Using a compass clinometer
This Xerte resource is a translation of the original UKESCC courseware resource developed using Authorware at the University of Derby covering the use of a compass clinometer. It deals with the following sub-topics: 1. Description of the instrument; 2. Magnetic variation correction; Taking a sight bearing; Determining grid references; Measuring dip and strike; Measuring thickness; Sources of error; Self assessment.
Rock Deformation & Geological Structures
This Xerte resource is a translation of the original UKESCC courseware resource covering the deformation of rocks. It deals with the following sub-topics: Introduction to rock deformation; The analysis of stress; Deformation and finite strain; Brittle deformation; Ductile deformation. Each topic is covered theoretically and with natural examples.
A virtual practice community for student learning and staff
development in health and social work
This resource is the final report for the a Health Sciences and Practice mini project: A virtual practice community for student learning and staff development in health and social work inter-professional education; changing practice through collaboration.
TALAT Lecture 2402: Design Recommendations for fatigue loaded structures
This lecture presents calculation of design stresses for variable stress ratios in practice, explanation on the background of design recommendations; it demonstrates the concept of partial safety factors and supply appropriate background information for aluminium; it enables the designer to evaluate service behavior of structural details on a more sophisticated level applying the same principles as in current design recommendations; it provides understanding of the fatigue design procedure accor
Games Technologies for Learning
The Games Technologies for Learning report explores the ways in which games technologies can be used to enhance teaching and learning, and provides advice for schools and colleges wishing to introduce...
Upper Intermediate S4 #22 - Are the Japanese Bugs in Your Stomach Making You Angry?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! After a bunch of layoffs in your office in Japan, everyone is on edge…everyone but you, that is. That’s because the company hired you and a colleague as contractors to help the company streamline its Japanese operations. You’ve been traveling from office to office, cutting costs and people. You tell your [...]
Community Breakfast Kicks off New Year at UMass Amherst
More than 300 people gathered in the UMass Amherst Student Union on Sept. 1 for the 44th annual Community Breakfast. At the event, the university and the Town Amherst signed a memorandum of understanding to create the Gateway Redevelopment District to develop private student housing as part of a larger, mixed-use development project.
UMass Students Explore Tropical Rain Forest
Betsy Dumont, a mammal expert in the biology department at UMass Amherst, is one of six faculty who regularly lead students in a tropical field biology course in the Commonwealth Honors College every Spring Break. They study in Costa Rica's lowland coastal rain forest and spend two days of snorkeling on pristine coral reefs off the coast of Panama. The trip gives students a feel for what it is really like to do a field project, from design to data collection through trouble-shooting and on to an
Popular Policing Video Lecture Part I
This seminar is part of a digital course Trends in the Governance of Security introduced by Clifford Shearing which focuses on civic or popular policing This type of policing is located within communities rather than within either the state or private security Irvin Kinnes looks at methods of nonstate forms of justice and policing in communities in South Africa giving a historical overview and discussing the challenges facedLearning across Borders LABS is an initiative to foster sustainable teac
Poco a Poco: Heath-Care Collaboration in Honduras
The Arizona Health Sciences Center at the University of Arizona assists individuals and communities statewide through a variety of outreach efforts. However, global initiatives are under way, too; members of the AHSC community are making a health-care difference in Honduras. While visiting a remote region of the Central American nation this winter, AHSC faculty, friends and others watched as a new clinic -- one that they helped to become a reality -- began to take shape.
Spartan Sagas: Linda Mercado Peterson
Linda Mercado Peterson, who graduated from the College of Human Medicine in 1988, says Michigan State taught her to be a more compassionate person and physician. "Being a Spartan is a way of life about being involved, giving back, and sharing Spartan ways with my family." Spartans--alumni, students, faculty, and staff. Have your own Spartan Saga to share? Go to http://spartansagas.msu.edu/share/ and share your story with the world!
What School Boards Should Know Before Attempting to Circumvent the Rights of High School Students to
Danielle Suzanne Crossley
School Boards desiring to avoid the requirements of the Equal Access Act (EAA) to prevent students from organizing Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) clubs within their schools may have difficulty doing […]
Silverlight TV 51: Debugging and Deploying WCF RIA Services In this video, John sits down with Saurabh Pant of the WCF RIA Services team and responds to some of the most common issues customers encounter when deploying WCF RIA Services. Saurabh runs through various scenarios and provides great guidance on how to identify and solve these issues. Here are some of the topics he covers:
In this video, John sits down with Saurabh Pant of the WCF RIA Services team and responds to some of the most common issues customers encounter when deploying WCF RIA Services. Saurabh runs through various scenarios and provides great guidance on how to identify and solve these issues. Here are some of the topics he covers:
Importing Music in Audacity part 5
Save, Save, Save-and give new names to the project each time you save. If you find music that you can legally use save that into your porject folder so you can use it on multiple podcasts. Music and transitions are added to an interview in this vide.
An element’s atomic mass is the mass of one atom of that element, measured in atomic mass units (amu). An element’s atomic mass in amu is equal to its molar mass in g/mol. The instructor talks very fast; the video may have to be paused for clarification/comprehension/discussion. (04:19)
T4 Tips Podcast #19 - Macintosh File Management
This podcast is for Mac users. It covers basic file management 'how-to's':• how to crete new folders• how to move documents into folders• how to store folders in the Mac version of a file cabinet, the Documents folderThere is a surprise at the end of the podcast!Backdrop: http://www.johnhaney.com/backdrop (http://www.johnhaney.com/backdrop) Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there!
2014 Orientation Leaders Dance
Check out the welcome you get when you come to Ole Miss for Orientation. Of course, we think we have the best orientation leaders! Video by Mary Stanton Knight
Social entrepreneurship in India: going beyond symptoms
If social entrepreneurs in India focus on causes when mapping out challenges, rather than just fixing the symptoms, half the battle is already fought, says Rathin Roy, chairman of the board of directors of Rural Innovations Network, a Chennai-based company that helps social entrepreneurs incubate innovations and take them to the market to benefit the rural poor.