The Secret State: preparing for the worst 1945-2009
Peter Hennessy will examine the most secret files recently declassified from the Cold War years and contrast the Secret State of the 1940s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s with the the new protective state the UK has constructed since 9/11. Peter Hennessy is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at QMUL and was recently elected a Fellow of the British Academy as well as being an Honorary Fellow of LSE. Before joining the Department in 1992, he was a journalist for twenty years with spells on Th
Why History Matters: International Law and the Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Given the volume of writing on the Arab-Israeli conflict, “you might think that everything has been said,” says Noam Chomsky. But Victor Kattan’s new book, Coexistence to Conquest: International Law and the Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, takes a fresh look at the prehistory of the dispute, as well as
The second Space symposium- learning spaces
This presentation discusses the various elements that deem enterprise education spaces as fit for purpose
Geography Compass De site is de homepage van het tijdschrift Geography Compass. Het merendeel van de gepubliceerde artikels kan je online raadplegen. De onderwerpen kaderen in de domeinen:
De site is de homepage van het tijdschrift Geography Compass. Het merendeel van de gepubliceerde artikels kan je online raadplegen.
De onderwerpen kaderen in de domeinen:
Infinite Limits: Vertical Asymptotes
This video explains when a limit decreases or increases without bound near certain values for the independent variables, they are called infinite limits. In general, a fractional function will have an infinite limit if the limit of the denominator is zero and the limit of the numerator is not zero. The infinite limit can be either positive or negative and is determined by the sign of the quotient of the numerator and the denominator. (3:23)
Anglo-Saxon Tour - British Museum
Enhanced Podcast Tour of the Anglo-Saxon exhibits on display at the British Museum by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, 27th April 2007. A step-by-step guide with slides to accompany you through the Anglo-Saxon exhibits on display in the British Museum's Early Medieval Room. This is designed to be used in the room itself.
Old English Tour - British Library (audio only)
Audio Only Tour of the Old English Manuscripts on display at the British Library by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, 21st March 2007. Audio Only Tour of the Old English Manuscripts on display at the British Library by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, 21st March 2007. A step-by-step guide to accompany you through the Old English manuscripts on display in the Sir John Ritblat Gallery of London's British Library, describing notable features, how to read
Old English Tour - British Library
Enhanced Podcast Tour of the Old English Manuscripts on display at the British Library by Dr S. D. Lee, Faculty of English, University of Oxford, 21st March 2007. A step-by-step guide with slides to accompany you through the Old English manuscripts on display in the Sir John Ritblat Gallery of London's British Library, describing notable features, how to read them, etc. This is designed to be used in the room itself.
The post-crisis politics of financial reform: business as usual or new global order?
Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, President of European Socialist Party and former Prime Minister of Denmark talks about the politics of current efforts to regulate the financial sector.
The UN's role in Overcoming Development Challenges
Special Lecture given by former Prime Minister of New Zealand and now Administrator of the United Nations Development Program the Rt Hon. Helen Clark. She is introduced by Director of the Global Economic Governance Program, Professor Ngaire Woods
Why Beckham chose the 23 shirt
Why did Beckham chose the 23 shirt? What makes prime numbers special? Marcus duSautoy sheds light on the so-called 'masculine' numbers, explains why prime numbers will help you survive, and opens our eyes to the fascinating world of mathematics.
2.4 Summarising conversation as what matters
This unit focuses on the substance of environmental responsibility – what matters. The question ‘What should constitute our prime focus of attention?’ can prompt different responses. We consider two points of contrast in differing focuses on what matters: 1 a distinction between nature and the environment 2 a distinction between nature/environment and related human interactions
Interview with Illustrator Jeff Hopkins
MEET ME AT THE CORNER travels to Brooklyn to meet children's illustrator Jeff Hopkins. A very young girl interviews him in this video. Good questions, but hard to hear them. He suggests carrying a sketchbook "everywhere you go." His website is www.picturescometolife.com He says he loves to get email from children. (3:33)
citizED Secondary Strand: Citizenship and Character Education in British Education Policy
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) on citizenship and character education in British education policy.
British Education Index
What is it? why is it useful? and how can you use it? This is a brief guide to when and how to use the British Education Index - a database of journal article references covering the whole field of education
How do we teach children to be numerate?
This is a brief overview of the results of British research on primary numeracy for use by teachers and headteachers, policy makers and others who may be interested.
Does ICT improve learning and teaching in schools? (2003)
A professional user review undertaken on behalf of the British Educational Research Association (BERA). It provides an overview of research on the relationship between attainment and ICT use in schools.
Teaching and Learning Primary Numeracy: Policy, Practice and Effectiveness
This resource is a review of research in mathematics education following a national seminar held by the British Educational Research Association (BERA) in 2000. It aims to identify and to provide brief reviews of research which has significant implications for educational policy and practice.
Behaviour Urban schools
Behaviour Urban schools I am writing an essay about urban schools and troublesome behaviour for a third year teacher training degree. have located some info by Ruth Lupton, but could use some journal articles please, especially British research, so far I have mostly found American research.
Prime Numbers and Prime Factorization
The instructor uses a chalkboard outside to explain and model what prime numbers are and to demonstrate how to find the prime factorization of a composite number. Several examples are modeled.