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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.

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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:

Trading at Noon: Tiffany, RIM & Groupon on the move
Nov 29 - Tiffany shares slide on weakness in Asia, RIM rises on a Goldman Sachs upgrade and Groupon's board decides Mason's future
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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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The Queen's Speech: Aspiration nation
Our correspondents discuss the British government's legislative programme for the year ahead
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1 The problem with crime: Glasgow

Sean Damer examines the problem of crime in relation to Glasgow. The audio programme was recorded in 2001.

Participants in the audio programme were:

  • Sean Damer Staff Tutor in Politics for The Open University, Scotland and is based in the University of Glasgow;

  • Moira Burgess a pre-eminent bibliographer of Glasgow and analyst of Glasgow in fiction;

  • Jimmy Boyle a graduate of Barlinnie Prison's
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7.2 On Britishness

Earlier in this course I considered how Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland came to be included in the UK. That incorporation was often not free from conflict, resistance, war and military intervention. Hence, as well as cooperation and a common fellowship, suspicion, lack of trust, sometimes hatred, expressed in various forms, have characterised the relationship between England, the leading power, and those nations which were annexed or conquered by it or amalgamated with it.

Modern n
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Introduction

In this unit we examine one factor that very often seems to be found skulking around close to problems and solutions: temperature.

Almost whatever we do, wherever we are, temperature changes. Stay in the same spot and you'll find daytime and night-time temperatures can be markedly different. You may even find significant changes in temperature during the day. When moving you can encounter more rapid variations. For example, an aircraft might leave a tropical runway where the air tempera
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Getting Started: 07 The History panel
Adobe Story screenwriting software continues to get new features and improvements every other month, mostly due to the fact that it’s a cloud-based service so updates are ready to install when you launch. Colin will take you through some of these updates including auto recognition for scene headings, changing templates, the new properties panel, scene properties, non-speaking characters and the ability to create a schedule of scenes,
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1.3 Reading a Renaissance play

If you have never read a Renaissance play before – and even if you have – you may well find Doctor Faustus a challenging read. This is chiefly because, like the plays of Shakespeare, Doctor Faustus was written during the historical period known as the Renaissance (or the early modern period), when the vocabulary was significantly different from twenty-first-century English. It is also written largely in blank verse, a term that requires a few words of explanation. Look for a
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