Creating a Life Skills Portfolio for Special Education Students
A life skills portfolio for special needs students usually includes stories that are related to specific social skills. Discover how anecdotal records are kept for special needs students with help from a special education teacher in this video (02:17) on special education students.
Expert: Julie Peebles
Bio: Julie Peebles graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in special education and learning disabilities.
Filmmaker: Rendered Communicati
15.224 Global Markets, National Politics and the Competitive Advantage of Firms (MIT)
This course examines the opportunities and risks firms face in today's global world. The course provides conceptual tools for analyzing how governments and a variety of social and economic institutions influence competition among firms embedded in different national settings. Public policies and institutions that shape competitive outcomes are examined through cases and analytic readings on different companies and industries operating in both developed and emerging markets. In addition to
15.289 Communication Skills for Academics (MIT)
Your success as an academic will depend heavily on your ability to communicate to fellow researchers in your discipline, to colleagues in your department and university, to undergraduate and graduate students, and perhaps even to the public at large. Communicating well in an academic setting depends not only on following the basic rules that govern all good communication (for example, tailoring the message to meet the needs of a specific audience), but also on adhering to the particular norms of
HST.502 Survival Skills for Researchers: The Responsible Conduct of Research (MIT)
This course is designed to provide graduate students and postdoctoral associates with techniques that enhance both validity and responsible conduct in scientific practice. Lectures present practical steps for developing skills in scientific research and are combined with discussion of cases. The course covers study design, preparation of proposals and manuscripts, peer review, authorship, use of humans and non-human animals in research, allegations of misconduct, and intellectual property.
11.967 Special Studies in Urban Studies and Planning: Economic Development Planning Skills (MIT)
This intensive and brief 4-day seminar, taught during MIT's Independent Activities Period in January, uses a case set in Hartford, Vermont to introduce economic development planning skills to students in the Master in City Planning (MCP) Degree Program. It introduces analytical tools that are used to assess local economic development conditions, issues, and opportunities as part of formulating economic development plans. The course is designed to provide MCP students with skills needed for appli
HST.590 Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series: Developing Professional Skills (MIT)
This course consists of a series of seminars focused on the development of professional skills. Each semester focuses on a different topic, resulting in a repeating cycle that covers medical ethics, responsible conduct of research, written and oral technical communication, and translational issues. Material and activities include guest lectures, case studies, interactive small group discussions, and role-playing simulations.
21F.232 Advanced Speaking and Critical Listening Skills (ELS) (MIT)
This course is for advanced students who wish to build confidence and skills in spoken English. It focuses on the appropriate oral presentation of material in a variety of professional contexts: group discussions, classroom explanations and interactions, and theses/research proposals. It is valuable for those who intend to teach or lecture in English and includes language laboratory assignments. The goal of the workshop is to develop effective speaking and listening skills for academic and profe
6.091 Hands-On Introduction to Electrical Engineering Lab Skills (MIT)
This course introduces students to both passive and active electronic components (op-amps, 555 timers, TTL digital circuits). Basic analog and digital circuits and theory of operation are covered. The labs allow the students to master the use of electronic instruments and construct and/or solder several circuits. The labs also reinforce the concepts discussed in class with a hands-on approach and allow the students to gain significant experience with electrical instruments such as function gener
7.343 Sophisticated Survival Skills of Simple Microorganisms (MIT)
In this course, we will discuss the microbial physiology and genetics of stress responses in aquatic ecosystems, astrobiology, bacterial pathogenesis and other environments. We will learn about classical and novel methods utilized by researchers to uncover bacterial mechanisms induced under both general and environment-specific stresses. Finally, we will compare and contrast models for bacterial stress responses to gain an understanding of distinct mechanisms of survival and of why there are dif
Learn Basic Computer Skills : Windows Keyboard Shortcuts
Windows XP keyboard shortcuts are great ways of making efficient use of your time online and on your computer. The video features a transcript of the narration at the bottom of the screen.
Expert: Ross Safronoff
Teaching Language Life Skills to Special Education Students
When teaching language life skills to special education students, it's important to be direct and repetitive. Find out how special education teachers compensate for the disadvantages faced by their students with help from a special education teacher in this video on teaching language life skills to special education students.
Expert: Julie Peebles
Bio: Julie Peebles graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in special education and learning disabil
How to Teach Life Skills : Teaching Life Skills to Developmental Students
To teach life skills to developmental students, understand their student's functioning level, speak on their level, demonstrate the skill and have the student repeat the demonstration. Modify teaching style and demonstrations to fit each student's individual learning style with help from a university campus president in this video (01:27) on life skills.
Expert: Dr. Darren Adamson
Bio: Dr. Darren Adamson is the campus president for the Salt Lake City, Utah campus of Argosy Universi
How to Teach Life Skills : Teaching Life Skills to Autistic Teenagers
Teach life skills, such as social interaction, to autistic teenagers by tapping into the strengths of the teenager, working with family members first and then slowly expanding the circle of social interaction. Allow an autistic child to gain confidence by moving slowing when teaching life skills. Get more information on teach life skills from a university campus president in this video on life skills.
Expert: Dr. Darren Adamson
Bio: Dr. Darren Ada
Carpentry Skills Contest - Part 1
Carpentry Skills USA contest held at New Market Skills Center in Tumwater, WA January 30, 2010. Live action video of 20 contestants working on projects while judges observe. No narration. (8:35)
Carpentry Skills Contest - Part 2
Carpentry Skills USA contest held at New Market Skills Center in Tumwater, WA January 30, 2010. Live action video of 20 contestants working on projects while judges observe. No narration. Includes photos of the contestants receiving their prizes. (6:11)
Active Listening Skills
Active listening skills allow students to interact with information in a dynamic manner. Middle schoolers talk about active listening and paying attention. (3:16)
Coaching Technical Skills for Field Hockey
Coaching Technical Skills for Field Hockey including body balance and how to move the ball on the field.
The Everafter, book trailer award-winner
Congratulations to Emily Fitch of Fort Wayne, Indiana, for her winning book trailer for The Everafter by Amy Huntley. Fitch created the book trailer based on the 2010 William C. Morris finalist as part of YALSA's 2010 Morris/Nonfiction Book Trailer contest. "I'm super pumped to say the least. I always think it’s cool when I can find something different or a story that can present something (in this case, the afterlife) in a way that I never thou
Absolute & comparative advantage
This computerized video shows examples of the two advantages. Good quality example. Well-produced video with good explanations and examples. Run time 4:25
Opportunity cost & comp. advantage
Using farmers from Vermont and computer graphs, this amateur video tries to explain how each farmer has a comparative advantage and how they should help themselves out by trading. Good quality video. run time 3:39