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Spanish Verbs - Group 7
This video teaches a seventh group of basic Spanish verbs. It is presented in Spanish and English, but has great illustrations, and the words are written in both English and Spanish. Very easy to follow
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5.6 Design

Designing a distributed system can also be a problem, for example the fact that computers in a distributed system are joined by communication media which can stretch over thousands of miles provides an added dimension to the design process in that response time can be a problem. Another, equally serious problem is that of reliability, for example the fact that a hardware malfunction can bring down a poorly-designed distributed system.

As an example of one design problem that a distribut
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On the secrets of human motivation
World-renowned psychologist Professor Richard Ryan talks about why video games are so addictive and why people can't wait for the weekend.
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A Common Misconception about Newton's Third Law Force Pairs (or Action-Reaction Pairs)
Proof that the Force Normal and the Force of Gravity are not a Newton’s Third Law Force Pair.

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0:26 Drawing the Free Body Diagram
1:02 Not a Newton’s Third Law Force Pair
1:37 The Force Normal Force Pair
1:55 The Force of Gravity Force Pair

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References

Chambers, E. and Northedge, A. (1997), The Arts Good Study Guide, Milton Keynes, Open University
Crème, P. and Lea, M. (1997), Writing at University: A Guide for Students, Buckingham, Open University Press
Dunleavy, P. (1986), Studying for a degree in the Humanities and the Social Sciences, Basingstoke, Macmillan

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"Awakening the Digital Imagination" Course Overview
http://ets.berkeley.edu/new-media-seminar
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21M.051 Fundamentals of Music (MIT)
This class introduces students to the rudiments of Western music through oral, aural, and written practice utilizing rhythm, melody, intervals, scales, chords, and musical notation. The approach is based upon the inclusive Kodály philosophy of music education. Individual skills are addressed through a variety of means, emphasizing singing and keyboard practice in the required piano labs.
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I Have a Dream: Black History Month Celebration
This video was made to celebrate the I Have a Dream speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Students play roles of famous African Americans throughout history echoing the words of Dr. King. (05:35)
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Butt Welding Demonstration
In this video students are demonstrating how to butt weld for auto body repair.  It gives safety tips, definitions, and brief how-to instructions.(3:00)
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8 Summary

This course has discussed the importance of information assets to any modern organisation and has made the case for information security management. It has introduced you to extracts from the British Standard on Information Security Management and to the approach advocated in the Standard for establishing and managing an information security management system (ISMS). It has also introduced the PDCA cycle. A particular focus in this course has been on the planning of an ISMS, and on the four t
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11.233 Research Design for Policy Analysis and Planning (MIT)
This course develops skills in research design for policy analysis and planning. The emphasis is on the logic of the research process and its constituent elements. The course relies on a seminar format so students are expected to read all of the assigned materials and come to class prepared to discuss key themes, ideas, and controversies. Since the materials draw broadly on the social sciences, and since students have diverse interests and methodological preferences, ongoing themes in our discus
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Eisenhower Welcomes Khrushchev to the U.S.
On September 15, 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, promising an open heart and good intentions, began an unprecedented tour of the United States. President Eisenhower expresses his hopes upon Khrushchev's arrival for improved relations between the two superpowers. (01:38)
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5.6.5 Software

IBM, ‘Software accessibility’ guidelines and checklist,

IBM Human Ability and Accessibility Center

Trace Research and Development Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison,‘Application software design guidelines’


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21W.747-1 Rhetoric (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the theory, the practice, and the implications (both social and ethical) of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion. This semester, many of your skills will have the opportunity to be deepened by practice, including your analytical and critical thinking skills, your persuasive writing skills, and your oral presentation skills. In this course you will act as both a rhetor (a person who uses rhetoric) and as a rhetorical critic (one who studies the art of rhetor
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ESD.141 Technology Policy Negotiations (MIT)
This course features a core framework for an interest-based, problem-solving approach to technology, logistics and other systems-oriented negotiations. A comprehensive approach to dispute resolution in organizations and complex engineered systems is also developed. The course builds key interactive skills, including communications skills, dealing with difficult people, negotiating over the "rules of game," and cross-cultural negotiations. Assignments center on analysis of negotiated interactions
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10.1 Further reading

OU books

  • The Good Study Guide, by Andrew Northedge, published by The Open University, 2005, ISBN 0 7492 59744
  • The Sciences Good Study Guide, by Andrew Northedge, Jeff Thomas, Andrew Lane, Alice Peasgood, published by The Open University, 1997, ISBN 0 7492 341 1 3
  • The Arts Good Study Guide, by Ellie Chambers and Andrew Northedge, published by The Open University, 1997, ISBN 0 7492 8745 4

Other book
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Continuity and learning
This free course, Continuity and learning, has a practical and professional development focus. You will explore interactive dimensions of workplace learning: how people and workplace cultures create formal, informal, planned and unplanned opportunities to learn. You will read about 'biographical learning' research, where adults develop narratives to better understand key points of their learning lives. You will plan and carry out a brief, informal interview with a colleague, and your colleague w
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5.1 Pollution and loss of biodiversity

Unfortunately, halting the disappearance of species cannot be achieved simply by measures such as putting fences around special habitats and asking people not to pick the flowers or disturb the breeding birds. Many species are vanishing because of pollution. You probably have a good understanding of the meaning of this term, but it is variously defined. The Open University has a course on environmental control and public health, in which pollution is defined as the introduction into th
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How to Write an Introduction to Your Essay
Note: There is a couple of moments of silence as the instructor waits for you to read the paragraph. The instructor 'dissects' themfirst paragraph by color-coding, then explains the significance of each part of the paragraph.
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15.057 Systems Optimization (MIT)
Managers and engineers are constantly attempting to optimize, particularly in the design and operation of complex systems. This course is an application-oriented introduction to (systems) optimization. It seeks to: Motivate the use of optimization models to support managers and engineers in a wide variety of decision making situations; Show how several application domains (industries) use optimization; Introduce optimization modeling and solution techniques (including linear, non-linear, intege
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