Writing a literature review : how to find good quality information for your project
This is a powerpoint presentation for a literature review workshop for engineering students. The resource accompanies a text document and is part of a workshop programme on 'Key Skills for Engineering Undergraduates'. This open educational resource was released through the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre Open Engineering Resources Pilot project. The project was funded by HEFCE and the JISC/HE Academy UKOER programme.
TALAT Lecture 1101: Resources and Production of Aluminium
This lecture illustrates the natural abundance of the element and the history of its extraction from the ore; it shows the properties of pure aluminium, outlines the importance of alloys to commercial development and shows the range of alloys available and their classification; it describes the principal markets for aluminium; it illustrates the basic processes used in the production of primary aluminium and the main fabricating routes used to provide the products needed by manufacturing industr
The Viking Age: England and Francia
Scandinavians, popularly known as Vikings, began to explore and settle in Europe from the ninth century. Contemporary Christian writers voiced their dismay at what they saw as the sudden eruption of these savage pagans into their area. Commentators since, down to the 20th century have largely echoed these writers' views, sometimes portraying the Scandinavians as mindless thugs led by psychopaths. In a period when savagery in warfare was commonplace, the Vikings have been placed by some in a spec
Sustainable Communities: Research in Action (HTML navigation)
This core module will enable you to develop a range of key geographical and transferable skills relating to project research and management. You will begin to understand what a professional geographer does through a consultancy based project which will involve interacting with a client (the University) to create real and useful research. This will help instil a sense of professionalism in your work and create high quality outputs. You will also develop an understanding of how businesses and com
Education Working Better with Employers: a video from the Engage Project
This DVD has been produced as part of the Engage Project, "Facilitating dialogue between employers and engineering, physical sciences and materials academics". The project brought together partners from 13 organisations encompassing higher education, Sector Skills Councils (SSCs), professional bodies, industry, careers services and other interested groups to develop a common understanding of the skills agenda. Mike Pilbeam (VP. Cisco Systems) talks to Professor Fred Maillardet about issues an
HealthKnowledge Public Health Textbook - Disease causation and the diagnostic process
'Disease causation and the diagnostic process in relation to public health; prevention and health promotion' is part of the 'Public Health Textbook' which can be accessed as an online resource. It covers part of the public health skills and competencies and has been organised in relation to the Faculty of Public Health Part A membership examination syllabus.
Dolls clothes. Multicolour doll dress
Multicolour dolls dress with velvet sleves with pink diamonds inside gold flowers(some diamonds are missing)In the upper part we can notice green velvet with bids work around the neck, 5 buttons at the back.On the green surface there are some pink, red, blue and yellow flowers also with bids work.Around the neck pink lace, the same around the green surface. The skirt part has two pannels( green velvet with the same bids work and flowers but here there are also a birds), pannels ended with pink l
Coaching with a Difference
This presentation will attempt to map EBL tutors’ skills and behaviours against those typically associated with ‘coaching’ and will make close reference to student and tutor commentary gathered as part of a funded EBL research project.
21F.701 Spanish I (MIT)
Spanish I is very different from other classes at MIT. The central component of the text and workbook is a series of 26 half-hour video episodes. The videos allow students to learn authentic Spanish and experience its cultural diversity while following a good story full of surprises and human emotions. Students also listen to an audio-only program integrated with the text and workbook. In the classroom, students do a variety of activities and exercises, which include talking in Spanish about th
15.280 Communication for Managers (MIT)
Writing and speaking skills necessary for a career in management. Students polish communication strategies and methods through discussion, examples, and practice. Several written and oral assignments, most based on material from other subjects and from career development activities. Schedule and curriculum coordinated with 15.311 Organizational Processes class. Restricted to first-year Sloan School of Management graduate students. Students may also enroll in 15.277 Special Seminar in Communicati
17.462 Innovation in Military Organizations (MIT)
This seminar has three purposes. One, it inquires into the causes of military innovation by examining a number of the most outstanding historical cases. Two, it views military innovations through the lens of organization theory to develop generalizations about the innovation process within militaries. Three, it uses the empirical study of military innovations as a way to examine the strength and credibility of hypotheses that organization theorists have generated about innovation in non-military
4.440 Basic Structural Design (MIT)
This course provides students with a basic knowledge of structural analysis and design for buildings, bridges and other structures. The course emphasizes the historical development of structural form and the evolution of structural design knowledge, from Gothic cathedrals to long span suspension bridges. Students will investigate the behavior of structural systems and elements through design exercises, case studies, and load testing of models. Students will design structures using timber, masonr
Some Methodological Aspects of the Development of an ICT Research and Technology
Development and Inn
The aim of this paper is to share the experience gained at the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics (FMI), Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski (SU), in the up to now work within the scope of a project funded by the Capacities Specific Programme of FP7. At the first call for proposals of this Programme in 2007 the EC provided a grant to the project SISTER of SU, aimed at strengthening the research capacity of FMI in the area of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). The main go
How to Multiply and Divide Fractions
This video shows how to multiply and divide fractions by multiplying the numerators and denominators — even if the fractions have unlike denominators. Run time 01:49.
Math Word Problems Sample Clip
This video helps students boost math skills and score high on tests. Students learn how to read problems carefully, identify relevant information, use pictures and diagrams, and look for patterns
Papers of George Washington
In this section of our site, we have endeavored to provide teachers and students with useful primary and secondary materials to help foster understanding of early America through the life of George Washington. These resources can work on several levels. First, the twelve slides themselves provide a general chronology of the life of George Washington as well as secondary information on the larger historical context. Ideally, this background material reiterates your own class text readings and dis
Listening Quiz 12
A short story called Peter is invited to Paul's birthday party. After teh short story is told then questions are asked about the story to improve and assess listening skills. Questions and answers at: www.eslmastery.wordpress.com
Technology and Society
Students of engineering and surveying need to understand and be convinced that through their future professional work they will relate to the rest of society. Throughout their careers they will need to strive to ensure that this relationship is meaningful and successful. Only then will they earn respect for themselves and their profession, and ensure their work will be valued and recognised. For engineers and surveyors to meet their responsibilities towards society they must be able to appreciat
Business Planning-Vision The Future
Course Objectives: To germinate and clarify your idea for a business or non-profit to the point of being explainable in a paragraph; to write a complete formal plan for a viable business; to develop your small business research skills and develop a database of human and other resources necessary to begin your business; to learn how to effectively present your business idea to your peers and potential investors; to identify areas of strength and weakness in the skills and knowledge to run your bu
German stage 2 semester A
This module is aimed post GCSE students in semester A and addresses common grammatical problems areas. The grammar exercises are also supported by audio, so that the pronunciation is underlined and listening skills are practiced. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.