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Survival Phrases #58 - CSP8 - You Have the Wrong Person
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Sometimes you just need a little peace and quiet. But when you’re a celebrity it’s hard to visit famous places without being recognized. In this lesson we’ll learn some clever ways to conceal your identity from your adoring fans, so you can enjoy all that Japan has to [...]
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, Opposite angles simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the angles on a 360 degree wheel
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3.3 Examples of rights

Many things have been claimed as rights, as can be seen in the text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Table 1. One set of rights is citizenship rights. Primarily concerned with basic constitutional issues, these rights should, in Dworkin's phrase, ‘trump’ other considerations such
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Recursos de anima??o digital para aprendizagem de leitura de plantas [Digital Animation Resources fo
This paper discusses the evolution of the technical resources employed in a website destined for the professional formation of constructors workers throught the interpretation of plans. Developed as a doctoral thesis in the Ph.D. program of Information Technology in Education, the reconstruction of the website is assimilating new resourses of digital animation, allowing a richer and more significative interaction, acording to the principles of Piaget's theory on constructivism that oriented the
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Lower Intermediate Lesson #14 - Quality Control - 1
Learn Spanish with Spanishpod101.com! Here we go again! Now, you know when we have a term like “The pluperfect preterit” it has to be Kathy and Ana. I mean, who else would bring that to our audience? But, it apparently does exist and who better to explain it than our resident lower intermediate masters? Learn [...]
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O processo de desenvolvimento da ferramenta cidade interativa [The Developmental Process of an Inter
This paper exposes site .Cidade Interativa. development process, based on: a reflection about importance of users. points of view.s incorporation for space remodelling; a study about theoretical and practical experiences which, in different ways, approached potencialities of participation of a community.s members in a project; and, finally, a investigation of propagation alternatives of individual readings as information source for urban project, trying to enhance points of view that generally r
Author(s): Adriana Simeone; Roberto Segre; Jos? Ripper K?s

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Grammar Vids for Kids: Capitalization
In this short video clip, Albert Einstein is joined by a special guest to teach the five most important capitalization rules. Each of the five rules listed in this video are followed by a clear example of the given rule. (4:58)
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Palestine and the Arab Spring - Bonus audio
Bonus audio - Moderator Mark Kingwell and panelists Michael Ignatieff and Ramin Jahanbegloo discuss Palestine and The Arab Spring as viewed through the writings of political philosopher Isaiah Berlin
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Tools of Expression: Notation and Interaction for Design Computation
Design considers function, fabrication, and aesthetics collectively. Computation is beginning to affect the competitive dynamics of design. Using algorithms, designers are exploring forms that are essentially ?undrawable,? even with advanced modeling and direct manipulation techniques. Determining the appropriate functional characteristics may require the application of increasingly complex structural- and environmental-performance analysis techniques. To realize physically a design may require
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3 Silences and concealment

Anthropologists and psychoanalysts use the term ‘taboo’ to describe forbidden activities, feelings or relationships. All societies seem to have particular rules and rituals to deal with bodily functions, sexuality and death, sometimes expressed in terms of hygiene or religion, and these keep them separated off from everyday life. When social rules function well they are invisible. We only notice them when we have committed a faux pas and caused embarrassment.

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Why Jupiter Has a Giant Red Spot | How the Universe Works
Jupiter's weather doesn't come from the sun; it comes from deep within the planet, itself. This heat and the planet's incredible rotation speed create the mega storms on Jupiter's surface--including the great red spot. (02:18)

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Tips to learn English easily
This video introduces some reasons why people need to learn English. The presenter lists some rules that may be useful when you are learning English. He highlights the importance of attitude, practice and confidence.
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Building a Business: Evaluating a Venture Idea
Pegram Harrison, Fellow in Entrepreneurship at the Said Business School, presents the 2nd lecture of the 2011/12 Building a Business lecture series.
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2.2.4 Longer-term considerations

Something else to ponder is the effect that screening might have on the longer-term incidence of disease and (not the same thing) on the incidence of gene variants linked to disease. Sometimes, the impact on a disease can be dramatic. Take thalassaemia, a haemoglobin disorder similar to sickle cell disease, in which premature destruction of haemoglobin-containing red blood cells leads to anaemia. It is relatively common in some Mediterranean countries. Like sickle cell disease, it is understo
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Introduction

This course extends the ideas introduced in the course on first-order differential equations to a particular type of second-order differential equation which has a variety of applications. The course assumes that you have previously had a basic grounding in calculus, know something about first-order differential equations and have some familiarity with complex numbers.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 2 study in Author(s): The Open University

1.4.2 Concepts of a good death

The concept of a ‘good death’ is highly contentious. Definitions vary according to different historical and cultural contexts. At certain points in history there has existed formal teaching about the proper conduct of death and dying, perhaps the most noteworthy being the medieval books on ‘the art of dying well’. These were often illustrated with woodcuts showing angels and devils at the deathbed competing for the dying person’s soul. The accompanying inscriptions explain that God
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2.3.7 New types of team

In addition to the traditional types of teams or groups outlined above, recent years have seen the growth of interest in two other important types of team: 'self-managed teams' and 'self-organising teams'.

During the 1990s many organisations in the UK became interested in notions of empowerment and, often as a consequence, set up self-managed or empowered teams. An Industrial Society Survey (1995) commented:


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4.1 Overview

For a small country whose population has never been much in excess of five million, Scotland seems to have more than its fair share of famous men and women. Native Scots or those descended directly from them have been the recipients of some 11 per cent of all the Nobel Prizes that have been awarded.

In this section of the OpenLearn Scotland collection, we look in detail at the lives and work of four great Scots: John Napier, James Clerk Maxwell, Robert Owen and David Hume.

 


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Indian Resistance to Relocation
This video is accompanied by text. "Warfare was constant between whites and Indians in the late nineteenth century, as Native Americans fought to protect their land and their heritage from white encroachment. Although they had the benefit of state-of-the-art weapons (repeating rifles obtained from fur traders), they were up against formidable U.S. forces.
As the dust settled from the Civil War, soldiers from both sides of that conflict were ready to step into another fray..."

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Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Numbers
The concepts of addition and subtraction of decimal numbers are explained using real life examples. Instructor uses a place value chart for demonstration. (09:22)
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