University of Surrey Learning Skills portal
The University of Surrey Skills Portal is a classified collection of quality materials designed to enable students to develop information literacy, research and study skills. It has been built using Openly licensed resources including several from Leeds Metropolitan University.
CCCS: Comparison and Ethics
Through discussion of the conceptual metaphor of facing a crossroads, Professor Zhang Longxi of City University of Hong Kong will first establish the necessity of comparison in a general sense, and then will use another conceptual metaphor of killing a Chinese mandarin to explore the ethics of comparison, the issue of the relationship with one’s own group versus relationship, or the lack of it, with outsiders and strangers. As the world becomes increasingly globalized, the physical and psychol
Le 1er avril 1918 — Émeute à Québec contre la conscription : résistance politique ou ... Au printemps 1918, la ville de Québec s’embrase. Alors que la guerre s’enlise en Europe, le gouvernement de Robert L. Borden a décidé d’imposer le service militaire obligatoire pour combler les pertes du Corps expéditionnaire canadien. Depuis, la tension n’a cessé de grimper dans la Belle province alors que l’opinion ...
Au printemps 1918, la ville de Québec s’embrase. Alors que la guerre s’enlise en Europe, le gouvernement de Robert L. Borden a décidé d’imposer le service militaire obligatoire pour combler les pertes du Corps expéditionnaire canadien. Depuis, la tension n’a cessé de grimper dans la Belle province alors que l’opinion ...
SPC BOT Mural Video Summary
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Insert title of show About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially became St. Petersburg College when Florida's governor signed legislation making it the first co
Benjamin Todd Jealous: 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Address
Benjamin Todd Jealous, former president and CEO of the NAACP, visited the University of Rochester to meet and talk with students, speak with media and deliver the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Address to the Rochester community. Jealous stepped down from his position at the NAACP at the end of 2013, having been the youngest president in the organization's history. Throughout his career, beginning as a grassroots community organizer through his time at the NAACP, he has been known fo
Video shows Japanese jets flying close to Chinese plane
June 13 - Beijing releases video purporting to show two Japanese F-15 planes coming within 100 feet of one of their jets, accuses Tokyo of "seriously affecting China's flight safety." Rough Cut (no reporter narration) Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics
Australian woman wins Empire State run-up for the fifth time
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Australian stair-climbing athlete sets a new record by winning the annual Empire State Building run-up for the fifth time.. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For ove
Other selection methods
Welcome to Other Selection Methods a workbook in the Futures series of workbooks, which help students choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to a range of common selection methods used by employers to select graduates for jo
Fourth-Grade Math, Dividing and the Distributive Property
Fourth grade, GoMath 4.6, dividing and the distributive property. (15:00)
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation, demonstrating shear force, uniformly distributed load
Toward India 2020: Challenges and Opportunities
People sometimes ask Montek Singh Ahluwalia questions loaded with “aspirational objectives,” such as when India will “get rid of poverty.” Few are as well equipped to respond as Ahluwalia, one of the architects of India’s breathtaking economic transformation.
The current income of an average Indian cit
This video segment adapted from NOVA examines ethanol, a cleaner-burning fuel alternative to gasoline, and the efforts to produce it more efficiently. Today, most ethanol in the United States is made from corn kernels. But converting corn into ethanol requires lots of energy as well as corn, which might otherwise be used to feed people and livestock. The video features research efforts to use less valuable plant matter, called cellulosic biomass, and microorganisms that may be able to accomplish
Poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) porous scaffold for tissue engineering.
The patients own cells are seeded onto the scaffold and allowed to attach and start producing new bone. The construct is implanted into the defect site, where eventually the polymer will biodegrade and be completely removed, leaving a natural autogenous bone graft. This technique is particularly useful for large defects, or where the host bed is compromised due to disease, although it is still at the research stage. Average Pore Size 350-550 micrometre, porosity estimated at 35-45%.
'Visual Directions' is a website designed to assist students in producing sketchbooks and engage in reflective writing
Business problem solving and improvement
This series of tracks looks at how two quite different industries respond to problem solving. They show that methodology is similar regardless of the industry's focus or size. Material is taken from The Open University Course T889 Problem solving and improvement: quality and other approaches. The iTunes U team. The iTunes U Team at The Open Uni
Workshop 6 - Foundations of Pure Mathematics - Dr Joel Feinstein
The sixth workshop in Dr Joel Feinstein's G11FPM Foundations of Pure Mathematics module covers a worksheet with questions involving relations, equivalence relations, and modular arithmetic. In particular, looking at squares modulo 7, and applying this to show that a certain equation has no integer solutions. These videos are also available for download on iTunes U at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/foundations-pure-mathematics/id950755120 Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://exp
The two-year MSc programme in BioMedical Engineering at TU Delft is based on a long history of training and research within three collaborating faculties: Applied Sciences; Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science; and Mechanical, Marine and Materials Engineering. BME know-how in these has led to a broad BME programme. Clinically driven research is also a central theme in the programme. There is close collaboration with clinical partners at Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC
The Science Behind Appetite
This video segment, adapted from NOVA, documents a ballerina's experience with a potentially deadly eating disorder: anorexia nervosa. Research suggests that a brain chemical called serotonin plays a prominent role in regulating appetite—a key factor in eating disorders. The disruption of serotonin levels by dietary changes can lead to a vicious cycle that prolongs the disorder. By restoring nutrition to her diet, however, the dancer in the video is tackling her eating disorder and resuming he
The Window Observational Research Facility on the International Space Station (PART 1)
This is part 1 of 2 of a video that describes the remote sensing capabilities of the International Space Station (ISS) utilizing the United States Laboratory "Destiny" module science window and the Window Observational Research Facility (WORF). The Lab Window is the highest optical quality window ever installed on a manned space vehicle and permits the use of high resolution cameras and multi and hyper-spectral Earth science remote sensing instruments from within the pressurized volume of the IS
Jumping about in applied probability
Professor Andreas Kyprianou from the Department of Mathematical Sciences gives a gentle introduction to probability theory and its pivotal role in current mathematics research.