Chapter 19 - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Chapter 19: Attacked by the Fighting Trees. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text. (05:33)
Ronald DePinho, M.D., on employee expectations
On Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, Ronald DePinho, M.D., began his presidency of MD Anderson Cancer Center. Here he shares his expectations of MD Anderson employees. DePinho is internationally recognized for basic and translational research in cancer, aging and age-associated degenerative disorders. He's the fourth full-time president of MD Anderson. DePinho succeeds John Mendelsohn, M.D., who remains on MD Anderson faculty, returning to clinical and translational research as co-director of a new In
Rachel Easton, Valpo '05
Rachel Easton is a 2005 graduate of Valparaiso University, who discusses her experience at Valpo, and how even thought deeeply involved in the arts, she received a great science education which led to her career as a veterinarian. More information the unique Valpo experience at Valpo.edu/whatsyourpart/
Politics, media and war: 9/11 and its aftermaths
The terrorist attacks of 9/11 not only cost some 3,000 lives; they also deeply scarred the American consciousness and made a deep impact on US foreign policy and the world at large. This unit assesses the wider consequences of 9/11 on not just domestic and world politics, but also the media.
"What Comes After" by Steve Watkins--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "What Comes After" by Steve Watkins. Iris Wight has it rough. Her father's dead. Her best friend's family has decided they can't keep her. Alone and hurting, Iris ends up at horrible Aunt Sue's where her only solace is the goats ... and even those, Iris discovers, can be taken from her in an instant. The first half of "What Comes After" is a particularly tough read, but Iris is a compelling protagonist whose falling-apart life still has
Flu pandemic : how prepared are we?
In this podcast Professor Robert Dingwall, Director of the 'Institute of Science and Society' at the University of Nottingham, and a member of the UK government’s Department of Heath committee on the ethical aspects of pandemic influenza, discusses the causes and potential impact of a flu pandemic on the UK. In particular, examining how prepared the UK government is to cope with the medical and social impacts of a flu pandemic, and what steps we can take as individuals to protect
Using Human Blood, Saliva, and Dental Caries in the Biology Teaching Laboratory
Laboratory exercises using saliva, urine, and blood were developed because they met specific, desirable learning objectives. Moreover, because they use the student's own body, they had the advantage of high student interest. Since the method of transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) was uncovered, questions have arisen about the safety of using blood and other body fluids in teaching. Disinfection and safety procedures that minimize the risk of transmitting diseases in the laboratory
Discrete Time Fourier Series (DTFS)
Michael Haag, Justin Romberg
This modules derives the Discrete-Time Fourier Series (DTFS), which is a fourier series type expansion for discrete-time, periodic functions. The module also takes some time to review complex […]
Defecting Gaddafi pilots return home to hero's welcome
Crowds greet Libyan fighter pilots who return home after defecting in February after refusing to bomb their countrymen. Lindsey Parietti reports.
Pakistan floods cause humanitarian crisis
Sept 18 - The United Nations says urgent assistance is needed in Pakistan as flooding continues to swamp the southern part of the country. Andrew Raven reports.
Main Libyan port back in business
Sept 18 - Officials say Tripoli's port is secure as shipping resumes. Andrew Raven reports.
Finding the Theme
How do you identify the theme, idea about life, in a work of literature? In this video, a teacher models the process using "Romeo and Juliet" as an example. This video would be helpful for students who are beginning to identify implied rather than stated themes.
Soros: European governments have the bazooka
The EU must use "the bazooka in its hands" properly to combat debt default, George Soros tells Reuters' Chrystia Freeland. The European Central Bank should not recapitalize the banks, but rather, guarantee the banks against default. Watch his strategic recommendations here.
This Week @Minnesota: Inauguration of President Eric Kaler
For this episode of This Week @Minnesota, we celebrate the inauguration of the University of Minnesota's 16th President, Eric Kaler. The week leading up to his inauguration included community visits and college tours.
Voices From the Forest: Testimonies of Partisans from Vilna
In order to ensure that the subtitles are enabled, make sure that the "cc" button on the video player bar is turned on (red). Holocaust survivors from Vilna describe being partisans in the forests of Narocz and Rudniky near Vilna: The escape to the forest, the painful separation from family members that remained behind in the ghetto, news of the liquidation of the ghetto, the war against the Germans, the antisemitism they faced from the non-Jewish partisans, taking food from the peasants in ord
PSYC 230-01, Principles of Development: Adolescence and young adulthood, Spring 2005
Students will be expected to acquire a familiarity with current theories of adolescence and early adult development, and to evaluate the evidence relevant to them. This will involve • Learning concepts, terminology, and methods used by researchers in this area • Learning to evaluate theories and evidence critically, and to participate in discussions about the important questions in the field. • Learning to apply the theory and research we cover to matters of social and educational policy t
PSYC 225-01, Personality Psychology, Spring 2005
This course is designed to introduce students to personality Theory & Research, research, and methodologies. Throughout the course of the semester students will explore various aspects of personality through lecture, case discussions, research reviews, Theory & Research debates, and exposure to personality assessment instruments.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
Jar signed J. Suazo DuBray
Circa 2002,"Taos Juanita Dubray was born in Taos Pueblo in 1930 to Tonita and Eliseo Suazo. She is a lifelong resident of Taos Pueblo and descends from an unbroken line of Taos Pueblo natives. Her mother Tonita made traditional micaceous pottery for utilitarian use. Juanita did not learn the art of pottery making as a child. She became interested in the micaceous pottery tradition in 1980 after a career of working as a pharmaceutical technician. She started making micaceous pottery at the ag
My Passion, My Rage
Madison Parker reads her statement on the development of her political identity and her experience as a "white, Christian, upper-middle class, heterosexual, young, American woman," an identity she struggles to take pride in.
21st Annual Raoul Wallenberg Lecture: Aung San Suu Kyi
The 21st Annual Raoul Wallenberg Lecture honors Aung San Suu Kyi. Because she was unable to freely travel from her native Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a prerecorded video address, followed by a live question and answer session via Skype connection.