Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland
This free course, Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland, explores the development, impact and challenges of personalisation in the context of the implementation of The Social Care (Self-directed Support) Act 2013 in Scotland. It is relevant to a wide range of learners including service users, carers and professionals. First publishe
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Warhol Sneak Preview
Before they are framed, we had a rare chance to see six Andy Warhol screen prints up close at the UMass Amherst University Museum of Contemporary Art. A gift from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the VIsual Arts, they will be exhibited next year.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
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Dan Pink Speaks on the Science of Motivation
Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think. He provides a number of examples that demonstrate that it is really intrinsic rewards that are needed for the 21st century worker.
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Introduction

This unit looks at the way people identify and become attached to places, buildings and objects. It also analyses how this attachment can impact on personal well-being. Understanding this is important in assessing the care people of all ages need and how this care should be delivered.

This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Understanding Health and Social Care (K100) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us,
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Academic Strategies
CS115H - Academic Strategies You will learn the strategies for effective online communication. You will learn that your ability to achieve your personal, professional, and academic goals is directly related to identifying your own values; matching them with the work values and environment of the occupation you want to enter; and creating an action plan to achieve your goals.
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Checklist - Language Assistantship
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Author(s): Mara Fuertes-Gutiérrez,Juan Muñoz López,Janet P

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Gram-Schmidt Orthogonalization
A set of n vectors each with n values may form a basis for a vector space. However, in general these are not normalized (length is 1) nor are they orthogonal. A procedure to form an orthonormal basis for the vector space is called Gram-Schmidt orthonormalization. This site cotains a tool that computes the orthonormal basis numerically with the full precision of the floating point numbers.
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Yara CheckIT App for Android
'Yara CheckIT is an agricultural smartphone app that gives farmers a photographic library of the crops to allow a simple and fast identification of possible nutrient deficiencies. Once the cause of the deficiency is established, the app gives the further information on how the deficiency affects that crop, what soil types are prone to this type of deficiency and what factors will make a deficiency worse. CheckIT provides a fertilizer recommendation to treat the identified deficiency, as well as
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History of Psychology as a Science
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App Hack Monday #5 - Guide to making the most of local app communities | App Hack Monday

How to get involved in your community, with a discussion on how to make the most of hackathons, events and meet-ups.

To join in the conversation and receive hands-on support and guidance from UK Tech Evangelists, use #apphackmonday on Twitter. For more on developing for Microsoft developer.microsoft.com and if you'd like the Microsoft developer relations team to send you relevant news and info a bit more regularly, then sign-up to stay in touch at Author(s): thebeebs

Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
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Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes diagrams and formula
Diagram of 2D shapes, including formulas
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Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture - slides (as PDF)
A pdf of the slides used in Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall at Leeds Metropolitan University on 27 January 2011.
Author(s): Lawrence Bailey,Leeds Metropolitan University

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BUSN 200 Non Profits
BUSN 200 Non Profits
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Virtual Maths, Cylinder - Calculating Volume and Height
Interactive exercise demonstrating how to calculate the volume and height of a cylinder (includes links to other useful resources)
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
Interactive simulation, formulae for sine, cosine and tangent
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Rearranging Formulae
Interactive simulation, rearranging formulae (letters and numbers)
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation demonstrating bending moment of uniformly distributed load
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Implementing Mobile and e-learning in Health and Social Care
As part of a submission for the IMS Global Award, this film discusses the outputs of the ALPS CETL and demonstrates the impact that they have had on learning and assessment in practice settings, particularly focussing on the development of competency maps, 360degree multiprofessional asessment tools and the use of mobile technology to deliver these innovative assessment processes to the Health and Social Care students on placement.
Author(s): Jill Taylor,Catherine Coates,Trudie Roberts,Chris

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