Reading Bear: Short A
This video demonstrates sounding out many CVC words using the " short a" sound. Each word is illustrated with a picture, a sentence, and a video. This video is part of WatchKnowLearn's Reading Bear Program (see www.ReadingBear.org). ( 15:16)
Digitization Projects and Copyright
When scanning or digitizing photographs, articles, artworks, etc, whether for a hobby or a professional activity, there are copyright issues to consider. On a larger scale, the professional […]
The Finance Crisis: Part Six
In this panel discussion on the "Global Return to Economic Growth," Robin Harding, US Economics Editor of The Financial Times, moderates a conversation on how to move forward from the global economic downturn and the future outlook of global demand growth. Panelists: Craig Alexander, SVP and Chief Economist, TD Bank Financial Group. Tim Adams, Managing Director of the Lindsey Group, and former Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs. Peter Rashish, VP for Europe and Eurasia, U
Structural Semantic Elements in HTML5
In HTML5 more tags were introduced to show the meaning (semantics) of the text it contains. Some of these semantic tags are for showing the structure of a web page like header, navigation part, a […]
REC100 Session 11 Fall 2011
REC100 Dimensions of Leisure - Session eleven 11/23/11 with Mary Lou Capel
U.S. Morning Call: Stock futures off, debt deadline looms
Nov. 21 - U.S. stock futures are pointing to a lower open, and the "super committee" on deficit reduction is set to declare defeat in its attempt to find at least $1.2 trillion in savings over 10 years.
Morning Briefing: Super committee fails; NYC foils bomb plot
Nov. 21 - Republicans and Democrats on the super committee are expected to release a statement indicating they have failed to reach an agreement, and New York police took into custody a man on charges of plotting to build bombs.
Culture Shock! – Tell us Your Story Alex Henry, Project Coordinator, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums This video shows Alex's presentation at the Culture Shock Conference held at Newcastle's Live Theatre on 29th September 2011 Culture Shock! was an experimental partnership project designed to collect 1,000 digital stories from people in the North East of England; preserve them in perpetuity using digital technology; and share them as widely as possible. All of the Culture Shock! stories were
What is digital storytelling? Barrie Stephenson, Owner of Digistories This video shows Barrie's presentation at the Culture Shock Conference held at Newcastle's Live Theatre on 29th September 2011 What makes a story digital or how does digital technology inspire a new generation of storytellers? Did storytelling ever go away or is new media really breathing new life into long forgotten skills? Scrapbook television, as digital storytelling has been described by one of it's early practitioners, is
How Do You Learn Music? Research Project Explores Our Ability to Retain Information
Psychology major Branden Abushanab and Professor Anthony Bishara conducted a study to determine if the order of practicing music impacts retention. They considered two practice orders: fixed-order in which a person practices a particular task before switching to the next task and random-order in which a person randomly alternates two or more tasks. The purpose of this project was to determine whether fixed-order or random-order practice leads to better memory retention for piano playing and whet
Shoulder and Elbow Program Overview
In this short video Syed Ashfaq Hasan, M.D., gives an overview of the University of Maryland Medical Center's Shoulder and Elbow Program. He discusses the types of conditions treated and procedures offered including arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs, instability procedures for dislocated shoulder, shoulder replacement surgery and elbow arthroscopic procedures. Related Links: UMMC Department of Orthopaedics http://www.umm.edu/orthopaedic/index.htm Shoulder and Elbow Program http://www.umm.edu/
Are You a Human
Real live person or spambot? Are You a Human can tell. Everybody knows them—those irritating computer programs known as CAPTCHA that make users decipher squiggly confusing letters in order to get to the web content they want. Tired of trying to copy those wriggly letters? A simple game proves you're human, and offers endless marketing potential too. Secure access to web material, without the frustration.
Can Your Brain be Tricked by Different Levels of Light?
In this demonstration, Dr. David Brainard shows how a black object reflecting more light than a white object, appears to the human eye. Here is an in-depth explanation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_2spb2ghE4
Thanksgiving Wish Elementary
This is a sermon type of lecture. It is about being thankful for Thanksgiving. It should be previewed before showing to make sure the content can be applied to your subject areas.
Anamorfose na Pra?a: Um Encontro do Real e do Virtual [Anamorphosis in the square: the real meets th
This paper describes the process of creating anamorphic projection using digital tools in order to apply this technique to full color images that can then be printed and applied onto a surface. The experiment was done as an installation in the main square of the city of Pelotas - RS, intended to explore the perception of three-dimensional illusion produced by anamorphosis and verify the reaction of the general public while they experience the unusual view of the historic building in front of the
Breakingviews: Market pressure needed to force debt deal
Nov. 21 - With focus on Europe, Congress has great opportunity to come up with a debt solution but won't unless investors put pressure on treasury yields and the dollar, according to Breakingviews' Agnes Crane.
Welcome and Introduction to SCANNER
SCANNER External Advisory Board Meeting 2011 October 10, 2011 Presented by Aziz Boxwala Dr. Aziz Boxwala is an Associate Professor in the UCSD School of Medicine’s Division of Biomedical Informatics, where he directs the Section on Clinical Informatics. He has dual training in medicine and biomedical engineering informatics. Here at UCSD, he has developed the clinical data warehouse for research. He is the Co-Principle Investigator of SCANNER.
12.08. Binary Intervention: Taxation 12.10. Growth, Affluence, and Government Golden Christmas Tree lights up
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Nov. 22 - A US$2-million Christmas tree made out of pure gold goes on display in Tokyo for the holiday season. Elly Park reports.
12.10. Growth, Affluence, and Government Golden Christmas Tree lights up
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