Permission to Play: Game Changing Research
Are there now too many issues attached to the practice of play for it to be just plain fun? Nickelodeon executive Jane Gould describes a study on kids’ play that reveals real tensions within the family on the subject. Although parents feel confused and conflicted, and kids stifled and controlled, families are managing to find
Bass Performance 101: Modes
Learn more about Danny's course at: http://bit.ly/wDIuOV Danny Morris--or Danny Mo, as he's known to his students--is a Professor of Bass at Berklee College of Music, and the author/instructor of Berkleemusic online courses Bass Performance 101 and R&B Bass. He is known for his muted tone, warm personality, and ability to work with all level of students. Danny gigs regularly with the band Calypso Hurricane and was the bass player for the James Montgomery Blues Band and Jon Pousette-Dart band
Rod Morgenstein - Rock Drums - Berkleemusic Open House
Learn more about Rod's course at: http://bit.ly/ABCqvs Berkleemusic hosted an online Open House with instructor Rod Morgenstein, author/instructor of Berkleemusic's online course Rock Drums, on July 28th. Rod has over 35 years of real-life performing experience, which includes recording on over 50 CDs and playing over 3,000 concerts in 25 countries. Rod is a founding member of the Emmy-nominated progressive rock fusion group the Dixie Dregs, and an original member of the heavy metal band Wing
Young students follow path to biomedical research
Young students participate in the Physician Scientist Training Program at Southern Methodist University this summer. The PSTP is a national program developed in 1990 by SMU alumnus Moses Williams '78, '82 to increase the number of underrepresented minority students in biomedical research fields.
Teaching Ethics in schools - is Fred Nile right?
Associate Professor Philip Cam from UNSW's School of History and Philosophy on the proposed banning of Ethics classes in schools.
ECU Myalup Beach Planting
Generators: Three Mile Island vs. Hoover Dam
Students are given a history of electricity and its development into the modern age lifeline upon which we so depend. The methods of power generation are introduced, and further discussion of each technology's pros and cons follows.
Search & Rescue Dogs
Search and Rescue dogs are the silent heroes that help find lost people and pets. This selection contains actual video of search and rescue dogs with commentary by founder of International Canine Search and Rescue Services. ( 2:59)
Function Homework -- Problems: Composite Functions
This module provides practice problems designed to develop some concepts related to composite functions.
20-million year-old fossil found
Aug. 4 - A 20-million year-old fossil, thought to be from a distant cousin of modern apes, is discovered in Uganda. Tara Cleary reports.
Putin calls U.S. "parasite" on global economy
Aug. 2 - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin calls the United States a "parasite" on the world economy. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Facing the Giants: Field Goal Winner
With seconds left on the clock and down by two points, Coach Taylor puts the fate of their season into the hands of the team's field goal kicker. This movie clip addresses the themes of leadership, confidence, and facing challenges. ( 3:15)
Summer Technology Camp
Armstrong students show kids that engineering can be fun and rewarding.
Conditional Probability - Introduction
The instructor in this ten-and-a-half-minute video discussing the phrasing of conditional probability questions and their calculation. There will be a lot of information on the screen, so the student or teacher should view the video in 'full screen.'
This instructor uses a paper to instructr from, however, the focus is a little off, so it may be a little difficult for some students to view. There is also writing at the bottom of the sheet of paper. The viewer is advised to open the video to 'full screen'. (05:42)
This is an excellent, brief (and simply animated) introduction to Conditional Probability. (03:48)
Egyptians protest border deaths
Aug 20 - Hundreds of Egyptians voice their anger against Israel over the killing of five Egyptian security personnel as Israeli forces pursued cross-border raiders. Andrew Raven reports.
U.S. Foreign Policy and the War on Terrorism - US Foreign Policy After 9/11
US Foreign Policy after 9/11 - Spring 2006. Lecture - Ian Lustick, Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania. This course provides an opportunity to study and discuss issues and events having recent international impact and/or interest. The course will present a multidisciplinary perspective on specific subjects with the intent of linking students with the scholars and scholarship involved in understanding and explaining current international issues, events, and crisis. The subj