5.1.7 Literature
Does the idea of essay writing put you off the idea of studying? This unit will help you to realise that essays are not to be feared. You will learn how important it is to answer the question that is set and that your style of writing is as communicative as possible.
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Going Green with Dan Phillips (1 of 4)
A story about Dan Phillips of Phoenix Commotion, a company that helps the working poor build houses out of recycled materials.
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The Presidents: Reagan
In 1988, after two terms in office, Ronald Reagan left the White House one of the most popular presidents of the twentieth century -- and one of the most controversial. A failed actor, Reagan became a passionate ideologue who preached a simple gospel of lower taxes, less government, and anti-communism. (04:10:37)
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6.2 Vehicular Pollution (Giant Issue In India)

thumbnailEmission standards have been prescribed for phased implementation; - The State Governments have been advised to make necessary changes in the design of vehicles Rules for enforcement o
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Piano Lesson - How to Play the A major scale (left hand)
2.5 minute video of overhead view of pianist playing the A major scale in the left hand. He describes the correct fingering and notes of the scale. Good for beginners. 
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Noves tecnologies aplicades a l'educació
La incorporació de les Noves Tecnologies (NNTT) –o millor indicat, les Tecnologies de la Informació i la Comunicació (TIC)— en el context escolar és –o comença a ser— una realitat cada vegada més quotidiana. En el marc dels estudis de Magisteri, les TIC les entenem: com a matèria a aprendre en la formació incial del mestre (alfabetització digital) per a aplicar-la en aquestos estudis; com a matèria per aprendre i seguir aprenent intelectualment al llarg de tota la vida; i com a
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"Kollaboration durch das Semantic Web: Strategie und Aktivitäten der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek",
Aufgrund eines technischen Fehlers ist nur der Anfang des Vortrags zu sehen. Eine vollständige Version wird in Kürze nachgereicht. ABSTRACT 2010 hat die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (DNB) damit begonnen, ihre Wissensbasis bestehend aus bibliographischen Daten und den Normdaten als Linked Data zu publizieren. Vor allem Normdaten bilden für die Erschließungsarbeit in Gedächtniseinrichtungen wie Museen, Archiven und Bibliotheken schon jetzt eine wichtige Basis. Ziel der DNB ist es jetzt, mit
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Croix Rouge - Nancy 2011 : Place du judiciaire dans la protection de la jeunesse

Maltraitance et protection de l’enfance en danger
La protection judiciaire est une intervention subsidiaire à la protection administrative (soit les actions de nature administrative n'ont pas permis de remédier à la situation, soit la famille refuse ou est dans l'incapacité de collaborer avec le service de l'aide sociale à l'enfance).
Une intervention autoritaire de l'Etat ne peut être justifiée que par une situation grave.
La justice, institution indépendante,
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Religion and the Market: are they in conflict?
The global revival of religion has been predominantly fuelled by the creation of a religious free market defined by entrepreneurship, choice and personal revelation. So can religion and the market sit together and what can economics teach us about religion? John Gray is emeritus professor of European thought at LSE and author of Gray's Anatomy. John Micklethwait is editor of The Economist and co-author of God is Back.
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Bernardo Gradin: Our Goal Is to Become One of the 10 Most Valued Petrochemicals Companies
Brazil's petrochemicals industry has been going through active consolidation, a phase that is almost at an end. That process, however, has seen the creation and growth of Braskem, a giant of a firm that is the largest petrochemicals producer not just in Brazil but in all of Latin America. Bernardo Gradin, who has been part of Braskem since the company's formation in 2002, took over in July as its CEO. In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton conducted at the company's Sao Paulo headquarters, Gradi
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Games Technologies for Learning
The Games Technologies for Learning report explores the ways in which games technologies can be used to enhance teaching and learning, and provides advice for schools and colleges wishing to introduce...
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As more planes depart from Australia, heading to the southern Indian Ocean as the search for missing Malaysian jet continues, French satellite image could show possible plane debris, Malaysia says. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including b
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Colonial Journalism
Political pressure and personal bias have hounded American journalists since the first newspapers were printed. Interpreter Dennis Watson talks about the Virginia Gazette.Author(s): No creator set

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Terry Hodgkinson Inaugural Lecture
Terry has led the Regional Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward, as its Chair for seven years, overseeing the Agency in growing the economy of the Yorkshire and Humber region. He was honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2010 with the award of a CBE for services to business and regeneration and was recently appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire. He has recently launched his new business, entitled ‘Inspiration for Industry Education and Regeneration’. He holds a Visiting P
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Voices from the Field
presents 10 stories written by Peace Corps authors. Lesson ideas and student work accompany the stories, which are set in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Niger, Poland, and Papua New Guinea. Stories and accompanying materials are designed to strengthen students' reading and writing, inspire students to create their own personal meanings and narratives, and broaden students' perspectives of the world and themselves.
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Automobile Choices and Alternative Fuels
In this lesson students will compare and make distinctions among 5 alternative fuels. They will understand the impact of different types of fuel on: a. the environment b. lifestyle c. the economy/personal finances of car choices. They will also use critical thinking skills to support multi-step decision-making for buying a car.
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Visual Arts
This section encourages subjective interpretation and is designed to stimulate students to think freely and generate creative ideas. Risk taking is strongly encouraged as students' respond to the works of art. The pre-visit activity, Introducing Symbols, is intended to help students use critical looking and thinking skills to build visual literacy. The on-site activity, Interpreting Symbols and Design, asks students to explore a work of art in a subjective manner, finding their own personal mean
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Language Arts
This section promotes students to actively respond to works of art. Students have the opportunity to assess what they have discovered and define what they still want to know. The pre-visit activity, Art Analysis and Creative Writing, asks students to write a fictional narrative based on a work of art. This exercise reveals how works of art elicit multiple interpretations. The on-site activity, Sharing Stories, Looking at Books and Paintings, asks students to share their personal perspectives, vi
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The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877
This course explores the causes, course, and consequences of the American Civil War, from the 1840s to 1877. The primary goal of the course is to understand the multiple meanings of a transforming event in American history. Those meanings may be defined in many ways: national, sectional, racial, constitutional, individual, social, intellectual, or moral. Four broad themes are closely examined: the crisis of union and disunion in an expanding republic; slavery, race, and emancipation as national
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