Virtual Educational Resource for the Biosciences (VERB) - Eutherians - standalone HTML files
VERB is an online animal diversity resource designed to accompany undergraduate degrees in the Biosciences. In this package, entitled VERB Eutherians, the groups discussed are the living placental mammals. Contained are a series of web pages outlining the diversity of the eutherians from an evolutionary perspective. The topics of focus are phylogeny (evolutionary history) and functional anatomy, but subjects as wide as genetics, ecology, physiology, and developmental biology are discussed where
Muhammad Ali press conference at the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts
Excerpt from a press conference held by Elma Lewis (Director of the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts) and Muhammad Ali for African American journalists during Muhammad Ali's trip to Boston to participate in a benefit boxing exhibition match to benefit the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts.
Music and the Performing Arts - Presentation
This vodcast is an example of how you might deliver a presentation on a topic that interests you. The vodcast has been developed to assist in the delivery of Functional Skills, presented by Louise Swann.
Kingston College Performing Arts Students Performing Arts students from Kingston College talk about how the i-pod touch and podcasts have helped them in their course.
Performing Arts students from Kingston College talk about how the i-pod touch and podcasts have helped them in their course.
Performing Arts Feedback
Example of tutors' feedback on dance performance in podcast form
Learning in 3D: How Virtual Environments are Being Leverage to Add Value to Learning and Collabora
Presentation given at Finlands "Learning in Different Worlds" in Lahti, October 8, 2010. Describes case studies and then talks about the value of being an avatar and the impact it has on learning.
Arts and Literature: Peace Corps
features lessons about stories, folk tales, poems, and letters from the experiences of Peace Corps volunteers. Examine writing style and techniques: vivid images, powerful descriptions, balanced sentences, parallelism, and more. Read folk tales from Togo, Macedonian, Romania, and Russia; learn about structure and patterns in the tales.
Hidden Lives Revealed: A Virtual Archive
Hidden Lives Revealed focuses on the period 1881-1918, and includes unique archive material about poor and disadvantaged children cared for by The Waifs and Strays' Society. The Society cared for children across England and Wales
Using Technology in Language Arts (Elementary)
Using Technology in Language Arts (Elementary Grades) Kristin Trace, Technology Consultant Western School Board of Prince Edward Island. This slideshow has excellent sites for technology integration at the elementary level.
Techniques for Studying Materials: Virtual experiment for Young's modulus
This animation presents a virtual experiment for Young's modulus. From TLP: Thermal Expansion and the Bi-material Strip
Virtual field trip
An interactive map containing computer generated 3D views of the Bowscale and Bannerdale area overlain with geology, and also alternative map data layers for the two study site is available via the 'Virtual Tour' icon on the computer desktops.
Mini project : virtual network project : presentation transcript
This is a Mini Project presentation about virtual networks. It is part of the 2009/10 BSc in Computer and Network Technologies (course number 2ELE0072) from the University of Hertfordshire. All the mini projects are designed as level two modules of the undergraduate programmes. The objectives of the project are to build a virtual local area network environment, including: * Installation and configuration of virtual network/server operating systems (virtual) * Installation and configuration
Mini project : virtual network project : document transcript
This is Mini Project documentation about virtual networks. It is part of the 2009/10 BSc in Computer and Network Technologies (course number 2ELE0072) from the University of Hertfordshire. All the mini projects are designed as level two modules of the undergraduate programmes. It includes a project introduction and task lists for days 1 and 2. The objectives of the project are to build a virtual local area network environment, including: * Installation and configuration of virtual network
Virtual yeast cell
This rich learning object is used to introduce yeast cytology to students taking Module D24BS3 Brewery Yeast Management as part of the MSc in Brewing Science. The virtual cell permits the students to understand structure and function of yeast organelles.
College of Fine Arts Alumni Hall of Fame
19 Alumni are recognized for their career achievements. James E. Major, dean of the College of Fine Arts serves as emcee for the event.
Article :: Virtual Cinematography in After Effects 7.0
Mark Christiansen's far-reaching article discusses multiple aspects of replicating a physical camera in After Effects, with the ultimate goal of matching, influencing, or changing the camera's perspective.
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Choosing Instructional Approaches
Arts teachers take on a variety of roles, and use many different instructional techniques, as they engage with their students. Teachers can be instructors, mentors, directors, coaches, artists, performers, collaborators, facilitators, critics, or audience members. In this session, participants follow a vocal music teacher as she takes on different roles in order to encourage students to find creative solutions to artistic challenges. Next, an acting teacher becomes a facilitator as his students
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Addressing the Diverse Needs of Students
Arts teachers are aware of and respond to the many differences they find among their students. In this session, participants meet a visiting theatre artist who takes advantage of the different backgrounds and learning styles of ninth-graders to help them understand and embrace the playwriting process. A visual art teacher brings together honors art students and students with disabilities, so they can learn from each other. As a music teacher works with different classes, she addresses needs comm
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Developing Students as Artists
In this session, participants explore how arts teachers help students develop knowledge and fundamental skills while weaving in opportunities for creativity and independence. First, a dance teacher gives senior students leadership responsibilities and coaches them in their choreography projects. Then a theatre teacher mentors stagecraft students who are responsible for the technical aspects of a dance concert. In an intermediate visual art course, a teacher builds on students’ prior learning i