Making sense of mental health problems
Over the past century there has been a radical shift in responses to people who experience mental health problems. In this free course, Making sense of mental health problems, you will learn about how key perspectives in the field have made sense of mental health problems. By directly relating key perspectives to a case study, you will reflect on how the medical perspective, psychological perspective and social need perspective come to make sense of mental ill-health.Author(s): Creator not set

Electrical Switches, Part 3, Pushbutton and Selector Switches
This five-minute video describes pushbutton switches and selector switches, including different configurations and terminology.
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Experience, and learning from experience, will be a major theme throughout this unit. The model of experiential learning developed by David Kolb is increasingly well known and used as a conceptual basis for the design of all sorts of processes from curricula to consultancies (Figure 32
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Sometimes you may want to make several calculations in succession, and the order in which the calculations are performed may or may not be significant. For example, if you want to add 12 + 7 + 13, it makes no difference which of these two processes you adopt:

add the 12 and 7 first, to give 19, and then the 13, to give 32;

or

add the 7 and 13 first, to give 20, and then add this to 12 to give 32 again.

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Public Speaking Tips: Know the Audience
The audience for a speech will determine the topic and formality
of the speech. Know and analyze the audience for a speech with tips from a communications specialist in this video. Make sure you have a good sense of your audience-they are important for delivery-what is the situation like? Present yourself as your audience expects. (1:29)

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## Activity 21

Without using your calculator solve the following calculations.

• (a) 3 + 5 Ã— 2 = ?

• (b) 12 âˆ’ 6 + 6 = ?

• (c) 6 + (5 +
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The footprints in the above Carbon Trust and National Statistics studies are for an average UK citizen. But footprints vary for different individuals and households. For example, another study showed that, on average, people aged 50 to 64 have heavier footprints than all other UK age groups, mainly due to their high spending on car and air travel, eating and drinking, and medical and financial services (Haq et al., 2007, p. 7).

The National Statistics study showed that the UK regions wi
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32. Come Fly With Me (Listen Up & Learn)
Episode #32 of the fun-to-practice and extra-useful “Listen Up & Learn” lesson series is entitled “Come Fly With Me” – Summer is in full swing in Italy and summer time usually means a more relaxed traveling and the opportunity to fully recharge one’s body, mind and spirit. – Let’s follow our Italian friend Giovanni as [...]
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Dans cette vidÃ©o, Francine Pellaud discute des intÃ©rÃªts et des conditions de rÃ©ussite de la pÃ©dagogie de projet, dans le cadre d'une Ã©ducation Ã  l'environnement et au dÃ©veloppement durable.

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History of Slavery
Following the arrival of the first captured Africans in 1916, the slavery system in America evolves into a nightmare of abuse and cruelty. This is a fast moving three minute video. It needs maps and other ancillary materials to help with the information mentioned.
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Taller de creaciÃ³n e investigaciÃ³n artÃ­stica (2012)
La construcciÃ³n de conocimientos parte del aprendizaje de experiencias cotidianas, de la observaciÃ³n directa de nuestro entorno y, sobre todo, de una extensa muestra de producciones artÃ­sticas realizadas a lo largo de la historia. La asignatura tratarÃ¡ de iniciar y promover, por medio de una activa participaciÃ³n del alumnado, las tareas bÃ¡sicas de creaciÃ³n e investigaciÃ³n artÃ­stica. Por lo tanto, la disposiciÃ³n del alumnado a la investigaciÃ³n y a la aportaciÃ³n creativa constituirÃ¡ u
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The benefits of the North East Asian Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and other upcoming agreements for companies seeking to expand into these fast growing markets. The event features speakers: David Byers, Interim Chief Executive, Minerals Council of Australia â€“ Kristen Bondietti, Principal Trade Consultant, ITS Global (Asia Pacific) â€“ Dale Thomas, Business Adviser, Entrepreneursâ€™ Programme, Austmine.
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Portrait figure of Elisabeth Frink (1956) by Frederick Edward McWilliam, West Walk, Town Centre, Harlow, Essex. General view from the east. Photographed by Steven Baker 2015.

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The constitutional dimension of the EU has been continuously developing. It is influenced by changes both in the membership of the EU and by a desire to develop and strengthen the EU. Part of this development is reflected in the negotiations towards the adoption of a new EU constitution. This part of the unit has given you the opportunity to appreciate the complexity of this process. Whether the proposed new EU constitution merely consolidates existing legal provisions or whether it brings ab
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Social work learning practice
This free audio course, Social work learning practice, focuses on the importance of people's backgrounds and experiences in the field of social work. It identifies the diverse ways in which service users and social workers define themselves, helping you to understand how the two groups perceive each other and relate successfully to each other. An understanding of how people make sense of their experiences will help you to define yourself, and your own place within the process.Author(s): Creator not set

In the previous section the principles of training were considered. When designing an exercise session or programme there are four factors that can be manipulated to adjust the training load â€“ frequency (how often), intensity (how hard), time (how long) and type (what mode), which are commonly referred to by the acronym â€˜FITTâ€™.

Author(s): The Open University

Energy in buildings
Themes covered in this free course, Energy in buildings, include reducing heating demand in buildings, heating systems and fuel emissions, and reducing electricity use by appliances. The course looks at the importance of energy in buildings in the UK, investigate heat loss and how to prevent it, ways of increasing building efficiency, decreasing CO2 emissions of different fuels and the use of efficient appliances. Author(s): Creator not set

Allen, J. (2006) â€˜Claiming connections: a distant world of sweatshops?â€™ in Barnett, C., Robinson, J. and Rose, G. (eds) A Demanding World, Milton Keynes, The Open University.
Barnes, D.K.A. (2002) â€˜Invasions by marine life on plastic debrisâ€™, Nature, vol. 416, 25 April, pp. 808â€“9.
Barnett, C. (2006) â€˜Reaching out: the demands of citizenship in a gl
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