Julie's Journey: How the Internet Almost Cost a Girl Her Life
Julie talks about when she left home for three weeks with a convicted murderer she had developed a relationship with online in this three minute video. A must watch for all students.
Northeastern University Academic Honors Convocation
April 22, 2011 - Northeastern University's inaugural Academic Honors Convocation recognized its community's highest achievements in academic excellence, use-inspired research and engagement on campus and across the globe.
NCPEA Handbook of Online Instruction and Programs in Education Leadership
National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
This Handbook is a Collection of individual chapters written by professors and practitioners in education leadership. Each chapter is published as an individual Connexions module and republished […]
Government and Laws on the Environment
In this module, the following topics are covered: 1) the purpose of government regulations set for the protection of human health and the environment; 2) current environmental laws and […]
Case Study: Electronic Waste and Extended Producer Responsibility
In this module, a case study about electronic waste and extended producer responsibility is presented.
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Systems of Waste Management
In this module, the following topics are covered: 1) the environmental regulations governing the management of solid and hazardous wastes, radioactive waste and medical waste, 2) the […]
An Engineer and Her Robot:Robotic Engineering
This video explains how math is used to help design the programs for a robot and it shows how one woman has gone about creating her own robot that uses this math and science.
Running time 2:36 minutes
Summary of the PE Curriculum
Brief summary of the content and aims of the physical education curriculum. It also offers guidance on planning a physical education programme outlining some of the issues to be considered.
Dignity of the Human Person
What is "human dignity"? How important is it? What is its origin? Six distinguished scholars, in an informal conversation, probe the meaning of human dignity from a variety of historical, philosophical, religious, medical and social perspectives. For speaker biographies, captions, transcript, and more information visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5294.
Albert Eintstein: How I See the World (Part 6 of 6)
An excellent PBS documentary on Swiss genius Albert Einstein, most commonly known for his theory of relativity. Part 6 of 6
A little kimchi, anyone?
About 2,000 Koreans make more than 200 tons of kimchi for people in need at a charity event.
2011 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipient - Sybil Seitzinger
Sybil Seitzinger '82 '92 of Stockholm, executive director of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Program at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, is an international leader in investigating the causes and consequences of environmental change. IGBP is a worldwide network of thousands of scientists who are addressing the problem of global change. Issues range from climate change, to coastal vulnerability, to air pollution, to land use. A pioneering scientist who recently served as president of
Lecture 12a: Math. Analysis - Proof of Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem
The first part of the sixteenth class in Dr Joel Feinstein's G12MAN Mathematical Analysis module includes a proof of Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem. Further module materials are available for download from The University of Nottingham open courseware site: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=c6c045f6-286d-6b9f-b96c-36a998632fc3 and on iTunes U: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/71.rss Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feins
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Visits CMU
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg made his first visit to Carnegie Mellon University on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. On a college recruiting tour for Facebook employees, Zuckerberg said Carnegie Mellon University was "at the top of the list." For more on Mark Zuckerberg's visit to CMU: http://cmu.li/7neQG
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This Separation Forced upon Us: Philadelphia's Free Quakers and the Culture of Revolution
Despite their history of pacifism, Philadelphia Quakers were deeply entangled in the American Revolution. When a small number of disowned Friends came together in February 1781 to form a group they called "The Society of Friends Known by Some as the Free Quakers," they were motivated by the genuine desire for shared religious communion in keeping with the "fundamental Principals" of Quakerism -- but also by their shared support of Independence. Their organized dissent against the all-but-Loyalis