"Reflections on Argentina" - Session 3 of "Poverty & Growth: Reflections on Latin America" (video)
A three-part workshop with Professor Juan Pablo Nicolini, Winter Tinker Visiting Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies
Iraqi forces storm Tikrit
Iraqi forces conduct raids on Tikrit, the newest front-line in the country's battle against Sunni insurgents. Deborah Gembara reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years,
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.
Spying: From Eisenhower to Obama
Andrew Bacevich, author and professor at Boston University; Stephen Kinzer, author of The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles and their Secret World War; and Evan Thomas, author and professor of Journalism at Princeton University, discusses American intelligence gathering and international surveillance policies over the last half century through the current NSA crisis. Boston Globe national security reporter Bryan Bender moderates. Copyright: John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
Watercolor Painting Using Brushes
You can use the brush as a stamp. English captions. (1:04)
Time Lesson for Young Learners
This is a short video (01:26) that shows young learners how to tell time.
Nori Diesel - Modern Dance Improvisation 1
Nori Diesel Potts's modern dance improvisation at Ballet School of Chapel Hill. (1:21)
Semantic Learning Model and Extended Student model: towards an AHAM-based adaptive system
In adaptive hypermedia systems, we distinguish AHAM as the most popular reference model which is based on the Dexter model. Our work consists on building an adaptive system following this model. In this paper, we deal both with the domain and the user's model. On one hand, the domain model called Semantic Learning Model (SLM) is described taking into account the pedagogical structure resulting from our pedagogical segmentation process. On the other hand, our user's model called eXtended Student
Article :: Adobe® InDesign® CS5 Classroom in a Book: Placing Multiple Graphics in a Grid of
This excerpt from Adobe® InDesign® CS5 Classroom in a Book shows you how to place multiple graphics in a grid of frames.
Dr. John Prescott - Academic Spotlight
Missouri State University has a nationally recognized music department. One of the professors in that department, Dr. John Prescott, recently received the National Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, also known as ASCAP. These coveted awards reflect ASCAP's commitment to assist and encourage writers of serious music. The awards are based upon the prestigious value of each writer's catalogue of original compositions, as well as recent performances of those work
Gaza hospitals strained as casualty numbers rise
Gaza hospitals are running low on medical equipment to treat the surge in patients caused by Israel's almost two-week offensive on the Gaza strip. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and
Literary Festival 2013: Philosophy by Podcast [Audio]
Speaker(s): David Edmonds, Nigel Warburton | In the 5th century BC Socrates brought philosophy to the marketplace. Can this ancient branch of learning be rejuvenated by the technology of the 21st century? Philosophy Bites Back is the second book from the team that brings you Philosophy Bites, the hugely successful podcast that has now had 16 million downloads. Philosophy Bites Back is a collection of conversations with leading scholars on major figures in the history of philosophy. David Edmonds
French Verbs, Part 4
The narrator recites verbs in French as they appear in print on the screen with an appropriate image. There is no English spoken. For beginning learners of the French language.
Embedding the concept of competency maps
This presentation outlines the background, context and transferability of a competency mapping tool originally developed in health but suitable for enterprise
A Black Hole - Cygnus X-1
The blue supergiant star, HDE 226868, is locked in an orbit with a black hole - Cygnus X-1. If you have a small telescope it is possible to see this interesting star. The black hole is not visible but its companion star is. This system is located in the constellation Cygnus, The Swan. The video explains where to look. It is possible to capture an image of this star with an SLR digital camera, Nikon, Canon and others produce cameras capable of long time exposures. The video also demonstrates usin
Teaching Reading-Phonics Lessons-Sounding Out Words
Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. shows how to put letters together to make words. Put letters on a board and then make the letter sounds. After they make the initial sounds, move the letters closer together to make a word out of the sounds. She shows many examples of this idea. Idea would be easy for parents and teachers to do, the letters can be made on paper. Video is of good quality and the idea she uses is good for parents and teachers.
Two car bombs hit Syrian market in Douma
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The chaotic scene just moments after two car bombs went off in a popular Douma market injuring dozens. Deborah Gembara reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international
Note: this last clip is quite short. 'For a brief period, after the conquests of Alexander the Great, it became the most powerful state in the world' (Macedonia, Wikipedia, 2009). This history channel documentary is suitable for older middle and high school students. (WARNING: There may be scenes of war.)
Japanese Classical dance
Japanese classical dance performance in Chicago. (4:37)
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Review
Steinbeck's classic Of Mice and Men is reviewed. The audio in this video is out of sync but it is still usable and provides a good summary of the novel.