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A railwayman goes to war: Francis Dent and the challenge of total war A railwayman goes to war: Francis Dent and the challenge of total war

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Francis Henry Dent was born at Holyhead on New Year’s Eve 1866, where his father, Admiral Charles Bayley Calmady Dent, was employed as the Marine Superintendent of the London & North-Western Railway. At the age of seventeen the young Francis … Continue reading → Francis Henry Dent was born at Holyhead on New Year’s Eve 1866, where his father, Admiral Charles Bayley Calmady Dent, was employed as the Marine Superintendent of the London & North-Western Railway. At the age of seventeen the young Francis … Continue reading →

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Machine | Machine | Unconventional Soldiers | Unconventional Soldiers | 355 (Military science) | 355 (Military science) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 610 (Medical Sciences) | 610 (Medical Sciences) | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization ? distribution ? military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization ? distribution ? military situation) | ww1 | ww1 | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services)

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citizen soldiers: recruiting technical experts on the Western Front citizen soldiers: recruiting technical experts on the Western Front The 'other' citizen soldiers: recruiting technical experts on the Western Front The 'other' citizen soldiers: recruiting technical experts on the Western Front

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The term ‘citizen soldier’ evokes a particularly powerful image in Britain. The poignant histories of the ‘Pals’ Battalions’, raised utilizing the attraction of geographical and occupational connections, have contributed greatly to the lasting public impression of the conflict. Names such … Continue reading → The term ‘citizen soldier’ evokes a particularly powerful image in Britain. The poignant histories of the ‘Pals’ Battalions’, raised utilizing the attraction of geographical and occupational connections, have contributed greatly to the lasting public impression of the conflict. Names such … Continue reading →

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Machine | Machine | Unconventional Soldiers | Unconventional Soldiers | 355 (Military science) | 355 (Military science) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UG (Military engineering. Air forces) | UG (Military engineering. Air forces) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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A Forgotten Catastrophe? A Forgotten Catastrophe? Chasing Lettow-Vorbeck -- A Forgotten Catastrophe? Chasing Lettow-Vorbeck -- A Forgotten Catastrophe?

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For those of you who have never read the articles at Cracked.com, I can’t say I would heartily recommend the experience.  While they’re of some value, sometimes, in bringing to popular attention subjects and people that might otherwise languish in … Continue reading → For those of you who have never read the articles at Cracked.com, I can’t say I would heartily recommend the experience.  While they’re of some value, sometimes, in bringing to popular attention subjects and people that might otherwise languish in … Continue reading →

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Strange Meetings | Strange Meetings | Unconventional Soldiers | Unconventional Soldiers | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | DT (History of Africa) | DT (History of Africa) | UA (Armies: Organization – distribution – military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization – distribution – military situation) | UD (Infantry) | UD (Infantry) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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The First World War in History The First World War in History

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This is a keynote lecture that I gave at a conference at the University of Birmingham under the auspices of the British Commission for Military History. It was one of two (the other delivered by Professor David Stevenson) in which … Continue reading → This is a keynote lecture that I gave at a conference at the University of Birmingham under the auspices of the British Commission for Military History. It was one of two (the other delivered by Professor David Stevenson) in which … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Aftermath | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | The Memory of War | The Memory of War | Unconventional Soldiers | Unconventional Soldiers | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 320 (Political science) | 320 (Political science) | 355 (Military science) | 355 (Military science) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | Blogs | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UD (Infantry) | UD (Infantry) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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Curtains Drawn: The Experience of Leeds in World War One

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#WW1 Leeds and the Preservative Party Upon the declaration of war on 4th August 1914, Leeds City Council held a special meeting in response to the news, whilst the people of Leeds began to panic buy food. The impact of … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | The Memory of War | 355 (Military science) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | Blogs | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization ? distribution ? military situation) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services)

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Pen and Sword Pt. III: 5 Questions

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[N.B. This is the third in a series of posts about the history of British propaganda efforts during the First World War — the inaugural post can be read here. The main focus of the series will be on the … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Material Culture | Unconventional Soldiers | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 820 (English literature) | 940 (General history of Europe) | J (Political Science) | ww1 | 358 (Other specialized forces & services)

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Ethics in Research

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Authors:  Tom Sanya and Ian Blair This is an online guide to the UCT Ethics in Research application. Clicked 64 times. Last clicked 09/27/2014 - 01:01. Teaching & Learning Context:  For staff and students, primarily for students in the UCT School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics but can also be useful for others in EBE and UCT.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Text/HTML Webpages | Other | English | Post-secondary | consent form | ethics in research | ethics protocal | informed consent

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Tool for Evaluation of Building Sustainability

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Authors:  Tom Sanya and Bob Osano SoftArch is a developed for evaluating building sustainability on social, economic and environmental aspects in developing country contexts. Clicked 67 times. Last clicked 07/23/2014 - 22:51. Teaching & Learning Context:  This tool is an interactive simulation that evaluates the environmental, economic and social impact of different building models.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Other | Simulations | English | Post-secondary | building materials | green building | sustainability evaluation

