Physical Therapist Job Description
Physical therapist job descriptions focus on using functional exercises and stretches used to heal people with a variety of injuries. This two minute video is an interview with a therapist as he explains what he does and his training.
ISS Update - Dec. 22, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Dec. 22, 2011.
Brown Bears Fighting
This short video gives excellent real life footage of two large brown bears fighting in a stream. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Verbal Irony #9
Knocking on Heaven's Door
Ninety percent of all minor league baseball players never play one inning in the major leagues. Author Marty Dobrow, in a book published by the UMass Press, follows the dreams and lives of six minor leaguers, including two former UMass players.
The Historical Value of Religious Teachings for Conflict Resolution and the Power of Gestures
Dr. Marc Gopin Talks about the power of symbolic gestures, the Dali Lama and the historical value of religious teachings combined with the value of psychological literature.
Building Learning Communities
Learning communities (“LCs”) involve collaboration, not only across academic departments, but across other institutional resources that serve student needs. Departments such as academic affairs, student development, and the library offer services and skills that contribute to the mission of learning communities and to students’ experience of higher education. This workbook is intended to guide you through the challenge of building or strengthening a learning community.
Tip of the Week: eggNOG, orthologous genes
By: OpenHelix A 5 minute tip on eggNOG, database of orthologous genes. Check out our blog post for more information: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=10634
The Connected Scholar
The Connected Scholar is an online workspace for students and scholars to draft writing projects while tracking the progression of one's ideas through intellectual engagement with source materials. This web-based writing space builds in support for student writing and integrates resource discovery and management tools while offering guidance on proper source attribution.
4.123 Architectural Design, Level I: Perceptions and Processes (MIT)
This studio explores the notion of in-between by engaging several relationships; the relationship between intervention and perception, between representation and notation and between the fixed and the temporal. In the Exactitude in Science, Jorge Luis Borges tells the perverse tale of the one to one scale map, where the desire for precision and power leads to the escalating production of larger and more accurate maps of the territory. For Jean Baudrillard, "The territory no longer precedes the m
Baby Octopuses Eating
The baby octopuses at the Vancouver Aquarium are now six weeks old and still going strong. They are dining on thawed krill in this clip, and sometimes have a tug-a-war over their food.
Destination: New Zealand, Overview
This 3:40 long video shows the landscapes and cities of this country. The diversity of the country is stressed. The differences between the southern and northern islands are explained.
A Way to Remember the Entire Unit Circle for Trigonometry
This video instructor offers his way to remember the Entire Unit Circle for Trigonometry in seven minutes. He uses a small whiteboard. (07:19)
Pied Flycatcher-An Overview
This video gives excellent real life footage of the Pied Flycatcher in its natural environment. Students will enjoy seeing an inside look at nests, fledglings at different stages, and parents feeding the chicks. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 6 Minutes)
Pediatric Care Professions Video: Career Options in Pediatrics
This 3:49 video explains what is required in this career both for doctors and nurses. Includes both job descriptions and schooling.
Christmas in Kabul
Dec. 25 - U.S. Troops celebrate Christmas in Afghanistan. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Days of the Week
Inflated Tomato Frog
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of an inflated Tomato Frog. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 1 Minute)