History's Turning Points - 1453 AD The Siege of Constantinople
In 1204 crusaders sacked the city, then renamed Constantinople. For the next thousand years, the Byzantine Kings hid safely behind the massive walls of Constantinople. Then in 1453, with the Turkish Ottoman Empire encircling the city, Sultan Mehmet brought the newest technology of the 15th century, the cannon, and finally brought down the walls of the world's most impregnable fortress. This 24 minute video reviews the details of this city and the battle. The main video starts at the two minute m
San Francisco's 1989 Earthquake from the CHP's point of view
This 22 minute video shows how the California Highway Patrol went into action after this quake hit and their actions. This is a good video to show students who are not aware of what the police do and how this type of tragic event can cause the video is exceptional in its images. A must watch for all students either studying geology as well as those doing community studies. Exceptional, but may be too intense for some students. A great video to start students thinking about their plans for
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Normal: Head Shape and Sutures
The head should be closely inspected as part of the neurological examination. There can be molding of the head, which is an expected finding in a newborn. Palpate the sutures and outline the anterior and posterior fontanelles. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
MIT Commencement 2011 Part 1
Procession and Undergrad
The Road to the Capitol Election Simulation Game
This is not a video, but an interactive game designed to help students understand the United States election process better. Comes with a parent/teacher guide.
Concordia Open House 2011: Portfolio Day Video
Concordia University's Office of Student Recruitment would like to invite you to our Open House on Saturday October 22, 2011, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Here is a sneak peek, courtesy of Brian and Matthew, of an aspect of Concordia that you can learn more about on this day. Visit openhouse.concordia.ca to learn more! twitter.com/CUFutureStudent facebook.com/CUFutureStudents
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
Slice of Campus Life Contest Winners
http://concordia.ca/now The Concordia Slice of Campus Life Photo Contest winners, Alana Latincic, Cristian Zamfir and Basma Baydoun, talk about the inspiration for their images, how they felt to win and what they will do with the prize money. Read more here: This link: http://www.concordia.ca/now/campus-life/concordia-community/20111018/first-year-concordia-student-basma-baydoun.php Or visit the Contest gallery: http://www.concordia.ca/campus-life/slice-contest/
Military Blunders: Stalin's Purges (3:41)
This Military Blunders video clip is about the Great Purge.
The leader of Communist Russia, Joseph Stalin, was paranoid of
opposition. It was this paranoia that led to the Great Purge. He sent
many people to labor camps in Siberia. Some images may be too intense for students.
Japanese art takes techno form
Oct. 20 - From hand-clapping machines to a 3D strap-in virtual ride for all five senses, Japan's Digital Content Expo shows off the latest in creative technology. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
College of Charleston Professor Evan Parry Brings Students into Theatre Productions
Associate professor of theatre Evan Parry talks about the closeness of faculty with students, preparing students for careers that don't include acting, and the importance of a well-rounded education. Parry teaches Acting 3, Movement for the Actor, Stage Combat and other Performance courses. He continues to work as a professional actor, director and fight director and serves as co-director of The Shakespeare Project as well as one of the hits of the 2002 Piccolo Spoleto festival, the choreopla
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
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.