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Everyday aesthetics in forced displacement

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In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Sandra Dudley (University of Leicester) looks at 'material culture and Karenni forced migrants in a Thai-Burma border camp'. 10 February 2012. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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burma | material culture | anthropology | society | migration | thailand | borders | burma | material culture | anthropology | society | migration | thailand | borders

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Neighbouring China in Northern Nepal

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In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Martin Saxer (National University of Singapore)discusses 'Hidden Valleys, New Roads and Remote Cosmopolitans' in northern Nepal. 25 May 2012. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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anthropology | society | borders | nepal | china | anthropology | society | borders | nepal | china

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Borders beyond control? Assessing and meausring the effectiveness of migration policies

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Lecture by Hein de Haas. Hilary term seminar series IMI. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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IMI | borders | migration | IMI | borders | migration

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17.000J Political Philosophy: Global Justice (MIT) 17.000J Political Philosophy: Global Justice (MIT)

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This course explores the foundations and content of norms of justice that apply beyond the borders of a single state. We examine issues of political justice, economic justice, and human rights. Topics include the case for skepticism about global justice; the idea of global democracy; intellectual property rights; the nature of distributive justice at the global level; pluralism and human rights; and rights to control borders. It meets jointly with Harvard's Philosophy 271, and is taught by Professors Joshua Cohen, Thomas Scanlon, and Amartya Sen. Readings are from Kant, Habermas, Rawls, Sen, Beitz, Nussbaum, Stiglitz, Ignatieff, Walzer, among others. This course explores the foundations and content of norms of justice that apply beyond the borders of a single state. We examine issues of political justice, economic justice, and human rights. Topics include the case for skepticism about global justice; the idea of global democracy; intellectual property rights; the nature of distributive justice at the global level; pluralism and human rights; and rights to control borders. It meets jointly with Harvard's Philosophy 271, and is taught by Professors Joshua Cohen, Thomas Scanlon, and Amartya Sen. Readings are from Kant, Habermas, Rawls, Sen, Beitz, Nussbaum, Stiglitz, Ignatieff, Walzer, among others.

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norms of justice | norms of justice | interstate | interstate | political justice | political justice | economic justice | economic justice | human rights | human rights | skepticism about global justice | skepticism about global justice | global democracy | global democracy | intellectual property rights | intellectual property rights | nature of distributive justice | nature of distributive justice | pluralism and human rights | pluralism and human rights | rights to control borders | rights to control borders | Kant | Kant | Habermas | Habermas | Rawls | Rawls | Sen | Sen | Beitz | Beitz | Nussbaum | Nussbaum | Stiglitz | Stiglitz | Ignatieff | Ignatieff | 17.000 | 17.000 | 24.611 | 24.611

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21H.991 Theories and Methods in the Study of History (MIT) 21H.991 Theories and Methods in the Study of History (MIT)

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We will doggedly ask two questions in this class: "What is history?" and "How do you do it in 2010?" In pursuit of the answers, we will survey a variety of approaches to the past used by historians writing in the last several decades. We will examine how these historians conceive of their object of study, how they use primary sources as a basis for their accounts, how they structure the narrative and analytical discussion of their topic, and the advantages and limitations of their approaches. We will doggedly ask two questions in this class: "What is history?" and "How do you do it in 2010?" In pursuit of the answers, we will survey a variety of approaches to the past used by historians writing in the last several decades. We will examine how these historians conceive of their object of study, how they use primary sources as a basis for their accounts, how they structure the narrative and analytical discussion of their topic, and the advantages and limitations of their approaches.

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primary sources | primary sources | women's studies | women's studies | gender history | gender history | Industrial Revolution | Industrial Revolution | media studies | media studies | visual culture | visual culture | environmental history | environmental history | postmodernism | postmodernism | microhistory | microhistory | digital humanities | digital humanities | national history | national history | borders | borders | frontier | frontier | global history | global history | imperialism | imperialism | historiography | historiography | analytical framework | analytical framework

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Regional engagement and effective protection: the Australian way

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Public Seminar Series, Michaelmas term 2013. Seminar by Professor Susan Kneebone (University of Oxford) recorded on 30 October 2013 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. In this talk, Professor Kneebone explains the coincidence between the Australian governments ambivalent acceptance of its obligations under the Refugee Convention and its securitised approach to regional solutions for refugees under the Bali Process (that is, the Conference on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime). Australia is situated in the Asia and Pacific region which is host to some 10.6 million people of concern to UNHCR, representing almost 30 per cent of the global refugee population. Yet few countries in the region are signatories to the R Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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borders | Australia | refugees | migration | borders | Australia | refugees | migration

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Displacement from Syria: putting the Common European Asylum System to the test?

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Special lecture, Michaelmas term 2013. Lecture by Madeline V Garlick (UNHCR) recorded on 24 October 2013 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. In this lecture, Madeline Garlick analyses the trends in arrivals, recognition rates and other responses to date to Syrians claiming protection in and at the borders of the EU. She questions whether the Common European Asylum System has proven its ability to deliver swift and consistent protection to those in need, as foreseen in the Treaties and successive political declarations, in the face of widespread and well-documented persecution, extreme violence and horrifying violations of human rights. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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europe | migration | EU | syria | borders | forced migration | refugees | conflict | europe | migration | EU | syria | borders | forced migration | refugees | conflict

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Everyday practices at the Russia - China - Mongolia border

