Correlates of Desistance
There is no question that life in America has changed drastically in the past fifty years. Given the importance of examining historical change inherent in the life course perspective, it is important to determine how changes in the social structure over time impact individuals. Therefore, the goals of this data analysis exercise are to examine changes in marriage and employment over the last fifty years. The purposes are to identify the changes that have taken place, and to hypothesize how these
Here Comes Everybody: how change happens when people come together
Clay Shirky, one of the new culture's wisest observers, steer us through the online social explosion and ask what happens when people are given the tools to work together, without needing traditional organisational structures. As online communication becomes ubiquitous, Shirky unpicks fundamental issues that are increasingly the source of much debate in particular in the media, in business, and in government, all of whom are grappling to make sense of the new social revolution. He argues that th
The Great Brain Race: Rise of the Global Education Marketplace
In a worldwide educational marketplace, international competition to build the best universities and attract the brightest minds is more intense than ever. In his lecture based around his book, The Great Brain Race, Ben Wildavsky argues that the globalisation of higher education should be welcomed, not feared. Ben Wildavsky is a senior fellow in research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation and author of The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities Are Reshaping the World (Princeton University
Air Pollution's Effect on Health
Air Pollution Risks - Find out how air pollution can impact our bodies, our health and most importantly, our lungs. Run time 01:22.
Joseph R. Bankoff President and CEO, Woodruff Arts Center - IMPACT
September 8, 2010 - IMPACT presents Joseph R. Bankoff, President and CEO, Woodruff Arts Center. Joseph R. Bankoff joined the Woodruff Arts Center in September 2006 as president and CEO. He has been an active part of the Atlanta arts community for many years. He worked to raise funds for Atlanta Arts Alliance (original name of the Woodruff Arts Center) and the 1983 expansion of the High Museum. He is a charter member of the High and long-time subscriber to the Alliance Theatre. He joined the Atl
Facebook and Your Job Search
This short video explains the impact of the message your Facebook profile may be sending to prospective employers. (1:00)
Resume Summary Section
Include a summary section on your resume to maximize its impact. This short video explains why you need a summary section and provides practical advice on the information it should contain. Grades 9-12. (0:59)
US Mexican Border - Migration History
History of global migrations and specifically, Mexican migration to the US. To understand the past will help to understand today. (Amateur-ish video of an interview that was done for radio with slides.)
The Pacific War- Iwo Jima Clip (in color)
This documentary includes rare color footage of the U.S. Marines in action in the Pacific during World War II. For years the world has watched films of World War II in black and white. Now for the first time, follow alongside those who experienced the war first hand in this remarkable and moving portrait revealing never-before-seen footage shot in full color. On December 7, 1941, Japan launched its attack on Pearl Harbor resulting in the United States being thrust full force into World War II --
Sandart: The Story of Ukrainian's Survival
A tremendous work well worth showing to all types of classes. Best used after an explanation of what happened in the country in 1948. This performance one an award, and deservedly so. Perhaps part of a lesson about how art can impact society and/or symbolism such as the Liberty Bell.
Population: State of the Earth
In 2006 the human population pushed past 6.5 billion. Every minute, 153 people are born, leading to possibly deadly consequences. This movie discuses the environmental impact the growing population has. Also, learn what we can do like cutting down on our carbon footprint, using bio gas, walking instead of driving, and consuming less. Run time 04:11.
Pyroclastic Flow: Volcano Danger
The dangers of the pyroclastic flow are explained in detail. A must watch video if you are studying the impact of such disasters. The students won't foget this one, but make sure the differences between lava and this one.
Vietnam War - The Impact of Media
Vietnam War - "The Impact of Media" explores in detail the 'media distortions' due to television's misrepresentations during the Vietnam War. It rebuts the view promoted by PBS 's 13-part documentary series, "Vietnam: A Television History". The rebuttal also applies to "The Ten Thousand Day War" series. "The Impact of Media" is a must-see for historians and politicians alike. The late president Ronald Reagan lauded this rebuttal video when he watched it and said that it's "something all American
Inside a Volcano
Explore the science and beauty of these natural features. Video gives history that the Earth was once an icy ball others believe Earth was cold, but not quite ice. 700 million years ago the Earth was much colder. Volcanoes warmed the surface of the Earth, video shows a volcano that erupted in 2004 where a volcano was filmed erupting through an ice sheet in Central Iceland, this is what would have happened millions of years ago but on a globa
Solar Technology GE researcher Vlatko Vlatkovic discusses solar technology development at GE from the roof of GE's global research center in New York. It is a solar panel test set up. He shows a silicone solar cell and explains how the sun hits the cell and is converted to energy. He explains that the system is still very expensive and not very attractive and how they are trying to produce a more efficient, less expensive, and a better looking u
GE researcher Vlatko Vlatkovic discusses solar technology development at GE from the roof of GE's global research center in New York. It is a solar panel test set up. He shows a silicone solar cell and explains how the sun hits the cell and is converted to energy. He explains that the system is still very expensive and not very attractive and how they are trying to produce a more efficient, less expensive, and a better looking u
The Animal Life in Reefs
Learn about the animal and plant life in the coral reefs with this professional video from World Wide Media. Also learn about the effect of global warming on the reefs. Run time 5:24.
A Basic Explanation of Global Warming
How does global warming work? Here is a quick explanation with graphics - presented by former American Vice President, Al Gore. Run time 01:05.
A Wat Forward: Facing Climate Change
In this short documentary you can explore the global impact of climate change and its devastating effects. Learn what scientists suggest in response to these changes. Run time 07:43
Climate Change: State of the Earth
In 2006, Arctic sea ice shrank 6 percent more than it usually does, thus further speeding up global warming and threatening the survival of polar bears. Scientists discuss the ramifications and possible causes. Run time 05:59.
Global Warming and Polar Bears
Learn about global warming and its affects on the endangered polar bear in the Arctic. Run time 03:12.