Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey. "To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."
21L.315 Prizewinners (MIT)
This 6-unit subject gives students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the poetry of two living Nobel Laureates: the Caribbean poet, Derek Walcott, and the Northern-Irish poet, Seamus Heaney. We will begin and end the semester with their magnificent epic works: Heaney's translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf, and Walcott's Omeros (a modern epic set in the West Indies). Between these major narrative poems, we will read a rich selection of their shorter poems, as well as some of their re
Creative enterprise in west Yorkshire Arts organisations
This report describes and theorises the findings of a workshop discussion, commissioned by WYLLN, into the views of arts organizations on the challenges they face in becoming more enterprising and less grant dependent.
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
Pencils and Pixels is an open teaching and learning resource aimed at helping design students to develop their drawing and rendering skills. Through a series of demonstration films available on-line or for download to your iPhone/iPod Touch, you will be able to study at your own pace and in your own chosen environment. Each film […]
Rundblick: Beginners' German
This introductory unit will help you to learn the basics of the German language by taking a journey through German-speaking countries. You will read and hear about a range of places and people, and be given the opportunity to develop language skills which will help you to cope in a range of situations. First published on Fri, 21 Dec 2012 as Author(s):
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
Interactive simulation, formulae for sine, cosine and tangent
Research Documentary on The Northern Lights: Aurora Borealis by NFB
A documentary on “Aurora Borealis” the so called The Northern Lights directed by Alan Booth reveals the historical and modern beliefs of Aurora at polar reasons especially where generations are eye witness of this Mystical and strange phenomenon.
6.033 Computer System Engineering (SMA 5501) (MIT)
This course covers topics on the engineering of computer software and hardware systems: techniques for controlling complexity; strong modularity using client-server design, virtual memory, and threads; networks; atomicity and coordination of parallel activities; recovery and reliability; privacy, security, and encryption; and impact of computer systems on society. We will also look at case studies of working systems and readings from the current literature provide comparisons and contrasts, and
Entretiens sexologiques: Les apartés (Vidéo) Le film aborde le problème de la sexualité chez la personne
âgée : sexualité et conditions de vie, orgasme/plaisir, érection,
ménopause, maladies (cancers) et médicaments...
Il s'organise principalement autour d'une séance-type de
consultation médecin-patient. Cette consultation permet d'introduire les problèmes qui
peuvent survenir chez la personne âgée et la difficulté d'aborder le sujet:
comment inciter ...
Le film aborde le problème de la sexualité chez la personne âgée : sexualité et conditions de vie, orgasme/plaisir, érection, ménopause, maladies (cancers) et médicaments...
Il s'organise principalement autour d'une séance-type de consultation médecin-patient.
Cette consultation permet d'introduire les problèmes qui peuvent survenir chez la personne âgée et la difficulté d'aborder le sujet: comment inciter ...
Sheila Burke, Former Chief of Staff to Sen. Bob Dole, on Leadership
Sheila Burke, Former Chief of Staff to Then Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole (1985-96), Research Fellow and Faculty Member, Harvard Kennedy School, Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, and Senior Public Policy Advisor, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, spoke at HSPH as part of the Decision-making: Voices from the Field series on April 19, 2011.
Controlling Fear During a Speech
How do you control fear during a speech? This short video tip says that the only way your anxiety will show to your audience is if you tell them...so the tip is don't tell them (0:47).
A Healthy School Lunch and the Edible School Year
You can lead students to nutritious food, but can you make them bite? The answer to that increasingly relevant question is yes, if you get creative. At Saint Paul Public Schools, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, the director of nutrition and commercial services for the school district is sharing her personal passion for fresh, healthy food with students. From Portland, Oregon, to Atlanta, school menus are being redone with health in mind, even as budgets shrink and parents tighten their wallets. Man
Exploring Creativity: Japanese students from Jikei Com colleges spend a day at Otis College
On October 8 Otis hosted 180 Japanese multimedia students from Jikei COM colleges in Japan, who learned about the American approach to creativity and problem solving. Workshops focused on: connections between brain function and creativity through drawing; expressing emotion through body movement; brainstorming and developing great ideas with ease; and making a habit of creativity. http://www.jikei.asia/com/en/support/center.html
What works well
What Works Well is a database of case studies which describe learning improvement, where practice that has improved learning is shared, produced by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF). Over 100 case studies are available and are focused on the learning needs of pupils and the difference made to their progress. It is possible to search or browse to find out how others have improved their pupils' learning, by year of study or curriculum area. Users can register to add their o
Official government news portal of Sri Lanka
This is an official website of the Sri Lankan government., It provides free access to press releases, news stories, pod casts and links to recent statistics, legislation and full text official publications. These cover all aspects of the domestic and foreign policy of Sri Lanka. All information offered in English. Some materials are archived from 2000 onwards. They include government accounts of negotiations with the Tamil Tigers, budget and economic policy, relations with other Asian nations an
Ebrary H1N1 (influenza) searchable information center
This site has been created by Ebrary to provide a portal to information about HN1NI influenza. It enables users to quickly search for government documents (mainly American agency) plus reports, guidelines, newsletters and manuals from inter-governmental agencies worldwide. Most items can be viewed online and downloaded free of charge. These cover all aspects of the illness including pandemics, public health, medication, symptoms, risk management in the workplace and treatments.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
A well-done video animation of the famous Eric Carle book about a caterpillar who eats and eats and then turns into a butterfly. Carle's artwork fill the screen, and a male narrator with a British accent reads the story. Includes music, sound effects. (6:12)
Center for Public Awareness in Bioethics (CPAB)
The Center for Public Awareness in Bioethics was launched in March 2008 and aims to increase public awareness, debate and involvement in bioethical issues, and provide a platform for study and research in bioethics. The site contains information on the objectives, policies and activities of the Center, and introductory information on the discipline of bioethics, aimed at a lay audience. There are also documents and links to external websites under the Resources section, though like the Journal,
Penn State volunteers help get food to those in need
The State College Area Food Bank operates with the help of many people, most of whom are volunteers. How does Penn State fit into the mix? Linda Tataliba, executive director of the food bank, has a list of ways that Penn State faculty and students help to ensure that food will be available to those in need.