Nigerian president visits U.N. blast site
Aug. 27 - Nigeria's president Goodluck Johnathan visits the United Nations building in Abuja where a car bomb blast killed 19 people on Friday. Deborah Gembara Reports.
Advanced Audio Blog S3 #9 - Comida de la Sierra: Food of the Highlands
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! During your travels through Spanish-speaking Latin America, you’re staying with a family in the Andes Mountains in Peru. They’ve taken you on tours and introduced you to their nearby family members and pets. You find out they raise guinea pigs, and you tell them you had a guinea pig named Sally [...]
Learn Chinese for Kids : Counting 5-6-7-8
This is a fun, animated way for kids to learn Chinese numbers. (05:43)
"Sarabande on Attaining the Age of Seventy Seven" by Anthony Hecht (poetry reading)
The Sarabande is a stately dance. I suppose that when one gets old, then one considers one's age an accomplishment, our continued existence becomes more and more precarious. Harbingers are messengers bringing bad news, in this case grey hairs. He mentions other infirmities: wizening, tooth decay, loss of acquaintances. These things we have to look forward to. It's all downhill from here on, folks. The dance has to end sometime. The picture of Anthony came from here, where there's a perso
Learn About Flag Day
This 1:46 video provides a brief history of Flag Day. The video lacks depth and does not go into how the flag has changed over the years. At best, a general overview.
Student Futures - Matt Pears - MSc Sports & Exercise Science
Matt talks about is time studying at Leeds Metropolitan
Curriculum Design and Educational Technology
Curriculum Design and Educational Technology is a course offered by the University of Washington Tacoma Education Program. The course recognizes the reality that K-12 teachers are often forced to alter or update existing curriculum or create units of curriculum from scratch. Knowing some methods of curriculum design and instructional design can assist teachers in meeting this need for both classroom instruction and online instruction.
Historical roots of 19th century genre painting relevant to John Ford's films
This dissertation demonstrates John Ford’s use of images from a wide range of sources in many of his films. In particular, it examines Ford’s use of images based on the conventions of American […]
Holbein's 'Ambassadors' | Rendezvous with Death | Preview 1
Description: Sumptuously executed and dazzling in its detail, Holbein's masterpiece is also deeply mysterious. Become an art detective, unravel its riddles, and see how the artist uses his two protagonists - men at the cutting edge of science, politics and the arts - not simply to symbolise privilege and power, but to help us redefine our attitude to Death. Produced in HD, this film is the most ambitious ever devoted to the painting. Taking full account of the latest research and thinking on it
privacy versus veiligheid
You can follow a radio report on a business event
Why I Chose ISU-Amanda
This was produced by a current student, Amanda Schappert, for the Admissions 'Why I Chose ISU" Video Contest. It was one of five finalists. Keywords: Student Life
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Introduction to Neuroscience, Fall 2004
Relation of structure and function at various levels of neuronal integration. Topics include: functional neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, sensory and motor systems, centrally programmed behavior, sensory systems, sleep and dreaming, motivation and reward, emotional displays of various types, "higher functions" and the neocortex, and neural processes in learning and memory. In order to improve writing skills in describing experiments and critiquing published research in neuroscience, students ar
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
Investigación de Operaciones I
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Teach your students anatomy with Google Body Browser
Open Classroom - 09/07/2011 #2 Dukakis
The Role of Government in the 21st Century This week: 21st Century Challenges to the Conception of Government with Robert Kuttner as Guest Speaker
Human Behavior: Padlock
Humans need to feel physically safe wherever they are, and especially in their own homes.
Trout stream that runs through a California coastal forest
Streams carry sediment and nutrients from runoff but are sensitive to pollution. Organisms inhabiting streams have adaptations to hold tightly to the substrate, much like in the intertidal zone. Parts of a stream may be shaded from sunlight, limiting photosynthesis.
World Record Stir Fry at UMass!
Armed with a custom-built, one-ton, 14-foot frying pan, Dining Services chefs from the University of Massachusetts Amherst led by celebrity chef Jet Tila cooked up the world's largest stir-fry of 4,010 pounds of vegetables and chicken smashing the previous world record. The World's Largest Stir Fry was part of the back-to-school events at UMass Amherst during the Labor Day weekend that saw 27,000 students arrive for the fall semester.