Parties, Campaigns and Representation: The Political Impact of Blogs and Social Media
Panel discussion during the Oxford Social Media Convention 2009 on whether the outcome of political careers and even campaigns is increasingly dependent on the successful mastery of new communication tools including social media. The outcome of political careers and even campaigns is increasingly dependent on the successful mastery of new communication tools including social media. Many MPs and members of Congress are embracing the use of social networking tools to keep in touch with their const
DifferenceMakers: Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth
The Military and Family Research Institute at Purdue has been on the front lines of for more than 10 years, with 20 professionals, 20 student employees and faculty partners across campus. The institute: • supports the military infrastructure that supports families. • engages civilian communities to help • researches problems and identify solutions that work. • Influences policies, programs and practices http://www.purdue.edu/differencemakers/wadsworth.html
University of Pennsylvania Convocation 2011
On the evening before the first day of classes, the newest students got a chance to participate in their first University tradition — Convocation, the ceremonial welcome into the Penn academic community. Nearly 2,500 freshman and 129 transfer students attended the ceremony, the first time the Class of 2015 marched as a group. Convocation is considered one bookend of their life at Penn. The class will march together for Hey Day in their junior year, and they will walk together the final time
Value vs place value
Staffordshire hoard, the
This is currently the main website for the 1,500-item Staffordshire Hoard. The Hoard is a very large and significant find of Anglo-Saxon worked gold and silver, discovered by a metal detectorist in a mid Staffordshire field in 2009. The find was saved for the nation through public fund-raising in 2010, and will be permanently displayed in Stoke-on-Trent (the collecting authority museum) and Birmingham in the UK. At June 2010 the website has: an archive of the initial press and media materials;
Robots chat when humans aren't around
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/09/eavesdrop-on-a-robot-to-robot-conversation.html
Health Education - 54 years of public health dissertations
Julian Kuzma, Scholarships Officer, University of Otago Held June 09, 2011.
Every Lesson of Season 1 and 2 for only $15.00 Hi everybody, my name's Mike and this is the Let's Speak Italian podcast. So you've been listening to the first few lessons, and hopefully you're learning how to speak Italian. Well with the first 100 lessons completed, I wanted to release the first few lessons for free as a little teaser so that you can see just how easy it is to learn to speak Italian. Now, by going to the website, you can buy the first 100 lessons for only $15.00. That includes 100 lessons, plus 20 review lessons as
Hi everybody, my name's Mike and this is the Let's Speak Italian podcast. So you've been listening to the first few lessons, and hopefully you're learning how to speak Italian.
Well with the first 100 lessons completed, I wanted to release the first few lessons for free as a little teaser so that you can see just how easy it is to learn to speak Italian. Now, by going to the website, you can buy the first 100 lessons for only $15.00. That includes 100 lessons, plus 20 review lessons as
Science Bulletins: Current research about the natural world
Science Bulletins is a video program that brings you the latest developments in the fields of astrophysics, Earth science, biodiversity and human biology and evolution through documentary feature stories about scientists in the field and regular brief research updates using scientific visualizations and imagery. In the exhibition halls of the American Museum of Natural History and other museums and science centers throughout the world, Science Bulletins presents Astro, Earth, Human, and Bio Bull
This teacher-created video shows students how to order decimals from least to greatest. The numbers 3.14, 3.9, 3.21, and 3.09 are written on a white board, and the teacher explains step-by-step how to order them.( 1:18)
Bacterial Meningitis - Khan Academy
Dr. Charles Prober discusses prudent prescribing of antibiotics in the context of bacterial meningitis with 4th year medical student Morgan Theis. (12:17)
Video of 9/11 10th anniversary memorial at Ground Zero, NYC
(This is just a small clip of the ceremony, but the viewer can see the memorial and the building that is being (re-)constructed.) It was a tragedy that claimed the lives of thousands in an instant, and later brought two wars with an even more devastating death toll. The United States is marking a decade since the 9/11 attacks. Terrorists crashed hijacked planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington. A fourth plane came down in the state of
Flight 93 Memorial
Photo Slideshow: The UA Photography Center, A Continuum of Growth
The UA Center for Creative Photography is home to about 90,000 photographs, about 4.5 million archival objects and hundreds of video interviews. The center is continuing the celebration of its 35th anniversary with a new exhibition, "Creative Continuum: The History of the Center for Creative Photography." The exhibition runs through Nov. 27, 2011, featuring pieces from the center's original collections and also works from one of its new additions, the Joe Deal Collection.
Portugal The 1755 Earthquake Crisis in the 18th Century
This eight minute video explains the magnitude of this event and its impact on the people or Portugal. But this video also is an historical look at the aftermath and how this country became a leader in the Enlightenment.
War of 1812
This eight minute video provides an overview of the causes and events of this war. Uses original style maps and many images that could help explain this event.