Signs Of Stroke
There are several warning signs that can alert you to someone having a stroke. Here’s what to look for. Short video with a doctor explaining what to look for. 56 sec.
Up to 80 percent of strokes that occur in the United States each year could be prevented! In this video, a doctor give practical advice to stroke prevention. 3:33 min.
#24 How to Use a Metronome: Why is a Metronome Important?
In this lesson, I explain why we need a metronome, and what are some good exercises to use with metronomes. Metronomes can help keep us steady and on beat. These little things might drive you crazy, but they are SO worth using.
Lesson #3 How to play the Piano
This lesson works on chords, scales, and triads. Andrew talks about how chords start on the tonic (first note of the scale) and is the strongest chord of all. Broken and solid chords are demonstrated. You should practice at least 15 minutes every day.
Pulitzer Center Environmental Film Festival Panel Discussion
Learn more: http://www.pulitzercenter.org Journalists Sean Gallagher, Brendan Hoffman, Sun Yunfan and Leah Thompson share thoughts about their films presented at Washington D.C.'s Environmental Film Festival.
Feeling nothing (anaesthesia) -- Linda Geddes -- Nothing event
Death is the ultimate nothing -- but no one can tell us what it's like. But every day thousands of people experience something like it at the hands of kindly doctors. Linda Geddes explores what it means to feel nothing -- and how hard it is to draw the line between consciousness and unconsciousness. Watch the other videos from this event to join the team from New Scientist and our of guest speakers for an entertaining evening of amazing insights into nothingness. Find out now nothing shapes the
How Music Works 3 - Harmony - Part 1
Narrator is Howard Goodall. Unlike melody and rhythm, harmony was not part of music from the beginning. It came into life gradually during the middle ages and the Renaissance. This video shows how harmony works. Harmony seems more mystical, illusive and magical than other elements of music. It seems like it comes from place or time that is beyond our everyday experience. Harmony has allowed musicians to manipulate our emotions like n
Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
A brief history of the future
Professor John Naughton of The Open University reveals some of the key players in the history of the internet, and explores some of the surprises it has sprung.
17.436 Territorial Conflict (MIT)
This graduate seminar introduces an emerging research program within International Relations on territorial conflict. While scholars have recognized that territory has been one of the most frequent issues over which states go to war, territorial conflicts have only recently become the subject of systematic study. This course will examine why territorial conflicts arise in the first place, why some of these conflicts escalate to high levels of violence and why other territorial disputes reach set
Leo Panitch on the lessons of Marxism
Leo Panitch delivers this year's Phyllis Clarke Memorial Lecture entitled "Still a Marxist After All: Lessons and Insights for our Time".
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Sander Gilman: Cosmopolitanism and the Jews
The newest buzzword for globalization is cosmopolitanism. As with many such reuses of older concepts, cosmopolitanism has a complex history, specifically in the German-speaking lands. It is this history and its relationship to the history of German Jewry from the Enlightenment to the Holocaust that will be examined — in a global and perhaps even cosmopolitan manner. (This paper was given on 2 October 2013 at the German Historical Institute London.)
2012 Freeman Lecture: "Climate Change and Water Resources: Characterizing Uncertainties for Decision Richard N. Palmer, Ph.D.
Department Head and Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering,
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Richard N. Palmer, Ph.D.
How To Play Piano: The Basics - Lesson #1
This video provides a lesson on the basics of playing the piano including an introduction to the piano keys and their names, hand position, and the C major scale. The audio at the beginning and end of the video is difficult to hear, but okay during the main part of the lesson. (24.41)
Five Green Peas Chant
A short and colorful cartoon animation of the chant, 'Five Green Peas.' Lyrics appear on the screen. The peas grow and grow and in the end they "go pop". (:43)
The Bug Song to the Tune of Wheels on the Bus -King County Library System
In this 1:00 amateur video, a librarian sings "The Bug Song" to the tune of "Wheels on the Bus". In the song, various bugs (fireflies, crickets, ants, caterpillars, etc.) are named with accompanying movements.
"Open Them, Shut Them" Rhyme
In this video, a librarian recites the rhyme "Open Them, Shut Them" using the accompanying motions. (:47)
SUNY Oswego Student Research: Plants That Battle Diabetes
May 2013 SUNY Oswego graduate Jesse Vanucchi discusses his Global Laboratory project which involved visiting the Congo to successfully test a medicinal plant that potentially can help treat diabetes. Video by HCI student Phillip Moore.
Season 2 – Lesson 29 – Coffee Break Spanish
Coming up in this lesson: In the long-awaited 29th lesson of Coffee Break Spanish we look at tips to help you pronounce double -r- in Spanish and we build more language in the context of hiring cars in a Spanish-speaking country. Please note that lesson 29 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 229 […]