Inaugural Lecture: Prof. Mike Robinson - Other Worlds & Endless Journeys
Inaugural Lecture - Prof. Mike Robinson Other Worlds and Endless Journeys: Living and Learning Tourism
Innovation North Research Conference 2006 - Julia Jaeger
Looking at E-Learning in developing countries. Is it true that there are misunderstandings in E-Learning due to cultural differences
Working in Groups - for Regional Regeneration section 4
This JISC funded project has re-used and re-purposed learning content from external and internal sources to develop and pilot a level 4 module “Working in Groups” for multi-professional teams working in the field of Regional Regeneration. Permissions received from all external sources.
Leeds Metropolitan University Employability Office - Learning Objects index
On line interactive resources. Each title will take you to a self contained ‘chunk’ of learning which should take you about two hours to complete. They contain interactive exercises and you will generate material which would be useful to include in your Personal Development Plan or Progress File. Whilst they are free standing, they also build into a larger programme, so please free to try them all.
Prof. Rachael Dixey Inaugural Lecture - Health, Social Justice & Access to Learning
The Faculty of Health's Professor Rachael Dixey delivered her inaugural lecture in the iconic Rose Bowl. The lecture 'Health, Social Justice and Access to Learning' considered the relationships globally between health inequalities and education, exploring ideas of education as liberatory and empowering, and consequently how this impacts on the politics of health. Professor Dixey is the head of Health Promotion at Leeds Met. She has a lifelong interest in Africa, doing PhD research in the 1970s o
Computer-Assisted Assessment - Disability Awareness simulation tool
This online resource is intended to help staff appreciate the difficulties and frustrations that students with a variety of different impairments experience when using electronic learning materials. In particular it uses computer based assessment questions to simulate experiences that may arise and hinder students' successful interaction with computer aided assessment. Each simulation presents the user with a multiple choice question on which the simulation is imposed. The user is asked to answe
Guest Lecture: John Chillag - Learning from the Holocaust
As part of the Senator George Mitchell Seminar Series, John Chillag delivered a powerful and moving speech to mark the 64th anniversary of the Nazi occupation of Hungary. The audience first heard the impressions of two students from Abbey Grange School, who visited Auschwitz-Birkenau in late February. Rebakah commented, "Although a traumatic experience, I'm glad I had the chance to visit Auschwitz - to learn what atrocities had happened and make me realise that situations like the Holocaust shou
FAILTE Workshop Programme
Festival of Assessment, Innovation, Learning, Teaching and Enterprise The Institute for Enterprise, one of the Leeds Met Centres for Excellence in teaching and Learning, is hosting an event to celebrate, communicate, stimulate and generate different approaches that impact on the student learning experience.
DoITPoMS animations from Teaching and Learning Packages
The DoITPoMS Animation Library is a collection of materials science related animations originally from the DoITPoMS Teaching and Learning Packages (TLPs), each focusing on a common materials science topic met within undergraduate teaching and learning.
Self-regulated Learning in Technology Enhanced Learning Environments: A European Review
The study was carried out in the KALEIDOSCOPE seed project "Self-regulated Learning in Technology Enhanced Learning Environments" and reports the results of desktop studies carried out by KALEIDOSCOPE members from eight European countries.,Research report
Developing Distance Learning Material
This paper is intended as a practical guide to help with writing Distance Learning material. This paper considers: Topic One – Introduction and an approach to writing Distance Learning Material. Topic Two – Content of the material Topic Three – Achieving the Learning Outcomes. Topic Four - Some tips on style and aspects of authoring the material. By following guidelines it will help to. • Speed up the writing process • Have a consistent style • Help the students Most of the material
module handbook European Business Culture Practice
Welcome to your study programme for the European Business Culture and Practice module. This module explores the impact of cultural differences on business in different countries through three themes: knowing yourself, knowing your culture, understanding other cultures. In doing the module, you will develop your ability to analyse and evaluate aspects of management in an international context. The module will also develop proficiency in the following skills: • Planning and Management of Learnin
Developing Distance Learning Materials - draft course handbook template
This draft course handbook is the development of a handbook which is intended to provide students with essential information relating to their programme of study, including: general course information, University information, information about the course, the student calendar, information about assessment and academic regulations, help, advice and other information. This has a particular focus for distance learners.
Socializing the knowledge transfer problem
A central issue in acquiring knowledge is its appropriate transfer beyond the contexts and contents of first acquisition. In contrast to dominant "common elements" transfer theory, an interpretive perspective is developed, according to which "appropriate transfer" is a concept socioculturally rather than objectively defined. "Elements" perceived by the thinker as common between the current and a prior situation are not given in the nature of things but "read in terms of the thinker'sculturally-i
Cognitive Technologies for Writing
Technologies for Creative Learning In this week's Pogue's Post, David Pogue covers the rise of do-it-yourself software from Google's App Inventor to MIT's own Scratch. The possibilities for both teaching and learning open
In this week's Pogue's Post, David Pogue covers the rise of do-it-yourself software from Google's App Inventor to MIT's own Scratch.
The possibilities for both teaching and learning open
11.481J Analyzing & Accounting for Regional Economic Change (MIT)
Surveys theories of regional growth, factor mobility, clustering, industrial restructuring, learning regions, and global supply chains from a political-economy perspective. Examines/critiques accounting frameworks including accounting for the underground economy, multipliers, linkages, and supply chains used to assess employment and environmental impacts, infrastructure investments. Assesses price indices, industrial location and employment measures, and shift-share analyses. Discussions of US a
2014 Rose-Walters Prize Winner: James Balog
Author, scientist and award-winning photographer James Balog received the 2014 Sam Rose '58 and Julie Walters Prize at Dickinson College for Global Environmental Activism. The prize was created to focus attention on the need to reduce the impact of human lives on the planet, particularly given the rising population predictions for this century. In addition to the $100,000, Dickinson's Rose-Walters Prize includes a residency during the academic year. Balog will return to Dickinson September 22-24
Learning aware environement: a Laboratorium of epidemiological studies
One challenge of the Laboratorium is to have the capacity to recognize and capture relevant events from observing the human activity, the ability to understand the learning needs and then to provide the adequate feedback in whatever form. Another challenge is the mapping of inaccessible phenomena into the sensible and temporal space of the classroom. Our design combines gaming situations and ambient technologies in the context of learning bio-statistics. This paper presents a method and a formal
Hacienda Pública I
La principal finalidad de esta asignatura es proporcionar a los estudiantes de Derecho una formación sólida en la materia de Economía Pública. La asignatura es de carácter anual y consta de siete bloques, que abarcan desde las teorías explicativas del papel del Estado en la Economía hasta el Federalismo Fiscal, pasando por temas de incidencia impositiva y programas de gasto público. Los principales rasgos diferenciales del programa son el énfasis en las ideas y no en la formalización y