Glossary of terms - Introduction to Computers
Glossary of terms for the Introduction to Computers module. This HIBB first covers the physical components of a computer and their usage, such as keyboards, monitors, and USB cables. It also includes how to use some of these physical components, such as moving a mouse and how to insert a CD. It then moves on to basic interactions with a computer, including logging in, opening programs, and saving files. At the end of this HIBB, students will be aware of the major physical components of a compute
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The little train robbery / Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, Edwin S. Porter.
From Edison films catalog The opening scene shows the interior of the robbers den The walls are decorated with the portraits of notorious criminals and pictures illustrating the exploits of famous bandits Some of the gang are lounging about while others are reading novels and illustrated papers Although of youthful appearance each is dressed like a typical Western desperado The Bandit Queen leading a blindfolded new recruit now enters the room He is led to the center of the room raises his right
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7.5 Finding information in art and history

This course will help you to identify and use information in Arts and History, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of orga
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434 GG Ya Shank: The Made-Up Swear Words of 'The Maze Runner'
Insults, swear words, and world-building for young adults: In an interview with James Dashner, I got the inside scoop on the language of "The Maze Runner." Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1poctaV
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2.2 Knowing about unseen information

An obvious difference between hearing and seeing is that the former is extended in time, while the latter extends over space. So, for example, we can listen to a spoken sentence coming from one place, but it takes some time to hear it all. In contrast, a written sentence is spread over an area (of paper, say) but, as long as it is reasonably short, it can be seen almost instantly. Nevertheless, seeing does require some finite time to capture and analyse the information. This process can be ex
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1.7.5 Theory

Again, research is conducted in a context of existing ideas, evidence, and thinking. One key skill is the demonstration of cognisance of the theoretical context and of how it shapes your own research, including:

  • understanding key theoretical strands and theoretical concepts in your discipline

  • understanding how theory shapes your research question

  • the ability to contribute something useful to the theoretical debate in
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21F.412 Texts, Topics, and Times in German Literature (MIT)
In diesem Kurs erhalten Sie einen Überblick über einige wichtige literarische Texte, Tendenzen und Themen aus der deutschsprachigen Literatur- und Kulturszene. Wir werden literarische Texte, Gedichte, Theaterstücke und Essays untersuchen, sowie andere ästhetische Formen besprechen, wie Film und Architektur. Da alle Texte gleichzeitig in ihrem spezifischen kulturellen Kontext gelesen werden, tragen sie zu einem Verständnis von verschiedenen historischen Aspekten bei. Unter anderen werden fol
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Season 1 – Lesson 02 – Coffee Break Spanish
Coming up in this episode: In lesson 02 you’ll learn how to greet people at different times of the day, and build on what you learned in lesson 1. Please note that lesson 02 of Season 1 was originally known as lesson 102 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons of each season […]
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2.1.3 Activités 10 et 11

Activité 10

1. You want to know if there is satellite TV, free parking, Internet connection and a gym in your hotel. Listen to the prompts in Extract 45 and ask the questions, making sure you use the correct intonatio
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21F.716 Introduction to Contemporary Hispanic Literature (MIT)
This course studies representative twentieth and twenty-first-century texts and films from Hispanic America and Spain. Emphasis is on developing strategies for analyzing the genres of the novel, the short story, the poem, the fictional film, and the theatrical script. The novels read this semester are Magali García Ramis's Felices días, Tío Sergio (1986, Puerto Rico) and Javier Cercas's Soldados de Salamina (2001, Spain). We will study Lorca's play "La casa de Bernarda Alba"
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Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
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21F.059 European Thought and Culture (MIT)
This subject surveys main currents of European cultural and intellectual history in the modern period. Such a foundation course is central to the humanities in Europe. The curriculum introduces a set of ideas and arguments that have played a formative role in European cultural history, and acquaints them with some exemplars of critical thought. Among the topics to be considered: the critique of religion, the promise of independence, the advance of capitalism, the temptations of Marxism, the orig
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21F.043J Introduction to Asian American Studies: Literature, Culture, and Historical Experience (MIT
An interdisciplinary subject that draws on literature, history, anthropology, film, and cultural studies to examine the experiences of Asian Americans in U.S. society. Covers the first wave of Asian immigration in the 19th century, the rise of anti-Asian movements, the experiences of Asian Americans during WWII, the emergence of the Asian American movement in the 1960s, and the new wave of "post-1965" Asian immigration. Examines the role these historical experiences played in the formation of As
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21F.414 German Culture, Media, and Society (MIT)
The topic for Fall 2006 is short film and radio plays. This course investigates current trends and topics in German literary, theater, film, television, radio, and other media arts productions. Students analyze media texts in the context of their production, reception, and distribution as well as the public debates initiated by these works. The topic for Fall 2006 is German Short Film, a popular format that represents most recent trends in film production, and German Radio Art, a striving genre
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24.264 Film as Visual and Literary Mythmaking (MIT)
This course examines problems in the philosophy of film as well as literature studied in relation to their making of myths. The readings and films that are discussed in this course draw upon classic myths of the western world. Emphasis is placed on meaning and technique as the basis of creative value in both media.
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Readings of Poet Joe Weil
State of the Arts producer Christopher Benincasa follows poet Joe Weil around his home town of Elizabeth, NJ, stopping along the way to read work from his two recent collections - What Remains and Painting the Christmas Trees. Weil was described by The New York Times as personifying Elizabeth, NJ.
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Virtual Maths, Density formula simulation
Density, mass and volume interactive formula, simulation
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Lesson 03 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 3 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that you can speak a little Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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