In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Conference, Hugh Hancock from The Strange Company gives industry insights into the world of Machinima and its role in the world of media ephemerality, and shows examples of his work. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Author and Presenter: Hugh Hancock, Artistic Director, Strange Company Hugh Hancock co-founded the Strange Company in
Talking about yourself
Students explore expressions to talk about themselves
Advanced Audio Blog S3 #12 - La ciudad de Cuzco-Machu Picchu:The city of Cuzco-Machu Picchu
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Your friends insist on taking you hiking while you’re visiting Peru, but you’re not so sure this is a good plan. After all, you are terribly afraid of heights! Your friends tell in Spanish you that they plan to start small and take it easy—it’s not like you’re climbing Mt. Everest. [...]
The Status of Women in Science and Engineering at MIT
It’s difficult to imagine that at one point in her career, National Academy of Science member Nancy Hopkins thought to quit. In her talk, she relates the historical challenges facing women in science and engineering at MIT, the university’s responses to these problems, and how in the end Hopkins avoided becoming a poster child o
"The Mass Vs Weight" Song
In this video, Mr. Edmonds sings to help students remember the units and the contrast between mass and weight (metric system). He also uses visuals as he sings. Mass involves the measure of the amount of matter in an object in grams (g) or kilograms (kg) and weight is the measure of gravity's pull on an object in Newtons (N). Some of the key vocabulary words include the following: mass, weight, grams, kilograms, newtons, balance, scale, and gravity. This is a great resource to help student
Tourist plane crashes in Nepal
Sept.25 - All 19 people, mostly foreign tourists, are killed when a plane crashes on its return from a trip to view Mount Everest. NO REPORTER NARRATION.
Nepal tourist plane crash: 19 dead
Sept.25 - A small plane returning from a trip to view Mount Everest crashes near Kathmandu killing all 19 on board, mostly foreign tourists. Paul Chapman reports.
Tourists die in Nepal air crash
Sept.25 - Nineteen people, mostly foreign tourists, are killed in a plane crash returning from mountain viewing flight. Paul Chapman reports.
Blasts kill 16 in Iraqi holy city
Sept 25 - Four successive bomb blasts hit the Iraqi holy city of Kerbala, killing at least 16 people and wounding dozens more. Travis Brecher reports.
Jerusalem's Western Wall gets a clean up
Sept 25 - Religious officials in Jerusalem remove hundreds of thousands of letters from the Western Wall, making room for new entreties to God. Andrew Raven reports.
Lone Nepal plane crash survivor dies
Sept 25 - Families mourn 19 killed in a tourist plane crash in Nepal as witnesses claim police ignored calls for help to save a survivor. Lindsey Parietti reports.
Brazil mogul Batista sees Africa emerging
Eike Batista, founder and president of EBX Group, says double digit growth in many African nations means they should be included as part of emerging market economies.
Billionaire Batista to U.S.: Make it in America
Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista says if the United States wants to keep more jobs onshore, companies need to buy American.
Saudi women given right to vote
Sept. 25. - King Abdullah announces that Saudi women will be able to vote and run for office. Deborah Gembara reports.
Saleh makes first TV appearance since returning
Sept 25 - Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh makes his first television appearance since his unexpected return to the country after a three-month stay in Saudi Arabia.
Common Core Standards app
This is posted on iTunes. "View the Common Core State Standards in one convenient FREE app! A great reference for students, parents, and teachers to easily read and understand the core standards. Quickly find standards by subject, grade, and subject category (domain/cluster). This app includes Math standards K-12 and Language Arts standards K-12. Math "
Students learn how a bill becomes law in the U.S. Congress and research legislation related to global warming.
Cornwallis' Sunken Fleet
A British flotilla from the Battle of Yorktown lies mired in a murky tomb beneath the tides of the York River. Underwater archaeologist John Broadwater dives down to Cornwallis' sunken fleet and shares his finds.
Declaration of Independence
Hear the Declaration of Independence read in its entirety by Thomas Jefferson interpreter Bill Barker.
MITEF-NYC: Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Israel
Israel has the largest number of NASDAQ-listed companies outside the United States, more than all of Europe or all of Asia (including China, India and Japan) combined. Per capita, Israel has the largest government and private sector investments in R&D and number of engineers in the world.