William P. Jones: 2013 National Book Festival
William P. Jones appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: William P. Jones is an associate professor of history at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is the author of "The Tribe of Black Ulysses: African American Lumber Workers in the Jim Crow South," about the previously ignored story of African American men employed in the lumber industry in the Southern United States. The book received the H.L. Mitchell Award of the Southern Historical Assoc
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2.1 Environment and technology

A central concern of environmental studies is the relationship between technology and our environment: how people use technology to transform materials into forms which can meet our needs and wants. In the process of doing this we inevitably change the environment which provides these materials but which also supports all life.

A few moments ago I went to my fridge and took some milk out to add to a cup of coffee. I used this common example of a modern domestic appliance without a secon
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Inguinal canal presentation

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This presentation gives a stylised overview of the gross anatomical structure of the walls of the inguinal canal suitable for undergraduate medical students. It illustrates how herniation of the abdominal contents is prevented while still allo
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Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
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Engaging students in ethical debates
This case study outlines an investigation into the acceptance of a new pedagogical paradigm aiming to engage and inspire students in ethical and entrepreneurial activity
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Red Mondays and Gemstone Jalapenos: The Synesthetic World
Synesthesia is the blending or mixing of senses. A synesthete, for example, might see colors when listening to music or taste flavors when hearing a word. Dr. David Eagleman of Baylor College of Medicine explains this strange condition, and four synesthetes explain how they perceive the world.
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3.5 Conclusions

The contemporary context for science communication is changing as policy initiatives introduce options for dialogue and consultation between science and society. At the same time, new communications technologies are being introduced that facilitate novel science communication activities. These new technologies, which exist alongside well-established channels for science communication, mean that scientific knowledge has the potential to be visible to a wide range of audiences. Those audiences
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Quick Q
Q methodology is a technique for modelling viewpoints, that was developed by William Stephenson (1902-1989). This animation, intended for a general audience, provides a short non-technical introduction to the methodology, outlining the different stages involved in conducting a Q study. The animation was funded by the UK Higher Education Academy, as part of the National Teaching Fellow 'Assessing Students at Masters level' project, Assimilate.
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Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
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University of Surrey Learning Skills portal
The University of Surrey Skills Portal is a classified collection of quality materials designed to enable students to develop information literacy, research and study skills. It has been built using Openly licensed resources including several from Leeds Metropolitan University.
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Certificacion de Turismo Responsable
A lecture on sustainable tourism delivered in Spanish.
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation demonstrating bending moment of uniformly distributed load
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Podcasting
This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software
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Job interviews
Job Interviews is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. Interviews are still the most commonly used method for assessing a person’s suitability for a job. In the UK 99 per cent of employers use selection interviews to recruit
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地球の熱とともに44年ー九重火山の調査研究を中心にー(江原 幸雄 教授)
コースに「地球の熱とともに44年ー九重火山の調査研究を中心にー(江原 幸雄 教授)」を追加しました。(2013年05月19日)
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経済統計と産業連関-フードシステム論から-(吉田 泰治 教授)
コースに「経済統計と産業連関-フードシステム論から-(吉田 泰治 教授)」を追加しました。(2013年05月19日)
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Adrienne Mayor: 2014 National Book Festival
Adrienne Mayor appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Speaker Biography: Adrienne Mayor is a historian of ancient science and a classical folklorist. She is a research scholar in classics and the history and philosophy of science and technology at Stanford University. Mayor's work has been featured on NPR, BBC, Discovery and Health TV channels and published in The New York Times and National Geographic. Her book "The Poison King: The Life and Legend
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Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
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