References

de Bono, E. (1999) de Bono's Thinking Course. London, BBC Books
Entwistle, N. (1994) quoted in Supporting Open Learners Reader (1996) Milton Keynes, The Open University
Holmes, O. W. quoted in Robbins, A. (1991) Awaken the giant within. New York, Simon & Schuster
Rice, M. (1999) Observer Magazine, 7 November
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Precast 25: Learning 2
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Torque Introduction
Translational and Rotational motion are demonstrated and reviewed. Torque is introduced via the equation and several door opening demonstrations. Moment arm or lever arm is defined and illustrated. Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 topic.

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0:06 Translational and Rotational Motion
0:58 Defining Torque
1:53 The torque equation
2:59 Door example #1
4:56 Door example #2

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8.2 Writing in your own words

Active reading, or reading and thinking, are bound up with writing in your own words. If you read materials in a passive way, you are much more likely to copy out chunks word for word when you are note taking, and in the process generate very long notes indeed! Similarly, if you do not spend time thinking about what you have read, asking questions and checking your understanding, you will be tempted to copy out difficult bits or simply try to reorder the author's words. In the latter case you
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2.2.2 Hollow tubing surfaces

In their doughnut-shaped representation, toruses can be thought of as being hollow tubes. Many other surfaces in space can also be drawn as if they were made of hollow tubing. Figure 15 shows two such examples.

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5.2 Comparing WiFi and Bluetooth

Activity 20: self-assessment

Robins Executive Speaker: Ruth McCartney
Ruth McCartney, CEO of McCartneyMultimedia.com, spoke on the digital world of today and tomorrow as part of the Robins Executive Speaker Series on March 28, 2012.
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Thomas Kelly - Great Teachers
What was it like to be present at the first performance of a great work of music? Thomas Kelly offers an inside look at his"First Nights" course, one of Harvard's most popular and enduring institutions. Thomas Kelly has been a Professor of Music at Harvard University since 1994 and served as the chair of the Department of Music from 1999 to 2005. Professor Kelly teaches the popular undergraduate course First Nights: Five Performance Premiers, which examines five musical premieres as significan
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Larry Fink: The Boxing Photographs
August 11, 2018 - January 1, 2019: Larry Fink’s powerful, unsentimental photographs reveal the heart of close-knit communities. Here, he takes us inside what he calls “the deep fraternity” of the boxing gym, its intimacy and its grit, captured in more than seventy-five luminous gelatin-silver prints. Featured in the series are Philadelphia’s own Blue Horizon—one of the great American boxing arenas—and the local fighters who’ve had their dreams realized, or dashed, withi
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1.4 Conclusion

The aim of this unit has been to try to draw together work on numbers and text, and to try to be helpful to those who, like me, find numbers and statistics rather unapproachable. Evidence is used in social science to convince us of the value of a claim, and is a crucial element in our evaluation of theoretical perspectives.

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The Market and the State

[Originally published in German in 1968]

For every species of animals and plants the means of subsistence are limited. Hence every living being's vital interests are implacably opposed to those of all members of its own species. Only human beings know how to overcome this irreconcilable, nature-given conflict by embarking upon cooperat
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In this week’s issue, why America is the exception to a global decline in suicides. Also, a glimpse of the future of flight and the extraordinary powers of Stan Lee, creator of superheroes. Josie Delap hosts


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1.8.1 Study Note 4

If you have difficulty with this section, you might find it helpful to investigate some of the Government schemes aimed at improving maths skills. More information about such schemes can be found at http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning/AdultLearning/ImprovingYourSkills/index.htm (accessed 5 March 2008).


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Special education is the provision of free and appropriate education to children who have special needs. Find out how the problem-solving method is used in special education teaching with help from a special education teacher in this video on special education.

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Bio: Julie Peebles graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in special education and learning disabilities.
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The Passive Voice Get = Be
This lecture is an explanation of the idea of passive voice and how get can be used in place of be.  A variety of examples help to illustrate the concepts in the lesson.  The teacher also addresses how questions are different in passive voice. 

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1.3.6 Stage 4: Extracting the information

You probably feel that you now have all the information the piece of writing contains or that you need, but now we need to categorise the information it contains and to look for connections with our own social scientific concerns. This is the difficult bit, and we don't expect you to be expert at it yet.


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Drawing Animals
Quickly shows the lines to draw a dog and a cat. (00:50)
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1.3.4 Stage 2: Find a way in

Bearing in mind your analysis of the overt purpose of the piece of writing, whether it is explicitly social science or art, politics, entertainment etc., try to establish its basic point, its most obvious message. What is the title or headline; is it clear and ‘factual’, does it refer to some previous debate or require some sort of previous knowledge? Are there sub-headings and can you get an idea of how the ‘story’ goes from them? Skim read the introduction and the conclusion. Can yo
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Open education
There are many different 'flavours' or interpretations of what openness means in education. This free course, Open education, is an example of a massive open online course (MOOC) and spans seven weeks. Like all the free materials on OpenLearn, this course is open to the wider world but, uniquely, it also forms part of the module for students who are studying the Open University course H817, 'Openness and innovation in elearning'.Author(s): Creator not set

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