Tag: education

New trial: Sage video

We are delighted to present trial access to Sage Video running until 31st May 2016.  We have access to the Education collection, Media & Communication collection, and Counselling & Psychotherapy collections. Make a change from reading and explore the collection.

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JSTOR: a guided journey

Good news for all our budding Arts and Humanities scholars!  JSTOR have just produced a series of subject guides to help you get the most from their resources, including: Books Art & Art History resources Language & Literature resources Political Science resources Education

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Technology Book of the Week 18/12/15

Transitions in Undergraduate Mathematics Education – edited by Michael Grove, Tony Croft, Joe Kyle & Duncan Lawson Are you interested in learning and teaching in mathematics? The University Library has just added a new book to stock that explores a

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STEM fun on Pinterest

Fun for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fans this summer!  As the Assistant Faculty Librarian for Science and Technology I have an interest in all things STEM.  As a mother of a 3 year old I have an interest

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DCQE Learning and Teaching Conference returns

Calling all academic staff – don’t miss the 2015 Annual Learning and Teaching Conference on Tuesday, 23rd June!  This year’s theme is ‘Developing and Implementing Career Enhancing Activities’. Spend the day learning how to develop offers of placements, exchanges, enterprise, volunteering and work-based learning.

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Considering a Masters degree next year?

The Higher Education funding body, HEFCE, have made funding available for one-off bursaries for both final year students, and also for women considering taking Masters degrees in Technology subjects to study for a full-time Masters degree next year.

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Memrise

Here’s an interesting way to learn the vocabulary for a variety of languages. The site uses flashcards supported by video clips, mnemonics and samples of how each word is used. Anyone can add to the site by creating flashcards, adding

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Blackboards in porn

Possibly at the more risque end of the spectrum for Thing of the Day, we couldn’t resist the sad or brilliant (you decide) mathematician who produced this blog posting.  Thank you, we think, also to the contributor who found this. http://blackboardsinporn.blogspot.com/

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Changing Education Paradigms

Here’s a thought provoking talk that will make you think about our education system. The accompanying animation by Cognitive Media is entertaining too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U [Thanks to BJ for this suggestion]

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Starting University this Year?

Thing of the Day would like to congratulate everyone who got their A-Level results last week. You should all be proud of your fantastic achievements! For those of you who are planning to come to University, here are some handy

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