Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the only man elected four times as President of the United States. His legs paralyzed by polio, he led a crippled nation through the dark days of the Great Depression and World War II with eternal optimism and lifted the spirits of millions of Americans, offering a "New Deal" to the American people, he forever changed the role of the Federal government and left a profound mark on the 20th century. (2 minutes)
ESD.04J Frameworks and Models in Engineering Systems / Engineering System Design (MIT)
This class provides an introduction to quantitative models and qualitative frameworks for studying complex engineering systems. Also taught is the art of abstracting a complex system into a model for purposes of analysis and design while dealing with complexity, emergent behavior, stochasticity, non-linearities and the requirements of many stakeholders with divergent objectives. The successful completion of the class requires a semester-long class project that deals with critical contemporary is
Book Writer App for iOS
'Make your own book with Book Writer. Anyone can easily make a book.Make an interactive book and enjoy making and reading the books you made!You can use it in school, work, and at home to make all types of books such as photo book, recipe book, diary, PR booklet, PDF documents, and etc. Making a multimedia bookYou can add pictures, text, voice recordings, songs, and videos on the page.You can use the camera to take pictures or videos and add them right on to the book.Book Writer provides in
A Critical Approach to the Use of Computers in Architectural Design
There are two dominant approaches to architectural and urbanistic problem solving: program based approaches and paradigm based approaches. Beyond these two, this paper proposes the critical/formalist approach as a paradigm for architectural design while summarizing the epistemological foundations of it, and investigates the possible contribution of the computers to this approach. The primary aim is to set a starting point for a more comprehensive future research.
The Eensey Weensey Spider (song)
This popular song for toddlers is performed by a young man on camera, while the words to the song are displayed on the screen. The finger movements to accompany the song are also demonstrated by the singer. (2:09)
Use A Cell Phone As A Webcam
This tutorial covers the steps on how to turn a Windows enabled mobile phone into a Webcam that you can stream over the internet. (4:14)
Birth of a Polar Bear - BBC Wildlife
Witness these amazing shots as a polar bear gives birth in this hibernation hole. The scenes are not graphic. The images were taken just after birth while inside a hibernation cave.
Quality Improvement Process These are reference Open Educational Resources selected for residents in obstetrics and gynecology. This collection was developed in response to a request from the 1000+ OBGYN Consortium for supplemental learning materials for the milestone to
These are reference Open Educational Resources selected for residents in obstetrics and gynecology. This collection was developed in response to a request from the 1000+ OBGYN Consortium for supplemental learning materials for the milestone to
The Case against Student Aid For decades, Federal Financial Aid (FFA) programs have been implemented and expanded to make higher education "affordable" for students. The ostensible merits are obvious: loans, grants, and work-study schemes allow students to purchase education without much need for cash or other sources of private funding — a supposed benefit to students who otherwise might not be able t
For decades, Federal Financial Aid (FFA) programs have been implemented and expanded to make higher education "affordable" for students. The ostensible merits are obvious: loans, grants, and work-study schemes allow students to purchase education without much need for cash or other sources of private funding — a supposed benefit to students who otherwise might not be able t
11.948 The Politics of Reconstructing Iraq (MIT)
This course is being offered in conjunction with the colloquium The Politics of Reconstructing Iraq, which is sponsored by MIT’s Center for International Studies and Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Fundamentally, the course focuses on contemporary post-conflict countries (or in-conflict countries) and the role of planning and reconstruction in building nations, mitigating conflicts, reshaping the social, spatial, geopolitical, and political life, and determining the country&rsquo
Becoming an Actress : How to Audition to Become an Actress
Auditioning to become an actress requires preparation for different types of auditions, such as gaining improv skills, preparing a musical number or choreographing a dance routine. Find out what is necessary for auditions with advice from an accomplished and award-winning actress in this free video on acting.
Make a Ten to Add
Using ten frames and mainpulatives, students learn how to add two numbers by making ten and then counting on. 10 is an important benchmark number. User clicks through the slides.
The Life of Charles Dickens: Charles Dickens Rescues Dr. Samuel Johnson's godchild
Charles Dickens' letter to Richard Greene, November 3, 1855. This video of spoken narrative and carefully-chosen still images tells the story of how Charles Dickens rallied the nation to save the goddaughter of Dr. Samuel Johnson from a life of poverty. Photographs of primary sources (letters), with drawings of the time, photographs, professional narration, choral music and orchestration. (6:30)
La asignatura de Termodinámica Aplicada pertenece a la materia de Ingeniería Energética. Después de cursar esta asignatura los alumnos deberán alcanzar un conocimiento de los conceptos elementales de la Termodinámica. Deberán ser capaces de aplicar los conocimientos básicos de la profesión relacionados con el análisis de sistemas térmicos y energéticos, es la base a utilizar para el desarrollo de otras competencias dentro del campo de la ingeniería térmica en la industria. Se fomen
The impact of enterprise focussed modules
This presentation outlines the use of a tested research instrument (Bandura's self efficacy theory) and students own perceptions of their enterprise skills and abilities
Recalling Charles James: Mary Ellen Hecht
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SP.693 Gender, Race, and the Complexities of Science and Technology: A Problem-Based Learning Experi
What can we learn about science and technology–and what can we do with that knowledge? Who are "we" in these questions?–whose knowledge and expertise gets made into public policy, new medicines, topics of cultural and political discourse, science education, and so on? How can expertise and lay knowledge about science and technology be reconciled in a democratic society? How can we make sense of the interactions of living and non-living, humans and non-humans, individual and
The Battle for Control of Online Communications
The Internet offers users many opportunities for communicating and exchanging ideas, but abuse, censorship, and the manipulation of Internet traffic have put free and open communication at risk. In this talk, Georgia Tech Associate Professsor, Nick Feamster, will present approaches developed to preserve free and open communication on the Internet in the face of numerous threats. First discussed is the threat of message abuse (e.g., spam) and methods developed for mitigating it. Next, is the deve