This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software
UVIC 2013: Endowment Panel moderated by Larry Kochard
Larry Kochard discusses the status of the Endowment Model, Inefficiencies in markets, partnering, valuation, diversification, public equities and long term focus with Ellen Shuman, Don Lindsey and Scott Malpass.
How To Get Started With a College Savings Plan
This video is suitable for high school students and provides step-by-step instructions for starting a college savings plan. (2:30)
Shapes for Kids
In this short the words appear on the screen along with shape. The voice reading the words sounds like a computer.
The Aleppo Codex home page offers digitised images of and information about this medieval manuscript. The Codex was the oldest known complete manuscript of the Hebrew Bible (although parts of it were lost after the manuscript was damaged in 1947). In addition to high-quality zoomable images of the work itself, the site also offers a series of articles. These include a general introduction, plus information about: the Bible text and its transmission; the Masoretes (scribes who aimed to preserve a
Learning Virtually: A Paradigm Shift in Design Education
We still think of architectural design education in terms of a "classroom" paradigm, that is, of an instructor teaching design skills to a class of students in a face-to-face format. However, emerging communication and collaboration technologies have created tremendous new opportunities to distribute students and faculty, while maintaining a close personal contact. This paper discusses and characterizes several aspects of the evolving paradigm of teaching design made possible by the ability to
Sea reptile birth - Walking with Dinosaurs
CGI is used to examine what a birth in the water must have been like for Dinosaurs dependent on both sea and air. The video explains how vulnerable both the mother and her pups could be during the birthing process.
The Sound Carnival: OU Blend
In this Electric Company video, students will learn about the "ou" sound through song. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review phonological awareness in the elementary classroom. (0:50)
Rounding Word Problem About Fish Food
This short video explains how to solve a word problem involving rounding and addition using a fish tank. It is hard to hear the original word problem when the students read it out loud. The students in the video show to steps necessary to correctly complete the problem. (01:47)
Educational iPod touch apps for students and teachers
Using an Elmo document camera, three iPod touch apps for students (iWriteWords, Wikipanion, PreSchool Adventure), and 3 apps for teachers are discussed. Contains Google Apps, too. A lot of good ideas, but difficult to see. Best if you follow along with your own iPod or Google phone. (4:28)
Entretiens Jacques Cartier - October 3 - Round Table
http://users.encs.concordia.ca/~al_shaik/EJC_2011/EJC_2011_English.html Entretiens Jacques Cartier - Information and Communication Technologies: Are They Green? - Round Table The increasing role of ICT in energy consumption: How to address it in the future, taking into account the the world's increasing population, the increasing population which will access/use ICT, and the increase of the applications and their bandwidth greediness. What will be the impact on the quality of services in ICT?
How do we learn? Understanding ‘how’ is the key to learning more effectively. This unit looks at the three main categories of theories: the acquisitive, constructivist and experiential models of learning. There is no right way to learn but developing an active approach will ensure that you are open to new ideas.
The Tale of the Sun and the Moon - Song
"The Tale of the Sun and the Moon" is a lullaby about why the Sun is up during the day and Moon is up at night. Includes colorful cartoon slides. (2:58)
The Tale of the Sun and the Moon
"The Tale of the Sun and the Moon" is a lullaby about why the sun appears during the day and the moon appears at night. It's a song about two best friends who can't really be together as much as they would like. The song is from the CD, Snail's Pace, by Eric Herman (also available on his The Kid in the Mirror album), and was adapted from a poem by Kenn Nesbitt. The illustrations in the video were made by Lauren Wilson and the video was conceived and directed by Eric and Roseann Endres. (02
Alexis Cheang: Capital markets can identify irresponsible companies
Alexis Cheang, Director of Governance and Sustainable Investment, F and C Investment, shares her thoughts on the panel "Investing in a fairer future: the role of capital markets in creating a sustainable economy" at the 2013 Global Leadership Summit.
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The Cinderella No One Knows: The Grimm Brothers' Tale of Incest, Fur & Hidden Bodies
Folklorist Margaret R. Yocom discusses less well-known versions of Cinderella, particularly the international story of Allerleirauh, found in Asia and Africa as well as Europe. She focuses on the heroine and her journey through the gendered, sexually redolent landscape of the tale's provocative middle section. As she explains, it is not the marriage at the end that draws the listener in, but the way the heroine makes her way there. Speaker Biography: Margaret R. Yocom is a professor in the Eng
Injection-moulded polypropylene (PP) hinge
The colours in the image are the result of birefringence and relate to the residual strain in the polypropylene. The pattern of strain is indicative of the flow of material during the injection process and reveals the molecular alignment in the constriction which constitutes a hinge. The aligned molecules provide a fatigue resistant, flexible joint. A sprue which has been cut off is also visible in the top left-hand corner of the image.
Ballad of Magellan - Song by the Animaniacs
The brilliance of Steven Spielberg's 'Animaniacs' is that it combines the wit and slapstick of traditional cartoons with important educational segments like this excerpt about Magellan's historic voyage around the world. Song includes lyrics. Run time 02:53.
Forehand and backhand mechanics are demonstrated in this video.