3.7 Descriptive statistics
You might not realise it, but maths is an essential component of healthcare. In fact, sloppy calculations can have fatal consequences. This unit is a taster of Level 1 course materials for a Foundation Degree in health sciences, and is designed for those contemplating a future in the health services industry.
Author(s): The Open University

3.8 Descriptive statistics
You might not realise it, but maths is an essential component of healthcare. In fact, sloppy calculations can have fatal consequences. This unit is a taster of Level 1 course materials for a Foundation Degree in health sciences, and is designed for those contemplating a future in the health services industry.
Author(s): The Open University

Introduction
The landscape of the British Isles has undergone dramatic changes during the history of the Earth, from shallow sea to desert to the familiar terrain of the 21st century. In this unit you will explore the processes that have shaped the British landscape over time, gaining insight into the geological evolution of the entire planet.
Author(s): The Open University

4.1 Introduction
The landscape of the British Isles has undergone dramatic changes during the history of the Earth, from shallow sea to desert to the familiar terrain of the 21st century. In this unit you will explore the processes that have shaped the British landscape over time, gaining insight into the geological evolution of the entire planet.
Author(s): The Open University

5.1 Introduction
The landscape of the British Isles has undergone dramatic changes during the history of the Earth, from shallow sea to desert to the familiar terrain of the 21st century. In this unit you will explore the processes that have shaped the British landscape over time, gaining insight into the geological evolution of the entire planet.
Author(s): The Open University

This unit takes you on a journey of discovery where you are invited to challenge ideas, both new and old, in relation to mental health. It is made up of a series of three extracts. The first extract, ‘Boundaries of explanationâ€™, sets out the theme of boundaries: boundaries within and between groups; within and between explanatory frameworks; and within and between experiences of mental health and distress. The second extract, ‘Whose risk is it anyway?â€™, considers a critical
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1.1 Introduction
Take a new and different look at mental health. This unit invites you to think differently about life's dilemmas by taking account of the views of all concerned, especially people experiencing mental distress. It explores ideas and practice in mental health, and will appeal to a wide range of people.
Author(s): The Open University

3.1 Introduction
Take a new and different look at mental health. This unit invites you to think differently about life's dilemmas by taking account of the views of all concerned, especially people experiencing mental distress. It explores ideas and practice in mental health, and will appeal to a wide range of people.
Author(s): The Open University

Introduction
As the only planetary body everyone is familiar with seeing in the sky, the Moon has long been an object of fascination and speculation. This unit will teach you about the nearest planetary body to Earth: the missions to the Moon, the basic facts of its composition, the cratering on its surface, and the ancient eruptions that flooded many low-lying areas.
Author(s): The Open University

Introduction
Scattering is fundamental to almost everything we know about the world, such as why the sky is blue. Tunnelling is entirely quantum-mechanical and gives rise to such phenomena as nuclear fusion in stars. Examples and applications of both these fascinating concepts are investigated in this unit.
Author(s): The Open University

Introduction
Scientific calculators are a wonderful invention, but they're only as good as the people who use them. If you often get an unexpected â€“ or ridiculous â€“ result when you press the â€˜enterâ€™ button, this unit is for you. Learn how to do a calculation correctly and get the right answer every time.
Author(s): The Open University

1.1 Introduction
From politics to cookery, ratios, proportions and percentages are part of everyday life. This unit is designed to help you become more familiar with how figures can be manipulated, then you can check whether that discount really is as big as they claim!
Author(s): The Open University

Ever wondered what social workers do? This brief introduction gives you some insight into social work practice and the theory which informs the practice. This unit is made up of a series of six extracts. You are introduced to the four components to good practice and will look at the importance of the following approaches to social work practice:

• Biography

• The social context of social work

• Responding to childrenâ€™s needs
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1.1 Introduction
Social work is a vital element in how our society cares for those in need. This unit looks at the meaning of â€˜social work valuesâ€™ as well as the different approaches to social work and the skills involved.
Author(s): The Open University

3.1 Introduction: the social context of social work
Social work is a vital element in how our society cares for those in need. This unit looks at the meaning of â€˜social work valuesâ€™ as well as the different approaches to social work and the skills involved.
Author(s): The Open University

Introduction
Atoms, elements and molecules are the building blocks of everything that makes up our world, including ourselves. In this unit you will learn the basic chemistry of how these components work together, starting with a chemical compound we are all very familiar with â€“ water.
Author(s): The Open University

6.1 Introduction
Atoms, elements and molecules are the building blocks of everything that makes up our world, including ourselves. In this unit you will learn the basic chemistry of how these components work together, starting with a chemical compound we are all very familiar with â€“ water.
Author(s): The Open University

Introduction
Whether you're a professional musician, play music with your friends on the weekends or just like to listen to CDs, music technology affects your life. In this unit, you will learn some of the basics of music technology, starting with what sound is, how it is created and how it travels.
Author(s): The Open University

10.1 Introduction
Whether you're a professional musician, play music with your friends on the weekends or just like to listen to CDs, music technology affects your life. In this unit, you will learn some of the basics of music technology, starting with what sound is, how it is created and how it travels.
Author(s): The Open University

In this unit we explore the way in which older age has been socially constructed, and focus particularly on how the identity of being an ‘old age pensionerâ€™ (OAP) developed during the twentieth century.

This unit is an adapted extract from the course Personal lives and social policy (DD305)