First Year Chinese I
This course provides an understanding of basic principles of Chinese speaking and written language. The focus in Chinese 1010 is on pronunciation and simple Chinese character writing.
First Year Chinese II
This course provides an understanding of basic principles of Chinese speaking and written language. The focus in Chinese 1020 is on pronunciation and simple Chinese character writing.
Marriage and Family Relationships
This is an introductory course on marriage and the family, intended to present a more balanced understanding than your own personal experience might give you. A second objective is to apply what you learn in class to your own life, and better understand what you personally want in your future family and relationship experiences.
Introduction to Economics
Introduction to Economics is designed to build an understanding of economic institutions, history, and principles. In addition, it will focus on relationship between private and public sectors of the U.S. economy. Also, it will analyze major economic institutions, such as property rights, markets, business organizations, labor unions, money and banking, trade, and taxation.
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XVIII, Issue 4
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calendar of Events, Dead Sea Scrolls Published, Institute Active in Kansas City, The Spring Public Lecture Series of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity: "Textual Harassment: Desire, the Female Body, and Augustine's Confessions," "Access to the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Legal Analysis of the Issues," "An Evening with Dionysos: The God of Wine in Palestine in Galilee, the God of Ecstasy in Italy," "Pentateuch and Prophecy," and "Rediscovering Ancient B
Good Listeners: Cultural Differences
Understanding cultural differences in communication is important in order to be a good listener. Examine cultural differences
and how they factor into being a good listener with tips from a
communications specialist in this free video on communications, dialog
Special Lecture 03 - 11/24/2010
Special Lecture 03
Art And The Limits Of The Political
A series of three lectures examining the proposition that contemporary art can go beyond transforming our understanding of the political and build new forms of political and social relations.
Economics of Entrepreneurship
Course Objective: To give students: (a) An understanding of the concepts of and differences between entrepreneurship and capitalism; (b) An appreciation for how innovations occur and how they impact market capitalism.
Creativity and Entrepreneurship
This course has been designed to provide students with an overall understanding of entrepreneurship and to prepare them for developing a mindset for thinking creatively. Targeted at students who would like to create their own businesses, it is meant to teach students how to live and work outside of the bureaucracy, to learn to dream about new ideas and new ventures, to push the edges of the envelope, and to see entrepreneurship as reality. The focus of the course is to start small and grow big--
Lecture 24 - 11/17/2010
The training manual can be used for the orientation of policy-makers, curriculum developers, media professionals, adult learners and the public at large. It is organized into ten sections that build on, one another to sharpen participants’ understanding of gender-biased thinking within, and all around, them.
Palms and Literature
Students will use a variety of Palm applications to enhance their comprehension and understanding of the Civil War through the literature selection Charley Skedaddle. They will also work on building vocabulary.
Genetically Inherited Traits
Students will explore heredity by examining how traits are passed from parent to offspring. An understanding of genetic terminology will be gained and examples of inherited traits identified. Calculating genetic probability with Punnett Squares will also be investigated.
Can simulations in VE support architects in solving complex design problems?
Building design is facing development of industrialization of the production on the one hand and more complex 'One of a Kind' products on the other. This will be for rebuilding of a large stock of existing buildings and what can be left to new production. In both cases the results of the design process have to be solid to guarantee a successful product. In both cases an integrated and careful design process is absolutely crucial. The demands on the built environment make the systems of buildings
Anne Stevenson - Green Mountain, Black Mountain - 1982
Anne Stevenson reads a selection of her poems and talks about contemporary women's poetry and the use of rhyme in her work.
Israel and Lebanon - A History of the Conflict
With a UN ceasefire in place in the Lebanon attention now moves to finding a long lasting solution to the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah. What is the background to the conflict and how can an understanding of the history of both sides help develop a resolution to the crisis? Dr Rob Johnson has written about the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict, terrorism and counter-terrorism. Length: 23 Minutes
Islam in contemporary societies, an MA course
Maqsood Ahmed, the governments senior advisor on Muslim communities, talks about being the first student on the MA course in Islam in contemporary societies.
Obliquity: Why Our Goals Are Best Pursued Indirectly.
Many goals are more likely to be achieved when pursued indirectly: the most profitable companies are not the most aggressive in chasing profits and the wealthiest are not the most materialistic. By understanding the principle of Obliquity we can make better decisions in our personal and professional lives.
Re-searching the Potential of Cultural-Historical Psychology
From its founding as an academic discipline, psychology has been divided in its understanding of itself. The project to create a psychology that unifies experimental, 'physiological' psychology and ethnographic, cultural-historical psychology requires a reconfiguration of the disciplinary landscape of the late 19th century that, from our current perspective, appears inter-disciplinary, including, as it does, scholarship from anthropology, sociology, discourse analysis as well as the neuroscience