Why all Governments Need Spin - Nicholas Jones
Nicholas Jones was for many years BBC political correspondent. His books include Sultans of Spin, The Control Freaks, Soundbites and Spin Doctors and Trading Information. He has been involved in the world of politics for more than 30 years as a journalist, most prominently as the BBC’s political correspondent and in uniquely qualified to talk about how politicians can manipulate the media. In this Coventry Conversation, Nicholas discusses why spin is central to all governments, both Tory and
MAS.962 Autism Theory and Technology (MIT)
This course will lay a foundation in autism theory and autism technology that significantly leverages and expands the Media Lab's ability to pioneer new technology. Students will not only develop new technologies, but also understand, help, and learn from people with autism, a fast-growing group that the CDC identified in the year 2005 as involving an estimated 1 in 150 school-age children ages 6-21. Students will gain an understanding of the basic challenges faced by people diagnosed with autis
Money talks: Shy unicorns
Some of Silicon Valley's most successful companies have yet to go public. The private world of "unicorns" is a gentler place than the stockmarket, perhaps artificially
Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Professor Bo Cui
Professor Bo Cui is from the Zhejiang University of Media and Communication in China. Here she gives a Chinese perspective on the question of whether world journalism is in crisis.
Equality and Diversity in the Media - Dhiren Katwa
Dhiren Katwa is with the Environment Agency as External Relations Advisor. He has been a trustee of Birmingham Rathbone (a charity for people with mild to moderate learning difficulties) since 2007. In addition, he sits on the ITV Central Diversity Panel and on the Diversity Board of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and a member of the Equality Council of the National Union of Journalists. Here he discusses the current issues in making the media a more diverse and equal industry.
Afghanistan Conference - Are we embedding the truth?
This conference was organised by Coventry University, Journalism.co.uk and the BBC College of Journalism to discuss the role of the media in the Afghanistan conflict. Speakers included Stuart Ramsey, Vaughan Smith, Jonathan Marcus, Tim Luckhurst, Jon Williams, Brigadier Mark van der Lande, Hanan Habibzai, Richard Keeble and Fred Mudhai. Chaired by Kevin Marsh.
Spaces We Love: Althouse Study Lounge
Enterprise systems are software applications that automate and integrate all many of the key business processes of an organisation. With some understanding of software development, you will learn about current development practices for this type of system and develop relevant skills to apply them to real-world problems. You will develop core skills in object-oriented analysis and design, allowing you to develop software that is fit for purpose, reusable and amenable to change.
Legal Controversy on the Telly - Glen Del Medico
Glen Del Medico, who is now retired, was the BBC’s chief programme legal adviser and worked for the corporation for nearly 40 years. In his time he’s dealt with almost every legal controversy the BBC has been faced with and says on the Hutton Inquiry, that he would have cleared Andrew Gilligan’s story about the dossier on Iraqi weapons for broadcast if he had been consulted on it. Hear him speaking to students on matters of media law.
Speaking for the McCann’s - Clarence Mitchell
Clarence Mitchell is the spokesman for the McCann’s. He has been involved with the BBC for a number of years, and until recently was working for the government in the Media Monitoring Unit.
Episode 154: DocDB with Ryan CrawCour | Microsoft Azure Cloud Cover Show In this episode Chris Risner and Haishi Bai are joined by Ryan CrawCour, Program Manager for the DocumentDB team. Ryan talks about DocumentDB, a new option for storage in Microsoft Azure that facilitates storage, indexing, and querying of JSON documents. DocDB enables indexing of all fields in your documents w
In this episode Chris Risner and Haishi Bai are joined by Ryan CrawCour, Program Manager for the DocumentDB team. Ryan talks about DocumentDB, a new option for storage in Microsoft Azure that facilitates storage, indexing, and querying of JSON documents. DocDB enables indexing of all fields in your documents w
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture - slides (as PDF)
A pdf of the slides used in Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall at Leeds Metropolitan University on 27 January 2011.
Derived copy of Endocrine Glands
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
Cure or weapon? Towards a new ethics of biological research - Alexander Kelle
In this Charter Day lecture, Dr Alexander Kelle, from the University of Bath's Department of European Studies and Modern Languages, talks about biological research and its possible applications for good, and ill. Illustrating a track record over a century long of biological developments being put to uses outside their original purpose, he proposes the creation of an International Framework Agreement to ensure that we learn from the mistakes of the past.Author(s):
This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year
3.13.1 Try some yourself 1 Evaluate 3 ÷ Author(s): 11.165 Infrastructure in Crisis: Energy and Security Challenges (MIT) Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals 21W.730 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Social and Ethical Issues (MIT)
The purpose of this seminar is to examine efforts in developing and advanced nations and regions to create, finance and regulate infrastructure systems and services that affect energy security. We will introduce a variety of methodological and disciplinary perspectives. During the seminar, students will explore how an energy crisis can be an opportunity for making fundamental changes to improve collapsing infrastructure networks. The sessions will be used to introduce the challenges to modern s
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
This course provides the opportunity for students-as readers, viewers, writers and speakers-to engage with social and ethical issues they care deeply about. Over the course of the semester, through discussing the writing of classic and contemporary authors, we will explore different perspectives on a range of social issues such as free speech, poverty and homelessness, mental illness, capital punishment and racial and gender inequality. In addition, we will analyze selected documentary and f
1 Evaluate 3 ÷ Author(s):
11.165 Infrastructure in Crisis: Energy and Security Challenges (MIT)
Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
21W.730 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Social and Ethical Issues (MIT)