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2.3 ICTs and you

Sometimes it's useful to stop and think a bit about your own experiences and focus on your own views. This can help you understand issues in more depth. For example, when studying the impact of ICTs on everyday life, your own experiences are a useful resource.

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References

Michael Jackson, Software Requirements & Specifications, Addison-Wesley, 1995. ISBN 0–201–87712–0.
Suzanne Robertson and James Robertson, Mastering the Requirements Process, Addison-Wesley, second edition, 2006. ISBN 0–321–41949–9

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1 Members of the governing body

Governors will have many demands upon their time and they must be sure that the time which they are devoting to school business is used wisely.

Creese (1995)

Governors are usually busy people with a genuine commitment to the school, but with limited time available. The governing body therefore needs to know, and use, the strengths of its individual members.

The 2002 Education Act has brou
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Sue Platt has been a school governor for 21 years, at both primary and sec
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6 Conclusion

This unit has highlighted some of the fundamental aspects of dance skills, and given you ideas as to what to include and possible approaches to developing such skills in class. It has also looked at the development of performance skills and the use of feedback. You might like to use the Unit Forum to discuss and debate any dance-related issues, share ideas or ask questions.

Further reading

Dance UK, ‘Warming Up and Cooling Down’, Information Sheet 3, Articles by Carol
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Brown vs Board of Education Thurgood Marshall
This ten minute video is about Brown vs. Board of Education and Thurgood Marshall. It is mainly talking heads and so is best used for older students who have some idea about the judical system. It covers a lot of history related to civil rights.
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4.9 Léxico básico

banco (el) bank (also: bench)
bar (el) bar (establishment)
cibercafé (el) cyber café, internet café
cine (el) cinema
Correos post office
hipermercado (el) hypermarket
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Baxter, C., Poonia, K., Ward, L. and Nadirshaw, Z. (1990) Double Discrimination: Issues and Services for People with Learning Difficulties from Black and Minority Ethnic Communities, London, King’s Fund Centre.
Bentall, R.P. (1992) ‘A proposal to classify happiness as a psychiatric disorder’, Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 18, pp. 94
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Laser Jello
In this activity, learners use gelatin as a lens to investigate the properties of laser light. Learners can view total internal reflection of a beam of light and investigate angles of reflection and refraction. Using different colors of gelatin demonstrates its color filtering properties. Use this activity to help learners explore light reflection and refraction, wavelengths, color, and lenses.
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Dec. 12 - As EU ministers meet in Brussels in a bid to break the impasse on banking union, Reuters correspondents in France, Berlin and Frankfurt lay out the sticking points and what's at stake.
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1 Wind energy

Wind energy was the fastest growing power source at the start of the 21st century, yet wind-driven mills and pumps, and nautical sails for transport were, along with waterwheels, the first mechanical devices to power industrial production. The advantages of harnessing wind energy are obvious; it is free, clean and widely available (but see later). Although a favoured source of ‘green’ energy, the increasing deployment of wind turbines where they are most efficient, on hilltops and coasts,
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2.7.1 Recognizing geological problems

The most profitable coal mines are those that possess unbroken, horizontal seams of constant thickness and quality. In mines where this is not so, profit levels will depend on the ability of the mine geologist to predict changes in the seam before they are encountered at the face.

Geological problems fall into two categories — gradual changes and sudden changes. Where a change is gradual, such as a seam thinning or splitting, data from boreholes in advance of the workings, supplemente
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1.5 The physics and chemistry of coal formation

Coal is a type of sediment made up mainly of lithified plant remains. But how does spongy, rotting plant debris become a hard seam of coal? As discussed earlier, plant material growing in mires dies, and then rots under anoxic conditions to form peat (by the process of humification). With time, the mire becomes covered with layers of sediment, the weight of which squeezes water and gas out of the pore spaces and compacts the vegetation. As subsidence allows deposition of further mire
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5.2 Motor proteins

The final element that is needed for a vesicle transport system is motor proteins, as indicated in Figure 9. These proteins bind to vesicles and organelles and use energy from ATP to move them along the microtubule or microfilament network. Two families of motor proteins, the kinesins and dyneins, move vesicles along microtubules, and members of the myosin family move them along microfilaments (see Box 1). The myosin family is also important in cell movement.


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5.2 Passive properties

Freezing is nearly always harmful to living cells because the tertiary structure of hydrophilic molecules such as proteins is disrupted and the permeability of membranes is drastically altered. The concentration of solutes in the blood of teleost fish is only about half that of seawater so, while seawater freezes at −1.9° C, fish blood would be expected to freeze at −1 to −0.6° C. One way in which fish living in very cold seawater avoid what seems like inevitable disaster is by s
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1.7 Demonstration of research skills

The ‘key ingredients’ are reflected in demonstrations of various sorts of skills: transferable, generic, project based, discipline based.


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2.1 The heart of spectroscopy: dispersing light

Telescopes may simply be used to collect the light from an astronomical object in order to measure its position, brightness or spatial distribution. However, it is often far more instructive to examine the spectrum of light from an object such as a star or galaxy, namely the distribution of light intensity as a function of wavelength.

The spectrum of a light source may be revealed in several ways, all of which involve making light of different wavelengths travel in different dire
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