Education Developments and Initatives (partnerships)
An example of a partnership module - comprehensive website containing links and resources: - This module is part of a suite of a number of modules developed in the Carnegie Faculty of Sport and Education at Leeds Metropolitan University. The modules are part of the Initial Teacher Education Programme(ITE). On completion of this module students will: understand and critically engage with the thinking informing recent developments in education at national and, where appropriate, international leve
The aim of this module is to further our understanding of public policy – the nature, causes and effects of public policies; the policy process – how policy is made; and with prescription as to how policy might be improved. Since the effectiveness of policies and policy-making processes cannot be assessed independently of analysis of the distribution of economic and political power within political systems, this module also examines the central position of the state in policy analysis.
Theories and concepts
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or dowloaded as a zip file As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10 The War on Iraq and the US and British invasion of the country in 2003 has led to huge tensions in geopolitics. At the same time, the supposed ‘threat’ of international terrorism and continuing financial turmoil in the world economy have both brought to the fore the global politics of co-operation and confrontation. Whilst it might be possible to agree on the significance of th
Introduction to European politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2009 This module seeks to provide students with an understanding of the rationale and key stages of European integration, as well as of the institutions of the European Union and its functioning. Topics covered will include an overview of the History of European integration, key approaches to integration, the main institutions (Council, Commission, Court of Justice, European Parliament)
Understanding global politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009. This module introduces global politics through the major theoretical, historical and empirical ways of seeing international relations. Different claims, about, for example, human nature, power, war, peace, the state, society, law and politics are offered by thinkers who exercise a major influence on our contemporary understanding. These claims contribute to different approaches to
International E-communication Exchange module
Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) has an ongoing e-learning programme integrated into its Criminology degree routes. This International E-communication Exchange (IEE) forms part of this and welcomes collaboration from partnered institutions that have similarity in their degree programmes. The core focus is on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, and its legal and public policy contexts. This collaborative exchange enables students to interpret an
Art a GoGo Podcast #31 - "Night-Light", Interview with Artist Kirby Scudder Please visit our blog at www.artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links that we discuss during the show. Night Light, Interview with Artist Kirby Scudder We're excited to bring you an interview with Kirby Scudder. Kirby is the Director of the Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, as well as an Artist and advocate of the arts in Santa Cruz, CA. Kirby's current project is called Night Light, a Commu
Please visit our blog at www.artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links that we discuss during the show.
Night Light, Interview with Artist Kirby Scudder
We're excited to bring you an interview with Kirby Scudder. Kirby is the Director of the Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Arts, as well as an Artist and advocate of the arts in Santa Cruz, CA. Kirby's current project is called Night Light, a Commu
WildLinAlg15: Applications of row reduction (Gaussian elimination)
This lecture shows how the three main problems of Linear Algebra can be tackled using the algorithm of row reduction, also called Gaussian elimination. The three main problems are: how to invert a linear change of coordinates, how to compute the eigenvalues and eigenvectors of a square matrix, and how to compute the determinant of a square matrix. Each problem is illustrated with examples. This is part of a first course in Linear Algebra given by Assoc Prof N J Wildberger of UNSW.
Apple Cup Rivals Contribute to Apple Genome Sequencing
PULLMAN, Wash. — An international team of scientists from Italy, France, New Zealand, Belgium and the USA have published a draft sequence of the domestic apple genome in the current issue of Nature Genetics. The availability of a genome sequence for apple will allow scientists to more rapidly identify which genes provide desirable characteristics to the fruit and which genes and gene variants provide disease or drought resistance to the plant. This information can be used to rapidly improve
International students at NYIT's Old Westbury and Manhattan campuses learn about American culture. New York Institute of Technology.
Fall 2010, The Financial Crisis in Greece: Causes and Social Consequences
Conversations on Europe lecture by Harris Mylonas, assistant professor of political science and international affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University. Sponsors: CES-EUC, Modern Greek Program.
04 - Inferno V, VI, VII
This lecture examines Inferno 4 -7. Dante’s Limbo, modeled on the classical locus amoenus, is identified as a place of repose and vulnerability. Here, in fact, among the poets of antiquity, the pilgrim falls prey to poetic hubris by joining in their ranks. The pilgrim is faced with the consequences of his poetic vocation when he descends to the circle of lust (Inferno 5), where Francesca da Rimini, in her failure to distinguish romance from reality, testifies to the dangers inherent to the
Expiring or Expanding? international economic organisations and the restructuring of world power
Ngaire Woods is professor of international political economy and director of the Global Economic Governance Programme, University College, Oxford.
Masters EXPO 2010
The 10th Masters Expo took place on Thursday 30 September. Over 30 student projects were on display throughout the ground floor of Old Broadcasting House. The projects included work from students studying masters in the areas of music, media and computing. The Expo allowed postgraduate students to display the work they had completed as part of their final major project, the largest component of the masters course. MSc Sound and Music for Interactive Games student, Samir Graba, found the day ver
Public Health Masters Course Handbook 2010-2011
A course handbook for the Masters in Public health at the University of Bedfordshire. This handbook can be used with the MSc in Public Health for both full time or part-time study. It focuses on giving student an insight as to what to expect on the public health taught course and also the distance learning course as well.
Preparing for peer observation
This exercise sheet is designed to be used to train teachers in peer-to-peer observation. It outlines the phases of peer-to-peer observation and gives pointers on how to give feedback to colleagues.
Musharraf on the need to change U.S. public opinion about South Asia
Former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf talked about the qualities of leadership, the conflict in the Middle East and many other topics during an intense one-hour class session with International Relations students on Oct. 13. 2010
'Shrinking' the economy
In this podcast Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession. Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research (ICBBR) within the Nottingham University Business School(NUBS). The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham, Ningbo China. The centre's research brings together a range of experts who share an interest in studying decision-making in e
Harrap Houseware Beatrice OK 20/2 Meat Mincer
Meat mincer; cast iron with red wooden handle and graded round cutting disks. Large screw at base to attach to table or working surface. In original box.. Maker: Harrap, Houseware - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
International Classification of Function, Disability and Health
This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who are new to the ICF, will also find it a useful introduction. It describes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), a classification system published by the World Health Organisation to describe health status. This system is widely used in r