Trey Sinyard III.mov
Robert "Trey" Darnell Sinyard III of Athens was the student speaker during the 2011 Fall Semester Undergraduate Commencement exercises. Sinyard received dual bachelor's degrees in finance and biochemistry and molecular biology.
Metaphor for Songwriters - Creative Writing
Learn more about our Creative Writing and Liberal Arts courses at: http://bit.ly/JlY5KC Caroline is an Assistant Professor in the Liberal Arts department at Berklee College of Music, as well as an online instructor for Berkleemusic. An accomplished writer and performer, she was hand-picked by Professor Pat Pattison to teach his newest online courses, Creative Writing: Finding Your Voice and Creative Writing: Poetry.
Reroofing Your Uncle's House (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, use mathematics and measuring skills to solve a construction problem. Play a game using tools (including a tape measure, notepad, and calculator) to determine how many shingles are needed to reroof a house. Learn about the importance of proper planning and how miscalculating the amount of materials needed can add to the cost and time spent on a project.
6.6 Delivery style
Effective communication is the key to a successful presentation. This unit will provide you with a systematic approach to develop the necessary skills. It is important to understand that effective presentation skills can be practised and learned. It is the content of your presentation, and the simple delivery of clear and reasoned arguments, which will help you to achieve your objectives.
Van Gogh: An Analysis of The Starry Night
What gives this star-filled night its haunting power? A doomed painter's madness or a carefully planned strategy? Both possibilities are discussed, and inspirations for aspects of the painting are described. A thorough analysis of artists' interests in sky is given. ( Minutes five and eight contain material not appropriate for younger students.) ( 12:12)
Japanese Popular Culture, Spring 2003
This course examines Japanese popular culture as a way of understanding the changing character of media, capitalism, fan communities and culture. Topics include manga (comic books), hip-hop and other popular music in Japan, anime (Japanese animated films) and feature films, sports (sumo, soccer, baseball), and online communication. Emphasis will be on contemporary popular culture and theories of gender, sexuality, race, and the workings of power in global culture industries.
Space Scientists Study Hibernation in Animals
This is a short video about how space scientists are pursuing the idea of hibernating through year long travels through space. They are looking to animal hibernation for answers. (01:55)
Math in Fashion
Chloe Dao, fashion designer and winner of season two of Project Runway, talks about her career as a fashion designer, explains how she uses math to make her designs a reality, and introduces a fashion-related algebra challenge.
Pozzo, St. Ignatius Chapel, Il Gesu, Rome (commissioned in 1695) -Smart History at Khan Academy
Andrea Pozzo, Saint Ignatius Chapel in the left transept of the church, Il Gesù, Rome (commissioned in 1695). Many artists contributed including Alessandro Algardi, Pierre Legros, Bernardino Ludovisi, Il Lorenzone and Jean-Baptiste Théodon. Materials include bronze, gold, silver, and many semiprecious stones most notably lapis lazuli.
Speakers: Frank Dabell, Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker (03:46)
Virtual Maths, Cylinder - Calculating Volume and Height
Interactive exercise demonstrating how to calculate the volume and height of a cylinder (includes links to other useful resources)
Health disparities impact everyone: Lovell Jones, Ph.D., explains
By: mdanderson Society has readily associated health disparities with a certain group of people, but it has a much bigger target -- everyone. "Any circumstance that serves as a barrier to receiving health care is considered a health disparity," says Lovell Jones, Ph.D., director of the Dorothy I. Height Center for Health Equity and Evaluation Research (CHEER) and Distinguished Teaching Professor at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Jones' ongoing efforts to eliminate health dis
Praxeology: The Methodology of Austrian Economics [Day 13 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this article is excerpted from Economic Controversies (2011). It originally appeared in Author(s): Build a Bridge Describe the family visual presentation The Exchange: When Big Banks Tank Revenge of the Octopus Two The Exchange: IP-Overhaul Checklist - Work Placement "Spiders" Written by Dina Anastasio Read Aloud Electromagnetic Theory, Fall 2002
Rob Cox talks to Kirsten Grind, author of "The Lost Bank," and Breakingviews columnist Antony Currie about the collapse of WaMu and what it means for banks today.
Rob Cox and Business Insider's Henry Blodget discuss how rules in the underwriting process disadvantage investors in IPOs.
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
What is a spider? This read aloud helps to answer basic questions about spiders. Students will enjoy the real life photographs of these amazing arachnids. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and will help to make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (6:30)
6.630 is an introductory subject on electromagnetics, emphasizing fundamental concepts and applications of Maxwell equations. Topics covered include: polarization, dipole antennas, wireless communications, forces and energy, phase matching, dielectric waveguides and optical fibers, transmission line theory and circuit concepts, antennas, and equivalent principle. Examples deal with electrodynamics, propagation, guidance, and radiation of electromagnetic waves.
[Day 13 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this article is excerpted from Economic Controversies (2011). It originally appeared in Author(s):
Build a Bridge
Describe the family visual presentation
The Exchange: When Big Banks Tank
Revenge of the Octopus Two
The Exchange: IP-Overhaul
Checklist - Work Placement
"Spiders" Written by Dina Anastasio Read Aloud
Electromagnetic Theory, Fall 2002