Information Systems: A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology—Version 1.1
Information Systems: A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology is intended for use in undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Management Information Systems and Information Technology. One of BusinessWeek’s "Professors of the Year", John Gallaugher of Boston College, brings you a brand new Management Information Systems textbook that teaches students how he or she will experience IS from a Managers perspective first hand through interesting coverage and bleeding-edge cases. Get involved
Project Management from Simple to Complex
In a world that is becoming more virtual, more global, and more complex, the project manager's ability to function in this environment becomes critical to the success of the project. Project Management from Simple to Complex explores project management within this complex, virtual, and global environment. This is not a standard textbook that was adapted to the new publishing paradigm but was designed from the beginning to utilize its capabilities. The book is written in collaboration by an exp
Iraqis stage a "Day of Rage"
Iraqis stage a "Day of Rage" calling for essential needs and an end to corruption rather than regime change. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Chinese finger counting
A young man demonstrates how Chinese people use their fingers to count to ten, first using English words, then using the Chinese words for the numbers. Run time 01:23.
Applied Multimedia Technology
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Applied Multimedia Technology" in Computer Applications. This course explores the use of multimedia in communicating information and solving problems. Students work with animation, images, and sound. An overarching theme is appreciation of content, aesthetics, functionality, and usability.
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Skeletal System 1 from the course General Human Anatomy
General Human Anatomy - Fall 2006. The functional anatomy of the human body as revealed by gross and microscopic examination.
Civil rights activism sparked social and political change, but it also amplified white resistance to racial equality, as this video segment illustrates.
Defending Home and Hearth: Walter White Recalls the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot
The riots that broke out between 1898 and 1906 were part of a pattern of anti-black violence that included several hundred lynchings each year. One of the most savage race riots in these years erupted in Atlanta on September 22, 1906 after vague reports of African Americans harassing white women. Over five days at least ten black people were killed while Atlanta's police did nothing to protect black citizens, going so far as to confiscate guns from black Atlantans while allowing whites to remain
"I Always Had Pads with Me": A G.I. Artist's Sketchpad, 1943-1944
In the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the declaration of war, thousands of Americans enlisted in the U.S. armed forces. Among them was twenty-year-old Bronx resident Ben Hurwitz. Like many of the men and women who entered military service, Hurwitz (who changed his name to Brown after the war) kept a record of his experiences. But his "journal" was a sketchpad, and, during his two years in North Africa and Italy, Corporal Hurwitz drew and painted at every opportunity. Hurwitz's pictures a
Problem Based Learning at Maricopa
This site contains information about problem-based learning from a variety of disciplines, including chemistry. The content is geared to faculty use, including those wishing to start instituting PBL into a course and contains links to other PBL sites.
Introduction to Factor Analysis
This site introduces the application of factor analysis to chemical data. The tutorial, which uses data from a UV absorbance experiment, is designed for undergraduate chemistry students.
Molecular Structure and Dynamics by NMR Spectroscopy
This site provides PowerPoint slides for a series of lectures for a graduate-level course in NMR spectroscopy. While the casual student may find it hard to follow everything on the slides without an accompanying lecture, the Power Point files should be very useful for advanced students or educators putting together similar courses. Mathematica documents that allow one to perform matrix algebra and Fourier transforms are also provided.
Making of Severe Clear, The
'The Making of Severe Clear,' 1986, is a documentary-style work that traces the creation of choreographer Dana Reitz' and light-and-space designer James Turrell's work, 'Severe Clear. 'Rehersals for 'The Making of Severe Clear' During the work, 'The Making of Severe Clear,' rehersals with Reitz and dancer Sarah Skaggs are featured, revealing Reitz' use of drawing and movement improvisation as choreographic tools. James Turrell's stage design is seen as it is being constructed. The video ends wit
Inside the Salt II Delegation
Edward L. Rowny was the Joint Chiefs of Staff representative to the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) from 1972 to 1979. From 1981 to 1984, during U.S. president Ronald Reagan's administration, he was chief negotiator for the Strategic Arms Reduction Talks (START). In this video segment, Rowny explores Soviet and American negotiating tactics and proposals. He also shares his frustration with U.S. concessions, process, and misconceptions of Soviet thinking, all of which ultimately led to his
Atmospheric Heating Animations
This site features a QuickTime animation with audio, a series of Java applets, and an MPEG that illustrate various aspects of atmospheric heating. They explain Earth's radiation balance, show the user how to draw temperature contours, and depict the basic idea of an urban heat island. These resources portray a variety of environments and are suitable for use in lectures, labs, or other teaching activities.
Thundering Scream of the Seraphin's Delight, The
Close-up shots of a double bass are saturated with vibrant color highlights. Images are layered and presented in gridlike formations. A base black-and-white image is enhanced through processing work. 'The Thundering Scream of the Seraphin's Delight' is approximately 15 minutes long. The music, which dominates the work, was composed by Reynold Weidnaar and performed by Weidnaar and Robert Black, who plays the double bass. The score is experimental in tone and unfolds slowly, pushing the capabilit
The Thomas Jefferson Papers
The complete Thomas Jefferson Papers from the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress consists of approximately 27,000 documents. This is the largest collection of original Jefferson documents in the world. Document types in the collection as a whole include correspondence, commonplace books, financial account books, and manuscript volumes. The collection is organized into ten series or groupings, ranging in date from 1606 to 1827. Correspondence, memoranda, notes, and drafts of documents
Lunch Poems: Cornelius Eady
Cornelius Eady's poetry meets the world's absurdities head-on with his own deft paradoxes. His highly personal use of language never detracts from its hard-hitting content. Eady's seven books of poetry include The Autobiography of a Jukebox, and his latest, Brutal Imagination. He's won the Academy of American Poets' Lamont Prize and teaches creative writing at CCNY.
Bioinformatics in the Biology Classroom
This educational journal article addresses the implementation of bioinformatics in the classroom. The author explains how bioinformatics could play a key role for science students pursuing higher education, foster inquiry learning of content that has often been taught in a dry manner, provide the thread that ties classes together, improve biology teaching, enhance the learning of biotech issues and ethics, expose students to real-world science, and significantly help to reform biology teaching a