White House sends condolences to family of journalist killed in Afghanistan
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The White House sent thoughts and prayers to the family of Anja Niedringhaus, a veteran Associated Press photographer who was shot dead when an Afghan policeman opened fire on her and a reporter in eastern Afghanistan. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news
Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
Didactische bundel Eurekas : Practicum koolzuurgas en planten Dit didactische pakket werd samengesteld door het team achter Eurekas, de wedstrijd rond wetenschap en technologie voor het secundair onderwijs, en de lerarenopleiding van Thomas More Kempen. Deze bijdrage …
Dit didactische pakket werd samengesteld door het team achter Eurekas, de wedstrijd rond wetenschap en technologie voor het secundair onderwijs, en de lerarenopleiding van Thomas More Kempen.
Deze bijdrage …
9.16 Cellular Neurophysiology (MIT)
This course includes: Surveying the molecular and cellular mechanisms of neuronal communication. Coversion channels in excitable membrane, synaptic transmission, and synaptic plasticity. Correlation of the properties of ion channels and synaptic transmission with their physiological function such as learning and memory. Discussion of the organizational principles for the formation of functional neural networks at synaptic and cellular levels.
British prime ministers 1783 - 1852
This learning object on British Prime Ministers, 1783-1852, is designed to support the programme of lectures and seminars on the module The Many Faces of Reform: British politics, 1790-1850. It will help familiarise you with the leading political figures and parliamentary groupings of the period we are studying. It will also test your knowledge of this information and help you think about some of the wider political developments which we will be studying. Copyright Information: All of the imag
16.982 Bio-Inspired Structures (MIT)
This course is offered for graduate students who are interested in the interdisciplinary study of bio-inspired structures. The intent is to introduce students to newly inspired modern advanced structures and their applications. It aims to link traditional advanced composites to bio-inspired structures and to discuss their generic properties. A link between materials design, strength and structural behavior at different levels (material, element, structural and system levels) is made. For each le
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Calc Height of Building, Angle Tool
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the height of a building
Creativity and mental illness : the Madness and Literature Network
In this video Professor Paul Crawford presents the Madness & Literature Network's seminar on Mental Illness and Creativity, featuring the respected authors Patrick Gale and Paul Sayer. Presentation produced and delivered May 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor Paul Crawford, School of Midwifery & Physiotherapy Professor Paul Crawford holds a personal chair in Health Humanities at the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy at the University of Not
7.343 The Radical Consequences of Respiration: Reactive Oxygen Species in Aging and Disease (MIT)
This course will start with a survey of basic oxygen radical biochemistry followed by a discussion of the mechanisms of action of cellular as well as dietary antioxidants. After considering the normal physiological roles of oxidants, we will examine the effects of elevated ROS and a failure of cellular redox capacity on the rate of organismal and cellular aging as well as on the onset and progression of several major diseases that are often age-related. Topics will include ROS-induced effec
Levels of measurement
Aimed at statistics beginners, this learning object describes, and gives examples of, the four levels of measurement of data: nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio.
A Tribute to the Dream feat. Kwesi Abakah & Distilled Harmony
Kwesi Abakah and Distilled Harmony perform an acapella version of "Feeling Good" by Nina Simone at the Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation at Northeastern University on January 16, 2014.
9.70 Social Psychology (MIT)
Our conjoint participation in the 9.70 learning system places us in a consensually-shared social situation. (All of the foregoing words are important. Do you understand their meaning in this context?) We will endeavor to organize ourselves into a community of discourse that approximates (albeit in an altogether partial way) a meaningful, real-world research enterprise: Like all scientific communities, we will work with limited resources. Unlike "real" scientific communities, ours will operate un
This package, written in 1998, has interactive demonstrations of the link between energy levels and thermodynamic properties of molecules and gases. It is intended for third or fourth year undergraduates in the physical sciences. To download, click on View Download and follow the instructions. To uninstall, use the standard Windows option of “Add or Remove Programs”.
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn semester 2009 Infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The body fights infection through the functions of the immune system, whose power has been harnessed by the development of vaccination (immunisation). Suitable for study at: Undergraduate levels 1 and 2. Dr Ian Todd, School of Molecular Medical Sciences Dr Ian Todd is Associate Professor & Reader in Cellular Im
PsychFutures - Finding your next step in psychology
A MavEdu-hosted community for psychologists at all levels, for discovering information and options in their academic and professional careers. This is a UK-based service which offers a good way to network, on an attractive website. Features include groups, a Twitter channel, research digest and video clips.
How best to communicate with communities affected by disaster? Case Studies from Typhoon Haiyan
This seminar will investigate how different technologies were used by CDAC Network Members in the immediate response to Typhoon Haiyan, focusing particularly on how needs assessment data was collected, shared and acted upon. This seminar will investigate how different technologies were used by CDAC Network Members in the immediate response to Typhoon Haiyan, focusing particularly on how needs assessment data was collected, shared and acted upon. The session will discuss some of the challenges fa
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Are You OrganWise? (dessert)
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: in a game show-style clip, kids learn some helpful tips for nutrition, namely, choosing to have a bowl of fruit instead of cake. (1min)
Martin Oldfield on Tidal Turbines
Short audio podcast on the Oxford Tidal Turbine, an innovative renewable energy generator that uses the sea's tides to generate power and has gone on to produce unprecedented levels of power, making it a fantastic commercial opportunity for investors.
How will info, goods and people travel securely in the world of tomorrow?
Concordia faculty and students are chasing big questions in key Montreal clusters — from aerospace and clean technology to film and financial services; from information and communications technology to life sciences; from health to culture to energy — and beyond. To highlight how Concordians are engaging these and other next-generation challenges, the university has produced a series of videos that display the amplitude of its research and dynamism of its community. In this video, researcher