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6.096 Introduction to C++ (MIT) 6.096 Introduction to C++ (MIT)

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This course is designed for undergraduate and graduate students in science, social science and engineering programs who need to learn fundamental programming skills quickly but not in great depth. The course is ideal for undergraduate research positions or summer jobs requiring C++. It is not a class for experienced programmers in C++. Students with no programming background are welcome. Topics include control structures, arrays, functions, classes, objects, file handling, and simple algorithms for common tasks. This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month. This course is designed for undergraduate and graduate students in science, social science and engineering programs who need to learn fundamental programming skills quickly but not in great depth. The course is ideal for undergraduate research positions or summer jobs requiring C++. It is not a class for experienced programmers in C++. Students with no programming background are welcome. Topics include control structures, arrays, functions, classes, objects, file handling, and simple algorithms for common tasks. This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.

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c++ programming | c++ programming | learn to program | learn to program | control structures | control structures | functions | functions | classes | classes | object oriented programming | object oriented programming | oop | oop | file handling | file handling | standard template library | standard template library | pointers | pointers | arrays | arrays | games | games | text-based games | text-based games | small programming project | small programming project | case study | case study | nerdy students | nerdy students | athletic students | athletic students

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16.885J Aircraft Systems Engineering (MIT) 16.885J Aircraft Systems Engineering (MIT)

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Aircraft are complex products comprised of many subsystems which must meet demanding customer and operational lifecycle value requirements. This course adopts a holistic view of the aircraft as a system, covering: basic systems engineering; cost and weight estimation; basic aircraft performance; safety and reliability; lifecycle topics; aircraft subsystems; risk analysis and management; and system realization. Small student teams "retrospectively analyze" an existing aircraft covering: key design drivers and decisions; aircraft attributes and subsystems; and operational experience. Finally, the student teams deliver oral and written versions of the case study. Aircraft are complex products comprised of many subsystems which must meet demanding customer and operational lifecycle value requirements. This course adopts a holistic view of the aircraft as a system, covering: basic systems engineering; cost and weight estimation; basic aircraft performance; safety and reliability; lifecycle topics; aircraft subsystems; risk analysis and management; and system realization. Small student teams "retrospectively analyze" an existing aircraft covering: key design drivers and decisions; aircraft attributes and subsystems; and operational experience. Finally, the student teams deliver oral and written versions of the case study.

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aircraft systems | aircraft systems | aircraft systems engineering | aircraft systems engineering | lifecycle | lifecycle | cost estimation | cost estimation | weight estimation | weight estimation | aircraft performance | aircraft performance | aircraft safety | aircraft safety | aircraft reliability | aircraft reliability | subsystems; risk analysis | subsystems; risk analysis | risk management | risk management | system realization | system realization | retrospective analysis | retrospective analysis | key design drivers | key design drivers | design drivers | design drivers | design decisions | design decisions | aircraft attributes | aircraft attributes | operational experience | operational experience | case study | case study | case studies | case studies | air transportation systems | air transportation systems | air defense system | air defense system | systems engineering | systems engineering | interface management | interface management | interface verification | interface verification | subsystem architecture | subsystem architecture | performance issures | performance issures | design closure | design closure | complex systems | complex systems | 16.885 | 16.885 | ESD.35 | ESD.35

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Using Agent-based Modelling to think about Complex Systems

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The Modelling4All project at the University of Oxford have developed the BehaviourComposer tool to enable scholars to create agent-based models, opening up this area of investigation to much wider audiences in teaching, learning, research and outreach. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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case study | learning | agent-based modelling | oxford | teaching | technologies | case study | learning | agent-based modelling | oxford | teaching | technologies | 2011-10-26

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17.484 Comparative Grand Strategy and Military Doctrine (MIT) 17.484 Comparative Grand Strategy and Military Doctrine (MIT)

