24.947 Language Disorders in Children (MIT)
This seminar focuses on reading and discussion of current linguistic theory, first language acquisition and language disorders in young children. It also focuses on development of a principled understanding of language disorders at the phonological, morphological and syntactic levels, examining ways in which these disorders confront theories of language and acquisition.
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Recent findings show that volunteers report higher ratings on the measures of life satisfaction, happiness, and feeling that the things they do in life are worthwhile. Last year the number of people volunteering at least once a month rose to 29%, which may be thanks in part to the high profile volunteering received
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
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Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding Internationalisation of the Curriculum at
From implicit to explicit: Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding IoC at Griffith Universlty, Australia. Professor Michelle Barker of Griffith University, Brisbane Australia and Dr Viv Caruana of CAPRI, Leeds Met University UK discuss recent work in embedding internationalisation of the curriculum across the full range of disciplines and programmes of study at Griffith. Professor Barker also shares insights from a recent ALTC-funded project focused on intercultural or cross-
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Spaces We Love: Biblio Cafe
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand aspects of human culture, past and present

  • analyse various ‘objects’, interpret their meaning and evaluate them.


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The Rise of Obesity in the UK
According to the World Health Organization, obesity has nearly doubled since 1980. Sixty-five percent of the world's population lives in countries where being overweight or obese accounts for higher mortality than being underweight or malnourished. In the United Kingdom, obesity is a rapidly growing issue, showing no signs of slowing down. The Foresight Report, conducted by the UK government, concluded that half the population could be obese by 2050, while independent organizations, such as the
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Studying mammals: The social climbers
Monkeys have long fascinated us because of their similarities to the human race. In this free course, Studying mammals: The social climbers, you will find out about some of the characteristics that make them so like us: their physiology, complex social interactions, large brains and intelligence. This is the ninth course in the Studying mammals series.Author(s): Creator not set

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Theoretical Perspectives
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Explain what sociological theories are and how they are used Understand the similarities and differences between structural functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic […]

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Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
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Target setting for pupil attainment is seen as being a means of raising standards in schools through placing pupil achievement at the core of school planning. This unit will help governors of primary schools ensure that appropriate targets are set and provide guidance on assessing the data that needs to be evaluated to come to such decisions.


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Kijk -en luisteroefening fragment Man Over Woord
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Dit is een kijk- en luisteroefening waarbij de leerlingen een kort fragment bekijken van Man over woord, een tv-programma over taal.

In dit fragment zien we hoe anderstaligen Nederlands leren en wat de meest voorkomende struikelblokken …


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1.6.1 What works in helping people to stop or reduce their alcohol intake?

There is at the moment no known cure for alcoholism. Both psychological and drug treatments are used in treating excessive alcohol intake (Buonopane and Petrakis, 2005). The plethora of different types of treatment in itself may indicate that there are no guaranteed results, and the condition remains hard to resolve.

Throughout England a mapping exercise (Alcohol Concern, 2002) estimated that there were over 300 advice and counselling services, 100 day programmes and nearly 200 resident
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3. Money management challenges
SERIES - Mac's Money Centre: Money management challenges
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4.1 Family and meanings?

We have considered the difficulties of pinning down family definitions and meanings. We now ask whether it is indeed important to explore and unravel these complexities. Do the varieties of family meanings – or the meaning of ‘family’ itself – matter, or do they just provide a minor intellectual diversion? You may like to pause here for a moment to consider how you would answer this question for yourself. Do you think they matter, and if so, in what ways?

We consider this questi
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6.5 RSS

RSS ('Really Simple Syndication' or 'Rich Site Summary') newsfeeds supply headlines, links, and article summaries from various websites. By using RSS 'feedreader' software you can gather together a range of feeds and read them in one place: they come to you, rather than you having to go out and look for breaking news. The range of RSS feeds on offer is growing daily. There is probably a feed to cover all aspects of your life where you might need the latest information, and you may find that m
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Engage Super League: A Skills for Life Learning Resource.
An interactive learning resource booklet on the subject of Rugby League, designed to offer the family fun educational activities to improve basic maths and English.
Author(s): Davis, Samantha

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The ARCH: A Home Away From Home
Penn Celebrates 'Reinvigorated' ARCH, A New Hub For Student Life On Thursday, Feb. 6, the Penn community gathered to celebrate the re-opening of the ARCH, Penn's Arts, Research, and Culture House. The open house marked the completion of a $24.5 million renovation transforming the historic late-Gothic Revival building at 3600 Locust Walk into what President Amy Gutmann called a "welcoming and central hub for all students to meet and share ideas" and a "beacon of undergraduate cultural and res
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