Language and Communication: Foundations (after 11/1/2008)
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Forensic Biology and Impression Evidence
CJ386 - Forensic Biology and Impression Evidence This course introduces you to the major contributors to the development of forensic science. In this course, you will explore the science of forensic biology, traditionally known as serology, and the broad scope of laboratory tests used to investigate crimes involving blood and other body fluids. You will learn about the responsibilities of police officers that are first to arrive at a crime scene as well as the role and responsibilities of expert
The autistic spectrum: From theory to practice
Most of us have a very vague and narrow concept of what autism is, based mainly on such stereotypes as Dustin Hoffman's character in the film Rain Man. In this unit you will discover that there is a wide spectrum of disorders associated with autism, and an equally wide range of approaches to diagnosis and treatment.
8.1.1 What kind of evidence has been used in this unit? We have used personal stories as evidence to support arguments about the mutual constitution of personal lives and social policy. The people in our stories all came to, or stayed in, the UK primarily because they saw it as a place of safety, not because of the welfare benefits or services they hoped to receive, and we have contrasted this with dominant discourses about (bogus) asylum seekers for whom welfare in the UK is said to act as a magnet. These dominant or official discourses, echoed b
We have used personal stories as evidence to support arguments about the mutual constitution of personal lives and social policy. The people in our stories all came to, or stayed in, the UK primarily because they saw it as a place of safety, not because of the welfare benefits or services they hoped to receive, and we have contrasted this with dominant discourses about (bogus) asylum seekers for whom welfare in the UK is said to act as a magnet. These dominant or official discourses, echoed b
Foundations of Theology: Biblical and Historical
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "Foundations of Theology: Biblical and Historical" in the Department of Theology. This is an introductory course to the Bible and historical Christianity that aims to familiarize the student with the contents of the Bible and the development of the early Church. Special emphasis is placed on theological themes of perennial interest and the significance of the Bible for Christian thought and practice as well
Strategies for Managing the Mastery-Based, Individualized Laboratory
Mastery-based, individualized instruction leads to equal or better learning in an atmosphere that students judge to be more enjoyable. This type of instruction, particularly in the laboratory setting, tends to put extra demands on staff time and facilities. The advanced sign-up, supplies request, and shoebox provisions systems of laboratory management, and mastery-based grading and instructor-set pacing concepts of course design are presented. The net effect of these management strategies is the
Microprocessor Based Digital System: From Bits to Systems
This course is oriented to gain skills that enable to design a microcontroller based digital system, from its initial design to putting it to work. The course also aims to give an overview of the impact of these systems in our society, and their influence in our actual lifestyle, shaping our lives.
Web-based Research - Learning Unit 4
Web-based Research - Learning Unit 4
Social work learning practice
This audio unit focuses on the importance of people's backgrounds and experiences in the field of social work. It identifies the diverse ways in which service users and social workers define themselves, helping you to understand how the two groups perceive each other and relate successfully to each other. An understanding of how people make sense of their experiences will help you to define yourself, and your own place within the process.
Mental health practice: Bonnyrigg
Although society's attitude toward mental illness has improved, discrimination and misconceptions surrounding those affected are still prevalent. This unit explores a number of issues relating to mental health practice, including the difference between mental health and mental illness, and the discrimination that can arise when people experience some form of mental distress.
Introducing social work practice
Social work is a vital element in how our society cares for those in need. This unit looks at the meaning of ‘social work values’ as well as the different approaches to social work and the skills involved.
Systems thinking and practice
What is systems thinking and practice? The essence of systems thinking and practice is in ‘seeing’ the world in a particular way, because how you ‘see’ things affects the way you approach situations or undertake specific tasks. This unit will help you to learn about the problems of defining a system and meet some of the key concepts used in systems theory: boundary, environment, positive and negative feedback, etc.
A Guide to Great Home Music Practice
Some tips on making your individual music practice time efficient and productive.
Lecture 27 - 11/24/2010
BBC Nature: Mega Tsunami - Evidence of Destruction
Scientists uncover evidence of disastrous damage to the coastline at Lituya Bay. Analysis of tree rings from the tree trim line show evidence of an impossibly high wave - a Mega Tsunami.
Connecting With the Arts: Reflecting On Our Practice
This program explores methods for assessing instructional practice. Participants will see teachers reflecting alone and interacting with colleagues to evaluate and refine their planning and teaching. To conclude, the discussion group models a protocol that allows teachers to draw on the expertise of colleagues to refine their practice.
Evidence of Ancient Martian Life in Meteorite ALH84001?
This NASA website provides a summary of a study led by NASA's David McKay that may provide evidence for past life on Mars. McKay and his team found carbonate globule features on the ALH84001 meteorite that appear to be nanofossils. In addition, secondary mineral phases and hydrocarbons provide further evidence for past life. The website features color photographs as well as links to related web pages.
Logic for Computer Science: Foundations of Automatic Theorem Proving
This book is intended as an introduction to mathematical logic, with an emphasis on proof theory and procedures for constructing formal proofs of formulae algorithmically. This book is designed primarily for computer scientists, and more generally, for mathematically inclined readers interested in the formalization of proofs, and the foundations of automatic theorem-proving. The book is self contained, and the level corresponds to senior undergraduates and first year graduate students. However,
Theory and Practice of Online Learning
The second edition features updates on all chapters from the first edition and the addition of 4 new chapters (on Mobile Learning, Social Software, Distance Education Philosophy and Financial Decision Making). Two chapters (Chapter 3 - Value Chain Analysis and Chapter 9 - Copyright Issues)were not updated nor included in the 2nd edition. These two chapters (in addition to all of the origional 1st edition chapters) will continue to made available at this site, however readers are encouraged to ac
Collaborative Work During Interventional Radiological Procedures Based on a Multicast Satellite-Terr
Collaboration is a key requirement in several contemporary interventional radiology procedures (IRPs). This work proposes a multicast hybrid satellite system capable of supporting advanced IRP collaboration, and evaluates its feasibility and applicability. Following a detailed IRP requirements study, we have developed a system which supports IRP collaboration through the employment of a hybrid satellite-terrestrial network, a prototype multicast version of wavelet based interactive communication