The Burnout Resistant Graduate Student
Ever feel like the finish line for completing graduate school is impossible to see? Does the thought of one more semester feel overwhelming? You are not alone! Graduate students of today face more challenges than ever. This seminar, led by Dr. Andy Case-Simonson, helps you assess the components of burnout, learn and develop coping skills tailored to graduate school responsibilities, and guibuild a balanced lifestyle supporting successful completion of your degree.
Design Tool Integration: Model Flexibility for the Building Profession
The development of ICAtect, as discussed in the Building Systems Automation and Integration Symposium of 1991, provides a way of integrating simulation tools through a common building model. However, ICAtect is only a small step towards the ultimate goal of total integration and automation of the building design process. In this paper we investigate the next steps on the path toward integration. We examine how models structured to capture the physical attributes of the building, as required by s
Joshua DuBois: The President’s Devotional
Joshua DuBois, author of The President’s Devotional and a spiritual adviser to President Barack Obama, spoke at Vanderbilt University Divinity School Dec. 4. Read more >>
In this film Maya talks about being abused from age 7 to 13. (Caution should be used.) She stopped speaking for years because of it. Informative documentary with still photos and interview footage. (Amateur video)
Lecture 5, Against Nature: Peter Paul Rubens's Hero and Leander
This painting is a showpiece of Rubens's youthful brilliance and ambition. To picture the climax of the story, he paints a fierce storm and invents a large supporting cast of sea nymphs. What did these famous lovers do wrong, and what did their fate say to the artist's audience?
Louis Armstrong, Part 7 of 8
Documentary is color with black-and-white clips of Armstrong's performances. UNABLE TO SECURE PART 8.
President Obama's Life in Pictures
This slide show features images of the future president's life. This would be a good show for younger students and for those who are writing a biography of his life. It would also be good for a compare and contrast essay when viewed with photographs of other presidents.
What Nets of 3D Shapes Are- Part 2
This video is a continuation from part 1 on 3D shapes. It explains what nets of 3D shapes are and how we can draw a net of a shape or look at a net and tell what 3D shape the net is of.
Saddam Hussein: Mini Bio
Saddam Hussein became Iraq's 5th President in 1979 and immediately began to execute his political opponents. During his rule, he used chemical weapons to kill an estimated 200,000 people in small villages. In this video clip, learn more about dictator, Saddam Hussein. (3:33)
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor by J.S. Bach
Organist Kurt Ison performs one of the most famous organ pieces in Sydney Town Hall. Edited and produced by Christopher Hayles, 2002. Video shows the organist performing as well as the enormous organ of the hall. 9:57.
17.486 Japan and East Asian Security (MIT)
This subject is designed for graduate students interested in international politics, national security and comparative political economy in East Asia. It examines the political, military, and economic challenges facing Japan, its neighbors, and the international system under conditions of great uncertainty. Topics range from the history of once "new" world orders to theories that inform our understanding of international affairs and foreign policy decision-making, as each is related to Japan. We
Politics in 60 seconds. War
Dr Lucy Sargisson defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on War as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Lucy Sargisson, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Lucy Sargisson is an Associate Professor of Politics at the University of Nottingham. She is an active member of the profession, serving on th
How Money is Made
A short video (1.15 minutes) explaining how money is made.
Teaching Persuasive Writing
As writing teachers ourselves, we have created this site to share what works--especially for teaching students who are least interested in school writing. Our students have left regular high schools after failing to achieve basic levels of writing skill. Many of them are dealing with life situations that put survival before schooling and some of them have learning disabilities. These are the students who we most need to teach how to argue persuasively for life and school success, but who we most
UGA Campaign for Charities, Tamica Payne
Athens resident Tamica Payne shares her personal story about how her family was assists by the Athens Area Homeless Shelter.
Why do black holes have such strong gravity?
This is a live video chat. The narrator was asked, “Why do black holes have such stronger gravity than the stars they formed from?” Here's the answer, gravity depends upon two things, the mass of the object and how far away you are from it. The mass of a star when it collapses the core forms a black hole, so now you can get closer to it and the gravity draws you in. Video is somewhat confusing - the narrator speaks fast and may be hard
11.479J Water and Sanitation Infrastructure in Developing Countries (MIT)
This course deals with the principles of infrastructure planning in developing countries, with a focus on appropriate and sustainable technologies for water and sanitation. It also incorporates technical, socio-cultural, public health, and economic factors into the planning and design of water and sanitation systems. Upon completion, students will be able to plan simple, yet reliable, water supply and sanitation systems for developing countries that are compatible with local customs and availabl
Rodgers & Hammerstein: Introduction & Oklahoma!
Michael Feinstein explores the music of Rodgers & Hammerstein in this first of a series of videos. The first episode introduces Rodgers & Hammerstein as two leading figures in American musical theater history, and delves into the creation of Oklahoma's most famous song, "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'." Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc. Speaker Biography: Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer, dubbe
21L.016 Learning from the Past: Drama, Science, Performance (MIT)
This class explores the creation (and creativity) of the modern scientific and cultural world through study of western Europe in the 17th century, the age of Descartes and Newton, Shakespeare, Milton and Ford. It compares period thinking to present-day debates about the scientific method, art, religion, and society. This team-taught, interdisciplinary subject draws on a wide range of literary, dramatic, historical, and scientific texts and images, and involves theatrical experimentation as well
Music of the 1960's: Why it was Influential
This 1:48 minute long video explains the influence of rock and roll music on young people in the 1960's. This rock and roll music grew up simultaneously with the Baby Boomers, and was used as a way to differentiate themselves with their parents. A good video to use in comparing various musical genres.