After almost a decade of being East Carolina's Marching Pirates feature twirler, this is Courtney Stearn's last year twirling as a student. At a young age the game-day atmosphere had her hooked on being a Pirate, but ECU's academic programs won her over for the long haul. In May, she'll graduate with a PhD in physical therapy.
Polar Bear Cubs
Polar bears often have twin cubs, yet they have one of the slowest reproductive rates of any mammal. Learn more about these giants of the north and their offspring. (0:36)
Accessibility of eLearning
It is part of a teaching professional’s skills to understand the needs of a diverse population of students. This unit introduces the challenges for disabled students who may use computers in different ways when taking part in eLearning or may need alternative teaching methods. It covers the technology and techniques used by disabled students, the adjustments to teaching methods that might be reasonable, design decisions which affect the accessibility of eLearning tools and strategies for evalu
Images on iDASH: Initial Infrastructure and Insights
Presented by Brian E. Chapman
How to Make a Stuffed Crust Pizza
This selection contains a video which shows a stuffed crust pizza being made step-by-step. Ingredients needed and directions appear in print. ( 1:35)
What's Cost Got to Do with It? Book buyers have been used to hardback books being the most expensive, with softcover versions being priced much less, while e-book versions are cheaper still. This pricing scheme comports with David Ricardo's doctrine that the value of consumption goods are determined by the "
Book buyers have been used to hardback books being the most expensive, with softcover versions being priced much less, while e-book versions are cheaper still.
This pricing scheme comports with David Ricardo's doctrine that the value of consumption goods are determined by the "
GULP: A Nice cup of tea
Garden historian Russell Bowes talks about the horticultural history of the tea bag, from its origins in the foothills of the Himalayas right through to the modern tea bag.
Land snails are invertebrates because they do not have a backbone. They are related to water snails, but they do not live in water.
Thailand hopes sandbags will save Bangkok
Nov. 3 - Thailand stacks giant sandbags, hoping to prevent floodwater from entering the heart of the Bangkok. Katharine Jackson reports.
Populism and the Tea Party in American Politics
Begun in 2009, the Tea Party movement is generally recognized as fiscally conservative, antigovernment, and a strict interpreter of the U.S. Constitution. The platform is resonating with many Americans. Hear a stellar lineup of panelists discuss how the Tea Party fits into the history of populist movements in American politics, how it may evolve and the long-term impact, and how we can promote civil discourse amid ideological differences. Bill Whalen Resident Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Plungers and horses, a story of vacuum and pressure
This is a short video that explains a classic experiment involving vacuum and atmospheric pressure using plungers.
John Carlson Lecture
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ADA and Accessibility of Educational Content
Dr. Anne Jelfs from the Open University presents on ADA and the Accessibility of Educational Content for the participants of the Bridge to Success project on September 23, 2011.
Report on the First Quadrennial Technology Review
Steve Koonin, Under Secretary for Science - US Department of Energy
Patricia McKissack: 2011 National Book Festival
Patricia McKissack appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Patricia McKissack is the author of many highly acclaimed books for children, including "Goin' Someplace Special," a Coretta Scott King Award winner; "The Honest-to-Goodness Truth"; "Let My People Go" (written with her husband, Fredrick), a recipient of the NAACP Image Award; "The Dark-Thirty," a Newbery Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Award winner; and "Mirandy and Brother Wind," recipient of the Caldecott Meda
How to Turn a Pen
NTC begins reconciliation with Tuareg
Nov. 7 - Libya's interim authorities start reconciliation talks with the country's Tuareg nomadic tribes, who are considered of vital importance to regional security in Libya's oil-rich south. Nick Rowlands reports.