How to Identify Narrative Style in Literature
Narrative style in literature refers to the storyteller or the narrator in a piece of writing, whether it be first, second or third person, omniscient or otherwise. Identify the narrative style of a piece of literature, while deciding whether or not to trust the narrator, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere. He has published poetry, essays, short fiction and a novel, and he has
The History of Journalism
This is a book review of the book "We're all journalists now" by Scott Gant. It explains the history of journalism. Learn about the venues people used to stay connected and informed in the past to the present. (3:06)
Digital Storybooks With Audio
This brief slidecast was created by a college student. The student gives a definition of a digital book, how an e-book 'works', briefly discusses e-Book Readers, and the benefits to teachers and students. The sound could be better.
Sarah Cook speaks on China
Sarah Cook, Research Fellow with the Institute of Development Studies speaks on the growing importance of China and it's impact on Africa and the rest of the world.
"Market Women's Cries" Poem by Jonathan Swift
A virtual movie (portrait sitting in chair with book) of Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) "reading" one of his much loved poems "Market Women's Cries". This poem is a good example of Jonathan Swift as satirist. (1:12)
Episode 103: The Irish Diaspora and Its Legacy Historian Professor Elizabeth Malcolm tells the story of Irish migration, particularly in the 19th and 20th centuries, and what it means for Ireland and the world today. With host Jennifer Cook. Elizabeth Malcolm - < Discourses of Epictetus: Book 1: Chapters 1-2 Six steps of Chip Design A Guide to Plot Development in Plays Using Quotations for Book Titles Governor William Avery Interview Education Powerpoint on Creative Writing How to use Skype in the Classroom Klondike Gold Rush Ponce de Leon The Fountain Of Youth Mr. Lyman's 7th grade Frog Lab Chaucer and the Medieval Period - clip only The Iliad- Book 22: The Death of Hector First and Last Theatre Etiquette Video
Book 1 Chapters 1-2 of Discources of Epictetus. Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher (b. 55-d. 135 CE).
Engineers from Intel tell us their recipes for designing the brains of computers.
A Guide to Plot Development in Plays. Part of the series: How to Develop Plots & Characters for Plays. Learn tips and techniques for developing the plot of a play with expert playwriting advice in this free play production and theater video clip.
Quotations can be used for book titles if they are used consistently. Other options include underlining and italics. Discover when it's acceptable to put book titles in quotation marks. The teacher shows examples on her computer screen in this live action movie. (1:28)
William Avery would have never become a politician if not for a series of disastrous floods in Kansas in the mid 20th century. He was the third generation of Averys farming near Wakefield, in Clay County, when President Truman appropriated funds to build two dams in the Blue Valley that would inundate his farm. Avery became an opposition leader and was elected to serve in the Kansas Legislature from 1951-1955, and went on to serve in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1955-1965, though he w
This slideshow that offers a quick guide to creative writing songs, sonnets, poetry, short stories, etc. (22 slides)
I guide to setting up the account, ways to use it, cavets, and recommendations for using Skype in the classroom. A good beginners guide.
A collage of historical photographs and films based on the bestselling book "The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs from 1896-1899."
Animated Comic Book Series of the story of Juan Ponce de Leon's discovery of the Fountain of Youth in the 1500's. (Narration and conversation with comic book pictures.)
Welcome to the Frog Lab which will guide you through a virtual dissection.
This is the beginning of an older filmed-for-the-classroom narrated documentary. It introduces Middle English literature and The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer and gives an overview of the pilgrims as a cross section of medieval society. Sound quality is strained. Shows a large antique edition of the book and a filmed reenactment of people in period costume eating a meal together at a large inn table. (1:39 min.)
This video is a humanities project, based on book 22 of The Iliad. The story is acted out by the students in the video.
This is a Wilbooks talking book about first to last that was made for younger learners. (01:41) The 'pages' turn as the story is being read ...twice. The words appear at the bottom of the screen.
Top 7 Do's and Don'ts of Theatre Etiquette"
A helpful guide to theatre etiquette brought to you by the Education Department at the Citi performing Arts Center. This applies to any live performance.
Historian Professor Elizabeth Malcolm tells the story of Irish migration, particularly in the 19th and 20th centuries, and what it means for Ireland and the world today. With host Jennifer Cook.
Elizabeth Malcolm - <
Discourses of Epictetus: Book 1: Chapters 1-2
Six steps of Chip Design
A Guide to Plot Development in Plays
Using Quotations for Book Titles
Governor William Avery Interview
Education Powerpoint on Creative Writing
How to use Skype in the Classroom
Klondike Gold Rush
Ponce de Leon The Fountain Of Youth
Mr. Lyman's 7th grade Frog Lab
Chaucer and the Medieval Period - clip only
The Iliad- Book 22: The Death of Hector
First and Last
Theatre Etiquette Video