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3.3.1 Care: a cautious definition

For study purposes, we do need a definition of care, just as we needed a definition of informal carer. So we propose that in the context of health and social care we define care as:

something that is needed when people cannot function in daily life without the practical help of others.

But, as I have shown, care is a loaded word. It is both a word used by ordinary people to mean love, tende
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Sustainable Urban Systems to Transfer Achievable Implementation Network (SUSTAIN)
The main aim of SUSTAIN is to develop collaborative research proposals to investigate how to improve the development of sustainable cities. This will be achieved by convening a series of 4 workshops; water, energy, synergy and transport, each consisting of two meetings and each pair developing one (or more) collaborative proposals. In August 2005, Arup- one of the world’s most respected global design consultatncies - was contracted to design and masterplan the world’s first sustainable city
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1.6 Binding forces in molecular and non-molecular substances - a first look

As we shall see in Section 4, elementary bonding theories imply that materials as different as salt, iodine and aluminium are held together by different types of chemical bond. However, all binding forces between atoms are essentially electrical, and arise from a balance of forces acting between positively charged nuclei and negatively charg
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Tunes from the Crypt
Producer Eric Schultz talks with organist Joanne K. Owen, the first performer in a new pipe organ series in Salem County New Jersey. Owen plays a Halloween concert of scary music at historic St. John’s Episcopal Church in Salem, NJ on October 23rd. The free concert starts at 6:00 PM right before Salem’s annual “Ghost Walking Tour of Historic Market Street.”
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From the Global Atmosphere to the San Joaquin Valley: Searching for Climate Change
From the Global Atmosphere to the San Joaquin Valley: Searching for Climate Change
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Using Kuler color themes
Browse, search, and modify Kuler color themes directly in your CS4 application. Include them in your workflow by using the Swatches panel.
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Exploring mathematics: maths in nature and art
What does mathematics have to do with nature or art? The video tracks in this album trace the origin of the mathematics of chaos and describe how the chance discovery of fractals became the basis for some real - and revolutionary - commercial applications such as the fax and the modem. A closer look at ancient fabric designs and the spiral of a nautilus shell also reveals repeating patterns that can be analysed in a mathematical way. This material forms part of The Open University course MS221 E
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Acknowledgements

Course image: Žarko Šušnjar in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence.

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Bannon, L. J. and Kuutti, K. (1996) ‘Shifting perspectives on organizational memory: from storage to active remembering’,
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6.2 Gantt chart

Gantt charts show all the key stages of a project and their duration as a bar chart, with the time-scale across the top. The key stages are placed on the bar chart in sequence, starting in the top left-hand corner and ending in the bottom right-hand corner (Figure 7 – Gantt chart for directory production). A Gantt chart can be dr
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The Making of a Constitution: Pakistan and the Question of Sovereignty
The speaker analyses the concept of 'sovereignty' as presented in the Objectives Resolution of Pakistan presented to the Constituent Assembly in March 1949
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IPL: Nancy Longnecker "Effective Science Communication - a scientific approach
Professor Nancy Longnecker delivered her Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the 15th of September 2015. Nancy's journey from Biologist to communicator to researcher in Sciecne communication has been a fascinating one, and her current work in evaluation of science communication experiences is vital in validating, fine-tuning and and sometimes revolutionising the field.
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9.3 Differential sensitivity

Absolute thresholds represent only one type of threshold; one could also ask whether the subject can detect a difference between two stimuli. The threshold for detection of difference is called a difference threshold or difference limen (DL). The difference threshold is a measure of the smallest detectable difference between two stimuli. Basically it answers the psychophysical question: ‘How different must two stimuli (e.g. two weights, two colours, two sounds) b
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2.1 Une chambre d'hôtel

In this session, you go to the tourist information office to book a hotel room.

Key Learning Points

  • Asking about accommodation

  • Booking a hotel room

  • Using ll y a…


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A strategy for ridding the world of VAD?

In July 2000, Time magazine announced that a potential solution to VAD had been found - 'Golden Rice' (Figure 8). This was a variety of rice that had been genetically modified to introduce β-carotene into the endosperm (part of the grain of the rice). The name arises from the fact that the otherwise white grains of rice are given a golden colour by the presence of carotenoid compounds.

The announcement came at the height of the global controversy over genetically modified crops.
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Eiffel Tower CVS01_01_076

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Eiffel Tower, Paris, taken from a tethered balloon. Shadbolt recorded this image as 'Photograph of Paris Exhibition with Eiffel Tower taken from captive balloon', dated to the final day of the Exposition Universelle - 6 November 1889. The Eiffel Tower had been completed in March 1889 as the centrepiece of the Exposition. From the Cecil Victor Shadbolt collection of lantern s
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3.2 Search engines and subject gateways

Although both search engines and subject gateways will help you find the resources that you need, the types of information that you find will differ.

Search engines such as Google and Yahoo! search the internet for keywords or phrases, and then show you the results. These results are not mediated by the search engines, and therefore you need to use your own judgement on the reliability of the results. You may, for example, find websites written by experts, alongside websites written by
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Spanish Vocab Builder #30 - Drinks
Learn Mexican Spanish with SpanishPod101.com ! Our Mexican Spanish vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made it even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the Mexican Spanish words and phrases from the Mexican Spanish vocabulary lists. Join us for Mexican Spanish Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you’ll learn words and phrases for Drinks. Click [...]
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Combating air pollution
What’s in the air you breathe and how do you know it’s safe? Pollution control is vital since nobody has a choice when it comes to inhaling the air around them. This album introduces the scientific processes behind air monitoring and air quality management. The five video tracks explore the nature of pollution arising from different forms of transport, and look at how data is interpreted and how pollutants can be minimised. To complete the album, Senior Lecturer Rod Barratt explains the cho
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Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Our Japanese vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made it even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the Japanese words and phrases from the Japanese vocabulary lists. Join us for Japanese Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you’ll learn words and phrases for Plants. Click here to make your own flashcards [...]
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