What Does High-Quality Education Mean to CitySquare's Reverend Gerald Britt?
From Your Block to the Boardroom: Why High-Quality Education is Our Ethical Responsibility. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and community leaders discuss the community's ethical role in supporting public education. The Reverend Gerald Britt talks about what high-quality education means to him. For more information and to view related content, visit http://www.smu.edu/Provost/Ethics/Events/PastEvents/Block2Boardroom
Shakespeare's Principal Plays
English 367 observes Shakespeare's exploration of family dynamics through a selection of history plays, comedies, tragedies, and romances, that span his career. Plays that were read for the class include: Richard II, I&II Henry IV, Henry V, Twelfth Night, Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It, Othello, King Lear, Hamlet, Antony and Cleopatra, Measure for Measure, Pericles, A Winter's Tale, and The Tempest.Lectures for this course were recorded during the Fall 2008 term--William's final semeste
Introduction to Information Studies
SI 110 - The vaunted Information Revolution is more than Web surfing, Net games, and dotcoms. Indeed, it is the foundation for an economic and social transformation on a scale comparable to the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century. As a culture we have learned from earlier such transformations and it is important to recognize those lessons and chart a path toward intellectual and practical mastery of the emerging world of information.This course will provide the foundational knowledge
Seminar on Digital Libraries
SI 615 - This is a special topics seminar focusing on the current state of Ňdigital librariesÓ broadly defined. The seminar is multi-disciplinary in focus and in method, covering the history of the idea, its manifestation as projects and programs in academic, non-profit, and research settings, and the suite of policy issues that influence their development and growth. The concept of the digital library will serve as an intellectual construct within which to explore the related concepts of scho
Professional Practice in Libraries and Information Centers
SI 643 - This course builds on the conceptual framework of information needs and the use of information provided in SI 501. In that course the focus is on techniques that information professionals use to understand the needs of people who employ a wide variety of information systems.Emphasis is on professional practice. Professional practice occurs both in institutional settings (including public, academic, special, and school libraries and information centers) and directly between information p
Digital Government 2: Information Technology and Democratic Administration
This seven-week course is the second in a two-part sequence exploring contemporary practices, challenges, and opportunities at the intersection of information technology and democratic governance. This second half of the course takes on emerging directions in democratic administration Đ and the shifting role of information technologies in supporting, transforming, and understanding these. The course locates recent and emerging digital or e-government initiatives in historical, institutional, an
Michigan Journal of Social Work and Social Welfare
The Mission of the Michigan Journal of Social Work and Social Welfare is to promote dialogue about knowledge, values, skills, and social justice-related issues by providing students the opportunity to contribute to the social work body of literature. Founded by students at the University of Michigan School of Social Work in 2010, this journal aims to also serve as a forum for students to express their perspectives and their learning in a way that contributes to our profession and is committed to
IPL: Professor Tony Ballantyne - Knowledge and Communication in Colonial Otago
Professor Tony Ballantyne presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the topic of “Knowledge and Communication in Colonial Otago”. 8 May 2012
Factors & Multiples
Bill Draper: The Startup Game
This is an episode of REVOLUTIONARIES, a co-production of the Computer History Museum and KQED television, with major sponsorship by Intel. Recorded: February 10th, 2011, originally broadcast on April 30th, 2012. When we think of Silicon Valley today, innovative companies such as Google, Facebook, Open Table, and others will come to mind. It's difficult to imagine these powerhouses as small, struggling start-ups, but at some point, each one was just a good idea that needed support. For these an
Ed Kienholz, Nancy Reddin Kienholz, Useful Art #5: The Western Hotel-Smart History at Khan Academy
Ed Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz, Useful Art #5: The Western Hotel, 1992 (Portland Art Museum) Speakers: Tina Olsen, Bruce Guenther. (05:43)
Illinois SBDC at Illinois State
Interested in starting a new, small business? The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Illinois State University (SBDC) was established in March 2005 to help entrepreneurs start a new business or expand or improve existing business. The Illinois SBDC offers one-on-one confidential counseling for all phases of business activities.
30 Dolphins Stranded and Saved in Brazil
An exceptional video that shows these dolphins swimming onto a beach and not being able to return to the sea until the beach goes see their plight and drag them back into the water. The video shows the importance of working together without the need for leadership or verbal communication to do the right thing. Teachers may want to stop the video at the one minute mark and ask them what they would do and how they would do it. (3:34)
Inhoudsmaten : Opdrachtfiches voor hoekenwerk Met deze opdrachtfiches kan je een hoekenwerk organiseren rond inhoudsmaten. Leerlingen leren over de liter, de halve liter en anderhalve liter. Maak een box met verschillende flessen, glazen, een maatbeker,... en stop deze fiches bij de …
Met deze opdrachtfiches kan je een hoekenwerk organiseren rond inhoudsmaten. Leerlingen leren over de liter, de halve liter en anderhalve liter.
Maak een box met verschillende flessen, glazen, een maatbeker,... en stop deze fiches bij de …
How to Be a Good Reading Teacher with Lucy Calkins
Educational author Lucy Calkins discusses the most important work for reading and literacy teachers to do to support each other and their students. This short video is a great motivational tool for teacher professional development. This video is a component of a DVD program but is effective in addressing reading concerns in the classroom. Off you Go!! (1:51)
Beginner - Shall we swap Most of us generally make swaps on a daily basis e.g. swapping cash with a product at a store. In less obvious situations, it is useful to ask the other party if they are interested in swapping, and this is what you will learn today!
Most of us generally make swaps on a daily basis e.g. swapping cash with a product at a store. In less obvious situations, it is useful to ask the other party if they are interested in swapping, and this is what you will learn today!
09.07.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Die neue griechische Regierung von Ministerpräsident Antonis Samaras hat ihre erste Vertrauensabstimmung im Parlament gewonnen. Dabei votierten alle 179 Abgeordneten der Koalition aus Konservativen, Sozialisten und Liberalen für den Regierungskurs. 121 stimmten dagegen. In der vorangegangenen Debatte hatte Samaras erklärt, das Regierungsbündnis we
Absolute Beginner S2 #14 - Finding Your Friends in Japan
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When you get on the elevator in Japan, you press the button for the sixth floor, which is where you are meeting a Japanese client for a meeting. As you press the number, you notice something unusual about the panel of numbers written in Japanese. You blink and look again, thinking [...]
Refresher #25 - Think You’ve Seen it all in Latin America?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Everyone has been raving about a new American horror flick with subtitles written in Spanish, but you can’t bring yourself to go to the theater. Your friends tell you that you have no choice but to go with them to see it: they insist in Spanish that they are picking you [...]
President Kennedy Assassinated
In this video clip, listen and watch a newsreel report from 1963 that gives the details of President John F. Kennedy's last days. (2:18)