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Psychology

Sports Psychology – Audience Effects

This course, by Dr Matthew Slater (Staffordshire University), explores audience effects on athlete performance. In the first module, we think about the specific effects that the presence of an audience can have on athlete performance, including...

4 lectures

0:38:38

Dr Matthew Slater

Staffordshire University

Sociology

Sociological Theories of Crime

In this course, Dr Francesca Menichelli (University of Surrey) explores sociological theories of crime. In the first module, we consider early approaches to explaining crime, particularly those from a Functionalist perspective, including Émile...

6 lectures

1:29:10

Dr Francesca Menichelli

Surrey University

English Language

Phonetics and Phonology

In this course, Professor Jane Setter (University of Reading) provides an introduction to phonetics and phonology. In the first module, we look at the speech chain and think about how people actually understand speech. In the two modules after...

8 lectures

1:11:26

Prof. Jane Setter

Reading University

English Language

Politeness Theory

In this course, Dr James Murphy (University of the West of England, Bristol) explores politeness theory. In the first module, we introduce the concept of politeness theory and think about its development from the 1970s to the present day. In the...

5 lectures

0:50:59

Dr James Murphy

UWE Bristol

Philosophy & Religious Studies

The Ethics of War

In this course Professor Victor Tadros (University of Warwick) explores the ethics of war. In the first module, we examine the goals of war and evaluate how difficult such goals are to justify. In the second module, we look at the principles of...

6 lectures

1:06:01

Professor Victor Tadros

Warwick University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Miracles – Philosophical Perspectives

In this course Dr Arif Ahmed (University of Cambridge) explores philosophical perspectives on miracles, with special reference to David Hume. In the first module we look at different ideas about the nature of a miracle, and introduce Hume’s...

7 lectures

1:08:42

Dr Arif Ahmed

Cambridge University

English Language

Child Language Acquisition

In this course, Professor Henriëtte Hendriks (University of Cambridge) provides an introduction to child language acquisition. In the first module, we provide an introduction to the study of language acquisition, before turning in the second...

9 lectures

1:32:56

Prof. Henriëtte Hendriks

Cambridge University

History

US History - Failure of Compromise, 1848-61

In this course, Professor Nicole Etcheson (Ball State University) explores the failures of compromise between North and South during the 1850s. In the first module, we examine the question of whether there could be a compromise on slavery at all....

15 lectures

1:44:39

Prof. Nicole Etcheson

Ball State University

Psychology

Statistics for Psychologists – Descriptive Statistics

This course, by Professor Dominic Dwyer (Cardiff University), explores descriptive statistics. In the first module, we think about why descriptive statistics are important. In the second module, we think about the mode and its representation of...

5 lectures

0:47:38

Professor Dominic Dwyer

Cardiff University

English Language

Semantics and Pragmatics

In this course, Dr Hazel Price (University of Salford) explores the fields of semantics and pragmatics. In the first module, we provide an introduction to both fields, before turning in the second and third modules to explore each field in more...

6 lectures

0:56:11

Dr Hazel Price

Salford University

English Language

Language and Power

In this course, Professor Christopher Hart (Lancaster University) explores the ways that language can serve to enact power and enable social inequalities and injustices, particularly in relation to social issues such as immigration and political...

5 lectures

0:38:12

Prof. Christopher Hart

Lancaster University

Psychology

Statistics for Psychologists – Measurement Levels

This course, by Professor Dominic Dwyer (Cardiff University), explores measurement levels and scales. In the first module, we think about the origin of measurement scales in psychology, and the role of Stanley Smith Stevens in establishing the...

6 lectures

1:02:01

Professor Dominic Dwyer

Cardiff University

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