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Conversations with History: Investigating Military Conduct at Abu Ghraib
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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Major General Antonio M. Taguba for a discussion on his inquiry into Abu Ghraib. They discuss the relation of the military to the rule of law and the relevance of the Geneva Conventions to the War on Terror. He analyzes the problems he found at the Abu Ghraib prison and talks about the aftermath of the investigation in Washington and for his career. (57 minutes)

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Arts and Humanities
Political Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. Berkeley
UCTV Teacher's Pet
Date Added:
04/14/2007
Media Construction of the Middle East
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This kit covers stereotyping of Arab people, the Arab/Israeli conflict, the war in Iraq and militant Muslim movements. Students will learn core information and vocabulary about the historical and contemporary Middle East issues that challenge stereotypical, simplistic and uninformed thinking, and political and ethical issues involving the role of media in constructing knowledge, evaluating historical truths, and objectivity and subjectivity in journalism.

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Arts and Humanities
World Cultures
Journalism
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Reading
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Unit of Study
Provider:
Ithaca College
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Project Look Sharp
Author:
Sox Sperry & Chris Sperry
Date Added:
04/30/2013
Psychology
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No Strings Attached
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Psychology is designed to meet scope and sequence requirements for the single-semester introduction to psychology course. The book offers a comprehensive treatment of core concepts, grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research. The text also includes coverage of the DSM-5 in examinations of psychological disorders. Psychology incorporates discussions that reflect the diversity within the discipline, as well as the diversity of cultures and communities across the globe.Senior Contributing AuthorsRose M. Spielman, Formerly of Quinnipiac UniversityContributing AuthorsKathryn Dumper, Bainbridge State CollegeWilliam Jenkins, Mercer UniversityArlene Lacombe, Saint Joseph's UniversityMarilyn Lovett, Livingstone CollegeMarion Perlmutter, University of Michigan

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Social Science
Psychology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
02/14/2014
Psychology, Social Psychology, Self-presentation
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:Describe social roles and how they influence behaviorExplain what social norms are and how they influence behaviorDefine scriptDescribe the findings of Zimbardo’s Stanford prison experiment

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Social Science
Psychology
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
U.S. History
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 U.S. History is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of most introductory courses. The text provides a balanced approach to U.S. history, considering the people, events, and ideas that have shaped the United States from both the top down (politics, economics, diplomacy) and bottom up (eyewitness accounts, lived experience). U.S. History covers key forces that form the American experience, with particular attention to issues of race, class, and gender.Senior Contributing AuthorsP. Scott Corbett, Ventura CollegeVolker Janssen, California State University, FullertonJohn M. Lund, Keene State CollegeTodd Pfannestiel, Clarion UniversityPaul Vickery, Oral Roberts UniversitySylvie Waskiewicz

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U.S. History
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
05/07/2014
U.S. History, The Challenges of the Twenty-First Century, The Domestic Mission
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:Discuss the Bush administration’s economic theories and tax policies, and their effects on the American economyExplain how the federal government attempted to improve the American public education systemDescribe the federal government’s response to Hurricane KatrinaIdentify the causes of the Great Recession of 2008 and its effect on the average citizen

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College