Economics for Marketing
What is this module about? To develop knowledge and understanding of the concepts and theories in economics that underpins consumer choice and market interactions. The lectures and seminars will explore the theories and empirical evidence regarding the choices made by consumers in the contemporary marketplace, and how these choices are shaped and influenced. Objectives On completion of the module, students will be able to: 1. Examine the key theories of behaviour and economic decision making
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How to Do Math In Your Head : Fast Multiplication Techniques
Learn mental math multiplication tricks  Learn to multiply large numbers in your head.  Uses benchmark numbers. Suggests practicing mental math to get better at it.  Captions appear on the screen. (2:46) 

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1.4 Aims

The aims of this unit are:

  • to develop an understanding of the relationships between information, interpretation, knowledge and computer-based representations

  • to summarise the range of different technologies that are available and on the horizon, and how they relate to different kinds of knowledge processes

  • to provide frameworks for thinking about technologies for managing knowledge, and for evaluating the claims made
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Genetic Transfer
Microbial populations achieve genetic diversity through horizontal gene transfer. Bacteria may transfer genes from one to another by conjugation, transformation, or transduction. Scientists often exploit these processes through recombinant DNA.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
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Podcasting
This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software
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UVIC 2013: Endowment Panel moderated by Larry Kochard
Larry Kochard discusses the status of the Endowment Model, Inefficiencies in markets, partnering, valuation, diversification, public equities and long term focus with Ellen Shuman, Don Lindsey and Scott Malpass.
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How To Get Started With a College Savings Plan
This video is suitable for high school students and provides step-by-step instructions for starting a college savings plan. (2:30)
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Shapes for Kids
In this short the words appear on the screen along with shape. The voice reading the words sounds like a computer.
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Sea reptile birth - Walking with Dinosaurs
CGI is used to examine what a birth in the water must have been like for Dinosaurs dependent on both sea and air. The video explains how vulnerable both the mother and her pups could be during the birthing process.
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The Sound Carnival: OU Blend
In this Electric Company video, students will learn about the "ou" sound through song. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review phonological awareness in the elementary classroom. (00:50)
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Rounding Word Problem About Fish Food
This short video explains how to solve a word problem involving rounding and addition using a fish tank.  It is hard to hear the original word problem when the students read it out loud.  The students in the video show to steps necessary to correctly complete the problem. (01:47)

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Educational iPod touch apps for students and teachers
Using an Elmo document camera, three iPod touch apps for students (iWriteWords, Wikipanion, PreSchool Adventure), and 3 apps for teachers are discussed. Contains Google Apps, too. A lot of good ideas, but difficult to see. Best if you follow along with your own iPod or Google phone. (4:28)
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5.3 Neighbourhoods

We know that a polygon X is a surface and so each point x in X has a disc-like or half-disc-like neighbourhood. We shall show that a map f that identifies edges of a polygon to create an object Y automatically creates corresponding disc-like or half-disc-like neighbourhoods of each point y = f(x) of Y.

If x is in the interior of X, there is no difficulty: the point x has a disc-like neighbourhood U
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6.3 Planning stages

Having discussed the reasons to plan writing and the impact planning may have, now we need to look at planning itself and its two stages.


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Giant Mirrors to Capture the Universe
As crowds cheer on the Arizona Wildcats football team, something amazing is happening within the stadium below. Here in the Steward Observatory Mirror Lab, teams of scientists use a great oven to spin-cast molten glass into the largest, most perfect telescope mirrors in the world.
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The Tale of the Sun and the Moon - Song
"The Tale of the Sun and the Moon" is a lullaby about why the Sun is up during the day and Moon is up at night. Includes colorful cartoon slides. (2:58) 
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The Tale of the Sun and the Moon
"The Tale of the Sun and the Moon" is a lullaby about why the sun appears during the day and the moon appears at night. It's a song about two best friends who can't really be together as much as they would like. The song is from the CD, Snail's Pace, by Eric Herman (also available on his The Kid in the Mirror album), and was adapted from a poem by Kenn Nesbitt. The illustrations in the video were made by Lauren Wilson and the video was conceived and directed by Eric and Roseann Endres.  (02
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Alexis Cheang: Capital markets can identify irresponsible companies
Alexis Cheang, Director of Governance and Sustainable Investment, F and C Investment, shares her thoughts on the panel "Investing in a fairer future: the role of capital markets in creating a sustainable economy" at the 2013 Global Leadership Summit.
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pearl jam - footsteps (live)
[Music] Pearl Jam - Footsteps [live, 30.10.99] Acoustic live version of this great song, b-side of 1991.
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