Measurement and Control - Learning Package
This is a packaged Learning Activity that provides an introduction to measuring metrics that management have responsibility for. It will explore the metrics and tools that can be used to measure 4 perspectives within the business environment based on the balanced scorecard model by Kaplan and Norton. The balanced scorecard will be used as a basic model to illustrate the different types of measurement that can be taken for different elements in the business. It will provide a number of opportunit
Measurement and Control - Raw Materials
These are the raw materials for a Learning Activity that provides an introduction to measuring metrics that management have responsibility for. It will explore the metrics and tools that can be used to measure 4 perspectives within the business environment based on the balanced scorecard model by Kaplan and Norton. The balanced scorecard will be used as a basic model to illustrate the different types of measurement that can be taken for different elements in the business. It will provide a numbe
Evaluation of the Boscombe West & Springbourne Healthy Living Centre in Bournemouth,Sept 2005-Oct 20
The aim of this report is to summarise the Evaluation of a Healthy Living Centre. It explores and discusses the outcomes from the evaluation as well as the evaluation development from conception through to implementation. The report will also outline the processes through which the relevant evaluation theory emerged and identify the core lessons learnt as experienced by the external evaluators from Bournemouth University. The scope of this report does not extend to the on going findings of the
European Business Culture and Practice, Culture Dimensions: Ethnographic and Psychological
Part of European Business Culture and Practice Workbook 2. These slides explore cultural dimensions from ethnographic and psychological perspectives, with reference to Hofstede.
Education Developments and Initatives (partnerships)
An example of a partnership module - comprehensive website containing links and resources: - This module is part of a suite of a number of modules developed in the Carnegie Faculty of Sport and Education at Leeds Metropolitan University. The modules are part of the Initial Teacher Education Programme(ITE). On completion of this module students will: understand and critically engage with the thinking informing recent developments in education at national and, where appropriate, international leve
40 question practice exam on sets of accounts are for years two and three of the Overseas Conference Company. Although written for the applied technology and finance module within the Tourism and entertainment course it is not topic specific. The questions. There is also a printout of the spreadsheet for year three accounts. You should use the information when answering the questions. The zip file is a Respondus file in WebCT/Vista 4-8 format that can be directly exported to x-stream VLE plus te
SirLearnaLot, online programme to help you to enhance your teaching
SirLearnaLot aims to encourage development and exchange of good practice in: * design of teaching * creation of an effective learning environment * evaluation of teaching methods * raising the profile of information literacy. SirLearnaLot is a programme of individual modular units, accessible via Moodle, that are designed to be worked through at your own pace.
Theories and concepts
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or dowloaded as a zip file As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10 The War on Iraq and the US and British invasion of the country in 2003 has led to huge tensions in geopolitics. At the same time, the supposed ‘threat’ of international terrorism and continuing financial turmoil in the world economy have both brought to the fore the global politics of co-operation and confrontation. Whilst it might be possible to agree on the significance of th
About the European Business Culture Practice workbooks
This information sheet provides an overview of the European Business Culture and Practice workbooks and includes references
Core Physics PBL – Otherton Airport: Crosswinds are Critical.
‘Otherton Airport’ is a first year Group Research project to be undertaken by small groups of (approximately 4) students, working as teams to perform a variety of experiments to address the problem posed to them. The basic theory required for the project can be found in the course book (Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Tipler), although it may be necessary to research some additional theory. The task set in the accompanying project brief is designed to test your ability to work as a t
Core Physics PBL – An Insurance Scam?
‘An Insurance Scam’ is a first year PBL project to be undertaken by small groups of (approximately 4) students, working as teams to perform a variety of experiments to answer a set of questions posed to them. Each group will work in a couple of pairs, each pair performing some experiments and then sharing their findings with the other. The theory required for this PBL is written in the course book (Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Tipler), although some rational thinking may be required
Core Physics PBL – Sugar Capacity.
‘Sugar Capacity’ is a first year PBL project to be undertaken by small groups of (approximately 4) students, working as teams to perform a variety of experiments to answer a set of questions posed to them. The theory required for this PBL is written in the course books (Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Tipler and Mathematical Physics Vol2) although some rational thinking may be required to extend this knowledge or apply it to an area not yet understood by students. Students will have f
European Business Culture and Practice, Workbook 1: Describing and Analysing Culture for Business
These workbooks form a major part of the class programme in European Business Culture and Practice. They provide a framework within which we explore concepts of national (or regional) culture and the way it translates into organisational or business culture. They combine individual and group work, as understanding and working within cultural differences is necessarily a group activity. As your group progresses through the workbooks, you may evaluate the effectiveness of this framework for yourse
Mobile Applications and Systems
This post-graduate level module develops a working knowledge of mobile computing technologies and software development by studying the concepts, practice and techniques associated with the construction and development of mobile computing systems. In studying this module, you will gain a specific and practical insight into mobile computing as well as good depth of knowledge, critical analysis and evaluation pertaining to this topic. After studying this module you should be able to: build small-sc
Delivering Sustainable Development: Activity 5
The focus in this activity is primarily on sustainable lifestyles, drawing largely, but not exclusively, on the potential role for sustainable consumption. You will have the opportunity to consider the concept of the ‘sustainable lifestyle’, how ethical consumerism can contribute to these sustainable lifestyles, and complete the activity by examining a couple of articles which introduce you to the different ways in which academics have researched the practice of the sustainable lifestyles. Y
Guide to EBL (Enquiry Based Learning)
This is one of a series of guides produced by the Imaginative Curriculum Network to stimulate thinking and promote good practice in curriculum design. This Guide focuses on ‘Enquiry-based Learning’ (EBL) – on curricula designed around processes of enquiry. It is informed by reports emerging from a programme of staff development that supported lecturers as they each carried out a small-scale project designed to impact on the learning of their students. There is a companion ‘Guide for Busy
Water and Wastewater Treatment Engineering, Spring 2005
Theory and design of systems for treating industrial and municipal wastewater and potable water supplies. Methods for characterizing wastewater properties. Physical, chemical, and biological processes, including primary treatment, and suspended growth and fixed-film methods for secondary treatment. Nutrient removal. Reactor design and process kinetics. State-of-the-art processes. Sludge processing and disposal.
On the secrets of human motivation - Richard Ryan
World-renowned pscyhologist, Professor Richard Ryan talks about why video games are so addictive and why people can't wait for the weekend.
Systems thinking and practice
What is systems thinking and practice? The essence of systems thinking and practice is in ‘seeing’ the world in a particular way, because how you ‘see’ things affects the way you approach situations or undertake specific tasks. This unit will help you to learn about the problems of defining a system and meet some of the key concepts used in systems theory: boundary, environment, positive and negative feedback, etc.
A Unified Theory of a Law
The boundaries that define a law have been discovered, explored and mapped. A Unified Theory of a Law is the map. Take it with you on your journey through the legal world.