Student diversity and the international dimension
This PowerPoint presentation explores student diversity and internationalisation. It is aimed at those working with students in HE. It covers ALT implications, global perspectives and working with disability.
Professional Writing - Screnwriting, Novel Writing, Fiction, Feature Writing, Business Writing, Writ
Our taster sessions give students the chance to develop and build on the knowledge and understanding of a particular writing form. It's also an opportunity for you to develop the independent practice skills crucial to a professional writer and an opportunity to develop writing industry contacts. All MA Professional Writing students spend time exploring different forms of writing before deciding which area they wish to specialise. Specialisms might be in the field of Business Writing, Features W
The package was written in 1996. Radio immuno assay (RIA) is a technique for measuring concentrations of antigens. Although better techniques have subsequently been developed from it, understanding RIA forms the basis for understanding these derivatives. RIA belongs to the family of competition assays which are widely used in science, medicine and related industries to measure the concentrations of biologically active molecules. This package introduces the concepts of RIA and will be useful to a
Interdisciplinary Science Molecules by Design Student Document
Organic chemistry is important in many areas of industry and in the field of pharmaceuticals. In this module you will explore some of the key aspects of organic chemistry in the context of the design and delivery of drugs. This brings together issues of fundamental research, industrial scaling up of processes, environmental impact and patent law.
There is now a greater interest in the environment than ever before and we face concerns about the environmental impacts of almost every aspect of our daily lives. Water, soil, air and the biological environment can all be changed dramatically by the activities of industrial societies like our own, not least through mechanisms which are controlled by essentially geological processes. Waste disposal, contamination of land by industry, the impacts of mining, water pollution and even air quality (t
Teaching Heterodox Economics Concepts
Teaching Heterodox Economics Concepts is written by Andrew Mearman of the University of the West of England, Bristol, and is a guide to using heterodox approaches in undergraduate economics teaching. The guide offers three potential approaches: enriching an orthodox programme, teaching a heterodox module and the parallel perspectives approach (teaching heterodox and orthodox concepts side by side). The guide also includes sections on assessment strategies, case studies and resources, including l
ABC defence : engineering ethics case study project
This is an Engineering Ethics case study from the IDEA CETL. The scenario, which examines the ethical issues around working for the defence industry, is aimed at students who have some experience of ethics. It raises issues about defence; ethics of war; conscience and integrity. It is recommended that this be taught to students at level 3 or 4 due to the sensitive nature of the subject and the fact that the issues addressed are relevant to those students about to enter work. The planned teaching
Machining is a shaping technique that is widely used in industry. Machining by chip removal can be characterised by the action of a cutting tool that allows a part both to be cut into specific dimensions and given a particular surface finish within a range of given tolerance values. Aluminium alloy is machined in various industrial sectors, including aeronautical, automotive and moulding industries. A selection of interactive Flash movies from the award-winning aluMATTER website available to dow
Germaine Greer Winifred Mercier Lecture
Feminist icon Professor Germaine Greer delivered this year's Winifred Mercier public lecture to a packed Gandhi Hall. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcaster, journalist, colum
INN Guest Lecture John Dennis Team 17
John Dennis from Team 17 visited Leeds Met to deliver a guest lecture offering exclusive insights into the games industry. John offers insights and tips on what it takes to create an engaging and enjoyable game play experience. Team 17 were responsible for the classic 'Worms' games series amongst other popular titles and most recently are developing the new game Alien Breed Evolution
Government of the UK and Ireland
The module is designed to provoke thought, challenge preconceptions, stimulate questions about the nature of government in the UK and Ireland. Thus, it considers key concepts such as political culture, socialisation, devolution, and governance. This module aims to provoke thought, challenge preconceptions, stimulate questions and to nourish inquisitive minds more than to provide a set diet of ready-made `answers'. What are the contextual parameters within which modern government functions? What
CIPR Guest Lecture Carl Christopher, Sponsorship & Content Manager
Leeds Business School opened the fourth year of its CIPR guest lecture series in great style, with Carl Christopher offering a fascinating insight into his vast experiences in the communications industry. The lecture, which took place on Monday 5 October 2009, was the first to be held in the new state of the art business school home, the Rose Bowl. Carl's experience includes working with major organisations such as Kiss FM, New Musical Express (NME) and Sony Computer Entertainment UK (SCE UK). H
CIPR Guest Lecture - Sarah McCartney 'Inside Out'
The fourth lecture in the CIPR guest lecture series was led by writing guru, Sarah McCartney. Aside from writing the LUSH Times, which is read by over one million people, Sarah has also pursued her own interests, launching her Yogateds company with her mother, as well as writing a book called The Fake Factor, which focuses on her speciality - branding Sarah centred her lecture around her work with LUSH, placing emphasis upon how all of LUSH's PR is in-house and comes from the heart. It was evide
TALAT - Training in Aluminium Application Technologies - is the most comprehensive collection of aluminium training materials for engineers and researchers in industry and universities
ESD.172J X PRIZE Workshop: Grand Challenges in Energy (MIT)
Includes audio/video content: AV selected lectures. In 2004, the Ansari X PRIZE for suborbital spaceflight captured the public's imagination and revolutionized an industry, leveraging a $10M prize purse into over $100M in innovation. Building from that success, the X PRIZE Foundation is now developing new prizes to focus innovation around "Grand Challenge" themes, including genomics, energy, healthcare, and education. This course will examine the intersection of incentives and innovation, drawi
Technologies for Creative Learning In this week's Pogue's Post, David Pogue covers the rise of do-it-yourself software from Google's App Inventor to MIT's own Scratch. The possibilities for both teaching and learning open
In this week's Pogue's Post, David Pogue covers the rise of do-it-yourself software from Google's App Inventor to MIT's own Scratch.
The possibilities for both teaching and learning open