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University Certificate in Midwifery

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This educational module has been developed to support the University Certificate in Midwifery at the University of Malawi and upgrading midwifery programmes. It combines a number of new strategies that are being piloted by the Maternal and Chi
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7.1 Actividad

Actividad 7.1

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Mario A. Castillo-Sang, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Mario A. Castillo-Sang, M.D. Dr. Castillo-Sang was awarded his M.D. by Tecnologico de Monterrey Ignacio A. Santos School of Medicine. He completed his Residency at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and his Fellowship at Barnes Jewish Hospital. His Specialty is Cardiothoracic Surgery and he is Board Certified in Surgery.
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A topology construction from line drawings using a uniform plane subdivision technique
The paper describes an algorithm for constructing the topology from a set of line segments or polylines. The problem appears for example at land-maps that have been drawnby general-purpose drawing packages or captured from blue-prints by digitalisation. The solution comprises two steps; in the first step inconsistencies in the input data aredetected and removed, and in the second step the topology is constructed. The algorithm for topology construction consists of two phases: determination of a
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1.4 Grades and clades

If species are grouped together because they show a similar extent of accumulated anagenetic change with respect to their ancestors, then the taxa so formed constitute grades. In Figure 1, morphological change is represented along the horizontal axis. The three columns show grades of anagenetic modification, with pa
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A Loyal Subject
Loyal subjects of the king walked among Williamsburg's revolutionaries. Colonial Williamsburg's Jack Flintom interprets John Randolph's allegiance to King George III.
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of how hieroglyphs were used to represent numbers and the nature of the problems that have survived

  • understand that Egyptian calculation was fundamentally additive. Operations such as doubling and halving being used for multiplication and division

  • appreciate the advanced understanding of mathematics in Ancient Egypt in relation to the manipulation of fractions

  • co
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Finding Area of a Triangle
Students learn the formula for the area of a triangle, and are asked to solve problems using this formula. Note that right triangle formulas and trigonometry are used extensively in the problems in this lesson.
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1 Introduction to the course

Scientists are increasingly being asked to discuss and communicate social and ethical issues that arise from their work. Understanding these issues is also part of developing science and technology responsibly. And yet the formal education system in the UK often requires scientists to focus on core science subjects at the expense of learning about the social and ethical implications of their work. How then does a modern scientist begin to engage with these important issues? One solution is to
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The week ahead: Donald decisive
Donald Trump launches an airstrike in Syria in response to the regime's use of chemical weapons. Our defence editor Matthew Symonds discusses Mr Trump's capacity for surprise. Also on the show: Where we park our vehicles shapes our cities - usually for the worse. And Ethiopia enters Africa's space race. Josie Delap hosts.
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References

Aly, G. (1999) ‘Final Solution’: Nazi Population Policy and the Murder of the European Jews, Arnold.
Bartov, O. (1985) The Eastern Front 1941–1945: German Troops and the Barbarisation of Warfare, Macmillan.
Beevor, A. (1998) Stalingrad, Viking.
Browning, C. J. (1992a) The Path to Genocide: Essays on Launch
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ISS Faculty Interview Alexes Harris
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La poesía

Actividad 19

Muchas personas piensan que la poesía, especialmente en una lengua extranjera, es difícil de leer.

1 ¿Cuáles de los siguientes puntos le resultan difíciles a usted cuando lee poesía?


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Ned Beck's Diary
Another school year is coming to a close in Holton, Kansas. Final exams; class picnics; summer baseball teams forming--it could be May 2009--but 11 year old Ned Beck wrote this diary in 1880. This podcast features Ned's diary entries during late May. Moses and Mary Beck are enlarging their home to accomodate their full household: Ned, or Edward, their oldest son, his younger brother William, who is 7, and two daughters
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May-June 2007 MMC Update (Enhanced)
The May-June 2007 Multimedia Center Update talks about the Summer semester hours, the new Adobe CS3 suite, changes to the UMail system, and the new videos and audio CDs that have recently arrived.
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Acknowledgements

The content acknowledged below is Proprietary (see terms and conditions) and is used under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Licence.

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Introduction

This is the second in a series of three courses on Animals at the extremes. In order to get the most from it, you should have previously studied Animals at the extremes: The desert environment (S324_1). After completing this course you might like to complete the series by studying Author(s): The Open University

Global water resources
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there are areas where water supplies are limited, shown by recent droughts. Globally, there are many areas that do not have enough water to support the current population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a worl
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The history of the calculator

Ever since recorded mathematics began, people have been making use of mathematical aids. Four thousand years ago, Babylonian scribes were consulting mathematical tables which included multiplication tables, tables of squares and square roots, and tables of reciprocals of numbers. These values were recorded as marks on clay tablets that were then baked hard in the sun—and some have survived to the present day. (There are several originals to be seen in the British Museum.)

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The Single EU Capital Market: progress and challenges [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jonathan Hill | The development of a single capital market in Europe is one of the major undertakings of the Juncker Commission. Several important initiatives are already underway, for example new prospectus legislation. When complete, the single capital market will enhance Europe's innovation and high-tech industries. Jonathan Hill (@JHillEU) is the current European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union. Charles Goodhart is Emeritus Profe
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