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Las Mañanitas - Vincente Fernandez (en español)
Cantado por Vicente Fernández, Las Mañanitas es una canción tradicional de cumpleaños. Esta canción es conocida en muchos países de Latinoamérica. El video trae buena calidad de sonido. También, tiene las letras escritas en inglés. (2:39)
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Centrales azucareras en Cuba - de los años 30 - en español
Este video enseña los centrales azucareras en Cuba en los años 30. Trae material de archivo original y también describe los pasos de este tipo de trabajo. No hay un narrador porque los pasos están escritos en el video. (4:03)
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The Magic School Bus Goes Upstream - Migration
Ralphie is wondering what happened to all the salmon. They need them for the school fish fry, but they aren't here. The Friz has decided to take the class on a field trip to find out. She turns the bus into a salmon and puts a compact disk in the bus that makes it think like a real salmon, so it will go wherever Ralphie's salmon went. However, when the bus starts migrating, Ralphie changes his mind about doing anything to find out what happened to the salmon. He and some kids in the class attemp
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03.02 Visual Assignment
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Why study Law at University if I want to become a lawyer?
If you are thinking that you might eventually wish to pursue a career as a lawyer, whether a solicitor or a barrister, there are two different ways of getting the necessary qualifications. One is to study any subject at University other than Law, then do a one-year Law conversion course and finally complete the relevant vocational course to become a solicitor or a barrister. The other route is to study Law at University, typically for three years, and then take the relevant vocational course. G
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Mark Russinovich: On Windows Azure IaaS, Sysinternals, Trojan Horse, Cybersecurity

Microsoft Technical Fellow Mark Russinovich joins us for an impromptu conversation about what he's been up to lately. Topics include the newly added Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) support (as part of the Windows Azure June 2012 Release), virtual machines, software
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French hostages free after 547 days in Afghanistan
June 29 - Two French journalists held hostage in Afghanistan for a year and a half have been released. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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1.3.5 Diagrams for further analysis and quantitative model building

To gain further understanding of the connectivity in a situation, a multiple cause diagram can be converted into a sign graph by indicating whether the cause has a positive effect or a negative effect by adding the respective signs. Not all multiple cause diagrams lend themselves to this treatment as you need much greater knowledge of the situation to be able to be sure about the causal chains in a situation and the effects they are likely to have. Sign graphs are particularly useful
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1.3.4 Diagrams for connectivity

Relationship diagrams offer one way of putting more order into your understanding of a situation. Each element of a situation is named in an oval and lines between ovals indicate that there are relationships between the particular elements – but no more than this!

Systems maps are another way of developing one's understanding of a situation. Systems maps are essentially ‘structure’ diagrams. Each element or sub-system is contained in a circle or oval and a line
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1.3.3 Diagrams for understanding

Diagrams for understanding are best developed within the creativity phase, though sometimes you can go straight on to using a diagram more suitable to the connectivity phase. Most diagrams for understanding begin at the centre of the sheet of paper and work outwards. Buzan's (1974) spray diagram is built up from an initial idea with its branches; these branches have their own branches and so on until you reach the detail at the end of each twig. This technique is particularly useful fo
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1.3.1 Systems thinking and concept

Much can be said about systems thinking. However it is worth reiterating some key points here as they are central to understanding the purpose of the diagrams discussed later in this section.

The word system is one that is in regular everyday use. People talk, for example, about ‘the social security system’ and the ‘telephone system’. Gamblers boast about ‘having a system’ for winning at roulette. Young people talk about being ‘against the system’.
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Clashes in Egypt
June 29 - Renewed violence hits the Egyptian capital as police clash with civilians on the streets of Cairo. Rough cut. No reporter narration
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U.S. Trust President tells us his dream deficit deal
Chrystia Freeland interviews U.S. Trust President, Keith Banks, at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
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Stephen Adler and Felix Salmon talk Aspen Ideas Fest
Reuters Editor-in-Chief, Stephen Adler, and Reuters blogger, Felix Salmon, talk about their favorite panels at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival.
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Chertoff: we're behind in the race to thwart cyber attacks
Stephen Adler discusses the growing threat of cyber attacks with Michael Chertoff.
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1.2.1 Influences on how we perceive diagrams

A few people find diagrams unhelpful; but many people who regularly use words find the discipline of conveying ideas in diagrammatic form both sharpens their understanding of the ideas and opens their eyes to alternative views. Diagrams are, like words, intensely personal ways of sharing information and seeing someone else's ideas in diagrammatic form can give a new view of what they are trying to communicate. Diagrams can also suggest new and unexpected relationships between ideas about a si
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Learning outcomes

After reading this unit you should be able to:

  • appreciate diagrams as a powerful aid to thinking and acting;

  • distinguish between systems diagrams and diagrams helpful in systems work;

  • demonstrate sufficient skills to ‘read’ and ‘draw’ a wide range of diagrams, following given conventions, that help improve your understanding of a situation;

  • select diagrams suited to the needs of the situation you are investigating an
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Super Why… To the Rescue! (Interactive Game)
Play this Super WHY! game, Super Why…To the Rescue!, to practice sentence construction! Students will help Super Why catch the words to create a sentence and then have to decide what word fits in the missing spot of the sentence!
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"Insights from Infancy" - Johns Hopkins Provost's Lecture Series
Johns Hopkins University Provost's Lecture Series. Lisa Feigenson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, presents "Insights from Infancy: Seeking the Roots of Human Cognition", Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, March 15, 2012
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BIOL 315-01, Ecology Laboratory Field Schedule, Fall 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
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