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Passive Building Design - student example 3 (Laura Graham)

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Authors:  Tom Sanya An interactive website showcasing passive design methodology, completed as part of third year coursework for a Bachelor of Architecture degree. Clicked 78 times. Last clicked 11/06/2014 - 10:29. Teaching & Learning Context:  Constructivism and passive design methodology.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Text/HTML Webpages | Other | English | Post-secondary | architecture | daylighting | passive design | thermal comfort | Ventilation

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Passive Building Design - Student example 2 (Louise Malan)

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Authors:  Tom Sanya A detailed and illustrated site analysis covering Solar analysis, Shadow analysis, Ventilation, Rainwater and Daylight studies, culminating in a set of completed three-dimensional architectural drawin Clicked 41 times. Last clicked 11/07/2014 - 05:54. Teaching & Learning Context:  An example of passive design strategy, outlining all the steps required when completing a detailed site analysis.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | architecture | daylighting | ecotect | site analysis | solar shading calculations | sustainable passive design | Ventilation

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Die ES

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Authors:  Tom Sanya An interactive educational product exploring Fagan's understanding of combining design and technology into a single, non-linear, diverse and interesting problem-solving methodology. Clicked 26 times. Last clicked 07/03/2014 - 15:47. Teaching & Learning Context:  Detailed constructivism portfolio using Die Es as a showcase of construction methodology.

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Aeronautical Research Group | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | Cape Town | details | hyperbolic paraboid | model | technology

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Passive Building Design - student example 1 (Catherine Moronnel)

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Authors:  Tom Sanya This is a study by a 2nd year architectural student in applied passive design with a focus on lighting and shade, containing a large number of site illustrations and photographs. Clicked 29 times. Last clicked 06/19/2014 - 18:14. Teaching & Learning Context:  This resource is useful for focusing on light and shade in an urban design context.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | daylighting studies | passive design | site analysis | sustainable architecture | thermal comfort | Ventilation

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Dikakapa Everday Heroes - African Journeys to Success

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Authors:  Khethelo Xulu, Agano Kiravu, Andile Nofemela, Hlumani Ndlovu, Retsilisitsoe Moholisa and Aron Abera This book, Dikakapa Everyday Heroes: African journeys to success, is the proud initiative of a social intervention project called Dikakapa: Every-day Heroes. Clicked 304 times. Last clicked 07/26/2014 - 16:58. Teaching & Learning Context:  "Dikakapa Everyday Heroes: African journeys to success" is a collection of short personal stories by young Africans. In the book, the authors exercise self introspection and examination to reflect on how they navigated the formal education system (

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Centre for Higher Education Development | Careers Service | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | Career development | education | Motivation | short stories | students | Success | Tertiary institutions | University

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Why OER ?

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Authors:  Veronica Mitchell and Juan Klopper This video resource is a valuable contribution to promoting Open Educational Resources (OER) for • educators to understand how teaching material can be produced and shared Clicked 68 times. Last clicked 06/20/2014 - 12:44. Teaching & Learning Context:  Dr Juan Klopper’s willingness to share his expertise and passion with the wider world is an example of good practice where knowledge is for the public good. This video can be an inspiration to other educators to open up their classrooms and to be a producer of OER. In addition it encourages students to r

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General Surgery | Health Sciences | Video | Other | English | Post-secondary | mathematics | open educational resources | physics | surgery | videos

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International Trends in Problem-based Learning Facilitator Development

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Authors:  Dr Feroza Amien The facilitator plays an important role in ensuring that a Problem-based Learning (PBL) curriculum is successful. Clicked 159 times. Last clicked 07/31/2014 - 22:22. Teaching & Learning Context:  These resources can be utilized as a guide to training and recruiting PBL facilitators. It provides a rich source of information about how facilitators are trained at other universities across the world.

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Health Sciences | Public Health and Family Medicine | Video | Other | English | Post-secondary | Facilitator | medical education | Problem-based Learning | south africa | staff development | tutor | University of Cape Town

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4 Charakterstücke, op.3 for clarinet and piano

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Authors:  Verhey, Th. H. H UCT has typeset the clarinet part, since IMSLP has only the piano part and the viola part. However, the title lists clarinet first, i.e. Clicked 29 times. Last clicked 01/30/2015 - 19:23. Teaching & Learning Context:  Romantic literature in the same vein as Schumann's and Gade's Fantasiestücke, and perhaps in between the two in terms of difficulty, i.e. easier than Schumann (particularly his second and third movements), but more difficult than Gade's.

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Music | Humanities | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Secondary

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Managing Health Care - Clicks Workplace Case Study

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Authors:  Sianne Abrahams; Rulisha Chetty and Reza Williams Understanding your role in HIV management within the workplace is important because your response must be objective yet empathetic and non-discriminatory. Clicked 107 times. Last clicked 07/31/2014 - 22:30. Teaching & Learning Context:  For practitioners who may need a workplace scenario to demonstrate health management practice.

