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Butterfly Photography

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Authors:  Justin Bode and Tim Neary Justin Bode discusses butterfly photography, including the differences between forest and bushveld butterflies and a rare sighting of the Golden Flash butterfly. Clicked 63 times. Last clicked 09/11/2014 - 14:35. Teaching & Learning Context:  [Teaching and Learning context required] Eyed Pansy Ilanda image provided courtesy of M Purves under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

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Animal Demography Unit | Science | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | butterflies | butterfly photography | citizen science | digital camera | photography

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Scorpions and Spiders

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Authors:  Ian Engelbrecht and Tim Neary Ian Engelbrecht discusses scorpions in Southern Africa. Clicked 35 times. Last clicked 09/12/2014 - 07:48. Teaching & Learning Context:  [Teaching and Learning context required] Image provided courtesy of Magnus Manske under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Germany.

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Animal Demography Unit | Science | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | claws | live birth | mating behaviour | scorpions | stinging | venomous scorpions

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Weaver Birds

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Authors:  Dieter Oschadleus and Tim Neary Dieter Oschadleus discusses weavers, from nest-building patterns to the different kinds of weavers (masked weaver, widow and bishop birds, and sparrow weavers, scaly-feathered finch, etc.) and their r Clicked 25 times. Last clicked 09/22/2014 - 08:44. Teaching & Learning Context:  [Teaching and Learning context required] Image provided courtesy of Snowmanradio under a Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 2.0 Generic license.

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Animal Demography Unit | Science | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | cape weaver | citizen science | demography | ecology | nest construction | obligate nesters | podcast | territorialism | weavers

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Peninsula Paddle

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Authors:  Kevin Winters and Tim Neary Kevin Winters speaks about the Peninsula Paddle and how the event generates interest for the preservation and conservation of waterways and rivers. Clicked 18 times. Last clicked 09/11/2014 - 14:39. Teaching & Learning Context:  [Teaching and Learning context required]

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Animal Demography Unit | Science | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | conservation | paddle | socio-politics of conservation | waterways

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Large Terrestrial Birds

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Authors:  Sally Hofmeyr and Tim Neary Sally Hofmeyr discusses the Coordinated Aviafaunal Roadcount programme, which maps populations of large terrestrial birds in agricultural areas. Clicked 20 times. Last clicked 09/11/2014 - 14:38. Teaching & Learning Context:  [Teaching and Learning context required] Image provided courtesy of Brian Snelson under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

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Animal Demography Unit | Science | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | coordinated aviafuanal roadcounts

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Penguins

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Authors:  Richard Sherley and Tim Neary Richard Sherley discusses penguin tracking in South Africa, and how tracking mechanisms support research on feeding, breeding and migration patterns. Clicked 22 times. Last clicked 09/11/2014 - 14:38. Teaching & Learning Context:  [Teaching and Learning context required] Image provided courtesy of <a href="http://www.namastesouthafrica.com/">Namastesa</a> under a Creative Commons Attribution 1.0 Generic license.

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Animal Demography Unit | Science | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | feeding | migration | penguins | tracking | tracking mechanisms

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Science and Wild Fashion - Animal Identification by Appearance

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Authors:  Elsa Bussiere and Tim Neary Elsa Bussiere discusses tracking animal population density, movement and habitation patterns via the use of non-invasive techniques such as camera traps and the statistical models that have been devel Clicked 24 times. Last clicked 09/11/2014 - 14:39. Teaching & Learning Context:  [Teaching and Learning context required] Image provided courtesy of Ian Gaigher under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

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Animal Demography Unit | Science | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | animal identification | camera trap | photography | tracks

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Seals and Sharks

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Authors:  Justin o' Riain and Tim Neary Justin o' Riain discusses shark and seal interactions in the False Bay/Seal Island area, focusing on predator-prey interactions and predation behaviour. Clicked 18 times. Last clicked 09/16/2014 - 16:13. Teaching & Learning Context:  Ethology of seals and sharks, specifically focusing on predator-prey relations, avoidance and predation strategies. Image provided courtesy of <a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/50979393@N00">Christopher</a> under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

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Animal Demography Unit | Science | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | attack | breach attack | ethology | predation | predator | seal pub | seals | sharks | white shark

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Citizen Science - Mammal Map

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Authors:  Tali Hoffman and Tim Neary Tali Hoffman explains the purpose and scope of MammalMAP - an online platform which aims to update the distribution records of all African mammal species - and how citizens all over Africa can contrib Clicked 23 times. Last clicked 09/11/2014 - 14:36. Teaching & Learning Context:  [Teaching and Learning context required] Image provided courtesy of Johan Taljaard under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 Unported license.

