Cambridge, England - Study Abroad
Cambridge, located 50 miles northeast of London is home to the University of Cambridge,the second oldest university in the English-speaking world. Instruction dates back to the 12th century. One of the most prestigious universities in the world, Cambridge, like Oxford, is a collegiate university. It is comprised of 31 colleges which are essentially self-governing units. King's College, founded in 1441, is where Notre Dame students will live and study. Contact the Office of International Studie
Fremantle, Australia - Study Abroad
Students will study at the University of Notre Dame Australia (NDA), the first private Catholic university in Australia. NDA was founded in 1990 through an act of the Western Australian Parliament and a Canonical statute from the Archdiocese of Perth which took effect on July 2, 1991. Notre Dame Australia has strong collegial links with the University of Notre Dame Du Lac. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
Cabin of the " Grand Republic"
Oxford, England - Study Abroad
Located 60 miles northwest of London, Oxford is a medieval town with the oldest university in the English speaking world - Oxford. Instruction at Oxford dates to the 11th century. It's 30 colleges are self-governing units, each of which offers a full university curriculum. The oldest of these was established in 1249. New College, where Notre Dame students live and study, opened in 1379. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
What Makes Us Different from Other Species
What Makes Us Different from Other Species - George Church, professor of Genetics at the Harvard Medical School, explains what makes us different from other species. Slow loading and very general. At best just an overview.
A Brief History of Western Expansion
Although the audio and images are somewhat below par, the five minute video does go over the major reasons for expansion. This is best used as a review to help students see what they are going to study.
Modern Women: Michelle Elligott
Michelle Elligott, Museum Archivist For more information please visit http://www.moma.org/modernwomen Images courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Created by Plowshares Media www.PlowSharesMedia.com Â© 2010 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Our School (1962) - extract
By kind permission of the National Union of Teachers, here is a scene from a documentary they commissioned about the Francis Combe County Secondary School in Hertfordshire (interestingly, a secondary modern as opposed to a higher-profile grammar school). It's a fascinating record of teaching styles at the time, as demonstrated here in which a Scottish teacher discusses accents and ways of speaking with his pupils. You can read more about the film at: http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/1078
Virginia Schools in the Great Depression
This project provides teachers and students with free, online historical sources and instructional materials for teaching the history of the Great Depression in Virginia, using public schools as a case-study of how decision makers, the public, and educators responded to the crisis of the Depression. The five educational modules available on this website address the following themes: 1. The Impact of the Depression on Virginia Public Schools 2. Who Should Bear the Burden? Public Opinion and Sc
Rebuilding the City of New Orleans: Working Across Sectors to Achieve a Common Goal
It took John Fernandez more than a year just to begin to understand the political players and competing interests in New Orleans, and so it is no surprise to him that coming up with a common goal for rebuilding the city, much less a “resource efficient one,” proves elusive.
Nevertheless, Fernandez and other
Video: Thomas E. Mann on the 2010 Midterm Elections
Noted congressional scholar Thomas E. Mann spoke at Vanderbilt University Oct. 28 about the outlook for the 2010 midterm elections. The public lecture was sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions. Mann, the W. Averell Harriman Chair and senior fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution, spoke five days before voterskeep reading »
The Dismempowering Power of Transitional Justice
Tshepo Madlingozi gives his talk for the Taking Stock of Transitional Justice 2009 conference u - The Dismempowering Power of Transitional Justice: Case Study of South Africa's Khulumani Support Group
Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University, Montreal
cinema.concordia.ca The Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema is Canada's largest centre for the study of film animation, film production and film studies in a university setting. Students are immersed in a vibrant, diverse fine arts environment where they can study traditional practices, explore emerging technologies and debate the social and aesthetic concerns of cinema. Student, faculty and alumni interviews illustrate the School's interdisciplinary approach and strong connections to the professi
IDS336 Fall 2010 Session 9
IDS336 Jazz in the Modern Era Session 9 11/02/2010 Guest: Nolan Shaheed, Jazz Trumpeter / Recording Engineer
Dance at UMass Amherst
The UMass Amherst Dance Program believes in a strong cross-understanding of dance forms, and so it emphasizes jazz dance, African dance, and other world forms, in our curriculum, alongside intense training in modern dance and ballet. The program helps students pave the way towards a healthy, balanced life, in whatever field (performing, therapy, teaching, technology) that they happen to follow.
Seasonal Migrations: Bald Eagle
Students join a biologist who uses satellite telemetry to track bald eagles back to their nests in Canada. They participate in an online contest and predict the location of each eagle's nest. Through these interrelated investigations, students discover that sunlight drives all living systems and they learn about the dynamic ecosystem that surrounds and connects them. Children follow the migrations of animals. They observe, research, and report their findings, and watch journeys progress on real-
An Introduction to Computational Multiphysics: Motivations for Triple-M Modeling
Modern science is increasingly faced with problems of ever greater complexity, straddling across the traditional disciplinary boundaries between physics, chemistry, material science and biology. Computational science is responding to this challenge with a steadfast development of innovative modeling techniques, designed in such a way as to offer an optimal handling of the information transfer procedures connecting the different scales/levels involved in the quantitative description of the aforem
You Kiss by the Book': Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet presents "star-cross'd" lovers whose plight has become the subject of many of today's novels, plays, films, and television dramas. Explore with your students the techniques that Shakespeare uses to capture the magic of the couple's first meeting and to make that meeting so memorable. This lesson plan complements the study of plot and characterization in Romeo and Juliet in its focus on lyrical form and convention that heighten the impact of the action on the stage.
Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Pyramid
A pyramid design using Bloom's Taxonomy terms that provides links to Web 2.0 software that satisfy each of the levels of Bloom's Taxonomy. Using similar programs as found in Bloom's Digital Taxonomy by Andrew Church
SAT Prep: Test 4, Section 8, Part 4
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problem 16 starting on page 615.