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.
Arterial tortuosity as phenotype for environmental and genetic causes of vascular disease
Speaker: Karl Diedrich, Utah
Wall Street Rally
U.S. stocks are at levels not seen since June 2008, but will new insider trading charges, a hacker at the Nasdaq and other issues rattle investor confidence, and is it too late to join the rally?
TED - Dan Phillips: Creative Houses from Reclaimed Stuff
Nov. 2010 - Dan Phillips of Phoenix Commotion, a recycled materials house builder, gives a TED talk about the building potential of construction waste materials and the potential in each of us to live better, more creative and fun lives by breaking away from consumer and cultural pressures in our purchasing choices and our lives.
Subjects covered include the sources of wasteful consumption:
-The human brain's desire to establish and define patterns can lead to wastefulness,
THE100 Session 2 Spring 2011
THE100 Television, Film and Theatre Session Two 02/08/11 Bill DeLuca
UW Gymnastics Rewind: 01/21/2011
Highlights from the UW Women's Gymnastic Meet on 01/21/2011.
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 14.02.2011
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag - als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. TUNIS: Italien und Tunesien sind uneins über den Umgang mit Bootsflüchtlingen. Die italienische Regierung möchte eigene Polizisten in dem nordafrikanischen Land stationieren, um weitere Menschen von einer Überfahrt nach Italien abzuhalten. Der tunesische Regierungssprecher Baccouche lehnte dies aber ab. Die Kontrol
Egyptian Collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum
Colloquia Week 4 HT11: Egyptian Collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum
Lecture 13 - 4/27/2009
Merriam-Webster Dictionary App for iOS
'America's most useful and respected dictionary – redesigned for iOS 7 to make it even more enjoyable to use.In addition to all the definitions from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, the app offers voice search – to let you look up a word without having to spell it – along with an integrated thesaurus, example sentences, Quick Definitions, Word of the Day, Favorites, and more. It’s a great tool for reference, education, and vocabulary building.The app is free,
Make Engineering Students Collaborate
Even today, the majority of university courses still consist of lectures complemented with exercises. Lectures serve to convey theoretical knowledge, whereas in exercises students work on assignments to consolidate the knowledge they have acquired during lectures, and to relate their knowledge to daily practice. Cooperative Knowledge Spaces will support natural learning scenarios in a virtual environment. This paper describes the experiences of a study held to evaluate a cooperative knowledge sp