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4.2 Reports

Let's look at reports first.

Activity 3

Note down in your Learning Journal what you consider to be the purpose of a report.

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The week ahead: Kim Jong-un crosses the line

Just how significant was the summit between North and South Korea? Also, French President Emmanuel Macron woos Washington. And the #MeToo movement gains momentum in Japan. Christopher Lockwood hosts


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Perry Link on China’s Charter 08

Perry Link, professor of East Asian studies at Princeton University, speaks with Hugh Eakin about the Chinese state's reaction to Charter 08, a document calling for increased human rights and democracy signed by thousands of Chinese citizens since its release in early December.


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[Learn French] [Conjugaison] Comprendre
This video (15:17) gives several conjugations of the word: comprendre (to understand). After the native speaker says each phrase one time, he says "Repetez", allowing the viewer to repeat the phrase. Good for beginning French language-learners or for review.
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8.6.2 Adapt your strategy to overcome difficulties

Often plans run into difficulties because of unforeseen problems or changing circumstances. For example, you may be running over your deadlines, the resources or support you were expecting are unavailable to you, or your personal circumstances may have changed. Plans are only a means to an end, however. If you run into difficulties, take some time to think about what effect they will have on your plans, and what changes you may need to make to your overall strategy to achieve the outcomes you
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How to control nerves when speaking in public

Many people say that speaking in public is one of the most nerve-racking things they have to do. Here are a few techniques to help you control your nerves.  First, be prepared; the more prepared you are the less nervous you will be.  Next, stretch on your neck and arms.  Third, do lips and jaw exercises; these will help you relax.  And lastly, focus on the audience.  Public speaking is a great activity for kids of all ages.  Thi
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4.19 Technologies and explicit knowledge continued

The following examples give a taste of what is now making the transition from research laboratories into commercial products. Large hierarchical information structures are extremely common, whether in libraries, organisational charts or websites. Displaying such large structures is a challenge, and since the user soon runs out of screen space, navigating them can be tedious. Screen 7 shows a system that uses animation and carefully designed graphical effects to give the impression of manipula
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8.3 The politics of devolution

This unit examines ‘Scotland’. Having enjoyed political independence until 1707, the survival of many of Scotland's institutions – notably its systems of law, religion and education – after Union with England contributed to the preservation of its singular identity. The different way in which Scotland was incorporated into the UK, through a monarchical take-over rather than by conquest (as was the case in Wales and Ireland), may account for the lesser impact the development of the UK
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2.3 The fabrication process for a MEMS Pirani sensor

This section is fairly long, but is best read in one go. If you run out of time, reschedule your study to allow you to start again from here.

Thin layers of material are added to the surface by a variety of means, depending on the material to be deposited, and what is already on the wafer.

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Acknowledgements

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to use the following photographs in this course:

Figure 2 Riveter based on the cover of the exhibition catalogue for ‘Clydebuilt: The River, its Ships and its People’, organised by the Clyde Maritime Trust Ltd.;

Figure 3 Glasgow Herald/Caledonian Newspapers Limited;

Figure 4 Mr Happy adaptation: Mr Men and Little Miss™ and © 1995 Mrs Roger Hargreaves; (all) Courtesy: City of Glasgow;

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3.5 Meaning and language-based methods

In recent years many psychologists have become interested in language as an important human ‘product’ (the symbolic data described in Section 2.3 above). There are various ways in which psychologists analyse conversations, data from interviews and written texts. One of the most popular methods is content analysis
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Celebrations in Damascus as captive nuns return
March 10 - A church service in Damascus celebrates release of captive nuns. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reputation for
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Rock In The Classroom / Fractions and Decimals (Dance Single)

Video link (see supported sites below). Please use the original link, not the shortcut, e.g. www.youtube.com/watch?v=abcde

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5.311 Introductory Chemical Experimentation (MIT)
5.311 is the first of a three-term laboratory subject sequence for chemistry majors. Experimental work emphasizes development of fundamental laboratory skills and techniques: volumetric and colorimetric analysis; nuclear magnetic resonance; preparation, purification, and characterization of chemical substances; and data analysis. Acknowledgements The experiments for 5.311 have evolved over a period of many years and include contributions from past instructors, course textbooks, and others affili
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his week: Japan’s government grapples with its own smoking policy, political road rage hits Zambia and whether women really do talk more than men
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • list the six key nutrient groups and explain their role in a healthy diet

  • understand and calculate body mass index (BMI), and use such calculations to predict desirable weight ranges for individuals

  • explain the importance of a balanced diet in terms of energy intake

  • explain how genetic and environmental variables may interact to produce variability in human body weight and adiposity b
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify factors that have influenced the development of financial reporting

  • provide examples of how those factors have effected change in particular countries

  • list a number of variables that affect the development of accounting rules in different jurisdictions

  • explain the contingent model of accounting change

  • apply the theories of accounting development to new situatio
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15.875 Applications of System Dynamics (MIT)
15.875 is a project-based course that explores how organizations can use system dynamics to achieve important goals. In small groups, students learn modeling and consulting skills by working on a term-long project with real-life managers. A diverse set of businesses and organizations sponsor class projects, from start-ups to the Fortune 500. The course focuses on gaining practical insight from the system dynamics process, and appeals to people interested in system dynamics, consulting, or manage
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