Narratives of Slavery
This lecture is a segmented 17-minute video which has a transcript to help students follow the sophisticated presentation. The narrator compares primary source material written by Frederick Law Olmsted and published in a collection called The Cotton Kingdom to the letters written by a kidnapped African-American author named Solomon Northup. It would greatly help to have excerpts from these two works to help students understand the lecture better. There are other works as well and goo
How a time cloak could change the past
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/01/light-manipulation-cloaks-time.html
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.
Rockefeller Foundation's Judith Rodin on Improving Global Health through Innovation
Judith Rodin has been president of The Rockefeller Foundation since 2005. She was previously president of the University of Pennsylvania, the first woman to lead an Ivy League institution, and provost of Yale University. She has actively participated in influential global forums, including the World Economic Forum, Clinton Global Initiative and the United Nations General Assembly. She spoke at HSPH on Feb. 27, 2012, as part of the Decision-making: Voices from the Field series.
JC Chalk Talk 3-23-12
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In the Aftermath of the Arab Spring: Persistent Challenges and Questions
Three years after the Arab Spring, the peoples of the Middle East and North Africa still grapple with many questions about who will rule, and how. The civil war in Syria drags on; the Israeli-Palestinian conflict endures without resolution; and governments in many countries and regions face popular challenges to their authority. This symposium engages [...]
American Author- John Steinbeck
Making an Origami Penguin
In this video, origami master Michael LaFosse demonstrates folding an origami penguin. He folds the penguin step-by-step while telling a story which explains the folds.
Macroporous hydrogels as vascularizable soft tissue â implant interfaces: materials characterizat
Implantable medical devices, such as biosensors and implantable drug delivery systems, function optimally when rapid solute exchange can occur between implant and surrounding tissue. However, almost all materials implanted into the body are encapsulated in a fibrous layer that prevents this rapid communication. Macroporous materials are known to change this response by allowing vascularized tissue ingrowth, however many questions still exist as to the role material properties play. In this work,
The Impossible Bridge
This three minute video shows the challenges of building an enormous bridge. It explains the benefits of several types of bridges and the weaknesses. The students could watch most of the video and make their own choices before the final answer is given.
Talking Point - Our waterways under threat?
Plans for coal seam gas mining across Australia are expanding rapidly, yet there are no national regulations in place and a lack of information as to the possible environmental impacts. Dr Stuart Khan, from UNSW's Water Research Centre, outlines the processes involved in coal seam gas mining and the subsequent implications for our groundwater. He also discusses ways that urban water supplies can be more sustainably managed through water recycling. UNSW Water Research Centre: http://www.civen
Student Panel - AdMIT Day - March 1, 2012
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06.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Der deutsche Literaturnobelpreisträger Günter Grass hat Anfeindungen nach der Veröffentlichung seines Israel-kritischen Gedichts zurückgewiesen. Zugleich konstatierte er, dass in einem demokratischen Land wie Deutschland, in dem Pressefreiheit herrsche, eine gewisse Gleichschaltung der Meinung im Vordergrund stehe. In mehreren Interviews sagte de
Cassini Mission of Saturn
Dr. Linda Spilker from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory talks about NASA's Cassini satellite mission studying the planet Saturn. The project is now in its second extension and has made amazing discoveries about the planet, its rings, and its moons Titan and Enceladus.
3. L'ordinateur des aveugles - Utilisation des terminaux mobiles (iPhone, iPad, et Plage ...