The Romans were some of the most important innovators in structural design. Of their contributions, the arch and the bridges they built using this elegant shape stand out as the most creative and enduring. In this video segment adapted from Building Big, series host David Macaulay describes the forces and design features that give arches their strength. Closed captioning included. Run time 01:47.
Gov. Carcieri- Public Policy Lecture
Governor Donald L. Carcieri presented the first in his Public Policy Lecture Series focused on engaging the next generation of leaders to contribute to Rhode Island's success. His talk followed the topping-out ceremony to commemorate a milestone in the construction of the University's new College of Pharmacy Building. Read more about the talk at www.uri.edu/news/releases/?id=5582
Laker Women's Hockumentary, Part 2: Michigan or Bust
Captain Kathryn Sbrocchi, goalie/editor Emi Williams and their teammates take a road trip to Michigan to play Adrian College. Pranks galore ensue.
Jigs and fixtures : presentation transcript
This is a presentation about Jigs and Fixtures (Design for Manufacturing: Jigs & Fixtures HNC Year 1 in Aircraft Industries Boeing 767-400 Case Study). The use of jigs and fixtures plays a major role in modern production engineering. The basic methods for determining the requirements and configuration of these devices is described . Examples of common practice are also given. This open educational resource was released through the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre Open Engin
How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1
This is an e-Learning package that was created from a lecture given to Masters students at the university of Bradford Management School in 2010. This is a web link however there is also another deposit that allows complete download of materials in granular form.
"That's how we do it...we treat them all the same": an exploration of the experiences of patients, l
A PhD thesis submitted at Bournemouth University in 2008. This study aimed to explore the experiences of patients, lay carers and health and social care staff of care received by older people with dementia in the acute hospital setting.
Olivetti Desk Calculator
'Divisumma' 18 desk calculator in yellow plastic housing. 'Nipple' type raised keys and clear plastic covered display area. Portable, battery/mains. Maker: Olivetti. Date: 1973 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Student Profile: Ixchiel Wilson - Supporting Learning in Practice course
Ixchiel talks about his time here at Leeds Metropolitan University studying Supporting Learning in Practice course within our Health and Social Sciences Faculty.
David Harvey: "A Commentary on Marx's Method" DAVID HARVEY is Distinguished Professor at the City University of New
York (CUNY) and Director of The Center for Place, Culture and Politics.
Professor Harvey is a leading theorist in the field of urban studies
whom Library Journal called "one of the most influential geographers of
the later twentieth century." He was formerly professor of geography at
Johns Hopkins, a Miliband Fellow at the London School of Economics, and
Halford Mackinder Profes
DAVID HARVEY is Distinguished Professor at the City University of New
Fraud claims as Myanmar counts ballots
Opposition parties accuse military government of fraud as polls close in Myanmar.
24. Population and the Environment
Global Problems of Population Growth (MCDB 150) World population will continue to rise until at least 2050. Environmental impact is the product of the number of people and how much of their income and technology is devoted to either consumption or conservation. So far, the balance is far at the consumption end and, globally, environmental problems are increasing. Environmentalism has not come close to counteracting the footprint of a billion extra people every dozen years. The only massive succ
The composite culture of Africa and the Middle East incorporate Mass Communication and Journalism in all its languages and regions Socioeconomic development emancipative cultural change and democratization constitute a coherent syndrome of social progress which can only be attain through the broadening of human choices by increasing individual resources rising emancipative values and institutionalizing freedom rights I have a conviction that in the field of media theoretical learning must be com
Upcoming Talks & Recent Reviews
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 Crisis Theory and the Current Conjuncture 4 pm | 206 Ingraham Hall University of Wisconsin-Madison | The Havens Center Wednesday, November 10, 2010 A Commentary on Marx’s Method 4 pm | 8417 Social Science University of Wisconsin-Madison | The Havens Center Thursday, November 11, 2010 Open Seminar for Students, Faculty, and [...]
What can Venus, Mars and Titan tell us about Earth?
UCL Lunch Hour Lectures are open and free to the public and take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT. They will resume in Autumn 2008. In the meantime, a number are available below.
Strange Bedfellows? The National Rifle Association and the Black Panthers
Presented by Dr. Laura Browder as part of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology's series entitled "Racial and Ethnic Identity in the Year of the Census."
5.2.1 Technical and usable accessibility An online resource needs to be usable for disabled users as well as accessible. Lawton Henry (2002) makes the distinction between ‘technical accessibility’ and ‘usable accessibility’. We will illustrate this distinction with two examples. In a web-based example, a blind user listening to a screen reader may technically be able to access the data presented in a table, i.e. the screen reader may be able to read the content of each cell in
An online resource needs to be usable for disabled users as well as accessible. Lawton Henry (2002) makes the distinction between ‘technical accessibility’ and ‘usable accessibility’. We will illustrate this distinction with two examples.
In a web-based example, a blind user listening to a screen reader may technically be able to access the data presented in a table, i.e. the screen reader may be able to read the content of each cell in
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T4 Tips Podcast #3 - Subscribing to Podcasts Via iTunes
This weeks show is about subscribing to podcasts via iTunes. iTunes is available for both Windows and Macintosh. For more tips on subscribing visit the Apple iTunes page and view the multimedia tutorial (http://www.apple.com/ilife/tutorials/itunes/it5-1.html) on subscribing to podcasts.It is important to know and remember that you don't have to have an iPod or any MP3 player to listen to podcasts. You can listen on your computer, or even burn them to a CD and play in your car or other C
T4 Tips Podcast #10 - Gmail & GoogleDocs (Mac/PC)
In today's show get yet another email account (http://mail.google.com), You will need it to explore and use Google Docs and Spreadsheets (http://docs.google.com) . Think of the collaborative possibilities for students and teachers as you use these free tools.
T4 Tips Podcast #12 - RSS in a Nutshell
Using RSS to get the daily information you want. This is a great guide for educators on using RSS. (http://weblogg-ed.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/05/RSSFAQ4.pdf)