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3.5 Looking ahead: economic change and human well-being

There are different interpretations of the new economy and its impact on human well-being, on whether the changes sometimes labelled the ‘new economy’ are desirable or beneficial. It is time to review the benefits and costs of the new economy.

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Les grandes questions de l'environnement - Antoine Moreau (video)

Une conférence de l'UTLS au Lycée

Les grandes questions de l'environnement par Antoine Moreau (physicien)

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Design Protocol data and novel design decisions
This work is a part of The Delft Protocols Workshop which is an international gathering of experts on design research. The objective is to study the behaviours of designers using techniques of cognitive psychology in general and protocol analysis in particular. The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between visual-graphic data processing and novel design ideas. Several analyses dealing with verbal-conceptual and visual-graphic data have been conducted; and the relationships bet
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Amnesty: A transisitonal justice mechanism?
Part 2, Panel 5, Day 2 of the Way of Knowing After Atrocity colloquium. Part of the Ways of Knowing After Atrocity: A Colloquium on the Methods used to Research, Design and Implement Transitional Justice Processes (Hosted by Oxford Transitional Justice Research in collaboration with the Transitional Justice Data Base Project) 28-29 June 2012, St. Antony's College, Oxford. Please see http://www.csls.ox.ac.uk/OTJRColloquiumNew.php
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4.6 From Enlightenment to Romantic thinking

The Enlightenment had typically expressed, on the one hand, the soul and imagination and, on the other, reason and intelligence in terms of incompatible opposites. Not so Delacroix:

What are the soul and the intelligence when separated? The pleasure of naming and classifying is the fatal thing about men of learning. They are always overreaching themselves and spoiling their game in the eyes of those easy-going, fai
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5.2 Further reading

For further reading on the topic of citizenship and democracy, please click on the following ‘view document’ links.

Click on 'view document' below to read New Answers to Old (and New) Criticisms

Click on 'view document' below to read Is This Democracy?

Click on 'view document' below to rea
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Obama plans gov't pay freeze
Summary of business headlines: Obama takes deficit reduction steps; Ireland bailout fails to impress; Strong Cyber Monday expected to follow solid Black Friday weekend; "12 Days of Christmas" price goes up; Stocks fall on continued European debt worries.
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Helping blind and partially sighted visitors experience cultural heritage
In advance of the 'Sensing Culture Symposium', Dr Simon Hayhoe (Department of Education) talks about his research to improve the experiences of blind and partially sighted visitors to museums and cultural heritage sights.
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1 Migrants and borders

These videos look at the issue of ‘gating’ in the context of border control policies and practices concerning international migrants. You will come across ideas of inclusion and exclusion, and how these relate to internal as well as external borders. The external border on which part of the video focuses is in southern Spain, where the experiences of African migrants are explored and forms of border control identified. These experiences are related to the UK where bordering is explored th
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1.2 Curriculum guidance/frameworks and play

In the first activity you will explore what curriculum frameworks say about play.

Activity 1

0 hours 30 minutes

Aim: to clarify the extent to which the im
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7 Inequalities

In this course, there have been three occasions when checks have been made to see whether the result is greater than or less than some other value. The first case was in calculating the BMI and determining whether the person was overweight or underweight; the second case was in determining whether a person was walking or running from his footprints; and the third case was in checking whether a phone had been used for more than 30 minutes. Checking whether values are greater than or less than
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Supporting children’s learning in the early years
How do young children learn, and how can adults help them? This album looks at how nursery teachers support children in their development. We follow a practitioner’s day, looking at how she works with children, observes and plans for further activities while she also records her thoughts and ideas using a video camera. Further video tracks reveal how creativity is nurtured in young children to develop their abilities, how an artist in residence works with nursery children, as well as how the
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2.3 Central questions in addiction

Arising out of these issues, it is possible to define questions central to a study of addiction. Take time to consider and answer these questions:

14.472 Public Economics II (MIT)
This course covers theory and evidence on government expenditure policy-- topics include: The theory of public goods; Education; State and local public goods; Political economy; Redistribution and welfare policy; Social insurance programs such as social security and unemployment insurance; and Health care policy.
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Nancy—Grade 8

Nancy wants her eighth-grade students to develop more autonomy and critical thinking skills.


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1.1.1 Noms de rues

As you noticed on the town plan, street names in France and other French-speaking countries often commemorate famous people and historical events. In most French towns, you will find, for instance, rue/avenue/place/boulevard du Général de Gaulle or de la République or du 14 juillet (anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, which started the French Revolution).

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2.141 Modeling and Simulation of Dynamic Systems (MIT)
This course models multi-domain engineering systems at a level of detail suitable for design and control system implementation. Topics include network representation, state-space models; multi-port energy storage and dissipation, Legendre transforms; nonlinear mechanics, transformation theory, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian forms; and control-relevant properties. Application examples may include electro-mechanical transducers, mechanisms, electronics, fluid and thermal systems, compressible flow, ch
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Science. 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.


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3.5.1 Expectancy versus effect

One of the biggest problems in evaluating psychological interventions is that even if a treatment appears to ‘work’ it can still be difficult to ascertain whether the results were a consequence of the treatment itself. The improvement might have occurred anyway, with or without the treatment, or the apparent benefits might have resulted from other factors, such as being able to discuss the difficulties with a professional who understands. Any treatment can lead to expectations of i
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