Building a global teaching profile: Showcasing Open Educational Resources at the University of Cape
This presentation was delivered November 18 2009 at the Teaching with Technology Miniconference hosted by the Centre for Educational Technology at UCT. Higher education institutions in the 21st century find themselves in a complex and often contradictory environment as many of the world's leading institutions are formulating policy to give their content away for free and are investing significant resources in establishing open content platforms while other smaller institutions are holding onto c
Hirshhorn After Hours: March 9, 2007
View footage from the first Hirshhorn After Hours on March 9, 2007. This After Hours celebrated the opening of "Directions—Pae White and Virgil Marti" and "Refract, Reflect, Project: Light Works from the Collection." It featured a special After Hours Podcast in the Lobby and a Lite Brite art-making activity. DJ Ian Svenonius spun tracks on the Third level.
Ward Edwards Interview
Psychologist Ward Edwards, a former faculty member of the USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, talks about multidisciplinary research at the University of Southern California and the development of organized research units to support research and scholarship involving multiple disciplines. Edwards was an internationally known authority on statistical decision analysis and behavioral decision research, a field he pioneered. He was founding direc
Using Legos to Demonstrate the Three Laws of Motion
This film is about Sir Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Physics. It is a student-made project, using legos to illustrate the story of Newton and his three laws. Audio is very loud and clear. Lego illustrations are very well done. Run time 04:52.
Martha Rose Shulman, "The Simple Art of Vegetarian Cooking" | Chefs at Google
Martha Rose Shulman visited Google LA for a discussion and cooking demo regarding her book "The Simple Art of Vegetarian Cooking." This talk took place on May 14, 2014.
This topic looks at the range of documentation that may be required to see a building project through to completion.
Lesson - Simile, Metaphor, and Alliteration
This is a lesson on similes, metaphors, and alliteration. There is also an example of a simple project to go along with the lesson. Video is slightly blurry, but still usable. For fourth-graders and older.
Kite Basics - Build a Kite
This kite project is designed to support the flight unit of the flight curriculum at the elementary school level. The video includes step by step instructions for building a kite. This is an excellent project for youth clubs, Brownies, Cubs etc. This simple sled kite is an excellent flyer and is easy to build. The terms lift, gravity, drag and tension are discussed as they relate to kites. The video concludes with suggestions for experimenting with kite design.
Toets Unité 1-3 - Bonjour les enfants 1 Dit is een evaluatie van de eerste drie hoofdstukken. In zes korte oefeningen wordt de kennis van de leerlingen getest.
Dit is een evaluatie van de eerste drie hoofdstukken. In zes korte oefeningen wordt de kennis van de leerlingen getest.
News #52 - Top Secret Project 101 Revealed!
We’ve got a confession to make. We’ve been keeping a secret from our Innovative Language listeners…and you’re in on it! For the past year, we’ve been working on secret Project 101 – brand new website designs for all 16 sites! In addition to writing and recording new Spanish lessons, we’ve also been reading through all [...]
Lord's Resistance Army- LRA in Obo, Central African Republic
Examining the impact the Lord's Resistance Army's has had on the town of Obo in the Central African Republic, and the problems its residents still face. By Joe Bavier, for the Pulitzer Center. View the project: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa/lords-resistance-army-joseph-kony-central-africa
Refugee Camps in Haiti: A breeding ground for HIV/AIDS?
In the second edition of his video diaries, Kwame Dawes discusses the increasing sexual activity in the IDP and refugee camps in Haiti. Rooted in boredom, overcrowding and lack of privacy in the camps, some experts wonder whether this will contribute to higher rates of HIV/AIDS. See all related reporting from this reporting project, including poetry, photography and print reporting: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/caribbean/after-quake-hivaids-haiti
Meet the Journalist: Jon Sawyer on Bangladesh
Reporting Bangladesh: Jon Sawyer on the challenges -- and surprises -- in a project on water and sanitation.
'The Evolution of Confusion' by Dan Dennett, AAI 2009
Dan Dennett talks about purposely-confusing theology and how it's used. He also describes his new project interviewing clergyman who secretly don't believe anymore, and introduces a new term: "Deepity." Dan Dennett is the author of many excellent books, including "Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon" and "Darwin's Dangerous Idea". He is also featured in the video "The Four Horsemen" along with Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens. Download Quicktime Version
Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Project at AMNH
There's only a month left to hitch a camel ride on the illustrious Silk Road without even leaving New York City. Traveling the Silk Road: Ancient Pathway to the Modern World sends visitors on an ancient trade route that stretched from the marketplaces of Asia to the bustling hub of the Middle East. And on Sunday afternoons, visitors can wrap up their journey with live musical performances organized by Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Project. For more information visit http://www.amnh.org
Museum Separates Iconic Battling Dinosaurs in Rotunda
The American Museum of Natural History began the process of separating two long-time combatants -- barosaurus and allosaurus skeletons -- that have shared the same display mount in the Theodore Roosevelt Rotunda since they were first installed in 1991. The separation kicked off with curator Mark Norell overseeing the first ceremonial cut in the mount. By the end of the six-week project, an eight-food-wide pathway will be cut through the dinosaur mount to allow visitors to walk between the tower
How Indian MIT and IIT Graduates Have Shaped Computer History
[Recorded July 15, 2010] In the last fifteen years the very names Bangalore and Silicon Valley have become evocative of the important connections between India and the United States in the global IT industry. Historian Ross Bassett argues that the linkages between the two countries are far older and deeper than is widely known. In the course of his research, he found that Indian graduates of MIT significantly influenced the creation of modern technological India. In the colonial period, a small
Nicolas Poussin in Le Louvre - The Gathering of Manna (HD version)
At first glance, this painting seems to be a mess. So why did it become the model of French classicism? This video also explores the connexion between art and the philosophy of Descartes and Aristotle. Want to support our project? http://www.canal-educatif.fr/
Boom Britain - Documenting the Nation's Life on Film
A landmark project that will transform our understanding of British documentary cinema post-1945 encompassing a season at BFI Southbank, a 4-disc DVD boxset, a new book, a Mediatheque collection and a touring programme of extraordinary films. Find out more at http://www.bfi.org.uk/boombritain.html
The 54th BFI London Film Festival Vodcast Day 3
On Day 3 of the 54th BFI London Film Festival we attended the inaugural filmmakers tea, where we spoke to Derek Cianfrance about his acclaimed film Blue Valentine. In the West End Lucy Walker, the director of Waste Land, told us about her latest documentary, which explores the lives of garbage pickers in Rio through an art project developed by artist Vik Muniz. Blue Valentine also had its UK premiere that evening, with star Michelle Williams in attendance. The third day of the festival closed wi