Assonance and Alliteration
This video contains a student defining alliteration and assonance and showing examples with movie titles and characters from movies. ( The subtitles and examples are appropriate for older students.) ( 3:34)
Writing Structured Paragraphs
This video lecture explains the mechanics of paragraph writing and takes students through the process of constructing well-structured paragraphs. The professor explains the elements of a well-structured paragraph ( unity, coherence, and development) in detail with examples. In conclusion, the characteristics of introductory and concluding paragraphs are identified. ( 28:39)
Pre-School Books-Words beginning with A, B, and C
This short video shows the beginning letter for apple, anchor, bowl, aeroplane, bowl, bulb, ball, candle. The words appear at the bottom of the screen as they are being recited. (1:02)
Building an Enhanced Drought Early Warning System: Tool and Services for Decision Support
Symposium on Data-Driven Approaches to Droughts (DDAD2011), June 21-22, 2011. A presentation by Mark Svoboda from the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. He discusses building an enhanced drought early warning system.
Vivek Joshi on Building a Sustainable Employee Enterprise
Vivek Joshi (MBA '92) CEO LumaSense Technologies, Inc.
Good water for drinking and agriculture is becoming a precious commodity on our planet. This two minute video is about how agricultural engineers work with math to make it possible for farmers to understand how water from raising fish can go watering plants. A good career video or one about math in daily life.
Running time 1:56 minutes.
26.07.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Die norwegische Polizei will in wenigen Stunden die Namen der 76 Todesopfer der Anschläge vom Freitag veröffentlichen. 68 von ihnen hatte der Attentäter Anders Behring Breivik bei einem Massaker auf der Insel Utøya getötet. Die große Mehrzahl sind Jugendliche, die an einem Sommerlager der sozialdemokratis
Signs of hope on jobs, housing
July 28 - Summary of business headlines: Jobless claims drop below key 400,000 level; Pending home sales show surprise rise; Sprint lags further in mobile race. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Striking gold in South Africa
July 28 - Some 100,000 gold miners go on strike in South Africa, which could push up prices. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Murdoch biographer says family must step down from News Corp
July 28 - As NewsCorp's James Murdoch is backed by the board of BSkyB, Michael Wolff, the family's biographer, tells Insider why the family should step down immediately.
SFU Bhangra Flash Mob
SFU Bhangra students surprise unsuspecting Canucks fans by performing a flash mob outside Rogers Arena on April 7, 2011.
NYCOM White Coat Ceremony 2011
The White Coat Ceremony marks the transition that medical students make when they complete their classroom education and begin their clinical training. New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM).
REI 6th Annual Symposium: Part 1 - Introductions by Dr. Paul Falkowski & Lecture by Dr. Ralph Izzo
This is the first lecture of the Rutgers Energy Institute's 6th Annual Symposium. Dr. Paul Falkowski, director of the Institute, begins the symposium, followed by Dr. Ralph Izzo, President & CEO of PSE&G, who lectures on "The Benefits of Competitive Markets on Consumers in Electricity Markets." Please find the second lecture of the symposium at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezCWyM1cXvI For more information please visit http://rei.rutgers.edu/
IDS336 Session 12 Summer 2011
IDS336 Human Rights - Session twelve 07/26/11 Emily Magruder
Vietnam and the Civil Rights Movement 1967-1968
This four-minute video shows various parades and rallies for and against the war highlighted by a warning by President Johnson that the FBI would be watching. This is a good video to show students the mood during that time period and how people were expressing themselves.
Poor People's Campaign (2:10)/ML Kings Death Announcement
The announcement of a campaign to help poor people is stopped when Kennedy tells the audience that Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed. This video is best used to show the mood of the day and to hear the reaction of the audience to the tragic news.
Lloyd's of London chairman: Debt crisis "incomprehensible'"
July 28 - Lord Peter Levene, chairman of insurance giant Lloyd's of London, says a possible U.S. credit downgrade will not help insurers.
Breakingviews: Exxon misses, Lazard, Evercore fare better
July 28 - Reuters Breakingviews columnists say Exxon's profit miss puts more pressure on its CEO, while Lazard and Evercore show signs of strength despite their misses.
Clooney, Madonna, Pacino amongst Venice line-up
Clooney, Polanski, Madonna amongst directors to showcase films at this year's stellar Venice Film Festival. Cindy Martin reports.