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How to Prepare a Speech
How to Prepare a Speech. Part of the series: Teaching English. When preparing a speech, research important facts or statistics to capture the attention of the audience, and practice speaking in front of people to improve your delivery. Focus on the crowd as a...
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Landmark Instruments of Chemistry
This website effectively uses animated movies combined with text explanations to describe the processes in FT-IR interferometry, TLC, GC and magnetic sector mass spec. It is effective in illustrating processes that are otherwise difficult to visualize. These materials are excellent visualization tools that can be incorporated into lectures readily.
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Provides excellent tutorials on the principles of IR absorption, interpretation of spectra for structure determination, a spectral peak wizard, an authoritative glossary of spectroscopic terms, and links tutorials on how FT instruments work.
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The view from the East pole: Buddhist and Confucian soteriologies and tolerance
Professor Owen Flanagan (Duke University) gives a talk for the Science and Religious Conflict Conference. The commentator is Dr Guy Kahane (Oxford).
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GAMBIT Research Video Podcast Episode 14, Part 4 "First Person Victim: Using Interactive Drama and
Episode 14, Part 4 "First Person Victim: Using Interactive Drama and Tragedy to Create Awareness about The Consequences of War". This video of our March 31st, 20101 research meeting will feature our friend Henrik Schønau Fog, PhD Fellow in Mediology who will present his game First Person Victim, a project that he developed with a team of other researchers from Aalborg University, which situates the player in the middle of a war scenario as a civillian. It's a fascinating project, so don't mis
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3 Studying mammals

S182_1 A winning design

The term mammal encompasses a huge variety of animals, including humans. But what makes a mammal a mammal? This unit explores some of the features, such as reproduction, lactation and thermoregulation methods, that mammals have in common. It is the first in a series of 10 ‘Studying mammals’ units.

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1 Introduction and overview

This unit is concerned with the very things that we, as ordinary people, talk about as a consequence of listening to radio, watching television or reading newspapers and magazines: the programmes and articles that constitute media output. We do not (except on rare occasions) experience celebrities face-to-face, as their celebrity is conditional on having their image disseminated far and wide. This unit examines the everyday evidence of celebrity activity – what academic media analyst
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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.

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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 relates to the others. Parts A and B together must show that you can plan strat
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7.3 Monitoring your progress

Use your records or logbook to provide a reflective commentary on:

  • what you did to help you set up and use information literacy methods and techniques to achieve your goals; for example, what you did to:

    • search for information and explore alternative lines of enquiry;

    • use different search strategies and tools effectively;

    • choose criteria and use them to critically evaluate th
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5 Effective use of information literacy skills

The purpose of this assessment unit is for you to create a portfolio of your work that shows you can improve your information literacy skills and apply them within your study or work activities. A central aim is for you to use the process to support your learning and improve your performance overall.

You will need to show that you can search for, select and critically evaluate information. Using information literacy skills effectively involves applying your skills appropriately in diffe
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Local colleges and schools
Your course might not include any maths or technical content but, at some point during your course, it’s likely that you’ll come across information represented in charts, graphs and tables. You’ll be expected to know how to interpret this information. This unit will help you to develop the skills you need to do this. This unit can be used in conjunction with the ‘More working with charts, graphs and tables’ unit, which looks into more ways to present statistical information and shows y
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4.8.3 Mode
Your course might not include any maths or technical content but, at some point during your course, it’s likely that you’ll come across information represented in charts, graphs and tables. You’ll be expected to know how to interpret this information. This unit will help you to develop the skills you need to do this. This unit can be used in conjunction with the ‘More working with charts, graphs and tables’ unit, which looks into more ways to present statistical information and shows y
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4.8.1 Mean
Your course might not include any maths or technical content but, at some point during your course, it’s likely that you’ll come across information represented in charts, graphs and tables. You’ll be expected to know how to interpret this information. This unit will help you to develop the skills you need to do this. This unit can be used in conjunction with the ‘More working with charts, graphs and tables’ unit, which looks into more ways to present statistical information and shows y
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China Geography
This video deals with the various geographical landmarks that surround and make up  China. One of the largest deserts in the world the, Gobi Desert, stretches across the nothern part of China. The Balankyla, Himalayan, and the Kunlun mountain ranges are one of the many mountainous terrains that settle in China. One famous mountain, Mt. Everest, is the most tallest mountain in the world that
stands at about 29,035 ft high. The Taklamakan Desert is so hot that even before the raindrops

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EU on a Cross-road and the Future of Our European Project - a View from Central Europe [Audio]
Speaker(s): Miroslav Lajcák | Miroslav Lajcák is Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, a position he has held since April 2012. Prior to this he held a series of senior diplomatic postings including managing director for Europe and Central Asia, European External Action Service (Dec 2010-April 2012); High Representative/European Union special representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina (July 2007-January 2009); and personal representative of E
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Afghanistan: Life in the Northern Balkh Province
This year, Anna Badkhen returns to Afghanistan to observe how the NATO effort to turn the quickening tide of insurgency affects the people who live there. This audio slideshow offers a glimpse into the life of Afghans in the northern Balkh province almost a decade after the U.S.-led invasion. Read more at her reporting project: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/northern-afghanistan-taliban-insurgency-nato
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3.2.3 Identify and research relevant sources of information

This is about identifying and tracking down the resources you need – books, reports, manuals, training courses and people. It involves finding out what is available to help you with the task at hand – in this case improving a particular skill. Skills resources may be included as part of your course or you may have manuals and online resources available at work.

People represent important sources of information and support, for example your tutor, manager, other students and colleag
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