Transmission Towers: A case study for use in teaching in Engineering Ethics
This is an Engineering Ethics case study from the IDEA CETL. It examines the moral issues surrounding a disagreement with a boss at work concerning the safety of a transmission tower. It considers safety and risk and whistleblowing. The session is suitable for beginners and students with some experience of ethics teaching. The teaching format is a one or two hour session with small group discussions.
This VirtualDutch self-study pack traces the way the Dutch, from the sixteenth century onwards, defined their collective identity with reference to their ancestors, the Batavians of Roman times.
Nova Zembla: Dutch maritime expansion around 1600
This VirtualDutch self-study pack covers the Dutch efforts to find a Northern sea passage to Asia at the end of sixteenth century. Three voyages were undertaken in the mid-1590s, with the final expedition of Willem Barentsz and Jacob van Heemskerck acquiring canonical status in Dutch historical conciousness. Their ship got stuck in the ice off Nova Zembla, but the crew survived the harsh Arctic winter and returned to Amsterdam the next spring.
The anatomy cookbook : a dissection guide with recipes
The Anatomy Cookbook has been written to accompany an anatomy and physiology course for bioengineers who would otherwise have missed out on the opportunity to study real organ systems at first hand. It is not an alternative to a standard anatomy text, it acts more as a laboratory supplement. The fun bit is that your kitchen takes the place of the dissection room. Each recipe provides an insight into one or more organs, and all you need to do is go to the supermarket and be prepared to think abou
Finance for Non-Financial Managers workbook
Using this guide you will: Understand the terms used in financial statements; Appreciate the role of finance in your organisation; Have knowledge of the work of the accountant; Understand how accounts are created; Be able to understand the accounts; Understand how the accounts can be improved by your actions. Learning Outcomes: This study guide has been written on the basis that you could know nothing at all about finance. The key assumption is that by appreciating the role of finance within you
Introduction to OO Programming in Java - Mobile Phone Case Study
This reading material forms part of the "Mobile Phone Case Study" topic in the Introduction to OO Programming in Java module.
This module focuses on major topics and areas of debate in comparative social studies through the study of classical theoretical contributions and more recent empirical research, with particular reference to contemporary industrial societies. It uses case studies of different issues such as welfare and citizenship to explore different theoretical positions.
Case Study for Business small business self-employed
Business case study: Colossal Schuhs is a mail order and Internet business, which sells size 12 or above men’s footwear to the public. The target market is males between the ages of 16-30, who have large sized feet but want to be at the height of fashion. The company will buy footwear from four different manufacturers, and sell these trainers and shoes on to the public. The manufacturers include: • I will be the only employee of the company. The business will rent a small warehouse.
module handbook European Business Culture Practice
Welcome to your study programme for the European Business Culture and Practice module. This module explores the impact of cultural differences on business in different countries through three themes: knowing yourself, knowing your culture, understanding other cultures. In doing the module, you will develop your ability to analyse and evaluate aspects of management in an international context. The module will also develop proficiency in the following skills: • Planning and Management of Learnin
Mathematics for Chemistry Workbook
A workbook for chemists on the underlying mathematics needed to study chemistry at beginning undergraduate level. Videos of worked solutions to many of the problems in this workbook can be also found in JORUM
Developing Distance Learning Materials - draft course handbook template
This draft course handbook is the development of a handbook which is intended to provide students with essential information relating to their programme of study, including: general course information, University information, information about the course, the student calendar, information about assessment and academic regulations, help, advice and other information. This has a particular focus for distance learners.
18.06 Linear Algebra (MIT)
This is a basic subject on matrix theory and linear algebra. Emphasis is given to topics that will be useful in other disciplines, including systems of equations, vector spaces, determinants, eigenvalues, similarity, and positive definite matrices.Join a Study Group Join a study group for this course. Ask questions, give help, collaborate and meet others taking this course - all for free. Already an OpenStudy user? Log in here.
14.30 Introduction to Statistical Method in Economics (MIT)
This course will provide a solid foundation in probability and statistics for economists and other social scientists. We will emphasize topics needed in the further study of econometrics and provide basic preparation for 14.32. No prior preparation in probability and statistics is required, but familiarity with basic algebra and calculus is assumed.
22.00J Introduction to Modeling and Simulation (MIT)
Basic concepts of computer modeling in science and engineering using discrete particle systems and continuum fields. Techniques and software for statistical sampling, simulation, data analysis and visualization. Use of statistical, quantum chemical, molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo, mesoscale and continuum methods to study fundamental physical phenomena encountered in the fields of computational physics, chemistry, mechanics, materials science, biology, and applied mathematics. Applications drawn
15.997 Advanced Corporate Risk Management (MIT)
Opportunity for group study by graduate students on current topics related to management not otherwise included in curriculum. From the course home page: Course Description This is a course on how corporations make use of the insights and tools of risk management. Most courses on derivatives, futures and options, and financial engineering are taught from the viewpoint of investment bankers and traders in the securities. This course is taught from the point of view of the manufacturing corpora
Are You Ready? - Exploring Your Major: Education
Have you considered teaching, coaching, health promotion, Peace Corps or Teach for America as a possible career choice? Are you interested in making a significant difference while making a living? Then join us for this fascinating conversation with two students who will talk about their paths to majors and minors housed in the School of Education. The students will share personal stories about transitioning from high school to Elon, engaging in an academically challenging curriculum, and uncover
2014 Rose-Walters Prize Winner: James Balog
Author, scientist and award-winning photographer James Balog received the 2014 Sam Rose '58 and Julie Walters Prize at Dickinson College for Global Environmental Activism. The prize was created to focus attention on the need to reduce the impact of human lives on the planet, particularly given the rising population predictions for this century. In addition to the $100,000, Dickinson's Rose-Walters Prize includes a residency during the academic year. Balog will return to Dickinson September 22-24
Cambridge Ideas - Vanishing Voices
Of the world's 6,500 living languages, half will cease to be spoken by the end of this century. Dr Mark Turin, director of the World Oral Literature Project, has spent much of his life travelling to remote corners of the Himalayas to study languages and cultures that are at risk and document them before they disappear without record.