In this video presentation, Steven Stapleton, Open Learning Support Officer from the Learning Technology section at the University of Nottingham gives an overview of Open Nottingham.
The Many Euphemisms for Money Creation According to the teachings of the Greek philosopher Parmenides, language illustrates human thinking (and reasoning); confused language is thus tantamount to confused thinking; confused thinking, in turn, provokes unintended acts and undesired outcomes. "Doublespeak" — a term that ros
Confused Language, Confused Thinking
According to the teachings of the Greek philosopher Parmenides, language illustrates human thinking (and reasoning); confused language is thus tantamount to confused thinking; confused thinking, in turn, provokes unintended acts and undesired outcomes.
"Doublespeak" — a term that ros
IDS336 Session 1 Spring 2011
IDS336 Jazz in the Modern Era Session 1 01/18/11
JFK50 His Legacy Resonates Today — Hannah Peaker
Kennedy Scholar at HKS Hannah Peaker on the story of JFK passed down the generations and comparisons today.
Integrated Pest Management in Grapevines: Learners guide
Learners guide. This is the learners guide for Integrated Pest Management in Grapevines.
Soil Characteristics and Survey Techniques: learners guide
Learners guide. This is the trainers guide for Soil Characteristics and Survey Techniques.
Harvesting the Rain - Games for the Trades - Plumbing
This game is intended for apprentice roof plumbers to gain the knowledge and skills to install a rainwater tank to a house. The aim of the game is to gather enough rain water to service a household. The apprentice will learn how to collect information about Australian rainfall patterns and make calculations using the pitch and angle of the roof to determine how much water needs to be collected.
ESL - Listening About Advertising
This tutorial is for ESL students and provides a range of everyday exercises which involve listening to normal transactions.
Measuring Voltage and Current
This module describes the methodology of measuring current and voltage within a circuit using a voltmater and an ammeter.
Hazardous and infectious waste management
This activity examines workplace hazards and their potential effect on infection control in the health industry. It focuses on the handling and disposal of infectious and/or hazardous waste material. The user is asked to review the behaviour of a transport worker in a fictitious organisation who fails to follow the correct procedure for dealing with a workplace hazard. Five scenarios are given and the user needs to decide the best option in each instance. They investigate
Coach others in Job Skills
This learning object contains information and activities on coaching in the hospitality environment. Includes the purpose and process of coaching an individual.
Lord's Resistance Army: Anneke Van Woudenberg
Lord's Resistance Army event with Human Rights Watch at George Washington University. Pulitzer Center: Introduction by Pulitzer Center's Jon Sawyer followed by the findings and reports from Anneke Van Woudenberg, a senior researcher at HRW. To see more on the LRA, visit: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa/lords-resistance-army-hunt-africas-most-wanted
Sci-fi inspires Augmented Reality
A virtual vision of the Berlin wall, a digital representation of the World Trade Center and a magical augmented reality tour of Beatles landmarks are among the 'Layars' drawing attention to a technology called Augmented Reality.
Lord's Resistance Army: HRW, Pulitzer Center Q&A Pt.1
Regarding the Lord's Resistance Army: Pt. 1 of a Q&A session with Human Rights Watch, reporters Joe Bavier and Marcus Bleasdale at George Washington University. Moderated by Jon Sawyer, Executive Director of the Pulitzer Center.
Babbage: January 19th, 2011
The Tevatron shuts down, Europe's satellite-navigation network is marred by scandal and a new study looks at sex before marriage
Tim and Moby Explain the Bill of Rights
This professionally-made video from Brain Pop uses simple terms and cartoon animation to explain the Bill of Rights and the amendments. Key vocabulary words include: amendable, ratified, James Madison, due process, and judicial branch. Run time 04:51.
U.S.-Canadian aid group treks Iraq
Canadians and Americans defy insurgent bomb threats to walk 90-km (55-mile) with Shi'ite pilgrims to Kerbala in Iraq to raise money for Iraqi orphans.
This video profiles the career of a graphic designer. The designer in this video describes how he got interested and involved in graphic design during high school. He gives advice on what it takes to be successful as a graphic designer for kids in school interested in this profession. (6:53)
British Foreign Policy - Challenges facing the next Prime Minister
This public debate marks the launch of British Diplomacy: Foreign Secretaries Reflect edited by Graham Ziegner (Politico's, March '07). The book includes contributions from five former UK Foreign Secretaries who provide a unique insight into the thoughts and actions of the holders of one of the most difficult and challenging posts within British government, highlighting the problems faced during their time as Foreign Secretary and giving a personal account of how these problems were tackled. Pro
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Triangle simulation tool
Diagram and formulas for are and volume of 2D shapes