Insights into Beckett
2006 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Samuel Beckett. From the cells of San Quentin Prison to the streets of Prague, Beckett is one of the 20th Century's most influential writers. In order to understand his legacy, Dr Liz Barry, English and Comparative Literary Studies, guides us through his early influences and explores the major themes in his plays and fiction. Length: 24 minutes
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Virtuous Citizenship and the Moral Values of One Nation [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jon Cruddas MP, David Davis MP, Professor Francesca Klug, Professor Alan Sked | Editor's note: This lecture contains explicit language and/or profanity, please do not download if you may be offended. Britain as "One Nation" is an idea that originated with the Conservative Party, in particular its Victorian leader Benjamin Disraeli who saw Britain divided into two nations, the rich and the poor. Disraeli defined One Nation politics as the practices necessary to, 'maintain the institut
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My Cranfield Executive MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management Experience - Denisia Adum, alumna
A Cranfield alumna talks about her experience of completing the Executive MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
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This unit focuses on a detailed investigation into the archaelogy and history of a Roman North African city. You will watch the video sequence ‘Exploring Thugga’ and undertake activities identifying Roman and indigenous elements in the city. You then investigate Roman and indigenous cultural elements in the archaeology of Africa; here you will watch two brief video sequences on mosaics, continue your study of the ‘Exploring Thugga’ video, and view ‘Culture and identity in the houses
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How to Locate the North Star
This is a video tutorial for beginning stargazers. In this video, the viewer will learn how to find the North Star. (02:05)
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The Last Stand of the 300 Spartans 7/10
History Channel - Documentary - The last stand of the 300 told through re-enactments and scholarly commentary. A quote from the movie: "The 300 Spartans were the Delta Force of the ancient world." Suitable for high school students.
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Sr Jordan sings "¡Feliz Navidad!"
This video features Senor Jordan singing and playing "Feliz Navidad" on the guitar.  The words to the song appear on the bottom of the screen. This video would be helpful in a Spanish class or for "Christmas Around the World" lessons. ( 2:18)
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Days Of The Week Song
It's an English days of the week song.  It is a very simple song to learn the days of the week.  The name of each day of the week is shown on a colorful background as the singer names the day. Song repeats. (01:06)

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Colors

In this video kids learn about colors. The color is splashed on the screen and then spelled.  Narrator spells the word as the letters appear.  Video is of good quality some of the colors are bright and may be a little hard to see.  Video is appropriate for preschool and kindergarten children.


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Galileo Biography, Part VI
This is an animated biography of Galilei Galileo from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Run time 03:02.
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Unusual Modes of Transportation
Everything from camels, elephants, reed boats, to gasoline powered vehicles, this short video stretches the students' imagination as to what transportation is and how the environment influences it. (1:25)
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History of New Years
Ancient Babylonians first celebrated the new year over 4,000 years ago. This video explores the history of this day from cultures around the world. Students would benefit of a map of the various places mentioned in the video to show the diffusion of the event over time.
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The Brain of the Future
 The Graduate School Centre at the University of Nottingham was formally opened on 12th October 2006 by Baroness Susan Greenfield, Director of the Royal Institution of Great Britain and Fullerian Professor of Physiology and Comparative Anatomy at Oxford University. In this key note speech, Baroness Greenfield considers how humans will communicate and learn in the future, as technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, and the pace of change within society becomes ever faster.


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393 GG Nonsense Syllables
Why we sing "fra la la" instead of "fa spla spla"
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Hank Shea's BETH Presentation
Fall 2013 white collar crime talk with Hank Shea, professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law.
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The Story of Stuff - Chapter 5
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary presented with playful chalkboard diagrams and an energetic Annie Leonard. This fifth chapter gives an explanation of the consumption process in the cycle of creating materials. Chapter 1 introduces the life cycle and chapters 2-6 explain different parts of this cycle. Chapter 7 is a summary.
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LEDA and Texas Tech Partner to Support Innovation & Entrepreneurship
The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance presented Texas Tech University with a check for $255, 000 to support four programs developed to foster entrepreneurship and innovation.
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#ScienceWoman: Eleanor Sterling
Eleanor Sterling, chief conservation scientist at the American Museum of Natural History, talks about the #sciencewoman who inspired her and changed her life.
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