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The philosophical method - logic and argument
Logic and Argument: the joys of symbolic and philosophical logic.
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Tell City Flood Protection Project
Tell City was the first Indiana town to complete a floodwall after the great flood of 1937. It was built in the 1940s to keep the Ohio River from flooding again. January 24, 1937 was known as Black Sunday because of the flood damage done along the river.,Perry County Journey
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Krisys Robotics Workshop at Dwight Look College of Engineering
Female high school students being taught by Jay Porter, professor, electronic systems, engineering technology, and mentored by Texas A&M sophomores in engineering for a week of robot-vehicle building and programming, ending in a racing competition.
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Schumann Quintet - MIT Chamber Music

Piano String Quintet in E flat Major, Opus 44 composed by Robert Schumann and performed by MIT student musicians Ari Umans violin, Tanya Liu violin, Charles Hsu viola, Melissa Kornspan cello, and Albert Wu piano.  Bravi to all, and thanks to coach David Deveau. Four movements. Killian Hall, December, 2012.  DONT MISS the NEXT CONCERTS on Monday at 7 PM,  Tuesday at 5 PM, and Wednesday at 5 PM, December 10 , 11, and 12


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Andrew Lowenthal, "EngageMedia: Video4Change"

EngageMedia is a citizen video sharing platform, as well as a training, network development, software and research project based in Southeast Asia and Australia.

EngageMedia has been involved in founding a number of video activist networks (Transmission, video4change, Sambel) to build the field of civic video and challenge
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2.4 Using search engines

Search engines can be very good at finding information since they cover such a huge number of web pages. Unfortunately it can be difficult to find the one you want in the huge number of hits that they return. I can illustrate some of the problems, and some of the strategies you can use to overcome them, with an example.

Let's assume a friend of yours, Jill, has heard you talking about ‘Living with the Net’ and is trying to find out more about the course. What problems might Jill fac
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2.2 Browsing for information on the Web

One way to find what you are looking for on the Web is to start from sites that you know are likely to have useful ‘links’ on them, like the main Open University pages or the Open University Library pages. These opening pages are known as home pages and are a bit like the contents page of a book. The home page usually gives you some information about the content of the website, often with links to other pages of information held on that site and on sites elsewhere. By clicking on a link
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Method 1

First of all, do some of the relaxation exercises we have described above. Then imagine yourself in this calm state taking the exam. You feel purposeful and confident. You see yourself at a desk in the exam room environment. You feel entirely at home and attuned to that moment, working effectively and concentrating well.

Now practise visualising this positive, clear, realistic image over and over again.


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1.3 Studying the arts and humanities

Having seen why and how distinctions are made between different arts and humanities subjects, does that mean we cannot think of these subjects ‘as a whole’? The general label ‘arts and humanities’ suggests that there is something that unites them, at the same time distinguishing them from other subject groupings (such as ‘the sciences’ or ‘social sciences’). What unites these subjects is that they focus on:

  • cultural ‘traditions’
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit:

  • you will learn how to reflect on your mathematical history and existing skills, set up strategies to cope with mathematics and assess which areas need improving;

  • through instruction, worked examples and practice activities, you will gain an understanding of the following mathematical concepts:

  • reflecting on mathematics,

  • reading articles for mathematical information,

  • making sense of data,


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4.3 Formats

OpenLearn units can be downloaded or taken away in several formats:

  • Print Format

  • Unit Content XML

  • Unit Content RSS

  • OU XML Package

  • IMS Content Package

  • IMS Common Cartridge

  • Plain Zip

  • Moodle Backup

At the asset level the major formats you will find are:

  • text in XML or PDF

  • animation
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4.2 Content

The content on OpenLearn comprises both the unit (structured self-study resources) as well as the individual assets which make up a unit.

The assets of a unit are the materials such as text, images, animations, audio clips, etc., which are likely to be in different digital formats. In some cases a unit will consist of just one asset, but most contain a variety.

As the amount of material in both OpenLearn and OpenLearn Works grows, so does the variety of the units available. Howeve
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4.1 Sources of material

You will probably be making an OER in an area in which you have some expertise so you are likely to already have lesson plans and resources that you use in your face-to-face work that will be invaluable to others.

As well as your own materials, you might like to look at a range of other OER repositories in addition to OpenLearn.

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3.7 Features of speech: language in real life

In our discussion of dysfluency, we specifically avoided the use of the word ‘error’. In the past, because written grammar was used to judge speech, common features of speech were judged as errors because they do not occur in the more planned environment of written text.

Thus what type of data is analysed is crucial to what the grammatical findings are. We said earlier that grammar descriptions were increasingly being developed on the basis of examining how language is really used.
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Learning outcomes

After you have studied this unit you should be able to:

  • describe the key features of behaviourist, social learning, constructivist and social constructivist theories of development;

  • evaluate critically these four theories;

  • illustrate their application to practical issues in child development.


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"Logistics Clusters" - Yossi Sheffi
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Telemann Quartet - MIT Chamber Music

Quartet in D Minor composed by Georg Telemann. Vivace movement performed by MIT student musicians Eunice Lin flute, QinQin Yu flute, Benjamin Steinhorn basoon, Emily Mackevicius cello, Colin Beckwitt harpsichord. Bravi to all, and thanks to coach Jean Rife. Killian Hall, December, 2012.  DONT MISS the NEXT CONCERTS on Monday at 7 PM,  Tuesday at 5 PM, and Wednesday at 5 PM, December 10 , 11, and 12.


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