"Japanese Education and Society in Crisis" (video)
japan protest posterA talk by Yoshifumi Tawara, Secretary General of the Children and Textbooks Japan Network 21. Part of the Japan at Chicago Lecture Series: Celebrating Protest. Sponsored by the Japan Committee of the Center for East Asian Studies, the Human Rights Program, and the Center for International Studies.Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

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Banking and the Business Cycle

This rare study by C.A. Phillips, together with T.F. McManus and R.W. Nelson, appeared in 1937 as an Austrian-style analysis of the stock market crash and the great depression that followed.

It explores the many theories tossed about at the time, and concludes that the theory "here developed may be called a 'central banking' explanation of the depression. The depth and duration of the depression are held to be the ineluctable consequences of the preceding boom. That boom could never have
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Informed Consent: Subsequent visit in Series - 4 months
By: bccdc ImmunizeBC instructional video for health professionals about informed consent prior to immunization - subsequent visit in series - 4 months
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D-Day Paratroopers Geared Up
In this video clip, check out the equipment paratroopers of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions used on D-Day. In this video clip of History's Mail Call, host R. Lee Ermey demonstrates 1942 jump suits, a switchblade, rope, first aid kit, cricket clickers and more. (4:35)
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Multiplying Rationals - Problem 2 of 4
This video is a continuation and provides another example that demonstrates how to multiply rational functions and simplify the answer.  (2:41)
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Accidental Discoveries
The Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (1963) of the Cold War lead to the launching of several satellites to detect nuclear energy blasts. Satellites did detect blasts, not from the earth or our moon as expected, but from random places all over the sky. This segment from Swift: Eyes through Time covers the accidental discovery of gamma-ray bursts and the 30-plus years quest to understand them. (3:50)
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Bodies, Buses and Bureaucracy: Reflections on common interests in disability rights and service prov
Dr Ruth Butler, University of Hull, delivers a seminar as part of the 'Socio-spatial inequalities, transport and mobilities' seminar series held in the Transport Studies Unit during Hilary Term 2012.
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Teaching Strategies - Learning Styles
Teaching strategies on effectively reaching kinesthetic, visual, and auditory learning styles are provided in this video.  The video shows a portion from a college lesson on learning styles.  ( Older students , as well as parents and teachers, could benefit from this video by being provided by strategies for their learning styles.) ( 4:26)
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No One Bothered (Story of Homelessness)
This short film chronicles the story of Claire and Darren, a British homeless couple. The couple lives in Bournemouth, England. When they first arrived in the seaside town, they begged for money in order to buy food. Eventually they became registered Big Issue magazine vendors. The Big Issue Foundation is an initiative that gives homeless and vulnerably housed people the opportunity to make a living by selling magazines to passersby. For Darren and Claire, selling The Big Issue is a step up
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Preparing for the U.S. Citizenship Exam
In this video clip, from The History Channel, hear some stories from people who have taken the United States citizenship test. (3:12)        
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Q and BA: Which moon has the best chance for life?
In this episode of Q and BA - my live video chat answering viewer questions - I talk about which moon in the solar system has the best chance for life: Titan, Europa, or Enceladus. For some reason, the aspect ratio of this video is a bit stretchy. It displays normally on my computer, but this happens sometimes when it uploads. I'll try to track this down and fix it...
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US Government Review Part 2 - 7 Principles of the Constitution
This eight minute video uses a narrator to provide an overview of the  7 Principles of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights and the checks and balance system.
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Science: Powered by HUBzero
Imagine an "app store" for scientists, engineers, and educators filled with simulation and modeling tools; not simple Java applets, but real research codes that tackle difficult problems and may require substantial computing power drawn from the cloud. Imagine a new way of publishing scientific work that involves not just articles about those tools, but the tools themselves, online and accessible to the world through an ordinary Web browser. Imagine an array of databases at your fingertips, wi
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Seven Spot Ladybird Emerging From Pupa (Ladybugs)
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Seven Spot Ladybird (Ladybug) emerging from its pupa. Ladybirds are perhaps the most well-known and popular of all beetles. This rounded beetle has bright red wing cases with 7 black spots, although some individuals may have more or fewer spots. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (0:43)
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Lunch and Learn Event with John Geer
Watch video from the April 18 Lunch and Learn Event featuring John Geer, chair of political science, speaking on “Why the Tea Party is Obama’s Ace in the Hole.” The typical view is that President Obama has been weakened by the strength of the Tea Party movement.  While the Tea Party is formidable force in Americankeep reading »
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A nice cup of tea - Russell Bowes
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.
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Cambridge and First Time Volunteering
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El origen del hombre - National Geographic - Español parte 4 de 5
Documental de National Geographic dónde podemos observar como ha evolucionado el hombre desde sus inicios. Aquí tienen el origen del hombre.
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