Remaking the relations of work and welfare
How do ‘welfare to work’ programmes such as the New Deal take into account and shape people's personal lives? This unit looks at how participation in, and drop-out from, ‘workfare’ programmes are interpreted within different theoretical perspectives, and uses two case studies to connect the theory with the reality of people's lives.
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1.6.2 Alerts
This unit will help you to identify and use information in education, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organising your
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People sometimes ask Montek Singh Ahluwalia questions loaded with “aspirational objectives,” such as when India will “get rid of poverty.” Few are as well equipped to respond as Ahluwalia, one of the architects of India’s breathtaking economic transformation.

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Based on this roster of speakers, the MIT Center for Future Civic Media exists in a constant state of productive ferment, if not adrenaline rush. In a series of brief, timed talks, 13 (!) researchers describe projects to help communities leverage self-knowledge into useful change or even transformation.

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Acknowledgements
This unit will help you to identify and use information in maths and statistics, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organ
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Lesson #8 - Using English to Your Advantage in Vietnamese
Learn Vietnamese travel phrases with SurvivalPhrases.com! A little Vietnamese can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SurvivalPhrases.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! In this lesson, we cover a high frequency Vietnamese phrase sure to be of use on your trip, travels or vacation to Vietnam. In [...]
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Creating New Billion Dollar IT-based Business in the 21st Century
University of Washington president Mark Emmert welcomes multi-disciplined academics, PhD students and leading company innovators to the inaugural University of Washington Seattle Innovation Symposium & Research Series. In this program, David Croson describes the importance of sustained innovation and emerging technologies to the survival of companies in the 21st century. David Croson, PhD, associate professor, Southern Methodist University 09/13/2005
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University of Washington professor and Chair of the Computer Science and Engineering Department, Ed Lazowska provides an overview of the ongoing process of innovation that has made America the world leader in information technology. For more than 50 years, a complex partnership of industry, academia, and government has driven the field forward. Today's industry product innovations build upon previous research results, largely funded by the federal government and carried out in university labs. I
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Development of patient-centered views of laboratory and pathology reports" will review local efforts to apply patient-centered outcomes research methods to the construction of pathology reports that are understandable and meaningful to patients. These efforts will be framed in the context of federal legislation mandating the "Meaningful Use" of electronic health records, which includes development of patient-facing personal health records, through which patients will be able to access health inf
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Jeff Deist and Claudio Grass discuss the uniquely Swiss mindset behind the upcoming Swiss gold referendum, and how decentralization of political power is part of Swiss DNA; the tremendous geopolitical aftershocks that would occur if the referendum passes — including the physical repatriation of gold to Switzerland; and how the Swiss people may be waking up to the sellout of their country by the
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Chem 1B is the second quarter of General Chemistry and covers the following topics: properties of gases, liquids, solids; changes of state; properties of solutions; stoichiometry; thermochemistry; and thermodynamics.


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1.2 Talking and writing mathematics

One way of testing whether or not you are conforming to the first guideline, is to read your solutions through aloud. Speaking aloud involves you in translating every symbol on the page into its verbal equivalent. If you find yourself needing to say more than is written on the page, you may need to expand your written account. To give you practice at this and at assessing the quality of some written mathematics, work through the animation below. The actual mathematics used is not important; j
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