2012 Spring Commencement Ceremony Highlights -- Graduate School of the College of Charleston
A record number of graduates walked across the stage of the TD Arena today as the Graduate School of the College of Charleston held the spring commencement ceremony. Commencement speaker Richard Wilkerson told the Class of 2012 that one of the most important things they can do in their future career is to show respect for others. "Show respect to everyone you work with no matter how they behave," said Wilkerson, the retired Chairman and President of Michelin North America. During his three-ye
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Learning outcomes

On completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • understand how to start SPSS;

  • define a variety of statistical variables;

  • enter basic data into SPSS;

  • carry out a statistical analysis that can test hypotheses.


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2.4 Bringing your learning together in reflective practice

Consolidating your learning

In this section you are going to bring together the knowledge and skills you have gained so far and consider what is meant by ‘reflective practice’. You have been introduced to different ways of understanding the role of a social worker and the lives of the people social workers work with. You should have started to recognise the different aspects of what it means
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Solving Multi-Step Linear Equations w/ Combining Like Terms
This video from Khan Academy starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students. Linear equations with multiple variable and constant terms.
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1.4.6 Case study 3: Andrew’s death – a hospice death

Andrew was a 23 year-old car mechanic who had been suffering from indigestion for some months before the GP referred him to a hospital consultant, who after a series of tests diagnosed cancer of the colon, with liver secondaries. At this time Andrew was living alone in a small flat a few minutes’ drive from his parents’ home. Because the treatment which Andrew had agreed to involved a long recovery, he decided to move back home with his parents for a while so that he would have someone to
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11.1 Introduction

A stand-alone computer needs two main components to manipulate data: a processor and a working memory.


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Inca, Part 2
Highlights of this second clip cover challenges of Peruvian geography (desert, rainforest, mountains) with live coverage of modern Inti Raymi festival.
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The Sleep Book by Dr. Seuss, Part 1 of 2
Narrated by Madeline Khan, this animated video of Dr. Seuss's illustrations does not show the words from the book.  Part 1 of 2  (8:53)
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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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La lumière des Minoens (audio)

La lumière était partie prenante de la vie quotidienne des populations du passé. Pourtant cette dimension a longtemps été oubliée par la recherche archéologique. En Crète à l’âge du Bronze (3200 – 1100 av. J.-C.), on peut s’appuyer sur les lampes à huiles pour reconstituer l’éclairage et, au-delà, l’espace ...
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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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Visit to the British Museum
On my way to Bosnia, I stopped in London and finally visited the British Museum. Wow...what a place! I can't believe I never made time for this museum while I was studying with the London Law Consortium in the Spring. Too bad! Glad I finally took time to
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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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