A Day in the Life of a Kent State Groundskeeper
Maintaining Kent State's beautiful 950 acre campus takes a lot of hard work. Jil Morgan and Matt Treen are two of many people among the Kent State Grounds crews who help make it happen. Music: "The last ones" by Jahzzar
Ashford-Opening Up the Problem Space -- Government's Role Conversation with Nicholas Ashford
Conversation with Nicholas Ashford
Computer Games: A History and Insights
This Modern Marvel video explains the early history of games as well as some of the mistakes and the evolution of the art of computer games. This 57 minute long video has interviews with experts. Advertisement in the middle of the video.
21W.747-2 Rhetoric: Rhetoric of Science (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the history, theory, practice, and implications of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion. This course specifically focuses on the ways that scientists use various methods of persuasion in the construction of scientific knowledge.
Using Point-Slope Form of the Equation of a Line
Instructor uses a white board to explain how to use point-slope form of a linear equation to write the equation of a line in slope-intercept form and then graph the given line. Examples include being given a point and slope and also being given two points.
Determine the Y-Intercept Given an Equation in Point-Slope Form
The instructor demonstrates how to find the y-intercept of an equation of a line that is given in point slope form. One example is modeled using a step by step approach.
Will life on other planets share our genetic code?
Prof. Stephen Freeland : Lecture
A Rare View of Polar Bears
Bob Simon reports on the latest "spy-cam" techniques used by wildlife filmmakers to show animals - in this case, polar bears - up-close. This 14 minute video was done by a unique hidden camera type of "spy" devise. Students will get to know more about these endangered animals which are still being allowed to be killed by the Canadian government despite their status. Students will learn about how the bears live. Also a good career video.
Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This is one of a series of learning objects concerning research methods. This object contains an introduction to the reasons why scientific models of making sense differ from rival approaches such as astrology, religion and common sense all of which offer ‘preconceived theories’ with which to understand our experience. References and Further Reading: Gratton, C. and Jones, I. (2004) Research Methods for Sports Studies London:Routledg
Reel Ireland is an organisation dedicated to... "touring Irish films worldwide". It is administered by the Irish Film Institute, and funded by Culture Ireland. This website was launched in 2008 and contains a useful and comprehensive 2009 Festival Calendar of film festivals around the world dedicated to Irish films. There is also a page featuring details of selected recent Irish films. Although rather limited in content, and not yet the "flagship global showcase for Irish film and film artists"
Closing the Gaps in Indigenous Mortality & Housing: Perspectives from the Social Sciences
In delivering an apology to the Stolen Generations the Prime Minister set a concrete target to halve the gap in infant mortality rates between Indigenous and non-Indigenous children within a decade. Related to this is a subsequent declared need to improve housing conditions for Indigenous Australians with the establishment of a housing policy commission as the first step. In this forum, leading academics discuss the scale and nature of the issues facing the new government as it attempts to achie
Electrical Switches, Part 3, Pushbutton and Selector Switches
This five-minute video describes pushbutton switches and selector switches, including different configurations and terminology.
Stockholm 1912: The Games of the V Olympiad The Games of the V Olympiad from Stockholm, Sweden. These games were the last until 1920, as World War I forced the cancellation of the 1916 Games. These games are best known for the decathlon win of Jim Thorpe, of the United States. Then the flags of the countries that participated in these Olympics are shown. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme. Video is of average quality. (2:54)
The Games of the V Olympiad from Stockholm, Sweden. These games were the last until 1920, as World War I forced the cancellation of the 1916 Games. These games are best known for the decathlon win of Jim Thorpe, of the United States. Then the flags of the countries that participated in these Olympics are shown. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme. Video is of average quality. (2:54)
IRREGULAR VERBS - Past and Past participle form
A slide show which lists the base form the past form and the past participle form of irregular verbs. There are images that show the meaning of the verb. Run time 05:32.
Herodotus and Part 1
This is a school project about the history of Herodotus and the Battle of Thermapylae. The skit takes the viewer back in time to conduct an interview with Herodotus. (Amateur video)
New 'Smart' Garden at Duke
The new garden at Duke's Smart Home applies technologies for cultivating and landscaping. Learn more at http://smarthome.duke.edu.
The Killing Fields: The Impact of the Global Arms Trade on Africa
Andrew Feinstein gives a talk for the African Studies Seminar series on the arms trade and its impact on Africa.
This image database contains close to 2,500 images of black-and-white fashion photographs. The International Wool Secretariat, now The Woolmark Company, was established in 1937 to undertake research and the global promotion of wool. To that end, they built up a large library of promotional photographs and accompanying press releases which they generously donated to the London College of Fashion in the 1980's when they relocated and were short of space. The photographs date from the 1940's throug
How to Create Your Own Cartoon Character
Start by jotting down ideas. Start with the eyes then finish out the face. Step-by-step narration by artist Danny Page. English captions. (4:47)
Der blinde Fleck
Am 26. September 1980 wird der verheerende Anschlag auf das Münchner Oktoberfest verübt, bei dem 13 Menschen