Increasing the Retention of Under-Represented Groups Part 2
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Virtual Cell
Virtual Cell is an online video game developed by the World-Wide Web Instructional Committee at North Dakota State University. The players take control of a tiny virtual submarine that explores plant and animal cells from the inside! Players learn about organelles, respiration, and photosynthesis. The game requires a fast Internet connection and a Java-enabled browser.
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Funk/R&B Drums
Jim Payne—drummer, educator, producer, and collaborator with the best in jazz and funk—presents his new online course with Berkleemusic: Funk/R&B Drums. In this course, you can learn to play songs and improvise rhythms in the style of funk and R&B. Learn more at: http://bit.ly/gVwEwQ
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Space Travel Guide
This OLogy activity offers kids a fun way to use their astronomical knowledge to create a comic-book travel guide that blends science and fiction. The activity begins by telling kids that the best science fiction writers play with scientific facts to make a story more exciting. It then challenges them to write a travel guide for their favorite destination in space that will convince their Earthling pals to visit. To help inspire and direct kids, the activity includes examples of science fiction
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Cheat Sheet to Mastering Japanese #6 - Speak Japanese Like a Pro When You Know Your Learning Profile
Between all the social networking websites and online memberships, you’re up to your ears in profiles. You probably can’t even keep them all straight but did you know there’s really only 1 profile you need to know? Ok, well that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but when it [...]
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Klartext 20110405
Tisdagens Klartext handlar bland annat om att kriget i Elfenbenskusten nu verkar vara över. Vi berättar också om att politiker i riksdagen är missnöjda med att myndigheten Försäkringskassan stänger sina kontor ute i landet. Därför har de nu bett regeringen att rädda kontoren. Du får höra fler nyheter när du lyssnar på programmet.
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This Spanish video lesson will give you even more Spanish opposites, so stop your ’searching!’ You can ‘find’ all the Spanish resources you need for opposites right here in this lesson! You’ll get get access to one of the most powerful tools for learning Spanish! This Spanish video series is a brand new way to learn [...]
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Stop motion filmpjes maken
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Tijdens deze les leren leerlingen hoe ze een stop motion filmpje kunnen maken. Naast de lesvoorbereiding vind je in deze bijdrage ook een handleiding waarin stap voor stap uitgelegd wordt wat de leerlingen moeten doen om hun filmpje te maken.


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4.4.2 Battery parameters
BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN – we live in an era where news has become almost instantaneous. This unit will look at how news is gathered and the technology used for its dissemination. You will also be encouraged to examine how information might be manipulated by questioning its reliability.
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4.4.1 Voltage, current and resistance
BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN – we live in an era where news has become almost instantaneous. This unit will look at how news is gathered and the technology used for its dissemination. You will also be encouraged to examine how information might be manipulated by questioning its reliability.
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3.2 ICT processes in newsgathering
BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN – we live in an era where news has become almost instantaneous. This unit will look at how news is gathered and the technology used for its dissemination. You will also be encouraged to examine how information might be manipulated by questioning its reliability.
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2.2 The role of technology in the broadcast news industry
BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN – we live in an era where news has become almost instantaneous. This unit will look at how news is gathered and the technology used for its dissemination. You will also be encouraged to examine how information might be manipulated by questioning its reliability.
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7.4 Evaluating your strategy and assessing your work

Present an evaluation that includes a summary of how effective your strategy has been in helping you use and improve your communication skills, giving details of:

  • Those factors that worked well to help you improve and those that have worked less well. Which factors had the greatest effect on your achievement of what you set out to do?

  • A judgement of your own progress and performance in those skills you set out to improve, including an
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9 Notes to help you complete your assessment

To complete your portfolio, you must include a contents page indicating how your reflective commentary in Part A and your evidence in Part B are related. An example of a suitable format for the contents page is shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1 (PDF, 1 page, 0.1MB).

Although the requirements of Parts A and B are listed separately you should think of them as parts of a whole in which each part rela
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8.2 Evidence

The purpose of the evidence you present is to show you can use different ways to learn. This means your example could be an assignment, project report, video recording, etc. that includes activities where you have taken responsibility for when and how you learned, perhaps as part of a distance-learning course (independent learning), and work you have learned using a different approach, perhaps by attending a tutorial, seminar, taking part in an e-conference, workshop, training session with a
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2 Sources of help

This assessment unit is designed to be self-contained. However you might like to access the following sources for support and guidance if you need it. These sources include:

  • U529 Key skills – making a difference: This OpenLearn unit is designed to complement the assessment units. It provides detailed guidance and activities to help you work on your key skills, gives examples of key skills work from students, and helps you prepare and select
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Weather 5
This is a first grade weather unit.
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Yellowstone Fires
You will perform an Earth system science analysis. Then, you will make predictions, based on the results of the ESS analysis, concerning the policy debate about whether to let naturally-caused fires in national parks burn to their natural conclusion.
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Building Model Solar Cars
You will investigate some of the components that go into designing your own model of a solar car. This is to kindle car design ideas, not limit them.
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