3.5 Meaning and language-based methods In recent years many psychologists have become interested in language as an important human ‘product’ (the symbolic data described in Section 2.3 above). There are various ways in which psychologists analyse conversations, data from interviews and written texts. One of the most popular methods is content analysis, which involves counting up the prevalence and sequencing of certain words, sentences, expressions, metap
In recent years many psychologists have become interested in language as an important human ‘product’ (the symbolic data described in Section 2.3 above). There are various ways in which psychologists analyse conversations, data from interviews and written texts. One of the most popular methods is content analysis, which involves counting up the prevalence and sequencing of certain words, sentences, expressions, metap
Interpersonal communication in health and social care services is by its nature diverse. As a consequence, achieving good or effective communication – whether between service providers and service users, or among those working in a service – means taking account of diversity, rather than assuming that every interaction will be the same. This unit explores the ways in which difference and diversity impact on the nature of communication in health and social care services.
Nashville Ballet’s Carmina Burana
Watch video of Nashville Ballet’s Carmina Burana. Michael A. Rose, associate professor composition B at the Blair School of Music; Director Paul Vasterling, and dancers from the Nashville Ballet explored the larger than life production of Carmina Burana. Latin for Songs from Beuern, Carmina Burana is a collection of poems written by students and clergykeep reading »
“The Americas in the Age of Revolution, 1776-1836″ (part 6)
Watch video of Marshall Eakin, professor of history at Vanderbilt University, speaking April 27 on “The Americas in the Age of Revolution, 1776-1836,” as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. The revolution that created the United States was only one of many American revolutions. From 1776 to 1836, wars for independence erupted throughout the Americas—fromkeep reading »
Poetry reading by Father Ernesto Cardenal
Watch Father Ernesto Cardenal, an acclaimed poet and liberation theologian, giving a reading of his poetry May 1. Cardenal recited poems from his recent collection The Origin of Species and Other Poems in Benton Chapel on the Vanderbilt campus. Cardenal, acknowledged as one of Latin America’s greatest living poets, is the author of more than 35keep reading »
Follow workplace procedures on health, safety and security
Under each State Occupational Health Safety and Welfare Acts details are given of specific responsibilities of both employers and employees to provide and maintain a working environment that is safe, and without risk to health.
"Bioethics, Spring 2009"
" This course does not seek to provide answers to ethical questions. Instead, the course hopes to teach students two things. First, how do you recognize ethical or moral problems in science and medicine? When something does not feel right (whether cloning, or failing to clone) — what exactly is the nature of the discomfort? What kind of tensions and conflicts exist within biomedicine? Second, how can you think productively about ethical and moral problems? What processes create them? Why do pe
Tennis Backhand Drive
Fact-sheet with animation describing how to create an effective tennis backhand.
10.1 Absolute thresholds
Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of interest to those who are curious about human biology. This unit will enable you to relate what you read to your own sensory experiences – and indeed many of the questions asked have exactly that function. This unit will be best understood by those with some biological understanding.
Hurricane Humberto during the CAMEX Dropsonde Campaign
Hurricane Humberto off the Atlantic coast on September 24, 2001. TRMM orbit T05 (06:22UT). This animation was generated in support of the dropsonde component of the Convection And Moisture Experiment (CAMEX) (http://camex.msfc.nasa.gov). Isosurfaces are: Yellow=0.5 inches-hour, Green=1.0 inches-hour, Red=2.0 inches-hour.
2.2.5 Palaeomagnetic evidence and ‘polar wander’
Plate tectonics is an earth sciences topic that attracts a good deal of interest, given that it a topic very often featured in popular science programmes on TV and radio. It is a subject that have strong visual appeal. The coverage is S279 is self-contained, up to date and is written in a way that will be accessible to those with interest and motivation, all the more so for those who have some pre-existing scientific understanding.
Listening, reading, language register: Is gossip good?
The student practices their listening skills by means of a (spoken) text about the definition of gossiping. He/she learns about the feelings evoked by words in this respect.
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Copyrights and Copywrongs: Protection of News Copyright in the Digital World
Robert Picard, Professor of Media Economics, Jonkoping University and Director of Research, RISJ, Oxford, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute seminar series
How Old Media are Using New Media
Myra MacDonald, Senior Desk Editor Middle East and South Asia specialist, Thomson Reuters, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute Seminar series
A Tribal Relic Returns
A lost relic returns to the Pamunkey tribe in a new form. American Indian Initiative Manager Buck Woodard guides us through treaties and time.
Temporal Dynamics of European Bat Lyssavirus Type 1 and Survival of Myotis myotis Bats in Natural Co
Many emerging RNA viruses of public health concern have recently been detected in bats. However, the dynamics of these viruses in natural bat colonies is presently unknown. Consequently, prediction of the spread of these viruses and the establishment of appropriate control measures are hindered by a lack of information. To this aim, we collected epidemiological, virological and ecological data during a twelve-year longitudinal study in two colonies of insectivorous bats (Myotis myotis) located i
Giant yo-yos create bounce
June 16 - Students from the Israeli Technion Institute of Technology compete in a giant yo-yo challenge, dropping homemade devices from a massive crane. Elly Park reports.
Cambridge Open Days
The University of Cambridge and the Colleges open their doors to prospective Year 12 (or equivalent) and mature applicants for two days in July. Both days offer the same programme of talks and opportunities to meet staff and current students: - You can attend presentations that explain the Cambridge system, the application procedure and interviews, as well as sessions outlining student finance, support for students with a disability and the work of the careers service. - There are information