Initial queries into the notion of Power Users of Technology
In this paper I shall address and investigate some ideas and hypotheses, which I find very important in order to understand the notion of “Power Users of Technology”. The Power Users research initiative has noted and emphasises the heavy increase in children’s, adolescents’ or young people’s use of technology. What distinguishes the Power User research initiative and makes it qualitatively different from similar studies is that it is not merely looking into changed patterns in adolesce
Learning from audio-visual material: Introducing surveillance
Looking at the theme of surveillance as a multifaceted everyday practice, this unit will show you the value of using audio visual material in your learning. It will show you how to develop the skills you need to make the most of learning from DVDs.
Founder's Day Symposium: Shani Harris Peterson
Founder's Day Symposium - Black Men in the 21st Century: Myths, Data and Reality PART 4 of 6 This ongoing summit extends the mission of the Morehouse Research Institute and builds upon a critical mass of research at the College that looks at the affirmative development of black men and boys. Additionally, this symposium served as an exciting review of current thinking from national experts in light of America's first African American President. Shani H. Peterson is involved in research act
Working life and learning
What is your experience of work and what did you learn from this experience? This unit will enable you to reflect upon what you have learned from work and support you in improving how you learn at work. It will encourage you to think critically about work-based learning and review your own professional knowledge and skills.
1.3 Designing alternative programmes and curricula
This unit is aimed at teachers who wish to review how they go about the practice of teaching maths, those who are considering becoming maths teachers, or those who are studying maths courses and would like to understand more about the teaching process.
Hands on Learning, Labs
Labs bring science concepts alive as you observe, practice, and experiment with problems.
Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child introduced the right of children to have a say in issues affecting them. Although historic accounts demonstrate some children’s willingness and ability to express an opinion pre dating the UNCRC, a more visible emphasis on children’s involvement and participation, particularly in the design and delivery of children’s services, has been identified in its wake. Theory, practice guidelines and practitioner accounts are used to help th
International Roadies Day Talk with Graham Madigan
International Roadies Day Talk on rock venues.Dr Kipps Horn speaks to Graham Madigan aka 'Scrooge', as part of the "Music, Melbourne + Me" exhibition at RMIT Gallery.
Robert Bridgewater artist talk for Revelations - Sculpture From The RMIT Art Collection
Sculptor Robert Bridgewater’s practice is indicative of an interest in structural formality and geometry while reflecting on the natural environment and phenomena. In this talk he will explore his inspiration and practice.
Creativity, community and ICT
What do you think being creative means? This unit engages with the debates surrounding the term ‘creativity’ and explores ways in which ICT creates new opportunities for creativity and collaborative working. The unit would be of interest to teachers, parents and carers, and can be studied on an individual basis or as part of a school-based training session.
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Don Sull, Professor of Management Practice in Strategic and International Management, looks at three ways forward-thinking businesses use a downturn to restructure their organisation
John Mullins, Associate Professor of Management Practice in Entrepreneurship, discusses the impact the credit crunch will have on entrepreneurs, and gives the truth behind some myths about investors.
The sudden collapse of Scotland's Tay Bridge in 1879 killed more than 70 rail passengers and shocked the population. An extensive inquiry was carried out, including numerous witnesses, experts and reports. Were the high winds that night to blame, or were poor design or mechanical failure at fault? This unit re-examines some of the original evidence from the Tay Bridge disaster.
Are you interested in English language education? This unit examines the use of language as a cultural tool which allows humans to become involved in a two-way process of constant change. The unit will help those within the teaching environment to relate theoretical discussion to professional practice.
Although ethics is often viewed as an academic specialism or an add-on to training programmes in technology and science, it is in fact an area of the utmost relevance to professionals and, indeed, everyone. The unit draws upon examples taken from dialogues, plays and the media to discuss ethics and ethical issues within the context of Information and Computer Sciences. The unit explores the importance of language and the role of rhetoric in everyday ICS practice, providing a resource of interest
What does it take to become a critical practitioner in social work? This unit will guide you through some important concepts. An understanding of ‘critical perspectives’ will help you take a positive and constructive approach to problems that arise in social work practice.
This unit will give you an opportunity to think about some of the key concepts and methods of the discipline of Religious Studies. You will meet examples of different forms of religious practice and belief, mostly from Britain and India.
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The most ‘important and greatest puzzle’ we face as humans is ourselves (Boring, 1950, p. 56). Humans are a puzzle – one that is complex, subtle and multi-layered, and it gets even more complicated as we evolve over time and change in different contexts. When answering the question ‘What makes us who we are?’, psychologists put forward a range of explanations about why people feel, think and behave the way they do. Just when psychologists seem to understand one bit of ‘who we are’
Entrepreneurship in an economic downturn Tay Bridge disaster Language as a medium for teaching and learning Introducing ethics in Information and Computer Sciences Becoming a critical social work practitioner Studying religion News #153 - Brand New Spanish Lessons Start Tomorrow! Here’s How To Get Them For Free! Starting with psychology
Tay Bridge disaster
Language as a medium for teaching and learning
Introducing ethics in Information and Computer Sciences
Becoming a critical social work practitioner
News #153 - Brand New Spanish Lessons Start Tomorrow! Here’s How To Get Them For Free!
Starting with psychology