1. First Time


    from Nir Sadeh / Added

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    Short drama film. Shot during the gay pride parade in Tel-Aviv, June 2010.

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    • Dr. Tae — Building A New Culture Of Teaching And Learning


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      “Building A New Culture Of Teaching And Learning” Are schools designed to help people learn? Are colleges and universities really institutions of higher education? Do students actually learn any science in science classes? Can skateboarding give us a better model for teaching and learning? Watch this video to find out. My website http://DrTae.org My blog entry about “Building A New Culture Of Teaching And Learning” http://drtae.org/building-a-new-culture-of-teaching-and-learning/ Also check out my talk from TEDxEastsidePrep: "Can Skateboarding Save Our Schools?" http://drtae.org/can-skateboarding-save-our-schools/ Here are links to references and additional resources related to my talk. 0:37 "School Sucks" If you’ve never seen Sir Ken Robinson’s TED Talk “Do Schools Kill Creativity?” you should watch it here: http://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity.html 1:22 "Universities are not doing a good job." Watch the entire interview with Dr. Leon Lederman on The Science Network. Education, Politics, Einstein, and Charm: a conversation with Nobel Laureate Leon Lederman. http://thesciencenetwork.org/programs/the-science-studio/robert 3:02 Depersonalization 101: "They're...checking Facebook or their email..." Is the digital revolution turning us into delusional multitaskers who can't focus? Watch “Digital Nation” from Frontline on PBS http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/digitalnation/view/ 4:37 “Increasing number of educators found to be suffering from teaching disabilities” The Onion http://www.theonion.com/content/news/report_increasing_number_of 5:45 "Over 90% of middle school science teachers in this country have never taken a science course outside of high school." Watch the entire discussion between Dr. Lawrence Krauss and Dr. Richard Dawkins: http://richarddawkins.net/article,2472,Richard-Dawkins-and-Lawrence-Krauss,RichardDawkinsnet 7:05 "...the difference between certifications and qualifications." Malcolm Gladwell has argued that if we don’t have a good way of predicting who will become great teachers, we must drastically change hiring practices in schools. “Most Likely To Succeed: How do we hire when we can’t tell who’s right for the job?” http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2008/12/15/081215fa_fact_gladwell 9:16 "I'm not telling you stories about shiny new buildings, or computer labs, or interactive wipeboards that really had an influence on me." Our priority should be finding great teachers, but we shouldn't ignore the importance of environment in teaching and learning. The Third Teacher http://www.thethirdteacher.com/ 9:30 "...the most effective thing we can do to improve the quality of physics instruction...is to hire, honor, and promote good teachers." Dr. David J. Griffiths ( http://academic.reed.edu/physics/faculty/griffiths.html ) “Is There A Text In This Class?” http://ajp.aapt.org/resource/1/ajpias/v65/i12/p1141_s1 10:00 "Do they just sit there?" Dr. Dean Zollman ( http://www.phys.ksu.edu/personal/dzollman/ ) “Do They Just Sit There? Reflections on helping students learn physics” http://web.phys.ksu.edu/papers/millikan.html 11:41 "Congratulations! You haven't learned a damn thing about science." I grabbed that diagram of the citric acid cycle ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citric_acid_cycle ) from http://library.thinkquest.org/C004535/media/kreb_cycle.gif Watch Richard Feynman for a more insightful view of science. “The Pleasure of Finding Things Out” http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7136440703094429927 12:33 "MythBusters is the most scientific show on television." What? You’ve never seen MythBusters? http://dsc.discovery.com/tv/mythbusters/ 13:23 "Maybe lawyers are getting in the way of science education." Watch Geyver Tulley’s TED Talks about “Five Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Kids Do” http://www.ted.com/talks/gever_tulley_on_5_dangerous_things_for_kids.html “Life Lessons Through Tinkering” http://www.ted.com/talks/gever_tulley_s_tinkering_school_in_action.html 16:40 "Work your ass off until you figure it out." Dr. Carol Dweck might call this having a “growth mindset.” “How Not To Talk To Your Kids” http://nymag.com/news/features/27840/ Mindset by Dweck http://mindsetonline.com/ Branford Marsalis thinks some students don’t understand the idea of hard work. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rz2jRHA9fo Dr. Kurt Wiesenfeld ( http://www.physics.gatech.edu/people/faculty/kwiesenfeld.html ) “Making The Grade: Many students wheedle for a degree as if it were a freebie T shirt” http://users.ece.gatech.edu/~mleach/myturn/makingthegrade.html 17:32 “That’s a long time” Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell http://www.gladwell.com/outliers/index.html Dr. Alan Schoenfeld http://gse.berkeley.edu/faculty/ahschoenfeld/ahschoenfeld.html 22:40 “Teach For America Chews Up, Spits Out Another Ethnic-Studies Major” The Onion http://www.theonion.com/content/node/30911 23:03 "You can polish a turd." MythBusters: Polishing A Turd http://dsc.discovery.com/videos/mythbusters-polishing-a-turd.html 24:35 Distributed Computing on Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distributed_computing SETI@home http://setiathome.ssl.berkeley.edu/

