Nuclear Energy: Radiation Exposure
This lesson provides an overview of the sources and potential effects of radiation exposure. Topics include the history of the United States' domestic nuclear power program, the concept of ionizing radiation, and how radiation dosage is measured.
Secretary Hank Paulson: "Hank: 5 Years from the Brink" | Talks at Google
Secretary Hank Paulson joins us in conversation about his new documentary. HANK: 5 Years from the Brink tells the story of how Paulson worked to persuade banks, Congress, and presidential candidates to support a nearly $1 trillion rescue package for the U.S. financial system during a time of unimaginable pressure and economic uncertainty. Moderating the talk is Mary Grove, Director of Global Entrepreneurship Outreach.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Rectangle simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the area of a 2D rectangle
Using MATLAB for engineers
Introductory course on learning and using MATLAB aimed at 1st year engineering undergraduate. These were developed at the University of Sheffield and authored by J A Rossiter from The Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering. The files include a slightly animated power point slide (runs via web) which includes audio. Hence a little like a lecture. The source m-files mentioned are also supplied in the zip files mentioned. These m-files cover a group of topics. Read the instruction
Ethnicity and "race"
This module will explore the concepts of ‘race’, racism, ethnicity (religion and language), identity and nationalism in an historical and comparative manner. It will be concentrating on issues of power and domination, for example it will consider the legacy that imperial rule has left on social structures.
How Smart Are Dogs?
Meet an extraordinary boarder collie and other dogs changing our view of dog intelligence. This professionally-made video from PBS is part of the NOVA Science NOW series. (14:52)
Delivering Sustainable Development
(complete 12 unit module with HTML navigation)
This module opens with a review of changes in the contemporary world political economy and their implications for sustainable development. One of the most important factors generating change is globalisation and we examine the ideologies and institutions which serve to integrate all regions and peoples more intensely than ever before. The relationship between patterns of globalisation and endemic poverty and various environmental crises is examined to illustrate the contours of some of the most
Duke Medicine Profiles: Tristram D. Bahnson, MD
Get to know Duke Heart Center's providers. Learn more about Tristram D. Bahnson, MD at http://www.dukemedicine.org/find-doctors-physicians/tristram-d-bahnson-md.
Internationalisation good practice: The inclusive curriculum and ‘Internationalisation at Home’
This theme includes papers and articles which explore the meanings attributed to key phrases and attempt to define key concepts within the field of internationalisation as it relates specifically to learning, teaching and assessment practice and curriculum design and delivery in higher education. Many contributions provide concrete examples of activities to support multicultural learning and embed international dimensions in curricula. The student voice is apparent in research that engages stude
Education Center of Computer Aided Design: Technical University of Bialystok, Poland - Hopes, Possib
This paper describes a Project of Professional Computer Aided Design Education in Bialystock (Poland).
Doing the right thing : corporate social responsibility in a global marketplace
Globalisation, mass consumer awareness and public accountability are all factors in persuading companies to adopt ethical policies. As companies become more accountable not only for their own actions but for those within their supply chain, they have to adapt to ensure success within the context of the global society they operate in. Professor Jeremy Moon (Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of Nottingham Business School and Director of the International Centre for Cor
Herhalingsbundels Planètes 7-10 - Quartier étoile 5 Dit zijn herhalingsbundels bij het tweede deel van Quartier étoile 5. Ze bevatten per planète minstens de woordenlijst in kolommen zodat ze de vertaling kunnen noteren, maar soms ook wat simpele extra …
Dit zijn herhalingsbundels bij het tweede deel van Quartier étoile 5.
Ze bevatten per planète minstens de woordenlijst in kolommen zodat ze de vertaling kunnen noteren, maar soms ook wat simpele extra …
Of Visions, Dreams and Reality; Sustainable Housing in Perspective (Inaugural Lecture - Professor Ma
The inaugural lecture of Professor Malcolm Bell, Downing Chair in Surveying and Sustainable Housing, was held on Tuesday 18 May 2010. Professor Bell's lecture titled "Of Visions, Dreams and Reality; Sustainable Housing in Perspective" explored the issues and challenges of making very large reductions in carbon emissions from housing. It drew on some 20 years of research work in the Buildings, Energy and Sustainability research group, which is part of the Centre for the Built Environment (CeBE) a
Article :: Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #91: Simplifying a Visually Complex Form
Donna L. Baker demonstrates the power of Adobe Acrobat 9 to recognize form fields, a very useful capability when you need to bring forms (intact, if possible) into PDF files.
Faculty Mentoring Program
New faculty mentoring program at Iowa State
Construction Engineering Safety Support video for case study - Safer working environments through the use of Mobile Technology.
Support video for case study - Safer working environments through the use of Mobile Technology.
Resource efficiency/waste management Activities
Activities for Part Six of Greening Business: One organization’s waste is another organization’s resource. Reducing ‘waste’ within an organization reduces costs through waste disposal and ‘lost’ resource, reduces emissions associated with the transport (and decomposition) of waste, and can provide an additional income stream where waste becomes a useful and valuable resource. ‘Waste management’ or ‘resource efficiency’ includes minimising pollution, as well as reducing, reu
FACTBOX: No end yet for Japan trade slump
A weak global economy and a territorial spat with neighboring China continue to cut into Japan's exports, underlining the challenges facing new leader Shinzo Abe.