Career Advice:  Instructional Designer
Instructional Design is the practice of creating experiences which make acquiring knowledge and skills more efficient, effective, and appealing.  (5:44)
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Clio
Clio is like Yelp! for historical and cultural sites, galleries, museums, etc. with 3300 entries and a few more added each day. Clio will always be free, does not accept ads, vets entries, and is gets a little better each month as scholars and their students contribute and improve articles. In short, it seems like something you and other advocates of OER would love. And it will really be fun to use when you travel.  Some of the “time capsule” entries are incredibly powerful. For
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1.4.10 A note on accuracy

To what accuracy should you give the results of calculations? If you look through the examples in this section, you will find that, in general, results have been given either to the same accuracy as the data or rounded to one decimal place or one significant figure more than is given in the data. There is no hard and fast rule about what you should do: appropriate accuracy depends on a number of factors including the reliability of the data and the size of the data set. However, you should av
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5.2.3 Identify and research relevant sources of information

Spend some time finding out about what you will need to complete your IT work successfully and who you need to consult. You may need to arrange access to a library, to the Internet, databases on CD-ROM or online, or specialist training or publications. If you need to learn more about specific IT procedures or techniques (for example setting up a spreadsheet, using a database, archiving data), then look first at your course material and then at study guides or notes aimed at your area of inter
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How to Homeschool Your Child : Is Home Schooling a Good Idea?
Teach your children from home and earn what factors to consider when deciding whether to home school and if it is a good idea for you and your child in this video. The video has English captions.
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Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Lab
Sharon Bober
This lab provides student practice for conducting a hypothesis test using the traditional method.
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What Economics and Public Policy Can Learn from Engineering Design [Audio]
Speaker(s): Guru Madhavan | Guru Madhavan will discuss the essentials of the engineering mind-set—based on narratives from his book Think Like an Engineer—and explore how the application of concepts including optimization, reliability, and efficiency could help inform and enhance approaches in economics and public policy. Guru Madhavan (@BioengineerGM) is a biomedical engineer and senior policy adviser. He conducts research at the National Academy of Sciences and has been named a distinguish
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Day 3: Interviews with India, Canada and Korea Teams | Imagine Cup World Finals 2014

Golnaz catches up with the teams from India, Canada and Korea while they present their projects to Microsoft Employees at the company showcase.


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Ask A Biologist Experiments & Activities
Presented through Arizona State University's Ask A Biologist, these biology experiments are designed for students to do at home or school using simple equipment. Additionally, we include information for parents or teachers to facilitate these activities. We are also starting to include information on related Arizona Science Standards.
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Medieval Rus'
Medieval Rus’ is a resource designed to support the study of medieval Russian literature, developed by prominent medieval Slavicist David Birnbaum and his graduate students. The site offers: glossaries of church architecture and Christian festivals; external links to historical maps and genealogies; links to relevant associations and mailing lists; but its most useful features are to be found under ‘syllabus’. The four unit course (Kievan Rus 988-1240; Mongol Russia 1240-1480; Muscovy 1480-1
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Toward New Wall Systems: Lighter, Stronger, Versatile
Recent developments in digital technologies and smart materials have created new opportunities and are suggesting significant changes in the way we design and build architecture. Traditionally, however, there has always been a gap between the new technologies and their applications into other areas. Even though, most technological innovations hold the promise to transform the building industry and the architecture within, and although, there have been some limited attempts in this area recently;
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Education, Childhood & Youth. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance, and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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The reasons for attrition
This paper focuses on a) to reflect on an approach, decisions and subsequent knowledge with regard to non response and b) to discuss the "attrition survey", rather than discussing the actual results of an overall longitudinal study. This should be linked to the paper "student experiences of enterprise education"
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Hamas talks truce as death toll climbs past 500
Hamas deputy chief Ismail Haniyeh sets terms for a truce as Israeli forces advance on Gaza. Deborah Gembara reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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 maint
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Homeschooling Tips : How to Occupy Kids When You Are Teaching the Other Ones
Creating a school box that contains Lego blocks, crayons and coloring pages is a great way to keep a child occupied, while homeschooling other children. Linda Wooldridge has been homeschooling since 1998, and she has been on the PPEA board for three years as the orientation coordinator for Pinellas County. (01:31)
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2.1 The history of the common law

Prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, there was no unitary, national legal system. Before 1066 the English legal system involved a mass of oral customary rules, which varied according to region. The law of the Jutes in the south of England, for example, was different from that of the Mercians in the middle of the country (see map below). Each county had its own local court dispensing its own justice in accordance with local customs that varied from community to commun
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3.3.1 Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI 3-kinase)

Members of this family of lipid kinases usually have two subunits: one is a catalytic subunit with a lipid kinase domain and the other is a regulatory subunit, which contains two SH2 domains and a SH3 domain (p 85 PI 3-kinase in Figure 13).

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Quantum Theory and Being
talk given by Prof. Chris Isham as part of short course6
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John Ralston Saul on what defines Canada as a nation
John Ralson Saul argues that Canada is a Metis nation, critically influenced and shaped by aboriginal ideas.
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