Modernising education and training - Mobilising technology for learning
In recent years there have been amazing advances in consumer technology. The Mobile Learning Network (MoLeNET) initiative has enabled colleges and schools to harness some of this technology in order t...
The Impact of mobile learning
Phase one of MoLeNET (2007/08) involved 75 colleges and 18 schools, approximately 10,000 learners and 2,000 staff, in 32mobile learning projects. The Learning and Skills Council provided funding for h...
Blast in Pakistan
A teenage suicide bomber blows himself in Lahore, Pakistan, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 50. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Surprise drop for UK GDP
Britain's economy suffered a shock 0.5 percent contraction in the last three months of 2010 according to new data from the Office for National Statistics.
This teacher-created video contains students' illustrations of the literal meanings of idioms. The idioms and their meanings appear in print at the bottom of each illustration. Lively music plays in the background. Examples of idioms include "spill the beans," "bite the hand that feeds you," and "in the doghouse." Some of the text on the screen is difficult to read in places. (0:50)
Does Faith Matter for Human Morality?
The global revival of religion has raised fundamental questions about its role in politics and its claim that it serves as a principle of identity, indispensable to the continuing survival of communities. This series brings together leading thinkers and scholars to encourage discussion and debate on this crucial contemporary theme. Professor Mona Siddiqui, professor of Islamic studies and public understanding, and director, Centre for the Study of Islam, University of Glasgow.
Helicopter spins like a maple seed
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn20045-spinning-seeds-inspire-singlebladed-helicopters.html See a new helicopter design that copies a maple seed
Should Congress Raise the Debt Ceiling?
China's migrants may stay home
China's 150 million migrant workers head home for the Chinese New Year, and may stay home to work for companies relocating to cheaper inland locations.
122: Innovation or imitation in China and India?
How do Asia's emerging giants measure on the innovation scale and can they shake off their reputation for imitation rather than innovation?
The Hydrogen Economy: preparing the world for a new energy era and the third industrial revolution
This lecture critically examines the fossil fuel era and its consequences for industrial civilisation. It explores the nexus of politics, society and business and the massive potential for industry and capital investment. It also considers the future of renewable energy and the hydrogen economy, and how an integrated infrastructure and energy regime can be created in Europe.
Egypt's Day of Wrath:
Georgetown professors Adel Iskandar and Tamim Al-Barghouti gave a 360 assessment of the state of play of the Egyptian protests.
1907-03-31: Mrs. Sage Is Leader On the City Tax Lists
This image is a newspaper clipping comparing Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage's property tax assessment to those of other wealthy New York residents.
The Future of Sudanese Civil Society, North and South
Part 6 of the 2011 Sudan in Transition? Southern Independence, Conflict and Reconciliation Symposium. This podcast is part 6 of Addressing the Past, Preparing for the Future: War Crimes, Reconciliation and Human Rights section of the symposium
LabCollector LIMS - Building your own customized LabCollector Module
LabCollector can help you store, manage and share your lab information like samples, cells, plasmids, primers... This video shows how to create customized module in LabCollector to store any data. Visit www.LabCollector.com to see all LabCollector features. More than a database, it includes a storage manager, a stock/order manager tool, a barcode editor/tracker, bioinformatics tools and many more.
The Life of Shakespeare
This student made video talks about the life of William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, there is not very much information on the great poet. The complete works of Shakespeare are widely considered to be the greatest stories and text ever recorded in the history of the written word. Lets take a brief look into the man behind the plays and learn a little about this artistic genius. (3:22)
Crowds react to Mubarak announcement
Thousands in Cairo's Tahrir square react to the announcement by President Hosni Mubarak that he is to transfer powers to Vice President Omar Suleiman.
US to remove Sudan from terror list
Hours after South Sudan voted to declare independence, the U.S. State Department said it's initiating the process to remove Sudan from the U.S. state sponsors of terrorism list. Jon Decker reports.
Tobacco leaf-picking BL23660_007 TEAFANI & CO WORKS, Brixton. The Turkish Leaf room. Cigarettes and tobacco were regarded as vital war supplies and these women workers are contributing to the war effort by leaf-picking. Photographed by Bedford Lemere & Co in October 1916.
TEAFANI & CO WORKS, Brixton. The Turkish Leaf room. Cigarettes and tobacco were regarded as vital war supplies and these women workers are contributing to the war effort by leaf-picking. Photographed by Bedford Lemere & Co in October 1916.