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      • Fun Facts About Google (motion infographic)


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        Latest university project for Ravensbourne! Hope you like it! This video includes animation from After effects, Cinema 4d r14 and a little Flash. Big thanks to Composer and Narration by Simon Allinson - simonallinson.co.uk and Sound Design by Gareth Wood - garethwoodsound.com

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        • Consciousness : HD Typography motion graphics


          from Nicholas Schrunk / Added

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          www.NickSchrunk.com Undergrad project using motion graphics portraying the unconscious mind drifting into a dream state and finally coming to awareness within it. Done entirely with After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, and logic pro. Blue screen footage shot specifically for project, thanks to actor Amy Meyers for her help acting. All other elements self generated. Actual size is 1280x720 at 29.97. This is from my scholarship show for the University of Northern Iowa. Special Thanks to Andre Lipsey for the audio remix. www.myspace.com/andrelipsey

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          • This Is


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            This is a tribute This is the end This is only the beginning This is Cornell Two seniors' last goodbye to their university. Produced & Directed By Alex Silver Written & Narrated by Jon Tai Music: Runaway (Instrumental) By Kanye West Check out more of my work at www.thisisproductions.com

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            • Synaesthesia - Character Turntable


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              Character turntables for our short piece 'Synaesthesia' which can be viewed at http://vimeo.com/36252713. Tien Hee: Character Designs and Texturing Leo Chida: Character Modeling

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              • STUMPED by Nathan & Joshua Flynn


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                A Stop Motion animated film created as a BA Animation second year project at the University of Glamorgan 2010. Animated and Directed by Joshua & nathan Flynn. Work In Progress .To Be Continued.

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                • Move&Print


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                  This is my undergraduate project at University of design Bau, in Barcelona (http://baued.es). Move & Print is a project to capture the movement of a person or persons using the Kinect sensor (Microsoft), transfer this data to a 3D program like Cinema 4D, create a digital animation of the movement, and finally, execute and print the movement in a real sculpture. --- Trabajo final de carrera de la universidad de diseño Bau de Barcelona (http://baued.es). Move&Print es un proyecto que permite capturar el movimiento de una o varias personas mediante el sensor Kinect (Microsoft), transferir estos datos a un programa de 3D cómo Cinema 4D, crear una animación digital del movimiento, y finalmente, formalizar e imprimir el movimiento en una escultura real. --- MORE INFO WITH THE PROCES: http://berd.tv/project/moveprint Soft: Delicode NI-mate, Cinema 4D, Audition and After Effects. Audio: ATU - Can do it

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                  • University Of Dayton


                    from Jon Gorman / Added

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                    Charged with making the University of Dayton an attractive prospect to the young folk, a small team and myself at Buck LA designed and animated this graphics-heavy spot that highlights some of the interesting things they get up to out there in Ohio. Credits: Creative Director: Ryan Honey Art Director: Jon Gorman Animator: Ash Wagers, Alex Perry, Jon Gorman, Helen Hsu Executive Producer: Maurie Enochson Producer: Brandon Cravitz Production Coordinator: Ashley Hseih

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                    • UJ Be anything you want to be


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                      Made by The Kinetic ( www.thekinetic.co.za ) . Agency : HKLM ( www.hklm.co.za ) . Thanks for looking

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