Lecture 29 - 12/1/2010
VUCast: Vanderbilt’s ties to Goldilocks
See how Vanderbilt helped find Goldilocks; find out which political science professor is helping NBC with election coverage; and you’re never too young to support the Commodores!
VU undergrads present research on presidential appointments
Two Vanderbilt undergraduates had the rare opportunity to present their research findings on the influence of patronage on presidential appointments and government performance at the 2010 Midwest Political Science Association Conference.
Listen: Implicit bias against Latinos affects all immigrants, Vanderbilt research shows
Research by political scientist Efren Perez offers insight into the intense opposition among many voters to passing any type of immigration reform. He conducted an original survey-experiment to demonstrate that the participants had an automatic negative attitude toward Latino immigrants that shaped their immigration judgments in general. Listen to That’s Vanderbilt with Efren Perez.
Lecture 20 - 12/1/2010
Lecture 19 - 12/2/2010
Woman's Building History: Mother Art
Mother Art was a collective of 8 women artists working on social and political issues, using performance, video, photography, installation and personal narratives. As mothers, they addressed issues that affect women and children. They were active from 1973-1986. This video was commissioned by Otis College of Art and Design for the exhibition "Doin' It in Public: Feminism and Art at the Woman's Building" (1973-1991) in the Ben Maltz Gallery, October 1 January 28, 2012 and is part of an ongoing s
Looking at 20th Century Art through the Eyes of a Physicist
Physicist and art collector Walter Lewin shares his personal insights into major works of art from the first quarter of the 20th century.
Known in the hallways of building 37 for his famous art contests, Lewin succumbs to pressure from students and colleagues to give this lecture as part of an IAP event in advance of trips to t
The Laser at 50
This group of luminaries from the formative years of the laser expresses both wonder and delight at the astonishing ubiquity this technology has achieved in their lifetime. They recount their parts of a 50-year tale, and convey the excitement of scientific discovery and the pleasures of advancing knowledge in a new field.
4 great typing games Learning typing is the focus of these keyboarding games. Learning keyboarding skills is vital for todays learners and tomorrows earners. These fun free typing games are a great way to build the foundation through typing ski
Learning typing is the focus of these keyboarding games. Learning keyboarding skills is vital for todays learners and tomorrows earners. These fun free typing games are a great way to build the foundation through typing ski
Is this how your maths lesson looks? I came across this at school from one of my lecturers at university - Ann Gervasoni who had an almost unhealthy obsession with mathematics but was a brilliant lecturer nonetheless. It is a great model for any teacher as to how to structu
I came across this at school from one of my lecturers at university - Ann Gervasoni who had an almost unhealthy obsession with mathematics but was a brilliant lecturer nonetheless. It is a great model for any teacher as to how to structu
TED402 Fall 2010 Session 14
TED402 Educational Psychology Session Fourteen 12/1/10 Jeff Miller
Arboretum: Winter Tree Tour
In the fast pace of our daily lives we may overlook the details that, collectively, create a stunning backdrop for all that happens within the University. See the inner workings of Harvard's pianos up close, while enjoying a melodic feast for the ears.
Business Applications of Mobile Computing
This module will address the impact on business practices and corporate information systems of mobile technology. It will examine a range of opportunities in the context of business value, and use appropriate methods and techniques to assess the contribution of mobile technology to the value mix. This IMS package was created using the freely available software Reload, the index HTML file also contains hyperlinks to all documents for naviagation outside of a VLE.
FAILTE Workshop Programme
Festival of Assessment, Innovation, Learning, Teaching and Enterprise The Institute for Enterprise, one of the Leeds Met Centres for Excellence in teaching and Learning, is hosting an event to celebrate, communicate, stimulate and generate different approaches that impact on the student learning experience.
Inaugural Lecture Prof Nick Frost - Assessing Modern British Childhood: research, policy and practic
This lecture explored the contemporary policy agenda for children and young people living in England. The major focus of the lecture was on the relationship between the state and modern childhood. The lecture then moved on to examine the state of contemporary British childhood. A series of recent research and policy reports have suggested that British children inhabit a world that compares negatively to children in otherwise comparable societies. Childhood and youth are also a high profile and
Education Developments and Initatives (partnerships)
An example of a partnership module - comprehensive website containing links and resources: - This module is part of a suite of a number of modules developed in the Carnegie Faculty of Sport and Education at Leeds Metropolitan University. The modules are part of the Initial Teacher Education Programme(ITE). On completion of this module students will: understand and critically engage with the thinking informing recent developments in education at national and, where appropriate, international
First Lady of Virginia
Lady Dunmore’s ease and grace are among Lord Dunmore’s most valuable political assets. Interpreter Corrine Dame reflects on the lady who delighted the colony.
Political pressure and personal bias have hounded American journalists since the first newspapers were printed. Interpreter Dennis Watson talks about the Virginia Gazette.
The Will of the People
What did the founders really intend for our democracy? Political Science Professor Quentin Kidd talks about how the government was built and how Americans have adapted it.