Preparing a Global Workforce: Teaching Chinese Language and Culture in California
Opening Remarks Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, University of California, Berkeley Keynote Address Sean Randolph, President & CEO, Bay Area Economic Forum Introduced by Leslie Tang Schilling, UC Regent and Committee of 100 Panel Discussion Teaching Chinese: Where Are We and Where Do We Want to Go? - Gay Yuen, California State University, Los Angeles - Beverly Hong-Fincher, Australian National University - Alice Carnes, Chinese American International School, San Francisco - Chi-Kuo Shen, Better Chin
What are Journals?
This learning object introduces educational journals and describes three types: Academic, Professional and Subject. The examples used are drawn from the area of nursing, but the concepts are cross-discipline.
Hello My Name is Tom
This resource gives an insight into the world of a young person with an Autistic Spectrum disorder (ASD). It concentrates on interaction with Tom, a young person with ASD, within the school environment. The RLO was created by a learning disability nursing student based on his interaction with a number of individuals with ASD. This RLO won the 2009 Fiona Law prize for student-led innovation awarded by the National Network of Learning Disability Nursing.
American Experience: Amelia Earhart
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart was one of America's first celebrities. After only a few years as a pilot she became the best-known female flier in America, not only for her daring and determination but also for her striking looks and outspoken personality. Three weeks before her 40th birthday Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean, and her story became legend. (51:42)
Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Manya Brodeski-Titelman
Manya Brodeski-Titelman was an only child, born in 1932 in Zhabokrich, in the Ukraine. from July 1941, she and her father survived the town's ghetto until its liberation. In 1980 she and her family immigrated to Israel. For more details, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/remembrance/2007/brodeski-titelman.asp
25 Jan 2011: Scientia: Art and the Poetics of Failure: The Truth About Fiction
Both science and art are matters of experiment. And each is founded in acts of the imagination. But certainly the special project of the first is to take the measure of nature with the tools of analysis and mathematical structure while that of the second is to conceive and to construct imagesto represent, rather than to measure, a world whose dimensions we cannot help but invent. In the space of fiction and of paint there is a place for the "true" and the "real" but it lies in partial renderings
Plastic Bag Debris Collection and Upcycling into Fence Poles in Kenya
Rocketboom Field Correspondent Ruud Elmendorp reports on a local, Nairobi, Kenya-based effort to encourage plastic debris collection and upcycling into fencing poles.
Doing business in Berlin
A fantastic energy
Byrne Administration: Interview with Gus Lembo (October 22, 2009 Part 3)
This interview is a part of the Eagleton Institute for Politics's Program on the Governor. For more information please visit their website: http://governors.rutgers.edu/
All About a Hole in the World (Richard Rhodes)
In this 1990 video from the University of Washington, join host Marcia Alvar for a literary talk with Richard Rhodes, Pulitzer Prize winning author. Rhodes talks about his memoir, "Hole in the World," based on his abusive and unhappy childhood at the hands of a cruel step-mother. From his account of how he grew up with a view of the "world with a hole" in it, he concludes that the world is both fatal and life-giving.
UW 360: February 2011
Step inside history in the February edition of “UW 360,” as you view pre-WWII photographs taken by Japanese photographers of the Seattle Camera Club. Hear about cutting edge research on designer proteins being developed in UW Professor David Baker's lab. Watch UW gymnast Kristen Linton's agile athletic performance as she begins her final season as a Husky, and take a peek at the lush costumes and arts history of UW Drama's costume shop. Check out a campus fish collection that's been growi
History: Ties that Bind (Samuel DeWitt Proctor)
Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Samuel Proctor, author of "The Substance of Things Hoped For," Pastor Emeritus at Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church, and Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University. Proctor chronicles his own life against the whole of Black progress and discusses how it is possible to overcome ongoing prejudice and deceptive racial stereotypes. Proctor, the grandson of slaves, grew up to become president of two colleges, serve in the administrations of Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, a
Authors@Google: Chris Guillebeau
Chris Guillebeau speaks to Googlers in Mountain View on December 8, 2010 about his book The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World. He is introduced by Jenny Blake. About the author: Chris Guillebeau is on a quest to visit every country in the world before he turns 35 (he currently has 50 remaining out of 192) while writing for a small army of remarkable people. His book, The Art of Non-Conformity, and blog of the same name are aimed at helping
Splendid Entities: 25 Years of Objects by Phyllis Green
Splendid Entities: 25 Years of Objects by Phyllis Green is the first large-scale survey to present the innovative sculptures of Los Angeles based artist Phyllis Green, highlighting the important contribution Green has made to art and craft for more than two decades. Throughout her career, Green has used the traditional techniques of craft to achieve unconventional outcomes in the realm of fine art. Cleverly combining such materials as clay, wood and fiber, she produces sculpture that pushes beyo
Jesuit Basketball Spotlight: Marquette's team chaplain
For 26 years, Rev. William Kelly, S.J. has served as team chaplain of Marquette University men's basketball team. His presence on the court and in the locker room is a constant reminder to players, coaches and fans of the Jesuit mission that reaches all corners of Marquette. Fr. Kelly tells us his role as chaplain entails offering spiritual guidance, inspiration and encouragement to the team. Of course, he admits that he's a rather big fan, too. Student reporter: Brad Galli
Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art - Winslow Homer's America and Art Posters of France - PSA
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Winslow Homer's American and Art Posters of France The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art commits to excellence in visual arts education, fosters aesthetic, critical and ethical thinking as a bridge to the future and nurtures interest in 20th century art history by collecting, preserving, and exhibiting the art of Abraham Rattner, Esther Gentle, Allen Leepa and their contemporaries. About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then kn
Craig Symonds and Mohsen Agsen: C++ Renaissance When you think about all the code executing in the world at any given time, there's a good chance you're thinking about a lot of code written in C/C++ (aka native code). As Mohsen Agsen mentions so astutely in this impromptu and candid conversation, C++ can be thought of as the dark matter of the developer universe: there is so much of it all around us, hiding in the computational shadows, powering so much of what we take for granted, technologically.
C++ is cu
When you think about all the code executing in the world at any given time, there's a good chance you're thinking about a lot of code written in C/C++ (aka native code). As Mohsen Agsen mentions so astutely in this impromptu and candid conversation, C++ can be thought of as the dark matter of the developer universe: there is so much of it all around us, hiding in the computational shadows, powering so much of what we take for granted, technologically.
2004 Re-Elect Bush Commercial
This commercial focuses on getting "American to rise to the challenge." (0:33)
Celebration erupts in Cairo
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation sparks celebration in Cairo. Katharine Jackson reports.