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1 The importance of law in social work education

In this unit you will be asked to reflect on the meanings of both social work and law. You will find that these concepts are open to a range of possible definitions, and that the functions of social work and law can change depending on the practice context. Their meaning is also affected by the perspective from which they are viewed, for example the service user's experience of social work and law will not always match the expectations of the professional, or the perceptions of the general pu
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De Carle Lectures 2012: Professor James Cox – Making Mwari Christian: The Case of the Shona of Zim
Professor Emeritus James Cox of the University of Edinburgh presents his 2012 De Carle lecture on the topic of “Making Mwari Christian: The case of the Shona of Zimbabwe”. 16 May 2012.
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In-vitro tiered approach alternative to live animal testing for determination of ocular or dermal ir
There is a continual need for information concerning the potential for chemicals, if inadvertently splashed into the eyes, to cause effects from irritation to total blindness. This information is currently generated by exposing the eyes of live rabbits to the chemical. As can be imagined, this often results in severe distress to the animal while generating information that we have shown to be discernable without putting any animals at risk. This may be accomplished by replacing the live animal t
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1.5 Talking, thinking and learning

One of the main points which the unit will be making is that information and knowledge are not the same thing and that, in order to learn, learners have to engage actively with new information. We hope that you will learn to apply your growing knowledge by relating it to your professional context, and that, by questioning and analysing both theory and practice, you will be able to reach your own conclusions.

One way of engaging with knowledge is to ask questions. Earlier we suggested th
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What Are Different Aspects of Journalism?
Different aspects, or media, of journalism include print, broadcast media and Web journalism. Find out why so much of print media is gravitating towards the Internet with help from a journalismism professor. (02:30)
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Cicero, Pro Caelio § 66 (Natural)
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6.2.2 Threats and vulnerabilities

A hacker who threatens your organisation's information assets is taking advantage of vulnerabilities in the media and systems which handle them. Vulnerabilities and threats clearly go hand-in-hand: each threat is directed at a vulnerability.

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Glossary

CharacterisationThe revelation of character through techniques such as physical description, action, dialogue, interaction with other characters, and the depiction of thought, emotion and belief.
DialogicDescribes a narrative in which multiple voices, perspectives or discourses are present and engage and interact with eac
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French Phrases for Airport Travel
Learn common French phrases for airport travel. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
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ANZ bows out of KEB bid
ANZ Bank pulls out of bid for majority stake in Korea Exchange Bank, says due diligence does not support competing offer to Hana's.
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Maintaining Healthy Vines
Recognising healthy vines, Determining the seasonal growth stages of a normal crop, Monitoring daily management practices, Understanding and interpreting soil characteristics that affect grapevine health, Weather monitoring and interpretation of conditions affecting Vine health, Monitoring Pests and Diseases, Monitoring beneficial organisms
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Video - Spanish Holidays #10 - San Fermín
You'll find Lesson #4 at SpanishPod101.com! Sign up for a Free Lifetime Account today!
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Protozoa
Name the major phyla of Protozoa and briefly describe their characteristics Identify common protozoan specimens Explain the function anatomical features of protozoa in terms of adaptations to their environment Identify and classify members of Phylum Protozoa and major invertebrate Phyla Apply an understanding of comparative anatomy and physiology to the identification of specimen
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2.017J Design of Electromechanical Robotic Systems (MIT)
This course covers the design, construction, and testing of field robotic systems, through team projects with each student responsible for a specific subsystem. Projects focus on electronics, instrumentation, and machine elements. Design for operation in uncertain conditions is a focus point, with ocean waves and marine structures as a central theme. Topics include basic statistics, linear systems, Fourier transforms, random processes, spectra, ethics in engineering practice, and extreme events
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Mathematical Modeling Using Real Radioactivity Data
In this lab, you can explore how radioactive radiation changes as a function of distance. This curriculum sets the Radioactivity iLab in the context of mathematics curriculum, asking you to consider: What type of mathematical function governs the intensity of radiation over distance?
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Design of Dredging Equipment
Dredging equipment, mechanical dredgers, hydraulic dredgers, boundary conditions, design criteria, instrumentation and automation. Study Goals: The goal of the lecture is to get insight in the procedure for designing dredging equipment based on the knowledge of the dredging processes. Special aspects during design and use of dredging equipment.
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Offshore Moorings
The course treats the design of offshore mooring systems literally from the ground up: Starting with the anchor and its soils mechanics in the sea bed, via the mechanics of a single mooring line and system of lines. The course concludes by touching on other mooring concepts and the dynamic behavior of the moored object as a non-linear mechanical system. Classroom teaching is augmented by laboratory demonstrations and (when possible) a relevant excursion. Study Goals: The classes are set up to gi
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Technology Dynamics for Sustainable Innovation
Conducting innovative research is working on the edge of the known and the unknown. In creating new technology the result is never guaranteed. Society faces a tremendous challenge in order to develop in a more sustainable way. What role is there for technology in this process of change? How could we stimulate innovations in technological systems? Study Goals: At the end of the course the student is able to analyse dynamic processes of technological change within industrial corporations. The stud
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Cavitation on Ship Propellers
Summary: Cavitation is the transition of a fluid into vapour due to local reduction of pressure which is generated by high local flow velocities. The transition of a fluid into vapour also occurs during cooking of water by an increase of the local temperature. The term cavitation is generally reserved for conditions in which the temperature of the bulk fluid is not changed. Although cavitation can occur in many situations this course focuses on ship hydrodynamics and ship propellers. The course
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CSET Science Subtest II: Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
The University of California, Irvine Extension, supported by generous grants from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and The Boeing Company, is developing online courses to prepare science and mathematics teachers for the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET). This module is part of the preparation for CSET Science Subtest II.

This module includes the following chemistry topics:

  • Chemical Compounds Found in Living Organisms
  • Structure and Functio
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