12.517 Dynamics of Complex Systems: Complexity in Ecology (MIT)
In this class we will critically review both classical works and recent literature on complexity in ecology. The emphasis will be on developing quantitative theories in the context of experimental and observational data. We will meet twice weekly for roundtable discussions.
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
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MAS.963 Techno-identity: Who we are and how we perceive ourselves and others (MIT)
The nature of human identity - how we think of ourselves, how we perceive others - is a mutable concept, changing with the rise and fall of religious beliefs, social mores, philosophical theories. Today, we live in a world in which science and technology are among the most powerful forces reshaping our culture - and thus our definitions and perceptions of identity. In this seminar, we will examine the impact of science and technology on identity. The instructor's course page may be viewed at htt
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
How Does the Earth Change? Part 1
In this brief video, the narrator discusses weathering and erosion.
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.
Theories of Public Policy
This course examines competing theories, models, and analytical frameworks for understanding policymaking. Case study application is used to underscore lessons learned. Knowledge of the basic tools of lawmaking is sharpened. The course is taught as a seminar and students are expected to participate actively in class discussion.
The Story of Life, Part 1
This website contains a set of slides that discuss the current state of understanding of the Precambrian evolution of life. Information includes rocks that support the evolutionary theories. Users can click from slide to slide or follow quick links to specific slides.
The Mysterious Life of Caves
This is a companion website to a NOVA television series investigating strange life-forms found in toxic caverns. The program reviews the traditional theory of cave formation; introduces new theories of microbial sulfuric acid production; examines the role of oil-feeding microbes in dissolving limestone; presents the discovery of microbes in caves that live solely on chemical nutrients; and reviews other extreme environments. The site offers an interview with a microbiologist, an essay by a caver
Management of Libraries and Information Services, Winter 2009
Information practice demands knowledge of all aspects of management and service delivery. This course introduces selected theories, principles and techniques of contemporary management science, and organizational behavior and their application to libraries and information services. Students develop skills in planning, organizing, personnel management, financial management, leading, marketing, stakeholder management, and coordinating functions in libraries and information services. Students also
Social Ethics, Fall 2007
The course examines the sources for values that underly our personal ethics. It will also introduce you to some of the significant ethical theories in Western tradition, theories that we will apply to social and political issues in current society.
How the Body Works : Center of Emotion and Memory
The limbic system, which is concerned with memory and learning, is also believed to be primarily involved in emotional responses. Emotions are the conscious result of the interaction between the activities of the cerebral cortex, the limbic system and the visceral organs of the body which produce specific physical changes. A number of theories have been postulated to explain this relationship between the body and mind. The emotional responses of any individual are, however, also a product of his
The Precious Envelope
Without the earth's atmosphere, life would not be possible. Many different gases make up the atmosphere in varying concentrations. Human actions are threatening the delicate balance of these gases. The earth's atmosphere is examined through theories of chemical evolution; ozone depletion and the greenhouse effect are explained.
This module covers the history of attitudes, beliefs, and theories about the etiology of schizophrenia. While the illness was long thought to be environmentally caused, this module emphasizes the scientific evidence in support of its organic origins. Dr. Arnold Scheibel of UCLA Medical Center describes cellular pathology in the hippocampus and speculates on the possible