Social Evolution: Cooperation and Conflict from Molecules to Society
Rick Michod, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Although the Darwinian explanation for the diversity of life is often characterized as "nature red in tooth and claw," this talk will discuss how recent research shows that cooperation, too, plays a fundamental role in evolution. Presented March 28, 2006.
Geoffrey Hill- Professor, Biological Sciences
Winner of the 2010 Creative Research and Scholarship Award
Marketing: Researching a Business
This object describes the risks of starting a small business; creating a business plan for success; explore case studies; identifies key areas of business plans that need research; and the preparation of an action plan based on the research. This forms the competency researching a business within the associate diploma of business
Manage sales and service delivery
This learning object encompasses the competency involved in monitoring, maintenance and particularly the improvement of sales and service delivery. It involves market research, developing new markets and marketing products and services within the culture of the overall store policy.
Research Tourism Data
The key elements addressed in this competency are: Identify research needs, Conduct research and Interpret and apply research results.
Assistant Deans were asked the research question, 'What does it take to embed the use of handheld technology in the curriculum..?
Using the Archos 5 for assignment research
Jannie (student) talking about using the Archos 5 to access the internet for research purposes.
Using the Archos 5 for revision
Vadasa (student) talking about access pre-loaded material on the Archos 5 for revision purposes, plus accessing the internet for research purposes.
Creative teaching and learning in Foundation Stage and Year 1: indications from observations inside
The resource is a draft research paper, presented at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) annual conference 2009. The paper discusses the findings of a small-scale research project that investigated the potential of using the outdoor environment as a catalyst for encouraging motivation, social interaction and creative curriculum planning. Early in the paper, the comment is made that, "current educational policy in the UK appears to be shifting from an emphasis on teaching to learn
Identifying Components of Attainment Gaps
The resource is a standalone report produced by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, which is designed to increase understanding of a number of factors affecting pupil attainment at the end of Key Stage Four. The report uses data collected as part of the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE) project. The research explores if the LSYPE data can be usefully combined with National Pupil Database (NPD) data to provide enhanced information on attainment gaps between pupi
The impact of enterprise focussed modules
This presentation outlines the use of a tested research instrument (Bandura's self efficacy theory) and students own perceptions of their enterprise skills and abilities
Menand on Psychiatry
Louis Menand of Harvard University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the state of psychiatry. Drawing on a recent article of his in the New Yorker, Menand talks about the state of knowledge in psychiatry and the scientific basis for making conclusions about mental illness and various therapies. Menand argues that the research record shows little difference between the effectiveness of psychopharmacology and talk therapies of various kinds in fighting depression. Neither is particularly
Gregory on Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin's Kremlin
Paul Gregory of the University of Houston and a Research Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Nikolai Bukharin's power struggle with Stalin and Bukharin's romance with Anna Larina, who was 26 years younger than Bukharin. Based on Gregory's book, Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin's Kremlin, the conversation explores the career and personal life of Bukharin and how his career and personal life intersected. Bukharin was one of the key fou
Angiogenesis and Metastasis in Cancer
The resource below is a series of Powerpoint slides (and a list of further reading) on the cellular and molecular basis of angiogenesis and metastasis in cancer. It gives a short overview of the basic organisation of blood vessels and how tuours agrow and spread by stimulating new blood vessel growth and metastic transformation, highlighting the signalling pathways involved in these processes. These slides were created by Dr. Momna Hejmadi as part of her course to first and second year undergrad
Fonts in Websites
Do some research into fonts on web pages
This module guides learners through the fundamentals of marketing on the Internet with market research, analysis, promotional strategies
All about oats ISKRA Market research ppt ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool So You Want to Be President
The All about Oats website from the HGCA provides information for students and the general public on the nutritive values of oats, farm production and harvesting information, and links to other authoritative food and nutrition websites.
ISKRA Market Research You are required to produce a report outlining the viability of your product idea as a potential business/social enterprise idea. Your report should be no more than 10 pages including the executive summary.
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
This video includes text, narration, and pictures from the book So You Want to be President by Judith St. George. The book is part of the suggested reading material listed on the corestandards.org website for grades 2-3. (20:30)
ISKRA Market research ppt
ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
So You Want to Be President