Theories and concepts
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or dowloaded as a zip file As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10 The War on Iraq and the US and British invasion of the country in 2003 has led to huge tensions in geopolitics. At the same time, the supposed ‘threat’ of international terrorism and continuing financial turmoil in the world economy have both brought to the fore the global politics of co-operation and confrontation. Whilst it might be possible to agree on the significance of th
Introduction to European politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2009 This module seeks to provide students with an understanding of the rationale and key stages of European integration, as well as of the institutions of the European Union and its functioning. Topics covered will include an overview of the History of European integration, key approaches to integration, the main institutions (Council, Commission, Court of Justice, European Parliament)
Understanding global politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009. This module introduces global politics through the major theoretical, historical and empirical ways of seeing international relations. Different claims, about, for example, human nature, power, war, peace, the state, society, law and politics are offered by thinkers who exercise a major influence on our contemporary understanding. These claims contribute to different approaches to
This topic begins with a description of the structure and function of the stomach and is accompanied with a labelled diagram. A table summarising the digestive enzymes of the stomach is included.
Structure and function of the large intestine (nursing students)
This topic describes 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.
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
With the help of Timothy Time, the Clock That Rocks, this video teaches students to tell time to the hour, half hour, and quarter hour. The entire video is 37 minutes long, but this clip provides only a sneak preview. The full episode is available for rent on YouTube for $2.99.
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