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4.4 Summary and implications
Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.
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2.1 Diagrams as models

Diagrams come in many forms and uses, but for systems thinking and practice it is useful to think of them as models (meaning ‘representations of reality’ in everyday usage). The term ‘model’ is used in a variety of contexts, even when there is a more commonly used term especially appropriate to its own context: models of terrain are usually called ‘maps’; models of electrical components wired together are usually called ‘circuit diagrams’; and models of the configuratio
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The Finance Crisis: Part Five
Melody Barnes, Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy at the White House, speaks with Robin Harding, U.S. Economics Editor for the Financial Times, about the strategies behind the Obama administration's policies for economic recovery at The Finance Crisis: Lessons Learned from Canada and the Way Forward conference at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C.
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GIMP 2.3 Tutorial - Face Replace (Part 1)
video shows how to use some basic image editing techniques to replace the face using Gimp. (9:59)
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Early American Literature (1700 - 1800) and Famous Americans
A brief look at the Colonial Period (also known as the Age of Reason,
Enlightenment, and Naturalism) in this non-narrated seven minute video. It is essentially an encyclopedia of famous people, events, and movements during this time period. Some of the topics in the video include: the Triangular Trade, Kepler, Galileo, deism, dawn of liberalism, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and Phyllis Wheatly. This video is not limited to literature. (07:40)

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Conversations With Student Writers
The program demonstrates how teachers incorporate conferences with students into their writing instruction. Viewers will see how teachers structure conferences, choose a teaching focus for the conference, and keep records of their interactions. The emphasis is on practical strategies and on the fundamental benefit of responding personally to student writing.
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Brexit and the EU Global Strategy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Nathalie Tocci | Undoubtedly Brexit has dealt a major blow, both to the UK's role in the world and that of the EU. As one if not the Member State with the most global outlook, the damage done both in terms of material capacities and reputation cannot be underestimated. At the same time some argue that the UK's exit from the EU would facilitate integration in the security and defence field. What are the prospects for the implementation of the EU Global Strategy following the UK refere
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1.7.1 Footing

The practices which make up a speech event or the interaction order can be quite fine grained. In documentary programmes such as Panorama, for instance, interviewers have to be particularly sensitive to the accusation that they are biased, that they are not sufficiently detached or impartial. As Clayman (1992) demonstrates, one way interviewers achieve this while still asking pertinent and provocative questions is through adjusting their footing. The term ‘footing’ again com
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Money talks: Terrorism and the economy
Analysing the effects of terrorist acts on lost GDP or lower stockmarket indices may seem to be missing the point. But terrorists aim to wreak havoc, including with our economy
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References

Christiansen, K.O. (1977) ‘A review of studies of criminality among twins’ in Mednick, S.A. and Christiansen, K.O. (eds) Bisocial Bases of Criminal Behaviour, New York, Gardner Press, pp. 45–88.
Clarke, R.V. and Coleman, D. (1980) Designing Out Crime, London, HMSO.
Cohen, S. (1973) Folk Devils and Moral Panics, London, Paladin.
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • outline the ways in which the relations between work and welfare are made and remade in different places and at different times

  • explain how these changing relations contribute to constituting welfare subjects

  • describe how welfare provision that is connected to work affects the lives of different welfare subjects in different and unequal ways

  • assess the relative influences and effects
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マスターページについて
マスターページを使うと、サイトの複数のページにヘッダーやフッター、ロゴ、ナビゲーションなど共通する要素を同時に適用できます。サイト全体に1つのマスターページを適用することも、複数のマスターページを用意してサイトのセクションごとに違うスタイルをすばやく一括して適用することもできます。このビデオではマスターページを使って効率的に作業する
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4.4.1 Organise and clearly present relevant information

You need to know how to present information in ways that best suit your purpose, subject and audience, that is how to structure coherently what you say so that a sequence of ideas may be followed easily; how to use a range of techniques to help present information and support your argument (such as diagrams and models), and when to use technical vocabulary and conventions. Check that your work meets relevant guidelines and conventions. You may have guidelines about this at work and different
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24.221 Metaphysics (MIT)
This course is a study of basic metaphysical issues concerning existence, the mind-body problem, personal identity, and causation plus its implications for freedom. This class features classical as well as contemporary readings and it provides practice in written and oral communication.
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Season 2 – Lesson 05 – Coffee Break Spanish
Coming up in this lesson:

In lesson 5 Mark and Kara look further at making arrangements using the tricky Spanish verb quedar.

Please note that lesson 05 of Season 2 was originally known as lesson 205 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners.

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After an accident left him confined to a wheelchair, David James thought
he'd have to give up gardening, until the community stepped in to bring
the thrill of growing back into arms reach.

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Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
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1.2.6 Stage 4: Extracting the information

When you are absolutely sure that you know what the diagram or table is all about, start to look for patterns, for discrepancies, for peaks and troughs, for anything unusual. Diagrams and tables are highly patterned information, and they often tell a relatively simple story underneath. Don't get bogged down in the relationship between individual numbers, but look to see whether one relationship is like another, or whether one set of numbers stands out significantly from the rest.


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2. Connecting the hemispheres

We know that our brains are divided into two hemispheres, and that different areas of the brain have a dominant responsibility for different functions and actions. It is important to maximise our brain use; some studies say that we use less than 5 per cent!

In general, the Western educational system is strongly weighted towards the functions of the left brain – reading, writing, listening, and activities involving logic and sequence. ‘Right brain’ activities involving images, colo
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