The war for Leveson's ear
John Mair, senior lecturer Coventry University and author of 'The Phone Hacking Scandal; Journalism on Trial' gives a talk for the RISJ seminar series.
Economic Update on WBAI Sept 3
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All Summer In A Day, Part 1
This video is based on a short story by Ray Bradbury. It has a futuristic setting where students live on a rainy planet and long for the sun to visit. Everything is dull and grey with the exception of one little girl who remembers what the beauty and warmth of the sun felt like on Earth. This video could be used by students to create numerous writing activities: (1) compare/contrast paragraphs (2) prediciting outcomes (3) creative writing, etc. (09:55)
Ameto Akpe on Opaque Financial Management of Water in Nigeria
Pulitzer Center grantee Ameto Akpe introduces her forthcoming reporting on opaque financial management in the Nigerian water sector and communities where improvements are sustainable. She is part of a Pulitzer Center team of six journalists investigating water and sanitation in West Africa.
How Did the Universe Begin?
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about the work of Edwin Hubble and how his work contributed to the formation of the Big Bang Theory.
Making a Pinhole Camera
Notes for conducting a lesson on how to make and use a pinhole camera, plus an explanation of how it works. See also corresponding worksheet for pupils.
Historical Cases - Plessy v. Ferguson
This 7:46 video provides the background of this historical legal case and gives insights into what separate but equal resulted. A good overview with direct quotations.
Home Base: The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
Since 1936 the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has become one of the nation's most popular institutions.Baseball has been America’s national pastime for nearly 150 years. Founded in 1939, today’s museum preserves history, honors excellence, and connects generations through the story of baseball and America, featuring more than 35,000 artifacts, two million documents, 500,000 historic photographs, and 10,000 hours of original TV and radio recordings. The adjoining Hall of
The integers -3, 0, 2, and -5 are compared using a number line in this teacher-created video. The greater than/less than symbols are shown and explained. ( 1:28)
MIT Sloan MBA Orientation - Opening remarks
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SMU Know What To Do: Seek Shelter
National Preparedness Month: Know What To Do In An Emergency for Seek Shelter As a part of the Department of Homeland Security's National Preparedness Month, SMU wants to make sure you Know What To Do in case an emergency occurs. Would you know what to do if you heard sirens on campus? What would you do if there was a chemical spill in a lab? What if you received a text message about an active shooter on campus? Would you know what do? We encourage you to take a look at this quick video to
IDS336 Session 1 Fall 2011
IDS336 Jazz in the Modern Era Session One 09/06/11 Chet Hanley
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Putin & Resurgent Russia, Implications for the U.S.
CNN foreign affairs correspondent Jill Dougherty sits down with Ellison Center Director Scott Radnitz to discuss the role of a resurgent Russia and implications for the US at UW's Kane Hall. Dougherty was the CNN Moscow bureau chief from 1997 to 2005, but actively covered events in Russia and the former Soviet Union both before and after that appointment. Her reporting history includes the post-Soviet economic transition, violence in Chechnya and the imprisonment of Yukos Oil founder, Mikhail K
Kerry: Preference is dialogue to diffuse Ukraine crisis
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews After meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Rome, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the U.S. preference is "to emphasize the possibilities for the dialogue that can lead to the normalization and diffusing of this crisis." Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters prov
PBS - The Secret Life of the Brain 1of5 The Babys Brain (3/4)
THE SECRET LIFE OF THE BRAIN, a David Grubin Production,
reveals the fascinating processes involved in brain development across a
lifetime. The five part series covers brain development in the baby,
child/adolescent, and adult. This is a great video to use for High school
psychology, anatomy, or biology class.
Making History: Bill Dietrich Gift Announcement
On September 7, 2011, businessman, scholar, philanthropist and longtime Carnegie Mellon University trustee William S. Dietrich II announced a plan to provide a record-breaking gift of a $265 million fund to support CMU. It is the largest gift in CMU's history and one of the 10 largest by an individual to a private higher education institution in the United States. For more about Bill Dietrich and his unprecedented gift, visit: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich
2.2 Basic principles
The internet provides a world of information, but how do you find what you are looking for? This unit will help you discover the meaning of information quality and teach you how to evaluate the material you come across in your study of technology. You will learn how to plan your searches effectively and be able to experiment with some of the key resources in this area.
Late Night at the Bone 2011
Illinois State students are invited to join the Bone Student Center for this amazing night of fun. Enjoy the Battle of the Bands, RSO performances, rockwall climbing, a showing of "The Green Lantern" in Braden Auditorium, FREE food, Wii and Xbox 360 games, a photo booth, a Movie Maker, a green screen, a live WZND broadcast, bingo, bowling, billiards, a money machine, and much, much more! This event is FREE to all Illinois State students with a VALID STUDENT ID. The first 200 students will rece