What is Power Reading?
Power reading is a form of speed reading that emphasizes skimming material in order to get the general idea. Skim chapters for discussion or review, while skipping over less important words. This takes practice and the narrator does not show how it is done, only talks about it. This would be a good introduction to this form of speed reading. (1:18)
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My ABC Book
This is  a book that can be use to teach students their letters and sounds.
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E-Center TV - December 6, 2010
This week we discuss new courses being offered at MIT Sloan, a new E-Center website and videos, and the $500 million sale of SmartCells!
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4.4 Coal in the European Union
During the Indistrial Revolution half of the world's coal came from Britain. We still rely heavily on it today to meet our energy needs, but now we input more than we produce. Burning it introduces large amounts of gases into the atmosphere that harm the environment in a variety of ways. In this unit it will become apparent that the most appealing quality of coal is that there is plenty of it.
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1.1 A milestone in the advancement of astronomy
This unit looks at how telescopes and spectrographs are designed to improve our ability to observe the universe. You will examine how different technologies have been developed over the last four hundred years to enable us to look deep into space.
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Promise based management: Execution and promise based management
n part one of a series of three podcasts on promise based management, Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice in Strategic and International Management, talks about execution and how it presents many challenges for organisations.

The School's student body
Sean Barrett, President of the Student Association since June 2007, talks about the importance of the student community and why new students should sign up for everything.

Why is marketing so important
Marco Bertini, Assistant Professor of Marketing, talks about Marketing and how the principle of 'knowing your customer' applies to all professions.

Competitive Environments and redefining firm and industry boundaries
Michael G. Jacobides, Associate Professor of Strategic and International Management, talks about changes in the competitive environment

Imitation and breaking the mould
Freek Vermeulen, Associate Professor of Strategic and International Management, talks about imitation and breaking the mould

Developing Enterprise Leaders
Doug Ready, Visiting Professor of Organisational Behaviour, talks about the importance of developing enterprise leaders

Hedge fund clones
Narayan Naik, Professor of Finance and Director of the Hedge Fund Centre, talks about the increasing popularity of synthetic hedge funds

3 ways to re-structure your business processes in a downturn
Don Sull, Professor of Management Practice in Strategic and International Management, looks at three ways forward-thinking businesses use a downturn to restructure their organisation

Sea Turtles - Endangered Species
This video provides a preview of a television documentary and educational film featuring the rarest sea turtle in the world—the Kemp's Ridley sea turtle. It describes the efforts underway to save these sea turtles from extinction. (8:02)
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Scottish Castles
A list of Castles in Scotland
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Social Work in the City: Celebrating 40 Years of Social Work Education at RMIT
Professor Charlotte Williams OBE, Discipline Head of Social Work at RMIT, celebrates 40 years of social work education at RMIT University, reflecting on memories and exploring the challenges facing the profession in the future. A guest lecture is then presented by Paris Aristotle AM, Director of Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture and Chair of the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship’s Council on Asylum Seekers and Detention (MCASD): ‘The good, the bad and the ugly’: respond
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14.3 Personal Digital Assistants

Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) or handheld computers are small, portable computers. They each contain a small processor and have specially written operating systems. Two popular types of PDA at the time of writing (early 2005) are those running the Palm OS operating system and those using the Windows Mobile operating system, (also called Pocket PC). There is a range of applications purposely written for PDAs, but many also use special versions of popular applications like Microsof
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Article :: Automating a Multistep Task in Adobe Photoshop CS5
This excerpt from Adobe Photoshop CS5 Classroom in a Book shows you how to use actions to color match, sharpen, and save the images you’ll combine in a panorama.
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IPL: Bacteria, iron and infection; what do we do and why do we do it
Professor Iain Lamont, Department of Biochemistry, Dunedin School of Medicine, Division of Health Sciences. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given October 07, 2010.
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This is a group of Newcastle College colleagues, discussing uses for and of mobile tools at the end of a MoLeNET Mentor workshop on the 'Potential of 'm''
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