4.1 Background to Vue
The management of processes or operations is the very essence of any kind of business enterprise, and it is critically important that they are designed and managed well. This course taster uses case studies and models to illustrate the importance of effective operations management and outlines the steps to preparing your own operations proposal.
Beyond Kampala: Taking Stock of the ICC: Current Issues and Future Prospects
Third and final panel session of the Beyond Kampala conference. Panellists for this session are; Darryl Robinson, Professor of Law, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario (addressing complementarity issues), Phil Clark (OTJR, addressing prosecutorial strategies and ICC-state relations), Moderator and concluding remarks regarding the launch of the Global Institute by Donald Ferencz, Global Institute for the Prevention of Aggression.
Meet the Weaver
War makes the weaver busy. Cloth for everything from sails to bedsheets is created on his loom. Max Hamrick weaves the tale.
Perimeter and Area Rap
In this teacher-created video, students are taught the concepts of perimeter and area through a rap song. (:59)
The British Monarchy (in pictures)
This video focuses on what the British monarchy does for the people of Great Britain as far as culture and cohesion. The is slides, music and text.
The Transcontinental Railroad- Laying the Tracks
This video is about how the tracks for the Transcontinental Railroad were laid, how one section still holds the record for fastest track laying, and how all the rapid growth had both positive and negative consequences. Compares to landing on Mars.
BBC Schools - Science Topics - The Periodic Table - Part 1 of 2
Excellent video about how we came to have the periodic table: why the elements are placed where they are, and the people who contributed to it.
According to owner: "Apologies for the erratic picture but the video tape is very worn." Yes, very jumpy and erratic at the beginning. Overall, images are not digital-crisp, but the information is so good it is worth the inconveniences.
Beginning of actual program is at 1:18, and the roughness eases around 2:20, but is still a b
Do you Teach or Do you Educate?
A three minute video that uses quotes to promote the advantages of motivating the students to learn by showing the way, facilitating. Okay for a staff development meeting or to use by teacher prepartion programs.
Self-taught Artists: William Hawkins
This 1:16 video is about the self-taught artists William Hawkins, a former slave. It is very brief, but could provide students with motivation to find out more about Hawkins and others who learned by doing such as Grandma Moses.
Louisa May Alcott I
First part of a fairly well-produced biography of the author of Little Women. A narrator speaks to the camera, accompanied by a few still images. From the "A Moment in Time" series with Dan Roberts.
How to Make an iPod or iTunes Ad using Photoshop Elements
This two minute tutorial shows how an iExpress project is made using Photoshop, Gimp, or Fireworks. The author states that she has found an easy way to do this using Mac's Keynote from the iWorks software package.Here is the tutorial for Keynote that she provided:
Four ways we're still fighting the Civil War
A slide show with a printed script that compares the events of the Civil War with actions today. For more advanced students and ideal for a debate. There isn't a narration so the video script must be shown slowly as it does not go with the images.
What Metal Has the Strongest Magnetic Attraction?
Iron is the metal with the strongest magnetic attraction.
Steel can also be highly magnetized because it is made up mostly of
iron. Discover more information on the magnetic value of different
metals in this clip.
In Search of Democracy: Democracy in Athens
Did democracy begin in Athens? This video looks at this question - and suggests that democracy may have had earlier roots. Democracy is self government through some form of assembly.
The Horned Lizard
In this video from Outdoor Nevada, Brian Wignall describes some of the unique characteristics of horned lizards. Horned lizards display unique adaptations that enable them to live in this hot, dry desert climate. The video examines the horned lizard as it hunts for food, and demonstrates how it relies on both camouflage and behavioral strategies to deter predators. Closed captioning included. 04:32.
Things are now always what they seem, especially when it comes to snakes like these. Watch some amazing camouflaged snakes. This video would be great to introduce the following concepts: animal defenses, camouflage, fright, mimicry, and/or protective resemblance. Run time 02:00.
This children's educational video teaches kids about planets in the solar system and their orbits in space with images of each of the planets and the sun: mercury, venus, earth, mars, jupiter, saturn, uranus, neptune. Run time 02:19.
Birth of the Solar System
This is a brief look at the birth of our solar system. It begins with the formation of our star, and goes over things ranging from the big bang to the creation of elements. It includes brief interviews with scientists.
Spanish Numbers: 1-100
This video shows the numbers 0- 100 spoken and spelled in Spanish. The narrator counts by ones as well as tens. This video would be great practice tool to have your students see if they could count along. The video is in lecture format with an instructor standing in front of a black screen. The numbers and words are written in bright colors on the screen throughout the lesson. (03:51)
Personal (Subject) Pronouns
A great introduction to one of the most basic Spanish grammar lessons. Learn what these pronouns are in Spanish along with their English equivalents. This information is critical before students can learn how to work with verbs in Spanish.