Writers Series: Amina Gautier
Amina Gautier is the winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for her short story collection At-Risk (University of Georgia Press). More than 65 of Gautier's stories have been published, appearing in Best African American Fiction, Iowa Review, Kenyon Review, North American Review, and Southern Review among other places. Her work has been honored with scholarships and fellowships from Breadloaf Writer's Conference, Ucross Residency, and Sewanee Writer's Conference and has been awarded the William Ri
Chapter 12 - The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
Chapter 12. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Tom Weiss.
Fifty years since Sputnik - Piers Bizony
Award-winning space historian, Piers Bizony, presents an illustrated account of the Space Age, from the first tiny satellites to America's colossal project to land men on the moon.
Authors at Google Presents Rich Horwath: Strategy for You
Most people have spent their lives randomly bouncing around like bumper cars, never arriving at the life they want. If fact, new research shows that only 15 percent of adults have a plan for their life. But what if there was a way, a proven way, to experience more of what life has to offer? In Strategy for You world-renowned strategist Rich Horwath provides a proven plan for building the bridge to an exceptional life. Based on Horwath's ground-breaking work in the field of strategic thinking,
Students in a Clemson University English 314, Technical Writing class produced this video for University Housing. The idea was to share information on energy conservation that was informative, instructional, and entertaining. This stop-action style video was produced in such a way that the viewer will want to see this one again and again! See the credits at the end of the video for acknowledgements.
Google Docs and Cloud Computuing
Eric Mullen presents to Educational Support Professionals about utilizing these tools for sharing data and making presentations, including a very quick Prezi tutorial.
Garlic is often called "the stinking rose." That's because it contains molecules composed of the same atoms that lurk in burnt matches and rotten eggs. This video explains the many uses of garlic and what chemicals are present. Some key words include: atom, electron, enzyme, sulfur, chemical reations, compounds, electron clouds, energy, and reactant. (7:00)
Rocks, Water but no Life? - Philippe Blondel
Philippe Blondel from the University's Centre for Space, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences takes a planetary journey through the solar system and discusses whether the discovery of water means there must be life on other planets
The future of brand management
Professor Michael Beverland, head of the marketing group at the University of Bath School of Management examines how the marketers behind some of the world¿s most enduring brands are responding to a new environment.
The Sunflower and the rose
Beloved by artists as well as gardeners, flowers are everywhere in art. But are they just flowers or do they carry hidden meanings? Is there a deeper significance - spiritual, cultural or aesthetic - than we realise? Put on your deerstalker and prepare to exercise your little grey cells as we tour a virtual art gallery looking for the clues that artists have left for us between the petals of the rose and the sunflower, two of summer's most beautiful flowers.
Devices and Desires
Organic devices are revolutionising lighting and solar cells, Professor Alison Walker will describe how this change will impact our lives. Light emission from organic materials is not very common in everyday life. However, some living creatures, such as fireflies and many sea creatures, emit light with amazingly high efficiencies.
New Zealand Fur Seal Archived Footage
This short video gives excellent real life, archived footage of New Zealand Fur Seals. Students will enjoy the black and white footage of these amazing animals. The New Zealand fur seal has been recorded diving deeper and for longer than any other species of fur seal. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (0:55)