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1.5 Increasing complication, complexity and risk: the underlying relationship

Figure 3 showed five commonly encountered problems of effecting different types of change. These are notionally located on a spectrum of change that ranges from no change at all, to complete revolution. The relationship suggested on the figure is that as the degree of change – represented
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The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Technical Paper 5 - Characteristics
This paper reports on interviews conducted with the managers of the EPPE pre-school centres. This interview was designed to provide information likely to help differentiate effectiveness in pre-school settings by contextualising information from observational profiles (reported in Technical Paper 6 in this series), other interviews with centre managers (reported in Technical Paper 3) and case studies (reported in Technical Paper 10). The paper reports on wide differences in provision across the
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2.5 News and television

Early television

In the next part of the paper Taylor discusses the early days of television.


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Example 1 : Multi-Step Equation - Khan Academy
Salman Khan turns a rational equation into a linear equation in three minutes.
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6.2 Producing the radioactive substance (elution)

In the radiopharmacy Tc-99m is produced in a generator.

Mo-99, a product of the fission of uranium, is isolated from a nuclear reactor and absorbed on to an alumina column in the generator. When a saline solution is passed over the column, ion exchange results in the production of sodium pertechnetate. This can then be chemically manipulated to form a variety of compounds. The removal of the technetium by the passage of saline is known as elution.

Conveniently, the optimum interva
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Lesson #006, Monday

Di dove sei (tu)? = Where are you from? (informal)

Di dov'e' (Lei)? = Where are you from? (formal)

Sono di...= I am from...

Dov'e'...? = Where is...?

Ecco... = Here is...

And here are some famous cities and their Italian and English pronunciations.

Roma = Rome

Milano = Milan

Venezia = Venice

Firenze = Florence

Napoli = Naples


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Liquidity and Leverage - Why Banks? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Raghuram Rajan | Lionel Robbins was one of the outstanding men of his time; economist, public servant and supporter of the arts. The lectures, which were established in his name, take place each year and are a major event in the life of the School, featuring eminent economists from around the world. This year Raghuram Rajan, the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at Chicago Booth will deliver the Lionel Robbins Lectures. A bank's issuance of s
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Responsible Journalism and National Security in the Age of Big Data part 1
Chancellor of Oxford University, Lord Patten of Barnes, gives a short talk for the panel discussion on Journalism and National Security in the Age of Big Data
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Elon Musk’s SEC Drama: Has He Gone Too Far?
Elon Musk's confrontational behavior with the SEC and seemingly erratic decision making elsewhere are distracting from his core vision for Tesla, say Wharton's John Paul MacDuffie and Charles Elson of the University of Delaware.
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • outline a range of different reasons – social, personal, health, economic, family-based – that cause children to be separated from their families of origin and to live in different settings

  • demonstrate the development of key transferable study skills including the ability to summarise arguments, learn from personal experience, and apply theory to issues and dilemmas in practice

  • interpret and mak
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Falcon Zen Den
Once on the endangered list, Peregrine Falcons now reside in the Grand Canyon in large numbers. Watch them hunt at speeds of up to 125 MPH. (2:15)
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Early Portuguese Slave trade
This short video introduces the way in which Portuguese exploration of Africa lead to slave trade.
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Environment & Development. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance, and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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4.1 PROMPT

There is so much information available on the internet on every topic imaginable. But how do you know if it is any good? And if you find a lot more information than you really need, how do you decide what to keep and who to discard?

In this section we are going to introduce a simple checklist to help you to judge the quality of the information you find. Before we do this, spend a few minutes thinking about what is meant by information quality.

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The World in 2016: What can we expect?
We discuss the possible outcomes of a British referendum on EU membership, the perils of the American presidential election and how future trends will mould the English language
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Unity and Diversity
This program examines how social studies teachers in any grade level can embrace both unity and diversity in their classrooms. Topics range from exploring democratic values to building awareness of student diversity.
Through examples of students connecting with one another and embracing the different cultures within their community, teachers can reflect on how to best address issues of unity and diversity in their classroom.

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UPDATE: "Houston, we have a problem!" Moving feeds in Feedburner.
UPDATE: to cut the long story short iTunes /Mac app support basically told me I was 'out of luck'. I did a bit more thinking. My head must have been exceptionally clear today, because I came up with a solution! Now all 'A Spoonful of Russian' media should show up in your podcatcher app. Now I got my podcast tied to the right gmail address, all the dear old subscribers are kept, and iTunes Store reviews/ratings are intact. That reminds me - I can always use a review or two;)
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