Journal of applied research in higher education
The Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education is an online peer-reviewed journal, the central aim of which is to promote improved practice by encouraging informed debate into pedagogic and related matters in higher education. Each issue comprises of an editorial, papers from all disciplines and subject areas covering higher education policy and management, and learning and teaching (including technology-enhanced learning); and developments, news and reviews. Individual papers are available
Official government news portal of Sri Lanka
This is an official website of the Sri Lankan government., It provides free access to press releases, news stories, pod casts and links to recent statistics, legislation and full text official publications. These cover all aspects of the domestic and foreign policy of Sri Lanka. All information offered in English. Some materials are archived from 2000 onwards. They include government accounts of negotiations with the Tamil Tigers, budget and economic policy, relations with other Asian nations an
Scottish Screen Archive
The Scottish Screen Archive is based at the National Library of Scotland. It houses over 32,000 examples of video and film covering scottish cultural, social and political history. Its website provides information about its collections, including access to its searchable catalogue of holdings. An increasing number of film clips and be viewed free of charge via the website. Key topics covered by these include Scotland during the First and Second World Wars; Scottish industry, the homelife and cul
RuNet Echo is a special project of Global Voices (which is funded by the Open Society Institute). It was created to investigate and analysis the growing role of the Internet in Russia and in the Russian-language worldwide community. It regularly monitors Russian language Internet sites, blogs and forums and publishes its comments and reports on their content, usage and surveillance and freedom. Topics covered include Russian bloggers, the use of the Internet in Russian politics (during Russian e
New America Media : expanding the news lens through ethnic media
New America Media was founded by the non-profit Pacific News Service in 1996, it Is a national collaboration over 2000 ethnic news organizations based in the United States. Its website provides free access to news headlines, blogs and some features from its members. These include Latino newspapers, Asian American, black and African American. The website can also be browsed by region and topic. It aims to offer different perspectives on mainstream issues. Information on copyright and access to m
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Haiti's Lost Generation Trailer
2010 YouTube Project: Report winner Paul Franz presents the trailer for his documentary, Haiti's Lost Generation, which chronicles the state of education in the country.
21L.460 Medieval Literature: Dante, Boccaccio, Chaucer (MIT)
The course explores the literary masterworks of three of the most celebrated authors of the Middle Ages in their original literary and historical contexts. The various themes they take up - the importance of writing in the vernacular; the discourse of love as a form of discipline practised upon the self; the personal and political aspirations of the self in society; the constitution of ideal forms of social organization; the role of religion in the life and works of lay authors - transformed the
How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1 (materials)
This zipped file contains all of the materials that made up the "How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1". Inside the file is a narrative, the full PowerPoint slide and cc licence information for all the clip art and materials that have been used. There are audio files that also can be used under the creative commons. The relevant attribution and sources for the materials can be found in the narrative transcript of the lecture.
Putting the 'S' into Laughter
World famous South African artist William Kentridge spoke at UCT Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions public lecture on Thursday 8 April He gave a lecture titled Putting the Sinto Laughter looking at Gogol short story The Nose His recent production of Shostakovich opera The Nose premiered at the Metropolitan Opera in New York earlier this month to rave reviews. Kentridge began working on the opera three years earlier producing etchings drawings small
Football Highlights vs. South Dakota State 11/06/10
Video highlights from the Missouri State Football Bears vs. South Dakota State on November 06, 2010.
Understanding Contemporary Art
Introduces the concepts and characteristics of contemporary art, artists and their works. Through this course, one can understand contemporary art and enjoy various arts and culture activities
Making a Multimedia Homepage
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Highlights from 2005
Welcome to the highlights from the podcast channels featured during 2005 on the "Podcast Directory for Educators". When we started out in May we only listed 30 podcasts but now there are more than 2000 - all suitable for use with children and young people.
The extracts in this podcast are some of the latest produced by the schools which showcase today's learners who will be the citizens of tomorrow.
Professional Series for Educators (2) In the second episode of our new series, we feature a selection of podcast channels from our category on educational news and items for professional educators. This particular episode certainly has a distinctly technological theme! At our Podcast Directory for Educators, you can locate further details of a
In the second episode of our new series, we feature a selection of podcast channels from our category on educational news and items for professional educators. This particular episode certainly has a distinctly technological theme! At our Podcast Directory for Educators, you can locate further details of a
How LG Electronics reinvented itself in the US
It took three attempts in four years for Korean electronics giant LG Electronics (LGE) to launch its brand in the US market in 2002. Five years later, it became the top seller of refrigerators and washing machines, and has since been successfully maintaining its lead in the two home appliance categories with current respective market shares of about 24 per cent.
Energy technologies: some forecasts for the next decade
Affordable energy that is clean and consistent, delivered in a single system at a fraction of the price that people are paying today – 4.5 pence (US$0.07) per kilowatt hour (kWh) to be precise – isn’t that too good to be true? John Banham, Chairman of Johnson Matthey, doesn’t think so because these are the very benefits from fuel cells which are already powering homes and buildings in the US today. And it often comes from an unlikely source – methane gas from human waste.
Politec: Brazilian IT Services with Global Reach
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"Muslim Interpreters of Yoga"
A talk by Carl Ernst, Kenan Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. From the South Asia Seminar.
"The Current Security and Economic Situation on the Korean Peninsula"
A discussion with Alexander Vershbow, United States Ambassador to the Republic of Korea and Lee Tae-sik, Korean Ambassador to the United States. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series. Cosponsored by the Korea Economic Institute, the Korean Consulate of Chicago and the Center for East Asian Studies.Author(s):