Service encounters : booking a holiday
In this on-line lesson provided by 'CELE' international students can improve their social listening skills. This lesson is part of a module developing students' listening skills in academic, social and everyday situations. This lesson helps students understand how humour is used in conversation and how speakers cooperate and share knowledge in conversation. Students can improve their listening skills through tasks focusing on understanding the main points, listening for detail, and practisi
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A new career in the health service

Professor Beasley addresses the Nursing graduating class of 2006.

In this Podcast, Professor Beasley talks about the importance of optimism in the ever-changing field of Nursing. She also stresses the need to take risks to further your career.


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Protocols in multi-service networks
The internet, like the telephone system which preceded it, depends for its existence on communications networks. This unit examines these networks as the means of interconnecting devices so that two-way communication is possible. Examining protocols like HTTP, TCP/IP and ATM as well as the OSI reference model, it provides and overview of the topic for learners who have significant prior knowledge of the subject.
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The Kankapot Creek Coast Guard: Public service through water quality monitoring of a stressed stream
The Biology Department at the University of Wisconsin -- Fox Valley is carrying out a long-term project in which students gather water quality data on a nearby impaired stream. These data will eventually be used to help formulate a restoration plan for the stream. This exercise follows the procedures our students use to assess stream habitat quality, chemical and physical parameters, and benthic macroinvertebrate diversity and pollution tolerance. Data collection is completed in the field using
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Oral Public Health and Community Service Program
This course addresses the following questions: What are Public Health, Civic Engagement, and Community Service, and how do they relate to general health and well-being? What are the fundamentals of epidemiology and biostatistics and what are their practical applications in general health and healthcare? Why are oral health and oral healthcare access major public health issues world-wide? How do the oral public health issues of water fluoridation, mercury disposal, HIV/AIDS, cancer, and tobacco u
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Managing to meet service users' needs
Frontline managers are responsible for gathering service user views on their needs. Whose views should be taken into account? How do managers gather views? This unit helps you consider ways of getting feedback from service users, and shows the inclusive approach of a manager of a voluntary sector mental health service.
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These: L'architecture emotionnelle au service du projet etude du fonctionnement des mecanismes sceno
Domaine: Sciences de la terre et génie de l'environnement
Cette recherche questionne les mécanismes scénographiques de l'Architecture émotionnelle au niveau de leur conception (ambiantale, spatio-temporelle) et de leur perception (érosion, métamorphoses). Concentrée sur sept oeuvres mexicaines de Luis Barragan (entre 1940 et 1980), elle interroge la pertinence d'un héritage des principes de composition et du processus de conception de l'Architecture émotionnelle pour un projet contem

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Peace Corps Symposium II: The Impact of International Service: What Are the Lessons?
University of Michigan 50th Anniversary Peace Corps Celebration Moderator: James Jackson, Director, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan 1.Amanda McBride, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Director of the Gephardt Institute for Public Service, and Research Director of the Center for Social Development, Washington University 2.Roopal Shah, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Indicorps 3.Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Deputy Director, Peace Corps
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Peace Corps Symposium I: International Service — Overview of the Current Landscape
University of Michigan 50th Anniversary Peace Corps Celebration Moderator: Lex Rieffel, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Development and Economy Program, Brookings Institution 1.Stanley S. Litow, President, IBM International Foundation and Vice President for Corporate Citizenship 2.Michelle Nunn, CEO, Points of Light Institute, Co-Founder HandsOn Network 3.Steven C. Rosenthal, Executive Director, Cross Cultural Solutions, and CEO, Building Bridges Coalition
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Growing into Public Service: William Howard Taft's Boyhood Home
examines the family and setting in Cincinnati where the 27th President and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court grew up. It includes readings, maps, photos, and activities for students.
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Information and Service Design Symposium
The UC Berkeley School of Information hosts a symposium to launch the new Information and Service Design (ISD) program at the I School. The symposium features the best graduate student papers on the Information and Services Economy. Introducing the ISD Program and the Symposium AnnaLee Saxenian, Dean, School of Information Bob Glushko, Adjunct Professor, School of Information Christo Sims - Defining Services for Designers This paper is part of a larger effort to improve methodologies for servic
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"AIDS Is an Illness of People of Color": Health Service Organizations Advocate Increased Federal Fun
In 1981, the U.S. medical community noticed a significant number of gay men living in urban areas with rare forms of pneumonia, cancer, and lymph disorders. The cluster of ailments was initially dubbed Gay-Related Immune Disease (GRID), but when similar illnesses increased in other groups, the name changed to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). The mid-1980s saw a number of advances toward understanding and treating the disease, but no vaccine or cure was forthcoming. Gay advocacy and co
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"A Time Bomb Inside of You": Social Service Organizations Advocate an Improved Federal Response to A
In 1981, the U.S. medical community noticed a significant number of gay men living in urban areas with rare forms of pneumonia, cancer, and lymph disorders. The cluster of ailments was initially dubbed Gay-Related Immune Disease (GRID), but when similar illnesses increased in other groups, the name changed to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). The mid-1980s saw a number of advances toward understanding and treating the disease, but no vaccine or cure was forthcoming. Gay advocacy and co
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NOAA: National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service
This website is the homepage of NOAA's environmental satellite monitoring service. The National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) provides timely access to global environmental data from satellites and other sources to promote, protect, & enhance the Nation's economy, security, environment, & quality of life. The site features satellite and in situ data from NOAA's Climactic, Coastal, Geophysical, and Oceanographic Data Centers, satellite imagery and research, as we
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Gene Stories: The Court of Opinion
Part of a BBC Web site devoted to demystifying the world of genes, the Court of Opinion offers users a fun, interactive way to explore some of the ethical issues raised in the field of genetic research. Users step into a virtual courtroom to hear from "the scientists, the campaigners, the advocates and the voices of dissent." Three courtrooms are available, each focused on a different issue, such as the relative contribution of nature (our genes) versus nurture (our environments) to human behavi
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Judaism Service: Sabbath Ceremony
This video shows Judaism service. You can see B'Nai Horin: Children of Freedom (Sabbath Ceremony in Los Angeles). You can see a Rabbi and the group of people attending the service, singing, dancing and praying.
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Lunch & Learn: Holiday Eating
In this presentation, Monica Smith of the Michigan State University Extension in Kent County discusses holiday eating.
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The Future of Impartiality - Is the Public Service Ethos Doomed?
Is it possible to regulate for impartiality in a post 2012 world or is the public service ethos doomed? Emily Bell is a journalist for The Guardian. Evan Davies is BBC Economics Editor. Richard North is a journalist and commentator for the BBC. Elinor Goodman is former political editor for Channel 4 news.
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The Future of Broadcasting - Public Service in a Digital Age
The countdown to the end of British public service broadcasting has begun. In 2012 analogue is switched off as the digital competition threatens to shatter the status quo. Is this a cultural disaster in the making or an opportunity to create a more open and creative broadcast media?
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