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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Placing Words: Symbols, Space, and the City
The evolution of architecture resembles nothing so much as the fleshing out and refinement of an organism, in William Mitchell’s condensed account. In pre-industrial times, architecture was “fundamentally skeleton and skin—a structure that protects and keeps out the weather.” The industrial era brought an incre
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Is There a Black Architect in the House?
“If there is any kind of profession that’s gotten away with a kind of benign neglect of diversifying itself over the course of last 30 years, it’s architecture,” says Ted Landsmark. With one chart after another, he plots the dismal record of design schools, firms and professional associations in modifyin
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Global Resources and the Built Environment
With staggering statistics, John Fernandez persuades his audience that rapidly expanding urban centers are consuming too much of the world’s resources, setting the stage for global crisis. Yet Fernandez counters his own bleak picture with some bright examples of design that could help humans live within thei
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Rebuilding the City of New Orleans: Working Across Sectors to Achieve a Common Goal
It took John Fernandez more than a year just to begin to understand the political players and competing interests in New Orleans, and so it is no surprise to him that coming up with a common goal for rebuilding the city, much less a “resource efficient one,” proves elusive.

Nevertheless, Fernandez and other

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The City Car
William Mitchell and Ryan Chin propose an attractive alternative to the carbon-belching, gas-guzzling autos clogging our thoroughfares, a vision that is as much about transforming cities as about remaking cars. The City Car, a tiny, electric-powered, foldable, stackable vehicle, is their solution to freeing urban centers
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The Way David Macaulay Works: Finding Ideas, Making Books and Visualizing Our World
This presentation feels akin to a new Disney ride: During your tour inside David Macaulay’s imagination, prepare to soar over Rome’s great monuments, raft within the human body’s circulatory system, and dismantle and rebuild the Empire State Building.

Don’t expect much in the way of explanation or backgrou

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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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