Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
This case study describes the current trend for crime scene investigation drama and news stories of personal tragedies involving incorrect or missing data have been harnessed to capture the attention and inspire learning and enterprise skills in students studying database compilation
Eisenhower's Presidency-Domestic Concerns
This video is accompanied by text. "After the war-ravaged times of the 1940s and early 1950s, Americans turned their attention to domestic concerns. President Eisenhower's strong yet pleasant demeanor was the antithesis of Truman's cold scowl and helped usher in a more friendly and family-oriented era. While the Republican accepted much of the previous administration's New Deal, he also promoted policies that nurtured the growing economy. The philosophy of the Eisenhower administration—labeled
1 Introducing cosmology
‘This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang but a whimper.’ (T.S. Eliot) But how about the way the world begins? Was this the biggest bang of all? This unit will introduce you to the theory of the Big Bang and will present the three main lines of experimental evidence that support this theory.
145 GG May-berry
"Can" versus "may." The Grammar Girl print book is now available on Amazon.com! http://tinyurl.com/2pkej7
146 GG Don't Mix
Mixed metaphors. The Grammar Girl print book is now available on Amazon.com! http://tinyurl.com/2pkej7
LXIX - A - PART III - PENSUM UNDESEPTUAGESIMUM
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LXIX - C - PART I - PENSUM UNDESEPTUAGESIMUM
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035 - BELLUM HELVETICUM - LOWE BUTLER WALKER
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27 - Legacies of the Civil War
Professor Blight finishes his lecture series with a discussion of the legacies of the Civil War. Since the nineteenth century, Blight suggests, there have been three predominant strains of Civil War memory, which Blight defines as reconciliationist, white supremacist, and emancipationist. The war has retained a political currency throughout the years, and the ability to control the memory of the Civil War has been, and continues to be, hotly contested.
19 - To Appomattox and Beyond: The End of the War and a Search for Meanings
Professor Blight uses Herman Melville's poem "On the Slain Collegians" to introduce the horrifying slaughter of 1864. The architect of the strategy that would eventually lead to Union victory, but at a staggering human cost, was Ulysses S. Grant, brought East to assume control of all Union armies in 1864. Professor Blight narrates the campaigns of 1864, including the Battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor, and the siege of Petersburg. While Robert E. Lee battled Grant to a stal
18 - "War So Terrible": Why the Union Won and the Confederacy Lost at Home and Abroad
This lecture probes the reasons for confederate defeat and union victory. Professor Blight begins with an elucidation of the loss-of-will thesis, which suggests that it was a lack of conviction on the home front that assured confederate defeat, before offering another of other popular explanations for northern victory: industrial capacity, political leadership, military leadership, international diplomacy, a pre-existing political culture, and emancipation. Blight warns, however, that we cannot
Calculating Compound Interest
Compound Interest is another fundamental investing concept. This video goes through a simple example showing the calculations year to year. Power point style is used to clearly show the process.Provided by http://www.kanjoh.com./
026 CANNON'S CAESAR
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Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States (1801--1809), author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and one of the most influential founders of the United States. Major events during his presidency include the Louisiana Purchase (1803), the Embargo Act of 1807, and the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804--1806).
A political philosopher who promoted classical liberalism, republicanism, and the separation of church and state, he was the author of the Virginia St
North America Historical Geography
This presentation outlines briefly the historical geography of North America.
Lewis and Clark
Join Lewis and Clark as they journey overland across North America in this short, computer-animated video. The following concepts will be briefly addressed: the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Louisiana Purchase, President Jefferson commissions survey, Lewis and Clark meet natives, Lewis and Clark discover new plants and animals, Lewis and Clark reach the Pacific Ocean, and Lewis and Clark return home as heroes. The video ends with a 10-question, fill-in-the-blank quiz.
Ku Klux Klan- A Secret History [3/9]
(Caution: Scenes of violence and insensitive racial language)THE 20TH CENTURY(TM) ventures back to the days of the Reconstruction South and through the landmarks in Klan history to tell the complete story of the most famous hate group in America. Discover how the six original Klansmen came together and chose their name. See how the release of America's first blockbuster movie spurred a resurgence in the KKK and how they expanded their target to include Jews, Catholics and immigrants as well as b
New York City's Brooklyn Bridge - 2 Minute Tour
The Brooklyn Bridge over the East River in New York CIty is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States, stretching 5,989 feet over the East River connecting the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. In addition to being a major thoroughfare for commuters between Brooklyn and Manhattan, during which it carries approximately 145,000 vehicles per day, the Brooklyn Bridge makes for a wonderful walk, popular with New Yorkers and tourists alike, allowing for great views of L
Change at the Top of the World
Marked by towering glaciers and vast expanses of tundra and open sea, the astonishing Arctic landscape exudes a feeling of immense power. But the region's ecosystem is actually one of the most fragile, and it is facing quick deterioration from man-made intrusions such as mining, oil drilling, and pollution - as well as global warming. Journey with explore to meet the region's people and find out how these issues are affect