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Home Introductory reading — Study Medicine Download the introductory reading list as a pdf document Students often ask for reading suggestions, in order to get their minds tuned into some of the topics that will be covered, or to simply provide a more general foundation for University. This list of suggested reading is not an exhaustive one, nor is it a list of material you must read. There are countless good general texts, so do explore: as well as books, read the local and national press, and look for relevant podcasts, websites, lectures, events and museums or exhibitions in your local area. This is not a list of books you should rush out and buy: First and foremost, read what interests you the most. General Ashcroft, F. Black, J., Boyd, C.A.R. and Noble, D. Calvin, W. Dawkins, R. Dawkins, R. De Kruif, P. Glynn, I. Goldacre, B. Greenfield. Jones, S. Medawar, P. Noble. Sacks, O. Sykes, B. Wishart, A. Anatomy MacKinnon, P. & Morris, J., Oxford Textbook of Functional Anatomy. Biochemistry Stryer, L., Biochemistry. Pharmacology

on iTunes U Harvard on iTunes U allows the University to distribute world-class educational content to the world at large. Watch Michael Sandel give his famous "Justice" lectures, learn about the intersection of science and cooking, or listen to Yo-Yo Ma perform Bach’s First Suite for Solo Cello. Questions or feedback? Contact us at digitalcomms@harvard.edu. About iTunes U iTunes U is a part of the iTunes Store featuring free lectures, language lessons, audiobooks, and more, that you can enjoy on your iPod, iPhone, Mac or PC. Frequently Asked Questions What is Harvard on iTunes U? Users must have Apple's free iTunes software installed to access the video and audio files and may find the content by searching or browsing the Apple iTunes store. How do I visit Harvard on iTunes U? What materials are appropriate for iTunes U? What if Harvard on iTunes U content infringes on copyright protection? What if Harvard on iTunes U content infringes on intellectual property rights?

Institutional Repository Search - Home Page Villiers Park Educational Trust | Course Level A-level Our activities have been written by subject experts to provide resources for you to use as extended project ideas, contexts for your A-level studies, insight into higher-level study or simply exciting and thought-provoking topics to dip into. You may want to present your research in class or to your subject teachers. There are 210 activities. Just click into an ‘Introduction Film’ to find out what the activity covers. The author of each activity provides ideas for tackling the questions with a ‘Suggested Response’. <img src=" title="" alt=""/> Art History: A Visible Difference This activity is suitable for all A-level Art students who are interested in exploring how human difference was categorised and represented visually during the 18th and 19th centuries. Next online extension activities »

Meeting Training and Learning Challenges with Reusable Learning Objects by Jacqueline Beck & Bobbe Baggio: Page 2 Using RLOs Reusability adds value to learning objects. The value of the learning object has a direct correlation to the organization’s ability to use it multiple times. We would like to point out two particular applications of learning objects that may not be as obvious, to offer a thought about the focus of learning objects and to give you two brief examples of actual design and re-use. RLOs and blended learning Blended learning is an important potential application for RLOs. For example, we produced some simple movies for one of our clients, and we incorporated these into online asynchronous training applications. In fact, we went a little further. Flexibility for the learner While reusing content for learning and training is the primary reason for creating learning objects, a second reason is the ability to put the information into a form that the learner can use individually. Is it time for an example? An example: Moving a learning object to an iPod How? Summary References Beck, R.

Engineering reading Engineering students in the past have found that the following books give an interesting insight into engineering. We have included a short review of each title, courtesy of amazon.co.uk, and, where possible, a reader's comments (again courtesy of amazon.co.uk). Please remember that these books are NOT required reading for the course – you don't have to buy any books before you come to Cambridge. We hope you enjoy reading from this selection. Sustainable Energy – Without the Hot Air by David J.C. published by UIT, 2008. This book is available as a free download from www.withouthotair.com/download.html. Reader's comment: A delight to read and will appeal especially to practical people who want to understand what is important in energy and what is not. More reviews can be found at www.withouthotair.com/reviews.html. How Do Wings Work? published by Physics Education, 2003. Abstract Sustainable Materials – With Both Eyes Open by Julian Allwood and Jonathan Cullen Synopsis Reviews Synopsis Ms.

Design for Adult Learning, Teaching and Learning Theory, Feedback | LearnDAT (Learning Design and Technology) Design for adult learning Ideally, the design of a course should allow students to customize the experience to meet their goals and complement their personal learning styles. Leonard and DeLacey draw two observations from an Adult Learning Workshop [*] held at Harvard Business School that are useful to keep in mind when designing enhanced, blended or fully-online courses: students who already know the power of a classroom experience will not easily abandon that model for something new; because humans have "certain, predictable preferences and capabilities in learning," some principles of learning span different academic methods. They offer seven simple, yet valuable ideas that should be incorporated into the design of online courses: Learning is a social activity: group activities and communities aid in the effectiveness of the learning experience because of the basic nature of human beings as social creatures. [*] Leonard, D. and DeLacey, B. Factors to consider Teaching styles

Reading list - University of Oxford: Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology Suggestions for pre-course reading Students admitted to study for postgraduate degrees at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology come from a variety of academic backgrounds and have very diverse needs and orientations. The reading list given below of initial reading suggestions is not mandatory: please use your own good sense in using it, whether you are new to anthropology or already have extensive training and relevant experience. In drawing up this list we have kept in mind not only social anthropology but also the range of more specialist master's degrees taught at ISCA (material anthropology with museum ethnography, visual anthropology, and medical anthropology). Many of the suggested readings are relevant to several of these fields. Anthropologists at work Bowen, Elenore Smith (1954) Return to Laughter. Basic introductions for those new to anthropology Hendry, Joy (1999) An Introduction to Social Anthropology: other People's Worlds . Recent Overviews

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