Short Talks for Busy Lives
By University of South Wales
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Taking a coffee break? Stuck at a bus stop? On the tube or train? This collection of short talks and mini-lectures is perfect to dip in to when you have only a few minutes to spare by presenting ideas, reflections and opinions across a range of subjects, most in under ten minutes. The University of South Wales was formed in 2013 by the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. Some items in this collection may have been originally published on iTunes U by the University of Glamorgan.
|1||VideoWhy study... history?||Historian Dr Chris Evans argues the case for studying history at university||3/24/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoWales and the Atlantic slave trade||Dr Chris Evans explores Wales’s surprising connection with the transatlantic slave trade||3/24/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoWhy study… midwifery?||Midwife and midwifery lecturer Janine Wyn Davies talks about what you can expect if you choose to study midwifery at the University of Glamorgan.||9/6/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||The American road genre: history, cinema & literature||Dr Brian Ireland introduces this 10-week module from the MA Social and Cultural History||3/24/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Why study... English?||Dr Diana Wallace argues the case for studying English at university.||3/24/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoWhy study... scriptwriting?||Film writer and director Gareth Evans talks to us about how his studies at the University of Glamorgan helped with his career.||6/8/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||About Acas: an Interview with Ed Sweeney||Acas Council chair Ed Sweeney discusses the role of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) prior to delivering his 2009 public lecture entitled 'The Changing World of Employment Relations and Collectivism' (one of a series of free public lectures — Leading Thoughts for Leading Minds — presented by the former Glamorgan Business School). You can watch/download the full public lecture from our 'Talking Points' collection.||11/1/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Tourism Safety and Security||Tourism can be the major source of income and employment for certain countries and communities. So what happens when it is disrupted? Senior Lecturer Diane O’Sullivan looks at different challenges associated with tourism, particularly relating to safety and security. This was originally recorded for the (former) Glamorgan Business School.||11/2/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||What Makes a Good Leader?||Lyn Daunton, an active researcher in organisational behavior, discusses the nature and development of leadership within the modern organization.||2/17/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
- Category: Education
- Language: English
- © 2011 University of Glamorgan/University of South Wales