Writing Techniques for Novels
Discover your own personal writing process that gets the job done with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. The professor gives you ideas that help you find what works best for you.
How to Generate Short Story Ideas
Short story ideas are generated from the idea of a central character trying to solve a problem and encountering change of some sort. A short story also includes a clear beginning, middle and end.
Watch this video to learn all about copyright and how it applies to you. (6:56)
Envelope Money Management System
This video explains using an envelope/cash system to budget monthly items such as gas and spending money. The labeled envelopes and pretend money are shown , and a narrator explains the process. ( This video could be used to show younger students how to divide their allowance, gifts, etc., into different spending categories.) ( 3:52)
Navigation Word Problem (Trigonometry)
Trigonometry problem involving two ships colliding. In an easy conversational tone, the instructor uses the computer screen Paint program) as his 'blackboard' and different colors to emphasis his points. For high school students.
Parallel Structure Rap Song
This video was made for a public communications class. It is a rap song about parallel structure that stresses the importance of parallel structure in writing. The lyrics are shown on the bottom of the screen as the song is sung.
Debate Tips: Analyzing Claims
Analyzing claims helps to prove an argument. Learn how analyzing
claims helps a case from a communications and public speaking expert in this video.
The Iliad- Book 22: The Death of Hector
This video is a humanities project, based on book 22 of The Iliad. The story is acted out by the students in the video.
Unemployment Rate Primer
Understanding how the headline unemployment rate. This clip will show how to figure out how unemployment rate (U-3) is calculated. (This video shows a computer screen where the narrator explains what he is saying.)
This video is in a PowerPoint style. It discusses how to evaluate websites for accuracy. (7:08)
Evaluating Web Sites Tutorial
This tutorial covers how to evaluate websites for credibility. It discusses the differences between the different domains and how to check to get the best information.
Web Search Strategies in Plain English
This animated video with a few live action scenes from Common Craft describes a few simple strategies including the use of quotation marks around phrases and the minus sign to exclude words from results.
A Video of Molecules
This video shows how various molecules look. For example, water consisting of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom.
The others are: glucose, sucrose, amylose, stearic acid, oleic, glycerol, trigglyceride, phospholipid, alenine, serine, leucine, phenyaleine, hexapeptide, peroxide, dioxiribose, thymine, atp, dna, amylpectin and cellulose.
How to Calculate Molecular Weight
This is a six-minute video tutorial about calculating molecular weight. The instructor uses a whiteboard to calculate the weight of h2o.
Historical Primary Sources
Historical Primary Sources. Randall Niles looks at the Gettysburg Address to stress the importance of trustworthy documents in the study of history. (3:13)
This video demonstrate how to use Boolean operators when searching in library subscribed databases.(3:10)
Do you want to decrease your time spent searching online? You can improve your searching abilities by using an easy tool called "Boolean operators."
Using And OR NOT you can refine your searches. (3:43)
Writing Numbers 1 to 10
A very simple animated slide show. Uses rhymes to help students remember how to form the numerals. Narrator prompts students to follow along and practice forming the numerals. Viewer clicks through slides.
Even and Odd Numbers
A quick and easy video lesson about even and odd numbers. Larry uses a white board to show odd numbers and even numbers and explains some examples. Find more lesson at: http://www.mathwithLarry.com (2:40)