This video shows an interview to Dr Neusner. He explains how Judaism relates to the old testament. He talks about the Torah and gives historical background. He also talks about the prophets.
Understanding The Financial Crisis—For Kids and Grownups
Are you having difficulty understanding the 2008 U.S. Financial Crisis? This short animated video describes it—visually—and provides an explanation of how depository and investment banking works. (4:09)
The goal of this course is to understand the arts of theatre, their application to daily life and to the enjoyment of theatre as an art form.
Understanding Online Interaction
This course is designed to provide an introductory level of understanding of the manner in which individuals interact with one another via the network. Possession of this understanding is absolutely critical to your ability to design effective learning environments on the network. This course takes an immersion approach to helping you develop your understanding by requiring you to make extensive, reflective use of several representative interactive media. You will also read several representativ
Creating the Past: Understanding Artifacts
After studying the historic events of Catlin's life, this project allows students to imagine the material culture of the time. They will become archaeologists and anthropologists, looking back on previous cultures for clues as to the motives and inspirations for the choices that shaped their lives. Each student will bring in a fabricated artifact from Catlin's life, resulting in a museum exhibit in the class.
All About Astrology : Understanding the History of Astrology
Understanding the history of astrology is as important as understanding your actual sign, get astrological compatibility advice and information on signs and the zodiac in this video.
Understanding Your Water
Over two class periods, you will be guiding your students through the basics of water treatment -- both tap water treatment and sewage (or wastewater) treatment. To prepare for the lessons on the treatment process, the students will be researching where their drinking water comes from and where their wastewater goes once it goes down the drain for homework. After learning about their local water treatment and traditional tap water and sewage treatment processes, students will watch the NewsHour
Understanding global politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009. This module introduces global politics through the major theoretical, historical and empirical ways of seeing international relations. Different claims, about, for example, human nature, power, war, peace, the state, society, law and politics are offered by thinkers who exercise a major influence on our contemporary understanding. These claims contribute to different approaches t
Understanding Leisure Consumption 6
Producer (requires Internet Explorer). This is the sixth in a suite or family of digital learning objects. It concludes a discussion about the evaluation of cultural texts and points the way towards a series of criteria that may be adopted or used for evaluation. References and Further Reading Adorno, T.(1991) The Culture Industry: Selected Essays on Mass Culture. London: Routledge ( see also reading guide) Arnold, M. (1970) Selected Prose London:Penguin Austen-Smith, D.(1994
Understanding Leisure Consumption 5
Producer (requires Internet Explorer). Developing the themes from the work of Bourdieu, this object takes in perspectives from the field of cultural economics before examining the emergence of postmodernism and populist perspectives. Throughout the object, the theme of evaluation is maintained. References and Further Reading See No.6 below
Understanding Leisure Consumption 4
Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This is one of a suite of digital learning objects concerned with matters relating to taste, quality, judgement and satisfaction. This particular object looks at some of the critiques of taste that emerged fro the 1960s onwards including a brief account of the work of Pierre Bourdieu. The implications for public policy are presented too References and Further Reading See No.6 below
Understanding Leisure Consumption 3
Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This digital learning object is one of a suite of complementary learning objects that look at concepts of quality and evaluation in leisure and culture. This object considers the perspectives that emerged in the 1960s concerning the leisure society, the supposed problems of mass culture and leisure as well as the responses of new artists and cultural entrepreneurs to both commercial and elite forms References and Further Reading See No.6
Understanding Leisure Consumption 2
Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This is the second in a suite of learning objects concerned with the consumption of leisure and culture. The object briefly reviews the work of F.R.Leavis, the Frankfurt School and the C.C.C.S. References and Further Reading See No.6 below
Understanding Leisure Consumption 1
Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This is the first of a suite of digital learning objects that explore concepts and issues relating to the consumption of cultural and leisure experiences. The aim of this object is to set the terms of reference for the exploration. References and Further Reading See No.6 below
Greening Aid? Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance Greening Aid? Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance, A lecture delivered for UC Irvine's International Studies Public Forum (ISPF). Michael J. Tierney is the Hylton Associate Professor of Government and the Director of the International Relations Program at the College of William and Mary. He received his B.A. in government from William and Mary in 1987 and Ph.D. from U.C. San Diego in 2003. Professor Tierney’s research and teaching interests focus on inte
Greening Aid? Understanding the Environmental Impact of Development Assistance, A lecture delivered for UC Irvine's International Studies Public Forum (ISPF).
Michael J. Tierney is the Hylton Associate Professor of Government and the Director of the International Relations Program at the College of William and Mary. He received his B.A. in government from William and Mary in 1987 and Ph.D. from U.C. San Diego in 2003. Professor Tierney’s research and teaching interests focus on inte
Understanding the Iranian Nuclear Crisis
Tension between Iran and the international community is increasing with negotiations over Iran's nuclear capability at the heart of a growing diplomatic crisis. With the likely recommdendation that Iran be referred to the UN Security Council for supposed breaches of its nuclear obligations the next few weeks will be crucial in determining the outcomes of this latest confrontation. The current crisis is the culmination of years of Iranian nuclear development and diplomatic efforts on the part
The complete contents of this algebra textbook are available here online. This text is suitable for high-school Algebra I, preparing for the GED, a refresher for college students who need help preparing for college-level mathematics, or for anyone who wants to learn introductory algebra. I am especially pleased to help homeschoolers. Includes a graphing applet, a prime factorization machine, and a prime number list. Brennan uses inserts to answer common questions as the lesson goes on, helping t
Dr Angie Hobbs Senior Fellow in the Public Understanding of Philosophy
Dr Angie Hobbs discusses her new role as the first ever UK Senior Fellow in the Public Understanding of Philosophy, charged with bringing philosophy to as wide an audience as possible in Britain and beyond.
Understanding the Equity Premium Puzzle
Professor Constantanides is one of the most prominent and creative research scholars in the field of financial economics, in particular of theories of asset and derivatives pricing. He will present theoretical and empirical research on three classes of generalizations of the standard neoclassical model and will discuss their contribution towards a better understanding of equity risk premium.