African honeybees have reproduced in great number in the Amazon rain forest forming aggressive swarms that are blamed for nearly 1,00 deaths. This movie talks about these bees and how they have migrated to the U.S. Run time 03:38.
Jose Antonio Vargas tells his DMV story
Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas shares the story of the day he learned he was an undocumented American. Vargas was the keynote speaker at Elon University's intersect conference on February 22, 2014.
Joshua Klein, "Reputation Economics: Why Who You Know is Worth More Than..." | Talks at Google
Reputation Economics: Why Who You Know is Worth More Than What You Have Klein details the ins and outs of reputation economics and how it incorporates all of the intangibles that make us human beings, such as the things we value, what kind of customer service we prefer, and what types of goods and services speak to us as individuals. Readers will be shocked to learn why exchanges in the realm of reputation economics don't require financial systems to operate, and that a person's reputation can
Democratising a Macro-Economic Union in Europe [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Simon Hix | A look at how the emerging structure of macro-economic governance in Europe has an impact on traditional modes of democratic politics, at both the national and European levels. Simon Hix is professor of European and comparative politics at LSE and fellow of the British Academy.
What should economists and policymakers learn from the financial crisis? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Ben S Bernanke, Olivier Blanchard, Professor Lawrence H. Summers, Axel A. Weber | Five years on, the global economy continues to come to terms with the impact of the financial crisis. This event examines the lessons that both economists and policymakers should learn in order to lessen the chance of future crises. Ben S. Bernanke was sworn in on February 1, 2006, as chairman and a member of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System. Before his appointment as chairman, Dr
On Beauty [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor John Hyman, Dr Elisabeth Schellekens | What, if anything, do different manifestations of beauty have in common? Does it make sense to apply the concept of beauty to them all, and if so, are there actually different kinds of beauty? John Hyman is professor of aesthetics and fellow of Queen’s College, University of Oxford and editor of the British Journal of Aesthetics. Elisabeth Schellekens is senior lecturer in philosophy at Durham University and co-editor of the British
Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
Nick Mount interviews novelist Sam Lipsyte
University of Toronto English professor, Nick Mount, in conversation with author Sam Lipsyte. The interview was taped following Mount's lecture on Lipsyte's novel Home Land
The course examines the sources for values that underly our personal ethics. It will also introduce you to some of the significant ethical theories in Western tradition, theories that we will apply to social and political issues in current society.
Session 4: Online blogging resources This session introduces you to the more popular blogging platforms - such as WordPress, Blogger and Tumblr. Although we recommend that students try out a few of the blogging platforms to see which one they feel the most comfortable and confident with using.
Purpose/Aim of this session
This session introduces you to the more popular blogging platforms - such as WordPress, Blogger and Tumblr. Although we recommend that students try out a few of the blogging platforms to see which one they feel the most comfortable and confident with using.
How Adverbs Are Used
In the video Yossarian the Grammarian demonstrates (using a whiteboard) how adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. Suitable for elementary and older learners.
HUMAN BODY - Upper Muscular System (Arms, Hands, Fingers, Abdomen)
This video consists of still images only. Images have parts of the body labeled. There is no narration, just music. (02:54)
The Reconstruction of the Past: The Application of New Techniques for Visualization and Research in
This paper focuses on the visualization of historical architecture. The application of new Computer-Aided- Architectural-Design techniques for visualization on micro computers provides a technique for reconstructing and analyzing architectural objects from the past. The pilot project describes a case study in which the historical transformation of a town will be analyzed by using three- dimensional CAD models in combination with bitmap textures. The transformation of the historic town will be vi
The Biomolecule Band
You've never seen the four biomolecules presented like this before. Get ready to be blown away by carbs, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids, and the monomers that create them. (7:31)
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8 - tennis tips and tutorials, this video will focus on the tennis serve improvement and how to swing on edge step 1/8. Well done and moves slowly so students can practice. Run time 2:02
Thailand in Crisis- Episode 1
Thailand in Crisis is a series of six vod and podcasts from The College of Asia and the Pacific at The Australian National University. They are released each Friday, beginning 28 May 2010. In the first episode of the series, host Nicholas Farrelly discusses the current political situation in Thailand with his fellow New Mandala co-Editor Andrew Walker. They discuss the terrorism accusations against Thaksin Shinawatra as well as inequality in Thai society.
Optical-fibre communications became commercially viable in the 1970s and innovation continues today. This unit will illustrate how very high data rates can be transmitted over long distances through optical fibres. You will learn how these fibres are linked, examine the technology used and assess the future direction of this continually developing area of communication.
The Treaty of Versailles
Nearly one year after President Woodrow Wilson addressed Congress and laid out his Fourteen Points, fighting in Europe had reached its end. In the last weeks of the war, Wilson used the promise of his Fourteen Points to persuade the German people to overthrow Kaiser Wilhelm II and establish an armistice. Under the armistice, Germany had to withdraw behind the Rhine River and surrender its submarines and munitions.
To establish the conditions of surrender for the defeated Central Powers, me
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 9
This is Part 9 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther
King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. Suitable for middle school students and
older. Former FBI agent and Ray himself are interviewed and perpetuate a
conspiracy theory. (Amateur-ish video that still gets across much
information to the viewer.)
Conjunctive Adverb and Semicolon Use
Quick silent slide show review on how to combine two sentences with the use of a semicolon and a conjunctive adverb. The clip shows an examples of how to use a semicolon before the conjunctive adverb to separate two independent clauses joined by a conjunctive adverb