Investing in Inclusive Growth [Audio]
Speaker(s): Bill Morneau | Canada’s Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, shares his views on the global economy and how Canada is investing to strengthen its middle class and grow the economy over the long term. Bill Morneau (@Bill_Morneau) is Canada’s Finance Minister. Previously, he led Morneau Shepell and was Pension Investment Advisor to Ontario’s Finance Minister. Morneau’s community service in Toronto is extensive, having supported the arts, helped street kids, and improved access to
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Finding Common Denominator
This selection teaches three ways to find a common denominator: see if the smaller denominator goes into the larger one, multiply the two denominators, or find the least common multiple.  An example of each method is worked on an interactive white board.  (03:07)
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Galieo Biography, Part V
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Tim Ambler discusses the benefits and pitfalls for marketers of using neuroscience research to understand how the mind works and how companies can take advantage of it

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The Mayflower II - Building a Replica
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The Mayflower: Deconstructed
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3.1 Introduction

Section 3 consists of several subsections of quite concentrated reading, describing some fundamental principles of biology. It shows how biologists need to use language very carefully and how commonly used words can take on a new and precise meaning. You will gain maximum benefit if you can read the whole of Se
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Phase 3 Digraph /ow/
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Representation in a time of re-presentation: design media processes in architectural education
This paper examines what is appropriate and valuable to include in architectural education in light of changing representational conventions and techniques. Architecture finds itself at a unique moment in time where the means of production for the profession, and indeed the entire discipline, are transforming and fundamentally undermine the existing models of education, production and understanding. The threat to architecture education is that architecture becomes learned techniques rather than
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Tessellations – A Virtual Manipulative
Tessellations – Using regular and semi-regular tessellations to tile the plane. There are directions to the right of the manipulative.  The learner can use this virtual manipulative to explore which shapes tessellate and which do not. 
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Acknowledgements

Course image: Jörg Reuter in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this course:

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Applying object-oriented analysis to the integration of design and construction
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7.3 Summary

The idea of discourse alerts us to a number of issues about the social construction of social problems. It suggests that we need to look beyond competing theories or perspectives to look at how knowledge is organised around central themes that allow the different theories to compete. Discourses define what the problem is, and it is because theories share the definition of the problem that they can compete and argue. Perspectives that start somewhere else – or do not share the definition of
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Episode 26 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

It’s time for another episode in our series for advanced Spanish learners. Join Mark and Carmen as they discuss the latest developments in our story featuring María, her Scottish boyfriend Rory and his Argentinian friend Alejandro as they embark upon the search for sunken treasure off the coast of the island of Mallorca. The text, as ever, is rich in idiomatic expressions, complex grammar points, and useful vocabulary which you’ll be able to put into use in your own speaking and writing.
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