SOC315 Session 1 Spring 2011
SOC315 Sociology of Work Session 1 01/09/11 Topic: What is "Work?"
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Icky, Icky Insects Song
This is the Icky, Icky Insects Music Video by Silly Bus. The video uses music, humor, and wonderful close-up shots of various insects to teach small children about insects.  Key vocabulary words and lyrics include: head, thorax, abdomen, exoskeleton, six legs, and hatch from eggs.  Run time 03:54.
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Dach blog
Dach is a blog which keeps readers updated on the British Library's German collections. It also discusses wider issues connected with German, Austrian and German Swiss culture, politics and literature. The authors - Clemens Gresser, Susan Reed and Dorothea Miehe - are all librarians at the British Library. Some blog postings also give a more personal perspective on issues relating to German culture and everyday work issues. For example, a recent post talked about German elections and how the
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TED415 Session 1 Spring 2011
TED415 Multicultural Education Session 1 01/23/2011 Jeffrey Miller
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The Wowzies sing "I Like Bugs"
From the Wowzies television series, a puppet sings about liking bugs. Real pictures are shown of a variety of bugs with an emphasis on the praying mantis. This short video would make a great teaching resource for a thematic unit on bugs or nature (1:37).
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Schoolhouse Rock! Interplanet Janet
This classic music video from School House Rock sings about the solar system and individual planets.  The song will address many facts such as which planet is known as the red planet, which planet has a funny tilt, and what is the largest planet. Although the song is outdated (naming Pluto as the 9th planet) it is still an enjoyable and informative song.  (03:06)
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11.364 International Environmental Negotiation (MIT)
The class will explore the obstacles to achieving sustainability; in particular, the difficulties of managing common resources, achieving transboundary pollution control, making tradeoffs between economic and social development needs and environmental resource protection, and harmonizing environmental protection standards. At their core, these problems must be addressed through international or multi-lateral negotiations. We will focus especially on problems of representation and voting, issue l
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A Virtual Tour of Martin Luther King's Birthplace
At this website there will be a map of the home.  Click on a room of the house and a photograph will appear. Use your mouse to look around the room, or use the controls to zoom in and out. There is also some text that describes the rooms and provides a little background.
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How Can I Become a Better Writer?
How Can I Become a Better Writer?. Part of the series: Writing Tips. Become a better writer by reading a lot of different authors and writing as much as possible. Go back and edit your writing to improve writing skills with tips from a professionals. Mainly talking without any specific examples.

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How To Write a Thesis Statement
This video explains how to write a  thesis. It goes step-by-step and is easy to follow with examples.

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Brazil's children of the floods
Children who lost families and homes after massive flooding in Brazil find shelter from the storm. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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2011 MLK Noon Celebration at GRCC
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Bloodshed in Iraq
A car bomb explodes northeast of Baghdad on the same day Iraqi security forces say they foiled a plot to bomb the French embassy in Baghdad. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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123: How to make friends and gain influence … by losing employees
Fighting to attract and retain the best talent is still important but letting employees go, even in good times, is also beneficial, says a research team led by INSEAD faculty Andrew Shipilov and Frederic Godart.
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Sci-fi inspires Augmented Reality
A virtual vision of the Berlin wall, a digital representation of the World Trade Center and a magical augmented reality tour of Beatles landmarks are among the 'Layars' drawing attention to a technology called Augmented Reality.
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Hu concludes US visit
On the final day of his four-day visit to the U.S., Chinese President Hu Jintao spoke to students at a leading Chicago high school with a focus on foreign language programs. Jon Decker reports.
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In this podcast Doctor Steven Fielding takes a look back at Gordon Brown's first half-term in office.

In this, the first of three episodes, Doctor Fielding rates the Prime Minister on his performance in International Relations.

Doctor Fielding works in the University's School of Politics and International Relations. He is an expert in
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How to Make Glue
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This Climate Change Impacts Collection provides the teacher and their students the opportunity to explore some of the environmental changes already observed, from the Arctic to tropical regions. Data sources provide historic precipitation and temperature records, allowing students to compare changes in their own local area to others. Lessons included, provide opportunities for place-based instruction related to climate change, others provided a more global perspective. The background resources p
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In recent years there have been amazing advances in consumer technology. The Mobile Learning Network (MoLeNET) initiative has enabled colleges and schools to harness some of this technology in order t...
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