Carpe Diem Guide
Carpe Diem is a well-researched, well-rehearsed team-based model for promoting change in learner-centred e-learning design and assessment, institutional capacity building and innovation. At the heart of Carpe Diem is a two-day workshop in which discipline-specific course teams, in collaboration with subject librarians and learning technologists, plan, implement and review student-centred e-learning designs, focusing on learner activity, group work and assessment for learning. By the end of th
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2.1 The meaning of formal rules

In this part, we will develop our understanding of rules further. So far we have concentrated on social rules. We looked at what is meant by this, at the way such rules develop, at the conflicts which may arise between groups operating under different social rule systems, and at what happens when such rules are broken. Here, we are going to explore rules which are more formal in nature. By this I mean rules which – instead of being the product of shared understanding and practice – are se
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4.3 Revision exercises

Activities 11, 12 and 13 are revision exercises which will test your understanding of issues you have studied throughout this unit. You may wish to revise the unit at this stage. Alternatively, you may wish to revise any notes you have made as you have been going through the unit. After completing Activities 11, 12 and 13 you may find that there are parts of this unit which you do not understand as clearly as you thought. The activities are designed to help you identify your own understanding
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4.2.6 Flaming
To develop as an independent, confident learner you will need to learn the study skills involved in reading articles, taking notes and summarising the information that you have obtained from an article. The unit explores the use of the Web as a resource for keeping up to date, looking in particular at how to assess material available online.
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4.2.5 Emotions
To develop as an independent, confident learner you will need to learn the study skills involved in reading articles, taking notes and summarising the information that you have obtained from an article. The unit explores the use of the Web as a resource for keeping up to date, looking in particular at how to assess material available online.
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2.3 The body's different systems

The body has a variety of different internal systems such as the skeleton, the collection of muscles, and the network of arteries and veins. To understand properly how the body works, we need to understand these separate systems as well as the links between them.

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2.2 The body as a machine

This is a useful way of thinking if we want to understand some basic aspects of how the body works in its relation to sport. We can think of the body as a device that operates on simple mechanical principles, that needs to be fuelled and that uses up this fuel as it is driven harder.

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