The 1885 Society: Funding Research and Innovation
The 1885 Society is a unique fund of unrestricted monies that the UA President uses to support the best and brightest faculty and students at the University or Arizona. This year, 1885 Society Fellow Marissa Juarez, a Ph.D. student, investigated the connection between the Afro-Brazilian martial art form of capoeira and the academic discipline of Rhetoric. Last year, Chris McGinnis, an M.F.A. student, used painting to explore the link between mechanization and American identity, while Engineering
Egyptian economy and non-royal women: their status in public life
The online version of a lecture given 21 June, 1995, at Brown University, by William A. Ward deals with the status of women in ancient Egypt society. Although pharaonic Egypt was in most respects a male society, with men holding positions in public life while women dominated the private life, Ward points to the fact that there is plenty of evidence that women, throughout ancient Egyptian civilisation could own, bequeath and inherit land. Furthermore women seem to have been able to hold positions
Democratization of Credit revised 7/17/12
The Concept of Language (Noam Chomsky)
Linguist Noam Chomsky, professor at MIT, discusses the ways in which language changes over time and how the idea of a national language is a modern phenomenon. In this University of Washington interview, Upon Reflection host Al Page speaks with Chomsky about how languages are systems of communication rooted in human nature.
Signs Of Stroke
There are several warning signs that can alert you to someone having a stroke. Here’s what to look for. Short video with a doctor explaining what to look for. 56 sec.
It may shock you to know that one out of every eleven teens reports being hit or physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the past twelve months. But why is that, and how can we change it? In this video, parents talk with teens about developing healthy, respectful relationships before they start dating. Video explains what abuse means and what can be done about it, as well as warning signs for parents. 4:28 min.
Studying Medieval and Modern Languages at St Hilda's College
Helen Swift talks to Lucia Nixon, Tutor for Admissions, about why to study Medieval and Modern Languages at St Hilda's College.
VeggieTales-God Wants Me to Forgive Them!! Part 1
This video is a lesson on forgiveness. In the first episode, Jr. Asparagus has trouble understanding why he must forgive an irritating grape tourist family (who call themselves "the grapes of wrath") after they insult him. The second episode, a parody of Gilligan's Island, deals with the bumbling Larry the Cucumber when he gets a tourist boat lost on a deserted island. It moves a little faster than the first episode, and Larry's antics--always a highlight--are in top form. Along with the bounc
Basic Spanish Vocabulary - Places
In this video you will see and hear the Spanish words for places that you might go. The video contains Spanish audio and shows English translations on the screen along with pictures that represent the words.
National Geographic-Climate and Weather
In this short National Geographic video, students will be able to witnesses changes in nature. Students will be able to define the differences between climate and weather. Climate refers to the average weather conditions of a place over a long time. There are 6 main climate zones from mild and inviting to harsh. Weather refers to the day to day conditions of the Earth's atmosphere at a particular place and time. This is a wonderful companion teaching resource for a lesson/unit on climate weather
Why Even Bad Strategy is Worth Doing Well
Good implementation of even a poor strategy can lead to the discovery of better ones.
Slovo-ASO project: towards a digital library of South Slavic manuscripts
Slovo: Towards a Digital Library of South Slavic Manuscripts is the website of an international project which aims to: increase cooperation between academic institutions studying medieval Slavic monastic culture; develop a website on Balkan literary heritage; create internationally agreed standards for the electronic publishing, description and encoding of medieval Slavic manuscripts. Pages on individual monasteries offer all or some of the following: an overview of monastery history; a descript
Art Depicting Children
This video is set to beautiful music and shows Master works of Art depicting children. There is no text or naration to describe the images or to state the artist that created the image. A PowerPoint type presentation. (2:26)
The anatomy cook book : a dissection guide with recipes
The Anatomy Cookbook has been written to accompany an anatomy and physiology course for bioengineers who would otherwise have missed out on the opportunity to study real organ systems at first hand. It is not an alternative to a standard anatomy text, it acts more as a laboratory supplement. The fun bit is that your kitchen takes the place of the dissection room. Each recipe provides an insight into one or more organs, and all you need to do is go to the supermarket and be prepared to think abou
Korean War ( The war winds down ) 15/15
Korean War - The war winds down Video gives history of the war. See Korea as the soldiers saw it. Pictures are real and may be disturbing.
Sacrament of Marriage
Father James Longe gives a talk on the Sacrament of Marriage
Improving the effectiveness of pupil group work: report on first results from the TLRP phase 2 SPRin
The main impetus for the SPRinG (Social Pedagogic Research into Grouping) project was to address the wide gap between the potential of group work to influence learning, motivation and attitudes to learning, and relationships in the classroom, on the one hand, and the limited use of group work in schools, on the other hand. Pupils rarely receive training in group working, and teachers are often unsure of its benefits and place in the curriculum. The SPRinG project was therefore set up to develop,
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation quiz1
Interactive simulaton explaining how to calculate cubic capacity of a truck for carrying excavated materials
Portale di archeologia medievale
The University of Siena, Italy, has produced a portal for students and researchers of medieval archaeology. The research projects and the "online publications" are the most useful sections. Among the projects are several excavations in Tuscany, such as those at Siena, Grosseto, Campiglia Marittima, Piombino and others. The texts are generally brief, but there are several pictures and computer graphics. In particular, GIS technologies have been applied to all the projects. An entire section conce
Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum