Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
LR - Converting Images to Black and White
Convert images to black and white, as well as add tonal overlays, edge effects, and film grain textures.
The Legislative Branch: Structure of Government
Although the basic tenet of American government is that ultimate power lies with the people, to ensure that no one branch of the government becomes too powerful, the Framers of the constitution established a series of checks and balances. This four minute overview gives some background to the Constitution and the balance of powers. Tries to be a bit clever.
BIOL 325-01, Molecular Biology, Spring 2006
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Why Is the Grass Green?
In this animated story book, Pexi the Alien asks Alexi why the grass is green. Alexi explains that grasses are green because they contain chlorophyll, which is used in the process of photosynthesis. The conversion to sugar and it's use as food for the plant is mentioned. Chlorophyll, photosynthesis, pigment, are some of the terms used. (0:56)
Whole class technology for learning mathematics: the case of functions and graphs
This paper draws on research being developed within the teaching and learning strand of the Economic and Social Research Council InterActive Education Project, which is examining how new technologies can be used in educational settings to enhance learning. It focuses on the ways in which mathematics teachers can use digital tools for enhancing the learning of functions and graphs within a classroom setting. It includes a comparison of two teachers working with information and communi
16.410 Principles of Autonomy and Decision Making (MIT)
This course surveys a variety of reasoning, optimization, and decision-making methodologies for creating highly autonomous systems and decision support aids. The focus is on principles, algorithms, and their applications, taken from the disciplines of artificial intelligence and operations research. Reasoning paradigms include logic and deduction, heuristic and constraint-based search, model-based reasoning, planning and execution, reasoning under uncertainty, and machine learning. Optimization
15.818 Pricing (MIT)
This course, primarily discussion based, provides a framework for understanding pricing strategies and tactics. Topics covered include pricing in competitive markets, estimating demand, price discrimination, the role of price cues, anticipating competitive responses, pricing in business to business markets, and pricing of new products. Lectures and cases are the primary modes of learning.
Network tools across a distributed research project: reflections on the first two years of 'Learning
This paper reviews the contribution of electronic tools to the 'Learning how to Learn' project and discuss a number of analytical frameworks within which electronic tools for project management and community building may be conceptualised. It then describes how some specific elements of the website have developed in response to the project design and user needs and offer some preliminary analysis of their use. It identifies a number of areas for further investigation and some extant research que
Renewing Australian federalism
The reform of Australia’s federation is under review, with a White Paper process currently underway. In this video recorded at ANU on Thursday 2 October 2014 a group of experts consider what reform issues should be foremost.
Mapping aplicado a las narrativas audiovisuales
Recopila, sintetiza y detalla los contenidos trabajados en cada una de las sesiones del taller organizado por Espacio-Red de Prácticas y Culturas Digitales (UNIA)
Bomb blast kills at least one in Kabul
At least one person is dead after a suicide car bomber hits a foreign convoy in Kabul. Yiming Woo reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its
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.
PODCAST: Women & the Future of the Middle East Special Feature: Leading women's human rights activist, I.M.O.W. Global Council chair, and founder of the Women's Learning Partnership Mahnaz Afkhami spoke with I.M.O.W. Executive Director Clare Winterton about her experience as an Iranian exile, women in Islam, the challenges facing women in the Middle East, and how technology is helping movement-building in the region. I.M.O.W. proudly presented this event on June 2, 2010 in San Francisco as part of our Extraordinary Voices
Special Feature: Leading women's human rights activist, I.M.O.W. Global Council chair, and founder of the Women's Learning Partnership Mahnaz Afkhami spoke with I.M.O.W. Executive Director Clare Winterton about her experience as an Iranian exile, women in Islam, the challenges facing women in the Middle East, and how technology is helping movement-building in the region. I.M.O.W. proudly presented this event on June 2, 2010 in San Francisco as part of our Extraordinary Voices