"Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies, Spring 2009"
"This course is designed as an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Women's and Gender Studies, an academic area of study focused on the ways that sex and gender manifest themselves in social, cultural, and political contexts. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize students with key issues, questions and debates in Women's Studies scholarship, both historical and contemporary. This semester you will become acquainted with many of the critical questions and concepts feminist
"Gender and Media Studies: Women and the Media, Fall 2008"
" This course examines representations of race, class, gender, and sexual identity in the media. We will be considering issues of authorship, spectatorship, (audience) and the ways in which various media content (film, television, print journalism, advertising) enables, facilitates, and challenges these social constructions in society. In addition, we will examine how gender and race affects the production of media, and discuss the impact of new media and digital media and how it has transformed
Radio Lingua celebrates 3 years of language-learning
On 18th October 2006, episode one of a new language-learning podcast called Coffee Break Spanish was released to the world. This show was a bit different from the other Spanish learning shows out there: it was a gradual introduction to basic Spanish presented by teacher Mark, teaching student Kara. At this stage no-one really knew [...]
The Sport of Fencing
A short video that explains a bit of the history of fencing and shows some combat. It also goes into more detail about the types of weapons and how the winner is chosen. Of some value where fencing is taught as an introduction. Run time 3:27
This forth part of the interview to George Gallup refers to the different activities religions groups participate in and to some statistics. He refers to other countries as well and to the ways in which religious group study, for example, the Gospels.
Introduction To Near East Religions
This video is an introduction to the three main religions in the Near East: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. There is a comparison between their origin and a brief historical background.
042 Special Exhibition: Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul
Afghanistan’s ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Said Tayeb Jawad, speaks about the rich culture and history of Afghanistan at the inauguration of the exhibition “Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul.” Introduction by Met Director Thomas P. Campbell.
Trigonometry Introduction - Yay Math
Definition of trigonometric ratios, degrees, radians, sin, cos, tan. Finding sign of ratios. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. Preview - full version at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4076068039086002035&q=source:012956945238798337823&hl=en Produced by Robert Ahdoot, yaymath.org
A good introduction and explanation of what created this empire and what happened to it over time. A word wall and map are needed to get the most from this video. A map is a must as the Empire spread over time.
Critical Thinking for Children, Part 1
Introduction to some other videos about critical thinking, apparently based on a book, giving some very basic ideas about critical thinking. This instructional video was created from The Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking for Children.
Introduction to the computer and Microsoft Windows, for teaching purposes. The computer is fairly old, but the video is still valid and this is a basic one good for novices.
Some Common Words in ASL
Learn some basic words in Sign Language in this short video. You can learn how to say house, apartment, car, bus, chair, table. Video is set to music. Images of the objects are shown and then a teacher demonstrates the sign for the object. This video could easily be used for any age that is learning sign language. Run time 0:47.
Sign Language Lessons: Common Phrases : How to Sign Emotion Words in Sign Language
Learn how to sign anger, mad, quiet, cry, bad with American Sign Language (ASL) tips in this free online sign language video tutorial clip. Very clear and slow paced enough to learn these common signs.
In an easy conversational tone, the instructor uses the computer screen as his 'blackboard' and different colors to emphasis his points. As this is an introduction to division, this video is for elementary students.
Sherlock Holmes Museum
Blurring the line between fact and fiction, this six minute video shows the fictional home of Sherlock Homes as created in the Holmes Museum. It is intended to be part of a middle school unit of study:
Instructional Objective: After viewing this video students will be able to describe some of the items and characters from Sherlock Holmes mysteries, and discuss the question "What are the attributes which combine to make a person a world-famous legend?"
Special Relativity (Part 1 of 5)
This animation takes a simple look at the complex topic of Special Relativity. The two postulates examined in the video are: 1) All uniform motion is relative, and 2) The speed of light (in a vacuum) is the same for all observers. This simple and clear introduction to Einstein's Special Relativity, should help a learner better understand, this revolutionary scientific discovery and idea. Run time 07:12.
Action Hero (actions) - Hi 5
Begins with cartoon introduction. The song names lots of actions such jump, fly, etc.. The Hi5 group sings and dances. Children dance, sing and perform actions along with the group.
Learn How to Count in Sign Language for Small Children
I absolutely love the Signing Time Videos made for babies and toddlers to learn sign language. My toddler learned how to sign through these videos way before he could talk which made it possible for him to communicate rather then throw tantrums. In this video you learn how to count through sign. Run time 0:31.
Colors of the Rainbow through Sign Language
Watch a fun short song that illustrates how to say the colors of the rainbow through sign language. If you are going to show it to children I suggest hitting the automatic replay button and showing it a couple of times. But, it is an upbeat song that clearly shows how to sign each color. Run time 0:30.
"Going Outside"- Learn Weather and Outside Sign Language Words
This video shows a song written to teach young children the sign language words for rain, thunder, snow, outside, clouds, wind, and cold. This video would be a great supplement to a lesson on weather and outside vocabulary. Run time 01:12.