Backdoor broadcasting company
Backdoor Broadcasting Company is an online broadcast provider to the internet worldwide and locally to its homebase of Oxford, United Kingdom. Upon invitation to an event, the Company records the proceedings and makes them available. It offers two services: the Academic Service, which broadcasts academic conferences, symposia, public lectures and workshops in order to provide widespread access to academic research. The Sound Experiment records novel experimental music, sound art and sonic even
Semiconductor device technology has transformed our world by making possible supercomputers, personal computers, cell phones, ipods, and much more that we now take for granted. Moore's Law observes that the number of transistors (the basic building blocks of electronic systems) per electronic chip doubles each technology generation. This doubling of transistor density each technology generation has continued since Gordon Moore, one of the co-founders of Intel, made his observation in 1965. It ha
010 Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall: An Artist's Country Estate
Vivid descriptions, read from letters by Tiffany and his contemporaries, reveal the history behind one of his greatest artistic achievements.
Child Rights in Cartoons
In 1998, UNICEF thought of a creative way to help educate the world about children’s rights. UNICEF asked directors around the world to make a 30-second animated film illustrating one of the rights spelled out in the Convention of the Rights of the Child. Since then, over 70 studios in 32 countries have created cartoons for this project. The cartoons have been shown on television to over 1 billion people worldwide and are still on TV today in many countries. Click on these images to watch a
In Conversation: Linn Meyers and Carlene Stephens
DC-area artist Linn Meyers and National Museum of American History curator Carlene Stephens in conversation with Hirshhorn's Ryan Hill.
Meet the Artist: Phoebe Greenberg
Curator Kelly Gordon talks with Black Box artist Phoebe Greenberg about her film "Next Floor."
Meet the Artist: Guido van der Werve
Black Box artist Guido van der Werve provides a survey of his film work.
Meet the Artist: Ori Gersht
The London-based Israeli artist provides a survey of his photographic series and film work in an informal discussion.
Friday Gallery Talk: Histories and Mysteries of the Hirshhorn
Smithsonian artist fellow Terence Gower explores the history of the Hirshhorn building with curatorial research associate Ryan Hill.
What is the 14th Amendment
The history of civil rights, and controversial cases in law history and historical events leading to the 14th amendment.
2010 Vaughn Lecture: New Directions in Dinosaur Research
Dr. David Evans highlights some of the ROM's latest field projects and newest dinosaur discoveries. The ROM dinosaur research program is currently expanding at an unprecedented rate, with many new and exciting lab and field projects taking place across the globe, from Mongolia, to South Africa, to the Canadian Arctic and Alberta and building on the ROM's rich history of dinosaur research that goes back almost a century.
Hardin County, Iowa
presents 26 historic places?barns, civic buildings, churches, railroad depots, schools, and libraries?that depict the history of this county, known as the Heart of the Heartland.
3.1 Introduction We have the obligation to think about the future, precisely because of the type of work we do … Venturing the future is not a risk – it's a necessity of the dignity of humankind. (The Disciplined Mind: Beyond Facts And Standardized Tests, The K-12 Education That Every Child Deserves, Howard Gardner, 2000) This first case study shows the way in which ICT is used within a classroom commu
We have the obligation to think about the future, precisely because of the type of work we do … Venturing the future is not a risk – it's a necessity of the dignity of humankind.
(The Disciplined Mind: Beyond Facts And Standardized Tests, The K-12 Education That Every Child Deserves, Howard Gardner, 2000)
This first case study shows the way in which ICT is used within a classroom commu
Burn Baby Burn, French Style?: Roots of the Riots in Urban France
Featured speakers: Loic Wacquant, Department of Sociology, UCB and Tyler Stovall, Department of History, UCB
Lesson 1 Brief Introduction to the Russian Language
Pick up the basic history of Russian in Kazakhstan and its linguistic structure.
Art and Violence
Three Berkeley professors place Botero's "Abu Ghraib" exhibit in historical and artistic context. T.J. Clark is the George C. and Helen N. Pardee Chair, and a Professor of Art History at UC Berkeley. Thomas W. Laqueur is the Helen Fawcett Professor of History at UC Berkeley. Francine Masiello is the Sidney and Margaret Ancker Distinguished Professor in the Humanities and a member of the Departments of Spanish and Portuguese and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley.
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History of Labor Day
This three minute video shows how Labo(u)r Day started in Canada and was copied in the United States of America. A worthwhile overview, but needs more history before students can understand the drama that this event represents.
Battle of New Orleans, In 1814
Fun pictures to accompany the song written by Johnny Horton's song, the Battle of New Orleans. A good example of what students can do, but beware of copyright laws. This video could be used as an introduction to the battle in history classes.