How to Identify Narrative Style in Literature
Narrative style in literature refers to the storyteller or the narrator in a piece of writing, whether it be first, second or third person, omniscient or otherwise. Identify the narrative style of a piece of literature, while deciding whether or not to trust the narrator, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere. He has published poetry, essays, short fiction and a novel, and he has
Example Of A Personal Narrative Essay
A student shares his narrative essay on his middle school experiences. He reads some of the details from his essay and explains how to use tone and details in a personal narrative.
The Ashmolean Museum and the Museum of Natural History
An introduction to the Ashmolean Museum and the Museum of Natural History.
Video Production: Project: Production
You have been patiently learning all the things you need to shoot your video. Now, follow the steps the project crew went through as they shot their video and hopefully it will give you some ideas too before you shoot. Run time 05:22
How to Conduct an Informational Interview
Conducting an informational interview is an efficient way to
inform prospective future employees about the available jobs. Conduct an informational interview with tips from an executive business manager in this video.
Digital Storybooks With Audio
This brief slidecast was created by a college student. The student gives a definition of a digital book, how an e-book 'works', briefly discusses e-Book Readers, and the benefits to teachers and students. The sound could be better.
Corel Painter 12 : Les aquarelles
Literaturno-memorialnyi muzei F. M. Dostoevskogo
Literaturno-memorialnyi muzei F. M. Dostoevskogo is the beautifully produced, easy to navigate, detailed site of the Petersburg Dostoevsky museum. The site provides: biographical information about the writer in chronological format, with family portraits; a link to the sub-site Dostoevskys Image (catalogued separately); a chronology of literary works with links to overviews and to the full-text source; detailed descriptions of (and links to) six other Dostoevsky museums; photographs of Dostoev
Songs for Kids - I'm Thankful
This kids song is fun and good Thanksgiving music for children, babies, toddlers, kids, and infants in preschool, homeschool, or kindergarten. Sing-a-long with Tayla from Tea Time with Tayla and remember all the things you are thankful for! (1:53)
National committee for attending deportees
The "National committee for attending deportees" is a website dedicated to the activity and archive of this committee created in Budapest in 1945 (Deportáltak gondozó országos bizottság - DEGOB) to deal with the Jewish refugees stranded abroad and returning to Hungary after the war. DEGOB aimed to help repatriate Hungarian Jews; offer relief and support together with the National Jewish Aid Committee; and to record the testimonials of survivors of the Holocaust. The records kept by DEGOB are
The Science of Discworld - Professor Ian Stewart
The Science of Discworld series weaves together a Discworld story by Terry Pratchett which examines what happens when wizards meddle with history in a battle against the elves for the future of humanity, with scientific commentary by two University of Warwick researchers (mathematician and chaos theory expert Professor Ian Stewart and reproductive Biologist Dr Jack Cohen) on the evolution and development of the human mind, culture, language, art, and science. Professor Ian Stewart is a member o
Moscow 1941 - 1/6
Hitler tries to take Moscow, thinking once he had Moscow he would be able to take all of Russia. German forces quickly advance.
Moscow 1941 - 5/6
In December Germans reach the outskirts of Moscow and start a block by block conquest. Moscow falls on December 30th. Stalin was looking for ways to save Moscow.
Solving Percent Problems, Part 3 of 3
This instructor in this video, Sal Khan, discusses how to solve this problem: 78 is 15 percent of what number?
Mr. Khan uses computer software (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor fits a lot of information on a dark screen. (05:26)
"Caught in the Shafting."
The National Police Gazette portrays, in a characteristically lurid fashion, an industrial accident in a North Grosvenor, Connecticut, cotton mill. Many late-nineteenth century businessmen ignored hazardous working conditions, since they had little financial incentive to make the workplace safer. In 1881 alone, 30,000 railway workers were killed or injured on the job, and industrial hazards existed in other industries, including textiles. A national weekly magazine, the National Police Gazette e
The Failure of Reconstruction
Despite gaining their freedom, African-Americans face struggles in the years after the Civil War includes amendments 13,14,15 and other political acts during that time. Explains problems that occured after Reconstruction ends.
Lusiad index, The : by Luis de Camõens; trans. by William Julius Mickle
This is the online fulltext edition of the first English translation of The Lusiad, the Portuguese national poem written by Luis de Camõens. The translation was made by William Julius Mickle in 1776, and this digitised transcription was based on the 1877 edition of the poem. The site contains the transcription of the complete 1877 edition, including the 1877 preface by the editor. It also contains the preliminary material added to the 1776 edition by Mickle, including the biography of the poet,
FREN 201-01, Elementary French, Fall 2006
This course will be taught in French and you are expected to speak only French in the classroom. In this course you will: • Improve your communication skills in French • Review and broaden the grammar and vocabulary attained in elementary French • Expand your French listening, reading, and writing skills • Broaden your knowledge of French and Francophone culture through readings, cultural activities and in-class discussions,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Acad
Arend L. Schwab of the Laboratory for Engineering Mechanics, Delft University of Technology, describes his research into the dynamics of bicycles. His website includes a review paper on the linearised equations of motion for a bicycle, a history and bibliography of bicycle dynamics studies, research news, images and videos. A full text MSc thesis entitled "Experimental validation of a model for the motion of an uncontrolled bicycle" is also available.
King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, MP and author Chris Mullin talks about his own political fiction and explains w