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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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An introduction to energy resources

Understanding energy resources involves considering all types of energy source from various sci
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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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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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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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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

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Topic Writing In French
Overview of one teacher's approach to topic writing for Leaving Cert. It looks at a mixture of reading comprehension, oral work and written exercises, and has been tested in the classroom with good success.
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By dissecting a cockroach ... yes, live on stage ... TED Fellow and
neuroscientist Greg Gage shows how brains receive and deliver electric impulses -- and how legs can respond. (Launching a series on Awesome Nature) "The Cockroach Beatbox" was animated by the TED-Ed Animation Team (Jeremiah Dickey, Biljana Labovic, Celeste Lai, Kari Mulholland and Franz Palomares).  (06:15)

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Fragmento de un documental de la serie Mundos de agua de TVE.

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Design legend Wayne Hemingway, best-known for co-founding international fashion label Red or Dead has received an honorary degree from Leeds Metropolitan University. For more information please visit http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk
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