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Women in Business Conference: An interview with Helena Morrissey
Helena Morrissey, discusses her career and her role as CEO of Newton Investment Management. She shares the best career advice she ever received and discusses the barriers women still face in business.

On the Surface

Surface science examines how surfaces react with each other at the molecular level. The atoms at the surface are different than those atoms in the center of an object, making the atoms much more reactive than those inside. This program explores a variety of real world applications of this particular property.

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Really Foamy Reaction
Elephant toothpaste is the name given to the catalyzed decomposition
reaction of 30% hydrogen peroxide that uses soap to collect the oxgen
gas that is produced. It is a favorite of most students at chemistry
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5.95J Teaching College-Level Science and Engineering (MIT)
This participatory seminar focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for teaching science and engineering in higher education. This course is designed for graduate students interested in an academic career, and anyone else interested in teaching. Topics include theories of adult learning; course development; promoting active learning, problem-solving, and critical thinking in students; communicating with a diverse student body; using educational technology to further learning; lecturing; cre
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Benefits of Reading for Pleasure
The benefits of reading for pleasure include teaching children to
love books, relaxation and being introduced to new ideas. Connect with other people and have things to talk about because of reading.  Advice from a writing instructor on reading for pleasure in this clip.

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Combining life history and life-course approaches in researching lifelong learning: some methodologi
Learning Lives is a large-scale longitudinal study into the learning biographies of adult learners, aged 25 and over. The aim of the project is to deepen understanding of the complexities of learning in the life-course whilst identifying, implementing and evaluating strategies for sustained positive impact upon learning opportunities, dispositions and practices and upon the empowerment of adult learners. From a methodological point of view, one of the more challenging dimensions of Learning Live
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Engaging students in ethical debates
This case study outlines an investigation into the acceptance of a new pedagogical paradigm aiming to engage and inspire students in ethical and entrepreneurial activity
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Freed Cuban tells of release joy
Dec 30 - One of the first Cuban dissidents freed from jail ahead of a visit by Pope Benedict XVI describes his shock at learning of his pardon. Paul Chapman reports.
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Spectacular Flirtations
Open University Art History researcher, Gill Perry takes us through The National Portrait Gallery and explores the relationship between 18th Century art and theatre and the notion of actresses and their portraits as seductive, beguiling objects. Gill also looks at paralells in the ways contemporary female stars use media images to promote themselves as celebrities.
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ENVIRONMENT-BEHAVIOR STUDIES AND DESIGN RESEARCH
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How it's made: McMaster degrees
Blood, sweat, tears, paper and ink: A lot goes in to a McMaster degree. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at how they're made.
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The future of retail banking?
Can banking integrate seamlessly with the day-to-day activities of consumers and interactions with their finances? Travis Ledwith explains how this might be possible.

EL PRESENTE DE SUBJUNTIVO
EL PRESENTE DE SUBJUNTIVO.
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Integrating conceptions of learning for advancing educational practices
Introduction: I have argued elsewhere (Desforges, 2000b) that the core function of educational research is to make a contribution to the educational enterprise. Education is society's commitment to enhancing the human condition through capitalising on human potential for learning. There are many factors involved in such a mission. Better education entails better resourcing, creativity, will, energy and resourcefulness. Researchers must make their contribution by adding to the base of knowledge a
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6 Summary

Session 1

Scattering is a process in which incident particles interact with a target and are changed in nature, number, speed or direction of motion as a result. Tunnelling is a quantum phenomenon in which particles that are incident on a classically impenetrable barrier are able to pass through the barrier and e
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Sea Surface Temperature in the Pacific from TRMM: January 1998 through July 1998)
Sea surface temperature in the Pacific Ocean as measured by the TMI instrument on TRMM for the period January 1998 through July 1998
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First year student experience
This case study reports on enhancing the first year student experience by engaging students in the practise of business through provision of a coherent and relevant set of learning activities
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Space Station Live: Orion Recovery Testing
NASA Public Affairs Officer Dan Huot talks with Mike Sarafin, lead flight director for Orion Exploration Flight Test-1, about the Orion EFT-1 mission's recovery testing this week in southern California.
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Why Species are Fuzzy
The ‘species concept’ – the definition of what constitutes a distinct species – has been a headache for biologists for at least 70 years. Recent genetic studies in natural populations have led to a revolution in the understanding of biodiversity and speciation. Species are demonstrably continuous with subspecies and varieties in nature, and intermediates in the speciation process are all around us. I will illustrate my talk with examples such as butterflies, birds and even whales. Lectu
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