Mens St Michael Sage Green Trousers
mens trousers, sage green with pleated waist and turn-ups. pockets to sides and back. Label: St Michael from marks and Spencer Made in Morocco 34 waist, 31 inside leg. Maker: Marks and Spencer. Date: 1998 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Silver Sparkly Stiletto Heels
Silver sparkly stiletto heeled shoes with low front gathered at centre and peep-toe.. Maker: Lotus (for Lilley and Skinner) and Lilley and Skinner. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Issues with re-using medical images in UK HE settings: an OER view
Presentation by Suzanne Hardy, Senior Advisor (Information)(November 2009) at JISC Medical Images Workshop, London. The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) announced an initial £5.7 million of funding for pilot projects that will open up existing high-quality education resources from UK higher education institutions to the world. The Higher Education Academy and JISC are working in partnership to deliver 12-month pilot projects - formally launched in April 2009.
i ride my bike . . . (CCA's 2010 Second-Place Winner: R.A.W. Student Video Contest)
CCA Film major Robin Tilby won second place (and $500) in CCA's 2010 R.A.W. Video contest, which challenged filmmakers to document "CCA's Bike Culture" in a two-minute video.
E2E: Concurrent Programming with Revisions Building applications that are responsive and can exploit parallel hardware poses an important challenge. In particular, enabling applications to execute various tasks in parallel can be difficult if those tasks exhibit read and write conflicts. Revisions are forked and joined much like asynchronous tasks. However, rather than accessing global shared data directly (and thereby risking data races or atomicity violations), all revisions execu
Building applications that are responsive and can exploit parallel hardware poses an important challenge. In particular, enabling applications to execute various tasks in parallel can be difficult if those tasks exhibit read and write conflicts. Revisions are forked and joined much like asynchronous tasks. However, rather than accessing global shared data directly (and thereby risking data races or atomicity violations), all revisions execu
Impacts of Future Climate Reading List
Impacts of Future Climate - Reading List - Part Two of Future Climate Change
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: September 2007
Hear how the Gates of Paradise was restored to its original luster from curator Bruce Boucher and conservators who led the project.
Get a sneak preview of Congo Square Theater Companyâs "Whose Invisible Man" and find out how the photography of Jeff Wall is connected to Ralph Ellison.
Learn about Cubi VII, David Smith's stainless-steel sculpture in the North Garden.
And American Perspectives opens September 15--find out about the festivities planned for
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: October 2007
1. Exhibition Focus: Curator Douglas Druick speaks about Jasper Johns: Gray.
2. American Perspectives: Poet Quraysh Ali Lansana speaks about his work and a painting by Horace Pippen.
3. Art Institute in the Community: Teen Lab participants create their own art inspired by works in the collection.
4. What's News: As the Modern Wing takes shape, galleries throughout the museum are being renovated and reinstalled.
October 2010 Monthly Update on Global Capitalism
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How Its Made: Acoustic Guitars
This professionally-made video shows how these instruments are made and why they are made certain ways. Run time 02:44.
Lecture 23 - 11/15/2010
Lecture 23 - 11/15/2010
The global campus-ICT and the future of universities
This paper analyses the changes which the ICT causes on a global scale. The globalization of higher education triggered by e-Learning, the emergence of e-infrastructure for e-science, the Open Educational Resources movement, e-libraries and the tendency of building global educational alliances are analysed as well. Special emphasis is put on several wellknown university models, e.g. Research University, Open University and Entrepreneurial University, as well as on some emerging university models
Virtual Continent in the Classroom: Teaching e-Business Integration Issues with Web-based Technologi
In this extended abstract we outline a Web-based learning approach for e-Business integration issues. We present a virtual toolbox, including an advisable open source tool and Web Service Application Programming Interfaces (WS APIs). By applying a collaborative learning model and by incorporating Web 2.0 features such as Web services, operating with the SOAP protocol, we were able to increase the motivational background as well as the learning success of our students significantly.
Web-based teaching as a performance enhancer in foreign language teaching in Sri Lanka
This paper discusses the results of a pilot study conducted at University of Kelaniya in integrating web-based teaching into the study programmes of German as a Foreign Language. Since German is not a language popular at secondary school level, student offering to read the language at the university commence language learning as beginners. Albeit the courses are designed to impart language knowledge to all students equally, the performance of the majority of students at examinations indicated th
Partners in Learning in Australian Schools
Elevating teachers Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) skills to integrate technology into the curriculum is of crucial importance. It helps educators align technology with students learning goals, and to more actively engage students in the learning process. Charles Sturt University (CSU) has developed a Graduate Certificate course aimed at enhancing the ICT skills of teachers for this purpose. A substantial part of the program is based on the Microsoft Partners in Learning (Pi
Improving database design teaching in secondary education: action research implementation for docume
Database design and use has educational interest for utilitarian and learning reasons. Database technology has significant economic impact and the demand for database design can not be covered by the existent educated experts. Furthermore the database management systems available at schools could be used for the design and implementation of high quality learning activities. Databases are general purpose modeling environments that enable problem solving using conceptual frameworks closer to the s
Supporting CSCL with Automatic Corpus Analysis Technology
Process analyses are becoming more and more standard in research on computer-supported collaborative learning. This paper presents the rational as well as results of an evaluation of a tool called TagHelper, designed for streamlining the process of multi-dimensional analysis of the collaborative learning process. In comparison with a hand-coded corpus coded with a 7 dimensional coding scheme, TagHelper is able to achieve an acceptable level of agreement (Cohen's Kappa of .7 or more) along 6 out
An innovative teaching and learning environment for school mathematics
The paper presents the main characteristics, the background reference, and educational aims of an innovative teaching and learning environment designed and implemented for promoting arithmetic problems solving skills in children of compulsory school. The project is partially funded by the European Community Research and Development Project ITALES "Innovative Teaching and Learning Environments for Schools" (IST 2000-23356). The research addresses a sector (that of arithmetic problem solving) whi
The use case specification of actions in the goal oriented knowledge based learning environment
The proposed goal oriented knowledge acquisition and assessment are based on the flexible educational model and allows to implement an adaptive control of the enhanced learning process according to the requirements of student's knowledge level, his state of cognition and subject learning history. The enhanced learner knowledge model specifies how the cognition state of the user will be achieved step by step. The use case actions definition is a starting point of the specification that depends o