Technology in History, Fall 2010
Today many people assume that technological change is the major factor in historical change and that it tends to lead to historical progress. This class turns these assumptions into a questionŃwhat is the role of technology in history?Ńby focusing on four key historical transitions: the human revolution (the emergence of humans as a history-making species), the Neolithic Revolution (the emergence of agriculture-based civilizations); the great leap in productivity (also known as the industrial
Russell Banks: 2011 National Book Festival
Author Russell Banks appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: The author of more than a dozen works of fiction, Russell Banks' newest novel is "Lost Memory of Skin" (Ecco). His work has been translated into more than 20 languages, and two of his novels have been adapted into award-winning films: "The Sweet Hereafter" and "Affliction." His novel "Cloudsplitter" depicts the fictionalized journey of abolitionist John Brown. Banks has written poems, essays and stories for The
What Is Dignity? (One Minute Video Dictionary Series)
In this short video, students will learn about the vocabulary word "dignity". Dignity is defined as the quality of being worthy, honored, or esteemed. Good examples are given (president as dignitary, respecting flag and liberty bell, Disney World). This is a good resource to introduce a new vocabulary word into the elementary classroom. (1:06)
Vlaams Mijnmuseum Op deze website krijg je een beetje info over de geschiedenis van de mijnbouw. Er wordt ook verteld wat je zoal kan zien in het Vlaams Mijnmuseum. Het Mijnmuseum organiseert ook speciale rondleidingen voor kleuters en …
Op deze website krijg je een beetje info over de geschiedenis van de mijnbouw. Er wordt ook verteld wat je zoal kan zien in het Vlaams Mijnmuseum. Het Mijnmuseum organiseert ook speciale rondleidingen voor kleuters en …
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NASA is not Cancelled
NASA co-ops remind us that the space program is DEFINITELY NOT CANCELLED.
U.S. Morning Call: Stock futures tumble, EU fears grow
Nov. 15 - U.S. stock index futures are falling sharply as rises in European bond yields highlight market fears that Europe's debt crisis was mushrooming into a wider systemic problem.
Beetlejuice - Poe Pourri part 1
Part 1 of the beetlejuice episode "poe pourri" enjoy... Examines the use of irony and personification. Also, it contains Edgar Allen Poe references throughout.
Nouns and Verbs
This video demonstrates the learner's ability to distinguish, identify, and correctly use nouns and verbs.
Trading at noon: U.S. stocks down as EU fears rise
Nov. 16 - U.S. stock indexes fell as policymakers warned Europe's debt crisis poses dangers to the global economy.
UK looks to tech for economic growth
Nov. 16 - As the Bank of England slashes its growth and inflation forecasts, the annual Silicon Valley Comes To The UK event stresses the economic benefits of supporting the technology sector. Matt Cowan reports.
Board of Trustees Meeting 11-15-11
Board of Trustees Meeting 11-15-11 About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially became St. Petersburg College when Florida's governor signed legislation making it the first community college in Florida to offer fo
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Shortchanged: Understanding the Women's Wealth Gap
Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School Women now receive more college degrees than men and enter the workforce with better job opportunities than ever before. So why does the typical woman have less than half of the wealth of the typical man? How is it that never-married women have only 2% as much wealth as similarly situated men? Drawing on the most comprehensive data on wealth and on in-depth interviews, Dr. Chang shows how differences in earnings, in saving and investing, a
Getting started with your new Kinect v1 So you got a Kinect for Windows v1 under your Christmas tree? Now what? Today's post by Pankaj Deharia Ignatiuz provides a great place to get started with the latest v1 version of the SDK, taking you from download to simple app building... The article will give you a getting sta
So you got a Kinect for Windows v1 under your Christmas tree? Now what? Today's post by Pankaj Deharia Ignatiuz provides a great place to get started with the latest v1 version of the SDK, taking you from download to simple app building...
The article will give you a getting sta
Richard Mayer's theory of multimedia learning can help us develop more effective PowerPoint presentations, videos, and printed materials. This film outlines some of the major components of Mayer's theory. This instructional film is from Kansas State University's web-based course, GENAG 721, Occupational and Agricultural Safety and Health Interventions. Copyright 2011, Mitch Ricketts.
Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
Beetlejuice - Poe Pourri part 2
Examines the use of irony and personification. Also, there are many Edgar Allen Poe references throughout. (5:08)
Brazil: Arts and Culture in Brazil
Salvador, the capital of the state Bahia, was the first capital of Brazil.
Slavery was common in Brazil until it was abolished in 1888. Today, Salvador has the largest population of African-Americans in any city out of Africa. Ancient African rhythms transformed to the present day samba. A good look at the people and culture of this community.
U.S. Day Ahead: Manufacturing to stay sluggish-analyst
Nov. 16 - Expect the Philly Fed Index to remain in the doldrums when it is released at 1000 EST, says BNP Paribas U.S. economist Bricklin Dwyer.