1. Pursuit of Happiness (June 27, 2007)
History, Literature, Science, Politics, Law, inventor, founding father, humorist, Enlightenment, electricity, lightning rod, American Revolution, Poor Richard's Almanac, Pennsylvania Gazette, library, writer, Continental Congress, Freemason, United States
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Spanish: Tener
Learn how to conjugate the irregular verb TENER with its stem changing properties. For beginning to intermediate learners.
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DMC: 750,000th Registrant Winner
One lucky Del Mar College student was chosen randomly to receive a grand prize package including free tuition for the Spring 2011 semester, a laptop, book and meal vouchers as well as a parking slot for the semester as part of the College's 75th Anniversary celebration.
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Dante's Inferno, Purgatory and Paradise - Yale University
This course by Giuseppe Mazzotta is an introduction to Dante and his cultural milieu through a critical reading of the Divine Comedy and selected minor works (Vita nuova, Convivio, De vulgari eloquentia, Epistle to Cangrande). An analysis of Dante's autobiography, the Vita nuova, establishes the poetic and political circumstances of the Comedy's composition. Readings of Inferno, Purgatory and Paradise seek to situate Dante's work within the intellectual and social context of the late Middle Ages
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DMC: 75th Anniversary
Del Mar College's 75th Anniversary Celebration will continue through the Fall semester and run through the end of the Spring semester.
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DMC Upside: Dr. Escamilla's Fall Update
The Del Mar College news program, "DMC Upside," is a thirty-minute current affairs show that focuses on news events and activities around the College. Produced by DMC TV, the show features DMC radio/television majors who contribute to story packages. "DMC Upside" airs in Corpus Christi on Cable Channel 19. In this clip, DMC President Mark Escamilla, Ph.D., shares details about some of the high-profile events and activities taking place at Del Mar College this semester.
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NLP-based scripting for CALL activities
This article focuses on the development of Natural Language Processing (NLP) tools for Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL). After identifying the inherent limitations of NLP-free tools, we describe the general framework of Mirto, an NLP-based authoring platform under construction in our laboratory, and organized into four distinct layers: functions, scripts, activities and scenarios. Through several examples, we explain how Mirto's architecture allows to implement state-of-the-art NLP fun
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Cercariae of Digenetic Trematodes: Use In Laboratory Investigations
In the complex life cycle of a digenetic trematode, the cercaria larva is shed from a snail intermediate host and represents a short-lived, aquatic transfer stage to the next host. Due to its temporary free-living existence, the cercarial stage is ideal for a number of investigative projects. Two general experiments will be conducted with the unusually large cercaria of Proterometra macrostoma. Students assess the effect of: (1) different light wavelengths on the vertical swimming burst distance
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Post Hoc, Ergo Propter Hoc

[The Bastiat Collection (2011). This piece was written in December 1846.]

"Liberty acts on the same principle as insurance. When an accident, like a fire, happens, insurance spreads over a great number of men and a great number of years losses that, in t
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Mandarin stage 1 semester B
This module is aimed at beginners in Mandarin Chinese in semester B (after 11 weeks of study) and allows the student to practice listening and reading skills, as well as practice in grammar. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.
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Mandarin stage 1 semester A
This module is aimed at complete beginners in Mandarin Chinese in semester A and exposes the student to listening and reading material, as well as practice in grammar. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.
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Mandarin stage 1 semester B
This module is aimed at beginners in Mandarin Chinese in semester B (after 11 weeks of study) and allows the student to practice listening and reading skills, as well as practice in grammar. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.
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Brazilian Portuguese year 1 semester B
This module is aimed at students in year 1 semester B (beginners Portuguese). The varied exercises cover a range of topics from a solar eclipse to the Portuguese language. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.
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Braun HLD4 Hairdryer
Braun hand-held hairdryer in black plastic with yellow on/off button. Black flex, 2-pin continental plug. Variable voltage. Type 4425; desiged by Reinhold Weiss.. Maker: Braun. Date: 1964 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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4.196 Architecture Design, Level II: Cuba Studio (MIT)
This architectural studio will have one main project for the semester: to explore the issues surrounding the redesign of an area in Havana, Cuba. It is a typical area about the size of a Law of Indies block that presently has a mix of housing, work, and shopping, in buildings that need to be replaced and others that need to be rehabilitated. There is also vacant land, and buildings that are unused. Part of the blocks front on the Malecon, the street next to the water. The other edge fronts
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Health promotion
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 The 'Health Promotion' module is one of the core modules taught on the Masters in Public Health which is offered by the Division of Epidemiology and Public Health at The University of Nottingham. Suitable for study at: Masters level Dr Puja R Myles, School of Community Health Sciences - Epidemiology and Public Health Dr. Puja Myles is an Associate Professor of Health Protection and
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Foundations in evidence based practice
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online for downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. This module is taught on the Diploma/BSc in Nursing and covers an introduction to evidence-based practice; the nature of evidence; an introduction to the research process; reflective thinking and writing; portfolio development skills; searching/accessing information/literature; summarising literature; referencing literature sources; reviewing literature; an introduction to law and
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Immunology basics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn semester 2009 Infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The body fights infection through the functions of the immune system, whose power has been harnessed by the development of vaccination (immunisation). Suitable for study at: Undergraduate levels 1 and 2. Dr Ian Todd, School of Molecular Medical Sciences Dr Ian Todd is Associate Professor & Reader in Cellular Immunopatho
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Where Do I Find Affordable Homeschool Curriculum?
Where Do I Find Affordable Homeschool Curriculum?  Part of the series: Homeschooling Tips. Find an affordable homeschool curriculum by using discarded textbooks from public schools, borrowing books from friends, and by doing research to create an adequate lesson plan. (01:50)
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Dutch Revolt II: Act of Abjuration (Plakkaat van Verlatinghe) II
This self-study pack is designed to help you understand the Dutch Revolt in the sixteenth century, using a key historical document from the period. It is aimed at learners with an intermediate knowledge of Dutch. You can check out an original edition of the document, read some fragments of it, get help with historical references, analyse certain themes, and explore related pictorial material.
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