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Us et abus d’internet : enjeux sociaux et psychologiques des Pratiques numériques

Le numérique touche désormais l’ensemble de notre vie et bouleverse nos habitudes, nos savoir-faire (lire, écrire, raconter, travailler, jouer), interroge nos certitudes et par là-même l’ensemble de nos paradigmes économiques, juridiques, technologiques et sociétaux. Les transformations engendrées par ce ...
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Literary Festival 2015: Is There Life in the Novel of Ideas? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Peter Boxall, Jennie Erdal, Andrew O’Hagan | Is the 'novel of ideas' an outdated genre or are we witnessing its resurgence? What answers can it offer to twenty-first-century questions? In this panel three speakers will discuss examples of the 'novel of ideas' and assess the genre's contemporary relevance. Peter Boxall is Professor of English and Deputy Head of the School of English at the University of Sussex. His research has focused on the relationship between aestheti
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Alyssa Explains It All: Stress
Student video blogger Alyssa Levenberg discusses college stress and how to deal with it.
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Fierce fighting in Syria
March 24 - Amateur video appears to show Syrian rebels fighting forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad near the area where Turkey shot down a Syrian military jet. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe 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, nat
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Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding Internationalisation of the Curriculum at
From implicit to explicit: Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding IoC at Griffith Universlty, Australia. Professor Michelle Barker of Griffith University, Brisbane Australia and Dr Viv Caruana of CAPRI, Leeds Met University UK discuss recent work in embedding internationalisation of the curriculum across the full range of disciplines and programmes of study at Griffith. Professor Barker also shares insights from a recent ALTC-funded project focused on intercultural or cross-
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3.3 Positive freedom

Positive freedom is a more difficult notion to grasp than negative. Put simply it is freedom to do something rather than freedom from interference. Negative freedom is simply a matter of the number and kind of options that lie open for you and their relevance for your life; it is a matter of what you aren't prevented from doing; the doors that lie unlocked. Positive freedom, in contrast, is a matter of what you can actually do. All sorts of doors may be open, giving you a large
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Batteries: The Wings of Modern Technologies (Mandarin)
This lesson explores the structure and working principle of batteries through experiments. The students are engaged to learn once they realize the importance of batteries in daily life. Students will understand the structure and working principles of batteries through this lesson and perhaps will want to develop better batteries in the future! Prior to using this lesson, a teacher may want to ask students to obtain some knowledge about batteries on their own.There are several experiments for the
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Timeline of the Origin of Slavery in America
 Slavery and its legacy have shaped American history, from the Civil War to Reconstruction in the 1860's and 1870's to the struggle over civil rights a century later. This short video gives a timeline of the origin of slavery (Running Time 3:01).
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Institute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies
The website of the Institute of Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies (IAMS), an international research body which since 1973 has promoted the study of the origins and developments of metallurgy within its cultural and historical context from the earliest period to recent times. The website sketches the background to previous research in ancient metallurgy and provides a useful chronicle of IAMS-sponsored projects in major metal producing areas of the ancient world, including the Sinai, the Negev (parti
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{Suresh 391} Beautiful sentences related to future tense :
{Suresh 391}  Beautiful sentences related to future tense : भविष्यत काल  से सम्बंधित खूबसूरत वाक्य (Bhavishyat kal se sambandhit khoobsoorat vaakya)  शीला सोयेगी  | (Sheelaa soyegee.) Sheelaa will sleep. वह जीवन पर्यंत सत्यवादी... Related posts:

The Objectivist Constellation and Beyond: Michael Heller | Woodberry Poetry Room
Almost since he began publishing his poetry in the late 1960s, Michael Heller has been thinking and writing about the Objectivist poets, in particular George Oppen whom he knew and corresponded with for nearly 20 years. His presentation focuses on the powerful and rigorous contribution of their work and its influence on contemporary poetry, including his own. He also reads from his most recent publication, This Constellation Is A Name: Collected Poems 1965-2010 (Nightboat Books, 2012). Introduc
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Drugs and DORA
Prior to 1916, there were no restrictions on the possession and use of cocaine, opium and other psychoactive drugs in Britain; the Poisons and Pharmacy Act of 1908 stipulated only that pharmacists had to have been introduced to prospective buyers … Continue reading
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Advances in Nanotechnology
 In this podcast, Professor Moriarty discusses nanotechnology, and how it has led to a convergence of the traditional sciences. He talks about the commercial applications of nanotechnology such as hard disk technology in laptops, stain free materials and fabrics, self-cleaning windows and advanced water filtration.

He also touches on some of the myths about nanotechnology as well as some of the real dangers of Nanotechnology and the steps governments are taking to regulate it.
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Pioneer Spirit: Westward Movement and the Oregon Trail
A seven minute video about the conditions experienced by the settlers as they traveled the Oregon Trail to the West. An excellent overview. Students would benefit by having a map of the trail and a timeline.   Run time 02:00
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Telenet-BBC Public Speaking Award
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De Telenet-BBC Public Speaking Awards vinden opnieuw plaats vanaf februari 2013. Voor de zesde editie van deze award is er een nauwe samenwerking met Vlaams minister van Onderwijs Pascal Smet en alle onderwijskoepels. De …


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LSE Literary Festival 2017 | Age of Anger : A history of the present [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pankaj Mishra | Mass shootings and suicide bombs; Donald Trump, Narendra Modi and Rodrigo Duterte; the rise of nationalism, racism, sexism and homophobia; the rise of a new anti-Semitism in parts of Europe; climate change; the refugee crisis; ISIS. Pankaj Mishra identifies the unifying root cause of all of these things that we deem unintelligible and random, to reveal the unsettling ways history is repeating itself, and who and what is to blame. Modernity, secularism, development, an
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China's Xi hosts welcoming ceremony for Obama
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Chinese President Xi Jinping hosts a welcoming ceremony for U.S. President Barack Obama in Beijing after a regional summit. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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, fina
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Ocean Acidification Symposium - Iron and Bacteria
The Ocean Acidification Symposium was presented by the Centre for Chemical and Physical Oceanography, in November of 2012. The day-long symposium featured brief presentations from a wide range of researchers, of which this is one: Els Maas explains the vital role bacteria play in breaking down larger molecules and releasing nutrients. Bacteria are part of the microbial foodweb in the oceans.
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1.2 Satellite systems and their origins

The satellite systems of the giant planets have several features in common. Most satellites are in synchronous rotation, always keeping the same face towards their planet. Irregularly shaped moonlets associated with the ring system orbit closest to the planet. They travel in near-circular prograde orbits in the planet's equatorial plane. ('Prograde' in this sense means orbiting in the same direction as the planet's spin.) These moonlets (like the rings) are believed to be fragments of larger
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