The Hobbit at the Bodleian: World Book Day
Judith Priestman, curator of the Bodleian library, discusses the World Book Day 2010 exhibition, where a selection of J.R.R. Tolkien's original artwork which was used to illustrate The Hobbit, was on display to the public.
Parents' and Carers' Guide
This guide provides information about Oxford for anyone who is encouraging a student to make an application to the University, and who will be supporting them through the application process and beyond.
This guide explains what you could expect from an Oxford interview and the part interviews play in the selection procedure.
Graduate Finance Guide
Graduate Finance Guide
Undergraduate Finance Guide
This guide outlines the costs you should expect to meet when studying at Oxford and also the various forms of financial support that will be available to you. Includes details of the Oxford Opportunity Bursary.
Citizen Milton: Paradise Lost Book One: Satan's first speech
The Bodleian Library's winter exhibition 2007-08 is a tribute to John Milton. In this podcast, Sam Dastor reads Satan's first speech from Paradise Lost
Citizen Milton: Paradise Lost Book One: Milton's ambitions
The Bodleian Library's winter exhibition 2007-08 is a tribute to John Milton. In this podcast, Sam Dastor talks about Milton's ambitions as a poet
Citizen Milton: Paradise Lost Book Four
The Bodleian Library's winter exhibition 2007-08 is a tribute to John Milton. In this podcast, Sam Dastor reads from Book Four of Paradise Lost where Satan first spies Adam and Eve
Comic book history
Comic book author Bentley Boyd uses a vivid medium to snare new students of American history.
Using Quotations for Book Titles
Quotations can be used for book titles if they are used consistently. Other options include underlining and italics. Discover when it's acceptable to put book titles in quotation marks. The teacher shows examples on her computer screen in this live action movie. (1:28)
Bringing the Book of the Dead to life
Roberta Shaw, Assistant Curator of Egyptian Arts and Culture, introduces the restoration project of the ROM's Book of the Dead. A team from the University of Bonn worked throughout May 2008 to piece together this rare ancient Egyptian papyrus dating to about 320 BC.
Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead
Travel to Egypt, the land where the Book of the Dead of Amen-em-hat was written over 2,300 years ago and uncover the story of this mystical scroll. Acquired in the early 20th century, this beautiful papyrus scroll was recently restored and temporarily brought out of the vaults for display. Visitors can still see fragments of the Scroll and this video installation in the Galleries of Africa: Egypt.
Little Book of Enterprise
Editor’s Forward We hope you enjoy this “little book” and fi nd it useful. We believe that enterprise skills can be learnt, and by improving your enterprise skills, increase your potential for creating and identifying opportunities. As a student you have many opportunities to develop your enterprise skills further at Leeds Metropolitan University. This book is a guide to some of the resources and activities here at the University to help develop and maximise your talents. This Little B
Good Practice Guide in Question and Test Design
This booklet will provide an introduction to good practice in question and test design. It includes the art of using objective tests to assess some aspects of student learning. At the outset you should be aware that objective tests are just one method of assessment. They are useful for assessing knowledge, comprehension and application and in some circumstances can be used to assess higher order skills such as evaluation and synthesis. They cannot be used to assess creativity, integration of ide
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Calculate Height of Building guide
Guide to calculating the height of a building
Guide to EBL (Enquiry Based Learning)
This is one of a series of guides produced by the Imaginative Curriculum Network to stimulate thinking and promote good practice in curriculum design. This Guide focuses on ‘Enquiry-based Learning’ (EBL) – on curricula designed around processes of enquiry. It is informed by reports emerging from a programme of staff development that supported lecturers as they each carried out a small-scale project designed to impact on the learning of their students. There is a companion ‘Guide for Busy
Staff Guide to OER (TEXT ONLY VERSION)
The text only version of the Staff Guide to OER.
A staff guide to Open Educational Resources
Comprehensive staff guide to OER's in booklet format (7 pages). Includes 'What are OER's?'; How can OER benefit academic staff?; A quick guide to IPR, copyright and Creative Commons; Guidance on developing OER material; Examples of OER repositories. Easy to use format with 10 key points for each section.
Starr Forum: Peace Meals (Book talk with journalist Anna Badkhen and Fotini Christia)
Peace Meals: A new book by war journalist Anna Badkhen
The book talk will be done conversation-style between Anna Badkhen and Fotini Christia
This event took place on, Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 4:30pm - 6:00pm MIT Building 66-110 ABOUT THE SPEAKERS: Anna Badkhen has covered wars in Afghanistan, Somalia, Israel and the Palestinian territories, Chechnya and Kashmir. She has reported extensively from Iraq since 2003. Her reporting has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle,
A Beginners Guide to the Study of Plant Structure
This resource contains detailed protocols and instructional information used to conduct an undergraduate laboratory exercise in introductory botany and plant structure. It includes student outlines and instructors notes.