Student Profile: Ixchiel Wilson - Supporting Learning in Practice course
Ixchiel talks about his time here at Leeds Metropolitan University studying Supporting Learning in Practice course within our Health and Social Sciences Faculty.
Teachers' attitudes to and beliefs about web-based collaborative learning environments in the contex
This paper reports the conceptions of teachers from four European countries of the Innovative Technologies for Collaborative Learning project tools for collaborative learning. Fifty six teachers were interviewed about different aspects of the CLE (Webbased Collaborative Learning Environment) implementations and about their own evaluations of the CLE implementations in their classrooms. Their answers were analysed using categories based on a model from cultural-historical activity theory (Engestr
Community Breakfast Kicks off New Year at UMass Amherst
More than 300 people gathered in the UMass Amherst Student Union on Sept. 1 for the 44th annual Community Breakfast. At the event, the university and the Town Amherst signed a memorandum of understanding to create the Gateway Redevelopment District to develop private student housing as part of a larger, mixed-use development project.
Gastric Lavage Procedure Animation
This resource can be used to illustrate the gastric lavage procedure Gastric lavage is the standard method of obtaining specimens for Tuberculosis TB diagnosis in young children. It is generally carried out only in infants and children below the age of two years In older children specimens for TB microscopy and culture are better obtained by sputum induction or voluntary coughing. There are two items included here Gastric lavage Presentation PPT presentation that illustrates and explains the pro
So You Want To Be An Expert In Global Health?
How do you know if you are the right kind of person to specialise in Global Health following on from your degree or other professional qualification? According to experts from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine your background could be from any of a number of disciplines: including science and medicine, but [...]
Hygiene, Sanitation, Water Supply: Forgotten Foundations of Health
Diarrhoeal diseases killing millions of babies around the world each year could be prevented by providing good toilets, lavatories or latrines: especially when designed with full participation of local communities so that they are suitable and get used. That’s according to Sandy Cairncross, Professor of Environmental Health at the London School of Hygiene and [...]
CK-12 Biology (CA Textbook)
As a teacher, have you ever felt that your textbook was not thorough or up-to-date? Do you have to use other resources, such as on-line resources, to teach your lessons? As a student, do you believe you can get current information from sources such as the internet rather than your textbook? The answer to these questions is usually a resounding yes. So what do school districts do? They spend millions of dollars every year to buy “current,” “up-to-date” textbooks. CK12 believes we can do
Mick Bhatia on turning skin cells into blood
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Food, Identity, and African-American Women With Type 2 Diabetes: An Anthropological Perspective
Article discussing African American women's diatary practices and how they contribute to Type II Diabetes in that population
24. Population and the Environment
Global Problems of Population Growth (MCDB 150) World population will continue to rise until at least 2050. Environmental impact is the product of the number of people and how much of their income and technology is devoted to either consumption or conservation. So far, the balance is far at the consumption end and, globally, environmental problems are increasing. Environmentalism has not come close to counteracting the footprint of a billion extra people every dozen years. The only massive succ
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The Land Question in South Africa:The challenge of transformation and distribution
Since the advent of democracy in 1994 issues at the heart of the land question in South Africa are how to reverse this phenomenon and how a large-scale redistribution of land can contribute to the transformation of the economy and the reduction of poverty both rural and urban Edited by Ntsebeza and Hall the volume includes contributions by leading scholars and activists such as Mercia Andrews Henry Bernstein Ben Cousins Sam Moyo and Cherryl Walker and government and World Bank officials such as
Some of the most fascinating life on the planet can be found in the forests, streams and wetlands around your community. Run time 06:55.
Television News Careers : How to Become an International News Reporter
Becoming an international news reporter, also known as a foreign correspondent, requires having a grasp on international relations, possibly knowing a foreign language and understanding the politics of a given country. Understand what it takes to work overseas as a news reporter with insider information from award-winning former TV news anchor, Glenn Selig, in this video on television jobs.
Numerical Analysis is a methodology to approximate the solutions of various types of equations within some accuracy. There are basically two cases when we need Numerical Analysis. The first case is when the solution of the given equation cannot be obtained exactly( for example x5+x+1=0, integral of (exp(-x^2)), solving differential equations). The second case is when a function is not known in the whole domain, but partially(for example from measurements), We will discuss how to approximate the
Meridian and Acupoint 2
Acupuncture is a complex therapeutic practice of inserting medical needles to stimulate specific anatomic points in a body (called acupoints). Based on the body of principles drawn from Yin-Yang theory, the five phase theory, and the meridian theory, manual acupuncture aims to improve symptoms through the regulation of the flow of Qi. Manual acupuncture has been frequently and successfully employed for clinical treatment in East Asian countries for numerous centuries. We will learn, memory, and
English for Tourism
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Making a Multimedia Homepage
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Education Method and Educational Technology
Identify the social changes seen in the 21st century