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7th CSS: Understanding 'Best Practice' Heuristic: Implications for Active Travel
James Macmillen, University of Oxford, talks on 'Understanding 'Best Practice' Heuristic: Implications for Active Travel' as part of the 7th Cycling and Society Symposium at the Transport Studies Unit, University of Oxford in 2010.
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The Animal Life in Reefs
Learn about the animal and plant life in the coral reefs with this professional video from World Wide Media.  Also learn about the effect of global warming on the reefs. Run time 5:24.
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Alaska Facts
Lots of interesting facts about Alaska in this video. Facts are presented in text with music in the background. There are no pictures of Alaska in this video.
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7 Useful web links

Children in Scotland's Policy Info Service, accessed 16 July 2008.

This website contains accessible, comprehensive and up-to-date policy information relating to children and young people in Scotland.

 

Department for Education, accessed 16 July 2008.

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Sporting women in the media
The mass media (e.g. radio, TV, internet) has become one of the most powerful institutional influences in society. This free course, Sporting women in the media, explores whether gendered inequalities exist in sport by evaluating the media coverage. The media can be highly influential in shaping perceptions about gender in sport and headlines indicative of differences in how male and female athletes are regarded in the media. In the course you’ll examine messages that the media send us about g
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The Great American Solar Eclipse
It's been referred to as "the Super Bowl of the Sky" - the total solar eclipse on August 21st that will allow people across the continental United States to witness a rare and spectacular celestial event. Made in Memphis - solar eclipse glasses. Martha Teichner meets with retired NASA astrophysicist Fred Espenak (known as "Mr. Eclipse") and with other "umbraphiles" whose love of eclipses outshines all else. (08:40)

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The Economics of Bernie Sanders

As the political campaign of Hillary Clinton continues to run aground, Democrats are flocking to the campaign of Bernie Sanders, the self-described “socialist” US senator from Vermont, who has been a fixture in that state for more than three decades. Not unlike the presidential campaign of Ron Paul, Sanders is drawing large, enthusiastic crowds who are very receptive to his message of increased state control of the US economy.

Obviously, when a person running a campaign base
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11.363 Civil Society and the Environment (MIT)
This graduate seminar examines civic engagement in international, national and local environmental governance. We will consider theories pertaining to civil society development, social movement mobilization, and the relations that nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have with governments and corporations. During the course of the semester, particular attention will be given to the legitimacy and accountability of NGOs. Case studies of NGO and community responses to specific environmental issues
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16.2.4 Sending data

As the items are scanned into the checkout computer, information about the price of each item may be shown on a small display so that the customer can see the price. Sometimes there is a beep as each item passes the bar code reader, to tell the checkout operator the item has been identified. Once all the items have been scanned, the total amount is displayed. Once the customer has paid, they are given a printed till receipt which shows all the items purchased, the price of each and total expe
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1.2 Partnership

This can be defined as including service users, and their advocates and carers, and other interested parties, as far as possible in the decision-making processes that affect their lives. In other words, work with service users should be based on their meaningful participation in decision making. Good practice demands that work takes place on the basis of partnership. Sometimes there can be a legal requirement to work in partnership with service users (for example, working with the parents of
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3.3 Long-run costs and economies of scale

What makes it possible to offer more output for sale at a lower price? That was one of the questions with which Section 3.2 opened. Part of the answer is that the firm's cost curves, which reflect the technology it is using, may display falling average cost as output increases over a range of output levels. The other part
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Using the new integration with Device Central
Test display of Fireworks documents in various mobile devices by using mobile device emulators in Device Central.
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2007.11.12-Utah Education Policy Keynote
The 2007 Utah Education Policy Forum included presenters from Utah institutions of higher education, local research foundations, and legislative analysts who discussed educational research.
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Language is a Virus: A Performance Art Piece
Laurie Anderson, perhaps one of the most well known performance artists presents "Language is a Virus" from her performance piece "Home of the Brave" Using music, video, performance, technology, spoken word, this piece is a great example of Anderson's work. (6:32)
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Crohns Disease Module 8: Going to School
Learn what to do if youre not feeling well or wondering whether or not to tell classmates why you may be missing class. This module will address the following questions: How do we make a school aware of the illness? Who do we work with to make an accommodation plan?
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1.5.1 Agreeing who to be

So far I have focused on one-to-one interactions. Yet ‘defining a scene’ is often a group effort. Goffman says this involves teamwork, with all participants, in effect, agreeing to act and speak within an overall frame of reference. He suggests that it works like a theatrical play in which everyone has taken on a part within the scene. To play your part means setting aside all those aspects of yourself which are not relevant to your role. The scene works only because everyone plays their
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Body Paragraph - Free English Video by Brightstorm
This video explains several important parts in body paragraphs.  Body paragraphs are considered the crux of an essay and include topic sentences, supporting information, evidence, and analysis.  (5:21)
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5.5 Emergency planning as an organisational management function

If emergency services' EPOs plan to respond to other people's emergencies, people managing a business activity with major incident potential have a different perspective. They have to respond to emergencies within their own organisation. In effect, if an incident occurs, the organisation is itself in a crisis, with functionality impaired. All of this comes into the corporate governance area and the implications of internal control. This requires companies to ensure that they have a sound syst
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