Robbins Tower Dedication
The Dedication of the Robbins Tower was held on April 22, 2011. The Tower was given in honor of Dr. W. David Robbins, Dean of the Robins School of Business from 1959-1977 by Alice and Bob Jepson (B'64, GB'75 and H'87).
A rare Choctaw spelling book and Choctaw catechism are stored in the University of Mississippi's Archives and Special Collections.
American Sign Language Meets American Idol at University of Rochester
In a clever play on American Idol, University of Rochester undergraduates and high school students from the Greece Central School District show off their knowledge of American Sign Language during Sign Idol, a competition in which students interpret the lyrics to songs using sign language. Sponsored by undergraduate student group, American Sign Language Club, Sign Idol gives students a chance to practice English to ASL interpretation in an innovative, fun way. Music: "Enter the Party," Kevin Ma
Spartan Sagas: Gail Tavill, Good for business and for the planet.
In Gail Tavill's line of work, the phrase "less is more" is a way of life. As vice president of sustainable development at ConAgra Foods, she's tasked with ensuring the company does more for the planet by burdening it less. At ConAgra, Tavill directs the integration of sustainable technologies to create environmentally friendly packaging and products—from using postconsumer materials in frozen food trays and manufacturing ketchup bottles that are easier to recycle to promoting the sustainabl
MSU convocation speaker and honorary degree recipient Steve Wozniak, Spring 2011
Apple Computer Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak spoke at Michigan State University's Undergraduate Convocation on Friday, May 6 at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Wozniak gave the keynote address and received an honorary doctorate of engineering. Here, he talks with University Relations about his advice for graduates.
MSU commencement speaker and honorary degree recipient Roger Ferguson Jr., Spring 2011
Roger Ferguson Jr., president and CEO of TIAA-CREF, a leading financial services organization, spoke at the Advanced Degree Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 6, and also received an honorary doctorate of business. Here, he talks with University Relations about his advice for graduates.
Descriptive statistics for interval and ratio scale data
Describing the use of measures of central tendency - mean, mode, median - and dispersion - range, Standard Deviation.
Types of qualitative research
This RLO outlines the variety of types of qualitative research that there are. It's aimed primarily at students studying evidence based practice and research methods.
Components of a Respiratory Assessment
This rlo identifies the components of a respiratory assessment and briefly describe what happens at each stage in the assessment.
What is a randomised controlled trial?
This RLO outlines how Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs) work.
Should Sarah smack her child?
This RLO explores the ethical dimension and different views surrounding the use of mild smacking as a means of punishment. Should Sarah smack her child? This RLO introduces you to a range of stakeholders with differing viewpoints and allows you to record your own responses to their opinions.
Glomerular Filtration Pressure
The RLO deals with the opposing forces within the glomerulus and the Bowmans capsule which together create the glomerular filtration pressure. The RLO builds on the Starlings Forces RLO by the same author and is intended to form the basis for a future RLO on glomerular filtration rate. This RLO was developed jointly with De Montfort University.
This learning resource is an example of a Umbrella learning object(ULO), and contains a series of learning objects developed by the Clinical Skills - Injections mini-project team based here at the University of Nottingham.
Importance of Drug Receptor Location
This the first Umbrella Learning Object (ULO) to be developed and contains the following Pharmacology RLO titles: Receptor location, Membrane Bound Receptors, Intracellular Receptors and Clinical importance and application.
Structures of the brain
This learning resource allows the learner to label a diagram of the brain and is aimed at identification of the major areas of the brain (cerebrum, cerebellum, medulla, pons, midbrain, thalamus, hyporthalamus and pituitary gland). Once correctly labelled, the learner can access information about these structures. Additional interactions allow the learner to explore the diagram to discover the structures for themselves, whilst an MCQ allows them to test their knowledge.
Developing Coaching Skills: Module: overview and supporting resources
Summary of module resources, with links
7.342 Powerhouse Rules: The Role of Mitochondria in Human Diseases (MIT)
The primary role of mitochondria is to produce 90% of a cell's energy in the form of ATP through a process called oxidative phosphorylation. A variety of clinical disorders have been shown to include "mitochondrial dysfunction," which loosely refers to defective oxidative phosphorylation and usually coincides with the occurrence of excess Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) production, placing cells under oxidative stress. A known cause and effect of oxidative stress is damage to and mutati
15.668 People and Organizations (MIT)
15.668 People and Organizations examines the historical evolution and current human and organizational contexts in which scientists, engineers and other professionals work. It outlines today's major challenges facing the management profession. The course uses interactive exercises, simulations and problems to develop critical skills in negotiations, teamwork and leadership. Students will be introduced to concepts and tools to analyze work and leadership experiences in optional undergraduate fiel
L'assignatura Xarxes multimèdia, de 6 crèdits ECTS, és una assignatura obligatòria dels Estudis del Grau de Multimèdia. En ella es presenta una visió global i introductoria de les xarxes de computadors. Es pren una aproximació de dalt a baix, fent més èmfasi en els aspectes més relacionats amb la titulació i deixant de banda aquells aspectes més relacionats amb la comunicació des del punt de vista físic a la teoria del senyal. En aquesta assignatura es presenten les bases de les xa