Highlights from December 2011 Graduation -- College of Charleston
About 400 undergraduate and 70 graduate students received degrees in a ceremony at the College of Charleston's TD Arena on Saturday, December 17, 2011. The number of master's candidates nearly doubled from 2010 when 40 graduate students earned degrees. Robert "Bobby" M. Hitt III, South Carolina Secretary of Commerce delivered the commencement address to graduates. The College of Charleston is a public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carol
Josh Twist introduces hybrid connections | Azure Friday Josh shows Scott how to set up hybrid connections through the new Azure portal. Hybrid connections are an excellent alternative to an on-site VPN for talking to local resources from Azure. Areas covered in this video:
Josh shows Scott how to set up hybrid connections through the new Azure portal. Hybrid connections are an excellent alternative to an on-site VPN for talking to local resources from Azure.
Areas covered in this video:
Numeracy Video - Math in the Kitchen
A homemade video created for educational purposes that focuses on numeracy. Video contains two young girls using math measurements to help them make cookies. (3:10)
Gengo Spanish #11 - Don’t Let the Rain Ruin Your Latin American Day
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! When you ask your significant other what his plans are for the next weekend, he tells you in Spanish that he has no idea. He responds in Spanish that he knows he’ll be in Latin America, but he’s not sure about much else. You tell him that’s too bad, since you [...]
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
The History of the Apple Tree
The history of the apple tree dates back thousands of years,
beginning in the Nile river valley and throughout Europe and the Middle East. In this clip learn about how apples made it to America with information and tips from a sustainable gardener.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Brush Your Teeth
This video emphasizes the importance of brushing and flossing. The students will enjoy the characters and will enjoy listening to the catchy tune----"Brush your teeth and brush them well. This is how we do it. This is how it's done. Brushing teeth is fun!" (1:06)
"CU Chatter" about the Orange Bowl in the SMLC
Clemson University Professor Joseph Mazer explains how the Social Media Listening Center (SMLC) in Clemson's Daniel Hall is tracking conversations around the globe about the Orange Bowl as the Clemson Tigers prepare to go up against Ohio State, January 3, 2014.
jEMLab App for iOS
'This application contains a number of virtual laboratories (or labs) designed to complement topics covered in engineering electromagnetics courses. The labs are designed to actively involve students and to provide visual feedback of basic concepts.Students select a lab from a list of available labs that are displayed at startup. The labs include the following:Smith Chart Laboratory - helps with visualizing information displayed on a Smith Chart and quantities calculated using a Smith Chart.Tran
Insights understanding our world : the continuing impact of the holocaust
A series of audio and video programmes which discuss and debate the medical ethics associated with anti-Semitism and the continuing impact of the Holocaust. The programmes have been produced by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The medical ethics series considers disability rights in relation to the Museum&rsquo Deadly Medicine exhibition; how the moral inquiry into the Holocaust can inform bioethics today, and how the pursuit of human perfection influenced Nazi programmes to remove t
The Dust Bowl Years
I was inspired to make this video after watching the History Channel's special presentation of "Black Blizzard" which described in depth how and why the Dust Storms of the 1930's happened. I knew the storms were bad, but in my wildest imagination I could never fathom the magnitude of destruction the phenomenon caused. How the people of the time made it through without going mad is truly astonishing. It is to the survivors and their families that I humbly dedicate this video.
Pratt Graduate Diploma Ceremony (MS and PhD) - 5/11/14 at 12:15PM
2014 Duke Pratt School of Engineering Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy Commencement Ceremony in Duke University Chapel.
ISS Update - April 12, 2011
The International Space Station video update for April 12, 2011.
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Nurturing Independent Thinkers
Arts teachers use formal and informal strategies to assess their students’ progress and to modify their own teaching practice. In this session, participants meet a vocal music teacher who splits his choir into groups that give each other feedback; he also has students tape-record themselves during rehearsal, so he can judge their individual progress. A dance teacher critiques original choreography by a student and asks her peers to participate in the process; this feedback helps the student de
The Microbial Universe
The world of microorganisms is a dynamic one, and all other life forms depend on microbial metabolic activity. Recent genetic research has uncovered only about one percent of the microbes that remain to be discovered.
Recent genetic techniques have led to new theories of evolution and the relationships between organisms. Students examine this "evolution revolution," using molecular sequences to trace the phylogenetic relationships of microbial life. Both the big picture of microbial evolution and the methods necessary for determining molecular phylogenies are examined.
Bonner Leaders Serve During Alternative Winter Break in Peru and Puerto Rico
Bonner Leaders at the College of Charleston spent part of their winter break experiencing a new culture through service. The week of December 15, 2011, nine freshmen and sophomores traveled to Puerto Rico and the week of December 28, 2011, 11 juniors and seniors traveled to Peru for 11 days. The Bonner Leader Program is a four-year service and leadership development program that promotes a culture of service and civic engagement on campus and around the world. While in Puerto Rico, Bonner Leade
Closing Remarks - Sheila Seles and Heather Hendershot
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Treating Depression: Electroconvulsive Therapy
Provides a clear and dramatic presentation of the process and some of the effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).