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3.5 Summary of Section 3

The developing organism is nudged onto different developmental paths by the environment in which it finds itself. Thus the experience of being premature, or of experiencing only horizontal visual stimuli, or of experiencing testosterone affects the kind of individual the organism becomes. And the effect of the environmental factors is both profound and enduring; the individual will, quite literally, never be the same again.


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Critical social work practice
This series of tracks looks at social work practice around the world and compares attitudes and management techniques within the social work field. Material is taken from The Open University Course K315 Critical social work practice. The iTunes U team.
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Learning during the first three years of postgraduate employment – The LiNEA Project
In this project then, we’re looking at young graduates in nursing, engineering and accountancy going into their first jobs, and we’re trying to find out what they’re learning, how is that being learnt, and what sort of things affect their learning. In telling you about our project and the way it is working, I also aim to give you some inkling of what seems to be coming out from the people we’ve already spoken to about higher education, what they’ve derived from it, what they’re abl
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"What Comes After" by Steve Watkins--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "What Comes After" by Steve Watkins. Iris Wight has it rough. Her father's dead. Her best friend's family has decided they can't keep her. Alone and hurting, Iris ends up at horrible Aunt Sue's where her only solace is the goats ... and even those, Iris discovers, can be taken from her in an instant. The first half of "What Comes After" is a particularly tough read, but Iris is a compelling protagonist whose falling-apart life still has
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1.1.3 Genetic testing of children

Within clinical genetic services, a difference has grown up between the testing of children and the testing of adults. Sometimes the genetic testing of children is relatively uncontroversial. For example, the genetic test may simply be to confirm a medical diagnosis that has been made on clinical grounds. So a three-year-old with low weight, blocked lungs and poor digestion may be given a genetic test to see whether they have CF or not.

There are other cases where a test is used predict
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Opening Ceremony (audio)


Welcome addresses by:

• The Conference organisers
Pierre-Cyrille HAUTCOEUR (President, EHESS)

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3.1 Arithmetic with whole numbers

When you are adding or subtracting whole numbers, an important thing to keep in mind is the place value of the figures. It is often a good idea to set out the numbers in columns before doing the arithmetic.

Example 11

  • (a) There are 4
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Combining Entrepreneurship and Environmental Science
Jesko von Windheim combines business savvy and scientific understanding in his new role at Duke as the director of the Nicholas School's Environmental Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center. A founder of multiple companies himself, von Windheim was already teaching entrepreneurship courses at Duke when he recently joined the Nicholas faculty to lead the new environmental entrepreneurship certificate program. Classes in the two-year program will train students to understand business models and
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explain invention, design, innovation and diffusion as ongoing processes with a range of factors affecting success at each stage

  • explain how particular products you use have a history of invention and improvement, and appreciate the role that you and your family, as consumers, have played in this history

  • define key concepts such as invention, design, innovation, diffusion, product champion, entrepre
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1.1 Types of model

When the word model is used, you are most likely to bring to mind physical models such as those that are constructed to depict new buildings, cars or other artefacts. Such models are a precursor to actually building the artefact ‘for real’. However, our use of the word goes beyond physical models. For example, when a new house is built there will be a variety of plans produced to show different aspects of the house: its floor plan, a diagram of its location, a drawing of the front elevati
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September: Crash or cure?
Sept. 3 - As evidence of a global slowdown increases we ask three financial industry experts how they see this month playing out and the key elements of risk.
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Money talks: Fudge-ocracy
This week: What a study about promotions in China might say about the country's GDP data, and stormy waters ahead for asset managers
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Wyoming Oil Shale Deposits - Description, Origin, and Exploitation
This video describes the Wyoming oil shales, origins, and methods of exploitation. There is some discussion of coal in western Canada. This is part of a geology course through Laurentian University in Ontario. "Understanding the Earth" originally aired on TVO Ontario in 1975 and re-broadcasted in 1986. Provided by mineguy101. Information is good but production quality of the video is quite dated. (06:12)
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1 Observing the Moon

Activity 1

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Try to make out features on the surface of the Moon, even if you have no optical aid available. If you have the use of a pair of binoculars y
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Linking Words
This video tells about words that can link words, phrases, or clauses together.  Linking words and phrases include "and", "because of", "so that" and more.  A variety of example sentences are shown. 

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Shurley English Sentence Rap
This teacher-made video uses the Shurley method to sing a short rap on sentence structure and the 5 keys to making a sentence.  The five keys include: (1) A sentence must have a subject.  (2) A sentence must have a verb.  (3) A sentence must make sense with every single word.  (4) The first word in a sentence must start with a capital letter. (5) THe end of a sentence must have an end mark.  Run time 02:24.
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3.1 Processor statistics

In Sections 3.1 and 3.2 you are going to find out a little more about one of the key components of a computer: the processor, which manipulates data according to a list of instructions called a program.

Here is a mini-quiz which explores some facts about processors.

Question 1


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Art Forum: Awkward Beauty - Helen Britton, Justine McKnight and Michelle Taylor
The ANU School of Art and the ACT Government present the 2012 public Art Forum series. FORM presents Awkward Beauty; an interdisciplinary collaboration between Munich-based contemporary jeweller Helen Britton, Perth garment designer Justine McKnight and Perth photographer Michelle Taylor based on the vast physicality of a 17 hectare historic railwayworkshop site on the outskirts of Perth. This exhibition is an outcome of FORM's Midland Atelier International Creative Residency Program. The proje
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From Sea to Shining Sea: Indian Removal
A short video on the buffalo or bison and their impact on America and the Native Americans. Only 600 or so we left in the early 1900s. Too short to be of real value, but a story about what happens when there are no protection or rules for killing animals. This would be a good compare and contrast video to show with the killing of wolves, or as part of a lesson about why buffalo were important to the Native Americans, but not essential to the settlers. Part of a series on Indians.
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5.3 Desktop search tools

Finding your paperwork or electronic files can be a problem. You may find that even if you do have some sort of filing system, your structure soon gets quite large with files in multiple locations, which can be hard to navigate. You may find yourself making arbitrary decisions about which folder to place a document in. It may make sense now but in the future, when you look where you think it should be, it's not there.

At times like this you may resort to the search command from the Wind
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