Tocqueville's America is another project of the American Studies Programs at The University of Virginia. In this project we take up the task of re-contextualizing Alexis de Tocqueville's famous political and cultural analysis of American democracy. Our objective is, over time, to return that book -- arguably still one of the most influential works in political thought -- to its origins, to the America of 1831-32 . For it was on that very specific ground and at that very specific historical momen
RAF Hardwick - USAAF Station 104
A photographical record of the airfield and surviving buildings incl. the 93rd BG Memorial Museum
The Poet’s Voice: Bhanu Kapil & Fred Moten | Woodberry Poetry Room
A riveting reading by Bhanu Kapil, who shared work from “Ban en Banlieue” (Nightboat Books, 2015) and performed a related ritual involving “urine” and milk, and National Book Award finalist Fred Moten, who read the last section of “The Feel Trio” (Letter Machine Editions, 2014), excerpts from “The Little Edges” (Wesleyan, 2014), and poems from a new manuscript-in-progress. The reading was introduced by Jackie Wang and co-sponsored by the Charles Warren Center for Studies in Ameri
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
Google Keep App for Android
'Quickly capture what’s on your mind and be reminded at the right place or time. Speak a voice memo on the go and have it automatically transcribed. Grab a photo of a poster, receipt or document and easily find it later in search.Capture what’s on your mind• Add notes, lists and photos to Google Keep. Pressed for time? Record a voice memo and Keep will transcribe it so you can find it later.Find what you need, fast• Color code notes to quickly organize and get on with your
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
Class of 2014 Slideshow: NYIT Commencement 2014
Images and video of students and NYIT community from the past year. Congratulations, Class of 2014!
10 Pembroke College
A short overview of Pembroke College including its history and facilities.
International Classification of Function, Disability and Health
This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who are new to the ICF, will also find it a useful introduction. It describes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), a classification system published by the World Health Organisation to describe health status. This system is widely used in
Living in an Era of Global Terror
In this podcast, Professor Richard Aldrich from the School of Politics and International Relations, discusses the impact of globalisation, the opportunities this affords to global terrorists and the challenges faced by the intelligence services. Globalisation has led to a free flow of money, people and ideas, which has benefited many people in the West in recent years and enhanced our standard of living, but the price paid is a reduction in security. As we see a shift towards a de-regulated glo
Love on the rocks?
How badly has the recession affected the relationship between political parties and business? Expert in the field - Professor Mick Moran - assesses the cracks in the relationship and how the crisis will affect it in the future. Professor Moran was at the University to open the inaugural seminar series for the Centre for British Politics.
The Labour leadership contest
In this podcast, Professor Philip Cowley, from the School of Politics and International Relations, discusses the announcement of former Prime Minister Tony Blair's decision to stand down as leader of the Labour Party and British Prime Minister on 27th June 2007. Professor Cowley discusses the reasons behind Tony Blair's announcement and the pressure he has faced from within his own party. Professor Cowley goes on to discuss why Gordon Brown succeeded Tony Blair uncontested and the potential pro
Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
Class of 2014 graduation - Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo remarks
Remraks from the U.S. Army War College Commandant, Maj. Gen. Tony Cucolo, during the Class of 2014 graduation ceremony June 6.
Italy struggles with migrant influx
Italian migrant centers struggle to cope with increase of migrants. Julie Noce reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reputation for spee
Games Technologies for Learning
The Games Technologies for Learning report explores the ways in which games technologies can be used to enhance teaching and learning, and provides advice for schools and colleges wishing to introduce...
Women's Rights Curriculum
Specially put together for 8 March International Women's Day, this package of history and activities can be used year-round to inspire and inform.