The Importance of Virtual Environments in the Design of Electronic Games and Their Relevance to Arch
Ever increasing complexity in architectural design and the need to deliver a cost effective solution requires the employment and adoption of innovative design methods. Although technological changes have entered the field of architecture at a slower pace, the recent adoption of 3D modelling, Virtual Environment and multimedia represent significant changes in architectural design, visualisation and presentation. These now include tools for conceptualisation, design synthesis, design presentation,
Research methods: Semiotics and signification
This resource is part of "Research methods" module. This module is designed primarily for students taking sport-related courses, but knowledge and use of research methods is widely shared across a range of social science disciplines, so students from any other such discipline should find this useful too. It is important to focus on methods, almost to the exclusion of any actual content, at least until you find your bearings. Thus although there are important differences between them students of
The OCEP collection is a comprehensive set of resources to help develop employability skills among undergraduates.The resources can be used across all subject areas and come in a variety of forms including student activities, examples of assessments, module learning and teaching materials etc. The resource is fully searchable and will be added to over time.
French Navy Crepe Dress with Yoke-Effect Embroidery
French navy crepe dress; small collar to round neck. Embroidered self-coloured detail to give yoke-effect. Three-quarter length sleevesfinished in fold-back cuffs with single self-covered button trim. Bodice is loosely gathered to waist; skirt has two unpressed pleats to centre front. Short metal zips to back neck and left hand side; belt loops in same fabric (belt missing). Bodice is pleated into waist either side of centre back. Label 'Dominant Dorma Fitting'. Date: 1940 - 1949 - from the The
Nova 111FX Camera
Small oblong camera, in original packaging. In black plastic housing with silver metal front marked 110FX nova in black caracters. Top has silver panel with orange button and marked Made in Singapore also metal hook to support flashcube (missing). Black arrow at side to move panle to allow loading of film and also a small sight. Black corded strap to side attached by clip. Box marked Nova FX110 Pocket 110 Camera W/Flashcube Attachment and rainbow diagonal motifs. Box base: Worldwide Distributors
The Bill of Rights
Do you know your rights? Professor of Law Henry Chambers explains the lasting wisdom of the Constitution's first 10 amendments.
Lunch with a Laureate: Eric Chivian
In 1978, in his last years of residency in psychiatry at Mass General Hospital, Eric Chivian decided to do something bold. Encouraged by Australian physician, Helen Caldicott, who spoke of the medical dangers of the nuclear fuel cycle and of nuclear power, in particular, he decided to restart an old medical organization—Physi
From Relief to Reconstruction — Practical and Policy Challenges
As the United Nations and worldwide NGOs face the challenges of providing basic services to the survivors of the January 2010 Haitian earthquake, Oxfam’s Raymond Offenheiser scrutinizes what will ultimately be “crucial to the outcome, in the Haitian context, of a successful recovery and rehabilitation by the Haitian people a
Looking Ahead to the Future of NASA
From the MIT News Office:
NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr. defended President Barack Obama’s controversial plans for the U.S. space agency’s future and touted the president’s plan to invest billions of dollars in basic science research.
Some in Congress have criticized Obama’s proposal to cancel t
Government Transparency and Collaborative Journalism
In December 2009, the Obama administration directed federal agencies and departments to implement "principles of transparency, participation and collaboration," and provided deadlines for making government information available online. At the same time, citizens and journalists are developing new technologies to manage and analyze
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 2D shapes
Images of 2D shapes with formula for calculating area square, rectangle, triangle, trapezoid, parallelogram, pythagorean theorem, circle, circular sector, circular ring
The Economic Meltdown: What Have We Learned, if Anything?
The U.S. has had more than 70 years to come to terms with the Great Depression, and we really thought we knew how to avoid another one, says Paul Krugman. “It wasn’t supposed to be possible. Then came the current crisis.”
So how to explain the Great Recession of 2008? Krugman suggests a combination of factors: Fi
Making A Difference: 'Tell Me Again' Core Skills DVD
This DVD offers clear and insightful guidance on performing basic core skills for garment construction with professional techniques. Examples include a step-by-step demo on making a hem and making a variety of seams. It also covers repetitive tasks as threading the machine, and winding the bobbin. The sections are approximately 2 minutes long with a voice over to illuminate the demonstrations. The video was made through CLIP/CETL as a learning resource only for London College of Fashion and Univ
Developing a practice based research proposal for Masters level study (activity 2)
An online learning activity enabling post-graduate students to think about and develop their practice-based research proposals for Contemporary Applied Arts. Activity 2 of 2.
Undertaking a SKILLS AUDIT to inform a practice based research proposal for Masters level study (act
An activity assignment for post-graduate Contemporary Applied Arts students to undertake a self-assessment skills audit as a precursor activity to developing a practice-based research proposal. Activity 1 of 2.
A series of resources and connected activities delving into the topic of newspaper journalism. Includes the ‘virtual newsstand’, an exercise in understanding the diverse nature of some of Britain’s many newspaper publications; 'Maddie and the Media' which explores the extent to which a single newspaper article can create ripples throughout
Art del segle XX
Es basa en l'estudi de les principals manifestacions de les arts visuals i l'arquitectura del segle XX, així com de l'anomenat art tecnològic, en particular del vídeo art i de l'art dels nous mitjans, amb l'objectiud'assolir una visió panoràmica de l'art contemporani, amb algunes referències a l'art del nostre entorn més proper, particularment de l'art català contemporani. Es fa èmfasi en la interconnexió amb altres àrees de coneixement i no es redueix a l'estudi dels estils i les sev
Fact Sheet: Broad Bean (Vicia faba)