CMS.801 Media in Transition (MIT)
This course centers on historical eras in which the form and function of media technologies were radically transformed. It includes consideration of the "Gutenberg Revolution," the rise of modern mass media, and the "digital revolution," among other case studies of media transformation and cultural change. Readings cover cultural and social history and historiographic methods.
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7.2.1 The ‘what’ pathway

The main nucleus involved in the ‘what’ pathway is the cochlear nucleus which has three main components, each of which is tonotopically organised; cells with progressively higher characteristic frequencies are arrayed in an orderly progression along one axis (Figure 29). The cochlear nuclei contain neurons of several types, each of which
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Fission process
This movie illustrates the fission process. As can be seen in the movie, the parent nucleus decays into two fission fragments of unequal mass and several neutrons. From TLP: Introduction to Nuclear Processes
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21F.740 The New Spain: 1977-Present (MIT)
This course deals with the vast changes in Spanish social, political, and cultural life that have taken place since the death of Franco. It examines the new freedom from censorship; the re-emergence of strong movements for regional autonomy: the Basque region and Catalonia; the new cinema including Almodóvar and Saura; educational reforms instituted by the socialist government, and the fiction of Carme Riera and Terenci Moix. Special emphasis is placed on the emergence of mass media as a
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Avoiding Plagiarism: What Do I Need to Cite?
Most students understand that they have to cite a source when the use a direct quote, but many don't understand that they also have to cite the ideas of other writers. (01:05)
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5.2 The energy of electromagnetic waves

The energy density of an electric field E is

Although we will not prove it in this unit, a very similar result applies to magnetic fields. The energy density of a magnetic field B is

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A New Day at The University of Toledo Medical Center
November 10, 2010 was a new beginning for The University of Toledo Medical Center. New employee uniforms and scrubs will help unify the UTMC team, a new patient gown will increase comfort and a new focus on patient satisfaction will lead UTMC into the future. Chris Ankney from University Communications took the opportunity to get some thoughts from the staff about the changes.
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Animate education Early Design Education Pedagogy
This paper presents a novel approach to the introduction and use of animation and motion graphics in foundation design education. Design inquiry and understanding as generated from, and translated by, movement is the focus. This work explores animation as a design methodology in the first weeks of architectural education. The proposed design exercise discussed here will probe the concept/context and spatial/visual literacy of the learned sense of space-time in architectural design education and
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No Exit From Pakistan
Daniel Markey tells the story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan. Pakistan's internal strife has threatened U.S. security and international peace and its rapidly growing population, nuclear arsenal and relationships with China and India will continue to make it an important player in America's geopolitical strategy. Speaker Biography: Daniel Markey is senior fellow for India, Pakistan and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations, where h
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Legal Controversy on the Telly - Glen Del Medico
Glen Del Medico, who is now retired, was the BBC’s chief programme legal adviser and worked for the corporation for nearly 40 years. In his time he’s dealt with almost every legal controversy the BBC has been faced with and says on the Hutton Inquiry, that he would have cleared Andrew Gilligan’s story about the dossier on Iraqi weapons for broadcast if he had been consulted on it. Hear him speaking to students on matters of media law.
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Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, elipse
Interactive simulation demonstrating formula and calculation of area of an elipse
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Rekenen : Oefeningen
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Dit leermiddel bevat vier reeksen invuloefeningen, met aandacht voor de bewerkingen: som, verschil, product en quotiënt van twee gehele getallen waarbij telkens een term (factor) ontbreekt.

 


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Organise production processes
This unit covers the competency to organise, using all available information and resources, the production of mass-produced and customised fittings, equipment and assemblies in the furnishing industry. It is anticipated that this unit will be undertaken in conjunction with LMFFT4010A Identify and calculate production costs; by tradespeople wanting to upskill from a relevant Certificate III furnishing qualification to become production managers, factory managers or business owners.
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Describe the process of urbanization in the United States and the growth of urban populations worldwide Understand the function of suburbs, exurbs, and concentric […]

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Doing the right thing : corporate social responsibility in a global marketplace
Globalisation, mass consumer awareness and public accountability are all factors in persuading companies to adopt ethical policies. As companies become more accountable not only for their own actions but for those within their supply chain, they have to adapt to ensure success within the context of the global society they operate in. Professor Jeremy Moon (Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of Nottingham Business School and Director of the International Centre for Cor
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Physics in architecture
Developed in 1998 by Dr John Whittle (Department of the Built Environment) using Authorware, this package contains brief interactive notes on eight areas of physics in which architects need a working knowledge. However, it is also useful to others in science, engineering and social sciences looking for an introduction to the topics concerned. These topics are: Units of measurement; Scalar and vector quantities; Newton’s laws; Mass and weight; Action and reaction; Waves; Heat, work and energy;
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22.251 Systems Analysis of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle (MIT)
This course provides an in-depth technical and policy analysis of various options for the nuclear fuel cycle. Topics include uranium supply, enrichment fuel fabrication, in-core physics and fuel management of uranium, thorium and other fuel types, reprocessing and waste disposal. Also covered are the principles of fuel cycle economics and the applied reactor physics of both contemporary and proposed thermal and fast reactors. Nonproliferation aspects, disposal of excess weapons plutonium, and tr
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2.3.3 Statistical mechanics

You saw earlier that very strong claims were made for Newtonian mechanics. Many regarded it as a basic framework that would underlie all scientific explanations. It is therefore natural to ask about the relationship between Newtonian mechanics and thermodynamics:

  • Do they contradict one another?

  • Are they separate aspects of the truth?

  • Can thermodynamics be derived from Newtonian mechanics?

These are not easy
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A Crisis in Human Rights: Genocide in Darfur and Beyond
Focusing on the crisis in Darfur, the speakers will offer a comprehensive view of how and why a conflict evolves into a full-fledged genocide. The Darfur genocide has involved not just the outright immediate killing of people, but also the creation of conditions that have made life impossible by chasing people out into the desert and destroying their homes, villages, food supplies and livelihoods. Speakers will present eyewitness accounts of events on the ground in Darfur as well as academic res
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Assessing the Biological Weapons and Bioterrorism Threat
BIOSECURITY FOR A NEW ERA Lecture Series Biological weapons (BW) have been a significant national security preoccupation for nearly 15 years. The events of September 11 and the anthrax attacks that followed have magnified these concerns by orders of magnitude while shifting the context almost entirely to "bioterrorism." Over the past four years, the federal government has spent nearly $30 billion to counter the anticipated threat. Strangely, these responses took place in the absence of virtuall
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