University of Memphis December 2011 Commencement Address to the Graduates.
Jan Young, executive director of the Assisi Foundation, addressed the graduates at the winter commencement of the University of Memphis.
Engaging with educational research
This unit introduces you to the theoretical toolkit that is an essential part of engaging in educational enquiry. You will consider the types of theories and what their role is in the research process. Two very influential research perspectives are examined to identify differences in ways we think about and study the social world.
Life in North Korea 1 of 2 - BBC Doc State of Mind
This ten-minute video clip was taken from the BBC documentary 'A State of Mind.'
ISS Update - Dec. 22, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Dec. 22, 2011.
Undertaking HRD research in HE
This presentation explores the challenges encountered in researching the impact of enterprise modules in HE on students own perceptions of self efficacy and motivation to particular career intentions
Carl Sewell's Address to the December 2011 Graduating Class at SMU
The SMU community celebrated the graduation of about 950 students in ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 17, with business and civic leader Carl Sewell ('66) as the featured speaker. "SMU is your university," Sewell told the graduates and their families and friends gathered in SMU's Moody Coliseum. "You have been a part of the greatest academic growth in the history of this university. . . and it clearly is on the path to becoming a great university." Sewell, past chair of the SMU Board of Trustees, is c
Congressional showdown and negative ads
Michael Shank, Vice President at the Institute for Economics and Peace; and Guy Benson, Political Editor, Townhall.Com; discuss Congressional gridlock and the payroll tax cut, issues Congress should focus on, and the Republican Presidential field.
How To Deal With Cyberbullies
Don’t let cyberbullies push you around, being nasty and spreading rumors about you online. Learn how to fight back against tormentors who hide behind a computer screen.This 2:19 long video would be of benefit to show all students who may face this situation. It provides a step-by-step process to follow.
Microproducts Breakthrough Institute
A look at the high tech research facility designed to develop and commercialized micro channel process technology.
A savanna is a type of grassland with shrubs and trees. Large herbivores prevent forests from taking over the land.
There are many predators such as lions and hyenas shown in this 1:24 video. The savannah biome is described as an area with low precipitation and hot weather. Savannahs are found in central and southern Africa, South America, Australia and Inda.
How To Make Small Batch Strawberry Jam
Marge Braker, of Preserve, demonstrates how to make fresh strawberry jam. The entire process is shown and explained in detail along with helpful hints for success. ( 10:22)
Introducing Chemical Equations
Omvang van de aarde en de zon Een bron die van beschrijft de relatie tussen de bekende hoeveelheden in het dagelijks leven en de grootte en afstanden …
Een bron die van beschrijft de relatie tussen de bekende hoeveelheden in het dagelijks leven en de grootte en afstanden …
How to Fold an Origami Box
This four minute video moves slowly and shows how to make this paper sculpture. Helps students with fine motor coordination as well as teaching them this technique.
Living in a globalised world
Using the US and Mexico as the main example, this unit examines how inequalities in access to material wealth can lead to border tensions. You will also learn how many developed economies are now reliant on immigrant labour to perform jobs that their own citizens do not want to consider. How equal is the globalised world?
Microeconomía I (2011)
El objeto de estudio de la asignatura es el análisis del papel de los mercados en el proceso social de asignación de los recursos escasos. Partiendo de modelos básicos de elección del consumidor y de la empresa se fundamentan modelos más generales sobre el funcionamiento de los mercados. A la vez que se presentan estos modelos estandarizados se introduce al alumno en la construccción y manejo de modelos microeconómicos sencillos.
Using Data Effectively—Jay Gribble from PRB
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa-reproductive-health-family-planning-reporting-initiative Jay Gribble, vice president of international programs at Population Reference Bureau (PRB) explains some of the many data resources PRB publishes for journalists. They are available on PRB's website http://prb.org He spoke on a panel for journalists about how best to use data at the International Family Planning Conference in Dakar, Senegal. This video is part of Pulitzer Center's c
Giving can be fun
The purpose of this lesson is to incorporate the use of writing in a friendly letter format to foster the spirit of giving and sharing within the classroom. Using word processing, the students will create a friendly letter that will be shared with classmates in the spirit of giving and sharing.
This patient education program explains the different types of lupus including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and management of the disease. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Movie Dreams and Movie Injustices: A Black High-School Student Tells What 1920s Movies Meant to Him
Fears about the impact of movies on youth led to the Payne Fund research project, which brought together nineteen social scientists and resulted in eleven published reports. One of the most fascinating of the studies was carried out by Herbert Blumer, a young sociologist who would later go on to a distinguished career in the field. For a volume that he called Movies and Conduct (1933), Blumer asked more than fifteen hundred college and high school students to write "autobiographies"of their expe