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5.3.1 Plan your use of IT skills and select methods

Exploring and planning an activity often results in a number of different options, possibilities and ways forward. Some approaches will be more feasible or will interest you more than others. At this stage, you need to think about how you will be using your IT skills and how you will assess the overall quality of your work.

Review the skills you will need to achieve your goals and the criteria you will use to check that you have achieved them. Opportunities and constraints to do with yo
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Introduction

This unit is from our archive and it is an adapted extract from Digital Communications (T305) which is no longer in presentation. If you wish to study formally at The Open University, you may wish to explore the courses we offer in this curriculum area.

By using optical fibre, very high data rates (gigabits per second
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4.7.1 Using grammatical information in the dictionary

Your dictionary is very useful for finding out which grammatical category a word belongs to. For example, the entry for precioso reads as follows:

precioso ADJETIVO

beautiful ¡Es precioso! It's beautiful!

The entry tells you that precioso is an adjetivo, in English an adjective, and that it therefore describes a noun. If you want to know more about what the different grammatical categories are, read the information at the beginning
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2.3 The key skills framework

In this course each key skill section uses a common three-stage framework to help you develop your skills. The stages of this framework are:

  • developing a strategy for how you are going to tackle the key skill;

  • monitoring your progress as you develop your skills;

  • evaluating the strategy you have used and presenting outcomes of your work.

But working on your skills and techniques
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the central role played by the Roman emperor in the construction and development of culture, identity and power.


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5.4.4 Using automated checking tools

Another approach to testing website accessibility is the use of automated tools. These tools are useful for obtaining a quick overview of a site's accessibility and for checking technical accessibility. Examples of automated accessibility checking tools include:

  • WebXACT: A free online service that allows people to test single web pages for quality, accessibility, and privacy issues. It is provided by Watchfire, who also offer Bobby, a desktop applicat
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MEPO 3/374 - ALFRED SOLOMON charged with the wilful murder of BARNET BLITZ (Image 1)

The National Archives UK posted a photo:

MEPO 3/374 - ALFRED SOLOMON charged with the wilful murder of BARNET BLITZ (Image 1)

Correspondence fro
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand certain minerals are required in the body and that some minerals form essential structural components of tissues

  • Understand that sodium, potassium, calcium and chloride ions are important in maintaining the correct composition of cells and of the tissue fluids around them (homeostasis)

  • Understand that some minerals are essential components of important molecules such as hormones and enzym
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2 Creative communities and ICT

We oppose

‘any prophetic pedagogy

which knows everything before it happens,

which teaches children

that every day is the same,

that there are no su
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Acknowledgements

This unit was prepared for TeachandLearn.net by John Morgan. John works at Bristol University where he teaches on the geography PGCE course. Before that he taught geography in schools and colleges. He is the co-author of Essential AS Geography (2000) Nelson Thornes and Teaching to Learn Geography (forthcoming) RoutledgeFalmer.

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4 The student's view

Activity 3 should have helped you to clarify your ideas about the aims and purposes of geography education. One of the advantages of doing this is that it encourages you to focus on what you think is important about teaching geography. In our experience, this is sometimes difficult given the hectic pace of life in schools!

Missing so far in this discussion has been the voice of the students who are on the ‘receiving end’ of geography lessons. After all, they are the people who will
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5.2.1 Proof

We check that Tf satisfies conditions (T1)–(T3) for a topology.

Since (T1)–(T3) are satisfied, Tf is a topology on I(X).

Thus (I(X),Tf) is a topological space. We give the topology Tf a sp
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2.2 Screen readers

Figure 9

Screen readers are software applications that not onl
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4.3 Analysis and interpretation

We have got to the point of recognising that this is a lyric poem, and of thinking that it is probably about a lovers’ meeting. But you cannot reach firmer conclusions about a text's meanings until you have looked at as many aspects of it as you can. I think we need to go back again to the detail of the poem, because the analysis is not full enough yet.

For one thing, there is something odd about the poem's syntax. If you look at the verbs in the first verse you'll see that they are a
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7.4.3 When to write the introduction?

At what stage should the introduction to an assignment be written?

Activity 19

A group of students attending a writing workshop were asked to identify the first task in preparing an assignment. Some answered ‘Writi
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Introduction

This key skill is about helping you understand how you learn; think about how you can improve your own learning and performance, and consider how you might generalise the principles and processes for future learning.

Improving your learning and performance could be considered to be a ‘meta-skill’, that is the skill of learning how to learn. This unit, then, is a little different from the other skills units because improving your own learning and performance is not a separate option
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This course explores the role of digital media as a teaching tool, focussing on video in particular. We will examine the process of how you can start to use digital video in the classroom, and how to manage your project from objective setting, through story boards and filming, to assessing the success of the final result.

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1.4 Myths and facts

  • Myth – Warming up and being warm are the same thing.

  • Fact – Warming up the body requires physical movement that should gradually increase in speed and intensity over a period of around 15 minutes.

  • Myth – It has to hurt to be doing any good.

  • Fact – Pain can often be a warning sign that the body has gone too far – students should learn to listen to their bodies and interpret t
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Seeking Approval - A Question of Power, Gender or Culture Featuring Dr Elizabeth Gower, Dr Leslie Cannold, Sushi Das and Dr Meagan Tyler a public program event for the exhibition Elizabeth Gower - he loves me, he loves me not RMIT Gallery 11 March - 23 April 2016
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