Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding Internationalisation of the Curriculum at
From implicit to explicit: Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding IoC at Griffith Universlty, Australia. Professor Michelle Barker of Griffith University, Brisbane Australia and Dr Viv Caruana of CAPRI, Leeds Met University UK discuss recent work in embedding internationalisation of the curriculum across the full range of disciplines and programmes of study at Griffith. Professor Barker also shares insights from a recent ALTC-funded project focused on intercultural or cross-
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Sacred Calendars; Ramadan
Dr Musharef Hussain, an Iman in Nottingham, explains what happens during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. During this month one of the most obvious practices is that of fasting during the hours of daylight, and Dr Hussain explains the value that is attached to fasting in Islam. He also explains how fasting is combined with the study of the Quran and with charity towards the hungry and needy. Other Videos you may find useful: Sacred Calendars; Ramadan http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRkoYf_y6Do
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Implementing Mobile and e-learning in Health and Social Care
As part of a submission for the IMS Global Award, this film discusses the outputs of the ALPS CETL and demonstrates the impact that they have had on learning and assessment in practice settings, particularly focussing on the development of competency maps, 360degree multiprofessional asessment tools and the use of mobile technology to deliver these innovative assessment processes to the Health and Social Care students on placement.
Author(s): Jill Taylor,Catherine Coates,Trudie Roberts,Chris

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Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
This event was the second in a series of master class lectures jointly staged by the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together relevant senior figures and academics from across the city and surrounding region. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves,
Author(s): Professor Paul Johnstone,Leeds Metropolitan Univer

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Journal of Economic Literature (JEL)
The Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) is an academic journal that began publication in 1969 under the auspices of the American Economic Association (AEA) with quarterly issues and continues to this day. It aims "to help economists keep up with the ever-increasing volume of economics research. This goal is effected by publishing survey articles and essays, book reviews, and an extensive bibliographic guide to the contents of current economics periodicals". AEA Members are entitled to receive J
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Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation quiz2
Interactive quiz explaining requiring the student to calculate the time required to carry out excavation work (see also quiz 1 and video).
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

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Rock In The Classroom / Where There's A Will (Writing A Will Song)

Video link (see supported sites below). Please use the original link, not the shortcut, e.g. www.youtube.com/watch?v=abcde

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8 Multiple plate collisions and the end of the Iapetus Ocean

The document attached below includes the eighth section of Mountain building in Scotland. In this section, you will find the following subsections:

  • 8.1 Introduction

  • 8.2 Palaeocontinental reconstructions

    • 8.2.1 The global view

    • 8.2.2 A model for the closure of the Iapetus Ocean

    • 8.2.3 Summary of Section 8.2

  • 8.3 Tectonics of the Northe
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Estimulación Cognitiva (2009)
La Estimulación Cognitiva es una disciplina de intervención psicológica que integra todo un conjunto de técnicas y estrategias sistemáticas y estandarizadas que tienen por objetivo activar y ejercitar las distintas capacidades y funciones cognitivas del individuo con el fin último de mejorar su rendimiento. La Estimulación Cognitiva puede ser aplicada a cualquier individuo, puesto que cualquiera de nosotros podemos mejorar nuestras capacidades para ser más hábiles y diestros; pero su ob
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Elephants in Crisis
Reporter Bryan Christy discovers how religion plays a role in the problem of ivory trafficking. (03:22) Videography by Bryan Christy, Photography by Brent Stirton
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Camille Paglia on The Future of Education
Educator and author, Camille Paglia, discusses The Future of Education at the 2010 Globe and Mail Open House Festival in Toronto. The event moderator is broadcaster, Valerie Pringle.
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1.2.2 How do others find meaning in life?

There are those who share Tolstoy’s view that death is an end rather than a transition, and yet are much more optimistic about life. Hermann Bondi represents the views of many Humanists in the following passage:

As a Humanist I believe in the importance of human linkages, of human interactions, of our lives getting their meaning from our connections with each other. Thus I agree with Donne that anybody’s death
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1 The circumstances of separation

In this first section, we want you to think about the circumstances of children separated from their parents, why such separations might occur and the different places in which children can live.

Activity 1: Learning about children who live apart from their parents


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Economic Update: It's the system...
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Reviewing and Rethinking the Curriculum: Executive Summary
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土曜市民セミナー「トリニダードトバゴ共和国の歴史と文化、自然」の映
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Gilded Age: The Tweed Ring and Machine Politics
This video is accompanied by text. "The late nineteenth and very early twentieth centuries in America are often referred to as the “Gilded Age.” The origin of this name is usually attributed to Mark Twain who co-authored a novel entitled The Gilded Age. The term is metaphoric on several levels. It can be taken to reference an obsession with appearances. Unlike “golden,” which has positive associations of beauty and value, the word “gilded” carries connotations of cheap commercializat
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ECU MBA Experience
“The ECU MBA Student Experience” was a collaborative production directed by Jonathan Rorech and produced by Jonathan Pinsky, Corey Pulido and Edwin McClannan. All are currently East Carolina University College of Business MBA Students.
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Honor Code Signing
Students in the Penn State College of Communications participated in an Honor Code Signing, a special event on campus as students committed to ethical behavior during their careers at the University. The student-created Honor Code is one of only two for academic colleges at Penn State.
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Acknowledgements

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this course:

Course image: Ben Grey in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence.

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