21L.435 Shakespeare, Film and Media (MIT)
Filmed Shakespeare began in 1899, with Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree performing the death scene from King John for the camera. Sarah Bernhardt, who had played Hamlet a number of times in her long career, filmed the duel scene for the Paris Exposition of 1900. In the era of silent film (1895-1929) several hundred Shakespeare films were made in England, France Germany and the United States, Even without the spoken word, Shakespeare was popular in the new medium. The first half-century of sound include
Getting to Know: Lawrence Schovanec
Lawrence Schovanec has been at Texas Tech for a long time, but recently he was hired as the new Provost and Senior Vice President.
12.540 Principles of the Global Positioning System (MIT)
The aim of this course is to introduce the principles of the Global Positioning System and to demonstrate its application to various aspects of Earth Sciences. The specific content of the course depends each year on the interests of the students in the class. In some cases, the class interests are towards the geophysical applications of GPS and we concentrate on high precision (millimeter level) positioning on regional and global scales. In other cases, the interests have been more toward engine
Trajectoire d’une bille de billard, effets de l’effet (Vidéo) Quand une bille de Billard est choquée autrement que sur son axe
principal horizontal (passant par son centre), on dit qu’on l’anime d’un
effet latéral. Cette bille de billard acquiert alors un mouvement de
rotation autour de son axe vertical. Si cette bille choque une bande,
pouvez-vous imaginer la direction ...
Quand une bille de Billard est choquée autrement que sur son axe principal horizontal (passant par son centre), on dit qu’on l’anime d’un effet latéral. Cette bille de billard acquiert alors un mouvement de rotation autour de son axe vertical. Si cette bille choque une bande, pouvez-vous imaginer la direction ...
Space Emergent Field
Architecture has always been founded upon ideologies. However could the influence of human interactions create a new perspective for space form evolution? To create a spatial adaptive system, to the influence of culture and behaviour of human being? The output of this spatial system is the determination of optimised values for spatial configurations by biomolecular, self-assembly computation for emergent spatial forms.??
Artful Science: Rethinking how the young learn
Anthropologists who study socialisation tend to do so in order to compare modes and values of child-rearing or to examine the role of language in child-rearing. Rarely have anthropologists attended to the ways in which children learn to discern, appreciate, and take part in forms of artful representation. Anthropologists have given only slightly more attention to the extent to which children and young people learn key science concepts and representational modes in their own cultural settings. Th
Indian Resistance to Relocation
This video is accompanied by text. "Warfare was constant between whites and Indians in the late nineteenth century, as Native Americans fought to protect their land and their heritage from white encroachment. Although they had the benefit of state-of-the-art weapons (repeating rifles obtained from fur traders), they were up against formidable U.S. forces.
As the dust settled from the Civil War, soldiers from both sides of that conflict were ready to step into another fray..."
Spring 2014 Commencement
The College of Southern Maryland celebrated 598 candidates for 943 degrees and certificates during its 55th spring commencement ceremony held May 15 at the La Plata Campus. For the complete story and pictures, please visit http://www.csmd.edu/news/archive/2014/71f71b03a691f57ef6080c08f696a102428d308e.html
Laboratorio de redes y servicios de telecomunicaciones
Se trata de una asignatura de orientación práctica. Se aplican conceptos de redes de datos que fueron introducidos en la asignatura Conmutación. Además esta asignatura desarrolla específicamente otros contenidos más avanzados en redes IP, no presentes en otra asignatura. Todos estos contenidos serán aplicados sobre el equipamiento disponible en las prácticas.
Assessment learning and teaching journal , Leeds Metropolitan University
This edition showcases key areas of work catalysed by the Institute for Enterprise and comprises a range of articles research papers, case studies and reflections by staff, students and stakeholders.
Early Childhood Poverty and Adult Attainment
Professor Greg Duncan discusses the connections between poverty and child development, and suggests social policy strategies to improve the welfare of children in poverty.
Conservation: From the Farm to the Front Office
Conservation: From the Farm to the Front Office - Sustainability with a Sense of Place James Geringer was Governor of Wyoming from 1994 to January 2003. He modernized economic planning to extensively include technology and changed how natural resource agencies work together on the state, federal and local level. He joined Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) in the summer of 2003 as Director of Policy and Public Sector Strategies, focused on how senior elected and corporate officials
Berkeley Writers at Work: David Kirp
David Kirp is a Berkeley professor of public policy. He is the author of many nonfiction titles, the most recent being "Shakespeare, Einstein, and the Bottom Line: The Marketing of Higher Education", in which he looked at 12 colleges and universities that, in order to deal with competitive pressures, are marketing themselves much like a consumer brand. Kirp is interviewed by John Levine, a College Writing Programs lecturer. Writers at Work takes an unusual approach to writing. While nonfiction
Afta Thoughts On Nafta
Brad DeLong "Afta Thoughts On Nafta" "I was a true believer in NAFTA--the North American Free Trade Agreement. Now my faith is not gone but shaken." So states Brad DeLong, economist and creator of one of the net's most popular weblogs on economics, at www.j-bradford-delong.net. J. Bradford DeLong is Professor of Economics and Chair of the Political Economy major at the University of California at Berkeley. He also serves as a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and w
A Conversation with Ambassador Joseph Wilson, IV
Called by President George H. W. Bush - a true American hero, Ambassador Joe Wilson has been involved in international politics for more than twenty years. As the acting U.S. ambassador in Iraq during Operation Desert Shield, the massive U.S. buildup in Saudi Arabia after Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait, Wilson was responsible for freeing 150 American hostages seized by Iraq. He was the last American official to meet with Hussein before the first Gulf War. During his highly-decorated career, Wilso
Video: Vanderbilt Orchestra: Mendelssohn’s “Symphony No. 4″
The Vanderbilt Orchestra, conducted by Robin Fountain, performed Symphony No. 4 by Felix Mendelssohn September 16, 2010, in Ingram Hall.
Ireland applies for bailout
Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen says his government will seek a bailout from international lenders. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Lunch on the Eiffel Tower (1914) | BFI
Like its newsreel rivals, Topical Budget kept abreast of affairs abroad as well as at home, and could roam far and wide in pursuit of a good story. Here a lavishly decked out dining room atop France's most iconic monument is the scene of a formal luncheon for foreign dignitaries. The cameraman rides the elevator for a spectacular view of the city glimpsed beyond iron fretwork. All titles on the BFI Films channel are preserved in the vast collections of the BFI National Archive. To find out more
The Developmental Selection module is a research simulation that allows students to investigate the possible causes of incomplete embryo development in perennial legume fruits. Two competing hypotheses are proposed to explain patterns of seed abortion - the pollen tube competition hypothesis and the maternal resource limitation hypotheses. Students can explore these competing hypotheses by setting up experimental problems and then collecting and analyzing their data. The Developmental Selectio
Understanding the Least-Squares Regression Line
This applet allows students to explore three methods for measuring "goodness of fit" of a linear model. Users can manipulate both the data and the regression line to see changes in the square error, the absolute error, and the shortest distance from the data point to the regression line.