Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
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iLED: interactive Learning Experience Design
Central Queensland University (CQU), Australia, faces declining student enrolment. An economic boom in Central Queensland region such as mining and building construction industries, and apprenticeship training programs within secondary schools and paid traineeships programs have driven secondary school graduates to ‘well-paid jobs' rather than ‘studies' at universities. In relation to this circumstance, the Dean of Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Education, CQU, raised a course delivery dilemm
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Obliquity: Why Our Goals Are Best Pursued Indirectly.
Many goals are more likely to be achieved when pursued indirectly: the most profitable companies are not the most aggressive in chasing profits and the wealthiest are not the most materialistic. By understanding the principle of Obliquity we can make better decisions in our personal and professional lives.
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Giving and obtaining personal information
Giving and obtaining personal information
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Tools for bridging the cultures of everyday and scientific thinking
A perspective about science education is developed which has implications for the design of interactive learning technologies. Current philosophical work concerning the interpretative nature of scientific inquiry is reviewed as a context for discussing the situation of the child in developing scientific understanding. This view of learning ernphasizes the relationships among informal understanding, conceptual change, and enculturation into modes of scientific discourse. A prototype software syst
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Survivor: The Middle School Classroom--Part I
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
Interactive simulation, formulae for sine, cosine and tangent
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Introduction

This course explores a number of issues relating to mental health practice. It starts by helping you define and understand the difference between mental health and mental illness. It also explores the discrimination that can arise when people experience some form of mental distress. You will look at how professionals working within the community can counter some of the effects of discrimination and stigma and contribute to the well-being of the wider community, as well as those who use their
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Calculate Height of Building guide
Guide to calculating the height of a building
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Station Flight Director talks with Pennsylvania Students
International Space Station Flight Director Heather Rarick joined NASA Public Affairs Officer Nicole Cloutier-Lemasters to answer questions about the station and space exploration from students at East Stroudsburg High School in East Stroudsburg, PA. The event was arranged through the Virtual Technology Studio at the NASA/Johnson Space Center in Houston.
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Explicit versus implicit spelling strategy instruction and its effects on grade one children's inven
The intent of this study was to investigate .the effectiveness of teaching thirty-five Grade One children a variety of effective spelling strategies in comparison to tradit~onal spelling instruction. Strategy instruction included training in phonology, imagery and analogy. In addition, the type of instruction pro~ided (implicit versus explicit) was also examined. Children were seen in small groups of four or five, for four, twenty-five minute sessions. All children were tested prior and immediat
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Money talks: February 10th 2014


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3.3 Petrochemical intermediates and monomers

About 80 per cent of all petrochemicals end up in polymers, the most important building blocks being ethylene, propylene, butadiene and benzene. The first three can be polymerized directly but an important slice of their production is used to create more complex monomers. Ethylene is the progenitor of most vinyl monomers (Figure 3
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation, demonstrating shear force, uniformly distributed load
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SFU Public Square Innovator Profile – Judith Marcuse
In conjunction with their 2014 Community Summit Innovation: The Shock of the Possible, SFU Public Square asked some of Metro Vancouver’s top innovators what’s on their minds, and what questions they have about Innovation. This video profiles Judith Marcuse of the International Centre of Art for Social Change, the first centre in North America that integrates community engagement in art and social change, academic research and training, as well as professional development and global networkin
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Examining the mediating effects of team-referent causal attributions on the team performance and col
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18.781 Theory of Numbers (MIT)
This course is an elementary introduction to number theory with no algebraic prerequisites. Topics covered include primes, congruences, quadratic reciprocity, diophantine equations, irrational numbers, continued fractions, and partitions.   
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10.6 What drives invention in organisations?

Much invention and nearly all innovation nowadays take place inside organisations – from small start-up companies to well-established multinationals. This is mainly because increasingly invention and innovation require access to technology and resources beyond the scope of most individuals. But it is also because competitiveness and survival depend on the continual improvement of a company's products and processes. This provides a strong incentive for companies to invest in both the increme
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Showpeace. Bully dance

10 min. Vídeo. Office National du Film du Canada, 1997.
Presenta el conflicte d'assetjament i victimització. "La dansa dels abusos", títol provocador i polivalent, explora la violència entre els joves i les pressions exercides per les persones perseguidores, que assetgen i agredeixen els seus companys. L'anàlisi <

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