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Dying in hospital
This learning resource ' Dying in Hospital' addresses the topic of the hospital as a place of death for frail older people and is based on some research findings from an Alzheimer's Society funded research study. A linked resource 'Every death is Different' is also available.
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3.5.2 IP forwarding

At the internetwork layer, forwarding is based on the network address part of the IPv4 address. Two basic forms of forwarding are carried out by a router or host – direct and indirect. Direct forwarding takes place where the destination IPv4 address is on a network attached to the router or host. Indirect forwarding takes place where the destination IPv4 address is not on a network connected to the router or host, and the datagram therefore has to be forwarded to a router furt
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Acknowledgements

Course image: aotaro in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence.

The content acknowledged below is Proprietary (see terms and conditions)
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Real Brazilian Conversations #25: Perder Coisas e Seleção Brasileira
Have you ever lost something? Your cellphone, a shirt, money… I’m afraid the answer is “yes”, right? In this conversation, André and Guilherme have a discussion about lost objects, what it’s like to...

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5 Human influence?

Evidence suggests that global temperature is beginning to rise. There are several factors that could cause this. Only one is affected by human activity.

Click on the link below to view a chart showing the rates of energy gain and loss by the Earth's surface and atmosphere

Energy gain and loss

Up to this point we have been prima
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1.2.4 Places and spaces as resources

Attachment to places can be a resource within care relationships, especially where people have a shared history of attachment to places. An older couple may have experienced the ups and downs of moving between places together for much of their lives. Or a daughter may be caring for her mother in the home where she was born and brought up. A shared understanding of the home environment and the support which may be available locally can be invaluable in developing a care relationship. Such know
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11.1 The lessons of MMR

Horton, R. (2004) ‘The lessons of MMR’, The Lancet, 363, 6 March 2004, pp 747–749 Elsevier. Copyright © 2004 Elsevier.

This week, The Lancet prints a partial retraction – a retraction of an interpretation1 – from the majority of authors of a paper published in February, 1998, by Andrew Wakefield and colleagues.2 Wakefield and one other co-author, Peter Harvey, have not signed this retraction statement. We hope to publish their respon
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Who Cares Why Bother: John Rumery presents "Everything Communicates"
At GRCC's English department's annual conference, local entrepreneur John Rumery reflects on how everything a student writes - from resumes to social media - makes an impact on potential employers.
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history of the internet
Email as we know it started in 1965.  The Internet as we know it really started in 1969.  In 1973 the Internet was basically used for email.  Watch this video to find out the history from 1965 to today.
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7 Conclusion

Reading is a core activity in most courses of study. The purpose of it is to enable you to learn. But learning is not a passive process, you don't just let ideas wash over you. You have to make sense of them as you read and then use them to think with.

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4.4.1 Engaging with the content

For example, when I read in paragraph 3 of Layard's article that ‘41 per cent of people in the top quarter of incomes are ‘very happy’’ I asked myself:

  • Why is ‘very happy’ in quotation marks?

  • Is 41 per cent about what I'd expect?

  • What is this telling me?

As soon as I thought about it, I realised that ‘very happy’ could be a response that people had ticked on a questionnaire. Perhaps th
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EN-7. Participatory sciences and biodiversity management (Vidéo)

Colin Fontaine presents the interest and the functioning of the participatory sciences measures for the biodiversity. He evidences their benefits, for the scientists as well as for the observers, and he proposes an overview of the chronicle of those processes across the world.


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4.3 Does writing on a book seem wrong?

Obviously you have to take into account whether you own the text you are studying and, if so, whether you intend to keep it. Does it seem extravagant to write on a book and make it unfit for selling on? How important to you is selling it? Is it really a saving? If a book is importan
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5.4.3 Gathering and producing new information

As your work progresses, what new information are you gathering or producing? For example are you using IT to handle ideas, plans, working documents, results of calculations, designs, predictions, evaluations and so on? Review the types of information you are dealing with and think about what IT skills you are using to bring together information and data from different sources to help you make decisions or draw conclusions. What new IT skills would help you handle this information more effect
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4.4 Genetic diversity and mass extinctions

It is for this reason that there are now international agreements on the need to work together to retain genetic diversity in all species and, more generally, biological diversity (species and habitat diversity).

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Learning in the first professional job: the first year of full time employment after college for acc
This paper reports findings from the first phase of a four-year research project funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Teaching and Learning Research Programme. The major component of this project is a longitudinal study of trainee accountants, graduate trainee engineers, and newly qualified nurses in England. This critical period of introduction to professional work has not been previously studied by a longitudinal series of observations and interviews, though a n
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3.2.2 Identify what you hope to achieve and opportunities to work on this key skill

It is always a good idea to know what you hope to achieve in the future in terms of your learning, personal or career goals. This might be very specific, for example to improve your report writing, or it might be more general, such as, to ask for and use feedback more effectively. If you are using this in a work context, you may wish to include personal and career goals.

This year I have set myself the goal of using
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The week ahead: Trump's Iran gamble

What damage has been done by Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal? Also, the shock result in Malaysia's general election. And the problems meeting global demand for blood plasma. Richard Cockett hosts


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Winifred Mercier Annual Public Lecture 2014. Can Labour be trusted with School Policy & Practice?
Can Labour be trusted with School Policy & Practice? Ruth Lupton is Professor of Education at Manchester University. Her research focuses on spatial inequalities and low income neighbourhoods, and on the relationships between local context and the social processes and practices of schools. For more information please visit http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk
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Introduction

This course aims to get you started on exploring the Classical world by introducing you to the sources upon which you can build your knowledge and understanding. The course also gets you started on an exploration of both time and space in the Classical world.

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