British Parliament - politics in the age of Anne
British Parliament - politics in the age of Anne
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The 'second British Empire'
The 'second British Empire'
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Urban Informatics: The Internet, locative media and mobile technology for urbanites
Marcus Foth overviews various urban informatics projects, exploring the communicative ecology of urban residents, community engagement using public history and digital storytelling, and social navigation for mobile urban information systems. Cities are exciting. Cities are buzzing. They are alive with movement. A rapid flow of exchange is facilitated by a meshwork of infrastructure connections: road systems, building complexes, information and communication technology and people networks. In thi
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1.2 Staying private – private equity and venture capital

For many companies – particularly in Europe and Asia – private equity together with retained earnings have been a sufficient source of capitalisation, allowing these companies to avoid listing on a stock exchange. (Retained earnings are the post-tax undistributed – i.e. not paid out in dividends – profits of a company.) The capacity to remain private has been assisted by the rapid growth of private equity in recent years. Private equity has been employed not just by newly established
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Alliteration
Students demonstrate an example of alliteration in every sentence during this short video. For fourth-grade students and older. (01:02)
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Introduction

Most of us today take photographs for our family albums. The lucky ones among us have also inherited family photographs from the past. These photographs provide another type of record that can offer insights into our family history. But what can they tell us? How can we elicit the information they hold? And how do we analyse or evaluate that information? The purpose of this unit is to suggest how to approach the interpretation of the photographic record.

Please keep referring to your ow
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Sound Environment Shapers
Students are introduced to the sound environment as an important aspect of a room or building. Several examples of acoustical engineering design for varied environments are presented. Students learn the connections between the science of sound waves and engineering design for sound environments.
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Chapter 01 - The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
Chapter 1. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Mark Nelson.
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1 Aims of the course

The aims of this course are to:

  • Explore some of the many complex and different ways in which questions of social justice and of inequality come to be seen in terms of the deficient behaviour of different problem populations. In particular, it explores how particular groups of people and particular places come to be identified as ‘problem populations’ and how social welfare and crime concerns intersect in the management of these populations.


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Muscle Contraction and Relaxation
Steven Telleen
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe the components involved in a muscle contraction Explain how muscles contract and relax Describe […]

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2.3 Food chains and food webs

This section includes two graphs. Figure 2 has the standard numerical values on its axes, in this case years from 1830 to 1930 on the hor
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COPMM/PMAA Symposium - Derek Gill - Improving the Performance of Local Government Authorities
Derek Gill - NZIER and Senior Associate IGPS Victoria University, gives a presentation at the COPMM/PMAA Symposium for "Improving the Performance of Local Government Authorities"
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4.3 Delacroix – sensitivity and suffering

Although in public Delacroix assumed the demeanour of the accomplished socialite (he dined regularly with Hugo, Alfred de Musset and other writers, and was friendly with Chopin and George Sand, among others), his letters and journal entries speak of a keen sensitivity that, he believed, infused his art and set him apart from ‘the common herd’:

As soon as a man is intelligent, his first duty is to be honest and
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05.10.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Der UN-Sicherheitsrat hat den syrischen Granatenangriff auf das türkische Grenzdorf Akcakale scharf verurteilt. Nach stundenlanger Sitzung und einem schwächeren Gegenvorschlag Russlands einigte sich das höchste UN-Gremium in New York einstimmig auf die Erklärung, die allerdings keine Schuldzuweisung enthält. Der Vorfall zeige, welch gravierende
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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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Module team

The Open University course team

Course Team Chair of Production

Gillian Rose, Professor of Cultural Geography

Course Team Chair of Presentation

Chris Brook, Senior Lecturer in Geography

External Assessor

Peter Jackson, Professor of Human Geography, University of Sheffield

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2.2 A modern view

Modern attempts to define engineering recognise the importance of the resources identified by Sage, and that the subject can be divided into two components: engineering knowledge – the ‘know-what’, and engineering process – the ‘know-how’. Engineering knowledge is:

[…] the growing body of facts, experience and skills in science, engineering and technology disciplines; coupled to an understanding of th
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An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 5 - East
The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey of Dorset, covering the east of the county, with particular attention paid to Cranborne and Wimborne Minster.
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McCarthyism
This video is accompanied by text. "In 1950, as the Red Scare intensified, Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy told the Ohio County Republican Women's Club of Wheeling, West Virginia, that the State Department was infested with Communists. He claimed to have a list of 205 names that were known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party. News of the speech spread quickly across the nation and Republican McCarthy became the talk of Congress..." ( Video is well done and profess
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1.1 Life stories

Talking about our own personal experience may be important in care relationships, but isn't talking about your own life something that goes on all the time?

Activity 1: The personal as public property