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
4.493 Emergent Materials II (MIT)
This course will focus on providing students with the tools needed to practice responsible architecture in a contemporary context. It will familiarize students with the materials currently used in responsible practice, as well as the material properties most relevant to assembly. The course will also introduce students to materials that are untested but hold promise for future usage. Finally, the course will challenge students to refine their understanding of responsible or sustainable design pr
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)
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)
Composition of the Senate
Congress is made up of two legislative houses—the House of Representatives and the Senate. One hundred senators, two from each state, serve and represent their constituencies in the Senate. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
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
TV4 Summer Episodes - Episode 1
TV4 Summer Episodes - Episode 1
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.
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Peter Feaver on Connecting Duke and Washington, D.C.
Duke University Political Science Professor Peter Feaver has served on the National Security Council under presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. He describes how he uses that experience teach students about foreign policy and political leadership. Learn more at http://polisci.duke.edu.