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Live video tonight: U.S. Congressman John Lewis
Civil rights legend U.S. Congressman John Lewis will deliver the keynote address at a 6:30 p.m. event at Vanderbilt University’s Langford Auditorium commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, Jan. 16. The event featuring Lewis opens with performances by Vanderbilt student groups Voices of Praise, Victory A Cappella, Jeremiah Generation and thekeep reading »
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1 1 Learning from audio visual text

You might think that learning from audio visual sources is very different from learning from written sources, yet, somewhat surprisingly, it is much the same. As you may be familiar with watching videos mainly for leisure, this section will help you to think about how you can turn the familiar, but usually passive, process of watching a video into the active process of learning. Watching the video clips will involve the skills of engaging with the material and making sense of it for yourself,
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Seoul 1988: The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad

The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad, from Seoul, Korea. This video gives important facts about the Seoul Games, the mascot of the games, Seoul became the second Asian city (after Tokyo) to host the Olympic Games, American Florence Griffith Joyner won three gold and one silver medal in track and field, Ben Johnson of Canada wins the 100 meter, but is later disqualified after a positive test of stanozolol, thus giving the gold to Carl Lewis
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Recalling Charles James: R. Couri Hay
Recalling Charles James: R. Couri Hay

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Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture - slides (as PDF)
A pdf of the slides used in Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall at Leeds Metropolitan University on 27 January 2011.
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Political Perspectives to State Censorship of Literature
Peter McDonald and David Robertson discuss the idea of state censorship, especially Apartheid era South Africa, looking at the political perspectives and implications of state censorship of literature.
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According to the promises: the subculture of school science, teachers' pedagogic identity and the ch
This paper reports findings from the Economic and Social Research Council-funded InterActive Education Project, in which teachers, researchers and teacher educators have worked together to develop, perform, and evaluate secondary school science department-based ‘Subject Design Initiatives’. Drawing on notions from sociocultural theory, we have focused on ‘cultural tools’ as material and symbolic mediators of learning. In the Subject Design Initiatives teachers are seen as central to lear
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand some current issues in mathematics education, such as the relationship of mathematics content to mathematics processes

  • understand a variety of approaches to the teaching of mathematics such as 'do-talk-record'

  • approach mathematical problems and tasks in a flexible way.


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Journey To The Edge Of The Universe by National Geographic
Edge of Space, A Journey to the edge of the Universe. A National Geographic Documentary. (01:33:20)
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7.4.5 Atomic layer deposition (ALD)

For very thin conformal films, where rate is unimportant but precise thickness control is critical, a form of CVD allows deposition one monolayer at a time. One precursor gas is introduced into the chamber, which is then pumped away leaving only a monolayer adsorbed onto the wafer and chamber walls. The second precursor gas can then be supplied to complete the reaction at the surface, and then this gas is pumped away along with any gaseous reaction products. This cycle is repeated several tim
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The Biological Mysteries of Kimchi (Mandarin)
Kimchi is a spicy pickled cabbage dish eaten in Korea and China. Using Kimchi as a teaching vehicle, this lesson is about how plants absorb and lose water. The lesson has three main learning/teaching goals. The first main learning goal is to understand that plants absorb and lose water through cells. The second is to learn how to observe the plasmolysis of plants. The third one is to understand the principle of osmosis in plant cells. As a prerequisite to this lesson, students should know about
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7 Of rats and men

The two most successful species of omnivore - humans and the brown (or Norwegian) rat - both arose within mammalian groups that are not particularly omnivorous. Most members of our own family, the primates, are exclusively or predominantly herbivorous. However, chimpanzees do occasionally hunt and eat monkeys and the human species is far from being exclusively vegetarian. Brown rats are rodents and almost all rodents use their continuously growing incisors to feed on seeds, nuts, grass, stems
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1.3.2 Recurrent themes

When the accounts of people who have described a near-death experience are looked at side by side it is possible to identify some common features. This isn’t to say that all of these features are present in every account, but that amidst variations there are certainly recurrent themes. The following list is compiled from a variety of studies, including the important study undertaken by Sabom (1982), himself initially sceptical.


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1 Aims

The aims of this section are to:

  • help you clarify your own ideas of what mathematics is;

  • give you experience of reading different types of written mathematics;

  • give you an initial feel of how a mathematician views the world.

You have chosen to study a course entitled ‘Mathematics everywhere’, but what exactly is mathematics? It sounds a simple enough question but, in fact, mathematics is not easy
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1.2 What is an essay?

The different arts and humanities subjects make their own particular demands on you. You may have to do various kinds of writing – diaries, logs, project reports, case-studies – or even write creatively. In this chapter, though, we are going to concentrate on the essay because that is by far the most common form of writing in arts and humanities subjects.

The word ‘essay’ originally meant ‘an attempt’ or try at something, but now it usually means a short piece of writing on
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Introduction

Photographs can solicit powerful emotional responses and are often used to draw people's attention to issues or to raise awareness of demands. This unit takes a look at how one set of photographs, used as part of a particular demand, was created. It looks at the process of producing images by exploring a series of photographs made with the intention of affecting the way a globalised industry is seen and understood. The industry in question is the oil industry based in Aberdeen, on Scotland's
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Special report: International banking
The emergence of fintech companies has put traditional banking services under threat. But that doesn't mean banks are going to disappear, says Stanley Pignal
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MSUToday presents: Spartan Sagas (Tamera Hill—Success on her own terms)
As president and CEO of a technology consulting firm, alumna Tamera Hill knows the value of a dollar—and of staying true to herself. More at http://www.msutoday.msu.edu/shows/spartan-sagas-3, and http://www.spartansagas.msu.edu.
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Модернизация личных кабинетов педагогов на портале Д

Модернизация личных кабинетов педагогов на портале ДПО

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The week ahead: Fixing a broken Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe could not conceive of an end to his 37 years of rule. But now he’s gone. So is this a new dawn for the citizens of Zimbabwe? Also, how the last act of Angela Merkel’s political story is getting messy. And why some see natural disasters as a time to thieve. Helen Joyce hosts


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