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• #### Service encounters : booking a holiday ﻿

In this on-line lesson provided by 'CELE' international students can improve their social listening skills. This lesson is part of a module developing students' listening skills in academic, social and everyday ...
• #### 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 ...
• #### Smooth muscle ﻿

As taught Semesters 1 and 2, 2011 This learning object describes the structure and function of smooth muscle. The learning object is used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences module delivered by the School of ...
• #### Sport ﻿

This online exhibition features a small selection of material held by Manuscripts and Special Collections at the University of Nottingham relating to sport. It includes photographs of University sports teams and items ...
• #### Statistical thermodynamics ﻿

This package, written in 1998, has interactive demonstrations of the link between energy levels and thermodynamic properties of molecules and gases. It is intended for third or fourth year undergraduates in the physical ...
• #### Statistics - an intuitive introduction : central tendency ﻿

Statistical data have a tendency to cluster around some central point. How do we determine this point? Is there just one way of doing it or more than one?
• #### Statistics - an intuitive introduction : graphical display ﻿

Different ways of displaying data: boxplots, histograms and distributions.
• #### Statistics - an intuitive introduction : introduction ﻿

Things you need to know before looking at the statistics courses here.
• #### Statistics - an intuitive introduction : normal distribution ﻿

One of the most common statistical distributions is the normal distribution. What does it tell us and how do we use it?
• #### Statistics - an intuitive introduction : standard deviation ﻿

A standard way of measuring statistical variability: standard deviation and the associated concepts of variance and degrees of freedom.
• #### Statistics - an intuitive introduction : summation sign ﻿

Understanding the summation sign: what does it do … why does it exist?
• #### Statistics - an intuitive introduction : variability ﻿

Statistical data vary: range and inter-quartile range measure this. Are they good measures?
• #### Structure and function of epithelia ﻿

As taught Semesters 1 and 2, 2011 This learning object describes the structure and function of epithelia. This learning object is used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences module delivered by the School of Nursing, ...
• #### Structure of bone ﻿

As taught Semesters 1 and 2, 2011 This learning object describes the cells involved in the production & maintenance of bone, the nature of the extracellular matrix, and compares the structural and functional differences ...
• #### Structure of cartilage ﻿

This learning object describes the cells involved in the production & maintenance of cartilage, the nature of the extracellular matrix, and the different types of cartilage. The learning object is used as part of the level ...
• #### Sustainability and engineering ﻿

This module is intended to give you a broad understanding of issues related to environmental sustainability in the context of engineering. The environmental problems facing our world are becoming more apparent day by day, ...
• #### Sustainability in the arts and humanities ﻿

The aim of this module is to introduce students to the concept of ‘sustainability’ as perceived from within the Arts and Humanities, in particular within the disciplines of archaeology, classics, history (including art ...
• #### Sustainability: the business perspective ﻿

There is growing recognition across business that the reductionist ‘mind set’ founded on unlimited economic growth impervious to the social and environmental impacts of commercial activities will not resolve the converging ...
• #### Sustainability: the geography perspective ﻿

This module considers sustainability with respect to water, food, agriculture, forestry and energy. For each of these elements of sustainability, the module illustrates why their sustainable management is important, given ...
• #### Sympathetic nervous system ﻿

As taught Semesters 1 and 2, 2011 This learning object explains the anatomical organisation of the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system. The learning object is used as part of the level 1 Biological Sciences ...