The "Oh, nothing much" report: The value of the after-school conversation
This report, commissioned by Becta to support its Next Generation Learning Campaign, is written by Professor Tanya Byron, a Consultant Clinical Psychologist specialising in child and adolescent mental health. It reports on an investigation into the role that successful communication between parent and child can have on raising attainment. It also considers the impact that technology can have in improving parent-child communication. The research surveyed 1000 children aged 7-14 years of age prima
ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
Skeletal system Module 2: The Functions of the Skeletal System
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
A Conservative Plan for Healthcare?
Conservative journalist David Frum worries that Republicans would only win a failing status quo in their fight to kill health care reform. Bill Moyers sits down with the former special assistant to George W. Bush, who is calling on Republicans to come up with a plan for health care reform and suggests changes that conservatives can favor. David Frum is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and the editor of NewMajority.com. Also on the program, the JOURNAl sorts fact from spi
14.475 Environmental Economics and Government Responses to Market Failure (MIT)
This course explores the theory behind and evidence on regulatory, tax, and other government responses to problems of market failure. Special emphasis is given to developing and implementing tools to evaluate environmental policies. Other topics include cost-benefit analysis, measurement of the benefits of non-market goods and costs of regulations, and the evaluation of the impact of regulations in areas such as financial markets, workplace health and safety, consumer product safety, and other c
University of Surrey Learning Skills portal
The University of Surrey Skills Portal is a classified collection of quality materials designed to enable students to develop information literacy, research and study skills. It has been built using Openly licensed resources including several from Leeds Metropolitan University.
Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills
From Neurons to Perception: Insights into Brain Function and Dysfunction by Randolph Blake
Watch video of Randolph Blake; From Neurons to Perception: Insights into Brain Function and Dysfunction, on October 8th, 2014. This lecture is brought to you by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, diagram, area, volume
Diagram of 3D shapes with formula for calculating area (and volume)
Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
St Cross Special Ethics Seminar: Jacqueline Fox
On 10 June, Jacqueline Fox delivered a special seminar 'What to Expect in United States Health Care Reform'. United States healthcare reform promises some substantial changes. Professor Fox speaks about the new healthcare law, as well as some of the major challenges that it faces during its implementation. Some degree of political will is required to sustain the vision of the law, and areas most vulnerable are highlighted, particularly regulation of industry and reimbursement cost controls. Foll
Grammar Lesson 14: Absence of Direct Object Pronouns, Mobile Homes The Schrimpfs - A Marquette University Legacy Family Tim Keane: The world looks to America for entrepreneurship, Marquette University Radiation Reassessed Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: John Steuart Food Fight: A Teach-in On the 2007 Farm Bill Teachers TV Healthy Schools Week Maths & Health Lesson Plan: McMaths Fast Food Challenge Lesson McMaths Fast Food Challenge: Recommended for students aged 11 - 16. This Lesson Covers both curriculum areas of Maths and Health including percentages, conver 2 Legal requirements of health and safety in the UK
In 1989, Bob and Jo Schrimpf established an endowed scholarship in the family's name to help physical therapy students in the College of Health Sciences. For many, scholarship aid is the critical difference between attending Marquette or another school -- or not attending college at all. You can help make sure that Marquette can be an accessible first choice school.
Tim Keane, director of Marquette's Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship and the Golden Angels Network, discusses the importance of entrepreneurship to the American economy, particularly in sectors of increasing growth like health care, personal computing and energy technology.
While the scientific community agrees that big doses of ionizing radiation cause serious damage to the human body, the effects of long-term, low-dose radiation are hotly contested. Some believe these minimal doses are dangerous, while others argue they are actually beneficial to human health. So, what's up with radiation? How have disasters at Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Chernobyl aided our scientific understanding of radiation?
Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series John Steuart, Managing Director, Claremont Creek Ventures John Steuart is a Managing Director of Claremont Creek Ventures, an Oakland-based venture capital firm investing in early-stage information technology companies. John focuses on the intersection of the information technology and life sciences markets including bioinformatics, molecular diagnostics, genomics, proteomics, software and instrumentation for med-tech industries. John serves on the board
Michael Pollan moderates a panel discussion of the 2007 farm bill, now being debated, with guests Dan Imhoff, the author of Food Fight: A Citizen's Guide to the Farm Bill; George Naylor, Iowa corn farmer and president of the National Family Farms Coalition; Ann Cooper, Director of Nutrition Services for the Berkeley school system, and other leaders in the effort to reform federal agricultural policies. Every five years or so, the President signs an obscure piece of legislation that determines w
Teachers TV has a week of programmes, 12-18 May, addressing the four core themes of the National Healthy Schools Programme, which support the links between health, behaviour and achievement.
Health, safety and risk assessment are of paramount importance both in the laboratory and the field. This unit will help make you more aware of the hazards and risks involved in laboratory and field-based research work, as well as giving you an overview of the legal requirements attached to this work. The unit discusses issues involved in the handling chemical and biological agents, basic safety procedures and common field-work hazards.
The Schrimpfs - A Marquette University Legacy Family
Tim Keane: The world looks to America for entrepreneurship, Marquette University
Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: John Steuart
Food Fight: A Teach-in On the 2007 Farm Bill
Teachers TV Healthy Schools Week
Maths & Health Lesson Plan: McMaths Fast Food Challenge Lesson McMaths Fast Food Challenge: Recommended for students aged 11 - 16. This Lesson Covers both curriculum areas of Maths and Health including percentages, conver
Lesson McMaths Fast Food Challenge: Recommended for students aged 11 - 16.
This Lesson Covers both curriculum areas of Maths and Health including percentages, conver
2 Legal requirements of health and safety in the UK