Investigating the German language
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. This 10 credit module will look at some of the ways in which German has been developing in recent years. In particular, we will look at variation and change in sentence structure; ways in which new modes of communication (such as texting, chat rooms and other forms of internet communication) are influencing language use; and the use of particles (little words like doch, mal, scho
The Canadian Goose
This video describes how to identify a Canadian Goose as well as the characteristics of the bird including location, migration, wingspan, and lifespan. Run time 01:18.
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Diversity Week - " The LGBT Community in the Workplace: Status of Legal and Organizational Policies
Diversity Week 2011 - "The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community in the Workplace: The Current Status of Legal and Organizational Policies" Facilitated by Joseph Santiago, GLBT Programs & Services; Martha Holt, Blue Cross Blue Shield RI; and Bryan Schniedmueller, Raytheon
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, triangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a triangle
Conservation and biodiversity
Dr. Richard Field research interests lie in conservation, biodiversity and the forces that structure ecological communities. In this podcast, Dr Field from the School of Geography compares and contrasts his experiences as a researcher in national parks in Honduras and Indonesia, and the different types of ecological communities he has studied, and goes on to introduce the emerging field of conservation bio-geography.
Developing a Topic
Students will learn to develop an appropriate topic for a research paper by considering goals, approaches, topic scope and helpful resources. A CLIP tutorial
International Classification of Function, Disability and Health
This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who are new to the ICF, will also find it a useful introduction. It describes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), a classification system published by the World Health Organisation to describe health status. This system is widely used in
Orchestrating cell separation in plants: What are the risks and benefits?
In this podcast, Professor Roberts from the School of Biosciences discusses his research into the mechanism responsible for regulating cell separation in plants. In particular how plants 'shed' parts of themselves such as leaves or fruit. Professor Roberts explores the potential application of his research, through prevention or encouraging of the 'shedding' process, agricultural harvests could potentially be increased or even synchronised. Professor Roberts also discusses the resistance faced