NAPFTDS Region 4 Conference
The National Association of Publicly Funded Truck Driving Schools held its Region 4 Conference on the West Campus of Del Mar College, Nov. 10-11, 2011.
"I Have A Dream" Speech Marked Civil War Centennial
Author and historian David Blight connected the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement during the recent Gilder-Jordan Lecture in Southern History event. A professor at Yale and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center, Blight's latest book, American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era and Our Own Time focuses on Civil War memory. The following is a short piece from that lecture. Produced by Mary Stanton.
nanoHUB-U Fundamentals of Nanoelectronics
Nanoelectronic devices are an integral part of our life, including the billion-plus transistors in every laptop. We have condensed the essence of a 30-week (2 semesters) course into two 5-week classes that convey the experience of a university course that can be taken anywhere in the world. Visit https://nanohub.org/u for more info! Don't forget to register before the first course starts on January 23, 2012!
Around the World with alumni
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Meet the Author: Gary Braver
Gary Braver discusses his new novel, Tunnel Vision, in which a grad student, Zack Kashian, falls into a coma after a biking accident on an icy Boston street. Months later, he awakens, reciting the Lord's Prayer in its original Aramaic, although he claims to be an atheist. Attracting the attention of both religious followers and neurologists, Zack's case causes public controversy over whether this is proof that an afterlife exists or if it is a medical condition explained by neurobiology. Dr. Eli
This video explains how to find the area under a curve. When finding the area under a curve for a region, it is often easiest to approximate area using a summation series. This approximation is a summation of areas of rectangles. The rectangles can be either left-handed or right-handed and, depending on the concavity, will either overestimate or underestimate the true area. (5:52)
Reading Bear: Short A
This video demonstrates sounding out many CVC words using the " short a" sound. Each word is illustrated with a picture, a sentence, and a video. This video is part of WatchKnowLearn's Reading Bear Program (see www.ReadingBear.org). ( 15:16)