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This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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Seth Lloyd on Programming the Universe
Seth Llyod is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His talk, "Programming the Universe", is about the computational power of atoms, electrons, and elementary particles.
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Science Bulletins: Rare Skull Sparks Debate About Our Ancient Relatives
An Asian dig site has yielded fossils of some of our earliest ancestors found outside of Africa. When scientists unearthed five skulls dating to the same period, questions arose over how much individual specimens can vary and still belong to the same species. The skulls all represent Homo erectus but are as structurally different as some species in our family tree. Science Bulletins is a production of the National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Technology (NCSLET), part of the Dep
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The first TechTV video in 3D. BE SURE TO WEAR 3D GLASSES (the blue and green ones) to properly see our family celebrate our mothers's 90th birthday party. Yay Ma, December, 2014.
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Lesson 07 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 7 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that it's nice to meet someone in 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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18.2.3 Complexity

If an innovation is perceived as difficult to use it will diffuse more slowly than one that is easy to understand. For example users of early personal computers needed an understanding of a programming language in order to use their machines. For most potential PC users this made the innovation too complex to consider buying. Then a graphical user interface was developed and incorporated by Apple Computer into the Lisa computer in 1983 (Author(s): The Open University

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Earth Hour : Doe mee
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Earth Hour roept individuen, steden en organisaties op om deel te nemen aan hun bewustzijnsactie op zaterdag 28 maart 2015.

Ga die dag en de dagen daarna bewust om met energie, word klimaatbewust en strijd mee tegen de klimaatverandering.


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The Western Front 1914-1918 : Animated map
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Deze website toont door middel van een animatie het verloop van de Eerste Wereldoorlog aan het westelijk front (1914-1918). Telkens je op de pijltjes klikt verandert de oorlogssituatie doorheen de tijd. 


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Rosie O'Donnell talks to Represent teen writers about how art can draw attention to social issues. (2:21)
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1.1.3 Searching for information on maths and statistics

How well does the following statement match what you do when you begin a new search for information?

Before I begin a new search for information (maybe for an assignment, or to help you choose your next holiday destination), I spend some time thinking about what I already know, what the gaps in my knowledge are, and the best types of information to meet my needs.

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Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
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18.330 Introduction to Numerical Analysis (MIT)
This course analyzed the basic techniques for the efficient numerical solution of problems in science and engineering. Topics spanned root finding, interpolation, approximation of functions, integration, differential equations, direct and iterative methods in linear algebra.
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Op het scherm verschijnt een analoge en digitale klok die dezelfde tijd aanduiden. Aan de hand van de tekening naast de klokken zien leerlingen of het dag of nacht is.

De klok heeft verschillende wijzerplaten en is daardoor inzetbaar voor …


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1.2 Parenting and parenthood

In this part of the course you will analyse the notion of parenting a little further and explore some of the assumptions generally made about it. The first activity asks you to reflect on the differences between parenthood and parenting.

Activity 1: Parenthood and parenting – what's in a w
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Instructor looks at valence electrons to figure out reactivity. Instructor uses his computer screen and different colors to educate students. High school course in chemistry. (15:23)
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1.5.1 Why is it important to be organised?

  • 87% of items that are filed into a filing cabinet are never looked at again. STANFORD UNIVERSITY

  • In 2010, the world’s digital information output was estimated to pass 1.2zettabytes – A zettabyte is a new term which equals a thousand billion gigabytes. University of California (Berkley)

  • A new blog is created every second TECHNORATI

  • 10% of salary costs are wasted as
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Fixing Run On Sentences in Essays
Learn how to fix run on sentences in essays in this video from a writing expert.

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4 Exploring the explanations

At this point the emphasis of the discussion changes somewhat. We are going to use three case studies to illustrate some of the problems and difficulties that parents can face in their day-to-day lives. After reviewing the case studies you will be asked to reflect on some possible reasons and explanations for the situations outlined.


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