What does Influence Mean? Who has Influenced you?
This lesson deals with the meaning and the power of influence. How does it affect us? There is a clear definition of the word "Influence" and there are many words listed. The new vocabulary is presented in context and you can read the examples on the screen.
Ukraine prepares for face-off with Russian in Crimea
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Ukraine's national security chief accuses Russia of being behind seizure of Crimea's airports, warns against "direct aggression." Nathan Frandino reports. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 16
21eTeacher: Explore video
A video about the second E in Nortel LearniT's lesson plan model. This is the section where the student investigates the topic more thoroughly. In these lessons the investigation takes the form of Internet research but it could equally include original research and the use of a variety of problem solving techniques. What is important is that the students are given the opportunity to "free wheel" their way through the materials and not be over directed. We all know however, that they will need so
What causes auroras? (continued)
Part 2 What causes auroras? Jean-Pierre St-Maurice – University of Saskatchewan compares the auroras to the same process of the old television cathode ray tubes. He describes the process of this beautiful light radiation of the high energy physics. “I’m in there for the puzzle solving.” Run time 02:59.
What Changes and Affects Auroras?
What changes and affects auroras?" Josh Semeter – Boston University. Particles come streaming into the atmosphere at 30 to 40, 000 miles per hour. They bang into the gases of the neutral atmosphere in much the same phenomenon as a (manufactured product) neon light. What’s important in becoming a scientist? Imagination is much more important than knowledge (Einstein) so extrapolate that to mean that people come to it from all kinds of different ways. Run time 03:03
DegreeWorks: 24 hour access
Students in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering have had the opportunity to use and see the benefits of DegreeWorks. Click on the links below to see how their experiences with the program have made registration, changing majors, and spending time with advisors more efficient.
Veggie Tales-The Star of Christmas part 4
The VeggieTales gang is back for their second Christmas episode. Though the setting is Victorian England, old Ebenezer Scrooge is nowhere in sight, refreshingly. Cavis Appythart and Millward Phelps (Bob and Larry) are just finishing up their first holiday musical in an effort to "teach London to love." However, their hearts aren't in the right place, and the play has more electrical lights than well-meaning words. When they learn that a local church plans to bring out a priceless artifact for th
Xerte A critical discussion of the widespread use of objectives or learning outcomes in course design in higher education, with reference to the Open University in particular. A discussion of the merits of concept mapping instead. Includes examples of both types of design device
She started drawing at age 4, painting at 6, and writing poetry at 7. Now, Akiane Kramarik is one of the most sought after young artists of her time -- selling works for thousands, even tens of thousands of dollars. Akiane says she was taught by God. She's gained fame appearing on CNN and the Oprah Winfrey Show. In this Conversations, we talk with this gifted teenager about her art, her inspiration, and how she is using her craft to help others instead of just get rich.
Half Lion, Half Tiger - It's a Liger
This short film features ligers at a German Zoo. (Ligers are only bred and raised in captivity. Scientists are doubtful that a liger could exist in the wild.) Run time 01:22.
The Fourth Revolution: the global race to reinvent the state [Audio]
Speaker(s): John Micklethwait, Adrian Wooldridge | Is Britain falling behind in the global race to reinvent the state? Britain has led previous attempts to reinvent the state, from the Hobbesian security revolution of the 17th century, to the liberal, meritocratic revolution of the 19th century, to the welfare revolution of the early 20th century. We are now embarked on a new revolution, driven by IT, unsustainable debts and the rise of emerging markets. But Britain is much less well placed to l
Monument to the victims of "the children's pogrom" in Litin
Anna Birbraer, who was born in 1927 in Litin and lived there during the war years, tells about the monument erected at the site where children from Litin, the vast majority of whom were Jewish, were murdered in 1942. http://www.yadvashem.org//untoldstories/database/commemoration.asp?cid=752
Mental Health on Campus
In a live, "Office Hours" webcast interview November 17, 2011, Gary Glass, assistant director for outreach and developmental programming at Duke's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), answers viewer questions about student mental health and coping with the pressures of college.
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Virtual Maths, Density, Mass, Volume calculator
Interactive simulation, density, mass, and volume calculator
Listen: ‘Syriac Gazetteer’ preserves endangered Middle East cultures
Key moments in the development and interaction of Judaism, Christianity, Islam and other religions are being preserved through Syriaca.org, an international collaboration edited by scholars at Vanderbilt and Princeton universities.
History of Religions in America - Introduction
This video is the introduction and first part to the interview to Dr. Brekus. There is a list of all the topics to be treated in the interview, from the origins of religions in the colonies on and Dr. Brekus starts by describing what protestants in the colonies were like and what they did.
Alessandro Profumo: the need for transparency and new behaviours in finance
Alessandro Profumo, Chairman of Monte Dei Paschi Di Siena Bank, shares his key take-aways from the panel "Beyond reforms and recriminations: The future of financial leadership" at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2013.
English: Brian Reed - Less is More: Contemporary Poems Composed Through Deletion
Open lecture by Professor Brian Reed, Department of English, University of Washington. Since the turn of the millennium, a number of poets have begun composing verse by taking pre-existing texts and selectively deleting words, phrases, sentences, and even whole sections. Does it make sense to call such poets "writers" in anything but a very loose sense, since, instead of generating text, they remove it? Moreover, since they give us nothing but passages of borrowed language with the original wor