Abstract Thinking: An Introduction to Creative Thinking in Basic Design
This paper critically examines the nature of the dramatic increase in the number of students accepted in schools of architecture in Jordan, and the contradictory decrease in their artistic, creative, thought process, projects problem solving and other skills. The paper also reviews architectural curriculum and courses to identify weaknesses in handling the changes and ultimately within these constraints and in order to handle the students variable potentials, abilities and contradictions, certai
Dosta is part of a wider Council of Europe and European Commission programme. Meaning 'enough' in the Romani language, it aims to bring Roma people closer to non-Romany citizens in Europe. It is active in various European countries (including Bosnia, Montenegro, FYROM Madeconia) but could be relevant across Europe. There is a large amount of interesting background information about the origins and achievements of the Roma, and on their diversity, plus a list of some famous Roma. Details of
Visions of hope for a terrorised planet - Annual Peace Lecture 2008
Dr Kate Dewes, member of the United Nations Disarmament Advisory Board presents the 2008 Annual Peace lecture - Visions of hope for a terrorised planet. Lecture given Aug 11, 2008.
How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1
This is an e-Learning package that was created from a lecture given to Masters students at the university of Bradford Management School in 2010. This is a web link however there is also another deposit that allows complete download of materials in granular form.
"That's how we do it...we treat them all the same": an exploration of the experiences of patients, l
A PhD thesis submitted at Bournemouth University in 2008. This study aimed to explore the experiences of patients, lay carers and health and social care staff of care received by older people with dementia in the acute hospital setting.
openSpace is University College Falmouth's platform for making teaching materials free to learners all over the world through Creative Commons. As far as possible, we have developed openSpace to reflect our approaches to teaching on our full time and part time courses. This is your space to explore, experiment, develop and grow...a place where your learning and your knowledge is shaped through your interactions, peer feedback and collaboration with others interested in the same subject. It's
Parallel and Multicore Computing
Lectures slides from the 15 lecture Parallel And Multicore Computing module presented to the Computer Science Honours class 4th year. The image used above is CRAY 1 by Rama and is available under a Creative Commons Share Alike license
Importing Music in Audacity part 5
Save, Save, Save-and give new names to the project each time you save. If you find music that you can legally use save that into your porject folder so you can use it on multiple podcasts. Music and transitions are added to an interview in this vide.
Standing Out: Is it Selfish?
Your unusual trait may be acceptable, even endearing, in some contexts, but in others it could place you at professional risk.
Lecture 5 13-14-Professional Development (COMP1205)
Lecture 5 13-14-Professional Development (COMP1205)
How To Trap the Soccer Ball With Your Knee & Foot
Soccer Coach Mike Hefron demonstrates how to trap the soccer ball out of the air with your knee and foot. The coach explains errors players often make and how to correct them. ( 3:07)
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
T4 Tips Podcast #16 - Connecting a Projector to a Laptop
Connecting PC and Mac laptops to a projector. Here are the different adapters for the Mac laptops. If you have an iBook, you will need to have the Apple VGA Display adapter. Part # M8639G/A $17.10 If you have a PowerBook G4 or a MacBook Pro you will need the Apple DVI to VGA Display Adapter Part #M8754G/A If you have a MacBook (not the Pro) you will need the Apple Mini-DVI to VGA Adapter. It looks like the same adapter as the iBook Adapter, but the pinout to the computer is different. Part
T4 Tips Podcast #23 - PowerGrade-The New Class
This podcast will show elementary teachers in the district how to get rid of last year's PowerGrade data and set up their new class. If you have any questions please contact the PowerGrade specialist in your building. If you need further assistance contact your Curriculum Technology Specialist. (This is a redo, the first video did not export correctly)
SteveSongs Blast Off Song
This song from SteveSongs is about blasting off in a rocket ship. It would be great to use as part of a unit about space. The song uses lots of words about space including orbit, sun, planet, planet names, galaxy and more. Run time 01:41.
The Everafter, book trailer award-winner
Congratulations to Emily Fitch of Fort Wayne, Indiana, for her winning book trailer for The Everafter by Amy Huntley. Fitch created the book trailer based on the 2010 William C. Morris finalist as part of YALSA's 2010 Morris/Nonfiction Book Trailer contest. "I'm super pumped to say the least. I always think it’s cool when I can find something different or a story that can present something (in this case, the afterlife) in a way that I never thou
China’s property bubble: is it starting to deflate?
Amid fears of a property bubble in China where real estate prices have risen for nine consecutive months, Bill Hunt, former president of Century 21 China Real Estate, remains sanguine that the bubble will not burst.
A leap into languages
Some entrepreneurs are born into the role. Such was the case of Tom Adams who, at the age of 30, became CEO for a family business selling language-learning software.
Fun Science: Space
Learn the answers to all of these questions:
What is "outer space"? What is the "Milky Way"?What is the "solar system"? Why do we need to wear a space suit in
space? Why do things float around in space? Are there
wormholes in space that we can use for time travel? Why do stars
twinkle? What are "shooting stars"? What is a "blue moon", and will it make me sad? How are planets named?Why is Mars red?Can I hear sound in space