Helping Students Understand Text Structures: Informational Problem/Solution
This exercise teaches students to understand the organizational structure of problem/solution essays by having them write "what it says" and "what it does" statements about a text. Asking students to write these statements about a text will enable students to read the text closely and will ensure that they understand the structure of a problem/solution text.
The University of Memphis Centennial Moment: Founding the School of Law.
Allie Prescott (BA '69, JD '72) with the story of the founding of the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis.
Marshall Center Fellow Christopher S. Martin on Sympathy in Economics
Christopher S. Martin, a visiting fellow at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies' John Marshall International Center for the Study of Statesmanship, discusses "Sympathy in Economics: A Critical History." Martin is completing his doctoral dissertation on the history of economic thought and his presentation focused on the idea of "sympathy" within economics and its role in motivating commitment to rules of conduct. Nov. 4, 2011
Facebook CEO visits Harvard
Former Harvard student and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stopped by his old stomping grounds to answer a few questions.
Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg, & Yorktown, VA
U.S. military personel take a tour of Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown, VA in the 1960's viewing the major attractions and learning the history of these colonial cities and their involvement during the Revolutionary War. (10min)
Northeastern University Academic Honors Convocation
April 22, 2011 - Northeastern University's inaugural Academic Honors Convocation recognized its community's highest achievements in academic excellence, use-inspired research and engagement on campus and across the globe.
Who's Afraid of the Human Genome
Jeffrey Kahn of the Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics gives a preview of his discussion planned for December, 1, 2011 in Nashville -- alluding to the power and some potential pitfalls to avoid with personalized medicine.
Obama impressed with Noda's bold vision
Nov 13 - US President Barack Obama says he was "extremely impressed" with Japan Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's "bold vision". Rough cut (No reporter narration)
Office of International Studies Shanghai, China Program
The Shanghai program is located on the campus of East China Normal University (ECNU), locally known as "HuaShiDa." The University has a long history of scholarly endeavors and is well known as one of the most innovative universities in China. Established in 1951, it is one of China's key institutions of higher learning that specializes in teacher education, and is nationally known for its Chinese language and literature program. It enrolls more than 16,000 students and 1,000 international studen
Office of International Studies Dublin, Ireland (Trinity) Program
Notre Dame's program in Ireland is located in the city of Dublin, a capital city of 1,000,000 people located on the Irish Sea on the east coast of Ireland. Physically a small city — all the major museums and sites are within walking distance — it has a rich cultural life manifested especially in its established and experimental theater and traditional Irish and classical music. Dublin also boasts several excellent museums including the National Museum, with Celtic objects from the 8th and 9t
English Vocabulary-Lesson 5-Idioms Related to Colors
This video discusses idioms and sayings related to colors-"pass with flying colors", "show one's true colors", and "to be in the red". This video not only explains what the idiom means but where it originated. The video narrator does not supply much depth to the lessons and images would be of value.(5:14)
Electoral reforms and the quest for democracy in Malaysia: Dato' Ambiga Sreenevasan
Dato' Ambiga Sreenevasan gives this lecture entitled 'Public Lecture Electoral reforms and the quest for democracy in Malaysia' at The Australian National University on 1 November 2011. The BERSIH 2.0 rally of the 9th of July 2011 will forever be etched in the memory of Malaysians as a historic day. This was the day when around 50,000 Malaysians from all ethnic groups defied attempts by the government to prevent a demonstration. In this video, the speaker discusses the eight demands of BERSIH
Spartan Sagas: Karen Smreker
Karen is a Ph.D student in the MIS Program. The faculty is one of her favorite aspects of the program. She is currently doing research in children's nutrition. She is proud to be a Spartan and her family has a rich history in MSU.
Carnegie Sports Weekly: S2 - Ep 03: Badminton
This wee match of the week which was Badminton were outstanding across the board, the Mens first team who were playing an undefeated Birmingham side, rose to the challenge with fantastic style as they destroyed the opposition in an 8-0 match!!
Bombing Savages in Law, in Fact, in Fiction [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sven Lindqvist | This lecture marks the centenary of aerial bombardment. More than just a military revolution, this development redrew the legal and moral boundaries between civilians and combatants and spread the theatre of war into cities and domestic spaces. Sven Lindqvist is the author of over 30 widely translated books including A History of Bombing. The lecture is part of a joint initiative of LSE Sociology and the Sociology Department at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Marquette Reunion 2012: Want Patrick to visit your old haunt?
Marquette Reunion 2012: Want Patrick to visit your old haunt?
IDS336 Session 11 Fall 2011
IDS336 Jazz in the moder
SPC Living Well - Episode 4: Exercise for Everyone
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege The fourth episode of SPC's Living Well TV show will air live at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 16. The episode entitled "Exercise for Everyone" will focus on the physical, mental and social benefits of a fitness program. Guest Katherine Reay, certified personal trainer from the BayCare network, will lead the discussion. Also featured on the show is a tutorial on how to begin a fitness center workout by personal trainer Chip Wright, and a cooking demons
Twilight-mania at London premiere
Nov. 16 - Twilight star Taylor Lautner says he discussed reducing the number of shirtless scenes to one with director in new movie "Breaking Dawn Part 1." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Security tight for Afghan loya jirga
Nov. 15 - Security tight as Kabul prepares for loya jirga, a major meeting of tribal elders and political leaders. Nick Rowlands reports.