RSS Feed for Social studies https://solvonauts.org/%3Faction%3Drss_search%26term%3DSocial+studies RSS Feed for Social studies Recognising Nominative Categorative data B musicians http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/390 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/390 Gateways to Health A suite of decision based RLOs that cover health related topics http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/409 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/409 Should Sarah smack her child? This RLO explores the ethical dimension and different views surrounding the use of mild smacking as a means of punishment Should Sarah smack her child This RLO introduces you to a range of stakeholders with differing viewpoints and allows you to record your own responses to their opinions http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/454 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/454 Incorporating an understanding of poverty into assessments of children and their families’ Social workers often have to undertake assessments of children and their families who are living in poverty To help improve the consistency and quality of these assessments the Government introduced the Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families This e learning resource aims to demystify the complex framework which has many dimensions quite off putting to social work students and practitioners alike Users can explore the framework and then with the help of Barbara a virtual social worker users can use the framework to assess a family which will both deepen understanding of the framework and help users to understand the needs of children and families living in poverty http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/515 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/515 Justice and Fairness resource This resource helps young people to understand how the principles of justice and fairness are applied in the specific context of armed conflict using images debate and discussion http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/528 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/528 The OTTER Sami tent OER This is a reproduction of the Second Life Sami tent and is for free distribution within Second Life as a repurposable OER It is available in two clearly identified forms 1 As a single SL artefact where all discrete items have been linked together to make a whole 2 As a number of discrete SL artefacts In addition this OER includes two SL training guides one for students and one for tutors Users are encouraged to first read the Handout for the Sami tent OER http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/562 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/562 Working in Groups - for Regional Regeneration section 3 This JISC funded project has re used and re purposed learning content from external and internal sources to develop and pilot a level 4 module Working in Groups for multi professional teams working in the field of Regional Regeneration Permissions received from all external sources http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/579 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/579 Working in Groups - for Regional Regeneration section 4 This JISC funded project has re used and re purposed learning content from external and internal sources to develop and pilot a level 4 module Working in Groups for multi professional teams working in the field of Regional Regeneration Permissions received from all external sources http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/580 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/580 Social Enterprise in the Social Economy Functioning in the social economy means adapting the needs of traditional business and maintaining the principles of efficient operations Excellence for Social Economic Development a not for profit worker co operative and Envirowarm a social economy business discuss the issues involved http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1177 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1177 Interprofessional Learning Level One workbook A Workbook for Pre registration Health and Social Work Students http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1346 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1346 Interprofessional Learning Level Two workbook INTERPROFESSIONAL LEARNING PART TWO A Workbook for Pre registration Health and Social Work Students http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1479 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1479 Dissertation This OER is drawn from a Masters level online dissertation pre proposal course A series of moderated e tivities that include the use of collaborative wikis moderated forums and self reflective journals enable participants to choose a suitable dissertation topic This OER can be used in any situation that calls for a substantial piece of writing http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1582 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/1582 Foundation Degree. Module 2 Unit 2: Theorising Risk This OER considers the development of the concept and academic study of risk It looks at different approaches to risk factors which affect our perception of risk and the idea of the risk society http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2205 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2205 MSc: Unit 8 : Technologies of Control This OER aims is to provide an overview of recent technology developments in the field of security with particular emphasis on how the use of the technologies impacts on the lives of individuals http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2206 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2206 E-moderation strategies in educational contexts This PowerPoint lecture narrated by Professor Gilly Salmon consists of 29 slides outlining e moderating strategies in educational contexts centred around the 5 stage model It also touches upon the use of e tivities length 21 30 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2209 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2209 Second Life Guides These Second Life training guides have been split into three parts Part 1 takes you through your first steps in achieving a Second Life by setting up your account and creating your avatar your virtual persona in Second Life Part 2 reminds you of the basic skills you require to operate in Second Life and enjoy the experience Part 3 is about taking part in or directing groups for learning in Second Life http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2211 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2211 Strategic Planning Community Organisations By Distance Learning which is delivered from the University of Leicester s Institute of Lifelong Learning Module 8 is about Strategic Planning which can sometimes sound very theoretical It can also seem a near impossible concept to voluntary organisations with short term funding and uncertain futures http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2215 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2215 Managing Information Community Organisations By Distance Learning which is delivered from the University of Leicester s Institute of Lifelong Learning Module 9 This module considers the role purpose structure and process of research It aims to answer the questions such as What is research Why do research What types of research are there What ethical considerations are there when conducting research How might research findings be used http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2216 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2216 A \"Quick\" Introduction to the Census After you ve finished this unit you should be able to outline the nature and contents of the 2001 and 1991 Census discuss some potential uses of Census data consider the limitations of Census data when doing research undertake a simple practical analysis of Census data relating to mode of travel to work and or household characteristics e g occupations and ethnicity http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2238 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2238 Accessing Census Data Using Casweb The aim of this unit is to develop your understanding of the methods of extracting 2001 Census data from Casweb and Neighbourhood Statistics http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2240 