Collaborate to Innovate
In this climate of cuts, Keith Goffin discusses an innovative way forward: new partnerships between the public sector and commercial organisations. This combines the capabilities of public and private partners in a unique way that enables the generation of new services (which neither partner could develop alone), and in a way that the revenues are shared. He discusses examples from the Met Office and the health services.
"Principles of Computer System Design: An Introduction, Spring 2009"
" Principles of Computer System Design: An Introduction is published in two parts. Part I, containing chapters 1-6, is a traditional printed textbook published by Morgan Kaufman, an imprint of Elsevier. Part II, containing chapters 7-11, is available here as an open educational resource. This textbook, an introduction to the principles and abstractions used in the design of computer systems, is an outgrowth of notes written for 6.033 Computer System Engineering over a period of 40-plus years. In
Sentence Content for Essays
Learn how to improve sentence content in this video. The instructor talks about sentence structure and vocabulary.
2008 Graduates of the Oxford University Ruskin School of Art discuss their final year projects.
Plant Ecology & Diversity
Plant Ecology & Diversity is the journal of the Botanical Society of Scotland and appears three times a year (increasing to four issues in 2011). It covers Agricultural and Environmental sciences, Algology, Botany, Ecology and Environment studies, Forestry, Plant Biology, Plant Ecology, Plant Taxonomy, Soil Sciences, and Vegetation, and is published by Taylor & Francis. The website gives access to contents and abstracts from Volume 1 (2008) and previous volumes under the title of Journal of th
Sistemas de Telecomunicación
Esta asignatura ofrece contenidos de tipo básico y especializado. Los contenidos básicos son todos aquellos relacionados con los sistemas de transmisión en línea (primer bloque de contenidos), de los que destacan las magnitudes logarítmicas, las perturbaciones de los medios de transmisión y el estudio del ruido. Los contenidos más aplicados son los relacionados con el diseño de ICTs (segundo bloque de contenidos), que constiruyen una aplicación y a la vez un refuerzo de los contenid
HUMAN BODY: Pushing the Limits
Shows the pressure the body must withstand in doing stressful exercises. Good use of animation. Best used with word wall and handout of body bones and muscles. 02:48
Large-scale analysis of chromosomal aberrations in cancer karyotypes reveals two distinct paths to a
This is a large sacle analysis of chromosoaml abberations in cancer karyotypes, showing two distinct paths to aneuploidy.
In this teacher-made video, the teacher pronounces Spanish vocabulary ( common phrases and nouns for places) and then defines them. The Spanish vocabulary appears on a white board followed by the definition in English.
Grammar Errors Costing Companies Billions
U.S. workers' grammar, punctuation and spelling are so bad that Fortune 500 companies spend more than $3 billion a year training employees in basic English. NBC's Roger O'Neil reports on this growing epidemic. The video reflects on how the computer has impacted American language. Some examples of common errors are also explained. This might be a nice, motivational video to show students or to help reinforce the importance of grammar in the classroom. (03:03)
A Half-hour to Tragedy
"The CSB's final written report on the tragedy, which killed two emergency responders and two propane technicians, was approved at a public meeting in Beckley, West Virginia, on September 25. 'This video shows how a number of factors - a tank placed too close to the building, a lack of necessary training for propane technicians, and a lack of awareness among technicians and responders to order an immediate evacuation - combined to take the lives of four people," said John Bresland, CSB chairman
Dopo Bruner. Opzioni e prospettive per la ricerca didattica e la formazione degli insegnanti nel XXI
Ricerca didattica, riforma di strutture e riforma del curricolo: un intreccio problematico. Cultura, scuola e ricerca didattica. La cruna dell’ago si fa più sottile: la ricerca didattica tra conoscenza e concettualizzazione. Una storia…per posizionarci meglio. Una rivoluzione che fa fatica ad imporsi nei centralismi di tutte le stagioni. La modulazione degli apprendimenti, ovvero un curricolo per soglie di padronanza. Organizzazione degli insegnamenti e teorie dell'istruzione. Dopo Piaget:
What Statistics Is All About
This video introduces descriptive statistics and central tendency. Examples are shown on a black board of the average of central tendency: mean, median and mode.
Virtuous Citizenship and the Moral Values of One Nation [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jon Cruddas MP, David Davis MP, Professor Francesca Klug, Professor Alan Sked | Editor's note: This lecture contains explicit language and/or profanity, please do not download if you may be offended. Britain as "One Nation" is an idea that originated with the Conservative Party, in particular its Victorian leader Benjamin Disraeli who saw Britain divided into two nations, the rich and the poor. Disraeli defined One Nation politics as the practices necessary to, 'maintain the institut
A collection of Java applets with accompanying text designed to help students understand concepts in introductory mechanics. Topics include Vectors, 1D Kinematics, 2D Kinematics, Dynamics (Forces), and Work and Energy (under construction). The items are interactive, and provide immediate feedback and a running score, making them suitable for student self-study. A means of recording scores for a homework grade is available from the author.
Math in Music, Music in Math
This is a video idea that a math coach had, to teach an interesting math lesson. It is really just a slide show emphasizing the math measurements from a song of the Broadway play 'Rent'.
Punctuation Marks and How to Use Them
In this lesson punctuation marks are presented in an easy way. The video begins in a funny way and then there are situations to illustrate examples of use. You can read the presenter script on the screen. There is a typing mistake at min 9:25 it should say 'amazement'.
Rap about all different types of punctuation, telling how and when to use it.
Space mission to measure biomass
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Mathew Williams of Edinburgh University and Shaun Quegan of Sheffield University talk about a new earth observation mission recently given the go-ahead by the European Space Agency.
Social Networking: Joining a Ning
This is a step by step tutorial on how to join a social networking site called a Ning. In this tutorial you will learn how to create your own account by inputting personal information. A Ning is a way for people with similiar interests to interact and is good to use when working on projects.