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This course will conduct a comparative study of the grand strategies of the great powers (Britain, France, Germany and Russia) competing for mastery of Europe from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Grand strategy is the collection of political and military means and ends with which a state attempts to achieve security. We will examine strategic developments in the years preceding World Wars I and II, and how those developments played themselves out in these wars. The following questions will guide the inquiry: What is grand strategy and what are its critical aspects? What recurring factors have exerted the greatest influence on the strategies of the states selected for study? How may the quality of a grand strategy be judged? What consequences seem to follow from grand stra This course will conduct a comparative study of the grand strategies of the great powers (Britain, France, Germany and Russia) competing for mastery of Europe from the late nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Grand strategy is the collection of political and military means and ends with which a state attempts to achieve security. We will examine strategic developments in the years preceding World Wars I and II, and how those developments played themselves out in these wars. The following questions will guide the inquiry: What is grand strategy and what are its critical aspects? What recurring factors have exerted the greatest influence on the strategies of the states selected for study? How may the quality of a grand strategy be judged? What consequences seem to follow from grand stra

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Strategy | Strategy | grand | grand | comparative | comparative | United States | United States | Great Britian | Great Britian | France | France | Germany | Germany | Russia | Russia | Europe | Europe | nineteenth century | nineteenth century | twentieth century | twentieth century | political | political | military | military | security | security | doctrine | doctrine | organizations | organizations | nationalism | nationalism | international | international | World War I | World War I | World War II | World War II | land warfare | land warfare | methods | methods | history | history | case study | case study

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17.428 American Foreign Policy: Theory and Method (MIT) 17.428 American Foreign Policy: Theory and Method (MIT)

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This course examines the causes and consequences of American foreign policy since 1898. Course readings cover both substantive and methods topics. Four substantive topics are covered: major theories of American foreign policy; major episodes in the history of American foreign policy and historical/interpretive controversies about them; the evaluation of major past American foreign policies--were their results good or bad? and current policy controversies, including means of evaluating proposed policies. Three methods topics are covered: basic social scientific inference--what are theories? what are good theories? how should theories be framed and tested? historical investigative methodology, including archival research, and, most importantly, case study methodology. Historical episodes This course examines the causes and consequences of American foreign policy since 1898. Course readings cover both substantive and methods topics. Four substantive topics are covered: major theories of American foreign policy; major episodes in the history of American foreign policy and historical/interpretive controversies about them; the evaluation of major past American foreign policies--were their results good or bad? and current policy controversies, including means of evaluating proposed policies. Three methods topics are covered: basic social scientific inference--what are theories? what are good theories? how should theories be framed and tested? historical investigative methodology, including archival research, and, most importantly, case study methodology. Historical episodes

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American foreign policy | American foreign policy | history | history | political theory | political theory | methodology | methodology | research | research | contemporary politics | contemporary politics | controversies | controversies | evaluation | evaluation | social science | social science | archival research | archival research | case study | case study

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16.885J Aircraft Systems Engineering (MIT) 16.885J Aircraft Systems Engineering (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV lectures, AV special element video. 16.885J offers a holistic view of the aircraft as a system, covering: basic systems engineering; cost and weight estimation; basic aircraft performance; safety and reliability; lifecycle topics; aircraft subsystems; risk analysis and management; and system realization. Small student teams retrospectively analyze an existing aircraft covering: key design drivers and decisions; aircraft attributes and subsystems; and operational experience. Oral and written versions of the case study are delivered. For the Fall 2005 term, the class focuses on a systems engineering analysis of the Space Shuttle. It offers study of both design and operations of the shuttle, with frequent lectures by outside experts. Students choose specific s Includes audio/video content: AV lectures, AV special element video. 16.885J offers a holistic view of the aircraft as a system, covering: basic systems engineering; cost and weight estimation; basic aircraft performance; safety and reliability; lifecycle topics; aircraft subsystems; risk analysis and management; and system realization. Small student teams retrospectively analyze an existing aircraft covering: key design drivers and decisions; aircraft attributes and subsystems; and operational experience. Oral and written versions of the case study are delivered. For the Fall 2005 term, the class focuses on a systems engineering analysis of the Space Shuttle. It offers study of both design and operations of the shuttle, with frequent lectures by outside experts. Students choose specific s

