ARCH 210-01 Learning from things: Material Culture Studies, Spring 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,We are symbol users and inhabitants of imagined worlds; we are also tool makers whose hands are “dirtied” in manipulating the world.2 This course will pull us away from the ivory towers of our lofty untethered “thoughts,” which we often invest with determination of the lives we lead. (“Just put your mind to it.” “It is a question of mind over matter.” “Dream big!”) This cour
ANSO 205-01, Victims of Progress. Spring 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,The class will undertake an examination of the interaction between industrial nations of the “developed” world and the tribal and peasant societies of the “developing” world. The course will focus on the increasing exploitation of these peoples, not only by the industrialized world, but, also, by “developing” world elites. The approach will be both historical and critical.
ANSO 105-02, Introduction to Sociology, Spring 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,There are two primary objectives of this course, both of which are identified by our college’s new core curriculum: critical thinking and the ability to understand the “other.” These objectives will be pursued by studying the three classical theoretical orientations in sociology and then applying them to critically investigate a variety of social issues, including an issue you personally
ANSO 275-01, Social Theory, Fall 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,Social theory is the conceptual backbone of both anthropology and sociology. The purpose of this seminar is to study classic and contemporary contributions to social theory and to explore how these contributions have informed the development and practice of anthropology and sociology. This course is being co-taught by an anthropologist and a sociologist in order to provide the interpretive pers
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
ANSO 210-01, Gender and Society, Spring 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,The purpose of this course is to help you better understand how gender is socially constructed and to see how gender stratification works in your everyday lives. You will gain the conceptual and theoretical tools to analyze the personal and institutional consequences of different social constructions of gender.
ANSO 300-01, Urban and Community Health, Fall 2004
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,...this course will require you to participate in a multi-faceted community health study of a neighborhood located one mile northwest of the Rhodes Campus. This area is known as the Hollywood/Springdale area, and its health statistics are similar to those found in “third world” countries. Why is health so poor in this community? How does the urban environment contribute to these poor health
Minutes of the Rhodes College Faculty Meeting October 10, 2007
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Breuken met letters
Interactieve oefenvragen basiswiskunde over breuken met letters. Aan bod komen het splitsen en onder een noemer brengen en het vereenvoudigen van breuken. De oefenvragen worden door een computer algebra systeem gegenereerd en nagekeken.
Real World Applications
Fractional Decimal Coefficients
Fractional and Decimal Coefficients
Records of the Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety, 1877-1928
The Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety provides administrative, financial, and technical support for management of the Bureau of Building Inspection. This collection, arranged by ward, contains yearly dockets of building permits and monthly reports of issued building permits, including 3 volumes which span 1894-1908 of Allegheny, Pennsylvania prior to annexation by the City of Pittsburgh. This collection also contains a complaint (violation) docket; record books of new additions, alterations
Students are introduced to the basics of the Earth's weather. Concepts include fundamental causes of common weather phenomena such as temperature changes, wind, clouds, rain and snow. The different factors that affect the weather and the instruments that measure weather data are also addressed.
3.4 Biological approaches Certain kinds of psychological disturbances may be seen as ‘malfunctions’ of the brain. If a psychological problem has an obvious biological explanation, then it may be possible to direct therapeutic approaches at this level. However, as we have seen, it is difficult to identify precise biological causes for complex psychological phenomena. Even if this were possible, it would not always be practicable to use treatments to change the underlying biological factors. Genetic ‘exp
Certain kinds of psychological disturbances may be seen as ‘malfunctions’ of the brain. If a psychological problem has an obvious biological explanation, then it may be possible to direct therapeutic approaches at this level. However, as we have seen, it is difficult to identify precise biological causes for complex psychological phenomena. Even if this were possible, it would not always be practicable to use treatments to change the underlying biological factors. Genetic ‘exp
Essays on Wage Inequality: the Role of Composition, Immigration and the Cost-of-living
This thesis focuses on the role of composition, immigration and the cost-of-living on wage inequality. I begin by investigating to what extent changing characteristics of the labour force can help explain the fact that residual or within-group wage inequality –wage dispersion among workers with the same education and experience- is generally thought to account for most of the growth in wage inequality observed in several industrialised countries over the last thirty years. I compare
2011 Allan Martin Lecture - Slavery at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello
Thomas Jefferson enslaved over 700 people over the course of his adult life. Most lived and worked at his famous home, Monticello. This paper examines Jefferson's complicated relationship to slavery - what he wrote about it and how he lived it at the plantation that occupies an iconic place in the American imagination.
Memory in the Aftermath of War: Australian Responses to the Vietnamese Refugee Crisis of 1975-76
Dr. Nathalie Nguyen, Associate Professor of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne, gives the first Oxford Transisiional Justice Research Seminar 2011 Trinity term on 3rd May 2011.
Hurricane Floyd from SeaWiFS: September 14, 1999
Zoom in to Hurricane Floyd as seen by SeaWiFS on September 14, 1999