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Spanish Vocab Builder #54 - Crossing Borders
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Our Spanish vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made it even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the Spanish words and phrases from the Spanish vocabulary lists. Join us for Spanish Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you’ll learn words and phrases for Crossing Borders. Click here to make your own [...]
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Why Give - Where Else Can You Get 8% Return
Whenever Faith Holland visits a city, she likes to explore its libraries. So when she moved to Baltimore with her husband -- the late Laurence B. Holland, Ph.D., a professor of American literature and American studies who had accepted an appointment at The Johns Hopkins University's Krieger School of Arts and Sciences -- she was delighted to encounter the institution's George Peabody Library, which she describes as "one of the most beautiful buildings in America," as well as the Evergreen Museum
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7 Audio clip 4: Paul

Paul was 30 years old when he was interviewed. He had been in and out of homelessness for most of his adult life, but had become a volunteer with the Cyrenians. He was living in a shared house with some other volunteers.

Paul spent much of his childhood in a caravan in Happy Valley, near the sea, with his parents, brothers and sisters. At 21, when he was living with his girlfriend and her parents, his daughter was born. When she was two months old, they were kicked out, and Paul went to
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3.2 Qualified nurses: working in the shadow of medicine?

Dave, the senior registrar at Leeds General, made a strong statement about nurses on the audio clip:

Nursing staff are vital. I can't be there all the time. They are my eyes and ears. So they basically watch over the patients for me and will let me know of any changes either good or bad that may be important. If you are performing a procedure … it's very helpful to have an assistant there, someone who can help yo
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Season 3 – Lesson 31 – Coffee Break Spanish
Coming up in this lesson:

It’s destination Colombia for lesson 31 as Mark is joined by Carolina from Bogotá. Carolina introduces Mark to the geography and traditions of Colombia, and Mark learns a few useful expresiones colombianas. In episodes 31-40 of Show Time Spanish, Mark will be joined by various speakers of Spanish from different parts of Latin America, providing learners with a range of experiences and a useful introduction to each country and its traditions and language.
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1 The incredible shrinking chip

Two Scottish computer engineers with little or no physics knowledge set out to make a semiconductor transistor. This was 50 years ago, and their efforts gained them the Nobel Prize. The versatility of that transistor is now at the heart of the electronics industry. Millions of transistor switches are shrunk down into the microprocessors that are found in computers, mobile phones and almost everything else electrical.

The first transistor took years to plan and make; today more are made
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2.8 References and further reading

Ascherson, N. (2002) Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland (revised edn), London, Granta.

Basu, P. (2007) Highland Homecomings: Genealogy and Heritage Tourism in the Scottish Diaspora, London, Routledge.

Carman, J. and Carman, P. (2006) Bloody Meadows: Investigating Landscapes of Battle, Thrupp, Sutton.

Culloden (1964) DVD, Peter Watkins (director), BBC
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The Evolution of Religion and the Religion of Evolution
Talk given by Prof. Jeff Schloss as part of summer course 1
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3.6 Professional conference with Karen present

Activity 9

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Read the Case Study ‘Sarah's story: Child protection conference’

As you read, consider the following questions:

  1. <
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There are more than 800 courses on OpenLearn for you to choose from on a range of subjects. 

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Historique du Risorgimento italien. 1. L'unité italienne / Philippe Foro

Historique du Risorgimento italien et ses formulations politiques et sociales. 1. L'unité italienne / Philippe Foro. Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail, 27 septembre 2011. Cours filmé, destiné, notamment, aux étudiants préparant l'agrégation d'italien ou d'histoire 2011-2012.

Philippe Foro présente une analyse du contexte historique général qui a présidé à l'unité italienne au XIXème siècle, ses tenants et aboutissants, etc. Cette analyse s'articule c
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News in the digital age, and how The Economist fits in
Tom Standage, deputy editor, the Economist gives a talk as part of the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series, with an introduction by Richard Sambrook.
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Awesome Animal Instinct!
Birds left their nests; animals retreated from the shore, all prior to the 2004 tsunami in Bali. Divers in the water had no clue until debris floated by them! (00:53)

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Perimeter of a Parallelogram
The instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to demonstrate how to find the perimeter of a parallelogram.  One example is modeled using a step by step approach for plugging values in to specified variables in the formula. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
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Top 25 Japanese Questions You Need to Know #8 - Can you eat Japanese food?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Chatting with all of the Japanese people at the farmers’ market in Japan has made you realize you aren’t tired anymore! You’ve even managed to make a friend and score your first invite to a dinner party. Not bad considering you’ve only been in Japan for a few hours! [...]
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Investigating bacterial communication
Can bacteria communicate with each other, and if they do communicate, how and why do they do so? And how might understanding the mechanisms of bacterial communication be used to inform development of anti-bacterial drugs? In this album scientists involved in pioneering work into bacterial 'quorum sensing'' at Nottingham University in the UK reveal some of the techniques they use and give insight into what they hope to achieve. This material forms part of The Open University course S204 Biology:
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Money talks: April 21st 2014


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3 The origin and spread of BSE

Question 7

In the light of the above discussion about prions, what is the most probable explanation for the spread of BSE among cattle?

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When the Audience Clicks: Buying Attention in the Digital Age
Discussion of media buying and the attention-creation industry - showing how the fixation on audiences' click-like behaviour is a disruptive institutional force, and how buyers' new approaches to attention are creating new forms of social discrimination. A huge part of the media business is about getting people's attention and proving it to advertisers. The goal is to present people with interesting stuff-articles, videos, music - so they will see commercial messages that ride along, and sometim
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Sex in the Ancient World
Sexuality, sex and gender are firmly part of academic discourses in the humanities. Classics has a lot to contribute, as many things sexual originate in Graeco-Roman antiquity. James Davidson and Dan Orrells discusses the nature and impact of Greek love.
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