Sir Ken Robinson Says Schools Kill Creativity (at TED Talk )
This is a wonderful speech about the power of creativity and importance of arts education. Very inspiring and important. Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity. Run time 19:23.
Sir Ken Robinson (TED Talk 2010)
In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken
Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish. Run time 18:00.
Kit Wise Artist Talk
Kit Wise discusses his digital animation work in The Stony Rises Project.
Reporter’s Notebook: The U.S. in Iraq
As viewed through the eyes of two well-informed journalists and an experienced Middle East diplomat, the U.S. invasion of Iraq demonstrated a unique combination of arrogance and ignorance, and the “reconstruction” period appears a fiasco with no end in sight. Here’s a sampling of panelists’ disturbing insights and an
The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil
Perhaps no one comprehends the roots of depravity and cruelty better than Philip Zimbardo. He is renowned for such research as the Stanford Prison Experiment, which demonstrated how, in the right circumstances, ordinary people can swiftly become amoral monsters. Evil is not so much inherent in individuals, Zimbardo showed, but e
Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor/Hiroshima/9-11/Iraq
The Bush administration began its “great misuse of history” shortly after 9/11, says
John Dower, when it seized upon Japan’s 1941 Pearl Harbor attack as a useful analogy, a way to promote its own invasion of Iraq and subsequent occupation. Dower views as simplistic these “popular hooks to history
Chomsky on Gaza
While he admits to no surprise about events in Gaza, Noam Chomsky does consider “the latest U.S.-Israeli attack on helpless Palestinians” a step beyond terrorism and aggression. He says “some new term is needed for the sadistic and cowardly torture of people caged with no possibility of escape, being pounded daily by the most s
The Mysterious Field of Engineering Systems
One of the nation’s revered technology leaders dispenses anecdotes and wisdom on the slippery subject of engineering systems (or systems engineering). Norm Augustine just can’t get a handle on the discipline: “No one agrees on what it is, or what it does.” After years in industries like Lockheed Martin, Augusti
Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction 2010
Recorded on 11/26/10
12.000 Solving Complex Problems (MIT)
12.000 Solving Complex Problems is designed to provide students the opportunity to work as part of a team to propose solutions to a complex problem that requires an interdisciplinary approach. For the students of the class of 2013, 12.000 will revolve around the issues associated with what we can and must do about the steadily increasing amounts CO2 in Earth’s atmosphere.Each year's class explores a different problem in detail through the study of complementary case histories and the devel
Kerri and Dan's Weight Loss Surgery Story- 293 Pounds Lost
Dan and Kerri were both dangerously overweight- with numerous health problems. Kerri was told her weight was keeping her from getting pregnant. In 2008, they decided to undergo gastric bypass surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dan and Kerri discuss how weight loss surgery helped change what's possible in their lives. They got their health back, and something even better- their baby son Eli.
Doing Research Right
David Knauft, Graduate School
Work-Life Balance: Keys to Successfully Managing the Graduate School Life
A Tale of Two Villages FINAL
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Teaching to Learn
Duke University sophomore tutors elementary students at the Crest Street/New Bethel Tutorial Project in Durham, N.C., as part of an education course. Learn more at http://creststtutorial.com and http://community.duke.edu.
DMC: Career Fest, Fall 2010
Del Mar College's Career Fest is an outreach effort designed to give high-school students a comprehensive overview of the College's occupational programs and non-traditional career fields for men and women.
DMC TV: Turkey Bowl 2010
A new era of Texas football dawned two years ago when Del Mar College's Mathematics and Physics Department and Math Learning Center's infamous team "∏r2" or "Pi are squared" gave the Department of English and Philosophy and Stone Writing Center's team, the Wordsmiths, a real whipping on the football field. No one really knows the score for sure, but it was a whipping. Did history repeat itself in 2010? Watch the video and find out.
2010-11 Royals men's basketball roster
Board of Trustees Meeting 11-16-10
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Board of Trustees Meeting 11-16-10 About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially became St. Petersburg College when Florida's governor signed legislation making it t
Gov't and the Marketplace Seminar: Ensuring Equal Access #1 Intro by Burnes
Ensuring Equal Access The Case of Broadband Access in Western Massachusetts Speakers: Stan McGee, Director, MA Broadband Institute and Paul Vasington, Director, State Public Policy, Verizon Moderator: Richard L. O'Bryant, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Northeastern University