Supermarkets under scrutiny: Competition Policy inaction?
This answer sheet uses a case study that examines developments within the UK supermarket industry since the mid 1990s that prompted two significant inquiries during the 1999-2007 period. It is available as a Word document of 2 pages.
Worksheets for Problem Based Learning Tasks in Microeconomics: The UK Housing Market
This worksheet introduces PBL (Problem Based Learning) to the first-year economics curriculum at the University of Ulster. It is made available as a Word document.
Game of Monopoly? Argos/Littlewoods Price fixing Agreement
This case illustrates the welfare consequences arising from collusive conduct as captured through the actions of two dominant UK high street catalogue retailers, Argos Limited and Littlewoods Limited, in conjunction with Hasbro Limited. The price-fixing agreement is estimated to have taken place within the UK toy market during the 1999-2001 period and involved fixing the price of a selection of Hasbro products to their recommended retail price (RRP). This student handout is available as a Word d
Long Dicel Multicoloured Dress
Long Dicel (knitted synthetic) printed dress with horizontal bands of yellow, purple, red, green and blue on black arranged to form a pattern of diamonds. Deep 'V'-neck, wide cap sleeves, 'A' line shape falling from seam just below the bust. Centre back zip.. Maker: Silhouette Scene Setters. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Mauve Crepe Dress with Sun-Ray Pleated Panelled Skirt
Mauve crepe dress with small 'V' neck and sun-ray pleated panells to skirt. bodice is decorated with same colour embroidery and glass beads to similate a yoke. Bodice is pleated into skirt (three either side of centre front ) and is darted to bust. Sleeves are set into shoulders with slight padding and have gathered detail to lower edge for ease. there is a zip to left hand seam. The skirt has two panels of sun-ray pleats either side of centre front which are top-stitched to hip-line; similar pa
Issues with re-using medical images in UK HE settings: an OER view
Presentation by Suzanne Hardy, Senior Advisor (Information)(November 2009) at JISC Medical Images Workshop, London. The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) announced an initial £5.7 million of funding for pilot projects that will open up existing high-quality education resources from UK higher education institutions to the world. The Higher Education Academy and JISC are working in partnership to deliver 12-month pilot projects - formally launched in April 2009.
Introduction to Java Swing – part 2
Video lecture from a series on Internet Applications delivered by Graham Mansfield. Running time approximately 33 minutes.
Water Resources and Climate Change PowerPoint Presentation
Water Resources and Climate Change PowerPoint Presentation
Utilities management (Energy and water) Activities
Activities for Part Five of Greening Business: Organizations can make many improvements to their management of energy and water, from energy conservation measures through individual behaviour, smart energy systems and building improvements, to maximising their energy supply from renewable sources and energy generation on site. Water conservation measures can be implemented including low flush toilets and low flow taps, through to investigating water efficiency in industrial processes and water
21F.104 Chinese IV (Regular) (MIT)
This is the continuing instruction in spoken and written Chinese, with particular emphasis on consolidating basic conversational skills and improving reading confidence and depth. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to speak Chinese with some fluency on basic conversational topics, achieve a basic level of reading competence within simplified and traditional characters learned plus common compounds, and be able to write short compositions.
Research methods: Semiotics and signification
This resource is part of "Research methods" module. This module is designed primarily for students taking sport-related courses, but knowledge and use of research methods is widely shared across a range of social science disciplines, so students from any other such discipline should find this useful too. It is important to focus on methods, almost to the exclusion of any actual content, at least until you find your bearings. Thus although there are important differences between them students of
Introduction to Prehistory in Britain
The course will start with an introduction to Archaeology, and in particular contemporary perceptions of Prehistory and how archaeology attempts to make sense of the past, of how people lived, worked and died in a period of time for which we have no written records or maps to help our understanding of these communities. The course starts when Britain finally became free of ice around 9500BC and the accepted start of the Mesolithic in Britain. At that time people were living a fairly nomadic
Nova 111FX Camera
Small oblong camera, in original packaging. In black plastic housing with silver metal front marked 110FX nova in black caracters. Top has silver panel with orange button and marked Made in Singapore also metal hook to support flashcube (missing). Black arrow at side to move panle to allow loading of film and also a small sight. Black corded strap to side attached by clip. Box marked Nova FX110 Pocket 110 Camera W/Flashcube Attachment and rainbow diagonal motifs. Box base: Worldwide Distributors
Working with charts, graphs and tables
Your course might not include any maths or technical content but, at some point during your course, it’s likely that you’ll come across information represented in charts, graphs and tables. You’ll be expected to know how to interpret this information. This unit will help you to develop the skills you need to do this. This unit can be used in conjunction with the ‘More working with charts, graphs and tables’ unit, which looks into more ways to present statistical information and shows y
Family Law Action Maze (version 4.0)
The action maze has been designed to support a Level 2 Family Law course. It simulates the interactions between a trainee solicitor and a client experiencing marital difficulties. The maze presents a series of brief scenarios, and there is then a choice of courses of action with each of these. Depending on which option is selected, different subsequent scenarios are encountered. Thus there are several different storylines contained within the maze, and the student experience is determined by th
Promoting mental health and wellbeing of older carers
E-learning package containing interactive resources to aid awareness of mental health needs of older carers. The resource is structured around three stories about the experience of older carers to trigger reflective learning. It also contains three editions of an e-magazine to support development of reflective skills. Users can access a downloadable reflective log book to track learning and future development needs. Each story will enable thinking about how the unique demands of being a carer in
Making A Difference: 'Tell Me Again' Core Skills DVD
This DVD offers clear and insightful guidance on performing basic core skills for garment construction with professional techniques. Examples include a step-by-step demo on making a hem and making a variety of seams. It also covers repetitive tasks as threading the machine, and winding the bobbin. The sections are approximately 2 minutes long with a voice over to illuminate the demonstrations. The video was made through CLIP/CETL as a learning resource only for London College of Fashion and Univ
Undertaking a SKILLS AUDIT to inform a practice based research proposal for Masters level study (act
An activity assignment for post-graduate Contemporary Applied Arts students to undertake a self-assessment skills audit as a precursor activity to developing a practice-based research proposal. Activity 1 of 2.
Gold Aquascutum Coat
Gold coat, single breasted with five large gold buttons to centre front. Shirt-style collar with press-stud to secure. Inset pockets (top stitched) with gold button trim. Long sleeves, vented at wrist with gold button trim. Top stitch detail to waist and collar. Fully lined.. Maker: Aquascutum. Date: 1965 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Developing Sustainable Development Activity 1: Introduction - Implementing Sustainability
Sustainable development encapsulates many principles and ideals offering alternative visions of the world as it could be; but there is no single consensus amongst academic critiques and practitioners of its central tenets that would serve to underpin its implementation. This activity introduces the contested nature of the concept.