Cultural Variability: A UDL Perspective

Cultural Variability: A UDL Perspective

>>It’s 3:30 Eastern time. What time is it in Hawaii, Kavita?>>It is 9:30 in the morning.>>Good morning [laughter]. I like the joke that, you know — I think — but it’s probably old, is we won’t tell you what happens yet today. So thank you all for joining us. This is our CAST free webinar […]

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POP CULTURE: Mark Zuckerberg’s T-shirts

POP CULTURE: Mark Zuckerberg’s T-shirts

he looks like an ordinary guy he could be the taxi driver who took you to the airport a maths teacher or the manager of a gym in fact he’s one of the richest and most powerful people who has ever lived and he’s only just in his 30s he may be only still at […]

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POP CULTURE: Emma Watson

POP CULTURE: Emma Watson

“And now, let’s turn to a young woman who has chosen to lend her voice… …to this very important solidarity movement. She’s a leading British actor, an advocate for gender equality in her own right, she’s been involved with the promotion of girls’ education for several years. Ladies and gentlemen, please join me in welcoming […]

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Gender and Sexuality: Applications in Society | UBCx on edX.org

Gender and Sexuality: Applications in Society | UBCx on edX.org

JANICE STEWART: How do we talk about gender and sexuality in a way that fosters respect and understanding and that gives us better tools to improve major systems of knowledge that affect us all, like health? Terms like gender identity are flooding the media. But with this increased visibility of diversity in gender and sexuality […]

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“Human Rights as a Western Plaything”

“Human Rights as a Western Plaything”

“Bugger off to another place, if you don’t like ‘our’ values!” This phrase is now common practise among opinion leaders and politicians.. They are critized for this strong laguage. I would say: they are not strong enough. What does one say after a terrorist attack.. ..or after brutal violence against freedom of speech or freedom […]

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‎2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: World History #7

‎2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: World History #7

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to talk about China, which these days is discussed almost constantly on television and in newspapers – wait, are they still a thing? So, we used to print information on thinly sliced trees and then you would pay someone to take […]

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ISTE 2016 keynote speaker Ruha Benjamin | Incubate a Better World in the Minds & Hearts of Students

ISTE 2016 keynote speaker Ruha Benjamin | Incubate a Better World in the Minds & Hearts of Students

Now, believe it or not, there’s more. There’s our keynote speaker, right? We are thrilled to welcome assistant professor in the department of African American studies at Princeton University, Ruha Benjamin. Yes. Dr. Benjamin has made her life mission to touch on important topics like the relationship between innovation and equity, science and citizenship, and […]

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The Evolution of Homosexuality: From Criminal, to Mentally Ill, to Equal | Bennett Singer

The Evolution of Homosexuality: From Criminal, to Mentally Ill, to Equal | Bennett Singer

I think the question of acceptance of LGBT folks really does depend on geography. In some places on Earth I would say, when it comes to legal equality and cultural acceptance absolutely there’s been this revolution, and progress has occurred at a pace that even in our own lifetimes was almost inconceivable in terms of […]

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Getting Started Global Freshman Academy

Getting Started Global Freshman Academy

SPEAKER: Welcome to the Global Freshman Academy, a groundbreaking new way to earn university credit. We’re open to everyone. There’s no application, no transcripts, or GPA required. If you want to earn credit, you can. The best part? You only pay for it after you successfully complete the course. And it’s cost effective. You’ll be […]

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