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Series: Study Skills


Assumptions

Assumptions

This programme starts with a number of accessible examples to illustrate what we mean by assumptions, how we find them and use the negative test, and how finding them can help to illuminate arguments. Students are then asked to test their...Show More
Avoiding Plagiarism: Bibliographies

Avoiding Plagiarism: Bibliographies

Most of us always try to abide by the law. But did you know that just by submitting a research report, you could be committing a crime? That is, if you have used the work or intellectual property of others without acknowledging it. Plagiarism is...Show More
Copying and Creativity

Copying and Creativity

Copying plays a crucial role at all stages of our development as human beings, from DNA replication to the way in which physical synchronicity helps us establish connections and relationships with friends and family, and beyond. Copying can also...Show More
Copyright and Creativity

Copyright and Creativity

Short animated video exploring the relationship between copyright, creativity and technology.
Copyright Duration

Copyright Duration

Copyright Duration considers how long copyright lasts and what it means to say that a work is protected by copyright or in the public domain.
Copyright in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

Copyright in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

This video explores the use of public domain and licensed copyright materials as inputs to commercial innovation. Interviews with successful UK media firms reveal how the availability of certain expressions, such as open source software and out...Show More
Copyright: Creative Commons and Attribution

Copyright: Creative Commons and Attribution

A person’s intellectual property does not just refer to their ideas or words. It also means any images, music and videos that they have created. These types of works are protected online by a licence that tells us if and how we can use or...Show More
Credibility

Credibility

This programme begins with an exploration of the concept of credibility and illustrates the key criteria of motive, bias, vested interest, neutrality, ability to perceive and expertise. A reconstruction of a famous murder case from the 1920's is...Show More
Defuse the Situation: Online Search and Review

Defuse the Situation: Online Search and Review

It’s high drama – police have identified a time-bomb in a car boot. Brave Constable Taviner decides to defuse it herself – brave because she has no idea what she’s doing. In a flash, skills coach Ray Roundtree appears to save the day with...Show More
Evidence in Argument

Evidence in Argument

This programme begins by illustrating the meaning and significance of evidence and the presentation of evidence in numbers, percentages, rates and over time. The case against zoo's is used to give students the opportunity to evaluate and question...Show More
Filmmakers Talk About Copyright

Filmmakers Talk About Copyright

Filmmakers discuss what motivates the to create, how they use other people's work, and the difference between copying and being inspired by copyrighted material.
Going for a Song

Going for a Song

Going for a Song tells the story of Tina and Ben, a music composer and a lyricist who create an original song and discuss how to market it.
Handwriting Tips

Handwriting Tips

This engaging clip provides clear and precise instructions to students who wish to develop fluency and neatness in their handwriting. A difficult skill to master, handwriting requires practice of simple, repeatable exercises such as those...Show More
Idea and Expression

Idea and Expression

Idea and Expression explores how copyright protects only the expression of ideas and not ideas themselves. The texts below help you understand a fundamental principle of copyright law: the idea-expression dichotomy.
Learning with Wikis and Blogs

Learning with Wikis and Blogs

Wikis and blogs are becoming increasingly available on the Internet for anyone to read or create their own. They are also increasingly being used as teaching tools in the classroom. In this programme, we discuss what wikis and blogs are and the...Show More
Locked in the Vault: Memory Tips and Tricks

Locked in the Vault: Memory Tips and Tricks

It’s the day of the bank raid. Underworld lynchpin Black Cat isn’t impressed that Bugsy’s forgotten how to crack a safe. A knock at the door…it’s skills coach Ray Roundtree who loads them up with guidelines for digesting and remembering...Show More
Musicians Talk About Copyright

Musicians Talk About Copyright

Musicians discuss how copyright impacts their work, how they can use copyrighted material, and the difference between copying and being inspired by a piece of music.
Online Databases

Online Databases

It is easy to feel overwhelmed when we perform a search online. Often, we get millions of results, only a fraction of which will be appropriate for our research. Enter: databases, and using them is simpler than you might think. This programme...Show More
Online Research Skills

Online Research Skills

Search engines are a useful tool, but how can students get the best results from them? Join the fictional Professor Doogle as she looks at skills including: selecting and searching search engines and databases; using precise keywords; predicting...Show More
Oral Presentation

Oral Presentation

The advantage and benefits of effective communication skills in general are highlighted as a foundation on which to build confidence in Oral Presentation. Proper breathing, posture and concentration skills are demonstrated. The importance of...Show More
Performers Talk About Copyright

Performers Talk About Copyright

Two performers talk about how copyright affects their work, discuss how and when they use other people's work.
Permission or Permitted?

Permission or Permitted?

Permission or Permitted? considers how you can lawfully make use of, or borrow from, works that are still in copyright, but without having to ask for permission or make payment to the copyright owner.
Science Fair

Science Fair

Following a review of a selection of successful and less successful projects, the Science Fair provides strategies for topic selection, timeline management and the creation of a project and materials checklist. Also, educators discuss the value...Show More
Study Skills for People Who Hate to Study

Study Skills for People Who Hate to Study

Designed to help students get organised, this programme helps set goals and priorities, and allows students to stay in charge of their school work. The programme identifies the three main obstacles to effective study - disorganisation,...Show More
Study Skills: Simple Strategies to Improving Study Techniques

Study Skills: Simple Strategies to Improving Study Techniques

Jim is a student who is struggling to improve his study skills. As he does so, the viewer is transported into his mind, where the characters of Left Jim and Right Jim, bicker over the best way to proceed. Viewers will gain an understanding of...Show More