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  1. Communicative Literacy 3 items
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    2. How soap operas changed the world - BBC News

      Webpage Essential Please read in full and make sure you understand the Sabido effect.

  2. Exploring Academic Identities Texts 25 items
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    2. Tom Wujec: Build a tower, build a team | TED Talk | TED.com

      Webpage  Not to be viewed until instructed to do so by the tutors.

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    4. Students’ academic motivations in three disciplines - Trent W. Maurer 2013

      Article Essential Please read in full. Check any key terms you don't understand.

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    6. The Effect of Individual Perceptions of Deadlines on Team Performance - Mary J. Waller, Jeffrey M. Conte, Cristina B. Gibson and Mason A. Carpenter 2001

      Article Essential Read pages 586-587, 589-596 and then the second column on 597.

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    8. Tyler DeWitt: Hey science teachers -- make it fun | TED Talk | TED.com

      Webpage Essential Watch in full (do not use interactive transcript) and take notes.

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    10. A practical guide to designing a poster for presentation - David J Briggs 29/04/2009

      Article Essential Read in full ahead of the class

    11. Posters � University of Leicester

      Webpage Essential Read in full ahead of the class

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    13. Mind your Ps and Qs (pitfalls of questionnaires) - Andrew Booth 16/08/2005

      Article Essential Read in full ahead of class.

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    15. The Change Process - Know Where You Are - Kaizen Leadership Institute

      Webpage Optional If you are a slow reader, you may want to read through this before class on 03 March 2017.

    16. Kubler-Ross Grief Cycle and The Impacts of Change

      Webpage Optional If you are a slow reader, you may want to read through this before class on 03 March 2017.

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    18. Re-branding Britain - OpenLearn - Open University

      Webpage Essential Read in full. Check any vocabulary you don't understand and look up any cultural concepts/events you haven't come across before.

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    21. Internationalisation: Differing Interpretations and Associated Student Experience Implications - Lorraine Mighty

      Article Essential Read and consider ideas explored from your own personal context.

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    23. BPP University Publications

      Webpage Essential Please access the article by Lee Hawkes, March 2014, available as a online document or a pdf. The title of the article is: The Development of the Social and Academic Identities of International Students in English-speaking Higher Education Institutions This is a very long article. Consider how it extends ideas from Mighty W9L3 and Hawkes W11L3

  3. Researched Writing 1 Science 10 items
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    2. Consequences of erudite vernacular utilized irrespective of necessity: problems with using long words needlessly - Daniel M. Oppenheimer 03/2006

      Article Essential Please read p.139, 140 to experiment 1, p.152 starting at General Discussion and then p. 153. to the acknowledgements

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    4. Creating false memories: Remembering words not presented in lists. - Roediger, Henry L.. Rice U, Dept of Psychology, Houston, TX, USMcDermott, Kathleen B. 1995

      Article Essential Eventually you will need to read this text in full. However, in W4L1 & L2 you'll have time to read the introduction.

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    6. What’s the Plan?

      Webpage Essential Read carefully considering what problems are identified and what solutions are given.

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    8. Psychology in extremis: Preventing problems of professional competence in dangerous practice settings. - Johnson, W. Brad. Department of Ethics, Leadership & Law, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, USJohnson, Shannon J.. Naval Hospital, Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, CA, USSullivan, Glenn R.. Department of Psychology and Philosophy, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA, USBongar, Bruce. Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Palo Alto University, Palo Alto, CA, USMiller, LaurenceSammons, Morgan T.. California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University, CA, US 2011

      Article Essential Read the first part of the article to: Disaster Mental Health. This is not an easy read in terms of the content - you may skip over parts of the article if you find it too distressing.

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    10. Machine ethics: The robot’s dilemma - Boer Deng 2015-7-1

      Article Essential Read in full and as you read consider your own response to the issues raised.

  4. Researched Writing 1 Arts 14 items
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    3. BBC NEWS | Health | Sprained ankles 'pose DVT risk'

      Webpage Recommended Time will be given in class to review this article. It may help you to familiarise yourself with it ahead of class.

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    5. Humor in U.S. versus U.K. TV Commercials: A Comparison - Marc G. Weinberger and Harlan E. Spotts 1989

      Article Recommended Time will be given in class to review this article. It may help you to familiarise yourself with it ahead of class.

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    7. Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming, researchers say - The Washington Post

      Webpage Essential Please read the whole article carefully. You'll work on vocabulary from within the article and literary references in the class.

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    9. Consequences of erudite vernacular utilized irrespective of necessity: problems with using long words needlessly - Daniel M. Oppenheimer 03/2006

      Article Essential Please read p.139, 140 to experiment 1, p.152 starting at General Discussion and then p. 153. to the acknowledgements

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    11. New Scientist | Vol 197, Iss 2641, Pgs 3-81, (2 February 2008) | ScienceDirect.com

      Article Recommended You will be given time in class to read this article. However, if you feel your reading speed is slow, you may want to read through this article before class.

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    13. What’s the Plan?

      Webpage Essential Read carefully considering what problems are identified and what solutions are given.

  5. General Reading 7 items
    1. Black Box Thinking: Marginal Gains and the Secrets of High Performance - Matthew Syed 7 April 2016

      Book Recommended Has an interesting section looking at how mistakes are viewed in Medicine.

    2. Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics - Tim Marshall 2 Jun. 2016

      Book Recommended Helps to understand the world today. Good for anyone studying history or generally interested in understanding conflict.

    3. Move Up: Why Some Cultures Advance While Others Don't - Clotaire Rapaille 28 April 2016

      Book Recommended Looking at the world from so many perspectives. This covers so much including economics, sociology, anthropology, stats in practice.

    4. Outliers: the story of success - Malcolm Gladwell 2009

      Book Recommended

    5. Blink - Malcolm Gladwell February 23, 2006

      Book Recommended

    6. The Lexus and the olive tree - Thomas L. Friedman 2000

      Book Recommended Quite old now but does look at globalisation in an interesting way.

    7. Letters to a Young Scientist - Edward O Wilson 13 May 2014

      Book Recommended Has a section on how Maths underlies all Science study.

  6. ET1020 5 items
    1. Sociology - Anthony Giddens, Philip W. Sutton 2013

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    2. Back in Time for Dinner Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015

      Audio-visual document Recommended This is just the first episode in the series. If you enjoy this, why not search BoB for more episodes. You may have to use the search options button and select title only and BBC 2 Scotland to bring these episodes up.

    3. Philosophy Reading 1 item
    4. Politics Reading 1 item
      1. The Establishment: And how they get away with it - Owen Jones 1 Mar. 2015

        Book Recommended

  7. ET1021 2 items
    1. Economics Reading 2 items
      1. Who cooked Adam Smith's dinner?: a story about women and economics - Katrine Marçal, Saskia Vogel 2015

        Book Recommended

      2. Freakonomics: a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything - Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner 2006

        Book Recommended

  8. ET1022 4 items
    1. Computer Science Reading 1 item
    2. Maths Reading 1 item
      1. How to Bake Pi 2015 (hardcover)

        Book Recommended

    3. Physics Reading 1 item
      1. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics - Carlo Rovelli 30 Jun. 2016

        Book Recommended

    4. Psychology Reading 1 item
  9. ET1023 5 items
    1. Trust Me, I’m a Doctor Thursday, 15 Sep 2016

      Audio-visual document Recommended This is just the first episode in the series. If you enjoy this, why not search BoB for more episodes.

    2. Doctor in the House Monday, 7 Dec 2015

      Audio-visual document Recommended This is just the first episode in the series. If you enjoy this, why not search BoB for more episodes.

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