Introducing Ecology
This lesson introduces the concept of ecosystem and its associated terminology. explain the concepts of a generalised ecosystem and associated key terms, outline the major ecological principles that apply to an ecosystem, explain the concepts: population ecology, community ecology, succession.
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Everyday Money: Calculating Interest
This is topic 2 extracted from the Everyday Money resource. It introduces the concept of interest and the calulation of simple and compund interest.
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Measurement of Geometry: Volume
Introduces the concept of volume and how to calculate volume for simple shapes. Part 5 of the Measurement of Geometry Series.
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Develop an Event Concept
This task is concerned with the skills needed to develop an event concept.
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Key Concepts in A2 Crime and Deviance - Subculture

A 5 min description of the concept of subculture with examples and uses by sociologists. Useful for A Level Crime and Deviance revision. (created using Apple Keynote exported to Quicktime)
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Afghan election: Kandahar conundrum
Afghanistan's ultra-rich and ultra poor exist cheek-by-jowl in Kandahar, home to the family of President Hamid Karzai. Masako Iijima reports Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reute
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De Vany on Steroids, Baseball, and Evolutionary Fitness
Arthur De Vany, of the University of California, Irvine, and creator of Evolutionary Fitness, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about performance-enhancing drugs in baseball and Evolutionary Fitness, De Vany's ideas about diet and fitness. In the first part of the conversation, De Vany argues that there is little physiological or statistical evidence that steroid use increases home run totals in baseball. The second part of the conversation turns to De Vany's theories of diet and exercise. D
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Calculus 3.11p1 - Practice Problems 1 - 2
The instructor demonstrates two problems dealing with derivatives of inverse functions. (05:42)
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'Shrinking' the economy
In this podcast Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession. Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research (ICBBR) within the Nottingham University Business School(NUBS). The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham, Ningbo China. The centre's research brings together a range of experts who share an interest in studying decision-making in e
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'Shrinking' the economy
In this podcast Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession. Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research (ICBBR) within the Nottingham University Business School(NUBS). The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham, Ningbo China. The centre's research brings together a range of experts who share an interest in studying decision-making in e
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'Shrinking' the economy
In this podcast Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession. Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research (ICBBR) within the Nottingham University Business School(NUBS). The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham, Ningbo China. The centre's research brings together a range of experts who share an interest in studying decision-making in e
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Enhancing Physics Knowledge for Teaching – Relativity
In this section we’ll look at both the special and general theories of relativity.
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Sociology of Leisure: On McDonaldisation
This resource is part of “Sociology of Leisure” course. The module discusses some major features of current leisure patterns, but these activities are also central to modern life itself and thus have interests for sociologists. The page is based on some work originally presented as Powerpoint slides and discusses the concept of "McDonaldisation".
Author(s): Dr Dave Harris, MARJON

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Economic theories and perspectives on development
PowerPoint presentation on economic theories of development by Marina Della Giusta of the University of Reading.
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TALAT Lecture 3205: The Fluidity of Molten Metals
This lecture introduces the concept of fluidity of molten metal and its influence on the production of castings. The students will understand the relevance of fluidity, the means by which this is measured and the effect of alloy type. Basic understanding of foundry processes, phase diagrams, basic physics and mathematics background is assumed
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Local Development Team Cook Book
The Cook Book builds on the concept of working with cross cultural, remote teams. It was created and supported by development teams all around the world based on Web 2.0 methods. These teams have the identified common problems, outlined solution and developed content to ensure that problems are solved once. There is no need to reinvent the wheel.
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Explaining camtasia and audacity to create audio podcasts
Podcast designed for use in a PGCHE workshop teaching teachers to create short audio podcasts suitable for audio feedback or to explain a particular concept. Demonstrates Camtasia and Audacity. There is a deliberate error in the audio which highlights that it doesn't need to be perfect to be useful.
Author(s): Jakki Sheridan-Ross

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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
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Crime and Violence: Forces for Good or Evil?
This module critically evaluates contemporary understandings of crimes of violence. This unit will provide an understanding of the theoretical perspectives, definitions and understandings of the concept of violence. The unit will seek to assist students’ exploration of current attitudes towards violence within contemporary society. It will enable students to extend their understanding of criminological perspectives to the issue of violence particularly to specific groups and locations within s
Author(s): Dr Helen Jones, Manchester Metropolitan University

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Sociology of Human Reproduction
This module examines the social and cultural relations of human reproduction. It outlines the ways in which ideals about femininity, masculinity, gender relationships and ‘normal’ families are present in debates about who should and should not have children. It introduces a range of feminist theories on human reproduction and draws on empirical studies to explain and explore theoretical issues. It shows the interrelationship between social structures and controls over human reproduction, and
Author(s): Dr Pam Lowe, Aston University

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