STS.464 Technology and the Literary Imagination (MIT)
Our linked subjects are (1) the historical process by which the meaning of technology has been constructed, and (2) the concurrent transformation of the environment. To explain the emergence of technology as a pivotal word (and concept) in contemporary public discourse, we will examine responses — chiefly political and literary — to the development of the mechanic arts, and to the linked social, cultural, and ecological transformation of 19th- and 20th-century American society, cultu
Receive and convey messages - Communicate with other people
An introduction to communication skills required by lab technicians working in scientific and medical testing laboratories. Covers receiving and conveying oral and written messages effectively.
Particle technology : centrifugal separation
This is a video of the seventh lecture in the module Particle Technology, delivered to second year students who have already studied basic fluid mechanics. Centrifugal Separation covers both sedimenting and filtering centrifuges as well as hydrocyclones. Adaptation of the gravity settling and conventional filtration models, to account for the conceptual centrifugal acceleration, is included. Examples of industrial equipment for centrifugal separation are included. This material is suitable fo
RF Engineering : past exam questions: level 3 part 3
This resource (B364 RF Engineering Level 3 Part 3) contains past examination questions from the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the University of Portsmouth. This unit takes a top-level systems approach to selected examples of microwave system, e.g. radar, remote sensing. The syllabus also includes invited (and assessed) lectures from an industrial expert on the topic of EMC/EMI. This open educational resource was released through the Higher Education Academy Engineeri
The pathology, diagnosis and management of acute appendicitis. The essentials for that surgical FY1 placement!
Technical report writing workshop handout
This is a handout to accompany a powerpoint presentation for a technical report writing workshop for engineering students. The resource 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.
Historical skills : weights and measurements
Aims to identify and explain some common difficulties in deciphering units of weights, measurements, and money in historical documents. Explores English and Welsh measuring systems, predominantly those used from the late sixteenth and early 17th centuries onwards, and those in force after the Weights and Measures Act of 1824. The resource includes a glossary and bibliography. Illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
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.
(Part 4 of 9) David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research Dedication Ceremony (2011)
David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research Dedication Ceremony with Dr. Tyler Jacks, Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research. March 4, 2011. (Part 4 of 9)
Mauve Crepe Dress with Sun-Ray Pleated Panelled Skirt
Mauve crepe dress with small 'V' neck and sun-ray pleated panells to skirt. bodice is decorated with same colour embroidery and glass beads to similate a yoke. Bodice is pleated into skirt (three either side of centre front ) and is darted to bust. Sleeves are set into shoulders with slight padding and have gathered detail to lower edge for ease. there is a zip to left hand seam. The skirt has two panels of sun-ray pleats either side of centre front which are top-stitched to hip-line; similar pa
Issues with re-using medical images in UK HE settings: an OER view
Presentation by Suzanne Hardy, Senior Advisor (Information)(November 2009) at JISC Medical Images Workshop, London. The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) announced an initial £5.7 million of funding for pilot projects that will open up existing high-quality education resources from UK higher education institutions to the world. The Higher Education Academy and JISC are working in partnership to deliver 12-month pilot projects - formally launched in April 2009.
Introduction to Java Swing – part 2
Video lecture from a series on Internet Applications delivered by Graham Mansfield. Running time approximately 33 minutes.
Water Resources and Climate Change PowerPoint Presentation
Water Resources and Climate Change PowerPoint Presentation
Utilities management (Energy and water) Activities
Activities for Part Five of Greening Business: Organizations can make many improvements to their management of energy and water, from energy conservation measures through individual behaviour, smart energy systems and building improvements, to maximising their energy supply from renewable sources and energy generation on site. Water conservation measures can be implemented including low flush toilets and low flow taps, through to investigating water efficiency in industrial processes and water
21F.104 Chinese IV (Regular) (MIT)
This is the continuing instruction in spoken and written Chinese, with particular emphasis on consolidating basic conversational skills and improving reading confidence and depth. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to speak Chinese with some fluency on basic conversational topics, achieve a basic level of reading competence within simplified and traditional characters learned plus common compounds, and be able to write short compositions.
Research methods: Semiotics and signification
This resource is part of "Research methods" module. This module is designed primarily for students taking sport-related courses, but knowledge and use of research methods is widely shared across a range of social science disciplines, so students from any other such discipline should find this useful too. It is important to focus on methods, almost to the exclusion of any actual content, at least until you find your bearings. Thus although there are important differences between them students of
Working with charts, graphs and tables
Your course might not include any maths or technical content but, at some point during your course, it’s likely that you’ll come across information represented in charts, graphs and tables. You’ll be expected to know how to interpret this information. This unit will help you to develop the skills you need to do this. This unit can be used in conjunction with the ‘More working with charts, graphs and tables’ unit, which looks into more ways to present statistical information and shows y
You could use templates to begin the process of reflection. Here is a template based on learning outcomes that you can modify for your own use. Add your own learning outcomes and appropriate questions
Promoting mental health and wellbeing of older carers
E-learning package containing interactive resources to aid awareness of mental health needs of older carers. The resource is structured around three stories about the experience of older carers to trigger reflective learning. It also contains three editions of an e-magazine to support development of reflective skills. Users can access a downloadable reflective log book to track learning and future development needs. Each story will enable thinking about how the unique demands of being a carer in
Making A Difference: 'Tell Me Again' Core Skills DVD
This DVD offers clear and insightful guidance on performing basic core skills for garment construction with professional techniques. Examples include a step-by-step demo on making a hem and making a variety of seams. It also covers repetitive tasks as threading the machine, and winding the bobbin. The sections are approximately 2 minutes long with a voice over to illuminate the demonstrations. The video was made through CLIP/CETL as a learning resource only for London College of Fashion and Univ