China is a country in superlative transition. Media attention focuses primarily on the economic miracle and burgeoning political power, while the interwoven and critically important story of mass human migration remains a postscript. Driven from crumbling countryside economics, 200 million Chinese have moved to the cities, serving as cogs in an engine powering unprecedented growth. Though they are changing every facet of Chinese life, these internal migrants are, by law and practice, second-clas
The training manual can be used for the orientation of policy-makers, curriculum developers, media professionals, adult learners and the public at large. It is organized into ten sections that build on, one another to sharpen participants’ understanding of gender-biased thinking within, and all around, them.
Vertebrates are Cool!
As an introductory activity, students will read the eBook Vertebrates and then keep it as reference source. They will discuss the different animal species found in vertebrates. As a project, students will pick a vertebrate and create an eBook with one photo about that vertebrate. They will research the vertebrate both in the media center and on Web pages downloaded with FlingIt. Students will give an oral report of the special characteristics of their vertebrate and then beam their eBooks to oth
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Regulation of Body Processes
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
Helping Your Child Become a Responsible Citizen
This brochure describes what strong character means and how parents can help children develop it. The booklet includes 18 activities, chapters on dealing with media pressures and working with schools, and lists of books and magazines that can support character development.
Geraldine the Giraffe Learns All About the Letter /V/
In this cute video, Geraldine the Giraffe learns all about the letter /v/. She learns to form the sound correctly and then searches her house for items that begin with the letter /v/. She finds vegetables, vacuum, and vase. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review alphabet letter sounds in the classroom. (4:14)
Locating, Creating, Licensing and Utilizing OERs (OER-101)
We believe that Open Educational Resources (OERs) are the future of education, and that learners and educators everywhere benefit from their proliferation and use. The goals of OER-101include defining OERs, demonstrating how to create and interact with them, and exploring how to include them in the teaching and learning processes. The course materials have been designed and chosen with practicality, simplicity, and applicability in mind. Participants in the course are strongl
EPOCH Psychology history timeline
This unit uses an interactive resource (EPoCH) to gain a better sense of how the historical and social context influences psychological inquiry. You will examine the different methods used by psychologists to investigate human behaviour and learn to identify the different perspectives that exist in psychology.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density - Water Displacement method
Presentation explaining how to calculate the density of a brick using water displacement method.
Episode 30: Love Life of the Mountain Brushtail Possum Behavioural ecologist Dr Jenny Martin explains how studying Australia's Mountain Brushtail Possum has helped us understand how ecological change affects animal mating behaviour. This is the second of our "Summer Season of Science" mini series. With Up Close science host Dr Shane Huntington. Flash Professional CS5.5 - Scaling Assets The Glamorous Life of a TV Presenter - Arti Halai UNSW Physics MOOC - Why Physics? Denied - This bit of Truth Global Media System, Public Knowledge and Democracy The Future of Broadcasting - Public Service in a Digital Age The McCanns and the Media Why Did Nobody Tell Us? Reporting the Global Crash of 08' The Future of Picturing the World: filming and imaging in a global era
In this tutorial, Paul Trani shows you how Flash Professional CS5.5 enables you to easily scale contents of a file when you resize the stage. This is a great capability for anything from banners to mobile projects in which you need to target different dimensions.
Arti Halai is currently a Presenter for ITV1’s regional news output in the Midlands Central News. She also has her own training company and is a consultant and a trainer on presentation, media and communication skills. She has spent fifteen years working in both radio and television. She started her career working for BBC Radio WM as a reporter and presenter based at Pebble Mill in Birmingham where she covered a wide range of stories. She is a governor for Mathey Boulton College of Further and
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The UK premier of a new documentary, Zimbabwe Revealed, by former LSE student Shrenik Rao, followed by a panel debate on media freedom in Zimbabwe.
Much of the world is moving towards the entertainment-centred, market-based media model of the United States. If this continues, we will enter a new era of political ignorance. James Curran is director of the Media Research Programme at Goldsmiths, University of London.
The countdown to the end of British public service broadcasting has begun. In 2012 analogue is switched off as the digital competition threatens to shatter the status quo. Is this a cultural disaster in the making or an opportunity to create a more open and creative broadcast media?
The McCanns were the biggest media story of 2007. This event goes behind the headlines to ask why it became a media obsession, whether information or entertainment triumphed, and what impact the coverage has as the case continues.
This event will discuss the reporting leading up to the global credit crash of 2008. Alex Brummer has been City Editor for the Daily Mail since 2000. He has over thirty years' experience in the media. Vincent Cable is the Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer and speaks for his party on issues of Finance, European Economic and Monetary Union and the City. Evan Davis is a presenter of BBC Radio 4's Today programme. He was the BBC's Economics Editor from 2001-2008. This event is in p
(Editors note: Unfortunately the last few minutes of the question and answer session are missing from the podcast owing to technical difficulties.) Faced with 'compassion fatigue', how is the practice of filmmakers and photojournalists changing and what are the implications for those who rely on photography and film? How will the internet open up new spaces and change the way in which images are used? Lilie Chouliaraki is a professor in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE. Max Houg
Behavioural ecologist Dr Jenny Martin explains how studying Australia's Mountain Brushtail Possum has helped us understand how ecological change affects animal mating behaviour. This is the second of our "Summer Season of Science" mini series. With Up Close science host Dr Shane Huntington.
Flash Professional CS5.5 - Scaling Assets
The Glamorous Life of a TV Presenter - Arti Halai
UNSW Physics MOOC - Why Physics?
Denied - This bit of Truth
Global Media System, Public Knowledge and Democracy
The Future of Broadcasting - Public Service in a Digital Age
The McCanns and the Media
Why Did Nobody Tell Us? Reporting the Global Crash of 08'
The Future of Picturing the World: filming and imaging in a global era