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The Global Information Technology Reports: Lessons in Technology, Development and Competitiveness
Professor Soumitra Dutta discusses the Global Information Technology Reports: the world's most comprehensive and authoritative international assessment of the impact of ICTs on the development process and the competitiveness of nations. Over the last decade, the Global Information Technology Reports have created a useful benchmark in evaluating and understanding the inter-relationships between technology, innovation and competitiveness. Published each year in collaboration with the World Econom
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Albert Memorial - Asia. CC76_00249

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Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens, Westminster, London. J H Foley's depiction of 'Asia' featuring an elephant on the corner of the podium base. Photographed by Campbell's Press Studio.
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3.6 Learning and effective action

I claim that learning is about effective action. It is distinguished when I, or another observer, recognise that I can perform what I was unable to perform before. Following Reyes and Zarama (1998), I am going to claim learning is an assessment made by an observer based on observed capacity for action. From this perspective, learning is not about ideas stored in our mind, but about action. So what makes an action effective? Reyes and Zarama (1998, p. 26) make the following claims:


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2.2 Actividad

Actividad 2.2a

In this activity you are going to listen to two people being interviewed about monuments and sights in their country. You will also learn how to say where things are.

1 Listen and choose the correct op
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4 Status citizenship

All these organisational initiatives are deeply concerned with labour conditions and the notion of the ‘working citizen’. And their activities raise the issue of status citizenship and the role of legal sanctions. The forms of commitment by firms and their monitoring by the organisations just outlined are voluntary on the part of companies. One of the problems with the emphasis on acts citizenship in the debates about GCC is that the question of status citizenship is largely
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University Certificate in Midwifery

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This educational module has been developed to support the University Certificate in Midwifery at the University of Malawi and upgrading midwifery programmes. It combines a number of new strategies that are being piloted by the Maternal and Chi
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Anatomy
This 20 minute video takes the form of a lecture and slide presentation about cell structures and how they relate to muscles. It is best for advanced students. Could be used in physical education classes as well as it explains the different types of ways muscles react to stimulus. Some key vocabulary words include: organelles, mitochondria, lysozymes, vacuoles, enzymes, DNA, ribosome, lactate, anaerobic metabolism, ATP,  and cytochrome. (20:32)
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Total Solar Eclipse Animation
Solar eclipses result from the alignment of the Sun, Moon, and Earth. Total solar eclipses — in which the Sun is completely blocked by the Moon — are a spectacular and rare sight to witness. In this animation adapted from NOVA, see why solar eclipses occur and observe a simulated total eclipse. Closed captioning included.  (01:13.
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Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
Adding and subtracting rational expressions is similar to adding fractions. This video clips explains how to add and subtract rational expressions by finding a common denominator and then adding the numerators. To find a common denominator, factor each first. This strategy is especially important when the denominators are trinomials. (2:25)
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2008.03.05 - New Horizons (Video)
New Horizons spoke about Microsoft's new certifications and their teaching schedule for this year.
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Theatre of Cruelties: The French Wars of Religion
Theatre of Cruelties: The French Wars of Religion
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Understanding Shakespeare's sonnets
In the year of the 400th anniversary of their publication Professors Stanley Wells, CBE, and Jonathan Bate talk to the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust's Paul Edmondson about the content and context of Shakespeare's collection of sonnets.
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5.13 The final Act

In Act 3, Dan and Ned are back in Ned's flat and Ned is showing extreme signs of neurosis and paranoia. Dan can no longer bear Ned's rather dark and erratic behaviour, and he grabs the conversation by suddenly pouring out all the overwhelmingly negative aspects of his life as a dentist, father and lover. Some people might say that ethics is about how to live a ‘good’ life and, clearly, Dan needs a change. He recognises he is not leading a ‘good’ life. He knows all the things
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21G.101 Chinese I (Regular) (MIT)
This subject is the first semester of two that form an introduction to modern standard Chinese, commonly called Mandarin. Though not everyone taking this course will be an absolute beginner, the course presupposes no prior background in the language. The purpose of this course is to develop: Basic conversational abilities (pronunciation, fundamental grammatical patterns, common vocabulary, and standard usage) Basic reading and writing skills (in both the traditional character set and th
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4.4 What was innovative about the telephone?

The most obvious innovative aspect was that speech was being transmitted, so in principle anyone could use a telephone for communication. The use of the telegraph required skilled operatives. A message had to be translated into the dots and dashes of Morse code and transmitted using a single keypad making and breaking the connection in an electrical circuit. At the other end of the wire another Morse operator translated the received clicks into the words of the message. With the telephone no
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4.7 Special circumstances?

Individuals can only attempt to alter risk factors they are aware of and need to be informed about what is relevant to them. Women and men have different considerations, and ethnic background can also have an influence on susceptibility to cardiovascular diseases. Such considerations require improved awareness based on reliable knowledge from scientific studies (see Author(s): The Open University

7.2 Developing a strategy

Present notes/records to show you can plan your use of information literacy skills. Include:

  • the goals you hope to achieve over 3–4 months or so; you should indicate how these goals relate to the context in which you are working and to your current capabilities;

  • notes about the resources you might use and what information you need to research to achieve your goals; for example, online resources, course materials, skills books, works
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7.3 Frequency tables

So far you have looked at small sets of data, which are relatively easy to analyse. Naturally, this is not always the case and you need to consider how to work with a larger set of data. Data set B shows 30 TMA scores recorded by a tutor in the order that the scripts were marked.

Data set B:

86 78 93 <
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How to Find the Volume of a Rectangular Prism
This is a brief tutorial of how to find the volume of a rectangular prism. John, a math instructor, uses a small whiteboard for demonstration.  The teacher explains the steps clearly. (02:40)
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1.6.7 Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5)

The name ‘pantothenic acid’ is derived from the Greek pantothen which means ‘from all sides’, indicating that it is widely distributed in the diet. It plays a vital role in metabolism, particularly in the production of energy in cells. Naturally occurring pantothenic acid deficiency is very rare, since it is so widespread in the diet. However, during World War II, prisoners in the Philippines, Burma and Japan suffering from severe malnutrition did experience numbness, tingling
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