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4 Conclusion

  • Since its invention, modern sport has been closely linked to the mass media as a central part of popular culture.

  • The media have expanded the reach of sports audiences and helped populate and enrich professional sport.

  • Sport provides exciting content for the media through comprehensible narratives and modern heroes and celebrities.

  • The media are selective in their coverage of sport, demonstrating inequaliti
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The crucial role of physical activity in the prevention and management of overweight and obesity
Steven Blair is a Professor in the Departments of Exercise Science and Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina. His research focuses on the associations between lifestyle and health, with a specific emphasis on exercise, physical fitness, body composition, and chronic disease. He has published over 400 papers and chapters in the scientific literature, and was the Senior Scientific Editor for the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Physical
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Reporter Genes and Transgenic Plants to Study Response to Environmental Signals
This resource provides detailed laboratory exercises and instructions for investigating bacterial responses to plant signaling chemicals.
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Lincoln Issues the Emancipation Proclamation
The Emancipation Proclamation refocuses the purpose of the Civil War to address the issue of slavery. This 2:31 long video explains how Lincoln changed his objectives during the Civil War to end slavery from holding the Union together. This video helps students place the importance of the Emancipation and how Lincoln becomes an icon for America and Civil Rights and Human Rights. (02:31)
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Práctica 4 A nivel de sonido: División silábica en español
In this unit materials you will learn about the history of Spain and the important place of Arab and Jewish cultures in Spanish history. You will study a number of language points to help you talk about history and will write descriptive texts using a variety of stylistic devices.
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1. Approaches to social work

This unit introduces you to social work practice, and you will consider the meaning of ‘social work values’ as well as the different approaches to social work and the skills involved.

It is expected that your learning will involve reflection on what you have learnt, including time spent thinking about how knowledge, skills and values relate to social work practice.

This unit provides opportunities to apply theoretical learning to practice which makes the difference bet
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2011 Commencement College of Arts and Humanities
Commencement Ceremony 05/20/11 Home Depot Center
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Red-bellied woodpecker
Some birds use tools made from twigs and various other objects to accomplish tasks. They can use these tools to dig out seeds or insects from a hole or get to something that is out of reach, for example.
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The Remarkable Cocklebur: Worldwide Hitchhiker and Nature's Velcro
This essay from Wayne's Word explores the hitchhiking method of seed dispersal, and how a closer look at one of these bur plants gave rise to an invention.
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Cape Hatteras Flyby 2
A flyby from Albemarle Sound to the Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina, using Landsat data
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Part 1: Secrets from Ancient Egypt
This 5:32 minute video documentary is about a visit to the ancient sites of this country. It is a travel show without much data. It is best as a video that shows close views of some of the structures to help studets gain a better understanding of how these monuments were built.
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Side-blotched lizard perched on a rock in the desert
Lizards have a tough outer skin that protects the animal from water loss. Lizards remain still, camouflage, or hide under rocks to avoid predation. Their internal temperature changes with the environment, which saves energy for the organism.
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Section 7
The thematic focus of this unit is people in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and the world they live in. You use audio and text to practise German language skills while also enhancing your cultural understanding.
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GoNU.TV Interview - Carlos Pena
Former Northeastern baseball player and current Major Leaguer Carlos Pena returned to Friedman Diamond on May 21 to help honor former teammate Greg Montalbano. GoNU.TV spent time talking with Pena in this exclusive interview. Pena and fellow teammates returned to Northeastern for a special number-retirement ceremony for Montalbano, who lost a courageous battle with cancer in 2009. [You can read more about the special Montalbano ceremony here.] Pena, who was in Boston for the Chicago Cubs' fir
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A Merry-Go-Round for Dirty Air
Students observe and discuss a cup and pencil model of a cyclone to better understand how this pollutant recovery method functions in cleaning industrial air pollution.
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Bats live in caves. They sleep upside down while hanging onto part of the cave's wall or ceiling.
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Civil War Monuments Tell Story of Divided City
Baltimore is the only city that can claim monuments to both the Union and Confederate forces. The existence of statues memorializing both sides is symbolic of the fractured city during the American Civil War.
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7.3 Monitoring your progress

Use your records or logbook to help you provide a reflective commentary on:

  • what you did to help you set up and use IT methods and techniques to achieve your goals; for example, what you did to:

    • search for information and explore alternative lines of enquiry;

    • exchange information to meet your purpose (e.g. email, computer conferencing, video conferencing, web pages, document sharing systems);
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