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In this course we explore questions of access to community services. To make what might be quite a dry task more challenging we use a fictionalised case study of two people for whom access to community services is particularly problematic. Jim and Marianne are both long-term heroin addicts. Additional problems associated with their addiction are homelessness and physical illness. Their situation raises both practical questions, about how services can be accessed, and moral questions, about en
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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

First steps in innovation and entrepreneurship
This free course provides you with a short introduction to innovation and entrepreneurship, clarifying some key themes and terminology and helping you to examine your own views about these important subjects. First published on Mon, 22 Aug 2016 as Author(s): Creator not set

Statue of Liberty in a Nutshell
A brief animated video that describes the history and significance of the Statue of Liberty. (01:56)
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1.4.8 Summary

In this section we have introduced you to the PROMPT checklist as a useful tool for assessing the quality of any piece of information. If you use it regularly you will find that you develop the ability to scan information quickly and identify strengths and weaknesses. As a closing exercise you might like to pick one of these websites:

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PHY195 Session 13 Spring 2012
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'Ximarc Studios Inc is proud to bring you Khan Academy Chemistry 2 (videos 21-40). Khan Academy Chemistry allows students to learn Chemistry through various videos which are downloaded directly on your iPhone or iPod touch and in the future to your iPad. Students can watch the video anywhere, anytime, all the time and NEVER be concerned about having access to the internet while you are going through a Khan Academy lesson.Ximarc Studios will continue to bring you great video lessons from the Khan
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Needs Assessment, A Step by Step Guide, is a straightforward approach to the process for conducting and implementing an organizational assessment of need. A clear teaching style for learning how to conduct a needs assessment presented in this volume. A narrative, along with videos, review questions, is included. The video presentations will be especially helpful for guiding the learner through the process of conducting an organizational needs assessment. A companion iBook is available for free f
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A virtual movie (portrait sitting in chair with book) of Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) "reading" one of his much loved poems "Market Women's Cries". This poem is a good example of Jonathan Swift as  satirist. (1:12)
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4.5 WiFi network structure

A WiFi network can operate in one of two different modes: ad hoc mode or infrastructure mode

In an ad hoc network, stations communicate with each other directly, without the need for any intermediary or central control. This means that when one WiFi device comes within range of another, a direct communication channel can be set up between them. This is known as peer-to-peer communication. Additional devices can join the network, all communicating with each o
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This video shows the three laws of motion developed by Sir Isaac Newton and is done with excellent graphics.
The first law of motion, inertia, is when an object will not move or else move in a straight line unless an unbalanced force acts on it. The second law of motion states that force is the product of mass and acceleration; acceleration fo an object depends on the mass and magnitude of the force. (force=massxacceleration) The third law of motion is the law of action and reaction. In ev

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Filmed March 30, 2011, as part of CCA's Photography Lecture Series, in Timken Lecture Hall on the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. NOTE: This lecture was presented in part by Pier 24 Photography (http://www.pier24.org/) which supports the CCA Photography lecture series by contemporary artists working primarily in photography; recent CCA lectures include artists Thomas Demand, Naoya Hatakeyama, and Paul Graham. Artists selected for the series engage CCA Grad Fine Art stud
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The children blow up helium balloons on a windy day and experiment with different weights to hold them down.  The first weight is too light and the balloon blows away.  The second weight is too heavy and balloon just stays on the ground.  The third weight is just right and the balloons float in mid-air.  The children also give a brief description of helium: "Helium is a gas that is lighter than air."
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Physical activity in childhood has a range of benefits, including healthy growth and development, maintenance of a healthy weight, mental well-being and learning social skills. It is particularly important for bone health, increasing bone mineral density and preventing osteoporosis in later life. Although there is only indirect evidence (compared with adults) linking physical inactivity in children with childhood health outc
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1.6.3 Mailing lists and newsgroups

Mailing or discussion lists are e-mail based discussion groups. When you send an e-mail to a mailing list address, it is sent automatically to all the other members of the list.

The majority of academic-related mailing lists in the UK are maintained by JISCMail You will find details of joining these mailing lists on the JISCMail website. Mailing lists are useful for getting in
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This well-produced, short and catchy song uses great illustration and lyrics to explain what a paleontologist does (a scientist who digs up and studies fossils), for elementary age children. (02:58)
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