Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • reflect in depth on aspects of mathematics learning, whether personally directly concerned with mathematics teaching or simply interested in issues of mathematics education

  • examine established views about existing practice in a critical way and engage with research evidence on mathematics and learning.


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How Slow Responses Made the Ebola Outbreak So Deadly - Part I
Hospital walls in Sierra Leone are covered with fliers commemorating young nurses, lab technicians, and ambulance drivers who died of Ebola. This is a part of Pulitzer Center grantee Amy Maxmen's article published on Nautilus. It's a timeline of the world's plodding attack on Ebola, in photos. View it here: http://nautil.us/blog/how-slow-responses-made-the-ebola-outbreak-so-deadly
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify the economic issues faced by developing countries in mutilateral trade negotiations

  • describe these issues from a developing country perspective

  • explain how the economic power of nations impinges upon the ability of states to negotiate settlements that are beneficial to them.


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3.2 Evaluating open learning

Having experimented with some of the search tools available and got some results, the next step for anyone searching for relevant content is to evaluate these results in a systematic way. If you intend to use OERs for direct teaching and learning purposes, or for some repurposing prior to teaching and learning, there are several attributes that need to be considered first. Important attributes of quality OERs include:

  • accuracy
  • reputation of auth
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1.8 Religion and spirituality

A good example of polysemy can be found in the different ways in which people regard the terms ‘religion’ and ‘spirituality’, and this is the subject of the first exercise below.

Exercise

Give some though
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"It was wonderful." Professor John B. Fenn on his Nobel Week experience
Interview with Professor John B. Fenn by freelance journalist Marika Griehsel at the 55th meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 2005.
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2.8.1 Learning about verbs

You and Christine go to a shop to buy a film for your visit to the museum.

Key Learning Points

  • Talking about time

  • Asking for goods and services

  • Learning about verbs

  • Using verb forms:
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The Place in 60 seconds
What students can do in the Business School Active Learning Spaces (called The Place). For more info check out https://www.business.unsw.edu.au/students/resources/learning-support/rethinking-the-classroom/the-place-for-students
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2 Definitions: energy, sustainability and the future

What do we mean by energy and sustainability, and what is meant by future?

The term energy has a long history but the standard scientific definition today is that energy is the capacity to do work. The term power is related to energy and its definition is power is the rate of doing work. The two are linked together by the simple formula

energy = power x time

The term sustainability is not so simple to define but there is perhaps no better d
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Institutul naţional pentru studierea Holocaustului din România
The website 'Elie Wiesel' National Institute for the Study of Holocaust in Romania (INSHR) reflects the activities of this research institute founded in 2005 in Bucharest, Romania. The website is in Romanian with a good but incomplete English version. The site presents the aims of the institute of collecting information about the Holocaust but also of disseminating the research results by creating learning materials for teaching. The section on publications introduce the monographs and testimoni
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5.1 Domain, specification and design modelling
Enterprise systems are software applications that automate and integrate all many of the key business processes of an organisation. With some understanding of software development, you will learn about current development practices for this type of system and develop relevant skills to apply them to real-world problems. You will develop core skills in object-oriented analysis and design, allowing you to develop software that is fit for purpose, reusable and amenable to change.
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1 New Labour's approach welfare reconstruction

This audio file, recorded in 1999, explores questions about New Labour's approach to welfare reconstruction. The discussion is lead by John Clarke with contributions from Ruth Lister and Sharon Gerwitz and contains extracts of Tony Blair's speeches.

Participants in the audio programme were:

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

  • Ruth Lister Professor of Social Policy, Loughborough Universit
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Malware, Part 1 and Part 2 (Podcast)
Learn about Malware and how to protect yourself. (12:40) and (13:52)
http://www.NewHeightsEducation.org/nheg-radio-show/freddie-bandola-jr/


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2.5.4 Activités 30 et 31

Activité 30

Listen to people talking about dates in the French calendar. Note the dates of the events in the table below.

Écoutez et notez les dates:

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The Case of the Missing Martian Atmosphere
Jared Espley spoke about climate change on Mars and the MAVEN mission. Several types of evidence from past Mars missions leads us to believe that Mars used to be much different from the dry, cold place we find today. Ancient gullies and canyons look as if they were carved by flowing water, minerals that can only be made in standing water have been found, and ancient volcanoes of many sizes litter the surface. Clearly, the atmosphere had to have been thicker and possibly warmer to support so much
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Week 14: April 30, 2015
Final discussion podcast for Spring 2015. We’ll be back in early September with a new group of students.
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Writing intermediate exit award learning outcomes PDF
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St John's Church, Halley Street, Limehouse, London. The church from the south showing its damaged roof, with gasometers beyond. The church has since been demolished. Photographed By Herbert Felton 1940-1944. The negative is in poor condition.
© Historic England


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The Rhubarb Triangle
This is an interactive learning resource book targeted at families who want to learn together and improve their basic English and maths abilities.
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The Story of Wakefield
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.
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