Learn About Carter Godwin Woodson
(NOTE: The video may have a brief ad before it is shown.) Carter Godwin Woodson was the first African-American historian. Woodson founded Black History Month, and his work helped highlight the contribution made by blacks throughout history. (01:12)
Deflation Despite Increases in Money Supply
In this video, Sal Khan of Khan Academy, explains how you can have deflation even if the money supply increases. (04:04)
Positive surprise at Morgan Stanley
July 21 - Summary of business headlines: Morgan Stanley results outshine Goldman Sachs; Pepsi tempers outlook citing shaky U.S. consumer; Jobless claims data show job market stuck in neutral. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Critical systems thinking Critical systems thinking (CST) is regarded as a systems approach to research and intervention in complex situations. The approach developed from the concerns held initially by C. Wes Churchman and his student Werner Ulrich. Later, Mike Jackson and Bob Flood, who were then professors at the University of Hull in the UK (e.g. Jackson, 1991, 2000; Flood and Jackson, 1991) developed their interpretations of the earlier work. Jackson and Flood were concerned that existing systems methods, includi
Critical systems thinking (CST) is regarded as a systems approach to research and intervention in complex situations. The approach developed from the concerns held initially by C. Wes Churchman and his student Werner Ulrich. Later, Mike Jackson and Bob Flood, who were then professors at the University of Hull in the UK (e.g. Jackson, 1991, 2000; Flood and Jackson, 1991) developed their interpretations of the earlier work. Jackson and Flood were concerned that existing systems methods, includi
Terry Beech at SFU's 2011 Alumni Association AGM
Terry Beech, BBA '06 is CEO of Hiretheworld.com. He discusses how to become awesome with your vision. An exerpt from the 2011 SFU Alumni Association's Annual Gathering & General Meeting.
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Engaging Teachers - with Simplified Mandarin subtitles
Experience what the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University has to offer! This video contains testimonials of FASS Faculty members from a range of departments describing their experiences while being part of the largest faculty here at SFU. Please visit our FASS homepage for more information about opportunities and programs. http://www.fass.sfu.ca/
2011 UMMS NICU Reunion
This video captures footage from the 2011 UMMS NICU Reunion, an event celebrating the reunion of former NICU patients and their families. Approximately 300 people, including former NICU babies and their families, attended this year's reunion. Related Links: University of Maryland Hospital for Children http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/index.htm Division of Neonatalogy http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/peds-neo.htm NICU Follow-Up Program http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/nicu_follow_up.htm NICU Reunion
UMMC Service Awards Gala 2011
This six-minute video showcases footage from the University of Maryland Medical Center's 2011 Employee Service Awards Gala, honoring employees and staff members who have worked at the Medical Center for fifteen to forty-five years. The video features clips of the awards ceremony and reception, as well as, a special dedication to two employees who have been loyal to the Medical Center for over forty-five years. Related Links: About UMMC http://www.umm.edu/center/ UMMC Fact Sheet http://www.umm
Studying the Changes of Ice on Earth, 2/2
Studying the Changes of Ice on Earth, Part 2/2 - Learn about why the research team in Antarctica is taking samples of ice. (05:32)
Vowel Modification and Range Considerations
This module makes suggestions regarding the use of vowel modification for expression and in the voice range for consistency of tone and vowel coloration. The concept of vowel modification must be used in conjunction with good choral tone and good breathing techniques. The conductor should be mindful of the ability of the human voice to express many human emotions.
22.07.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Die 17 Euro-Länder haben sich auf eine gemeinsame Strategie zur Rettung Griechenlands und zur Stabilisierung der gesamten Euro-Zone geeinigt. Bei ihrem Krisengipfel in Brüssel verständigten sich die Staats- und Regierungschefs darauf, die Regierung in Athen mit einem zweiten Hilfspaket in Höh
The Mystery of the Parthenon, 2/4
The Parthenon was dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their protector. Its construction began in 447 BCE and was completed in 438 BCE, although decorations of the Parthenon continued until 431 BCE. (12:38)
Row Row Row Your Boat Sing-a-long
Row Row Row Your Boat Sing-a-long - The words appear at the bottom of the screen and are highlghted as they are sung. (00:51)
Being an Astronaut
Being an astronaut - Learn about what it is like to be an astronaut, from preparation for the launch until returning back to earth. (03:24)
Zoom into an Arbitrary Field near Des Moines, Iowa
This Landsat Thematic Mapper image uses shortwave infrared, infrared, and visible (green) channels to show the city of Des Moines, Iowa and the agricultural regions around it.
Professor Mark Behrens reviews in more detail and touches on key elements of his research that the students in video (Student Presentation #5) discussed. In describing his work, Behrens offered "think of looking through color filters." The filters eliminate any unnecessary or unforeseeable data, and when you combine all the filters together, the yield reveals amazing overlaps and patterns.
Inside the News: U.S. debt deadlock supports safe-haven bid
The bid firmly back in safe-haven assets like gold, Bunds and the Swiss franc on the prospect of the first-ever US debt default after talks collapsed. Wall Street is seen following Europe lower.
Ten Fastest Land Animals
This short video shows the fastest land animals and how fast they run. This would be a good project for science, math, or art class. (01:23)
21 Brilliant Productivity Tools Every College Student Must Use If you ask a college student about productivity, he won't have much to say. And you really can't blame him. He leads a dynamic life where academics and fun go hand in hand, with the latter becoming a more important activity most of
If you ask a college student about productivity, he won't have much to say. And you really can't blame him. He leads a dynamic life where academics and fun go hand in hand, with the latter becoming a more important activity most of
I'm Invincible - Movie Clip from Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver's Travels (1726) is a novel by Anglo-Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift that is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the "travellers' tales" literary sub-genre. It is considered to be one of Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature.
In this brief clip from the 2010 movie, an enemy armada has arrived to conquer the island of Lilliput. Gulliver attempts to dissuade the army from attacking. The clip could be used as an