The Confederacy's Last Stand
In March 1865, Confederate forces experienced a flicker of hope for victory after hitting General William Sherman's Union troops hard in North Carolina. Johnson had a faulty map and the North won because of the limited knowledge Johnson had. Sherman now marches through the South, 650 miles, in 100 days. He captures three state capitals, loses very few men, and the South is left to realize that continuing the war is futile. (4:01)
Eyeing iPad's impact
Multimedia tablet computers represent an 'epiphany' for the publishing and newspaper industries according to one executive speaking at the Reuters Global Media Summit.
Wasting Energy at Home
People use energy in all aspects of their lives — for cooking, lighting and entertainment. Much of this energy use takes place in buildings, such as our homes. To save money and reduce the impact on our environment, many people are reducing their energy use. One way is to hire engineers to perform home energy audits to understand the ways we use energy and identify ways we can conserve energy. In this activity, students act as energy conservation engineers and identify the ways energy is conse
1 The Royal Pavilion In this unit we shall be studying a quintessentially Romantic piece of architecture, the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, designed and redesigned over the course of some 30 years to the specifications of the Prince of Wales, afterwards Prince Regent and eventually King George IV (1762–1830; reigned 1820–30). The Pavilion as we now know it in its final state was the result of a collaboration between the architect Sir John Nash (1752–1835), the firm of Crace (specialists in interior deco
In this unit we shall be studying a quintessentially Romantic piece of architecture, the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, designed and redesigned over the course of some 30 years to the specifications of the Prince of Wales, afterwards Prince Regent and eventually King George IV (1762–1830; reigned 1820–30).
The Pavilion as we now know it in its final state was the result of a collaboration between the architect Sir John Nash (1752–1835), the firm of Crace (specialists in interior deco
Japanese Body Language and Gestures #7 - Japanese Body Language and Gestures 7
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Gestures are all around us. We make many gestures every day. So many gestures do we make that we are often unaware that we’re making them. They’ve become second nature to us. Just the same for the folk in Japan. Japanese use many gestures, but they’re not [...]
MIDDLE AGES: Fall of Roman Empire
The Middle Ages was the roughly 1,000-year span between the fall of the Roman Empire and the beginning of the Renaissance in Europe. This brief song and illustrated book gives a over-cap of the factors that caused Rome to fall.
S. James Gates, Jr. on Does Reality Have a Genetic Basis?
S. James Gates Jr., Director of the Center for String and Particle Theory at the University of Maryland, discusses the question "Does Reality Have a Genetic Basis?"
Elections and review in Afghanistan
Final results of Afghanistan's parliamentary election are expected to weigh on President Obama's Afghan review. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn19790 See how a robot can be controlled with just a few tongue clicks.
Fascist Italy and the Jews: Myth versus Reality (part 2)
Dr. Iael Nidam-Orvieto, the Editor-in-Chief of Yad Vashem Publications discusses the topic of: "Fascist Italy and the Jews: myth versus reality". This is the second part of this talk, for the first part click here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEgThMo_39k The video is part of the series Insights and Perspectives from Holocaust Researchers and Historians." Supported by the Claims Conference. For more lectures, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/holocaust/insights/video/index.asp
Per una definizione di apprendimento collaborativo
Definizione di apprendimento collaborativo in tre casi:imparare per mezzo di altri; imparare dagli altri; imparare con gli altri.imparare per mezzo di altri; imparare dagli altri; imparare con gli altri.,Istituzione universitaria di secondo e terzo livello (ciclo II e III) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Progettare,Identificare,Illustrare,Controllare,Alta formazione universitaria (secondo e terzo livello),Ente ministeriale a supporto dell'innovazione e della valutazione del
Lecture 20 - 12/1/2010
Video: “It’s Bigger than Hip Hop: Art, Race and Politics”
Watch award-winning author and filmmaker M.K. Asante deliver Vanderbilt’s annual Walter R. Murray Jr. Lecture. Hailed by the Philadelphia Inquirer as “a rare, remarkable talent that brings to mind the great artists of the Harlem Renaissance,” Asante is the author of three celebrated books and films. Murray was the first African American to serve onkeep reading »
Listen: Vanderbilt Twain exhibit pays tribute to popular American author
Vanderbilt University Libraries are remembering one of America's most beloved writers with the exhibit "Mark Twain: An American Original," now on display in Special Collections.
Vafek lecture 1 part A
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New Media, Civic Media
As old media die, new forms are emerging, but it’s not clear they will serve such vital civic functions as “helping people form publics,” as Pat Aufderheide puts it. These panelists point to promising experiments in “Public Media 2.0,” but caution that new media are not guaranteed to shore up democracy or invigorate