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The powerful and majestic carnivores are the focus of many television documentaries. In this unit we will delve into the lives of these fearsome hunters and explore their physical adaptations and social behaviour. This is the fifth unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.
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President Shelton Addresses UA Foundation's National Leadership Council
University of Arizona President Robert N. Shelton, PhD., addresses the University of Arizona Foundation's Board of Trustees and the National Leadership Council about the value of private philanthropy to the UA's research and scientific initiatives, including the Biosphere 2 and the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center.
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3.1 Introduction

Reading 3

Read Chapter 9 of Cultural Worlds of Early Childhood, ‘Aspects of teaching and learning’, by David Wood, attached below. In this reading Wood addresses three main issues. First is the concept of gro
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4 Why do social workers need to know about the law?

From our discussion of social work and the meaning of law you will already have some answers to this question. We will now bring them together and relate them to wider debates about the content of the social work curriculum.

We have seen that there are few right answers in social work. However, if practitioners do not know where they stand legally they cannot begin to do their job properly because they will not be able to give appropriate advice and support to service users. They will a
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2.3 Summary of Part A

In Part A you have learned:

  • that the English legal system is a common law system;

  • that this means that much of the law has been developed over time by the courts;

  • how to develop your use of language.

2.2 Use of language

Use of language is extremely important in law. As a law student it is important that you use language in an accurate way. The rest of Part A of this unit will therefore consider the importance of language in law.

Box 1 Use of language

By now you will have had a few opportunities to look up the
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EE 120 - Lecture 27 - Signals and Systems
Structure and Interpretation of Systems and Signals - Spring 2007. This course is an introduction to mathematical modeling techniques used in the design of electronic systems. An important keyword here is "mathematical." Subjects we will cover include continous and discrete signals, with applications to audio, images, video, communications, and control; State-based models, beginning with automata and evolving to LTI systems; Frequency domain models for signals and frequency response for systems,
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1.2.1 A different definition
To set up a care relationship that works well is a delicate matter, whether you are at the giving or the receiving end. In this unit we explore the very varied meanings of care relationships and how these meanings arise. Millions of care relationships are going on as you read this, and each carries its own particular meanings for those involved. But where have all those people picked up their ideas of how to relate to each other? How does any of us know where to begin?
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CTPI: Exploring Youth Justice: Progress and Possibilities
Chaired by Professor Murray Rae, Head of the Department of Theology and Religion, this is a panel discussion with Judge Andrew Becroft, Principal Youth Court Judge, Professor Mark Henaghan, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Professor Chris Marshall, Victoria University, Wellington and Dr Shayne Walker, Department of Sociology, Gender and Social Work. One often hears laments about the loss of moral standards and the high rates of criminal offending among youth. In fact, however, rates of youth offendin
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The Story of Stuff - Chapter 1
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The cause of the so-called "Proustian experience" of recalling a vivid memory through taste or smell is well documented, but its cause continues to confound scientists. Biologist Stuart Firesteing from Columbia University discusses the mystery.  The video is in lecture format. (05:25)
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Professional video shows how the Cyanea Octopus seems to like its solitary life, and will use its unique ink power to keep it that way as it shoots a stream at a stray bird. Grades 5-12. 50 sec.
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Left in the Dust
We think nothing of jumping in the car no matter what the weather, but a century ago open cars and dirt roads made it difficult to look good after a drive. This motoring coat protected early-day road warriors from the elements.
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21F.056 Visual Histories: German Cinema 1945 to Present (MIT)
This course is an invitation to German film-making since the end of the Second World War. We investigate how German cinema captured the atmosphere of the immediate post-war years and discuss extensively major works of the "New German Cinema" of the Sixties and Seventies. We also look at examples of East Germany's film production and finally observe the very different roads German cinema has been taking from the 1990's into the present.
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