Google: Web Search Tools
This slideshow offers an overview of Google that includes a little history, with views of the inside of Google headquarters. This slideshow shows briefly how to use the Google Booksearch, Google Calculator, Google Site Search Google Maps, etc. There are questions for students at the end of the slideshow.
How To Do Keyword Research With Google Adwords Keyword Tool
Wordtracker is great but you can do some great keyword research for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) using google adwords external keyword tool! Keyword research is important, this video shows you how to be successful in your search. (7:36)
American Black Bears are Unwanted House Guests - BBC Wildlife
American black bears are unwanted house guests in their search for food in this David Attenborough narrated video from BBC wildlife. The video (03:37) shows bears eating dog food set out for pets and going through garbage cans.
"Sonnet 147 - My love is as a fever.." by William Shakespeare (poetry reading)
A frightening Halloween poem from Bill the Bard. It calls to mind a situation that is all-too real. It is perhaps the most frightening thing of all - the discovery that you have been deceived, that your beloved never loved you. While you were at work labouring to provide a good life for your loved ones, your wife was amusing herself with her back-door man: the local, handsome ne'e-do-well who never did an honest day's work in his life. Now you must continue to work hard to support them bot
1st Reader - Lesson I
Learn "The Grammar of English" using McGuffey's Readers.
In this lesson learn:
oo as in:
(long e) as in:
(er, ir,or,ur) as in:
My Global Business Experience: Jenny Truong
London Business School student Jenny Truong talks about the benefits of participating in the Global Business Experience, as part of her MBA programme. Jenny joined a group helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses in Johannesburg, South Africa.
In search of blue oceans
First came the book and now there is an institute in the making. The international bestseller, ‘Blue Ocean Strategy’ written by INSEAD professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, sold more than a million copies in its first year of publication and is being published in a record-breaking 39 languages. Although there are no plans for a follow-up book at this stage, INSEAD is currently setting up the INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute. In a rare interview, Kim and Mauborgne told Knowledge th
Month in Review - Valparaiso University
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How to Use WatchKnow
While many have said WatchKnow is easy to use, we think it can't hurt to explain it with a nice screencast. So here you go--how to use WatchKnow, in under four minutes. Covers opening categories; opening video pages; watching and rating videos; drilling down into the Directory; using the age filter; using the search engine to find categories and videos, and to locate where categories are in the Directory; getting an account; how educational professionals should sign up for an account; and My
Mid-South Pastor to meet with First Lady
Mississippi's obesity rate is currently the highest in the nation. First Lady Michelle Obama makes a visit to Hernando, MS to speak with a local leaders, including pastor Michael Minor, to address the growing problem of childhood obesity. This short video is a clip from the local news report on health and wellness. Run time 02:16
Trailer: Passport to the Universe (Narrated by Tom Hanks)
The American Museum of Natural History is launching a double feature of the Museum's space shows as part of the year-long celebration commemorating the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space. The double feature includes the Museum's first two space shows: "Passport to the Universe" (narrated by Tom Hanks), which launches visitors on a thrilling trip through space and time; and "The Search For Life: Are We Alone?" (narrated by H
What’s your CEO really worth? INSEAD’s Corporate Governance Initiative creates a model.
If there is a culprit behind the dismal state of corporate governance today, INSEAD Professor Ludo Van der Heyden blames Wall Street capitalism.
How to Search You Tube Effectively
There are ways to get the exact videos that you want. One way is to type in the search bar allintitle:(what you are searching for). If you are looking for a tutorial type that in the search bar-Excel Tutorial. There are other tips given in this video.
The Effects of Green House Gases
Methane, water vapour, nitrous oxide and ozone are the green houses
gases, which exist in the earth’s atmosphere. They absorb thermal
radiations that are breathed out by the earth’s surface and reflect it
back to the earth, thereby serving as a blanket preventing the earth
from heat loss and keeping temperatures constant and perfect for animals
to live, and plants to grow.
For years now, rising temperatures have been a particularly hot topic
RuNet Echo is a special project of Global Voices (which is funded by the Open Society Institute). It was created to investigate and analysis the growing role of the Internet in Russia and in the Russian-language worldwide community. It regularly monitors Russian language Internet sites, blogs and forums and publishes its comments and reports on their content, usage and surveillance and freedom. Topics covered include Russian bloggers, the use of the Internet in Russian politics (during Russian e
U.S. President Grave Sites
A slide show with patriotic music in the background. Presidents are shown in order of service to the American people.
'Visual Directions' is a website designed to assist students in producing sketchbooks and engage in reflective writing
Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser ran seven shipyards and employed thousands of people. He used an assembly line to build ships, assembling some in less than five days. One image in this collection shows a ship's hull under construction. Another shows a diagram with goals for completing a ship. The workers at the Kaiser shipyards in Richmond, California, produced the most warships in the country during World War II. One photograph shows workers celebrating the launch of one of their ships. Kaiser wa
15.289 Communication Skills for Academics (MIT)
Your success as an academic will depend heavily on your ability to communicate to fellow researchers in your discipline, to colleagues in your department and university, to undergraduate and graduate students, and perhaps even to the public at large. Communicating well in an academic setting depends not only on following the basic rules that govern all good communication (for example, tailoring the message to meet the needs of a specific audience), but also on adhering to the particular norms of
Third Annual Freedom of Information Day - Panel Four: Exemption Three Going Forward
An analysis of the FOIA's controversial "catch-all exemption," its recognized scope to date, and its future application under the OPEN FOIA Act of 2009 (the "2009 FOIA Amendment").