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Animal Demography Unit | Science | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | ADU | Africa | animal demography unit | citizen science | conservation | demography | distribution map | mammal | mammalMAP | visualisation

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Bird Ringing

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Authors:  Dieter Oschadleus and Tim Neary Dieter Oschadleus discusses bird ringing in South Africa, from its beginning in 1948, to the tools and techniques used (mist nets, aluminium or stainless steel rings), to the ethical considerations in Clicked 12 times. Last clicked 09/11/2014 - 14:29. Teaching & Learning Context:  [Teaching and Learning context required] Image provided coutesy of <a href="http://www.hear.org/starr/">Kim and Forest Starr</a> under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.

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Animal Demography Unit | Science | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | ADU | animal demography unit | bird ringing | birds | citizen science | mist net | ringing | seabird

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Citizen Science - Special Days

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Authors:  Megan Loftie and Tim Neary Tim Neary interviews Megan Loftie about the Animal Demography Unit's citizen science programme 'Special Days' - Mad Mammal Monday, Tree Tuesday, Weaver Wednesday, Threat Thursday, Frog Friday, Scorpio Clicked 22 times. Last clicked 09/11/2014 - 14:37. Teaching & Learning Context:  [Teaching and Learning context required] Image supplied courtesy of the Animal Demography Unit under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commerical Share-Alike 3.0 Unported license.

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Animal Demography Unit | Science | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | ADU | animal demography unit | citizen science | conservation | facebook | frog fridays | interview | Mad mammal mondays | podcast | scorpion saturdays | snake sundays | social media | threat thursdays | tree tuesdays | weaver wednesdays

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MAM1000W Calculus Notes

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Authors:  Dr Jonathan Shock These notes are part of a first year Mathematics course offered by the Science Faculty. They cover a wide range of topics spanning from Integration to the Binomial theorem & Vectors. Clicked 433 times. Last clicked 09/28/2014 - 16:50. Teaching & Learning Context:  Made to be used as self study notes. The arrangement of topics is in line with that of the (MAM1000W) Mathematics Course they were made for. The examples ensure gradual growth in depth and understanding of concepts as they are covered.

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Mathematics and Applied Mathematics | Science | Downloadable Documents | Textbooks | English | Post-secondary | Calculus. MAM1000W. Dr Jonathan Shock. Integration

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Ethics in Research

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Authors:  Tom Sanya and Ian Blair This is an online guide to the UCT Ethics in Research application. Clicked 64 times. Last clicked 09/27/2014 - 01:01. Teaching & Learning Context:  For staff and students, primarily for students in the UCT School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics but can also be useful for others in EBE and UCT.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Text/HTML Webpages | Other | English | Post-secondary | consent form | ethics in research | ethics protocal | informed consent

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Tool for Evaluation of Building Sustainability

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Authors:  Tom Sanya and Bob Osano SoftArch is a developed for evaluating building sustainability on social, economic and environmental aspects in developing country contexts. Clicked 67 times. Last clicked 07/23/2014 - 22:51. Teaching & Learning Context:  This tool is an interactive simulation that evaluates the environmental, economic and social impact of different building models.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Other | Simulations | English | Post-secondary | building materials | green building | sustainability evaluation

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Passive Building Design - student example 3 (Laura Graham)

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Authors:  Tom Sanya An interactive website showcasing passive design methodology, completed as part of third year coursework for a Bachelor of Architecture degree. Clicked 78 times. Last clicked 11/06/2014 - 10:29. Teaching & Learning Context:  Constructivism and passive design methodology.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Text/HTML Webpages | Other | English | Post-secondary | architecture | daylighting | passive design | thermal comfort | Ventilation

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Passive Building Design - Student example 2 (Louise Malan)

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Authors:  Tom Sanya A detailed and illustrated site analysis covering Solar analysis, Shadow analysis, Ventilation, Rainwater and Daylight studies, culminating in a set of completed three-dimensional architectural drawin Clicked 41 times. Last clicked 11/07/2014 - 05:54. Teaching & Learning Context:  An example of passive design strategy, outlining all the steps required when completing a detailed site analysis.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | architecture | daylighting | ecotect | site analysis | solar shading calculations | sustainable passive design | Ventilation

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Die ES

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Authors:  Tom Sanya An interactive educational product exploring Fagan's understanding of combining design and technology into a single, non-linear, diverse and interesting problem-solving methodology. Clicked 26 times. Last clicked 07/03/2014 - 15:47. Teaching & Learning Context:  Detailed constructivism portfolio using Die Es as a showcase of construction methodology.

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Aeronautical Research Group | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | Cape Town | details | hyperbolic paraboid | model | technology

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Passive Building Design - student example 1 (Catherine Moronnel)

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Authors:  Tom Sanya This is a study by a 2nd year architectural student in applied passive design with a focus on lighting and shade, containing a large number of site illustrations and photographs. Clicked 29 times. Last clicked 06/19/2014 - 18:14. Teaching & Learning Context:  This resource is useful for focusing on light and shade in an urban design context.

