Many spam messages have a line at the bottom offering to unsubscribe you from a mailing list, but you should be very wary of doing this. Quite often the senders of the spam will use the 'unsubscribe' option to verify that your email address is live. They may then sell your address to other people for use in spamming. So using the unsubscribe option can increase your spam rather than reduce it. Our advice is never to use the unsubscribe option unless the mail you receive is from a well-known,
Author(s): The Open University

Learning to learn: learning can mean change
This free course, Learning to learn: learning can mean change, starts to explore what it takes to learn and change. Through the use of activities and introducing academic skills and evaluating websites, it will give you the opportunity to start to think about what change and learning means to you. PLEASE NOTE: this course is currently being reviewed. An updated and improved version of the course can be found here: http://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/succeed-learning/content-section-overview.
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In Section 1 we discuss the idea of a set and describe some ways to define sets. We illustrate our discussion with sets of numbers and with geometrical sets of points in the plane. We also explain how to check whether two given sets are equal and whether one set is a subset of another. Finally, we introduce the set operations of union, intersection and difference.

Click the link below to open Section 1 (16 pages, 389KB).

Author(s): The Open University

You know by now that plants can synthesise all the complex molecules that make up their tissues and seeds from very simple molecules - water, carbon dioxide and minerals from the soil. Mammals, on the other hand, need to take in many complex molecules ready-made, and some foods do not contain the right amounts or the right mix of nutrients. They have evolved various strategies to overcome the shortfalls, some of which are described in this section.

Author(s): The Open University

Monitoring means gathering evidence to show what progress has been made towards strategic priorities and targets and the implementation of policies.

Evaluation means making judgements about the results.

DfES 2003, National Training Programme for New Governors, Module 2, p. 4.

Monitoring is a key aspect of governors' remit; it is necessary so that governing bodies can carry out their strat
Author(s): The Open University

Donatien Alphonse FranÃ§ois, better known as The Marquis de Sade, is infamous throughout literature and popular culture for a life and body of work that pushed boundaries. Literally synonymous with sexual and violent excess, his reputation as a writer is often clouded by the extreme nature of his work. In a series of lively and engaging discussions, Alex Barber, Angelica Goodden and Timo Airaksinen re-assess both the man and his writing in social, historical and literary contexts, providing an i
Author(s): The iTunes U team

The so called "CAVE-interface" is a very interesting and thrilling development for architects! It supports a better illusion of space by exposing almost a 270? view of a computer model than the 60? which can be viewed on an ordinary computer screen. At the Lund University we have got the possibility to experiment with a CAVE-installation, using it in research and the education of CAAD. The technique and two experiments are discribed. The possibilities are discussed and some problems and question
Author(s): Af Klercker, Jonas

Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Triangle simulation tool
Diagram and formulas for are and volume of 2D shapes
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

Sean Damer examines the problem of crime in relation to Glasgow. The audio programme was recorded in 2001.

Participants in the audio programme were:

• Sean Damer Staff Tutor in Politics for The Open University, Scotland and is based in the University of Glasgow;

• Moira Burgess a pre-eminent bibliographer of Glasgow and analyst of Glasgow in fiction;

• Jimmy Boyle a graduate of Barlinnie Prison's
Author(s): The Open University

Undoubtedly this is the most difficult phase to apply to revision and an exam or to the preparation and production of an end-of-course assessment. Most of us heave a huge sigh of relief when it is all over and then try to put it out of our minds during the weeks while we wait for the results. When these arrive, it is very difficult to think back to the exam itself or revisit the details of the end-of-course assessment. With very little feedback to help, learning how to learn from exams or the
Author(s): The Open University

This desperatelyÂ angry and coldlyÂ bitter poem is read by the poet Sylvia Plath herself (1932 - 1963)Â in this video, accompanied by film and images, includingÂ family and personal photographs.Â  Powerful.Â  (3:56)
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Lessuggestie bij de wekelijkse actuales a.h.v. Karrewiet met aandacht voor anderstalige leerlingen.

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How to Make Hair Grow Faster
This video provides some non-medical ideas on how you could make your hair grow faster.  (05:05)
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, Opposite angles simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the angles on a 360 degree wheel
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

Two of the most fundamental contrasts we draw are between living and non-living things â€“ the animate and inanimate â€“ and between things with minds or mentality and those without. Rocks and chairs are pieces of inanimate matter; they are not just dead, they are the kinds of things that can never have been alive, at least not in their present form. Plants, however, are living organisms, as are animals. But while plants are alive they do not have any kind of mental life. Their activities inc
Author(s): The Open University

Cooking With Miranda - Baked Spaghetti
Ten-Year Old budding chef guides us through her grandma's extra special recipe for spaghetti!

Author(s): No creator set

An Introduction to the Science and Religion Dialogue
Revd Dr Rodney Holder : Course
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The content acknowledged below is Proprietary (see terms and conditions) This content is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Licence

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in thi
Author(s): The Open University

Section II of the European Convention on Human Rights comprises thirty-three articles, which are all related to the setting up and conduct of proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights. They include, for example, the power to make rules governing how applications are made to the Court, how the Court is conducted, how judges are appointed to the Court and their period of appointment. Each HCP is able to appoint one judge to the European Court of Human Rights.

In its original f
Author(s): The Open University