4.2.1 Microphone
BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN – we live in an era where news has become almost instantaneous. This unit will look at how news is gathered and the technology used for its dissemination. You will also be encouraged to examine how information might be manipulated by questioning its reliability.
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2.3 Newsgathering and newspapers
BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN – we live in an era where news has become almost instantaneous. This unit will look at how news is gathered and the technology used for its dissemination. You will also be encouraged to examine how information might be manipulated by questioning its reliability.
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5 Effective communication

The purpose of this assessment unit is for you to create a portfolio of your work to represent you as an effective communicator within your study or work activities. This will involve using criteria to help you select examples of your work that clearly show you can use and improve your communication skills. However, by far the most important aim is that you can use this assessment process to support your learning and improve your performance overall.

Communicating effectively involves a
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2 Sources of help

This assessment unit is designed to be self-contained. However you might like to access the following sources for support and guidance if you need it. These sources include:

  • U529 Key skills – making a difference: This OpenLearn unit is designed to complement the assessment units. It provides detailed guidance and activities to help you work on your key skills, gives examples of key skills work from students, and helps you prepare and select
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Online crossword puzzle based on the Clifford stories.
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Sam and Some Sticky Situations - Crossword
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Tekstbegrip: 'Susie's old flat'
Op het einde van deze les kun je afwegen of een flat al dan niet geschikt is voor iemand op basis van een beschrijving van de voorkeur van die persoon.
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In depth: Gerry Wright on antibiotic resistance
Gerry Wright, director of McMaster University's Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, talks about antibiotic resistance, how we can protect against it and what his lab is doing to fight it.
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Math Literature Connections: Two of Everything
Two of Everything by Lily Toy Hong recounts a Chinese folk tale. The farmer finds a magic pot which doubles everything that is put into it. This humorous story is a great introduction to function machines and input/output tables as teachers make the transition to the "doubling pot" and recording information in an input/output table.
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Dangerous Air
By tracing the movement of radiation released during an accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, students see how air pollution, like particulate matter, can become a global issue.
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Eichmann and his Bureaucrats: What Was Their Job and What Made Them Good At It?
Historian Dr. Yaacov Lozowick, former Director of the Yad Vashem Archives, discusses Eichmann and his Bureaucrats: What Was Their Job and What Made Them Good At It? The video is part of the series "Insights and Perspectives from Holocaust Researchers and Historians", Supported by the Claims Conference. For more lectures, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/holocaust/insights/video/index.asp
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Prof. Dalia Ofer, of the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University discusses the ways in which the Eichmann trial influenced the Israeli public attitude towards Holocaust survivors. The video is part of the series "Insights and Perspectives from Holocaust Researchers and Historians", Supported by the Claims Conference. For more lectures, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/holocaust/insights/video/index.asp
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Exercice 3 (Logique, ensembles, raisonnements) [00109]

Exo7. Exercices de mathématiques pour les étudiants.
Retrouvez la correction écrite sur http://exo7.emath.fr

Phrase logique, "pour tout", "il existe", négation.
Bonus (à 3'11'') : nombre réel positif plus petit que tout epsilon.


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Los objetivos generales de la asignatura son: a. Continuar la asignatura de Ingeniería del Software I, explicando elementos de la Ingeniería de Sistemas Software que por razones de tiempo no pudieron abordarse en Ingeniería del Software I, tales como Pruebas de Sistemas Software o Control de la Calidad. b. Adquirir conocimientos y destrezas básicas sobre Gestión de Proyectos Software, tales como Gestión de Tiempo o Costes. c. Saber planificar y gestionar proyectos de desarrollo y/o manteni
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2.1 Environment and technology
Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the planet? This unit examines the use of ozone depleting technology, the impact of fossil fuel use and explores how the development of technology can influence the direction of a society. From the Industrial Revolution to the present day find out how we have changed the planet.
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6.2 Dual labour market theory

According to this theory, the labour market is composed of self-contained sub-markets or segments. Segmentation economists argue that ignoring the different identities of these segments and the constraints they place on the workers makes it impossible to understand the nature of labour market disadvantage. Basically, the dual approach hypothesises that a dichotomy has developed over time between a high-wage primary segment and a low-wage secondary segment. Working conditions in the primary se
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5.2 Becker's ‘employer taste’ model

The most prominent neoclassical explanation of discrimination is based on the work of Gary Becker and develops the idea that some workers, employers or customers do not want to work with or come into contact with members of other racial groups or with women (Becker, 1971). No explanation is given as to why this prejudice exists, rather it is simply assumed that there is a ‘taste’ or preference against people from disadvantaged groups and that this taste can be treated in exactly the
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Honeybee Venom Detected by Enzyme Immunoassay
The venom of the honeybee, Apis mellifera, contains numerous enzymes, volatiles, and other components. Allergic individuals develop anti-venom antibodies which may cause hives, anaphylactic shock, and death. In this exercise students detect concentrations of bee venom on nitrocellulose membranes following incubation of membranes with anti-venom antibodies, enzyme-conjugated secondary antibodies, and a colorimetric substrate. The intensity of the colored substrate deposited on the membrane is pro
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