Historian Howard Zinn
Renowned historian Howard Zinn has chronicled centuries of people's struggles against oppression. He joins Bill Moyers to discuss the voices of today's people - facing big interests' outsized influence - and his new film THE PEOPlE SPEAK. And, organizers George Goehl and Heather Booth on turning anger into action.
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Christopher Columbus, Part VII
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1.3 Psychology has social impact

The relevance of psychology to everyday concerns, and the ease with which it can be popularised and used, mean that psychological knowledge – some of it dubious, some of it accurate – is continually absorbed into culture and often incorporated into the very language we use. Examples of psychological concepts that have entered popular discourse include the notion that we are predisposed, both through evolution and through the functioning of our brains and nervous systems, to behave in cert
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Industry Trends: Virtual and Augmented Reality
Virtual Reality is a technology that has threatened to be vaporware since the 1990s. Now that it’s here, what are we using it for? What should we be using it for? Industry professionals and visionaries at the forefront of using Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) will chat about current and future projects in a panel discussion facilitated by Dr Jonathan Duckworth, Director of Creative Interventions, Arts and Rehabilitative Technology Lab. This promises to be a special event that
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Jonathan Raban on Wendy and Lucy

Jonathan Raban speaks with Charles Petersen about Kelly Reichardt's film Wendy and Lucy and the stories of Jon Raymond, and about how these works illuminate—and are illuminated by—the socioeconomic realities of the Pacific Northwest.


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The Five Senses
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This is a documentary, which starts at the end of the 13th century (1207), explores the life of William Wallace (Braveheart) and his fight for his country and is suitable for high school students. Documentary features scholarly commentary and computer animation. (09:45)
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10 How can a citizen become involved in this law-making process?

As one of our constitutional duties citizens are expected to vote in Parliamentary elections. Both MSPs and MPs are elected. In voting in those elections a citizen is becoming involved in law making (even though they may not realise this).

The Scottish Parliamentary process has been designed to be as open as possible. This is reflected not only in the procedures that have been established, but also in the design of the Parliament building itself. The debating chamber, which was central
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Simile Song
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The Communication and History Departments of the University of Utah present a symposium that explores the ways in which ?wired? media technologies?including telegraph, radio, television, film, and the internet?have taken shape at least partly in response
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Coming up in this episode:

In lesson 01 you’ll learn to say “hello” and ask people how they’re feeling using simple, easy-to-learn phrases.

Please note that lesson 01 of Season 1 was originally known as lesson 101 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners.

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SAT General Strategies
This video provides general strategies for success on the SAT test.  Quick tips, guessing, and order of difficulty are three areas mentioned.  Write in your booklet, transfer answers in chunks, and look over your answers are the quick tips.  Strategies for guessing are also addressed.  While these tips are tailored for the SAT, they are useful for standardized tests in general.  (4:08)

*This could be used for ANY standardized testing.

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Dr. James Schwiegerling is Professor of Optical Sciences; Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences. Dr. Schwiegerling is developing a design for an artificial lens that can be used to replace the lenses in human eyes such as in cataract surgery. The University of Arizona hosted its 9th annual Innovation Day at the UA on March 6. The event celebrated the UA's success in technology development and innovation by highlighting the research achievements of students and faculty and staff members.
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Chapter 34. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Mike Vendetti.


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