The College of Optical Sciences: Past, Present, and Future
The College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona is a great place to do research and to study and learn optics and photonics. This talk gives a short history of the Optical Sciences Center, now the College of Optical Sciences, describing some of the decisions and actions that have shaped the college. The current status of the college and future plans of the college will be presented. This presentation was given by Dr. Jim Wyant, Dean of the University of Arizona's College of Optic
Once released, air pollutants react chemically with each other under solar radiation to become even more dangerous secondary pollutants. A company in the Northeast U.S. tracks the emission of pollutants at street level, while an international long-term study follows plumes of pollution from Mexico City across the continent and beyond.
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Creating Rich Learning Environments
Arts teachers create a safe environment where students feel free to express their thoughts and feelings and take creative risks. In this session, participants meet an Acting I teacher who helps students let go of their inhibitions and an Acting II teacher who encourages students to take creative risks as they interpret monologues. In a dance class, a teacher asks students to work closely in pairs so they can study subtle aspects of movement technique. In a visual art department, the teachers wor
The Internet is a vast network that connects many smaller groups of linked computer networks, on and through which information is stored and transmitted. The "interconnected" character of the Internet is one of the things that makes it so popular and powerful in facilitating communication and electronic commerce. However, "interconnectivity" has also given rise to increasing legal controversy and turmoil. Various methods of enhancing or exploiting the web-like structure of the Internet have been
Technics and Future
Companies and governments have to decide upon technological strategies, i.e. which products are to be developed and which processes and infrastructures are required for the future. Several tools to consider technological strategies are dealt with in this course. Study Goals: To acquire insight in the goals, value and limitations of technological forecasting. To acquire the ability to execute a basic technological forecast.
Age of Exploration (Part 3 of 3)
In part 3 of this video series on the age of exploration, you will learn more about a variety of explorers. While the facts are being taught by our computerized character, the notes are shown on the screen along with images from the time periods. An excellent video for the study of exploration.
Lecture 27 - 11/24/2010
How Brains Learn to See
Pawan Sinha details his groundbreaking research into how the brain's visual system develops. Sinha and his team provide free vision-restoring treatment to children born blind, and then study how their brains learn to interpret visual data. The work offers insights into neuroscience, engineering and even autism.
The 2000-year-old Army of Terracotta warriors
The 2000-year-old Army of Terracotta warriors are featured in this video. Not much history, but some good shots. This would be best in a study of art and/or Chinese history.
International asset pricing and exchange rate risk: theoretical exposition, numerical analysis, and
This thesis examines the impact of exchange rate risk on asset pricing under varying market structures. To understand this effect, in the first part of the thesis the analytical derivation of an international asset-pricing model within a mean-variance framework is attempted. In the second part, to gain more insight to what the model shows economically, the price comparisons and changes in welfare under varying market structures are numerically analyzed. Finally, in the third part of the thesis t
Become an Accountant: Why Study Accounting
This video explains the reasons to study accounting including the many career and growth opportunities the field offers and increased regulation to prevent unethical behavior.
The Seven Sacraments - Part #1
Video is the study of the sacraments. Discusses what a sacrament is.
Our World: Honeybees
Join NASA scientists and beekeepers in a citizen science project to collect important data about climate change. Learn how honeybees pollinate over 130 crops in the United States each year and what NASA is doing to help study the decline in bee populations. (05:47)
Home Schooling Overview : How to Start Home Schooling
Homeschooling is rewarding. Learn how to get started homeschooling in this homeschooling video from an experienced teacher and education curriculum expert.
Terry Neven, founder and principal of the Sunland Christian School, is the executive director of the National Independent Study Accreditation Council.
Filmmaker: Traci Holsey
Impunity in Cambodia
Senior leaders of Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge regime of Democratic Kampuchea are now on trial in Cambodia for the crimes committed between 1975 and 1979 when two million people are estimated to have died. Will these trials help to break the impunity that has characterised Cambodia's recent history and which continues today? Brad Adams is executive director of Human Rights Watch's Asia Division and is a general expert on Asia. Simon Taylor is one of three co-founder/directors of Global Witness, a Lond
Japan Review is a scholarly full-text refereed ejournal published in English by the International Research Center for Japanese Studies in Kyoto, Japan. The journal covers Japanese culture and civilization and is published annually. At June 2009 there are 19 issues online (1990-2008), freely offering articles as PDF files. Example article include: 'Miyazaki Hayao's epic comic series Nausicaa in the Valley of the Wind: an attempt at interpretation'; 'Beriberi, military medicine, and medical auth
Special needs Inclusion
My special study is focusing on the differences (if any) in the perspectives of teachers and teaching assistants regarding the inclusion of children with SEN across key stage 1 and 2. I am looking for any research that has already been carried out on this topic, or any further research regarding SEN inclusion. I have already found some publications through the dfes such as Removing Barriers to Achievement and Every Child Matters. Thank you.
Self-efficacy in the primary classroom: An investigation into the relationship with performance
This paper explores the relationship between primary pupils’ self efficacy and their performance in science. Using basic techniques adapted from research in the USA, it reports a small scale quantitative study of fifty-two pupils in two parallel classes in an English primary school.
TDA Standards case study: Subject knowledge and application
A case study charting the experiences of a trainee on a primary undergraduate programme in RE, including the ways in which the provider tailored provision to enhance the trainee's subject knowledge.
Invertebrate Fossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 InvertebrateFossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 is a lesson in which the presenter talksabout the history of the study of fossils. He introduces the audience to the story of "The LyingStones” and Beringer’s study of fossils and the famous Beringer fossilhoax.
InvertebrateFossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 is a lesson in which the presenter talksabout the history of the study of fossils. He introduces the audience to the story of "The LyingStones” and Beringer’s study of fossils and the famous Beringer fossilhoax.