TOOLS: Test of Online Learning Success
'The following four characteristics are common for successful online students:Basic technical and academic skills, Ability to study independently, Good organizational skills, and Willing to devote the same amount of time and effort as a face-to-face courseUse this self-assessment to gauge your readiness for online learning. To get a good idea of your chances for success as an online student, rate how well each item below describes yourself.'
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In this episode Nick and Nate are joined by Abhishek Lal – Program Manager on Windows Azure – who talks about the latest updates to the Windows Azure Service Bus. Abhishek demonstrates the improvements in SDK 1.8 including the WinRT messaging libraries that allow developers to use Service Bus directly from Windows Store apps.
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Composer & Cellist Philip Sheppard in Conversation with Sid Lee's Will Travis
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Science. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 This module explores the inter-relations and interactions of film and history in 20th century Europe and the United States (with a few classic films from elsewhere). It considers how films have appropriated past events as their core subject matter or setting, for purposes of nostalgic entertainment or didactic drama, for social commentary, philosophical enquiry or political protes
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10.2 Adding decibels

A feature of decibels is that adding two decibel values is equivalent to multiplying the ratios they represent. To see how this comes about, consider another context in which a decibel measurement is often used, that of signal amplification.

In Figure 28, the triangular symbol represents
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Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world, so just how has it managed to develop a wireless network and promote innovation? This collection explores how Nepal has developed its digital technological infrastructure, how it is still developing from a complex political background and gives a sense of how different cultures around the world relate to digital technology. The videos look at the country's recent history, with particular focus on education, health, language and the economy. Th
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2.2 A system map

One way of explaining and analysing a system is to represent it in a graphical form, known as a system map. I'll use the example of a system for making an appointment with a doctor in a health centre to illustrate this point. In this example, the health centre uses a computerised booking system and the patient may phone or visit the health centre to make an appointment. Therefore, the system includes a patient, a receptionist, a doctor, and a computerised booking system. The example sh
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This three minute video explains how a slave ship captain, such as Luke Collingswood, had the power to do whatever was necessary to maintain control, while bringing ships of slaves across the ocean for trade. This video shows how the British people finally found out what the slave ships was like and those that testified against it, including a clergyman who was once a slave captain and later wrote Amazing Grace, John Newton.
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