Institute for the study of nomadic civilizations
The Institute for the Study of Nomadic Civilizations is a scholarly and scientific Mongolian organisation which works with UNESCO, the Dept. of Education, Culture and Science of Mongolia, and the Chinese authorities, among others. At June 2009 the Institute has been established for ten years, and it organises projects, expeditions, conferences, summer schools, and issues publications to do with Mongolian life, culture and history. The website has details of all these, along with full details of
Pharmaceutical Industry: Origin and Evolution
Tilli Tansey, Professor of History of Modern Medical Sciences, University College London traces the evolution of the modern pharmaceutical industry from the mid nineteenth century to the final decades of the twentieth century. The strong focus on British companies is not exclusive, and a large cast of characters including manufacturers, doctors, scientists and patients are considered. Several themes are explored, including the role of innovation in relation to production technology, marketing an
Rounding Word Problem About Height
This short video explains how to solve a word problem involving rounding and subtraction. The students in the video show the steps needed to solve the problem correctly.
The Gorilla King
Among the mountain gorillas of Rwanda, Titus reigns as king. In the decades that followed his birth in 1974, Titus was orphaned and abandoned, survived poachers, and overcame the deadly challenges of his rivals. Researchers and conservationists recount his triumphant story as they share their memories and archival footage of Titus, from his days as a newborn to his rise to power as a silverback. (50:15)
Malala meets with Syrian refugees in Jordan
More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Feb. 19 - Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was severely wounded in a Taliban attack in October 2012, visits Syrian refugees living in Amman. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international
Creativity, culture & education literature reviews
This Web page gives free access to a series of free literature reviews written for the Newcastle-based charity Creativity, Culture and Education, the national organisation which manages the Government-funded Creative Partnerships initiative for arts in state schools. At March 2010 there are eight reviews by noted academics, each available as a free PDF file. These include, among others: Justin O'Connor's history of the formation and definition of the creative sector; Kate Oakley's overview of th
Activities for Teaching Phonics
Lecture- Activities for Teaching Phonics. Part of the series: Reading, Writing & Education. Activities that help teach phonics include having students connect the sound of a letter to the shape, allowing the students to trace the shape of a letter. (1:58)
Opportunities and risk: enacting socio-cultural transformation in refugee camps in Uganda
Public Seminar Series, Trinity term 2013. Seminar by Tania Kaiser (School of Oriental and African Studies) recorded on 24 April 2013 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford.
Boosting the Brain: how far would you go?
Prof Barbara Sahakian : Panel Discussion
Taken 2 "Instructions" - Movie Clip
In this new clip from Liam Neeson's "Taken 2" Neeson coaches his daughter Maggie Grace to help find his location. The clip could be used while teaching a lesson about seismic waves and the location of the epicenter. (01:17)
Plaster Foundation and Family, Bronze Bear recipients - Academic Spotlight
Each year since 1998, the University has awarded the Bronze Bear Award to those who have exhibited extraordinary achievement and or outstanding support for Missouri State University. In December 2011, this honor was given to the Robert W. Plaster Foundation and the Plaster Family. Over the years, the Robert W. Plaster Foundation has made gifts in support of students, academics, economic development and athletics. Leadership gifts from the Plaster Foundation led to the naming of three significa
Michel Faber : Interview
This interview with the Dutch novelist and short story writer Michel Faber (1960- ) is published by January Magazine, an online arts journal edited by Linda L. Richards. The lengthy interview, conducted by Richards in November 2002, is preceded by a short biography and a review, by David Abrams, of Faber's remarkable novel, set in Victorian England, 'The Crimson Petal and the White' (Edinburgh: Canongate Books Ltd, 2002). It is concerned mostly about the writing of that novel which, apparently,
How To Draw Manga Hair, Four Different Ways
Artist, Mark Crilley, gives real-time instructions on drawing Manga hair in this video. His directions are very detailed, and he talks you through each and every step so that you can recreate the same thing on your own. (21:24)
Compound & Complex Sentences
A video powerpoint for learning the structure of compound and complex sentences. There is no sound, but there are a lot of examples. (11:05)
Duke on Demand Highlights of the Week of November 13, 2011
This week in Duke on Demand ... In his new book "The Passion of Tiger Woods," Professor Orin Starn uses the tools of cultural anthropology to study the culture of golf. Duke Divinity's Goodson Chapel gets a finishing touch with the hanging of a new cross. And, the Duke Arts Festival filled campus with creative images and performances.
P. Perdue & E. Sebring, Visualizing the Boxer Uprising: A Kaleidoscopic View
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Moodle for the middle school.
Middle school teacher Molly Tipton uses Moodle in her 8th grade social studies class. 6:48