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
This is an eight-minute video (moving images and still slides) concerning the Underground Railroad.
Short video has a doctor explaining what an ischemic stroke is and uses animated diagrams to illustrate points. 1 min.
Composting in India.
An educational video that shows step by step the compost preparation in India. Furthermore explains how to use compost in the cultivations.
Breakingviews: ECB bazooka has limited shelf life
Aug. 8 - Fears of market turmoil triggered by the U.S. downgrade may have prompted the ECB to restart its bond-buying. The intervention has calmed nerves. However, it is only buying time, says Breakingviews.
Radio Speech: Dwight D. Eisenhower - Republican Convention Address
Dwight D. Eisenhower - Republican Convention Address
"Challenges for the New Administration in Iraq and Afghanistan" (video)
A talk by Juan Cole. Juan Cole will discuss the future of U.S. foreign policy in Iraq and Afghanistan beyond the November presidential elections. Juan Cole is Richard P. Mitchell Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He has written extensively about Egypt, Iran, Iraq, and South Asia. He studies and writes about contemporary Isl
Interview with James Martin
Dr James Martin is a computer scientist and founding benefactor of the James Martin 21st Century School.
Synonyms - Humongous Synonym Song
This song, in the style of old fashioned operettas, talks about the meaning of the word humongous and mentions a number of synonyms (and a few antonyms) for the word. Each word is spelled out on the screen as it is sung in the song. Produced by PBSkids for the learn to read series, "Between the Lions." (1:24)
Writing a Friendly Letter
This teacher-created PowerPoint presentation defines the five parts of a friendly letter: heading, greeting, body, closing, and signature. The video then shows a short letter and highlights each part in the letter. Then, the presentation gives opportunities to edit a letter, and reviews the use of commas and capitalization in a friendly letter. (05:38)
The Financial Times and CHM Present: The Anthropology of Innovation
[Recorded: September 13, 2012] an•thro•pol•o•gy [an-thruh-pol-uh-jee] The science that deals with the origins, physical and cultural development, biological characteristics, and social customs and beliefs of humankind. Silos and silo-busting - the secret of innovation The 21st century world is marked by a profound paradox. On the one hand we are more interconnected than ever before, in the sense that we now live and operate in systems that are tightly entwined. But on the other hand, w
BIO190 Session 11 Fall 2013
Marine Life with Kera Mathes Guest: Alicia Archer http://youtube.com/csudhtv
ABC Phonics Chant With Musical Accompaniment
This video is a phonics chant to help students practice and review their phonics and alphabet at home. Each letter is shown on the screen first in upper and lower case. Then the sound of each letter is made. Finally, the letter name and sound are stated with a picture of an item beginning with the designated letter and sound. For example, M, /m/, mouse. The letters are easy to see and the sounds are clearly made, making this great for phonics practice.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Find the angle quiz
Interactive simulation quiz, 8 questions, Find the Angle using the simulation and enter the answers
Article :: Adobe Photoshop Master Class: Jaclyn Corrado
Artist Jaclyn Corrado discusses her approach to photography and Photoshop in her work.
Video images of Exit Glacier, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. Exit Glacier is unusual in that it allows hikers to climb up to the Harding Ice Field which is the source of the glacier. The video gives an excellent idea of the scale of an average hanging glacier, as well as the setting in south-central Alaska. No narration however a few facts are given on the bottom of the screen. Run time 01:12.
STS.464 Technology and the Literary Imagination (MIT)
Our linked subjects are (1) the historical process by which the meaning of technology has been constructed, and (2) the concurrent transformation of the environment. To explain the emergence of technology as a pivotal word (and concept) in contemporary public discourse, we will examine responses — chiefly political and literary — to the development of the mechanic arts, and to the linked social, cultural, and ecological transformation of 19th- and 20th-century American society, cultu
ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
Acquisition of Welsh syntax
This resource is available via the Oxford Text Archive (OTA) website, and can be downloaded as a zipped file in AIFF format. It is necessary to apply for approval from the OTA before download, and a link is provided to the terms and conditions of use, and a form to apply for permission. The project aims to gather a substantial corpus of natural speech from children in the early stages of acquisition of Welsh as a first language, and consists of weekly tapes of 30-45 minutes over 9 months. The
Education Reform-mongering: A Practitioner's Perspective
Michael Flanagan, the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the state of Michigan and a graduate of Notre Dame, presented an address about the implications of education reform policies as a part of the 2011-12 Notre Dame Forum. http://forum2011.nd.edu/ The 2011-12 Notre Dame Forum, "Reimagining School: To Nurture the Soul of a Nation," is a yearlong discussion to explore the profound and challenging questions that shape the national debate about K--12 education, which has a dramatic impact o