Introduction to Writing Non-Fiction
This session will introduce you to the breadth of opportunities in non-fiction book publishing and to help you develop an idea for a non-fiction book. Please note that this is a taster - a general introduction to a subject - with content that is updated each year in the actual MA course at UCF.
Introduction to Feature Writing
The aim of this unit is to define what a feature is, within the context of newspapers, magazines and websites. To examine what differentiates a feature from other aspects of journalistic practice.
Introduction to Editing Part 1
The three editing sessions aim not to teach you how to edit, but, rather, how to think like an editor. Why is this useful? Understanding the parameters of the form you are working in - and what the reader/viewer/listener needs to know before you start planning or writing makes your work fit for purpose, and this gives you an advantage when pitching ideas.
Introduction to Applied Statistics, Summer 2003
This course provides graduate students in the sciences with an intensive introduction to applied statistics. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, non-parametric methods, estimation methods, hypothesis testing, correlation and linear regression, simulation, and robustness considerations. Calculations will be done using handheld calculators and the Minitab Statistical Computer Software.
Introduction: Basic Semiconductor Physics: Charge Carriers, Doping
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Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007
Word 2007 is a word processor designed by Microsoft. This manual will get you started using the program and covers: Navigating documents and files; Formatting documents; Creating tables; Using graphics; Printing.
Introduction to Microsoft Windows XP
Windows XP is a computer operating system and graphical user interface GUI which enables you to work with a wide variety of programs on your computer often simultaneously. Windows XP is itself a special computer program that communicates your instructions to the actual computer hardware and displays the results. This manual covers: Using the mouse; Working with the desktop; Using windows; Working with applications; File handling.
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007
Microsoft Excel 2007 is a spreadsheet application written and distributed by Microsoft for windows. It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables and a macro programming language called VBA. This guide will get you started working with Excel 2007 and covers: Data entry and formatting, using formulas and functions, presenting data with charts, and database features in Excel.
Introduction to Molecular Virology
Introductory Virology for 2nd and 3rd year courses The material consists of a series of linked pages exploring an introduction to the concept of viruses, and an exploration of their general properties. This site provides the basis of material for 7-lecture course in introductory microbiology (MCB2016F) and a 20-lecture course (MCB3024S, Defence and Disease) given to third-year students.
Introduction to String Field Theory
Introduction to String Field Theory
Statistics - an intuitive introduction: variability
Statistical data vary: range and inter-quartile range measure this. Are they good measures?
Statistics - an intuitive introduction: summation sign
Understanding the summation sign: what does it do … why does it exist?
Statistics - an intuitive introduction: standard deviation
A standard way of measuring statistical variability: standard deviation and the associated concepts of variance and degrees of freedom.
Statistics - an intuitive introduction: normal distribution
One of the most common statistical distributions is the normal distribution. What does it tell us and how do we use it?
Statistics - an intuitive introduction: graphical display
Different ways of displaying data: boxplots, histograms and distributions.