Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Research and Study Skills


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
Codes and Canines: Data Transmission and Storage

Codes and Canines: Data Transmission and Storage

This creative programme takes students on a journey as Kat teaches them about data storage and communication. Powerful visual diagrams and animations are used throughout, in order to aid students’ understanding of the concepts that are...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
Creative Thinking Skills

Creative Thinking Skills

Creativity can be the difference between success and failure. In this entertaining and informative programme students learn ways in which people can become more creative and develop a questioning mindset, enhancing their ability to generate,...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
Effective Essay Writing for Junior Secondary Students

Effective Essay Writing for Junior Secondary Students

The program examines the preparation, planning, writing and review stages of essay writing.
Effective Essay Writing for Senior Students

Effective Essay Writing for Senior Students

The program takes students through the process of essay-writing from preparation and planning, through structure, fluency and style, to a decisive conclusion.
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.
How to Make Digital Stories

How to Make Digital Stories

A digital story is a form of media that allows students to share their creative writing in a way that can be expressed through audio files, digital photos and imagery. It can be shared via email or downloadable link and can be stored safely on a...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.
Info Seeker: Methods for Successful Research

Info Seeker: Methods for Successful Research

The programme covers five sections - deciding on a topic, breaking down the elephant (narrowing down a broad topic), collecting data, analysing data and writing a report.
Keeping Safe Online

Keeping Safe Online

The Internet has revolutionised our daily lives. But what are the dangers? Remaining safe online is no easy task. Much has been said about what not to do, but how do you unwittingly give away too much about yourself? And why is that a problem...Show More
Let's Build the Internet: Networking

Let's Build the Internet: Networking

In this animated programme, our character Sam shows students the basics of networking and data transmission. Engaging graphics are used to explain concepts clearly and visually, depicting how data is transmitted via cables and fibre optics, and...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
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.