Virtual performing arts studio
This learning object is comprising of a series of videos and handouts designed to aid users of the Virtual Performing Arts Studio (VPAS) space in Second Life. The VPAS space is also downloadable from within Second Life here - http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife//29/140/22, as part of the University of Nottingham's Second Life island resource.
Understanding and classifying a stroke
Stroke is the third largest cause of death in the UK after heart disease and cancer. It is also the single leading cause of severe disability in the UK. Classification of stroke is crucial in planning treatment and is a good indication of prognosis This Learning Object helps individuals understand how to make the diagnosis of stroke using the Oxford Stroke classification. It is suitable for any health care professionals involved in the management of stroke but especially doctors and medical stu
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : variability
Statistical data vary: range and inter-quartile range measure this. Are they good measures?
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : normal distribution
One of the most common statistical distributions is the normal distribution. What does it tell us and how do we use it?
Politics in 60 seconds. The Labour Party
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on the labour party. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at The University of Notti
Politics in 60 seconds. China's responsibility
Dr Miwa Hirono defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast considers China's responsibility. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Miwa Hirono, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Miwa Hirono is an RCUK Fellow at the Centre for International Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution at The University of Nottingham’s School of Pol
Partners PrEP, Connie Celum, UW
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What next for UAW?
With union power ebbing in the U.S., a UAW comeback is predicated on increasing their membership.
UNSW Open Day (Engineering) 2011
Prospective students get the low down on what it's like to study Engineering @ UNSW.
The Beedie Celebration: Featuring "The Dudes"
SFU's Burnaby campus community celebrated the $22-million gift to SFU from Ryan and Keith Beedie at a free outdoor concert with Canadian indie band rockers, The Dudes on September 15, 2011.
Multiplying and Dividing Monomials (2) from Khan
This video is from Khan Academy. It demonstrates the proper method of dividing and multiplying monomials. (04:05)
Scars remain year after Hungarian disaster
Oct 2 - One year after a torrent of toxic sludge killed 10 in Hungary, people are still struggling to come to terms with the worst ecological disaster in the country's history. Andrew Raven reports.
Breaking Ranks within the Women's Movement
This is a three minute clip from a movie about the Woman's Suffrage movement at a time when Alice Paul and Lucy Burns encounter a less-than-respectful crowd within the women's suffrage movement. For whatever reason, senior members of the NAWSA (National American Woman Suffrage Association) - such as Rev. Dr. Anna Howard Shaw and Carrie Chapman Catt - were not always supportive of the younger women's ideals and methods.
Earthquakes in Utah
Students will gain a better understanding of how earthquakes and volcanoes are formed and how they have contributed to the geology of Utah. This web-based lesson will help guide you through a number of websites that will help you gain a better understanding of earthquakes and volcanoes especially happening in Utah.
Honors Colloquium - "The Interplay of Geopolitics and Technology in the Future"
Author and futurist Peter Schwartz on the interplay of geopolitics and technology in the future. University of Rhode Island's 2011 Honors Colloquium
Jackie Battenfield Speaks at the University of Arizona Museum of Art
Visual artist Jackie Battenfield is known for her work producing wildly colorful and deeply serene abstract prints and paintings. In conjunction with the University of Arizona Museum of Art exhibition, "Jackie Battenfield: Moments of Change," visitors had the chance to meet Battenfield, who also spoke about her installment at the museum.
Alumni and Friends on "Empowering the Dream"
Alumni and community leaders share their thoughts on the University of Memphis' Empowering the Dream Centennial Campaign.
2011 McBaine Moot Court Competition Final Round
The James Patterson McBaine Honors Competition is BerkeleyLaw's venerable moot court competition and is open to all Boalt second- and third-year law students. Cases chosen for the competition involve cutting-edge issues of great public importance. This year, we are proud to welcome Justice Sonia Sotomayor of the United States Supreme Court, Judge William Fletcher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Justice Carol Corrigan of the California Supreme Court as our panel f
Kathy Rudy on 'Loving Animals'
Duke University Professor Kathy Rudy, author of "Loving Animals," discusses her philosophy of animal advocacy and answers viewer questions during a live "Office Hours" webcast, September 22, 2011. Learn more at http://www.dukeofficehours.com.
A Career in Real Estate
This video features an interview with a realtor who works for a real estate, investment, mortgage company. She describes her background and daily duties. Marketing that accompanies real estate is also described. The realtor has a very positive attitude and describes helping people with such significant purchases as her favorite part of the job. ( 4:06)