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16.885 | 16.885 | ESD.35 | ESD.35 | aircraft systems | aircraft systems | aircraft systems engineering | aircraft systems engineering | lifecycle | lifecycle | cost estimation | cost estimation | weight estimation | weight estimation | aircraft performance | aircraft performance | aircraft safety | aircraft safety | aircraft reliability | aircraft reliability | subsystems | subsystems | risk analysis | risk analysis | risk management | risk management | system realization | system realization | retrospective analysis | retrospective analysis | key design drivers | key design drivers | design drivers | design drivers | design decisions | design decisions | aircraft attributes | aircraft attributes | operational experience | operational experience | case study | case study | case studies | case studies | air transportation system | air transportation system | air defense system | air defense system | systems engineering | systems engineering | interface management | interface management | interface verification | interface verification | interface validation | interface validation | subsystem architecture | subsystem architecture | performance issues | performance issues | design closure | design closure | complex systems | complex systems | space shuttle | space shuttle | space systems | space systems | NASA | NASA | sound barrier | sound barrier | ascent | ascent | aeronautics | aeronautics | liftoff | liftoff | takeoff | takeoff

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1.464 E-Commerce and the Internet in Real Estate and Construction (MIT) 1.464 E-Commerce and the Internet in Real Estate and Construction (MIT)

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1.464 examines the long term effects of information technology on business strategy in the real estate and construction industry. Considerations include: supply chain, allocation of risk, impact on contract obligations and security, trends toward consolidation, and the convergence of information transparency and personal effectiveness. Resources are drawn from the world of dot.com entrepreneurship and "old economy" responses. 1.464 examines the long term effects of information technology on business strategy in the real estate and construction industry. Considerations include: supply chain, allocation of risk, impact on contract obligations and security, trends toward consolidation, and the convergence of information transparency and personal effectiveness. Resources are drawn from the world of dot.com entrepreneurship and "old economy" responses.

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e-commerce | e-commerce | Internet | Internet | real estate | real estate | construction | construction | information technology | information technology | business strategy | business strategy | supply chain | supply chain | risk allocation | risk allocation | contract obligations | contract obligations | consolidation | consolidation | information transparency | information transparency | case method | case method | case study | case study | industry value system | industry value system | optimization | optimization | business models | business models | incentives | incentives | game theory | game theory | strategic managment | strategic managment | knowledge management | knowledge management

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1.46 Strategic Management in the Design and Construction Value Chain (MIT) 1.46 Strategic Management in the Design and Construction Value Chain (MIT)

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This course provides an overview of key concepts in strategic management in the construction, real estate, and architecture industries. Topics include supply chain analysis, market segmentation, vertical integration, competitive advantage, and industry transformation. This course is of interest to students seeking more understanding of the business dynamics of real estate and construction; seeking to provide value in firms which they may join; or seeking to build a foundation for their own entrepreneurial pursuits. This course provides an overview of key concepts in strategic management in the construction, real estate, and architecture industries. Topics include supply chain analysis, market segmentation, vertical integration, competitive advantage, and industry transformation. This course is of interest to students seeking more understanding of the business dynamics of real estate and construction; seeking to provide value in firms which they may join; or seeking to build a foundation for their own entrepreneurial pursuits.

