Windows on war : Soviet posters 1943-1945
See the largest collection of Russian WWII propaganda posters outside the former Soviet Union in this video with Professor Cynthia Marsh April 2009 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Cynthia Marsh, Professor of Russian Drama and Literature, Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies Professor Cynthia Marsh began the study of Russian after leaving school, by taking an intensive course to A-level at the then Holborn College of Law, Languages and Commerce, in Ce
Why study Thomas Aquinas?
In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr Simon Oliver discusses why he devotes so much attention to the medieval Dominican theologian, Thomas Aquinas (1225-74); and argues that when someone today comes to grips with his thought, that learning experience trains one to think theologically.
Why study systematic theology? : with Karen Kilby in discussion with Professor Tom O'Loughlin
In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr Karen Kilby, an expert in systematic theology, explains what is meant by ‘systematics’ within the field of theology, and how it emerges out of the questions that believers ask in seeking to make sense of their faith.
Why study systematic theology? : with Dr Simon Oliver in discussion with Professor Tom O'Loughlin
In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr Simon Oliver, an expert in systematic theology, explains what is meant by ‘systematics’ within the field of theology, how it relates to other parts of the discipline, and its relevance in today's culture
Why study Karl Rahner? : with Dr Karen Kilby in discussion with Professor Tom O'Loughlin
The work of the German theologian Karl Rahner (1904-84) has had a profound influence in the later decades of the twentieth century. In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr. Karen Kilby, one of the world’s foremost authorities on the work of Karl Rahner, identifies key elements of his thought and suggests that these are still valuable insights for Christian thinkers.
Why study a Book of Common Prayer? : with Dr Frances Knight in discussion with Professor Tom O'Lough
In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr. Frances Knight, an expert in history of Anglicanism, shows how a single book from the early nineteenth century – a copy of the Book of Common Prayer – can be the key to understanding the religious culture of a period.
Why do we do proofs?
The aim of this session is to motivate students to understand why we might want to do proofs, why proofs are important, and how they can help us. In particular, the student will learn the following: proofs can help you to really see WHY a result is true; problems that are easy to state can be hard to solve (Fermat's Last Theorem); sometimes statements which appear to be intuitively obvious may turn out to be false (the Hospitals paradox); the answer to a question will often depend crucially on t
Virtual field trip
An interactive map containing computer generated 3D views of the Bowscale and Bannerdale area overlain with geology, and also alternative map data layers for the two study site is available via the 'Virtual Tour' icon on the computer desktops.
The inflammatory response
This learning object describes the inflammatory response - a series of local cellular and vascular responses which are triggered when the body is injured or invaded by micro-organisms or antigen.
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : summation sign
Understanding the summation sign: what does it do … why does it exist?
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : introduction
Things you need to know before looking at the statistics courses here.
Reenactment : fans performing movie scenes from the stage to YouTube
In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops, Professor Barbara Klinger from Indiana University discusses her research on the phenomenon of fan recreations. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor Barbara Klinger, Indiana University Professor Barbara Klinger's research and teaching focus on U.S. cinema, film exhibition and reception, fan studies, cinema and new med
Alexander the Great - The Campaign - Rome
This 14:28 video is about the accomplishments of Alexander. A timeline and map would help students understand the magnitude of his battles.
"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
Christopher Columbus Biography
Christopher Columbus 1451 - 1506 Christopher Columbus' four historical voyages across the Atlantic forever changed the future of civilization and this fast moving two minute video reviews some of his accomplishments and failures.
Valpo Campus Overview
This video provides an overview of Valparaiso University which enrolls about 4,000 students from most states and more than 50 countries, constituting an international, interconnected community. Valpo offers five colleges for undergraduates — the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Business Administration, College of Nursing, and Christ College (honors college) — as well as graduate studies and a law school. Valparaiso University is an independent Lutheran instit
Duke on Demand Highlights for the Week of October 9, 2011
A new documentary "What Love Is" chronicles the lives of 50 women participating in the Duke Pathfinders cancer care program. Duke Law School faculty preview consequential cases set to be heard by the Supreme Court. And, the Duke Translational Medicine Institute has a new clinical trial to address drug addiction.
Cambridge Festival of Ideas: Access all archives
Find out more about the eagerly awaited Cambridge Festival of Ideas event 'Access all archives: sights and sounds' which will take place on Monday 24 October 2011. The University's museums will be brought alive with live music and cutting-edge sound installations to accompany your exploration of the archives. Film and photography projections, improvisation, gamelan gongs, DJ sets and more combine to awaken your senses as you embark on a trail of discovery throughout this late night opening. Full
Driving a Performance Culture
Faisal Abdalla, vice president of independent Toyota distributor Adbul Latif Jameel, talks Sept. 27, 2011, at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu