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5.1 What is disability?
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 unit explores the ways in which difference and diversity impact on the nature of communication in health and social care services.
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4.12 The implications of gender differences in communication
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 unit explores the ways in which difference and diversity impact on the nature of communication in health and social care services.
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4.10 Men and women communicating differently?
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 unit explores the ways in which difference and diversity impact on the nature of communication in health and social care services.
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4.9 The revival of gender essentialism
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 unit explores the ways in which difference and diversity impact on the nature of communication in health and social care services.
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After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • develop awareness of the underpinning knowledge relating to the key roles of social work;

  • illustrate the application of knowledge, skills, values and processes through case study examples;

  • demonstrate awareness of the skills required to build relationships with service users, colleagues and others through effective communication;

  • introduce the social work service standards and codes of p
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If the evolution of intelligence is inevitable, what are the theological implications?
Prof. Simon Conway Morris : Seminar
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6.3 What size of majority vote should decide the issue?

In many types of democratic vote, a bare majority (technically, 50 per cent +1) is enough to decide outcomes. But often constitutional changes – changes which would affect the basic structures or political rules of the game – are regarded as needing ‘supermajorities’ of, say, 60 or 70 per cent. A basic change in the sovereign political unit would certainly count as a constitutional change. If the Bs get to vote, we might be concerned if only a bare majority favoured secession, es
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1.4.10 A note on accuracy
This Unit will introduce you to a number of ways of representing data graphically and of summarising data numerically. You will learn the uses for pie charts, bar charts, histograms and scatterplots. You will also be introduced to various ways of summarising data and methods for assessing location and dispersion.
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1.4.8 The standard deviation
This Unit will introduce you to a number of ways of representing data graphically and of summarising data numerically. You will learn the uses for pie charts, bar charts, histograms and scatterplots. You will also be introduced to various ways of summarising data and methods for assessing location and dispersion.
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1.4.7.3 Interquartile range for the SIRDS data
This Unit will introduce you to a number of ways of representing data graphically and of summarising data numerically. You will learn the uses for pie charts, bar charts, histograms and scatterplots. You will also be introduced to various ways of summarising data and methods for assessing location and dispersion.
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1.4.7.2 Quartiles when the sample size is awkward
This Unit will introduce you to a number of ways of representing data graphically and of summarising data numerically. You will learn the uses for pie charts, bar charts, histograms and scatterplots. You will also be introduced to various ways of summarising data and methods for assessing location and dispersion.
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4.7: Quartiles and the interquartile range
This Unit will introduce you to a number of ways of representing data graphically and of summarising data numerically. You will learn the uses for pie charts, bar charts, histograms and scatterplots. You will also be introduced to various ways of summarising data and methods for assessing location and dispersion.
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After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • acquire and critically apply the research, analytical and evaluative skills needed for effective practice and the promotion of equality across universal and specialist services for children;

  • develop a skilled, dynamic and ethical approach to working with children;

  • understand and analyse the contributions of different approaches to the study of children, childhood and families, and recognise the potenti
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McKinsey Chief-U.S., European Growth Lags
Mar. 1 - Global Managing Director of McKinsey & Co. Dominic Barton says China's economy is moving from investment-based growth to consumption-based growth, while Europe and the U.S. lag behind.
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Alcoa, McKinsey Heads on Job Creation
Mar. 1 - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alcoa Klaus Kleinfeld says the company's growth projects will support an environment in which jobs are created.
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127: The next Microsoft: Here's a partial list...
Innovation is flourishing despite a decline in venture capital funding. Silicon Valley veteran Adeo Ressi shares his predictions for life-changing technologies looking for funding.
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Who Discovered the First Dinosaur Fossils?
Various early human cultures recognized fossils of extinct dinosaurs and other groups as bones of dead animals or mythical dragons, including Native Americans and, especially the Chinese, some of whom still use ground up fossil bones in medical treatments. But the first scientific account about a dinosaur fossil was not published until 1677 in Europe. Then, Englishman Robert Plot described the lower end of a thighbone that formed the knee of Megalosaurus, a carnivorous dinosaur common in Jurass
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Breakingviews: Dimon vs Weill
July 30 - Jeffrey Goldfarb and Antony Currie discuss the subtext of Jamie Dimon's management shakeup at JPMorgan given his former mentor Sandy Weill's recent comments about breaking up banks.
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Wyndham Worldwide’s Stephen Holmes on the Changing Nature of Leisure Travel
After nearly 20 years in the hospitality industry, Wyndham Worldwide chairman and CEO Stephen Holmes says he has seen several "shifts" in the sector -- from the way that consumers plan their vacations to what they expect to find when they stay at a hotel. The most recent catalyst for change has been the global economic downturn. Wyndham -- one of the world's largest hospitality companies -- has weathered that storm, and has actually grown since the recession began. In an interview with Knowled
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This video documentary by Mr. Jim Sukamp features information regarding 'one of the oldest and most influential civil rights organizations in the United States' (Wikipedia, 2009); the N.A.A.C.P.
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