Monday, November 17, 2008

Matters of Import

A while ago Dr. Charles Cox of Miami Dade College gave a lecture in the "Last Lecture" style. Unfortunately, I was not able to attend because of an exam but my friend Mayra was able to record it for me. Dr. Cox is one of the best professors at MDC. He makes history so enternaining, I think, because he loves the subject (seems to be a trend with great teachers). The lecture is a mix of history and some parting words of wisdom. By the way I never saw him use notes once in class ( I took two), he just came in sat down and told us a story.
There doesn't seem to be a way I can simply upload the audio so I just attached a picture (I couldn't find one of him) and made a video on Windows Movie Maker. The whole lecture is about an hour but I have broken it up into roughly twenty minute intervals to make it more manageable.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3


  1. Oh man, I've been trying to find some of his lectures that others might have saved...thank you so much for this. If you have or know of any other recordings please let me know! :D

  2. I have every lecture recorded from his American History class. He is an incredible speaker and a brilliant mind. He reminds me of my grandfather. Too bad his last class was this spring.

    1. Have you posted them anywhere?

  3. Excellent. My son recommended that I listen to this. My son took his class and said he was greatly influenced by this teacher.