Think about your overall level of communication skills and suggest areas where you feel you need to improve, based on the experience you have gained. You might find it useful to discuss with your tutor or another student or work colleague how you might do this. There may be changes you feel you need to make so that you can move forward, such as trying to extend the facilities and resources available to you, changing the way you study to make best use of the time you have, or focusing on impro
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To take a definite case, consider a car moving along a straight horizontal road. The car can be modelled as a particle by supposing the particle to be located at, say, the midpoint of the car. It is clearly convenient to measure the progress of the car with respect to the road, and for this purpose you might use the set of uniformly spaced red-topped posts along the right-hand side of the road (see Figure 5). The posts provide a way of assigning a unique position coordinate to the car
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Bach - Brandenburg Concertos No.6 - ii: Adagio ma non tanto
This is a live video of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra playing Bach's "Brandenburg Concertos No.6 - ii: Adagio ma non tanto" in some sort of majestic hall. Period instruments are used. (4:29)
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In a recipe the quantity of each ingredient needed depends upon the number of portions. As the number of portions increases, the quantity required increases. The quantity per portion is the same. This is called direct proportion. The quantity is said to be directly proportional to the number of portions. If 2 potatoes are required for one portion, 4 will be required for two portions etc. A useful method for direct proportion problems is to find the quantity for one and multiply by the
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There will be many categories of materials, supplies and consumables used in a project. Once again, the materials that are in constant use and easily and â€˜freelyâ€™ available in an organisation might be overlooked in costing the project. For example, it is easy to assume that stationary will be available in much the same way as it is for day-to-day work. However, a project is a bounded activity, and if you are to understand the full cost of achieving the outcomes, you will need to know how
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21L.703 Studies in Drama: Theater and Science in a Time of War (MIT)
This course explores the creation (and creativity) of the modern scientific and cultural world through study of western Europe in the 17th century, the age of Descartes and Newton, Shakespeare, Rembrandt and Molière. The class compares period thinking to present-day debates about the scientific method, art, religion, and society. This team-taught, interdisciplinary subject draws on a wide range of literary, dramatic, historical, and scientific texts and images, and involves theatrical exp
Author(s): Henderson, Diana,Sonenberg, Janet

The essential points of this course are as follows.

1. The Sun is a star, emitting all types of electromagnetic radiation. The light that reaches Earth from the Sun comes mainly from the photosphere, although on its way to Earth it must pass through the chromosphere and the corona. Each of these parts of the Sun shows signs of magnetically driven activity.

2. Electromagnetic radiation consists of waves that can travel through empty space an
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Holocaust survivor recalls the help given to the marchers by the inhabitants of Domotzlice
http://www.yadvashem.org/volary Holocaust survivor Mary Robinson recalls the help given to the marchers by the inhabitants of Domotzlice On 20 January 1945, approximately 1000 female Jewish prisoners were evacuated from the Schlesiersee (today SÅ‚awa) camp in Upper Silesia, western Poland, a region annexed to Germany. These women were forced on a death march in a southwesterly direction. On the way, the prisoners passed through other camps, and more women were added to the march. On 5 May 1945,
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Japan review
Japan Review is a scholarly full-text refereed ejournal published in English by the International Research Center for Japanese Studies in Kyoto, Japan. The journal covers Japanese culture and civilization and is published annually. At June 2009 there are 19 issues online (1990-2008), freely offering articles as PDF files. Example article include: 'Miyazaki Hayao's epic comic series Nausicaa in the Valley of the Wind: an attempt at interpretation'; 'Beriberi, military medicine, and medical auth
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Reactivity is not spread evenly over a molecule; it tends to be concentrated at particular sites. The consequences of this idea are apparent in the chemistry of many elements. However, in organic chemistry, the idea has proved so valuable that it receives specific recognition through the concept of the functional group. Structure 6.1 shows the abbreviated structural formula of hexan-1-ol, an alcohol.

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Tutorial 1: Google Charts - UNSPECIFIED Keywords:Tutorial
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Bartlett, R. (1994) The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization and Cultural Change, 950â€“1350, London, Penguin.

Bideleux, R. (1999) â€˜Europeanizationâ€™ versus â€˜democratizationâ€™ in east-central Europeâ€™, paper delivered to Budapest conference on Democratic Transition and Consolidation.

Bugge, P. (1995) â€˜Europe 1914â€“1945: the nation supremeâ€™ in van der Dussen, J. and Wilson, K. (eds) The History of the Idea of Europe, London, Routledge/The Open Universi
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Literary Festival 2016: Imagining African Futures [Audio]
Speaker(s): Leye Adenle, Jennifer Makumbi, Chibundu Onuzo | Western media reports that â€˜Africa is Risingâ€™ and a new middle class is emerging on the continent to transform political and economic systems. More sober stories from Mali, Northern Nigeria and Kenya reinforce earlier gloomy impressions and claim that Africa is not rising for all. Both optimistic and pessimistic accounts remain stubbornly dominated by outside voices. What do African writers and thinkers really think about the future
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Cowie, F. and Bradney, A. (2000), English Legal System in Context, London, Butterworths, pp. 88â€“90.
â€˜Extending and developing your thinking skillsâ€™, Open University Student Toolkit 9.
Slapper, G. (2000) â€˜Castles built on lawâ€™, New Law Journal, 23 June.
Slapper, G. and Kelly, D. (2003) The English Legal
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Certificacion de Turismo Responsable
A lecture on sustainable tourism delivered in Spanish.
Author(s): Xavier Font,Leeds Metropolitan University

A Shark's Entire Body is an Ear
Great whites have two lateral lines running from their complex ears all the way down both sides of their body. Because of them, they can sense the slightest vibrations of a seal from hundreds of feet away. (04:33)
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Nationalism, Socialism, and Violent Revolution

Marxian doctrine doesnâ€™t deny the possibility of absolute truth, but it maintains that absolute truth can be attained only in the classless society. Or in the proletarian class society.

Leninâ€™s main book1,Â or at least his most voluminous book (now available in t
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1 Learning to learn

(Please refer to Reading 1, Learning and reflection, by Mary Thorpe)This course is about developing your effectiveness as a learner. For example, there are activities which invite you to apply theories to practice and also to criticise theories in the light of practical experience. In these and other ways you will be encouraged to bring your own experience into the study of the course. The idea of asking you to use ideas, not just to remember them, and to bring your own experience into studyi
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5 Distances in extragalactic astronomy

Recall Hubble's law:

This relationship between redshift, z, of a distant galaxy which is given by

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