background preloader

Karonmcb

Facebook Twitter

KaronMcB

Developing strategies and resources for distance learning courses in the School of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland

Fine Art Printers

Drop Shippers. Wordpress. Wordpress Admin. The kaleidoscope, its history, theory and construction with its application to the fine and useful arts : Brewster, David, Sir, 1781-1868. Flipped Classroom info. Home. The Felt Fairy. 3 Caring for someone with dementia at home. Chairs and Seating : Complete Care Shop. © 2015 Complete Care Shop - Unit 1A, Brook Mill Estate, Station Road, Wrea Green, Lancashire, PR4 2PH Tel: 0845 5 194 734 - Fax: 01772 681616 - Email: sales@completecareshop.co.uk Trading under Complete Care Network Ltd - Registered in England & Wales no. 06352353 - VAT Registration No. 920 8163 40 www.completecareshop.co.uk.

Chairs and Seating : Complete Care Shop

FS41_Social_care_assessment,_eligibility_and_care_planning_fcs.pdf. HAGGART'S.

International Women's History Month

3D printing and scanning. James Clerk Maxwell. Why does time tick? - The role of time in the foundations of Physics. Funny. Karon McBride sur Twitter : "Red sky at night… but to the southeast. Worrying. Eclipse. Elegant Lurking. One effective way to learn is to use Social Media un-sociably.

Elegant Lurking

The traditional term for this is Lurking – hanging around a discursive space online without speaking up. It’s an inherently negative sounding term with connotations of voyeurism and surveillance – a fundamental aspect of not being embodied online. For example, if you attend a lecture but don’t ask a question you presumably aren’t Lurking because people can see you? I’d like to propose the more positive notion of Elegant Lurking. This involves learners following key people in their disciplines (fellow students, ‘thought leaders’ practitioners, academics etc.) within Social Media to tune into the discourses within the subject.

The bonus for learners is the additional discussion around these sources which takes place when they are shared. 3D Printing sur Twitter : "The Most Realistic 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Yet! – Steve Wood’s Flexy-Hand Filaflex Remix - The Karon McBride Weekly. CERN sur Twitter : "LHC experiments see record-breaking collisions to help prepare for physics at #13TeV in June! The Karon McBride Weekly.

Links tweeted by KaronMcB

KMcB Paperli. KMcB Pinterest. Log in Home Categories There’s more to see...

KMcB Pinterest

Sign up to discover and save different things to try in 2015. Cite-u-like library. Karon McBride (@KaronMcB) The Karon McBride Weekly. The Karon McBride Weekly. The Karon McBride Weekly. The Karon McBride Weekly. The Karon McBride Weekly. Tree-Decendants of Joseph Durose d1727. Derby Adams and Smiths. Nailers. Parish Registers 1538 - 1837. List of surnames in the Phillimore Marriages database beginning with the letter H.

The Karon McBride Weekly. Search Results. Hardy, John (c 1796 - ) & Smith, George (c 1802 - ) TRANSPORTED? - Ringstead People - Ringstead People. Hardy, John (c 1796 - ) & Smith, George (c 1802 - ) TRANSPORTED?

Hardy, John (c 1796 - ) & Smith, George (c 1802 - ) TRANSPORTED? - Ringstead People - Ringstead People

The two men whose stories we are telling in this piece are like figures caught by a car’s headlights in a dark country lane. We are unable to see where they came from, and after their brief time in the headlights, they disappear into the darkness again. Industrial Buildings. The Derwent Valley, with Derby at is head has a unique and valuable place in world history.

Industrial Buildings

It was in Derby in the early 18th century that John and Thomas Lombe established arguably the first factory which utilised a common power source and organised the workers around this - The Silk Mill. This led to Arkwright establishing his mills at Cromford and Masson some years later and to numerous other developments along the Derwent Valley, such as at Darley Abbey and at Belper. Mills in Derbyshire and the Peak District. Fallgate Mill - Ashover Fall Gate Mill near Ashover located at SK 354623 Probably been a water mill on the site from very early times, certainly from the early years of the 17th century.

Mills in Derbyshire and the Peak District

Photo-Sleuth: Electric Trams in Derby, 1904-1934. Evelyn Theriault, author of A Canadian Family: Acadian & French Canadian Genealogy, has started up a new blog carnival entitled A Festival of Postcards and very kindly emailed me to ask if I would like to take part by posting a postcard relating to the first carnival's theme, Wheels.

Photo-Sleuth: Electric Trams in Derby, 1904-1934

The photograph that I have chosen is one from my collection that is a print rather than a postcard, although it does appear to have been published as a postcard, as I will demonstrate. The photograph shows a procession of six decorated electric trams - known in North America as streetcars or trolleys - as well as a horse and cart being driven away from the photographer down the opposite side of the street and several individuals and groups of people, including the tram drivers - referred to as motormen - and conductors.

System: DerbyDate: Opening DayTaken at: 27.7.1904 London Rd "The Cars" on London Rd. According to Kelly (1912): 813. 4'0"9. cl. 2/7/341-25 Brush/04 It is clear, therefore, that the firm of R. Derbysilkmill_1. Litherland Trades Directory 1894. Lancashire OnLine Parish Clerk Project. Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

Lecturing

Christophinoff sur Twitter : "Maslow's heirarchy of needs for the modern age. @dalzinho... UKEdChat sur Twitter : "Book Review: The Little Book of The Autism Spectrum. Jisc sur Twitter : ".@daveowhite proposes the positive notion of 'Elegant Lurking' in online learning #edtech. Data Science. Fritz Kahn: The Little-Known Godfather of Infographics. By Maria Popova How a German gynecologist transformed science into visual poetry and laid the foundations of modern information graphics.

Fritz Kahn: The Little-Known Godfather of Infographics

Around the time when Austrian sociologist, philosopher, and curator Otto Neurath was building his ISOTYPE visual language, which laid the foundation for pictogram-based infographics, another infographic pioneer was doing something even more ambitious: The German polymath Fritz Kahn — amateur astronomer, medical scientist by training, gynecologist by early occupation, artist by inclination, writer, educator and humanist by calling — was developing innovative visual metaphors for understanding science and the human body, seeking to strip scientific ideas of their alienating complexity and engage a popular audience with those essential tenets of how life works.

Fritz Kahn (1888–1968) Each passionately sought to devise a distinct graphic design language to replace the jargon and lay waste to an ever-growing Tower of Babel. 'Man as Industrial Palace,' 1926. EPCCed sur Twitter : "Meet Linda, part of the team taking care of the UK’s biggest supercomputer @ARCHER_HPC #girlswithtoys...

Speech Recognition and Dictation. • Photos of Allestree Park, Derby Allestree Park is exceptionally scenic and comprises a mixture of woodland, open parkland, a lake, a hall and a golf course.

Asteroids, Meteors & Comets. Extraterrestrial life.

Rosetta Mission

First images of collisions at 13 TeV. Test collisions continue today at 13 TeV in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) to prepare the detectors ALICE, ATLAS, CMS, LHCb, LHCf, MOEDAL and TOTEM for data-taking, planned for early June (Image: LHC page 1) Last night, protons collided in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the record-breaking energy of 13 TeV for the first time.

First images of collisions at 13 TeV

MOOCs. MOOCs.

Careers and Summer Placements for physics graduates

Big Data, Open Data. MyCareerHub Login.