This free course provided an introduction to studying Mathematics. 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.Â

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Solving Basic Combination Problems
Lesson on solving basic combination problems: the counting principle.  Larry shows some typical problems involving this topic.  He explains and solves them on lined paper.  (02:56)

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For some of our students, school can feel like a confusing and even frightening place. Those students who come from backgrounds where there is little structure need to be given a feeling of security if they are to work to the best of their ability. Finding ways to give a clear format to our lessons will give the students a â€˜hookâ€™ to hang on to when the demands of the academic environment are putting them under pressure.

There are various ways in which we can format our lessons to en
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Elma Lewis Black Poetry for Children
Elma Lewis reads the poem 'Sympathy' by Paul Lawrence Dunbar. Program is divided into two halves: the first featuring a 30-minute in-studio poetry reading by Elma Lewis, the second of magazine-style segments. Elma Lewis, Director of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, seated with children around her, talks about what poetry is, what a poem can make you feel, and why people used to write in rhymes. Lewis focuses on two African American poets, Langston Hughes (who is 'of this time') and
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Statics
Statics deals with the principles of equilibrium. In this course the principles of forces and moments will be explained as well as principle of equilibrium of forces and moments. This also includes the equilibrium of 2D and 3D structures and trusses. Furthermore the principle of internal forces and moments is addressed as well as the use of the principle of virtual work to calculate both external and internal loads. Finally, the concepts of centre of gravity, centroids and moments of inertia are
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INN Placement Website
This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year
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This Is Not What an Atom Looks Like
What does an atom look like? Throughout history scientists and philosophers have attempted to answer this question. As a result, they've come up with some useful models for understanding the building blocks of our universe. (05:09)

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From Brussels to Bombay: The euro crisis could spread
How real is the global impact of Europeâ€™s debt crisis?
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Linear Inequalities - A Visual Proof
An instructor shows why we flip the sign when multiplying or dividing by a negative when solving inequalities. Â He uses a flip chart and shows several examples including both inequalities and word problems.
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Computer Skills; Shortcuts : How to Add a Watermark to a JPEG Image
Adding a watermark to a JPEG image with Gimp software will allow distribution or advertising the image without giving a high-quality copy away for free. This shows you step by step how to add the watermark.Â  Text is displayed as Tim is speaking so notes are easily taken.
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Comparing Worlds: Climate Catastrophes in the Solar System
Dr. David Grinspoon (Denver Museum of Nature and Science)
Take an entertaining and enlightening journey with an astronomer and popular author through the history of our solar system, discovering runaway greenhouses and snowball planets. Compare the evolution of Venus, Earth, and Mars over the years. And learn how studying the evolution of other planets can help us understand and predict climate change on Earth. (01:37:58)

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Elodea Cytoplasmic Streaming
About 10-15 minutes after preparing a wet mount of an elodea leaf, evaporation of some of the water makes it possible to see chloroplasts in motion inside of the cytoplasm. "Cytoplasmic streaming" is defined as the movement of the fluid substance (cytoplasm) within a plant or animal cell. This is the mechanism for the transport of nutrients. Run time 02:31.
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Developing a new endoscopy laboratory with digital tools.
Tampere School of Architecture had to leave its old down-town building and move to the TU Tampere university campus in Hervanta, 10 km away. In this process, the 20 years old endoscopic system "The Urban Simulator" was one of the victims. Old mechanical parts and especially the original home-built microcomputer system were too old to compete with modern computer-aided methods. A new endoscopical system is now under construction, using all of the 20-year experience, new technical components and c
Author(s): Alavalkama, I. and Siitonen, P.

New 'Smart' Garden at Duke
The new garden at Duke's Smart Home applies technologies for cultivating and landscaping. Learn more at http://smarthome.duke.edu.
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Space Emergent Field
Architecture has always been founded upon ideologies. However could the influence of human interactions create a new perspective for space form evolution? To create a spatial adaptive system, to the influence of culture and behaviour of human being? The output of this spatial system is the determination of optimised values for spatial configurations by biomolecular, self-assembly computation for emergent spatial forms.??
Author(s): Alston, Mark E.

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Thomas Kelly: A Student's Perspective on Performing in "First Nights"
Hillary Ditmars talks about performing in this year's dramatic premiere, the sense of responsibility she felt when performing "Music for Mike" for the first time, and the challenges of filling the immense space one finds in Sanders Theatre.
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Church Carver
National Geographic presents the story of how one man In Ethiopia has spent a lifetime carving churches out of rock.
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