This is a collection of tried-and-true technique descriptions used in teaching postgraduate students in the Department of
In1980, Republicans made Ronald Reagan the oldest person nominated for president by a major party. At 69, Reagan looked and acted much younger because he was physically fit and displayed a sharp wit. The former Hollywood actor, Screen Actors Guild president, and California Governor presented an amiable, aggressive style that quickly became popular with Americans. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
Korean War ( The iron triangle ) 12/15
Korean War - The iron triangle video gives history of the war. See Korea as the soldiers saw it. Pictures are real and may be disturbing. (CAUTION: Scenes of executions and dead bodies)
Lake sediment evidence for long-range air pollution on the Tibetan Plateau
Recent decades have seen the emergence of sign linguistics as a sub-discipline of linguistic research, accumulating a body of knowledge that has enlightened linguists about the complex grammatical properties of sign language. Researchers have also begun to show how sign language is acquired as a first language by deaf children who can then use this resource to develop spoken and written language for education and social communication in the hearing majority community. These findings have demonst
Stem Cell Therapies are no More Drugs Than Soufflés are Fast Food
Stemcell discoveries make great news stories, but their actual translation into routine clinical practice is still a major hurdle. Is it reasonable to expect the big pharmaceutical companies to manufacture these living therapies or is the paradigm shift from today’s drugs to ‘living cells as therapies’ overwhelming? Would McDonald’s ever put delicate soufflés on their fast-food menus? This lecture will use examples from current cell and tissue-engineered clinical therapies to illustrate
Mapping and Its Discontents: Katharine Harmon, Rebecca Solnit, Dana Cuff
Katharine Harmon at 6:47
Rebecca Solnit at 29:08
Dana Cuff at 53:05
Maps are also a form of narrative and a form of art. In this video, Katharine Harmon, author of The Map as Art, discusses how narrative contents create maps, and set up the vocabulary of maps. ""Maps come when narrative is not enough, or the opposite, narrative comes when the map is not enough."" Rebecca Solnit, author of Unfathomable City and Infinite City, discusses the making of maps as a way of knowing places. ""I love maps
Using Sine to Calculate the Area of a Triangle
This video explains how to derive a formula for using sine to calculate the area of a triangle by using the standard formula for the area of a triangle. Using sine to calculate the area of a triangle means that we can find the area knowing only the measures of two sides and an angle of the triangle. There is no need to know the height of the triangle, only how to calculate using the sine function. (2:03)
Remembering Emmanuel Church
Teachers are advised to review content:
An oral history of Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Fauquier County, Virginia. The storytellers are masters-all of them members of the congregation from the old farming community tradition of Fauquier County. The stories, funny, sad, and scandalous, are memories of friends and family who are dead and buried in the churchyard.
Narrative & Verbal Arts, Religion, Rural Life / Middle Atlantic / 2000
Phantom Limb Pain
Presents a vivid example of phantom limb pain and raises important questions about the origin of the pain.
The Stuff of Genius: Copier
Before the invention of the modern copier, companies across the world
depended on time-consuming -- and, often, incorrect -- duplication
methods. This 2:20 video explains how the copier was invented and also how the inventor worked hard to develop this invention.
The Good Samaritan
NEST Learning Video. The Good Samaritan is perhaps the most touching parable that Jesus ever taught. The story begins with the lawyer's trick question, "What is the greatest commandment?" As Jesus answers with the story of the robbers, the Rabbi, the Levite and the wounded traveler becomes real. Imagine the traveler's emotion as his own countrymen pass by while his enemy, a Samaritan, stops to help him. Jesus
Build-A-Word - Log
In this short cartoon clip from "WordWorld", the WordFriends use the letters L, O, and G, to build the word "log." After the word is built, it transforms into a log made of the letters used. (1:12)
4.3.3 After the exam
When you come out of the exam try to forget it. Going over what you have written with other students can make you worry about areas you haven't covered. Go and enjoy a planned treat as a personal reward for all your hard work.
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