21W.730 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Social and Ethical Issues (MIT)
This course provides the opportunity for students-as readers, viewers, writers and speakers-to engage with social and ethical issues they care deeply about. Over the course of the semester, through discussing the writing of classic and contemporary authors, we will explore different perspectives on a range of social issues such as free speech, poverty and homelessness, mental illness, capital punishment and racial and gender inequality. In addition, we will analyze selected documentary and f
Video Interviews - Covering Czech: Economy, History and Literature
Video Interviews - Covering Czech: Economy, History and Literature
Provide alcohol and/or other drug withdrawal services
This resource covers the skills and knowledge that will assist the learner to provide assistance to people going through the process of withdrawing from alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, including combinations of these. These withdrawal services may be non-medical or provide pharmacological relief under relevant legislative guidelines. This learning object contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: assessing clients, the sector, service provider, client
Provide services to clients with alcohol and/or other drugs issues
This resource is concerned with supporting clients through the provision of a range of services within organisational policies and procedures. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: the sector, service provider, client and you, harm minimisation, models of treatment, interacting with clients, active listening skills, building rapport, motivational interviewing, assessment of clients, case management and referral and mental health and the link to A
Work with clients who have alcohol and/or other drugs issues
This resource relates to working with clients to identify options for delivery of community services to support their needs. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: the sector, service provider, client and you, statutory frameworks, harm minimisation, models of treatment, interacting with clients, rapport, supporting your client, assessing the client for ongoing needs, case management and referral, mental health and the link to AOD issues and deliv
Indigenous Spiritual Wellbeing - Welcome
An interactive e-learning resource for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Island primary health care workers. Resources include the impact of colonisation on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health; AOD sector, mental health, providing information on social and emotional support and assessing social and emotional support.
Indigenous Spiritual Wellbeing - Mental health
A learning resource for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health care workers, with information and activities about working in a mental health framework.
Writing a literature review handout
This is a handout document for a literature review workshop for engineering students. The resource accompanies a powerpoint presentation and is part of a workshop programme on 'Key Skills for Engineering Undergraduates'. This open educational resource was released through the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre Open Engineering Resources Pilot project. The project was funded by HEFCE and the JISC/HE Academy UKOER programme.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
21H.466 Imperial and Revolutionary Russia: Culture and Politics (MIT)
At the beginning of the eighteenth century Russia began to come into its own as a major European power. Members of the Russian intellectual classes increasingly compared themselves and their autocratic order to states and societies in the West. This comparison generated both a new sense of national consciousness and intense criticism of the existing order in Russia. In this course we will examine different perspectives on Russian history and literature in order to try to understand the Russian E
Review of Barriers to Engaging Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Physical Activity in the United K
The article looks at the lower physical activity levels in Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups as compared with general population in the United Kingdom (UK) could relate to barriers to engaging these groups in physical activity. Hence, the aim to conduct a review to examine UK primary studies reporting barriers to engaging BME groups in physical activity. Method: This is a narrative review of literature from 1970 to 2008. The search looked for English literature from five bibliographic datab
Good Practice Guide in Question and Test Design
This booklet will provide an introduction to good practice in question and test design. It includes the art of using objective tests to assess some aspects of student learning. At the outset you should be aware that objective tests are just one method of assessment. They are useful for assessing knowledge, comprehension and application and in some circumstances can be used to assess higher order skills such as evaluation and synthesis. They cannot be used to assess creativity, integration of ide
Internationalising the Curriculum: an annotated bibliography
This annotated bibliography comprises a selection of books, journal articles, conference papers and other resources on the subject of the internationalised curriculum. It has been compiled initially from a library of global sources originally brought together as part of the review of literature in the field, commissioned by the Higher Education Academy in 2006 (Caruana, V. and Spurling, N., 2007). This has been up-dated to include more recent work. The central criterion for selection of material
Metamorphosis of Rana Catesbiana
Pictures of various stages of the life cycle of Rana catesbiana, showing characteristics of young tadpoles, the stages of transition and adult frog.
There is no narration, just music. (02:02)
11.129 Educational Theory and Practice I (MIT)
This course concentrates on a core set of skills and knowledge necessary for teaching in secondary schools. Topics covered in the class include educational reform, student behavior and motivation, curriculum design, and the teaching profession. Classroom observation is a key component of the class. Assignments include readings from the educational literature, written reflections on classroom observations, and practice teaching and constructing curriculum. This is the first of a three course sequ
Engage Super League: A Skills for Life Learning Resource.
An interactive learning resource booklet on the subject of Rugby League, designed to offer the family fun educational activities to improve basic maths and English.
21F.044 Traditional Chinese Literature: Poetry, Fiction, and Drama (MIT)
This course is an introduction to some of the major genres of traditional Chinese poetry, fiction, and drama. Intended to give students a basic understanding of the central features of traditional Chinese literary genres, as well as to introduce students to the classic works of the Chinese literary tradition. Works read include Journey to the West, Outlaws of the Marsh, Dream of the Red Chamber, and the poetry of the major Tang dynasty poets. Literature read in translation. Taught in English.
Podcasts for your creative inspiration
Another new podcast channel has been added to the directory from Media Artist Secrets. Franklin McMahon hosts the podcasts, covering a range of topics and media arts. This includes directing, photography, web, design, desktop publishing, musician, music creation, artists, animation, broadcast, movie making, film and many other types of multimedia.
Biological Production of Glucaric Acid
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Dismissing Some Myths about Chinese Americans
History of Chinese Americans in Massachusetts. Host Barbara Barrow speaks with May Ling Tong, Director of the Chinese American Civic Association in Boston, about the history of Chinese people in Boston and the 'myths' held by non-Chinese Americans about the mental health and social service needs of the Chinese community. Additional segments include the 'Say Brother News' with Eric Sampedro and Leah Fletcher, the 'Third World Connection' (about the genealogical connection between the Africans and