Claiming connections: a distant world of sweatshops?
Sweatshops and the exploitation of workers are often linked to the globalised production of 'big brand' labels. This unit examines how campaigners have successfully closed the distance between the brands and the sweatshops, while others argue that such production 'kick starts' economies into growth benefiting whole communities.
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Who are Europeans?
What is Europe and what defines a European? This unit looks at the development of identities within Europe and the European Union. You will assess the mechanisms through which a new identity commitment is being formed and the limitations of and oppositions to this process. Can a genuine European identity ever be created in an expanding multi-cultural European Union?
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What is Europe?
The European Union (EU), formed out of the ashes of the Second World War, continues to expand in the wake of the collapse of the Soviet Union. Despite the EU's growing size and significance the question 'What is Europe?' still resonates through the continent. This unit looks at a range of different views on the question, contrasting different conceptions of Europeanness and outlining competing visions for the future of the EU.
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Understanding dyslexia
Dyslexia is a condition affecting literacy skills. This unit analyses how our image of normality affects the way we as a society define such conditions. You will learn how important it is to integrate the different psychological accounts of dyslexia in order to provide a full explanation of potential causes and strategies for remediation.
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Themes in discourse research: the case of Diana
This unit introduces some of the main themes and issues in discourse research using Martin Bashir's famous interview with Diana, Princess of Wales as a case study. Through this it examines the role of discourse in shaping social interaction and its psychological implications for the study of minds, selves and sense-making. The unit aims to demonstrate that in studying discourse we cannot help but study social life.
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • know something about cuneiform how it was used to represent numbers for mathematical problem solving and computation;

  • understand the relationship between a decimal place-value system and a sexagesimal one;

  • appreciate the advanced understanding of mathematics in Ancient Mesopotamia in relation to anyone in medieval Christian Europe 3000 years later.


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River Trent - The Staffordshire Trent
A collection of photographs following the river from the source to the sea.
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Difference Quotients - Problem 2 of 3
This video is a continuation and presents another example that demonstrates how to calculate and simplify a difference quotient.  (3:05)
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"Song of the Nymphomaniac" by Fiona Pitt-Kethley (poetry reading)
Nymphomania has been classified as an Impulse Control Disorder. That doesn't apply in this case though. A poodle faker is a young man who preys on older women. More information about Fiona and her works here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiona_Pitt-Kethley http://fionapitt-kethley.blogspot.com/ http://www.amazon.co.uk/s?_encoding=UTF8&search-alias=books-uk&field-author=Fiona%20Pitt-Kethley The first image is from a film poster, Diary of a Nymphomaniac http://www.ivewatchedit.com/movie/19173
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5.3 The broad- and narrow-line regions

In our model, the engine is surrounded by gas clouds (Figure 32). You have already seen how common these are in our own and other galaxies, so it is reasonable to expect them to be present in at least the spiral galaxies that contain AGNs. If these gas clouds are illuminated by ultraviolet or X-rays from the e
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The Magic School Bus Goes To Mussel Beach - Tidal Zones
The class is enjoying a normal day at the beach until Ms. Frizzle discovers a letter from Uncle Shelby. He needs the class to look after his beachfront property. The kids soon discover that his supposedly luxurious accommodation is actually a tiny spot on the shoreline. Why would anyone live in a spot where youre battered by waves at high tide and baked by the sun at low tide? To find out the answer, Ms. Frizzle turns the kids into...mussels! (22mins)
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Sustainable Development
Sustainable development is the usage of natural resources for human needs in a way that preserves the environment that produces those resources so they can be used in the future. Scientists argue that sustainable development has many benefits and that it maintains biodiversity, ensures future resources for economic stability, encourages greater efficiency and often reduces the impact of natural disasters. (03:28)
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Nuclear Reactor
In this short animated video, the viewer will learn that a nuclear reactor produces heat from nuclear fission. (01:18)
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Introduction to the Environmental Technology Centre
ETC Director Keith Baker explains how the Environmental Technology Centre at the University of Nottingham can help businesses in the East Midlands region.
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Crawdad Slip
Sid Luck is a fifth generation potter in Seagrove, North Carolina. This forty-five minute documentary explores his life and work, and the family heritage he hopes to pass on to his two sons, Jason and Matthew.

Arts & Crafts, Traditional, Work / South / 1999
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Lesson #037, Tuesday

capire = to understand

finire = to finish, to end

preferire = to prefer

To conjugate these types of verbs, you will drop the 'ire' and:

io = add 'isco'

tu = add 'isci'

Lei/lui/lei = add 'isce'

noi = add 'iamo'

voi = add 'ite'

loro = add 'iscono'

Then to conjugate the verb 'capire':

io capisco

tu capisci

Lei/lui/lei capisce

noi capiamo

voi capite

loro capiscono

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The Politics of Johann Wolfgang Goethe

[A version of this was published in The Wall Street Journal Europe, December 30, 1999.]

This year marks the 250th birthday of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Most Europeans know that he was the greatest of all German writers and poets and one of the giants of world literature. Less well known is that he was also a thorough-going classica
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University of Delaware: Extreme 2003: To the Depths of Discovery
The first University of Delaware Graduate College of Marine Studies website listed above chronicles the fourth in a series of Extreme missions to explore deep-sea hydrothermal vents. This particular mission--titled To the Depths of Discovery--took place in 2003 and followed an international team of marine scientists on a 23-day expedition as they studied the life-forms and structure of hydrothermal vents. Utilizing great multimedia features, the Extreme 2003 website shares information about the
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Surfactants: Helping Molecules Get Along
Students learn about the basics of molecules and how they interact with each other. They learn about the idea of polar and non-polar molecules and how they act with other fluids and surfaces. Students acquire a conceptual understanding of surfactant molecules and how they work on a molecular level. They also learn of the importance of surfactants, such as soaps, and their use in everyday life. Through associated activities, students explore how surfactant molecules are able to bring together two
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