July 30, 2009

Recent updates on Warwick on iTunes U

Writing about web page http://itunes.warwick.ac.uk

A few new series of note to look out for on Warwick on iTunes U:

1. All Together Now: British Theatre After Multiculturalism - http://bit.ly/45URLs. I would especially recommend 'Offending the Audience'

2. The role of the multilateral trading system in the recent economic crisis - Pascal Lamy, Director-General of the WTO. http://bit.ly/ukarT

3. No Paradise without banks - http://bit.ly/zryWZ

That is all!



June 04, 2009

Parliament in Crisis: 1832 and 2009

Writing about web page https://deimos.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa/BrowsePrivately/warwick.ac.uk.2178413213.02178413218

A new series for the Warwick Department of History which aims to cover a variety of themes from a comparative standpoint.

The first discussion is an interesting assessment of the current political crisis in the light of the constitutional reforms of 1832.

There's a good deal more info at: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/history/atoz/thinkingaloud/


March 12, 2009

Warwick on iTunes hits Quicktime Entertainment Guide

Writing about web page http://itunes.warwick.ac.uk

Excited to see the Shakespeare Found story make it onto the Entertainment Guide for Quicktime.

Warwick on iTunes U on QT Guide


March 02, 2009

Memory Studies

Memory Studies examines the social, cultural, cognitive, political and technological shifts affecting how, what and why individuals, groups and societies remember, and forget.

Despite the epistemological and causal significance attributed to memory in the study of such questions as the formation of personal and public identity, culture and politics, and social communities, there remains dramatic divergence on the basic concepts and methods of the area.

The field mobilises scholarship driven by problem or topic, rather than by singular method or tradition.

Dr Andrew Hoskins recently chaired a day of workshops to mark the launch of Warwick's Centre for Memory Studies. These are now available on Warwick on iTunes U


Naomi Klein on Warwick on iTunes

Writing about web page http://itunes.warwick.ac.uk

Following the award of the Warwick Prize for Writing to Naomi Klein for the Shock Doctrine we have published a series of films with the author and judging panel.

You can check these out at the Warwick Prize for Writing page on iTunes U.

David Morley interviewed Naomi about the award:

Download


January 27, 2009

Modes of Reading – Thomas Docherty

Writing about web page http://deimos3.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa/Browse/warwick.ac.uk.1882683212.01882683217

One of three Warwick series currently highlighted on iTunes U, Professor Thomas Docherty's lecture series provides a review of the theory that underpins approaches to literary criticism.

Listen to the series on iTunes U

or via the module website


January 22, 2009

Aspects of Anatomy

Writing about web page http://deimos3.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa/Browse/warwick.ac.uk.1885881473

The University recently acquired a range of plastinated specimens from the laboratory of Gunter von Hagens for the purposes of teaching anatomy.

A new series of films with Professor Peter Abrahams gives an overview of some of the specimens and highlights the great quality and clarity of this resource.

Download



January 15, 2009

Maths Challenges make the iTunes U main page

Writing about web page http://itunes.warwick.ac.uk

Great to see Ian Stewart's Maths Challenges on the iTunes U homepage - a great little series of animations and great fun to make.

More of these to come.


January 13, 2009

A few highlights

Writing about web page http://itunes.warwick.ac.uk

There are over 350 individual recordings and films in Warwick on iTunes U and I would like to pick out a few of my favourites.


Welcome to Warwick on iTunes U

Writing about web page http://itunes.warwick.ac.uk

It is with great pleasure that I am able to welcome you to the new Warwick on iTunes U site.

You can access the site at http://itunes.warwick.ac.uk.

What will you find there? A wide variety of materials can be accessed through Warwick on iTunes U - films with leading academics, interviews, presentations and lectures as well as student created resources.

I hope that these films are a point of discovery for you and that they encourage further enquiry and exploration. Certainly at Warwick we are keen that they are the start of a dialogue and I would encourage you to comment on this blog or email us at itunesu@warwick.ac.uk.

I hope to have further opportunities for you to develop your interests with Warwick in the near future, so keep an eye out for those.

Otherwise - I hope you enjoy the initial content and look forward to sharing more of the Warwick experience with you in the future.

Cheers

Tom Abbott

Online Communications Officer and Warwick on iTunes U project manager.


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