Classifying Living Things Our Earth hos
Our Earth hos
Facebook and psychology: What we know so far
Dr Ciarán Mc Mahon (Dublin Business School) reviews the psychological research about Facebook to date, as part of the Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology’s Department of Learning Sciences Seminar Series (October 28th, 2010).
Haiti's Lost Generation Trailer
2010 YouTube Project: Report winner Paul Franz presents the trailer for his documentary, Haiti's Lost Generation, which chronicles the state of education in the country.
The Midterm Referendum on Obama
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Keynote address: Research Agenda and Policy Perspectives on Agriculture for Development
The keynote address of the conference, by Justin Lin, the chief economist at the World Bank, focuses on future research priorities and the process of implementing the policy objectives of the 2008 World Development Report, "Agriculture for Development." Justin Lin is the Chief Economist of the World Bank.
Lesson Plans and Ideas
Good resources for ESL learners and students who want to get ready to take the TOEL exam.Good lesson plans, grammar, vocabulary, activities, listening, reading, writing, speaking, idioms and more.
Jigs and fixtures : presentation transcript
This is a presentation about Jigs and Fixtures (Design for Manufacturing: Jigs & Fixtures HNC Year 1 in Aircraft Industries Boeing 767-400 Case Study). The use of jigs and fixtures plays a major role in modern production engineering. The basic methods for determining the requirements and configuration of these devices is described . Examples of common practice are also given. This open educational resource was released through the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre Open Engin
Try Dutch! : Dutch Language Taster
Interested in Dutch? Curious how Dutch sounds? Wondering how difficult or easy it is? Perhaps you are thinking of studying Dutch? Then here is your opportunity to have a go at the language yourself and experience what it is like to learn Dutch from scratch. You can work through the pack all by yourself. No knowledge of Dutch is required.
Are institutions missing the point by focusing on using OERs as marketing tools?
In this OER Mick Norman, Learning Technologist from the University of Kent, introduces and discusses 'Are institutions missing the point by focusing on using OERs as marketing tools?' as part of the open space OTTER symposium. Discussion includes contributions from Dr Alejandro Armellini, Dr Richard Mobbs, Dr Samuel Nikoi, Chris Coetzee and Simon Kear.
Copyright: All rights reserved or all rights reversed?
In this OER Tania Rowlett and Dr Samuel Nikoi introduce and discuss Copyright as part of the online open space OTTER Symposium.. Including its advantages, disadvantages and possible solutions to copyright issues within OER production. Discussion includes contributions from Dr Alejandro Armellini and Dr Richard Mobbs amongst others.
A virtual practice community for student learning and staff
development in health and social work
This resource is the final report for the a Health Sciences and Practice mini project: A virtual practice community for student learning and staff development in health and social work inter-professional education; changing practice through collaboration.
TALAT Lecture 2402: Design Recommendations for fatigue loaded structures
This lecture presents calculation of design stresses for variable stress ratios in practice, explanation on the background of design recommendations; it demonstrates the concept of partial safety factors and supply appropriate background information for aluminium; it enables the designer to evaluate service behavior of structural details on a more sophisticated level applying the same principles as in current design recommendations; it provides understanding of the fatigue design procedure accor
CÁLCULO NUMÉRICO (2009)
El Cálculo Numérico es una asignatura troncal de cuarto cuatrimestre, que se imparte cuando ya lo han hecho el resto de asignaturas básicas de Matemáticas de la titulación. En ella se describen, desarrollan y programan diferentes técnicas numéricas, como una extensión natural de las analizadas en la asignatura de Laboratorio de Matemáticas. Numerosos problemas en distintas áreas de las Matemáticas, no tienen una solución analítica cerrada. Tal es el caso de determinadas ecuaciones
Games Technologies for Learning
The Games Technologies for Learning report explores the ways in which games technologies can be used to enhance teaching and learning, and provides advice for schools and colleges wishing to introduce...
Upper Intermediate S4 #22 - Are the Japanese Bugs in Your Stomach Making You Angry?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! After a bunch of layoffs in your office in Japan, everyone is on edge…everyone but you, that is. That’s because the company hired you and a colleague as contractors to help the company streamline its Japanese operations. You’ve been traveling from office to office, cutting costs and people. You tell your [...]
Teachers' attitudes to and beliefs about web-based collaborative learning environments in the contex
This paper reports the conceptions of teachers from four European countries of the Innovative Technologies for Collaborative Learning project tools for collaborative learning. Fifty six teachers were interviewed about different aspects of the CLE (Webbased Collaborative Learning Environment) implementations and about their own evaluations of the CLE implementations in their classrooms. Their answers were analysed using categories based on a model from cultural-historical activity theory (Engestr
PDC '10: Student Apps for Windows Phone 7 This year at the PDC we took advantage of the large amount of students creating apps for the new Windows Phone 7. In this clip I sat down with 5 students from across the globe to learn about how they spent their time at the PDC and what apps that had each created. Good stuff!
This year at the PDC we took advantage of the large amount of students creating apps for the new Windows Phone 7. In this clip I sat down with 5 students from across the globe to learn about how they spent their time at the PDC and what apps that had each created. Good stuff!
Microprocessor Based Digital System: From Bits to Systems
This course is oriented to gain skills that enable to design a microcontroller based digital system, from its initial design to putting it to work. The course also aims to give an overview of the impact of these systems in our society, and their influence in our actual lifestyle, shaping our lives.
The Meanings of Timbuktu
This volume authored by leading international scholars begin s to sketch the meaning of Timbuktu within the context of the intellectual history of West Africa in particular and of the African continent in general The book covers four broad areas Part I provides an introduction to the region outlines what archaeology can tell us of its history examines the paper and various calligraphic styles used in the manuscripts and explains how ancient institutions of scholarship functioned Part II begins t