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July 13 - Summary of business headlines: Wall Street, Europe break three-day slump; U.S. Senators want News Corp probe; Greece debt downgraded further into junk bond status. Conway G. Gittens reports.
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This unit discusses the future of Europe, and it looks particularly closely at what may happen to the smaller political units presently existing below the level of the nation-state. These include nation-regions like Scotland and Wales, larger entities like the German Länder, and smaller more recently created regions with less existing cultural unity. Despite the very large differences between them, for our purposes all these political entities are called ‘regions’. The un
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In this section, you have begun to explore your knowledge about what language is and how you use it in your everyday life. In particular, you have seen that:

  • language (including literacy) is an inescapable part of everyday life;

  • language is a highly developed and specifically human system for making meaning;

  • using language involves coordinating a wide and complex range of knowledge of:

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2.1 Language in everyday life

Language is an ever-present feature of human life. In the developed world in particular, we are surrounded by language. Radio and television provide a soundtrack to the lives of many people. Written language is part of everything from cereal packets and street signs, to relatively new technologies such as email and text messaging. If you were completely alone, far away from any other people or any kind of human contact, how long would it be before words came into your head, perhaps because of
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Diversity Harnessing: Engaging Non-STEM Students in STEM Topics
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This is a short course on a technique termed Diversity Harnessing to engage students who are generally enrolled in non-STEM disciplines in a STEM topic. This course also serves to disseminate […]

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This module explores strategies for a population wide (Public health) approach to alcohol problems rather than an individual approach. It explores various consequences of alcohol abuse and presents the research processes used to measure this. The focus is on approaches to preventing alcohol problems, ranging from policy and environmental changes to educational and rehabilitation programmes. Some of the readings were chosen to illustrate the main concepts of the module using the follo
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Special guest co-host, Larry Larsen, chatted it up with Paul Mestemaker in the studio this week.  This makes it another installment of Boys without Foys.  Check out all of the stories and more on this week's episode of Ping:

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1.7.4: Is a picture worth a thousand words?
This unit looks at a wide variety of ways of comparing prices and the construction of a price index. You will also look at the Retail Price Index (RPI) and the Consumer Price Index (CPI), indices used by the UK Government to calculate the percentage by which prices in general have risen over any given period. You wil also look at the important statistical and mathematical ideas that contribute to the construction of a price index.
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People have always communicated with each other – initially by face-to-face communication through gestures and sounds, then over a distance through written messages and signals in the form of fires, lights or flags. Technology, for instance in the form of electrical signals, has reduced many of the limitations of distance. Communication networks have become very important, and modern society depends on them for the smooth operation of economic and social activities. In this unit we regard a
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We've had Mandelson's memoirs, Blair's book and Brown biographies: in this lecture Polly Toynbee and David Walker look at what the Labour government in power from 1997 meant for people's lives by charting what it accomplished. Polly Toynbee is an author and a political and social commentator for the Guardian. David Walker edits Public and was formerly chief leader writer of the Independent. They are co-authors of The Verdict: Did Labour Change Britain?
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This unit is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of Spanish-speaking societies and cultures and extend the practical skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. You will examine the world of Spanish and Latin-American art and explore the difference between art and craft.
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