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5.1.8 Media Studies

Watson, J. and Hill, A. (eds) (1984) A Dictionary of Communication and Media Studies, London, Arnold.


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Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon on Family/Doctor Relationship
Sunjay Kaushal, MD, PhD, comments on the importance of a strong relationship between the patient's family and the surgeon and medical team. The multidisciplinary team of doctors and nurses at the Children's Heart Program work hard to help families navigate their unique journey and feel comfortable with their child's treatment recommendations. Related Links: Maryland Heart Center http://www.umm.edu/heart/ Children's Heart Program http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/cardiology/index.htm A Mission to
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Entrainment
Open University ethnomusicologist Martin Clayton describes how his study of music and its performance in different cultural settings has allowed him to develop his understanding of the concept of entrainment. His research into this phenomenon is providing key insights into the synchronisation of rhythmic processes in humans and in the natural world.
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Selfies in space: NASA's GoPro out-of-this-world
GoPro video shot by orbiting U.S. astronaut Terry Virts gives a new, close-up view of two recent spacewalks on the International Space Station. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national,
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9 Line lengths and line endings

Read the following prose extract taken from Walter Pater's discussion of the Mona Lisa, written in 1893, and then complete the activity:

She is older than the rocks among which she sits; like the vampire, she has been dead many times, and learned the secrets of the grave; and has been a diver in deep seas, and keeps their fallen day about her; and trafficked for strange webs with Eastern merchants: and, as L
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Education Method and Educational Technology
Identify the social changes seen in the 21st century
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4.2.2 Private reports (1535–1865)

These reports bear the name they do because they were produced by private individuals and are cited by the name of the person who collected them. They were, however, published commercially for public reference. An ongoing problem with the private reports relates to their accuracy. At best, it can be said that some were better, that is, more accurate, than others. Of particular importance among the earlier reports were those of Plowden, Coke and Burrows, but there are many other reports that a
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6.867 Machine Learning (MIT)
6.867 is an introductory course on machine learning which gives an overview of many concepts, techniques, and algorithms in machine learning, beginning with topics such as classification and linear regression and ending up with more recent topics such as boosting, support vector machines, hidden Markov models, and Bayesian networks. The course will give the student the basic ideas and intuition behind modern machine learning methods as well as a bit more formal understanding of how, why, and whe
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Beginner - Shall we swap

Most of us generally make swaps on a daily basis e.g. swapping cash with a product at a store. In less obvious situations, it is useful to ask the other party if they are interested in swapping, and this is what you will learn today!


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Keep on learning

Study another free course

There are more than 800 courses on OpenLearn for you to c
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4.11 Judicial control

Delegated legislation is also subject to control by the courts whose judges can declare a piece of delegated legislation to be ultra vires. Ultra vires means ‘beyond powers’, so the court would be saying that a piece of delegated legislation went beyond the powers granted by Parliament within the enabling Act. If the court does this, then the delegated legislation in question would be void and not effective.

There are two types of ultra vires:


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1 Introducing cosmology

General relativity has a very different conceptual basis from that of Newtonian mechanics. Its success in accounting for the precession of Mercury's orbit, and the bending of light by massive objects like the Sun, gives us confidence that our picture of space and time should be Einstein's rather than Newton's. In this and the following courses, we turn our attention to the study of the large-scale structure of spacetime. We see how spacetime as a whole is curved by the gross distribution of m
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4.1 Actividad

Actividad 4.1

Here are three popular places to go in the Hispanic world.

Do they look different from the same type of place you would find in your country? In what way are they different? Write in English.

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Techniques for Studying Materials: Transmission Electron Microscopy
This set of animations assists in the understanding of the principles of TEM. From TLP: Transmission Electron Microscopy
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References

Antidote (2005) www.antidote.org.uk [accessed 14 February 2008].
Ashley, J. (2005) ‘It is adults who have made teenagers’ lives a misery’, Guardian, 3 February, p. 24.
Barton, L. (2005) ‘S'alright … Being 15’, Guardian G2, 16 March, p. 2.
Beck, U. (1992) Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity, London, Sa
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1.5.9 Plagiarism

Referencing is not only useful as a way of sharing information, but also as a means of ensuring that due credit is given to other people’s work. In the electronic information age, it is easy to copy and paste from journal articles and web pages into your own work. But if you do use someone else’s work, you should acknowledge the source by giving a correct reference.

Taking someone's work and not indicating where you took it from is termed plagiarism and is regarded as an infringemen
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Introduction

This key skill is about helping you understand how you learn; think about how you can improve your own learning and performance, and consider how you might generalise the principles and processes for future learning.

Improving your learning and performance could be considered to be a ‘meta-skill’, that is the skill of learning how to learn. This unit, then, is a little different from the other skills units because improving your own learning and performance is not a separate option
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Wordsworth re-visited
Renowned as one the key figures of Romanticism, William Wordsworth broke through poetic traditions and barriers to produce verse that redefined the principles underlying the writing of poetry, placing the poet's emotions and interaction with a natural, pastoral world at the centre of poetic philosophy. Wordsworth's influences are a topic of immense academic debate, and this album provides a concise and distinct introduction to the many literary, political and cultural shifts that informed and in
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Referral Assessment
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Lee Kuan Yew: life and legacy.
The life and legacy of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's first prime minister and architect of its rapid rise to global trade and financial hub. Paul Chapman reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international n
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