ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
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14.472 Public Economics II (MIT)
This course covers theory and evidence on government expenditure policy-- topics include: The theory of public goods; Education; State and local public goods; Political economy; Redistribution and welfare policy; Social insurance programs such as social security and unemployment insurance; and Health care policy.
Author(s): Gruber, Jonathan,Diamond, Peter

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Rescuers start bringing trapped illegal miners to surface
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Four of a group of at least 30 illegal South African miners trapped in an abandoned gold shaft near Johannesburg are brought to the surface. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and internation
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China's Ascent: New Superpower or New Global System? Session 8
Dr Katherine Morton, Department of International Relations, Australian National University presents "China and Climate Change: Surviving an Uncertain Future". 45th Otago Foreign Policy School - Salmond Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand. Friday 25 June to Sunday 25 June 2010.
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Alumna Megan Hilty
Carnegie Mellon University caught up with alumna Megan Hilty after her performance in Pittsburgh on a US concert tour. Hilty shared her thoughts on the importance of the first national honor for K-12 theatre educators co-created by CMU and the Tony Awards. CMU is the exclusive higher education partner of the Tony Awards. As part of the collaboration, the two organizations launched the Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre Education, the first national recognition program to honor kindergarten th
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Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, diagram, area, volume
Diagram of 3D shapes with formula for calculating area (and volume)
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Energy crops, CryoSat-2 and bird bling
Willow, palm, miscanthus and other energy crops are being touted as a possible solution to our growing energy security problems. Some people are suggesting that they could help replace fossil fuels, plugging Britain's energy gap and cutting our carbon footprint.
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Grammar Lesson 17: Também x Também não, Online Activities

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Spanish speakers who are used to saying tampoco will now have to learn how to say também não in Portuguese. It just sounds cute someho
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Grammar Lesson 20: This Just Isn't Spanish, Adapting to Handicapped

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Oh man, where did this word come from? After a whole series of lessons in pronunciation and grammar ... and now we learn a whole bunch of word
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U.S.-Cuba Relations: The Beginning of a Long Thaw?
To the dismay of these seasoned Cuba specialists, the Obama administration is not pursuing a rapid thaw in relations with the Castro regime. While there appears no speedy end to 50 years of icy antipathy toward Cuba, the speakers detect a few hopeful signs of warming in recent times.

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Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War
Washington stubbornly sticks to national security policies that don’t work, are devoid of moral considerations, sap the Treasury and rob future generations, says Andrew J. Bacevich. In a brief talk that leads to a candid and sometimes impassioned give and take with his audience, Bacevich describes a national security consensus
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2.1 Chromosomes and the life cycle
This Unit looks at how units if inheritance are transmitted from one generation to the next. First you will look at what happens to the chromosones of animals and plants during the process of sexual reproduciton. Then you will examine how genes are transmitted in particular patterns from generation to generation. These two approaches combine to illustrate how the patterns of inheritance can be explained by the behaviour of chromosomes during sexual reproduction.
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Research Seminar: Michelangelo: A Life on Paper
In this lecture recorded as a part of the University of Oxford History of Art Department's Research Seminar series, Professor Leonard Barkan (Princeton University) discusses the theme "Michelangelo: A Life on Paper". Recording date - 4th November 2010.
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Practicum in Enterprise Security
In this course, students act as new employees (as enterprise security technicians) in a dynamic, rapidly growing, online real estate auction company called C-Bay. Their jobs, as members of a team of four technicians, is to solve real-life security problems at C-Bay. They are active learners, engaging in hands-on tasks such as analyzing C-Bay's security policy, assessing network problems, monitoring a network, responding to network attacks, educating users, and developing emergency response.
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"Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror"
wax book cover"Our government can make you disappear." Those were the words Steven Wax never imagined he would hear himself say. In his twenty-nine years as a public defender, Wax had never had to warn a client that he or she might be taken away to a military brig, or worse, a "black site", one of our country's dreaded secret prisons. How had our country come to this? The disappearance of people happens in places ruled by t
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