War of The Century - Part 19
This part of the documentary begins with Stalin about to give a speech at the time he knew they were winning the war. You can hear the bell ringing to order everybody to stop clapping as nobody dared be the first to stop. There is also reference to German propaganda and the kind of media the German had access to. The situation was almost hopeless for the German by spring 1945. German pilots tried to stop the Red Army but were not successful. They took part in a suicide mission but they were de
Building and the Influence of Railroads
This video is accompanied by text. "The mining industry facilitated expansion of the railroad industry by creating a need for quick and easy transport between mining and production sites. Entrepreneurs responded with the first transcontinental railroad.
Prior to the Civil War, railroads had been in use east of the Missouri River. The country’s leaders hoped to span the void of the Great American Desert with a railway that would connect the populous areas and truly unite the states.
Media Ethics - Phil Harding
Philip Harding is a journalist and media consultant. Until last summer he was Director of English Networks and News at the BBC World Service, responsible for all the BBC’s international radio programmes in English with 42 million listeners. Phil is a fellow of the Radio Academy and last autumn Phil was made a Fellow of the Society of Editors. He is a member of Society’s Advisory Committee. He is also a Trustee of the One World Broadcasting Trust. Phil starts this talk with a question about
Mass Media and Presidential Campaigns
Information about American political campaigns and the media. Footage of Nixon's appearance on the media during his presidential campaign against Kennedy.
Geography and Map Symbols
This is a video that I made for Ed. Media. The video is about where England, China and Australia are located on a map. It also talks about what certain map symbols mean.(Amateur video)
Artist Peter Max - Color and Creativity!
For over 40 years Peter Max has been a Pop-Culture Icon with an estimated audience in the billions! From portraits of Presidents to Rock Stars and a Boeing 777, Peter Max is America's Painter Lauriate! The media is his canvas! In this video you will see various interviews and slideshows of his work.
America's Economy Roars, Post WWI
This video is accompanied by text. At the close of World War I, the United States found itself in a recession. Millions of veterans were suddenly looking for jobs at a time when industry was reeling from the cancellation of billions of dollars in war contracts. In addition, shortages of consumer goods that were not produced during the war created high prices and inflation. The cost of living doubled from 1913 to 1920, causing great distress for many Americans.
The Boston Tea Party
Video for high school about the Boston Tea Party. "In 1773, the British East India Tea Company faced bankruptcy. More than 17 million pounds of tea sat idle in warehouses, in part because American boycotts and smuggling damaged the English tea industry. The British government, set to lose a large amount of tax revenue if the company failed, ratified a Tea Act that allowed the company to bypass English and American wholesalers and sell directly to American merchants at reduced prices..."
This short video is a jazzy music video talking about noun clauses. The visuals drop out for part of the video with the messsage "media offline" in their place. After the noun clause song finishes, there is a short typed review of noun clauses.
Legislation: The Government Steps in
This video is accompanied by text. "The rapid expansion of industry and the concentration of ownership by fewer and fewer people changed the way many Americans felt about the role of government in economic affairs. With the growing number of trusts in America, reformers in the late nineteenth century began to voice their concerns about the expanding gulf between the rich and the poor. Although the new class of millionaires brought economic and material progress, they also created deepening class
The Working Class in the Gilded Age
This video is accompanies by text. "The new industrial age and the resulting growth of the U.S. economy in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries affected nearly everyone in America. Industrial combination and concentration became the norm, with huge trusts appearing in almost every industry. The workplace was changing as machines became common and the demand for unskilled workers brought new groups into the workforce, including immigrants, women, and children. By 1920, nearly 20 perc
Investigating Wisconsin History-Making a Living: Industry
Making a Living: Industry - Series host Angie visits a lumberjack show in Hayward and wonders how that type of work evolved from a job to a tourist attraction. This prompts her to investigate the ways in which Wisconsin jobs have changed throughout history and how those changes have affected workers. As Angie explores changes in the lumbering industry, from early logging to industrial manufacturing to forest-dependent tourism, she also learns how these specific changes were reflected in Wisconsi
U.S. Child Labor 1908-1920
A look at child labor in the early 20th century in the United States as represented through the photography of Lewis W. Hine. The film documents the use of child labor in industry. No audio. Run time 09:22
United States History from 1865 to Present
In tihs video six distinguished University of Minnesota professors from fields ranging from African Studies to surgery, come together to examine current perspectives in U.S. history. What was America like after the Civil War? What really went on during the Cuban Missile Crisis? And where do we stand now on the spectrum of accuracy in recording history?
Entrepreneurs in American 2nd Industrial Revolution
This video is accompanied by text. "The small businesses that supported the pre-Civil War economy could not satisfy the rapidly growing national markets. Entrepreneurs quickly developed systems of mass production and distribution to meet growing national needs. The resulting expansion in industry went hand-in-hand with industrial combination and concentration, enabling a few business leaders to dominate the largest markets of the time..." (Professionally produced material with scholarly ide
Sidewalks TV: Bridge to Terabithia Author and Producer
Host Cindy Rhodes interviews author Katherine Paterson and producer David Paterson about the Walt Disney Pictures / Walden Media film, Bridge to Terabithia. Katherine Paterson talks the inspiration for the story and the making of the movie based on her book.
Palestine 1930-1948 - 2 of 14
This second part of the documentary shows footage and there are statistics about the quantity of Jews that arrived in Palestine in the 1930s. There is reference to the job market and to economics. Industry grew and Palestine was industrialised. There are images of prosperous Palestine in the 1930s. Arabs also immigrating at that time and there was hostility. Arabs were not as prosperous as the Jewish community. The Jewish majority immigration would bring more problems but they did not have such
Exploring Sustainability in Agriculture: An Online Sustainable Agriculture Instructional Resource
Growing interest in sustainable agriculture has generated a wealth of educational materials on the many social, environmental, and agronomic topics related to this expanding field. In creating this online resource, we’ve reviewed hundreds of resources—textbooks, popular books, web sites, videos, PowerPoint presentations, and more—to identify the highest-quality and most relevant materials on sustainable agriculture available. Whether you’re teaching a 2-hour community gardening workshop
8.3 Acknowledging the sources of ideas Even when you have used your own words it is essential that you acknowledge the source of the ideas you re-present. This entails making a note of the author and date of publication of the material from which you extract key concepts and points. So at the end of our summary of the Croall extract above, we would need to acknowledge that we got our information from that source by putting (Croall, 1998) at the end of the relevant paragraph. If you use more than one author's work in a paragraph th
Even when you have used your own words it is essential that you acknowledge the source of the ideas you re-present. This entails making a note of the author and date of publication of the material from which you extract key concepts and points. So at the end of our summary of the Croall extract above, we would need to acknowledge that we got our information from that source by putting (Croall, 1998) at the end of the relevant paragraph. If you use more than one author's work in a paragraph th
7.3 Summary The idea of discourse alerts us to a number of issues about the social construction of social problems. It suggests that we need to look beyond competing theories or perspectives to look at how knowledge is organised around central themes that allow the different theories to compete. Discourses define what the problem is, and it is because theories share the definition of the problem that they can compete and argue. Perspectives that start somewhere else – or do not share the definition of
The idea of discourse alerts us to a number of issues about the social construction of social problems. It suggests that we need to look beyond competing theories or perspectives to look at how knowledge is organised around central themes that allow the different theories to compete. Discourses define what the problem is, and it is because theories share the definition of the problem that they can compete and argue. Perspectives that start somewhere else – or do not share the definition of