Number Eating Alligator Song (Greater Than and Less Than)
This cute animated video sings about the number eating alligator. The alligator compares the two numbers and decides he wants to chomp the biggest number. This is a great resource to introduce the greater than and less than symbols to the elementary classroom. (1:00)
Session VI: The Identified Person Bias and Obligations Toward Particular Others
7th Annual Program in Ethics and Health Conference: Identified vs. Statistical Lives - Ethics and Public Policy Session Chair: Nir Eyal, D.Phil. Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School Stephen Darwall, Ph.D. Andrew Downey Orrick Professor of Philosophy, Yale University; John Dewey Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of Michigan Caspar Hare Associate Professor of Philosophy, Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, Mas
The Moral Foundations of Politics
This course explores main answers to the question, "When do governments deserve our allegiance?" It starts with a survey of major political theories of the EnlightenmentŃUtilitarianism, Marxism, and the social contract traditionŃthrough classical formulations, historical context, and contemporary debates relating to politics today. It then turns to the rejection of Enlightenment political thinking. Lastly, it deals with the nature of, and justifications for, democratic politics, and their rela
Depositing files in JorumOpen
This short video demonstrates how to deposit files, such as documents, presentations, audio and video files into JorumOpen, the Jorum collection for Open Educational Resources (OER). A separate video is available on depositing web links. This is one of a series of vidcasts on using JorumOpen, including searching for resources. A suitable MP4 player is needed to view this video.
Kay Redfield Jamison on Understanding Suicide
Psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison on Understanding Suicide. Her lecture, drawing on research from her book, Night Falls Fast, was delivered at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto in the year 2000. It first aired on Big Ideas on February 3, 2001.
23 Helping Verbs (Song)
This catchy tune helps younger students learn their helping verbs. Each word is printed on the screen as it occurs in the song's lyrics. The song is repeated twice. (01:51)
Explore Alaska's Volcanoes (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from the University of Alaska, learn about four of Alaska's active volcanoes: Augustine, Cleveland, Okmok, and Veniaminof. Explore each volcano through photographs and investigate how different types of satellite images (synthetic aperture radar, thermal infrared, and color composite) are used to study volcanoes. In addition, learn why it is important to be able to predict the movement of volcanic ash, and observe how a computer model called Puff simulates th
STEM TECH Olympiad 2012
2390 - A Gift for Every Student
2390 Campaign at Dickinson - May 1 - 31, 2012 http://www.dickinson.edu/
Your Health: Liver Transplants
More than 100,000 Americans are on the organ transplant list. Advances in medicine now mean that living donation may be an option to get kidney and liver patients off the wait list sooner, but what are the benefits and risks? And could more baby boomers be looking at the possible need for a liver transplant with the increases in Hepatitis C? In this "Your Health" interview, Dr. Benjamin Philosophe and transplant coordinator Linda Ridge of the University of Maryland Medical Center talk about org
Anglo American Case Study
Simon Rutter explains how Anglo American has got into social media from a Business to Business perspective and how they are looking to embed the concept of a social business within its culture. Part of the KAM Best Practice Club Speaker Series: http://bit.ly/jmIcia
Tour of the John Niland Scientia Building for conferences and events
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Bristle Dolls: Bai Dacheng Artist At Work
2:22 Bristle dolls have truncated clay cores. Bai glues boar bristles onto their wide bottoms. While the figures were originally clothed in paper, they are now clothed in silk. The silk clothing is backed by rice paper that Bai makes himself, and it is attached to the dolls with flour paste. The dolls made by Bai’s teacher were made of paper and were also much smaller.
University Without Walls, Bachelor's Degree Completion at UMass Amherst
University Without Walls gives you the chance to finish your bachelor's degree and to get college credit for your life and work experience. Earn your degree from anywhere in the country with UWW's fully online program, or choose to take classes face-to-face at UMass Amherst. http://www.umass.edu/uww/
Teacher's Studio - Jenny Mandelbaum
Tisha Bender speaks with Dr. Jenny Mandelbaum, a professor within the Communication Department in the School of Communication & Information. She teaches classes of many varieties from undergraduate introductory classes to Byrnes Seminar and even graduate level courses. In this interview, she discusses how she became a teacher, the challenges of teaching large classes, strategies for keeping students focused and eager to learn, using sakai, and teaching honors classes. Inside the Teacher's Stud
Frosh Camp at the University of Memphis-Student Version 2012
Incoming Freshmen, see all the benefits of attending Frosh Camp at the University of Memphis this summer.
Peer Advisors & Mentors (PAM) Spotlight: Thomas Lueders
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The Story of SUNY Oswego: Chapter 7, Student Life
The day-to-day student experience has changed greatly over 150 years, but the college's friendly nature and dedication to student experiences remains unchanged.