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The recurrent, the recombinatory and the ephemeral : thoughts on a textual system in transition The recurrent, the recombinatory and the ephemeral : thoughts on a textual system in transition

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In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops, Professor William Uricchio discusses his research: The recurrent, recombinatory and the ephemeral: thoughts on a textual system in transition. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor William Uricchio, MIT/Utrecht William Uricchio is Professor and Director of the MIT Comparative Media Studies Program and professor of Comparative Media History at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. He has held visiting professorships at Stockholm University, the University of Science and Technology of China, the Freie Universität Berlin, and Philips Universität Marburg; and Guggenheim, Fulbright and Humboldt fellowships have In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops, Professor William Uricchio discusses his research: The recurrent, recombinatory and the ephemeral: thoughts on a textual system in transition. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor William Uricchio, MIT/Utrecht William Uricchio is Professor and Director of the MIT Comparative Media Studies Program and professor of Comparative Media History at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. He has held visiting professorships at Stockholm University, the University of Science and Technology of China, the Freie Universität Berlin, and Philips Universität Marburg; and Guggenheim, Fulbright and Humboldt fellowships have

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UNow | UNow | Humanities | Humanities | Ephemeral Media | Ephemeral Media | New Media | New Media | Film and Television Studies | Film and Television Studies | Media History | Media History | Media in Transition | Media in Transition | Media Cultures | Media Cultures | UKOER | UKOER

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Industry perspectives in media branding and promotion Industry perspectives in media branding and promotion

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In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops Charlie Mawer from Red Bee Media, discusses his company's work on the branding and promotion of television channels; from BBC channels through to new channels like Dave. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for undergraduate study and community education Charlie Mawer, Executive Creative Director, Red Bee Media Charlie Mawer, after a spell of writing comedy, joined a fledgling BBC creative department eventually becoming Executive Creative Director. In 2005 he helped transform the company into Red Bee Media. Since then he has overseen high profile work including the rebranding of BBC1, BBC3, Virgin1 and the network rebranding of UKTV including the IPA gold winning c In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops Charlie Mawer from Red Bee Media, discusses his company's work on the branding and promotion of television channels; from BBC channels through to new channels like Dave. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for undergraduate study and community education Charlie Mawer, Executive Creative Director, Red Bee Media Charlie Mawer, after a spell of writing comedy, joined a fledgling BBC creative department eventually becoming Executive Creative Director. In 2005 he helped transform the company into Red Bee Media. Since then he has overseen high profile work including the rebranding of BBC1, BBC3, Virgin1 and the network rebranding of UKTV including the IPA gold winning c

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UNow | UNow | Ephemeral Media | Ephemeral Media | Film and Television Studies | Film and Television Studies | Humanities | Humanities | Media Branding | Media Branding | Media Promotion | Media Promotion | New Media | New Media | UKOER | UKOER

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Reenactment : fans performing movie scenes from the stage to YouTube Reenactment : fans performing movie scenes from the stage to YouTube

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In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops, Professor Barbara Klinger from Indiana University discusses her research on the phenomenon of fan recreations. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor Barbara Klinger, Indiana University Professor Barbara Klinger's research and teaching focus on U.S. cinema, film exhibition and reception, fan studies, cinema and new media, film and convergence culture, media theory and criticism, and gender studies. She is currently working on two book projects: Becoming Classic: Hollywood Cinema, Television Exhibition, and Popular Canons/and Reenactment: Fans Performing Movies, from Theater to Youtube. In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops, Professor Barbara Klinger from Indiana University discusses her research on the phenomenon of fan recreations. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor Barbara Klinger, Indiana University Professor Barbara Klinger's research and teaching focus on U.S. cinema, film exhibition and reception, fan studies, cinema and new media, film and convergence culture, media theory and criticism, and gender studies. She is currently working on two book projects: Becoming Classic: Hollywood Cinema, Television Exhibition, and Popular Canons/and Reenactment: Fans Performing Movies, from Theater to Youtube.