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Architecture | Engineering and the Built Environment | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | daylighting studies | passive design | site analysis | sustainable architecture | thermal comfort | Ventilation

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Dikakapa Everday Heroes - African Journeys to Success

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Authors:  Khethelo Xulu, Agano Kiravu, Andile Nofemela, Hlumani Ndlovu, Retsilisitsoe Moholisa and Aron Abera This book, Dikakapa Everyday Heroes: African journeys to success, is the proud initiative of a social intervention project called Dikakapa: Every-day Heroes. Clicked 304 times. Last clicked 07/26/2014 - 16:58. Teaching & Learning Context:  "Dikakapa Everyday Heroes: African journeys to success" is a collection of short personal stories by young Africans. In the book, the authors exercise self introspection and examination to reflect on how they navigated the formal education system (

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Centre for Higher Education Development | Careers Service | Downloadable Documents | Other | English | Post-secondary | Career development | education | Motivation | short stories | students | Success | Tertiary institutions | University

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INTROSTAT (Statistics Textbook)

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Authors:  Prof Les Underhill & Prof Dave Bradfield IntroStat was designed to meet the needs of students, primarily those in business, commerce and management, for a course in applied statistics. Clicked 459 times. Last clicked 01/05/2015 - 12:26. Teaching & Learning Context:  IntroSTAT is designed as a lecture-book. One of the aims is to maximize the time spent in explaining concepts and doing examples. The book is commonly used as part of first year courses into Statistics.

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Statistical Sciences | Science | Downloadable Documents | Textbooks | English | Post-secondary | binomial | central limit theorem | chi-squared distribution | exponential | first year statistics course | IntroStat | normal | random variables | regression and correlation | STA1000F/S | STA1001F | STA1006S | STA1007S | STA1100S | statistics | t-distribution.

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Occupation-based Community Development Framework

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Authors:  Roshan Galvaan and Liesl Peters This resource provides an introductory framework for occupation-based community development for occupational therapy students and practitioners. Clicked 494 times. Last clicked 11/11/2014 - 11:18. Teaching & Learning Context:  This is a free guide to practice for occupational therapists intending to apply critical occupational therapy. It provides an outline for occupational therapists to practice in community development from an occupational and development perspective.

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Health and Rehabilitation Sciences | Health Sciences | Text/HTML Webpages | Lecture Notes | English | Post-secondary | community development | critical occupational therapy | health promotion | Human Occupation | marginalisation | occupation | occupational science | occupational therapy | social inclusion

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Studying at University: A guide for first year students (4th edition)

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Authors:  Catherine Hutchings (4th edition revision). Illustrations by Stacy Stent The 4th edition of 'Studying at University: A guide for first year students' is intended to provide new students with the knowledge and skills required for coping with their studies and academic assig Clicked 265 times. Last clicked 07/31/2014 - 19:38. Teaching & Learning Context:  This guide is intended to help new students adjust to university life, with a particular focus on studies in the Humanities. However, much of the information is relevant to all students new to studying at university.

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Academic Development Programme | Centre for Higher Education Development | Downloadable Documents | Teaching and Learning Strategies | English | Post-secondary | essay topic action words | essay writing | first year | guide | handbook | learning | learning strategies | reading skills | strategy | stress management | study | study methods

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Lecture series on thyroid disease

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Authors:  Dr Juan H Klopper A lecture series of 30 videos on diseases of the thyroid. The series spans both medical and surgical interests in thyroid pathology. Clicked 246 times. Last clicked 07/29/2014 - 22:42. Teaching & Learning Context:  This series of video lectures gives the senior medical student a thorough and integrated perspective on diseases of the thyroid, both from a medical and surgical perspective. It aims to arm you with all the knowledge you need when confronted by a patient with complaints suggestive of a thyroid origin.

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Health Sciences | Surgery | Video | Video Lectures | English | Post-secondary | Graves | Hashimoto | hyperthyroidism | hypothyroidism | surgery | thyroid | thyroiditis | thyroixin | TSH

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Why OER ?

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Authors:  Veronica Mitchell and Juan Klopper This video resource is a valuable contribution to promoting Open Educational Resources (OER) for • educators to understand how teaching material can be produced and shared Clicked 68 times. Last clicked 06/20/2014 - 12:44. Teaching & Learning Context:  Dr Juan Klopper’s willingness to share his expertise and passion with the wider world is an example of good practice where knowledge is for the public good. This video can be an inspiration to other educators to open up their classrooms and to be a producer of OER. In addition it encourages students to r

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General Surgery | Health Sciences | Video | Other | English | Post-secondary | mathematics | open educational resources | physics | surgery | videos

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Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Health (DOH) - Module 5

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Authors:  Prof Mohamed Jeebhay and Prof Rodney Ehrlich Advanced occupational medicine and toxicology Clicked 132 times. Last clicked 01/27/2015 - 18:31. Teaching & Learning Context:  Designed to help teach doctors currently practising occupational health

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Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health Research | Health Sciences | Text/HTML Webpages | Lecture Notes | English | Post-secondary | biological hazards | HIV/AIDS | occupational health | open educational resources | primary care management | toxicology | travel medicine | University of Cape Town

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