The Berlin Wall : Expert commentary by Peter Pfeiffer
Peter Pfeiffer, a German professor and director of the European Studies Certificate Program, addresses questions about the history and impact of the Berlin Wall.
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Pierre-Cyrille Hautcoeur et Mme Christiane Taubira, garde des Sceaux, ministre de la justice (audio)

JUSTICE: ÉTAT DES SAVOIRS

Un dialogue entre les chercheurs et le ministère de la justice


- Accueil par le Président de l’EHESS, M. Pierre-Cyrille Hautcoeur

- "Les enjeux stratégiques du ministère de la justice en matière d’études et de recherche", par Mme Christiane Taubira, garde des Sceaux, ministre de la justice




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22 - Fascists
While Nazi Germany's crimes were unprecedented, Adolf Hitler himself was in many respects a typical figure. An idle youth, of seemingly mediocre talents, his political career and passionate hatreds were formed by the experience of World War I. The rise of fascism in Germany, as elsewhere, must be understood in the context of a postwar climate of resentment and instability. Germany's economic crisis, in particular, led the middle classes to support National Socialism well before any other group.
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SAT Prep: Test 2, Section 3, Part 1
Students, improve your math SAT score!  The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems.  This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.
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Water on the Web
WOW lessons are designed for infusion into the existing science curriculums for college freshmen and advanced high school students. The lessons use the aquatic environment and real lake data to explore basic science concepts through two different approaches: a directed study (״Studying״) and an inquiry (״Investigating״) approach. The directed studies allow students to apply and learn concepts through direct, guided experience. The inquiry lessons provide a more open-ended opportunity for stu
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Confrontation in TV - Roger Cook
Roger Cook is an investigative journalist, reporter and broadcaster. In 1971 he created and first presented the Radio 4 programme Checkpoint, which specialised in investigating and exposing criminals and con-men. In 1985 he moved to Central and created The Cook Report. The show is best remembered for Cook’s trademark confrontations with his targets. In this Coventry Conversation you can hear Roger talking about being an investigative journalist. This talk is also available to watch on CUTV.
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Computing the Creative Way - Peter Every
Peter is a senior lecturer and course leader for Creative Computing degrees at Coventry University. Peter co-ordinated the DfEE funded National Information Design Network from 1996 until 1999. He has recently completed an IPED Research scholarship investigating the usability of discussion forums in an academic context. In this Coventry Conversation, Peter discusses a number of future developments that combine computing with creativity.
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Confrontation in TV - Roger Cook
Roger Cook is an investigative journalist, reporter and broadcaster. In 1971 he created and first presented the Radio 4 programme Checkpoint, which specialised in investigating and exposing criminals and con-men. In 1985 he moved to Central and created The Cook Report. The show is best remembered for Cook’s trademark confrontations with his targets. In this Coventry Conversation you can hear Roger talking about being an investigative journalist. This talk is also available to watch on CUTV.
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Computing the Creative Way - Peter Every
Peter is a senior lecturer and course leader for Creative Computing degrees at Coventry University. Peter co-ordinated the DfEE funded National Information Design Network from 1996 until 1999. He has recently completed an IPED Research scholarship investigating the usability of discussion forums in an academic context. In this Coventry Conversation, Peter discusses a number of future developments that combine computing with creativity.
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References
This unit looks at the short poems in German that were set to music by Franz Schubert (1797–1828) for a single voice with piano, a genre known as ‘Lieder’ (the German for ‘songs’). Once they became widely known, Schubert's Lieder influenced generations of songwriters up to the present day.This unit then discusses a selection of Schubert's settings of Goethe's poems, and recordings of all of them are provided. You can find the poems, in German with parallel translations into English and
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After studying this unit you will:

  • have developed a systematic understanding of knowledge and a critical awareness of issues in inclusive education;

  • be able to reflect critically upon and analyse your own perspective, and that of others, regarding inclusion;

  • be able to analyse and develop successful inclusive learning practices;

  • be able to identify conceptual frameworks appropriate for investigating inclusion issues, examining the inc
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Philippa Hulme taught science in British and African schools for 15 years. She now tutors on the PGCE courses at Oxford University and the Open University, as well as training VSO volunteers. She is also an editor for Science UPD8, an initiative of the Association for Science Education and Sheffield Hallam University.

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Bills, C. (2002) ‘Mental mathematics’ in Haggarty, L. (ed.), Aspects of Teaching Secondary Mathematics: Perspectives on Practice, London, Routledge.
Mason, J. (1988) ‘Imagery, imagination and mathematics classrooms’ in Pimm, D. (ed.), Mathematics, Teachers and Children, Sevenoaks, Hodder and Stoughton.
The Open University (1988) ME234 Using
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If you already have a good working knowledge of the German language, this unit will help to improve your language skills, knowledge of German-speaking societies and intercultural competence. It will also develop your critical and analytical skills as you study the geography and dialects of the regions of Germany.
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If you already have a good working knowledge of the German language, this unit will help to improve your language skills, knowledge of German-speaking societies and intercultural competence. It will also develop your critical and analytical skills as you study the geography and dialects of the regions of Germany.
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The Biology of Aging: Why Our Bodies Grow Old
Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich presented the second lecture of the College of Science's Living Beyond 100 lecture series on January 31, 2012. Dr. Nikolich-Zugich is, Professor and Department Head of Immunobiology; Co-Director, Arizona Center on Aging, at the University of Arizona. Abstract: All organisms age, but we really do not have a clear explanation how and why. Do we have to grow old? Can we identify processes that can impact aging of particular parts of our bodies or, even better, of our enti
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Cell Signalling
A chapter which describes the mechanisms of signal transduction in a eukaryotic cell, including the activation of G-proteins and kinase cascades (49 figures). The unit is intended as ~10hrs study at level 2/3. It also provides background reading for the experimental investigation 'Investigating intracellular signalling pathways' (http://open.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/1581).
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Caplan on Hayek, Richter, and Socialism
Bryan Caplan of George Mason University and blogger at EconLog talks to EconTalk host Russ Roberts about two books: Eugene Richter's Pictures of the Socialistic Future and F. A. Hayek's The Road to Serfdom. Both books warn against the dangers of socialism. Pictures of a Socialistic Future, published in 1891 is a dystopian novel imagining what life would be like after a socialist revolution. The Road to Serfdom, published in 1944, explores the links between economic freedom and political freedom
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Systems Testing for a website
The company you work for have expanded their operations to include web-hosting services. This project involves investigating systems testing tools and using these tools to ensure the web server/websites function as required. You are required to develop a test plan and prepare the test environment for testing the web server and individual websites. You then need to conduct testing of the individual and system components and analyse test results.
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Disinfection and post-treatment processes
This learning object contains resources and activities that focus on the critical control point of disinfection and post-treatment processes in a water treatment plant. The key areas are: monitoring and investigating processes, sampling and testing water, making operational adjustments and controlling the process, and recording and reporting results. The task is to investigate the disinfection processes and address the complaint.
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