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UNow | UNow | Ephemeral Media | Ephemeral Media | Humanities | Humanities | Film and Television Studies | Film and Television Studies | New Media | New Media | Film and Media | Film and Media | Fans | Fans | Film Reenactment | Film Reenactment | YouTube | YouTube | Fan Recreations | Fan Recreations | Fan studies | Fan studies | UKOER | UKOER

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n de Europa en la Edad Media n de Europa en la Edad Media

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Esta asignatura se centra en el estudio del proceso de formacin de las naciones europeas, y de los aspectos culturales, econmicos y sociales que han configurado la identidad de Europa Esta asignatura se centra en el estudio del proceso de formacin de las naciones europeas, y de los aspectos culturales, econmicos y sociales que han configurado la identidad de Europa

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Escuelas catedralicias | Escuelas catedralicias | Imperio Romano | Imperio Romano | Grado en Derecho | Grado en Derecho | Carlomagno | Carlomagno | n de Europa | n de Europa | Eslavos | Eslavos | Edad Media | Edad Media | Escuelas monacales | Escuelas monacales | 2012 | 2012 | ticas | ticas | n de Empresas | n de Empresas | Universidad | Universidad | ngaros | ngaros | Justiniano | Justiniano | Legado de la Edad Media | Legado de la Edad Media | gica de la construccin europea | gica de la construccin europea | Vikingos | Vikingos | nicos | nicos | Ciudad | Ciudad | as europeas | as europeas | n islmica | n islmica | Historia Medieval | Historia Medieval | Las cruzadas | Las cruzadas

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User-generated content : archeologies, economies and ecologies User-generated content : archeologies, economies and ecologies

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Jon is a leading researcher in the field of interactive media and gaming and spent the first 15 years of his working life in video production, working through the early years of Channel Four as a researcher, editor and eventually as Producer. He worked principally in documentary and experimental video, co founding original scratch artists Gorilla Tapes in 1984. His video projects gained international distribution and recognition and have now taken their place in the documented histories of UK Video Art. After moving to Bristol in 1990 he worked at the Watershed Media Centre for two years before teaching at the University of Plymouth in 1992 and then at both the University of the West of England School of Cultural Studies and the University of Bristol. As Head of the Department of Drama at Jon is a leading researcher in the field of interactive media and gaming and spent the first 15 years of his working life in video production, working through the early years of Channel Four as a researcher, editor and eventually as Producer. He worked principally in documentary and experimental video, co founding original scratch artists Gorilla Tapes in 1984. His video projects gained international distribution and recognition and have now taken their place in the documented histories of UK Video Art. After moving to Bristol in 1990 he worked at the Watershed Media Centre for two years before teaching at the University of Plymouth in 1992 and then at both the University of the West of England School of Cultural Studies and the University of Bristol. As Head of the Department of Drama at In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media workshops, Professor Jon Dovey (UWE) presents his research into user-generated content. PLEASE NOTE: The presntation begins with a five minute video clip - keynote begins thereafter. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate study and community education Author and Presenter: Professor Jon Dovey, University of the West of England Jon has recently been appointed to the new Faculty of Creative Arts at University of the West of England with a view to raising the profile of media research there. The vehicle for this will be the Digital Cultures Research Centre, interfacing industry and academia, based at the Pervasive Media Studio. Jon is a leading researcher in In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media workshops, Professor Jon Dovey (UWE) presents his research into user-generated content. PLEASE NOTE: The presntation begins with a five minute video clip - keynote begins thereafter. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate study and community education Author and Presenter: Professor Jon Dovey, University of the West of England Jon has recently been appointed to the new Faculty of Creative Arts at University of the West of England with a view to raising the profile of media research there. The vehicle for this will be the Digital Cultures Research Centre, interfacing industry and academia, based at the Pervasive Media Studio. Jon is a leading researcher in

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UNow | UNow | User-generated Content | User-generated Content | Emphemeral Media | Emphemeral Media | Humanities | Humanities | Film and Television Studies | Film and Television Studies | New Media | New Media | UKOER | UKOER

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Media Theory Media Theory

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The course examines theoretical frameworks for thinking across media forms and their relation to society. It explores different theoretical domains from three different angles: historical, critical-analytical and experiential. The course examines theoretical frameworks for thinking across media forms and their relation to society. It explores different theoretical domains from three different angles: historical, critical-analytical and experiential.

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Periodismo | Periodismo | Media theory | Media theory | Media rituals | Media rituals | Agenda Setting and Framing | Agenda Setting and Framing | Transmission | Transmission | Modernity | Modernity | Influence | Influence | Persuasion | Persuasion | Decoding | Decoding | Convergence | Convergence | Prosthesis | Prosthesis | Signs | Signs | Grado en Periodismo | Grado en Periodismo | Comunicacion Audiovisual y Publicidad | Comunicacion Audiovisual y Publicidad | 2013 | 2013

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15.356 How to Develop "Breakthrough" Products and Services (MIT) 15.356 How to Develop "Breakthrough" Products and Services (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures. To prosper, firms must develop major product and service innovations. Often, though, they don't know how. Recent research into the innovation process has made it possible to develop "breakthroughs" systematically. 15.356 presents several practical concept development methods, such as the "Lead User Method," where manufacturers learn from innovative customers. Expert guest speakers present case studies that show the "art" required to implement a concept development method. 15.356 is a half-term subject. Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures. To prosper, firms must develop major product and service innovations. Often, though, they don't know how. Recent research into the innovation process has made it possible to develop "breakthroughs" systematically. 15.356 presents several practical concept development methods, such as the "Lead User Method," where manufacturers learn from innovative customers. Expert guest speakers present case studies that show the "art" required to implement a concept development method. 15.356 is a half-term subject.

