IPL: Slow train coming: religious liberty in the last days
Professor Rex Tauati Ahdar, Faculty of Law, presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture, “Slow train coming: religious liberty in the last days.” 21 August 2008
MSUToday: Samaritan Scrolls
The re-discovery of Samaritan Scrolls on the campus of MSU, creates a unique educational opportunity for students and scholars alike.
Inventions by Ben Franklin
This 2:25 long video is a "Ben Franklin" talking to a second grade class. The essence is a listing and explanation of some of Franklin's inventions.
Benjamin Franklin Biography
This four minute video is about Benjamin Franklin, the American founding father, scientist, inventor, activist, statesman, diplomat and author. It uses painting and a narrator to help tell his story. A good overview.
Frontline: dreams of Tibet
The accompanying online resource to the PBS Frontline programme, Dreams of Tibet, introduces users to the political, religious, and cultural background of this still contentious region, governed by the Chinese state. From the main page, users can: read interviews with historians and public figures (explaining their attitude towards Tibet and Buddhism); read book excerpts and official reports on China's relationship with Tibet; read about contemporary and historical expeditions to Tibet; and lear
Jennifer Egger is faculty at Otis College of Art and Design. She teaches Typography in the Digital Media Department. This video represents the very basics of learning about typography, the vocabulary of typography.
How Wikis Work
A popular, simple explanation of how wikis work. Explains wiki concepts using the example of planning a camping trip. A "paperwork" video. (3:52)
Power, voice and rights: a turning point for gender equality in Asia and the Pacific
This site provides free access to the full text of a report by UN Development Programme (UNDP) which was published in March 2010. The report examines gender inequality in the Asia-Pacific area, focusing on 3 specific areas: The report focuses on 3 areas economic power, political decision-making and legal rights― It analyses the problems women face, and how policies and attitudes can be changed to encourage gender equality. In addition to the full text of the report, the website also offe
Women of four wars: stories from the veteran's history project
This site is maintained by the Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress. It provides free access to online materials relating to the experience of women service personnel in the Korean War, Vietnam War, Afghanistan conflict and the Gulf war. The site includes online oral histories with video webcasts or podcasts of interviews with the women in whom they detail their experiences of fighting and warfare. Technical and copyright information is displayed on the website.
"When I Have Fears That I May Cease To Be," poem by John Keats
A professional narration of the poem by English Romantic poet John Keats. This poem is perhaps the closest expression he wrote about the predicament of his own brilliant short tragic life: "When I have fears that I may cease to be". The words can be pulled down from the description section (top right). A sepia colored head shot of Keats with moving lips. (0:58)
Shows images of bacteria and places where bacteria can be found. Kind of a silly song to go with it, but it does explain the basics of bacterial transmission.
Teaching Reading with Children's Rhymes
Learn some examples of children's rhymes and tips like having kids clap with the rhymes in this child-development video about teaching kids how to read using rhymes. You are given some specific examples of how to get kids to read with feeling and energy using these games and rhymes.
Ryhming and Reading Games in Reading
Learn from an award winning teacher how reading can be taught with rhyming games. The teacher talks about how to teach children read with rhymes in this video clip.
Teaching Reading With Interactive Rhyming
Teach kids how to read by showing different ways to interact with rhymes and by using books that have animation. An award winning teacher talks about interactive rhyming in this video.
Sesame Street - Parts of a Face
This animation highlight the parts of a face as the narrator names the face part. Classic Sesame Street. (:28)
A librarian recites the rhyme "Hello Face" in this video. (:52)
A 3 Minute Documentary on the early years of the Cold War. (Amateur video)
Differentiating with an MP3
17.460 Defense Politics (MIT)
This course focuses on the institutional relationships that affect the raising, maintenance and use of military forces in the United States. It is about civil/military, government/industry, military/science and military service/military service relations. The course examines how politicians, defense contractors, and military officers determine the military might of the United States. It analyzes the military strategies of the nation and the bureaucratic strategies of the armed services, contract
Crowding the streets of Sanaa
Dec. 2 - Thousands take to the streets of Sanaa both in favor of and against the government as violence continues despite Saleh's pledge to step down. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.