Tablets lure consumers from PCs
Heavy demand for iPads and other new devices is cutting into PC sales.
Intel beats, but faces heat
Summary of business headlines: Intel reports fourth-quarter results; Bernanke lifts forecast; Top Wall Street bankers compete for AIG role; Judge approves Madoff settlement. Stocks snap two-day rally.
CloserVU: Day One with Coach Franklin and Family
From his arrival at the airport to the formal announcement, get a personal look at the first hours Head Football Coach James Franklin and family spent as new members of the Commodore Nation. Warning: Watching this video might create the involuntary response of wearing black and gold and yelling, “GO ‘DORES!” For all things Coachkeep reading »
VUCast Special: Do You Believe in Magic…
Want to feel good deep down inside? Meet a child who will melt your heart. Watch the inspiration of Vanderbilt students who turned caring for others into a business. And, remember how we all came together in the face of disaster. It’s VUCast’s special year-ender. Happy New Year. 2010 will be remembered at Vanderbilt forkeep reading »
Paratoi aseiniadau (Preparing assignments)
Efallai y byddwch yn teimlo ar goll pan gewch eich aseiniad cyntaf ond peidiwch â phoeni, nid oes disgwyl i chi wneud gwaith perffaith o'r cychwyn cyntaf. Nid oes un ffordd gywir o ysgrifennu aseiniad. Fodd bynnag, mae rhai egwyddorion a phrosesau cyffredin a fydd yn eich helpu i gadw ar y trywydd cywir wrth ei lunio. Yn yr uned hon byddwch yn dysgu sut i ysgrifennu eich aseiniadau’n effeithiol.
Writing books at the push of a button
INSEAD professor Phil Parker has been granted a US patent for his software programme that writes books. It took him seven years to get the patent, and while the registered patent name is decidedly scholastic: Method and Apparatus for Automated Authoring and Marketing, the implications for the information age are not. It?s not "creative intelligence." It?s "reverse engineering" - deconstructing books into "genres" and then writing software programmes to fit those genres.
Learning the Hindi Letters – Lesson 7 – अं and अः
This is the seventh lesson in a series of basic episodes to teach Hindi from the beginning. If you are already studying Hindi, it can provide a good review. If [...]
The psychological aspects of sports injury
For many people, sport is a way of life, so imagine the emotional distress that a sports injury can bring when it restricts someone's participation in sport. This unit examines the role of psychological factors in sports injury. You will look at both the psychological factors that can lead to a sports injury and the psychological reactions that a sports person can experience when injured. This unit is for you if you have ever experienced a sports injury, if you would with injured athletes or if
Christmas for US troops in Iraq
U.S. soldiers attended a Christmas celebration in Northern Iraq, in what many hope will be their final Christmas in the war zone. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Different Kinds of Essays
Different Kinds of Essays (Informative and Persuasive). Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn about the different kinds of essays in this one-minute video on writing essays. This video is almost too brief. Hopefully, it will whet the student's appetite for more information regarding the different types of essays.
What Is The Role of Observers in the Lesson Study Process?
Observers play a critical role in Lesson Study, sharing their perspectives and strategies on ways to be sure their work doesn't interfere with the students' learning. Run time 05:48.
How to Check Math Homework
How to Check Math Homework. Part of the series: Basic Mathematics & Algebra. When checking math homework, be sure to understand basic operations like adding and subtracting, and review the lesson plan to make sure the subject makes sense. Avoid going the easy route by checking answers in the back of the teacher's guide.
Childhood Development: Early Learning, the Brain and Society
Brain expert Dr. Patricia Kuhl, co-director of the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences at the University of Washington, talks about the innate learning ability of infants and children. (58:37)
Curriki Video Tutorial 5: Adding a Learning Resource
A video tutorial that demonstrates how to add learning resources on Curriki. Run time 06:58.
Diagnosing Dyslexia. Part of the series: Dyslexia. Diagnosing dyslexia involves a series of tests that assess a child's learning, reading and speaking abilities. Discover the dyslexia diagnosing process with tips from a recognized scholar. (3:27)
Survival Phrases #54 - CSP 4 - What do you think about your Japanese fans
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! If it weren’t for your fans, you wouldn’t be famous in the first place, right? So when you wanna show a little love to your fans, try out some of these gems for maximum impact! You’ll probably even pick up a few more by showing you try harder [...]
The Presidents Song!
A song to remember the names of all the Presidents of the U.S, set to the tune of Yankee Doodle.
With or Without a God: Natural Law and Property Rights [Excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, vol. 1, Economic Thought Before Adam Smith (1995). An MP3 audio file of this article, read by Jeff Riggenbach, is available for download.]
[Excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, vol. 1, Economic Thought Before Adam Smith (1995). An MP3 audio file of this article, read by Jeff Riggenbach, is available for download.]
The Biology of the Language Faculty: Its Perfection, Past and Future
Noam Chomsky, around whose work much of the Syntax series revolves, gives listeners a glimpse into the evolution of his own thinking, with an emphasis on areas of linguistics where computational considerations play a major role.
Chomsky briefly outlines the key components of a biologically based linguistics that be