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strategic management | strategic management | value chain | value chain | construction | construction | strategic planning | strategic planning | real estate | real estate | industry analysis | industry analysis | information technology | information technology | case method | case method | case study | case study | industry value system | industry value system | market segmentation | market segmentation | vertical integration | vertical integration | industry fragmentation | industry fragmentation

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16.885J Aircraft Systems Engineering (MIT) 16.885J Aircraft Systems Engineering (MIT)

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Aircraft are complex products comprised of many subsystems which must meet demanding customer and operational lifecycle value requirements. This course adopts a holistic view of the aircraft as a system, covering: basic systems engineering; cost and weight estimation; basic aircraft performance; safety and reliability; lifecycle topics; aircraft subsystems; risk analysis and management; and system realization. Small student teams "retrospectively analyze" an existing aircraft covering: key design drivers and decisions; aircraft attributes and subsystems; and operational experience. Finally, the student teams deliver oral and written versions of the case study. Aircraft are complex products comprised of many subsystems which must meet demanding customer and operational lifecycle value requirements. This course adopts a holistic view of the aircraft as a system, covering: basic systems engineering; cost and weight estimation; basic aircraft performance; safety and reliability; lifecycle topics; aircraft subsystems; risk analysis and management; and system realization. Small student teams "retrospectively analyze" an existing aircraft covering: key design drivers and decisions; aircraft attributes and subsystems; and operational experience. Finally, the student teams deliver oral and written versions of the case study.

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aircraft systems | aircraft systems | aircraft systems engineering | aircraft systems engineering | lifecycle | lifecycle | cost estimation | cost estimation | weight estimation | weight estimation | aircraft performance | aircraft performance | aircraft safety | aircraft safety | aircraft reliability | aircraft reliability | subsystems; risk analysis | subsystems; risk analysis | risk management | risk management | system realization | system realization | retrospective analysis | retrospective analysis | key design drivers | key design drivers | design drivers | design drivers | design decisions | design decisions | aircraft attributes | aircraft attributes | operational experience | operational experience | case study | case study | case studies | case studies | air transportation systems | air transportation systems | air defense system | air defense system | systems engineering | systems engineering | interface management | interface management | interface verification | interface verification | subsystem architecture | subsystem architecture | performance issures | performance issures | design closure | design closure | complex systems | complex systems | 16.885 | 16.885 | ESD.35 | ESD.35

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16.886 Air Transportation Systems Architecting (MIT) 16.886 Air Transportation Systems Architecting (MIT)

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This course addresses the architecting of air transportation systems. The focus is on the conceptual phase of product definition, including technical, economic, market, environmental, regulatory, legal, manufacturing, and societal factors. It centers on a realistic system case study and includes a number of lectures from industry and government. Past examples include: the Very Large Transport Aircraft, a Supersonic Business Jet, and a Next Generation Cargo System. The course identifies the critical system level issues and analyzes them in depth via student team projects and individual assignments. The overall goal of the semester is to produce a business plan and a system specifications document that can be used to assess candidate systems. This course addresses the architecting of air transportation systems. The focus is on the conceptual phase of product definition, including technical, economic, market, environmental, regulatory, legal, manufacturing, and societal factors. It centers on a realistic system case study and includes a number of lectures from industry and government. Past examples include: the Very Large Transport Aircraft, a Supersonic Business Jet, and a Next Generation Cargo System. The course identifies the critical system level issues and analyzes them in depth via student team projects and individual assignments. The overall goal of the semester is to produce a business plan and a system specifications document that can be used to assess candidate systems.

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Air transportation | Air transportation | air transport | air transport | air transportation systems | air transportation systems | product definition | product definition | air transportation industry | air transportation industry | system case study | system case study | very large transport aircraft | very large transport aircraft | supersonic business jet | supersonic business jet | next generation cargo system | next generation cargo system | business plan | business plan | system specifications document | system specifications document

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20.201 Mechanisms of Drug Actions (MIT) 20.201 Mechanisms of Drug Actions (MIT)

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This course addresses the scientific basis for the development of new drugs. The first half of the semester begins with an overview of the drug discovery process, followed by fundamental principles of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, metabolism, and the mechanisms by which drugs cause therapeutic and toxic responses. The second half of the semester applies those principles to case studies and literature discussions of current problems with specific drugs, drug classes, and therapeutic targets. This course addresses the scientific basis for the development of new drugs. The first half of the semester begins with an overview of the drug discovery process, followed by fundamental principles of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, metabolism, and the mechanisms by which drugs cause therapeutic and toxic responses. The second half of the semester applies those principles to case studies and literature discussions of current problems with specific drugs, drug classes, and therapeutic targets.

