Young At Heart: Judy Blume - Featured on The News Hour: 1 of 2
Jeff Brown interviews Judy Blume. In this interview Judy Blume is 66 years old. This interview took place the morning after she received an award from the National Book Foundation in a book store in New York City. She was the first author to win this award for young people's literature. She wrote these books, starting in the 1970's, when she was a wife and mother. She talks about how she loved to read when she was young and how she wanted to relate to the child and the family in the book. (4:0
The Arts in Every Classroom: Creating a Multi-Arts Performance Piece
Learner Team members and students examine the elements of the classic journey as identified by Joseph Campbell. They then create a multi-arts performance piece that represents a journey story. They apply what they have learned in previous lessons in order to rehearse, critique, revise, and perform their work.
What is wrong with knee replacement?
Modern knee replacement is a highly successful operation, relieving the pain and disability of knee osteoarthritis. However, it has limitations and these, combined with the changes in population demographics, present significant challenges for both current and future healthcare systems. Professor Richie Gill's inaugural lecture 'What is wrong with knee replacement?' explores these issues and the research being done to overcome them.Author(s):
Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
This event was the second in a series of master class lectures jointly staged by the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together relevant senior figures and academics from across the city and surrounding region. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves,
Florida Site Files: (Overview)
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Richard Shell, "Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success"
What is Success? Success, both in one's career and in life, can be difficult to measure and even harder to define. This compelling event features Professor G. Richard Shell, one of the world's top business school professors, the originator of the popular "Success Course" at the Wharton School, and the author of the award-winning Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success. Professor Shell will challenge you to investigate two deeply personal questions: * How do I define succes
History of Special Education on Vimeo
This seven minute video is a slow loader and is an overview of major events in the history of Special Education within the United States. This is a lecture and reviews the major Supreme Court decisions impacting all education, including special education.
Official website of the Lok Sabha (House of the People) which is one of the Indian Houses of Parliament. Lok Sabha is composed of representatives of the people directly elected by the adult population who are eligible to vote. The website gives details of members, parliamentary business and the work of committees. Parliamentary debates back to 2004 can be viewed in full text along with parliamentary questions. The site provides an outline of how laws are passed in the Indian Parliament.
Lovebirds are a stout member of the parrot family. This video will help students build background knowledge for this species of birds. This would work well in conjunction with a story about birds and/or a unit/lesson on birds. Students will enjoy the vivid colors of the birds and background. (1:00)
3.052 Nanomechanics of Materials and Biomaterials (MIT)
This course focuses on the latest scientific developments and discoveries in the field of nanomechanics, the study of forces and motion on extremely tiny (10-9 m) areas of synthetic and biological materials and structures. At this level, mechanical properties are intimately related to chemistry, physics, and quantum mechanics. Most lectures will consist of a theoretical component that will then be compared to recent experimental data (case studies) in the literature. The course begins with a ser
Evolving board evaluation fuctions for a complex strategy game
The development of board evaluation functions for complex strategy games has been approached in a variety of ways. The analysis of game interactions is recognized as a valid analogy to common real-world problems, which often present difficulty in designing algorithms to solve them. Genetic programming, as a branch of evolutionary computation,provides advantages over traditional algorithms in solving these complex real-world problems in speed, robustness and flexibility. This thesis attempts to a
Partnerships for the Living City: Mayor Roundtable discussion
The Loyola Sustainability Research Centre is proud to present the Partnerships for the Living City: Promoting Urban Biodiversity conference (March 7, 2014). A partnership between the Centre, the Secretariat on the Convention on Biological Diversity, and the Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science, the conference showcases the research talents of the Loyola Sustainability Research Centre and celebrates local and international achievements in urban biodiversity and sustainability. This video clip
Consecuencias Jurídicas del Delito y Delito contra Bienes Personales
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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.
Talleres por Internet: Evaluacion de La Experiencia colaborativa del "Internet Studios Constortium"
This paper explores the pedagogical use of Internet in design-studio teaching in architectural education. The findings are based on a three-year experience working in semester long projects in which large numbers of participants (from 35 to 300 students) from Miami, Santiago, Valparaiso, Buenos Aires, Rosario, Maracaibo, Caracas and Guayaquil collaborated using the Internet in various format. The majority of the collaboration has been accomplished by using low-bandwidth Internet communication su
2014 Tech Day - Is There Life Out There? - Sara Seager
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Windows on war : Soviet posters 1943-1945
See the largest collection of Russian WWII propaganda posters outside the former Soviet Union in this video with Professor Cynthia Marsh April 2009 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Cynthia Marsh, Professor of Russian Drama and Literature, Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies Professor Cynthia Marsh began the study of Russian after leaving school, by taking an intensive course to A-level at the then Holborn College of Law, Languages and Commerce, in Ce
History Channel - Biography: Lord Byron Part 2 of 5
NOTE: Educators/Parents: Because of the nature of Lord Byron's life. this biography is suitable for older high school students only. An episode of the series Biography on History Channel dedicated to Lord Byron and produced in 2004. 'George Gordon Byron, later Noel, 6th Baron Byron of Rochdale FRS (22 January 1788– 19 April 1824) was a British poet and a leading figure in Romanticism. Among Byron's best-known works are the brief poems 'She Walks in Beauty', 'When We Two Parted,' and 'So, W
Winter Lecture Series - 2009: Diet detective: What's on the menu for our coastal marine animals?
Dr McLeod – the 2008 McDiarmid Young Scientist of the year – has a fascination with the slimy and disgusting that has seen her study hagfish in Fiordland and metre-long worms in Antarctica. She looks at the importance of rain forest and sea ice for the diets of these creatures. What if more forests are cut down, or if the sea ice disappears? Armed with these answers, it is becoming possible to predict the challenges ahead for these coastal creatures, and for coastal ecosystems in general. 20