Power Distribution and Transmission Networks
This resource includes three Matlab-based software programs that can be used during lectures and tutorial sessions as teaching aids Basic Protection Advanced Protection and Time Value of Money They form part of a first semester electrical engineering course Power distribution and transmission networks 4089F at UCT These programs are designed to visually demonstrate to the students the effects of input parameter choices and changes aiding in the conceptualisation of the concepts demonstrated enco
James Joyce's Shorter Masterpiece: The Dead
Irish poet and writer James Joyce 18821941 is considered by many to be one of the most influential novelists of the twentieth century James Joyce's writing is not short on masterpieces Ulysses A Portrait of the Artists as a Young Man and Finnegans Wake inspire awe and fear in those who have read them or read about them said Parsons The Dead written when Joyce was just 25 years old is the last and most famous short story in Dubliners a collection of 14 short stories first published in 1914 The De
A private high school's staff responses to a Web 2.0 and abundant digital media presentation
This presentation sums up questionnaire feedback from fourteen South African private high school staff This follows a talk I gave on abundant digital culture and its potential benefits and hazards for their school. LOUD Speaker image by woodleywonderworks shared under a CC-BY license
The composite culture of Africa and the Middle East incorporate Mass Communication and Journalism in all its languages and regions Socioeconomic development emancipative cultural change and democratization constitute a coherent syndrome of social progress which can only be attain through the broadening of human choices by increasing individual resources rising emancipative values and institutionalizing freedom rights I have a conviction that in the field of media theoretical learning must be com
Noam Chomsky's Syntactic Structures
One of South Africa leading language experts Professor Rajend Mesthrie was guest speaker at UCT Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts Great Texts Big Questions lecture on 15 April He discussed lSyntactic Structures Noam Chomsky and the colourless green revolution in language studies. Noam Chomsky is considered by many to be the father of modern linguistics Mesthrie lecture has Chomsky first book Syntactic Structures published in 1957 as a starting point Syntactic Structures started a
The Meanings of Timbuktu
This volume authored by leading international scholars begin s to sketch the meaning of Timbuktu within the context of the intellectual history of West Africa in particular and of the African continent in general The book covers four broad areas Part I provides an introduction to the region outlines what archaeology can tell us of its history examines the paper and various calligraphic styles used in the manuscripts and explains how ancient institutions of scholarship functioned Part II begins t
Some of the most fascinating life on the planet can be found in the forests, streams and wetlands around your community. Run time 06:55.
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Digital Camera and Video Content Production
Helps students to understand various video media, and provides a theoretical introduction to various filming techniques, adjustment and production of video. Also teaches students about digital cameras and camcorders, so that they can create creative videos using existing images
English for Tourism
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Making a Multimedia Homepage
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Making a Living, Creatively: The Role of Intellectual Property
Robert P. Merges, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Professor of Law and Technology; Director, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology; University of California, Berkeley
T4 Tips Podcast #20 - Beginning PowerPoint
This is the first of several beginning PowerPoint podcasts. It covers a few basics such as the Project Gallery, the Help menu, the various templates available, preferences, and a few basic PowerPoint 'how-to's'.
T4 Tips Podcast #33 - Beginning iWeb (Mac)
This is an actual working version of the podcast. A look at Apple's iWeb.
Unveiling Latin America's economic success
A lot of attention has been focused on the remarkable economic success of China, India and other Asian countries. So much so that the rise of Latin American companies as major players on the international economic scene has almost gone unnoticed.
The upside of hard times
This could be the best year of your life; a year of discovery, correction, clearance, and enlightenment. 2009 could be the year that started all wrong and ended so right. The year things came right. Twenty years from now, when sharing life's lessons over a bottle of wine with friends, you might reflect on 2009 as your year of real change; that barrier year between who you were and who you became.
Hard times for a talent hub
Like many countries around the world, Singapore's economy has been hit by the global downturn. It will be a stern test for the city-state's government as the recession bites and more Singaporeans lose their jobs, especially as the authorities have been encouraging foreign 'talent' to come to live in the city-state.
Aviation facing strong headwinds, reshapes industry
Falling demand, collapsing yields, low consumer confidence and fears of a pandemic have thrust the aviation industry into survival mode. Airlines are expected to post losses of US$9 billion this year, with an unprecedented drop in revenue of 15 per cent, that will see industry revenues shrink by US$80 billion to US$448 billion.
The unreal estate
For many people around the world, property rights are not well defined, enforced or monitored; resulting in over half of the world’s population living and working on ‘unreal estate’, i.e. without the security of property ownership.
In her book Prosperity Unbound: Building Property Markets With Trust, INSEAD alumna Elena Panaritis presents a holistic approach to combating this lack of formal rights, arguing that a new thinking process, combined with successful diagnosis a
Global crisis forces corporations to look beyond quarterly earnings
With the US economy in turmoil, Wal-Mart, the nation's leading retailer boasting more than 144 million customers per week, is taking on a new leadership role. In a country where about one person in three is considered obese and 47 million people are without healthcare, the company is taking a unique stand in educating both its consumers and suppliers.