Creative teaching and learning in Foundation Stage and Year 1: indications from observations inside
The resource is a draft research paper, presented at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) annual conference 2009. The paper discusses the findings of a small-scale research project that investigated the potential of using the outdoor environment as a catalyst for encouraging motivation, social interaction and creative curriculum planning. Early in the paper, the comment is made that, "current educational policy in the UK appears to be shifting from an emphasis on teaching to learn
Identifying Components of Attainment Gaps
The resource is a standalone report produced by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, which is designed to increase understanding of a number of factors affecting pupil attainment at the end of Key Stage Four. The report uses data collected as part of the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE) project. The research explores if the LSYPE data can be usefully combined with National Pupil Database (NPD) data to provide enhanced information on attainment gaps between pupi
Steel Plate Rolling for Engineering Students @ Liverpool University
This short video shows how an interactive plate rolling simulation, freely available at www.steeluniversity.org, was used with 2nd year Engineering undergraduates at the University of Liverpool. The students, working in groups, had to compete to supply plates for an offshore wind turbine tower at the correct specification and at the lowest possible cost. From the customer's specification, the students had to: * calculate the required plate sizes for each section of the tower * select an appropri
Winter Lecture Series - 2009: Gene-Genie - once out of the bottle, who should control our genes?
The leader of the Human Genome Research Project, the University of Otago’s Professor Mark Henaghan, looks at how far we should regulate, or if at all, to determine control of genetic testing – and is New Zealand law up to the task? Should we trust in parental choice to make the right decisions with the new technology? 2009 Winter Lecture Series
The Rights' Future
Conor Gearty joins invited guests to initiate The Rights' Future a collaborative writing project aimed at the production of a book to be launched at LSE's literary festival early in 2011. Starting this evening with his RIGHTS' MANIFESTO, Gearty will release a series of weekly essays onto the web which will probe the history of human rights, address their present state in the world and map out some of the possible futures that await this morally important but highly contested phrase.
Quality Processes: Unit 2: Quality in small business
This module is the second in a series of quality focused modules in the Certificate III in Small Business Management. In this unit we will look at how management of these internal operations has an impact on profitability and how quality-driven processes are essential if a business is to achieve and maintain a competitive advantage. We will also look at the impact of external factors on a business's ability to introduce and maintain quality processes; the main external factors being suppliers,
Compression and Image Slicing
This project is about compressing and slicing images to make them the smallest possible file size so they can be viewed on the web. The learner is situated in a fictitious company (Arachnoid Web Services) having commenced work as a Junior Web Designer.
In this project the learner has to come up with a visual design for a website and build a complete prototype. The learner is situated in a fictitious company (Arachnoid Web Services) having commenced work as a Junior Web Designer.
Systems Testing for a website
The company you work for have expanded their operations to include web-hosting services. This project involves investigating systems testing tools and using these tools to ensure the web server/websites function as required. You are required to develop a test plan and prepare the test environment for testing the web server and individual websites. You then need to conduct testing of the individual and system components and analyse test results.
Business Information Processing
This module will enable the student to describe the function of the various business sub-systems, the information flow between them and the function and content of typical business internal and external transaction documents. Students will also be able to state the purpose and scope of Decision Support Systems and Management Information Systems.
Basic HTML Programming
This project is to learn about the basic HTML tags and what they do. The learner is situated in a fictitious company (Arachnoid Web Services) having commenced work as a Junior Web Designer.
Getting Online is a module designed to guide the user through the process of establishing a website for a small business
Develop a Storyboard
create two storyboards, one a commercial site for a small travel tour site (Project 1), the other a site for a non-profit organisation (Project 2)
Design effective instruction
For your project, we've had a request from Swish Solutions to develop a short sequence of instruction for them.
Create Dynamic Pages
Local Area Networks - Installation & Management
This module will provide a student with the skills and knowledge required to efficientlyinstall and manage a Local Area Network.
Professional Writing Online Enhancement
This module guides learners through the fundamentals of professional writing including short story creation and non-fiction writing
This module guides learners through the fundamentals of marketing on the Internet with market research, analysis, promotional strategies