Shorenstein Center Workshop: Digital Literacy for Beginners
Nicco Mele, Harvard Kennedy School professor and cofounder of EchoDitto
Calculus Related Rates
This video takes you through some Calculus Related Rates. The video has a clear speaker and shows step-by-step powerpoint slides. (10:57)
How to (Not) Submit a Children's Book to Random House Publishing
A writer speaks to the camera with some general ideas about how to submit a manuscript to a children's book publisher. In fact Random House doesn't accept unsolicited work. It is recommended that you research possible publishers and/or join the Society of Children's Book Writers. Other resources and ideas named as well. Here is a site tha lists some places that publish: http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/kids_publish.html
run time 2:22
A shining year for gold
The gold price has hit several all-time highs during 2010, as investors worried about economic recovery or the euro zone debt crisis, and it's expect to climb further in 2011.
Fluids (Part 5)
Introduction to Archimedes' principle and buoyant force. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 08:41.
Lifelong learning for the Italian Public Administration: the MarchE-Learning Project
This paper describes a local experience for the development of a framework program to set up a Continuous Learning System for Public Administration employees of Marche Region, in Central Italy. Such program belongs to a greater national program, aimed at modernizing the Italian Public Administration by means of the application of ICTs. This program is also part of Italian participation in the European Unions Lisbon Strategy, aimed at turning Europe into one of the most competitive knowledge-ba
Thomas Alva Edison
This is a 30 minute biography of the life of Thomas Alva Edison, (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) an American inventor, scientist and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park" (now Edison, New Jersey) by a newspaper reporter, he was one of the firstinventors to apply the principles of mass production and
Integrating Social and Behavioral Theory into Public Health Part II: Mezzo/Micro-Level Theories
Builds upon knowledge of basic public health concepts and theory, showing how they are incorporated into intervention design and evaluation on an individual, group, community, and national scale.
Adaptive Equilibration of Mycobacterium tuberculosis within the Host Macrophage
2010 CEND Symposium - Mechanisms of Drug Therapy and Resistance in HIV and TB - Part 4 Kanury Rao, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology - "Adaptive Equilibration of Mycobacterium tuberculosis within the Host Macrophage" http://globalhealth.berkeley.edu/cend/ Funding for this conference was made possible in part by Grant 1R24TW008822 from the NIH Fogarty International Center. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and mod
Discovery Channel-Planet Earth-Pole to Pole-African Animals Return to the Wet Season at Kalahari
This video beautifully illustrates how African animals including hippos, giraffes, baboons, and zebras return to Kalahari as the wet season begins. (Running Time is 3:01.) (There may a short commercial before the video commences.)
How to Use Oil Pastels for a Background
How to Use Oil Pastels for a Background. Part of the series: Oil Pastel Techniques. The background of a drawing or painting can be filled in using oil pastels, and the colors can be blended easily into shadow areas. Make an oil pastel background look like a painting with creative...
How to Add Fractions With Negative Numbers
Adding fractions with negative numbers is the same as adding whole numbers with negatives. Find a common denominator when adding fractions with negative numbers with help from a math author.
CI Days 2010 at Purdue Using CI at Purdue
CI Days 2010 at Purdue Using CI at Purdue December 8, 2010 featuring Gabriela Weaver, Chemistry; David Salt, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, and Matt Potrawski, Purdue Center for Prediction of Reliability, Integrity and Survivability of Microsystems.
5 new lines for Beijing's subway
Five new subway lines open in Beijing, with more planned as the capital struggles to balance transportation gridlock and residents' desire for cars.
Russian tycoon imprisoned until 2017
A Russian judge sentenced former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky to six additional years in prison after convicting him of multi-billion dollar theft and money laundering. Jon Decker reports.
Cynthia Breazeal makes social robots, machines with the capacity to interact with people on psychological terms. She says they “open up a new world of questions.” But these increasingly sophisticated devices make Sherry Turkle uneasy, since they challenge the idea of human relationships and the very “purp
Religious Freedom and National Security Policy: Keynote Address
Through the Luce/SFS Program on Religion and International Affairs, Georgetown's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs held a symposium on October 28, 2010 on religious freedom and US national security policy. Questions addressed include: Why should national security specialists be concerned about religious freedom? Under what conditions might greater US support for religious liberty abroad help to reduce political instability, religious radicalism and terrorist violence?
Manipulating Pages in Acrobat
This video shows you how to rearrange and manipulate pages in Acrobat X Std. or Pro. using the new Pages Panel.
Recognizing Text in Scanned PDF Documents
This video details how to use the new Recognize Text panel in Acrobat X Std. or Pro. to OCR and fix-up text in your PDF file.