Approaches to Sociological Research
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Define and describe the scientific method Explain how the scientific method is used in sociological research Understand the function and importance of an […]

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Theoretical Perspectives
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Explain what sociological theories are and how they are used Understand the similarities and differences between structural functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic […]

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Implementing Schema
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Gimme A Break! Mark Twain Lampoons the Horatio Alger Myth
The ideology of success--the notion that anyone could make it with enough hard work--was widely promoted in Gilded Age America. One of its most famous proponents was the author Horatio Alger, whose novels showed how poor boys could move from "rags to respectability" through "pluck and luck." Between the late 1860s and his death in 1899, Alger published more than 100 of these formulaic stories about poor boys who made good more often because of fortunate accidents than because of hard work and de
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Making the best of testing
Two teachers offer a four-point plan for preparing students for end-of-grade tests without "teaching to the test": Teach to students' needs, integrate tested concepts into the curriculum, focus on learning before test-taking, and reduce students' stress.
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Piano Lesson - How to Play the D major scale (left hand)
2.5 minute video of overhead view of pianist playing D major scale in the left hand. He describes the correct fingering and notes for D major. Good for beginners.
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Arc GIS Tools
The Educational value of using GIS in the classroom. The video has five levels that teachers use to create project using thsi system.
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Leçon 4 - Partie 2 : Débat sur la mise en scène documentaire

Un débat organisé à partir de l'ouvrage de François Niney : "Le documentaire et ses faux-semblants" qui interroge la nature des images à la télévision et au cinéma.

A quoi reconnaît-on un documentaire ? Qu'est-ce qui distingue, à l'écran, le monde réel d'un monde fictionnel ? Entre ceux qui croient aveuglément à l'objectivité des prises de vue (actualités ou archives) et ceux qui leur dénient toute vérité, n'y voyant que "mise en scène", le
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Acknowledgements

The material acknowledged below is Proprietary and used under licence (not subject to Creative Commons licence). See terms and conditions.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following:

Unit image: Copyright (C) Image Source/Rex Features

Figure 2: Copyright (C) Christine Pleines : Figure 7: 'Weltkarte des Glücks', Globus Infografik GmbH (dpa-Infografik) : Figure 8: Collins German Dictionary, 2007; Figure 26:
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Bob Uecker Loves Wisconsin
In this History Channel States video, Bob Uecker, former Milwaukee Braves player and also a sportscaster, discusses the pleasures of living in Wisconsin. The Midwest state brings both the love of the game and life's simple enjoyments together. (2:26)
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Producing Penicillin
This video segment adapted from A Science Odyssey tells how two
scientists, Howard Florey and Ernst Chain, used the research findings
of Alexander Fleming to turn a natural compound, penicillin, into an
effective treatment for bacterial infections. Their tests in mice and
later in human patients demonstrated penicillin's ability to cure such
infections. After U.S. drug companies figured out how to mass-produce penicillin, its reputation as a "miracle drug" was e

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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • express views and feelings in German

  • use different tenses

  • give factual information about Austria, Germany and Switzerland

  • understand the conventions governing the use of du and Sie

  • know some strategies for using dictionaries.


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Introduction

In this unit you will explore social patterns in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and find out what’s important for people at various stages in their lives. Being able to talk about your own concerns and understanding those of others is an important aim when studying a foreign language and is the focus of this unit.

Materials include factual texts, news items and articles dealing with current issues and many recorded interviews with people in German-speaking countries. The activities
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Defrag: WPA2, Virtual Desktops, Cool KB's | The Defrag Show

Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comme
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This Week @Minnesota: Top 10 of 2011-2012
Feeling nostalgic about the past year at the U? Relive the fun by checking out the best of This Week @Minnesota from 2011-12! The top 10 most-viewed videos from This Week @Minnesota showcase 30 events from the Twin Cities Campus. Learn more: http://z.umn.edu/7ro
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Pride &Prejudice (1995) Episode 6 (Part 5/6)
This is an adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, Pride and Prejudice. 

This movie is an almost perfect adaptation of the novel.  This is part

5 of 6 parts.

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How to grow Yeast
By: Singer Instruments How to grow / culture yeast on agar or in YPD: We show you how to prepare fresh cultures of yeast from previously grown agar plates. Spruce up your old yeast cultures by replating onto fresh media or liquid YPD, or select colonies of interest to be expanded. Find out more http://www.singerinstruments.com
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Rate Tornado Damage (Interactive)
The whirling winds of tornadoes can produce damage that ranges from broken tree limbs to a block of houses swept from their foundations. They can inflict utter devastation across a wide swath of land or, remarkably, destroy one house and leave others on either side largely untouched. In this interactive activity from NOVA Online, you will evaluate scenes of destruction utilizing the most widely used scale for assessing a tornado's intensity, the Fujita scale.
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j - Phase 3- Initial Sounds
Introducing the j phoneme and the J grapheme.  Slides showing words beginning with the J along with a picture to go with the word.

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