IDS336 Jazz in the Modern Era #02 Sp14
A 14 week three unit course taught by Chet Hanley for Music students and people who love jazz. Please Subscribe www.youtube.com/csudhtv
The Landgrabbers: The New Fight Over Who Owns The Earth [Audio]
Speaker(s): Fred Pearce, Professor Anthony Hall, Dr Charles Palmer | ‘Land grabbing’ has been described as the most profound ethical, environmental, economic and social issue in the world today. Financial speculation and concerns over food security are driving the acquisition of vast areas of land by foreign entities from beneath the feet of its occupiers in Africa, South-east Asia, South America and Eastern Europe. This debate examines the relative impact of land grabbing on the lives of po
The Five-Paragraph Essay Format
This live action video outlines the basic organization of a standard five-paragraph essay. The teacher stands at the white board and lectures. It emphasizes the significance of a including a strong thesis statement in the essay’s introduction. Topics to be addressed are in the body of the essay. Finally, the importance of writing a memorable conclusion is stressed. (3:13)
Is Anybody Listening?
“Innovation” may be the buzz word of the post-crisis world, but getting decision makers at multinational corporations to pay attention to ideas that are new, foreign and at odds with the company’s business model can leave subsidiary managers banging their heads against the wall.
Patient Letters: Family of Cancer Patient Gives Thanks for "Loving Care"
This letter from the Bell family expresses the gratitude they felt towards the caregivers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center who treated their father, Robert Bell. Though they were heartbroken at his passing, the memories of the loving care he received helped them through their difficult time. Related Links: Hematologic Malignancies Program http://www.umgcc.org/hem_malig_program/index.htm Our Physicians http://www.umgcc.org/hem_malig_program/phys_staff.
Candy Lightner and MADD
Social movements often require charismatic leadership in the early stages; but needs change with growth. Consider the case of Candy Lightner, the founder of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Length: 3:38
Workplace Forum Presenters 2014
Workplace Forum Presenters 2014
COMIC : commercial Italian corpus
The project consists of designing and creating a corpus of business Italian. The corpus is intended to be used as a resource for descriptive and applied studies of Italian for specific purposes such as corpus linguistics, terminology, lexicography, and foreign language teaching. The resource is available via the Oxford Text Archive (OTA) website and can be downloaded as a zipped plain text and SGML file. It is necessary to obtain approval from the Oxford Text Archive before download, and a li
Male Lions vs. Female Lions
This video from National Geographic Wild provides a look at lions' behaviors and the roles of male and female lions in their prides. (4:26)
21H.931 Seminar in Historical Methods (MIT)
This course is designed to acquaint students with a variety of approaches to the past used by historians writing in the twentieth century. The books we read have all made significant contributions to their respective sub-fields and have been selected to give as wide a coverage in both field and methodology as possible in one semester's worth of reading. We examine how historians conceive of their object of study, how they use primary sources as a basis for their accounts, how they structure the
Time Dilation Equation
This online article is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. The article, which offers a simple demonstration of Einstein's Time Dilation Equation, is part of the Frontiers in Physical Science seminar. It uses the example of a light beam bouncing between two mirrors in a rocket to illustrate the theory, and includes a step-by-step look at the math involved in calculating the quantitative so
Keeping Up With the Jones
Based on the newspaper comic strip by "Pop" Mormand, featuring a husband oppressed by his wife's obsession with high society and consumer fashion. This video is an example of anaimation in 1915. (3:34)
Forests and Chases of England and Wales c. 1000 to c. 1850
The website "Forests and Chases of England and Wales, c. 1000 to c. 1850" is a project pursued by dr. John Langton and dr. Graham Jones from the University of Oxford, a multidisciplinary survey into mapping medieval forests and their survival into the modern era. The groundbreaking research reveals the landscape history of Britain and Wales throughout the centuries but also social, economic and cultural aspects of human relationship with the forests and the environment. Detailed information abou
ALFAL (Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de América Latina)
ALFAL (Asociación de Lingüística y Filología de América Latina) is an academic association for the study of the literatures of Latin America and linguistics, covering the theory and practice of all the languages in the area: Spanish; Portuguese; and indigenous languages. In addition to up-to-date news, and information about memberships and the association, the website provides bibliographical details about its publications: the journal 'Lingüística'; bulletins; and 'Cuadernos de Lingüís
Joseph Pt 1 of 6
A realistic portrayal of the Old Testament story of Joseph, favorite son of Jacob, and great-grandson of Abraham, who was left to die by his brothers, but who rose to become prime minister of Egypt. Joseph governed the country during a seven-year famine, during which his brothers visited Egypt seeking grain, only to encounter their brother, whom they had long presumed dead. Brings the Old Testament to life.
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How Do Craters Form?
From Dragonfly TV. Vanessa and Chris are crazy about astronomy! They've even made our own telescopes. While looking at the moon one night they noticed just how many craters there are on the moon and could even see differences in the various craters. The question that have to investigate: How do craters form? They began their investigation by putting a deep layer of flour into a cake pan and sprinkling a thin layer of cocoa over that. They found some marbles to act as meteors and got ready
HST.502 Survival Skills for Researchers: The Responsible Conduct of Research (MIT)
This course is designed to provide graduate students and postdoctoral associates with techniques that enhance both validity and responsible conduct in scientific practice. Lectures present practical steps for developing skills in scientific research and are combined with discussion of cases. The course covers study design, preparation of proposals and manuscripts, peer review, authorship, use of humans and non-human animals in research, allegations of misconduct, and intellectual property.