Engaging students in ethical debates
This case study outlines an investigation into the acceptance of a new pedagogical paradigm aiming to engage and inspire students in ethical and entrepreneurial activity
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Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation demonstrating bending moment of uniformly distributed load
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 3D Cylinder simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the volume of a 3D cylinder
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Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
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Personality and values
Welcome to ‘Personality and Values’, one of several ‘Futures’ workbooks, which help you choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your personality type and work values as a step toward choosing work
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Work Plan
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Las plazas

Squares, las plazas, are a focal point of Hispanic towns and cities. In this course you will find out about several cities in Latin America: Santiago de Chile and La Serena in Chile
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7.4 Using flowcharts to describe a task (contd)

Now consider what happens when you are weighing, for example, flour on a set of scales. You slowly add more flour to the scalepan until you reach the desired weight. As you do this the display constantly changes, showing the weight increasing as you add more flour. To do this, the scales’ computer must repeatedly examine the input and update the display each time it does so. The flowcharts in figures Author(s): The Open University

Fractions and Decimals Made Easy
Fractions and Decimals Made  Easy Fractions and Decimals Made Easy Rebecca Wingard-Nelson Illustrated by Tom LaBaff.
Enslow Elementary, an imprint of Enslow Publishers, Inc. Enslow Elementary® is a registered trademark of Enslow Publishers, Inc. Copyright © 2005 by Enslow Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced by any means without the written permission of the publisher. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Wingard-Nelson, R

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Introduction

Do you feel that sometimes you don't do yourself justice in exams? Perhaps you've never taken an exam and are wondering how to prepare yourself. It may have been a long time since you took an exam, and you feel a need to refresh your technique. You may be looking for reassurance and advice because you've had a bad exam experience in the past.

This unit aims to help you to improve your own revision and exam techniques and reassure others who experience anxiety and stress over exams.


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2.1.1 Where did the attempt to define notions of rights internationally come from?

To some extent, this ideology of rights was new because it was expressed at the international level with new vigour, with the horrors of the Second World War and the calculated extermination of Jews, gypsies and others in mind. The discourse of individual rights had a stronger impact on international politics than at any time previously, as did the notion of a right to national self-determination. Yet this new departure for international politics also built upon ideas about rights that had be
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The Explorers - Studying the air above Greece
Katerina Bougiatioti, a post-doctoral fellow in the Georgia Tech School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, shows off the various instruments at Finokolia Station on the island of Crete.
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Profile: Rt. Hon. Andrew Mitchell MP, Secretary of State for International Development
Rt. Hon. Andrew Mitchell MP, discusses his career and his role as Secretary of State for International Development
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Mr Brown Can Moo, Can You?
The talented Mr. Brown displays his art through a variety of noises. Not only can he moo like a cow, but he can blurp like a horn, sizzle like an egg in a frying pan, pop like a cork , eek eek like a creaky shoe, and even imitate the sound of a hippopotamus chewing gum (grum, grum, grum)! The silly rhyming text makes this a wonderful book to read aloud and giggle along with the listeners!

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Conflict-Related Sexual Violence: the politics of the UN Security Council's approach to the protecti
Speaker(s): Professor Anne Marie Goetz | Editor's note: The question and answer session has been removed from this podcast. Sexual violence has been deployed strategically in a wide range of conflicts, and though long recognized as an unlawful tactic of warfare, it has only relatively recently attracted the political focus and operational responses accorded to other violations of civilian rights. This lecture will provide a history of the policy processes leading to the Security Council resoluti
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The 2014 Emilio Segre Lecture - Superconductors: Old and New
Robert J. Birgeneau gives the 2014 Emilio Segre Lecture in Physics. He is Chancellor Emeritus and the Arnold and Barbara Silverman Distinguished Professor of Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, and Public Policy at UC Berkeley.
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, Find the angle quiz
Interactive simulation quiz, 8 questions, Find the Angle using the simulation and enter the answers
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • grasp the concepts of nation, nationalism and self-determination;

  • have a better understanding of the role they play in current political disputes;

  • think about the problem of how to take democratic decisions about secession;

  • relate political theory to political practice more rigorously;

  • take a more informed and active part in debates about national and international politic
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2.1 Your feelings about writing

Think for a moment about your reasons for studying this course. Is it perhaps because you don't understand what is expected of you in your assignments, or that you aren't clear about how to improve? What are your feelings about your writing skills? What previous experience have you had (if any) of essay or report writing?

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