History's Turning Points - 1453 AD The Siege of Constantinople
In 1204 crusaders sacked the city, then renamed Constantinople. For the next thousand years, the Byzantine Kings hid safely behind the massive walls of Constantinople. Then in 1453, with the Turkish Ottoman Empire encircling the city, Sultan Mehmet brought the newest technology of the 15th century, the cannon, and finally brought down the walls of the world's most impregnable fortress. This 24 minute video reviews the details of this city and the battle. The main video starts at the two minute m
Adding Virtual Hard Drives, Storage Accounts, and Scaling Virtual Machines | Windows Azure Friday Scott and Corey scale up Scott's VM and add a new disk for increased performance.
Scott and Corey scale up Scott's VM and add a new disk for increased performance.
Luxe Life: Men's bags - what's driving this growing trend?
Oct. 13 - The popularity of the man bag is on the rise and so is its opportunity for growth in this market. Elizabeth Koraca takes a closer look at how tech gadgets are driving this trend.
Quotation Marks - Free English Video by Brightstorm
This video explains the rules for correctly using quotation marks in writing. Quotation marks are a type of punctuation used around direct quotations and titles of short works. When using quotations, it is important to remember that punctuation generally goes inside of quotation marks. If there is a quote within a quote, single quote marks should be used. When citing quotations, the parenthetical citation should be placed after the quotation mark. (5:06)
San Francisco's 1989 Earthquake from the CHP's point of view
This 22 minute video shows how the California Highway Patrol went into action after this quake hit and their actions. This is a good video to show students who are not aware of what the police do and how this type of tragic event can cause the video is exceptional in its images. A must watch for all students either studying geology as well as those doing community studies. Exceptional, but may be too intense for some students. A great video to start students thinking about their plans for
A late-night, mid-week summit
Though not quite the summit to end all summits, the latest meeting by European leaders may get policymakers on the right path
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Normal: Head Shape and Sutures
The head should be closely inspected as part of the neurological examination. There can be molding of the head, which is an expected finding in a newborn. Palpate the sutures and outline the anterior and posterior fontanelles. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
MIT Commencement 2011 Part 1
Procession and Undergrad
The Road to the Capitol Election Simulation Game
This is not a video, but an interactive game designed to help students understand the United States election process better. Comes with a parent/teacher guide.
Immelt: Regulations have choked off U.S. job growth
GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt says the trend in increasing "bad" U.S. regulations has choked off employment growth.
Immelt: Obama a good partner on jobs council
General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt says U.S. President Barack Obama is a good partner and a good listener in their meetings on jobs and economic growth.
Concordia Open House 2011: Portfolio Day Video
Concordia University's Office of Student Recruitment would like to invite you to our Open House on Saturday October 22, 2011, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Here is a sneak peek, courtesy of Brian and Matthew, of an aspect of Concordia that you can learn more about on this day. Visit openhouse.concordia.ca to learn more! twitter.com/CUFutureStudent facebook.com/CUFutureStudents
ETOM- Gary Ebels
Gary Ebels Sits down with college professors and faculty and discusses online classes at GRCC's 2011 ETOM Conference.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
Alumni Profile: Nigel Andrews MSc11(1978), Governor, London Business School Military Blunders: Stalin's Purges (3:41)
Nigel Andrews MSc11(1978) reflects on his career and time at the School.
This Military Blunders video clip is about the Great Purge.
The leader of Communist Russia, Joseph Stalin, was paranoid of
opposition. It was this paranoia that led to the Great Purge. He sent
many people to labor camps in Siberia. Some images may be too intense for students.
Military Blunders: Stalin's Purges (3:41)