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Ben George - BSc Computer Science
Comp Soc President Ben tells us why he chose Nottingham.
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Welfare states: Kind with consequences
The Economist asks James Bartholomew, author of “The Welfare of Nations,” whether modern welfare systems stoke unemployment - and how they should be reformed
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1.6 Sources of authority

A very useful way of gaining insight into a religion and seeing how it works is to examine its sources of authority: for example, whether authority is vested in scriptures, in religious specialists, in tradition, in personal experience or a combination of these. Even in traditions where there is some agreement on what counts as an authoritative text, there are still contested issues of how that text is to be interpreted, by whom, with what degree of literalness and in what context. Similarly,
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2.1 Processors

Figure 2 shows an advertisement for a laptop. The main features of the computer are listed in this advert. One item on the list is ‘Processor: AMD E450 1.65 GHz’. So this computer uses an AMD E450 processor, running at a speed of 1.65 GHz. A processor is an essential component of a computer; it carries out, or executes, the instructions that make up the computer program. PCs use one main processor and several other ‘supporting’ processors, and adverts for PCs often specify what main p
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Learning to teach: an introduction to classroom research
This is the fourth of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach. Undertaking classroom research is seen as an effective form of CPD. This free course, An introduction to classroom research, provides a basic introduction to research design and illustrates two methodologies, case study and action research, by drawing on examples from the classroom. The activities in the course provide an opportunity for you to design and develop your own project.Author(s): Creator not set

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Het weer : De wetenschap vertelt
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Dit dossier van EOS wetenschap bundelt artikels over het weer. Volgende onderwerpen komen in dit dossier onder meer aan bod:

  • betrouwbaarheid van buienradar;
  • hittegolf;
  • ontstaan van onweer en regen;
  • ontstaan van wolken;
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5.3 Digital camera

The last computer I am going to look at is the embedded computer in a digital camera.

Figure 10 shows a picture of a digital camera. The screen of the camera is displaying a picture that has previously been stored in a memory card within the camera. This memory card is not the camera computer's main memory, nor is it the secondary memory used to hold the computer's program; it is a form of removable secondary memory where the computer stores the images taken. Next to the camera in Figur
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9.1.2 Limits

Second, decide the limits and the variations to the user trip or trips that you are going to take. It is usually a good idea to extend the trip into activities that both precede and succeed the immediate use of the product you are investigating since this may lead you into devising an improved, more integrated overall solution. Similarly, variations on a basic trip – different times of day, different weather conditions, different requirements – will probably bring to light a wider range o
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Data Pitch: Data-driven innovation programme
Data Pitch: Data-driven innovation programme - Profile Picture Ms Johanna Walker
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9 Notes to help you complete your assessment

To complete your assessment portfolio you must include a contents page indicating how your reflective commentary in Part A and your evidence in Part B are related. An example of a suitable format for the contents page is in Figure 1 below.

Figure 1  (PDF, 1 page, 0.1MB)

Although the requirements of Parts A and B are listed sep
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3.3.6 Summary of the system of precedent

The basis of the system of precedent is the principle of stare decisis and this requires a later court to use the same reasoning as an earlier court where the two cases raise the same legal issues. For example:

  • House of Lords’ decisions are binding on all other courts in the legal system, except the House of Lords itself.

  • The Court of Appeal is bound by previous decisions of the House of Lords. The Court of Appeal generally is a
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5 Obtaining descriptive statistics

Activity 4

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This activity demonstrates how a simple dataset can be used to produce some basic statistics. You will see how the data from a simple experiment can be described in a
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Job & Career Fair Techniques 1
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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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Evaluation techniques
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10 The 'Evaluation Techniques' module is one of the core modules taught on the Masters in Public Health which is offered by the Division of Epidemiology and Public Health at The University of Nottingham. This resource includes an overview of the module, a recommended reading list that supports the module and 3 of the 7 lectures that are delivered. Suitable for study at Masters L
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6.1 The architecture of a typical e-commerce system

Before finishing this unit it is worth looking at the architecture of a typical e-commerce system in order to see some of the technologies. This is followed by details of a real application which I shall use to discuss some of the issues involved in distributed system development. The description used is closely modelled on the Amazon site.


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7.2 An EU constitution: moving the debate on

In the next activity you will be able to build upon the previous one and observe the way in which the debate on the new EU constitution has progressed and moved to another level on its way to ratification.

Activity 7 A snapshot from the EU constitutional debate (2)


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A Charleston Affair Weekend -- May 4 - Sunday, May 6, 2012 -- College of Charleston
Join the College of Charleston Alumni Association in its countdown to A Charleston Affair Weekend, Friday, May 4 - Sunday, May 6, 2012. The weekend is an exhilarating schedule of events and programs for all alumni and friends. Mark your calendars and make your reservations for a sensational weekend in the best city on the planet. Find out more at http://www.acaweekend.com A Charleston Affair has been the annual graduation gala and alumni reception for the College of Charleston since 1900. The A
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Pelvis (Part 1) Tutorial
Video uses hand drawn diagrams to identify and discuss the structure and physiology of the pelvis. Focus on the pelvic girdle and joints. Good review for a test. Music in background is a little distracting, and video is a little blurry. Grades 9-12. 4:25 min.
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