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lead user method; innovations; innovation process; idea generation; brainstorming; concept development methods; prototypes; solutions; problem solving; business breakthroughs; incremental improvements; market research; focus groups; MIT Media Lab; creativity | lead user method; innovations; innovation process; idea generation; brainstorming; concept development methods; prototypes; solutions; problem solving; business breakthroughs; incremental improvements; market research; focus groups; MIT Media Lab; creativity | lead user method | lead user method | innovations | innovations | innovation process | innovation process | idea generation | idea generation | brainstorming | brainstorming | concept development methods | concept development methods | prototypes | prototypes | solutions | solutions | problem solving | problem solving | business breakthroughs | business breakthroughs | incremental improvements | incremental improvements | market research | market research | focus groups | focus groups | MIT Media Lab | MIT Media Lab | creativity | creativity

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Social media is changing our digital news habits – but to varying degrees in US and UK Social media is changing our digital news habits – but to varying degrees in US and UK

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Digital technology has dramatically reshaped the news and media industries in the past decade. We’ve left behind a world where established news brands could rely on reaching large audiences and hence secure advertising revenues. Now there is huge uncertainty about business models, even as digital gives consumers more convenient access to news than ever before. The emergence of new players, including BuzzFeed and The Huffington Post, coupled with the growth of social networking, the introduction of smartphones and the evolution of online advertising, have contributed to a media landscape that is changing at considerable speed. We’ve been tracking the ways ... Digital technology has dramatically reshaped the news and media industries in the past decade. We’ve left behind a world where established news brands could rely on reaching large audiences and hence secure advertising revenues. Now there is huge uncertainty about business models, even as digital gives consumers more convenient access to news than ever before. The emergence of new players, including BuzzFeed and The Huffington Post, coupled with the growth of social networking, the introduction of smartphones and the evolution of online advertising, have contributed to a media landscape that is changing at considerable speed. We’ve been tracking the ways ...

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Ad blocking | Ad blocking | digital media | digital media | Journalism | Journalism | Media | Media | news | news | online media | online media | online news | online news | Social Media | Social Media | UK journalism | UK journalism | UK media | UK media | US journalism | US journalism | US media | US media

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Machinima Machinima

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In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Conference, Hugh Hancock from The Strange Company gives industry insights into the world of Machinima and its role in the world of media ephemerality, and shows examples of his work. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Author and Presenter: Hugh Hancock, Artistic Director, Strange Company Hugh Hancock co-founded the Strange Company in 1997 which is the world's oldest pro 'Machinima' production company, making films in 3D virtual worlds to tell stories that couldn't be told any other way. Hugh Hancock and Gordon McDonald have produced award-winning independent films (including the feature-length 'BloodSpell') as well as In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Conference, Hugh Hancock from The Strange Company gives industry insights into the world of Machinima and its role in the world of media ephemerality, and shows examples of his work. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Author and Presenter: Hugh Hancock, Artistic Director, Strange Company Hugh Hancock co-founded the Strange Company in 1997 which is the world's oldest pro 'Machinima' production company, making films in 3D virtual worlds to tell stories that couldn't be told any other way. Hugh Hancock and Gordon McDonald have produced award-winning independent films (including the feature-length 'BloodSpell') as well as

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UNow | UNow | Ephemeral Media | Ephemeral Media | Animation | Animation | Computer Generated Animation | Computer Generated Animation | Film and Television Studies | Film and Television Studies | Humanities | Humanities | New Media | New Media | UKOER | UKOER

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En esta asignatura se introduce al estudiante en el desarrollo de tcnicas cuantitativas para el anlisis emprico de las relaciones entre variables econmicas. Para ello, la principal herramienta es el modelo de regresin lineal, que se discutir tanto a nivel terico como prctico, utilizando para esto ltimo datos y software economtrico abierto. En esta asignatura se introduce al estudiante en el desarrollo de tcnicas cuantitativas para el anlisis emprico de las relaciones entre variables econmicas. Para ello, la principal herramienta es el modelo de regresin lineal, que se discutir tanto a nivel terico como prctico, utilizando para esto ltimo datos y software economtrico abierto.

