Games Technologies for Learning
The Games Technologies for Learning report explores the ways in which games technologies can be used to enhance teaching and learning, and provides advice for schools and colleges wishing to introduce...
066 New Acquisition: Messerschmidt's A Hypocrite and Slanderer
European Sculpture and Decorative Arts chairman Ian Wardropper comments on the powerful new acquisition A Hypocrite and Slanderer. This bust was created by the Austrian sculptor Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736–1783) for his series of character heads, depicting different states of mind and pointing the way toward a modern sensibility.
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In Conversation: Semiconductor
Featured in Black Box in 2008, Brighton-based duo Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt, a.k.a. Semiconductor, have returned to Washington. A Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship at the National Museum of Natural History allowed them to research volcanic activity. They discuss their current project, an installation based on their study of live volcanoes in the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador.
Smithsonian Behind the Scenes: Contemporary Art Conservation
Latex, chocolate, soap, and video game software are just a few of the non-traditional materials that have inspired contemporary artists. While they embrace the modern, synthetic and technologically advanced world in which we live, some of materials present significant conservation problems for museum conservators. Gwynne Ryan, a conservator at the Smithsonian's
Andy Grunberg on "Currents: Recent Acquisitions"
Corcoran College of Art and Design's Photography Department Chair Andy Grunberg discusses the post-modern in relation to the museum’s "Currents: Recent Acquistions" exhibition.
2007 James T. Demetrion Lecture
Join historian Yve-Alain Bois for a discussion of Ellsworth Kelly’s singular visual language. A major figure in modern art, Kelly’s career as an abstract painter and sculptor began sixty years ago.
Friday Gallery Talks: Jeffrey Grove on "Morris Louis"
High Museum curator of modern and contemporary art, Jeffrey Grove, leads a gallery talk on "Morris Louis Now: An American Master Revisited".
American Heritage Dictionary, 5th Edition App for iOS
'Celebrating the relaunch of the American Heritage Dictionary®. The Fifth Edition of The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language is one of the most comprehensive and accessible resources available on any mobile device.''Main Features• entire text of this landmark new edition• complete offline use — no Internet connection needed• complete front matter and appendices• real-time progressive searching• three-way cross-referencing indexes• wil
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9 praktilise töö juhendit (inglise k). Tööjuhendid lihtsamate eksperimentide läbiviimiseks molekulaarbioloogias. This is the place to study the science of genetics. Learn about the foundation of genetics starting with Robert Hooks' discovery of cells in 1655. Read about Gregor Mendel, the father of genetics. Learn the basics of genetics including DNA replication, cell division, and protein synthesis. Discover why creating dinosaurs--like in the movie Jurassic Park--is not possible. There's
21H.907 Trials in History (MIT)
This seminar examines a number of famous trials in European and American history. It considers the salient issues (political, social, cultural) of several trials, the ways in which each trial was constructed and covered in public discussions at the time, the ways in which legal reasoning and storytelling interacted in each trial and in the later retellings of the trial, and the ways in which trials serve as both spectacle and a forum for moral and political reasoning. Students have an opportunit
As disease-infected mosquitoes expand their range, these bugs rise higher on the "menace to human health" list. What makes mosquitoes so perfect for disease transfer? Is global warming a factor? How is modern technology being harnessed to combat skeeters? National standards included for grades 5-12. Teacher resource page at http://whyfiles.org/teachers/016skeeter/.
Introduction to Computer Science: Programming Methodology
This course is the largest of the introductory programming courses and is one of the largest courses at Stanford. Topics focus on the introduction to the engineering of computer applications emphasizing modern software engineering principles: object-oriented design, decomposition, encapsulation, abstraction, and testing. Programming Methodology teaches the widely-used Java programming language along with good software engineering principles. Emphasis is on good programming style and the built-in
Introduction to Computer Science: Programming Paradigms
Advanced memory management features of C and C++; the differences between imperative and object-oriented paradigms. The functional paradigm (using LISP) and concurrent programming (using C and C++). Brief survey of other modern languages such as Python, Objective C, and C#.
Artificial Intelligence: Natural Language Processing
This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts and ideas in natural language processing (NLP), and to get them up to speed with current research in the area. It develops an in-depth understanding of both the algorithms available for the processing of linguistic information and the underlying computational properties of natural languages. Wordlevel, syntactic, and semantic processing from both a linguistic and an algorithmic perspective are considered. The focus is on m
35. The Yellow Mimosa (Culture Shot)
Here is what our longtime VIP member and friend Barbara says: "I'm writing this email from Florence in Italy, where I've been living for a couple of months already, to study art. A few days ago, the 8th of March, I went out with my best Italian friend Maria, and as we walked down the [...]
Fundamentals of Physical Geography
PhysicalGeography.net is an educational web portal that focuses on a specific area knowledge known as Physical Geography. Physical Geography is a sub-discipline of two much larger fields of study - Geography and Earth Sciences.
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1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
The documents selected for this exhibit are primary sources that historians and other researchers study when they write about historical events. They are a selection from the files created or received by Federal agencies in or near San Francisco at the time of the disaster. They contain eyewitness testimony of the damage of the earthquake, the ensuing fires, and the desolation that was left in their wake.