Professor Jonathan Long - 60 seconds research
Professor Jonathan Long describes his research interests in just sixty seconds. http://mediacentre.leedsmet.ac.uk/author/jonathan-long/ http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/research/professor-jonathan-long.htm
This unit will help you to identify and use information in maths and statistics, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organ
3.4 Self-assessment questions and problems
You may have met complex numbers before, but not had experience in manipulating them. This unit gives an accessible introduction to complex numbers, which are very important in science and technology, as well as mathematics. The unit includes definitions, concepts and techniques which will be very helpful and interesting to a wide variety of people with a reasonable background in algebra and trigonometry.
Introduction to Indian Literature in translation
Professor Boehmer gives a short talk on her current research on Indian Literature in English, looking at the Post-Colonial world of literature and gives an introduction to studying World Literature in the Humanities Division
This unit provides an introduction to global warming. We will be considering the history of global warming by looking at the pattern of ice ages and analyisis of recorded temperatures. We will aim to gather meaningful information from this data. We will briefly assess the impact and influence of humans on global warming and, finally, we will examine climate models and how to predict future changes.
This extract is concerned primarily with the chemistry that underpins the operation of the three-way catalytic converter that is placed in the exhaust systems of motor vehicles in order to reduce the emissions of primary pollutants: carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen and volatile organic compounds, including hydrocarbons. Discussion of the various effects of these pollutants and the consequent introduction and refinement of ‘automotive emission regulations’ has not been included, nor is the
5 Conclusion This unit has concentrated on three main environments for violence and the roles that children play within these environments: victim, perpetrator, witness, colluder and peacemaker. It has looked at individual and social experiences of violence, examining what is normal and abnormal child behaviour and whether violence is innate or learned. It has also broadened out these discussions to look at the ways child violence is differently understood in a range of cultural contexts. What is clear fr
This unit has concentrated on three main environments for violence and the roles that children play within these environments: victim, perpetrator, witness, colluder and peacemaker. It has looked at individual and social experiences of violence, examining what is normal and abnormal child behaviour and whether violence is innate or learned. It has also broadened out these discussions to look at the ways child violence is differently understood in a range of cultural contexts. What is clear fr
LLM degree in U.S. Law | University of St. Thomas School of Law
The LLM degree in U.S. Law from the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, Minnesota, teaches American law with a focus on business law, and offers an opportunity to experience the American legal system from the inside through the #1 externship program in America.
An Evening with Oliver Stone: Dialogue on Classic Filmmaking
Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone discusses his recent film "Alexander" with UC Berkeley dean and professor of classics Ralph Hexter. Stone speaks to the lure, the responsibility, and the challenges inherent in his role as filmmaker. The evening's dialogue centers on representing ancient history and society to a broad modern audience. Oliver Stone has been nominated for 11 Academy Awards as a screenwriter, director, and producer, winning the Oscar three times, twice for Directing and o
Organic Farming: Conserving Top Soil
Fueled by economic pressure to maximize crop yields and government incentives to produce only one type of crop, contemporary American farmers have been facing a crisis reminiscent of one that hit the Great Plains in the 1930s. In this video segment adapted from Interactive NOVA, learn why more and more farmers are opting for sustainable, organic farming practices to help preserve the valuable topsoil that they rely on for their livelihoods and society relies on for a continuing supply of grains
Creativity and Collaboration in Architecture Education in the UAE
A review of national government literature indicates that today?s knowledge-driven economy demands a workforce equipped with complex skills and attitudes. Examples of these skills and attitudes are general problems solving, meta-cognitive skills, critical thinking and lifelong learning. Reviews of the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industry indicates a gap between architecture practice and education. The Egan report states that there is a need for a change of style, culture and p
2013 DAA Dean's Award and Rising Star Recipients
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Introduction to Lattice Multiplication
In this video, Sal Khan, offers an introduction to Lattice Multiplication. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
Acute, Obtuse and Right Angles Song
To a rocking tune of Old McDonald Had a Farm, this video features students singing a simple song that teaches acute, obtuse, and right angles. Students form the angles with their hands. (01:04)
Physics in architecture
Developed in 1998 by Dr John Whittle (Department of the Built Environment) using Authorware, this package contains brief interactive notes on eight areas of physics in which architects need a working knowledge. However, it is also useful to others in science, engineering and social sciences looking for an introduction to the topics concerned. These topics are: Units of measurement; Scalar and vector quantities; Newton’s laws; Mass and weight; Action and reaction; Waves; Heat, work and energy;
Living in an era of global terror
In this podcast, Professor Richard Aldrich from the School of Politics and International Relations, discusses the impact of globalisation, the opportunities this affords to global terrorists and the challenges faced by the intelligence services. Globalisation has led to a free flow of money, people and ideas, which has benefited many people in the West in recent years and enhanced our standard of living, but the price paid is a reduction in security. As we see a shift towards a de-regulated glo
The Great Depression and the 1990s
This lesson asks students to research a modern government program having roots in the New Deal. Following their research, students participate in a congressional forum where they debate which programs should be continued. Recommended for grade 11, can be adapted for other grades.
What is Included in Lesson Study Script?
Learn more about the steps involved in creating the "Lesson Script" … from identifying "best practices" strategies to sequencing the Lesson Script. Hear the rationale for NOT following a "word-for-word" script. Run time 06:23.
Creatief met ICT in het BuSO Deze weblog bevat verschillende fiches die aan de hand van de ontwikkelingsdoelen ICT voor het BuSO opleidingsvorm 1, 2 en 3 tips en praktijkvoorbeelden aanreiken om met ICT binnen deze ontwikkelingsdoelen aan de slag te gaan. De fiches …
Deze weblog bevat verschillende fiches die aan de hand van de ontwikkelingsdoelen ICT voor het BuSO opleidingsvorm 1, 2 en 3 tips en praktijkvoorbeelden aanreiken om met ICT binnen deze ontwikkelingsdoelen aan de slag te gaan.
De fiches …
Expeditie België In deze werkbundel worden de diverse aspecten van België belicht. De leerlingen reizen doorheen België en leren de geschiedenis, de steden, de geografie,... van ons land kennen. Heel wat werkblaadjes kunnen ze zelfstandig oplossen. De …
In deze werkbundel worden de diverse aspecten van België belicht. De leerlingen reizen doorheen België en leren de geschiedenis, de steden, de geografie,... van ons land kennen. Heel wat werkblaadjes kunnen ze zelfstandig oplossen. De …