Lecture 15 - 11/16/2010
Lecture 15 - 11/16/2010
Doug Dixon: Flash Forward - The Rise of Small Tech Gadgets - April 15, 2009
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Doug Dixon (Manifest Technologies) presents the latest toys from the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show. Flash memory and solid state drives abound in thumb drives, video cameras, etc. Is the hard drive, as we know it, soon to be a thing of the past? For more information see http://blogs.princeton.edu/itsacademic/2009/04/flash_forward_the_rise_of_small_tech_gadgets.html.
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
The 2007 Carnegie Lecture - Dee Caffari's lecture, 'Dare, dream, discover, inspire'
In May 2006, Dee became the first woman to sail solo, non-stop around the world against the prevailing winds and currents, completing the Aviva Challenge. Having won the 2007 Raymarine YJA Yachtsman of the Year Award, Dee plans to enter the 2008/9 Vendée Globe round-the-world yacht race. Leeds Met is delighted that Dee has chosen a team of sport scientists from Leeds Met's Centre for Performance Sport to support her physiological, nutritional and psychological preparations for the challenge.
2.2 What is natural?
The genetic manipulation of plants and animals and their use in agriculture is one of the most controversial scientific developments of recent times. This unt takes a look at the 'science behind the headlines' and the complex interactions between scientific and social factors. By the end of the unit it's hoped that you will have a clearer idea of both what is GM makes possible as well as what may be thought desirable.
Article :: Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Setting a Strong Foundation with Basic Edits
Dan Moughamian shows you how to use the Basic panel to work with raw photos in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.
Alastair Brown explains what climate science is, what the difference between weather and climate, how the scientists model the climate and what range of factors are considered in modelling climate
Kay Johnstone talks about why climate change is an issue as much for businesses as it is for governments and also some of the ways in which businesses can adapt to climate change
Laurie Newton talks about the need for local authorities to adapt to climate change and some of the resources which are available to help Local Authorities understand adaptation
UKCP 09 - UK Climate Projections 2009
Richard Lamb gives an introduction to the history of climate projections in the UK, he also describes the different levels of information available to organisations and individuals through UKCP 09
Wolf Mountain Sanctuary: Saving a Dying Breed
Wolf Mountain Sanctuary is a place where people can directly interact with wolves. This is a good video, although it is really just photos put together with music, that can be used to shatter the image of wolves that students may have based on stories. Run time 04:03.
The Monroe Doctrine 1823
A brief view of the reason that President James Monroe made to warn Europe to stay away from the West.
AFT History Video: Teachers Demand Compensation
Teachers Demand Compensation. Chapter 3 of the AFT History video. This is a video that shows how teachers continued to work during the depression and had to fight for compensation. Part of a series. A good video for history of teaching classes and for union meetings.
Learn about California Standards Test: Algebra II
Khan Academy Presents: 1-5, absolute value equations and systems of equations. This video moves slowly enough for most students.
Article :: Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Organizing and Previewing Multiple Adjustments
The Layers panel provides a very simple means of grouping and previewing adjustment layers together. Dan Moughamian shows you how.
Article :: Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Going Retro: Film Grain
Lightroom 3 provides new styling tools that allow you to add simulated film grain to your black-and-white (or color) photographs, in an attempt to recapture the look and feel of black-and-white film photos. Dan Moughamian shows you how to create this effect.
William R. Newman on Why Did Isaac Newton Believe in Alchemy
Indiana University professor of History and Philosophy of Science, William R. Newman presents his lecture, entitled Why Did Isaac Newton Believe in Alchemy? Through historical documents and experiments that demonstrate alchemical processes, this lecture explains why one of the most insightful scientists in history was convinced that alchemical transformations were scientifically plausible. It was delivered at the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Ontario, on October 6th, 2010.
The return of the big three
Our correspondents discuss how Ford, Chrysler and GM are raising their sights, upgrading their models and moving into emerging markets
253 GG "Desert" Versus "Dessert"
Do you deserve a dessert? Maybe not. The Grammar Girl print book is now available on Amazon.com! http://tinyurl.com/2pkej7