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Fundamentos del Analisis Economico | Fundamentos del Analisis Economico | Variables Instrumentales | Variables Instrumentales | MC2E | MC2E | Inferencia robusta | Inferencia robusta | Endogeneidad | Endogeneidad | Heterocedasticidad | Heterocedasticidad | Media condicional | Media condicional | Variables cualitativas | Variables cualitativas | a y Derecho | a y Derecho | n lineal | n lineal | VI | VI | Series temporales | Series temporales | n de Empresas | n de Empresas | n | n | Efecto causal | Efecto causal | Minimos Cuadrados en 2 Etapas | Minimos Cuadrados en 2 Etapas | MCO | MCO | Grado en Finanzas y Contabilidad | Grado en Finanzas y Contabilidad | nimos Cuadrados Ordinarios | nimos Cuadrados Ordinarios | Economia Aplicada | Economia Aplicada | 2012 | 2012

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15.ES718 Global Health Innovation: Delivering Targeted Advice to an Organization in the Field (MIT) 15.ES718 Global Health Innovation: Delivering Targeted Advice to an Organization in the Field (MIT)

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In this three-day workshop, students will get a broad introduction to global health issues. We will look at one particular non-governmental organization in India that works to improve health across the lifespan by empowering existing community resources to provide appropriate physical, psychological and social therapies, focusing on child development, adolescent and youth health, mental health, and chronic disease. This workshop equips student to explore novel ideas and technologies with an inspiring and ground-breaking Indian NGO.Fulfills the Sloan Innovation Period (SIP) elective requirement. SIP occurs at the midpoint of each semester providing students with an intensive week of experiential leadership learning, as well as exposure to groundbreaking faculty work. It allows students In this three-day workshop, students will get a broad introduction to global health issues. We will look at one particular non-governmental organization in India that works to improve health across the lifespan by empowering existing community resources to provide appropriate physical, psychological and social therapies, focusing on child development, adolescent and youth health, mental health, and chronic disease. This workshop equips student to explore novel ideas and technologies with an inspiring and ground-breaking Indian NGO.Fulfills the Sloan Innovation Period (SIP) elective requirement. SIP occurs at the midpoint of each semester providing students with an intensive week of experiential leadership learning, as well as exposure to groundbreaking faculty work. It allows students

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innovation | innovation | global health | global health | globalhealth | globalhealth | organization | organization | ngo | ngo | health services | health services | chronic care | chronic care | health workers | health workers | lay workers | lay workers | non-traditional methods | non-traditional methods | startup | startup | India | India | healthcare | healthcare | materinal health | materinal health | Vikram Patel | Vikram Patel | Sangath | Sangath | community | community | mental health | mental health | Dimagi | Dimagi | mPower | mPower | ginger.io | ginger.io | Centre for Affordable Healthcare Technology at Oxford University | Centre for Affordable Healthcare Technology at Oxford University | MGH Center for Global Health’s CamTECH Consortium | MGH Center for Global Health’s CamTECH Consortium | Partners in Health | Partners in Health | MIT Media Lab | MIT Media Lab | the Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard | the Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard | eHealth Systems | eHealth Systems

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CMS.801 Media in Transition (MIT) CMS.801 Media in Transition (MIT)

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This course centers on historical eras in which the form and function of media technologies were radically transformed. It includes consideration of the "Gutenberg Revolution," the rise of modern mass media, and the "digital revolution," among other case studies of media transformation and cultural change. Readings cover cultural and social history and historiographic methods. This course centers on historical eras in which the form and function of media technologies were radically transformed. It includes consideration of the "Gutenberg Revolution," the rise of modern mass media, and the "digital revolution," among other case studies of media transformation and cultural change. Readings cover cultural and social history and historiographic methods.

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Media | Media | mass media | mass media | history | history | Gutenberg | Gutenberg | cultural change | cultural change | cultural history | cultural history | social history | social history | historiographic method | historiographic method | books | books | medieval history | medieval history | codex book | codex book | writing | writing | printing | printing | printing press | printing press | stage | stage | theater | theater | renaissance | renaissance | romanticism | romanticism | modernity | modernity | inventions | inventions | photography | photography | nineteenth century | nineteenth century | image | image | telegraph | telegraph | electrification | electrification | communication | communication | Morse | Morse | Daguerreotype | Daguerreotype | Fox Talbot | Fox Talbot | phonograph | phonograph | sound recording | sound recording | radio | radio | broadcasting | broadcasting | film | film | video | video | cinema | cinema | publishing | publishing

