Immanuel Kant: The Great Synthesizer

This video describes Immanuel Kant's great synthesis of the rationalist and empiricist philosophical traditions. Kant famously stated "Percepts without concepts are empty; concepts without percepts are blind." Kant argues that our experience of reality is not merely passive, but rather that the mind actively structures how we encounter the world.  The video also explains the difference bet
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Derived copy of The Functions of the Skeletal System
Stephanie Fretham
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Define bone, cartilage, and the skeletal system List and describe the functions of the skeletal system

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Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest
This online exhibition highlights resources for the study of Robin Hood in the collections held by Manuscripts and Special Collections at the University of Nottingham. It includes examples from printed versions of the Robin Hood story in collections of traditional ballad literature, in popular chap books and in stories for children. It also features documents which can be used for the study of the historical Sherwood Forest and its laws.
Author(s): University of Nottingham. Dept. of Manuscripts and

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Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest
This online exhibition highlights resources for the study of Robin Hood in the collections held by Manuscripts and Special Collections at the University of Nottingham. It includes examples from printed versions of the Robin Hood story in collections of traditional ballad literature, in popular chap books and in stories for children. It also features documents which can be used for the study of the historical Sherwood Forest and its laws.
Author(s): University of Nottingham. Dept. of Manuscripts and

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Economics of Organisations: assessment literature search and review
This is a literature search and review in which students have to assess a current debate between Ronald Coase and Benjamin Klein (and others). From a course on the Economics of Organisations as taught by Julian Wells of Kingston University London.
Author(s): Julian Wells

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4.195 Special Problems in Architectural Design (MIT)
This class focuses on representation tools used by architects during the design process and attempts to discuss the relationship they develop with the object of design. Representation plays a key role in architectural design, not only as a medium of conveying and narrating a determined meaning or a preconceived idea, but also as a code of creating new meaning, while the medium seeks to establish a relationship with itself. In this sense, mediums of representation, as external parameters to the d
Author(s): Tsamis, Alexandros

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Foundations in evidence based practice
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online for downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. This module is taught on the Diploma/BSc in Nursing and covers an introduction to evidence-based practice; the nature of evidence; an introduction to the research process; reflective thinking and writing; portfolio development skills; searching/accessing information/literature; summarising literature; referencing literature sources; reviewing literature; an introduction to law and
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Education Developments and Initatives (partnerships)
An example of a partnership module - comprehensive website containing links and resources: - This module is part of a suite of a number of modules developed in the Carnegie Faculty of Sport and Education at Leeds Metropolitan University. The modules are part of the Initial Teacher Education Programme(ITE). On completion of this module students will: understand and critically engage with the thinking informing recent developments in education at national and, where appropriate, international leve
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ASSIMILATE project - exploring assessment at Masters level
Key things about assessment - exploring assessment at Masters degree level in the UK and internationally. Assessment driving learning -Assessment is the major driving force on learning for most students. If assessment is well-designed, there are positive effects on how students go about their learning. Global literature has confirmed this over the last 30 years. (Boud, Mentkowski, Knight and Yorke and many others). -The design of assessment shapes students patterns of studying (marks as money) a
Author(s): Phil Race,Sally Brown

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AFFIRM Assessment and Formative Feedback In Research Methods - literature review
‘AFFIRM’ is part of Leeds Met’s efforts to promote research-informed teaching. A pilot project, it is concerned with computer-assisted assessment (CAA) related to the teaching of research methods. Over a 12-month period in 2007-8 it will create, test and evaluate a small computerised bank of quality-checked items to support undergraduate and taught postgraduate-level research methods teaching. Although the items are likely to have several potential uses, i.e. to be ‘reusable learning obj
Author(s): Jill Taylor, Bob Rotherham, Chris Garbett

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How to Lead Strategic Change Without Inciting a Mutiny
Strategic change is in the works, pressure to meet targets is mounting and there are rumblings in the ranks. As CEO how do you maintain your leadership role and avoid a mutiny?
Author(s): Quy Huy, INSEAD Associate Professor of Strategy

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TALAT Lecture 1253: Creep
This lecture constitutes an introduction to creep and to the creep response of aluminium and its alloys. It provides basic information on creep and its mechanisms; it gives a description of the more extensively used mathematical relations among creep variables (time, stress and temperature); it illustrates the creep response of pure Aluminium and of Al-Mg alloys; it provides a synthesis of the information available in the literature on the creep behaviour of a number of new alloys and composites
Author(s): S Spigarelli, University of Ancona,TALAT

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HealthKnowledge Public Health Textbook - Medical Sociology, Social Policy, and Health Economics
'Medical Sociology, Social Policy, and Health Economics' is part of the 'Public Health Textbook' which can be accessed as an online resource. It covers part of the public health skills and competencies and has been organised in relation to the Faculty of Public Health Part A membership examination syllabus. It focuses on three main areas: Concepts of Health and Illness and Aetiology of Illness; Health Care; Equality, Equity and Policy and Health Economics.
Author(s): David Parkin,Rebecca Steinbach,Iain Crinson

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Key Ideas in Health Promotion - Rachael Dixey
1 hour video lecture introducing students to module about Health Promotion - key ideas, models, concepts, reading, literature sources
Author(s): Rachael Dixey

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Sociology of health and illness
This module aims to show how health and illness although rooted in biological issues are not reducible to them. It will introduce key theories and empirical evidence to demonstrate a range of issues such as the social construction of medical power and the relationship between social inequalities and health. It will introduce students to some of the debates about medical uncertainty and the show the value of sociological critiques to medical practices.
Author(s): Dr Pam Lowe, Aston University

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module handbook European Business Culture Practice
Welcome to your study programme for the European Business Culture and Practice module. This module explores the impact of cultural differences on business in different countries through three themes: knowing yourself, knowing your culture, understanding other cultures. In doing the module, you will develop your ability to analyse and evaluate aspects of management in an international context. The module will also develop proficiency in the following skills: • Planning and Management of Learnin
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How to Calculate the Volume of a Triangular Prism
Calculate the volume of a triangular prism by using a mathematical formula and measuring the base, height and length. Determine the volume of a triangular prism with tips from a teacher.
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Learning aware environement: a Laboratorium of epidemiological studies
One challenge of the Laboratorium is to have the capacity to recognize and capture relevant events from observing the human activity, the ability to understand the learning needs and then to provide the adequate feedback in whatever form. Another challenge is the mapping of inaccessible phenomena into the sensible and temporal space of the classroom. Our design combines gaming situations and ambient technologies in the context of learning bio-statistics. This paper presents a method and a formal
Author(s): Ney Muriel,Balacheff Nicolas

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Leaping Beauty- 1960's Version, Fractured Fairy Tales
Animated Video- The original fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty is changed to the new tale of Leaping Beauty.  Beauty steps on a witch's toe, and the witch changes her into a bore who talkes everyone to sleep.  Having bored everyone in her village with all of her talking, she is banished to the forest with the wild boars.  Her spell is finally broken when her prince, in the forest hunting wild boars, accidentally kisses her!  Everyone lives happily ever after, except the witch.  Narrated by E
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Transportation Policy: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally and Walking the Talk
Why do so many sustainable transportation programs turn out, like the Alice in the Wonderland parable to lead us down unexpected paths? Fred Salvucci observes that true sustainable transport requires making more than short-term fixes. A sustainable transportation program is built upon the pyramid of three “E”s: equit
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