Towards an organisational model of ‘interface’ university structure as a means of serving Lifelong
The paper conceptualises on the experiences of the Centre of Information Society Technologies (CIST), Sofia University, Bulgaria, in serving the learning and training needs of non-university audiences who fall in situations that can be described as lifelong learning-determined. In developing this conceptualisation we use the research findings and policy agendas in two distinct areas – Lifelong Learning, and Higher Education Systems. More specifically we explore the organisational and management
Author(s): Mihnev Pencho,Nikolov Roumen

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Fighting the Banana Wars
Only 14 years ago you couldn!t buy a Fairtrade product in Britain. Today almost £500m worth of goods bearing the Fairtrade mark are sold annually, including tea, coffee, bananas, cotton, flowers and even footballs. At the heart of this revolution in our shops is the Fairtrade Foundation, which was established in 1992 by CAFOD, Christian Aid, New Consumer, Oxfam, Traidcraft Exchange and the World Development Movement. Starting small but with big ideas, it has turned a grass-roots movement into a
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Flying the Fields
MSU is using drones to help improve farming and biofuels practices. Carolyn Malmstrom, associate professor of plant biology, explains how having close-up, aerial views of crops can improve yields and sustainability. This project was supported by USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture and MSU AgBioResearch.
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Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
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Doing it with EEEEEs workshop proposal
1. Description of the content of this workshop (200 words) This will be used as an abstract for the Conference Programme What skills do employers want from graduates? How does the Institute for Enterprise contribute to enhancing these skills at Leeds Met? This participatory session will explore the range of graduate skills regarded as important by employers and will highlight the ways in which the Institute is supporting the embedding of these skills across the University. Together we will conte
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

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Lecture 23 - 11/15/2010
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Direct and Reported Speech
A video about direct and reported speech.
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Science Infos 07/12/2009

9e numéro de Science infos.

Science Infos est le premier journal scientifique du web, produit et réalisé par des scientifiques de Bio-TV.

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  • Le génome du cheval vient d'être publié dans la revue Science

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  • Nouveau sattelite SMOS

Dossier : La fête de la Science - UPMC - Le robot Domeo

Médecine : INSERM Lille, équipe de Nathalie Cartier et Pa
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Guide to gaining ethical consent from patients for content released as OER
<p>OER Africa has developed a guide for OER creators to obtain consent from patients who participate in an OER project. The guide covers general ethical principles to consider as well the importance of obtaining consent in line with the cultural context within which one is working.</p>
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GM, Ireland lift spirits
Summary of business headlines: GM shares rise in successful debut; Factory activity improves in November; Jobless benefits stabilize, but extension vote fails; Wall Street jumps 1.5 percent.
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La didattica della modellazione
progettare per modelli e trasmissione nella didattica di questa competenza,to plan for models and transmission in the didactics of this competence,Istituzione universitaria di secondo e terzo livello (ciclo II e III) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Progettare,Alta formazione universitaria (secondo e terzo livello),Ente ministeriale a supporto dell'innovazione e della valutazione del sistema educativo/formativo,Disegno industriale,Misto (blended),Interazione con il tutor/doc
Author(s): Padova, Paolo

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Verso la scuola modulare: modulazione degli apprendimenti e organizzazione degli insegnamenti (ottav
Verso una scuola modulare. Coerenza verticale per un curricolo flessibile? Coerenza orizzontale per un curricolo flessibile? Adottare un approccio sistemico. Sviluppare il curricolo come una rete di basi di conoscenza.,Toward a modular school: modulation of learning and organization of teachings (eight lesson).Toward a modular school. Vertical consistence for a flexible curriculum? Horizontal consistence for a flexible curriculum? To adopt a systemic approach. To develop the curriculum like a ne
Author(s): Margiotta, Umberto

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College of Charleston Soccer -- Men's Soccer vs. East Tennessee State Highlights (NCAA Tournament)
Highlights of the Cougars 3-2 win over ETSU in the first round of the 2010 NCAA Tournament on November 18, 2010. See match highlights and post-game interviews from all of our men's and women's teams on the College of Charleston Athletics YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/cofcsports
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Doing the Right Thing - Corporate Social Responsibility in a global marketplace
 Professor Jeremy Moon

Globalisation, mass consumer awareness and public accountability are all factors in persuading companies to adopt ethical policies.  As companies become more accountable not only for their own actions but for those within their supply chain, they have to adapt to ensure success within the context of the global society they operate in.

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Bruised but Not Out: A Bullish View on the Future of Financial Innovation
The Great Recession has given a black eye to the tools of financial innovation. Collateralized debt obligations, synthetic derivatives and other once-arcane investment vehicles are now the poster boys of what went wrong -- toxic players in the boom-and-doom scenario of the housing implosion and market rout. But these highly opaque and complex instruments are not representative of real financial innovation, which stresses transparency and responsible management of risk, argues Wharton finance pro
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Executive Compensation: More Regulation, or Just More Transparency?
The question of whether CEOs of America's major companies are overpaid has been a subject of interest for many years. Are the compensation practices for these elite men and women fair and appropriate? Do they provide proper incentives, or do they reward excessive caution or risk taking? Wharton accounting professors John Core and Wayne Guay have just completed a study on this topic. Guay, along with colleague Chris Armstrong, sat down with Knowledge@Wharton to discuss executive compensation and
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"A Sweepstakes Attracts Attention": Corporate Executives Defend Sweepstakes Promotions
In the 1960s, lottery-like contests designed to publicize products through sweepstakes competitions spread rapidly. In the 19th century, every state banned lotteries--defined as competitions in which chances to win prizes were sold÷to protect citizens. In 1868, Congress prohibited the distribution of lottery materials through the mail. The mid-20th century sweepstakes, however, did not require contestants to purchase tickets or products to win prizes and were thus considered legal. In 1966, the
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100,000,000 Guinea Pigs : The Dangers of Consumption
In 1927, responding to the seemingly overpowering claims of advertisers and mass marketers, engineer Frederick Schlink and economist Stuart Chase published Your Money's Worth, which argued for an "extension of the principle of buying goods according to impartial scientific tests rather than according to the fanfare and triumphs of higher salesmanship." Your Money's Worth became an instant best-seller, and the authors organized Consumers' Research, a testing bureau that provided information and p
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