Information Technologies and Marginalization in African Market Economies
Laura Mann summarises her lecture on information technologies and marginalization in African market economies, part of the OII's Society and the Internet Lecture Series. It is often argued that poor and marginalized communities self perpetuate their poverty by inhabiting closed networks. This argument has been most strongly lobbied against those in Africa, where Ethno-linguistic Fragmentation (ELF) has been used to explain "Africa's 'growth tragedy'". However, the rapidly increasing use of the I
A History of the County of Nottingham: Volume 2
A part-volume covering the religious houses of the county. It includes the early history of Southwell Minster.
This is a spin on the traditional game of using numbers and operations to form an expression equal to a certain number. The game uses dominoes and multiple target numbers.
Hollywood's Pact with Hitler
To continue doing business in Germany after Hitler's ascent to power, Hollywood studios agreed not to make films attacking Nazis or condemning persecution of Jews. In THE COLLABORATION, Ben Urwand reveals this arrangement and the cast of characters it drew in, ranging from Goebbels to Louis B. Mayer. At the center was Hitler himself--obsessed with movies and their power to shape public opinion. Visit http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674724747 to read more about the book.
History of the KKK
America's oldest domestic terrorist group, the Ku Klux Klan, and its history are the subject of this video. How the Klan brought back white rule to the South after the Civil War into more modern history. The criminal aspects are examined as well as how "skin heads" have revived the image of hate.
Learn with Video #3 - JapanesePod101.com Will Help Keep You Afloat with Japanese Marine Life Vocabul
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Today, you are spending a relaxing day on the beach. You have everything you need within reach to make sure you can get through the day with as little actual movement as possible! Suddenly, from across the beach, you hear lifeguards screaming in Japanese! A tall, good-looking lifeguard runs past you [...]
Mexican company turns plastic waste into low-cost housing
Oct. 11 - A pioneering company in the western Mexican state of Jalisco is building houses made of recycled waste plastic collected by trucks on their weekly rounds. The company, called Kuadro Ecological Solutions, says it is making the most of waste that would otherwise end up in landfills, while providing inexpensive housing at the same time. Elly Park reports.
Special Lecture 03 - 11/24/2010
Special Lecture 03
Acting Tips : Basic Emotions
The basic emotions are crucial to portray in a realistic way as the foundation of being a good actor. Practice mastering basic emotional responses. (2:11)
Phonics Video for Kids & Toddlers
This brief video clip is designed to help kids and toddlers begin to read and learn their sight words from the short "I" vowel family. (1:25)
Oceans: Monterey Bay
Monterey Bay boasts an undersea canyon that is deeper than the Grand Canyon. This rich environment is home to krill, Humboldt squid, mola mola, and a plethora of tiny animals that thrive in giant kelp. Produced by National Geographic. This is a great resource to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom (4:36).
Guide to the Records of the Allegheny County Committee 1960 White House Conference on Children and Y
The call for the sixth White House Conference on Children and Youth (1960) was issued by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 27, 1958. On June 26, 1959, Governor David L. Lawrence appointed a State Coordinating Committee to be responsible for the White House Conference preparations in Pennsylvania. This collection includes agendas, announcements, correspondence, invitations, membership lists, memoranda, minutes and reports.
Using an Asterisk in Google Search
Explains how the * is used in a Google search as a placeholder. Would be good to show students more advanced searching techniques. Grades 7-12. 2:18 min.
Tea 4 health
The website for the UK Tea Council presents information about the organisation and tea; history, growing, types of tea, health and nutritional benefits, antioxidants and hydration. There is a business area, which contains a directory of tea related businesses, information on the tea industry and a gallery of images. The Tea Guild section lists their members and their top ten places to drink tea in the UK.
COMP14000 Week 9, Lecture 1
COMP14000 Week 9, Lecture 1
Skylark, The Movie, Part Four
This selection contains part four of the movie Skylark. Skylark is the sequel to the book Sarah, Plain and Tall. ( The movie is a bit blurry and unsteady.) ( 4:03)
Thomas Jefferson Expands Presidential Power
In one of the defining moments of his presidency, Thomas Jefferson expanded presidential power to make the Louisiana Purchase, which doubled the size of the United States. In this video clip, learn how this decision increased presidential power for future presidents. (3:39)
Man vs. Dog
Through immersion with a pack of calm submissive dogs, Cesar (the dog trainer) helps a father overcome his fear of dogs.Video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behavior. Run time 02:43.
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
Addition Strategy - Using Doubles and Doubles Plus 1 Facts to Add
This addition strategy shows students how to use the double fact (e.g., 3 + 3 ) or a doubles plus one strategy to add quickly. User clicks through the slides.