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This course looks at the prevalence of maps in everyday life, their uses and their importance. From mental maps to public transport and street maps it moves on to historical and history-making maps. Along with assessing the political importance of some maps it examines how we read maps and looks at how to evaluate the information contained within them. Although maps might seem to be objective and factual the course looks at the values embedded in both maps themselves and our perceptions of th
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5.2 Technologies of help?

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12.333 Atmospheric and Ocean Circulations (MIT)
In this course, we will look at many important aspects of the circulation of the atmosphere and ocean, from length scales of meters to thousands of km and time scales ranging from seconds to years. We will assume familiarity with concepts covered in course 12.003 (Physics of the Fluid Earth). In the early stages of the present course, we will make somewhat greater use of math than did 12.003, but the math we will use is no more than that encountered in elementary electromagnetic field theor
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CAAD - Integrated with the First Steps into Architecture
How and when should CAAD be introduced in the curriculum of the School of Architecture? This paper begins with some arguments for starting CAAD education at the very beginning. At the School of Architecture in Lund teachers in the first year courses have tried to integrate CAAD with the introduction to architectural concepts and techniques. Traditionally the first year is divided by several subjects running courses separatly without any contact for coordination. From the academic year 96/97 the
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Use Smart Fix, Smart Trim, and Smart Mix
See how to use Smart Fix in Adobe Premiere Elements to automatically identify and fix problems with your clips. Learn about Smart Trim, which finds and trims problem clip, and Smart Mix, which automatically adjusts volume to match your clips.
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Mexico VIII: Aztecs 3 - Conquered by Spaniards
In just two years the Spanish Conquistadors, led by Hernan Cortez, were able to almost completely destroy the Aztecs, one of the most advanced indigenous empires of the Americas. Beware Spaniards bearing measles. Length 3:41
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Bis2A 10.3 The Cytoskeleton
Mitch Singer
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe the cytoskeleton Compare the roles of microfilaments, intermediate filaments, and microtubules […]

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6 Inclusive design

This section reveals the importance of designing things to suit all potential users.

Inclusive design (or universal design) means designing products so that they can be used easily by as many people as wish to do so. This may sound an obvious goal, but the fact is that many people – some estimates suggest as many as one-fifth of all adults – have difficulty carrying out ordinary tasks with everyday products.

Many elderly and disabled people cannot carry out – certainly with
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CESU 2011: Résumé Débat n°1

XXIV Colloque national des CESU au palais des congrès de Strasbourg du 30 novembre au 2 décembre 2011.

CESU: Centre d'Enseignement des Soins d'Urgence.

Débat 1
Le fait qu’un enseignant en soins d’urgence doive être un soignant de niveau de qualification professionnelle supérieur
ou égal à celui des apprenants pose-t-il problème ?
Jusqu’en 2006, les dispositifs de formation à l’urgence proposés
aux p
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Sustainable Tourism Certification
A lecture on sustainable tourism
Author(s): Xavier Font,Leeds Metropolitan University

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Rembrandt van Rijn, Bathsheba at Her Bath, 1654 -Smart History at Khan Academy
NOTE: Front Female Nudity. Rembrandt van Rijn, Bathsheba at Her Bath, 1654, oil on canvas, 56 x 56 in (142 x 142 cm) , Musée du Louvre, Paris Speakers: Drs. Beth Harris and Steven Zucker. (04:03)
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11.201 Gateway: Planning Action (MIT)
This course introduces persistent themes and challenges facing planners. It emphasizes the historical roots of contemporary urban planning problems and comparative study of practice in the U.S. and other countries. It is a nine week module intended for first semester Master in City Planning students.
Author(s): Abbanat, Cherie Miot,Vale, Lawrence,Briggs, Xavier

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2. Starters

We all have pictures in our heads but some people use them more than others.

‘Doing’ can often be the most powerful way to learn. Before discussing other people's thoughts on visualisation, it is probably worthwhile to spend some time exploring some visualisation activities with your colleagues. This should enable you to consider the next section from an experiential perspective.


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3.1 Health and low income
This unit considers two ideas: that health is an ever-present factor in our lives, and that health is something difficult to define. But how can we say that health is everywhere if it is so mysterious? How do we recognise health if it so difficult to define? There are no easy answers to these questions! In this unit we explore this paradox, not just because it is a fascinating dilemma but because understanding health in all its multifaceted complexity is a prerequisite to working for health in i
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Unit Questions
Hibernation is an ingenious adaptation that some animals employ to survive difficult conditions in winter. This unit examines the differences between hibernation and torpor, and discusses the characteristic signs of hibernation behaviour. It explores the triggers that bring on hibernation, and whether internal signals or external season cues are predominant. It also examines the physiological adaptations that occur in hibernating animals. This unit builds on and develops ideas introduced in the
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1 Myths and misconceptions

Physical education provides opportunities for pupils to be creative, competitive and to face up to different challenges as individuals, and in groups and teams. It promotes positive attitudes towards active and healthy lifestyles.

(Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (2004) www.nc.uk.net/esd/teaching/pe/index.htm)

What does this mean for PE teachers? How can PE teachers effectively help to
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History of Christopher Columbus
This is a short slide show with sound about the voyage of Christopher Columbus.
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2.2.3 Elizabeth Belk

Figure 4
Elizabeth Belk

Elizabeth Belk was living in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire. Unlike Florence Foster and Thomas Marnie, she owned her home,
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4.2.1 Eco-efficiency = money in the bank

Business can profit from taking the environment into account (generally called eco-efficiency). Poor environmental performance is seen as a reflection of poor business practice in general. Eco-efficiency promotes the economic benefits of energy and materials savings, at the same time being first to market with new technologies or products. Since business sustainability lobbies promoted eco-efficiency in the early 1990s, the creed has gained rapid acceptance, and with good cause. There
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