Happy Groundhog Day - a song for young children
A song about the significance of the groundhog seeing or not seeing his shadow on February 2nd.
History of Thanksgiving
This video teaches kids about the history of Thanksgiving. In the video an American history authority discusses the origins of the holiday.
The Seven Rules of Comma Usage
This slide show lists seven basic rules for comma usage. No examples and the font is a bit difficult to read. (1:13)
Martin Luther King "I Have a Dream" speech
The full version of Martin Luther King's famous "I have a dream" speech.
ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
Governing America in the Age of Political Polarization
American politics have witnessed intense ideological differences in the past, but something has changed in recent decades that is jeopardizing the ability of the two parties to negotiate and govern. Join Dean Henry E. Brady for a critical discussion on how American politics became so polarized, how the division affects governance and decision-making, and what might be done to break the gridlock in Washington and Sacramento. Sponsored by the Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement at the Goldm
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Love Song Parody Using Only First Semester Spanish Words
This parody of love-song music videos uses the most basic and important grammar structures and vocabulary learned in Spanish 1. There are a few errors in pronunciation and the song contains both English and Spanish. (1:42)
Money as Debt
47-minute animated presentation of "Money as Debt" tells in very simple and effective graphic terms what money is and how it is being created.
Wyndham Worldwide’s Stephen Holmes on the Changing Nature of Leisure Travel
After nearly 20 years in the hospitality industry, Wyndham Worldwide chairman and CEO Stephen Holmes says he has seen several "shifts" in the sector -- from the way that consumers plan their vacations to what they expect to find when they stay at a hotel. The most recent catalyst for change has been the global economic downturn. Wyndham -- one of the world's largest hospitality companies -- has weathered that storm, and has actually grown since the recession began. In an interview with Knowled
Reforming the United Nations
Graduate students from The Australian National University have greater access to show their skills on the world stage now The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and ANU have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU will give ANU graduate students the chance to apply directly for allocated internships with the UNDP - places fiercely contested by students worldwide. The MOU was signed today at the University by Professor Lawrence Cram, Acting Vice-Chancellor
Car Sharing on Campus Offered by Zipcar
Kent State University has launched a new partnership with Zipcar, Inc., the world's leading car-sharing network, to offer a Zipcar car-sharing program on its Kent Campus. The convenient transportation option is now available at an affordable rate, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for students, faculty and staff, ages 18 and older, as well as members of the local community, ages 21 and over. To sign up for Zipcar, visit http://www.zipcar.com/kent/. Music: "Scenes from the Zoo" by Jahzzar
Lecture 7 (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.
Professor Khatib shows a short video on a robot playing beach volleyball, then continues The Jacobian.
CS223A is an introduction to robotics which covers topic
What Is an Electrical Inverter?
An electrical inverter is a device that can create an alternating
current from a direct current, allowing the current to go backwards and forwards instead of in only one direction. Find out how an electrical inverter works from a science teacher in this
The Constitution, The Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8
In this video clip John Green teaches you about the United States Constitution. During and after the American Revolutionary War, the government of the new country operated under the Articles of Confederation. While these Articles got the young nation through its war with England, they weren't of much use when it came to running a country. So, the founding fathers decided try their hand at nation-building, and they created the Constitution of the United States, which you may remember as the one t
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Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills
William Nelligan '14 Convocation Speech Clip
The student voice has largely been missing from the national discussion on the value of college. Dickinson senior and Student Senate President William Nelligan '14 shares his insights: "College is not merely about a career." Check out the Op-Ed in the Huffington Post: huff.to/1fwJegK
Old Age Pensioners' Seaside Outing to Southend (1938)
A raucous group of senior citizens swap London for the Essex coast. This charming silent film charts a pre-war day trip to Southend-on-Sea, taken by a group of London pensioners who gather outside the Broadway Cinema, Walham Green. Book-ended by a cavalcade of buses taking the happy tourists to and from their destination, this film is filled with a bawdy knees-up spirit. It's all there, from ice creams and sticks of rock to people dancing on the promenade, dressed to the nines, high on life, th