The Crystal Capers: #3
Students at the famous Foy Information Desk report that the crystal football from the national championship trophy, which was removed by Aubie a few weeks ago, appeared briefly at the desk while they were answering a series of questions posed, allegedly, by Trooper Taylor. http://www.auburn.edu/caper
Brad Hatfield - Music Supervision - Berkleemusic Open House
Berkleemusic hosted an online Open House with instructor Brad Hatfield, author/instructor of our Music Supervision course, on May 5th. Music supervision is an important topic for musicians, songwriters, and business professionals alike. It stands at the center of two powerful groups: music creators, and the film and TV producers that rely on music to help tell and sell their stories. The field has exploded in recent years, providing a launching pad (as well as a potentially lucrative income str
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Faculty conversations: Dan McCole
Dan McCole, assistant professor of commercial recreation and tourism in the Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies, works with businesses to help them attract tourists to Michigan. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9455
Justice with Michael Sandel - CCCB: Bioethics: Designer children
Should parents be able to "design" their children based on genetic preferences? What are the dangers of turning children into commodities and childbearing into an extension of the consumer society? From a lecture at the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona, as edited for broadcast on Spanish television (Soy Camara).
The Morton Collection of Human Skulls at the Penn Museum
Watch the full interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oE_mVLH8fU Samuel George Morton, a 19th-century physician and physical anthropologist, best known for his measurement of human skulls, has long been held up as a prime example of scientific misconduct. According to the late Stephen Jay Gould, one of the world's preeminent evolutionary biologists and scientific historians, Morton skewed his data about cranial size to fit his preconceived and racist notions about human variation. But a te
ISS Update - June 13, 2011
The International Space Station video update for June 13, 2011.
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TRMM Rainmap Anomalies: Hurricane Mitch and Honduras
Rain maps derived from nearly three years of TRMM operations.
Come raggiungere Pavia: describing the route
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to understand the main points of a route description. You will read an email and put the missing streets into the correct places in the text. Then you will read the email again: now the instructions are missing. Then you will practice numbers and left/right. You will use this to indicate where a building is located. Lastly, you will get a brain teaser about three places in the city.
Duke transplant patients talk about their experiences and outlooks for the future
Four organ transplant patients treated at Duke University Medical Center talk about the care they received, and how their lives have been transformed.
21M.380 Music and Technology: Algorithmic and Generative Music (MIT)
This course examines the history, techniques, and aesthetics of mechanical and computer-aided approaches to algorithmic music composition and generative music systems. Through creative hands-on projects, readings, listening assignments, and lectures, students will explore a variety of historical and contemporary approaches. Diverse tools and systems will be employed, including applications in Python, MIDI, Csound, SuperCollider, and Pure Data.
Pictorial representation of the steps of the scientific method.
Blazing New Trails: Preparing Leaders to Improve Access and Equity in Today's Schools
National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
This year’s conference theme, Blazing New Trails: Preparing Leaders to Improve Access and Equity in Today’s Schools, emanated from a suggestion by the NCPEA 2010-2011 Summer Conference planning […]
Een reis naar Barcelona of de match van het jaar?
At the end of this unit you can politely decline an offer and explain why you can't accept it.
The Fight to End Child Labor
This 1:30 history video explorers how unions put an end to child labor in factories during the early 1900's, along with excessive hours and pay cuts. Good photos of child workers.
Best Practices For Teaching in a Video Environment:
Learn the techniques needed to successfully teach an online course or presentation done with humor. Some excellent ideas for teachers who are being filmed for online video presentations. Well worth the seven minutes as it covers many seldom thought of tips. Even covers how to do PowerPoint presentations and the type of font.
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)
How to Warm Up and Stretch Correctly Before Exercise
Those stretches you learned as a kid -- called "static stretching" -- can actually weaken muscles before exercise. Learn how to warm up the right way, with "dynamic" stretching. Run time 02:34.
Spanish Lesson - Present Tense -AR verbs: tú Form
This video lesson discusses the present tense of -AR verbs and how to change them in the tú (you) form. (3:24)