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Document Western Britain in the Early Middle Ages: Internet Resource List

Links to sites of use and interest for students of Early Medieval Western Britain (Tutor is not responsible for external content)

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Document Western Britain in the Early Middle Ages: Supplementary Reading List

Additional sources relating to Early Medieval Britain, to support home study of students taking 'From Civilisation to Barbarism? Western Britain in the Early Middle Ages'

 

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Video What are OER and Open licensing

Short presentation providing an overview of OER and Open licensing. Note if you have trouble playing this file, open it in a browser. Alternatively view in YouTube:...

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Document What does the concept of character mean in creative prose?

Notes on the subject of character in fiction.

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Link What Dogs Tell Us

A 30 min video recording of a discussion with Michael Kotlikoff, Dean in the College of Veterinary Medicine, and one of the world's foremost experts in canine genetics, Adam Boyko from Cornell University about how dogs can teach us new things...

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Link What Happens When Things Go Wrong - Youtube Clip

Professor Paul Bloom, Yale University, gives a lecture on psychopathology. He discusses the various ways of defining mental illness before reviewing classes of psychological disorders. The illnesses he covers include schizophrenia, anxiety...

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Link What Is a Classic? English Graduate Conference 2012

Selected recordings of conference proceedings.

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Document What is a theme?

Consideration of themes in fiction.

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Link What is heritage?

An introduction to heritage studies. This learning unit introduces the concept of heritage and its critical study, exploring the role of heritage in both past and contemporary societies.

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Link What Is Poetry?

Open University online course on poetic form and techniques.

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Link What is the Third Estate?

Emmanuel Joseph Sieyes: "What is the Third Estate? [Excerpts], 1789

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Link What Is Tragedy?

Oxford University podcast series on tragedy.

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Link What you need to know to open a bank account in Italy

Some activities to find out about the documents required to open a bank account in Italy as a foreign citizen, and also to learn some bank jargon and idiomatic expressions.

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Document When costume became fashion in Victorian dress: An exploration of historicity, exoticism and convention in E.W. Godwin’s ‘A Lecture on Dress’ and Lady Clementina Hawarden’s ‘Study from Life’, Kenya Hunt

Many modern day ideas about women’s dress in fact have their origins in concepts that began in the Victorian era: beauty and utility, historicity and conventionality. As a result, it is important to look at the two poles of adornment and how they...

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Link Where may truth lie? Fiction in memory, memory in fiction

Oxford Centre for Life-Writing podcast of novelist and memoirist Candia McWilliam's Weinrebe Lecture in Life-Writing, in which she attests to the edifying power of fiction and biography to help us see the world through the eyes of others. Lecture...

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Link WHO SPEAKS LATIN NOWADAYS?

The journalist who broke the news of the Pope's resignation got the scoop because she understood spoken Latin!

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Link WHO WERE THE MINOANS?

There is some interesting research by Dr Iosif Lazaridis and colleagues from Harvard Medical School, which focusses on burials from both the Minoan civilization, and the Mycenaean culture using DNA analysis.

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Link WHY IS THE ATLANTIS STORY STILL SO POPULAR?

This brief article explores why a tale created by Plato over 2000 years ago still remains popular.

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Video Why release your content as OER?

Short presentation covering the reasons individual tutors and institutions might want to release content as OER. Note if you have trouble playing this file, open it in a browser.

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Link Why the Novel Matters

D.H. Lawrence, “Why the Novel Matters” (1925)

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