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Internet mapping for dissemination of statistical information
Abstract City and regional administrations find increasing interest in providing mapping services to their customers: citizens, businesses, non-governmental organizations, etc. The paper discussesExpand
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Social Media Strategies in Small Businesses
An exploratory project has been carried out with a number of small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) to investigate the use of social media by SMEs. Previous research has highlighted the need for moreExpand
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Embedding quantitative skills into the social science curriculum: case studies from Manchester
Those aiming to respond to the recognised shortage in quantitative skills within the UK social sciences have increasingly focused on the content of undergraduate degree programmes. Problems occurExpand
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Diabetes: the light at the end of the tunnel looks brighter
Diabetes is at last newsworthy, and not only in the medical press. Its social and economic impact has increasingly become the subject of national discussion and ....ction in many countries. DuringExpand
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Leveraging passion for open practice
The ‘OER Engagement Ladder’ developed in a SCORE-funded study by Wild (2012) is a descriptive framework that models progression stages in lecturers’ engagement with use of Open Educational ResourcesExpand
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An investigation into the applicability of geostatistical techniques for estimating contamination levels following an accidental release of radioactivity
In the event of an accidental release of radioactive material into the environment appropriate responses will be aided by the analysis and display of the collected data. This paper considers theExpand
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Developing statistical literacy using real-world data: investigating socioeconomic secondary data resources used in research and teaching
Increasing volumes of statistical data are being made available on the open web, including from the World Bank. This ‘data deluge’ provides both opportunities and challenges. Good use of these dataExpand
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Learning and teaching online with the UK census
This paper describes the online learning and teaching resources that are currently being developed for the contemporary and historical UK censuses as part of a project that is being funded by theExpand
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Learning and Teaching with the ESDS International Data Service
  • J. Carter
  • Computer Science
  • IASSIST Conference
  • 2008