Undertaking HRD research in HE
This presentation explores the challenges encountered in researching the impact of enterprise modules in HE on students own perceptions of self efficacy and motivation to particular career intentions
March of TIME: FDR in 1936
In this excerpt from the March of TIME Archives, the 1936 newsreel recaps the first four years of the presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. (2:58)
The history and development of Buddhism - Robert Heath
Dr Robert Heath, lecturer at the school of management at the University of Bath and study lecturer on Buddhism, talks about the history and development of the religion from its inception in India to the present day.
Devices and Desires
Organic devices are revolutionising lighting and solar cells, Professor Alison Walker will describe how this change will impact our lives. Light emission from organic materials is not very common in everyday life. However, some living creatures, such as fireflies and many sea creatures, emit light with amazingly high efficiencies.
Climate change: challenge or swindle?
Reverend Professor Ian James questions whether climate change is a challenge or a swindle and presents some of the certainties, complexities and controversies from the science of climate change.
The Painted Garden
A freelance garden historian, Russell Bowes, will use the clues displayed or hidden in paintings to look at the major developments of gardening styles from ancient times to the present day.
Avebury - megaliths and myths - Roger Vlitos
Freelance and professional writer Roger Vlitos examines the theories and myths about Avebury.
Have Economists gone mad? - Paul Ormerod
Paul Ormerod, the author of three best-selling books on economics talks about what mainstream economists have to say about the turmoil of world economy.
Reading For Life - Jane Davis
Dr Jane Davis tells stories about the value of great books in ordinary lives. Jane left school at 16 with 2 GCSEs but now leads an organisation which wants a bigger place in the nation's heart for books and reading. Later in life she returned to education and graduated with a 1st class degree in English and spent 3 years writing a PhD.
The rise of the Grid & the Large Hadron Collider - Glenn Patrick
Particle Physicist Dr Glenn Patrick talks about the Large Hadron Collider. Based at CERN, in Geneva, the collider is the largest scientific machine in the world. It started operation in the summer of 2008 and aims to produce colossal amounts of data, which thousands of scientists around the world will analyse to further our understanding of the universe.
The Death of Politics A Holokauszt Magyarországon Ken Burns Discusses His Civil War Documentary Competing Alliances in World War I Roundtable on the Semicentennial of Rothbard’s 'Man, Economy, and State' 12.409 Hands-On Astronomy: Observing Stars and Planets (MIT) Sherman's Legacy: Hero or Monster? How do I ...take practice psychometric tests? CSUN's Red RAVEN Robot on the Science Channel
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The website "A Holokauszt Magyarországon" (The Holocaust in Hungary) is an online digital collection of teaching and learning resources about the fate of Hungarian Jews during WWII. The page is a project of the Budapesti Holokauszt Múzeum és Oktatási Központ (The Budapest Holocaust Museum and Teaching Centre). The site is only available in Hungarian but it is an indispensable resource for understanding the Holocaust, the main events and characters in Hungary. There are two main sections: on
In this clip, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, discusses his documentary The Civil War at the Daily News and the implications the war had on the United States. (2:41)
The central powers consisted of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire and the Triple Entente consisted of The United Kingdom, France, and Russia. In this video clip, from WatchMojo.com, learn how many other countries got involved in this First World War. (3:43)
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This class introduces the student to the use of small telescopes, either for formal research or as a hobby. This course covers background for and techniques of visual observation, electronic imaging, and spectroscopy of the Moon, planets, satellites, stars, and brighter deep-space objects. Weekly outdoor observing sessions using 8-inch diameter telescopes when weather permits. Indoor sessions introduce needed skills. Introduction to contemporary observational astronomy including astronomical com
An insightful video that explains how General Sherman became a hero to those in the North and in military history. Some considered him evil for burning Southern cities and farms. This video explains how he treated his troops and why he was a legend. It does not go into detail about his actions in the South or his famous "Forty Acres and a Mule" quote. Great for a debate.
Graduate recruiters use psychometric tests during the recruitment and selection process. There are different types of tests: personality questionnaires and aptitude tests, for example verbal and numerical reasoning. Use Profiling for Success, to get an insight into what to expect and hone your skills. The Careers and Employability Service subscribes to Profiling for Success for University of Nottingham students and alumni only.
Cal State Northridge Professor C.T. Lin, Department of Mechanical Engineering, appears in this clip from the Science Channel's "Prophets of Science Fiction." Lin explains the project he led with his team of CSUN students called the "Red RAVEN" (Robotic Autonomous Vehicle Engineered at Northridge) and its implications for future technological advancements in transportation. Courtesy of the Science Channel.
A Holokauszt Magyarországon
Ken Burns Discusses His Civil War Documentary
Competing Alliances in World War I
Roundtable on the Semicentennial of Rothbard’s 'Man, Economy, and State' 12.409 Hands-On Astronomy: Observing Stars and Planets (MIT) Sherman's Legacy: Hero or Monster? How do I ...take practice psychometric tests? CSUN's Red RAVEN Robot on the Science Channel
12.409 Hands-On Astronomy: Observing Stars and Planets (MIT)
Sherman's Legacy: Hero or Monster?
How do I ...take practice psychometric tests?
CSUN's Red RAVEN Robot on the Science Channel