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Political Communication, National Development Policy and Journalism Research and Education

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Authors:  Dr. Ibrahim Saleh The composite culture of Africa and the Middle East incorporate Mass Communication and Journalism in all its languages and regions. Socioeconomic development, emancipative cultural change and democratization constitute a coherent syndrome of social progress, which can only be attain through the broadening of human choices, by increasing individual resources; rising emancipative values; and institutionalizing freedom rights. Clicked 350 times. Last clicked 01/27/2015 - 18:28. Teaching & Learning Context:  <p>I wish that by providing these resources for the UCT communit

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Film and Media Studies | Humanities | Text/HTML Webpages | Readings | English | Post-secondary | Africa | Future Studies | Education | Media and climate Change | media studies | Middle East | National Development | Political Communication

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Primaries as Sports and Spectacle: Sports Metaphors in Twenty-First Century Presidential Primary Debates Primaries as Sports and Spectacle: Sports Metaphors in Twenty-First Century Presidential Primary Debates

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‘The Brawl Begins’, an article about the 2016 primaries in The Economist provides the most overt manifestation of how a discourse of sports has permeated contemporary political reporting. Describing elections as a “jaw-dropping spectacle” or referring to the Iowa caucuses as the “opening round” in a political boxing match, a prime example of horse-race journalism, is particularly prevalent in presidential primary elections. This is due to the lengthening of the primary period and the truism that the “newsworthiness of what a candidate says about public policies is limited” because “once a candidate makes known his position on an issue, further statements concerning ... ‘The Brawl Begins’, an article about the 2016 primaries in The Economist provides the most overt manifestation of how a discourse of sports has permeated contemporary political reporting. Describing elections as a “jaw-dropping spectacle” or referring to the Iowa caucuses as the “opening round” in a political boxing match, a prime example of horse-race journalism, is particularly prevalent in presidential primary elections. This is due to the lengthening of the primary period and the truism that the “newsworthiness of what a candidate says about public policies is limited” because “once a candidate makes known his position on an issue, further statements concerning ...

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Democracy and Elections | Democracy and Elections | Media | Media | US Politics | US Politics | American Politics | American Politics | Sport | Sport | US Elections | US Elections

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21G.061 Advanced Topics: Plotting Terror in European Culture (MIT) 21G.061 Advanced Topics: Plotting Terror in European Culture (MIT)

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This interdisciplinary course surveys modern European culture to disclose the alignment of literature, opposition, and revolution. Reaching back to the foundational representations of anarchism in nineteenth-century Europe (Kleist, Conrad) the curriculum extends through the literary and media representations of militant organizations in the 1970s and 80s (Italy's Red Brigade, Germany's Red Army Faction, and the Real Irish Republican Army). In the middle of the term students will have the opportunity to hear a lecture by Margarethe von Trotta, one of the most important filmmakers who has worked on terrorism. The course concludes with a critical examination of the ways that certain segments of European popular media have returned to the "radical chic" that many perceive to have e This interdisciplinary course surveys modern European culture to disclose the alignment of literature, opposition, and revolution. Reaching back to the foundational representations of anarchism in nineteenth-century Europe (Kleist, Conrad) the curriculum extends through the literary and media representations of militant organizations in the 1970s and 80s (Italy's Red Brigade, Germany's Red Army Faction, and the Real Irish Republican Army). In the middle of the term students will have the opportunity to hear a lecture by Margarethe von Trotta, one of the most important filmmakers who has worked on terrorism. The course concludes with a critical examination of the ways that certain segments of European popular media have returned to the "radical chic" that many perceive to have e

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Plotting | Plotting | Terrorism | Terrorism | European | European | Culture | Culture | Literature | Literature | Opposition | Opposition | Revolution | Revolution | Anarchism | Anarchism | Kleist | Kleist | Conrad | Conrad | Red Brigade | Red Brigade | Italy | Italy | Red Army Faction | Red Army Faction | Germany | Germany | Real Irish Republican Army | Real Irish Republican Army | Media | Media | Ireland | Ireland

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8.514 Strongly Correlated Systems in Condensed Matter Physics (MIT) 8.514 Strongly Correlated Systems in Condensed Matter Physics (MIT)

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In this course we shall develop theoretical methods suitable for the description of the many-body phenomena, such as Hamiltonian second-quantized operator formalism, Greens functions, path integral, functional integral, and the quantum kinetic equation. The concepts to be introduced include, but are not limited to, the random phase approximation, the mean field theory (aka saddle-point, or semiclassical approximation), the tunneling dynamics in imaginary time, instantons, Berry phase, coherent state path integral, renormalization group. In this course we shall develop theoretical methods suitable for the description of the many-body phenomena, such as Hamiltonian second-quantized operator formalism, Greens functions, path integral, functional integral, and the quantum kinetic equation. The concepts to be introduced include, but are not limited to, the random phase approximation, the mean field theory (aka saddle-point, or semiclassical approximation), the tunneling dynamics in imaginary time, instantons, Berry phase, coherent state path integral, renormalization group.

