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7.4 Using flowcharts to describe a task (contd)

Now consider what happens when you are weighing, for example, flour on a set of scales. You slowly add more flour to the scalepan until you reach the desired weight. As you do this the display constantly changes, showing the weight increasing as you add more flour. To do this, the scales’ computer must repeatedly examine the input and update the display each time it does so. The flowcharts in figures Author(s): The Open University

1.8.3 Explaining the observations

Having made and reviewed our observations, we are now in a position to interpret them – why are the rocks the way they are? The sedimentary strata that we see in Figure 16 were likely to have been deposited in essentially horizontal layers, so why is one set tilted and the other horizontal? To answer
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2.2 Using specific or general questions

Notice the difference between closed questions and open questions.

Closed questions

These questions are very specific and the answers give precise information.

  • Are there sites available?

  • Yes.

  • Has it got air conditioning?

  • No.

  • Where is Preston?

  • In the north-west of England.

  • What's the population?

  • 128
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La religion des Chinois en France: Implantations, croyances et pratiques Session 1. ...

Projet ANR et CCKF coordonné par FANG Ling et Vincent GOOSSAERT.

Colloque international du 18 au 20 mai 2016 au CNRS site Pouchet, Paris 17e et à l'INALCO, Paris 13e.

Session 1 : Les religions chinoises

 

Présidence de séance : Louis HOURMANT

 

Réseaux, acteurs et normes : la dynamique religieuse des

migrants Wenzhou en France

PAN ...
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2.7 Multiple-cause diagrams

As a general rule, an event or outcome will have more than one cause. A multiple-cause diagram will enable you to show the causes and the ways in which they are connected. Suppose, for example, that you were asked to explain why a work group was under-performing. You could use a multiple-cause diagram both to help you to construct the explanation and to present it.

OU Human Physiology: Erythrocytes
Heather Ketchum, Eric Bright
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe the anatomy and function of erythrocytes Explain the steps in erythropoiesis Explain why RBCs […]
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1 Why is information security important?

This course introduces you to information security and its management.

A succinct definition of information security might run as follows:

Information security is the collection of technologies, standards, policies and management practices that are applied to information to keep it secure.

But why is it important to secure information? And how should its security be managed? To
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Computer technology: robotic milking and interactive mirrors
What have computers got to do with cows? Can a wooden mirror help us understand the computing behind digital image capture? Neil Rowse is the first dairy farmer in the UK to use a computerised system that gives cows control over when they are milked, and allows him to remotely monitor the welfare of individual animals. Daniel Rozin has created an computer operated mirror made from 835 tilting wooden tiles. With the help of a digital camera and a computer programme, the wooden tiles mimic the di
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1.2 Round and flat characters

What about minor or peripheral characters? How deeply do they have to be imagined?

Activity 2

Click on 'Round and flat characters' below to read the section called ‘Round and flat characters’. Showing the con
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Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
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2.6 Culloden visitor survey

In the light of recent reinterpretation of the site, which includes more and different voices to the portrayal of the battlefield, Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) undertook a preliminary visitor survey in April 2006 in order to begin to understand how the site figured in the construction of identity for Scots and other visitors (McLean et al., 2007).

When questioned about their motives for visiting the site, many cited educational reasons; however, a large number also came as
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American Experience: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
This video provides an extensive view and insight into the events that occurred on April 14, 1865. Just days after the Civil War ended, President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford's Theatre. As a fractured nation mourned, a manhunt closed in on his assassin, the twenty-six-year-old actor, John Wilkes Booth. This professionally-made video from PBS is part of a series titled American Experience. (1:24:13)
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Civil Rights History Project: Simeon Wright
Simeon Wright oral history interview for the Civil Rights History Project conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Chicago, Illinois, 5/23/2011.
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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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6.6 Professional bodies and societies

Consider joining a learned society or professional organisation. They can be very useful for conference bulletins as well as in-house publications, often included in the subscription. Don't forget to ask about student rates. Try looking for the websites of learned societies associated with your subject area (e.g. The Royal Society, the Author(s): The Open University

HST.131 Introduction to Neuroscience (MIT)
The course will span modern neuroscience from molecular neurobiology to perception and cognition, including the following major topics: anatomy and development of the brain; cell biology of neurons and glia; ion channels and electrical signaling; synaptic transmission, integration, and chemical systems of the brain; sensory systems, from transduction to perception; motor systems; and higher brain functions dealing with memory, language, and affective disorders.
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Mathematics: Geometry & Trigonometry : Basic Geometrical Concepts for Students
Triangles and right triangles are used when figuring out basic geometrical concepts for students. Learn basic geometrical concepts for students with tips from an assistant mathematics professor in this free video on mathematics. The video is in lecture format, with an instructor standing at the chalkboard. (02:28)


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4.12 The implications of gender differences in communication

Activity 20

0 hours 20 minutes

If it were true that men and women tend to communicate in very different ways, what might be the implications for health and social care in terms of:<
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Meet the Journalist: Roger Thurow
1,000 Days: In this Meet the Journalist video, Roger Thurow explores this new innovation of biofortification and how mothers are enlisting the crops they grow in the fight against malnutrition.
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