The Gettysburg Address: Reflections
This video gives a reflection about President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and its background and reasons for him to be at the site shortly after the war ended. Shows how slavery was not mentioned, although the South's desire to keep slaves was a main reason for the deaths of hundred of thousands.
Islamic Month of Ramadan
Video about the ninth month of Ramadan, the month that the Q'uran was revealed to the Prophet Mohamed. Discusses fasting, hijab, and devotion in spite of location. Run time 02:02.
1.7.1 Carboniferous mires
During the Indistrial Revolution half of the world's coal came from Britain. We still rely heavily on it today to meet our energy needs, but now we input more than we produce. Burning it introduces large amounts of gases into the atmosphere that harm the environment in a variety of ways. In this unit it will become apparent that the most appealing quality of coal is that there is plenty of it.
The Cherokee Nation
The modern Cherokee Nation is enjoying a renaissance in language and culture. Living History Demonstrator Paula Nelson shares the resurgence.
Thomas Jefferson, Scientist
Thomas Jefferson's passion for politics is rivaled only by his passion for science. Historic Interpreter Bill Barker shares his study of the third president.
UW 360 - December 2010 Edition: Tommy Thompson
Follow undergraduate oceanographers out onto Puget Sound as they learn methods for field research. This fall, UWTV presents UW 360, a brand new magazine-style show. UW 360 profiles the fascinating people, programs and community connections that define the University of Washington. The show looks at a wide range of UW topics from solar energy, to heart tissue regeneration, to neighborhood farmer's markets - and much more. Samantha Rund The half-hour program is hosted by UW Alum Samantha Rund, wh
GoNU.TV Game Recap - Swimming & Diving vs. UMass - December 4, 2010
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E-Learning practices and Web 2.0
In September 2005, more than 2 years ago OReilly published the original definition of the idea of Web 2.0. In the wake of this hype the similar changes in E-Learning have been summarized in the term E-Learning 2.0. This paper aims to give a consolidated review on the development in these two years; which technologies and trends proved to be enduring and how the concept of Web 2.0 has influenced ELearning in this time. The basic concepts summarized in the term E-Learning 2.0 are presented a
INFO2009_GROUP22_QUIZ - Siyuan Liang and Fan Hu and Geoff Birch and Charalampos Ignatiou Keywords:creative commons
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Red squirrels and a tropical Antarctica
Red squirrels used to be the most common squirrel in Britain. But since the grey squirrel was introduced from the USA as an illegal immigrant in the late 1800s, their numbers have nose-dived.
It's not fair!
America's regulators now rely on 'fair value' with additional historical or mark-to-market input. Europe's regulators view 'fair value' as the way forward. Unless there is a compromise on international accounting practices, investors face confusion, says Amir Amel-Zadeh.
Antoinette Schoar - Valuation Tools
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Kristian Kloeckl - "The Senseable City" - 2010 MIT SDM Conference on Systems Thinking for Contempora
"The Senseable City" is a presentation given by Kristian Kloeckl, Research Scientist, in the MIT SENSEable City Laboratory at the MIT System Design and Management's 2010 Systems Thinking for Contemporary Challenges Conference on October 22, 2010. Please reference the link below for Kristian Kloeckl's presentation http://sdm.mit.edu/systems_thinking_conference_2010/presentations/kloeckl.pdf
How to Play the Piano: Major Scales
This video provides a short lesson on how to play the major scales on the piano. (3:57)
4.4 The Mind-Body Problem
Part 4.4. Looks at some of the modern responses to Cartesian Dualism including Gilbert Ryle's and G. Strawson's responses to the idea.
Smartboard Video Tutorial: Spotlight on Vimeo
short video tutorial on how to use the smartboard
Distinguished Lecture Series: Carol Lancaster
Carol Lancaster, interim Dean of the Walsh School of Foreign Service, speaks about wealth and power in the quote 'new international order.'