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2240 Census 2001: The Enumeration Process An introduction to the enumeration process in the 2001 Census This unit outlines how the enumeration field force was organised and summarise the difficulties in enumeration and how they were handled http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2242 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2242 Households and the Census: Past, Present and Future This unit will give you an understanding of the problems in defining households for the purposes of census data collection http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2244 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2244 Output Areas for the 2001 Census This resource introduces you to the 2001 Census Output Areas The unit discusses the issues involved in designing a census principles of automated zone design and the characteristics of 2001 census output areas http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2245 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2245 Using Data from Different Sources: Consistent Geographical Units This resource provides an overview on geographies and how data for overlapping geographies can be compared It also explains the degrees of hierarchy and fit between different geographies In addition it covers the purposes and limitations of converting data http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2248 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2248 Geographies and Map Resources for Use with Census Data This unit introduces you to the geographies and map resources of the ONS a wealth of information for Census data users wanting to understand and use the UK geography hierarchy In addition you have had the opportunity to access the Generalised Map Collection and potentially use these map boundaries within your own GIS software http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2249 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2249 Universal Census Data Mapping This unit introduces you to Universal Data Maps UDMs gives you the opportunity to access some Census data from the Linking Censuses through Time website and to map that data or data from other sources using the UDMs http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2252 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2252 Measuring and Explaining Deprivation This unit introduces you to the concept of deprivation and the ways you can use census data to measure it It also explores the relationships between deprivation and a potential consequence cause illness In addition you will be able to carry out an investigation of spatial variation using census and other data http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2254 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2254 America and the World - US Foreign Policy This OER is drawn from a Masters level online course and the primary aim of this learning material is to give a grounding in the issues and ideas surrounding American foreign policy in the contemporary era The historical context of America s present world role is explained followed by a discussion of the process by which US foreign policy is made and the dominant themes associated with US policy These include America s status as the leading power in the international system as well as the objectives it sets itself in that capacity based on a mixture of its perceived values and interests Towards the end there will be a more narrowly focus on recent events discussing the significance of the 9 11 terrorist attacks and also the decision to invade Iraq in 2003 This learning mate http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2354 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2354 Diplomatic Systems This OER is drawn from a Masters level online course and its general aims are to to examine a the conditions in which diplomacy is stimulated b the nature of the different diplomatic systems that arise as a result of variations in these conditions and c how the effectiveness of a diplomatic system is best judged It then proceeds by looking first at diplomacy operation in various historical and contemporary case studies Including the French system of diplomacy that is the diplomatic system of Europe from the seventeenth century until the First World War as well as a detailed examination of the Anglo American system of Diplomacy The module also considers the issues of Diplomatic immunity protocol and the role played by the resident embassy building towards an examination http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2355 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2355 The Art of Negotiation This OER is drawn from a Masters level online course and its general aims are to a provide a good grasp of the specialized language of diplomacy and especially negotiation b emphasise that while the world diplomatic system has many tasks its chief one is the negotiation of agreements and c examine the purposes and problems of each of the main stages through which negotiation normally proceeds http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2356 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2356 Using blogs in Economics A guide to the effective use of blogs in economics teaching and learning in higher education http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2397 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2397 Nottingham U-Now University of Nottingham resources from Sociology and Social Policy http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2576 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2576 \'Shrinking\' the economy In this podcast Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research ICBBR within the Nottingham University Business School NUBS The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China The centre s research brings together a range of experts who share an interest in studying decision making in economic and business contexts in particular using theories and methods from management economics and psychology http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2572 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2572 Flu pandemic : how prepared are we? rsquo s Department of Heath committee on the ethical aspects of pandemic influenza discusses the causes and potential impact of a flu pandemic on the UK In particular examining how prepared the UK government is to cope with the medical and social impacts of a flu pandemic and what steps we can take as individuals to protect ourselves In the last century there were three separate flu pandemics the most serious of which occurred in 1918 which is estimated to have resulted in the deaths of 50 million people worldwide Professor Dingwall discusses the likelihood of another flu pandemic happening in the future and the differing methods available for protecting the population He also discusses how a flu pandemic could be defeated emphasising the importance of the role of the wider comm http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2573 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2573 Love on the rocks? How badly has the recession affected the relationship between political parties and business Expert in the field Professor Mick Moran assesses the cracks in the relationship and how the crisis will affect it in the future Professor Moran was at the University to open the inaugural seminar series for the Centre for British Politics http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2574 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2574 Understanding contemporary society This is a module framework It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file This module introduces students to a range of approaches in social analysis Through introductions to key concepts theorists and research studies in the disciplines of sociology cultural studies and social policy students will be equipped with the skills necessary for more advanced study of contemporary society Two routes to reading this module s contents are offered Those who prefer to read on screen can navigate to each section of interest using the links and menus provided whilst a full print version is also available for those who prefer to read offline and from paper Suitable for undergraduate year one level learners Dr David J Parker School of Sociology and Social Policy David Parker is a lect http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2575 