COB Alumni Spotlight - Mike Green
Master of Science in Computer Information Systems alumnus, Mike Green, discusses his time in the program and his current position as Senior VP/Group Head, Global Information Security with Mastercard.
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CTPI: Severing the Link Between Alcohol and Prison
This open forum, jointly hosted by the Centre for Theology & Public Issues and the Howard League for Penal Reform, is chaired by Dunedin Barrister Anne Stevens. The panellists include Sir Geoffrey Palmer, QC, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Major Campbell Roberts, Director of Social Policy, Salvation Army and Professor Jennie Connor, Head of the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago. The link between alcohol consumption and criminal offending in New Zealand is w
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Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick
How to calculate the volume of a brick, guide (pdf)
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The Last Stand of the 300 Spartans 1/10
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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Perinatal Mental Health Project

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The Art of Baroque Dance
This video clip, produced in France, reveals the 17th century Baroque dance of the sophisticated era of King Louis XIV. It lists the names of the basic steps of the Baroque  and demonstrates how to perform them. (1:43)
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The Pacific War- Iwo Jima Clip (in color)
This documentary includes rare color footage of the U.S. Marines in action in the Pacific during World War II. For years the world has watched films of World War II in black and white. Now for the first time, follow alongside those who experienced the war first hand in this remarkable and moving portrait revealing never-before-seen footage shot in full color. On December 7, 1941, Japan launched its attack on Pearl Harbor resulting in the United States being thrust full force into World War II --
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Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
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The Tyler, Texas Black Film Collection at SMU
SMU Film Professor Rick Worland talks about the Tyler, Texas Black Film Collection at SMU's Hamon Arts Library. This important collection of race films from the 1930s and 1940s has been digitally restored.
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Art from War: Documenting Devastation/Realizing Restoration
Larson Fellow Tara Tappert discusses how different artistic approaches to the experiences of war trauma can be traced to the devastations of the First World War. For transcript, captions, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6638
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Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: lessons from Ethiopia [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Qaiser Khan, Marta Foresti, Peter Hawkins | Dr Qaiser Khan will be joined by a panel to discuss Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: Lessons from Ethiopia, which examines Ethiopia's model in delivering basic services and why it appears to be succeeding. Qaiser Khan is a lead economist and program leader at the World Bank and the co-author of Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: Lessons from Ethiopia. Marta Foresti is Director of Politics and Gov
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Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
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The Dred Scott Decision
This short video goes into what the Dred Scot decision was about using animation. It is rather vague and does not offer a cause and effect insight that would help the students understand the implications of the case based on the time the decision was made.

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List of 15 Sight Words
In this simple video consisting of 15 sight words shown on the screen (all, am, are, be, but, came, did, do, get, good, have, like, must, please, pretty), students are encouraged to read the words that they see. No narration.  White lettering on black background. (1:27)
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California State University - Rural Teaching Residency
This website is a teaching commons resulting from a partnership between MERLOT and the author of the site.  Other MERLOT partner communities can be found here:  http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm?action=communities'The Rural Teacher Residency (RTR) is a pathway that bundles the Master's in Education with a multiple subject or education specialist preliminary credential. Residents participate with cohorts of general and special education Residents to cultivate Professional Learning
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MATLAB Lecture 2
Presented by Dr. Mike Stopa on Feb 27, 2014.
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Metaphors and Similes

This video describes the difference between metaphors and similes. This video uses think blocks to show the differences between analogy, metaphor, and simile.  Every metaphor and simile has an analogy inside of it.   Video shows how metaphor and simile are related.  Not a very exciting video, but gives good examples.  Good for elementary grade students. 


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The Simile
Similes in 30 seconds or less, this film offers a quick outline of what a simile is as well as how writers use them for effect. (00:42)
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It's a Metaphor!
This video gives examples of common metaphors and tells why authors use them when writing. (01:20)
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Examples of Onomotapoeia
This is a short video with examples of what onomatopoeia is, including "zzz" for sleeping, and "bark, bark" for a dog bark. Very entertaining and informative. Minimalist but fun. (02:35)
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