Municipal, State, and National Reforms in the Progressive Era
This video is accompanied by text. "During the first decade of the twentieth century, urban populations grew quickly and corruption spread throughout all levels of political institutions. Political machines and dishonest public officials controlled some of the largest cities in the nation. San Francisco lawyer Abe Ruef, who operated one of the most powerful political machines of the era, forced companies to pay substantial bribes to conduct business in the city. For example, a streetcar company
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The Pinnacle of Performance - Olympics Day - David Moorcroft
David has been involved in athletics for more than 30 years at club, area and international level as a competitor, teacher, coach, broadcaster and from 1997-2006, he was chief executive of the sport’s national governing body. As a competitor, his highlights include setting the world record for 5000m at 13 minutes 00.41 seconds in Oslo in 1982 – it remains the UK record to this day -and winning the Commonwealth Games Gold medals for 1500m in 1978 and 5000m in 1982. In this talk, part of a
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In this unit, aimed at teachers of Physical Education, we begin by looking at some of the common misconceptions relating to fitness and activity levels together with accepted definitions of these concepts. We consider how active young people should actually be, and discuss how PE teachers can ensure they are making an effective contribution to this area of public health.
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In this unit, aimed at teachers of Physical Education, we begin by looking at some of the common misconceptions relating to fitness and activity levels together with accepted definitions of these concepts. We consider how active young people should actually be, and discuss how PE teachers can ensure they are making an effective contribution to this area of public health.
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What impact will global warming really have? This unit examines the potential problems faced by the people of the Pacific Island of Tuvalu as a result of rising sea levels. Where would you go if your island is only a few feet above sea level? Who would you blame?
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Education in the wild: contextual and location-based mobile learning in action. A report from the ST
A new report has been published by the LSRI/University of Nottingham that gives an essential overview of research into location-based contextual mobile learning primarily across Europe, edited by Elizabeth Brown. The report follows on from a 2-day workshop funded by the STELLAR Network of Excellence as part of their 2009 Alpine Rendez-Vous workshop series. Contributors have provided examples of innovative and exciting research projects and practical applications for mobile learning in a location
Author(s): Brown Elizabeth J

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Role of Assistance in Computer-mediated Communication in Higher Education
This paper reports preliminary findings of a small scale study that address the role of assistance in computer-mediated communication (CMC) in Higher Education. In particular, this study investigates whether the type of assistance in such environments is affected by the type of task used to initiate the CMC, and to see whether the instructors and students offer more or less assistance according to task type. We examine courses which use CMC in the adjunct mode i.e. students used CMC as an option
Author(s): Ab-Jalil Habibah,McFarlane Angela,Tengku Shariman

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Weird US / California
In this video the two narrators visit Death Valley, South Shore Beach (Salton Sea) which is now a deserted town due to the rancid water, and then on to Cabazon. These are some weird places in California. Video is good quality and has interesting information for students studying this area of the United States.
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Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom
Virtual Maths Data Handling Light Survey exercise - , Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom, worksheet and activity resources
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

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Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

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Screen clients with special needs
In this scenario two clients are to have their health and fitness levels assessed. One client is elderly person while the other is overweight. When dealing with clients with special needs the fitness leader often needs to work with the client's health and medical practitioner. This scenario requires the appropriate assessment methods to be selected and the details reported to the client’s doctor for review.
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Customer Service: Customer Focus: Trainers Guide
Trainers Guide. This unit covers planning at the tactical level, and the implementation of those plans, to ensure that business expansion and internal and external customer satisfaction levels are in keeping with business plans.
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Customer Service: Customer Focus
This unit covers planning at the tactical level, and the implementation of those plans, to ensure that business expansion and internal and external customer satisfaction levels are in keeping with business plans.
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Advanced Operations - Spreadsheets
This learning object provides a simple structure for studying the development of spreadsheets to all levels.
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Standard and additional precautions
Levels of infection control: Basic measures applicable in all situations, plus when, why and how to use additional measures, particularly in health care settings.
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Levels of measurement
Aimed at statistics beginners, this learning object describes, and gives examples of, the four levels of measurement of data: nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio.
Author(s): Wharrad Heather Dr.

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Statistical thermodynamics
This package, written in 1998, has interactive demonstrations of the link between energy levels and thermodynamic properties of molecules and gases. It is intended for third or fourth year undergraduates in the physical sciences. To download, click on View Download and follow the instructions. To uninstall, use the standard Windows option of “Add or Remove Programs”.
Author(s): Reid Katharine Professor;Wheatley Richard Dr

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Foraminifera in coastal studies
How foraminifera are used in coastal studies to indicate sea-levels.
Author(s): Haslett, Prof. Simon K.; University of Wales, Newp

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Immunology basics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn semester 2009 Infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The body fights infection through the functions of the immune system, whose power has been harnessed by the development of vaccination (immunisation). Suitable for study at: Undergraduate levels 1 and 2. Dr Ian Todd, School of Molecular Medical Sciences Dr Ian Todd is Associate Professor & Reader in Cellular Immunopatho
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Cybrids: Integrating Cognitive and Physical Space in Architecture
People regularly use non-physical, cognitive spaces to navigate and think. These spaces are important to architects in the design and planning of physical buildings. Cognitive spaces inform design - often underlying principles of architectural composition. They include zones of privacy, territory and the space of memory and visual thought. They let us to map our environment, model or plan projects, even imagine places like Heaven or Hell. Cyberspace is an electronic extension of this cognitive
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