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2575 Nottingham U-Now University of Nottingham Psychology Resources http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2578 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2578 \'Shrinking\' the economy In this podcast Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research ICBBR within the Nottingham University Business School NUBS The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China The centre s research brings together a range of experts who share an interest in studying decision making in economic and business contexts in particular using theories and methods from management economics and psychology http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2577 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2577 Nottingham U-Now University of Nottingham Politics and International Relations http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2592 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2592 Back-bench rebels Philip Cowley Reader in the University s School of Politics and International Relations was recently nominated for the Times Higher young researcher of the year award In this podcast Philip discusses his research into back bench rebellions within the British parliament Philip describes his research as practical politics linking academic research to the real world of political debate Since the British Labour party s re election with a reduced majority of 66 MPs in May 2005 some back bench Labour MPs have continued to vote against their own party led by Prime Minister Tony Blair This has forced the British government to make a series of concessions on a range of legislation After the election it was widely anticipated that Labour party MPs with a reduced majority would have http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2584 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2584 Introduction to European politics This is a module framework It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file As taught in Spring Semester 2009 This module seeks to provide students with an understanding of the rationale and key stages of European integration as well as of the institutions of the European Union and its functioning Topics covered will include an overview of the History of European integration key approaches to integration the main institutions Council Commission Court of Justice European Parliament as well as several policy areas foreign policy monetary policy enlargement Recent developments including the 2008 Treaty of Lisbon will be covered as will be the debates about the alleged democratic deficit of the EU Suitable for Undergraduate Level Year One students Professor Andreas Bieler http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2585 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2585 Living in an era of global terror In this podcast Professor Richard Aldrich from the School of Politics and International Relations discusses the impact of globalisation the opportunities this affords to global terrorists and the challenges faced by the intelligence services Globalisation has led to a free flow of money people and ideas which has benefited many people in the West in recent years and enhanced our standard of living but the price paid is a reduction in security As we see a shift towards a de regulated global economy with states removing controls over their borders how does a state maintain its security This has led to an increase in intelligence led activities and increasing expectations upon them In addition Professor Aldrich discusses how mass communication has magnified the influence of terro http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2586 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2586 Love on the rocks? How badly has the recession affected the relationship between political parties and business Expert in the field Professor Mick Moran assesses the cracks in the relationship and how the crisis will affect it in the future Professor Moran was at the University to open the inaugural seminar series for the Centre for British Politics http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2587 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2587 The Labour leadership contest In this podcast Professor Philip Cowley from the School of Politics and International Relations discusses the announcement of former Prime Minister Tony Blair s decision to stand down as leader of the Labour Party and British Prime Minister on 27th June 2007 Professor Cowley discusses the reasons behind Tony Blair s announcement and the pressure he has faced from within his own party Professor Cowley goes on to discuss why Gordon Brown succeeded Tony Blair uncontested and the potential problems this could present for the new Prime Minister Finally Professor Cowley discusses the contest for the deputy leadership why the candidates are standing and the challenges they will face in winning http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2588 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2588 Theories and concepts Littlefield 2011 and he has published peer reviewed journal articles on various dimensions of the political economy of Mexico in Third World Quarterly 2003 Bulletin of Latin American Research 2003 New Political Economy 2005 Journal of Peasant Studies 2007 and Latin American Perspectives 2010 He has also published in many of the major peer reviewed journals in International Relations and International Political Economy IPE including European Journal of International Relations 2001 Review of International Political Economy 2003 Review of International Studies 2005 and International Studies Quarterly 2008 Email Adam Morton nottingham ac uk http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2589 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2589 Understanding global politics This is a module framework It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 This module introduces global politics through the major theoretical historical and empirical ways of seeing international relations Different claims about for example human nature power war peace the state society law and politics are offered by thinkers who exercise a major influence on our contemporary understanding These claims contribute to different approaches to politics in a global context Suitable for Undergraduate level one students Dr Vanessa Pupavac Dr Xiaoke Zhang Dr Sabine Carey School of Politics and International Relations Dr Vanessa Pupavac is a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Nottingham She has previously worked for http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2590 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2590 War on climate change In this podcast Going to war for the environment Dr Matthew Humphrey Reader in Political Philosophy assesses a controversial theory by Australian academic Professor Robyn Eckersley Professor Eckersley is among a group of experts who believe that military intervention may be reasonably used to protect natural resources http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2591 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2591 Nottingham U-Now University of Nottingham Humanity Resources http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2657 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2657 Document skills : maps and plans As a specialist medium maps and plans can be a challenge to use and it is not always immediately obvious just what can be learned from them This resource demonstrates how the researcher can use these documents to gain varied insights about a particular place and aspects of its history The resource includes a glossary and bibliography Illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2654 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2654 Historical skills : dating documents Explains the different dating conventions employed in historical documents For example the system of dating by reference to a religious feast day and the year of the reigning monarch has little in common with the modern calendar Even where a recognisable date is provided it may not be what it at first appears The resource includes a glossary bibliography and translation of relevant Latin numbers phrases Illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2655 http://dspace.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/10949/2655