Rural entrepreneurship in Scotland
This free course, Rural entrepreneurship in Scotland, is an introduction to rural enterprise in Scotland. It is principally designed for those developing their own enterprises and also as a resource for people supporting enterprises in rural areas. It has been developed specifically for a Scottish context, linking to Scottish support websites, but it would also be suitable as a resource for enterprising people in any context. It is a series of resources that you can draw on and use as when you n
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The Quest for the Sacred Lemonade
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By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • identify various techniques that can be used to analyse media text;

  • give examples of how celebrity activity is represented in the media;

  • define specific media terms such as genre and tabloidisation;

  • understand the term celebrity in relation to its representation in the media.


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What will winning organisations look like in 18 months' time?
Making it safely through a recession is the basis of long term success. Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice discusses what winning companies will look like in the future and why companies that have ignition will thrive
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Public sector pay freezes
NHS managers may well have to bite the bullet and accept a pay freeze in the coming year, but if it is executed in the right way and shown to benefit the NHS it may not demotivate staff. The right leadership is key to implementing such top down decisions that directly impact on people's pay, lifestyles and pensions, argues Dr Jenny Dean, but if NHS leaders engage with managers to make them see the longer term benefits it will make any freeze easier to shoulder.
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Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
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6.2 ‘No-choice’ dispersal

Dispersal as a strategy aimed at resolving tensions, avoiding ‘concentrations of aliens’ and preserving ‘ethnic balance’ and ‘cultural homogeneity’ is not a new idea, but one proposed for the settlement of successive groups of refugees, and indeed immigrants, since the 1930s, and also used in the 1960s and 1970s in relation to housing and education (Lewis, 1998). The government's asylum dispersal policy of 1999, intended to ‘ease the burden’ of the south-east of England, was b
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Materiales digitales para el estudio del Derecho en el Grado en Ciencias Ambientales (2012)
El proyecto ha consistido en la producción de materiales digitales docentes correspondientes a las asignaturas jurídicas que el Departamento de Derecho Administrativo imparte en la titulación de Grado en Ciencias Ambientales. El material consiste en lecciones teóricas, presentaciones esquemáticas de los temas, recopilación normativa y jurisprudencial de interés, casos prácticos, cuestionarios y pruebas de asimilación de contenidos. Por lo que se refiere al contenido global, comprende un
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The Science and Politics of Climate Change
Teach-In +50 - End the War Against the Planet "The Science and Politics of Climate Change" Panelists - Knute Nadelhoffer, Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Juan Cole, and Bill McKibben March 27, 2015 Auditorium A - Angell Hall Ann Arbor, Michigan
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The Australian Labour Market in Booms & Slumps
Professor Gregory will look back and analyse employment, skill imbalances, hours worked and welfare interactions in each of the economic booms and slumps over the last four decades and ask is Australia making progress in overcoming what appear to be entrenched structural problems in the labour market? He will also look forward to the next economic upswing and conjecture whether labour market outcomes will be very different from past experiences? He will comment on the changing labour market outc
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Survival of the fattest
Chris Higson, Associate Professor of Accounting discusses how despite their revenues tumbling and prices falling, Apple survived the recession of the early 1990s because they were a fat organisation with a strong balance sheet
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Talk the talk
This free course introduces the mechanics of effective, persuasive oral presentations, by giving you the opportunity to analyse examples and then create your own. Using resources such as TED Talk videos, you will see how experts deliver professional talks and famous speeches, observe what works, and identify how language connects ideas and keeps a listener engaged. First published on
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Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
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David Theodore George: 2014 National Book Festival
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Research methodologies for evaluating enterprise education: a tale of a study.
This paper reports on the experience of the researchers in designing and applying a research approach for evaluating a project using a longitudinal design
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Types of Reactions & Solution Stoichiometry Part II

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