Cycling Through Controversy. Debating Values and Viewpoints
Students practice taking different perspectives when debating environmental issues. Then they take these into account when proposing solutions.
Introduction to Digital Media Archiving
This unit provides an introduction to digital archiving and issues to take into consideration when planning an archive. It is aimed primarily at community media producers, but should be of wider interest.
Jason Chambers, AdViews Expert Interviews
AdViews: A Digital Archive of Historic Television Commercials. http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews Jason Chambers is an associate professor of advertising at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is author of Madison Avenue and the Color Line: African Americans in the Advertising Industry. View the AdViews collection online: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews
Genetically Modified Organisms
While genetic modification of organisms has occurred for millennia, we now have the tools to insert specific genes from one organism into cells of unrelated species. This session illustrates the processes used and how such genetically transformed organisms are increasingly common in agriculture, industry, and medicine, and introduces the ethical considerations of GMO res
Economic Situation - Land Ordinances in the Old Northwest
Video presentation accompanied with text. "Throughout the Revolutionary War era, America did not have an effective centralized government to address a growing financial crisis. The British Navigation Acts once benefited the colonists, but now that they were a new country the Navigation laws restricted trade with the West Indies and other British ports. Manufacturing had been stimulated by pre-war non-importation agreements and by the war itself, and now there was nothing sustaining America’s m
Aeneid 7 (1, 34-41)
Here the poem proper beings, in media res, as the Trojans leave behind the island of Sicily and Juno compares herself with Pallas Athena.
HMS Grampus EAW103445 HMS Grampus off Portsmouth. July 1962. Grampus was a Porpoise-class submarine of the Royal Navy, launched in 1957. Aerofilms Collection.
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HMS Grampus off Portsmouth. July 1962. Grampus was a Porpoise-class submarine of the Royal Navy, launched in 1957. Aerofilms Collection.
Thunderbird School of Global Management student Brody Hatch teaches survival Portuguese to his classmates Jan. 5, 2011, on the Brazil Winterim in Sao Paulo.
Learn About the Phoenix Mars Mission
The Phoenix Mars Mission has a collaborative approach to space
exploration. As the very first of NASA's Mars Scout class, Phoenix
combines legacy and innovation in a framework of a true partnership:
government, academia, and industry. In this video we learn more about
this international mission.
Helping to Spread Prosperity to the "Other Maines"
David Vail, Bowdoin’s Adams-Catlin Professor of Economics. Discusses past efforts – and promising new ones – to stimulate rural economic development in Maine’s “rim counties,” which face chronic economic and social distress. He is joined by Lauren Withey ’06, who discusses her field research in Maine’s Katahdin region, which has been affected by the declining paper industry.
Hatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh
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Special needs Inclusion
My special study is focusing on the differences (if any) in the perspectives of teachers and teaching assistants regarding the inclusion of children with SEN across key stage 1 and 2. I am looking for any research that has already been carried out on this topic, or any further research regarding SEN inclusion. I have already found some publications through the dfes such as Removing Barriers to Achievement and Every Child Matters. Thank you.
Geography in schools
A recently published Ofsted report evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Geography teaching and learning in schools has attracted a lot of media attention.
Managing Change in Small Primary Schools
This is the summary of a fuller research report on change management in small primary schools throughout Scotland. The research was funded by the Scottish Office Education and Industry Department (SOEID) and conducted in 1996/97 for the Scottish Council for Research in Education (SCRE). Evidence is drawn from two phases: a postal survey sent to all headteachers of small Scottish primary schools (those with less than 120 pupils) and subsequent case studies of 18 of these headteachers. The purpose
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Fostering Genuine Communication
Arts teachers communicate with students, and students communicate with each other, in respectful ways that encourage communication of original ideas through the arts. In this session, participants meet a dance teacher whose students draw choreographic inspiration from poetry and sign language. A visual art teacher gives her commercial art class a fanciful assignment that enables them to communicate a concrete idea through several visual media. A theatre teacher encourages student interaction aro
Education for Sustainable Development: Appendix 6
The Development Education Association’s good practice indicators for global perspectives in teacher education
Genetics of Development
Organisms as different as flies, fish, and humans share a set of genes, known as a genetic toolkit, which guides development. This session presents new perspectives on the remarkable similarity in these molecules and processes and the ethical questions involved in this research.
Schools and Crime - Tackling Gang Culture
The resource is a Teachers TV programme which investigates the impact of ‘gang culture’ on young peoples’ lives through interviews with pupils and teachers from two London schools (one primary and one secondary), youth workers, academics and politicians. It also observes (briefly) young people from the secondary school developing a multi-media project about gang culture.
Emerging Technologies for Learning
This is the first volume of a Becta (2006) review of emerging technologies in education. It contains five articles by different authors, each outlining current and possible future trends in technology that are likely to have some impact on educational policy and practice in the relatively near future. There is considerable overlap in the content of the five articles, but five different emphases or perspectives are presented.
Do Copyright Laws Stifle Creativity?
Using examples from YouTube, Stanford law professor and copyright activist Lawrence Lessig discusses the influence of "remixes" and "mashups" of existing art on culture as a whole, and ponders the fate of participatory media in the face of out-of-date copyright laws.