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2.8 (iv) The Law Commission

Another source of legislation is the recommendations of the Law Commission. The Law Commission was created in 1965 in order to review and make recommendations about any areas of the law which the Commission felt to be in need of reform. The Law Commission is responsible for keeping all the law under review with a view to its development and reform. This is not the only body charged with proposing changes to the law, there is also the Law Reform Committee and the Criminal Law Revision Committe
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Angles and Parallel Lines
This seventeen-minute video features a narrator and a smart board. The video quality is weak and it is recommended that the video is frequently stopped to assure student knowledge is maintained. This stops at the eight-minute mark and starts again to add depth to the lesson. Video may start with an ad. (17:20)
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Frankie Quimby of Sapelo Island
This video segment from Egg: The Arts Show presents a glimpse of the last island-based Gullah/Geechee community located on Sapelo Island. The original Gullah/Geechee were slaves. When slavery was abolished, the lands on the island were abandoned to the slaves. Frankie Quimby of the Georgia Sea Island Singers speaks of her pride for the island community and the importance of preserving the Gullah/Geechee culture. She also tells how the songs of the slaves also served as escape songs. For more abo
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The Use of Digital Fabrication as a Sketching Tool in the Architectural Design Process - A Case Stud
Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) technologies including computer numerically controlled (CNC) milling, laser cutting and 3D printing are becoming cheaper and globally more accessible. Accordingly, many design professionals, academics and students have been able to experience the benefits and challenges of using digital fabrication in their designs. The use of digital fabrication in the education of architecture students has become normal in many schools of architecture, and there is a growing
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How Universities are Organized, Governed, & Managed (Institute of Higher Ed Series)
Christoper Morphew, Doug Toma
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Learning outcomes

This unit will help you to develop your ability to:

  • understand what we mean by the entanglements of social welfare and crime control, by exploring the tensions and relations between ‘watching over’ and ‘watching out for’;

  • understand policy responses and their relevance;

  • identify different kinds of evidence – in particular, visual evidence and interview evidence;

  • develop your ICT skills, including how to make the most of usin
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to look at how:

  • experiences of being an older person are shaped through a historical and mutually constitutive process involving an interplay between the personal, work and welfare; and the points of continuity and difference this interplay illuminates;

  • personal experiences of being older are constituted not only through age divisions, but also through loci of social difference and inequality organised around class, (dis)
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1.2.1 Summary

  • The passport example illustrates the tension between how I see myself and how I am seen by others, between the personal and the social.

  • Institutions such as the state play an important role in constructing identities.

  • Difference is very clearly marked in relation to national identity.

  • Such official categories contain omissions and cannot fully accommodate the personal investment we have in our identities, n
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1.8 Geological fieldwork

Although much can be learned from samples of rocks in the laboratory or at home, the ‘natural habitat’ of rocks is outdoors. Here the distribution and layout of different rocks is visible wherever rocks are exposed in places such as stream beds, cliffs, rocky shorelines, quarries, or road cuttings. The exposed rocks can be studied in just the same detail as individual laboratory samples, and geological fieldwork allows the size and extent of each rock unit to be seen and the relationships
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Fact and Opinion
A group of second-graders show us how good readers decipher facts and opinions while reading The Cat In The Hat by Dr. Seuss. (02:42)
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Du POS fin au PLU patrimonial (audio)

Intervention de Dominique-Pierre Masson, Inspecteur général honoraire des patrimoines, dans la cadre du comité technique du programme de recherche ANR PLU PATRIMONIAL.


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2.11 Zinc (Zn)

Zinc is involved in many metabolic processes in the body, due to its importance in the functioning of more than 100 enzymes. These control, amongst other things, metabolism of foods, production of energy, cell division and protein synthesis. The body contains 2 to 3 g of zinc in total. Zinc is most commonly found in protein-rich foods, such as meat, and also in peanuts and pulses (peas and beans). Generally sufficient is available in Western diets, although there is some concern that amounts
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3.3.1 Metaphors for organisational memory systems

Section 2 argued for a model of knowledge deriving from the situated interpretation of abstract representations. There is an active process by which different interpretations may result from a given information source. This is in contrast to the popular notion that knowledge can be unproblematically encoded and digitally stored and accessed.

Bannon and Kuutti (1996) argue that the term ‘organizational memory’ is widely used to mean a repository based on an implicit ‘memory as bin
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Open Classroom - 3/28/12 #4 Q&A
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 3/28/12: Challenges to our Food Safety Lectures: Susan Shaw - Founder and Director, Marine Environmental Research Institute John Helferich - Food Safety Consultant and former Senior VP Research and Development, Mars, Inc The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester, the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs selects a critical and relevant topic as the Open Class
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2007.04.05-Liberty Under Law: Empowering Youth, Assuring Democracy
Utah Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Christine Durham moderates a panel of teens and professionals who are involved with youth courts in the Salt Lake area. With 45,000 young people referred to juvenile court in Utah each year, youth courts offer ...
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8.5.4 Manage each stage of the work effectively

Effective management means putting your resources to work and monitoring your progress. For each stage of the work you will need to gather together the resources necessary in good time, and maintain the co-operation of other people working with you. Think about how you will keep the project moving forward for all those involved. Are the goals still clear, or have you become enmeshed in detail?

Use milestones or review points to keep your plan up to date and, if necessary, modify your pl
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9.1 Introduction

Two of the most basic and important skills of a successful student are being able to read effectively and make clear, concise notes

The process of note-taking helps you engage with study materials in an active way. Turning a text into your own words helps to sharpen up your understanding and focus your thinking. The key to successful note-taking is to create notes that suit your purpose rather than writing reams that are boring to write and even more boring to read later! Here are some
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4 Status citizenship

All these organisational initiatives are deeply concerned with labour conditions and the notion of the ‘working citizen’. And their activities raise the issue of status citizenship and the role of legal sanctions. The forms of commitment by firms and their monitoring by the organisations just outlined are voluntary on the part of companies. One of the problems with the emphasis on acts citizenship in the debates about GCC is that the question of status citizenship is largely
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1.8.1 Making and using field sketches

How do we start to make sense of a rock exposure? Drawing a sketch is one of the best ways to start, as it forces you to notice many aspects of the exposure. It also helps you to build up a picture of which aspects are significant and which are incidental or even irrelevant to a geological study. The aim of a field sketch is that it provides a record of your observations (along with notes taken at the same time, and also perhaps a photograph to record details). A sketch is complementary to a
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2.4.1 Archaeological evidence

This feels in some ways like the most ‘real’ source – where you can almost touch the Classical world, and where you get a sense of what the Classical world looked like. Classical archaeology covers a wide range of areas: not just buildings like the Parthenon or the temples at Paestum, but also cities, landscapes, graves, coins, battlefields, everyday items, plant and animal remains, ancient rubbish and much else. Archaeology often throws up evidence where literature doesn't. People, aft
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