Introduction In this unit you will explore social patterns in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and find out what’s important for people at various stages in their lives. Being able to talk about your own concerns and understanding those of others is an important aim when studying a foreign language and is the focus of this unit. Materials include factual texts, news items and articles dealing with current issues and many recorded interviews with people in German-speaking countries. The activities
In this unit you will explore social patterns in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and find out what’s important for people at various stages in their lives. Being able to talk about your own concerns and understanding those of others is an important aim when studying a foreign language and is the focus of this unit.
Materials include factual texts, news items and articles dealing with current issues and many recorded interviews with people in German-speaking countries. The activities
Louise Court interviewed
Cosmopolitan editor and journalist, Louise Court, joined journalism and PR students to share her top tips for a successful career in the magazine industry. Louise described what she believes is behind the success of Cosmopolitan - which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year - and offered her top ten career tips. Louise started out as a junior reporter at a local newspaper and became UK editor of the world's most read women's magazine five years ago. For more information please visit http://w
Economic Update - May 12th 2012
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Journey to the Center of a Virus
This cartoon animation explains the four different parts of the virus (service proteins, capsid, DNA/RNA, and membrane envelope) using the analogy of a present. The video appears to be a high school project. 2:25 min.
Bach - Brandenburg Concertos No.4 - i: Allegro
This is a live video of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra playing Bach's "Brandenburg Concertos No.4 - i: Allegro" in some sort of majestic hall. The picture and sound quality are excellent. Musicians use period instrumentation to play this piece. (6:59)
Ben Wellings: The politics of Great War commemoration
Dr Ben Wellings of the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences discusses issues of national commemoration, celebration and identity with Professor Laurence van Ypersele, Department of History, Catholic University of Louvain; Dr Matthew Graves, Centre for Research on the Anglophone World (LERMA), University of Provence (Aix-Marseilles) and Professor Jim MacAuley, Co-director of the Academy for British and Irish Studies, University of Huddersfield. The panel discussion was part of an ANU conferen
2012 Annual Fashion Show Intro
The California College of the Arts Annual Fashion Show 2012, which took place on Friday, May 11th, showcased senior collections from thirteen amazing designers. Find out more at at cca.edu/fashionshow. Video by CCA Sputnik Design Studio / Ryan Luse
Arthur Meets the President
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
Tricorn Triangles (Interactive)
Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices). Recognize that an object is a triangle if it is closed shape with three angles and three sides.
Rhyming for Songwriters - Creative Writing
Learn more about our Creative Writing and Liberal Arts courses at: http://bit.ly/JlY5KC Caroline is an Assistant Professor in the Liberal Arts department at Berklee College of Music, as well as an online instructor for Berkleemusic. An accomplished writer and performer, she was hand-picked by Professor Pat Pattison to teach his newest online courses, Creative Writing: Finding Your Voice and Creative Writing: Poetry.
Performance Measurement: Where to start
Professor Mike Bourne discusses how to begin the process of implementing a balanced scorecard or performance measurement system.
Lindsay R Boring.mov
Lindsay R. Boring, director of the Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center at Ichauway in southwest Georgia, spoke at the 2012 UGA graduate Commencement exercise. As director, Boring leads the conservation, research and educational programs of the Ecological Research Center, which is sponsored by the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation. An alumnus of UGA, Boring's personal research interests include topics in forest ecology related to forest management, such as fire ecology, productivity and biogeo
USC Dornsife: Cecil "Chip" Murray- Twice Tested by Fire
Rev. Cecil "Chip" Murray, a senior fellow in the Center for Religion and Civic Culture at USC Dornsife talks about what drew him to the ministry, the 1992 Los Angeles riots and what he hopes to give back. Video by: Mira Zimet
Professor Thomas Homer-Dixon gives a talk on Dehumanization for the Oxford Martin School Public Lectures series. Introduced by Professor Ian Goldin Dehumanization is arguably a defining feature of the most brutal acts of human violence, such as saturation bombardment of civilian populations, terrorist attacks on urban centers, intense battlefield combat, and genocide. I propose a psychological explanation of this phenomenon that uses a catastrophe manifold to describe a set of psychological stat
"Spring is Here" Song
In this English time video, students will enjoy the sights and sounds of spring with this cute song "Spring Is Here". They will see flowers, bees, trees, etc...all the things that are symbolic of spring. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (1:14)
Video Flash Cards: Multiplication by 6
This video uses white flash cards on a black screen to help students learn their times tables. Facts 1-10 are illustrated. No narration, only a short amount of music at the beginning and end of the video. (02:34)
Sandy Coasts (Interactive)
Waves play a major role in breaking down and building up coastline features. But other factors, including tides, currents, and sediment type, also determine how erosional and depositional processes shape coastlines. In this interactive resource adapted from the National Park Service, learn about beaches, spits, and other sandy landforms that characterize some of America's coastal national parks.