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condensed matter systems | condensed matter systems | low-dimension magnetic and electronic systems | low-dimension magnetic and electronic systems | disorder and quantum transport | disorder and quantum transport | magnetic impurities | magnetic impurities | the Kondo problem | the Kondo problem | quantum spin systems | quantum spin systems | the Hubbard model | the Hubbard model | high temperature superconductors | high temperature superconductors | Bose Condensates | Bose Condensates | Quasiparticles | Quasiparticles | Collective Modes | Collective Modes | Superfluidity | Superfluidity | Vortices | Vortices | Fermi Gases | Fermi Gases | Fermi Liquids | Fermi Liquids | Collective Excitations | Collective Excitations | Cooper Pairing | Cooper Pairing | BCS Theory | BCS Theory | Off-diagonal Long-range Order | Off-diagonal Long-range Order | Superconductivity | Superconductivity | Atom Interacting | Atom Interacting | Optical Fields | Optical Fields | Lamb Shift | Lamb Shift | Casimir Effect | Casimir Effect | Dicke Superradiance | Dicke Superradiance | Quantum Transport | Quantum Transport | Wave Scattering | Wave Scattering | Disordered Media | Disordered Media | Localization | Localization | Tunneling | Tunneling | Instantons | Instantons | Macroscopic Quantum Systems | Macroscopic Quantum Systems | Coupling | Coupling | Thermal Bath | Thermal Bath | Spin-boson Model | Spin-boson Model | Kondo Effect | Kondo Effect | Spin Dynamics | Spin Dynamics | Gases Transport | Gases Transport | Solids Transport | Solids Transport | Cold Atoms | Cold Atoms | Optical Lattices | Optical Lattices | Quantum Theory | Quantum Theory | Photodetection | Photodetection | Electric Noise | Electric Noise

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Media and National Development Policy (2)

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Authors:  Ibrahim Saleh This lecture material demonstrates the responsible use, ethics and safety issues in using electronic media. Clicked 6 times. Last clicked 06/05/2014 - 10:27. Teaching & Learning Context:  Part 2 of a series on the role of the media in national development. Click <a href="https://vula.uct.ac.za/access/content/group/37a3ac34-d159-4bcb-b555-9b6a2f851a1f/OER%20Content/Media%20and%20National%20Development%20Policy/Media%20and%20National%20Development%20Policy%20in%20SA%20-%203.pptx">here</a> for Part 3.

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Film and Media Studies | Humanities | Downloadable Documents | Lecture Notes | English | Post-secondary | congruence model | critical literacy | cultural literacy | electronic media | ethics | expectancy-valence model | ICTs | information literacy | Media Literacy

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8.514 Strongly Correlated Systems in Condensed Matter Physics (MIT) 8.514 Strongly Correlated Systems in Condensed Matter Physics (MIT)

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In this course we shall develop theoretical methods suitable for the description of the many-body phenomena, such as Hamiltonian second-quantized operator formalism, Greens functions, path integral, functional integral, and the quantum kinetic equation. The concepts to be introduced include, but are not limited to, the random phase approximation, the mean field theory (aka saddle-point, or semiclassical approximation), the tunneling dynamics in imaginary time, instantons, Berry phase, coherent state path integral, renormalization group. In this course we shall develop theoretical methods suitable for the description of the many-body phenomena, such as Hamiltonian second-quantized operator formalism, Greens functions, path integral, functional integral, and the quantum kinetic equation. The concepts to be introduced include, but are not limited to, the random phase approximation, the mean field theory (aka saddle-point, or semiclassical approximation), the tunneling dynamics in imaginary time, instantons, Berry phase, coherent state path integral, renormalization group.

