21H.931 Seminar in Historical Methods (MIT)
This course is designed to introduce students to fundamental issues and debates in the writing of history. It will feature innovative historical accounts written in recent years. The class will consider such questions as the words historians use, their language, sources, methods, organization, framing, and style. How does the choice of each of these affect the historian's work? How does the author choose, analyze, and present evidence? How effective are different methodologies?
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Burglary project
This report outlines the process and findings from an innovative project for students. This work was part of the curriculum and involved students working with West Yorkshire Police as part of the safer Leeds project in designing and making a film for students n crime prevention and personal safety in Leeds
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Darwin Across Disciplines - Is there anybody out there? by Prof Graeme Ackland

Astrobiology is a new science seeking for life on other planets. Prof Ackland reviews the evidence for existence of planets orbiting other stars and what these planets might be like.

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Predicting Volcanoes
The Open University's researcher in volcanoes, Hazel Rymer explains why the Poás volcano in Costa Rica is her favourite, and how evidence form previous experiments there has lead her to believe there may be an environmental crisis - similar to one in the 1990's - on it's way. There have been changes in gravity above Poás, and Hazel talks us through some experiments she will be undertaking in the future.
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Integrating conceptions of learning for advancing educational practices
Introduction: I have argued elsewhere (Desforges, 2000b) that the core function of educational research is to make a contribution to the educational enterprise. Education is society's commitment to enhancing the human condition through capitalising on human potential for learning. There are many factors involved in such a mission. Better education entails better resourcing, creativity, will, energy and resourcefulness. Researchers must make their contribution by adding to the base of knowledge a
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Screen Play: Children and Computing in the Home
This book provides a theoretical analysis of young children's use of the computer out of school. It drew upon the Interactive Education Project's student questionnaire data. Section 1. Introduction 1. The ScreenPlay project 2. Setting the scene: Patterns of computer use in the home Section 2. The domestic context 3. Computer histories, computer roles in the home 4. The computer in family life Section 3. Young people's computer use in the home 5. The digital landscape: Games and information navig
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Entretiens du Jeu de Paume : Conférences inaugurales

Entretiens du Jeu de Paume : Conférences inaugurales

"Entretiens du Jeu de Paume" vendredi 17 juin, samedi 18 juin et dimanche 19 juin 2011, l'UTLS et le Château de Versailles présenteront à Versailles la seconde édition des Entretiens du Jeu de Paume autour du thème de la séparation des pouvoirs.


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SEDS-I: Subsatellite in motion (every 10th frame)
An animation of the sub-satellite dynamics of Small Expendable Deployer System Mission I
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Cardiologie : quoi de neuf depuis ces 10 dernières années?

Les journées Victor Segalen - Bordeaux

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Pierre Dos Santos, Valves percutanées et rétrécissement aortique

Laurie Aimable, Education thérapeutique en réadaptation cardiaque

Frédéric Sacher, Techniques d’ablation en rythmologie

Jean-Benoît Thambo, Cardiologie int
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Tanti baci da Orvieto! Greeting from Orvieto
You first read a postcard and extract the correct details. You then fill in the correct adjective at the correct place making any changes necessary. After this you are given a text with gaps in it for which verbs, adjectives and other terms have to be filled in without any help. In the next exercise you give the past participle of the verbs. Finally you write a postcard on the basis of the example given and certain words that are provided.
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The Spotlight - "Plant One on You" - Part 2 (A work of "Art")
The second half of this two-part episode features a journey to McMaster's Greenhouse. Including a look at a number of interesting plants and an interview with the guardian of the greenhouse himself, the man simply known as "Art".
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Fear and Trembling' - Problema II - Existentialism in Literature and Film
Phil 7: Existentialism in Literature and Film - Spring 2006. The course will be organized around various attempts to reinterpret the Judeo/Christian God, and to determine in what sense, if at all, such a God is still a living God. We will study Dostoyevsky's and Kierkegaard's attempts to preserve a non-theological version of the God of Christianity, as well as Nietzche's attempt to save us from belief in any version of God offered by our tradition. We will view and discuss three films that deal
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How to Dye Easter Eggs
This video demonstrates making Easter Egg dye using water, food coloring, and vinegar.  The video then shows how to dye Easter Eggs step-by-step.
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French Fries and fat cakes for U.S. First Lady in Botswana
June 25 - U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama buys French fries and fat cakes at a restaurant in a Botswana village. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Lesgeven met Digitale Borden
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Waarom kiezen voor een digitaal bord? Onderzoeksresultaten. Alles op een rijtje gezet door de Provinciale Hogeschool Limburg. De digitale lessen (bordlessen) die je in deze website kan opzoeken en downloaden, worden door het departement Education …


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Why Care About the Environment?
Prof. Bob White : Course
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1.1.3 Managing environmental risks and uncertainties

The following activity and video clip presents the discussion of the Old Hall marshes in relation to managing environmental risks and uncertainties. It also introduces the key concepts of sustainable development in a period of environmentally uncertain climate change.

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Drum Roll Please Activity
This activity develops the real-world connections and relationships between the rock properties found in Lesson 5 and the important engineering properties for designing and building caverns (or tunnels, mines, building foundations, etc.). The student teams will use importance factors called "desirability points" to mathematically determine the overall best rocks to build caverns within.
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