Podcasting
This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software
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Visible Security Measures in Schools- Academic and Behavioral Consequences
Watch video of Emily Tanner-Smith, Research Assistant Professor on March 24th, 2015. Schools are increasingly using visible security measures (surveillance cameras, metal detectors, security personnel) in an attempt to promote student safety. This presentation will discuss findings from a recent study that examined how different patterns of visible security utilization were associated with U.S. middlekeep reading »
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“From Romantic Poetry to the Writings of the Beat Generation” Robert Barsky, 3.25.2015
Watch video of “From Romantic Poetry to the Writings of the Beat Generation” by Robert Barsky, Professor on March 25th, 2015 during Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s Spring term.
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4.4 Summary of Section 4

  • Thermal energy is a random thing, so any group of particles possessing it will have a distribution of kinetic energies.

  • The fraction of particles with energy greater than an amount E1 is proportional to exp(−E1/kT).

  • Thermally activated rates follow Arrhenius's law and are characterised by an activation energy.

  • Diffusion in solids and electrical conduction i
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating shear force at point of load
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A Productive Sunday
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • provide a definition of identity

  • recognise how gender and socio-economic categories such as class can be used as a source of identity

  • discuss social structures in terms of gender, class and nation.


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"The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday: Unexpected Encounters in t
Bosco book coverA talk by New York Times journalist Neil MacFarquhar. His book, "The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday" reveals a cross-section of unsung, dynamic men and women pioneering political and social change. There is the Kuwaiti sex therapist in a leather suit with matching red headscarf, and the Syrian engineer advocatin
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Franse werkwoorden : Kwartetspel
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Kwartetspel met volgende werkwoorden: devoir, vouloir, pouvoir, voir, boire, avoir.


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21H.560 Smashing the Iron Rice Bowl: Chinese East Asia (MIT)
This subject examines the experiences of ordinary Chinese people as they lived through the tumultuous changes of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. We look at personal narratives, primary sources, films alongside a textbook to think about how individual and family lives connect with the broader processes of change in modern China. In the readings and discussions, you should focus on how major political events have an impact on the characters' daily lives, and how the decisions they make cau
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CongoForum ontpopte zich tot een omvangrijke ‘portaalsite’ over Congo en de betrekkingen tussen Congo (en zijn provincies) en België (en zijn gemeenschappen en gewesten).

De vzw CongoForum werd opgericht op 25 juni 2005 …


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M (1931) - Fritz Lang (Trailer) | BFI release
M (1931) - Fritz Lang (Trailer) | BFI release. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. A newly-restored version of this world cinema classic is re-released by the BFI on 5 September 2014 at BFI Southbank, IFI Dublin and selected cinemas nationwide. Book tickets for Fritz Lang's M here: http://bit.ly/Yt9JCs For more information click here: http://bit.ly/1oMEbCu Watch more on the BFI Player: http://player.bfi.org.uk/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BFI Like us on Facebook: https
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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the September 23rd 2017 edition

This week: Venezuela pushes rabbit as a food source, Russia celebrates a new national hero, and the pros and cons of the serial comma


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Look It Up
In this video segment from Between the Lions, the song "Look It Up" illustrates how words and images can provide important information. It combines an upbeat tune with kid-friendly images to motivate children to use reference materials. "Here’s the deal: If you want to get real, look it up!" (1:33)
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New Forms of Cultural Capital [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Philippe Coulangeon, Dr Sam Friedman, Dr Laurie Hanquinet | A panel of leading international experts discuss whether traditional forms of 'highbrow' cultural capital associated with the dominance of the classical and historical canon are being eclipsed by newer and more fluid kinds of cultural tastes, associated with contemporary music and art, sport, and engaging with the social media and computer games. Philippe Coulangeon is Director of Research at SNRS, Sciences Po and
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4.1 Introduction

As we said at the beginning of the last section, much of the impetus in earlier work on lay perspectives was to examine how far they deviated from the ‘true’ knowledge of experts. Now the emphasis has changed and there is a move to try to understand lay knowledge in order to inform expert knowledge, and in the process the distinction is increasingly being questioned. As Bury notes, the ‘opposition between the world of patients and doctors has been a major theme in medical sociology’ (
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Learning to learn: learning can mean change
This free course, Learning to learn: learning can mean change, starts to explore what it takes to learn and change. Through the use of activities and introducing academic skills and evaluating websites, it will give you the opportunity to start to think about what change and learning means to you. PLEASE NOTE: this course is currently being reviewed. An updated and improved version of the course can be found here: http://www.open.edu/openlearn/education/succeed-learning/content-section-overview.
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A CAVE-Interface in CAAD-Education
The so called "CAVE-interface" is a very interesting and thrilling development for architects! It supports a better illusion of space by exposing almost a 270? view of a computer model than the 60? which can be viewed on an ordinary computer screen. At the Lund University we have got the possibility to experiment with a CAVE-installation, using it in research and the education of CAAD. The technique and two experiments are discribed. The possibilities are discussed and some problems and question
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"Environmental Disaster in the Marshes of Southern Iraq"
Josh Ellis has an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies/Public Policy, University of Chicago. There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, two countries with rapidly growing economies,
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A History of Scotland - Episode 2 - Hammers of the Scots (6/6)
A well-photographed history of Scotland that is explored through commentary and re-enactments. This BBC documentary is suitable for middle school and high school students.
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