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.
3 ways to re-structure your business processes in a downturn 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 Summary Reading evidence The Great Basin During the Holocene and Peopleing the Land Hybrid Systems II Leading through Change
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’
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.
What is active reading? It is reading with the aim of understanding and grasping something. While studying this unit, you will be focusing on the variety of methods for presenting and organising qualitative and quantitative evidence in the form of numbers and text, and learn how to understand the ways in which evidence is presented and to read it actively and with purpose.
Trade routes and exchange material based on obsidian and artifact geochemistry; tectonic basis for why rocks like volcanic obsidian occur where they do; geological foundation of the landscape and useful earth materials.
Structure and Interpretation of Systems and Signals - Spring 2007. This course is an introduction to mathematical modeling techniques used in the design of electronic systems. An important keyword here is "mathematical." Subjects we will cover include continous and discrete signals, with applications to audio, images, video, communications, and control; State-based models, beginning with automata and evolving to LTI systems; Frequency domain models for signals and frequency response for systems,
In the 19th century, Baron de Reuter sent carrier pigeons with scrolls bearing the latest news and stock quotes to remote destinations in Europe, a canny strategy for beating the horseback-based competition. Since those days, Tom Glocer relates, the financial information company Thomson Reuters has been determined to deploy the lat
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 Summary Reading evidence The Great Basin During the Holocene and Peopleing the Land Hybrid Systems II Leading through Change
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
The Great Basin During the Holocene and Peopleing the Land
Hybrid Systems II
Leading through Change