Launched in 2010 this official UK government site seeks to increase greater transparency and accountability by providing free open access to many government datasets and official statistics. These cover all areas of government policy ranging from health, to the economy, crime rates and education. Users can search by theme or keyword or browse the latest additions. There is also a section with new apps and widgets. The site also includes a blog, twitter feed and forum where users can share ideas
Calculus: What Is It?
This video shows how calculus is both interesting and useful. Its history, practical uses, place in mathematics and wide use are all covered. If you are wondering why you might want to learn calculus, start here! (46:17)
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation quiz1
Interactive simulaton explaining how to calculate cubic capacity of a truck for carrying excavated materials
Sustaining enterprise education
This presentation examines the impact of enterprise education on the career aspiration, decisions and intentions of HE students
Geoffrey Moore on Writing for Readers - Khan Academy
Salman Khan enlists the aid of Geoffrey Moore to discuss writing. (17:30)
The Long Perspective on Environmental Activism (Hazel Wolf)
At 101 years of age, the late Hazel Wolf may have been the nation's oldest environmental activist. Co-founder of the Seattle Audubon Society and the Community Coalition for Environmental Justice, she led innumerable lobbies at Capitol Hill for the protection of wetlands and wildlife. In this 1998 interview from the University of Washington, she tells her spirited story to Upon Reflection host Ross Reynolds.
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
Interactive simulation, formulae for sine, cosine and tangent
11.701 Introduction to International Development Planning (MIT)
This introductory survey course is intended to develop an understanding of key issues and dilemmas of planning in non-Western countries. The issues covered by the course include state intervention, governance, law and institutions in development, privatization, participatory planning, decentralization, poverty, urban-rural linkages, corruption and civil service reform, trade and outsourcing and labor standards, post-conflict development and the role of aid in development.
Measuring and Optimizing the User Experience for Flash Apps with Solutions Powered by Omniture
Learn how to extend the value of your Flash technology–based applications with measurement and optimization. This session will demonstrate and provide strategies for adding measurement, testing, and targeting for optimized user experiences within your apps. Products to be used in this presentation include Adobe SiteCatalyst, Test&Target, Flash Professional, and Scene7.
Practical guide to good practice, A : managing environmental and social issues in the accommodations
This guide to good practice in managing environmental and social issues in the accommodations sector was produced by the Tour Operators Initiative for Sustainable Tourism Development (TOI). It "provides an overview of ten key environmental and social issues that are critical to the long-term success of the accommodations sector", including examples of what hotels are doing around the world. Links to further information are provided throughout. The 28 page guide can be downloaded as a PDF file i
Session 4: Digital Craft
Presentations by Sheila Kennedy and Cat Mazza Recorded on April 2, 2011 at the Mission Bay Conference Center, UCSF
Elizabeth - Documentary part 21
Elizabeth was in power longer than anybody else until her time. Some corrupt and ambitious members around her thought her umpopular. The video shows one of the queens speeches to parliament The golden speech. The Mps supported her again. She soon fell ill. She refused to go to bed. Elizabeth died in 1603 and James Stuart was claimed James I of England. The video describes Elizabeth's funeral and her legacy.