Politics in 60 seconds. Corruption
Professor Paul Heywood defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on corruption as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Paul Heywood, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Paul Heywood is Sir Francis Hill Professor of European Politics. He graduated with an MA in Politics (First Class) fro
Politics in 60 seconds. China's responsibility
Dr Miwa Hirono defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast considers China's responsibility. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Miwa Hirono, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Miwa Hirono is an RCUK Fellow at the Centre for International Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution at The University of Nottingham’s School of Pol
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Super Snackers Make Banana Pops
This cute, short video shows students how to make a healthy snack from bananas, peanut butter, granola, and seeds. This would be a fun activity for home and for school. (1:00)
UNSW Open Day (Engineering) 2011
Prospective students get the low down on what it's like to study Engineering @ UNSW.
Supply Chain Management Key Challenges
Professor Martin Christopher focuses on the major supply chain challenges that face managers in these uncertain and turbulent times. As Emeritus Professor of Marketing and Logistics at Cranfield School of Management in the UK, he is widely recognised as a leader in his field. He delves into three main areas of vital strategic importance: 1. Why supply chain management has become so critical today; 2. The major challenges over the next decade which will impact the supply chain; 3. How Marketing
Wall St. calmer as G20 pledges support
Sept. 23 - There was a slightly positive bias in early Wall Street trading as investors hope the world's central bankers will step in to save the global economy. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Qin Shi Huangdi
This is a student-created four-minute video created using music. You can mute the sound and still have an encyclopedia-type presentation. The presentation covers the many achievements of this Chinese leader. (04:00)
"Introduction to Music Composition, Fall 2009"
" Through a progressive series of composition projects, students investigate the sonic organization of musical works and performances, focusing on fundamental questions of unity and variety. Aesthetic issues are considered in the pragmatic context of the instructions that composers provide to achieve a desired musical result, whether these instructions are notated in prose, as graphic images, or in symbolic notation. No formal training is required; this version of the class is a general elective
Particles break the speed of light
Sept. 23 - International scientists make breakthrough discovery as sub-atomic particles are found to be quicker than the speed of light. Sunita Rappai reports.
"Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi. Summary--Those who make their homes in the West might have a hard time identifying Iran as much more than a nuclear threat—let alone a beloved homeland. Well, prepare to have your eyes opened. In this startling—and startlingly beautiful—graphic novel, you'll discover a complex society that has seen more than its fare share of oppression, brutality, and dramatic upheaval. Marjane—the nar
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Checklist - Study Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
LEGO Education WeDo : Basisfiche Deze didactische fiche met verwijzing naar eindtermen en leerplannen (voor de verschillende onderwijskoepels) leert je hoe je met LEGO Education WeDo kan werken.
Deze didactische fiche met verwijzing naar eindtermen en leerplannen (voor de verschillende onderwijskoepels) leert je hoe je met LEGO Education WeDo kan werken.
Donation creates new SFU Hellenic Studies centre
A $7-million donation from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will establish Simon Fraser University as one of the premier locations for the study of Greek history, culture, and language outside of Greece. SFU's new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies will offer expanded Hellenic academic programming. This includes an undergraduate program for Greek, Balkan, and Middle East studies, a joint history/humanities major in Greek language, literature and culture, and graduate program
The Energy of Music
Students are introduced to sound energy concepts and how engineers use sound energy. Through hands-on activities and demonstrations, students examine how we know sound exists by listening to and seeing sound waves. They learn to describe sound in terms of its pitch, volume and frequency. They explore how sound waves move through liquids, solids and gases. They also identify the different pitches and frequencies, and create high- and low-pitch sound waves.
Why study the Didache?
In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Professor Thomas O’Loughlin argues that a single, short, first-century Christian text, known as the Didache (‘the training’) can provide a valuable window into the lives of the earliest Christian communities and enhance our reading of their better known writings such as the gospels.
Robert Sabuda and the Pop-Up Book
In this video, a student interviews Robert Sabudo, a famous pop-up book engineer and artist. He describes how he became interested in pop-up books, how he designs his books, and demonstrates making a simple pop-up book. ( 4:19)
Fighting for Sirte
Oct. 1 - Heavy fighting in Sirte as Libya's interim government plans to call two-day truce to allow civilians to flee. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.