Teresa de Castro's website
The website of the Spanish historian Dr. Teresa de Castro offers electronic versions of some of her scholarly work on the history of food. Users may choose between navigating the site in English or Spanish, while her work may be in Spanish, English, or Italian. De Castro has published books and articles on the history of food in Spain (including Al-Andalus and Sefarad) and Australia. She has made available electronic versions of some of her books online: "Food mentality in Spain at the Renaissan
ASEAN leaders attend welcome dinner ahead of summit
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 10 - Southeast Asian leaders attend welcome dinner for ASEAN Summit in Myanmar, a weekend of meetings overshadowed by the South China Sea dispute. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topi
Transparency in the Obama Administration - A First-Year Assessment - Welcome and Introduction / Keyn
Daniel J. Metcalfe, Executive Director, Collaboration on Government Secrecy, Washington College of Law Robynn K. Sturm, Assistant Deputy Chief Technology Officer and Deputy Director, White House Open Government Initiative
Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
London and UK trends in Higher Education [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jo Attwool | LSE London's 2013 Lent term seminar series begins on the 14th of January. Speakers from within and beyond academia will focus on many of the implications of the current economic and political environment for London, covering relevant issues such as the road pricing, UK trends in higher education, census data and localism. Presenters include academics and practitioners from relevant fields.
Lecture 31 - Commutative Banach Algebras, printed slides 19-29
Commutative Banach Algebras, printed slides 19-29. Further module materials are available for download from The University of Nottingham open courseware site: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=bd32d53b-3c12-ac19-176b-d9e112731951 and on iTunes U: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/64.rss Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feinstein is an Associate Professor in Pure Mathematics at the University of Nottingham.
Thomas Jefferson Expands Presidential Power
In one of the defining moments of his presidency, Thomas Jefferson expanded presidential power to make the Louisiana Purchase, which doubled the size of the United States. In this video clip, learn how this decision increased presidential power for future presidents. (3:39)
Postcast 12: Experimental Manipulation
Review of experimental manipulation.
How to Teach Kids Kindergarten Math : How to Teach Kids Subtraction with Circles
Teach kids kindergarten math, like subtraction, by using circles to demonstrate taking away an item, rather than using the word subtract. In this video, and experienced kinder teacher shares his ideas on how best to teach a child subtraction.
Singing Neanderthals? The Evolution of Music and Language [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Steven Mithen | What can the archaeological record of our stone age ancestors bring to our understanding of the relationship between music and language? Steven Mithen is professor of early prehistory and pro-vice chancellor at the University of Reading. He is the author of The Singing Neanderthals: the origins of music, language, mind, and body.
Land Of The Tiger - Monsoon Forests, Part 2
This documentary, which is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students, explores the wildlife of the Indian subcontinent living in the rainforest. 9:50
Global Cohort: Vasiti Tebamare
Vasiti Tebamare from Kiribati talks Feb. 2, 2012, about the U.S. Department of State and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneurship Partnership Global Cohort at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Subject-Verb and Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
This video provides a number of rules and examples for making subjects, verbs, pronouns, and antecedents agree. There is no audio, just the slides with the text on them to be read. The information provided is very good and there is time given to read and discuss each slide before the next one appears. There are some multiple choice review questions at the end, but the correct answers are not given.
What Is a Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement?
Pronoun-antecedent agreement is when the both the pronoun and the antecedent are written in the same person. Find examples of correct and incorrect pronoun-antecedent agreement in this video.
The Air Force Story: The Beginning
The history of military aviation is told, beginning with balloons in the civil war through the real start of controlled flight with the Wright Brother's flyer up through the careers of Hap Arnold and Billy Mitchell. (20min)
IBL Exercise on Early Modern Revolutions
IBL Exercise on Early Modern Revolutions
How internet and games affect the teenage mind: mini-lecture (UCL)
Lionel Bailly (UCL Psychoanalysis Unit) examines the effect new media (the internet, social networking and video games) has on the adolescent mind. According to Bailly, the virtual personas many teens create for themselves act as a warped mirror of their actual selves. Further information: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/psychoanalysis/unit-staff/lionel.htm
The truth about the unemployment rate
Aug. 8 - David Cay Johnston gives us his analysis of the U.S. government's latest unemployment report.
Iraqis divided over Maliki's decision not to step down
Iraqis have differences of opinion over Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's decision not to step down, defying a chorus of critics demanding his replacement as the country faces a threat from Islamist insurgents. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe a
U.S. Day Ahead: Markets naively optimistic before Fed meeting
July 30 - With the Dow still clinging to the magic 13,000 mark, investors are being way too optimistic ahead of the Fed meeting, according to Reuters Breakingviews Agnes Crane.