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2008.02.06 - IT Updates (Video)
IT Updates - Various Presenters ISO Block - Steve Scott Year Start Updates - Various Presenters
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2.2 Using specific or general questions

Notice the difference between closed questions and open questions.

Closed questions

These questions are very specific and the answers give precise information.

  • Are there sites available?

  • Yes.

  • Has it got air conditioning?

  • No.

  • Where is Preston?

  • In the north-west of England.

  • What's the population?

  • 128
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2.7 Multiple-cause diagrams

As a general rule, an event or outcome will have more than one cause. A multiple-cause diagram will enable you to show the causes and the ways in which they are connected. Suppose, for example, that you were asked to explain why a work group was under-performing. You could use a multiple-cause diagram both to help you to construct the explanation and to present it.

OU Human Physiology: Erythrocytes
Heather Ketchum, Eric Bright
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe the anatomy and function of erythrocytes Explain the steps in erythropoiesis Explain why RBCs […]
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Computer technology: robotic milking and interactive mirrors
What have computers got to do with cows? Can a wooden mirror help us understand the computing behind digital image capture? Neil Rowse is the first dairy farmer in the UK to use a computerised system that gives cows control over when they are milked, and allows him to remotely monitor the welfare of individual animals. Daniel Rozin has created an computer operated mirror made from 835 tilting wooden tiles. With the help of a digital camera and a computer programme, the wooden tiles mimic the di
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2.6 Culloden visitor survey

In the light of recent reinterpretation of the site, which includes more and different voices to the portrayal of the battlefield, Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) undertook a preliminary visitor survey in April 2006 in order to begin to understand how the site figured in the construction of identity for Scots and other visitors (McLean et al., 2007).

When questioned about their motives for visiting the site, many cited educational reasons; however, a large number also came as
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American Experience: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
This video provides an extensive view and insight into the events that occurred on April 14, 1865. Just days after the Civil War ended, President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre. As a fractured nation mourned, a manhunt closed in on his assassin, the twenty-six-year-old actor, John Wilkes Booth. This professionally-made video from PBS is part of a series titled American Experience. (1:24:13)
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7.6.2 Present information effectively

Organise your data so that you can use it to illustrate and support your arguments or point of view. To do this successfully you must be clear about what you want to say, who is your intended audience, and what points you want your audience to understand. Think about the most appropriate way to present your findings, and whether particular types of charts, graphs or diagrams will bring out the relationships you want to demonstrate. Choosing graph axes carefully (for example using non-linear s
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Lesson 11 - Love is in the Air
(Due to lack of interest in the enhanced version of the podcast I am going to stick with the audio only version. Below is the Valentine's Day enhanced show converted into .mp3 file)

Привет! Hey there, all you Russian language addicts and all those who have just subscribed. Welcome! (Добро пожаловать!)


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10 Review of the learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

Part A

  • explain what the common law is and how it developed:

    • In 1154 Henry II institutionalised common law. Judges travelled throughout the country bringing consistent justice to every citizen, and the practice developed where past decisions would be cited in argument before the courts and would be regarded as being of persuasive authority.


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Art Forum: Danni Zuvela and Joel Stern
The ANU School of Art and the ACT Government present the 2012 public Art Form series. OtherFilm are an artists' collective dedicated to exploring experimental film, video, sound and performance; they work as curators, programmers, artists, researchers, writers, historians, teachers, hosts, agents and activists. In this talk they discuss OtherFilm's origins in the underground/DIY film and music scene and show some highlights from selected exhibitions and programs they have curated. They also spe
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Bewerkingen met breuken : Wandplaten
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Geheugensteuntjes om bewerkingen met breuken te memoriseren/visualiseren.


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1.6.3 Using sound effects to good effect

Sound effects can communicate information in a variety of ways. In particular, they can do the following.

  • Reinforce the visual component of the UI. Thus turning a page on the screen could be accompanied by an appropriate sound. This could be taken even further in a children's program about animals, which could include sounds of lions roaring and elephants trumpeting.

  • Confirm the successful completion of an operation. F
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Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Numbers
The concepts of addition and subtraction of decimal numbers are explained using real life examples. Instructor uses a place value chart for demonstration. (09:22)
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Exploring the boundaries of international law
This free course, Exploring the boundaries of international law, is designed to provide you with an introduction to key concepts underpinning your study of international law. It introduces the concept of international legal personality, explores the status of the state, the principle of sovereignty and summarises the principles of jurisdiction. First pub
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1.3 Summary of part A

The right to privacy includes:

  • the right to be left alone

  • freedom from intrusion into your personal life

  • control of personal information

  • protection of your dignity, independence and integrity

  • freedom of movement.

The right to privacy conflicts with:

  • the right to freedom of expression

  • national security consider
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1.1 What is genetic testing?

When most people encounter genetic testing today, it is usually in a medical context. We may be referred by our GPs to a regional genetics unit, or we may approach our doctors, asking for genetic tests because we suspect something about our family history. In this course we look at the issues and problems facing individuals and families when confronted with genetic testing.

The technologies that make genetic testing possible range from chemical tests for gene products in the bloo
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SeaWiFS Biosphere: Rotating Globe with Zoom to Pacific Ocean
SeaWiFS looks at the Pacific Ocean and monitors El-Nino and La-Nina.
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Sustainability and the Corporate Brand
Sustainability is becoming increasingly important to the corporate brand: the triple bottom line - profit, people and planet-is under active consideration in more and more companies. Professor Simon Knox investigates some key questions: Are customers really interested in sustainable products and sustainability? What is the effect on reputation and employees? Should companies trumpet their sustainability record?
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Connections with Randy Fertel
CONNECTIONS Since it began in 1990, the program has featured writers such as National Book Award winners, Tim O'Brien and Robert Stone, Pulitzer Prize winning poets, Yusef Komunyakaa and Henry Taylor, and Maryland Poet Laureates, Lucille Clifton and Michael Glaser. Connections readings offer the Southern Maryland community a chance to hear from and meet established and emerging local writers up-close-and-personal. In "The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak," Randy Fertel weaves the stories of
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