Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick Demo
Interactive simulation, calculating the volume of a brick
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

License information
Related content

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Meet Museum Tortoises Hermes and Mud
The Museum is home to the Tyrannosaurus rex, the blue whale... and two live tortoises! African spur-thighed tortoises Hermes and Mud are brothers who have lived at the Museum for 13 years. Learn more about what they eat, their personalities, and the people who take care of them in this video.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

4.1 Why was change needed?

Brenda Nickson highlights the absence of any support when her son was young; ignorance in the medical profession; the need for respite care, leisure provision, and some contact with other parents with similar problems.

Ann and Michael Tombs also mention the need for more services; the importance of a pressure group demanding changes; the need for a campaign to ensure that people with learning difficulties got treatment in hospital for things like cataract operations; alternatives to hos
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

Summary of Part A

After studying Part A you should be able to:

  • describe what is meant by a formal rule;

  • identify a formal rule;

  • describe the problems associated with rule making.


Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2013 The Open University

3 Audio activity

The three clips included in this section are taken from interviews with parents who contributed to the development of the Bedfordshire branch of Mencap.

As you listen to the clips, make notes on why change was needed, and on what pressures for change the speakers mention.

Clip 1

Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2013 The Open University

Tuesday July 22 2014, Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, 2pm Ceremony
Tuesday July 22 2014. Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, 2pm Ceremony, School of Health & Wellbeing, School of Rehabilitation & Health Sciences.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Converting from Decimal to Binary - Khan Academy
Converting the number 13 from decimal to binary. (03:51)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

MH17 and Putin's information war


Author(s): The Economist

License information
Related content

Rights not set

How to get ahead in a dictatorship


Author(s): The Economist

License information
Related content

Rights not set

NIIT Technologies’ Lalit Dhingra on Innovations in Air Travel
Led by IT and R&D, many changes are taking place in the air travel industry, says NIIT Technologies' Lalit Dhingra.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Augmented reality helps you up a climbing wall
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25940 Smart projector plots glowing climbing routes onto a wall and tracks the movement of climbers as they follow it, suggesting the next move as they go
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Publishers discuss transforming a dissertation into a book
During the 2013 International Open Access Week, UCLA Library hosted an ambitious and well-received event addressing the question of whether making dissertations available online hurts authors publishing prospects. Panelists included four acquisitions editors from reputable scholarly presses, as well as a Partner Relations Manager from Proquest. Co-sponsored by the UCLA Department of English, the UCLA Department of History, Proquest, and the UCLA Library, the event was planned by Marta Brunner an
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Le diagnostic précoce du cancer et l'utopie de l'homo medicus : une contribution à l'histoire ...

Intervention au séminaire formes de surveillance en médecine et santé publique.
Séance du 28 février 2014. "Prédire et surveiller les cancers".


Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Tourism Information and Documentation Resource Centres Database (INFODOCTOUR)
A service of the World Tourism Organization (WTO) established in 2002, "INFODOCTOUR contains data on activities, products and services available from libraries, documentation centres, producers and distributors of databases on tourism and related fields". Users can search for databases (free, paying or restricted) and search for resource centres using criteria such as region, specialisation, type of service or organisation, geographical coverage and subject area. Please note that not all links a
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

4.11.1 Debating and negotiating meaning

The two briefings in Boxes 4.10 and 4.11 illustrate other technological approaches to supporting socially based forms of knowledge generation, with the common theme of facilitating negotiation and debate among stakeholders. These are examples of tools which can assist communication between communities of practice as they seek to understand each other's perspectives.

Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

11.7 Applications

Most people buy computers in order to run applications. There are many different examples of software application, including word processors and spreadsheet, database and graphics packages. Some are combined together in 'office' suites, such as the StarOffice applications you can find on the Open University's Online Applications disk.

Word-processing software, such as Microsoft Word, allows you to create, edit and store documents. You can produce very professional-looking docume
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

Siegfried Woldhek shows how he found the true face of Leonardo
This 4:21 video lecture is about the narrator's search for an image of Leonardo and the problem solving approach that he used. This is a wonderful video that shows students how they can use their powers of observation and deduction to reach conclusions.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Faces of power and piety : medieval portraiture
Part of the J. Paul Getty Museum website, this online resource was produced to complement their exhibition, which ran from 12 August to 26 October 2008, entitled 'Faces of Power and Piety: Medieval Portraiture', and which featured portraits from illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages (circa 500-1500). Medieval portraiture does not present us with a precise likeness of the subject, but instead depicts clothing, heraldry or other objects relating to them. As the website states "the goal of med
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Mexican Spanish Survival Phrases #30 - Where Can I Find This Place? in Mexican Spanish
Learn Mexican Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! In this lesson we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase that you’ll surely find useful on your trip, travels, [...]
Author(s): SpanishPod101.com

License information
Related content

Rights not set

MSO Learn App for iOS
'MSO Learn is the first App of its kind to offer the user advanced interactive audio-visual exploration of an orchestra, featuring the different instrumental families, individual instruments and the musicians who play them. The App for iPhone and iPad brings together stunning graphics and uncompressed audio to produce an experience that will delight users of all ages and enhance their appreciation of the workings of an orchestra.Users can explore the various sections of the orchestra (strin
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content