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Telling Tales: Models, Stories and Meanings
ion versus idealisation Applying both the abstraction (physical modelling) and idealisation (system identification) processes to the same situation can often be very revealing. For example, ignoringExpand
Learning outcomes: making learning and teaching explicit.
  • C. Dillon
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Health information and libraries journal
  • 1 June 2005
[Introduction, by Nicky Whitsed]: Many health librarians have roles that include teaching responsibilities. For most librarians there is absolute clarity that the purpose of the taught sessions is toExpand
Models: What Do Engineers See in Them?
Developments in areas such as communications, control and switching systems, notably those moving into the public domain after the end of World War II, increasingly used complex mathematical ideas toExpand
Learning outcomes and their assessment: putting Open University pedagogical practice under the microscope
The Open University (OU) is the United Kingdom's only university devoted to distance learning. It is also the UK's largest university with over 200,000 students overall. Around 150,000 students areExpand
Ways of Thinking, Ways of Seeing: Mathematical and other Modelling in Engineering and Technology
TLDR
The book examines some of the characteristics of technological/engineering models that are likely to be unfamiliar to those who are interested primarily in the history and philosophy of science and mathematics, and which differentiate technological models from scientific and mathematical ones. Expand
Skills : making connections between HE and the workplace Conference or Workshop Item
This paper draws on a recent research project into high-level key skills links between HE and employment. The project has worked with groups in several universities and companies to explore how theExpand
Key Skills: making connections between HE and the workplace
This paper draws on a recent research project into high-level key skills links between HE and employment. The project has worked with groups in several universities and companies to explore how theExpand
Modelling Submerged Coastal Environments
Engineering education: time for some new stories
Universities offer a unique environment with opportunities to reflect upon the cultural location and practice of engineering. Talking about engineering, trying out new ways of talking and exploringExpand
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