21A.260 Culture, Embodiment and the Senses (MIT)
Culture, Embodiment, and the Senses will provide an historical and cross-cultural analysis of the politics of sensory experience. The subject will address western philosophical debates about mind, brain, emotion, and the body and the historical value placed upon sight, reason, and rationality, versus smell, taste, and touch as acceptable modes of knowing and knowledge production. We will assess cultural traditions that challenge scientific interpretations of experience arising from western philo
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What chance for peace in Sri Lanka?
The recent resumption of violence in Sri Lanka between the Tamil Tigers and Government forces has set back hopes that a peaceful settlement could be established in this long running conflict. Miranda Alison of Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies provides an insight into the history of the conflict and examines whether a resolution is likely in the near future. Length: 23 minutes
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The Politics of Climate Change: Problems and Solutions
Lord Anthony Giddens gives the opening keynote address to the Oxford Climate Forum, talking about the politics of climate change.
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17.914 International Politics in the New Century - via Simulation, Interactive Gaming, and 'Edutain
This workshop is designed to introduce students to different perspectives on politics and the state of the world through new visualization techniques and approaches to interactive political gaming (and selective 'edutainment'). Specifically, we shall explore applications of interactive tools (such as video and web-based games, blogs or simulations) to examine critical challenges in international politics of the 21C century focusing specifically on general insights and specific understa
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21H.802 Modern Latin America, 1808-Present: Revolution, Dictatorship, Democracy (MIT)
This class is a selective survey of Latin American history from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. Issues studied include Latin America in the global economy, relations between Latin America and the U.S., dictatorships and democracies in the twentieth century, African and Indigenous cultures, feminism and gender, cultural politics, revolution in Mexico, Cuba, and Central America, and Latin American identity.
Author(s): Ravel, Jeffrey S.

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Sculpture and the Brain
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Babbage: The future of computing
In a milestone for artificial intelligence, a program designed to play the ancient Asian game of Go has won the first of its five games against a human champion. It's an example of how smarter software, not just more powerful hardware, will drive progress in the computer industry in future
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Calculating Average Drag Force on an Accelerating Car using an Integral
A vehicle uniformly accelerates from rest to 3.0 x 10^1 km/hr in 9.25 seconds and 42 meters. Determine the average drag force acting on the vehicle. Want lecture notes? This is an AP Physics C Topic.

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0:14 The Drag Force equation
0:39 The density of air
1:33 The drag coefficient
1:59 The cross sectional area
3:11 Determining instantaneous speed
4:08 Instantaneous Drag Force

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Eight Parts of Speech Powerpoint
Well done with lots of content and examples. You can even click on videos that add depth to lesson and accompanying text.

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A discussion of the current politics of the N-word.
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Canvas Accessibility Course - Self-Paced

Do you use Canvas to teach? In this self-paced course, learn about essential accessibility principles that benefit all students, how to leverage Canvas tools, and just-in-time tips to expedite your course design.


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Spanish Vocabulary
This clip provides an introduction to Spanish Vocabulary. The English words are shown alongside the Spanish words.
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Let's Learn about Fruit, Part 2
Colorful, fun lesson for children of all ages about fruits. Join the hungry Chameleon as he explores the wild, tasting different tropical fruits he comes across on his journey! Each fruit turns the chameleon a different color. Can you guess what color he'll turn next? (02:41)

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Expectations of the Obama Administration
America saw an historic moment with the inauguration of President Obama, but was it a progressive landmark? Bill Moyers sits down with Columbia law professor and Nation columnist Patricia Williams and Princeton politics and African American studies professor Melissa Harris-lacewell about the significance of this milestone and what it means for the future. Then, political columnist and blogger David Sirota and Wall Street Journal columnist Thomas Frank talk with Bill Moyers about the expectation
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Ever wondered what this important England holiday is, and how it is celebrated? (03:03)
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Edward Burne-Jones's Inspiration for The Love Song: Victor Massé, "La chanson de Marie"
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Nelson Rockefeller's 1969 Audio Guide Introduction
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#371: Slippery descent: Untangling the complexity of our evolutionary history

Renowned paleoanthropologist Bernard Wood explains how continuing research into fossil and other evidence of our evolutionary history produces insights but also reveals how much we have yet to learn. How good, for example, are we at telling our recent ancestors and close relatives from those of the apes? How can we know how many species precede
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Mexican military halt drug tunnel construction near U.S. border
Mexican security interrupts construction of a suspected drug tunnel being built under a house near the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and inter
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