Why study modern church history?
In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr. Frances Knight, an authority on modern church history, describes her discipline and argues that it provides an irreplaceable vantage point for understanding religion and its place in society.
"Sensation And Perception, Spring 2009"
"This course provides an introduction to important philosophical questions about the mind, specifically those that are intimately connected with contemporary psychology and neuroscience. Are our concepts innate, or are they acquired by experience? (And what does it even mean to call a concept 'innate'?) Are 'mental images' pictures in the head? Is color in the mind or in the world? Is the mind nothing more than the brain? Can there be a science of consciousness? The course will include guest lec
Jim Olson: Architecture for Art
The new Museum of Art/WSU exhibit "Art for Architecture" seems larger than life. And the patrons assembled for the opening reception Thursday, Sept. 29, could be described that way too. The retrospective of architect Jim Olson's career drew artists, architects and art collectors from Seattle and New York City. The show is an example of how Chris Bruce, director of the museum at Washington State University, is using his connections in the art world to debut top-flight exhibits in Pullman. For m
Banking the underbanked
By meeting the special financial needs of the working poor, an innovative credit union in San José helps lift a community out of poverty
Top 5 Unusual Facts About Hands
This 46 second video has some interesting facts that could be a good ice breaker for starting anatomy units.
Kercher family look for answers after Knox cleared
OCT 4 - The family of Meredith Kercher say they are disappointed by Amanda Knox's release but will continue to look for the truth behind her murder. Sunita Rappai reports.
Europe Week Ahead: ECB rate cut is unlikely, says ING
Sept. 30 - The European Central Bank is unlikely to raise rates at next week's meeting in Berlin, following poor euro zone inflation data, but a cut will come later, says ING Economist Rob Carnell.
Quadratic Equations: Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Method of Completing the Square
This module contains the a quadratic equations from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr.
Randi Weingarten on union reform
The president of the American Federation of Teachers on changes to the teachers' union and the future of education in America
Etica, Bioética y Legislación (2011)
El alumno adquirirá los conocimientos y habilidades básicas que le capaciten para identificar, analizar y argumentar criterios ético-jurídicos en la resolución de los problemas que se presenten en su futuro quehacer profesional, teniendo en cuenta las particularidades que definen a cada ser humano.
Virtual Maths , Shapes Space and Measure, Theodolite survey formula
Theodolite survey, information, formula, and calculation
"The Gated City"
Ryan Avent, our economics correspondent, explains why families are fleeing America's richest cities in their droves
A lesson on the talking drums of Africa, suitable for inclusion in a unit on Africa, communication, music, percussion, or world cultures. Includes discussion points and four simple activities.
Australians: What Are We? How Do We See Ourselves? How Do Others See Us?
What does it mean to be Australian in 2007? How do we as Australians see ourselves? How are we as a nation, culture and society, perceived by others? How have recent actions and policies affected attitudes within Australia and the perception of other people of Australia? Former Prime Minister of Australia Rt Hon Malcolm Fraser discusses the implications of independence as a state.
A Jewish exile returns to Libya
Oct. 1 - A Libyan Jew returns home after 44-year in exile. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Creating Value in a Volatile World
The need for flexible management of supply chains to increase operational efficiencies could not be greater, as modern companies outsource and manufacture overseas. David Simchi-Levi observes that between 2003 and 2008 labor costs increased by 21% in Brazil, 19% in China, and 3% to 8% in other countries. Me
"God Went to Beauty School" by Cynthia Rylant -- The Pick of the Week ... from 60 second Recap™
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "God Went to Beauty School" by Cynthia Rylant. Summary--Some people might call "God Went to Beauty School" a book about God, but don't be so quick to categorize this collection of poetry. Sure, the humor and surprise in these poems often come from the fact that Cynthia Rylant has chosen to imagine the everyday details of this world from the perspective of the Divine. But these poems are also about new ways of seeing—and about how a crea
History of the internet
"History of the internet" is an animated documentary explaining the inventions from time-sharing to file-sharing, from arpanet to internet. This eight minute video provides an illustrated history that provides some insights into how the Internet developed along computers and related breakthroughs. Excellent.
Raj Shah on foreign aid
The administrator of USAID on partnering with big business, a recent deal with PepsiCo and focusing aid on the horn of Africa
What Can Creativity Do?
This professionally-made video shown at the Night of the Unboring (2005), a benefit for the Ontario College of Art and Design. Creativity can capture, can make you comfortable, make you uncomfortable, define a nation, define a generation, transform, make life easier, move you, stop you in your tracks... (02:53)