E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
Engaging students, engaging industry and engaging enterprise
This reflective case study and poster relates to a specific event staged by students and examines the phases and critical points within the whole process. It identifies some key learning outcomes for all involved
Wow! Giant Octopus - Extreme Animals
Watch this amazing footage as Steve Leonard gets up close and personal with a giant octopus in the freezing sea waters. Would you be happy to get this close to an Extreme Animal with giant eyes? This professional video includes narration. (02:24)
Lisa Vorderbrueggen; Political Editor: Contra Costa Times - Undergraduate Colloquium on Political Sc
This course features a guest speaker each week discussing an issue currently in the news. Some of the topics include political issues facing the state of California, the United States, or the international community.
Fruit Picture Dictionary - We Are Busy Beavers
In this animated cartoon clip, two beavers are having a conversation about different kinds of fruit. Each time a new fruit is shown, it is named, and then repeated in a question ("Do you like grapes?") and then an answer ("No, I don't like grapes.). Full sentences questions and answers appear on the screen. Individual words are highlighted as the narrator says the sentence. (2:50)
How To Identify Soft Tissue Lipoma
Videos shows normal and cancerous fat at both the tissue and microscopic levels. Doctor explains how the cancerous sample is identified. 1:53 min.
Green sees sexual assault as a national problem
Task Force member, Charmelle Green believes the recommendation report is of great importance to all those on the higher education landscape. She sees sexual assault and sexual harassment as a national problem.
UR Jazz Ensemble: Almost Like Being in Love
The University of Richmond Jazz Ensemble performs at its spring concert, featuring Hannah Jacobsen on "Almost Like Being in Love" by Frederick Loewe & Alan Jay Lerner.
Author Biography - Tomie dePaola
This is a biography of Tomie dePaola's life. It tells students how to become a children's book illustrator and author. (0:54)
Brashares, Ann - Interview - Booklist
This video is an interview with author Ann Brashares. She discusses her book, 3 Willows, as well as "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" series. Sound is mostly audible. She talks about her relationship with her book characters. (3:41)
Author Kate DiCamillo Interview - Booklist
In this filmed, informal interview with Ilene Cooper, children's author Kate DiCamillo talks about her role and experiences during the making of her books The Tale of Despereaux and Because of Winn-Dixie into movies. Though brief, the video allows the author's personality to shine forth. (2:18)
The Death of Edgar Allan Poe
There are several mysteries surrounding the death of Edgar Allan Poe. This short A & E documentary attempts to solve them. Interview clips with Jeff Gerome, Curator, Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum. (2:24)
Young At Heart: Judy Blume - Featured on The News Hour: 1 of 2
Jeff Brown interviews Judy Blume. In this interview Judy Blume is 66 years old. This interview took place the morning after she received an award from the National Book Foundation in a book store in New York City. She was the first author to win this award for young people's literature. She wrote these books, starting in the 1970's, when she was a wife and mother. She talks about how she loved to read when she was young and how she wanted to relate to the child and the family in the book. (4:0
Judy Blume - Featured on The News Hour: 2 of 2
This is a continuation of an interview done by Jeff Brown. In this section of the interview Judy Blume talks about how her life right now makes it harder for her to write. She has a lot going on and can't really find the time to write. She needs to lock herself away and then write. She says when you write you need to write from deep inside and as truthfully and honestly as you can. Mr. Brown discusses how some of Judy Blume's books have been critized because of some of the things she has wri
21H.221 The Places of Migration in United States History (MIT)
This course examines the history of the United States as a "nation of immigrants" within a broader global context. It considers migration from the mid-19th century to the present through case studies of such places as New York's Lower East Side, South Texas, Florida, and San Francisco's Chinatown. It also examines the role of memory, media, and popular culture in shaping ideas about migration. The course includes optional field trip to New York City.
It's a rainy day and all Father Bear wants to do is read the newspaper in peace. But Little Bear gets the hiccups and his friends make noise trying ot help cure him.
Little Bear-Rainy Day Tales
A rainy day can't put a damper on Little Bear's fun, as he leads his friends through outdoor and indoor activities including puddle-jumping and acting in a play.
Little Bear-Family Portrait
Little Bear and his parents take a family portrait. Bear gets dressed up in a suit and then invites all his friends. Little Bear and his friends preparte for a portait by taking a lot of funny pictures.
Little Bear-Father's Flying Flapjacks
Little Bear and his father surprise Mother Bear with a breakfast of Father's famous flying flapjacks.
Little Bear-I'm Going to the Moon
Little Bear makes himself a space helmet so that he can fly to the moon. He jumps to the moon from a tree and comes to a house much like his own. Mother Bear fools him by telling him that her own Little Bear has gone to the moon.