9.530 Cellular and Molecular Computation (MIT)
Life as an emergent property of networks of chemical reactions involving proteins and nucleic acids. Mathematical theories of metabolism, gene regulation, signal transduction, chemotaxis, excitability, motility, mitosis, development, and immunity. Applications to directed molecular evolution, DNA computing, and metabolic and genetic engineering.
A Call for Judgment: sensible finance for a dynamic economy
Our prosperity requires the enterprise of innumerable individuals and businesses who exercise their imagination and judgment—and bear responsibility for outcomes. And widespread enterprise is fostered through dialogue and relationships, not merely prices in anonymous markets. Yet in the last several decades finance has become increasingly centralised, distanced, and mechanistic. Bhide's lecture explains how bad theories and mis-regulation led to this dangerous divergence between the real econo
A Quick Scan on possibilities for automatic metadata generation
The Dutch six-part series Leerobjecten in de praktijk (Learning objects in practice) is about six divergent and difficult problems that occur frequently in working with learning objects. Based on research into existing practice, guidelines are offered to policy makers, educational technology consultants, teachers, educational designers and developers of digital learning materials who are struggling with these problems in higher education.,research report
02 - Vita Nuova
This lecture is devoted to the Vita Nuova, Dante's autobiographical account of his "double apprenticeship" in poetry and love. The poet's love for Beatrice is explored as the catalyst for his search for a new poetic voice. Medieval theories of love and the diverse poetics they inspired are discussed in contrast. The novelty of the poet's final resolution is tied to the relationship he discovers between love and knowledge. This relationship is then placed in its larger cultural context to hig
'Shrinking' the economy
In this podcast Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession. Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research (ICBBR) within the Nottingham University Business School(NUBS). The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham, Ningbo China. The centre's research brings together a range of experts who share an interest in studying decision-making in e
Learning theories and higher education
This PowerPoint presentation is aimed at those teaching in HE. It explores various learning theories and styles.
Sociology of health and illness
This module aims to show how health and illness although rooted in biological issues are not reducible to them. It will introduce key theories and empirical evidence to demonstrate a range of issues such as the social construction of medical power and the relationship between social inequalities and health. It will introduce students to some of the debates about medical uncertainty and the show the value of sociological critiques to medical practices.
11.481J Analyzing & Accounting for Regional Economic Change (MIT)
Surveys theories of regional growth, factor mobility, clustering, industrial restructuring, learning regions, and global supply chains from a political-economy perspective. Examines/critiques accounting frameworks including accounting for the underground economy, multipliers, linkages, and supply chains used to assess employment and environmental impacts, infrastructure investments. Assesses price indices, industrial location and employment measures, and shift-share analyses. Discussions of US a
17.420 Advances in International Relations Theory (MIT)
This course offers a critical analysis of contending theories of international relations. Focus is on alternative theoretical assumptions, different analytical structures, and a common core of concepts and content. It also focuses on a comparative analysis of realism(s), liberalism(s), institutionalism(s), and new emergent theories. It also presents a discussion of connections between theories of international relations and major changes in international relations.
17.432 Causes of War: Theory and Method (MIT)
This course explores the causes of modern war with a focus on preventable causes. Course readings cover theoretical, historical, and methodological topics. Major theories of war are explored and assessed in the first few weeks of the class, asking at each stage "are these good theories?" and "how could they be tested?" Basic social scientific inference -- what are theories? What are good theories? How should theories be framed and tested? -- and case study methodology are also discussed. The sec
8.513 Many-Body Theory for Condensed Matter Systems (MIT)
This course covers the concepts and physical pictures behind various phenomena that appear in interacting many-body systems. Visualization occurs through concentration on path integral, mean-field theories and semi-classical picture of fluctuations around mean-field state.
25APR2007-East Meets West
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11APR2007-East Meets West
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7FEB2007-Cultural Differnces in Emotions
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5FEB2007-Cultural Differnces in Emotions
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24JAN2007-Overview of Emotions
Theories of Emotion - Enhanced Podcasts - 24JAN2007-Overview of Emotions - Kent State University > COLLEGES > College of Arts and Sciences > David M. Fresco, Ph.D. > Theories of Emotion (Spring 2007) > Enhanced Podcasts > 24JAN2007-Overview of Emotions
eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Online Marketing
eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Online Marketing is a comprehensive textbook containing holistic and integrated eMarketing tactics. There is no doubt about it – the Internet has changed the world we live in. Never before has it been so easy to access information, communicate with people all over the globe and share articles, videos, photos and all manner of media. The Internet has led to an increasingly connected environment, and the growth of Internet usage has resulted in declining dist
Occupation Focused Conceptual Frameworks
Conceptual frameworks module focused on occupational therapy practice and understanding OT-focused theories for third year OT students. Conceptual frameworks module focused on occupational therapy practice and understanding OT-focused theories for third year OT students. Conceptual frameworks are the core concepts of occupational therapy thinking used in practice by occupational therapy students, therapists and scientists. This module is a continuation of what students have covered in second
Digital Roman Forum
The purpose of the modeling project was to spatialize information and theories about how the Forum looked on June 21, 400 A.D., which was more or less the height of its development as Rome as a civic and cultural center. The digital model includes over twenty features (buildings and major monuments) filling up the western zone of the Roman Forum from the Temple of Vesta and Temple of Antoninus and Faustina on the east to the Tabularium facing the western slope of the Capitoline Hill.
NASA CONNECT Water Below the Surface of Mars
In NASA CONNECT Water Below the Surface of Mars, students learn how geometry, geometric shapes, and navigation are used to explore Mars. They also learn how NASA researchers collect, analyze, and interpret the data collected from exploration to develop theories about the existence of water and life on Mars. Grades 4-8.