Gold posts biggest drop since 1980
Aug. 24 - Business summary: Gold futures fall $104 an ounce in one day, Strong durable goods orders ease concern about another recession; Americans watching Hurricane Irene; Wall Street rallies for a third day. Carmen Roberts reports.
Queen Anne's Lace
Xerte Online Toolkits - Getting Started
A two-page basic Introduction to Xerte Online Toolkits handout covering what they are, how to access them, good practice examples and further resources. Xerte Online Toolkits is open source software for creating interactive learning objects which can be easily shared online.
Abigail Haire - Landscape Architecture
Leeds Met Graduate Abigail Haire describes her time as a student at Leeds Metropolitan University as a student on the Landscape Architecture course.
How to study effectively
In this 1:36 video, students are shown some ideas to help students study better including snacks, the environment, and time management.
12 Things I wish my Students Knew
This five minute video is given from the perspective of a teacher with 30 years of experience. This video explains that music is not a good idea to use while studying, and also mentions several other things that all teachers should review. A good video for students, too.
Dogs get stretched during 'dog yoga'
It's a yoga class for both human and canine. August 25, 2011 Andrew Schmertz reports
U.S. Day Ahead: Street waits on Bernanke with high QE hopes
Aug. 25 - Wall Street is hoping for another dose of easing from Fed Chairman Bernanke, but Reuters Specialist Editor Dan Burns says the mood in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, suggests investors are deluding themselves.
Chilean police clash with anti-government protesters
Aug. 25 - Chilean police use water cannons to disrupt protests against President Sebastian Pinera. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Nigerian president visits U.N. blast site
Aug. 27 - Nigeria's president Goodluck Johnathan visits the United Nations building in Abuja where a car bomb blast killed 19 people on Friday. Deborah Gembara Reports.
Learn Chinese for Kids : Counting 5-6-7-8
This is a fun, animated way for kids to learn Chinese numbers. (05:43)
"Sarabande on Attaining the Age of Seventy Seven" by Anthony Hecht (poetry reading)
The Sarabande is a stately dance. I suppose that when one gets old, then one considers one's age an accomplishment, our continued existence becomes more and more precarious. Harbingers are messengers bringing bad news, in this case grey hairs. He mentions other infirmities: wizening, tooth decay, loss of acquaintances. These things we have to look forward to. It's all downhill from here on, folks. The dance has to end sometime. The picture of Anthony came from here, where there's a perso
Student Futures - Matt Pears - MSc Sports & Exercise Science
Matt talks about is time studying at Leeds Metropolitan
Curriculum Design and Educational Technology
Curriculum Design and Educational Technology is a course offered by the University of Washington Tacoma Education Program. The course recognizes the reality that K-12 teachers are often forced to alter or update existing curriculum or create units of curriculum from scratch. Knowing some methods of curriculum design and instructional design can assist teachers in meeting this need for both classroom instruction and online instruction.
Historical roots of 19th century genre painting relevant to John Ford's films
This dissertation demonstrates John Ford’s use of images from a wide range of sources in many of his films. In particular, it examines Ford’s use of images based on the conventions of American […]
A Mother and Son Talk about Bookshare
Holbein's 'Ambassadors' | Rendezvous with Death | Preview 1
Description: Sumptuously executed and dazzling in its detail, Holbein's masterpiece is also deeply mysterious. Become an art detective, unravel its riddles, and see how the artist uses his two protagonists - men at the cutting edge of science, politics and the arts - not simply to symbolise privilege and power, but to help us redefine our attitude to Death. Produced in HD, this film is the most ambitious ever devoted to the painting. Taking full account of the latest research and thinking on it
privacy versus veiligheid
You can follow a radio report on a business event
Attack dogs of the West Bank
Aug. 31 - West Bank settlers want to put teeth into their security with attack dogs ahead of Palestinian bid for statehood. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.