The Historical Roots of Scientific Reductionism
Dr Allan Chapman : Course
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
Arbeiten im Ausland - Au Pair - Reisen
Extracts from the written work of 6th year students on the topic of traveling and working abroad (as an au pair).
Pilum - en español
A diferencia de la ligera jabalina (arrojada por tropas especializadas en el hostigamiento a distancia) y del hasta (lanza), el pilum es el nombre latino -hyssos, el griego- para un arma arrojadiza pesada, diseñada para ser lanzada con la mano a corta distancia, justo antes del combate cuerpo a cuerpo. (.24)
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)
Donald Judd, Untitled, 1969 - Smart History at Khan Academy
NOTE: There is a very brief visual reference to classical nude sculpture. Donald Judd, Untitled, 1969, ten copper units, each 9 x 40 x 31 inches with 9 inch intervals (Guggenheim Museum, New York) Speakers: Dr. Shana Gallagher-Lindsay, Dr. Beth Harris. (03:50)
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)
HOME CARE 2012: ACHIEVEMENTS, CHALLENGES, OPPORTUNITIES
Isobel Mackenzie, Chief Executive Officer, Beacon Community Services
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.
MetroFoodPlus Innovation Cluster
Rick Foster, professor of Community, Agriculture, Recreation, and Resource Studies, discusses the MetroFoodPlus Innovation Cluster project.
A virus is genetic material without nucleus or cell. Based on "Simplification of Everything - for a Better Understanding" . (08:40)
Franklin D. Roosevelt's Labor Day Address 1942
In an address to the nation on Labor Day 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt summarizes an earlier meeting with Congress in which he urged cooperation to pass his seven-point economic plan to fight inflation, which was presented to both houses on April 28. (1:23)
Science Bulletins: Our Ancient Relatives Born with Flexible Skulls
A new study of the skull of an early hominin child provides a better understanding of the evolutionary timeline for modern human skulls-and brains. The skulls of modern humans are highly flexible at birth so they can both fit through a narrow birth canal and expand to hold a brain that grows substantially in early life. When researchers scanned the skull of the Taung child (Australopithicus africanus), they found structural features similar to those in the flexible skulls of modern infants. The
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.
6.189 Multicore Programming Primer (MIT)
The course serves as an introductory course in parallel programming. It offers a series of lectures on parallel programming concepts as well as a group project providing hands-on experience with parallel programming. The students will have the unique opportunity to use the cutting-edge PLAYSTATION 3 development platform as they learn how to design and implement exciting applications for multicore architectures. At the end of the course, students will have an understanding of: Fundamental design
Integration of themes
The pupils hear, speak, read and write about the same topic at the same time