Bruce Degen (Magic School Bus)
In elementary school he said he had a wonderful teacher, he was always doing art in the back of the room. His teachers would always hang up his art around the school. He reflects that his artwork was a huge part of his life. He says authors need to be clear, readers need to know what is going on, it needs to be truthful. He also talks about how the writing comes first and then the illustrations. He uses real pictures to draw the kids in his stories, some are based on kids his son went to school
Mobile learning news - Autumn 2009 issue
MoLeNET is entering its third phase and after two years a lot has been learnt on how effective mobile learning is and the lessons learnt. In addition numerous support systems have been developed by LS...
Martin Van Buren
This is a film documentary about New York's Martin Van Buren from the 2008 WMHT documentary 'Presidents in Our Backyard'. Van Buren.
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: August 2008
Walk through the exhibition Benin--Kings and Rituals and learn about the rich artistic traditions of this African kingdom; Hear why Nathaniel Braddock, member of the Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, and Taylor, half of the duo Morikeba and Taylor, are passionate about the music of Africa; Hear James Cuno, president and director of the Art Institute, describe how recent renovations have strengthened the museum's collection; and August is the last month of Target Free Summer Evenings.
Death of President Garfield
The sad tail of the murder of Garfield and his suffering before dying. Not for the timid.
Prosecuting Pinochet: The Challenges and Obsacles to the Pursuit of Justice in Chile
Judge Juan Guzman Tapia who was the prosecuting judge for Former Chilean Dictator Augusto Pinochet, presents "Prosecuting Pinochet: The Challenges and Obstacles to the Pursuit of Justice in Chile."
Analysis of Motivation and Demographic Factors that Influence Physical Therapists’ Decisions to At
Education for physical therapists has evolved to the doctorate of physical therapy degree and it is the vision of the American Physical Therapy Association that all physical therapists will be doctoral prepared by the year 2020. Most physical therapists do not have the DPT and prior studies have revealed that interest in the DPT is low for practicing physical therapists. This study examined the motivation of physical therapists to attain the DPT, by examining three areas of interest. What effect
Creating a Two Point Perspective Grid for Sketching by Len Rye This method of measured perspective is particularly useful for drawing interiors, for example the corner of a room. The film demonstrates how you can very quickly draw up a simple perspective grid in which to sketch an image. Practice of this technique is useful [...]
A Study of the Response to Accountability and Standardized Testing in a State University System: Pre
This study was an investigation of the perceptions of university certification officers in teacher education in a state university system regarding university responses to accountability, standardized testing, predictive models, gatekeeping, and intervention strategies, and incorporates the issues of social justice and ethics. This study also includes the development of a predictive model to predict results on the Praxis II Elementary Education: Curriculum Instruction and Assessment (ELED:CIA) t
Ethics of Human Subject Research
Introduces students to the ethics of human subject research, including ethical theory and principles are introduced and followed by a brief history of research ethics.
STI Prevention: Using Epidemiology to Inform Policy and Program
Considers features of sexually transmitted diseases relevant to their control, reviewing the natural history of the infections and laboratory diagnoses.
ePortfolios in Education - Learning Tools or Means of Assessment?
ePortfolios are collections of electronic evidence which capture the idea of lifelong learning ePortfolios at school can support the documentation of competences better than normal tests and assessments. The acquired competences may further be transfered from school to the world of work. On the other hand ePortfolios are powerful tools for learning and reflecting.
History of Ancient Rome
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "History of Ancient Rome" in the Department of Classics. This course introduces students to the history of ancient Rome from Romulus to Constantine (8th c. BC – early 4th c. AD).
See the 17 Species of Penguins-Cool Facts!
This is an interactive educational video about penguins created by a class. Contains information about all 17 species of penguins, but focuses primarily on the Emperor, Rockhopper, Chinstrap, Gentoo, and African species. (03:00)
Rendering with Dry Markers by Len Rye Film in preparation. In this film you are invited to render an interior space that can either be created by generating a wire frame perspective in the computer using 3D software, or by hand drawn measured perspective techniques. Rendering in mixed media gives a visual an individual hand [...]
Rendering with Markers by Doug Gittens In this film you are invited to render an interior space created by generating a basic block perspective in the computer using 3D software, in this case 3D MAX. The image is traced by hand and then rendered using markers giving the visual an individual hand drawn quality with [...]
Advanced Two- Point Perspective by Dick McConnell Film in preparation. If this is the first time you have attempted measured perspective using the Vertical Plane method, you may find it useful to try drawing a building in two point perspective first. Whilst a simple design, the ‘Global Exhibition Stand’ will give you the chance to [...]
Drawing a Building in Two- Point Perspective by Pam Locker The film demonstrates how you can use a two point measured perspective or ‘Vertical Plane Perspective’, to draw up a complete and detailed line drawn image from scaled plans and elevations that can then be photocopied and rendered. In this film you can practice drawing [...]
Measured Single Point Perspective by Dick McConnell This method of measured perspective is also called ‘Parallel Plane Perspective’ and is very useful for drawing interiors, exteriors and non-rectangular shapes. Make sure you have read the handout explaining the basic rules of perspective and have an understanding of these concepts BEFORE you watch this film. The [...]
Drawing from the Imagination by Doug Gittens In this film you are invited to draw ‘a piece of furniture for sitting on’ from your imagination. Using first natural and then geometric forms you are invited to ‘play’ with shape and form making to generate a range of possible ideas quickly. There is no magic recipe [...]