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Sheyann Webb
Eight-year-old Sheyann Webb was among the youngest activists to demonstrate during the Civil Rights movement. In this interview, Webb recalls her decision to participate in the 1965 voting-rights march from Selma, Alabama, the resistance she encountered from her parents, and the violent force used by local officials to stop the march. (5:08)
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1.2.2 Boundaries of difference

One of the things that language does is define and give a name to differences between people – to delineate the boundaries that separate them. In the mental health field, the ‘mad’ are at one end of the social divide that separates the ‘normal’ from the ‘abnormal’. They are ‘the other’, a point made in the article by Perkins (above): ‘To be mad is to be defined as “other”’.

This is a recurring theme in the mental health field. In the following passage Abina Par
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4.1 First aid

It is not required that students be trained in first aid. It is, however, important that a first aid kit is carried when you are likely to be away from immediate assistance. First aid must be rendered at once, and medical and relief help should be sought if necessary. It is important that appropriate first aid skills for use in the field are understood by those who might need them and that the procedures for enlisting help are known.

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3.7 Memory and Understanding

Memory and understanding

Exams are rarely tests of memory, but much more to do with the selection, presentation and interpretation of materials. When you have understood what you have read, you can think about it and use it. Nonetheless, you may still be concerned about your ability to
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1.4.3 Structures that both enable and constrain

Life within a society is made possible by structures. They operate at many levels, from the details of daily life (e.g. the routines of getting up in the morning, or the ritual greetings we use when we meet people) to the broader organisation of society (e.g. the channels through which mass media ‘news’ is generated, or the rules under which benefit payments are made). Even the language through which I am communicating now is a structured system of written symbols. But structures not only
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7.3.5 Ion beam deposition

PVD still has some limitations, however. It must operate in a gaseous atmosphere (to provide the plasma) so is not well suited to the long-throw, directional line-of-sight mode accessible to low-pressure evaporation. Also, if magnets behind the target are used to generate a magnetic field for magnetron sputtering the technique cannot be easily used to deposit magnetic metals such as nickel and cobalt, owing to the influence from the magnetic field on the deposition process.

In an altern
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8.5 Monitoring progress

This stage is about keeping track of your progress. Are you tackling your problem-solving activities effectively? How do you know? Could you have done things differently, made use of different tools (such as software packages) or facilities, taken more advantage of tutorials, training sessions or local expertise, or recognised that such support would have helped you?

Monitoring your own performance and progress needs practice; try to stand back and look at what you are doing as if you w
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Understanding digital video metadata workflow
Efficiently track, search, and organize assets as they travel between Adobe Production Premium applications
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The Magic of Fibonacci Numbers
Math is logical, functional and just ... awesome. Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the Fibonacci series. (And reminds you that mathematics can be inspiring, too!) (06:24)

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The Wright Brothers
The story of the Wright Brothers and what they did after the first flight are touched upon in this two minute video. Basic material, but might be of interest to students how think that these inventors disappeared after their great deed.
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Sacred Calendars - Advent with Alison Milbank
Dr Alison Milbank discusses the period running up to Christmas -- known to Christians as 'Advent'-- and what this time means to them, and how it is celebrated.
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2 Discrimination in the labour market: introduction

Discrimination can manifest itself in all aspects of life. It may be evident in the type and location of housing available to certain groups, in their access to quality education and health care or how they are treated in the labour market. We will focus on the last of these considerations and, in particular, why the labour market status of some groups of workers is significantly worse than that for the population at large. This does not mean that discrimination in the labour market is a more
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Mitt Romney; Missile Study: The Week at Duke {in 60 Seconds}
Welcome to the Week at Duke University in 60 Seconds. Governor Mitt Romney spoke at Duke last week. He talked about his run for president in 2012, foreign policy and even his upcoming charity boxing match with Evander Holyfield. You can see the entire talk online. http://sanford.duke.edu/articles/mitt-romney-speaks-duke A new Duke study reports that 9 percent of adults in the U.S. who have a history of impulsive angry behavior also have access to guns. The study suggests that to prevent gun vi
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The Passive Voice Get = Be
This lecture is an explanation of the idea of passive voice and how get can be used in place of be.  A variety of examples help to illustrate the concepts in the lesson.  The teacher also addresses how questions are different in passive voice. 

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Feelings Count: Emotions and Learning-Session 5
This program introduces ways to create an emotionally safe classroom to foster learning and to deal effectively with emotions and conflicts that can be obstacles. Featured are a fifth-grade teacher and an eighth-grade band teacher, with expert commentary from Daniel B. Goleman, author of the book Emotional Intelligence, and Yale University Professor James P. Comer.
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Create a Stem Cell Line
This is an animation that requires students to make decisions at their own pace. Great vocabulary help.  Students would benefit from a word  wall or a handout to help with this as well as take good notes. A very good tool for teaching about stem cells.

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ES.291 Learning Seminar: Experiments in Education (MIT)
This seminar explores experiments in education and discusses how education and learning might be done, through reading and discussion. This seminar is not a survey of experiments in education, but rather, its goal is to determine how learning should happen and what kinds of contexts allow it to happen.
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Special Exhibition: Guitar Heroes: Legendary Craftsmen from Italy to New York
Special Exhibition: Guitar Heroes: Legendary Craftsmen from Italy to New York

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J.S. Bach: Life and Works - 1/2
 Stunningly filmed in locations throughout central Germany, "J.S. Bach: Life and Works" sets a new standard for artful filming of music performance. A rare DVD featuring excellent performances of a variety of Bach works in the context of locations the music was intended for: churches and castles. Includes the first filmed performance on the recently reconstructed Wender organ in Arnstadt where Bach worked early in his career.
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Finding information in health and lifestyle
This free course, Finding information in health and lifestyle, will help you to identify and use information in health and lifestyle, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will a
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