Eastern Cowboy - Harry Boehme Fine
In the spring of 1915, fifteen year old Harry Fine graduated from the Princeton Preparatory School in Princeton, New Jersey. That fall, he headed west to spend a year as a working cowboy in Maple Hill, Kansas. Harry's father, founder and headmaster of the Princeton Preparatory School, thought Harry could use some "real-life" experience before he continued his studies. Before he left home, Harry promised his parents he would write every week with an account of his adventures. His parents saved hi
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The Lives of Stars and People: Astrology to Astrophysics
Humans have marvelled at the night sky for thousands of years. Early astrological beliefs state that our destiny is controlled by the stars in some magical way. Humankind seems to need to establish a link with the stars, which appear to be eternal – as we humans would like to be. However, as I will show in this lecture, the fascinating discoveries of modern astrophysics establish that our links with the stars are much closer and even more magical than we could ever think. Like people, stars ha
How to Play a Melody from Reading Piano Sheet Music Learn how to play a melody from reading piano sheet music. In this video the viewer is shown the keys of the piano and notes are above the keys and the instructor plays the keys. This video shows how to play Mary Had a Little Lamb.
Learn how to play a melody from reading piano sheet music. In this video the viewer is shown the keys of the piano and notes are above the keys and the instructor plays the keys. This video shows how to play Mary Had a Little Lamb.
21M.410 Vocal Repertoire and Performance: African American Composers (MIT)
The primary focus of this Vocal Repertoire and Performance course is placed upon the works of African American composers and concert artists. Students gather biographical data and explore art songs, operatic arias, ensembles, choral masterpieces, and arrangements employing sacred and secular texts. Additionally, students conduct inquiry into works representative of their own heritage. This course is required for vocalists in the MIT Emerson Music Performance program; others may be admitted by au
The University of Memphis minute for the week of May 2, 2014.
The University of Memphis minute for the week of May 2, 2014.
A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 2
Covers the religious houses of the county, including some early colleges of the University of Oxford. The volume also includes accounts aspects of social and economic history and the archaeology of the county.
This paper describes our approach to the first year design studio and the way we employ, utilize and integrate digital media in the Architecture Program at Temple.
Sander Gilman: Cosmopolitanism and the Jews
The newest buzzword for globalization is cosmopolitanism. As with many such reuses of older concepts, cosmopolitanism has a complex history, specifically in the German-speaking lands. It is this history and its relationship to the history of German Jewry from the Enlightenment to the Holocaust that will be examined — in a global and perhaps even cosmopolitan manner. (This paper was given on 2 October 2013 at the German Historical Institute London.)
First year student experience
This case study reports on enhancing the first year student experience by engaging students in the practise of business through provision of a coherent and relevant set of learning activities
Way Up High in an Apple Tree
In this video, a librarian recites the fingerplay "Way Up High in the Apple Tree". (0:29)
Teaching and learning in diverse university settings: analytic frameworks for integrating different
This paper describes progress on the TLRP project on “Enhancing teaching-learning environments in undergraduate courses”. The project is concentrating on differences and similarities that exist in the teaching-learning environments provided in mainly first and final unit course units in four contrasting subject areas and across the different settings provided in departments within those subjects. We have been collaborating with 17 departments across 15 universities and one college. The data
Harry Belafonte- Civil Rights Roundtable
Harry Belafonte gives his view, as part of a civil rights roundtable discussion. August 1963
Purdue Management Program Evolving
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GHIL-Debates: Public History
The subject of this debate was the contested field of Public History, its strengths, shortcomings, and developments, and the place of history in public life in general. Academic and public historians are increasingly involved in public debates seeking to reach broader audiences and to shape public consciousness through the understanding of the past. Undoubtedly the popularity of history in public life has created political, economic, and cultural opportunities. But it also generated competition
RCGP position statement on climate change and health
This position statement on climate change and health was published by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) in June 2010. The RCGP state that “the unsustainable use of resources poses a significant challenge to public health in the 21st Century and that human-induced climate change in particular threatens the long term health and well-being of populations in the UK and globally.”
Elements of Art
This is an elements of art assginment frm Ms Hanks. This video shows examples of lines, shapes, colors, and values-all the elements of art. (5:01)
Carmen Sandiego and The Stolen Smile Show
An animated show in which Carmen steals parts of famous artwork to try to create her own personal masterpiece. She steals eyes from a Van Gogh painting. She steals a nose from a Picasso painting. And, of course, she steals the smile from Da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa. Children can learn about famous artwork from the video.
The Crossroads of Global Capitalism - Peter Nolan
The first of new series of public lectures entitled 'ways of thinking' that aim to challenge and stimulate new ideas and debate across the University.
Before He Became President , Lincoln Was A Lawyer
This video gives background information on how being a lawyer prepare Lincoln to be the President. It shows how Lincoln turned negatives into positives by educating himself. Some artifacts shown.