Islamic Architecture and Digital Databases
Epigraphy in Islamic architecture represented an indispensable element in its conceptual design and structure. Our research investigates this unique role, which epigraphy played in Islamic architecture as a tool singularizing this architecture and the sensuality it inspires inside a building while bestowing on it its particular identity. This how SADEPIG came to being: it is a virtual database regrouping all the information about the monumental epigraphy which date from the Sa?dian period in Mor
A Way to Connect
MU President Ashley Barnes and ASOSU President Tonga Hopoi welcome to OSU for the 2011-2012 school year.
Security Council Simulation: Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict
This module provides context and guidelines for a Security Council simulation involving a conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, situated in the Caucasus Mountains. The simulation is meant to help […]
Stocks fall over Greek default fears
Sept. 19 - European markets tumble after EU finance ministers meeting in Poland at the weekend, failed to reach an agreement on how to tackle the euro zone debt crisis. Hayley Platt reports.
NTC readies to take Sirte
Sept 19 - Hundreds of families flee city of Sirte in Libya as National Transitional Council forces prepare another offensive. Jessica Gray reports.
London Design Festival's 3D 'revolution'
Sept.19 - As part of the ninth London Design Festival, the 154-year-old Victoria & Albert Museum is staging an exhibition of items created using a cutting-edge 3D printing process which curator Murray Moss says will spark a new 'revolution' in creativity. Matt Cowan reports
Stem verloren : Drama Leerlingen voeren verschillende opdrachtjes uit waarbij ze niet mogen spreken.
Leerlingen voeren verschillende opdrachtjes uit waarbij ze niet mogen spreken.
User-generated content : archeologies, economies and ecologies
In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media workshops, Professor Jon Dovey (UWE) presents his research into user-generated content. PLEASE NOTE: The presntation begins with a five minute video clip - keynote begins thereafter. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate study and community education Author and Presenter: Professor Jon Dovey, University of the West of England Jon has recently been appointed to the
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 t
Thinking about dyslexia
These documents are part of the Thinking about Dyslexia website which was produced by Academic Support. The website is intended to support our staff by providing a resource about dyslexia and by highlighting the good practice amongst teaching staff which our students have found helpful. One of our aims is to demonstrate that some elements of what is good practice for all work extremely well for dyslexic students and therefore st
The end of the road?
Road traffic has grown more than 80% since 1980 – as a result roads have deteriorated more quickly than could have been envisaged. Britain’s road network is one of the countries largest national assets. Professor Andy Collop from the Department of Civil Engineering describes the research taking place in Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre and the improvements such knowledge can make to road materials, structures and sustainability.
The anatomy of the kidneys
Aimed at pre-registration Nursing students studying human biology, this learning object introduces the external and internal anatomy of the kidney, including the anatomy of nephrons and corpuscles.
The package was written in 1996. Radio immuno assay (RIA) is a technique for measuring concentrations of antigens. Although better techniques have subsequently been developed from it, understanding RIA forms the basis for understanding these derivatives. RIA belongs to the family of competition assays which are widely used in science, medicine and related industries to measure the concentrations of biologically active molecules. This package introduces the concepts of RIA and will be useful t
The Distributive Property
This animated video demonstrates using the distributive property to solve 7(3+9). The seven is described as a ninja "attacking" the other numbers. ( :57)
The Best Part of Everything: A Modern Family
A family’s evolution as the children face the real world and the parents prepare for an empty nest and retirement.Weaved together by an assemblage of aesthetically and emotionally rich interviews, an extraordinary array of archival material and vérité footage, The Best Part of Everything explores an American family facing their hopes, dreams, ambitions, and regrets as the 20-something children face the real world and the parents prepare for an empty nest and retirement.Jes Th
21H.416J Medieval Economic History in Comparative Perspective (MIT)
This course will survey the conditions of material life and the changing social and economic relations in medieval Europe with reference to the comparative context of contemporary Islamic, Chinese, and central Asian experiences. The subject covers the emergence and decline of feudal institutions, the transformation of peasant agriculture, living standards and the course of epidemic disease, and the ebb and flow of long-distance trade across the Eurasian system. Particular emphasis will be placed
Hewlett Packard gets a new CEO
Sept. 23 - The world's largest PC maker, Hewlett Packard, named former eBay Chief Executive Meg Whitman as its new boss, replacing the harshly-criticised Leo Apotheker. Hayley Platt reports.
2011 McBaine Moot Court Competition Final Round
The James Patterson McBaine Honors Competition is BerkeleyLaw's venerable moot court competition and is open to all Boalt second- and third-year law students. Cases chosen for the competition involve cutting-edge issues of great public importance. This year, we are proud to welcome Justice Sonia Sotomayor of the United States Supreme Court, Judge William Fletcher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Justice Carol Corrigan of the California Supreme Court as our panel f
This Week @Minnesota: Inauguration of President Eric Kaler
For this episode of This Week @Minnesota, we celebrate the inauguration of the University of Minnesota's 16th President, Eric Kaler. The week leading up to his inauguration included community visits and college tours.
A Career in Real Estate
This video features an interview with a realtor who works for a real estate, investment, mortgage company. She describes her background and daily duties. Marketing that accompanies real estate is also described. The realtor has a very positive attitude and describes helping people with such significant purchases as her favorite part of the job. ( 4:06)