German: Lebensumstände
This unit is taken from Lebensumstände, a language course that concentrates on German as a tool for communication, but it also provides some insights into German society and culture through authentic printed, audio and video materials. It will be of interest to all those who want to improve their language skills in order to communicate more easily and effectively in German. This unit focuses on German family, particularly on the role of parents.
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4.6 References for Extract 3

British Association of Social Workers (BASW) (2002) A Code of Ethics for Social Workers, Birmingham, BASW.

O'Dowd, A. (2003) ‘Social work? That’s a proper job now: New training and rules have changed it for ever’, The Guardian Special Supplement: Social Care, 15 October, p. 7.

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2.5 Design implications

The difficulties just described have very practical implications when it comes to designing technologies. Consider the following quotations:

in selecting any representation we are in the very same act unavoidably making a set of decisions about how and what to see in the world …

a knowledge representation is a set of ontological commitments. It is unavoidably so because of the inevitable imperfectio
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Thème : Vaccination antigrippale et immunodépression

Titre : Vaccinologie 2011 - Epidémiologie de la grippe

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Résumé : Vaccinations : études épidémiologique dans une population générale : questions-réponses

Les auteurs n’ont pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
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