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An encyclopedia of philosophy articles written by professional philosophers.

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Videos MoreEven more from Google Sign in Videos Recording & streaming lectures - Copyright If you record one of your lectures you must make sure that unauthorised copyright material is not included in the recording that is distributed to students. Failure to do this could leave both you and the University open to the risk of prosecution for copyright infringement. Streaming lectures containing segments from literary works The Copyright Act allows you to read from a literary work and to perform a dramatic work in a class or lecture. If you record a lecture containing excerpts from these works you must take the following actions: observe the limits on copying set down in Part VB of the Copyright Actensure that the Part VB Warning Notice is displayed before the students download the lectureacknowledge the author of each work so that you abide by the moral rights clauses of the Copyright Act

Philosophy of mind A phrenological mapping[1] of the brain – phrenology was among the first attempts to correlate mental functions with specific parts of the brain Philosophy of mind is a branch of philosophy that studies the nature of the mind, mental events, mental functions, mental properties, consciousness, and their relationship to the physical body, particularly the brain. The mind–body problem, i.e. the relationship of the mind to the body, is commonly seen as one key issue in philosophy of mind, although there are other issues concerning the nature of the mind that do not involve its relation to the physical body, such as how consciousness is possible and the nature of particular mental states.[2][3][4] Mind–body problem[edit] Our perceptual experiences depend on stimuli that arrive at our various sensory organs from the external world, and these stimuli cause changes in our mental states, ultimately causing us to feel a sensation, which may be pleasant or unpleasant. Arguments for dualism[edit]

Lettuce See the Future: Japanese Farmer Builds... Humans have spent the last 10,000 years mastering agriculture. But a freak summer storm or bad drought can still mar many a well-planted harvest. Not anymore, says Japanese plant physiologist Shigeharu Shimamura, who has moved industrial-scale farming under the roof. The life and reign of English kings and queens visualised Primogeniture is a pain. You can spend all your life waiting to be king or queen and then just have a few years on the throne - or you could be ruling for basically all of your life, which is probably a lot of responsibility. Elizabeth II is under a year away from becoming the longest reigning monarch in the history of England or the United Kingdom - Victoria was on the throne for 63 years - with this in mind we were inspired to look at how other post-Norman conquest rulers have lasted.

Worried about Students Searching the Web Safely? 8 Safe Search Engines for Kids It is inevitable that today’s students are going to use Internet search engines from time to time to as part of assigned school work. But the Internet is not without its share of safety issues and content that is inappropriate for younger students. Fortunately, there are plenty of good kid-focused search tools available, you only need to know where to find them (and now you do)! These search environments are safer and more appropriate for kids than the traditional adult search engines. KidzSearch KidzSearch is an exclusive search engine designed for your.

In Touch Understanding Copyright, Fair Use And Creative Commons Earlier this month I did a workshop for teachers from across the district on understanding copyright, fair use and Creative Commons. There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding copyright; what it is and what it isn't; what we can use in the classroom and more importantly, what we can not. There is a lot of information out there, much of confusing so what I hoped to do was show how to avoid copyright rules all together and use Creative Commons resources instead. Philosophical teaching will get students thinking for themselves again Education would be more successful, and more enjoyable, if less time was spent teaching to the test and more time was spent teaching students to think for themselves. I'm not alone in believing this. In a recent Cambridge Assessment Research Survey, 87% of lecturers said that too much teaching to the test is a major factor contributing to students being under-prepared for degree-level study.

TOK Resources AT A GLANCE: Essential Resources, Class Resources, Related Resources, Journal Topics & Readings Website links and documents compiled by W. Collazo for Use in TOK Classes at Deerfield Beach High School Disclaimer: I have very carefully inspected and included sites that are educational in nature, offering a wide range of information on topics. Smarthistory: a multimedia web-book about art and art history Smarthistory offers more than 1500 videos and essays on art from around the world and across time. We are working with more than 200 art historians and some of the world's most important museums to make the best art history resource anywhere. Use the "subject" pulldown menu (go to "Arts and Humanities") at the top of this window or click on the headings below to access our content: Art history basics First things first (you are here) The materials and techniques artists use Art 1010

430 Icon packs for free - Vector icon packs - SVG, PSD, PNG, EPS & Icon Font - Free Icons Are you sure you want to delete this collection? Don't want to credit the author? Premium download The Travelling Teachers: Fakebook - let's have fun with biographies This is a very interesting tool to study biographies in a different way. With Fakebook you can invent a profile of any historical or fictional character. Your result will be a Facebook-like page!You can add images, links, videos, "friends", comments and "likes"! I think it could be very useful to study history or literature.

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