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    • RES.10-001 Making Science and Engineering Pictures, Fall 2014 

      Frankel, Felice C. (2014-12)
      This collection of videos teaches how to use a flatbed scanner to create photographs of science and engineering. It is part of the interdisciplinary course taught at MIT called “Visual Strategies for Scientists and ...
    • RES.12-001 Topics in Fluid Dynamics: Dimensional Analysis, the Coriolis force, and Lagrangian and Eulerian Representations, Fall 2004 

      Price, James F. (2004-12)
      This collection of three essays was developed from the author's experience teaching Fluid Dynamics of the Atmosphere and Ocean, 12.800, offered to graduate students entering the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography. The ...
    • RES.21W-01 Angles, Spring 2010 

      Boiko, Karen; Faery, Rebecca Blevins; Lin, Jessica; Max, Lucy; Walsh, Andrea (2010-06)
      Angles is an annual online magazine of exemplary writing by students in four foundational writing courses at MIT: 21W.730: Writing on Contemporary Issues; 21W.731: Writing and Experience; 21W.732: Science Writing and New ...
    • RES.LL-005 D4M: Signal Processing on Databases, Fall 2012 

      Kepner, Jeremy (2012-12)
      D4M is a breakthrough in computer programming that combines graph theory, linear algebra, and databases to address problems associated with Big Data. Search, social media, ad placement, mapping, tracking, spam filtering, ...
    • RES.STP.001 Science Policy Bootcamp, January IAP 2010 

      Bonvillian, William (2010)
      The careers of MIT scientists and engineers are significantly determined by public policy decisions made in Washington by the government. However, their access to information on how this system works is limited. Meanwhile, ...
    • RES.TTL-01 Guidelines on Learning that Inform Teaching, Fall 2009 

      Breslow, Lori (2009-12)
      This handbook includes 16 Guidelines on Learning based on the research literature on student learning and accepted good teaching practice, that inform the teaching at MIT. Each Guideline is explained with appropriate quotes ...
    • SP.235 / ES.SP235 Chemistry of Sports, Spring 2009 

      Christie, Patricia; Lyons, Steve (2009-06)
      This seminar will focus on three sports: swimming, cycling and running. There will be two components to the seminar: classroom sessions and a "laboratory" in the form of a structured training program. The classroom component ...
    • SP.235 Chemistry of Sports, Spring 2007 

      Christie, Patricia Dianne, 1967- (2007-06)
      In this new seminar, we will be focusing on three sports, swimming, cycling and running. There will be two components to the seminar, a classroom and a laboratory. The classroom component will introduce the students to the ...
    • SP.236 / ES.SP236 Exploring Pharmacology, Spring 2009 

      Gusman, Mariya; Fallows, Zak (2009-06)
      From Abilify to Zyrtec, the world is full of interesting drugs. Such substances have cured diseases, started wars, and ended careers. This seminar will explain how drugs can elicit a range of medicinal and recreational ...
    • SP.287 / 5.S15 / ESG.SP287 Kitchen Chemistry, Spring 2006 

      Christie, Patricia Dianne, 1967- (2006-06)
      This course includes Special topic seminars and independent study projects. Seminars are run by a staff member or supervised undergraduate instructor and meet weekly. Independent study projects require approval and regular ...
    • SP.2H3 / ESG.SP2H3 Ancient Philosophy and Mathematics, Fall 2006 

      Perlman, Lee David (2006-12)
      Western philosophy and theoretical mathematics were born together, and the cross-fertilization of ideas in the two disciplines was continuously acknowledged throughout antiquity. In this course, we read works of ancient ...
    • SP.401 / WGS.401 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Fall 2007 

      Walsh, Andrea (2007-12)
      This course offers an introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary academic field that asks critical questions about the meaning of gender in society. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize ...
    • SP.401 / WGS.401 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Fall 2010 

      Walsh, Andrea; Fox, Elizabeth (2010-12)
      This course offers an introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, an interdisciplinary academic field that asks critical questions about the meaning of gender in society. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize ...
    • SP.401 / WGS.401 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Spring 2005 

      Surkan, Kim (2005-06)
      An interdisciplinary subject that draws on literature, history, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, and feminist theory to examine our cultural assumptions about gender, trace the effects of new scholarship on traditional ...
    • SP.401 / WGS.401 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Spring 2009 

      Surkan, Kim (2009-06)
      This course is designed as an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Women's and Gender Studies, an academic area of study focused on the ways that sex and gender manifest themselves in social, cultural, and political ...
    • SP.406 / WGS.406 Sexual and Gender Identities, Fall 2005 

      Surkan, Kim (2005-12)
      This course introduces scholarly debates about sexual identities, gender identities and expressions, and sexual orientation and its representation in various media. We begin with an investigation of the theoretical ...
    • SP.406 / WGS.406 Sexual and Gender Identities, Fall 2006 

      Surkan, Kim (2006-12)
      This course introduces scholarly debates about sexual identities, gender identities and expressions, and sexual orientation and its representation in various media. We begin with an investigation of the theoretical ...
    • SP.406 / WMN.406 Sexual and Gender Identities, Fall 2005 

      Surkan, Kim (2005-12)
      This course introduces scholarly debates about sexual identities, gender identities and expressions, and sexual orientation and its representation in various media. We begin with an investigation of the theoretical ...
    • SP.601J / 17.006 / 24.237 / WGS.601J Feminist Political Thought, Spring 2010 

      Wood, Elizabeth A. (2010-06)
      In this course we will examine the development of feminist theory over time. Some subjects we will examine in detail include suffrage and equality; radical feminism; psychoanalysis and feminism; theories of power; sexuality ...
    • SP.601J / 17.006J / 17.007J / 24.237J Feminist Theory, Spring 2008 

      Wood, Elizabeth A. (2008-06)
      This course focuses on a range of theories of gender in modern life. In recent years, feminist scholars in a range of disciplines have challenged previously accepted notions of political theory such as the distinctions ...