How Does Broadcast Radio Work?
Broadcast radio jobs can require attending broadcasting
school, but are much easier to attain today due to the low competition
levels in radio news. Learn about how to become a broadcast radio disc jockey from an award-winning journalist in this video. Run time 2:52

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The Director's Role
Tony Award winning director Doug Hughes ponders his role as a theater director and his responsibility as a voice for the audience.

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Veteran Broadway director Doug Hughes discusses his career and methods with Robert LuPone, the director of the New School for Drama. Hughes is the New School's artist-in-residence for the 2007-8 academic year.

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An Evening with Oliver Stone: Dialogue on Classic Filmmaking
Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone discusses his recent film "Alexander" with UC Berkeley dean and professor of classics Ralph Hexter. Stone speaks to the lure, the responsibility, and the challenges inherent in his role as filmmaker. The evening's dialogue centers on representing ancient history and society to a broad modern audience. Oliver Stone has been nominated for 11 Academy Awards as a screenwriter, director, and producer, winning the Oscar three times, twice for Directing and o
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John Lithgow: Interview
A confident young girl interviews John Lithgow at a Barnes and Noble book signing event for his book, Mahalia Mouse Goes to College.   John Lithgow, actor/author, writes award-winning children's books.  He reads/sings to an audience of children, and recounts the start of his writing career, with his book about manatees. Audio  is somewhat difficult to hear; audience participation in a library setting seems like great fun!.  (9:43) 
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Interview with Children's Poet Bobbi Katz
MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids takes you to the Poet's House, a library in New York City, to meet award winning children's poet Bobbi Katz. Learn about the various forms of poetry and what goes into making a poem.  Explains the form of poetry called pantoon. 
Links to fun websites and a Learning Corner of questions and extended activities for kids.  (6:51)

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Interview with Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Part 1)
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, winner of the ASPCA Roger Caras Award.  In this section, she answers the question, "What started your career as a writer?" She answers: because her parents read to her and her siblings with meaning.  (0:26)
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Interview with Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Part 2)
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, winner of the ASPCA Roger Caras Award. In this section she answers the question, "What inspired you to write Shiloh and the other books in the series?" In her answer she describes how she and her husband found a dog in by a creek in West Virginia.
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Interview with Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Part 4)
In this section Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, winner of the ASPCA Roger Caras Award, answers the question, "Which is your favorite among the books you have written?"  She comments that answering this question is really hard, but if she had to give an answer it would be Shiloh.  (0:39)
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Interview with Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Part 5)
In this section, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, winner of the ASPCA Roger Caras Award, answer the question, "How did you feel when you learned you won the ASPCA® Roger Caras Achievement Award?" She answered that the award is relatively new and she had to look it up to see what it was for. The award is for a person or organization that promotes animal welfare. She says getting the award was a thrill.   (0:24)
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Interview with Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Part 6)
In this section, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, winner of the ASPCA Roger Caras Award, answer the question, "Are you working on a new book? If so, can you tell us something about it?" She answers that she is working on many books for her different audiences. (0:45)
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Commercial Arts Project - Digital Billboard
A third level design student at the Seminole Vocational Education Center, describes how she came up with her award winning design idea. The last 45 seconds of the video is a ad for the Vocational Center. Slides and live action shots.   (1:45
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Speaking for Islam
 Professor John Esposito

This week’s podcast features an exclusive interview with one of the world’s leading experts on Islam and its relationship with the West.

Professor John Esposito, Professor of Religion and International Affairs and Professor of Islamic Studies at Georgetown University in Washington DC, visited The University of Nottingham to deliver the Firth lectures in the Department
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Beacon for green research
 Professor Jo Darkwa

Helping the world's fastest growing economy develop greener building methods, the University has launched the Centre for Sustainable Energy Technologies at its campus in Ningbo, China.

In this podcast Professor Jo Darkwa, director of CSET talks about this eagerly anticipated centre and how it will house some of the world's leading experts on sustainable energy research.

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Mind games
 Dr Martin Hagger & Dr Nikos Chatzisarantis

Doing something you don't want to do requires plenty of focus and mental energy, whether it's quitting smoking, studying for an exam or doing a maths problem.

In this podcast psychologists Dr Martin Hagger from The University of Nottingham and Dr Nikos Chatzisarantis from the University of Plymouth, explain why ego-energy is so crucial, and why motivation co
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Cyber-Bullying
This video is one of the Merit Award winners in the School Digital Media Awards 2009 (Singapore). It was inspired from Project Digital Citizenship, a Cyber Wellness Project by Mr Kwan Tuck Soon.


According to experts, cyber-bullying is becoming increasingly common all over the world and it is no different in Singapore, where over 70 percent of students have access to the internet at home.

Cyber-bullying is when someone repeatedly makes fun of another person onlin

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Facts About the Pyramids of Egypt
The pyramids of Egypt were built originally as tombs for Pharaohs, but no one is sure exactly how they were built. Learn more about these wonders of the world with answers from an experienced history teacher. (1:19)
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Thomas G. Andrews, KILLING FOR COAL: America's Deadliest Labor War
"'Killing for Coal' is a stunning achievement. Beautifully written and masterfully researched, it stands as the definitive history of the dramatic events at Ludlow and breaks new ground in our understanding of industrialization and the environment. If I were to pick one word to describe this book, I would say, 'powerful.'" -Kathryn Morse, author of "The Nature of Gold: An Environmental History of the Klondike Gold Rush" For more on the award-winning Killing for Coal, visit http://www.hup.harva
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The Facebook Effect with Mark Zuckerberg
[Recorded: July 21, 2010] The growth and impact of Facebook is mind blowing, even for an industry that considers "overnight success" to be a long-range goal. Founded in a Harvard dorm room on February 4th 2004 by 19-year-old Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook announced in July 2010 that had it reached the milestone of 500 million registered users. Facebook isn't just an American success story, most users are outside of the United States and half of them log on every day. Facebook has already made an irr
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Television News Careers : What Does It Take to Become a Broadcast Journalist?
To become a broadcast journalist, a lot of hard work, a curious mind and a good amount of perseverance are all required on a daily basis in the field. Find out what it takes to be a broadcast journalist with insider information from an award-winning former TV news anchor in this video on television jobs.
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