Studying mammals: The social climbers
Monkeys have long fascinated us because of their similarities to the human race. In this unit you will find out about some of the characteristics that make them so like us: their physiology, complex social interactions, large brains and intelligence. This is the ninth unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.
Social issues and GM crops
The genetic manipulation of plants and animals and their use in agriculture is one of the most controversial scientific developments of recent times. This unt takes a look at the 'science behind the headlines' and the complex interactions between scientific and social factors. By the end of the unit it's hoped that you will have a clearer idea of both what is GM makes possible as well as what may be thought desirable.
Informática en Trabajo Social
USO DE ORDENADORES Y SU APLICACIÓN AL TRABAJO SOCIAL: SISTEMAS INFORMÁTICOS Y PROGRAMAS; ACCESO A FUENTES DOCUMENTALES INFORMATIZADAS.
Introduction to European politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2009 This module seeks to provide students with an understanding of the rationale and key stages of European integration, as well as of the institutions of the European Union and its functioning. Topics covered will include an overview of the History of European integration, key approaches to integration, the main institutions (Council, Commission, Court of Justice, European Parliament
Doing the Right Thing - Corporate Social Responsibility in a global marketplace
Globalisation, mass consumer awareness and public accountability are all factors in persuading companies to adopt ethical policies. As companies become more accountable not only for their own actions but for those within their supply chain, they have to adapt to ensure success within the context of the global society they operate in.
Social movements and global justice
In this podcast we hear about an international conference which brings together academics and social movement activists from around the world.
Does democracy work?
In this video podcast Patrick Mercer OBE MP, touches on some of the points of his lecture he gave to students in the School of Politics and International Relations for the Centre for British Politics.
Social work and the law in Scotland
Social work is a dynamic profession that is undergoing a period of significant change in Scotland. Social workers have the power to make assessments and decisions that radically alter people's lives. This unit introduces the law as it relates to social work and encourages an understanding of the context of the law in order to make sound decisions.
ANTH 121 - Introduction to Social Anthropology
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Never before have social issues been more at the centre of public and private debate. From concerns about sustainability and the future of the planet to the introduction of smoking bans, there is a growing recognition that social marketing has a role to play in achieving a wide range of social goals.
Democracy? You think you know?
Participating in the democratic processes is seen as being a fundamental aspect of citizenship. All pupils need a broad knowledge and understanding of the rights, responsibilities and duties of citizens, as well as an understanding of forms of government. Notions of citizenship have been forged alongside the expansion of the right to vote and the development of our ideas about democracy. In this unit we explore different interpretations of democracy and strategies for involving pupils in conside
The social in social science
In a complex and rapidly changing world, social scientific study examines how we produce things, communicate, govern ourselves, understand our environments, and how to solve the problems we face in the organisation of social relations and processes. This unit provides a basic overview of how social science contains deeply embedded cultural assumptions and outlines the important relationship between philosophical thinking and practical research methods in social sciences.
Producing Films for Social Change
This is an intensive, hands-on editorial and production course in which students pitch their ideas and then research, report, produce, shoot, write, and edit their own short documentary films on social issues affecting the local community, the U.S., or the world. Readings and discussions focus on current news, media ethics, media literacy, the declining credibility of the press, journalists? responsibilities to the public, social justice issues, First Amendment principles, corporate media owners
Educación Cívica y Social
Educación Cívica y Social
Derecho de la seguridad social
Derecho de la seguridad social
Psicología Social de la Salud: Asesoramiento para Profesionales de la Salud.
Este material on-line corresponde a la asignatura PSICOLOGÍA SOCIAL DE LA SALUD: ASESORAMIENTO PARA PROFESIONALES DE LA SALUD. Asignatura optativa de 2º Curso de la Diplomatura de Enfermería. Créditos asignados: 3 créditos teóricos y 1,5 prácticos (4,5 Totales) Descriptores: Factores psicosociales asociados a la salud y enfermedad. Apoyo social y salud. Procesos de comunicación en el ámbito de la salud. Efectos psicosociales de la hospitalización y calidad de vida del enfermo en el pr
Derecho del Trabajo y de la Seguridad Social II
Se trata de una asignatura complementaria de Derecho del Trabajo y de la Seguridad Social I (Derecho individual del trabajo), que pretende cerrar el conjunto conceptual básico del Derecho Social español mediante el análisis de las instituciones básicas del Derecho Colectivo, del Derecho Procesal Laboral, y del Derecho de Seguridad Social.
El desarrollo social, moral, y sexual
Clima social en el aula y habilidades sociales. Teoría del desarrollo moral. Construcción de la identidad sexual y género. Problemas y disfunciones sexuales. Aspectos preventivos y de intervención.
Catholic Social Teaching
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Catholic Social Teaching" in the Department of Theology. 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. [This course was originally an e-course, conducted entirely on-line.]