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condensed matter systems | condensed matter systems | low-dimension magnetic and electronic systems | low-dimension magnetic and electronic systems | disorder and quantum transport | disorder and quantum transport | magnetic impurities | magnetic impurities | the Kondo problem | the Kondo problem | quantum spin systems | quantum spin systems | the Hubbard model | the Hubbard model | high temperature superconductors | high temperature superconductors | Bose Condensates | Bose Condensates | Quasiparticles | Quasiparticles | Collective Modes | Collective Modes | Superfluidity | Superfluidity | Vortices | Vortices | Fermi Gases | Fermi Gases | Fermi Liquids | Fermi Liquids | Collective Excitations | Collective Excitations | Cooper Pairing | Cooper Pairing | BCS Theory | BCS Theory | Off-diagonal Long-range Order | Off-diagonal Long-range Order | Superconductivity | Superconductivity | Atom Interacting | Atom Interacting | Optical Fields | Optical Fields | Lamb Shift | Lamb Shift | Casimir Effect | Casimir Effect | Dicke Superradiance | Dicke Superradiance | Quantum Transport | Quantum Transport | Wave Scattering | Wave Scattering | Disordered Media | Disordered Media | Localization | Localization | Tunneling | Tunneling | Instantons | Instantons | Macroscopic Quantum Systems | Macroscopic Quantum Systems | Coupling | Coupling | Thermal Bath | Thermal Bath | Spin-boson Model | Spin-boson Model | Kondo Effect | Kondo Effect | Spin Dynamics | Spin Dynamics | Gases Transport | Gases Transport | Solids Transport | Solids Transport | Cold Atoms | Cold Atoms | Optical Lattices | Optical Lattices | Quantum Theory | Quantum Theory | Photodetection | Photodetection | Electric Noise | Electric Noise

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23 Things: Oxford

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Laura Wilkinson and Penny Schenk, librarians at the University of Oxford and members of the 23 Things Oxford Team, talk about their blog-based training programme to teach Web 2.0 skills to Oxford librarians. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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training | Google Docs | bodleian | twitter | SocialMedia | web 2.0 | Libraries | Online Presence | oxford | OxTALENT | blogging | training | Google Docs | bodleian | twitter | SocialMedia | web 2.0 | Libraries | Online Presence | oxford | OxTALENT | blogging

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True news or right news? The parallel media universe of the Austrian Freedom Party True news or right news? The parallel media universe of the Austrian Freedom Party

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Some say Austria dodged a bullet last year.After an acrimonious year-long election campaign the Alpine nation elected Alexander Van der Bellen, a veteran Green Party politician, as president last December. He had a margin of 7.5 points over hisfar-right rival candidate, Norbert Hofer. Centrists, social democrats and liberals all over Europe breathed a sigh of relief, the Guardian remarked. In least in one country, nativist populism had been defeated. Yet, those worried about right-wing populism should not claim victory too soon. The far-right managed to build a strong online presence in this election?one that they will capitalise on in the ... Some say Austria dodged a bullet last year.After an acrimonious year-long election campaign the Alpine nation elected Alexander Van der Bellen, a veteran Green Party politician, as president last December. He had a margin of 7.5 points over hisfar-right rival candidate, Norbert Hofer. Centrists, social democrats and liberals all over Europe breathed a sigh of relief, the Guardian remarked. In least in one country, nativist populism had been defeated. Yet, those worried about right-wing populism should not claim victory too soon. The far-right managed to build a strong online presence in this election?one that they will capitalise on in the ...

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Austria | Austria | Fake news | Fake news | FP | FP | Freedom Party | Freedom Party | Hofer | Hofer | Media | Media | populism | populism | Strache | Strache | Van der Bellen | Van der Bellen

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Camera movement: How to use a track, dolly and tripod

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The purpose of this interactive video quiz resource is to teach you how to use the track, tripod and dolly effectively during moving image production. If you are a media student or creative media apprentice at level 2 or 3 , this resource will give you the opportunity to learn and self-assess your understanding of safe and effective set up of the track, tripod and dolly. After using this resource you will be able to select appropriate kit and plan effectively to improve your film production.

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Creative Media Production | Camera movement | ILRforSkills | Moving Image | Moving image | Creative Media Sector | Track and dolly | ILRForSkills

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21L.015 Introduction to Media Studies (MIT) 21L.015 Introduction to Media Studies (MIT)

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Introduction to Media Studies is designed for students who have grown up in a rapidly changing global multimedia environment and want to become more literate and critical consumers and producers of media. Through an interdisciplinary comparative and historical lens, the course defines "media" broadly as including oral, print, performance, photographic, broadcast, cinematic, and digital cultural forms and practices. The course looks at the nature of mediated communication, the functions of media, the history of transformations in media and the institutions that help define media's place in society. This year’s course will focus on issues of network culture and media convergence, addressing such subjects as Intellectual Property, peer2peer authoring, blogging, and game modification. Introduction to Media Studies is designed for students who have grown up in a rapidly changing global multimedia environment and want to become more literate and critical consumers and producers of media. Through an interdisciplinary comparative and historical lens, the course defines "media" broadly as including oral, print, performance, photographic, broadcast, cinematic, and digital cultural forms and practices. The course looks at the nature of mediated communication, the functions of media, the history of transformations in media and the institutions that help define media's place in society. This year’s course will focus on issues of network culture and media convergence, addressing such subjects as Intellectual Property, peer2peer authoring, blogging, and game modification.

