Shakespeare's Principal Plays
English 367 observes Shakespeare's exploration of family dynamics through a selection of history plays, comedies, tragedies, and romances, that span his career. Plays that were read for the class include: Richard II, I&II Henry IV, Henry V, Twelfth Night, Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It, Othello, King Lear, Hamlet, Antony and Cleopatra, Measure for Measure, Pericles, A Winter's Tale, and The Tempest.Lectures for this course were recorded during the Fall 2008 term--William's final semeste
Networks: Theory and Application
SI 508 has been taught in various forms from 2006 to 2008 to masterŐs students at the University of Michigan School of Information. The course covers topics in network analysis, from social networks to applications in information networks such as the Internet. I will introduce basic concepts in network theory, discuss metrics and models, use software analysis tools to experiment with a wide variety of real-world network data, and study applications to areas such as information retrieval.As a ne
Introduction to Information Studies
SI 110 - The vaunted Information Revolution is more than Web surfing, Net games, and dotcoms. Indeed, it is the foundation for an economic and social transformation on a scale comparable to the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century. As a culture we have learned from earlier such transformations and it is important to recognize those lessons and chart a path toward intellectual and practical mastery of the emerging world of information.This course will provide the foundational knowledge
Digital Government 2: Information Technology and Democratic Administration
This seven-week course is the second in a two-part sequence exploring contemporary practices, challenges, and opportunities at the intersection of information technology and democratic governance. This second half of the course takes on emerging directions in democratic administration Đ and the shifting role of information technologies in supporting, transforming, and understanding these. The course locates recent and emerging digital or e-government initiatives in historical, institutional, an
Factors & Multiples
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
Ed Kienholz, Nancy Reddin Kienholz, Useful Art #5: The Western Hotel-Smart History at Khan Academy
Ed Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz, Useful Art #5: The Western Hotel, 1992 (Portland Art Museum) Speakers: Tina Olsen, Bruce Guenther. (05:43)
The Catcher in The Rye
This video was made by a student for an English class. It gives an explanation of the book ,The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger. The video uses clips from Igby Goes Down to summarize The Catcher in the Rye.
30 Dolphins Stranded and Saved in Brazil
An exceptional video that shows these dolphins swimming onto a beach and not being able to return to the sea until the beach goes see their plight and drag them back into the water. The video shows the importance of working together without the need for leadership or verbal communication to do the right thing. Teachers may want to stop the video at the one minute mark and ask them what they would do and how they would do it. (3:34)
How to Be a Good Reading Teacher with Lucy Calkins
Educational author Lucy Calkins discusses the most important work for reading and literacy teachers to do to support each other and their students. This short video is a great motivational tool for teacher professional development. This video is a component of a DVD program but is effective in addressing reading concerns in the classroom. Off you Go!! (1:51)
Cambridge Science Festival 2012 review by FLACK
A snapshot of the 2012 Cambridge Science Festival, which ran 12 - 25 March and engaged 35,000 visitors of all ages with science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
A virus is genetic material without nucleus or cell. Based on "Simplification of Everything - for a Better Understanding" . (08:40)
Credit Default Swaps
Introduction to credit default swaps. (10:57)
Cleaning & Digging
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Electrical Engineering Graduate Program
The graduate students in the electrical engineering program at Penn State are participating in cutting edge research as technology changes daily. Several students discuss their experiences in the program and how their research can impact everyone globally.
Penn State Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Program
Penn State electrical engineering students face challenging and rewarding curriculum and outstanding job prospects upon graduation. Some students discuss their experience at Penn State and the advantages of the electrical engineering program.
Integration of themes
The pupils hear, speak, read and write about the same topic at the same time
World's first chimeric monkeys are born
Jan. 5 - Researchers in Oregon have produced the world's first chimeric monkeys. Unlike naturally-conceived animals whose individual cells contain the same genetic structure, the monkeys are composed of a mixture of cells containing different genomes. Scientists have conducted research with chimeric mice for many years, but the primate model gives scientists new insight into the study of numerous diseases that affect humans. The paper was released on Thursday, January 5, in the online journal "C
Texas Energy Reserves Are Tight
Bernard Weinstein, economist and associated director of the Maguire Energy Institute at SMU's Cox School of Business, talks about the energy situation in Texas and says the state may have reached a tipping point, including possible brownouts and blackouts.
How to Create Actions
This video explains how to create, manage, and execute the new Actions capability in Acrobat X Pro.