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drugs | drugs | medicine | medicine | pharmaceutical | pharmaceutical | pharmacology | pharmacology | toxicology | toxicology | drug actions | drug actions | therapeutics | therapeutics | histology | histology | pathophysiology | pathophysiology | drug therapy | drug therapy | drug transporters | drug transporters | drug metabolism | drug metabolism | drug toxicity | drug toxicity | drug development | drug development | uptake | uptake | transport | transport | case study | case study | biochemistry | biochemistry | Pharmacokinetics | Pharmacokinetics | Pharmacogenetics | Pharmacogenetics | Omeprazole | Omeprazole | antibiotics | antibiotics | Oncology | Oncology | Statins | Statins | Sarilumab | Sarilumab | cystic fibrosis | cystic fibrosis

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21W.732-2 Introduction to Technical Communication: Ethics in Science and Technology (MIT) 21W.732-2 Introduction to Technical Communication: Ethics in Science and Technology (MIT)

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This section of Introduction to Technical Communication deals with ethical issues associated with the design, use, and propagation of technology. At virtually all stages of development and use, any technology can carry with it ethical dilemmas for both creators and users. Of particular interest is how such dilemmas are resolved (or complicated) according to how effectively they are communicated to stakeholders. This section of Introduction to Technical Communication deals with ethical issues associated with the design, use, and propagation of technology. At virtually all stages of development and use, any technology can carry with it ethical dilemmas for both creators and users. Of particular interest is how such dilemmas are resolved (or complicated) according to how effectively they are communicated to stakeholders.

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technology | technology | ethics | ethics | science | science | engineering | engineering | nuclear power | nuclear power | GM foods | GM foods | memo | memo | letter | letter | correspondence | correspondence | cover letter | cover letter | abstract | abstract | environmental ethics | environmental ethics | scientific writing | scientific writing | case study | case study | thesis | thesis | citation | citation | workshop | workshop | literature review | literature review | critical review | critical review | proposal | proposal | language | language

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Introducing public health Introducing public health

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This free course, Introducing public health, introduces some key elements of public health and health promotion, using a video case study of Coventry. It focuses on the major determinants of health and ill health and the scope of public health work. First published on Mon, 29 Feb 2016 as Introducing public health. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 This free course, Introducing public health, introduces some key elements of public health and health promotion, using a video case study of Coventry. It focuses on the major determinants of health and ill health and the scope of public health work. First published on Mon, 29 Feb 2016 as Introducing public health. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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Public Health | Public Health | multidisciplinary | multidisciplinary | health | health | community | community | case study | case study

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20.430J Fields, Forces, and Flows in Biological Systems (MIT) 20.430J Fields, Forces, and Flows in Biological Systems (MIT)

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This course covers the fundamental driving forces for transport—chemical gradients, electrical interactions, and fluid flow—as applied to the biology and biophysics of molecules, cells, and tissues. This course covers the fundamental driving forces for transport—chemical gradients, electrical interactions, and fluid flow—as applied to the biology and biophysics of molecules, cells, and tissues.

