give you a look at the on campus golf course that offers green fees as low as $10 for students, learn about the fish that outgoing U of M President Bob Bruininks is gifting to the Bell Museum and announce a $51 million dollar grant for new research in how clinics treat their patients.
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Dyslexia and Workplace Learning
How dyslexia affects student nurses on placement and their mentors. Includes guidelines and strategies for mentors and students.
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Students will be able to differentiate between different types of essays.
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Het Gallo-Romeins museum
You can understand the practical information in a cultural guide
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Shoulder Arthroscopy
This patient education program reviews the anatomy of the shoulder, symptoms, causes of damage, diagnosis, and treatment options, including the benefits and risks of shoulder arthroscopy. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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The GiggleBellies Sing "ABC Superstar"
In this video young learners can become an ABC Superstar learning the alphabet and counting from 1 to 20. Students will enjoy this colorful,  unique characters. There are some advertisement bubbles but they can be x-ed. The song repeats itself a couple of times. This is a good teaching resource for alphabet and number recognition. (2:32)
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Rockwell Kent—Voyager: An Artist’s Journey in Prints, Drawings, and Illustrated Books
May 19, 2012 - July 29, 2012: Famous in his own time as a painter, author, arctic adventurer, and political activist, Rockwell Kent (1882–1971) left his most enduring legacy as a printmaker and illustrator of books. His bold and enigmatic images of mysterious, statuesque figures in spiritual communion with the natural world proved equally effective in corporate advertising campaigns and book projects alike.
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Land: State of the Earth
Large tracks of land in Africa and Chine simply blew away in 2006. When land is stripped bare or robbed of rain by climate change, it often turns to desert. Learn how once fertile land is destroyed by deforestation, lack of rain, and fire. Run time 06:21.
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Thomas Edison, Inventor, Part V
This is an animated biography of Thomas Edison from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Run time 04:44.
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Choctaw Dances
This video, adapted from material provided by the ECHO partners, illustrates some of the traditional activities that connect the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians to their past. Activities include traditional dances, the use of traditional instruments such as the Choctaw drum and dance sticks, and participation in games like stickball. Closed captioning is included. (02:17)
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Who Are the Plants?
This online article, from Biodiversity Counts, offers a brief overview of the plant kingdom. Specifically, it covers: why plants have their own kingdom, Plantae; what separates the kingdom's two very basic categories; the plant kingdom's 10 divisions, including the number of species in each; and why some organisms that seem like plants belong instead to the kingdom Protista or the kingdom Fungi.
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Daylight Saving Time
This video uses computer animation, simple narration, and humor to help explain why we have daylight saving time.  It also addresses the history behind it all and how it relates to our days and seasons. Run time 02:55.
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History of Special Education on Vimeo
This seven minute video is a slow loader and is an overview of major events in the history of Special Education within the United States. This is a lecture and reviews the major Supreme Court decisions impacting all education, including special education.
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Physics with Mr. Noon: Electric Current, Part 2
The instructor gives more classroom demonstrations dealing with electric current, voltage, resistance, and Ohm's Law. The classroom is dark because the instructor is using a projector in a darkened room.
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ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
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