EAHA Day 1 Session 2A: Epidemics Lecture
Universities in the Eastern Africa Region have come together to implement an initiative Health Emergency Management Program (HEMP) that will build the capacity of local governments in the region to manage and plan for response to major disasters of public health importance. The Eastern African Region is prone to many natural and technological disasters of different kinds. There is not one nation in the region that is not vulnerable to the devastating effects of these disasters. Many of these dis
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National Recovery Administration Created
Established in 1933, the National Recovery Administration (NRA) was a key component of President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal program designed to combat the effects of the Great Depression. In this video clip, learn more about the creation of Roosevelt’s National Recovery Administration. (2:06)
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Integration of themes
The pupils hear, speak, read and write about the same topic at the same time
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Alphabetical list of open access journals in ancient studies
This website is a blog (The Ancient World Online - AWOL) published by Charles Ellwood Jones and listing several open access e-journals relevant to ancient studies. It is constantly updated and new additions are posted regularly. In addition to accessing the e-journals directly, it is also possible to search several of them through JURN (based on Google). Both researchers and students may find useful to follow the blog and have a handy list of links ready to use.
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Bailout 13: Does the bailout have a chance of working?
Can the bailout work? (10:59)
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Intro to Engineering
ˆÁŇtudents are introduced to the basic principles behind engineering and the types of engineering while learning about a popular topic - the Olympics. The involvement of engineering in modern sports is amazing and pervasive. Students learn about the techniques of engineering problem solving, including brainstorming and the engineering design process. The importance of thinking out of the box is stressed through a discussion of the engineering required to build grand, often complex, Olympic ev
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4.4 Parabola (e = 1)
Attempts to answer problems in areas as diverse as science, technology and economics involve solving simultaneous linear equations. In this unit we look at some of the equations that represent points, lines and planes in mathematics. We explore concepts such as Euclidean space, vectors, dot products and conics.
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • understand the common issues that arise in projects;

  • practise project management tools and techniques;

  • understand how to avoid some of the common problems that arise in project management;

  • practise project management decisions;

  • understand the interaction of the rational and the more subjective and affective elements of project management.

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You've Got to be Kidding (Interactive)
Develop problems solving, decision making and social skills by analyzing various social situations involving appropriate manners, honesty, values, and understanding one's own and other's feelings.
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • develop an appreciation of the huge variety of different mammals that exist on Earth today;

  • see how fossil evidence can help us to understand evolutionary history;

  • understand how the structure of DNA can help us to detect differences between different species;

  • apply the techniques of DNA analysis to work out which mammals are most closely related to each other;

  • appreciate t
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Learning outcomes

On completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • identify some key themes in discourse analysis;

  • appreciate the consequences of discourse research for some key topics in social science, such as indentity, interaction and subjectivity;

  • be familiar with some discourse analytical techniques and their consequences for analysing social interactions.

Chemistry Experiment Simulation, Tutorials and Computer Animations for College Chemistry
After instructions on what computer programs will be needed, you can simulate chemical processes related to electrochemistry, acid-base chemistry and stoichiometry.
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By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • identify various techniques that can be used to analyse media text;

  • give examples of how celebrity activity is represented in the media;

  • define specific media terms such as genre and tabloidisation;

  • understand the term celebrity in relation to its representation in the media.

Games and Kinaesthetic Activities for Primary Languages
Games and Kinaesthetic Activities for Primary Languages.
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U.S. firms see worst outlook in a decade. Thanks Europe!
July 23 - Corporate America is seeing its bottom line sink as fears of a euro zone breakup increase, according to Thomson Reuters analyst Jharonne Martis.
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Great Pyramid Mystery Solved?
How were the blocks raised to the top of the 489ft Great Pyramid? An architect develops a theory about a snaking internal ramp inside the pyramid. This video includes a 3D model and shows how cranes could have been used. This video could be used in science classes as well as history ones.
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Medieval Europe
This six minute video does an excellent job of explaining feudalism and its impact on Europe. Done as a lecture, the video movies slowly enough for students to take notes and covers the major movements and leaders.
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6.3 Meaning in action and interaction

Earlier in this unit you considered the importance of manipulating and articulating information in order to understand it. This kind of behaviour is at the heart of constructivist and social-constructivist theory. The idea that we learn and understand what we are able to organise and make sense of is not just a theoretical viewpoint, as the next Activity demonstrates.


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4.2 Knowing mathematics

How much mathematics do you think you know? You may feel that you know quite a lot, or that you are ‘out of practice’ and have forgotten much of it; or perhaps you were never very secure in your mathematical knowledge and feel that you did not achieve complete understanding. Primary teachers are expected to have a confident knowledge of mathematics. You are not expected to reach such a level for this unit, but you do need to know a fair amount. All the mathematics that children go on
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DMC TV: Veterans Office Dedication Ceremony
Del Mar College celebrated the opening of its new Veterans Office in the Harvin Student Center on the East Campus of Del Mar College On Oct. 21, 2011. The event coincided with the 2011 Veterans Summit hosted by U.S. Rep Blake Farenthold on the College's East Campus.
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