4.3 Does writing on a book seem wrong?

Obviously you have to take into account whether you own the text you are studying and, if so, whether you intend to keep it. Does it seem extravagant to write on a book and make it unfit for selling on? How important to you is selling it? Is it really a saving? If a book is importan
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1 Why sustainable energy matters

One of the greatest challenges facing humanity during the twenty-first century must surely be that of giving everyone on the planet access to safe, clean and sustainable energy supplies.

Throughout history, the use of energy has been central to the functioning and development of human societies. But during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, humanity learned how to harness the highly-concentrated forms of energy contained within fossil fuels. These provided the power that drove the
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Great Principles of Computing
Prof. Peter Denning Naval Postgraduate School April 7, 2006 -_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_- Computer Science Colloquium 2006 Sponsored by the Purdue University Department of Computer Science
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3.7 Writing clearly

A final point that emerged from our analysis of Philip's and Hansa's essays was that a good essay is easy to read. Grand-sounding phrases and elaborate sentences do not make an essay impressive. Clarity and economy are what count. Such ease of reading is achieved at several levels.


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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • discuss the main challenges facing disabled students with respect to eLearning.

  • have an understanding of the types of technology used by disabled students.

  • consider what adjustments you might make in creating eLearning materials to ensure they are accessible and usable.

  • consider appropriate ways to evaluate the accessibility and usability of your eLearning materials.


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Season 1 – Lesson 24 – Coffee Break Spanish
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In this week’s lesson of Coffee Break Spanish, Mark and Kara introduce the necessary language for staying on a campsite in a Spanish-speaking country, from tent hire to shower blocks! They also cover the alphabet and the variations in certain letters in different parts of the Spanish-speaking world.

Please note that lesson 24 of Season 1 was originally known as lesson 124 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-4
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31. Department of Computer Security? It’s a Joke
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1.4.1 Historical background

European unification was begun by the social democratic and Christian democratic leaders of the Western European states who had fought each other during the Second World War. The idea was to create a community of states that would guarantee peace and prosperity. The process turned out to be long and arduous, particularly after the federalist failures of the Congress of the Hague (1949) and the European Defence Community (1953). The main emphasis was on economic co-operation, and the project w
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Testing copy of ITSE 1359 Introduction to Scripting Languages: Python
Ed Woodward
This is for testing. Do not use
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4.8.3 Mode

The mode, or modal value, is the most popular value in a set of numbers, the one that occurs most often. However, it is not always possible to give the mode as some sets of values do not have a single value that occurs more than each of the others. Like the median, the mode can help us to get a better feel for the set of values. Retailers find the mode useful when they want to know which item to restock first.

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Five Little Ducks Numbers Song | Educational Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs by Booga Boo Animals
Learn Numbers with Five Little Ducks Song | Educational Rhymes & Kids Songs by Booga Boo Animals. (03:39)
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Consumption and Wellbeing: Christian Values and Sustainability
Research seminar given by Sir Brian Heap
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PLE i innovació educativa
Eugeni Garcia Rierola
Els Entorns Personals d’Aprenentatge (PLE) suposen un punt d’inflexió en la discussió i pràctiques referides a l’aprenentatge amb TIC, que posa en evidència la urgència d’un canvi de direcció en […]
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2.2 Analysing communication problems

Below are two very different responses to Case Study 1.

  1. The main cause of the ‘communication problem’ was the Bangladeshi woman’s poor grasp of spoken English, which meant she was unable to communicate her needs clearly or to understand what was being said to her during her stay in hospital. She probably lacked confidence in herself, either because of her language difficulties or because of her cultural background. Perhaps the hospital could hav
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References

Department of Health (1989)An Introduction to the Children Act 1989, HMSO, London.
Welsh, I. (1993)Trainspotting, Minerva, London.

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21L.448J Darwin and Design (MIT)
This subject offers a broad survey of texts (both literary and philosophical) drawn from the Western tradition and selected to trace the immediate intellectual antecedents and some of the implications of the ideas animating Darwin's revolutionary On the Origin of Species. Darwin's text, of course, is about the mechanism that drives the evolution of life on this planet, but the fundamental ideas of the text have implications that range well beyond the scope of natural history, and the assumptions
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Horace Mann - The Father Of American Education
This 10:37 minute video goes into detail about the accomplishments of Horace Mann using photos from the time period. The video does an excellent job of breaking down Mann's beliefs into eight different areas. One of the better videos about Mann and what he wished for the nation's youth. Good quotes. Best for older students and teachers. Moves slowly and presents examples.
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Coffee Break Spanish Espresso 010
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In this final episode of the season, Mark discusses the Sorteo de Navidad, the Spanish Christmas lottery known as El Gordo. In the Subjunctive of the Week segment, Fernanda talks about es bueno que… and our festive Quotation of the Week focuses on a quotation about the Christmas spirit.

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Christians United for Israel, plus Mickey Edwards and Matt Welch
John McCain has won the GOP nomination. Can he win the hearts and minds of the Christian right? Bill Moyers Journal reports on popular conservative evangelist John Hagee and his controversial endorsement of McCain. Hagee, leader of the politically powerful group Christians United for Israel (CUFI), has been criticized for controversial remarks about Catholics and about America's role in the Middle East. Then, Bill Moyers talks about the state and future of conservatism in light of Senator McCa
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4.7 Rectangular hyperbola (e = √2)

If the eccentricity e of a hyperbola is equal to √2, then e2 = 2 and b = a. Then the asymptotes of the hyperbola have equations y = ±x, so they are at right angles. A hyperbola whose asymptotes are at right angles is called a rectangular hyperbola.

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