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Beginnings of Civilization
A slide presentation about the origins of Civilization. There is information about the first cities and a lot of vocabulary related to the topic. (No narration but lots of text and graphics)

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Acknowledgements

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Joe Sacco: Comic Journalist
November 6, 2013 - Artist Talk moderated by Charlie Smith of the Georgia Straight Joe Sacco's comics are entirely unique in the field. No one else writes and draws international political reportage in a comic book format. His books are amazing glimpses into the complex issues of global politics that never lose sight of the everyday people who live in states of war. The fact that they are comic books makes them only more remarkable. Joe was born in Malta, October 2nd, 1960. He moved around the w
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SFU's Innovation Boulevard research connections
SFU, a partner of Innovation Boulevard, integrating research into the community
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Voice of Indian Song
Traditional Indian singing is intoxicating - but what is it about singing, and listening to others sing, that makes it so significant? In this album, Sudokshina Chatterjee breaks down the unique Indian style, and explains the emotions and meaning behind the songs of her culture. This material is drawn from The Open University course AA317 Words and music. The iTunes U team. The iTunes U
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1.1 Why is accessibility important?

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Supernatural (sharks and dolphins)
This is a documentary about the characteristics of sharks and dolphins. The documentary details how the animals are able to hunt and survive in the ocean. Run time 08:17.
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Kwanzaa History
Kwanzaa is a holiday to celebrate African-American cultural heritage. In this video learn how this holiday got started and the customs and traditions of Kwanzaa. (01:10)
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The Skeletal System : Thoracic Cage ( 07:09)
In this video we look the components of the thoracic cage: ribs, sternum, etc... This is Lesson 9 in The Skeletal System series. This is part of our Anatomy and Physiology lecture series. (05:50)


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2014 Professor of the Year -- Dr. Matthew George
Dr. Matthew George, professor of music, John Ireland Distinguished Professor, director of Bands and Orchestra and chair of the Music Department, is the 2014 Professor of the Year. Established in 1961, the Professor of the Year award recognizes a St. Thomas faculty member for his/her excellence in teaching, scholarship and inspiration to students.
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2014 Humanitarian Award -- Sondra Elizondo '92
Sondra Elizondo '92, a Benson, Minn., native, received the 2014 Humanitarian Award for her contributions to the betterment of the spiritual and material welfare of the less fortunate. Elizondo, who earned a B.A. in social work, is a co-founder and director of Minneapolis-based VIDA (Volunteers for Intercultural and Definitive Adventures), a nonprofit volunteer program that offers pre-medical, pre-dental and pre-veterinary college students the chance to work with local doctors, translators and gu
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Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
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5.6 Design

Designing a distributed system can also be a problem, for example the fact that computers in a distributed system are joined by communication media which can stretch over thousands of miles provides an added dimension to the design process in that response time can be a problem. Another, equally serious problem is that of reliability, for example the fact that a hardware malfunction can bring down a poorly-designed distributed system.

As an example of one design problem that a distribut
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IDS350 Gardens of California #08 Sp14
Gardens of California with Jerry Turney "Insects and IPM" www.youtube.com/csudhtv
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Australian Sports Physiotherapy Seminar - Kandy, Sri Lanka

This is Elite Akademy Sports Physiotherapy - The University of Melbourne’s Sports Physiotherapy Seminar to be conducted in Kandy, Sri Lanka. At the time of publishing 290 attendees had signed up for Kusal Goonewardena’s (Head of Sports Medicine at the University of Melbourne &

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1.4.7 T is for Timeliness

The date when information was produced or published can be an important aspect of quality. This is not quite as simple as saying that 'good' information has to be up to date.

Activity 9

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1 Preamble

I have assumed that you have come to this course because you are interested in the use of models as part of a systems or systemic approach to some situation. This means that I expect certain things of you:

You to have an interest in understanding and interacting with some situation which you find puzzling, intriguing, worrying or which you are trying to manage.

You believe the situation involves more than
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Voices in the Conversation
A visit to Katherine Bomer’s fifth-grade class showcases techniques for involving all students in a classroom read-aloud and the ensuing discussion that follows. Ms. Bomer respectfully models, supports, and encourages conversations among students on the text The Color of My Words by Lynn Joseph. (19:00)
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4.3 Technical and behavioural actions

The numbers generated by the carbon calculator use a computer model based on some of the best information available. However, as I mentioned earlier, the results are not exact because calculators typically require you to enter broad categories of information about yourself and your household. And there are always uncertainties about some of the data on which the calculator is based. Nevertheless, the calculator allows you to explore the important actions needed to lighten your carbon load and
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9.70 Social Psychology (MIT)
Our conjoint participation in the 9.70 learning system places us in a consensually-shared social situation. (All of the foregoing words are important. Do you understand their meaning in this context?) We will endeavor to organize ourselves into a community of discourse that approximates (albeit in an altogether partial way) a meaningful, real-world research enterprise: Like all scientific communities, we will work with limited resources. Unlike "real" scientific communities, ours will operate un
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