The EdPortal
Mentoring at the Allston EdPortal
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Business Applications of Mobile Computing
This module will address the impact on business practices and corporate information systems of mobile technology. It will examine a range of opportunities in the context of business value, and use appropriate methods and techniques to assess the contribution of mobile technology to the value mix. This IMS package was created using the freely available software Reload, the index HTML file also contains hyperlinks to all documents for naviagation outside of a VLE.
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Talk About the North Franco Bianchini
Cities on the Edge? Issues in culture-led urban regeneration and the cultural politics of geographical peripherality - Liverpool, Marseille and Naples
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Prof. Rachael Dixey Inaugural Lecture - Health, Social Justice & Access to Learning
The Faculty of Health's Professor Rachael Dixey delivered her inaugural lecture in the iconic Rose Bowl. The lecture 'Health, Social Justice and Access to Learning' considered the relationships globally between health inequalities and education, exploring ideas of education as liberatory and empowering, and consequently how this impacts on the politics of health. Professor Dixey is the head of Health Promotion at Leeds Met. She has a lifelong interest in Africa, doing PhD research in the 1970s
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Thomas Jefferson, Scientist
Thomas Jefferson's passion for politics is rivaled only by his passion for science. Historic Interpreter Bill Barker shares his study of the third president.
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Fertcare Level B Scenarios
This on-line Assessment is designed to measure Participants competency against the NTIS training package RTE4814A: Provide information and referrals on environmentally responsible fertiliser and soil ameliorant use
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Keeping people inspired during a recession
"Organisations that flourish and retain talent during a recession always flourish after," says Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice in Organisational Behaviour, discussing challenges with keeping people inspired and engaged in a recession.

Emissaries of Peace
Adept negotiators in pursuit of peace, the Cherokee tribe endures through centuries of change. Colonial Williamsburg director and producer Linda Randulfe talks about the November 8 Electronic Field Trip, "Emissaries of Peace."
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Executive MBA Students Learn From Expert Classmates
Darden School of Business EMBA student and IBM sales executive Brad Hernandez talks about the unique expert community he finds in the Darden Executive MBA program.
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5.3 Project initiation
The search for new medicinal products is one of the major driving forces behind the development and application of new synthetic methods. This unit focuses on a specific case study, which follows the development of a drug for the treatment of high blood pressure. It is a particularly good example of the application of organic chemistry in the pharmaceutical industry, and illustrates the scientific processes that are involved in the development of any new drug.
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The Origin of Egyptian Civilization PT.2
This video answers the question of who were the Ancient Egyptains?
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8.3 Problems for Locke's View of Personal Identity
Part 8.3. Criticisms of Locke's view of personal identity; if personal identity is dependent on memory then how does forgetting personal history and the concept of false memory change Locke's view of personal identity.
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4.3.1 Summary of Section 4
The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make their habitat there to make many adaptations. This unit explores the polar climate and how animals like reindeer, polar bears, penguins, sea life and even humans manage to survive there. It looks at the adaptations to physiological proceses, the environmental effects on diet, activity and fecundity, and contrasts the strategies of aquatic and land-based animals in surviving in this extreme habitat. This unit builds
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1.1 Preamble
The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make their habitat there to make many adaptations. This unit explores the polar climate and how animals like reindeer, polar bears, penguins, sea life and even humans manage to survive there. It looks at the adaptations to physiological proceses, the environmental effects on diet, activity and fecundity, and contrasts the strategies of aquatic and land-based animals in surviving in this extreme habitat. This unit builds
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A River of Poetry
The evening's seven poets, all associated with various faculties at Concordia University, have collectively selected the poetry for performance. The program for the most part evokes cosmopolitan Montreal as a place, as well as humanity's fraught relation to technology. It includes the reading of full poems and extracts in several languages, accompanied by projections and voice recordings. With the collaboration of acclaimed choreographer and Associate Professor of Contemporary Dance Michael Mont
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UMMC Physician Profile: Peter Gaskin, M.B.B.S.
This one-minute video introduces viewers to Peter Gaskin, M.B.B.S., an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and pediatric cardiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Gaskin's special interest is pediatric cardiology. Watch this video to learn more about his practice at UMMC. Related Links: Dr. Peter Gaskin http://www.umm.edu/doctors/peter__gaskin.html University of Maryland Hospital for Children http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/i
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Monthly Dialogue Series: Katja Niethammer: ?Democrats and Autocrats, Shi?ites and Sunnis: Political
Katja Niethammer, a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Center for International and Regional Studies, reflects on the differences in goals, strategies and behavior between Shi?ite and Sunni Islamist political organizations in Bahrain.
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Islam and Liberal Democracy: How Tradition Matters (with An-Na'im, Jackson, Moosa, Esposito)
Moderated by Jane McAuliffe, President, Bryn Mawr College. Panelists included Abdullahi An-Na'im, Georgetown University; Sherman Jackson, University of Michigan; Ebrahim Moosa, Duke University; and John Esposito, Georgetown University.
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After Septemer 11th: Change in the Academy?: (with Wilcox, Luban, Madigan, Moghaddam and Chanin)
Panelists Wilcox, Luban, Madigan, Moghaddam and Chanin discuss the frequent observation that the attacks of 2001 ?changed everything? and how scholars have adapted or changed their approaches and topics in the post-9/11 world.
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Zero Chance? Aiming for zero in Weapons Control
These seminars are being run by the James Martin 21st Century School in association with the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict. Three intersecting considerations will be examined for their relevance in assessing the wisdom of adopting 'zero' as the goal for an international initiative: 1) Tactics: Whether and how framing an issue in terms of getting to zero can be a successful technique for issue advocates? 2) Diplomatic strategy: What is the wisdom of going ahead with a major
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