Rethinking British Volunteerism in 1914: A Rush to the Colours?
In this video and audio podcast Dr Catriona Pennell, Lecturer in History at the University of Exeter, discusses the British response to the outbreak of War in 1914, exposing the reaction to be much more complex than traditional images have … Continue reading
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17.53 Democratization in Asia, Africa, and Latin America (MIT)
Recent years have seen an astonishing spread of democracy to many African, Asian, and Latin American countries. What caused these dramatic political transitions? What challenges do democratizing countries in the Third World face? Will these new democracies endure? We will take up these questions using film, fiction, and popular journalism, as well as scholarly research. We will also focus on a small number of countries (Brazil, India, Mexico, Nigeria, Senegal, Singapore, and Sri Lanka) in order
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The Roman Empire in the First Century - Episode 3: Winds of Change
Claudius rules; Britain battles Roman legions; in Judea, Paul tells of Jesus; Rome verges on disaster under Nero's reign.  Absolute power brings absolute ruin.  Law under Nero was brutal. (55:06)
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The Roman Empire in the First Century - Episode 4: Years of Eruption
Rival generals fight for control in Rome; Mount Vesuvius erupts; Emperor Trajan expands the empire.  (55:07)
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Ernest Hemingway and Bullfights in Spain
A reading of excerpts from Hemingway's novel, The sun Also Rises with footage of bullfighting in Pamplona, Spain.  The video talks about Hemingway's love of Spain which inspired him to write his novel.

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Literary Form: Using The Great Gatsby as an Example
Many importance concepts are explored here in reference to the Great Gatsby as an example. It is best if students have a word wall to keep track of the various example of the terms explained.

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The Great Gatsby
A unique retelling of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel. This version of The Great Gatsby was originally used for a grade 12 english project.  Stick figure art work is used as the illustrations to go along with a summary of the novel.

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Special report: Poland's successes


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The University of Memphis minute for the week of March 21, 2014.
The University of Memphis minute for the week of March 21, 2014.
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Measuring Angles (part 1)(Math Made Easy)

In this video, students are shown the protractor, what is on the protractor, and how it works.  It discusses which numbers to use, the inside numbers or the outside numbers.  It depends on which way the angle is facing.  Then the narrator goes through some examples.  The instrument the narrator uses has movable lines, so students can see how to measure various sized angles.   Video is good quality and goo
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'It's critically important to disseminate knowledge on a large scale'
Dr Rajendra Pachauri, one of this year's honorary graduates, is chair of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and one of the world's leading figures in the science of climate change. In 2007 he received the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the IPCC, alongside co-recipient, Al Gore. Here, Dr Pachauri talks about today's fight against climate change.
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{Suresh 666) Nice sentences अच्छे वाक्य (Acchey vaaky) उसका दफ्तर यहाँ से कुछ दूरी ( distance) पर है | (Uskaa daftar yahaan se kuchh doree par hai.) His office is […]

Discussing a Line Graph Part IV
This is the fourth and last part of a class segment on the discussion of line graphs.
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Dividing With Mixed Numbers
This is a lesson on how to divide fractions with mixed numbers.The instructor uses a white board and goes step-by-step.
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Seminar 9- USAWC Distance Education Class of 2011
One more challenge faced the senior officers as they celebrated completion of two years of internet-based studies at the Army War College's distance education program. The largest graduation class in college history received their diplomas on a day of record-breaking heat, July 22, at historic Carlisle Barracks.
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Libertarian Political Realism

Philosopher Alexander Moseley offers a straightforward definition of political realism as "tak[ing] as its assumption that power is (or ought to be) the primary end of political action, whether in the domestic or international arena." Realism thus provides a prism through which to observe and to appraise political phenomena, dispensing with the illusions that have built up around the moder
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CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Calc Height of Building, Angle Tool
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the height of a building
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The Plague, Part 15- The History Channel
The Bubonic Plague took place in medieval Europe. A quote from the film: " ...the greatest biological disaster in the history of mankind." This documentary has re-enactment and commentary and is suitable for high school students.
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Moscow 1941 - 1/6
Hitler tries to take Moscow, thinking once he had Moscow he would be able to take all of Russia. German forces quickly advance.
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