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Haunted Memories and Complex Loyalties
This Maguire Public Scholar Lecture by William Abraham, SMU's Albert Cook Outler Professor of Wesley Studies, focused on terrorism's ties to religion and other causes. It was given September 8, 2011, as part of a series of SMU events commemorating the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorists attacks.
Dr. E. Gordon Gee at Texas A&M University
Dr. E. Gordon Gee, President of The Ohio State University, speaks at Texas A&M University on the future of higher education.
Using Kids Infobits
Using Kids Infobits (A Gale Database) to find information for Social Studies Projects. Recorded for 4th and 5th grade students in library classes.
The Panda: An Endangered Species
This selection contains a slide show set to music which provides background information on the plight of the panda, characteristics of pandas, a map of their natural habitat, and efforts being made to help them. Many photos of pandas are also shown. ( 2:20)
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : variability
Statistical data vary: range and inter-quartile range measure this. Are they good measures?
Politics in 60 seconds. Passive revolution
Dr Adam Morton defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on passive revolution as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Adam Morton, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Adam Morton is a Senior Lecturer and Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) in the School of Politic
The Distributive Property
This animated video demonstrates using the distributive property to solve 7(3+9). The seven is described as a ninja "attacking" the other numbers. ( :57)
British prime ministers 1783 - 1852
This learning object on British Prime Ministers, 1783-1852, is designed to support the programme of lectures and seminars on the module The Many Faces of Reform: British politics, 1790-1850. It will help familiarise you with the leading political figures and parliamentary groupings of the period we are studying. It will also test your knowledge of this information and help you think about some of the wider political developments which we will be studying. Copyright Information: All of the imag
Wall St. calmer as G20 pledges support
Sept. 23 - There was a slightly positive bias in early Wall Street trading as investors hope the world's central bankers will step in to save the global economy. Conway G. Gittens reports.
What is a Recession?
This two-minute video explains what a recession is, the basic economic terms, and the psychological factor that often fuels a recession. It is very fast-paced and may need to be replayed. Stresses the importance of the word fear and how it can result in negative influences on the economy. Several methods to end a recession are discussed and they need to be explained to most students.
Conducting Coaching - A module summary (final)
Mentoring Placement students a module summary, with links to all of the module resources
Advanced Professional Development 1 - a module summary
Advanced Professional Development 1 - a module summary, with links to all of the module resources
U.S. Week Ahead: September jobs report may show modest rise
Sept. 30 - Reuters Economics Editor Stella Dawson says expect the numbers in Friday's jobs report to be supplemented by the return of the 45,000 striking Verizon workers.
Carlson Executive Education scholarship helps VP get 'exactly what I needed'
Through the Carlson Executive Education scholarship, Netgain Technology VP Franco Cusipag was able to get the education he needed to help his business. Ten more Minnesota businesses or nonprofits have the same opportunity in the 2011 scholarship program. You can read more about the program here: http://carlsonschool.umn.edu/news/09/%208/11/For-VP-Carlson-Executive-Education-Course-Was-'Exactly-What-I-Needed'-.aspx
9.012 The Brain and Cognitive Sciences II (MIT)
This course is the second half of the intensive survey of brain and behavioral studies for first-year graduate students in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences curriculum. Each module of this core course involves a series of overview lectures by leading researchers in the field. By offering a thorough introduction to the current state of the discipline while emphasizing critical thinking, the course aims to prepare students as cognitive scientists. Topics include: perception, attention, working memo
How to Make a Compass
If you have water, you may be able to make a rudimentary compass. Learn how with this thirty-second video.
"The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Arthur Conan Doyle--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this Pick of the Week video, teenage students will be introduced to "The Hound of Baskervilles" by Arthur Conan Doyle. Summary--In the great tradition of Sherlock Holmes, there's a mystery that needs solving and Holmes is the only man up to the challenge. In "The Hound of the Baskervilles," that mystery centers on a devilish ghost-hound that seems intent on picking off the Baskerville family—heir by unlucky heir. But ghosts aren't real ... are they? And there must be some logical explan
Weekly RCS Sessions from Lecture Theatre A
Weekly RCS Sessions from Lecture Theatre A