1 Learning from audio visual text

You might think that learning from audio visual sources is very different from learning from written sources, yet, somewhat surprisingly, it is much the same. As you may be familiar with watching videos mainly for leisure, this section will help you to think about how you can turn the familiar, but usually passive, process of watching a video into the active process of learning. Watching the video clips will involve the skills of engaging with the material and making sense of it for yourself,
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Lecture 27 - 11/24/2010
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The week ahead: Pomp and circumstance in Beijing
China stages a grand military parade, elections take place in Guatemala amid a high-level corruption scandal and President Obama gives a speech on the future of the Arctic.
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Living With Earth, Part I
Scenes of San Francisco before the Loma Prieta earthquake introduce this program addressing how humans are learning to cope with earthquakes. Various groups and agencies are studying the San Andreas Fault and the damage caused along its path to better understand how earthquakes ravage the land. Methods of studying earthquakes are reviewed.
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1.4.2 P is for Presentation

By presentation, we mean, the way in which the information is communicated. You might want to ask yourself:

  • Is the language clear and easy to understand?

  • Is the information clearly laid out so that it is easy to read?

  • Are the fonts large enough and clear?

  • Are the colours effective? (e.g. white or yellow on black can be difficult to read)

  • If there are graphics or photos, do they help the infor
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Expedition Blue Planet - Death of a River: The Colorado River Delta
The Expedition Blue Planet team explore the impacts of a broken river and disappearing wetlandsIn August 2010, Alexandra Cousteau’s Expedition Blue Planet crossed over the Arizona/Mexico border to follow the Colorado’s dry riverbed to its historic mouth in the Upper Gulf of California where its nutrient-rich waters no longer reach the sea.The stately Colorado, that same iconic river of history that carved out the Grand Canyon and made the deserts bloom in the American southwest, now
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Coûts et alignement (Vidéo)

Nous avons vu l'ébauche de notre algorithme d'alignement optimal en considérant la possibilité de calculer le coût optimal, ou score optimal, de ce dernier noeud. Et nous avons vu que le coût de ce dernier noeud, si les coûts de ces trois noeuds-là étaient connus comme étant optimaux, eh bien ...
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4.4 Activity 3: Working through a scenario

Activity 3

Four scenarios are presented below. Read through the four scenarios and choose one to answer the associated questions.

You will find your list from Activities 1 and 2 useful here. In a real situation, you would
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SEEDs Lecture - Pamela Hartigan
Dr Pamela Hartigan is a world leader on social enterprise and how highly unconventional entrepreneurs are solving some of the world's most pressing economic, social, and environmental problems. Presenting the inaugural SEEDS annual lecture, Pamela discusses how social enterprises can create communities, cities and countries as hubs for change. Drawing on her bestselling book The Power of Unreasonable People: How Entrepreneurs Create Markets that Change the World, Pamela provides a first-hand in
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Science Fiction-Science Fact
Science fiction has always provided inspiration and ideas for the scientists and engineers who design and build real spacecraft.  Many of our current technologies were predicted long ago in science fiction stories.  Arthur C. Clarke, scientist turned writer, wrote the screenplay for 2001: A Space Odyssey.  The narrator descibes space stations, spaceships, and the influence of Jules Verne's story From
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2.5 Is the author dead?

When Roland Barthes (1915–80) wrote ‘The Death of the Author’ (first published 1968, reprinted in Barthes 1977), he did not mean that, like Wimsatt and Beardsley, the author had been, or should always have been, absent in the interpretation of art works. Instead his position is a historicised one: while once it might have been acceptable to refer to the author in the interpretation of an art work, now, in a post-modern world, it is not. Michel Foucault (1926–84) responded to Barthes (
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International royalty bid farewell to Belgium's Queen Fabiola
Royalty from around the world attended the funeral today for former Belgian Queen Fabiola, who passed away last week at age 86. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and internation
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Les verbes en -OIR : Toets
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De toets bestaat uit een transformatie-oefening (enk/mv) en een oefening op vervoeging. Deze kan natuurlijk ook gewoon als klasopdracht of huiswerk gebruikt worden.


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UT News - March 27, 2015
In today's UT News - staff members are recognized for their contributions to Distance Learning, UTPD is offering Active Shooter training, Toledo Basketball's J.D. Weatherspoon is heading to a dunk competition, and we learn more about the Shoebill.
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2.1 Introduction

'All experiences count and are valuable and no one should push those aside. It really doesn't matter where that experience was gained. It's about what you learnt from it… don't devalue yourself. Recognise the importance of what you've done.'

Ruth Stokes, KPMG on the volu
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
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The reasons for attrition
This paper focuses on a) to reflect on an approach, decisions and subsequent knowledge with regard to non response and b) to discuss the "attrition survey", rather than discussing the actual results of an overall longitudinal study. This should be linked to the paper "student experiences of enterprise education"
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Finding Slope Given 2 Points
The instructor uses the electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to determine the slope of a line when given two points that are on that line.  Using the graph is modeled first followed by a step by step approach using the formula for slope. 

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What is a Food Chain?
This video demonstrates how organisms depends on each other for survival. The narration is accompanied by still images. (01:54)
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King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, academic and director of the Centre for British Politics, Professor Steven Fiel
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