Sacred calendars : Pesach : Professor Agata Bielik-Robson talks to Professor Tom O'Loughlin
Agata Bielik-Robson, an expert in Jewish thought, explains how Jews celebrate Pesach (often called ‘Passover’ in English). She talks about its origins and significance for Jewish people today.
Researching solutions to global water shortages
Director of the University of Nottingham’s Centre for Clean Water Technologies. Making sure the world’s population has enough drinking water is one of the biggest challenges we face today. A rapidly increasing global population, the fact that only a very small percentage of global water is available for consumption and an uneven global distribution of clean drinking water are the main problems in regard to the current global water crisis. Professor Hilal discusses these problems and some o
Regularity conditions for Banach function algebras
In June 2009 the Operator Algebras and Applications International Summer School was held in Lisbon. Dr Joel Feinstein taught one of the four courses available on Regularity conditions for Banach function algebras. He delivered four 90 minute lectures on and this learning object contains the slides, handouts, annotated slides and audio podcasts from each session. Banach function algebras are complete normed algebras of bounded, continuous, complex-valued functions defined on topological spaces.
Reenactment : fans performing movie scenes from the stage to YouTube
In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops, Professor Barbara Klinger from Indiana University discusses her research on the phenomenon of fan recreations. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor Barbara Klinger, Indiana University Professor Barbara Klinger's research and teaching focus on U.S. cinema, film exhibition and reception, fan studies, cinema and new med
Quantitative economics 1
As taught Autumn Semester 2010. There are no pre-requisites for this module. In particular, there is no assumption that Mathematics has previously been studied to A-level standard. In common with practically all subjects, theory in Economics is intrinsically mathematical, and those areas of Mathematics - principally differential calculus and its applications - most relevant to Economics will be covered. The mathematical techniques will be illustrated through economic applications, principally m
Politics in 60 seconds. Property
Professor Christopher Pierson defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on property as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor Christopher Pierson, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Christopher Pierson is Professor of Politics at the University of Nottingham, director of teaching and lea
Politics in 60 seconds. Lowering the voting age
Professor Philip Cowley defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on voting at 16. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Philip Cowley, Professor of Parliamentary Government, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Philip Cowley is Professor of Parliamentary Government at The University of Nottingham. He is an e
Philip Cowley, Reader in the University’s School of Politics and International Relations, was recently nominated for the Times Higher young researcher of the year award. In this podcast, Philip discusses his research into back bench rebellions within the British parliament. Philip describes his research as practical politics, linking academic research to the real world of political debate. Since the British Labour party’s re-election with a reduced majority of 66 MPs in May 2005, some back
Approaches to political studies
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. This module introduces students to alternative theoretical approaches to the study of political phenomena. We consider the different forms of analysing, explaining, and understanding politics associated with approaches such as behaviouralism, rational choice theory, institutionalism, Marxism, feminism, interpretive theory and post-modernism. This module shows that the different a
Advances in nanotechnology
In this podcast, Professor Moriarty discusses nanotechnology, and how it has led to a convergence of the traditional sciences. He talks about the commercial applications of nanotechnology such as hard disk technology in laptops, stain free materials and fabrics, self-cleaning windows and advanced water filtration. He also touches on some of the myths about nanotechnology as well as some of the real dangers of Nanotechnology and the steps governments are taking to regulate it. Professor Moriart
GRCC Board of Trustees Meeting (September, 2011)
Regular meeting. Recorded 9/19/2011
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A Wildlife Refuge Indicator Species
Indicator species are used as an early warning of pollution or degradation in an ecosystem. This video can be used as part of science lesson and/or a career lesson. The species are shown.
Running time 1:51 minutes
Athletics 08 - Running and Relays
This lesson contains a warm-up, cool-down, running activities (running over distance and pair relay) and jumping activities. Children find out more about relays and need to co-operate with a partner to complete the pair relay activity.
Frezen : Uitrichten (uitlijnen) van freestafel en toebehoren Korte presentatie over het uitrichten of uitlijnen van de freesmachine. Het uitlijnen van de langsslede, langsslede t.o.v. dwarsslede, verticale kop, spanschroef en werkstuk op een freesmachine komen aan bod …
Korte presentatie over het uitrichten of uitlijnen van de freesmachine.
Het uitlijnen van de langsslede, langsslede t.o.v. dwarsslede, verticale kop, spanschroef en werkstuk op een freesmachine komen aan bod …
"Did 9-11 Change Anything? Everything?" Panel Three
Panel Three: How We Look at the World - This event is part of a collaborative effort across the campuses of Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill, and NC State University to reflect on the tenth anniversary of 9-11. This symposium includes various members of the Duke Faculty. Sponsors: American Grand Strategy (AGS) Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security, Triangle Institute for Security Studies (TISS), Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University Middle East Studies Center, Duke Islamic Studies
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Facebook to unveil "major shift:" Silicon Valley veteran
Sept. 21 - Facebook is expected to unveil a media platform that will allow users to share music and media. Serial Entrepreneur Steve Blank says it's a dramatic shift for Facebook and a major challenge to Google and Apple.
U.S. Day Ahead: Geithner to outline fiscal policy agenda
Sept. 21 - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner speaks before the "Making America Competitive in the Global Economy Summit" and could offer fiscal policy hints, following the Fed's announced $400 billion stimulus program.