World's Best Natural Wonders - Mount Everest
Part of the BBC series - World's Best Places to See Natural Wonders takes a close look at the world's tallest mountain, Mount Everest. The video shows the location of the mountains, describes how the mountain was created, interviews a few people who have climbed it, tourism around the mountain, and animals that live in the ecosystem.(04:45)
Digging for Trilobites
On this segment of "Wonders of the West" a family travels to a quarry where they dig for their own trilobites. Several different types of trilobites are briefly discussed. (03:59)
Social Activism: 2011
Day of Action at Dickinson College on February 22, 2011
What does it mean to be a Person? Matters of Life and Death
Prof. John Wyatt : Course
GoNU.TV Game Recap - Men's Ice Hockey vs. BU - March 4, 2011
Northeastern outshot #13 BU, 41-27, but a late short-handed goal spoiled the Huskies attempt at a comeback on Senior Night at Matthews Arena. NU closes out the regular season tomorrow night at BU.
How to Make Your Dorm Room Livable
This video provides sugggestions for utilizing dorm rooms effectively. Some suggestions given are buying reversible extra-long bedding, raising bed to create storage underneath, and using rugs to create a warmer atmosphere. An actual dorm room and students are shown. ( Students attending boarding schools could also benefit from these suggestions.) ( 1:55)
15.082J Network Optimization (MIT)
15.082J/6.855J/ESD.78J is a graduate subject in the theory and practice of network flows and its extensions. Network flow problems form a subclass of linear programming problems with applications to transportation, logistics, manufacturing, computer science, project management, and finance, as well as a number of other domains. This subject will survey some of the applications of network flows and focus on key special cases of network flow problems including the following: the shortest path prob
Has Fairtrade Asked for Enough?
In this discussion event, a range of speakers look back over 15 years of the Fairtrade Mark and consider whether the movement for a fairer trading system has been ambitious enough. Is Fairtrade catalysing broader social change? Should Fairtrade be working with big corporates and retailers? Is Fairtrade moving producers up the value chain? Is it time to make the rules harder? Adam Brett co-founded Tropical Wholefoods, and is a director of Fullwell Mill, and the Out of this World UK healthfood ret
All the poetry you care to download is free for the asking at PennSound, a project of the University of Pennsylvania. From an office in Kelly Writers House www.writing.upenn.edu/~wh/, co-founders and co-directors Al Filreis and Charles Bernstein take viewers inside PennSound www.writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/. Listen to them on the PoemTalk blog www.poemtalkatkwh.blogspot.com/. Al Filreis' web log is at www.afilreis.blogspot.com/. Charles Bernstein blogs at http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/bernste
Sudan's Abyei sees more fighting
Three days of fighting leaves dozens dead with huts burnt-out and abandoned in Sudan's contested Abyei area.
South Africa's FinMin talks future
South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan tells Reuters that Africa is "the continent of the future" when it comes to investment for 2011 with more potential than many emerging markets.
Koch Institute Image Awards Winner: Michele Balsamo
Michele Balsamo discusses his image, "Metastatic Breast Cancer Invades a Lung," one of ten winners of the 2011 Koch Institute Image Awards.
Providing feedback in web-based learning
In distance learning supported by LMS, it is extremely important to provide automated or partially automated feedback about learning outcomes to students as well as feedback about the efficiency and quality of teaching and learning to teachers and to management of the institution that provides web-based learning courses. In this article, we present the solutions implemented in the LMS eCampus that are theoretically grounded and have been proved in praxis.
Teaching for good behaviour
The quality of our teaching inevitably has an impact on the behaviour of our students. This unit considers some of the factors that can contribute to misbehaviour in the classroom and some of the steps that we can take as teachers to re-engage students with the learning process. This unit considers the format of lessons, how lessons are delivered, how to present lesson content in an interesting and creative way, and the development of "engaging lessons".