A poem by William Langford, MSU College of Arts & Letters
College of Arts & Letters student William Langford recites a poem he wrote for the groundbreaking of the Wells Hall addition at MSU.
5 Studying the arts, expectations and concerns
This unit is an introduction to studying the arts and humanities. It takes you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and improve your confidence as an independent learner.
California College of the Arts — 2010 Commencement
Director of Architecture Ila Berman introduces CCA's 2010 commencement, while President Stephen Beal addresses the graduates.
Eisenhower Home Virtual Tour
This site walks students through the house that was the only place President Eisenhower and his wife ever called home. In 1950, the Eisenhowers, looking forward to retirement, purchased the Allen Redding farm adjoining Gettysburg National Military Park. During his Presidency, President and Mrs. Eisenhower ...
The history education network (THEN/HiER)
The History Education Network/Histoire et Éducation en Réseau (THEN/HiER) is an award-winning bilingual site dedicated to the study of history at various levels of education in Canada. Produced through a collaboration among professional academics, public museum professionals and educational curriculum policy makers, THEN/HiER has several sections: News and Resources; Research; Practice; Curriculum and Advocacy; and Make your Voice Heard. The news section provides the latest updates on resour
Teaching Oral Presentation Skills Using the "Virtual Presentation Assistant."
This site is and online tutorial for improving one's public speaking skills. The site is designed to help an individual target specific needs as a speaker by allowing access any or all of the contents listed, including determining purpose, selecting topic, researching topic, analyzing audience, etc
Exercise for Virtual Genetics Lab II
Orientation to VGL II and exercises in deducing modes of inheritance from simulated crosses.
African-American Sheet Arts, 1850-1920
This collection consists of 1,305 pieces of African-American sheet music dating from 1850 through 1920. The collection includes many songs from the heyday of antebellum black face minstrelsy in the 1850s and from the abolitionist movement of the same period. Numerous titles are associated with the novel ...
Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
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Language Arts: words for animal groups
Perhaps you knew that sheep come in flocks and cows come in herds? But what about 56 other animal types? This is an exhaustive test of familiar and exotic words for groups of animals. Suitable for secondary school students as well as the general learner and even the wisest of philologists.
New Beginnings: The ASCEND School Offers Integrated Arts Learning
ASCEND School is a unique, arts-integrated, Expeditionary Learning K-8 school located in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland in Alameda County. This Educator Guide reviews the strategic planning process in Alameda County and offers ways for stakeholders to become involved.
Preservation: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
SPARK goes behind the scenes with two conservators with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco to get a glimpse into their painstaking work restoring and preserving treasures of the art world. This Educator Guide addresses the scientific and artistic issues of preserving and conserving works of art.
The Virtual Life of Photography - Sarah Kember
Sarah Kember is Reader in New Technologies of Communication at Goldsmiths University. Here she discusses the virtual life of photography.
Sustainable paper for the School of the Arts
Judy Major-Girardin, associate professor at McMaster's School of the Arts, shows us how to make paper from organic materials and discusses its sustainability benefits.
Community, Culture & Commerce: The Creative Arts and Corporate Social Responsibility- Jock McQueenie
Jock McQueenie has a background in visual arts, and has taken his creative background into cross-sector projects, fulfilling social, cultural and artistic outcomes in remote and artistically intriguing locations. He is currently working with the Queensland Writers Centre on a project in three regional centres, Rockhampton, Bundaberg and Mount Isa, working with environmental education centres, the mining industry and tourism agencies. His work is about utilising professional creativity to reach
Victims Virtual Walkthrough
Being a victim of a crime can be a difficult and confusing experience. This interactive virtual tour has been developed to provide information about the Criminal Justice System (of England and Wales) process as it relates to a victim of a crime. There is plenty of support out there more than you might think and everyone involved in tackling crime is determined to do more to help victims.The tour aims to guide any victim of crime through the processes that they will encounter, from the time a c
Defendants Virtual Walkthrough
If you have been accused of a crime you will be known as a defendant, which means you have the opportunity to defend yourself against the charges made against you. This can be a confusing experience, and this website will show you what you can expect to happen.The tour aims to guide you through the processes within the criminal justice system of England and Wales, from the time you are charged (including the police investigation), to you making a plea at a magistrates court, going to trial and b
Virtual Bacterial Identification Lab
A virtual lab where you carry out the sequential steps to isolate bacterai, purify DNA, PCR amplify the DNA, sequence the 16S ribosomal region and then use the sequence for a blast search of Genbank to finally identify the unknown bacterium.
The Virtual Transgenic Fly Lab
The lab will familiarize you with the science and techniques used to make transgenic flies. Transgenic organisms, which contain DNA that is inserted experimentally, are used to study many biological processes. In this lab, you will create a transgenic fly to study circadian rhythms.
The Gettysburg Battlefield -- Virtual Tour
describes with photos and text the three-day battle that marked the turning point in the Civil War. The site gives detailed descriptions of each day of the battle and further texts about the various generals involved.