Advanced Quality Concepts
This unit is designed to help you meet the requirements of the module Advanced Quality Concepts. It has the following learning outcomes: Discuss the importance of quality, basic concepts of quality management and quality improvement and the links with productivity, economic advantage and standard of living. Discuss the characteristics and practices of customer focussed organisations. Identify and discuss various quality improvement models and apply quality improvement tools. Identify and describ
Mobilising Teachers: Use of iPhones Interview with music technology lecturers adn students expressing their thoughts on the usefulness of the iPhone
Interview with music technology lecturers adn students expressing their thoughts on the usefulness of the iPhone
Mobilising Teachers: Using Interactive Voting Systems Interview styled discussion of how an interactive electronic voting system has been used in music technology teaching.
Interview styled discussion of how an interactive electronic voting system has been used in music technology teaching.
Ravitch on Education
Diane Ravitch of NYU talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in her new book, The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education. Ravitch argues that the two most popular education reform movements, accountability and choice, have had unintended consequences that have done great harm to the current generation of students. She argues that the accountability and testing provisions in legislation like No Child Left Behind and simil
Taleb on Black Swans, Fragility, and Mistakes
Nassim Taleb, author of The Black Swan and Fooled by Randomness, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his latest thoughts on robustness, fragility, debt, insurance, uncertainty, exercise, moral hazard, knowledge, and the challenges of fame and fortune.
Kennedy on the Great Depression and the New Deal
David Kennedy of Stanford University and the author of Freedom from Fear talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the Great Depression and its political and economic relevance. Kennedy talks about the economic policies of Hoover and Roosevelt, and how the historical narrative was shaped and evolved over the decades. The conversation concludes with Kennedy's thoughts on the nature and value of history.
Munger on Private and Public Rent-Seeking (and Chilean Buses)
Mike Munger of Duke University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about private and public rent-seeking. When firms compete for either private profit opportunities or government contracts, there are inevitably firms or people who spend resources but end up earning little or nothing. What are the differences, if any between these two forms of competition? How do they related to competitions that award prizes for discovering new technologies? The conversation begins with a discussion of a recen
Strategic Plan for a website
Strategic planning for the Bazaar Ceramics website. The client is considering upgrading to an e-commerce site. It has therefore been decided to review the organisation's strategic plan and develop a gap analysis before proceeding. Your task is to review the strategic plan and current system, perform a gap analysis and develop an action plan based on any recommendations for improvements.
Systems Testing for a website
The company you work for have expanded their operations to include web-hosting services. This project involves investigating systems testing tools and using these tools to ensure the web server/websites function as required. You are required to develop a test plan and prepare the test environment for testing the web server and individual websites. You then need to conduct testing of the individual and system components and analyse test results.
Determine control mechanisms and corrective actions for food safety hazards
The monitoring system within a food safety program indicates whether the critical control point is under control. It provides feedback that the product is being produced safely. The main types of monitoring are visual inspections, time and temperature measurements, chemical measurements and microbial measurements. When it is determined that a critical control point has not been controlled during production, corrective action must be taken to overcome the problem and bring
Practical exercise designed to develop skills in basic image and video editing and presentation using Windows Movie Maker, a freely available editing software that is part of the Windows Operating System. A local travel agency, Top Travel has asked us to produce a 30-second multimedia presentation for their web site promoting the various attractions on offer in this region.
Investigate sustainable water cycle management
This Unit of Competency focuses on the understanding and management of the water cycle, sustainable water usage and the testing of water quality. It contains information, activities and suggested assessment tasks that enable learners to understand the link between the services and systems of the water organisation and its supply to and use by consumers. Learners find out about a range of water systems that we use to capture, store and distribute water and discover that the water services we rely
Design a basic water system model
This Unit of Competency focuses on the features of basic water and wastewater systems. It contains information, activities and suggested assessment tasks that enable learners to understand the characteristics of simple water and wastewater systems, together with the basic scientific principles used in the development of a working water system model. Learners discover how water flows and find out about the operations behind a working water system and use this knowledge to design a water system mo
Facetted aluminium dendrites
In this system, pro-eutectic aluminium dendrites form with facetted morphologies. Such morphologies are uncommon but are a consequence of the diluteness of the aluminium in the melt. The rest of the melt has solidified as a fine Al-Sn eutectic.
How and When to Use Colons
This lesson excerpt talks about how and when to use colons. Some example sentences that use colons are shown. There are five ways in which a colon can be used. Only one way is discussed in any depth in this video.
Cu 70, Sn 30 (wt%) bronze, as cast
High tin Cu-Sn alloy. The phase diagram of this system is complicated, at room temperature the equilibrium phases are α (copper) and ε.
Historical skills : dating documents
Explains the different dating conventions employed in historical documents. For example, the system of dating by reference to a religious feast day and the year of the reigning monarch has little in common with the modern calendar. Even where a recognisable date is provided, it may not be what it at first appears.... The resource includes a glossary, bibliography and translation of relevant Latin numbers/phrases. Illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
TALAT Lecture 4601: Introduction to Brazing of Aluminium Alloys
This lecture describes the characteristics of brazing aluminium and the process involved; it helps to understand the use potential and the limitations of brazing aluminium. Basic knowledge of aluminium alloys designation system, surface treatment and corrosion behaviour is assumed.
Common French Phrases for Making Introductions
Learn French phrases for common introductions. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French words appear on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn semester 2009 Infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The body fights infection through the functions of the immune system, whose power has been harnessed by the development of vaccination (immunisation). Suitable for study at: Undergraduate levels 1 and 2. Dr Ian Todd, School of Molecular Medical Sciences Dr Ian Todd is Associate Professor & Reader in Cellular Immunopatho