Dante in Translation
The course is an introduction to Dante and his cultural milieu through a critical reading of The Divine Comedy and selected minor works (Vita nuova, Convivio, De vulgari eloquentia, Epistle to Cangrande). An analysis of Dante's autobiography, the Vita nuova, establishes the poetic and political circumstances of the Comedy's composition. Readings of Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso seek to situate Dante's work within the intellectual and social context of the late Middle Ages, with special attent
3.5 Location, location, location
Effective communication is the key to a successful presentation. This unit will provide you with a systematic approach to develop the necessary skills. It is important to understand that effective presentation skills can be practised and learned. It is the content of your presentation, and the simple delivery of clear and reasoned arguments, which will help you to achieve your objectives.
Digital Perception, Development and Presentation in Architecture: a study of Bangladesh with global
In the recent past the computer has become an important tool in both the design and presentation media/method in architecture. In this paper digitalization in architectural practice and architectural education in both the global and Bangladesh contexts have been studied. A survey questionnaire was carried out to find how and to what extent available software are being used in Bangladesh for this purpose. Opinion, views, expectations of architects from leading architectural firms of Bangladesh we
ALPS Common Competency Map - Ethical Practice
The work of ALPS is based on the hypothesis that if students receive feedback from different assessors (including other professionals, peers, service-users etc) in diverse practice situations, then confidence, competence, assessment reliability and interprofessional working skills will all be improved. Communication skills, Team Working and Ethical Practice were selected as the initial competences to focus on as they are common across the QAA benchmarks and professional bodies’ regulatory occ
The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877
This course explores the causes, course, and consequences of the American Civil War, from the 1840s to 1877. The primary goal of the course is to understand the multiple meanings of a transforming event in American history. Those meanings may be defined in many ways: national, sectional, racial, constitutional, individual, social, intellectual, or moral. Four broad themes are closely examined: the crisis of union and disunion in an expanding republic; slavery, race, and emancipation as national
Money talks: November 22nd 2010
Turning the tables
The planet's population is hurtling towards 7 billion. But its growth will start to slow
Felix Auerbach Collection 1876-1994
The bulk of this collection consists of sixteen volumes of diaries, 1876-1891, written in Gabelsberger shorthand, dealing with personal, political, and scientific topics. Also included are correspondence and a few personal and family memorabilia as well as some correspondence.,Mrs. Bruno Kisch, 1971.,Elizabeth M. Lunau, 1994,Barbara Happe, 1998,The bulk of this collection consists of sixteen volumes of diaries, 1876-1891, written in Gabelsberger shorthand, dealing with personal, political, and s
Film Scoring Introduction
Here is a series of lessons in film scoring for anyone who wants to create music for motion pictures but is not a musician.
Has Mish Deflated the "Inflationistas"? Over the last two years, I have gotten perhaps dozens of requests to "deal with" the deflationist approach of Mike "Mish" Shedlock. On his popular financial blog, Mish has been repeatedly patting himself on the back for correctly calling all the major trends in contrast to those economists (like Author(s):
Over the last two years, I have gotten perhaps dozens of requests to "deal with" the deflationist approach of Mike "Mish" Shedlock. On his popular financial blog, Mish has been repeatedly patting himself on the back for correctly calling all the major trends in contrast to those economists (like Author(s):
Science In Focus: Energy
Interview with Dr. Sallie Baliunas about forms of energy including springs and magnets.,Dr. Sallie Baliunas explains the energy transfers that occur when she pushes down on a spring and then releases it. She explains that she adds potential energy to the spring when she pushes it down, energy that is bound up in the coils. When she releases the spring, the potential energy becomes energy of motion. Some potential energy is used to move air molecules, producing sound, and some is lost to heat
Koordinate v prostoru
Koordinate teles in pravokotni geometrijski prostor v okolju JxyZET.,Orthogonal coordinate geometric system and coordinates of an object in JxyZET.
“Enough: Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty”
A talk by journalist and author Roger Thurow. For more than thirty years, humankind has known how to grow enough food to end chronic hunger worldwide. Yet while the "Green Revolution" succeeded in South America and Asia, it never got to Africa. Now, an impending global food crisis threatens to make things worse. In the west we think of famine as
Patient Letters: Family of Cancer Patient Gives Thanks for "Loving Care"
This letter from the Bell family expresses the gratitude they felt towards the caregivers at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center who treated their father, Robert Bell. Though they were heartbroken at his passing, the memories of the loving care he received helped them through their difficult time. Related Links: Hematologic Malignancies Program http://www.umgcc.org/hem_malig_program/index.htm Our Physicians http://www.umgcc.org/hem_malig_program/phys_staff.
"India: The Emerging Giant" (video)
A talk by Arvind Panagariya. Arvind Panagariya discusses his new book, "India: The Emerging Giant", a history of the economic development of India since independence and the "definitive book on the Indian economy" according to Newsweek editor Fareed Zakaria. Panagariya is Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy, International and Publ