Realism and the Value of Peace
In this lecture, Professor White discusses the morality and ethical
challenges of war, as examined by Professor Coady in his new book, Morality & Political Violence.
Political violence, in the form of wars, insurgencies, violent
revolutions and counter-revolutions, and terrorism constitutes a major
human challenge today as so often in the past. The challenge is not
only to life and limb, but also to morality itself. Professor Coady
puts the problems posed by this challenge into the fram
More Prisms Nets (Interactive)
Classify prisms, pyramids, cones, and cylinders by base shape and lateral surface shape. Classify three-dimensional figures by their attributes. Classify three-dimensional solids by their configuration and properties. (e.g., parallelism, perpendicularity, and congruency). Make a net to represent a three-dimensional object. Make a three-dimensional model from a net.
The Heart-Brain Connection: The Neuroscience of Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning
This video is a lecture on how social-emotional learning changes
the brain. The presenter explains how the brain is really the organ that is the target of these interventions and about neuroplasticity. The presentations explains that the key attributes are shaped by social and emotional learning which is a child's capacity to deal with emotions. The video also presents ways teachers can change the brain by
training the mind through social and emotional learning and ways to id
Honour Killing Across Culture and Time: Keynote address, Honour killing and the history of emotions
Professor Ute Frevert gives the keynote address at the 'Honour Killing Across Culture and Time' conference held at The Australian National University in December 2011. Professor Frevert's adress is titled 'Honour killing and the history of emotions'.
At a time when honour has largely disappeared from the West's emotional lexicon, in what way does the concept of family honour evoked by those who commit or justify honour killings today resemble relevant notions, popular in nineteenth-century Euro
Looking at Learning ...Again, Part 1: Workshop 2. Intellectual Development
Explore the power of the mind and consider the notion that every child can learn everything. Harvard Professor Eleanor Duckworth discusses the importance of teaching for a deep and lasting understanding and explains why it is important to give students time to work through their own ideas and experience confusion in order to achieve such understanding.,In this clip, teachers are reflecting on their own learning experiences and whether they would have learned better if they had been told the term
Calls for and against U.S. involvement in Iraq
Voices for and against U.S. involvement in Iraq are heard outside the White House, paired with a dramatic reenactment of a bombing in Iraq in which a child is killed. Gavino Garay reports.
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21L.451 Introduction to Literary Theory (MIT)
This subject focuses on the ways in which we read, providing an overview of some of the different strategies of reading, comprehending and engaging with literary texts developed in the twentieth century. The course is organized around specific theoretical paradigms. In each case our task will be, first, to work through the selected reading in order to see how it determines or defines the task of literary interpretation; second, to locate the limits of each particular approach; and finally, to tr
Students and the stress of Multitasking
Whilst it may be great that we can do a number of things at once on our computers and smart phones, there is a growing phenomenon happening amongst professionals and students who are facing burn out because they never switch off from their digital worlds.
This is a big deal for young professionals and students and is a great starting point to discuss the importance of relaxation and switch off time in our lives. Many profe
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