One Minute Languages - Schedules
This flyer provides details on publication dates for each of the new One Minute Languages courses released between September and December 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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Shang Dynasty
This seven minute video does an excellent job of showing students the culture and events of the Shang Dynasty using a lecture format. There are many graphics to add depth to the understanding of this period of time in China.
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Watch & Learn: Spelling Patterns
The Johnson School in Charlottesville, VA, has its own homegrown reading program called RISE (Reading Initiative for Student Excellence). (4:24)
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1.2.7 Margaret

Margaret was in her thirties when she learnt she had breast cancer. Some three years later, after the removal of the affected breast, she was leading a very busy life working full-time at the Open University, studying part-time for an OU degree and running a family. Fitness activities such as jogging and various sports had become very important in her life. She was also very involved in cancer research fundraising activities. She described the impact of her brush with death in this way:


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French Lesson - Dans la Ville (In the City), Part 6
Learn French by learning vocabulary words for buildings in the city. As the native French speaker recites the words, the words and the appropriate images appear. There is no English spoken. Each French phrase is spoken once. For beginning to intermediate learners. This video features a picture within the picture, so the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' to see the smaller image.
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The Driving Forces Behind Plate Tectonics and The Three Types of Plate Boundaries
An animated, video, html, lesson about plate tectonics that includes Wegner's hypothesis, the Theory, the driving forces, the three plate boundaries, convection curreents, hot spots, and plate tectonic reconstruction.
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Kinantropometría
La asignatura se enmarca al final del primer ciclo del título de licenciado como una asignatura con cierto contenido teórico, el cuál esta ligado directamente a la parte práctica que constituirán aproximadamente el 75% del trabajo del alumno en clase. Los contenidos de estas asignaturas están muy relacionados con los de otras asignaturas como Anatomía, Biomecánica ó Ergonomía, y tiene múltiples aplicaciones en el campo de la evaluación y seguimiento de la condición física y el en
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Completing the Circuit: A Conversation About Teaching
Practicing teachers and science education professionals reflect on the issues raised in Completing the Circuit.
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5.1.3 Film Studies

Bawden, L.-A. (ed.) (1976) The Oxford Companion to Film, Oxford, Oxford University Press.


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15 Part 2: 6 Key points of Part 2

  • Individuals are motivated to invent by one or more factors: curiosity; constructive discontent about a product; a desire to help others; a desire to make money.

  • Organisations invent for a number of reasons: business strategy; the need to improve existing products and processes; new materials become available, as do technologies and manufacturing processes; government policy, legislation and regulations.

  • The process of invention
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3x3 Rubik's Cubes: Solve the Upper Cross
This is a five-minute video that slowly goes through the process by which a rubric cube user can solve certain problems.
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Repatriation and returning remains
19th Century philosopher Jeremy Bentham allowed his body to be put on public display after he passed on but would you allow your body to be displayed after you die? The following video and audio collection examines specific cases in which the issue of display and ownership are raised and explores how museums have handled this question. Experts share reasons for their beliefs regarding repatriation and refer to specific examples on the topic of whether remains should be returned to their country
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First Book: A Novel Model for Social Enterprises
First Book has adopted a novel business model that is key to the nonprofit's success in distributing books and other items to kids in need.
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Peter Gloor: Cool Hunting and Cool Farming by Galaxy Advisors
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EN-6. Biomonitoring (Vidéo)

Stellio Casas presents the biomonitoring. This tool of biodiversity management can be used for the different biological levels of the life. It leads to the identification of bioaccumulators, biomarkers and biodiversity indications.


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Tecnologías de apoyo y atención a la diversidad (2009)
A pesar de las dificultades de todo tipo que se puedan argumentar, la educación del siglo XXI se mueve en ámbitos decididamente tecnológicos. La propia sociedad se ha pertrechado de mecanismos y recursos que nos aproximan, cada vez más, a entornos muy específicos y amenazan con dejar atrás a buena parte del profesorado y convertir en analfabetos funcionales a muchos ciudadanos y ciudadanas. Los poderes públicos y la Administración Educativa en concreto tienen, desde hace mucho tiempo, en
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2 2 Note taking from an audio visual text

The first important point to make is that note taking is more than a process of summarising everything that you see; it must be an active process of engaging with the material and thinking it through for yourself. In the videos, the multidimensional nature of the visual images and the stories they convey means that you will not be able to take in everything on first viewing. The videos allow us to present visual as well as audio information and in a form that makes it easier for you to revisi
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Cubic Spline Curve Fitting with Controlled End Conditions
Another method for cubic spline curve fitting. It is a more flexible version of a proven technique by using a set of end conditions suggested by Nutbourne. The advantages and disadvantages of several techniques are clarified and sample graphical output is given. The result should be of interest to users of inexpensive computer graphics equipment who are interested in improving passive graphical output
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Geraldine the Giraffe Learns All About /qu/
In this cute video, Geraldine the Giraffe learns all about the digraph /qu/. She learns to form the sound of /qu/ correctly and searches around her house for items that begin with /qu/. She finds quilt, quiet, quick, and queen. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review digraphs and blends in the elementary classroom. (3:55)
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