A World Without Humans
This clip explores the 1986 meltdown of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant that took place in Ukraine. (06:27)
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
Bracero Tutorials - Using My Omeka
The Bracero History Archive collects and makes available the oral histories and artifacts pertaining to the Bracero program, a guest worker initiative that spanned the years 1942-1964. Millions of Mexican agricultural workers crossed the border under the program to work in more than half of the states in America. In a partnership between George Mason Universitys Center for History and New Media, the National Museum of American History, the University of Texas at El Paso, and Brown University,
Market Pulse: Japan and Einstein's definition of insanity
Jan. 11 - The yen slides to a 30-month low, but is the market getting too carried away? Draghi's magic may be waning on the euro, and mining and Commerzbank shares fall.
The Stages of Mitosis
This is a computer-animated clip from Stages of Mitosis, a promotional piece, which begins with a fly-through of cells preparing to undergo mitosis (cell division).
Upon entering a cell we are introduced to various organelles of the inner cell and the key events involved in mitosis.
Convex Analysis and Optimization, Spring 2010
This course will focus on fundamental subjects in (deterministic) optimization, connected through the themes of convexity, geometric multipliers, and duality. The aim is to develop the core analytical and computational issues of continuous optimization, duality, and saddle point theory using a handful of unifying principles that can be easily visualized and readily understood. The mathematical theory of convex sets and functions will be central, and will allow an intuitive, highly visual, geomet
A Heroic Return
It's taken all spring and summer, but salmon finally return to Admiralty Island to spawn. See the fish in this short clip from Nature. (01:03)
Faculty Learning Day, Jan. 2013 | Jeff Sykes
Jeff Sykes examines the ways technologies can be used to make accommodations for students with disabilities.
21L.002X Foundations of World Culture II: World Literatures and Texts (MIT)
This class continues our study of the foundational texts of human culture, focusing on early modernity until the recent past. In many ways, this includes several questions such as: Why did these works achieve the fame and influence they achieved? How do they present what it means to be a human being? How do they describe the role of a member of a family, community, tradition, social class, gender? How do they distinguish between proper and improper behavior? How do they characterize the members
Staartdelingen tot tienduizend Werkblaadje met staartdelingen tot tienduizend.
Werkblaadje met staartdelingen tot tienduizend.
GRCC Players Present: "Crooked" | Promo
GRCC Players present: CROOKED by Catherine Trieschmann on January 17 - 19, 8pm, Spectrum Theater. Call 234-3946 beginning Monday, Jan 7 at 1pm to purchase tickets.
Op zoek naar jongeren die stotteren We zijn op zoek naar jongeren die stotteren voor een uniek doctoraatsonderzoek. We willen aantonen dat stotteren veel meer is dan wat mensen kunnen horen en zien. Ken je iemand die zou kunnen deelnemen, geef hem of haar dan zeker deze …
We zijn op zoek naar jongeren die stotteren voor een uniek doctoraatsonderzoek. We willen aantonen dat stotteren veel meer is dan wat mensen kunnen horen en zien.
Ken je iemand die zou kunnen deelnemen, geef hem of haar dan zeker deze …
John Siegfried: “Better Living Through Economics”
Watch video of “Better Living Through Economics”, part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Lecture Series presented by Vanderbilt Professor of Economics John Siegfried, who has written a book with the same title. Siegfried will focus on various case studies to demonstrate how economic research has improved societal conditions over the past 50 years by influencing public policykeep reading »
An Era in Fashion - The 1860s
The next part of my "An Era in Fashion"-series. Next Video of the series: "An Era in Fashion - The Bustle Era (1870s and 1880s)" This three-minute video shows and explains the fashion statements of that time. There is no narration, but the images provide good detail. The music can be muted if distracting.
Superfoods: Eat more, lose weight
What if you could eat more and still lose weight? How about reduce disease and increase your lifespan? Sounds too good to be true, but Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer talks with Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s nutrition expert Jamie Pope about choice foods that can help you change your health odds. To learn more fromkeep reading »
Europe Day Ahead: Ireland -- another step to recovery?
Jan. 16 - A look ahead to Thursday's key events including Ireland's T-bill auction, IMF chief Christine Lagarde's visit to Washington and an emergency meeting on Mali
60 Seconds With.......Dr Richard Kwiatkowski - Research Ethics
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e-Learning Community talk - PeerWise - Kyle Galloway
Kyle Galloway (Chemistry) speaks about PeerWise (http://peerwise.cs.auckland.ac.nz/) and the surprising effects he has achieved with it.
Dan Cummins - Tie One On
For more information on Tie One On and to register visit http://utole.do/tieoneon
2007.09.28-Frontiers of New Media Symposium: Panel on Space
The Communication and History Departments of the University of Utah present a symposium that explores the ways in which ?wired? media technologies?including telegraph, radio, television, film, and the internet?have taken shape at least partly in response