Structure and function of the large intestine (medical students)
This topic begins with a diagrammatic overview of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract with particular relevance to the structure and function of the large intestine. The topic then breaks down into the structure and function of the various parts of the large intestine, including the appendix, caecum, colon (ascending, descending, transverse and sigmoid), rectum and anal canal. The descriptions for each of the above parts are accompanied by diagrams and histological images.
Renal function diuretics
This topic describes the various drugs that affect renal function and introduces diuretics. Diuretics are explored in more detail, specifically the mechanism of action and the different types, including examples.
This topic starts with an overview of the 12 cranial nerves, accompanied by a specimen of the brain overlaid with an anatomical drawing illustrating the precise positions of the nerves. An interactive animation then allows the user to explore the structure and function of each of the cranial nerves in detail. Each cranial nerve description is supplemented with an anatomical drawing and a gross image of the relevant area.
International E-communication Exchange module
Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) has an ongoing e-learning programme integrated into its Criminology degree routes. This International E-communication Exchange (IEE) forms part of this and welcomes collaboration from partnered institutions that have similarity in their degree programmes. The core focus is on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, and its legal and public policy contexts. This collaborative exchange enables students to interpret an
AFFIRM Assessment and Formative Feedback In Research Methods - literature review
‘AFFIRM’ is part of Leeds Met’s efforts to promote research-informed teaching. A pilot project, it is concerned with computer-assisted assessment (CAA) related to the teaching of research methods. Over a 12-month period in 2007-8 it will create, test and evaluate a small computerised bank of quality-checked items to support undergraduate and taught postgraduate-level research methods teaching. Although the items are likely to have several potential uses, i.e. to be ‘reusable learning obj
WildLinAlg15: Applications of row reduction (Gaussian elimination)
This lecture shows how the three main problems of Linear Algebra can be tackled using the algorithm of row reduction, also called Gaussian elimination. The three main problems are: how to invert a linear change of coordinates, how to compute the eigenvalues and eigenvectors of a square matrix, and how to compute the determinant of a square matrix. Each problem is illustrated with examples. This is part of a first course in Linear Algebra given by Assoc Prof N J Wildberger of UNSW.
Apple Cup Rivals Contribute to Apple Genome Sequencing
PULLMAN, Wash. — An international team of scientists from Italy, France, New Zealand, Belgium and the USA have published a draft sequence of the domestic apple genome in the current issue of Nature Genetics. The availability of a genome sequence for apple will allow scientists to more rapidly identify which genes provide desirable characteristics to the fruit and which genes and gene variants provide disease or drought resistance to the plant. This information can be used to rapidly improve
2.2 The inventive drive What events and ideas spurred people to come up with thousands of inventions in the last 100 years? Ron Hickman was a do-it-yourself enthusiast who damaged a chair being used to support a piece of wood he was sawing. Instead of merely being annoyed at the accident he set about designing and building a prototype of a combined workbench and sawhorse to prevent further damage to his furniture. This became the Workmate (Author(s):
What events and ideas spurred people to come up with thousands of inventions in the last 100 years?
Ron Hickman was a do-it-yourself enthusiast who damaged a chair being used to support a piece of wood he was sawing. Instead of merely being annoyed at the accident he set about designing and building a prototype of a combined workbench and sawhorse to prevent further damage to his furniture. This became the Workmate (Author(s):
Article :: Photoshop CS4 Compositing Tips: Image Alignment and 'Smart Scaling'
Dan Moughamian illustrates how to capture and create images with wide fields of view by using the Photoshop CS4 alignment and blending functions. You'll also learn how to “narrow” the field of view within a single image by using the brand-new Content Aware Scale function.
The Biggest Bottlneck in Data Science
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International students at NYIT's Old Westbury and Manhattan campuses learn about American culture. New York Institute of Technology.
Fall 2010, The Financial Crisis in Greece: Causes and Social Consequences
Conversations on Europe lecture by Harris Mylonas, assistant professor of political science and international affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University. Sponsors: CES-EUC, Modern Greek Program.
Expiring or Expanding? international economic organisations and the restructuring of world power
Ngaire Woods is professor of international political economy and director of the Global Economic Governance Programme, University College, Oxford.
DNA structure and function
These powerpoint slides provide an introduction to the structure and function of nucleic acids (DNA and RNA) in relation to organisms, genes, gene expression and protein synthesis. It is organised for a 50 min lecture.
Nucleic acid structure
These slides provide an introduction to the structure and function of nucleic acids (DNA and RNA) in relation to organisms, genes, gene expression and protein synthesis. It is a basic introduction to DNA, genes and genomes, the chemistry of nucleic acid structure and its various conformations. The slides have a quiz at the end which can be used to evaluate learning outcomes at the end of the lecture. The resource is used in teaching fundamental concepts to first year undergraduate students in
Masters EXPO 2010
The 10th Masters Expo took place on Thursday 30 September. Over 30 student projects were on display throughout the ground floor of Old Broadcasting House. The projects included work from students studying masters in the areas of music, media and computing. The Expo allowed postgraduate students to display the work they had completed as part of their final major project, the largest component of the masters course. MSc Sound and Music for Interactive Games student, Samir Graba, found the day ver
Preparing for peer observation
This exercise sheet is designed to be used to train teachers in peer-to-peer observation. It outlines the phases of peer-to-peer observation and gives pointers on how to give feedback to colleagues.
Musharraf on the need to change U.S. public opinion about South Asia
Former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf talked about the qualities of leadership, the conflict in the Middle East and many other topics during an intense one-hour class session with International Relations students on Oct. 13. 2010
'Shrinking' the economy
In this podcast Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession. Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research (ICBBR) within the Nottingham University Business School(NUBS). The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham, Ningbo China. The centre's research brings together a range of experts who share an interest in studying decision-making in e
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.