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Staff profiles: JoDee Fortino
JoDee Fortino, lab manager in Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting, talks about her role in organizing the largest World Usability Day gathering in Michigan. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9982
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5.6.6 Website and browser

Chisholm, W., Vanderheiden, G. and Jacobs, I. (eds) (1999) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0

Jacobs, I., Gunderson, J. and Hansen, E. (eds) (2002) User Agent Accessibility Guidelines 1.0

TechDis, e-Learning, http://www.techdis.ac.uk/index.php?p=9_4 (no longer accessible)<
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3.3.5 Third reading

This is the final vote on the Bill. It is almost a formality since a Bill which has passed through all the stages above is unlikely to fail at this late stage. In fact, in the House of Commons there will only be a further debate on the Bill if at least six MPs request it. In the House of Lords amendments may sometimes be made at this stage.


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9.3 Linear notes

This is the most common form of note-taking. It involves writing in sequence the points you want to note. As with all note-taking, the aim is to pick out and record the most important points. Avoid simply writing out most or all of the text again.

Try to write your notes in your own words as this will help you understand what you have been reading about. Also add a reference to which page(s) of the text your notes refer so you can easily find your way back to the relevant part of the te
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1.5.4 The 5 Ds

If you don’t use a system at all, then you could suffer from the effects of information overload:

  • losing important information

  • wasting time on trying to find things

  • ending up with piles of physical and virtual stuff everywhere

One technique you might like to apply to your files (be they paper or electronic) is the 5Ds. Try applying these and see if you can reduce your information overload.

The 5
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Learning Outcomes

After studying this course you should be able to:

  • understand what writing an assignment involves;
  • identify their strength and weaknesses;
  • consider the functions of essays and reports;
  • develop writing skills, whatever the stage they have reached.

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1.6.6 Professional bodies and societies

Consider joining a learned society or professional organisation. They can be very useful for conference bulletins as well as in-house publications, often included in the subscription. Don't forget to ask about student rates. Try looking for the websites of learned societies associated with your subject area (e.g. The Royal Society, the Author(s): The Open University

How To Differentiate Yourself From the Competition
This short video provides tips for a successful interview by showing you how to distinguish yourself from others applying for the job. Grades 9-12. (1:03)
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6.5 Monitoring progress

This stage of the framework is about keeping track of your progress. Are you using your information literacy skills effectively for your purposes? How do you know? Could you have done things differently: made use of different facilities and expertise, taken more advantage of tutorials, training sessions or local expertise, or recognised that such support would have helped you? Monitoring your own performance and progress needs practice; try to stand back and look at what you are doing as if y
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1.2 Development through dialogue

Activity 2: Reading

1 hour 0 minutes

Now read Chapter 6, ‘Development through dialogue’, of the set book Words and Minds. As you read, pay special attention to:
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4.3.3 Communicate relevant information

A main outcome of this key skill is that you will be able to communicate complex information orally, visually and through writing.

Complex subjects are those that include a number of ideas, some of which may be abstract, very detailed, difficult to follow or require you to deal with sensitive issues or the interpretation of others’ viewpoints. Communicating information at this level may involve using technical vocabulary, carefully structuring what you say and/or write, and using diag
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand what very young babies can do

  • understand how adults and older children involve babies fully in everyday life and help them feel value.


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Philosophy: Justice and Morality
Although what constitutes justice may vary depending on culture or historical context, all forms of justice are built on a foundation of moral assumptions that include ideas about ethics, fairness and the law. Philosophers have often debated the nature of both morality and justice and their relationship with each other and in this collection we explore some of the most influential ideas on the topics from Kant to Bentham and investigate problems such as can inequalities be justified, provided th
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The Bridge To Clemson Program
http://www.clemson.edu/admissions/bridge/ Designed for a select group of academically talented freshmen, the Bridge to Clemson University program is a distinctive academic transfer program available by invitation only. Students must first apply for freshman admission to Clemson to receive consideration for the program. Beginning with a strong first year academic experience at Tri-County Technical College (four miles from the Clemson campus), the Bridge program includes targeted academic advisi
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References

Baird, R (1982) ‘Religious or non-religious: TM in American courts’, Journal of Dharma, vol.7, no.4, pp. 391–407.
Barker, E. (1989) New Religious Movements – A Practical Introduction, London, HMSO.

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2.2.4 Boundary numbers

In a surface with boundary, the boundary may consist of more than one piece. For example, the boundary of a cylinder, or of a torus with two holes, consists of two pieces, as shown in Figure 23.

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3.3 What can genres do for you?

Think of it like this: each genre novel suggests certain cha
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Breast Lump Biopsy
This patient education program explains the benefits and risks of a breast lump biopsy. It also reviews the anatomy of the breast, symptoms, diagnosis, and what the procedure involves. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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