Holocaust survivor talks about the daily schedule at the Selvino children's home after the war
http://www.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/dp_camps_italy/index.asp The exhibition “DP Camps and Hachsharot in Italy after the War”, brings the story of the many thousands of Holocaust survivors in the dozens of DP camps that operated in Italy after World War II. While these camps served as temporary transit stations for the survivors, it was there that they also started to cope with the enormity of their loss, at the same time preparing themselves for a new chapter in their lives with the
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17.57J Soviet Politics and Society, 1917-1991 (MIT)
At its greatest extent the former Soviet Union encompassed a geographical area that covered one-sixth of the Earth's landmass. It spanned 11 time zones and contained over 100 distinct nationalities, 22 of which numbered over one million in population. In the 74 years from the October Revolution in 1917 to the fall of Communism in 1991, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, its leaders and its people, had to face a number of difficult challenges: the overthrow of the Tsarist autocracy, the est
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U.S. set to mark 150 years since Lincoln assassination
Americans reflect on the legacy of former President Abraham Lincoln shot dead 150 years ago this week. Vanessa Johnston 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, Reute
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The Cause and Effect of Better Decision-Making
How scientific evidence beats gut feelings when it comes to making better decisions for your company.
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The week ahead: The year of the Scots
As Britain goes to the polls, historians will remember Scotland's transformation, Syrians talk in Geneva and the Malaysian opposition watches an election from behind bars
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2015 PEN Hemingway Awards
Patrick Hemingway bestows the 2015 PEN Hemingway Award to Arna Bontemps Hemenway for Elegy on Kinderklavier. Ann Patchett, author of Bel Canto, Truth & Beauty: A Friendship, and A State of Wonder, delivers the keynote. The ceremony also includes the presentation of the 2015 PEN New England Award winners: Kevin Birmingham in nonfiction, Wesley McNair in poetry, and Carolyn Chute in fiction.
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Tensions run high in Mexico as migrants face off with authorities in annual march
Scuffles in Mexico's Oaxaca state as migrants marching for their annual human rights protest clash with riot police amidst a crackdown on Central American citizens crossing overland towards the United States. 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
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14.1 Mental Health Treatment: Past and Present SW
Stephen E. Wisecarver
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Explain how people with psychological disorders have been treated throughout the ages Discuss […]

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5.2 Usability principles

Usability as a field of study has grown rapidly with the spread of computers, the Web, mobile phones and other portable IT devices. Although there are some basic principles of good, usable design, there are no rules that guarantee a good design. In this respect design for usability is like other branches of design, such as industrial design, book design or interior design.

Usability design draws on ideas from psychology, ergonomics, typography and so on, and makes extensive use of feedb
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Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions - Khan Academy
During this nine-minute video clip Sal Khan converts mixed numbers to improper fractions and improper fractions to mixed numbers. (09:13)
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Converting Improper Fraction to Mixed Number
Instructor uses a white board to demonstrate how to change an improper fraction to a mixed number. This video shows the student step by step how to convert, this is a great beginning video for students. Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic. (3:10)
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Multimedia Versus Ugliness of the City
This paper presents a method of using multimedia techniques in order to solve problems of visual pollution of city environment. It is our observation that human - inducted degradation of city environmental results not only from neglect and vandalism but also from well - intentioned but inappropriate preservation actions by uninformed designers and local administrations. Very often, a local municipality administration permit to erect an ugly, bad-fitting surroundings houses. It is usually connect
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How to Teach Beginner's Cursive Writing
Beginner's cursive writing should be taught by first associating letters that are similar in both cursive and print form. Emphasize pen direction when teaching cursive handwriting with tips from a writing instructor and former classroom teacher in this free video on writing lessons and teaching strategies.
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The Week Ahead: Flying Solo
China's singletons take part in the world's biggest online-retail event, the Israeli prime minister visits America and Airbus and Boeing show off their planes at the Dubai Air Show
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Learn How to Juggle 3 Balls
Perfect instruction on how to learn 3 ball juggling.  This video shows you how to break juggling down.  First start with one ball, catch it like it is a raw egg.  The ball is tossed with proper form, which is explained and demonstrated.  One you can juggle one ball, the video demonstrates how to use two balls which are thrown in a narrow pattern.  If you can do that 10 times, you can move onto 3 balls.

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand what we mean by the entanglements of social welfare and crime control, by exploring the tensions and relations between ‘watching over’ and watching out for’

  • understand policy responses and their relevance to the course

  • identify different kinds of evidence – in particular, visual evidence and interview evidence

  • demonstrate a development of skills in ICT, including ho
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Mobilizing 3D Visualization through JT and JT2Go with Windows 8.1 and Surface Pro 3

Interested in seeing how line of business (LOB) apps built on Microsoft technologies are transforming commercial industries (e.g. manufacturing, retail, hospitality, financial services, healthcare) and public sectors (e.g. education, public safety)?  Check out this multi-part LaunchPad series on Channel 9 where we sh
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21F.820 Portuguese Advanced Conversation and Composition (MIT)
This is an advanced course that aims to build vocabulary competence and improve oral communication through the study and discussion of topics related to cultural aspects in Lusophone societies, primarily from current issues in Brazil. It is designed to give students extensive experience in Portuguese and emphasizes skill development and refinement in the area of critical reading and writing in Portuguese.
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Derived copy of Divisions of the Autonomic Nervous System
Stephanie Fretham
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Name the components that generate the sympathetic and parasympathetic responses of the autonomic nervous system Explain […]

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1.2 Partnership

This can be defined as including service users, and their advocates and carers, and other interested parties, as far as possible in the decision-making processes that affect their lives. In other words, work with service users should be based on their meaningful participation in decision making. Good practice demands that work takes place on the basis of partnership. Sometimes there can be a legal requirement to work in partnership with service users (for example, working with the parents of
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