Boehner plan likely to pass House: Republican strategist
July 28 - Rich Galen, former communications director to House Speaker Newt Gingrich, analyzes the Tea Party's moves and the growing rift within the Republican caucus.
Krannert Professor of Economics - Comparing Government to Business
Krannert Interim Dean and Prof. of Economics, Jerry Lynch, discusses why Washington DC doesn't "balance its' checkbook" like families have to. Dean Lynch also makes the comparison between the federal government and private corporations.
How To Analyze a Poem
This video provides a method for analyzing poetry. The steps are research the author to understand how author's personal experiences influence writing, determine the form, break down meter, identify devices of sound and sense, determine speaker, and form a thesis. ( The video does provide valuable suggestions for students, but an example is not given. The words black magic appear , and an actor manipulates them as the narrator reads the steps.) ( 1:34)
Big Thinkers: Barnett Berry on Education Reform
The president and CEO of the advocacy organization Center for Teaching Quality lays out a roadmap for reforming our education system and improving the school environment for "teacherpreneurs". The Center for Teaching Quality (CTQ) is a non-profit advocacy organization based in North Carolina. They are dedicated to improving education by advancing the teaching profession through targeted research, outreach to policy-makers, and fostering teacher leadership. (5:02)
Faculty conversations: Le Anne Silvey
Le Anne Silvey, acting director of the American Indian Studies Program, talks about her work teaching Native American single parents better co-parenting skills, as well as her work combating childhood obesity in Native American youth. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9662
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Dr. Kay Durst Physician Profile
Meet Dr. Kay Durst, a third generation physician who was awarded her M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina and did her Residency at the University of Miami Hospital in Florida. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor who's specialties include family medicine.
Military Veterans and Darden: A Perfect Fit
Darden students, alumni and faculty speak about how the University of Virginia Darden School of Business is a perfect fit for MBA students coming from a military background.
Rock Camp at Michigan State University's Community Music School
Rock Camp is a day camp for middle and high school students who have some experience playing their instruments (guitar, bass, drums, keyboard or vocals). Bands are coached by members of The Outer Vibe. At camp, students form and work in their own bands based on musical interest and skill level. They learn songs in preparation for an end-of-camp rock concert at the Common Ground Music Festival and participate in workshops such as songwriting, marketing, promotion, sound, and more! More informat
Welcome Back Wildcats
As the new school year commences, students re-emerge, eager to make this year the best the University of Arizona has seen. Our returning students and faculty welcome a new freshman class as they begin to find their place here at the University.
Evaluating and Distinguishing Primary and Secondary Source Material
This module defines primary and secondary sources, offers examples of each, and provides criteria for distinguishing between these two types of sources. In addition, the module offers strategies […]
Online Poetry Lesson with Pat Pattison: Language and Lyrics
Find out more about this course at: http://bit.ly/w9CaCM Creative Writing: Poetry is a course for writers—songwriters, poets, and anyone who wants to write more effectively. The course—authored by Pat Pattison, who developed the curriculum for the only songwriting major in the country at Berklee—will give you specific tools to help you craft and control your writing. The course uses musical vocabulary to examine the elements and functions of poetry, exploring how to make things move and
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Health@Google: "Women, Stress, and Heart Disease" with Dr. Atul Sharma
Join Women@ Google in welcoming Dr. Atul Sharma. In this talk, Dr. Sharma explores the growing scientific link between stress and the development of cardiovascular disease in women, and gives practical, real-world suggestions for improving heart health. Find out which diets work best, how/when/how much to exercise, and what are the proven stress reduction techniques and natural therapies that can help you live better.
CAM Plants - Khan Academy
CAM plants are usually desert plants because of them having their stomata closed during the daytime due to water shortage. At night, CAM plants have their stomata open and fix carbon dioxide into mallate, where the CAM plant can use the mallate as carbon dioxide to perform photosynthesis. (08:37)
Treatment Options for Young Women with Breast Cancer
Dr. Steven Feigenberg, a radiation oncologist at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center and an associate professor of radiation oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, discusses a study that compared outcomes for young women with early-stage breast cancer who had breast conservation therapy and those who had a mastectomy. The study found similar survival rates for both groups of women. Dr. Feigenberg is the senior author of the study, which loo