Flooding worsens in Brazil
Aabout 60 miles north of Rio de Janeiro - torrents of mud and water set off by heavy rains left a trail of destruction - toppling houses, buckling roads and burying entire families. Jon Decker reports.
UMMC Employees Celebrate Leapfrog Recognition
This one-minute video showcases footage from the Leapfrog celebration held on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 to honor the Medical Center being recognized as a Leapfrog Group "Hospital of the Decade." This honor came as a result of the Medical Center being named as one of the nation's best hospitals for patient safety and quality of care for the fifth year in a row. The celebration was held in the Medical Center's Weinberg Atrium, where employees had the opportunity to be photographed with the Leapfr
German Studies professor Erica Carter speaks about her new book on early filmmaker Béla Bal
Professor Erica Carter from the University of Warwicks Department of German Studies talks about the release of her new book Béla Balázs: Early Film Theory, the first English translation of the Hungarian's work, and the accompanying exhibition
The Ignorance of New York Magazine [Transcribed from the Libertarian Tradition podcast episode "The Ignorance of 'New York Magazine.'"] On Boxing Day, December 26, New York magazine ran an article — "The Trouble with
[Transcribed from the Libertarian Tradition podcast episode "The Ignorance of 'New York Magazine.'"]
On Boxing Day, December 26, New York magazine ran an article — "The Trouble with
It's Your Time - Harrisburg - Why Harrisburg
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Open Classroom: Demography is Destiny 01-13-11 #1 Continued
Open Classroom Series 01-13-11 Demography is Destiny Demographic Change: From the Family to the World Barry Bluestone
Notre Dame Remembers Haiti Earthquake
Members of the University of Notre Dame community gathered at the Grotto for a prayer service on the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010. Learn more about Notre Dame's commitment to Haiti: http://committedtohaiti.nd.edu.
There is no narration, but the video does show how to create the form for using Cornell note taking. It gives ideas about taking these notes using a computer. This would be useful as an introduction if the students already understand the basics of how to use the Cornell method.
Rescue begins for 28 miners, China
Rescuers race against the clock to free 28 miners trapped by a flood in a coal mine in Sichuan province.
Europe's Tragic Crisis At the root of the current crisis in Europe are the actions of the European Central Bank. As Philipp Bagus explains in his new book, The Tragedy of the Euro, only a realization of the true costs the euro has imposed on the cont
At the root of the current crisis in Europe are the actions of the European Central Bank. As Philipp Bagus explains in his new book, The Tragedy of the Euro, only a realization of the true costs the euro has imposed on the cont
Learn about William Shakespeare 1600 A.D.
This is a short video that goes into some minor detail about his life and writings. At best an introduction.
New World English
The first English words spoken in Virginia were pronounced with a 17th-century London accent. Linguistics professor Anne Charity-Hudley explains the evolution of the American sound.
King County Library Presents "Peanut Butter and Jelly"
In this video, a librarian sings the song "Peanut Butter and Jelly" all about making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, complete with matching hand motions. Not very entertaining or colorful for young students but cute motions for early childhood teachers to learn to perform in their own classrooms (1:26).
How to Pronounce English Words & Silent Letters in Words
This video deals with how to pronounce difficult words that have silent letters. The video gives several examples, but does not offer any help outside of some specific words and how they are pronounced.
The Physics of Water
PD. Dr. Lothar Mühlbacher (Physikalisches Institut, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)
The Contribution Of Econophysics To The Modeling Of Financial Markets
Prof. Dr. Rosario N. Montegna (Dipartimento di Fisica, Univ. of Palermo): Since more than 15 years, a group of physicists have been investigating economic and financial systems. Among these studies, a special attention has been devoted to financial markets. These studies are using tools and concepts of statistical physics. In this talk I will present an overview of some results obtained by our research group in this field. Specifically, I will discuss the multivariate nature of the dynamics of a
Early American Literature (1700 - 1800)
A brief look at the Colonial Period also known as the Age of Reason,
Enlightenment, and Naturalism, this seven minute video does not have narration, but does have easy to read descriptions of the major movements of the time such as deism, and the many individuals from presidents to artists to poets. A vast amount of material is included in this video. Students would benefit from having the names of the movements and people listed to help them understand the video better.