SP.322 Prohibition and Permission (MIT)
Explore where the prohibitions and permissions that occur in every day life come from, why they exist, and what gives them force. For example: food—you are only willing and able to eat a subset of the world's edible substances. Marriage—some marriages are prohibited by law or by custom. This course addresses questions of prohibition and permission using psychological sources and literary works from ancient to modern. Texts include works by Shakespeare, Melville, Mary Rowlandson, and
Checklist - Study Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
8.224 Exploring Black Holes: General Relativity & Astrophysics (MIT)
Study of physical effects in the vicinity of a black hole as a basis for understanding general relativity, astrophysics, and elements of cosmology. Extension to current developments in theory and observation. Energy and momentum in flat spacetime; the metric; curvature of spacetime near rotating and nonrotating centers of attraction; trajectories and orbits of particles and light; elementary models of the Cosmos. Weekly meetings include an evening seminar and recitation. The last third of the se
Solving Quadratic Equations by Graphing - Khan Academy
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, uses a graphing calculator to solve quadratic equations. Mr. Khan uses computer software (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor fits a lot of information on a dark screen. (10:510
Texas A&M: Expand Your Horizons
http://geosciences.tamu.edu Texas A&M offers uncommon research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, who receive the opportunity to work with some of the top minds in their fields. The College of Geosciences has one of the largest research programs in The Texas A&M University System.
Why is the Baptist Religion is Failing
What happens when you have a Baptist, some Jews, a couple Catholics and a Mormon in an area together. This is a specific example on why the Baptist faith is diminishing rapidly. The message here seems to be a common theme amongst the Baptists. It is time for that to change. Hopefully the damage done can be reversed.
Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Part 2
In this interpretation of Rachmaninov's Piano Concert No. 2 in C Minor, Alexis Weissenberg is the pianist and the late Herbert von Karajan is the conductor.
Strains of the popular song, "All By Myself," are clearly recognizable in this movement. Eric Carmen has acknowledged that he was greatly influenced by it.
From cathedrals to cars and planes: representations in engineering design - Chris McMahon
Professor Chris McMahon, from the University's Department of Mechanical Engineering, considers some of the most complex design challenges faced by engineers through the ages, from designing ships in the 17th century, to the modern computer-assisted design of cars and planes.
La chambre noire (Vidéo) Peut-être avez-vous entendu parler du « mystère de la chambre jaune »…
Eh bien, celle-ci est noire et n’a rien à voir avec un roman policier :
il s’agit d’une boîte quasiment close qui permet de faire des
expériences d’optiques étonnantes. Elle a même équipé les premiers
appareils photographiques, avant ...
Peut-être avez-vous entendu parler du « mystère de la chambre jaune »… Eh bien, celle-ci est noire et n’a rien à voir avec un roman policier : il s’agit d’une boîte quasiment close qui permet de faire des expériences d’optiques étonnantes. Elle a même équipé les premiers appareils photographiques, avant ...
Journal of Technology Education
The Journal of Technology Education provides a forum for scholarly discussion on topics relating to technology education. Manuscripts focus on technology education research, philosophy, and theory. In addition, the Journal publishes book reviews, editorials, guest articles, comprehensive literature reviews, and reactions to previously published articles. Users can access archived articles starting from 1989.
The impact of enterprise focussed modules
This presentation outlines the use of a tested research instrument (Bandura's self efficacy theory) and students own perceptions of their enterprise skills and abilities
A Cinefluorographic Study of Velopharyngeal Function in Normals During Various Activities
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Thomas Burns Memorial Lecture 1 - 'Biblical Traditions of Liberation': Introducing Deliverance Polit
Professor John Coffey, who is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, UK, presents the Thomas Burns Memorial Lectures for 2010. His theme: ‘Let my people go’: Exodus and Deliverance from Calvin to Obama. Lectures given August, 2010.
Dangerous Irene aims for Northeast
Aug 25 - Hurricane Irene is a dangerous Category 3 storm heading for North Carolina and the Northeast U.S. just as many families are setting out for their final summer getaway. Carmen Roberts reports.
The interpresence project ? design in progress
The Interpresence Project exercises the language of communication design and mediatecture to propose planetary coalescence through complex and innovative informational flows through cyberspace allowing for human teleactive encounters.
Ghosts, Witches and Portents in Early Modern Europe: Seminar 2.5: Sudden Deaths and Providential Pun
Ghosts, Witches and Portents in Early Modern Europe: Seminar 2.5: Sudden Deaths and Providential Punishment: Protestant Views of Providence
Amy's Choice: How an Online Match Results in Danger
Hear the true story of a 15-year-old girl who left home to meet in person with a man she first "met" online. This 3:50 minute shows how strangers operate to manipulate people. A must watch for students.
The Golden X
Let's learn to find X in different equations and in some examples. Video is good for students are having a hard time understanding solving for an unknown.
Easy Chart App for iOS
'Simply,Beautiful Charts.- Creates bar/line/pie/sidebar charts.- Save to photos in small/medium/large size- Works without an internet connection.- Multiple Color Schemes- EASY!Advanced pack available through in-app-purchase enables:- Upload to Facebook- Upload to Twitter- More Color Schemes- Mini chart styles- font size adjustment- axis labelling'This app has been recommended by Kathy Schrock as an evaluating tool in Bloom's taxonomy.This is a free app.