Personal Preparedness Planning For Public Health Workers
Public health workers need to understand and implement basic concepts of personal preparedness planning so that they can function effectively as public health emergency responders in a post-9/11 world. These basic preparedness strategies can be applied to meet a broad range of public health emergency response challenges, including - but not limited to - acts of terrorism. Personal Preparedness Planning provides a practical introduction to these concepts that is tailored to the needs of public he
One Nation: Two Futures?
Since the mid-l970s, economic reforms have transformed China from one of the most egalitarian societies into one of the most unequal in the world. Wide disparities currently exist between the income levels of a relatively few rich and middle-class Chinese and their fellow citizens who number in the hundreds of millions. This "wealth gap" is particularly acute when one compares the incomes of urban and rural residents, between Chinese living in the interior of the country and those living in the
Henry Johnson comments on significance of the 1972 African Liberation Day March
Film-maker Henry Johnson comments on the way the media played down the impact of the African Liberation Day March in Washington, 1972, and on-going significance of the march.
Get Smart! Smartboards in K-3 Classrooms
In today's technologically savvy world, internet, computer and video games, and television play a main role in students' lives - shouldn't they play a role in the classroom, too? Smartboard is a great tool for teachers to use in their lessons - it brings technology to the classroom, allows students to have hands-on experiences in their learning, and can be operated with virtually the same skills it takes to operate a computer. This module will explore the use of Smartboard to enhance learning in
Using Bromelain in Pineapple Juice to Investigate Enzyme Function
This investigation introduces students to the structure and function of the proteolytic enzyme, bromelain, which is present in large quantities in the fruit, leaves, and stems of pineapple. In this lab exercise, students study the rate at which bromelain catalyzes the hydrolysis of gelatin (substrate) at different temperatures and pHs. Strips of developed black and white photographic film are placed in freshly squeezed pineapple juice under different experimental conditions. The time it takes fo
"Latin American Elections: Turning Left?"
A panel discussion with: Larry Birns (Council on Hemispheric Affairs), Fernando Coronil (University of Michigan) and Mabel Moraña (Washington University); from the Latin American Briefing Series of the Center for Latin American Studies (http://clas.uchicago.edu).
How To Add Explosive Power To Your Soccer Moves
Soccer Coach Mike Hefron demonstrates how to add explosive power to your beat-the-man moves on the soccer field in just 6 weeks.
Self-Command: "The Project for Moral Perfection" by Benjamin Franklin
As the youngest son of the youngest son for five generations back, Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was by custom and tradition destined to be a nobody. Yet thanks to his own resourcefulness, he more than escaped his destiny. His life spanned the 18th century, and he managed to see and to participate firsthand in much that it had to offer.By all measures, Benjamin Franklin was no ordinary man—not in his own time, not in any time. Yet when he sat down, during the last twenty years of his life,
Economics for Marketing
What is this module about? To develop knowledge and understanding of the concepts and theories in economics that underpins consumer choice and market interactions. The lectures and seminars will explore the theories and empirical evidence regarding the choices made by consumers in the contemporary marketplace, and how these choices are shaped and influenced. Objectives On completion of the module, students will be able to: 1. Examine the key theories of behaviour and economic decision making
Virtual Maths, Cylinder - Calculating Volume and Height
Interactive exercise demonstrating how to calculate the volume and height of a cylinder (includes links to other useful resources)
Depiction of terrorism in film and television
In this podcast, Professor Roberta Pearson from the School of American and Canadian Studies, discusses the fictional representation of terrorism in modern day television programmes and why more and more people are using fiction instead of the news to inform their opinions of world events. Professor Pearson considers the frequent engagement of modern audiences with such television series' as '24' and 'Battlestar Galactica' and how these common cultural experiences should not be underestimated as
CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
Juggling Stein Tutorial - Basic 3 Ball Juggling
-THIS VIDEO IS NOT AS MUCH A TUTORIAL AS IT A VIDEO SHOWING YOU SOME SIMPLE 3 BALL TRICKS TO GET STARTED WITH-
Ok, so you've just learned to juggle 3 balls... where do you go from there? I'll tell you where you go! You go HERE!!! Check out this video that shows you some of the best, and easiest tricks to do, so that you too can be a great juggler! Easy 3 ball tricks are shown with directions on how to do them!
Final Kinect for Windows v2 Hardware Revealed We've been highlighting some of the work being done by those with the early versions of the Kinect for Windows v2 devices. Last week the Kinect for Windows Team reveal the final hardware and more... As we continue the march toward the upcoming launch of Kinect for Windows v2, we’re excited to share the hard
We've been highlighting some of the work being done by those with the early versions of the Kinect for Windows v2 devices. Last week the Kinect for Windows Team reveal the final hardware and more...
As we continue the march toward the upcoming launch of Kinect for Windows v2, we’re excited to share the hard
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 3D Cylinder simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the volume of a 3D cylinder
Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
Salzburger Kammerphilharmonie - W A Mozart- Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (Allegro)
Live from the Salzburg Arena, the Salzburg Philharmonic plays under the direction of Yoon Kuk Lee. This was recorded on October 23, 2007. (4:08)
Professor Jane McAdam - Australian refugee policies
In recent times Australia has introduced a range of refugee policies focussed on stopping the arrival of refugees by boat. What are these policies and are they lawful? Video 4 in the series "Refugees - Rights, Protection and Policies" Understanding the international legal obligations that Australia has to refugees and asylum seekers is crucial when it comes to separating myths from facts in contemporary Australian debates. In this series Professor Jane McAdam goes behind the headlines, defines
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-
064 American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915: Cliff Dwellers by George Bel
Joyce Mendelsohn and Annie Polland—two historians of New York’s Lower East Side—discuss Cliff Dwellers, George Bellows's 1913 depiction of the neighborhood, now on view in the exhibition “American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765–1915.”