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diffusion | diffusion | molecular diffusion | molecular diffusion | diffusion-reaction | diffusion-reaction | conduction | conduction | convection | convection | biological systems | biological systems | fields | fields | electrical double layers | electrical double layers | Maxwell stress tensor | Maxwell stress tensor | physiological systems | physiological systems | fluid | fluid | solid | solid | equations of motion | equations of motion | case study | case study | electrode interfaces | electrode interfaces | transduction | transduction | random walk | random walk | Stokes-Einstein | Stokes-Einstein | Fick's laws | Fick's laws | reaction | reaction | Damköhler number | Damköhler number

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21W.732-2 Introduction to Technical Communication: Ethics in Science and Technology (MIT)

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This section of Introduction to Technical Communication deals with ethical issues associated with the design, use, and propagation of technology. At virtually all stages of development and use, any technology can carry with it ethical dilemmas for both creators and users. Of particular interest is how such dilemmas are resolved (or complicated) according to how effectively they are communicated to stakeholders.

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technology | ethics | science | engineering | nuclear power | GM foods | memo | letter | correspondence | cover letter | abstract | environmental ethics | scientific writing | case study | thesis | citation | workshop | literature review | critical review | proposal | language

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17.428 American Foreign Policy: Theory and Method (MIT)

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This course examines the causes and consequences of American foreign policy since 1898. Course readings cover both substantive and methods topics. Four substantive topics are covered: major theories of American foreign policy; major episodes in the history of American foreign policy and historical/interpretive controversies about them; the evaluation of major past American foreign policies--were their results good or bad? and current policy controversies, including means of evaluating proposed policies. Three methods topics are covered: basic social scientific inference--what are theories? what are good theories? how should theories be framed and tested? historical investigative methodology, including archival research, and, most importantly, case study methodology. Historical episodes

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American foreign policy | history | political theory | methodology | research | contemporary politics | controversies | evaluation | social science | archival research | case study

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Oscar Pistorius Vs IAAF

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South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius is a multiple world record holder and Paralympic gold medallist in the 100m, 200m and 400m Paralympic events. Pistorius, a double-amputee, recently captured the attention of the world in his landmark legal victory over the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

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cc-by | creative commons | UKOER | HLST | ENGSCOER | OER | LL2012 | London 2012 | Olympics | Olympic Games | Paralympics | Paralympic Games | Learning Legacies | JISC | HEA | Oxford Brookes University | HLSTOER | IOC | LOCOG | athletics | competition | case study | Oscar Pistorius | IAAF | IAAF rules | law | oxb:060111:006cs | sport | leisure | tourism | hospitality | Team GB | The Olympics Gender and Widening Participation.

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society

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’s boxing being announced as the newest sport to gain Olympic recognition in the 2012 London Games.

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’s boxing | case study | culture | society | history | oxb:060111:000cs | sport | leisure | tourism | hospitality | Team GB | The Olympics Ethics and Values

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London 2012: How We Won the Bid

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inspired to choose sport.’ So began Sebastian Coe, the Chief Executive of the London 2012 bid team, in his opening statement to the IOC Commission in Singapore on July 6th, 2005.

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oxb:060111:009cs | sport | leisure | tourism | hospitality | Team GB | cc-by | creative commons | UKOER | HLST | ENGSCOER | OER | LL2012 | London 2012 | Olympics | Olympic Games | Paralympics | Paralympic Games | Learning Legacies | JISC | HEA | Oxford Brookes University | HLSTOER | IOC | LOCOG | athletics | competition | case study | winning bid | managing the bid | media coverage | monarchy | politics | political issues | The Olympics Governance Management .

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London 2012: A Nutritional Legacy

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The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has outlined a compelling vision for the provision of food at the London 2012 Games. In fact, this provision is so impressive that it has been referred to as the largest peace-time catering operation in the world.

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oxb:060111:008cs | sport | leisure | tourism | hospitality | Team GB | cc-by | creative commons | | UKOER | HLST | ENGSCOER | OER | LL2012 | London 2012 | Olympics | Olympic Games | Paralympics | Paralympic Games | Learning Legacies | JISC | HEA | Oxford Brookes University | HLSTOER | IOC | LOCOG | athletics | competition | case study | nutrition | eating | food | legacy | diet | health | fair trade | healthy eating | food pyramid | legacy | food vision | vision | balanced diet | The Olympics Impact and Legacy.

