When the Saints Come Marching In
The University of Richmond Jazz Ensemble ended their tour of Greece in a big way at the Bacaro Jazz Club in Athens on March 12, 2011.
Thunderbird School Cricket
Cricket team captain Sidharth Madhav talks March 11, 2011, at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Angelle, A., Wilson, N., & Mink, G. (April 2011). Building Bridges through School-University Partner
National Council of Professors of Educational Administration
This study is an examination of a unique school district/university partnership in a southeast university school leadership preparation program. Partner superintendents, district personnel, and […]
How Nuclear Energy Works
This is a professionally-produced documentary that details how nuclear energy works. (04:37)
How To Study For A Test
Doing well on a school test takes more than just spending a bit of time
with a book. This five minute video reviews tips such as advanced planning, what types of music might be allowed, and more. This video moves slowly and covers many good points for all students to know.
How to Get Oragnized
Part of a series. This segment is about organizing for a test. Several good ideas are used, including how to organize a notebook.
What to Avoid When Studying for Exams
A one minute video that quickly reviews some ideas on how to prepare for a test. Some of the information is just the presenter's viewpoint, but it does provide some commonly held beliefs such as a quiet place to study.
How to Take Research Notes
A 1:34 minute video about taking research notes, take general interest notes before going out and finding sources for a research paper. Suggests student start by relating topic to their own interests.
Biodiversity is the amount of variety of organisms in a particular area and is typically used to measure the "health" of an ecosystem. Biodiversity usually encompasses genetic diversity (variations within individual populations), ecosystem diversity (within ecosystems) and landscape diversity (range of differing ecosystems within an area). (03:46)
Population growth is loosely defined as the change in the amount of individuals of a specials in an area over time. To find the growth rate of a population, we take the number of individuals moving into an area and subtract the number of individuals moving out of an area by taking the birth rate, adding the immigration rate and subtracting the death rate and emigration rate. Two types of population growth are exponential and logistic growth.
Japan - The 'Despised' Ainu People
An insightful report on racial discrimination in Japan. "A small boy denies his Ainu ancestry for fear of being bullied in a society where conformity is valued above all else. The Ainu people of the northern island of Hokkaido are despised by the rest of Japan. Different in appearance and language they have suffered more than a century of discrimination." (12:52)
Behavioral ecology is the study of ecological and evolutionary causes of behavior in organisms. Behavior is influenced by genetics and the environment and should increase the reproductive fitness of a species. Common behaviors studied including things like learning, communication, foraging, reproductive strategies and social behaviors. (04:38)
Protesters clash with police in Bahrain
Riot police face off against protesters near Pearl Roundabout as they attempt to block a main thoroughfare to the financial district.
Libyan rebels face heavy air assault
Rebels are pushed back after being outgunned at Ras Lanuf and Uqaylah but fight to hold Ajdabiyah.
Bahrain erupts in violence
Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds in Bahrain as violence erupts. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Widespread devastation in Japan
Rubble and debris litter the horizon in parts of Japan after an historic earthquake and tsunami.
China's super rich list surges
China tops Forbes billionaire list in Asia, but growing income gap may pose a worry ahead.
Evacuation centers fill up.
With fears of an impending nuclear reactor explosion, people are sprayed to remove radiation.
How much support did Richard III enjoy as King?
How much support did Richard II enjoy as King? A presentation by Dr. David Grummitt, Senior Research Fellow, The History of Parliament Project, for The History Faculty: www.thehistoryfaculty.com.
A History of Council Housing in Wolverhampton
A century of public and social housing in a Midlands city.