Economics of Social Policy
Economics offers powerful insights into the world in which we live. This level 2/3 economics course aims: • To remind students of some of the economic theory that they have studied in previous modules, in particular the circumstances in which private markets will allocate resources efficiently • To consider the justification for Government intervention in resource allocation • To explain the circumstances in which insurance markets will operate efficiently • To apply the theory to attain
Sociology of Leisure: Disentchantment and Re-enchantment
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 resource focuses on the emergence of commercialised leisure by examining approaches which include Ritzer on Macdonaldisation and disenchantment, Du Gay et al on Sony, and Goldman and Papson on Nike.
Economics In Business (Macroeconomics)
This is a 59-page handout for a core unit delivered to Level 1 Business / Economics students. Around 250 students study the unit each year as taught by Nick Potts of Southampton Solent University.
Engaging students, engaging industry and engaging enterprise
This reflective case study and poster relates to a specific event staged by students and examines the phases and critical points within the whole process. It identifies some key learning outcomes for all involved
The impact of enterprise focussed modules
This presentation outlines the use of a tested research instrument (Bandura's self efficacy theory) and students own perceptions of their enterprise skills and abilities
How to Pronounce the Alphabet in French
Simply a cute green frog pronouncing the letters of the alphabet in French as they come on screen. What you see in the preview is pretty much what the whole video looks like. Run time 02:08.
Advisory board : engineering ethics case study project
This is an Engineering Ethics case study from the IDEA CETL. It examines how membership of an advisory committee might lead to a conflict of interest. It considers integrity and public duty. The session is aimed at students who have not studied ethics before. The teaching format is a one hour session with small group discussions.
CV Joints: A case study for use in teaching in Engineering Ethics
This is an Engineering Ethics case study from the IDEA CETL. The scenario examines issues around the intellectual property of an idea possibly inspired by working at a company. The session is aimed at students who have not studied ethics before. Suggested teaching time is a one hour session, with small group discussions.
Final report: Accommodating students of Drexel University
A significant problem for Drexel University is insufficient quality student housing and the inadequate capacity and inconvenient location of the Handshumacher Dining Center. WLHK2 has proposed a new dormitory and food court on the existing volleyball courts at the southwest corner of 33rd and Arch Streets. The site encompasses approximately 26,000 square feet, with a grade difference of 10 feet from the high elevation at the north to the low elevation at the south. The grade difference is utiliz
Dutch Revolt I: Act of Abjuration (Plakkaat van Verlatinge) I
This VirtualDutch self-study pack is designed to help you understand the Dutch Revolt in the sixteenth century, using a key historical document from the period. It is aimed at learners with only a minimal knowledge of Dutch. You can check out an original edition of the document, read four fragments of it, get help with historical references and concepts, analyse certain themes, and explore related pictorial material.
Dutch Revolt II: Act of Abjuration (Plakkaat van Verlatinghe) II
This self-study pack is designed to help you understand the Dutch Revolt in the sixteenth century, using a key historical document from the period. It is aimed at learners with an intermediate knowledge of Dutch. You can check out an original edition of the document, read some fragments of it, get help with historical references, analyse certain themes, and explore related pictorial material.
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
Decision Making and Problem Solving for Business Success
101 page workbook (see also Decision Making and Problem Solving for Business Success reading pack to accompany workbook). This study pack has been written on the assumption that you may know nothing at all about decision support techniques. The key assumption is that by understanding and applying decision making and problem solving within your organisation, you will become a better manager. By studying the pack and the accompanying readings you should begin to understand decision support techniq
This module offers a comprehensive course in information and library skills which will enable you to study independantly and effectively. Such skills are transferable, they will not only be useful throughout your studies but also in the workplace.
Climatic and Oceanic Influences on Human Ecology
The Module is organised around three parts, namely, Oceanography and Climatology/ Meteorology’. In the third part we shall study Climate Change in some detail – what the research currently tells us, and the intervention of human agency. Each part is broken into several units which build sequentially and progressively, and earlier ones have concepts and content which will be revisited from time-to-time and in increasing complexity. Given the essential connectedness of environmental systems, c
Inaugural Lecture Prof Nick Frost - Assessing Modern British Childhood: research, policy and practic
This lecture explored the contemporary policy agenda for children and young people living in England. The major focus of the lecture was on the relationship between the state and modern childhood. The lecture then moved on to examine the state of contemporary British childhood. A series of recent research and policy reports have suggested that British children inhabit a world that compares negatively to children in otherwise comparable societies. Childhood and youth are also a high profile and f
Introduction to European politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2009 This module seeks to provide students with an understanding of the rationale and key stages of European integration, as well as of the institutions of the European Union and its functioning. Topics covered will include an overview of the History of European integration, key approaches to integration, the main institutions (Council, Commission, Court of Justice, European Parliament)
The Viking Age Scotland and the Irish Sea Provinces
Viking warriors from Scandinavia began to attack the coasts of western Europe towards the end of the eighth century. Christian writers registered their shock and horror at these raids by pagans upon monasteries, churches and royal sites. The raiders were mobile, using highly manoeuvrable light-weight sailing ships, which could also be rowed. They caught te armies of the Christian kingdoms unprepared, lacking the organisation to deal with them effectively. But there was much more to the Vikings t
ISKRA New Product teachers notes
Title ISKRA New Product Session Creative Thinking for new product ideas Learning Outcomes At the end of this session students will have had the opportunity to apply creative thinking techniques in search of new product ideas. Activity Yes, group based open-ended problem Case Study ??? Yes, based on a true entrepreneurial experience Teachers Notes Yes, word document Support Material PowerPoint slides, Case study Assessment Presentation