This publication provides an overview of the MoLeNET initiative, the UK's largest and most diverse implementation of mobile learning. The Learning and Skills Council and consortia led by Further Educa...
Introduction to European politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2009 This module seeks to provide students with an understanding of the rationale and key stages of European integration, as well as of the institutions of the European Union and its functioning. Topics covered will include an overview of the History of European integration, key approaches to integration, the main institutions (Council, Commission, Court of Justice, European Parliament
Australian-US comparative government and political systems
Dr Hart will explore the main features of the Australian political system through comparison with the United States. He will compare and contrast the struggle of self-government in Australia and the US. He will look at how much Australian politics has been influenced by American was well as British forms of government, particularly focusing on the extent to which the Australian Prime Minister has become ‘presidentialised'. The presentation will also cover the essential differences between
3.6 Reflecting on dyslexia Throughout this unit, dyslexia has been evaluated as an example of ‘abnormality’, a difficulty, a problem in need of an intervention. However, research has shown that some adults with dyslexia are distinctive, not just in their difficulties, but also in their increased levels of creative reasoning compared to ‘normal’ people (Everatt 1997). West (1997) reports that Nicholas Negroponte, the founding member of the Media Lab at the world renowned Massachusetts Institute of T
Throughout this unit, dyslexia has been evaluated as an example of ‘abnormality’, a difficulty, a problem in need of an intervention. However, research has shown that some adults with dyslexia are distinctive, not just in their difficulties, but also in their increased levels of creative reasoning compared to ‘normal’ people (Everatt 1997). West (1997) reports that Nicholas Negroponte, the founding member of the Media Lab at the world renowned Massachusetts Institute of T
500 NATIONS (PART 21)
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
State of the World Economy: A View from an Emerging Market [Audio]
Speaker(s): Felipe Larraín Bascuñán | Since March 2010, Felipe Larraín Bascuñán is the minister of Finance of the Government of President Sebastián Piñera. He has a PhD (1985) and Master of Arts (1983) in Economics from Harvard University, and Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Universidad Católica de Chile (1981). He has been a professor of Economics at Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago, where he previously served as Associate and Assistant Professor. From 1997 to 2002 he was
Consolidar los conceptos adquiridos sobre sistemas distribuidos en sistemas reales.Aprender las herramientas, patrones básicos de trabajo y los problemas de los sistemas distribuidos reales.Conocer en profundidad el funcionamiento de la Web (World Wide Web) y ser capaz de desarrollar aplicaciones para la Web.Estudiar tecnologías de referencia : HTML, XML, SQL, CORBA, etc.
Dividing Decimal Numbers
In an easy conversational tone, the instructor uses the computer screen as his 'blackboard' and different colors to emphasis his points. As this is an introduction to dividing decimal numbers, this video is for older elementary students.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
Interactive simulation, formulae for sine, cosine and tangent
5th University Administrators Workshop
5th University Administrators Workshop The Role of International Officers in Globalized Higher Education
GoNUxstream Game Recap - Men's Ice Hockey vs. Maine - Feb. 25, 2012
The Northeastern men's hockey team suffered a 7-1 setback to No. 11 Maine at Matthews Arena on Saturday night. Junior Vinny Saponari tallied the lone goal for the Huskies as all three NU netminders saw time in the loss.
Pharmaceutical Industry: Origin and Evolution
Tilli Tansey, Professor of History of Modern Medical Sciences, University College London traces the evolution of the modern pharmaceutical industry from the mid nineteenth century to the final decades of the twentieth century. The strong focus on British companies is not exclusive, and a large cast of characters including manufacturers, doctors, scientists and patients are considered. Several themes are explored, including the role of innovation in relation to production technology, marketing an
Students learn about the many types of expenses associated with building a bridge. Working like engineers, they estimate the cost for materials for a bridge member of varying sizes. After making calculations, they graph their results to compare how costs change depending on the use of different materials (steel vs. concrete). They conclude by creating a proposal for a city bridge design based on their findings.
Piano Lesson - How to Play the D major scale (right hand)
2.5 minute clip of overhead view of pianist playing the D major scale in the right hand. He describes the correct fingering and notes used to play this scale. Good lesson for beginners.
Inside Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice: An Annotated Edition
An inside look at the design and concept behind Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice: An Annotated Edition, new for Fall 2010 from Harvard University Press. For more on the book: http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674049161
Massive collision sculpted Andromeda
French astronomers have used a computer model to show that the Andromeda Galaxy may have gotten its current shape due to a huge collision with a smaller galaxy. Details here: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2010/11/23/andromeda-born-out-of-a-massive-collision/ Original press release (In French): http://www.grandpublic.obspm.fr/Il-y-a-six-milliards-d-annees Credit: GEPI, Observatoire de Paris / NAOC
Kamenets-Podolsk: Mass Murder of the Jews
Holocaust survivor Bina Teneblat, born in Kamenets-Podolsk in 1928, testifies about the mass murder of the Jews in Kamenets-Podolsk. Tenenblat recounts her personal experiences during the roundup and shooting, and tells how she managed to survive the massacre. For more details, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/database/index.asp?cid=278
Absolute Beginner #18 - Here’s Another Excuse in Spanish for Not Having Your Work Done
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Your wife just called to tell you in Spanish that she’s going to be home in fifteen minutes from her shopping trip, and you start to go into a panic. You review the scene around you: after watching Spanish football with your buddies for the last four hours instead of cleaning [...]
100 Famous Jews
A fast paced, heavy metal music in the background, collection of famous Jews in history and in show business. A good video to show students who think that people of a religion are all the same.
High tech shopping with apps
Retailers have a new tool to connect to consumers this holiday season- shopping apps that bring spenders in and help make the sale.