Test-Taking Strategies 11 (of 12): Estimate or Do the Minimum
This 2:31 video gives tips on the best strategies for improving your score on multiple choice tests, especially in math.
Barney--"The Airplane Song"
Students will enjoy this classic Barney song "The Airplane Song". Barney and friends sing and imagine what it is like to fly in an airplane. This is a great resource to use in the early childhood classroom in conjunction with nonfiction texts on transportation. (1:46)
Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank on Returning to Earth
Expedition 30 Commander talks about his upcoming return to Earth - along with Flight Engineers Anatoly Ivanishin and Anton Shkaplerov - and his experiences working aboard the International Space Station.
Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Eliezer Lev-Zion
Eliezer Lev-Zion was born in 1927 in Berlin, Germany, as Oskar-Eliezer Lewinsohn. His father, Nathan, was a journalist, and his mother, Franscheska, a doctor who managed a Jewish orphanage. A month after the Nazis came to power, Oskar's father was arrested and disappeared. Heavily pregnant, Franscheska fled to France together with Eliezer, settling in Lyon. A month later, Eliezer's brother Marcel Gideon was born. In the winter of 1939/1940, the three family members were taken to a detention cam
Reuters Breakingviews: Expect more foreign CEOs in Japan
April 20 - A string of frustrated foreign CEOs in Japan have left their companies. But don't blame the corporate culture - it's more about a move towards better governance. And foreign bosses will keep coming.
Chilli, Chocolate, and Chips: Foods that Originate from the New World
Dr. Rebecca Earle from the Department of Comparative American Studies talks about the importance of diet in creating the Indian and Spanish identities in the early modern era, and how the foods that the Spanish once avoided in the New World are now ingrained in many cultures.
21W.747-1 Rhetoric (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the history, the theory, the practice, and the implications (both social and ethical) of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion. By the end of the semester, you will have been exposed to several of the key concepts of rhetoric (e.g., ethos, pathos, logos, invention, style, arrangement, kairos, stasis, commonplaces) and to the over-riding importance of writing to your audience. You will have gotten a taste of rhetorical history and theory. You will explore and
Sunday Service - 1/22/2012 - Sam Wells
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr Samuel Wells delivers a sermon entitled "I'm a Prophet, Get Me Out of Here." Opening excerpt from the sermon: (25:24) "I was on a Christian radio show a week or two ago and the presenter was asking me about one of my books. He said, "I guess you found yourself asking these questions and having these wonderings, and you thought, 'I'll go look at the Bible and see what God wants to say about these things.'" I wasn't looking to be ar
Academics and public policy: a new alignment? - Janet Finch
Professor Dame Janet Finch talks about how academia and government can work together.
Bio-technology in Africa - Florence Wambugu
Florence Muringi Wambugu talks about the contribution of bio-technology, including GM crops, for improving the sustainable livelihoods of resource poor families in Africa.
Great Ideas of Biology - Sir Paul Nurse
In this Founders' Day lecture Sir Paul Nurse, president of the Royal Society, discusses the great ideas of biology.
Lesson #12 - Vietnamese Restaurant: Choosing a Seat in Vietnam
Learn Vietnamese travel phrases with SurvivalPhrases.com. A little Vietnamese can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SurvivalPhrases.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! In this lesson, we cover another high frequency phrase which will be sure to be of use on your trip, vacation, or travels to [...]
America Gets a Constitution
After several failed attempts at creating a government, a 1787 convention is called to draft a new legal system for the United States. This new Constitution provides for increased federal authority while still protecting the basic rights of its citizens. In this video clip, learn about the origins of the U.S. Constitution. (3:09)
MA in Creative Arts Therapies, Drama Therapy Option
http://creativeartstherapies.concordia.ca/programs/drama-therapy-ma/ Concordia is the only university in Canada to offer an MA in Creative Arts Therapies, Drama Therapy Option. This two-year intensive program develops professional competence with a strong commitment to ethical and social responsibility. It prepares students for the future through supervised clinical relationships, the exploration of a range of therapeutic theoretical orientations and associated research. The Drama Therapy Opti
Marquette's President Reads a Poem for National Poetry Month
In celebration of National Poetry Month, Marquette University's Raynor Memorial Libraries and the Department of English held a reading by five faculty poets, who read their own poetry and other favorites. President Scott R. Pilarz, S.J., introduced the event, as well as read a favorite poem, "The Metaphysicians of South Jersey," by Stephen Dunn.
Documenting and Promoting Indigenous Agricultural Knowledge and Climate Change Adaptation in Selecte
By: UP Los Baños Presentation by Dr. Lucille Elna P. De Guzman, University Researcher, College of Agriculture, UPLB, Philippines. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.
Weekly ISS Recap - Dec. 19-23, 2011
The weekly International Space Station video recap for Dec. 19-23, 2011
Bethlehem celebrates Christmas Eve mass
Dec 25 - Worshippers attend Christmas Eve mass in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Regional Spanish Series - Iberian #33 - How’s the sickie doing?
Learn Spanish with Spanishpod101.com! What do you do if you feel sick in Spain? Well, ask Megan and David because they know exactly what to do. Not only do they have practical advice about “farmacias”. What are they? Well, you can take a guess by looking at the word. They also explain the preference toward [...]
Human Tissue Authority codes of practice
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) revised codes of practice came into force in September 2009. The revised codes provide guidance and advice and expected standards for all the sectors regulated by the HTA. Each code is provided in an interactive format providing easy access to the different sections, with links to other relevant issues and documents and a pop-up glossary. There are nine codes, covering post-mortem examination; consent, donation of solid organs for transplantation; anatomical exam