Authors@Google: Ross Perlin
Ross Perlin spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on May 11, 2011 about his book Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy. About the book: "How many interns does it take to screw in a light bulb? Who cares, it's free. If that joke triggers cringe-inducing memories of schlepping coffee, Perlin, an intern turned intern activist, is your man. His exposé on the internship model initiates a critical conversation on internships—when are they exploitative and whe
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2.7 Summary
Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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2.6 An evolving consensus on attribution
Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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1.2.1 Heating and cooling the Earth: the overall radiation balance
Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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1.8 End of section questions
Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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1.7 Summary
Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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1.5 ‘Radiative forcing’ as an agent of climate change
Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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1.2 What determines the Earth's GMST?
Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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1.1 Introduction
Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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Introduction
Climate change is a key issue on today’s social and political agenda. This unit explores the basic science that underpins climate change and global warming.
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Exploring the English language
How has the English language changed over the course of the last 500 years? What are the social and political contexts that have affected how these changes have come about? This unit will consider the development of the English language from the 15th to the 19th century.
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Security, Privacy and Technology
New technologies allow individuals, corporations and government entities to monitor, track and identify employees, customers and the general public. This panel provides a forum to discuss security and privacy in today's global economy.
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Introduction
This unit looks at two topics that are of immense worldwide social, economic, ethical, and political importance – ‘addiction’ and ‘neural ageing’. You will develop a Master's level approach to the study of specific issues within these two important subject areas.
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citizED Secondary Strand: Educating for real and hoped for political worlds: ways forward in develop
An article from the Citizenship Initial Teacher Training Professional Resource Network (citizED) on developing political literacy.
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UK Children Go Online: Surveying the experiences of young people and their parents
This is the second report of the ESRC-funded project based at the London School of Economics, entitled ‘UK Children Go Online’. The report presents quantitative data from a survey of 1511 9-to-19-year-olds and 906 of their parents, in relation to internet use.
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Literature Review of E-assessment
This literature review of e-assessment from Futurelab, Bristol is a 50-page booklet review of research and authoritative publications that discusses aspects of e-assessment. It is divided into four sections dealing with: the role of assessment in pedagogy; policy (and political) issues related to assessment; currents developments illustrated with exemplar; and finally a more theoretical analysis of opportunities. An important element of the review is the glossary of terms and the bibliography. T
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Mathematics and Science in Secondary Schools: The Deployment of Teachers and Support Staff to Delive
Commissioned by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES), this resource is a summary of the findings of a largely quantitative survey into the deployment of teachers and support staff of mathematics and science in 25% of maintained secondary schools in England. Data was obtained from postal questionnaires to heads and teachers of mathematics and science and a survey of support staff assisting in mathematics and science departments. Twelve schools, chosen for exemplifying good practices in
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The Influence of School and Teaching Quality on Children’s Progress in Primary School
The resource is a report of research which “investigates the way school and classroom processes affect the cognitive progress and social/behavioural development of children between the ages of 6 (Year 1) and 10 (Year 5) in primary schools in England.” (page i) The research is part of a large research project funded by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF). The project was called Effective Pre-School and Primary Education (EPPE 3-11). This project followed the cognitive and
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Sex Education in Primary School in Tayside: An Evaluation of Sexuality and Relationship Training for
This is an evaluation of the Sexuality and Relationship Training for Primary Teachers in Tayside region of Scotland. It was sponsored by the Scottish Executive Education Department (SEED) and published by them in February 2007. The resource aims to look at a training programme for teachers in Sex and Relationship Education (SRE) and to map its provision in Tayside’s primary schools. The resource details the background to SRE development in Scottish primary schools. It goes on to present the q
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