One Minute Languages - Schedules
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4 Conclusion

Culture is just one perspective that can help us to understand more about a business. In this Unit we saw how the concept of culture developed from research into differences between cultures at a national level. Many cultural elements of a business are not obvious, but there have been some attempts in the academic literature to develop definitions and identify influencing factors. It is possible to see, or ‘feel’, that one business is different from another, and that this involves more th
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Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
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2.1 Kente

Section 2 introduces you to cloth making in Ghana. In particular, you’ll learn the basics about kente and adinkra, the two main techniques used.

Activity 1

Once you’ve watched the video, explain, in your own word
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7.4 Complexity from someone else's perspective

You may already have noticed, and included, the author of the case study in your rich picture. The clues that this is necessary are in Figure 5 and in my comments about epistemology in the introduction to the unit. Just how important the writer of the case study is becomes obvious when
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Engaging with educational research
This free course, Engaging with educational research, introduces you to the theoretical toolkit that is an essential part of engaging in educational enquiry. You will consider the types of theories and what their role is in the research process. Two very influential research perspectives are examined to identify differences in ways we think about and study the social world.Author(s): Creator not set

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7.3 Summary of Section 7

  • The historian Linda Colley locates the birth of ‘Britain’ after 1707. She mentions three main factors that contributed to establishing the British nation: war, religion and the prospect of material advantage.

  • The creation of the UK was not free from conflict, resistance, war and military intervention.

  • The British Empire generated a unique opportunity for most UK nations to participate and enjoy some of the benefits it brough
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What Defines Millennials – and How Marketers Can Reach Them
Digital culture, fragmentation, distrust of big business and a heavy dose of skepticism are key facets of the millennial generation – and they have led to profound changes in mass marketing, advertising and messaging.
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Lesson 06 - One Minute Luxembourgish
In lesson 06 of One Minute Luxembourgish you will learn to introduce yourself. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Languages at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Luxembourgish is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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1.2 The mentor role in the OU flexible PGCE

What makes a good mentor? Student teachers and mentors generally agree that the good mentor is approachable; offers encouragement; has the ability to listen; gives constructive feedback; and challenges thinking. It is also important that both the mentor and the student teacher have a good understanding of the programme – the aims, assessment and timing of activities.


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9.20 Animal Behavior (MIT)
Most of the major categories of adaptive behavior can be seen in all animals. This course begins with the evolution of behavior, the driver of nervous system evolution, reviewed using concepts developed in ethology, sociobiology, other comparative studies, and in studies of brain evolution. The roles of various types of plasticity are considered, as well as foraging and feeding, defensive and aggressive behavior, courtship and reproduction, migration and navigation, social activities and communi
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Lieve Weymeis, KaHo Sint-Lieve
Lieve is Civil engineer (ir.) and professional musician. After years of research in stability of shell constructions she started as a college lecturer in departments of Construction/Real Estate, teaching several technical courses and ICT. In Flanders she is known as a specialist in project management. blended learning and eLearning. As head of the department of Construction she introduced new pedagogical methodologies.
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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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Why Do I Need to Wear a Bicycle Helmet?
Lesson Objective: Create a key experience for a unit on Newton’s Laws.  Questions to Consider: See how a physics demonstration shows kids why they need to wear a helmet. How does Mr. Rettberg use the demonstration as a touchstone experience? How does Mr. Rettberg reinforce difficult concepts and vocabulary? (07:29)

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La roue de la vie dans les temples bouddhiques (audio)

One of the first sights encountered by visitors to Buddhist temples is a large painting of the wheel of rebirth, depicting in horrific detail the pains (less often the pleasures) that await people after death. In this illustrated talk, Stephen F. Teiser explains how these representations of the Buddhist worldview have been imagined in Buddhist art over the centuries. The lecture offers an introduction to Buddhist cosmology, Buddhist art, and the spatial and ritual organization of Buddhist te
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5.3 Settlement, deforestation and endangered species

Box 4: Some indicators of New Zealand's environment*

The proportion of New Zealand converted to farmland is large by world standards (52 percent compared to the world's 37 percent in 1993). Although our human population density is comparatively low (13 people for each square kilomet
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4.5 Global distribution of coal

Figure 35 shows the global distribution of coal deposits. The major areas are principally in the Northern Hemisphere; with the exception of Australia, the southern continents are relatively deficient in coal deposits.

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Disruption Ahead: What MOOCs Will Mean for MBA Programs
New Wharton research examines the impact that massive open online courses (MOOCs) will have on business schools and MBA programs.
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Economics for Marketing
What is this module about? To develop knowledge and understanding of the concepts and theories in economics that underpins consumer choice and market interactions. The lectures and seminars will explore the theories and empirical evidence regarding the choices made by consumers in the contemporary marketplace, and how these choices are shaped and influenced. Objectives On completion of the module, students will be able to: 1. Examine the key theories of behaviour and economic decision making
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Edmund Phelps, "Mass Flourishing" | Talks at Google
Nobel Laureate, Dr. Phelps, visits Google to talk about his new book "Mass Flourishing." In this book, he draws on a lifetime of thinking to make a sweeping new argument about what makes nations prosper--and why the sources of that prosperity are under threat today. Why did prosperity explode in some nations between the 1820s and 1960s, creating not just unprecedented material wealth but "flourishing"--meaningful work, self-expression, and personal growth for more people than ever before?
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