21L.007J After Columbus (MIT)
Sometime after 1492, the concept of the New World or America came into being, and this concept appeared differently - as an experience or an idea - for different people and in different places. This semester, we will read three groups of texts: first, participant accounts of contact between native Americans and French or English speaking Europeans, both in North America and in the Caribbean and Brazil; second, transformations of these documents into literary works by contemporaries; third, moder
Test-Taking Strategies 3 (of 12): Solving Easy Problems First
This 2:42 long video shows how this strategy works for improving scores on multiple-choice tests.
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.
This report outlines the process and findings from an innovative project for students. This work was part of the curriculum and involved students working with West Yorkshire Police as part of the safer Leeds project in designing and making a film for students n crime prevention and personal safety in Leeds
ISS Update - July 11, 2012
The International Space Station video update for July 11, 2012.
C-Suite: Charles Luck IV, Luck Companies
Charles S. Luck IV was interviewed by Senior Associate Dean, Richard Coughlan, as part of the Robins School of Business' C-Suite Conversations on March 22, 2012.
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)
14.731 Economic History (MIT)
This course offers a comprehensive survey of world economic history, designed to introduce economics graduate students to the subject matter and methodology of economic history. Topics are chosen to show a wide variety of historical experience and illuminate the process of industrialization. A final term paper is due at the end of the course.
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