Interactive timeline on Anglo-Dutch relations (50 BC to 1830)
This interactive multimedial timeline on Anglo-Dutch relations from antiquity to 1830, uses MIT’s Simile technology and is based on the manuscript 'The Stranger’s case : a timeline of Cross-Channel Interactions' by Jaap Harskamp, curator of the Dutch and Flemish collections at the British Library, in which he has compiled and annotated a comprehensive list of over 800 events relating to Anglo-Dutch relations throughout the centuries. It is part of the Open Learning Environment in early moder
The Vitamin Village is a web-based eLearning package developed between 2001 and 2008 to incorporate vitamins A, C, D, E and K, as well as a basic introduction to antioxidants. It is mainly used in first year teaching of vitamins, but also in the 2nd and 3rd years of the 3 year BSc (Hons) Nutrition and 4 year MNutr Nutrition degrees taught within the School of Biosciences. The creation and development involved staff within Nutritional Sciences (Drs John Brameld, Zoe Daniel & Tim Parr and Professo
Guest Lecture: John Chillag - Learning from the Holocaust
As part of the Senator George Mitchell Seminar Series, John Chillag delivered a powerful and moving speech to mark the 64th anniversary of the Nazi occupation of Hungary. The audience first heard the impressions of two students from Abbey Grange School, who visited Auschwitz-Birkenau in late February. Rebakah commented, "Although a traumatic experience, I'm glad I had the chance to visit Auschwitz - to learn what atrocities had happened and make me realise that situations like the Holocaust shou
Government of the UK and Ireland
The module is designed to provoke thought, challenge preconceptions, stimulate questions about the nature of government in the UK and Ireland. Thus, it considers key concepts such as political culture, socialisation, devolution, and governance. This module aims to provoke thought, challenge preconceptions, stimulate questions and to nourish inquisitive minds more than to provide a set diet of ready-made `answers'. What are the contextual parameters within which modern government functions? What
Historical Cases - Plessy v. Ferguson
Historical Cases:Plessy v. Ferguson - This seven minute video is about the history of civil rights and Plessy v. Ferguson from 1896. The 14th Amendment is examined as is the case.
A Family Disease
This video segment from NOVA: "Cracking the Code of Life" explores the challenges and questions faced by women who have a strong family history of breast cancer, and who now have the option of being genetically tested for a disease that has no cure. Grades 9-12.
National Science Week Posters
The Science Faculty Marketing Committee has for the last 4 years designed and produced posters to stimulate an interest in and curiosity about Science among primary school learners The posters are designed and created by scientists from the 13 departments in the Faculty of Science and the production and printing of the posters is funded by a Grant from SAASTA South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement The aim of the bright interactive posters is to create a resource for teachers
12.007 Geobiology (MIT)
The interactive Earth system: biology in geologic, environmental and climate change throughout Earth history. Since life began it has continually shaped and re-shaped the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere and the solid earth. Subject introduces the concept of "life as a geological agent" and examines the interaction between biology and the earth system during the roughly 4 billion years since life first appeared. Topics include the origin of the solar system and the early Earth atmosphere; the
Leaping Beauty- 1960's Version, Fractured Fairy Tales
Animated Video- The original fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty is changed to the new tale of Leaping Beauty. Beauty steps on a witch's toe, and the witch changes her into a bore who talkes everyone to sleep. Having bored everyone in her village with all of her talking, she is banished to the forest with the wild boars. Her spell is finally broken when her prince, in the forest hunting wild boars, accidentally kisses her! Everyone lives happily ever after, except the witch. Narrated by E
One Falls for Each of Us: The Prototyping of Tragedy
Brenda Brathwaite delivers her talk at the Art History of Games Symposium on February 6, 2010 in the High Museum of Art's Rich Auditorium on the campus of the Woodruff Arts Center, in midtown Atlanta. The symposium was presented by Georgia Tech and the Savannah College of Art and Design. Incorporating 20,000 wooden figurines, incense and dozens of leather hides, Brenda Brathwaite's latest game is One Falls for Each of Us. Currently in development, it is the fourth game in the Mechanic is the Me
Keynote Panel Discussion: John Romero, Christiane Paul, Harvey Smith, Richard Lemarchand
Keynote Panel Discussion at the Art History of Games Symposium on February 6, 2010 in the High Museum of Art's Rich Auditorium on the campus of the Woodruff Arts Center, in midtown Atlanta. The discussion was moderated by Ian Bogost. The symposium was presented by Georgia Tech and the Savannah College of Art and Design. Materials hosted by SMARTech, Georgia Tech's institutional repository, http://smartech.gatech.edu/.
Richard Kopley: Discovering Poe
Richard Kopley, Distinguished Professor of English at Penn State DuBois, presents a concentrated and original view of the timeless works of Edgar Allan Poe. Poe is considered the inventor of the modern detective story. And like Poe's fictional detective Dupin, Richard Kopley's tireless and focused investigations have uncovered innovative discoveries about Poe the writer, and Poe the man. Author of the book "Edgar Allan Poe and the Dupin Mysteries", Kopley's understanding of Poe is the result o
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Edible Adventures - The Spain Experience - Part 1
Join CIA student Chris Lauber as he and his classmates travel to Spain for the culinary experience of a lifetime. In the Food, Wine, and Agri(culture) Trip to Spain, CIA bachelor's degree students explore the various food regions, witness the industry in action, and gain knowledge from many sites. They enjoy delicious food, fine beverages, and fresh agricultural products, and meet passionate professionals and entrepreneurs eager to share their knowledge and unique insights. They also visit a n
Learn German - Lesson 15
Lesson 15 deals with the dative-e, a case ending that some of the singular nouns of the s-declension can sometimes have. This video is clearly recorded and begins with phrases in German which are then broken down.You will see all of the words and phrases in both English and German.Good for intermediate learners.