Michael L. Jackson: What Matters to Me and Why
Michael L. Jackson, USC vice president for student affairs, addressed the topic of "What Matters to Me and Why" on February 1, 2012. Jackson has been vice president for student affairs and a professor of higher education in the USC Rossier School of Education for the past 16 years. Prior to his arrival at USC, he was dean of students at Stanford University. At USC, Jackson and his colleagues in the Division of Student Affairs are responsible for programs and co-curricular learning and developm
Optellen tot zes : Memory Bij dit spel moeten plussommen tot zes gecombineerd worden met afbeeldingen van diertjes.
Bij dit spel moeten plussommen tot zes gecombineerd worden met afbeeldingen van diertjes.
An advertisement is presented before the video. This two-minute video is about the Ghana empire, located in West Africa. It tells how it became a wealthy empire because they were in the center of the caravan routes and taxed other Muslims, during the gold-salt trade. The people of Ghana didn't want to adopt the Muslim religion, but later on, the desert Arabs invaded their territory and forced them to practice the Muslim religion, or else they would be killed.
Aurora Borealis over the Pacific Ocean
This video was taken by the crew of Expedition 30 onboard the International Space Station. The sequence of shots was taken January 25, 2012 from 12:32:06 to 12:34:10 GMT, on a pass from the North Pacific Ocean to just southwest of Vancouver Island. In this video, the International Space Station approaches the Aurora Borealis from the Pacific Ocean, where the auroras can be seen dancing very near the station.
"Linked-Data-based Web Services für die Wirtschaftswissenschaften" Joachim Neubert (ZBW)
By: SWIB Web Services mit relativ simplen Programmierschnittstellen bieten eine Chance, mit wenig Aufwand Datenbestände "on-the-fly" in eigene Applikationen einzubinden. Einfacher als bei Linked-Data-Veröffentlichungen, die der "reinen Lehre" (RDF, SPARQL) folgen, können solche Webservices in Web-2.0-Manier integriert werden. Den Bibliotheken insgesamt bietet das die Chance, ihre Daten - und hier speziell ihre Terminologie- und Normdaten - niedrigschwellig nachnutzbar zu machen. Ein Beispiel
Northeastern Men's Basketball Press Conference - at William & Mary - Feb. 11, 2012
Northeastern men's basketball head coach Bill Coen meets with the media following Northeastern's 79-54 loss at William & Mary on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Kaplan Arena in Williamsburg, Va.
Chinese Civilization (11) The Golden Age of Arts / Part 01 2/2
This 13 minute video explains the Golden Age of Arts in China using a narrator and images of the various arts of this time, Southern and Northern dynasties. Very well done. Excellent for art classes as well as history and social studies. A timeline would be of value while viewing this video.
Prehistoric Astronomy: How the Ancients Looked at the Heavens (1/4)
Join award winning teacher Jonathan Bergmann as he interactively teaches Astronomy: Prehistoric Astronomy: How the Ancients Looked at the Heavens. Mr. Bergmann describes how ancient people observed the sunrise, phases of the moon, changing seasons, and the brightness of stars at night. Ancient people identified constellations. This video also shows a diagram of the celelstial sphere. ( 10:55)
Story Behind National Anthem
This 11 minute provides some background to the writing of the song as well as the man who wrote it.
Geograph Quickstart Guide
An explanation of image classification, and why the distinctions are needed.
MLK Breakfast 2012: Susan Hockfield Remarks and Introduction of Keynote Speaker Susan Hockfield, President of MIT
Susan Hockfield, President of MIT
Dealing with Density
Mr. O from the Children's Museum in Houston explains density. He also includes a simple experiment at the end of the video 4:20 video. The video moves rapidly and may have to be stopped to allow the teacher to check for understanding.
Reading Music: Part 1 - The Staff
A cartoon that teaches the names of the notes on the staff. Stars Woody, mascot of GuitarGames.net. Covers the treble clef, ledger lines, Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge, and Face. 2:48
Five Pillars of Faith
This short video is shown as a call in television show. The question asked by the called is about the 5 Pillars of Faith. The host's answer is that there is only 1 God, according to the 1st pillar, which is Allah. The third pillar tells the more wealthy to charitably give to the
less fortunate. The other pillars are also explained.
This six minute video is in the form of a lecture with projected images. It is well done and hits on all the major areas such as Charlemagne's empire lasting from 768- 843 and the kingdom being divided into West Frankish Kingdom, Central Kingdom and the East Frankish Kingdom.
The Black Death and the Byzantine Empire
This three minute video uses actors and a narrator to help explain the Byzantine Emperor Justinian's plans to reunite the Roman Empire and how they were thwarted by an unlikely foe.
One Nation Under Gods: Negeria's Sectarian Crisis
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/nigeria-lagos-religion-sectarian-crisis-christian-muslim Even for a country that has spent the majority of its 50-year existence careening from one crisis to next, the past few months in Nigeria have been without precedent. A campaign of Christmas Day church bombings by the shady Islamist sect Boko Haram heralded the expansion of an insurgency that now threatens to engulf the entire Muslim north. Meanwhile, tens of thousands took to the streets nat
ISS Update - Feb. 13, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Feb. 13, 2012.
Breakingviews: Empire State of mind
Breakingviews columnists discuss whether an IPO of the Empire State Building provides as good a view of the bottom line as it does from the iconic landmark's observation deck.
Q&BA: Why spend money on NASA?
In this episode of Q&BA, I answer the very common question, "Why spend money on NASA when we need that money here on Earth?" There are two answers to this, actually: a short, practical one, and a longer, more philosophical one. But both give the same answer: spending money on space exploration is important, and we should be spending more, not less.