NAPFTDS Region 4 Conference
The National Association of Publicly Funded Truck Driving Schools held its Region 4 Conference on the West Campus of Del Mar College, Nov. 10-11, 2011.
"I Have A Dream" Speech Marked Civil War Centennial
Author and historian David Blight connected the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement during the recent Gilder-Jordan Lecture in Southern History event. A professor at Yale and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center, Blight's latest book, American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era and Our Own Time focuses on Civil War memory. The following is a short piece from that lecture. Produced by Mary Stanton.
nanoHUB-U Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics
Nanoelectronic devices are an integral part of our life, including the billion-plus transistors in every laptop. We have condensed the essence of a 30-week (2 semesters) course into two 5-week classes that convey the experience of a university course that can be taken anywhere in the world. Visit https://nanohub.org/u for more info! Don't forget to register before the first course starts on January 23, 2012!
Moving Straight Ahead
Adding randomly moving dots, or visual "noise," makes the visual motion cues much harder for your brain to interpret, until the noise is removed toward the end of the video.
Fighting to Inspire the Mind and Spirit
The great thinkers of the world, past and present, extend the realm of the possible. Year after year, they also continue to inspire generations of University of Notre Dame students and alumni. While studying philosophy at Notre Dame, Paul E. Tierney Jr. ('64) was inspired to "think different." Today, after a successful career in business, he is chairman of TechnoServe, a nonprofit organization that provides training and guidance to entrepreneurs in developing economies in India, Africa, and La
This video explains how to find the area under a curve. When finding the area under a curve for a region, it is often easiest to approximate area using a summation series. This approximation is a summation of areas of rectangles. The rectangles can be either left-handed or right-handed and, depending on the concavity, will either overestimate or underestimate the true area. (5:52)
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
Looking Back and Ahead: the Meadowlands and New Jersey Sports Complex (Part 1)
This event is a part of the Eagleton Institute for Politics's Program on the Governor. For more information please visit their website: http://governors.rutgers.edu/
Don Steinke's childhood fascination is now a 475-hive family business
known as Steinke's Bee World. He and his wife, Catherine, care for the hives and harvest the honey together each year, while selling it at the Wapakoneta Farmers Market and out of their store near their home.
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
Tavi Gevinson: A teen Just Trying to Fgure it Out
Fifteen-year-old Tavi Gevinson had a hard time finding strong female, teenage role models -- so she built a space where they could find each other. At TEDxTeen, she illustrates how the conversations on sites like Rookie, her wildly popular web magazine
for and by teen girls, are putting a new, unapologetically uncertain
and richly complex face on modern feminism. Tavi Gevinson is a fashion blogger and a feminist who encourages everyone to embrace their complexity and
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/