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2.2 Opportunities for creativity and personal development

Hubbard et al. (2003) identify that within institutional care settings, social relationships among older people are important for supporting residents. They note that older people with the most severe disabilities, and those for whom communication is most difficult as a result of sensory or cognitive impairments, are particularly likely to experience social and emotional isolation in care settings. Within care homes, strategies for establishing and sustaining relationships among residents and
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4 How Darwin has influenced others

The link below will take you to a timeline of psychologists. If you scroll down the list of people in the left-hand column and click on Darwin's name you will see from the link how influential Darwin’s work was on others that followed, for example Freud, Pavlov, Dawkins. Read some background on Darwin from this page and then you may wish to click on the other people highlighted on this page to see the relevance and impact on their work, theories and ideas from Darwin’s original theory.
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6.1 Introduction

Measurements of thermoregulation, respiration and metabolic depression in the edible dormouse (Myoxus glis) during the early stages of torpor, hibernation and aestivation, indicate remarkable similarities in the profile of physiological changes for all three adaptive phenomena, suggesting that they are controlled by essentially the same mechanism. The capacity for adaptive hypothermia in animals is clearly determined genetically and is manifested in cells from many different tissues. N
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Student experiences of enterprise education
This report outlines data collected from students across a broad range of subject areas across all Faculties of Leeds Met University. This data was generated in response to a questionnaire designed to obtain information on students experiences of enterprise education
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Introduction

Active galaxies provide a prime example of high-energy processes operating in the Universe. This course introduces the evidence for activity from the spectra of some galaxies, and the concept of a compact active galactic nucleus as a unifying model for the observed features of several types of active galaxy. It also develops the key skill of applying arithmetic and simple algebra to solving scientific problems.

This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course
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Mandelson: Enterprise-led Recovery
Lord Peter Mandelson gave a key-note speech following an invitation by the Oxford Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Said Business School. In his address he used an imaginary female entrepreneur to underline his argument that markets and ministerial policies need to go hand in hand in order to create the right conditions for an enterprise-led recovery.
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Pursuing a Healthy Lifestyle
Students, faculty alike tout Auburn's brand new Recreation and Wellness Center as the best facility in the country. http://ocm.auburn.edu/featured_story/wellness.html
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World War II - Battle of the Java sea Feb/March 1942
Veteran Seamen of several nationalities who participated give their perspectives of the February and March, 1942 battle of Java Sea. Color, with subtitles. 
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2.6.1 Compendium

Compendium is a knowledge map software tool for visual thinking. It can be used for personal reflection as you study or work on a problem, and you can share your maps with others – your summary of a topic or a learning path through, say, an OpenLearn course.

Follow the link to find out more about
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Alles is Water
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'Alles is water' is een digitaal spel over water in de wereld. Via spelopdrachten ontdekken leerlingen in een lesuur de belangrijkste uitdagingen over waterverbruik. Uitdagingen vandaag en in de toekomst, bij ons en in het Zuiden. Lukt het de …


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Homepage of G. C. Kálmán
The website "Homepage of G. C. Kálmán" is the personal page of the Hungarian literary theorist and critic György C. Kálmán. The page provides personal information on Kálmán and detailed information on his academic activity. A full list of publication is posted, arranged in various groups: before 1990 and after 1991 (that is before and after the author's PhD title); major and minor publications; and citations. The author posts on this web page several of his papers
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7.4 Equipment costs

In many projects, staff costs are the most expensive element, but there are other costs to consider, such as materials and equipment. Indeed, in some projects (for example, some military and space projects) these other costs are at least as significant as staff costs. For organisational accounting purposes, a distinction will be required between capital expenditure, or the acquisition of fixed assets, and revenue expenditure, or the incurring of expenses. The work breakdown plan and the sched
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4.2 Nation and identity

Yet even if photographs are an ‘evidential trace’ of the reality they depict, they are far from perfect in this respect. Because a photograph could always have been made differently it cannot be ‘the whole truth’ about something (Becker, 1985, p. 101). If we think about photographs designed to inform (i.e. rather than art photographs in which questions of truth or reality are really not at issue) it will be obvious that the photographer's choices have determined what sort of ‘eviden
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Health and Social Care. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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Female desert bighorn sheep in the Sonora desert
Desert bighorn sheep use a lot of energy to regulate their internal temperature in the desert. During the summer the sheep eat plants and drink water every few days. In the winter, desert plants contain enough water for sheep survival.
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The Mythology of the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s recent decision on prayer at government meetings reminds me that Supreme Court “season” is upon us, and for the next two months or so, we can expect to see the court decide on a variety of cases that can have profound impacts on the lives of citizens and non-citizens alike. Th
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9.18 Developmental Neurobiology (MIT)
This course considers molecular control of neural specification, formation of neuronal connections, construction of neural systems, and the contributions of experience to shaping brain structure and function. Topics include: neural induction and pattern formation, cell lineage and fate determination, neuronal migration, axon guidance, synapse formation and stabilization, activity-dependent development and critical periods, development of behavior.
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OU Human Physiology: Skeletal Muscle
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By the end of this section, you will be able to: Explain how muscles move bone Describe the structure and function of the thin filament Describe the […]
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Energy resources: Water quality
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there are areas where water supplies are limited, shown by recent droughts. Globally, there are many areas that do not have enough water to support the current population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a wo
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Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick Demo
Interactive simulation, calculating the volume of a brick
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