A private high school's staff responses to a Web 2.0 and abundant digital media presentation
This presentation sums up questionnaire feedback from fourteen South African private high school staff This follows a talk I gave on abundant digital culture and its potential benefits and hazards for their school. LOUD Speaker image by woodleywonderworks shared under a CC-BY license
Carrol Clarkson on Waiting for the Barbarians and Disgrace by JM Coetzee
On Thursday 29 October the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts Big Questions guest speaker is Carrol Clarkson, an Associate Professor in English Department at the University of Cape Town. She will be discussing the work of Nobel Prize winning novelist JM Coetzee .GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions popular lecture series provides an opportunity to hear a leading intellectual discuss one of life's big questions or a significant book or artwork. The great texts under
Cordel do Fogo Encantado: "Jackhammering" Sedimented Representations of the Brazilian Northeast
Within Brazil, the Northeast region has been represented in popular music, literature and film as a wellspring of cultural authenticity, pre-modern roots and a living past. However, it has also been the site of terrible periodic droughts and mass migrations that have contributed to it being portrayed as a space of misery. Linked to its status as a space of poverty, the arid serta
Children Between Two Nations
The belligerent anti-immigrationism of recently-retired CNN television and radio commentator Lou Dobbs has become so much of a trademark in U.S. popular culture that reviewer after reviewer of the 2008 Patricia Riggen film La misma luna (Under the Same Moon) has used his name as a shorthand reference to tell their readers what to expect from the movie: Lou Dobbs, grab your hankie
Feesten : Themabundel Themabundel rond "Feesten en feestdagen" met een gevarieerd aanbod taal- en rekenoefeningen : De oplossingen, bronnen en …
Themabundel rond "Feesten en feestdagen" met een gevarieerd aanbod taal- en rekenoefeningen :
De oplossingen, bronnen en …
This video by 60 second recap talks about supporting examples when paragraphing writing. (1:19)
GoNU.TV Game Recap - Men's Basketball vs. UNC Wilmington - February 26, 2011
Senior Chaisson Allen scored 17 points and dished six assists in his final game at Matthews Arena to lead Northeastern to a 78-68 win over UNC Wilmington on Saturday afternoon in Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball action. The Huskies (11-19, 6-12 CAA) finish the regular season in 10th place in the CAA and will face Delaware in the opening round of the Virginia 529 College Savings Plan CAA Championship tournament on Friday at 6 p.m. in Richmond, Va.
Disaster Relief Volunteering
Dr Debbie Haski-Leventhal, NAB Research Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact, talks about volunteering in disaster situations.
Archiving Digital Audio
On May 10, 2010, the Library of Congress held Personal Archiving Day in conjunction with the American Library Association's annual Preservation Week. The Library invited members of the public to visit and learn about how to preserve their personal information in both digital and non-digital form. Library staff gave talks about how to preserve specific kinds of information. In this video, Peter Alyea, digital conservation specialist, Preservation Reformatting in the Library of Congress's Music,
31 Jan 2011: Comprehensive Tax Reform in 2011
Two distinguished economists at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy discuss their report calling for comprehensive reform of the nation's corporate and personal income tax system. John Diamond, the Baker Institute's Edward A. and Hermena Hancock Kelly Fellow in Public Finance, and George Zodrow, the Allyn R. and Gladys M. Cline Chair of Economics at Rice University and a Baker Institute Rice Scholar, argue that the time is right to undertake such an overhaul. The discussion is mo
Learn Equivalent Fractions
We can test if two fractions are equivalent by cross-multiplying their numerators and denominators. The cartoon animation in this video uses very simple pictures and examples to help explain equivalent fractions. The problems become more difficult towards the end of the video. (03:47)
Doing business in New York
New York is a vibrant city, teeming with people at all hours. Enjoy the restaurants and the sights, but be wary of its brutal winters
TED402 Session 6 Spring 2011
TED402 Educational Psychology Session Six 03/02/11 Jeff Miller
This video clip describes how interpreting graphs involves understanding what the shape of a curve represents in real life situations. We should also understand what slope means and how to interpret what a high or low slope value represents. An understanding of plotting points is also important. (1:42)
WMEAC Economics of Energy
WMEAC presents "Economics of Energy."
This video clip describes how the x- and y-intercepts of a line, or linear equation intercepts, are often used in problems involving lines and their graphs. Linear equation intercepts are important points to be able to understand and decipher in applications of linear equations problems and can also be used when graphing lines. The y-intercept is used when writing an equation in slope-intercept form. (1:42)
Carnaval : Een stoet in de klas Leerlingen luisteren eerst naar een verhaal over carnaval. Ze luisteren ook naar het lied 'De poppenstoet' van Louis Neefs. Nadat ze alle personages in het lied opgesomd hebben, mogen leerlingen de stoet uitbeelden in de klas.
Leerlingen luisteren eerst naar een verhaal over carnaval. Ze luisteren ook naar het lied 'De poppenstoet' van Louis Neefs. Nadat ze alle personages in het lied opgesomd hebben, mogen leerlingen de stoet uitbeelden in de klas.
Making Better Decisions - Mini Lecture
A mini lecture covering how to make better decisions