1.1.5 Organising information

How confident are you that you know when it is appropriate to cite references (refer to the work of other people) in your written work?

  • 5- Very confident

  • 4- Confident

  • 3- Fairly confident

  • 2- Not very confident

  • 1- Not confident at all

How confident do you feel about producing bibliographies (lists of references) in an appropriate format to accompany your written work?


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Although Io may be more spectacular, Europa is perhaps more intriguing. To get the most out of this section you needed to look again carefully at images in Chapter 9 of Teach Yourself Planets (such as Figure 9.14, Author(s): The Open University

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1 Developing reading skills

John Clarke and course team member Ross Fergusson, look at developing reading skills in the context of Social Science resources, with suggestions on how to read such materials critically and effectively. The material is primarily an audio file, 11 minutes in length and recorded in 1998.

Participants in the audio programme were:

  • John Clarke Professor of Social Policy at The Open University;

  • Ross Ferguson Social Scie
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This video presents a wonderfully dramatic interweaving of the domestic lives of the highly literate Brontë family and representative selections from the novel. Wuthering Heights.  Clips from the Wuthering Heights movie are shown.

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This video is accompanied by text. "The Age of Reform--the decades prior to the Civil War--was a period of tremendous economic and political change. Many Americans believed that traditional values were undercut by the emerging industrial and market economy and they supported humanitarian and social reforms in an effort to create a new moral order. Some reformers, including those who embraced transcendentalism, promoted the divinity of the individual and sought to perfect human society. A number
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Acknowledgements

This unit was prepared by Tom Power with guidance from Dr Arlene Hunter.

Tom Power is a lecturer in science education at The Open University. His research interests include teacher education in the global south (www.open.ac.uk/deep) and the CASE intervention. He has been a teacher and an advisory teacher in East Sussex and a specialist adviser to the TTA teacher research panel.

Dr Arlëne Hunter, Staff Tutor in Science in Ireland, The Open University, is responsible for the manage
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Language Equivalencies in Translation (English to Quebec French vs. English to France French)

Video link (see supported sites below). Please use the original link, not the shortcut, e.g. www.youtube.com/watch?v=abcde