The Origin of Egyptian Civilization, Part 3
Learn the history and origin of the ancient black people who are called Egyptians. There's information stretching further back, further than the pre-dynastic period. Some questionable facts and fairly old data are given. (09:49)
2008 Obama Presidential Campaign
This was one of Obama's first released commercials when he decided to run for president. It attempts to sell his idea of family values and gives a very brief biographical background. (01:00)
Author Biography - Tomie dePaola
This is a biography of Tomie dePaola's life. It tells students how to become a children's book illustrator and author. (0:54)
Brashares, Ann - Interview - Booklist
This video is an interview with author Ann Brashares. She discusses her book, 3 Willows, as well as "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" series. Sound is mostly audible. She talks about her relationship with her book characters. (3:41)
Author Kate DiCamillo Interview - Booklist
In this filmed, informal interview with Ilene Cooper, children's author Kate DiCamillo talks about her role and experiences during the making of her books The Tale of Despereaux and Because of Winn-Dixie into movies. Though brief, the video allows the author's personality to shine forth. (2:18)
Land Of The Tiger - Sacred Waters, Part 4
This documentary, which is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students, explores the wildlife of the Indian subcontinent living in close proximity to the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers. 9:51
Land Of The Tiger - Sacred Waters, Part 5
This documentary, which is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students, explores the wildlife of the Indian subcontinent living in close proximity to the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers. Run time 08:08.
Charlotte Harbor Estuary System
Where the rivers meet the sea: This video describes an estuary and the Charlotte Harbor Estuary system. Charlotte Harbor has 11 estuaries. Talks about different animals that are affected by the estuary system. It details how this specific estuary system is made. It also defines watershed. Run time 02:00.
Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
A video adaptation of the Maurice Sendak classic, narrated by an adult male. Illustrations from the book appear page by page while the words from the book are read. Some sound effects and background drum music. Max is made King Of All Wild Things and a wild rumpus takes place. But Max goes home to supper in his room. Adapted and narrated for video by John Kelin; what did he leave out? (4:13 - No video or audio from 3:50 - 4:13)
Coursera - Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education
Welcome to North Korea [pt 2/6]
This film, shot mostly covertly, shows the irony of a regime where 20 million people lived in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while former dictator Kim II Sung built extravagant monuments to reflect his power. He fostered a grotesque personality cult, which his son and successor Kim Jong Il perpetuates. All around the capital, Pyongyang, an endless stream of propaganda glorifies the leaders. Monuments and museums pay homage to them, but they are strangely empty.
Culture vs. Cross Culture - Sex and the City - Dr. Bruce Winter
Dr. Winter considers the relationships between the early Christians and the Draeco-Roman world to be critical for Christians today. There are important life-chnaging lessons that can be learned about what does, but was never to, shape our own lives as contemporary Australian Christians.
Banking Correspondents revised 7/17/12
The MLA Format Avoiding Plagiarism and Documenting Sources
This lesson received an honorable mention in the 2010 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge.'In this lesson, you will learn...What the MLA Format is and why it is importantHow to write a citation in the MLA formatHow to cite sources in your paper'
How to Play Croquet
A four minute video that shows the basics of croquet. The terms are explained as well as rules. Good introduction. A bit of history, too.
Assessment learning and teaching journal , Leeds Metropolitan University
This edition showcases key areas of work catalysed by the Institute for Enterprise and comprises a range of articles research papers, case studies and reflections by staff, students and stakeholders.
THE ELECTRIC COMPANY: Quotations
This video from The Electric Company uses a cute rap song to introduce quotation marks. It also emphasizes you must you a comma before using quotation marks (Running Time 0:51).
1.4.10 Unfinished business When people die suddenly we can never be sure that they have done and said what they want and are able to do. Meg’s long term-illness gave her a lot of time for reflection and preparation, so that while her death was sudden and she was unable to see her younger son, she also had the opportunity for conversations with people about her death. However, there may have been last-minute wishes that Meg was unable to express. Li’s sudden stroke may have left her with things unsaid, but her
When people die suddenly we can never be sure that they have done and said what they want and are able to do. Meg’s long term-illness gave her a lot of time for reflection and preparation, so that while her death was sudden and she was unable to see her younger son, she also had the opportunity for conversations with people about her death. However, there may have been last-minute wishes that Meg was unable to express.
Li’s sudden stroke may have left her with things unsaid, but her
Journal of the House of Lords: volume 3 1620-1628
Covers the end of the reign of James I and the accession of Charles I.
COB Alumni Spotlight - Mike Green
Master of Science in Computer Information Systems alumnus, Mike Green, discusses his time in the program and his current position as Senior VP/Group Head, Global Information Security with Mastercard.