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Psychology

Memory – Working Memory

This course, by Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London) explores the working memory model. In the first module, we think about the history of the model and its origin as a development on from the multi-store (or modal) model of memory....

5 lectures

0:45:47

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology

Issues and Debates – Cross Cultural Psychological Research

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham), explores cross cultural psychological research. In the first module, we think about how we understand culture in the context of psychological research. In the second module, we think...

6 lectures

0:54:23

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Psychology

Biopsychology – From Structure to Function

This course, by Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London), investigates the layout and function of the brain from a biopsychological perspective. In the first module, we think about how the nervous system transcodes sensory input into...

5 lectures

0:37:49

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Philosophy & Religious Studies

The Person of Jesus

In this course Dr James Carleton Paget (University of Cambridge) examines the identities associated with the person of Jesus. In the first module, we introduce the person of Jesus by providing some historical background, and assessing the nature...

6 lectures

1:01:58

Dr James Carleton Paget

Cambridge University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Animal Ethics - Issues of Non-human Life and Death

In this course Dr Angie Pepper (University of Roehampton) examines issues of life and death involving non-human animals. In this course we look at both the normative theories that govern our perspectives on the treatment of non-human animals, and...

6 lectures

1:05:47

Dr Angie Pepper

Roehampton University

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Theodicies and the Problem of Evil

In this course Dr Bethany Sollereder (University of Oxford) takes us on a theological journey into theodicies: attempts to justify God’s existence in light of the problems of evil and suffering. We begin by asking the question: what is theodicy?...

5 lectures

0:36:32

Dr Bethany Sollereder

Oxford University

Sociology

Black British Feminism and Education

In this course, Professor Heidi Mirza (Goldsmiths, University of London) explores Black British Feminism, its history and core ideas, and its relationship to the study of education. In the first module, we look at the origins of the Black British...

5 lectures

0:55:13

Prof. Heidi Mirza

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology

Research Methods – Good Scientific Practice

This course, by Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London) explores how researchers report good (or sometimes not good) science. In the first module, we think about the three main forms of validity: face, concurrent, and ecological. In...

5 lectures

0:32:34

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Psychology

Psychological Approaches - A Comparison

This course, by Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya (University of Birmingham), explores the five main psychological approaches. In the first module, we think about the psychodynamic approach and its famous founder, Sigmund Freud. Next, we consider the...

6 lectures

0:50:40

Dr Ayoub Bouguettaya

Birmingham University

Sociology

Qualitative Methods in Education Research

In this course, Professor Liz Atkins (University of Derby) explores qualitative research methods and their application to education. In the first module, we consider some challenges and practical issues associated with qualitative research,...

7 lectures

1:06:05

Prof. Liz Atkins

Derby University

Psychology

Research Methods - Being in Control

This course, by Dr Ashok Jansari (Goldsmiths, University of London) explores points of consideration and control when designing and undertaking a scientific study. In the first module, we think about measurement levels by clearly defining nominal,...

5 lectures

0:34:54

Dr Ashok Jansari

Goldsmiths, University of London

Government & Politics

UK Politics – Think Tanks

This course explores the role of think tanks in UK Politics and is oriented around the UK Politics section of the Government and Politics A-Level specifications. We begin in the first lecture with a brief overview of what think tanks are, noting...

6 lectures

0:23:26

Professor Norin Arshed

Dundee University

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