Best in the Midwest recognition - Academic Spotlight
Missouri State University was selected for inclusion in The Princeton Review's 2012 online list of "Best Colleges: Region by Region." Missouri State is one of 153 schools receiving the "Best in the Midwest" designation and has been included on this list since its inception nine years ago. Selection is based on a qualitative evaluation of academic excellence and responses from student surveys. Missouri State also is included in the Princeton Review "Colleges with a Conscience" list. The univers
Creating and capturing value through social media
Justin Ablett, Associate Partner and Todd Abramson, Senior Managing Consultant at IBM Global Services discuss the value of social media for an organisation and how it can be leveraged internally in order to share knowledge and resources. Part of the Cranfield Customer Management Forum Guest Speaker Series: http://bit.ly/9UuSf9
Elizabeth Finkel: The Genome Generation
Elizabeth Finkel gives this lecture entitled 'The Genome Generation' at The Australian National University on Monday 27 February 2012. The year 2001 marked more than just the beginning of Stanley Kubrick's space odyssey, it marked the beginning of the genome era. That was the year scientists first read the 3 billion letters of DNA that make up the human genome. This was followed by a veritable Noah's Ark of genomes—sponges and worms, dogs and cows, rice and wheat, chimps and elephants—180 c
A fun rainy day activity, this 3:39 video slowly shows the steps to creating this craft and the estimated costs and the materials. Easy to follow.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Whole Book in Audio with Words
Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Kara Shallenberg. (02:44:11)
Man's Best Friend - Doritos Commercial 2012
A large dog and man have a brief interaction in the front yard. Doritos are used to bribe the man into silence. Commercials can be used to teach a variety of reading comprehension strategies. Questions below are provided for inferencing skills. (0:38)
What does the man think the dog is burying in the ground? What clues lead you to believe this? Why does the dog give the man a bag of Doritos? Why does the dog have another bag of Doritos at the window at the end of the video? What mak
Separate But Not Equal
In 1954, the Supreme Court unanimously strikes down segregation in public schools, sparking the Civil Rights movement. In this video, see the events leading up to the Supreme Courts decision on segregation. (2:21)
Planned Giving Donor - Janet Collins (Speech Read by Doug Puffer)
Planned Giving Donor - Janet Collins (Speech Read by Doug Puffer), Planned and Annual Giving Donor Reception, April 28, 2011
How to Answer a Question in an Essay
How to Answer a Question in an Essay. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to answer questions in an essay in this 49-second video on writing essays.
CME Receives $60,000 Endowment from MMA
The Mississippi Manufacturers Association donated $60,000 to the Center for Manufacturing Excellence to commemorate the MMA's 60th anniversary. The money will go toward an endowment to provide scholarships to students applying the the CME. Video by Mary Stanton. For more information on the CME visit www.olemiss.edu/cme
The David Pakman Show - Gas and Oil Prices and the President's Impact
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The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester
Numbers are Weapons - A Self Defence Guide
Tim Harword, Financial Times, gives a talk for the Reuters Seminar Series
'Before, During and After:' Artistic Narrative Representations of Peru's Internal Conflict
Prof. Cynthia E. Milton, Professor of Latin American History, Université de Montréal gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 28th February
Aggie Students Bring Clean Water to Haiti
A Texas A&M study abroad trip has a big impact on Haiti.
When Languages & Engineering Combine | URI's International Engineering Program
The University of Rhode Island's International Engineering Program provides students the opportunity to combine engineering and language skills, and prepares them for careers in a global world.
Space Race: Cold War Front
The Soviet Union launching of Sputnik leads to the United States creation of NASA and the beginning of the Space Race. America trails behind the Soviet throughout the continued race until the American’s land the first man ever on the moon. In this video take a closer look at the Space Race, set to “Magic Carpet Ride” by Steppenwolf. (4:21)
Sesame Street - Is it alive?
Are rocks,chairs,and cars alive? No no no!
Battle of Kwajalein
The U.S. invades Kwajalein on January 31, 1944, breaking the outer ring of the Japanese Pacific territory. Japanese forces are poorly trained and are easily outnumbered by American troops. After four days nearly all of the Japenese troops are wiped out and Allies claim victory on February 3, 1944. In this video clip, learn more about swift Battle of Kwajalein. (2:04)
Using grade weightings in Moodle
This short tutorial (7:48) will demonstrate how to setup and use grade weightings in your Moodle courses.