SP.401 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies (MIT)
<p>This course is designed as an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of Women's and Gender Studies, an academic area of study focused on the ways that sex and gender manifest themselves in social, cultural, and political contexts. The primary goal of this course is to familiarize students with key issues, questions and debates in Women's Studies scholarship, both historical and contemporary. This semester you will become acquainted with many of the critical questions and concepts f
2 What's out there for our school? There are close to three thousand museums, galleries and heritage sites in the UK and there are approximately 100 million visits made to them every year. Internationally important collections of ancient relics and artistic masterpieces jostle for our attention alongside personal collections of precious oddities. We have a dynamic national network of hi-tech, interactive science centres, encouraging creative thinking and practical experimentation. The centres look back at the history of
There are close to three thousand museums, galleries and heritage sites in the UK and there are approximately 100 million visits made to them every year. Internationally important collections of ancient relics and artistic masterpieces jostle for our attention alongside personal collections of precious oddities.
We have a dynamic national network of hi-tech, interactive science centres, encouraging creative thinking and practical experimentation. The centres look back at the history of
SP.718 Special Topics at Edgerton Center: D-Lab Health: Medical Technologies for the Developing Worl
D-Lab Health provides multi-disciplinary approach to global health technology design via guest lectures and a major project based on fieldwork. We will explore the current state of global health challenges and learn how design medical technologies that address those problems. Students may travel to Nicaragua during spring break and work with health professionals, using medical technology design kits to gain field experience for their device challenge. As a final class deliverable, you will creat
Faculty of Law: Professor Graham Virgo - Conscience in Equity: a new Utopia
The Faculty of Law presents this public lecture by Professor Graham Virgo, 2016 NZ Law Foundation Distinguished Visiting Fellow, 2016 FW Guest Memorial Lecturer. In 1516 Sir Thomas More published 'Utopia', which identifies an attractive vision of law and society. As Lord Chancellor, More helped to develop Equity as a mechanism to secure justice which was not provided through the rigid interpretation of the Common Law. From the start, the equitable jurisdiction was founded on conscience. By traci
21A.226 Ethnic and National Identity (MIT)
An introduction to the cross-cultural study of ethnic and national identity. We examine the concept of social identity, and consider the ways in which gendered, linguistic, religious, and ethno-racial identity components interact. We explore the history of nationalism, including the emergence of the idea of the nation-state, as well as ethnic conflict, globalization, identity politics, and human rights.
The competitive advantage and catching-up of nations
At a time when the global economic slowdown is encouraging countries and companies to introduce neo-protectionist policies - including possible moves by the new US President-elect to penalise American firms who relocate jobs outside the US - we should not ignore the efforts of smaller developing countries to catch-up, says Judge Business School's Dr Christos Pitelis.
Multiple Sketch Users in DDDoolz
This paper presents DDDoolz, a desktop-VR three-dimensional voxel sketchtool. DDDoolz is developed in the Design Systems Group to explore the use of Virtual Reality technology in the early design stage. The aim is to offer a sketch-like environment in VR with an unobtrusive interface. The paper presents DDDoolz, how it is used in education and with partners in architectural practice, and some future developments. As an extension to current functionality, the possibility of multiple users at the
Dick DeVos, The Windquest Group: "Philanthropy...It's Definitely Not for Wimps!: Reflections on Fait
Dick DeVos, President of The Windquest Group speaks on the relationship between religion and money, drawing on his experiences as a businessman and philanthropist. A response is given by Stanley N. Katz, Lecturer with rank of Professor, Woodrow Wilson School, This is the inaugural lecture in the Doll Family Lectureship on Religion and Money established at the Center for the Study of Religion by Henry C. Doll, Class of 1958, and his family. The purpose of the lectureship is to bring distinguished
Douglas Melton, Harvard University: "Stem Cell Challenges in Biology and Public Policy" - April 10,
Douglas Melton will discuss the biology and public policy challenges surrounding stem cell research. The potential of human embryonic stem cells for understanding human development and finding new therapies will be presented. Dr. Melton is a cell and molecular biologist as well as an advocate of embryonic stem cell research. His research focuses on the developmental biology of the pancreas. One of the primary goals of his work is to understand how human embryonic stem cells differentiate into pa
Fixing the financial system
Julian Franks, Professor of Finance at London Business School, discusses why we can not wait to fix the financial system, despite not fully understanding the origins of the crisis
Cancer Biology Tutorial (Full version)
The content package (full version) is based on an introductory course on Cancer biology at Bath. It includes a)interactive Flash animations designed to develop a strong conceptual understanding of the complex cellular processes of DNA replication, DNA damage and DNA repair pathways in cancer. It includes novel animation material incorporating current research. It also includes a text version of the animation materials. b) powerpoint slides on oncogenesis, oncogenic viruses,apoptosis, angiogenesi
Textwall to support teaching and learning The Textwall system is used by Child Care students to send their responses via mobile phone to a question posed by the tutor. THe responses are projected onto the interactive whiteboard where the tutor checks understanding and provides feedback.
The Textwall system is used by Child Care students to send their responses via mobile phone to a question posed by the tutor. THe responses are projected onto the interactive whiteboard where the tutor checks understanding and provides feedback.
Play, development and learning
This learning object provides content, resources, activities and tasks to support the competencies in the unit CHCPR303D Develop an understanding of children's interests and developmental needs, CHCFC301A Support the development of children, and CHCPR301A Provide experiences to support children’s play and learning from the Community Services (Children’s Services) Training Package.
Citizenship CGEA Level 4
The aim of this unit is to help you understand what it means to be a citizen in the new millennium, and explore aspects of National Identity. It also aims to give you a broader understanding of the levels of government, and especially how the state and federal government works for you. We also explore some of the Indigenous Issues facing us all.
Comply with legislation in the public sector
How to understand government legislation, gain an understanding of what is required of it and develop effective work practices in order to comply with it.
Follow workplace hygiene procedures
This unit covers workplace hygiene procedures in the kitchen. Activity 1 describes hygiene practices in the kitchen and the laws which govern them. Students must complete a worksheet to show their understanding of these concepts. Activity 2 describes how food poisoning is caused by poor hygiene standards in the kitchen, and the procedures for monitoring and reporting on hygiene risks. Students must complete two worksheets to show their understanding of these concepts.
Apply principles of visual design and communication to the development of a multimedia product
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to incorporate the principles of visual design and communication into the development of multimedia products for use within the cultural industries. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: understanding testing, exploring techniques, focus groups, determining testing stages, scoping the test, selecting test techniques, conducting an expert test, conducting a user test, making recommendations an
Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets: Learners guide
Learners guide. Welcome to Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets, BSBMKG402A. This unit can be taken towards several Business Services qualifications. It is one of the units in the Certificate IV in Business (Marketing) qualification. The unit will help you to analyse consumer behaviour. By understanding consumer behaviour you should be able to target your marketing to specific markets and specific needs. After studying this unit you should be able to compare the importance of various
Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets: Learners resource
Learners Resource. Welcome to Analyse consumer behaviour for specific markets, BSBMKG402A. This unit can be taken towards several Business Services qualifications. It is one of the units in the Certificate IV in Business (Marketing) qualification. The unit will help you to analyse consumer behaviour. By understanding consumer behaviour you should be able to target your marketing to specific markets and specific needs. After studying this unit you should be able to compare the importance of vari
News and Views: Advertising
Advertising. This is topic 5 extracted from the News and Views resource. The aim of this topic is to increase your understanding of the inter-dependency of mainstream media and advertising. This topic will introduce the techniques that are employed to get consumers of main stream media to purchase their goods and services.