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    • Understanding global politics 

      Carey, Sabine; Zhang, Xiaoke; Pupavac, Vanessa
      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 ...
    • Uniform convergence and pointwise convergence 

      Feinstein, Joel
      The aim of this material is to introduce the student to two notions of convergence for sequences of real-valued functions. The notion of pointwise convergence is relatively straightforward, but the notion of uniform ...
    • User-generated content : archeologies, economies and ecologies 

      Dovey, Jon
      In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media workshops, Professor Jon Dovey (UWE) presents his research into user-generated content. PLEASE NOTE: The presentation begins with a ...
    • Using composite materials to replace bone 

      Rudd, Christopher D.
      In this podcast, Professor Chris Rudd, Dean of the faculty of Engineering at the University of Nottingham, describes his work with composite materials in the car industry and how it can be applied to the field of ...
    • Virtual field trip 

      Chambers, Claire; Priestnall, Gary
      An interactive map containing computer generated 3D views of the Bowscale and Bannerdale area overlain with geology, and also alternative map data layers for the two study site is available via the 'Virtual Tour' icon on ...
    • Virtual performing arts studio 

      Moran, James; Lockley, Patrick; Brookes, Helen; Cross, Fay
      This learning object is comprising of a series of videos and handouts designed to aid users of the Virtual Performing Arts Studio (VPAS) space in Second Life. The VPAS space is also downloadable from within Second Life ...
    • Virtual yeast cell 

      Smart, Katherine; Wang, Steve
      This rich learning object is used to introduce yeast cytology to students taking Module D24BS3 Brewery Yeast Management as part of the MSc in Brewing Science. The virtual cell permits the students to understand structure ...
    • Vitamin village 

      Brameld , John; Daniel, Zoe; Parr, Tim; Salter, Andy
      The Vitamin Village is a web-based eLearning package developed between 2001 and 2008 to incorporate vitamins A, C, D, E and K, as well as a basic introduction to antioxidants. It is mainly used in first year teaching of ...
    • War on climate change 

      Humphrey, Matthew
      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 ...
    • War, peace & political thought 

      Holland, Ben
      As taught Spring Semester 2011. This is an advanced module in the history of international political thought for MA students. It is structured in two parts. The first, comprising sessions 2-7, is concerned with an ...
    • Weapons of mass destruction 

      Rendal, Matthew
      This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010. With the possible exception of climate change, weapons of mass destruction are probably the only thing ...
    • Why do we do proofs? 

      Feinstein, Joel
      The aim of this session is to motivate students to understand why we might want to do proofs, why proofs are important, and how they can help us. In particular, the student will learn the following: proofs can help you to ...
    • Why study church history? 

      Ford, Alan
      Two eminent modern church historians, Prof. Alan Ford and Dr Frances Knight, discuss the nature of their discipline exploring how it sits between the aims of historians and theologians: belonging to both disciplines, it ...
    • Why study Ibn Taymiyya? 

      Hoover, Jon
      Ibn Taymiyya (1263-1328 C.E.) was an Islamic thinker who has exerted, and continues to exert, an enormous influence within Islamic thought. Taymiyya was often quoted by the late Osama Bin Laden and in this video, Jon Hoover, ...
    • Why study icons? 

      Cunningham, Mary
      Icons – religious images from the eastern Churches – are far more than religious images as seen in western churches: they enable an encounter between the observer and the mystery. In this video, Mary Cunningham, an expert ...
    • Why study Karl Rahner? : with Dr Karen Kilby in discussion with Professor Tom O'Loughlin 

      Kilby, Karen; O'Loughlin, Thomas
      The work of the German theologian Karl Rahner (1904-84) has had a profound influence in the later decades of the twentieth century. In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr Karen Kilby, one of the world’s foremost ...
    • Why study modern church history? 

      Knight, Frances
      In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr. Frances Knight, an authority on modern church history, describes her discipline and argues that it provides an irreplaceable vantage point for understanding religion and its ...
    • Why study Orthodox Christianity? 

      Cunningham, Mary
      Most English-speakers, when they think of Christianity, think only of its Latin, western forms, be they Catholic or Protestant. But this is only half the story: there are also all the churches of the East, often collectively ...
    • Why study Rudolf Bultmann? 

      Gagey, Henri
      Rudolf Bultmann (1884-1976) was a German Lutheran theologian whose work highlighted the difficulties of treating early Christian texts as simple historical narratives, while at the same time highlighting their importance ...
    • Why study systematic theology? : with Dr Simon Oliver in discussion with Professor Tom O'Loughlin 

      Oliver, Simon; O'Loughlin, Thomas
      In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr Simon Oliver, an expert in systematic theology, explains what is meant by ‘systematics’ within the field of theology, how it relates to other parts of the discipline, and its ...