The Vitamin Village is a web-based eLearning package developed between 2001 and 2008 to incorporate vitamins A, C, D, E and K, as well as a basic introduction to antioxidants. It is mainly used in first year teaching of vitamins, but also in the 2nd and 3rd years of the 3 year BSc (Hons) Nutrition and 4 year MNutr Nutrition degrees taught within the School of Biosciences. The creation and development involved staff within Nutritional Sciences (Drs John Brameld, Zoe Daniel & Tim Parr and Profe
Understanding global politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009. This module introduces global politics through the major theoretical, historical and empirical ways of seeing international relations. Different claims, about, for example, human nature, power, war, peace, the state, society, law and politics are offered by thinkers who exercise a major influence on our contemporary understanding. These claims contribute to different approaches t
Roads to modernity, 1789-1945
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn/Spring Semesters 2010/11. This module addresses the nature of ‘modernity’. It explores the ideas and historical experiences that transformed societies in Europe and around the world during a series of epic journeys from the distant past to the near present. In the autumn semester lectures and seminars provide a broad chronological survey of major events from 1789 to 1945. The focus is on key e
Researching solutions to global water shortages
Director of the University of Nottingham’s Centre for Clean Water Technologies. Making sure the world’s population has enough drinking water is one of the biggest challenges we face today. A rapidly increasing global population, the fact that only a very small percentage of global water is available for consumption and an uneven global distribution of clean drinking water are the main problems in regard to the current global water crisis. Professor Hilal discusses these problems and some o
Politics in 60 seconds. Disaster politics
Dr Vanessa Pupavac defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focusses on disaster politics as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Vanessa Pupavac, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Vanessa Pupavac is a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Nottingham. She has previously worked for the U
IMF, World Bank see economic danger
Sept. 22 - The world economy is at a critical juncture as governments need to be courageous in efforts to clean up their sovereign debt problems, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and World Bank President Robert Zoellick said as their annual meetings begin. Conway G. Gittens reports.
MIPS: Risking It All on RISC
[Recorded: July 27, 2011] Stanford University President John Hennessy and MIPS colleagues Bob Miller, Skip Stritter and Joe DiNucci will discuss the story of MIPS, a groundbreaking company in the computer industry. In 1981, Hennessy led the Stanford research team that developed a Reduced Instruction Set Computing (RISC) microprocessor that had the potential to dramatically increase performance and reduce costs. Then in 1984, Hennessy joined Skip Stritter and John Mousourris to co-found MIPS Co
Battle of Taillebourg: XIII Century Blood of Europe campaign battle
This 1:46 long video does not have narration and uses simple graphics to show what happened during this battle that took place in Tailleburg, France at a bridge passed Charente River. It was strategic importance on the route between Northern and Southern France. The war had 4 minor battles and started in 1242 and ended in 1538.
Approaches to political studies
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. This module introduces students to alternative theoretical approaches to the study of political phenomena. We consider the different forms of analysing, explaining, and understanding politics associated with approaches such as behaviouralism, rational choice theory, institutionalism, Marxism, feminism, interpretive theory and post-modernism. This module shows that the different a
Panel debate on The Politics of Land in southern Africa
30 September 2009 The Politics of Land in southern Africa
Panel debate in Masvingo, Zimbabwe featuring researchers from the Livelihoods and Land Reform Project.
Land interview with Blasio Mavedzenge
30 September 2009 Land interview with Blasio Mavedzenge
One in a series of interviews with beneficiaries of land reform in Zimbabwe.
SOC101 Session 2 Fall 2011
SOC101 Individual in Society Session Two 09/19/11 Sergio Soto
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Article :: Viveza 2: Perfecting Contrast and Color with Precision
This article is the fourth of five that focuses on the focused on plugins for Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture, from Nik Software and Alien Skin Software. Here, Photoshop expert Dan Moughamian, author of Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques for Photoshop CS5, Lightroom 3, and Camera Raw 6, examines how Viveza 2 is a great way –once you’ve wrapped up your raw edits- to apply localized tweaks to color
A Wildlife Refuge Indicator Species
Indicator species are used as an early warning of pollution or degradation in an ecosystem. This video can be used as part of science lesson and/or a career lesson. The species are shown.
Running time 1:51 minutes
Fundamentos de Informática Grado de Ingeniería Mecánica
La Informática es una asignatura de formación básica impartida en el primer curso de la titulación. Esta particular ubicación temporal permite que los estudiantes puedan aplicar en todas las asignaturas de la titulación los conocimientos adquiridos en esta asignatura, la mayoría de las cuales, en mayor o menor medida, necesitan apoyarse en herramientas informáticas para la resolución de problemas. La asignatura tiene por objeto que el alumno comprenda el papel del computador en la resol
The Halloween Song Book-Classroom Book Project
This cute video shows a Halloween Classroom Book Project by Mrs. Butkus' class. Young learners will enjoy creating a book like this and learning this "Heidi Songs" Halloween song. The book shows one jack-o-lantern, 2 owls, 3 trick or treaters, 4 cats, and 5 bats. BOO!! (1:27)