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Extract three from Y158 Understanding health
Alcohol abuse, healthy living and Alzheimer’s disease all regularly hit the headlines. This unit will take a brief look at these issues and introduces you to the type of issues that you would be asked to examine should you wish to study OU course Y158 Understanding Health.
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Alcohol abuse, healthy living and Alzheimer’s disease all regularly hit the headlines. This unit will take a brief look at these issues and introduces you to the type of issues that you would be asked to examine should you wish to study OU course Y158 Understanding Health.
Author(s): The Open University

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Alcohol abuse, healthy living and Alzheimer’s disease all regularly hit the headlines. This unit will take a brief look at these issues and introduces you to the type of issues that you would be asked to examine should you wish to study OU course Y158 Understanding Health.
Author(s): The Open University

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Understanding the environment: Thinking styles and models
There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging environmental, social and economic crises we now face. The primary aim of this unit is to encourage the shift away from reductionist and human centred thinking towards a holistic and ecological worldview.
Author(s): The Open University

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Children's literature promotes understanding
Bibliotherapy and critical literacy are two ways to use books to help children better understand themselves, others, and the world around them. This article explains both strategies and provides resources for selecting appropriate books.
Author(s): Melissa Thibault

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Revealing Student Understanding in a Problem-Based Educational Psychology Course
This 'class anatomy' includes the full documentation of one of the problems on the application of a technique for teaching reading as well as some video excerpts from the class, and analyses of the development of students' understanding. It represents the first attempt of a Carnegie Scholar and KML staff to produce a multi-media website. This site was revised in 2004 to emphasize the multimedia components of Cerbin's work from an original course portfolio which is located at http://gallery.carne
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Understanding Theatre
The goal of this course is to understand the arts of theatre, their application to daily life and to the enjoyment of theatre as an art form.
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Understanding reproduction by comparing that of plants and animals
The way plants and animals reproduce may seem complicated and very different from each other. However, when you break down plant and animal reproduction by reproductive structures and cells, they are very similar.
Author(s): Katie Hale

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Understanding Online Interaction
This course is designed to provide an introductory level of understanding of the manner in which individuals interact with one another via the network. Possession of this understanding is absolutely critical to your ability to design effective learning environments on the network. This course takes an immersion approach to helping you develop your understanding by requiring you to make extensive, reflective use of several representative interactive media. You will also read several representativ
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Understanding II
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Message Development: Understanding the Landscape through Political Research
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The Guts of the Computer (understanding computer hardware)
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1. A powerful force for perception and understanding
This unit looks at visualisation as it relates to mathematics, focusing upon how it can be used to improve learning. It will also identify ways in which to make more use of visualisation within the classroom.
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Understanding research: The HCIU Shoes exercise
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Educating an iPod generation: undergraduate attitudes, experiences and understanding of vodcast and
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Understanding IQ Testing and Special Programming for Advanced Learners

This seminar outlines the benefits and limitations of IQ testing, compares various score profiles, and demonstrates how to use testing data in educational planning. Both in-school and outside gifted programming options will be considered.

David Palmer, Ph.D., is an educational psychologist specializing in GATE testing, IQ testing for educational planning, and learning disability assessment and consultation. He also directs the Palmer Learning Center in Orange County, California.


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The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil
Perhaps no one comprehends the roots of depravity and cruelty better than Philip Zimbardo. He is renowned for such research as the Stanford Prison Experiment, which demonstrated how, in the right circumstances, ordinary people can swiftly become amoral monsters. Evil is not so much inherent in individuals, Zimbardo showed, but e
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Understanding human pain, suffering and relief through brain imaging
Using examples from her research, Professor Tracey illustrates some of the exciting developments in brain imaging -seeing exactly how the brain is affected by its environment-and discusses how this research impacts on modern medicine, law and society
Author(s): Irene Tracey

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Understanding Human Pain, suffering and relief through brain imaging
A discussion of current thinking on human pain, particularly chronic pain, and how such thinking has been informed by modern brain imagining tools.
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Building a Business: Understanding Financial Control (old)
The seventh in the 2009/10 Building a Business lecture series. David MacKinlay talks about the importance of a good accounting system for entrepreneurs and businesses. Building a Business is a nine week evening lecture course of basic business skills. The course covers good business practice with a focus on science entrepreneurship. It is designed around technological enterprise but most course material is relevant to general business practice.
Author(s): David MacKinlay

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