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Advances in nanotechnology

Advances in nanotechnology

In this podcast, Professor Moriarty discusses nanotechnology, and how it has led to a convergence of the traditional sciences. He talks about the commercial applications of nanotechnology such as hard disk technology in laptops, stain free materials and fabrics, self-cleaning windows and advanced water filtration. He also touches on some of t...   More

Challenging reality

Challenging reality

A behind the scenes interview with Professor Christopher Barnatt, Director and Producer of a new TV documentary on what we perceive to be real, and what, if any, future lies ahead for us. The TV documentary was televised in April 2009 and was based on a book written by Professor Christopher Barnatt in 1997, also entitled Challenging Reality,...   More

Contemporary French culture in a global context

Contemporary French culture in a global context

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Semester two 2009. This module looks at aspects of contemporary French culture in the context of an increasingly globalised culture and economy. In part, the module explores recent attempts to defend, redefine and interpret key aspects of French ide...   More

Copyright

Copyright

In using copyright works (e.g. journals or newspaper articles, books, photographs, music) for study or research you are expected to observe certain legal and ethical constraints. In particular, you are bound to abide by the law of copyright. This resource helps you to see how copyright could affect the way you study, research and work while a...   More

Creativity and mental illness : the Madness and Literature Network

Creativity and mental illness : the Madness and Literature Network

In this video Professor Paul Crawford presents the Madness & Literature Network's seminar on Mental Illness and Creativity, featuring the respected authors Patrick Gale and Paul Sayer. Presentation produced and delivered May 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor Paul Crawford, School of Midwifery & Physio...   More

Editing files and Emacs

Editing files and Emacs

This emacs lecture is given as part of the course G51UST, Unix Software Tools. The course gives an introduction to the Unix operating system. It teaches students how to use the Command Line Interface that is part of Unix and also teaches them how to write shell, sed and awk. In doing so the course covers the use of editors such as Emacs and vi...   More

Education - eChina UK Project

Education - eChina UK Project

BNU / BFSU case study - Visual Learning - This case study outlines the two eELT training projects that the University of Nottingham developed, in collaboration with Beijing Normal University and Beijing Foreign Studies University. This case study outlines the two eELT training projects that the University of Nottingham developed, in collabora...   More

Film in history/history in film

Film in history/history in film

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 This module explores the inter-relations and interactions of film and history in 20th century Europe and the United States (with a few classic films from elsewhere). It considers how films have appropriated past events as their ...   More

Hand hygiene

Hand hygiene

Aimed at healthcare practitioners, this learning object describes why hand hygiene is so important in a healthcare setting, then uses video clips to demonstrate correct, and incorrect, hand washing techniques.   More

Heuristic local search tutorial

Heuristic local search tutorial

The Problem: Real-world problems are usually (if not always) considered hard to be solved because: * Problems cannot always be represented and solved with a straightforward mathematical approach. * A lot of parameters and constraints are involved. * The number of possible solutions to a problem can be huge. * Good solutions need to be found ...   More

Hitler and the Third Reich

Hitler and the Third Reich

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. The Third Reich is one of the most notorious, discussed and horrific periods of our age and although it is also very well researched, still raises many questions: How could a man like Hitler gain so much power? How could a whol...   More

Industry perspectives in media branding and promotion

Industry perspectives in media branding and promotion

In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops Charlie Mawer from Red Bee Media, discusses his company's work on the branding and promotion of television channels; from BBC channels through to new channels like Dave. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for undergraduate...   More

Introduction to drama

Introduction to drama

This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2010. This module is designed to provide an introduction to the analysis and performance of drama. It has three main aims: 1) To provide an introduction to the analysis of drama; 2) To give a taste of the wide range of performance c...   More

Levels of measurement

Levels of measurement

Aimed at statistics beginners, this learning object describes, and gives examples of, the four levels of measurement of data: nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio.   More

Machinima

Machinima

In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Conference, Hugh Hancock from The Strange Company gives industry insights into the world of Machinima and its role in the world of media ephemerality, and shows examples of his work. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for Undergrad...   More

Open for learning

Open for learning

This xerte on-line toolkits resource has been produced as part of the JISC funded BERLiN (Building Exchanges for Research and Learning in Nottingham) project run by The University of Nottingham from April 2009 - April 2010. The project aimed to publish and share the equivalent of 360 credits of Open Educational Resources (OERs), enhance and ex...   More

Patterns of life

Patterns of life

Each mp3 voice recording accompanies a PowerPoint slide or set of slides. These two files were bundled together with a transcript of the mp3s (mainly for people with hearing disabilities) and a printer-friendly pdf of the slides. Each set of files is organised into topics, which are set out in two ways. For linear learners they are set ou...   More

Personal & professional development

Personal & professional development

This resource provides an overview of the Personal and Professional Development activities and requirements embedded within the eighteen month pre-clinical part of the Graduate Entry Medicine course and the portfolio that students are required to maintain for the duration of the course. The Graduate Entry Medicine (GEM) course comprises two ...   More

Reenactment : fans performing movie scenes from the stage to YouTube

Reenactment : fans performing movie scenes from the stage to YouTube

In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops, Professor Barbara Klinger from Indiana University discusses her research on the phenomenon of fan recreations. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor Barbara Klinger,...   More

Referencing your work with Harvard

Referencing your work with Harvard

A web-based desktop tool showing you how to accurately format references for the Harvard system. Select the exact nature of reference type - book, journal, e-journal, website, government publication, and other sources - and the tool will show you examples of correct referencing for that type.   More

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