MSU Faculty Conversations: Sue Carter
Sue Carter, professor in Michigan State University's School of Journalism, talks about her 21 years as a faculty member and her passion for teaching.
Faculty thoughts on Innovation at GLS 2011
Professors Lynda Gratton, Kamalini Ramdas, Jeff Skinner and Nader Tavassoli discuss their thoughts on Innovation at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2011
Symbolising New Zealand: Session 4 - Symbolising the shadow-side of New Zealand experience in contem
Alistair Fox presents "Symbolising the shadow-side of New Zealand experience in contemporary literature and film". The Centre for Research on National Identity - Symbolising New Zealand conference. Held September 10, 2010.
21F.084J Introduction to Latin American Studies (MIT)
This course is designed as an introduction to Latin American politics and society for undergraduates at MIT. No background on the region is required. Overall workload (reading, writing, class participation, and examinations) is similar to that of other HASS-D courses. Many of the themes raised here are covered in greater detail in other courses: 21F.020J (New World Literature), 21F.716 (Introduction to Contemporary Hispanic Literature), 21F.730 (Twentieth and Twentyfirst-Century Spanish American
Borders Book Club featuring Christopher Paolini Part 6
Christopher Paolini is interviewed by the Borders Book Club. Paolini
answers club members questions about his books.
Investigating Wisconsin History-From Here To There
From Here to There - While biking on the Military Ridge State Trail, which is a part of Wisconsin's Rails-to-Trails project, Angie wonders about the history of the trail. While investigating the mystery of the Military Ridge Trail, she learns about Wisconsin's transportation history, from the days of the first peoples to the present, and the role transportation systems have played in our state's development.
Investigating Wisconsin History-Using Nature's Resources
Using Nature's Resources - Angie explores a shipwreck while scuba diving in Lake Michigan, which prompts her to investigate the ways in which water resources have been used in Wisconsin's past. Her investigation leads her from Lake Superior to the Fox River to the Horicon Marsh. She explores the relationship between people and natural resources, noting the impact of human decisions on those resources. Angie encourages students to think about the balance between using and protecting natural resou
Investigating Wisconsin History-Handing Down Our Heritage
Handing Down Our Heritage - While visiting the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Angie wonders how circus performers and other people learn things that are not written down or taught in school. As Angie investigates this mystery, she discovers that art, music, storytelling, and dance and other performing arts can provide history detectives with important clues. Students are introduced to Wisconsin's folk culture and encouraged to begin thinking about their own customs and traditions. Angie helps s
Topology Conservation in Polymer Knots
By: icamvid Topology Conservation in Polymer Knots Institute of Theoretical Physics University of Stellenbosch
Otis Learning ePortfolio: The Road to Aahs
Students come to Otis College of Art and Design from a variety of places. They are encouraged to document their journey through college by documenting their own ideas, perspective, and creative projects on their own Learning ePortfolios. Over time, the students gather and showcase their own development allowing them to reflect on their own progress.
Engaging students, engaging industry and engaging enterprise
This reflective case study and poster relates to a specific event staged by students and examines the phases and critical points within the whole process. It identifies some key learning outcomes for all involved
William Vesely -- President of the College of Charleston's IFC, Inter-Fraternity Council
William Vesely is the president of the College of Charleston's IFC, Inter-Fraternity Council. William says the leadership opportunities are the best part of being involved in Greek Life. He was elected to IFC just one year after becoming a new member of a fraternity and he has gained valuable experience since. Greek Life at the College is designed to help students make the most of their time on campus, and help them to develop into responsible, social, and contributing members of our society.
Stalingrad 5 of 5
The Battle of Stalingrad. 250,000 German troops are available to extend the Third Reich to the borders of Asia and divide the Soviet Union into two. This was a battle of death, the fighting went on all day and night it never stopped. German aircraft photographed the course of this struggle. These images give us an insight into the battle of WWII, for the first time we can see every detail of the tortured city that became the grave of the German Sixth Army. This video is the lost evidence of the
Bobby Kennedy - Announces Run for Presidency
While he was still Attorney General, during his brother’s administration, Bobby Kennedy told journalists that an African-American could be president of the United States within forty years. His observations were printed in U.S. newspapers on the 27th of May, 1961. (Tim Russert gets the year wrong in this “Meet the Press” clip.)
The day after he announced his own candidacy for the U.S. presidency, RFK appeared on television to explain why he was running. This clip feature
John Brown's Raid in 1859
This video is accompanied by text. "Tension between the North and South over the slavery issue grew more intense as the election of 1860 drew near. Violent reaction to the Kansas-Nebraska Act spread rapidly throughout the nation. The Supreme Court’s Dred Scott decision deepened the divide between Northerners and Southerners—antislavery supporters and proslavery-ites. In 1859, fifty-nine-year-old John Brown devised a plan to provoke a slave revolt to answer the “sacking” of Lawrence, Kans
Abraham Lincoln (Part 2)
Abraham Lincoln was an ambitious intellectual with a common touch, who's commitment to human freedom would define his nations vision for the 20th century. (08:39)
Of Mice and Men - In Context (Part 1 of 2)
The first half of the BBC's on the social/historical context of the novel, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck.
Confrontations with Native Americans
An excellent video that shows how the Native Americans were squeezed from their lands and forced to fight, flee, or be placed on reservations. Start of Bureau of Indian Affairs explained and how it resulted in moving Natives. Fort Laramie Treaty explained as well. A map of the area would be good for the students to have so students could track the movements.