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1 Lights – can DV illuminate teaching?

TV, mobiles, gaming consoles – students interact with digital media every day. Indeed, inbuilt digital cameras on mobiles have become increasingly popular with a generation that demands the freedom to interact with digital imagery any time, anywhere. If this need can be harnessed, digital media has an important and powerful role to play in education.

Do you want to engage students in a lesson that will encourage the development skills listed below:


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1 Invention and innovation

The terms ‘invention’ and ‘innovation’ are sometimes used interchangeably, although the concepts are readily distinguished. As you will see here, it is helpful to make a distinction in the context of organisational analysis. First consider what you understand by the term invention.

A
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2.5 … and getting larger

Size offers a number of biological advantages, including some protection from predation, but it can also help in reducing heat loss. A large mammal has a large body mass (generating heat) relative to its surface area (losing heat). But there will be constraints on any evolutionary trend of increasing body mass in some aquatic mammals. Seals, sea-lions and toothed whales have to remain agile enough to chase their prey, and the pinnipeds as a whole have to be able to move about on land, but the
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De Carle Lectures 2012: Professor James Cox – Making Mwari Christian: The Case of the Shona of Zim
Professor Emeritus James Cox of the University of Edinburgh presents his 2012 De Carle lecture on the topic of “Making Mwari Christian: The case of the Shona of Zimbabwe”. 16 May 2012.
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explain the principles that underlie the ability of hydropower to deliver useable energy

  • outline the technologies that are used to harness hydropower

  • discuss the positive and negative aspects of hydropower in relation to natural and human aspects of the environment.


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Tokyo stocks nearly 20 percent down in 2011
Dec. 30 - Tokyo benchmarks shed around 18 percent in 2011, after a tumultuous year marked by the March earthquake, Thai floods and the euro zone crisis. Arnold Gay reports.
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • tackle computer-based tasks more confidently

  • demonstrate awareness of preferred learning styles.


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How to Factor a Trinomial with a Greatest Common Factor
Teacher works through an example of factoring a trinomial with a greatest common factor. He standing in front of and using a whiteboard. Sample video lesson-the complete lesson is at yourteacher.com -solves one equation.(2:14)

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1.2 Boundaries between mental health and illness

Activity 1: What is mental ‘health’?

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What do you think it means if someone is described as ‘mentally healthy’? Think of all the different ways of descri
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The Nagual Experiment
This paper refers to an experiment about the use of artificial life structures in order to simulate/evocate natural or artificial patterns. These patterns are the effect of the self-organisation of a population of individuals during their process of development and growth. Although the local dynamics and interactions have a chaotic (partially random) behaviour, the global dynamics of the population produces interesting and well structured patterns. The graphic images generated with these procedu
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1.2.6 Summary of Section 1.2

  1. Many people wish to limit the number of their offspring, and so resort to contraceptive measures.

  2. Chemical contraceptives interrupt the production of gametes, or prevent implantation.

  3. Mechanical or barrier contraceptives prevent egg and sperm from meeting and, in the case of IUDs, prevent implantation.

  4. Surgical methods of contraception involve physical alteration of the reproductive tract so as to prevent eggs and
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6.2.2 Database servers

To be able to search a website like Lakeland's requires not only a web server but a database server. Like a web server, a database server is a computer that responds to requests from other computers. Its task is to find and extract data from a database.

The web and database servers form part of a distributed system. This means that separate computers exchange data and information across a network (in this case the internet) to produce results for a user. For
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Measuring Angles With a Protractor
This short video demonstrates how to use a protractor to measure the degree of an angle with step-by-step instructions. (1:40)
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1.2.1 To know or to do?

The so-called ‘content/process’ debate in mathematics involves discussion of the relative importance of content and process in mathematics. It originated as part of a discussion about the nature of mathematics, particularly of school mathematics, and of the purposes for which mathematics is learned. Identifying content and process in mathematics draws attention to the idea that mathematics is a human activity.

As a teacher of mathematics in the UK, you are faced with a national curr
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An optimization method of the facility location by genetic algorithm
In planning of community-facilities, it is important to decide the facility location to provide the effective service for residents. The behavior of residents using the facility and the evaluation methods of the location have been studied. But, finding the optimum location is very hard in actual planning because the volume of calculation depends on the number of feasible locating points of facilities. To conquer the difficulty of searching the optimum location, we propose an optimization method
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1.4.2 P is for Presentation

By presentation, we mean, the way in which the information is communicated. You might want to ask yourself:

  • Is the language clear and easy to understand?

  • Is the information clearly laid out so that it is easy to read?

  • Are the fonts large enough and clear?

  • Are the colours effective? (e.g. white or yellow on black can be difficult to read)

  • If there are graphics or photos, do they help
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Discovering and understanding under-served communities
This resource will help you to improve your awareness and understanding of individuals who are under-served and the health challenges they face. It will also help you reflect on how you can tailor your pharmacy's services to help these people.
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2.5 Collecting quantitative data

How can you collect quantitative data that summarise the nature of a habitat when it is three-dimensional? How, in fact, do you collect quantitative data?

Multi-storied habitats where the components have a different scale are usually recorded storey by storey, but using much the same methodology. There are two standard ways of collecting data quantitatively. The first involves recording species present within a standard area such as 10 cm × 10 cm, 0.5 m × 0.5 m, 1 m × 1 m, or 10 m ×
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4.4 Mechanisms that affect ageing of cells

So what are the causes of cellular ageing? A variety of causal mechanisms has been proposed, as you shall see. Many of these mechanisms o
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Introduction

This unit takes you on a journey of discovery where you are invited to challenge ideas, both new and old, in relation to mental health. It is made up of a series of three extracts. The first extract, ‘Boundaries of explanation’, sets out the theme of boundaries: boundaries within and between groups; within and between explanatory frameworks; and within and between experiences of mental health and distress. The second extract, ‘Whose risk is it anyway?’, considers a critical account of
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