1: Introducing Jim and Marianne
In this unit we explore questions of access to community services. To make what might be quite a dry task more challenging we use a fictionalised case study of two people for whom access to community services is particularly problematic. Jim and Marianne are both long-term heroin addicts. Additional problems associated with their addiction are homelessness and physical illness. Their situation raises both practical questions, about how services can be accessed, and moral questions, about entitle
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5.4 The ozone hole
To be able to understand the importance of the environment for our health, we need to know a little about the interdependence between environment and humankind. This unit will look at interactions between plants, animals and the physical and chemical environment, as well as considering ways in which humans have altered, and are altering this environment. These changes have health implications that are not always immediately obvious. Frequently, we initiate changes that are going to have their ef
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Biological Animation Library
This site produced by the Dolan DNA Learning Center of the Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory contains a number of high quality animations that explain processes important in bioanalytical chemistry. For example, one animation illustrates the process of Sanger sequencing and another explains what Gene Chips are and how they work. PCR, gel electrophoresis, cloning, model organisms and stem cell lines are also treated. The site allows the animations to be viewed or downloaded for PC or Mac, which mean
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7.1 Evidence required

This Part is about showing that you can develop a strategy for using and improving your information literacy skills, monitor your progress, and evaluate your overall strategy and performance. The evidence you present must show what you have done as you worked through the processes of planning strategically, monitoring, evaluating and presenting your work. Part A must relate directly to the work you have selected for Part B.

You must present evidence to show you can:


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Spastic Paraplegia - Motor Exam - Inspection Sub-exam - Patient 5
This video features a 54-year-old white male with a history of spastic paraplegia (diagnosed in 1994) and no previous history of heart disease or cardiac workup. He presented to the Emergency Room complaining of three days on-and-off retrosternal chest pain. Patient presented to the ER complaining of three days on-and-off retrosternal chest pain, rated 3/10, lasting approximately 30 minutes, occurring multiple times daily at rest or during activity. The first episode occurred three days before
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Supply and Demand
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In this week's programme - goings on at Berkshire Hathaway, the ECB tightens interest rates and the latest on exchange mergers
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News #127 - Score One for Team Android
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4.4.2 Assess the effectiveness of your strategy

Think about how your decisions, the resources you have used, and the people you have consulted have all influenced the way you tackled the work. Consider the effect of your own communication strengths and weaknesses on the outcomes of your work. Use your notes and comments to identify what was and was not helpful in achieving your outcomes, and assess how your own capabilities in communication contributed to this. Assess your achievements against criteria in order to judge quality and success
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This video features a 54-year-old white male with a history of spastic paraplegia (diagnosed in 1994) and no previous history of heart disease or cardiac workup. He presented to the Emergency Room complaining of three days on-and-off retrosternal chest pain. Patient presented to the ER complaining of three days on-and-off retrosternal chest pain, rated 3/10, lasting approximately 30 minutes, occurring multiple times daily at rest or during activity. The first episode occurred three days before
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Next Steps
This unit introduces you to analysing academic writing and, in particular, the way an article might be structured to clearly explain an investigation to other researchers. It explores observation of children and young people using qualitative observation approaches in small-scale studies.
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Duke Vespers Ensemble Concert - Orlando di Lasso's Tears of St. Peter - 3/30/14 at 4PM
Duke Vespers Ensemble Concert - "Orlando di Lasso's Tears of St. Peter" This concert will feature the rarely performed late-Renaissance masterwork Lagrime di San Pietro by composer Orlando Lasso, which explores the grief of St. Peter after his denial of Christ. This highly expressive sequence of 21 madrigals represents the height of Renaissance polyphony, and combines techniques used throughout Lasso's career.
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Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: Ann Winblad
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International Multilateral Negotiation
The seminar focuses on negotiated decision-making in multilateral settings. It will survey process issues such as: the differences between bilateral and multilateral negotiations, the particular problems of negotiations involving a very large number of parties, the complexities of issue-linkage, managed negotiation processes, the role of coalitions, conference diplomacy, treaty negotiations, knowledge in negotiation, etc. These topics will be discussed in the context of case studies dealing with
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