Election Fellows
The Election Fellows program is a partnership among the University of Rochester, Monroe Community College, Roberts Wesleyan College, and the Monroe County Board of Elections. Through the program, 150 undergraduates (50 from each school) had the opportunity to participate directly in the electoral process by working as college poll inspectors, assisting voters as they casted their ballots in the November 2nd general election. Housed in the Rochester Center for Community Leadership at the Universi
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Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott on his life and work
English professor, Christian Campbell, interviews Caribbean poet and playwright, Derek Walcott, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992. Walcott discusses issues of identity, culture, and language in this illuminating conversation, filmed at Hart House Theatre on November 23, 2010.
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Launch of HMS Albion at Blackwall (1898)
E.P. Prestwich's footage of the launch of the battleship HMS Albion on 21 June 1898 looks deceptively serene and gentle. What it doesn't show is that when the ship hit the water for the first time, it created a wave that swept away a jetty, drowning an estimated 39 people in the process, one of the worst peacetime disasters in the Thames's history. The film is included in the new BFI DVD 'Tales from the Shipyard', featuring over five hours of documentary film revealing the history of British
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American Experience: Seabiscuit
Seabiscuit was dung-colored and boxy, with stumpy legs that wouldn't completely straighten, a straggly tail and an ungainly gait, but though he didn't look the part, he was one of the most remarkable thoroughbred racehorses in history. (53:37)
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Princeton University's 263rd Commencement
Commencement is an open meeting of the Board of Trustees held on the front lawn of Nassau Hall, weather permitting. The program includes brief speeches by the salutatorian, the valedictorian, and the president of the University; the awarding of degrees to undergraduate and graduate students; the conferral of teaching awards to several New Jersey high school teachers and Princeton University faculty; and conferral of honorary degrees. Individual diplomas are distributed following the ceremony.
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Iron Tiger Throwdown
The Iron Tiger Throwdown, the Fristfest Culinary competition featuring ultimate chicken wings, was contested recently at the Frist Campus Center. Six teams of two representing the residential dining halls and the Frist Campus Center dining venues competed for two prestigious awards: the Iron Tiger Culinary Cup and the People's Choice Award. Judging the competition were a trio of Tom's; Tom Myers from Frist and University Scheduling, Tom Parker from Mail Services and Tom Quirk from Development Ev
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UW Gymnastics Rewind: 01/21/2011
Highlights from the UW Women's Gymnastic Meet on 01/21/2011.
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2.Valuing our teaching
In this video our academics reflect on the high standard of teaching on offer at Nottingham, and how important it is to them.
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Description: Visit of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to the Gold Coast Colony 1925

Location: Ghana

Date: 1925

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La prolifération des images - Yves Michaud (video)

Ces 20 dernières années, les images ont pris une place prépondérante dans nos sociétés. Les magasins, les lieux publics regorgent de murs d’images. Mais qu’est-ce qu’une image ? Quelle attitude avoir face à ce déferlement ?

Une conférence de l'UTLS au Lycée. Lycée Saint Louis Clément (91 Viry Châtillon)

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01 - 02 Manuale Scholarium
First two dialogues from the Manuale Scholarium (circa 1490, and many subsequent editions for the following 200 years) - the first covers matriculation, the second, the initiation of a fresher (beanus). The manuale was intended to give students the oral latin required to participate in university life. The students are at the University of Heidelberg.
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Good Presentations: Eye Contact 1
Good Presentations: Eye Contact 1. Part of the series: Physical Delivery for Good Presentations. For good presentations, eye contact is one of the core elements of physical delivery. Make eye contact for good presentations with tips from a teacher, presenter and facilitator. (01:16)
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Buzz Game
Have a go at encouraging biodiversity on a farm. Play on your own or against your classmates. The Buzz game has been developed to simulate changes you can make to a field over three years. Choose your field margins, beetle banks and bird crop and away you go! The BUZZ game is suitable for all ages.
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Dilations
A dilation is a non-rigid transformation, which means that the original and the image are not congruent. They are, however, similar figures. This video demonstrates how to perform dilations. (2:25)
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World Without Oil
World Without Oil was an alternate reality game – when submitting their stories, its players pretended the oil crisis was really happening. We encourage teachers to do the same: to get "in game" and act to make the crisis seem real. Each day your students will immerse themselves in an exploration of a World Without Oil, and prepare their own "in-game" stories that they can contribute to the WWO online archive
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Oyez. Oyez. Oyez.: Supreme Court Resource
The Oyez Project is a multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work. It aims to be a complete and authoritative source for all audio recorded in the Court since the installation of a recording system in October 1955. The Project also provides authoritative information on all justices and offers a virtual reality 'tour' of portions of the Supreme Court building, including the chambers of some of the justices.
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USA Mathematics and Statisticsematical Talent Search
This is a mathematics competition open to all U.S. middle and high school students. Problems are published on the website four times a year one month before solutions are due. Problems range in difficulty from being within the reach of most high school students to challenging the best students in the nation. Students may use any materials -- books, calculators, computers -- but all work must be their own. This year's special topic is expected value.
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Educational Psychology
All things considered, there is a lot to learn about teaching, and much of it comes from educational psychology. Teaching as a career has distinctive features now that did not figure as prominently in its profile a generation ago. The features make it more exciting in some ways, as well as more challenging, than in the past. From a teacher’s point of view, the changes mean learning knowledge and skills—and practicing them—that were less important in teachers’ repertoires in earlier time
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