The Impact of mobile learning
Phase one of MoLeNET (2007/08) involved 75 colleges and 18 schools, approximately 10,000 learners and 2,000 staff, in 32mobile learning projects. The Learning and Skills Council provided funding for h...
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Blast in Pakistan
A teenage suicide bomber blows himself in Lahore, Pakistan, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 50. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Surprise drop for UK GDP
Britain's economy suffered a shock 0.5 percent contraction in the last three months of 2010 according to new data from the Office for National Statistics.
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Idioms
This teacher-created video contains students' illustrations of the literal meanings of idioms.  The idioms and their meanings appear in print at the bottom of each illustration. Lively music plays in the background. Examples of idioms include "spill the beans," "bite the hand that feeds you," and "in the doghouse." Some of the text on the screen is difficult to read in places. (0:50)
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Does Faith Matter for Human Morality?
The global revival of religion has raised fundamental questions about its role in politics and its claim that it serves as a principle of identity, indispensable to the continuing survival of communities. This series brings together leading thinkers and scholars to encourage discussion and debate on this crucial contemporary theme. Professor Mona Siddiqui, professor of Islamic studies and public understanding, and director, Centre for the Study of Islam, University of Glasgow.
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Helicopter spins like a maple seed
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn20045-spinning-seeds-inspire-singlebladed-helicopters.html See a new helicopter design that copies a maple seed
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Should Congress Raise the Debt Ceiling?

At current rates of spending, the federal government may bump up against its debt limit as early as March. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner warns that it will be "catastrophic to
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Cold War: McCarthyism - part 2/5
1947 - 1953 Following Stalins domination of Eastern Europe and the loss of China, American democracy falls victim to anti-communist hysteria, but survives it. Eisenhower is elected President. In the Soviet Union, Stalin reinforces the climate of terror on which his rule is based. When he dies, in 1953, the Soviet people mourn the end of an era.
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Introduction

Interpersonal communication in health and social care services is by its nature diverse. As a consequence, achieving good or effective communication – whether between service providers and service users, or among those working in a service – means taking account of diversity, rather than assuming that every interaction will be the same. This course explores the ways in which difference and diversity impact on the nature of communication in health and social care services.

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Alan Cotton inaugural lecture: A sense of place
Alan Cotton, Honorary Professor of Art at the University of Bath, gives his inaugural lecture where he presents stories about people and places from his travels.
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1.5.8 Bibliographic software

If you are considering taking your studies further you might like to consider using bibliographic software. Bibliographic software can be used to sort references, annotate them, manage quotations or create reading lists.

There are several software packages on the market. Some are listed below.

3 Personal agency, participation and refusal: gathering evidence

While it is difficult to exaggerate the impact of this construction of ‘welfare dependency’, particularly in the USA, this construction does not go unchallenged. A very wide range of groups of people who are poor or who are subject to discrimination succeed in shaping welfare arrangements by evading, refusing or resisting policies. Historically, there are numerous examples of collective agency in resisting and reshaping welfare policies. In the USA, Fox Piven and Cloward (1977) trace the
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China's migrants may stay home
China's 150 million migrant workers head home for the Chinese New Year, and may stay home to work for companies relocating to cheaper inland locations.
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Duke Heart Center: The Importance of Experience
Duke Heart Center has the experience in treating heart problems that matters, especially with complex cases. For more information, visit http://www.dukehealth.org/heart
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122: Innovation or imitation in China and India?
How do Asia's emerging giants measure on the innovation scale and can they shake off their reputation for imitation rather than innovation?
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The Hydrogen Economy: preparing the world for a new energy era and the third industrial revolution
This lecture critically examines the fossil fuel era and its consequences for industrial civilisation. It explores the nexus of politics, society and business and the massive potential for industry and capital investment. It also considers the future of renewable energy and the hydrogen economy, and how an integrated infrastructure and energy regime can be created in Europe.
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A new capitalism for a big society
Bishop and Green led a discussion based on their recent book, "The Road From Ruin: A New Capitalism for a Big Society". Together, they will take a look at what set us on the road to the recent financial crisis, whilst also highlighting the signs to guide us back to prosperity. Matthew Bishop is US Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief of The Economist. Michael Green is a leading independent economist and writer.
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Egypt's Day of Wrath:
Georgetown professors Adel Iskandar and Tamim Al-Barghouti gave a 360 assessment of the state of play of the Egyptian protests.
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1907-03-31: Mrs. Sage Is Leader On the City Tax Lists
This image is a newspaper clipping comparing Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage's property tax assessment to those of other wealthy New York residents.
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