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Works: 29,525 works in 46,168 publications in 2 languages and 265,171 library holdings
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The Ocean basins : their structure and evolution by John Wright( )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an invaluable textbook, prepared by the Open University team and designed so that it can be read on its own or as part of the OU course. This second edition has been fully revised and updated including new colour illustrations increasing the striking spread of full colour diagrams throughout the book. The clarity of the text has been improved, providing comprehensive coverage of the evolution of ocean basins and their structure in a clear, concise manner aimed specifically at the student market. In this second edition the technological advances in fields as diverse as:. - deep-towed in
The third dimension( )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD-ROM contains electronic questions and interactive multimedia
Teaching modern languages by Ann Swarbrick( )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern language classrooms are currently dominated by the communicative method of language teaching. This reader draws together recent and newly commissioned papers to show the origins of communicative methodology, how it has developed, what its research justification is and how it can most effectively be used in the classroom. Various chapters examine the particular challenges of differentiation, teaching grammar, encouraging pupils to use the target language together and teaching a foreign language to children with special educational needs. The final section discusses ways of developing creativity in the modern languages classroom through the use of drama, creative writing and role play. Anyone involved in teaching modern languages will find this reader a rich source for reflection and good practice
Metal-ligand bonding by Rob Janes( )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A basic knowledge of atomic and molecular orbitals for main group elements is assumed."--Jacket
Enhancing social work management : theory and best practice from the UK and USA( )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book looks at the nature of management in the human services sector and examines the prevailing issues affecting both the UK and USA. Contradictory forces affect the act of management, such as the imperatives driving the introduction of new control systems which exist alongside the requirement to cut resources. In this book, contributors present both the problems and opportunities associated with the growth of management in the social care sector. They cover key topics including the implementation of change in the childcare sector; diversity - looking at the ways in which care manag
Metals and chemical change by D. A Johnson( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how molecules react, and how the feasibility and outcome of chemical reactions can be predicted
Questioning identity : gender, class, nation by Kath Woodward( )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Our world is an increasingly unstable place, but current changes offer new opportunities as well as new challenges. This key volume provides an accessible exploration of identity as a contemporary concern in everyday life and as a key concept in social science. Drawing on work from a range of disciplines and focusing on the key social divisions of gender, class and nation, it shows how these challenges and opportunities work out in practice. What is really happening when people either individually or in groups identify with particular definitions of themselves or strike out to take up new identities? Do gender, class and ethnicity offer some stability and even certainty about who we are, or are they to be seen as limitations on our freedom to choose our own identities? Are we in the end bound by the social constraints and inequalities with which we started out?" -- Publisher description
Open learning by Open University( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chemical kinetics and mechanism by Michael Mortimer( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chemical Kinetics and Mechanism considers the role of rate of reaction
Alkenes and aromatics by Giles Clark( )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the reaction mechanisms associated with electrophilic attack on carbon-carbon double bonds
Mechanism synthesis by Lesley Smart( )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Molecular modelling and bonding by E. A Moore( )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Case Study (including illustrations on CD-ROM) explores ways in which computer modelling, in conjunction with experimental techniques, is used to design new drugs
The environmental responsibility reader by Martin Reynolds( )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Environmental Responsibility Reader' is a definitive collection of classic works that offers a comprehensive overview of the issues involved in environmental responsibility, steering the reader through each development in thought with a unifying and expert editorial voice
Mechatronics : designing intelligent machines by J Johnson( )

18 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Information. Perception. Cognition. Planning. Actuators. Control
Doing postgraduate research by Stephen Potter( )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recognising the greater importance formal research training now occupies in research degrees, this practical text will enable the student to do research better, quicker and with as little hassle as possible
Separation, purification and identification by Lesley Smart( )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book looks at the common techniques used to prepare, purify and identify chemicals. Topics including distillation, recrystallisation, chromatography, elemental analysis, atomic absorption spectroscopy and mass spectrometry are discussed, and are illustrated on video on the accompanying CD-ROMs. Infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy are covered entirely through multi-media, with animations and virtual experiments. The reader is provided with examples for interpretation, and can draw in the structures using the software provided. There is also a set of interactive self-assessment questions. In all, the multi-media software suite comprises more than twelve hours of material. Separation, Purification and Identification concludes with a Case Study on Forensic Science, in which illustrations of criminal cases where spectroscopic techniques provided evidence are given. The Molecular World series provides an integrated introduction to all branches of chemistry for both students wishing to specialise and those wishing to gain a broad understanding of chemistry and its relevance to the everyday world and to other areas of science
Supporting children's learning in the early years by Linda Miller( )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text is aimed at practitioners working in a wide range of early years settings who wish to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills for working with young children. It explores different ways of working, in the light of recent initiatives inearly childhood education and care
Elements of the p block by Charlie Harding( )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenting a systematic approach to the chemistry of the p Block elements and hydrogen, this book also introduces some basic topics concerning chemical bonding, such as oxidation numbers, bond strengths, dipole moments and intermolecular forces. The chemistry is illustrated by coverage of the biological role of nitric oxide and of hydrogen bonding, and the new chemistry of carbon nanotubes. Applied aspects of the topic are developed in the two Case Studies, which examine the causes and prevention of acid rain and the inorganic chemical industry. The accompanying CD-ROMs cover silicate mineral structures, the inert pair effect and a database of chemical reactions of the p Block elements. The Molecular World series provides an integrated introduction to all branches of chemistry for both students wishing to specialise and those wishing to gain a broad understanding of chemistry and its relevance to the everyday world and to other areas of science. The books, with their Case Studies and accompanying multi-media interactive CD-ROMs, will also provide valuable resource material for teachers and lecturers. (The CD-ROMs are designed for use on a PC running Windows 95, 98, ME or 2000.)
Discovering mathematics by Open University MU123/Book B( )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renewable energy : power for a sustainable future by Godfrey Boyle( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: The provision of sustainable energy supplies for an expanding and increasingly productive world is one of the major issues facing civilization today. Renewable Energy examines both the practical and economic potential of the renewable energy sources to meet this challenge. The underlying physical and technological principles behind deriving power from direct solar (solar thermal and photovoltaics), indirect solar (biomass, hydro, wind and wave) and non-solar (tidal and geothermal) energy sources are explained, within the context of their environmental impacts, their economics and their future prospects. Together with its companion volume, Energy Systems and Sustainability, this book provides both perspective and detail on the relative merits and state of progress of technologies for utilizing the various 'renewables'. The analysis considers emissions, sustainability, cost implications and energy security, as political and economic pressures move society towards a low-carbon future. From an overview of basic energy conversion processes, through a discussion of the individual renewable sources, to a concluding examination of the prospects for their integration into national and international networks, this book provides a valuable insight into prospects for the renewables
 
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Teaching modern languages
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The third dimensionTeaching modern languagesMetal-ligand bondingEnhancing social work management : theory and best practice from the UK and USAMetals and chemical changeQuestioning identity : gender, class, nationChemical kinetics and mechanismAlkenes and aromatics
Alternative Names
An t-Oilthigh Fosgailte

Anoikto Panepistēmio

Atvirasis universitetas

bachelor of art in film , the open university, uk

British Open University

Great Britain Open University

Great Britain's Open University.

Open university

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Open University (Gran Bretanya)

Open University Great Britain

Open University of Great Britain.

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Otkrytyĭ universitet, Velikobritanii︠a︡

OU

Shape of the world course

The Open University

Univ. Milton Keynes

Universidad Abierta del Reino Unido

University Milton Keynes

Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο του Ηνωμένου Βασιλείου

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Открытый университет

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دانشگاه باز انگلستان

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