Story Hour in the Library - Cristina García
Cristina García is the author of five novels, a collection of poetry, and three works for young readers including her newest release Dreams of Significant Girls. Her work has been nominated for a National Book Award and translated into fourteen languages. Other honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers' Award, a Hodder Fellowship, and an NEA grant, among others. Garcia has served as a professor at University of Texas-Austin, Texas Tech University, and University of Miami and wil
Russia and the Medvedev Presidency - One Year On
Speaking shortly after his election as President of the Russian Federation in 2008, Dmitry Medvedev highlighted his priorities in office: to maintain economic stability, to strengthen freedoms, to promote social programs, and to ensure that Russia sustains its position in the world. A year later, Medvedev's record in delivering on these promises is coming under intense scrutiny. What does Russian resurgence actually mean? How well has Russia ridden out the global financial storm? Is authoritaria
Geometrical Shapes in the Real World
How many shapes can you find??? This slide show presentation shows several pictures and asks the learner if the can find shapes in these pictures.
A Christmas Carol
This is the first ten minutes of the 1984 film, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, featuring actors George C. Scott as Ebenezer Scrooge and Frank Finlay as Jacob Marley. Marley's ghost visits Scrooge to warn him to change his selfish ways before he dies, if he does not wish to become an old ghost in chains.
Removal of the Brain in Human Cadaver - Neuroanantomy This video preparation is an attempt to offer interactive learning of the practical aspect of neuroanatomy to medical students and prospective surgeons who are studying for higher degree in neuroanatomy. It is focused on the systemic approach
This video preparation is an attempt to offer interactive learning of the practical aspect of neuroanatomy to medical students and prospective surgeons who are studying for higher degree in neuroanatomy. It is focused on the systemic approach
Graduate Skills is one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to the concept of graduate job skills and enterprise, looking at which career path you decides to follow. It’s not j
Lecture 10 (of 16) | Introduction to Robotics
Though this is an entry-level university course, there may be high school students who desire to enter into the field of Robotics, and this course may inspire them.
Lecture by Professor Oussama Khatib for Introduction to Robotics (CS223A) in the Stanford Computer Science Department.
Guest lecturer Krasimir Kolarov (co-writer of the lecture notes along with Professor Khatib) presents Trajectory Generation.
CS223A is an introduction to robot
Campus Ecology has been helping individuals and campuses address sustainability and climate change since 1989. And our members have been making a difference. You can browse through these case studies by issue, or read about the very latest campus initiatives in our annual compendium. Campus Ecology gathers these case studies to document and celebrate the great work being done at colleges and universities across the country, and to help others learn from these projects. We hope you gain inspirati
Japan in war and peace
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/2010 This module consists of a detailed examination of the critical period in Japanese history from the end of the Pacific War through the U.S. Occupation between 1945 and 1952 and recovery in the 1960s and beyond. The lectures and seminars examine the following topics: Japan’s Road to War The Japanese experience of war and defeat The A-bomb in history and memory The ‘All
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
How to Make a Compost Worm Bin for under $5
Compost, the ultimate recycling, is creating one of the worlds best fertilizers with your leftovers. You will be able to raise worms, keep your kitchen scraps and junk mail out of the landfill, and create rich compost for you plants. This video gives step-by-step instructions for setting up a basic Rubbermaid worm bin. The video also briefly addresses the importance of compost. Run time 05:30
FEED the worms small pieces of fruits, veggies, coffee grinds, paper, c
21M.302 Harmony and Counterpoint II (MIT)
In this subject, we explore the harmonic, melodic, and formal practices of western music, principally the so-called "Classical" idiom of central Europe, ca. 1750-1825. Topics include a quick review of material covered in 21M.301, chromatic harmony (viio7, bII6, and chords of the augmented sixth), and chromatic modulation; lecture study and discussion are complemented by work in the keyboard laboratory and sight-singing laboratory. All areas of study will be integrated in a semester-long project
Rare Stradivari viola is expected to shatter world record
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Lifestyle News: http://smarturl.it/LifestyleNews You are listening to the sound of perhaps one of the finest musical instruments ever made. This viola was crafted by the legendary Italian artisan Antonio Stradivari in 1719, and is the first to be Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial,
CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
Economic Update on WBAI Jan 21st, 2012
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Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
Producci?n colaborativa de material de ense?anza-aprendizaje de Gr?fica Digital con aportes multidis
For a contribution to problem solving processes at different areas, this paper presents the use of Digital Graphics as a knowledge object for a distance teaching/learning workshop. At the Learning Management System, different theoretical subjects with supporting tools were proposed, and exercises requiring collaborative work. An specific didactic situation using available technologies at Internet for 3D modelling, combined with satellite images and geographic information program was proposed. Th
When Gay People Get Married [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor M V Lee Badgett | Same-sex couples on four continents—including eleven countries and six American states—can now legally marry. The experiences of these countries allow a glimpse into the future about what will happen if and when the UK opens marriage to same-sex couples. Will gay people change marriage? Will marriage change lesbian, gay, and bisexual people? Is the world moving too quickly to recognize same-sex couples, or should we have different legal institutions fo
Scott Wallace, Principal at Health Value Advisors
Scott Wallace, Principal at Health Value Advisors and Visiting Professor at Darden, addresses the 2010 Darden Healthcare Club Conference entitled "Innovations and Emerging Trends in Healthcare."
OSU Trivia Game Question 5b
This is one part of the Oregon State University Trivia Game. To play along you just have to click the answer you think is correct. You have two minutes and thirty seconds to answer each question. Click here to start the game over http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-2X_DDS9AI