Long Brown Skirt
Long brown skirt; heavy brown and black flecked fabric. Lined with black silk. Hem is edged with brush (to keep hem clean). Webbing waistband, hook and eye fastens. Long pocket to right hand vent.. Date: 1890 - 1899 (late) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Historical skills : weights and measurements
Aims to identify and explain some common difficulties in deciphering units of weights, measurements, and money in historical documents. Explores English and Welsh measuring systems, predominantly those used from the late sixteenth and early 17th centuries onwards, and those in force after the Weights and Measures Act of 1824. The resource includes a glossary and bibliography. Illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
2.5 A ‘collective picture of a warming world’ The observed increase in GMST may be the key global indicator of greenhouse warming, but it is far from being the only tangible sign of climate change during the 20th century. This brings us back to the first bullet point at the beginning of Section 2.1. Here, we take a brief look at the growing body of evidence that many different climate variables, as well as physical and biological systems around the world, have been affected by recent climate warming. The examples collected in Box 9 will
The observed increase in GMST may be the key global indicator of greenhouse warming, but it is far from being the only tangible sign of climate change during the 20th century. This brings us back to the first bullet point at the beginning of Section 2.1. Here, we take a brief look at the growing body of evidence that many different climate variables, as well as physical and biological systems around the world, have been affected by recent climate warming. The examples collected in Box 9 will
Roll-A-Matic Electric Razor
Electric razor in cream plastic housing, chrome trim, controls either side of housing. Three foil heads, two strand flex and two-pin plug; in grey leatherette case. Maker: Remington. Date: 1965 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Unigate Milk Bottle
Ordinary glass milk bottle with the dairy's name and other information in moulded lettering and advertising 'Ready Brek' printed in orange and white. Date: 1980 - 1989 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Floral Cotton St Michael Maxi-Dress
Early 1970s maxi-dress, made to look like a blouse and pinafore. High collar with scalloped lace edging. Squared neckline and cream cotton insert with scalloped edge. Long cream sleeves, elasticated at wrists with scalloped lace. Empire line bodice, Two layers of scalloped trim around the dress. Blue green and white floral pattern. Plastic zip and hook and eye at back.. Maker: Marks and Spencer. Date: 1970 - 1975 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Mulitcoloured dolls necklace
Multicoloured necklace, on the golden surface a lot of bid works (golden, red, orange), some have form of flowers. In the central green diamonds.At the button there is a coin (golden)hanging from the necklace.At the bak 3 press studs.. Maker: Hartnell, Norman. Date: 1942 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Sparkly Disc Shaped Earrings
Sparkly silver plastic earrings in the shape of small discs with lrager discs hanging from them. Clip fastening. Date: 1970 - 1988 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Gaining Access Using Application and Operating System Attacks
Application and operating system attacks (part 2) and gaining access via network based attacks. Video lecture from a series on Methods and Issues of e-Investigation delivered by Dan Brearley. Running time approximately 47 minutes.
Routes to Success
"Routes to Success" is an introductory-level university course module which has been presented over two semesters to students following the University of Southampton Foundation Year programme in Engineering, Physics and Geophysics. It is divided into three parts, namely "Getting Started in Higher Education" (Pat Maier), "Making Progress" (Martin Counihan) and "Sustaining Success" (Su White). Information about the contents and purpose of "Routes to Success" are in the module specification and
Dunhill Pursuit Aftershave Bottle and Box
Aftershave bottle and box. Squat elongated bottle with silver metal cap with bronze compass inset in top. Label (to front): Dunhill and (base) Pursuit Eau de Toilette 50 ml 1.6fl oz Flammable Made in France Bronze snakeskin effect box with Dunhill Pursuit and comapss on silver ground. Silver strip along base with Eau de Toilette Natural Spray Vapouriser 50 ml 1.6fl oz in black characters. Ingredients listed on back of box; barcode on base. Interior corrugated packaging in same bronze colour.. Ma
Educomics - Using digital comics in the classroom
Educomics http://www.educomics.org/ is a European Union education project. It has built sets of resource materials for teachers based on research and pilot...
About the MISTI Program
The MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives—better known as MISTI—connects MIT students and faculty with research and innovation around the world. MIT's primary international program, MISTI is a pioneer in applied international studies—a distinctively MIT concept. Working closely with a network of premier corporations, universities and research institutes, MISTI matches hundreds of MIT students annually with all-expenses-paid internships and research abroad.
The Future of Digital Public Media
Public broadcasting executives and producers discuss their changing roles as digital technology transforms the news and entertainment industries, and provides individuals with powerful tools for shaping their communities. Moderator Jake Shapiro asks panelists to discuss ventures that illustrate new dimensions of public medi
Carbon and Energy Efficient Supply Chains
Consumers will soon be able to quantify the carbon footprint of products they consume, and that could begin to change consumer behavior. The common banana you buy, say organic or not, is probably labeled by the country or origin. Increasingly, you might see a second sticker adorning your beloved yellow fruit – it will be a
You could use templates to begin the process of reflection. Here is a two stage template you can modify for your own use; Stage 1: A very personal consideration of events etc. You may only want to keep this for yourself to see. Stage 2: Translating your feeling and thoughts into a record that can be shown to others together with extended analysis. The entries do not need to be large but related to the topic.
You could use templates to begin the process of reflection. Here is a template based on learning outcomes that you can modify for your own use. Add your own learning outcomes and appropriate questions
Engineering Smarter Drivers
While automakers market increasingly intelligent cars, they may be missing the point. No matter how sophisticated the vehicle’s brain, suggests
Alex (Sandy) Pentland, the smartest element on the road is still the human driver. In search of safe, responsive vehicles, designers should not think of separate
Nineteenth and early twentieth century American entertainment culture
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn/Spring Semesters 2009/2010 This resource presents material from four different courses taught across the School of American and Canadian Studies and Film and Television Studies. It addresses various aspects of nineteenth and early twentieth century American entertainment culture. You can view module outlines for 4 modules taught within the school: * American Drama (undergraduate year 3 level) * A
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...