This module offers a comprehensive course in information and library skills which will enable you to study independantly and effectively. Such skills are transferable, they will not only be useful throughout your studies but also in the workplace.
Climatic and Oceanic Influences on Human Ecology
The Module is organised around three parts, namely, Oceanography and Climatology/ Meteorology’. In the third part we shall study Climate Change in some detail – what the research currently tells us, and the intervention of human agency. Each part is broken into several units which build sequentially and progressively, and earlier ones have concepts and content which will be revisited from time-to-time and in increasing complexity. Given the essential connectedness of environmental systems, c
Manage and prepare payroll data
This learning object covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish payroll management procedures, prepare payroll data and authorise payment of salaries. Learners complete project tasks for a simulated business (ValleyView Publishing) or a real workplace. ValleyView Publishing has purchased new payroll software and a new manual detailing payroll services, orientation and procedures is needed.
Understanding global politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009. This module introduces global politics through the major theoretical, historical and empirical ways of seeing international relations. Different claims, about, for example, human nature, power, war, peace, the state, society, law and politics are offered by thinkers who exercise a major influence on our contemporary understanding. These claims contribute to different approaches to
Action planning, skills profiling and reflection
Self directed Personal Development Planning Workshop, reflecting on skills with a view to improvement intended for Level 1 undergraduate students.
Mathematics for Chemistry Videos
Videos illustrating solutions to problem topic in the context of mathematics skills for undergraduate chemistry students
Employability Resource Pack
These resources are self contained activities which form part of a larger resource called the Employability Resource Pack. The activities range from self directed surveys to identify career and skills goals to CV preparation, interviews and various employability skill such as communication skills. The context of the activities is set in the physical sciences but which can very easily be adapted for use in any context.
Using feedback from assessment
Plan for a self directed workshop intended for level 1/2/3 undergraduates leading to an understanding of degree classifications. Evaluating feedback and individual reflection on skills with a view to improvement.
Qualities of the professional journalist, lecture notes
Summary lecture notes exploring the nature of journalism as a profession and some of the qualities and skills that make a successful journalist.
Employability Resource Pack
The UK Physical Sciences Centre at the University of Hull have created an online employability resource pack which can be imported into Blackboard, WebCT(Vista) and Moodle. The resource provides activities for students to help them develop skills and how to apply for jobs. Each zip file can be uploaded into the respective VLE but there is a meta data file embedded in the zip files which much be removed first. Information about this is found in the VLE README file. The other files in this section
International E-communication Exchange module
Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) has an ongoing e-learning programme integrated into its Criminology degree routes. This International E-communication Exchange (IEE) forms part of this and welcomes collaboration from partnered institutions that have similarity in their degree programmes. The core focus is on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, and its legal and public policy contexts. This collaborative exchange enables students to interpret an
Skills and Personal Qualities (Careers)
In this activity students will find answers to questions such as: What are my strengths? How would I describe my personality? What skills do I need to build on for my career? The activity is designed to be reflective, and to encourage students to consider their skills and attributes from all aspects of their lives, enabling them to assess or reassess their career aspirations in a realistic manner, and make effective job applications. This is a HTML learning object that requires you
Little Book of Enterprise
Editor’s Forward: We hope you enjoy this “little book” and fi nd it useful. We believe that enterprise skills can be learnt, and by improving your enterprise skills, increase your potential for creating and identifying opportunities. As a student you have many opportunities to develop your enterprise skills further at Leeds Metropolitan University. This book is a guide to some of the resources and activities here at the University to help develop and maximise your talents. This Little
Guide to the Records of the Civic Club of Allegheny County, 1896-1967
The mission of The Civic Club of Allegheny County has been "to promote by education and organized non-partisan effort a higher public spirit and better social order." This collection contains Civic Club by-laws and constitution; minutes of annual, board of directors, and committee meetings; records documenting The Civic Clubs's legislative campaigns and social services; and voter directories for general and primary elections between 1930 and 1973.
Hoopfest and Torchlight Parade
Both the Illinois State men's and women's basketball teams began preparation for their respective 2010-11 campaigns, as the programs hosted their annual Redbird HoopFest at 7 p.m., inside historical Horton Field House. Hoopfest was held at Horton Field House for the third-consecutive year, as the venue served as the home court for the Redbirds from 1963-89. The event featured a three-point shooting contest, a dunk contest and intrasquad scrimmages by both teams. Visit IllinoisStateHomecoming.co
Introduction to Philosophy II
This course is designed as a "topics-based" introduction to philosophy. What this means is that instead of working through the history of philosophy focusing on great historical figures and their views on different topics, we will focus on great philosophical topics and look at what historical and contemporary writers have said about them. Topics to be addressed will include the existence of God, the relation between the mind and the body, human freedom, and the foundations of morality.
Catholic Social Teaching
This course provides a historical, theoretical and practical overview of the principles and themes of the Roman Catholic social encyclical tradition. It explores views on Christian social responsibility through classic texts and contemporary problems.
Quantum Mechanics I
A set of resources (lecture notes, exercises and figures) linked to a second year course in quantum mechanics. Both processed files (html/xhtml/pdf) and the raw inputs are provided, together with scripts to convert the material. Part of the Skills for Scientists project.
This OER is intended to assist with advice and guidance to students who are looking to improve their reading skills.
This OER is intended to assist with advice and guidance to students looking to improve and advance their revision skills.