A Haunting Halloween
Students will participate in various Halloween activities including: learning the history of Halloween, learning safety tips for Trick-or-treating, and taking a tour of a haunted house.
Utah Earthquake Timeline and Essay
In this activity you will critically read an article about the history of earthquakes in Utah. After reading the article you will create a time-line After creating the time-line, you will analyze the data and other information that you find and hypothesize about whether Utah may expect a major earthquake in the near future.
University of California's Museum of Paleontology: Geologic Timeline
University of California's Museum of Paleontology has created a hyperlinked Geologic Timeline with all sorts of details about each time unit that may be useful later in the course. Each hyperlink contains a variety of information including stratigraphy, ancient life, localities and tectonics associated with that specific time period. Users can also link to an Introduction to Geology page and a description of the Museum's geology wing.
Ethics of Human Subject Research
Ethics of Human Subject Research (2 credits) is offered by the Department of Health Policy and Management and the Distance Education Division, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and The Phoebe R. Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins University. The course introduces students to the ethics of human subject research. Ethical theory and principles are introduced, followed by a brief history of research ethics. Topics covered in lectures and moderated discussions include informed c
David Lynch: Consciousness, Creativity and the Brain
The inside story on transcending the brain, with David Lynch, Award-winning film director of Blue Velvet, Twin Peaks, Mullholland Drive, Inland Empire (filming); John Hagelin, Ph.D., Quantum physicist featured in "What the bleep do we know?; and Fred Travis, Ph.D., Director, Center for Brain, Consciousness and Cognition Maharishi University of Management.
Conversations with Berkeley Faculty: Tim White (9/18/03)
Conversations with History Presents Faculty Research at the University of California, Berkeley A Conversation with Tim White Professor of Integrative Biology "On the Trail of Our Human Ancestors" This interview took place on September 18, 2003.
Peer to Peer and the Music Industry: The Criminalization of Sharing
Examining technical, legal and cultural strategies by the recording industry to persuade people that file-sharing is impossible, immoral, un-cool or dangerous, and the failure of these strategies. Alternative business models are discussed. The period from the advent of the compact disc in 1982 to the first significant file-sharing system in 1999 saw the greatest period of profitability in the history of recorded music. The decade since 1999 has seen an equally radical collapse. What seems obviou
What can we learn from history about the current financial crisis?
In this seminar, three Oxford academics will discuss what we can learn from business history about today’s financial crisis.
Winning hearts and minds: The power of a well-told story
Social entrepreneurs have to do more than present compelling solutions. They need to change long-standing beliefs in favour of new ways of thinking and being. This session will look at different ways that film and media can take positive messages to mass audiences with the goal of influencing strongly-held attitudes and behaviours. Speakers will offer expertise, case studies and lessons learned regarding how popular culture and a well-told story can accelerate social transformation.
Adrian Hill on Vaccination Research
Interview with Professor Adrian Hill, Director of the Jenner Institute for Vaccine Research in which he and student Richard Morton talk about the history of the Jenner Institute and the work currently being done to find TB, HIV and Malaria vaccines
Round table discussion of Clarice Lispector
Discussion and audience questions about Clarice Lispector's film De Corpo Inteiro and her reception at home and abroad.
MobyGratis - Free Music for Students This site has copyright-free music by Moby that students can use for their classroom projects. You will need to create an account and can access
This site has copyright-free music by Moby that students can use for their classroom projects. You will need to create an account and can access
Acknowledgements This unit was originally prepared for TeachandLearn.net by Dr Kate Daubney, Visiting Research Fellow in Film Music Studies at the University of Leeds. She has taught film music to students from musical and non-musical backgrounds, and her research interests include comparative analysis of film music as written and aural texts. The content acknowledged belo
This unit was originally prepared for TeachandLearn.net by Dr Kate Daubney, Visiting Research Fellow in Film Music Studies at the University of Leeds. She has taught film music to students from musical and non-musical backgrounds, and her research interests include comparative analysis of film music as written and aural texts.
The content acknowledged belo
References Except for third party materials and otherwise The Oxford interview - History tutors tell all The Science of Discworld - Professor Ian Stewart The Ashmolean Museum and the Museum of Natural History Alisa Miller: 'Selling Patriotism: Rupert Brooke in the First World War' Process and Effects of Unification Forgotten in the Mountains: Displacement in the Highlands of Papua
History tutors Mark Mulholland and Catherine Holmes explain the whys and wherefores of the Oxford interview, and give tips on how best to prepare. This podcast will be of particular interest to those who applied for history or another humanities subject.
The Science of Discworld series weaves together a Discworld story by Terry Pratchett which examines what happens when wizards meddle with history in a battle against the elves for the future of humanity, with scientific commentary by two University of Warwick researchers (mathematician and chaos theory expert Professor Ian Stewart and reproductive Biologist Dr Jack Cohen) on the evolution and development of the human mind, culture, language, art, and science. Professor Ian Stewart is a member o
An introduction to the Ashmolean Museum and the Museum of Natural History
Alisa Miller takes a look at the 'Rupert Brooke cult', examining why this particular poet was so popular during the First World War, both with the general public and the soldier, at home and abroad. This podcast has eminated from Alisa's dissertation at the Faculty of History, Oxford University on the poet Rupert Brooke and popular literary culture in Britain during the First World War.
The history of the Wall — Developments up to 1989 — The international handling of German unification — The domestic politics of unification — Enduring divisions in Germany — Conclusion
This film looks at the issue of forced displacement of indigenous Papuans in (West) Papua, Indonesia. This 30 minute film looks at the issue of forced displacement of indigenous Papuans in (West) Papua, Indonesia. Papuan fears for their future have recently become focused on the issue of migration from the rest of Indonesia into their homeland. Following the failure of special autonomy since 2001 to deliver health, education and infrastructure benefits to Papuan villagers, or even a small measur
Except for third party materials and otherwise
The Oxford interview - History tutors tell all
The Science of Discworld - Professor Ian Stewart
The Ashmolean Museum and the Museum of Natural History
Alisa Miller: 'Selling Patriotism: Rupert Brooke in the First World War'
Process and Effects of Unification
Forgotten in the Mountains: Displacement in the Highlands of Papua