Teaching Grammar with Board Races - TEFL ESL
This six minute video shows how to make a board race game to help students learn basic ESL skills. It is well done with both graphics and a narrator that slowly goes over the material.The game is demonstrated using older students. In this game students must categorize the two forms of comparative adjectives.
Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions
In early American times, only members of Congress and the Senate could nominate a Presidential candidate. Things soon changed and Americans were able to gain the right to choose their party nominees. In this video clip, host David Eisenbach explains the history of the long election process a candidate must go through to become President of the United States. (4:15)
In this 3:37 long video Dr. Teresa Dalle demonstrates a warm-up activity with her TESL class. It includes graphics to help explain the value of such an activity and is used with older students. Lots of good information.
Populism in Modern Constitutions
Richard Parker, Paul W. Williams Professor of Criminal Justice at Harvard Law School, presents his thoughts on how populism has figured in the study and practice of modern American constitutional law and the effect it has had. Opening and closing his remarks with the rallying cry: 'Power to the People!', Professor Parker recalls his involvement in the 'New Left' in the 1960s, his role as a community organizer, and how his activism led to spells in jail.
Education as a Tool in Preventing Conflict: Suggestions for the International Criminal Court
Harvard Law School dean and professor Martha Minow delivers the 16th annual Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C. Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies on March 16th, 2010.
ND Relay for Life - Fighting Irish Fighting Cancer
The University of Notre Dame community gears up for the ND Relay for Life on April 16-17, 2010 in the Notre Dame Stadium.
Arch-OS: An Implementation of Cybrid Strategies
A review of the literature on Intelligent Buildings suggests an ideal of a building as an autonomous system that controls its internal and external environments. The model, whose origin lies with early models of artificial intelligence, effectively treats the building as a slave to human needs, and appears to invest more intelligence in the building than in its occupants. This paper proposes that automated environments be understood as extensions of human sense and awareness. It describes an ope
An Integrated 3D Geodatabase for Palladio's Work
The paper presents a novel digital 3D GIS web-based system entirely founded on Google Earth, built to offer a deep insight into Palladio's opera for restitution of its architectural surveys, reconstruction for historical reasons, analysis for structural and other options, and assembly and presentation of all certified Palladian documentation.The development of the application follows the philosophy of visual computing and it is based on an architectural knowledge representation.The information s
Truman Sacks General MacArthur
In this Rewind Breaking News the History Channel clip, President Truman didn't want the Korean War to escalate, out of fear that the Soviet Union be drawn further into the conflict. In this fear Truman relieves General Douglas MacArthur of his duties in order to contain the issues overseas. (1:44)
Bezier Surface : Surface Intersection
In this article the authors explain the computational requirement and accuracy of two methods for finding the intersection of Bezier surfaces. In both methods, the existence of an intersection curve is confirmed by using the convex hull property of such surfaces. The first method evaluates the intersection by recursive subdivision of two patches with overlapping hulls. The second method detects a point on the intersection curve, then incrementally traces the intersection in the parametric spaces
Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
Fruit Fly Surveillance
The International Space Station is an exciting location for scientists to conduct research. One exciting research topic that NASA is currently working is researching the effects of microgravity on the biological processes of fruit flies. Engineers have been working closely with scientists to design and build an optimal observation system for the fruit flies that will help them conduct the research they need. Explore the engineering process in this NASA episode of Spark 101.
Kay Redfield Jamison on Understanding Suicide
Psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison on Understanding Suicide. Her lecture, drawing on research from her book, Night Falls Fast, was delivered at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto in the year 2000. It first aired on Big Ideas on February 3, 2001.
The Hitchhiker (Part Two)
The Suspense episode "The Hitchhiker" is well known because the radio play was transformed into a television episode. Orson Welles, for whom the role was written, first performed "The Hitchhiker" on the CBS network's Mercury Theater on the Air in 1941, and then again on Suspense in 1942. (09:54)
Do Lectures: Protesting through Humour
They can be small Do’s or big Do’s or just extraordinary Do’s. But when you listen to the story of, Andy
talking through the evolution of SAS. From a group of surfers from St
Agnes in Cornwall wanting to end raw sewage going out into the sea to
“some of the Government’s most sophisticated environmental critics” (BBS
News and Current Affairs) and “Britain’s coolest environmental pressure
group” (The Independent)
STEM TECH Olympiad 2012
Your Health: Liver Transplants
More than 100,000 Americans are on the organ transplant list. Advances in medicine now mean that living donation may be an option to get kidney and liver patients off the wait list sooner, but what are the benefits and risks? And could more baby boomers be looking at the possible need for a liver transplant with the increases in Hepatitis C? In this "Your Health" interview, Dr. Benjamin Philosophe and transplant coordinator Linda Ridge of the University of Maryland Medical Center talk about org
Common Studio: Danny Phillips, Otis '08, and Kim Karlsrud, Otis '07
Building on their creativity, commitment, connections, and professional skills, these alumni launched careers in art and design..
Dr. Michael F. Adams Announces Retirement Plans
Dr. Michael F. Adams, University of Georgia president for the past fifteen years, has announced his plans to step down from the office of the president and return to a faculty position at the end of June 2013. Dr. Adams addressed the campus and Athens community in a statement delivered in the university Chapel.
Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding Internationalisation of the Curriculum at
From implicit to explicit: Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding IoC at Griffith Universlty, Australia. Professor Michelle Barker of Griffith University, Brisbane Australia and Dr Viv Caruana of CAPRI, Leeds Met University UK discuss recent work in embedding internationalisation of the curriculum across the full range of disciplines and programmes of study at Griffith. Professor Barker also shares insights from a recent ALTC-funded project focused on intercultural or cross-