In this unit we examine the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, and its relationship to nineteenth century romanticism and exoticism. We begin with a biographical discussion of the Prince of Wales, afterwards Prince Regent and eventually King George IV, to whose specifications the Pavilion was built. With the help of video and still images we take a tour of the Pavilion, examining the exterior then a series of interior rooms as a visitor in the 1820s may have experienced them. Besides this we look at co
This unit looks at the human being in the context of an individual life cycle, examining some of the processes that contribute to the formation of a new person. After a brief discussion of historical ideas about human conception, and about contraception to the present day, we look at the cells involved in the conception and development of a new individual. Gamete production (that is, production of mature cells able to unite with another in sexual reproduction) in both men and women is introduced
Information technology: A new era?
Do the advances in information technology equate to a new industrial revolution? The advances by IBM, Dell and many other manufacturers have resulted in massive changes to our working lives. This unit looks at whether it is possible to predict the future of this industry by comparing it to the development of the automobile industry in the USA.
Understanding society: Families
Here you will explore how different families have different ideas about how work in the home should be divided. You will also investigate the diversity of families. We will see how any discussion of the division of labour has to recognise that families differ in terms of shape and size.
Key skill assessment unit: Problem solving
Problem solving runs through many activities. Often problems are contexts for focusing ideas and stimulating further investigation or discussion. Framing an issue appropriately – identifying why it is a problem, recognising factors that might have a bearing on it and outlining what an acceptable resolution or solution might look like, are important approaches. Improving your problem solving skills means raising your awareness of this process. In developing and assessing this key skill you will
Key skill assessment unit: Working with others
Working effectively with other people in a group or a team is a skill valued highly by community and educational organisations, as well as employers. Working in a group is about communicating effectively, contributing ideas, listening and receiving feedback, and leading or following as appropriate. Developing your skills means thinking about and planning the tasks the group needs to do, negotiating with others to develop shared goals and purpose, collaborating to achieve agreed results and then
The Industrial Revolution
The Other Revolution Begins
The French Revolution
The French Revolution in World Politics
The Age of Revolutions (1776-1989?)
The French Revolution in World Politics
The Enlightenment: Daring to Know and its Difficulties
The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment.
Professor Robert Reich, Former Secretary of Labor Under Bill Clinton
Undergraduate Colloquium on Political Science - Spring 2007. Distinguished guest speakers discuss political issues facing the state of California, the United States, or the international community.
Energy resources: Coal
During the Indistrial Revolution half of the world's coal came from Britain. We still rely heavily on it today to meet our energy needs, but now we input more than we produce. Burning it introduces large amounts of gases into the atmosphere that harm the environment in a variety of ways. In this unit it will become apparent that the most appealing quality of coal is that there is plenty of it.
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