Japanese art takes techno form
Oct. 20 - From hand-clapping machines to a 3D strap-in virtual ride for all five senses, Japan's Digital Content Expo shows off the latest in creative technology. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Sound Wave Interference
Two speakers, mounted on the table and facing each other, are driven by a function generator. A microphone is introduced between the speakers and the sound waves are displayed on an oscilloscope. This demonstrates the effect of interference and the resulting phase shift on sound waves over a fixed distance. Three different frequencies are demonstrated; 880Hz (A5), 440Hz (A4) and 523.3Hz (C4).
DigitalVU: Using technology to engage students beyond the classroom walls
Watch video of an Oct. 20 presentation “Using technology to engage students beyond the classroom walls” with Corbette Doyle and Stephanie Milne. This session provides a hands-on look at Twitter as a tool to encourage students to think critically about course content — before, during and after class ends. To increase faculty comfort with thekeep reading »
YouTube generation looks for a job
Oct. 21 -In the UK, employers and recruitment agencies are experimenting with video as a way of expediting the search for potential employees. Matt Cowan reports.
Les campus universitaires québécois - Emission 30
Les campus universitaires québécois
Un bac vert (UQAR)
Découvrez le nouveau baccalauréat en chimie de l'environnement et des bioressources offert par l’Université du Québec à Rimouski depuis l’automne 2010 qui propose une formation multidisciplinaire unique au Québec.
Un prof, un livre : Maria Nengeh Mensah, professeure à l’Université du Québec à Montréal, présente son livre collectif Mais oui c'est un trav
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Obama: "Now, the nation we need to build is our own"
Oct. 22 - Obama touts foreign policy successes in Iraq and Libya as he vows to refocus on the economy. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Biology - Respiration
During this video the insructor stands in front of a PowerPoint display that highlights her points. Because of the chemical notations, this video is more suitable for high school students. (03:30)
Northeastern Opens Campus in Charlotte, N.C.
Advancing a model of higher education that moves "beyond the traditional boundaries of place," Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun announced today that the university will launch a system of regional campuses in selected American cities. The first regional campus opens its doors today in Charlotte, N.C.
"Bosnia Tune" by Joseph Brodsky (poetry reading)
"All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing" - a quotation usually attributed to Edmund Burke who did say something very similar. Similar words are also used in the Russian film adaptation of "War and Peace" by Leo Tolstoy. There are several versions of this poem. About 30,000 people went missing in Bosnia during the 1992-95 war - this poem was written in 1992. Brodsky was an American of the Russian-Jewish origin. He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1987.
The Flip Video: Classroom Assistive Technology
This four minute video provides an example of how a flip video camera can be used in the classroom to provide another layer of learning to lessons. it is easy to follow and shows good examples.
IMPACT Speaker: Dennis Lockhart
Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, addresses students, faculty, staff and community members on the topic of "Observations on the Work of and Working at the Fed." In the talk, Lockhart provides a basic introduction to the work of the Fed, discusses his own career path that led him to his current position, and shares "a day in the life", detailing his meetings, actions, and responsibilities on the job.
Walcott and Naipaul: History and Myth
Catherine Brown, Lecturer in English Literature, compares West Indian writers Derek Walcott and Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul on their attitudes towards history and myth.
Phonics with The Funnies---Learn About the Letter /n/
In this cute, animated video, the Funnies family teach about the letter /n/ by using the Funny Bubble Maker. The letter /n/ appears in one bubble while pictures that start with the letter /n/ appear in the other bubble. Pictures named are nose, net, night, notebook, nest, and nine. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom to help teach mastery of this important skill. (2:07)
Life in the Universe: Are we Alone?
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MUSC's MEDUCARE and Stroke Teams: Saving Lives Across South Carolina
Mr. Jimmie Wooten, a bailiff in Hampton County, South Carolina suffered a stroke while at work on July 19, 2011. Thanks to the fast action of the Hampton County EMS team, MUSC's MEDUCARE helicopter crew and the MUSC Comprehensive Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center team, Mr. Wooten was back at work and able to share his story just a month later
Understanding the History of Halloween : Day of the Dead in Halloween History
The day of the dead has its role in Halloween history, get expert tips and advice on the history of Halloween in this free video.
Expert: Ginny Larson
Bio: Ginny Larson has been creating fun, inexpensive crafts for her own pleasure for the past thirty years. She loves being creative and making charming pieces from ordinary things.
Filmmaker: Terry Larson
Berlusconi readies exit, stocks rise
Nov 8 - Wall Street rallied one percent after Italy's embattled Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said he would step down after a current austerity budget passes parliament. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Portrait of 2010 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry
A look at the lives and work of the 2010 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry Richard F. Heck, Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki. For more information see: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2010/
Greek referendum unlikely to happen: Athens business leader
Nov. 1 - The referendum on the Greek bailout is likely not to happen because the government will lose its majority and is likely to fall, says Costas Michalos, chairman of Athens Chamber of Commerce.