Health, disease and society: Scottish influence in the 19th century
This unit examines the role that Scots played in contributing to the developments in healthcare during the nineteenth century. The radical transformation of medicine in Europe included the admission of women as doctors and the increased numbers of special
Saide's New Improved Guide for Tutors: Supporting Distance Learners ...in the 21st Century
<p>One of our best-selling publications, Supporting Distance Learners (Francolin 1998), has now been updated and released as an Open Educational Resource.</p>
presents a travel itinerary of 58 historic places across Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico. It includes forts built to protect mail routes and settlers, missions and churches, prehistoric cliff dwellings, trading posts, petroglyphs (from the petrified forest), pit house villages, and Indian villages ...
Frederica: An 18th-Century Planned Community
recounts British efforts to establish Georgia as a utopia in the American wilderness (1730s) and to fortify the colony against Spanish encroachment, in part through the creation of a fort and military town on St. Simons Island, Georgia.
Ask a Mac Expert: Labour Day's relevance in 21st century
Life on an Island: Early Settlers Off the Rock-Bound Coast of Maine
examines the difficult lives and environment of everyday people on several of the 5,000 islands off the coast of Maine. It features stories about family life and includes a business ledger, personal journal, and other documents.
Nineteenth and early twentieth century American entertainment culture
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn/Spring Semesters 2009/2010 This resource presents material from four different courses taught across the School of American and Canadian Studies and Film and Television Studies. It addresses various aspects of nineteenth and early twentieth century American entertainment culture. You can view module outlines for 4 modules taught within the school: * American Drama (undergraduate year 3 level) * A
Turn of the Century First Ladies... Who's That Lady?
This activity was originally created for an online, video-conference produced by the National Digital Library Program in conjunction with the National First Ladies Library. The web pages were designed to provide the participating middle schools with resources and a structure to prepare for an online ...
Do Effects of Early Child Care Extend to Age 15 Years?
Department of Education Recorded lecture from Department of Education's Brownbag Lunch Series: "Do Effects of Early Child Care Extend to Age 15 Years? Results from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development," presented by Deborah Lowe Vandell, Professor and Chair. The paper on which the talk is based is available here.
Before the Empire: New Light from Early Qin Archaeology
Li Feng is Associate Professor of Early Chinese History and Archaeology, Department of East Asian Languages and Culltures at Columbia University. He discusses what archaeology has revealed about China before the rise of the First Emperor's empire. The opinions expressed in this lecture are those of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).
21st Century Physics FlexBook: A Compilation of Contemporary and Emerging Technologies
This particular pilot FlexBook aims at several outcomes: Supplementing currently used Virginia physics textbooks by making valuable contemporary and emerging physics ideas available to all teachers at a single URL; Making laboratory activities that employ industry state-of-the-practice equipment available to all teachers; Providing a path for continuous improvement from teachers themselves through comments and new ideas after using a chapter with their physics classes
Early Earth, Continental Drift, Early Life - Mary Power, Berkeley Biology
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American Memory Timeline
This site helps teachers and students navigate the vast online collections of primary source materials at the Library of Congress. The links, arranged by chronological period, lead to sets of selected primary sources on a variety of topics in U.S. history.
Learning in the 21st century - "Papillon"
The “ Papillon ” [“Butterfly”] educational concept is a free learning method which grows with knowledge like a living organism, creates, uses, reuses and improves continuesly new things. […]
African American Programs at 30
African American programming adapts through the decades. Harvey Bakari outlines the goals of interpreting Williamsburg's enslaved population.
Swordmaking in the 18th Century
Colonial tradesmen learned the swordmaking craft as Virginia armed itself for war. Journeyman brass founder Suzie Dye describes the process.
Spies of the 18th Century
The means have changed, but the end is the same. Interpreter Jay Templin describes the tactics of information gathering.Author(s):
Flowers and Herbs of Early America
Gardener Larry Griffith and Photographer Barbara Lombardi summon botanic phantoms and capture their essence on film.Author(s):
Colonial medicine is not for the faint of heart. Sharon Cotner describes the philosophies and practices.Author(s):
Early Virginia Vehicles
Virginia was a mobile colony, says Coach and Livestock Director Richard Nicoll.Author(s):