Lecture 5 13-14-Professional Development (COMP1205)
Lecture 5 13-14-Professional Development (COMP1205)
Luxury car sales boost BMW
Jan. 9 - BMW has posted record car sales for 2011 and forecast a boom in luxury cars would keep it ahead of rivals this year. The world's number one maker of luxury premium cars is enjoying strong demand from China and the United States. Hayley Platt reports.
Renault-Nissan sales could see slight drop in Europe
Jan. 9 - Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn says the automaker's sales could drop three percent in Europe due to the ongoing debt crisis. He adds though he doesn't see the euro collapsing.
PhrasalVerbWorkout App for iOS
'PhrasalVerbWorkout is an interactive study aid which helps learners find paths through the forest of English phrasal verbs.Over 600 separate phrasal verbs, distributed on four levels from core up to advanced, are practised in small groups which share a common adverb and meaning.More than a hundred workouts incorporate thousands of samples handpicked from literature, music, film and popular culture.Notes on semantics and syntax, and a searchable phrasal verb database complete an entertaining and
Thunderbird Tower Event 11.11.11
A look at the rededication of the Tower at Thunderbird School of Global Management on November 11, 2011. The video includes interviews with Thunderbird graduates and a former WWII pilot who trained at Thunderbird Field in the 1940's.
David Beckham will be doing a live Google interview on Thursday, January 19th at 9am PST / 12pm EST / 17pm GMT. Watch the interview live on youtube.com/atgoogletalks. As an added bonus, hangout with David directly after, right on his Google+ profile at 10:30am PST / 1:30pm EST / 18:30pm GMT. Add him to your circles now for all the latest updates: https://plus.google.com/u/0/108846998869637201361/
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Politics and Religion. Let's talk about it.
As the nation ramps up for another presidential election, it's time to confront that unspoken social nemesis - the specter of politics and religion. Associate professor, Matthew A. Sutton, addresses this issue in a thoughtful, nonpartisan manner through in depth studies on the origins and history of religion and politics in America. Hoping to make history relevant to his students and the wider public, Sutton publishes in many venues, including a recent op-ed in the New York Times. His book, "A
This video promotes energy and water conservation, which are two concepts pertaining to sustainability. The song, "Conservation Man", was composed and performed by Clemson University volunteer Matthew Phillips. The audio was recorded at the Clemson University radio station studio (WSBF 88.1 FM). The video was produced by a group of students engaged in a client based technical writing class (English 314 * Professor Mike Pulley). For students' names, please see the credits at the end of the vid
Clinton calls Assad speech "chillingly cynical"
Jan. 11 - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said an Arab League monitoring mission in Syria cannot continue indefinitely and dismissed a recent speech by Syria's president as "chillingly cynical." Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Water-skimming ball leaps from surface
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/-brightcovecreateexperiences.html
Meet Michale Fee Michale Fee, an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, studies birdsong in order to understand how the brain learns and generates complex sequences of behavior. Learn more about Michale Fee [images courtesy of pond5]
Michale Fee, an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, studies birdsong in order to understand how the brain learns and generates complex sequences of behavior.
Learn more about Michale Fee
[images courtesy of pond5]
Target's next trend: boutique chic
Jan 12 - Target will launch upscale shops within its stores in an effort to stand out, as retail sales post their weakest reading in 7 months. Bobbi Rebell reports.
"Song of the Nymphomaniac" by Fiona Pitt-Kethley (poetry reading)
Nymphomania has been classified as an Impulse Control Disorder. That doesn't apply in this case though. A poodle faker is a young man who preys on older women. More information about Fiona and her works here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiona_Pitt-Kethley http://fionapitt-kethley.blogspot.com/ http://www.amazon.co.uk/s?_encoding=UTF8&search-alias=books-uk&field-author=Fiona%20Pitt-Kethley The first image is from a film poster, Diary of a Nymphomaniac http://www.ivewatchedit.com/movie/19173
English and Black History: Reading "Roll of Thunder"
Lesson ObjectiveStudents examine elements of the American Civil Rights Movement. Questions to ConsiderWhat types of questions does Ms. Marquis pose to guide students in analyzing Roll of Thunder?How does "micro-teaching" by students make the lesson more meaningful?Notice that students complete additional research to prepare for "micro-teaching"Common Core StandardsELA.SL.8.1a
English as Second Language Vocabulary Lesson-Verbs
This video helps to improve English vocabulary and pronunciation. The focus of this video is verbs (playing, cleaning, climbing, cooking, etc.). A matching picture is shown while the commentator says the verb and then uses the verb in a very simple sentence (He's climbing). This is a good resource for our English as Second Language Learners and for the typical classroom as an introductory lesson for verbs (1:52).
Fiji Banded Iguana--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Fiji Banded Iguana. The Fiji banded iguana is a spectacularly beautiful, large, emerald-green lizard named for the highly distinctive, broad, vertical blue to light green stripes on the body and tail of males. Students will enjoy the close up views of this amazing reptile in its natural environment. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Les