How to Write a Novel
Compose a successful novel, full of subplots and side stories, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video where he speaks to you about writing. For you future novelists out there, here are some great tips to get on the right path.
Writing Techniques for Novels
Discover your own personal writing process that gets the job done with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. The professor gives you ideas that help you find what works best for you.
How to Write a Short Story
Compose a successful short story, using brevity to an advantage, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing where he speaks directly to you. Great tips for those of any age who have a passion for writing. The video has English captions at the bottom.
How to Write a Short Story
Learn how to write a short story, pick three or four characters, narrow the scope of the plot and create a solid conclusion that contains a moral. An english professor show you how in this video.
How to Write Romantic Love Poem
Express love in a poem, expanding on the comparisons to a grand idea, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing presented by that author. For high school students wanting to write to their sweetheart, or are thinking of a future in writing - this one's for you.
Tips and Tricks for Teaching Math Online
This slide show (without sound) gives hints, tips and best practices for teaching math online from a community college professor. This is good for those teachers that may want to set up a supplementary website for their brick-and-mortar sessions.
Berndt Elias remembers his cousin Anne Frank
Anne Frank's cousin Berndt Elias used to perform as a clown in ice shows. He talks about how Anne dreamt of performing in an ice show with him. She wrote about this in detail, and this portion of the diary is read during the video. It makes Berndt sad to know that her dream was never fulfilled. Interview with him takes place October 15, 1993, in Basel, Switzerland. English subtitles. (2:09)
Steven Kellogg, 2009 National Book Festival YouTube - LibraryOfCongress's Channel
American children's book author and illustrator Steven Kellogg shares 25 minutes of storytelling and drawing as he talks about "the language of feeling, which is what art is." He shares the story of his family's beloved Harlequin Great Dane, Pinkerton, the picture books he created about Pinkerton, and the letters he received from people who identified with the books. He draws Second Hand Rose, the yellow cat with the small heart that his family kept and loved for 25 years. He draws and t
Math Equations : How to Solve Algebraic Equations
Solve algebraic equations by isolating the variable that needs to be identified and keeping the equation balanced. Be sure to read the algebraic equation instructions carefully for the solution with tips from a math professor in this video math lesson.
Expert: Jimmy Chang
Bio: Jimmy Chang has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for nearly a decade. He has a master's degree in math, and his specialties include calculus, algebra, liberal arts, math and trigonometry.
Review of Cat Muscles of the Anterior Leg
Specific anterior muscles of the leg of a dissected cat are reviewed with proper pronunciation by a professor. Origin, insertion, and functions are given. This would make a great review for students preparing for a cat muscle practical. 3:51 min. Color video with sound.
Review of Cat Organs and Blood Vessels
Professor reviews major blood vessels. Comparisons to human anatomy are made. Trachea, larynx, spleen, pancreas, and kidneys are also identified. This would make a great review for students preparing for a cat muscle practical. Color video with sound. Run time 07:01.
Review of Cat Digestive System
Professor review of organs of the digestive system of a dissected cat. This would make a great review for students before a lab practical. 10:00 min. Color video with sound. Run time 10:00.
Engineering an Empire - China, Part 5/5
WARNING: This video talks of eunuchs who have greater access to the emperors. This documentary offers information about the evolution of the empire of China and is suitable for high school students. Narrated by Peter Weller and various scholars.
Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Professor Adrian Monck
Professor Adrian Monck is Managing Director and Head of Communications and Media at the World Economic Forum. The Forum is an independent, international organisation incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in Geneva, Switzerland. He was educated at Oxford University and London Business School and went on to be an award-winning broadcast journalist with CBS News, ITN and Sky News. His work at Dunblane and in Bosnia received awards from the Royal Television Society, and on Rwanda won the speci
Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Professor Richard Keeble
Richard Keeble is a professor of journalism at Lincoln University. He is also a director of the Institute of Communication Ethics and co-edits their quarterly journal, Ethical Space. He has written a number of articles on the journalism of George Orwell and is currently co-editing for Routledge a collection of papers on literary journalists – such as Daniel Defoe, Charles Dickens, William Hazlitt, Willa Cather, Angela Carter, Truman Capote – called The Journalistic Imagination. He writes for
East Asian Cinema in the UK - Adam Torel, Third Window Films
Adam Torel is Managing director of Third Window Films, a distribution company who bring East Asian Cinema to the UK. Here he talks about the state of Asian film distribution in the UK, Japanese pop culture and much more! This event is organised by the Coventry University East Asian Film Society who promote, celebrate and enjoy East Asian cinema by watching a film every week, specifically those which are unreleased 8 unavailable in the UK.
Producing the Chelsea Flower Show - Karen Arrand
The woman who was responsible for getting the Chelsea Flower Show onto the television for the BBC talks to Coventry Conversations organiser, John Mair. The Chelsea Flower Show is a vital part of the English summer for those fortunate enough to visit the show but to those who watch it on the small screen, it has to capture the spectacle of the event live for 10 hours each year. Karen Arrand was the BBC producer responsible for bringing the show into our living rooms in 2000 to 2003. Karen took
Afghanistan's Elections: Can Straw be Spun into Gold?
Afghanistan's presidential election on 20 August has triggered a storm of complaints, and widespread apprehension on the part of international commentators. Yet the question of how to move forward constructively is on the desk of foreign ministries in many major capitals. In this lecture Professor Maley, who was an accredited international observer for the election, offers an account of the forces that have brought Afghanistan to this pass, and some suggestions about what might be required to av
Calendars Through the Ages
This exhibit looks at the astronomical basis of calendars, the history of our (Gregorian) calendar, and when various countries moved from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar. Learn about Leap Year, the solar cycle, equinoxes and solstices.
Nicholas Stern, London School of Economics: "The Economics of Climate Change: Risk, Ethics, and a Gl
The science of climate change structures the economics: risk of major damage and a global response must be at the core of an analysis of policy. History and wealth structure the ethics. The economics of climate change must, therefore, point to effective, efficient, and ethical, as well as collaborative, policy responses. This lecture will follow this analysis and describe a possible global deal or framework and how it might be built. Lord Stern is I.G. Patel Professor of Economics and Governmen