Pee-power toilet to light up disaster zones
Students and staff are being asked to use a prototype urinal to 'donate' urine to fuel microbial fuel cell (MFC) stacks that generate electricity to power lighting. The developers hope the pee-power technology will light toilet cubicles in refugee camps, where women are often at risk of assault in poorly lit sanitation areas. Matthew Stock reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and innovations news: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Reuters tells the world's stories
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E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
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ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
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Creative enterprise in west Yorkshire Arts organisations
This report describes and theorises the findings of a workshop discussion, commissioned by WYLLN, into the views of arts organizations on the challenges they face in becoming more enterprising and less grant dependent.
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Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
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Checklist - Language Assistantship
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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Ferdinand Freiligrath Briefrepertorium
Ferdinand Freiligrath Briefrepertorium is a website which aids research on the German writer and poet, Ferdinand Freiligrath (1810-1876), who was a friend of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882). In the 1840s he became more political and attracted the attention of Karl Marx (1818-1883); historians will note Freiligrath's letters with Engels about Marx, which are listed here. This site posts a research index to Freilgrath's published and unpublished correspondence, including letters, visiting
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1 4. Making the music fit the film

It is a huge step from identifying how music can be expressive, to composing music which captures the essence of the visual images, mood and action of a story. Composers such as David Arnold constantly stress how personal their response to the finished film is, but they still manage to guide our expectations and we feel uncomfortable if the music is ‘wrong’ somehow: too loud or quiet, expressing action too explicitly, or not saying enough.

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Preservation Aesthetics
Shannon Mattern discusses the aesthetics of preservation at the annual Digital Preservation meeting. Speaker Biography: Shannon Mattern is associate professor in the School of Media Studies at the New School in New York. Her research and teaching address the forms and materials of media and the spaces (architectural, urban, conceptual) they create and inhabit. She has written about archives, libraries and other media-architectures, media infrastructures, place branding, public design projects,
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Tweety Hall
Tweety Hall is a project of the LGA Group (Local Government Association) it seeks to provide a directory of UK local government councillors who use the micro blogging service Twitter. It is possible to look by name of representative, area or political party. Each entry has statistics on posts, updates and followers and links to the latest postings.
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Introduction

In this unit, we emphasise the strategic importance of marketing communication, rather than seeing it as merely a tactical process of promoting the other elements of the marketing mix. Brands exist in the minds of customers not only through their experience of a product or service, but also because of the long-term effects of communication.

Traditional marketing models fail to capture the complexity of contemporary consumer behaviour. Simple cause and effect can no longer be relied upon
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Family businesses
Nigel Nicholson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, talks about family businesses, leadership and Maasai warriors - and how these topics are related.

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Leadership Initiative
Dean Hiram Chodosh talks about the College of Law's Leadership Initiative. It is one of four initiatives which the college is developing.
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ESD.801 Leadership Development (MIT)
Students work in a team environment to develop five core leadership capabilities: Visioning, Analyzing, Relating, Inventing and Enabling. In addition, students participate in a negotiation simulation, improve communication skills and learn about cross-cultural negotiation. A structured set of outdoor experiences complements classroom activities. Restricted to entering students in the Technology and Policy Program.
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Begin bij jezelf : Online cursus voor leerkrachten over stereotypen en vooroordelen
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Hoe ga je als docent om met vooroordelen van jongeren? Wat kun je doen tegen discriminatie? En hoe kun je leerlingen corrigeren in en bewust maken van hun gedrag ten opzichte van anderen? Voor deze en andere vragen kun je terecht bij de online cursus …


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Kurdish convoy arrives at Syrian border to battle Islamic State
A convoy of Iraqi Peshmerga fighters arrives at the Turkish border to help fellow Kurds battling against Islamic State militants. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and internati
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The Master of Light - Johannes Vermeer- Discovery/History/Art (documentary)
Learn about a genius in the art world, a master of light: Johannes Vermeer (documentary). (57:35)
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Checklist - Work Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers 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.
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