Curtis White Neilly Series Part 4 11/11/2010
Curtis White presents "Inevitably, a Romantic." A discussion of Romanticism and its relation to American culture since the '60s. Social critic, essayist, and novelist, White has authored five novels, several works of nonfiction and edited works, and numerous articles and essays Introduction by Patrick Daubert Class of 2011
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Shaping Higher Education Fifty Years After Robbins: what views to the future? - What Views to the Fu
Speaker(s): Dr Bahram Bekhradnia, Rajay Naik, David Willetts MP | The panel will discuss different views about the future of higher education. This event concludes a one-day conference celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of the Robbins Report. Bahram Bekhradnia is director of the Higher Education Policy Institute. Rajay Naik is director of Government and External Affairs at the Open University. David Willetts MP is minister for Universities & Science. The conference is supported
Equality and Diversity in the Media - Dhiren Katwa
Dhiren Katwa is with the Environment Agency as External Relations Advisor. He has been a trustee of Birmingham Rathbone (a charity for people with mild to moderate learning difficulties) since 2007. In addition, he sits on the ITV Central Diversity Panel and on the Diversity Board of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and a member of the Equality Council of the National Union of Journalists. Here he discusses the current issues in making the media a more diverse and equal industry.
"This Bulb" Hollywood Stars come together to Discuss how Reverse Effects of Greenhouse Gas
Natalie Portman, Kyra Sedwick, and Chloe Sevigny explain how simply changing a light bulb can help reverse the effects of greenhouse gasses. The clip encourages the use and explains the benefits of fluorescent light bulbs. This video also has music by Aimee Mann. Run time 01:45.
Learning Landscapes Conference 2008
A video of the Learning Landscapes conference, held at the University of Lincoln, UK, on November 14th 2008.
Physical Quantities. Scalars and Vectors
Introduction to measuring different quantities and how to tell the difference between vector and scalar quantities.
Five Paragraph Essay
This video demonstrates a step by step guide on writing a five paragraph essay. Overall this video is a good introduction to essay writing and would be good to use as a guide for writing essays. The audio throughout this video is not always the highest quality, making it difficult to understand what is being taught at times. At the end, a few tips and tricks for essay writing are presented.
"I'm not afraid to die for freedom" -- pro-Russia activist in Ukraine
Armed pro-Russian protesters build a barricade around seized police station in the eastern-Ukrainian city of Slaviansk and call for a referendum to join Russia. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews 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 int
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, Tangent, and Theta
Interactive tool demonstrating formulae for sine, cosine, and tangent with Theta
" The Number Rock" - A Counting Song, 1-20
This selection contains a song students can sing along with and practice counting 1-20. The song has a rock-n-roll theme , and the numbers appear as they are said aloud. ( 1:45)
Canción de "Los Esqueletos" para el Día de Muertos
Este vídeo es una canción sobre esqueletos para el Día de Muertos. También, sería una buena herramienta para practicar el tiempo y acciones sencillas con jóvenes y estudiantes de español. (1:41)
Thomas Jefferson was the 3rd U.S. President (1801-1809). He was born in the colony of Virginia in 1743. Thomas Jefferson's ideas helped create a new kind of government -- one that cared about people's freedoms and rights. This is a video clip. (Note:This clip has a slightly-biased point of view. Freedom? It is a well-known fact that Jefferson had many slaves.)(1:35)
2.1 Two examples
This unit introduces ‘voice-leading’ or ‘Schenkerian’ analysis, perhaps the most widely-used and discussed method of analysing tonal music. In this unit, this method is explained through the analysis of piano sonatas by Mozart. The unit is the first in the AA314 series of three units on this form of harmonic analysis, and concentrates on the ‘foreground level’ of voice leading. As you work through this unit, you will become familiar with five complete movements of Mozart’s piano
N. David Mermin, Cornell University: "Spooky Actions at a Distance?" - April 12, 2007
Einstein's real complaint about the quantum theory was not that it required God to play dice, but that it failed to "represent a reality in time and space, free from spooky actions at a distance." I shall use the rhetorical device of a computer-simulated lecture demonstration (a cartoon version of recent experiments in Vienna) to explain both the appeal of Einstein's criticism and the remarkable fact that the "reality" he insisted upon is nevertheless impossible. I will assume no background in q
The Problem of Walking Away: A Rhetorical Crisis
Dr. Blake Abbott discusses the recent trend in homeowners strategically defaulting on their mortgage as a rhetorical crisis. He traces the development of the relationship between housing and citizenship in the United States as a way to understand both the housing crisis that began in 2007 and the popularity of strategic mortgage defaults.
How to Write an Introduction Paragraph for Your Essay
This is an essay introduction formula for academic writing using the three-part funnel approach: grab attention, bridge to thesis, present thesis. Presented by Michelle Bowman of the Effective Writing Center, University of Maryland University College.
Ping 215: Kinect, Lumia Photography, Beer on tap, CEOs, FlightSims and Comic-Con | Ping! Hey everybody! Is Mark back yet? Maybe we should try to automate this publishing thing to stay on schedule. What the heck, it's Mark's vacation time, so Simon May and I cover off this episode in the studio. Some of the things that Microsofties are pinging each other about recently include the following:
Hey everybody! Is Mark back yet? Maybe we should try to automate this publishing thing to stay on schedule. What the heck, it's Mark's vacation time, so Simon May and I cover off this episode in the studio.
Some of the things that Microsofties are pinging each other about recently include the following:
Researching Mobile Learning: Frameworks, Tools and Research Designs
This edited collection sets out the issues and requirements for mobile learning research, and presents recent efforts to specify appropriate theoretical frameworks, methods and tools. Through their accounts of projects, leading researchers present their experiences and approaches to key aspects of mobile learning research such as data capture and analysis, and offer structured guidance and suggestions on adopting and extending these approaches.