Comma Splice, Sentence Fragment, and Run-on Sentences Slide Show
 Musical slide show that discusses comma spice, sentence fragments, and run on sentences.  Definitions and examples are give for each. (02:18)

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate awareness of the links between English and Latin

  • understand basic English grammar in order to recognise and describe the way languages work

  • demonstrate awareness of the fundamentals of pronunciation in Latin.


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2.3 What is an informal carer?

Lynne is a daughter and a sister. Is she also an informal carer?

Audio: click below to listen to the case study on 'Caring in Familes'

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5.2 Evaluating the quality of information on the Web

The quality of the information you will find on the Web varies enormously as there is no editorial control. Anybody can establish a website, claiming to be whoever they want to be. As Mark Twain put it:

A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.

So how can you judge the reliability and quality of the information you find on the Web? If you think in t
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The Fall of Rome part 6 - Docudrama series
After the battle, the Emperor's army is defeated. Alaric's men want revenge. They want to destroy the city. Alaric marches into Rome and tries to get people´s support.
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"What the Ancients Knew" Roman Baths
Host Jack Turner explores a replica of the great baths in Rome, which was designed with an innovative heating system. This video explains how they are built and how they worked. Part of a series.
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A Summary of Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
This video is a quick and easy Huck Finn synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the novel. The video includes cartoon animation along with a narrator.  (09:15)
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Egypt's Golden Empire : Pharaohs of the Sun 5/9
For over 3,000 years Egypt was ruled by Pharaohs. But in that last sweep of time, one pharaoh stands out. He would reign for 67 years, command the largest empire on earth and capture the imagination of the world. His name was Ramesses (or Rameses). This documentary, which explores the importance of the pyramids to the Egyptian civilization, is suitable for middle school and high school grades. (06:29)
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Pride & Prejudice (1995) Episode 5 (Part 6/6)
This is an adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, Pride and Prejudice. 

This movie is an almost perfect adaptation of the novel.  This is part

6 of 6 parts.

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Morton Beebe's Maasai Oral Histories Project Video
This is a video introducing an oral history project about the Maasai people of Africa.  The project includes writing down and recording oral histories that, otherwise, would be lost forever.  This compliments the main subject of A Story A Story, which is oral traditions and stories.  (04:27)
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Permutations and Combinations-Part 3
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Deep Ocean Mysteries and Wonders
In the deepest, darkest parts of the oceans are ecosystems with more diversity than a tropical rain forest. Taking us on a voyage into the ocean -- from the deepest trenches to the remains of the Titanic -- marine biologist David Gallo explores the wonder and beauty of marine life. (08:28)
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Graphing Inequalities with Two Variables
Just like equations, sometimes we have two variables in an inequality. Graphing inequalities with two variables involves shading a region above or below the line to indicate all the possible solutions to the inequality. This video clip explains how to  graph inequalities with two variables by using some of the same techniques used when graphing lines to find the border of our shaded region. (1:42)
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Authentic Italian Pizza
A chef demonstrates how to make pizza.  He shows how to make the dough by mixing water, sugar, salt, spices, and then making a well out of flour and adding wet ingredients to it.  He then kneads the dough, and lets it rise.  He forms the crust and adds tomato sauce. 
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Who Invented Geometry?
A brief video explaining that geometry was invented or formalized by the ancient Greeks about 4,000 years ago. A math teacher explains who invented geometry using a whiteboard as a visual in the video.  The narrators speech is shown as text on the bottom of the screen.  

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Understanding Asthma
More than 20 million people in the US suffer from this disease.  It maybe triggered many different things. Attacks can last from minutes to days. In this professional video, a doctor explains what asthma is and what happens during an asthma attack. Both genetics and environmental triggers are discussed. Graphics help to illustrate the information. Grades 6-12. 3:11 min.
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Thresholds of Significance: Some Art and Science Collaborations
Deborah Aschheim, Hellman Visiting Artist, Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco http://www.minervaberkeley.org/conferences/seeing-knowing-vision-knowledge-cognition-and-aesthetics/2014-speakers1/deborah-aschhiem/ From 2009-2011 I was Visiting Artist at the Memory and Aging Center (MAC) in the Department of Neurology at UCSF. The MAC is well known for research into visual creativity and the brain, particularly some startling findings of pati
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RES.LL-005 D4M: Signal Processing on Databases (MIT)
D4M is a breakthrough in computer programming that combines graph theory, linear algebra, and databases to address problems associated with Big Data. Search, social media, ad placement, mapping, tracking, spam filtering, fraud detection, wireless communication, drug discovery, and bioinformatics all attempt to find items of interest in vast quantities of data. This course teaches a signal processing approach to these problems by combining linear algebraic graph algorithms, group theory, and data
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Making Inferences - Bigger Than Alexander
This video gives us an introduction to an inference lesson.  It includes illustrations, text, and music. The video is about a boy named Alexander who can't stop growing at school and has to move away. The teacher decides to bring her classroom to Alexander. Alexander believes he's special, but only because he's unusually tall. The class quickly shows Alexander just how special he really is. 

What is it about Alexander that is special? What is bigger than Alexander? Wh

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