14.282 Organizational Economics (MIT)
This course in organizational economics prepares doctoral students for further study in the field. The course introduces the classic papers and some recent research. The material is organized into the following modules: boundaries of the firm, employment in organizations, decision-making in organizations, and structures and processes in organizations. Each class session covers a few leading papers. This course was joint-taught between faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harv
Abigail Haire - Landscape Architecture
Leeds Met Graduate Abigail Haire describes her time as a student at Leeds Metropolitan University as a student on the Landscape Architecture course.
15.676 Work, Employment, and Industrial Relations Theory (MIT)
This seminar will cover the multi-disciplinary theoretical and empirical foundations of research on work, employment, labor markets, and industrial relations. We begin by tracing the historical development of theory and research in the field, paying special attention to how the normative premises, concepts, and methodological traditions of industrial relations compare to those of other disciplines that contribute to the study of work and employment relations. Then we will review a number of curr
Something About Mary Magdalene 2 (of 5)
'Something About Mary Magdalene' looks at the role of Mary Magdalene through history and highlights recent evidence concerning her role in the church and today's society. Use this documentary to learn -- information contained in the documentary does not have to interfere with one's faith. It is NOT meant to be inflammatory but informative.
Bach - Brandenburg Concertos No.3 - i: Allegro Moderato
This is a live video of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra playing Bach's "Brandenburg Concertos No. 3 - i: Allegro Moderato." The picture and sound quality are excellent. The orchestra is playing in a hall of some sort. Period instrumentation is used. (5:33)
Bach - Brandenburg Concertos No.1 - ii: Adagio
This is a live video of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra playing Bach's "Brandenburg Concertos No.1 - ii: Adagio." They are playing in some sort of majestic hall. Period instruments are used. (3:46)
The Aftermath of World War II
The Grand Alliance was a military success—Germany and Japan were defeated by the fall of 1945. However, despite the agreement to organize the United Nations, nothing close to a lasting ideological or political alliance was formed among the Allies during the Second World War. There were simply too many irreconcilable differences between them, exacerbated by a traditional distrust that commenced with the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.
Actions taken by the Allied powers during the war likew
"Session 1 (Politics) - History Textbooks and the Profession: Comparing National Controversies in a
A symposium panel featuring the following papers: "Historical Memory, International Conflict and Japanese Textbook Controversies in Three Epochs" — Yoshiko Nozaki (SUNY Buffalo) and Mark Selden (SUNY Binghamton); "The Politics of History Textbooks in India" — Neeladri Bhattacharya, (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi); "Weapons of
Fiddler crab burrows
Fiddler crabs dig small burrow holes to live in. They are often found on the beach. Other animals that live in burrows or holes in the ground are groundhogs, ants, and earthworms.
Learn French - Les Verbes, Part One
While the instructor speaks the verb, an image and the French word appear on the screen, For beginning French learners of all ages.
Postulate, Axiom, and Conjecture
Three words that are used seemingly interchangeably in Geometry are postulate, axiom, and conjecture. This video explains how each word is different and describes the subtle implications of using each word. These terms are especially important when working with Geometry proofs. (2:06)
Connecting With the Arts: What Roles Do Students Take On?
This program examines the artistic process of creating, performing, and responding. Participants will see students assuming the roles of researcher, writer, designer, director, performer, and critic.
The Broken Window Reader Another hurricane strikes, and, as always, it has been followed by another round of pundits proclaiming that it will boost the economy. The broken-window fallacy lives on. But with the lessons contained in the following resources, you can easily blow down the fundamentally flimsy arguments of the hurri-Keynesians. This short film, created by intrepid Mises University s
Another hurricane strikes, and, as always, it has been followed by another round of pundits proclaiming that it will boost the economy.
The broken-window fallacy lives on.
But with the lessons contained in the following resources, you can easily blow down the fundamentally flimsy arguments of the hurri-Keynesians.
This short film, created by intrepid Mises University s
Approach to Computer Implementation in Architectural Curriculum
This paper examines traditional teaching methods in architecture and identifies opportunities which are offered by computers for changing the teaching process. Introduction of CAAD to the teaching schedules unquestionably and explicity uncovered a need of changes within the whole schedule of study. In this paper we will submit the thesis that the problem does not lay in how will CAAD be incorporated into the architectural curriculum, because it is the CAAD that has the potential to become an int
Photography: Design Principles
This lesson excerpts covers the principals behind photographic composition. Be directly involved in the design process. After you have the idea for the picture then plan how to photograph the image. Composition of the shot is very important. (4:07)
The Concentration Camps in World War Two and Roosevelt's Death
In this five minute video students learn about the German concentration camps and shows the piles of bodies left in the camps. This video has many disturbing images and is NOT for younger students. A teacher review is a MUST. However, this video does show exactly what the Germans and others did to the Jews. The video ends with the death of President Roosevelt and its impact.
"Militarization of U.S. Foreign Relations with Latin America: Prospects for Change"
A panel discussion with: Lisa Haugaard, Executive Director of the Latin America Working Group; Joy Olson, Executive Director of the Washington Office on Latin America; Adam Isacson, Senior Associate at the Center for International Policy. From the Latin American Briefing Series. Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Internati
SP.769 Photovoltaic Solar Energy Systems (MIT)
This class will study the behavior of photovoltaic solar energy systems, focusing on the behavior of "stand-alone" systems. The design of stand-alone photovoltaic systems will be covered. This will include estimation of costs and benefits, taking into account any available government subsidies. Introduction to the hardware elements and their behavior will be included.
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Documentary: The Adolf Hitler Schools (Part 1 of 6)
Part 1 of this documentary talks about how Hitler's school was started and the education they would learn to be the Master Race. Quotes and videos of Hitler and the German peoples' desire and methods to create this Pure Race by brainwashing the children and how these non-thinkers were used.