"Sensation And Perception, Spring 2009"
"This course provides an introduction to important philosophical questions about the mind, specifically those that are intimately connected with contemporary psychology and neuroscience. Are our concepts innate, or are they acquired by experience? (And what does it even mean to call a concept 'innate'?) Are 'mental images' pictures in the head? Is color in the mind or in the world? Is the mind nothing more than the brain? Can there be a science of consciousness? The course will include guest lec
A Presidential Perspective - September 30
In this edition of "A Presidential Perspective," UT President Lloyd Jacobs is joined by Student Government President Matt Rubin to discuss recent and upcoming campus events, and to answer a question about African American student graduation rates that was submitted at the last Town Hall Meeting.
Introduction to Blackboard for Faculty
This video will give you a brief overview of Blackboard for faculty, show you how to add a syllabus and your contact information to a course.
The week ahead: September 30th 2011
Civil servants go on strike in Greece, campaigning begins for elections in Tunisia and the Nobel prizes are awarded
Obama jobs proposal offers no fresh ideas: Suskind
Sept. 30 - "Confidence Men" author Ron Suskind says President Barack Obama gets an 'A' for effort for his jobs proposal but it does not bring any new or dynamic policy ideas.
pg 182 - 191 Sanford and Scott's Junior Latin reader
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A historical overview of the cemetery and its predecessors, and of selected memorials within
Direct to Consumer Predictive Genomic Testing & Risk Perception
Dr. Clayton Cowl, Associate Professor of Medicine from the Division of Preventive, Occupational, and Aerospace Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the October 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings which compares risk perception and worry between patient groups receiving routine care and predictive genetic testing. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/10/933.abstract
First Continental Congress: America the Story of Us
This 2:26 video provides background on why this event occurred and why the Proclamation of 1763 was created. Part of a series.
Robert Sabuda and the Pop-Up Book
In this video, a student interviews Robert Sabudo, a famous pop-up book engineer and artist. He describes how he became interested in pop-up books, how he designs his books, and demonstrates making a simple pop-up book. ( 4:19)
Prairie Settlement: Nebraska Photographs and Family Letter
This site illustrates the story of settlement on the Great Plains. Family letters of one homesteader express personal insight into the joy, despair, and determination in his struggle to establish a home on the prairie.
Introduction to PCAP
Introduction to PCAP
Sound Amplitude and Musical Dynamics
The amplitude of the sound waves are described in music as dynamic levels. Unlike scientific measures of amplitude, dynamics describe the perceived loudness of the music.
Jeff Melanson on The Evolving Role of the Arts in Canada
What makes our cultural institutions thrive, what new challenges do they face, and how can we best support them? Arts administrator, Jeff Melanson, explores The Evolving Role of the Arts in Canada. His lecture was produced in collaboration with the Literary Review of Canada and was recorded at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto on May 24, 2011
"Ethics, Fall 2009"
" This class analyzes the theoretical and historical reasons why governments in latecomer countries have intervened with a wide array of policies to foster industrial development at various turning points: the initiation of industrial activity; the diversification of the industrial base; the restructuring of major industrial institutions; and the entry into high-technology sectors."
"God Went to Beauty School" by Cynthia Rylant -- The Pick of the Week ... from 60 second Recap™
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "God Went to Beauty School" by Cynthia Rylant. Summary--Some people might call "God Went to Beauty School" a book about God, but don't be so quick to categorize this collection of poetry. Sure, the humor and surprise in these poems often come from the fact that Cynthia Rylant has chosen to imagine the everyday details of this world from the perspective of the Divine. But these poems are also about new ways of seeing—and about how a crea
Anger at Pakistan on the streets of Kabul
Oct. 2 - Afghans take to the streets of Kabul to protest against Pakistan's recent shelling of border towns
Limitation of silicon microdevices and alternative technology: Quantum nano-devices, will be discussed. Major topics include; Approaches for high-speed devices, Parameters which determine the speed of ICs, Heterojunction devices, Scaling limit of MOSFETs, Interconnections, Criteria for quantum effects, Fabrication technology of quantum nano-structures, Single electron transistors, Superconducting digital devices, Quantum computer.