Lecture 7: Engineers at War
Lieutenant Colonel (Retd) Christopher Pugsley on "Engineers at War". Many of the most prominent man-made historical features in the landscape are the work of military engineers. Hadrian's Wall, Windsor Castle, the coastal fortifications, even the Albert Hall, all testify to the skills of the military engineer. Military engineers throughout history have always had to marry theory and genius to the practical skills of making the concept work in crisis on the ground; no small accomplishment.
17.428 American Foreign Policy: Theory and Method (MIT)
This course examines the causes and consequences of American foreign policy since 1898. Course readings cover both substantive and methods topics. Four substantive topics are covered: major theories of American foreign policy; major episodes in the history of American foreign policy and historical/interpretive controversies about them; the evaluation of major past American foreign policies--were their results good or bad? and current policy controversies, including means of evaluating proposed
MAS.962 The Nature of Constructionist Learning (MIT)
This course examines the philosophical and theoretical foundations of constructionism as a paradigm for formulating and evaluating new theories for learning and approaches to education. One of the goals of this course is to help new learning researchers situate their work within the constructionist framework through readings and projects that will focus on the rich interplay between the process of knowledge construction and the development and co-evolution of ideas, learners, tools, and contexts
Fish Eagle Hunting Flamingos (Narrated by David Tennant)
Fish eagle hunts flamingos in Lake Bogoria. Video clip from BBC's Earthflight.
Hacia la Adaptabilidad en Sistemas Rob?ticos de Construcci?n [Towards Adaptability in Robotic Buildi
This article explores the concept of adaptability within the built environment, extending the feedback and inter-communication characteristics of parametric design into construction processes and the material components of contemporary buildings; providing a conceptual and contextual framework, it also describes several strategies explored to achieve such type of communication.
11.965 Reflective Practice: An Approach for Expanding Your Learning Frontiers (MIT)
The course is an introduction to the approach of Reflective Practice developed by Donald Schön. It is an approach that enables professionals to understand how they use their knowledge in practical situations and how they can combine practice and learning in a more effective way. Through greater awareness of how they deploy their knowledge in practical situations, professionals can increase their capacities of learning in a more timely way. Understanding how they frame situations and ideas h
Collaborating in a Virtual Architectural Environment: The Las Americas Virtual Design Studio (LAVDS)
The paper describes exploratory work in the design, construction, and habitation of a virtual structure (VS) nested within an Internet-based multi-user environment and serving a geographically distributed collective of architecture students and faculty. In addition to a discourse on the design and implementation parameters that were used, the paper seeks to provide findings that make reference to the quality of teaching/learning experience of users and the effectiveness of the interaction among
Piano Lesson - Sharps and Flats
A 5 minute beginners lesson on sharps and flats on the piano. Half steps/semitones are explained, followed by him showing how to draw sharps and flats on sheet music. Next, he plays sharps and flats, showing how it is read from the sheet music. Good lesson for beginners
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
May the Force Be With You: Drag
This lesson explores the drag force on airplanes. The students will be introduced to the concept of conservation of energy and how it relates to drag. Students will explore the relationship between drag and the shape, speed and size of an object.
Calls for euro to be protected
France and Germany call for the euro to be protected from future turmoil, as questions are raised about the European single currency's survival.
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn19764 See a fly inflate its head to break through a wall
11.953 Comparative Land Use and Transportation Planning (MIT)
This course focuses on the land use-transportation "interaction space" in metropolitan settings. The course aims to develop an understanding of relevant theories and analytical techniques, through the exploration of various cases drawn from different parts of the world. The course begins with an overview of the role of transportation in patterns of urban development and metropolitan growth. It introduces the concept of accessibility and related issues of individual and firm travel demand. Later
Journées Emois Paris 2014: Le DIM : du codage et de la facturation, mais d’autres ... Titre : Journées Emois Paris 2014: Le DIM : du codage et de la facturation, mais d’autres compétences aussi
Intervenante: Sylvia MAILLET, Coordinatrice TIM, Zofia LINDA, Analyste médico-économique
E3 : Session TIM : les professionnels dans le DIM et leurs rôles – Salon Gulbenkian
Modérateurs : L MOLINIER, N TARIGHT
E-3-1 TACHIER P, MARTIN ...
Titre : Journées Emois Paris 2014: Le DIM : du codage et de la facturation, mais d’autres compétences aussi
Turning the Pages on Reading Alouds to Kids
An Expert teacher shows the correct way to read a book aloud by turning the pages and wondering out loud what happens next. The teacher give more reading tips and a demonstration in this video clip.
Book Writer App for iOS
'Make your own book with Book Writer. Anyone can easily make a book.Make an interactive book and enjoy making and reading the books you made!You can use it in school, work, and at home to make all types of books such as photo book, recipe book, diary, PR booklet, PDF documents, and etc. Making a multimedia bookYou can add pictures, text, voice recordings, songs, and videos on the page.You can use the camera to take pictures or videos and add them right on to the book.Book Writer provides in
3.1 Preamble In a ground-breaking lecture, the philosopher and historian of ideas Isaiah Berlin (1909–97) argued that there are two basic types of freedom which have been defended by philosophers and political theorists: negative freedom and positive freedom. Within each category there is scope for quite a wide range of positions; but most theories of freedom fit quite comfortably into one category or the other. Berlin's article is important for three reasons. First, it provides a us
In a ground-breaking lecture, the philosopher and historian of ideas Isaiah Berlin (1909–97) argued that there are two basic types of freedom which have been defended by philosophers and political theorists: negative freedom and positive freedom. Within each category there is scope for quite a wide range of positions; but most theories of freedom fit quite comfortably into one category or the other.
Berlin's article is important for three reasons. First, it provides a us
Sage American History - World War I
This open textbook segment explores the United States and the Great War. 'Aside from a few brief excursions in the early days of the nation, Americans fought in Europe for the first time in 1918. The “Great War” was, in the words of President Wilson, “the most terrible and disastrous of all wars.” Starting in August 1914, men died at the appalling rate of about 6,000 per day. By the time the U.S. Marines first fought at Belleau Wood, almost 10 million men had fa
MAIN AIMS OF THE MODULE To achieve an understanding and practical experience of key principles, methods and theories in the area of educational software. LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR THE MODULE The module provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in the following areas: 1. Obtain understand of major learning principles, theories, and approaches 2. Identify key factors of successful educational software design and