Protests, gunfire near Damascus
Nov. 10 - Activists say government security forces fired on protesters in and around the capital. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Inside the Occupy movement - Mexico City
Edur Velasco, a participant in the global "Occupy" protest movement, speaks to Reuters on November 10 from the protest camp outside Mexico's stock market in Mexico City.
Academic Writing Symposium, Chapter 14
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The Lion King Graveyard Scene
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
China vs. India
Nov. 13 - India has a better demographic for economic growth: lots of young people, ManpowerGroup CEO tells Chrystia Freeland. But its new infrastructure puts China on "a faster track" - for now.
Using the Second Derivative Test - Problem 1
This video is a continuation and explains how to solve optimization problems by using the second derivative test. In this example, the maximum volume of an open-top box is determined when given the amount of material available to use for constructing the box. (7:00)
Yes, Ricky's Back!
Nov. 17 - British comedian, Ricky Gervais, will host the Gloden Globes for the third time. Alicia Powell reports.
Queer Tango re-imagines the dance of love
Nov. 17 - Buenos Aires Queer Tango Festival examines gender identity in tango one sensual step at a time. Elly Park reports.
Exponential Equations with Different Bases - Problem 3 of 4
This video is a continuation and provides another example problem that explains how to solve exponential equations when the bases cannot be written as the same base. (1:34)
Using a real-world example, Sal Khan demonstrates how to use stem-and-leaf plots in this six-minute video.
Interpreting Linear Graphs - Khan Academy
Using a 'real-world' example, Sal Khan shows how to read Linear Graphs in this five-minute video.
Reading and Interpretting Bar Graphs
The instructor demonstrates how to read and interpret bar graphs. The sound quality could be better. (02:38)
What Are Duties? (One Minute Dictionary Video Series)
In this short video, students will learn about the vocabulary word "duites" Duties is defined as 1. something that is required or expected or 2. a tax or a charge. Good visual examples are given. This is a good resource for introducing a new vocabulary word into the elementary/middle school classroom. (1:14)
Police use tear gas against Greek protesters
Nov. 17 - Demonstrators opposing austerity measures clash with police in Athens, at a march to mark the anniversary of a 1973 student uprising. Sarah Irwin reports.
Another financial meltdown looms
The chair of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, Phil Angelides, believes nothing has changed since the financial meltdown of 2008 and that the U.S. is potentially heading towards another economic disaster. David Cay Johnston, Reuters Columnist, tells us why Congress and the next president need to intervene quickly and stop listening to Wall Street.
Judge rules no tents for "Occupy" protesters
Nov 15 - A New York judge says Occupy Wall Street protesters cannot take tents and tarps with them when they return to a Lower Manhattan park; about 150 protesters were arrested ahead of the court ruling. Carmen Roberts reports.
Berry Bee Parfait Recipe: A Pre-Workout Snack by Chef Tatiana
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Berry Bee Parfait Recipe: A Pre-Workout Snack by Chef Tatiana Cooking demonstration for a post-exercise meal by the Personal Chef of Tampa Bay, Tatiana Martinez. About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a pu
Sean Faircloth Introduces Richard Dawkins in Lynchburg, VA
Sean Faircloth offers a Ten Point Vision of a Secular America. Faircloth, author of "Attack of the Theocrats" http://store.richarddawkins.net/products/attack-of-the-theocrats-how-the-religious-right-harms-us-all-and-what-we-can-do-about-it was asked by Richard Dawkins to be opening speaker for the fall 2011 Dawkins book tour. Faircloth, a ten year elected official, has since been hired as Director of Strategy and Policy for the Richard Dawkins Foundation.
Odessa: Genius & Death in a City of Dreams
Odessa was the Russian Empire's gateway to the Middle East when Catherine the Great created this port city on the Black Sea as a model of enlightenment. Georgetown University professor Charles King recreates this world in his historical account. Speaker Biography: Charles King is a professor of international affairs at Georgetown University and the author of four books on Eastern Europe, including "The Black Sea: A History." For transcript, captions, and more information visit http://www.loc.g