Nasdaq, ICE go after NYSE
Summary of business headlines: Nasdaq OMX, ICE offer $11.3 billion for NYSE Euronext; U.S. job growth near one-year high; Gas prices slow U.S. auto sales; Wall Street continues rally.
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Crime Scene and DNA Basics
This website is part of the President\'s Initiative and is devoted to past and current methods of macromolecules such as DNA. This is an informative site designed to have the student understand the importance of protecting and preserving the crime scene, as well as comprehending the different types of forensic evidence encountered at crime scenes. The site emphasizes the importance of scene documentation along with collection procedures. The student will learn the history of forensic DNA typing
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2.3 The representation of ‘celebrity’

We have already seen the way in which texts gain meaning from other texts by the operation of contrast, but multiple texts are useful to the textual analyst in another way. Looking at a large number of texts dealing with the same subject – celebrity – enables us to detect common themes and narratives (stories), to the extent that with enough repetition we become able to talk about the representation of that subject. Working through a large number of texts about celebrities, we beco
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Early Japan Feudalism
During the 600s, Japan used China as a model of knowledge for their country. Nobels and officials would be sent to China for "selective borrowing" (Japan selecting the best part of Chinese culture while preserving their own unique identity). Japan created government and writing systems that are similar to the Chinese. During the Heian Period (794-1185), Japan created highy refined culture and arts. Proper etiquette, appearance, and education was very important. This eight minute video is a lectu
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The Strongest Pump of All
In this lesson the students will learn how the heart functions. Students will be introduced to the concept of action potential generation. The lesson will explain how action potential generation causes the electrical current that causes muscle contraction in the heart. Students will be introduced to the basic electrical signal generated by the heart; P, QRS, and T waves. The lesson will approach the heart from an engineering standpoint and encourage students to design ways to improve heart funct
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NYIT Architecture Fair
The architecture fair at NYIT brought many companies to the campus as Jodi Goldberg reports for NYIT's LI News Tonight. New York Institute of Technology (NYIT).
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Chinese Foot Binding
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8.3 Synthesis of information

The synthesis needs to show you can:

  • evaluate and synthesise information and present sources correctly;

  • identify the various arguments and present your interpretation in a way that brings together information in a coherent way;

  • prepare an oral presentation for delivery and be prepared to lead a discussion of it.

Your presentation and discussion needs to show you can:

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6 What you should present

This assessment unit has two parts. Part A requires you to plan, monitor, evaluate and reflect upon your skills, and present evidence of that process. Part B requires you to select concise examples of your work that demonstrate what you have done to improve and apply your skills. Together the two parts form a showcase portfolio of evidence and reflective commentary on your skills achievements. You can use the guidance, Bookmarks and Skills Sheets included in the OpenLearn unit U529_1 Key s
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5 Effective communication

The purpose of this assessment unit is for you to create a portfolio of your work to represent you as an effective communicator within your study or work activities. This will involve using criteria to help you select examples of your work that clearly show you can use and improve your communication skills. However, by far the most important aim is that you can use this assessment process to support your learning and improve your performance overall.

Communicating effectively involves a
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4 Structure of the assessment units

This key skills assessment unit does not have specific questions with word limits and no statements indicating you include, say, an essay or a report. Instead, as you tackle the unit you need to ask yourself ‘Which pieces of work show my skills and capabilities to best advantage?’ When you have identified and selected evidence of your skills, you must then relate this evidence directly to the criteria.

This method of building a portfolio is based not on providing right or wrong
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3 Key skills assessment units

This section gives advice and guidance to help you compile and present a portfolio of selected work. You are strongly advised to read through this section so that you have an idea of what is expected.

The key skills assessment units provide an opportunity for you to integrate your development of key skills with your work or study. You may choose to concentrate on skills that you need to develop and improve for your job, for a new course, or personally to help you keep abreast of new dev
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2 Sources of help

This assessment unit is designed to be self-contained. However you might like to access the following sources for support and guidance if you need it. These sources include:

  • U529_1 Key skills – making a difference: This OpenLearn unit is designed to complement the assessment units. It provides detailed guidance and activities to help you work on your key skills, gives examples of key skills work from students, and helps you prepare and selec
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1 Information and communication

This Key Skills Assessment Unit offers an opportunity for you to select and prepare work that demonstrates your key skills in the area of communication.

This unit provides you with advice and information on how to go about presenting your key skills work as a portfolio.

In presenting work that demonstrates your key skills you are taking the initiative to show that you can develop and improve a particular set of skills, and are able to use your skills more generally in your studie
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Digital image capture in public health surveillance for physical activity and food behaviour assessm
Paul Kelly and Aiden Doherty give a talk for the UBVO seminar series.
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The Influence of the Eichmann Trial on the Israeli Public's Attitude Towards Holocaust Survivors
Prof. Dalia Ofer, of the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University discusses the ways in which the Eichmann trial influenced the Israeli public attitude towards Holocaust survivors. The video is part of the series "Insights and Perspectives from Holocaust Researchers and Historians", Supported by the Claims Conference. For more lectures, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/holocaust/insights/video/index.asp
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Exercice 5 (Logique, ensembles, raisonnements) [00112]

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Phrase logique, "pour tout", "il existe", négation.
Bonus (à 3'09'') : "P implique Q", implication, négation.


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Exercice 6 (Logique, ensembles, raisonnements) [00120]

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Phrase logique, quantificateur, "pour tout", "il existe", fonction.
Bonus (à 5'55'') : ordre des quantificateurs "pour tout", "il existe".


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