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Comparative Media Studies | Comparative Media Studies | global multimedia environment | global multimedia environment | literate | literate | critical | critical | consumers | consumers | producers | producers | interdisciplinary | interdisciplinary | comparative | comparative | historical | historical | lens | lens | the course defines oral | the course defines oral | print | print | performance | performance | photographic | photographic | broadcast | broadcast | cinematic | cinematic | digital | digital | cultural | cultural | forms | forms | practices | practices | mediated communication | mediated communication | functions | functions | society | society | network culture | network culture | media convergence | media convergence | Intellectual Property | Intellectual Property | peer2peer authoring | peer2peer authoring | blogging | blogging | game modification | game modification | lens | the course defines oral | lens | the course defines oral

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21L.706 Studies in Film (MIT) 21L.706 Studies in Film (MIT)

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This course investigates relationships between two media, film and literature, studying works linked across the two media by genre, topic, and style. It aims to sharpen appreciation of major works of cinema and of literary narrative. The course explores how artworks challenge and cross cultural, political and aesthetic boundaries. It includes some attention to theory of narrative. Films to be studied include works by Akira Kurosawa, John Ford, Francis Ford Coppolla, Clint Eastwood, Orson Welles, Billy Wilder, and Federico Fellini, among others. Literary works include texts by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Shakespeare, Cervantes, Honoré de Balzac, Henry James and F. Scott Fitzgerald. This course investigates relationships between two media, film and literature, studying works linked across the two media by genre, topic, and style. It aims to sharpen appreciation of major works of cinema and of literary narrative. The course explores how artworks challenge and cross cultural, political and aesthetic boundaries. It includes some attention to theory of narrative. Films to be studied include works by Akira Kurosawa, John Ford, Francis Ford Coppolla, Clint Eastwood, Orson Welles, Billy Wilder, and Federico Fellini, among others. Literary works include texts by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Shakespeare, Cervantes, Honoré de Balzac, Henry James and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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Media | film | Media | film | literature | literature | genre | genre | topic | topic | style | style | cinema | cinema | literary narrative | literary narrative | cultural | cultural | political | political | aesthetic | aesthetic | boundaries | boundaries | theory of narrative | theory of narrative | Akira Kurosawa | Akira Kurosawa | John Ford | John Ford | Francis Ford Coppolla | Francis Ford Coppolla | Clint Eastwood | Clint Eastwood | Orson Welles | Orson Welles | Billy Wilder | Billy Wilder | Federico Fellini | Federico Fellini | Aeschylus | Aeschylus | Sophocles | Sophocles | Shakespeare | Shakespeare | Cervantes | Cervantes | Honor? de Balzac | Honor? de Balzac | Henry James | Henry James | F. Scott Fitzgerald | F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Forecasting elections with social media? Yes, we can. Almost…

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With the failure of traditional forecasting methods to accurately predict the outcomes of the UK General Election of May 2015, can social media based predictions do any better? In this article, Andrea Ceron, Luigi Curini, and Stafano M. Iacus (University of Milan and VOICES from the Blogs) find that supervised and aggregated sentiment analysis (SASA) applied in proportional electoral systems produces the most accurate forecasts of election results. The post Forecasting elections with social media? Yes, we can. Almost… appeared first on Politics in Spires.

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British Politics | Decision 2015 | Democracy and Elections | Political Science | Forecasting | Media | Social Media

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15.356 How to Develop "Breakthrough" Products and Services (MIT)

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To prosper, firms must develop major product and service innovations. Often, though, they don't know how. Recent research into the innovation process has made it possible to develop "breakthroughs" systematically. 15.356 presents several practical concept development methods, such as the "Lead User Method," where manufacturers learn from innovative customers. Expert guest speakers present case studies that show the "art" required to implement a concept development method. 15.356 is a half-term subject.

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lead user method; innovations; innovation process; idea generation; brainstorming; concept development methods; prototypes; solutions; problem solving; business breakthroughs; incremental improvements; market research; focus groups; MIT Media Lab; creativity | lead user method | innovations | innovation process | idea generation | brainstorming | concept development methods | prototypes | solutions | problem solving | business breakthroughs | incremental improvements | market research | focus groups | MIT Media Lab | creativity

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