John Bryant criticizes the Boston School Committee
A commemorative church service held in honor of Martin Luther King. Jr. is addressed Reverend John Bryant, who uses the occasion to criticize the Boston School Committee for what he sees as a lack of commitment to the education of African American children.
" They Were the Pilgrims"- A Song About the Journey of the Pilgrims
This computer-animated video features a song which traces the journey of the Pilgrims to America. The selection includes maps and describes challenges faced by the Pilgrims. ( 2:24)
Counting By Fives Song
This cute animated video will help students learn to count by 5's. The lyrics repeat themselves several times. The numbers appear on the screen as they are said. (3:04)
Animal Life Cycles by StudyJams
Every animal's life goes through the same cycle: reproduction, growth, maturity, and finally, death. Learn more about the animal life cycle with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music with information written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
These are Mayans and they were part of South America and they were one of the many important civilizations in the continent and the topic of this 48 minute video. It is slow loading so it should be downloaded before viewing online. There are images shown that may be offensive to some so a preview is a must. Provides students with a better perspective of how progressive these people were and adds to the mystery of what happened to them.
Professor Yehuda Bauer - Academic Advisor, Yad Vashem: The Holocaust and the State of Israel
The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Closing Session -- Thursday, July 10, 2008 http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Guide to the Records of the Pittsburgh Club, 1879-1988
The Pittsburgh Club began in 1879 as a social club for businessmen in downtown Pittsburgh. This collection consists of several volumes of minutes taken from meetings, scrapbooks, club artifacts, and photographs.
Guide to the American Transportation Company Records, 1890-1895
This collection includes bills, receipts, statements, and trip sheets of the American Transportation Company, Fairport, Ohio, 1890-1895. Also included are personal receipts and bills from George E. Tener of Pittsburgh (manager and treasurer of the American Transportation Company).
Jennie Bradley Roessing Papers,1887-1962
Jennie Bradley Roessing was an active participant in the women's suffrage movement and various Pittsburgh-area organizations, principally for the period, 1904-1920's. This collection includes personal papers, correspondence, newspaper clippings, travel diaries, photographs, architectural drawings, pamphlets, speeches, and memorabilia.
Guide to the Congress of Clubs and Clubwomen of Western Pennsylvania Records, 1890-1963
Originating in 1890, the Congress of Clubs and Clubwomen of Western Pennsylvania was a women's organization that existed through 1963. The collection contains material about their departments, committees, divisions and schools that were in place to create a well rounded individual able to assimilate well in society. Included in the collection are the constitution and by-laws, membership lists, reports of departments and committees, minute books, correspondence, event programs, publications, and
ENGL 151-10, Advertising the American Ideal, Spring 2007
How do advertisements convey social, educational, and cultural ideals, and what values are inherent in those ideals? These two basic questions will guide our exploration of the role advertising plays in our society in general and in your life in particular. More specifically, we will consider how advertisements convey ideas about gender roles,race, and socioeconomic status as we explore different advertising markets (singles, kids, sports fans, college students) and different advertising venues(
ENGL 151-09, First Year Writing Seminar: Culture Wars, Spring 2007
True to its title, the primary aim of this course is to improve student writing. More broadly, however, our goals also stress a greater understanding of different kinds of rhetoric, including both successful and unsuccessful strategies and examples. We'll explore how to organize arguments, how to find and evaluate evidence, and how to use research to persuade. Toward this end, our particular section will be reading a number of texts that all deal with the theme "culture wars." This includes a va
BADM 341-01, Intermediate Accounting, Fall 2006
Accounting theory, from both the theoretical and practical viewpoints. This course covers the foundation of accounting theory, the accounting and reporting process, and the impact of the recent pronouncements from FASB, AICPA, AAA, and SEC. This is the first course in the intermediate accounting sequence. Prerequisites: Economics 101-102.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor
BADM 243-02, Cost Accounting, Fall 2006
This course covers the analysis of accounting techniques and applications relevant to managerial planning, control, and decision making. Topics include measurement of unit costs, control of operating costs, incremental decision making, production cost reports, cost variances, and profit planning. Students will learn the theory and procedures of specific managerial accounting techniques. They will also be expected to apply those techniques in problems similar to real-world business situations.,Th
BADM 241-03, Financial Accounting, Fall 2006
This course studies the principles of financial accounting which are used to communicate financial information to external parties. The study of financial accounting provides a strong foundation for future courses in business and finance. The student is introduced to theoretical accounting concepts and the practical application of accounting procedures. Techniques used to analyze the nature of business transactions and to record and summarize transactions are emphasized. Preparation and understa
BADM 243-01, Cost Accounting, Fall 2006
This course covers the analysis of accounting techniques and applications relative to managerial planning, control, and decision making. Topics include measurement of unit costs, control of operating costs, incremental decision making, production cost reports, cost variances, and profit planning.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor
LATN 201-01, Intermediate Latin, Fall 2006
This course is the third and final section that teaches the fundamentals of the Latin language. Although the primary goal of the elementary sequence of courses (Latin 101-201) is to prepare students to use Latin documents in a wide variety of academic contexts, students in this course will develop all four language skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.
GERM 308-01, Holocaust in text, image and memory
This course will examine the Holocaust from various different perspectives. We will look at such topics as the origins and expressions of Anti-Semitism in central Europe, the political events and structures within which the Holocaust took place, the reality of ghettos and concentration camps, and efforts to resist the Nazis both within and outside of Germany. We will also study the period through its art: the bombastic style of official art in the Nazi era and how those individuals tortured and
GERM 304-01, Literature, Culture, Society 1870-1945, Fall 2006
The course is an introduction into the culture of the time period between Germany’s consolidation into a nation state and the end of WWII, which introduced developmetns that brought an end to German national unity. At the center of many of our discussions will be the very problem of unity. Already in its political-historical sense, it appears to be a simplification: why was Austria not part of the unified Germany, although its citizens to a large extent called themselves ‘German’? If under
CHEM 406-01, Advanced Analytical Chemistry, Fall 2006
The primary objectives of this course and laboratory experience are to construct an understanding in the following areas of analytical chemistry: Statistical treatments of chemical data Calculations involving equilibrium chemical systems The basic instruments currently available, including Types of probes Information gleaned Sensitivity Sample types Operations in state-of-the-art instruments Ability to select primary and secondary analytical methods for particular problems An