After almost a decade of being East Carolina's Marching Pirates feature twirler, this is Courtney Stearn's last year twirling as a student. At a young age the game-day atmosphere had her hooked on being a Pirate, but ECU's academic programs won her over for the long haul. In May, she'll graduate with a PhD in physical therapy.
Polar Bear Cubs
Polar bears often have twin cubs, yet they have one of the slowest reproductive rates of any mammal. Learn more about these giants of the north and their offspring. (0:36)
Accessibility of eLearning
It is part of a teaching professional’s skills to understand the needs of a diverse population of students. This unit introduces the challenges for disabled students who may use computers in different ways when taking part in eLearning or may need alternative teaching methods. It covers the technology and techniques used by disabled students, the adjustments to teaching methods that might be reasonable, design decisions which affect the accessibility of eLearning tools and strategies for evalu
Advanced Audio Blog S3 #17 - The City of Paracas: Paracas
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! When your friend tells you that you’re going to go sandboarding in Spanish, you think he must mean surfboarding. You ask him where the best waves are for surfboarding, but he says sandboarding again in Spanish. He explains that it’s like snowboarding but on sand, since the weather in most areas [...]
The Digital Drum debuts in Uganda
Oct. 25 - A solar-powered computer kiosk is breaking new ground by making the internet available to school children in Uganda for the first time. Maryam Behmard reports.
How to Make a Stuffed Crust Pizza
This selection contains a video which shows a stuffed crust pizza being made step-by-step. Ingredients needed and directions appear in print. ( 1:35)
What's Cost Got to Do with It? Book buyers have been used to hardback books being the most expensive, with softcover versions being priced much less, while e-book versions are cheaper still. This pricing scheme comports with David Ricardo's doctrine that the value of consumption goods are determined by the "
Book buyers have been used to hardback books being the most expensive, with softcover versions being priced much less, while e-book versions are cheaper still.
This pricing scheme comports with David Ricardo's doctrine that the value of consumption goods are determined by the "
This health education program explains alopecia including the different types of hair loss, the causes, and the treatment options. It also reviews normal hair growth. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Neanderthal mammoth hunters in Jersey
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Richard Hollingham meets scientists and archaeologists who are working to preserve one of the most important Neanderthal settlements in north-west Europe to find out how they lived; later on, he visits the local primary school to find out what schoolchildren make of the Neanderthals.
GULP: A Nice cup of tea
Garden historian Russell Bowes talks about the horticultural history of the tea bag, from its origins in the foothills of the Himalayas right through to the modern tea bag.
Baby rescued from Turkey quake rubble
Oct. 25 - A 14-day-old baby is rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building, two days after a powerful earthquake hit southeastern Turkey. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Thailand hopes sandbags will save Bangkok
Nov. 3 - Thailand stacks giant sandbags, hoping to prevent floodwater from entering the heart of the Bangkok. Katharine Jackson reports.
The Real Causes of America's Wars: A Revisionist View "War is the health of the state." These famous words of Randolph Bourne have been confirmed throughout the course of American history. This course will examine the origins of a numbe
"War is the health of the state."
These famous words of Randolph Bourne have been confirmed throughout the course of American history. This course will examine the origins of a numbe
The Animal Sounds Song
In this cute, animated video, students will learn animal names and sounds. The animals included are duck, cow, owl, dog, cat, bird, pig, mouse, horse, sheep, rabbit, chicken, snake, frog, bee, lion, donkey, elephant, and bear. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (2:24)
Plungers and horses, a story of vacuum and pressure
This is a short video that explains a classic experiment involving vacuum and atmospheric pressure using plungers.
John Carlson Lecture
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ADA and Accessibility of Educational Content
Dr. Anne Jelfs from the Open University presents on ADA and the Accessibility of Educational Content for the participants of the Bridge to Success project on September 23, 2011.
Report on the First Quadrennial Technology Review
Steve Koonin, Under Secretary for Science - US Department of Energy
What is the futue of learning in Canada? - Dr. Paul Cappon
Dr. Paul Cappon, Canadian Council on Learning, presented CCL's recent findings on all aspects of the learning cycle: from early childhood through school, post-secondary education, and adult and workplace learning and training.