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PARALYMPIC SPORT: Are We Equal Yet?

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This case study considers equality for able-bodied athletes, and athletes/persons with a disability, from a financial point of view. A brief history of the Paralympic Games is presented, before asking readers to consider the differences in funding between a) Olympic and Paralympic sports in general, b) the same sport that is awarded less funding at Paralympic level than at Olympic level, and c) individual Paralympic sports. In order to consider these financial issues, brief contextualisation of the history of the Paralympic Games is necessary.

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cc-by | creative commons | UKOER | HLST | ENGSCOER | OER | LL2012 | London 2012 | Olympics | Olympic Games | Paralympics | Paralympic Games | Learning Legacies | JISC | HEA | Oxford Brookes University | HLSTOER | IOC | LOCOG | athletics | competition | case study | equality | disabilities | history of Paralympics | oxb:060111:002cs | sport | leisure | tourism | hospitality | Team GB | The Olympics Impact and Legacy

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OLYMPICS AND MORALS: Sport Builds Character

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Olympism is a philosophy of life, exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, will and mind. Blending sport with culture and education, Olympism seeks to create away of life based on the joy of effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles.

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cc-by | creative commons | UKOER | HLST | ENGSCOER | OER | LL2012 | London 2012 | Olympics | Olympic Games | Paralympics | Paralympic Games | Learning Legacies | JISC | HEA | Oxford Brookes University | HLSTOER | IOC | LOCOG | athletics | competition | case study | the Olympic character | spirit | ethos | Boys Own movement | athleticism | poverty | aids | HIV | Olympism | Olympic charter | oxb:060111:001cs | sport | leisure | tourism | hospitality | Team GB | The Olympics Ethics and Values.

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The TOPS Programme

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approximately seventy participating organisations.

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Sport and Politics: Are the Olympic Games Political?

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The historic use of sport, particularly within the non-Western world, offers us numerous examples of the overt use of sport in the furthering of political and nationalistic objectives; a concept that many nation states might see little reason to deny.

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The Olympics and Politics | cc-by | creative commons | UKOER | HLST | ENGSCOER | OER | LL2012 | London 2012 | Olympics | Olympic Games | Paralympics | Paralympic Games | Learning Legacies | JISC | HEA | Oxford Brookes University | HLSTOER | IOC | athletics | competition | case study | oxb:060111:007cs | politics | political issues | Berlin 1936 | racism | equality | London 1948 | boycott | Helsinki 1952 | Russia | Melbourne 1956 | protests | Rome 1960 | apartheid | Tokyo 1964 | Mexico City 1968 | OPHR | Olympic Project for Human Rights | black power | ethnicity | Munich 1972 | Munich massacre | murder | Montreal 1976 | Moscow 1980 | Los Angeles 1984 | Seoul 1988 | Barcelona 1992 | Atlanta 1996 | Sydney 2000 | Athens 2004 | Beijing 2008 | torch relay protest | torch relay | sport | leisure | tourism | hospitality.

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HOW GREEN ARE THE GAMES? Sustainability in a Mega-Event.

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Climate change and global warming continue to dominate international political discussion, and the discussions of the IOC and host countries are no exception. The upcoming Vancouver 2010, London 2012 and Sochi 2014 Organising Committees are all committed to leaving a legacy that their Games are remembered as being green.

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cc-by | creative commons | UKOER | HLST | ENGSCOER | OER | LL2012 | London 2012 | Olympics | Olympic Games | Paralympics | Paralympic Games | Learning Legacies | JISC | HEA | Oxford Brookes University | HLSTOER | IOC | LOCOG | athletics | competition | case study | sustainability | environment | oxb:060111:003cs | sport | leisure | tourism | hospitality | Team GB | The Olympics and Sustainability.

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