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Podcasting
This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software
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1.3.6 Journals

Journals and articles written by academics or experts are an excellent source of information. Journals are usually published monthly or quarterly, and contain a selection of articles providing details of recent research. Often they will also contain reviews of relevant books. They are usually published more quickly than books, and so are often more up to date.

To access content of journals, most publishers require a subscription. There are, however, some journals which you can freely ac
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1.2 2 The chromosomes that constitute the human genome

Laboratory techniques are available to aid in the preparation and staining of the chromosomes from a single cell, so that they are readily distinguished and can be photographed under the microscope. During mitosis, the chromosomes become visible (because they have condensed) and it is during mitosis that chromosome number, size and shape can be most easily studied. Every species has a particular number of chromosomes, each with a characteristic size and shape. For example, chimpanzee c
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Car bomb explodes outside Swedish consulate in Benghazi
Oct. 11 - Officials in Libya are investigating a car bombing that damaged the Swedish consulate in Benghazi. Nathan Frandino 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 news. For over 160 years,
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2.2.2 Precision

Measuring the same sample should give the same result every time if the equipment is precise. In practice, the information displayed by a measuring device can depend on several factors (such as temperature and humidity) and can drift slightly over time. Nevertheless, during the time it takes to complete a measurement sequence, all measurements ought to remain within a specified, small margin of error, often marked on the equipment. We will see later on, in Author(s): The Open University

1.1.1 Assessing your current level of knowledge

If you explore all the resources and activities in this course, you might need to allow between two and nine hours to complete it.

Before you read this guide, why not use the self-assessment questions on the next screen to rate your current level of knowledge?

Print or save these questions and for each question, mark the most appropriate number on the scale. When you have finished, you can review your answers. A score of three or less might indicate a gap in your knowledg
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7.5 Active and passive tags

Activity 30: exploratory

Read the extracts below. Using the information they contain, make notes about the main differences between active and passive RFID tags. You will get more out of this exercise if you make a ser
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There are more than 800 courses on OpenLearn for you to choose from on a range of subjects. 

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Angle Relationships and Types of Triangles
The instructor uses computer software to discuss vertical angles, exterior angles, alternate interior angles, etc. The sound quality could be a little better.
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9.95-A Research Topics in Neuroscience (MIT)
This series of research talks by members of the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences introduces students to different approaches to the study of the brain and mind. Topics include: From Neurons to Neural Networks Prefrontal Cortex and the Neural Basis of Cognitive Control Hippocampal Memory Formation and the Role of Sleep The Formation of Internal Modes for Learning Motor Skills Look and See: How the Brain Selects Objects and Directs the Eyes How the Brain Wires Itself
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Public libraries: Past present and future
University of Bath librarian Howard Nicholson provides an outline of the history of public libraries.
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Technical Paper 3 - The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Contextualising
This paper looks at the impact of recent government initiatives on early childhood care and education for 3 to 5-year olds in the full range of pre-school centres in the study. This was based on interviews conducted with 135 heads of pre-school settings and 12 local authority co-ordinators in six local authorities. At a time of rapid policy development and because of the diversity in pre-school provision, the EPPE study recorded how recent changes in local authority under-fives provision might b
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The Electronic Library: It's not Your Father's Library Anymore
Carla Buss, University Libraries
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1.2.1 A different definition

Click on the 'view document' link to read the interview excerpt with Reg Martin

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MOOC over Parijs
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Deze MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) wordt aangeboden op het Franse platform FUN (France Université Numérique) en is een cursus Frans vreemde taal gericht op wie al een beginnersniveau (A1) heeft en verder wil gaan naar niveau A2. …


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Genetics of obesity, and the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children
Nicholas Timpson, of the Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, gives a talk on Genetics of obesity, and the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children on the 9th November 2009.
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"Petroleum Technology Presentation" (video)
A talk by Brian C. Gahan, Energy Consultant; Chair of the Chicago Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers; former Senior Scientist and Manager of E&P Technology Development at the Gas Technology Institute. Session 4 of the conference "Petroleum: Prospects and Politics." Sponsored by the Chicago Society. Co-sponsored by the Student Government of the Universi
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Twist-escaped loops in the liquid crystalline polymer MBBA
Once a weak shear flow is applied on the nematic liquid, there is a sudden and strong increase in the defect density. At a certain shear rate, the equilibrium density is reached after a while through the creation and annihilation of defects. This in-situ observation enables the study of a wide range of dynamic disclination behaviours during shear, such as disclination-joining, loop-contracting, loop-stretching and loop-breaking. The loops in this image result from type 1 disclinations 'escaping'
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Grocery School: Lunch Meat
How to tell what to look for in lunch meat. A good video to motivate students to take a look at what they are eating and how to shop with a sharper eye towards lunch meat. Samples of packaging to show the students might make this an even better lesson. (03:07)
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