Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
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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.
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

Virtual Maths, Cylinder - Calculating Volume and Height
Interactive exercise demonstrating how to calculate the volume and height of a cylinder (includes links to other useful resources)
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

Orphan Works 3: The Role of Private & Public Registries
One question regarding orphan works is the role public and private registries might play in any orphan works solution. The most obvious of these registries, the Copyright Office's own registration and recordation system, provides a wealth of copyright information but has limitations based on both technological requirements and the fact that registration and recordation is not mandatory in the United States. There are other registries that have ownership information, and there has been some sugge
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Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Calc Height of Building, Angle Tool
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the height of a building
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Calculate Height of Building guide
Guide to calculating the height of a building
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

Receptors with intrinsic enzymatic activity are the second biggest group of receptors after the GPCRs. They include four types according to the form of enzymatic activity of the intracellular domain (Figure 23a).

• Receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs) On activation, the kinase domain phosphorylates tyrosine amin
Author(s): The Open University

The National Archives UK posted a photo:

Over the course of the Second World War, L
Author(s): nobody@flickr.com (The National Archives UK)

Round Room
Mark Jarzombek Interim Dean for the School of Architecture and Planning, MIT enters the structure at the Round Room Exhibit at the Keller Gallery. The exhibit was designed by Matter Design & Quarra Stone and will up from 9/12-10/15 2014.
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After studying this unit you should be able to:

• Define and use, or recognize definitions and applications of, each of the terms in bold in the text.

• Understand the complexity of the interdependence between organisms and their environment.

• Describe some of the consequences for health of pollution.

• Explain why it is difficult to gain international agreements to secure biodiversity and reduce pollution.

Author(s): The Open University

Bionic kangaroo bounces on blades
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25356 A robotic kangaroo controlled by an armband uses elastic springs to bounce just like the real thing
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The benefits of the North East Asian Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and other upcoming agreements for companies seeking to expand into these fast growing markets. The event features speakers: David Byers, Interim Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia â€“ Kristen Bondietti, Principal Trade Consultant, ITS Global (Asia Pacific) â€“ Dale Thomas, Business Adviser, Entrepreneursâ€™ Programme, Austmine.
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Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation quiz2
Interactive quiz explaining requiring the student to calculate the time required to carry out excavation work (see also quiz 1 and video).
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

Virtual Maths - Shapes, Space and Measure, Theodolite Survey simulation
Simulation of using a thodolite to calculate the height of a building.
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

The auditory system transmits information from the cochlea to the auditory cortex. Another system follows a similar path, but in reverse, from the cortex to the cochlear nuclei. This is the descending auditory pathway. In general, the descending pathway may be regarded as exercising an inhibitory function by means of a sort of negative feedback. It may also determine which ascending impulses are to be blocked and which are allowed to pass to other centres in the brain. The olivocochlear bundl
Author(s): The Open University

Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

Virtual Maths Shapes, Space and Measure, Levelling Survey - Rugby pitch
Interactive simulation using a level to take measurements to calculate the volume of earth to be excavated to create a flat rugby pitch.
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

Virtual Maths - Shapes, Space and Measure, Theodolite Survey simulation
Simulation of using a thodolite to calculate the height of a building.
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University