How to Use Parentheses
Parentheses are often used to offset an intense moment or a weak moment of a sentence. Use parentheses to emphasize or take away from what's going on in a sentence with help from a certified tutor in this video. (1:22)
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Calcium is the Key to Healthy Bones
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: Grandma Bone teaches kids about how bones needs lots of calcium to be strong and healthy. (1min)
Breakingviews: Defrauding Uncle Sam
Breakingviews columnists discuss the latest twists in the U.S. mortgage mess involving Citigroup and Bank of America.
The Nottingham Advantage Award
Graduates need more than academic knowledge and skills to stand out from the crowd in today's competitive global job market. Will you help promote the employability of our graduates?
21L.486 Modern Drama (MIT)
This course analyzes major modern plays featuring works by Shaw, Pirandello, Beckett, Brecht, Williams, Soyinka, Hwang, Churchill, Wilson, Frayn, Stoppard, Deveare Smith, and Kushner. The class particularly considers performance, sociopolitical and aesthetic contexts, and the role of theater in the world of modern multimedia.
24.01 Classics in Western Philosophy (MIT)
This course will introduce you to the Western philosophical tradition, through the study of major figures such as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, and Kant. You will get to grips with questions that have been significant to philosophy from its beginnings: questions about the nature of the mind or soul, the existence of God, the foundations of knowledge, ethics and the good life. In the process of evaluating the arguments of these philosophers, you will develop your own philosophical and analyt
This video highlights the outcomes of the Spanish invasion of the Aztecs. The Spanish received goods such as corn, chocolate, and vanilla. They also could learn to build complex suspension bridges and marveled over the pyramids. The Aztecs were introduced to horses, cannons, steal weapons, and a number of deadly diseases that wiped out half of their population. (1:20)
US Presidents Video--First Ladies
Students will enjoy this funny, fact filled video about the First Ladies of the United States. Each character is animated using a real picture of the First Lady's face. A fun fact is given for First Lady. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections in the classroom. (1:50)
Aijia Liu - BA International Business Management - China Campus
Aijia (Dorothy), of China, talks about how our business degree programmes equip you to become a leader.
Washington Booker, III
In May of 1963, black elementary, middle, and high school students in Birmingham left school to participate in a four-day civil rights demonstration. Washington Booker was among approximately 2,000 students who were arrested and jailed for their part in what came to be known as the Children's Crusade. In this interview, Booker describes his experience. (6:17)
The Holloway Series in Poetry - Honoring the Life and Work of Larry Eigner
When Larry Eigner arrived in this world "palsied from a hard birth" the accepted view was that the severity of his injury made him uneducable. An inspired bar-mitzvah gift of a 1940 Royal portable typewriter opened a pathway to his becoming a poet. This event celebrates the publication in four folio volumes of the Collected Poems of Larry Eigner. POETS/SPEAKERS. Robert Grenier, Lyn Hejinian, Richard Eigner, Rebecca Gaydos, Kit Robinson, Michael Davidson, George Hart, Albert Gelpi, Hillary Grav
SP.769 Photovoltaic Solar Energy Systems (MIT)
This class will study the behavior of photovoltaic solar energy systems, focusing on the behavior of "stand-alone" systems. The design of stand-alone photovoltaic systems will be covered. This will include estimation of costs and benefits, taking into account any available government subsidies. Introduction to the hardware elements and their behavior will be included.
Taking Care of Animals
Your family currently owns one cow. You have the opportunity to purchase two more cows, and would like to do so, if you will be able to take care of them. Determine the needs for caring for these three animals.
Linking fungi, soil, cider and food security
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Duncan Cameron, Karl Evans and Despina Berdeni of the University of Sheffield explain how their work on the relationship between fungi and cider apple trees could help Heineken produce better cider, and improve food security and UK biodiversity.
Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies
The Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies is an interdisciplinary centre founded in 1984 to conduct "research into all forms of migration, through the study of national minorities and various aspects of ethnicity" and "to stimulate the implementation of new policies and activities" to aid in the resolution of problems associated with the integration of national minorities. The Institute publishes the journal 'Migracijske i etnicke teme', (Migration and Ethnic Themes), with articles publishe
Learning spaces: evaluation
A presentation which provides an overview of key research questions relating to the development of fit for purpose learning spaces
Attention to Scaling
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad analyzes the bar graph data showing the number of bugs in each room in the Cybrary. After comparing their bar graph to the one created by Hacker, the CyberSquad realizes that the issue may be a difference in scale. This segment is the second of three segments. Check out “Inventing Bar Graphs” to see how the CyberSquad created their bar graph. Watch “The Power of the Whole Picture” to see how they explain the
Printable wordsearch based on the story of Fionn and the Fianna. Answers also included.
Taking the Citizenship Oath
In the registering process, after going through a number of steps and passing the examinations many immigrants have to take a citizenship oath. In this video clip, American citizens discuss what it was like taking the citizenship oath. (2:07)