Virtual performing arts studio
This learning object is comprising of a series of videos and handouts designed to aid users of the Virtual Performing Arts Studio (VPAS) space in Second Life. The VPAS space is also downloadable from within Second Life here - http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife//29/140/22, as part of the University of Nottingham's Second Life island resource.
Uniform convergence and pointwise convergence
The aim of this material is to introduce the student to two notions of convergence for sequences of real-valued functions. The notion of pointwise convergence is relatively straightforward, but the notion of uniform convergence is more subtle. Uniform convergence is explained in terms of closed function balls and the new notion of sets absorbing sequences. The differences between the two types of convergence are illustrated with several examples. Some standard facts are also discussed: a unif
Politics in 60 seconds. Social democracy
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on social democracy as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at
Politics in 60 seconds. Corruption
Professor Paul Heywood defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on corruption as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Paul Heywood, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Paul Heywood is Sir Francis Hill Professor of European Politics. He graduated with an MA in Politics (First Class) fro
How do venue owners make sure a concert sounds great no matter
where someone is sitting in 18,000 seat arena? They hire an
Acoustical Consultant. This video explains what is required to be involved in this unique career that blends science with music appreciation.
Running time1:23 minutes
The Best Part of Everything: A Modern Family
A family’s evolution as the children face the real world and the parents prepare for an empty nest and retirement.Weaved together by an assemblage of aesthetically and emotionally rich interviews, an extraordinary array of archival material and vérité footage, The Best Part of Everything explores an American family facing their hopes, dreams, ambitions, and regrets as the 20-something children face the real world and the parents prepare for an empty nest and retirement.Jes Th
Gengo Spanish #12 - Do You Have Any Spanish Recommendations?
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Beginner - Toothpick On your travels to the Middle East, or North Africa, you are bound to be treated to some Arab hospitality which generally involves some nice, tender, finger-licking meat! Having a toothpick is handy in those situations, so tune in and learn how to ask for one.
On your travels to the Middle East, or North Africa, you are bound to be treated to some Arab hospitality which generally involves some nice, tender, finger-licking meat! Having a toothpick is handy in those situations, so tune in and learn how to ask for one.
292 GG Overcoming Writer's Block
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What is a Recession?
This two-minute video explains what a recession is, the basic economic terms, and the psychological factor that often fuels a recession. It is very fast-paced and may need to be replayed. Stresses the importance of the word fear and how it can result in negative influences on the economy. Several methods to end a recession are discussed and they need to be explained to most students.
Women of the Revolution
Could the war have been won without women? Author and Professor Holly Mayer thinks not. Learn more about the inner workings of the Continental Army.
Introducción a la Geografía del Turismo
La Introducción a la Geografía del Turismo es, como su nombre indica, una asignatura generalista que pretende aproximar al alumnado al medio geográfico como condicionante básico de la actividad turística y de ocio. Es el territorio y todos los complejos factores que lo integran quienes potencian o reducen las posibilidades o el desarrollo turístico en una sociedad concreta. En esta materia se analizan conceptos y fuentes para la comprensión y el análisis del turismo, se analizan las inte
Beginner - Taking a nap In today's increasingly fast-moving world, some people have found it necessary to have naps at unusual times to help boost the body's required energy to go that extra mile. We teach you how to say you're taking a nap among other useful phrases around the subject.
In today's increasingly fast-moving world, some people have found it necessary to have naps at unusual times to help boost the body's required energy to go that extra mile. We teach you how to say you're taking a nap among other useful phrases around the subject.
United Way 2011 campaign
Valparaiso University President Mark A. Heckler and Porter Health System CEO Jonathan Nalli discuss the value of the United Way in the Porter County communities, and the importance of giving. More information at unitedwaypc.org.
Expand Your Horizons: Study Abroad Fair 2011
Michigan State University student Taylor Benson checked out the 2011 Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 28 at the Breslin Student Events Center and chatted with students about their MSU study abroad experiences and opportunities. With more than 270 study abroad programs in more than 60 countries on all continents, MSU is the leader in study abroad among public universities in the United States and is one of five public universities in the nation that rank in the top 10 for both study abroad and internat
Robert Sabuda and the Pop-Up Book
In this video, a student interviews Robert Sabudo, a famous pop-up book engineer and artist. He describes how he became interested in pop-up books, how he designs his books, and demonstrates making a simple pop-up book. ( 4:19)
Modeling Human Mobility
Researchers who wish to study mobility patterns might be reaching for your phone. Increasingly, cell phones are equipped with locational receivers (Global Positioning Systems or GPS) and their bread crumb trails are opening up entirely new ways to study and predict the dynamics of travel. “We are in the GPS revolution because
Act of Union Debate, House of Lords
A recreation (and reimagination) of the debates over the passing of the Irish Act of Union, 1799-1800. This is a 4:30 long video and may be difficult for students to follow unless they have good knowledge of what went on before hand.