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Logframe planning
As a way of thinking about projects, Logical Framework Analysis helps to focus on some key questions during the project design process. This free course, Logframe planning, improves your understanding of and practice with the structure of the logframe matrix using an animated overview with voice-over commentary followed by interactive questions relating to using the matrix. Author(s): Creator not set

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Stem Cell Therapies are no More Drugs Than Soufflés are Fast Food
Stemcell discoveries make great news stories, but their actual translation into routine clinical practice is still a major hurdle. Is it reasonable to expect the big pharmaceutical companies to manufacture these living therapies or is the paradigm shift from today’s drugs to ‘living cells as therapies’ overwhelming? Would McDonald’s ever put delicate soufflés on their fast-food menus? This lecture will use examples from current cell and tissue-engineered clinical therapies to illustrate
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5.1 Solicitors

In 2008 there were about 75,000 solicitors working for firms providing legal advice to individuals and companies on a wide range of legal matters including buying and selling houses, family matters, contracts, tax and crime. As laws become more complicated and detailed, there is a growing trend for solicitors to specialise in a particular area of law, for example, crime or family or company. In addition, there were around 20,000 solicitors who did not practise. Solicitors are governed by the
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Pope goes to jail - for lunch
Pope Francis shares a meal with the inmates of a Naples jail. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 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 maintained its reputation
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4.5 Fibre in LANs

Fibre has been slower to be exploited in LANs than in the core transmission network, for similar reasons to the delay in the use of fibre in the access network, but as the data rate demanded of LANs has increased, the case for using fibre has strengthened.

Although Ethernet specifications (IEEE 802.3 series) have contained standards for the use of fibre backbones for some time, it was with the development of Gigabit Ethernet and 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) standards that fibre became t
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482 GG Amused or Bemused. Being Bilingual. Positive Anymore.
Follow along on the website: 'Amused' or 'Bemused'? http://bit.ly/1KT1NkH Bilingual: http://bit.ly/1Ko9Lf2 Positive 'Anymore': http://bit.ly/1W4tWHe http://quickanddirtytips.com/offers
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Van leRensbelang : Eindtermen onderwijs
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Onze samenleving verandert in hoog tempo en ons onderwijs moet volgen.

De Vlaamse overheid wil de komende vijf maanden zoveel mogelijk mensen en organisaties de kans bieden om bij te dragen aan het debat over de herziening van de eindtermen.


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2.5.3 Consistency

A common problem with sentences is not making all the parts match up. What is wrong with this sentence of Philip's, for example?

So therefore woman began to long for the urban or city way of living, if even for a short period so that they could deploy the art of socializing…

The mistake is that ‘woman’ should be followed by ‘she’ not ‘they’. ‘Woman’ is singular, whereas
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2.2.1 Summary

  • Children's developing understanding of gender can be described as a search for certainty.

  • Young children make mistakes about gender illustrating their rigidity and their naive certainty regarding gender.

  • As children's knowledge of gender grows in complexity, basic biological knowledge is added to their social-cultural understanding.

  • Research by Francis illustrating girls' ‘sensible-selfless’ and boys'
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Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the planet? This free course examines the use of ozone depleting technology and the impact of fossil fuel use and explores how the development of technology can influence the direction of a society. From the Industrial Revolution to the present day find out how we have changed the planet.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 1 study in
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating shear force at point of load
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Reframing Human Rights in the Global Era:a tribute to Sérgio Vieira de Mello
"Reframing Human Rights in the Global Era: a tribute to Sírgio Vieira de Mello", delivered by the former president of Brazil, Dr Fernando Henrique Cardoso as part of the British Council's series of lectures on "Raising Human Rights Awareness".
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PSYC 105 - Lecture 24 - 11/17/2010
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1.7.1 Making and using field sketches

How do we start to make sense of a rock exposure? Drawing a sketch is one of the best ways to start, as it forces you to notice many aspects of the exposure. It also helps you to build up a picture of which aspects are significant and which are incidental or even irrelevant to a geological study. The aim of a field sketch is that it provides a record of your observations (along with notes taken at the same time, and also perhaps a photograph to record details). A sketch is complementary to a
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1.4.1 Sedimentary material

The laying down, or deposition, of layers of rock fragments, mineral grains, or biological material, such as the shells or other hard parts of dead organisms, can produce sedimentary rocks. Once deposited, the loose, unconsolidated sediment may be converted into a solid rock by compaction and cementing of the grains together by chemical action deep below the surface. These rocks consist, therefore, of fragments of sedimentary material, bound together by even smaller fragments, or some sort of
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7.4.3 Modelling errors

  • be aware that it is often possible to provide an estimate of error for numerical values derived from the application of theoretical models to a data set.

For me, thinking about the use of models convinces me of some of the benefits of ‘problematising’ science – as we've been doing in the commentary so far. Indeed, my feeling is that using models reflects something more general about how scientific understanding is built up. By this I me
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7.2 Assessing the quality of data

Ryder points out that Cumbrian sheep farmers were required to have their sheep periodically checked by on-the-spot measurement for radioactive contamination. Here's one farmer's response to the experience of such monitoring:

We monitored quite a lot and about 13 or 14 of them failed. And he [the monitor] said, ‘now we'll do them again’ – and we got the failures down to three! It makes you wonder a bit … it
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3.2 Forms of business organisation, or ‘business mediums’

If you were to carry on the business described in Activity 2, you would be carrying on business on your own. You would be what is called a ‘sole trader’. We will look at the consequences of being a sole trader in a little bit more detail in this section.

However, not all businesses are run by sole traders. There are several different ways in
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This course is aimed at teachers who wish to review how they go about the practice of teaching maths, those who are considering becoming maths teachers, or those who are studying maths courses and would like to understand more about the teaching process.

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2.8 The angles of a triangle

The sum of the angles of any triangle is 180°. This property can be demonstrated in several ways. One way is to draw a triangle on a piece of paper, mark each angle with a different symbol, and then cut out the angles and arrange them side by side, touching one another as illustrated.


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