Introduction to Project Planning
The course is designed to introduce students to the philosophy and benefits of project management within an organization
Introduction to drama
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file.
As taught in Autumn Semester 2010.
This module is designed to provide an introduction to the analysis and performance of drama. It has three main aims:
1) To provide an introduction to the analysis of drama;
2) To give a taste of the wide range of performance convention in history, from Ancient Greek tragedy to nineteenth-century naturalism;
3) To foreground drama as a performance medium rather than a form of lit
Andy Weir: "The Martian" | Talks at Google
Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first men to walk on the surface of Mars. Now, he may be the first man to die there. You can find the book on Google Books: http://goo.gl/fKpFjU
Andy Weir's brilliant debut novel The Martian ( is a gripping story of survival against all odds...set in space. Wise cracking astronaut Watney is a member of Ares 3, the third manned mission to Mars, scheduled for a two month assignment. After an epic dust storm threatens the crew's ascent they are
Josey Baker on Bread Baking | Food at Google
Josey visits Google SF office to discuss his newly published book about baking bread. This is the first true entry-level bread-baking cookbook, from Josey Baker (that's his real name!), a former science teacher turned San Francisco baking sensation. Josey Baker Bread combines step-by-step lessons with more than 100 photographs, offering easy-to-follow guidance for aspiring bakers. Recipes start with the basic formula for making bread— requiring little more than flour, water, time, and a pan—
The European Library: Access Portal to 48 National European Libraries
Designed to meet the needs of the worldwide research community, the European Library provides quick and easy access to search the content/collections of 48 National Libraries in Europe, as well as leading European Research Libraries. Definitely, a treasure trove for researchers with access to over 200 million resources, 18 million digital objects, and 24 million full text documents.
Months of the Year Song!
This song aims to teach the months of the year. Have fun teaching and learning with this song! (2:06)
Concentration Camp Liberation
This two minute video shows the horror of thousands
of Jewish prisoners in Nazi camps at the time of their liberation by allied troops. This video has actually footage and some of it is grime so view it first. A great lesson for students on what happened if a nation uses hatred to attack a minority.
The Aaron Burr Conspiracy
This video is accompanied by text. "Jefferson had feelings of both triumph and trepidation over the purchase of Louisiana. On the one hand, he had doubled the size of the United States and presented to Americans access to some of the richest land in North America. On the other hand, the government he directed was not designed to regulate the huge territory. Fears of foreign occupation and secession dominated his thoughts..."
Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S.
A short video that goes into some detail as to how the Lousiana Purchase was made and what land it covered....and why it was the steal of the century, not the buy of the century.
Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S
Thomas Jefferson pulls off the land deal of the millennium when he buys 800,000 square miles from the French, stretching from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. This short video explains what a value it was, and how it came to be sold. Of notes is the fact that the video explains that the land did not belong to the French in the first place. It belonged to the Native Americans. A map for the students would help them understand the size of the purchase.
How the Louisiana Purchase Worked
When Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory for 15 million
dollars, the US nearly doubled in size. This is a podcast without visuals. It lasts 15 minutes. Good data, but only for those that can stay awake.
The 2000 year old computer: the antikythera mechanism
by Emeritus Professor David Wolfe, University of New Mexico and visiting lecturer, Physics Department
Ever wondered what horsepower really means, and what horses have to do with other modes of transportation? Luke and Abhi take us behind how engines work in machines all around us, including the surprising ways that they're all related!
Awesome MIT videos on planes, aerospace engineering, MIT course materials, educator resources, and Luke and Abhi's bios can be found here: http://k12videos.mit.edu/engineering-engines
Find us online!
Editing files and Emacs
This emacs lecture is given as part of the course G51UST, Unix Software Tools. The course gives an introduction to the Unix operating system. It teaches students how to use the Command Line Interface that is part of Unix and also teaches them how to write shell, sed and awk. In doing so the course covers the use of editors such as Emacs and vi with which the students can write their scripts.
It is presented in 3 formats:
* Screencast (video of the lecturer and presentation slides)
Killed Israeli teenagers laid to rest as Israel mourns
Family and loved ones mourn the death of 16-year-old Israeli Gil-Ad Sha'er, after his body along with the remains of two other missing Israeli teens are found under a pile of rocks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews
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 in
Parallel Structure Rap Song
This video was made for a public communications class. It is a rap song about parallel structure that stresses the importance of parallel structure in writing. The lyrics are shown on the bottom of the screen as the song is sung.
World of Biology
The World of Biology features engaging stories on all things biology, from bird or insect ecology, to nervous system physiology, to predictions of species' ranges. Each story has a main page and subpages (found in the right-hand menu). Most of our stories also have an associated quiz set. Created by Arizona State University's Ask A Biologist.
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