Introduction

This course will introduce you to the law making process in Scotland. It is drawn from the Open University course W150 An introduction to law in contemporary Scotland. The Scottish legal system and many aspects of the law in Scotland are different from those in England and Wales. The law of Scotland has a history and roots, which are distinct from that of England and Wales. Despite forming a union with England and Wales at various points throughout that history, Scotland has retained a
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Saying whether you like or dislike certain work functions and associating these with a job.
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3.5 The European Court of Human Rights

Section II of the European Convention on Human Rights comprises thirty-three articles, which are all related to the setting up and conduct of proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights. They include, for example, the power to make rules governing how applications are made to the Court, how the Court is conducted, how judges are appointed to the Court and their period of appointment. Each HCP is able to appoint one judge to the European Court of Human Rights.

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Record jobs for temps this Christmas
A survey by recruitment company de Poel estimates Britain will need 46 percent more temporary workers this holiday season compared to last.
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1 Learning to learn
How do we learn? Understanding ‘how’ is the key to learning more effectively. This unit looks at the three main categories of theories: the acquisitive, constructivist and experiential models of learning. There is no right way to learn but developing an active approach will ensure that you are open to new ideas.
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Splendeur et misère de la recherche universitaire (audio)

Philippe Bopp s’appuie sur deux ouvrages critiques du système universitaire français: « Le grand gâchis : splendeur et misère de la science française » de Postel-Vinay et « Université : la grande illusion » de Pierre Jourde et sur l’analyse qu’en proposent leurs auteurs pour dresser un constat inquiétant et virulent sur l’état de la recherche en France.

Plus qu’une question de manque de moyens financiers et/ou humains, il estime que la cause première de la
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1.2 From private trouble to public issue: the emergence of negative equity

In the housing market, owner-occupiers have occasionally sold their property at a price below that which they paid for it. In the early 1990s, large numbers of property owners in the UK (and particularly in south-east England) found that the market value of their houses and flats had fallen below the original purchase price. A private trouble emerged as a public issue. It was named, and became the problem of ‘negative equity’. This was identified as a widespread problem rather than a
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Campaigns and organisations
If you've ever been involved in campaigning for change, you probably know that getting the desired result is much harder than it seems. Moreover, the decision to campaign on a particular issue can expose tensions and cracks within an organisation itself. This unit explores effective approaches to campaigning.
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6 Conclusion

We have covered a lot of ground in this course – yet, at one level, the message is simple: knowledge involves knowers – people – who learn how to think and act in the here-and-now of specific contexts. Practice situated in specific contexts is rarely if ever idiosyncratic, utterly individualistic or random. Rather, it is shaped by past practice. Informal and explicit formal rules – the institutional ‘rules of the game’ (North, 1990) – enable and constrain particular activ
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riverOcean
The riverOcean Foundation is a largely voluntary, non-profit environmental organisation dedicated to "increasing awareness and encouraging care for our water environments". The main aims of the organisation are to "increase awareness of all aspects of the water environment", "promote a holistic understanding of water systems" and to "make links between, and build partnerships with, other organisations and individuals working for positive environmental (including social) change". The site contain
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Discusses the continuous natural cyce of raw materials, such as, water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen. The video briefly reviews the water cycle, oxygen/carbon cycle, photosynthesis, food chains, and the nitrogen cycle. Run time 02:52.
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Facilitating upward communication: leaders must do more to break existing strongholds
Oftentimes, what separates good leaders from bad ones lies is their art of communication. Much has been said about preferred leadership styles which advocate openness, tolerance and active engagement with subordinates.

But according to James Detert, Assistant Professor of Management at Cornell University, it’s not enough to just possess good leadership traits.

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Revelations Sculpture from the RMIT Collection Panel, feat - Maria Fernanda Cardoso, Lisa Roet, Don
Sculptors Maria Fernanda Cardoso, Lisa Roet, Don Gore and Dan Wollmering are represented in the new RMIT Gallery exhibition Revelations: Sculpture From The RMIT Art Collection. In this panel they join exhibition curator Jon Buckingham to discuss stylistic and formal developments in sculpture and reflect on their own work.
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2.3.7 Two-fold torus

As the polygons become more complicated, so the identifications become more difficult to visualise. For example, what happens if we try to identify the edges of an octagon in pairs, as indicated by the edge labels and arrowheads in Figure 34? Author(s): The Open University