King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, Research Fellow - Matthew Bailey - answers a question posed by Hazel Blears. Co
Goodbye, Chiang Kai-shek
Driven out of mainland China by Mao's communists, Chiang Kai shek, the man who ruled Taiwan for more than a quarter of a century, this 2:33 video shows how there were two sides to his leadership. Not checked for accuracy so teachers should review carefully.
Babbage: September 28, 2011
Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet, showmanship in the tech industry, and Carl Icahn's rumoured investment in RIM, maker of BlackBerry
Number for Nurses: Division
The Number for Nurses Computer Assisted Learning Package begins with a basic principles section which is followed by application to nursing practice. The basic principles section deals with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, S.I. units and scales and gauges. In each area a variety of methods are used to enable the student to understand these principles, through interactive tutorials and consolidate learning through exercises. The aim of the division section is to help the student
Terrestrial Biomes: The Savanna
This professionally made video is a small segment from the program: Terrestrial Biomes: Deserts, Grasslands, and Forests. (02:37)
Shift to services vital for UK industry
New research reveals 12 steps for those who want to follow a business model innovation approach to service provision. The findings are also particularly relevant for policy-makers learning more about the shift towards complex services.
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Like a French Restaurant
Marcia Howes '86 and Kevin Howes '85 -- with daughter, Sadie Howes '11 -- discuss how some professors had permitted Marcia to bring her dog to class, just like one can do at a French restaurant.
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Frank Zappa on the Line
Cliff Snyder '77 tells a story familiar to his son, Carl Snyder '12, about Frank Zappa periodically calling for a fellow classmate on the common phone in Cliff's dorm.
Introducing a Triplet Formulation to the Traveling Salesman Problem
Marissa Lawson, Lyon Anderson
The objective of our research is to introduce a new formulation to model the Traveling Salesman Problem, a combinatorial optimization problem.
Smith, P. (October 2011). Using Electronic Portfolios to Measure Growth in Leadership Standards and
Peter J. Smith
This study analyzed the pretest and posttest data from ISLLC Standards surveys and the Administrator Disposition Index surveys to determine the growth in knowledge, skills, and dispositions of […]
The Battle of Vienna 1683
The large-scale battle won by Polish-Austrian-German forces lead by King of Poland Jan III Sobieski against the Ottoman Empire army are the subject of this 3:18 long video. There isn't any narration and the music may be a distraction and it can be muted without losing any of the data.
The Historical Battle of Agincourt 1415
This 9:36 video is about this battle that took place after the Hundred Years Wars when the English King Henry battles the French army near the town of Agincourt. Though immensely outnumbered, King Henry's army manages to claim victory. Done with a narrator and animation. Good detail and should be of interest to students.
A Horse Connection
Five persons with special needs have their lives changed forever through a unique and engaging horse riding therapy program.“What is it we feel when we ride a horse?” This question opens ‘A Horse Connection,’ a documentary that explores the relationship between horses and persons with special needs. Nancy King, a specialist in Equine Assisted Therapy, introduces us to her riding therapy program, designed to assist special needs considerations. This includes au
Simile or Metaphor?
What is the difference between a simile and metaphor? Answering that question is the goal of this student-created video. Metaphors are direct comparisons; similes use like or as to make the comparison. Shakespeare's famous metaphor," All the world is a stage," is used as an example. (01:24)
Germs and Proper Hand-Washing
This student-created video shows how germs can be spread after one student does not wash his hands after a visit to the restroom. Then, proper hand-washing is demonstrated with the directions appearing in print on the screen. ( 1:46)
The Role of Red Blood Cells in Anemia
Watch this one-minute video to learn about how the body makes red blood cells, which contain hemoglobin and carry oxygen throughout the body. Anemia occurs when there are too few red blood cells or not enough hemoglobin.
Polish Ottoman War Overview
The Polish Ottoman war was fought for the Commonwealth of Lithuania and Poland. It lasted from 1672 to 1676. This very short video is an overview.
War of 1812 from the Canadian Viewpoint
This is an eight-minute student-created video that explains the importance of the War of 1812 using a Canadian aspect, quotes, and images from that time. Good content, but could use better maps so that the students could understand the vast number of battles in different locations. (08:06)
The Panda: An Endangered Species
This selection contains a slide show set to music which provides background information on the plight of the panda, characteristics of pandas, a map of their natural habitat, and efforts being made to help them. Many photos of pandas are also shown. ( 2:20)