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Centre for Higher Education Development | Centre for Educational Technology | Video | Other | English | Post-secondary | AIDS Competency | graduate | health management | HIV/AIDS | inclusivity | stigma | University of Cape Town

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Mining and Mineral Processing Resource Pack

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Authors:  UCT Chemical Engineering Schools Project The Mining and Mineral Processing Resource Pack is a resource pack for high school science teachers to support the teaching and learning of the mining section in the high school science syllabus. Clicked 223 times. Last clicked 07/29/2014 - 12:45. Teaching & Learning Context:  This resource is meant for high school learners, teachers, and other individuals interested in the link between the mining industry and the school science syllabus. It can be use in the classroom to enhance the teaching of mining by using the animations, videos and projects prov

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Chemical Engineering | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Secondary | Anglo | Anglo American | AngloAmerican | animations | grade 11 | Mining | mining and mineral processing resource pack | open educational resources | resources

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Pricing carbon in Australia and South Africa

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Authors:  Harald Winkler A blog post, video interview and a phone interview of Harald Winkler's recent trip to Australia to look at their carbon pricing mechanism (CPM) and related institutions and initiatives. Clicked 47 times. Last clicked 09/24/2014 - 06:50. Teaching & Learning Context:  The Energy Research Centre (ERC) is a multi-disciplinary energy research centre, housed in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at the University of Cape Town. The Centre conducts high quality, targeted and relevant research as well as offering postgraduate opportunities at the Masters and PhD lev

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Energy Research Centre | Engineering and the Built Environment | Other | English | Post-secondary | capacity building | carcbon pricing mecanism | sustainable development research

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Pesticide Label Card (French)

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Authors:  Dr Andrea Rother Card (in French) to educate pesticide users about the meanings of commonly used pictograms and symbols, which are often misinterpreted and not understood. Clicked 21 times. Last clicked 07/31/2014 - 23:15. Teaching & Learning Context:  This card can be used as part of training to educate pesticide users about the meanings of commonly used pictograms and symbols.

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Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health Research | Health Sciences | Downloadable Documents | Training Materials | Other | Secondary | COEHR | Label chart | Meanings | Pesticides | Pesticides colour codes | Pictograms | Poisonings | Risk communication | Visual identification

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EEE4084F Digital Systems

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Authors:  Simon Winberg The objective of this course is for students to develop an understanding of the concepts involved in the design and development of high performance and special-purpose digital computing systems, in te Clicked 118 times. Last clicked 07/27/2014 - 11:34. Teaching & Learning Context:  The course involves lectures in a standard lecture venue. Projects and pracs are done using computers and other hardware in a laboratory. Presentation slides and the assignments are available on the publicly accessible website for this course. Correspondence and assistance with assignments are provid

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Electrical Engineering | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Other | Text/HTML Webpages | Video | English | Post-secondary | digital systems | FPGA | HDL | high performance computing | parallel computing | VLSI

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Clarinet Sonata, op.129

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Authors:  Stanford, Charles Villiers This is a scan of the clarinet part, published in 1918 by Stainer & Bell Ltd. UCT is not planning to scan the piano part because that is readily available on IMSLP. Clicked 22 times. Last clicked 06/11/2014 - 11:00. Teaching & Learning Context:  Both the first movement (Allegro) and the second movement (Caoine) have been used for exams at the Grade 7 level (e.g. Trinity 2012, Unisa 2012).

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Music | Humanities | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Secondary | clarinet | sonata | stanford

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online presence guidelines: A four step guide to taking control of your visibility

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Authors:  Sarah Goodier, Laura Czerniewicz These Guidelines take academics through a four step process to improving their online presence, and taking charge of their online visibility. Clicked 95 times. Last clicked 01/14/2015 - 19:47. Teaching & Learning Context:  This resource can be used as a teaching aid or part of workshop training for academics.

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Centre for Higher Education Development | Centre for Educational Technology | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | online presence | online profile | online visibility

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Choosing a course of study

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Authors:  Ingrid van der Merwe Choosing what to study after matric can cause a considerable amount of anxiety and stress. Clicked 108 times. Last clicked 07/25/2014 - 09:23. Teaching & Learning Context:  This video can be used with grade 10 -12 learners to help them start thinking about choosing a course of study.

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Centre for Higher Education Development | Careers Service | Video | Other | English | Secondary | career counselling | career education | choices after matric | Study choice

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Disability Studies Poster Collection from Africa Day 2012

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Authors:  Disability Studies Division Researching organisational capacity for disability-inclusive curricula By Theresa Lorenzo, Judith Mckenzie and Chioma Ohajunwa Clicked 75 times. Last clicked 07/22/2014 - 15:32. Teaching & Learning Context:  A collection of posters from the Disability Studies Division, University of Cape Town presented for Africa Day in May 2012.

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Health and Rehabilitation Sciences | Health Sciences | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | Africa | community-based | curricula | disability | housing | intellectual disability | organisational capacity | posters | public health | rehabilitation | residential | social development

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