World War I was the most futile war fought in human history. Millions of soldiers died in campaigns that saw little to no territorial changes due to the use of outdated tactics despite the addition of new weaponry. The attached video clip was created by the History Channel and provides an overview of one such […]
Posts Categorized: Humanities
During the early Middle Ages agricultural production soared as the 3-Field System was emplaced. The 3-Fieldy System was far more efficient than traditional crop rotation as it allowed for the cultivation of 66% of the land instead of only 50% and allowed for two growing seasons instead of one. Not only did this system increase […]
I want to use this talk to spark a discussion about whether our pre-reflective moral beliefs (the fancy term is “moral intuitions”) are always adequate or require additional training. http://ed.ted.com/lessons/our-buggy-moral-code-dan-ariely
This a good video to explain the articles while practicing vocabulary on food beyond the classroom Learn Spanish 1.3 – Food and Articles via Learn Spanish 1.3 – Food and Articles – YouTube. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqylyY6sXbA]
This is my first time posting on this site, so I hope I’m doing this right. Here is a link to a blog I found about humanities; it is the MET museum blog. MET Museum Blog Great resources.
Understanding the complex relationship between Ukraine and Russia is pivotal to understanding the current unrest that is afflicting the area. In the blog “History in the Crimea and Ukraine Today” Professors Serhii Plokhii and Mark Kramer discuss the economic dependence that Ukraine has on Russia and how the Russian government has exploited that dependence to […]
Special thanks to Dana Thurmond, one of Valencia’s Humanities Professors, for sharing the following infographic with Circles of Innovation. This graphic shows students not just the timelines of certain periods, but how they interact with each other as well.