17.S914 Conversations You Can't Have on Campus: Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Identity (MIT)
What is race? What is ethnicity? How can communication and relationships between men and women be improved? What causes segregation in our society? How do stereotypes develop and why do they persist? How do an individual's racial, ethnic, and sexual identities form and develop? This course explores these topics and more.
24.09 Minds and Machines (MIT)
This course is an introduction to many of the central issues in a branch of philosophy called philosophy of mind.
Exercise in Register and Style
Exercise for students concerning the idea of writing in a specific register and style for a specific readership.
A Diamond Poem
A resource for the teaching of Irish
This Web article is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here they meet Deena Soris, who interviews the fossil of a Protoceratops. The more-than-20 questions answered by this dinosaur fossil include: You look fabulous. How old are you?How do scientists guess an extinct dinosaur's speed?Is it a thrill to have a frill?So what happened?One day you're happily munching away on thick, tough plants, the next you're history?How did you go from being
Pesticide solution by andusa
This video explains the preparation of pesticide using andusa
Graduation 2012 - Tuesday July 24: AET Faculty, 2pm Ceremony
Coverage of the School of Cultural Studies & Humanities graduation ceremony.
MSU College of Arts and Letters celebrates 50 years
The MSU community helped the College of Arts and Letters celebrate its 50th anniversary with a "CAL" mosaic, made from wood, glass and other materials. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/mosaic-of-memories/
Strategies for Teaching Reading: Thinking Partners
This video shows an instructor teaching whole group reading skills using the thinking partners interactive read aloud strategy. ( 5:03)
The high cost of connectivity: it’s not just you who’s paying
The mobile telecom industry is about much more than telephone calls today. A huge and increasingly sophisticated user base wants the world at their fingertips. But who’s going to pay for it all?
Corruption: A piecemeal solution
As Russia struggles to shrug off a corrupt legacy from its Soviet past, businesses are taking a step-by-step approach to managing the “informal practices” putting their companies at risk
An online travel startup grows up
India-based iXiGO launched five years ago in a nascent online travel sector that’s since mushroomed into one of India’s most competitive companies. Now the company has received a new round of venture-backed funding. What next?
Global Innovation Index 2012: Stronger innovation linkages for global growth
GII 2012 shows Switzerland, Sweden and Singapore most innovative.
Top five sales negotiation mistakes
Stop talking, start listening. Can tweaking your approach help clinch the deal?
Combatting diabetes: Some things money can’t buy
Faced with a deadly and expensive diabetes epidemic, Gulf states are looking at innovative business marketing techniques to promote healthy behaviour and keep a cap on spiralling health costs.
Lewis Grassic Gibbon: Sunset Song
Sunset Song was written in the early 1930s and is still one of the best-known and most-debated Scottish novels. In this unit, we discuss whether Sunset Song succeeds as critique of capitalism and whether it has value as a work of literature separate from its propagandistic ambitions. This study unit is just one of many that can be found on LearningSpace, part of OpenLearn, a collection of open educational resources from The Open University. Published in ePub 2.0.1 format, some feature such as au
Architecture Student Presentations
David Dye's GRCC students present architecture house plans for Habitat for Humanity.
Chris Schommer-Pries: Dualizability in Low Dimensional Higher Category Theory (Part 1)
Chris Schommer-Pries (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Abstract: The cobordism hypothesis establishes a powerful relationship between extended topological field theories taking values in a symmetric monoidal higher category and objects in that higher category with various kinds of duality. In this setting an extended topological field theory is a higher categorical extension of the Atiyah-Segal axioms which allows for topological bordisms to be decomposed along submanifolds of arbitrary c
Acknowledgements This content is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence. See Terms and Conditions. Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this unit: Sally Pawlik, Careers consultant for the Open University for her autho
This content is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence. See Terms and Conditions.
Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this unit:
Sally Pawlik, Careers consultant for the Open University for her autho
Basic Programming in a Scripting Language (Part 2) - Andrew Jackson
An introduction to the Ruby language for the Computer-Aided Discovery Methods course taught at Baylor College of Medicine.