Understanding the Promotion & Tenure Process
This is a conversion of a presentation given at the Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position Workshop given on October 14-16, 2007. It was compiled by Karen Butler-Purry (Texas A & M), Jason Hafner (Physics & Astronomy), Kathleen Matthews (Natural Sciences), and Jennifer West (Bioengineering).
31.07.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Im wochenlangen Streit um die US-Staatsschulden haben die Verhandlungsführer der Demokraten und Republikaner nach Informationen des Fernsehsenders ABC News eine vorläufige Einigung erreicht. Danach solle die Schuldenobergrenze bis nach der Wahl 2012 erhöht und die Staatsausgaben zunächst um mehr a
31. Haven’t We Met Before? (Listen Up & Learn)
Episode #31 of the fun-to-practice and extra-useful “Listen Up & Learn” lesson series is entitled “Haven’t We Met Before?” – The “haven’t-we-met-before” pick up line is possibly one of the most conventional and cheesiest ways a man can use to approach a woman he likes. Our friend Antonio doesn’t care to sound cheesy and, to [...]
Advanced Audio Blog S4 #9 - Top 10 Japanese Authors: Shiba Ryoutaro
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Have you ever heard the saying that before you can know where you’re going, you have to know where you’ve been? That’s true in Japan as well as elsewhere in the world, and Japanese history is rich with important stories to tell. In short, Japanese history is important for teaching us [...]
10 Facts About Ants in 30 Seconds
This short video gives 10 quick facts about ants. Some of the facts include lifespan, lifting weight, aggression, pheromones, and castes. Content is appropriate for middle school students and this age group will enjoy this fast paced video. (0:44)
The Universe Constellations / Full Documentary
The constellations still intrigue us. Professor Kaku, of the City University of New York, reminds us that the night sky was man's 'greatest show' before the advent of movies. (44:28)
Asteroid Is a Dance Partner for Planet Earth
A team of Canadian scientists have discovered a "Trojan" asteroid that is caught in a synchronized orbit with the Earth. Jeffrey Brown discusses what this discovery means with the California Institute of Technology's Mike Brown. (04:31)
Inferencing in Reading
This video shows a teacher explaining to her class how to apply the inferencing skills they use in everyday life to comprehend text. She tells the students to use their life experiences and then look for facts in the text to draw logical conclusions. ( 6:49)
Cleaning White Boards
This short video explains the products that can be used to clean a white board without buying expensive speciality cleaners. Cleaning whiteboards requires an alcohol and water mixture, hand sanitizer or an all-purpose cleaner to prevent staining.
10 Facts About Carnivorous Plants in 40 Seconds
This short video gives 10 quick facts about carnivorous plants. Some of the facts include bladder, triggers, nutrients, and digestion. Content is appropriate for middle school students and this age group will enjoy this fast paced video. (00:42)
James Burke's Knowledge Web overview
This KnowledgeWeb concept is what is a school curriculum related idea to teach using connections. Several sophisticated ideas are given in this ten minute video. This is essentially an integrated way to teach themes and provides examples on how to use the program. From four minutes on is essentially an ad. However, the idea is the most important part of this video.
Scientists Puzzled by Honeybee Decline
honeybees began dying in large numbers and hives were becoming defunct. Spencer Michels reports on the scientists who are still trying to figure out why this is happening and what can be done to help the problem. (07:00)
10 Facts About Human Teeth in 30 Seconds
This short video gives 10 quick facts about human teeth. Some of the facts include fluoride, soft drinks, forensics, and structure. Upper elementary and middle school students will enjoy this fast paced, unique video. (0:45)
10 Facts About Microwave Ovens in 30 Seconds
This short video gives 10 quick facts about microwave ovens. Some of the facts include who invented microwave ovens, frequency, no plastics, safety, and radar range. Content is appropriate for middle school students and they will enjoy this fast paced video. This would be a good resource for studying about inventors and/or inventions. (0:43)
How To Clean An Old Dry-Erase Board
Do you have a dry-erase board with markings that won't come off? This 2:30 minute video shows how baking soda and water. Be aware that bakind soda can damage white boards if applied to harshly and/or without a damp rag.
Phillips/Tindall royal wedding
July 31 - Zara Phillips marries Michael Tindall during a ceremony in Scotland. Julie Noce, reports.
Plenary 1: P1-1 and P1-2 (July 25, 2011)
Opening Remarks: Chair Richard Milner and Dr. Susan Hockfield
P1-1 Dark Matter: New Results from Direct Detection - Laura Baudis
P1-2 Searches for Physics Beyond the Standard Model at the Tevatron and LHC - Peter Wittich
How to Ace a Job Interview
This 2:11 minute video provides some insights into how to prepare for a job interview. It is built around doing your homework before going in for the interview.
Immigrants clash with police in Italy
Aug 1 - Violent clashes between immigrants seeking asylum and police break out in the southern city of Bari, Italy. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Pregnant Alba hits red carpet
Aug. 1 - Robert Rodriguez hits the red carpet for the "Spy Kids 4D" premiere. Cindy Martin reports.