Engaging the Public with Climate Change: Behaviour Change

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The online option in specialization studies is limited to a primary concentration in Sociology and a secondary concentration in Career and Life Planning. The program is intended to provide a flexible, lower-cost option for individuals who want to finish their degrees online without coming to campus. “In this way, it promises to open university access to large numbers of students who have previously found it impossible to complete a bachelor’s degree,” said Matthew Sparke, the inaugural director of the program.

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Good Neighbors: Gentrifying Diversity in Boston's South End

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Investigations of the geographic impact of human activities have advanced understanding of the role of humans in transforming the surface of Earth, exposing the spatial extent of threats such as water pollution by manmade waste. If doing quantitative research, the student is expected to: (A) apply the scientific method in a research project; (B) create a matrix applying research methodologies that employ survey research, ethnography, primary documents, and statistical analysis to given subject areas; (C) determine the most efficient research approach; (D) utilize basic statistical approaches and tools in the analysis of aggregate information; (E) define and compute statistical information using various statistical approaches such as means testing and correlation, measures of central tendency and distribution, the development of categorical systems, and logical analysis; (F) analyze information using a spreadsheet or statistical analysis information software; (G) apply the fundamental principles and requirements of validity and reliability as used in the social sciences; (H) interpret patterns of behavior reflecting attitudes and values that contribute or pose obstacles to cross-cultural understanding; and (I) utilize applicable ethical standards in collecting, storing, and using human experimental or survey data. (5) Social studies skills.

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Food Transgressions: Making Sense of Contemporary Food

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S. involvement in World War I, Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points, and the Treaty of Versailles; and (G) analyze significant events such as the Battle of Argonne Forest. (5) History. Students shall be awarded one-half credit for successful completion of this course. (1) Personal Financial Literacy will develop citizens who have the knowledge and skills to make sound, informed financial decisions that will allow them to lead financially secure lifestyles and understand personal financial responsibility.

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The alphabet : an account of the origin and development of

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This kind of social inquiry has been labeled “descriptivism.” Many social scientists and philosophers acknowledge that advocates of descriptivism have identified an important difference between the social and natural worlds. Org/content/m22269/l.l/>. 39 Winter temperature in South Africa °c 1 I < 20 1 I 20 - ■22,5 1 1 22,5- •27,5 1 1 >27,5 40 CHAPTER 2. Social climber is from 1893; social work is 1890; social worker 1904.

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Screening the Americas: Narration of Nation in Documentary

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Review of Manuel Castell’s [1998] ‘End of Millennium: Volume 3 of The Information Age’. Students learn what makes "lasting news" as they work in groups to create a newspaper about the year in which they were born (1986, 1987, or 1988). (Grades 6-8) Students explore the New York City subway system as a link to the people and places of New York City. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12) Each student reviews the people, places, and events of a particular decade of the 20th Century, writes a report about that decade, and creates a booth of memorabilia, music, dress, pictures and other artifacts representing the time period.

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Removing Mountains: Extracting Nature and Identity in the

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If you searched for something like 'Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of An Empire' and no results were found, you could generalize your search by just searching for 'Ancient Rome'. Please note: all A-Level, International Baccalaureate, and other EU entry requirements must be achieved in first sitting. This Master’s degree in Social Research Methods has ESRC accreditation and provides advanced training in a range of research methods used in the social sciences.

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Asserting Native Resilience: Pacific Rim Indigenous Nations

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However, he adds that in the natural sciences, “[G]eneralizations about how things work are often complex, true only of one particular kind of thing, and usually best stated in a simplified natural language” (1986: 21). This lack of consensus is reflected in the methodological pluralism that marks social inquiry as currently practiced. Click Here for Details >> A new paper sheds light on sand tiger sharks and their annual migration habits along the Eastern Seaboard.

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Routledge Library Editions: Politics of the Middle East: The

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Other strengths, such as urban research and sustainability, bridge across the four research themes within the School. Densely populated urban areas: Physical factors that influence population distribution A. Regional study of the physical, cultural, economic, and strategic elements of the Middle Eastern and North African regions. Figure 1a: Panel tile representing the Masjid al-Haram (Sacred Mosque). The course begins with the origins of man in eastern Africa more than 6 million years ago and in roughly chronological order particularly considers developments over the last two thousand years.

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Politics and Practice in Economic Geography

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Insights from these research projects are integrated into the main thematic course, and the master thesis projects which take place in the second semester of the programme. Far removed from the "science of countries" ('ilm al-buldan) inaugurated by al-Jahiz and systematised by Ibn al-Faqih, but also from the descriptive cosmography and the purely descriptive genre of his predecessors focussing on routes and kingdoms, al-Muqaddasi belongs to the school called the "atlas of Islam", founded by al-Balkhi, continued by Al-Istakhri, and himself relayed by Ibn Hawqal, who was his contemporary.

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The Rise and Fall of Arab Jerusalem: Palestinian Politics

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The party developed a policy according to which different cultural groups were separated and settled in separate areas with their own suburbs, recreational facilities, schools, business centres, etc. Our program provides a strong core in Geographic concepts, theories, methods and traditions, with more in-depth course-work available in geography’s four main areas of emphasis: Environmental Sciences; Methods, Models and GIS Science; Nature and Society; and People, Place and Region.

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