Languages & Cultures: Thirty Years of Spiritual Pollution
Professor Geremie Barmé, Director, Australian Centre on China in the World, Australian National University presents his lecture “Thirty Years of Spiritual Pollution” as part of an all day workshop held at the University of Otago on ‘Chinese soft power and culture: between complicity and independence’. The workshop was jointly sponsored by the NZCCRC (New Zealand Contemporary China Research Centre), the CIW (Australian Centre on China in the World), the Chinese Programme of the Departmen
Introduction #01 - Could Something This Good Actually Be Free?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! In this inaugural Introduction Lesson, Carlos and Natalia let us in on the best deal around: the Free Audio offered in every lesson published at SpanishPod101.com. How can I download it? Where is it available? For how long will I have access to it? Get these questions and many more answered [...]
UK shops bank on Chinese customers
As the Chinese celebrate the Year of the Rabbit, London department store Harrods has begun accepting China's domestic debit and credit UnionPay card.
European Civilization, 1648-1945
This course offers a broad survey of modern European history, from the end of the Thirty Years' War to the aftermath of World War II. Along with the consideration of major events and figures such as the French Revolution and Napoleon, attention will be paid to the experience of ordinary people in times of upheaval and transition. The period will thus be viewed neither in terms of historical inevitability nor as a procession of great men, but rather through the lens of the complex interrelations
Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott on his life and work
English professor, Christian Campbell, interviews Caribbean poet and playwright, Derek Walcott, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992. Walcott discusses issues of identity, culture, and language in this illuminating conversation, filmed at Hart House Theatre on November 23, 2010.
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 04.02.2011
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. WASHINGTON: Die USA verhandeln mit Vertretern der ägyptischen Regierung über einen sofortigen Rückzug von Präsident Husni Mubarak. Angestrebt werde eine vom Militär gestützte Übergangsregierung, die freie Wahlen vorbereiten solle, verlautete aus der US-Regierung. Ein Szenario sei, dass Mubarak die Macht an se
Lovebirds are a stout member of the parrot family. This video will help students build background knowledge for this species of birds. This would work well in conjunction with a story about birds and/or a unit/lesson on birds. Students will enjoy the vivid colors of the birds and background. (1:00)
Brrr! It's Cold!
This professional video by Readeez talks about winter and how cold it is. This video is a great reading helper for beginner readers.
Mark Kelly Resumes Training To Command STS-134
Video highlights from the Feb. 4, 2011 news briefing discussing STS-134 Commander Mark Kelly's return to training for the mission.
LVMH sees record sales in 2010
Strong Christmas trading pushed LVMH past fourth-quarter sales forecasts and the world's biggest luxury group raised its dividend on the back of a record year.
Launch of HMS Albion at Blackwall (1898)
E.P. Prestwich's footage of the launch of the battleship HMS Albion on 21 June 1898 looks deceptively serene and gentle. What it doesn't show is that when the ship hit the water for the first time, it created a wave that swept away a jetty, drowning an estimated 39 people in the process, one of the worst peacetime disasters in the Thames's history. The film is included in the new BFI DVD 'Tales from the Shipyard', featuring over five hours of documentary film revealing the history of British
How Did the Printing Press Change the World?
How Did the Printing Press Change the World?. Part of the series: History Questions. The printing press changed the world because it increased the amount of information available to a huge mass of people. Find out how Gutenberg influenced Europe in this brief video. (01:34)
How to Speed Read
This video explains why reading must be done with the "eyes" instead of the "lips." The video presents an example of how to start speed reading. Speed reading needs to be practiced daily to show improvement and this video presents a good introduction in that process.
Does the idea of essay writing put you off the idea of studying? This unit will help you to realise that essays are not to be feared. You will learn how important it is to answer the question that is set and that your style of writing is as communicative as possible.
Introduction to portfolios and their uses
To identify what a portfolio is, why they are used and to identify some pieces of material that may be used to support claims for learning and development.
Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic influences of aminoglycoside dosing
Examines how the absorbtion and distribution of aminoglycosides within the body affects the dosing regimens used.
What is referencing?
This RLO outlines the importance of referencing and how to refer to the work of others appropriately. Interactive tasks illustrate the range of materials that can be referenced and examples of plagiarism.
Case note review using the Trigger Tool
To familiarise potential users of the Trigger Tool with identifying triggers and assigning levels of harm
Respiratory ventilation: anatomy and mechanics
Presents the purpose of ventilation, the anatomical parts involved, and the muscular activity that enables ventilation to take place at rest.