Showing posts from September, 2014

OERs Summary September 2014

A selection of the open educational resources that have been released from the School of Science and Technology at the University of Northampton. This post shows the number of views and downloads of these resources.

Pollution And Pollutants
Authors: Paul Cox and Nigel Freestone
DetailsPollution is the undesirable introduction of pollutants (contaminants) into the natural environment (land, air and water) and can have an adverse affect on human health. This resource provides an introduction to pollution and pollutants. The classification and distribution of pollutants is also considered. A number of self-assessment questions are provided to allow you to check your new knowledge. The material comes in Word format and its HTML equivalent. The pollutants.htm file includes two images (poll.gif and ld50.gif) and an answers page (SAQ_Answers.htm) related to it that need to be put in the same folder as the pollutants.htm file.
Keywords: UKOER, Environmental …

OER: Summary of Evolutionary Computing

Another new Open Education Resource (OER) has been made available by the , School of Science and Technology, University of Northampton.

Summary of Evolutionary ComputingAuthor: Dr Scott TurnerThese slides are intended for undergraduate computing students, providing an overview of Genetic Algorithms, a concept of in artificial intelligence. As well providing an overview the material also include links to applications via web resources. The slides are taken from an undergraduate artificial intelligence module on the BSc Computing Programme at the University of Northampton. Possible uses of these including support material for second year, third year or masters level course on artificial intelligence.
Licence: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 InternationalClick here for the resource:

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