Durham Regional Hospital: Be the Best
Durham Regional Hospital strives to be the best community hospital in North Carolina.
Keeping the Fields Green: Researching Diseases of Spinach Seed Plants
MOUNT VERNON, Wash.— Rows of small black pots sit on moveable metal tables inside a greenhouse at the Washington State University Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center in Mount Vernon. The warm air inside the green house is giving life to spinach plants in the otherwise wet and rainy Skagit Valley. However, a disease has hit some of the plants, and it's up to WSU researchers to figure out how to stop it. The culprit, Fusarium wilt --a soil-dwelling microscopic fungus,-- has b
Introduction to the Dinoflagellata
This website features an overview of the Dinoflagellata, a large and diverse group of unicellular protists. Introductory information is displayed on the main page and links are provided to additional webpages featuring the dinoflagellate fossil record, life history and ecology, systematics and morphology. Links are also provided to other websites addressing various aspects of dinoflagellates.
STS.464 Technology and the Literary Imagination (MIT)
Our linked subjects are (1) the historical process by which the meaning of technology has been constructed, and (2) the concurrent transformation of the environment. To explain the emergence of technology as a pivotal word (and concept) in contemporary public discourse, we will examine responses — chiefly political and literary — to the development of the mechanic arts, and to the linked social, cultural, and ecological transformation of 19th- and 20th-century American society, cultu
21F.716 Introduction to Contemporary Hispanic Literature (MIT)
This course studies representative twentieth and twenty-first-century texts and films from Hispanic America and Spain. Emphasis is on developing strategies for analyzing the genres of the novel, the short story, the poem, the fictional film, and the theatrical script. The novels read this semester are Magali García Ramis's Felices días, Tío Sergio (1986, Puerto Rico) and Javier Cercas's Soldados de Salamina (2001, Spain). We will study Lorca's play "La casa de Bernarda Alba"
21W.742J Writing About Race (MIT)
In The Souls of Black Folk (1903), the great cultural critic W. E. B. Du Bois wrote that "...the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color line." A century after Du Bois penned those words, most Americans would agree that at the beginning of the twenty-first century, the color line remains one of our most pressing social issues. In this course, we will explore the terrain of race in America by reading the works of writers of color and others concerned with the issue
MAS.110 Fundamentals of Computational Media Design (MIT)
This class covers the history of 20th century art and design from the perspective of the technologist. Methods for visual analysis, oral critique, and digital expression are introduced. Class projects this term use the OLPC XO (One Laptop Per Child) laptop, Csound and Python software.
21L.463 Renaissance Literature (MIT)
The Renaissance has justly become both famous and notorious as an age of discovery, and its voyages took place in many realms. This semester, we will read several history making narratives of early modern travel: first-hand accounts of discovery, captivity, conquest, or cultural encounter. As Europeans came to acquire experience of unfamiliar places, literary texts of the period began to assimilate this experience by describing imagined voyages across real or fantastic landscapes. Finally, voyag
White Fibreglass Concerto Furnishing Fabric Sample
Sample for Margeth Lingwood's home, Upmeads, Newport Rd., Stafford.. Date: 1970's - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
History of Economic Thought: sample examination paper
This is a sample examination paper in the 3rd year module in History of Economic Thought as taught by Andy Denis of City University London.
Document skills : maps and plans
As a specialist medium, maps and plans can be a challenge to use and it is not always immediately obvious just what can be learned from them. This resource demonstrates how the researcher can use these documents to gain varied insights about a particular place and aspects of its history. The resource includes a glossary and bibliography. Illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
Rapid Bacterial Identification
A series of questions designed to test the readers ability to identify a bacterium using the rapid identification system API 20E. A case history is provided and the reader is guided through the use of API strips to identify the causative agent of infection. This is a Questionmark Perception file. The QTIXML file needs to be opened in QP Authoring Manager, converted to an assessment and exported into your own VLE.
Harvesting history, Laxton : the medieval village that survived the modern age
A video covering the medieval farming and life styles preserved in Laxton, a small village in Nottinghamshire which has survived the modern age. Includes images and artefacts from the exhibition presented by the University of Nottingham Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections. Suitable for community education, secondary education, undergraduate year one and further education Author and presenter: Kathryn Summerwill. Kathryn Summerwill qualified as a professional archivist from the Univ
Gaining Access Using Application and Operating System Attacks
Application and operating system attacks (part 2) and gaining access via network based attacks. Video lecture from a series on Methods and Issues of e-Investigation delivered by Dan Brearley. Running time approximately 47 minutes.
Introduction to Java Swing – part 2
Video lecture from a series on Internet Applications delivered by Graham Mansfield. Running time approximately 33 minutes.
Mini project : personal multimedia portfolio : document transcript
This is Mini Project documentation about personal multimedia portfolios from the 2009/10 BSc ( Hons ) in Multimedia Technology (course number 2ELE0075) from the University of Hertfordshire. All the mini projects are designed as level two modules of the undergraduate programmes. It includes a project introduction and specification and project briefs for days 1 and 2. The objectives of this module are to demonstrate abilities to: o Design and implement multimedia applications o Apply System D
Energy Resources: Coal
OpenLearn Resource - Time: 17 hours and Level: Intermediate. Part of S278 - Earth's Physical Resources/Energy: Fosssil fuels, Nuclear and Renewables. During the Industrial Revolution half of the world's coal came from Britain. We still rely heavily on it today to meet our energy needs, but now we input more than we produce. Burning it introduces large amounts of gases into the atmosphere that harm the environment in a variety of ways. In this unit it will become apparent that the most appeali
Alternative Energy: Solar Energy
This lesson provides an introduction to the use of the sun's energy. Topics include the history of solar energy usage and its more recent adaptations. There is also discussion of how the sun produces and radiates energy and what happens when it reaches Earth.
You could use templates to begin the process of reflection. Here is a two stage template you can modify for your own use; Stage 1: A very personal consideration of events etc. You may only want to keep this for yourself to see. Stage 2: Translating your feeling and thoughts into a record that can be shown to others together with extended analysis. The entries do not need to be large but related to the topic.
You could use templates to begin the process of reflection. Here is a template based on learning outcomes that you can modify for your own use. Add your own learning outcomes and appropriate questions