"DMC Upside": GIS Day
Del Mar College, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M University-Kingsville and the National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence at Del Mar College hosted "Discovering the World Through GIS" on Nov. 15, 2012. The local event is part of the National Geographic Society's Geography Awareness Week (Nov. 12-18), which includes GIS Day. This segment of the "DMC Upside" television program was featured in the December 2012 edition, which airs on cable channel 19 in Corpus Christi. The
10 Bodleian Library and Sheldonian Theatre
A brief history of the Bodleian Library and the Sheldonian Theatre including information about how students use them today.
Calculus Limits: A Graphical Approach
This video explains the graphical approach to determine a limit. There are two ways to determine a limit: a numerical approach or a graphical approach. In the graphical approach, we analyze the graph of the function to determine the points that each of the one-sided limits approach. (3:02)
Monumentos conmemorativos de Madrid
'Monumenta Madrid' is an interactive map of the city of Madrid which acts as a database of all the commemorative monuments in the capital of Spain. The site has been developed by the City Council of Madrid, and it provides in-depth information about each of the monuments, including; fountains; commemorative plaques; arches; and statues. The high-definition interactive map offers the possibility of searching for monuments at different scales (however, at the time of cataloguing, changing scales p
Percent and Decimals
In this video the view is walked through the process of expressing percentages as decimals and expressing decimals as percentages with examples with the Paint Program.
Khrushchev and Khrushchev : from the Kremlin to Brown University
The website "Khrushchev and Khrushchev: from the Kremlin to Brown University" is the online version of an exhibition organised and hosted by Brown University Library in 2002. It focuses on the visit by the Soviet Premier Nikita Krushchev (1894-1971, premier 1954-1964) to the United States of America in October 1960. The second Krushchev of the exhibition title is his son Sergei Krushchev, who famously took American citizenship in 1999 and donated his father's papers to Brown University Library.
Mobl21 - Introduction
21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones introduces the power of mobile learning by using the Mobl21 authoring and distribution application. Run time 01:03.
Mobl21 - Groups and Users
21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones explains how to set-up Groups and Users within the Mobl21 authoring and distribution application. Run time 04:18.
Mobl21 - Behind the Scenes of the Mini-module
Take a peek at the making of the videos for the Mobl21 Mini-module by our intrepid 21st Century e-Teacher Chris Jones. You'll be amazed at how a home set-up resulted in his great work. Run time 01:00.
The Genius of Mozart (Part 4 of 18)
From the 2004 movie.
Plagiarism--Before He Cheats
This well-produced video showcases the song "Before He Cheats," and is a parody about plagiarism and cheating in school. This is appropriate for students in grades 7-12 (USA). 3:25 min.
Laurie Anderson's Dirtday!
Performance artist Laurie Anderson talks about her new work Dirtday! She begins her US tour at Cal Performances, located on the campus of UC Berkeley, Tuesday, September 18, 2012.
Redwoods at Redwood Forest
Take a walk with host Jim Welch and naturalist Rudy Mancke in this video segment from NatureScene as they describe the resilience and
longevity of redwood trees. Learn about requirements for redwood growth, methods of reproduction, and the effects of natural fires. Closed captioning included. Run time 04:02.
Geometry - Similar Triangles
In this lesson, students review the idea that the ratios of the lengths
of corresponding sides of similar figures are equal. Students then use
this idea to find missing segment lengths in similar figures.
What is a Noun?
This video defines a noun. People, places, events, idea, and things are also defined and then given a picture example. Singular, plural, irregular, common and proper nouns are defined as well. Some of these examples are not developmentally appropriate for younger students (5:24).
The Washer Women
This is a traditional Irish folk song performed by Andre Rieu on the violin. The video starts as solo violin then the orchestra joins in and the tempo starts to fly! The video could also be used with younger students while teaching rhythm or an Irish Dance. (2:16)
Introduction to Catholic Moral Theology
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Introduction to Catholic Moral Theology" in the Department of Theology. The course provides an overview of the history of Roman Catholic moral theology by examining how the Roman Catholic tradition developed certain distinctive ways of speaking about moral goods, obligations, and the forms of life. It explores basic principles, values, and patterns of thinking that have formed the tradition of Roman Catholic moral
Calisphere Themed Collection - 1780-1880: California in Transition: Californio Society, 1830s-1880s
This is a primary source photo collection on Californios, elite families that received large land grants from Spain and Mexico, flourished during the 1830s to 1880s. The hand-drawn diseño maps underscore their vital connection to land ownership. The more formal surveyed maps that followed US acquisition of California show changing values regarding land ownership. As Californios lost land and power in the late 19th century, they tried to adapt to these changes by using social networks to maintai
Conciousness and Intelligence
8 Moderator: Shimon Ullman PhD '77, Samy and Ruth Cohn Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Weizmann Institute of Science
* Ned Block '64, Silver Professor of Philosophy, Psychology, and Neural Science, Department of Philosophy, New York University
* Christof Koch, Lois and Victor Troendle Professor of Cognitive and Behavioral Biology, California Institute of Technology; Chief Scientific Officer, Allen Institute for Brain Sci
Epidemiology: An introduction
Public health interventions need to be built on an evidence base and part of this evidence comes from epidemiology: the study of how and why diseases occur. Epidemiology is a bit like a game of detection. It involves identifying diseases, finding out which groups of people are at risk, tracking down causes and so on. This unit looks at some key types of data used in epidemiology, such as statistics on death and ill health, and introduces some techniques used in analysing data.