Climate change: a contemporary and geological perspective: introduction
Climate change: a contemporary and geological perspective: introduction - Jim Andrews Keywords:climate change
The Secret State: preparing for the worst 1945-2009
Peter Hennessy will examine the most secret files recently declassified from the Cold War years and contrast the Secret State of the 1940s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s with the the new protective state the UK has constructed since 9/11. Peter Hennessy is Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History at QMUL and was recently elected a Fellow of the British Academy as well as being an Honorary Fellow of LSE. Before joining the Department in 1992, he was a journalist for twenty years with spells on Th
This course aims at obtaining knowledge and basic skills about the disciplines called ergonomics/human factors, their approaches and their applications to actual design of human-machine systems, work and organisations. Among various contents related to ergonomics with which people are working, this class focuses on applications of ergonomic approaches and methods to actual design and evaluation of human-machine systems and organisational aspects. Contents covered in this class are largely divide
Applied Humanities: Transforming Humanities Education
In the first of four panels celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Comparative Media Studies (CMS) program at MIT, panelists reflect on the wide range of projects and media studies offspring that have emerged from this innovative program.
Major CMS themes include the development of community, creation of a deeper unders
New Frontiers in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Research
In contrast to cardiovascular disease, few breakthrough remedies for psychiatric illness have emerged in the past half century. Edward Scolnick lays blame for this dismal situation on barriers to understanding the genetic basis behind such illnesses. But the research drought may be over, as the current revolution in
The Art of Science Television
Paula Apsell, NOVA's senior executive producer laments the sad state of science journalism and discusses how NOVA is more essential than ever. In a world where the public understanding of science is diminishing, she makes a strong case for NOVA's tradition of depth and substance, tackling the most pressing issues in sc
Genetics of Common Human Diseases
Peter Donnelly, one of the UK's leading statisticians and geneticists, discusses his involvement in recent projects aimed at understanding the genetics of common human diseases.
This resource received an honorable mention in the 2013 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge.'In this lesson, you will be introduced to Plate Tectonics. You will learn what plate tectonics theory is, why it is important, the history of this concept, the components of the plate tectonic system, the features that form along plate boundaries, the driving force of plate movement and the internal and external processes involved.'
Cognitive Disability and Cognitive Enhancement
Prof Jeff McMahan,Rutgers University explores why it is important for our understanding of problems in bioethics to determine the moral status of human beings whose cognitive capacities and potential are no higher than those of higher nonhuman animals.
Dance communicates ideas through movement and is an expressive art form. Students need to learn how to use their body in a safe and healthy way, whilst developing a wide-ranging movement vocabulary. The use of different dance techniques can be an effective way of building vocabulary and developing different kinds of skills and abilities. Technical dance skills can form the foundation on which to develop and enhance each individual's performance. As dance teachers, we may have a range of skills,
Professional Dentists In Avon The Dark Side of the Universe 1.10 Summary and questions (R&DA 1) Creative Teachers for Creative Learners Creative enterprise in west Yorkshire Arts organisations 1.2 Skimming to get an overview Composition of the Senate 7.2.2 Summarising During a long negotiation, summarising what has been proposed and the stage that the negotiations have reached helps both to clarify key points and to create mutual trust by indicating that all perspectives are being taken into consideration. So We Read On: How "The Great Gatsby" Came To Be and Why It Endures A Legacy of Excellence
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Professor Silk discusses how our understanding of cosmology has evolved in recent years from the old Big Bang cosmology of the Einstein era. Observations have shown us that the universe is mostly dark. This is one of the greatest mysteries in the cosmos. Not only is the observed night sky dark, but also most of the matter in the universe is dark. Astronomers today are seeking to unravel the nature of the mysterious but pervasive dark matter and dark energy, which account for two-thirds of the ma
The ‘Big Bang’ is said to be the origin of our Universe. This unit will help you to comprehend what happened in the moments immediately after the Big Bang and during the initial cooling period. You will also gain an understanding of how this event turned in to the Universe we live in today.
This research and development award aimed to support the development of primary trainees teachers’ understanding of – and teaching for - children’s creativity by producing an interactive bank of teaching and learning materials set within a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It was found that, at the beginning of their programme, primary teacher trainees had a narrow, arts-based view of creativity. This could be challenged by focussed observation of classroom practice using a framework ada
This report describes and theorises the findings of a workshop discussion, commissioned by WYLLN, into the views of arts organizations on the challenges they face in becoming more enterprising and less grant dependent.
Are you a technophobe? Bluetooth, Ethernet WiFi – are they terms that mean nothing to you? This unit will gently guide you to an understanding of how devices 'talk' to each other and what technologies and processes are involved. You will also look at wired and wireless communication technologies, introducing you to some of the key methods involved.
Congress is made up of two legislative houses—the House of Representatives and the Senate. One hundred senators, two from each state, serve and represent their constituencies in the Senate. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
In her recently published book on "The Great Gatsby," Maureen Corrigan presents a new perspective on why F. Scott Fitzgerald???s classic American novel is a great work of literary achievement. Speaker Biography: Maureen Corrigan is book critic for NPR's "Fresh Air," a regular book reviewer for The Washington Post, and lecturer and critic-in-residence at Georgetown University. Her literary memoir "Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading!" was published in 2005. She was an associate editor of and contributo
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The Dark Side of the Universe
1.10 Summary and questions
(R&DA 1) Creative Teachers for Creative Learners
Creative enterprise in west Yorkshire Arts organisations
1.2 Skimming to get an overview
Composition of the Senate
7.2.2 Summarising During a long negotiation, summarising what has been proposed and the stage that the negotiations have reached helps both to clarify key points and to create mutual trust by indicating that all perspectives are being taken into consideration.
During a long negotiation, summarising what has been proposed and the stage that the negotiations have reached helps both to clarify key points and to create mutual trust by indicating that all perspectives are being taken into consideration.
So We Read On: How "The Great Gatsby" Came To Be and Why It Endures
A Legacy of Excellence