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Part of the COMPAS Seminar Series Michaelmas 2013: Rebordering: reflections in relation to (post)socialism This paper moves from the usual focus on mobile people crossing borders (migrants, traders, tourists, etc.) to examine more closely the activities of the various state agencies found at the international border. It is argued, focussing on the Russian side, that these agencies need to be disaggregated and that the relations both between and within them are incoherent. The actions of state agencies are not merely reactive but dynamic and unpredictable. Their incoherence and and predictability give rise to wide ranging shifts in the patterns of activity of the mobile people crossing the border. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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migration | immigration | politics | Russia | borders | migration | immigration | politics | Russia | borders | 2013-11-28

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21W.731-2 Writing and Experience: Crossing Borders (MIT) 21W.731-2 Writing and Experience: Crossing Borders (MIT)

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In this era of globalization, many of us have multi- or bi-cultural, multilingual or bilingual backgrounds, and even if we don't have such a background, we need urgently to understand the experiences of people who do. You will very likely work outside the United States at some point in your future; you will almost certainly work with people who speak more than one language, whose ancestry or origins are in a country other than the U.S., who have crossed borders of nation, language, culture, class to amalgamate into the large and diverse culture that is America. In this class we will read the personal narratives of bilingual and bicultural writers, some of whom have struggled to assimilate, others of whom have celebrated their own contributions to a culture of diversity. You will write fou In this era of globalization, many of us have multi- or bi-cultural, multilingual or bilingual backgrounds, and even if we don't have such a background, we need urgently to understand the experiences of people who do. You will very likely work outside the United States at some point in your future; you will almost certainly work with people who speak more than one language, whose ancestry or origins are in a country other than the U.S., who have crossed borders of nation, language, culture, class to amalgamate into the large and diverse culture that is America. In this class we will read the personal narratives of bilingual and bicultural writers, some of whom have struggled to assimilate, others of whom have celebrated their own contributions to a culture of diversity. You will write fou

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globalization | globalization | diversity | diversity | culture | culture | contemporary issues | contemporary issues | language and representation | language and representation | writing | writing | workshop | workshop | crossing borders | crossing borders | origins | origins | critical writing | critical writing | oral presentation | oral presentation | race | race | class | class | investigative journalism | investigative journalism

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21H.991 Theories and Methods in the Study of History (MIT) 21H.991 Theories and Methods in the Study of History (MIT)

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This subject examines some of the many ways that contemporary historians interpret the past, as well as the multiple types of sources on which they rely for evidence. It is by no means an exhaustive survey, but the topics and readings have been chosen to give a sense of the diversity of work that is encompassed in the discipline of history. This subject examines some of the many ways that contemporary historians interpret the past, as well as the multiple types of sources on which they rely for evidence. It is by no means an exhaustive survey, but the topics and readings have been chosen to give a sense of the diversity of work that is encompassed in the discipline of history.

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primary sources | primary sources | gender history | gender history | Industrial Revolution | Industrial Revolution | media studies | media studies | visual culture | visual culture | environmental history | environmental history | postmodernism | postmodernism | microhistory | microhistory | digital humanities | digital humanities | national history | national history | borders | borders | frontier | frontier | global history | global history | imperialism | imperialism | historiography | historiography | analytical framework | analytical framework | agrarian history | agrarian history | historical demography | historical demography | European history | European history | American history | American history | Asian history | Asian history | maps | maps | African history | African history

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Greenwell's Dry Docks, Sunderland Greenwell's Dry Docks, Sunderland

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road | road | bridge | bridge | roof | roof | industry | industry | window | window | water | water | wall | wall | yard | yard | docks | docks | buildings | buildings | landscape | landscape | dock | dock | workers | workers | construction | construction | cabin | cabin | industrial | industrial | ship | ship | panel | panel | parts | parts | piers | piers | ships | ships | debris | debris | aerialview | aerialview | bank | bank | rail | rail | row | row | structure | structure | riverwear | riverwear | container | container | deck | deck | doorway | doorway | trail | trail | northsea | northsea | frame | frame | cylinder | cylinder | land | land | vehicle | vehicle | mast | mast | tradition | tradition | shipyard | shipyard | striking | striking | scratch | scratch | drydock | drydock | aerialphotography | aerialphotography | impressive | impressive | borders | borders | digitalimage | digitalimage | sunderland | sunderland | shipbuilding | shipbuilding | industrialheritage | industrialheritage | drydocks | drydocks | glassmaking | glassmaking | coalmining | coalmining | wearside | wearside | mouthoftheriver | mouthoftheriver | twentiethcentury | twentiethcentury | southdock | southdock | blackandwhitephotograph | blackandwhitephotograph | pallion | pallion | georgeclark | georgeclark | heavyindustries | heavyindustries | march1962 | march1962 | marineengineering | marineengineering | engineworks | engineworks | wearmouthcolliery | wearmouthcolliery | shiprepairing | shiprepairing | williamdoxfordsons | williamdoxfordsons | austinpickersgill | austinpickersgill | jlthompsonsons | jlthompsonsons | riversidecoalstaithes | riversidecoalstaithes | sirjameslaingsons | sirjameslaingsons | aerialtouroftheriverwear | aerialtouroftheriverwear | repairingyard | repairingyard | twgreenwellandcompanyltd | twgreenwellandcompanyltd | greenwellsdrydocks | greenwellsdrydocks

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The Aftermath of World War II and the New Political Geography of Europe

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Modern European History Professor Paul Betts reflects on the legacy of World War II and its relevance to conflicts and crises today. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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World War II | refugees | borders | history | World War II | refugees | borders | history

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in the Mediterranean

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How Europe's external border controls that limit and monitor the entry of non-Europeans relates to the reception of migrants in the European Union Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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migration | mediterranean | refugees | EU | borders | migration | mediterranean | refugees | EU | borders

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21W.731-2 Writing and Experience: Crossing Borders (MIT)

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In this era of globalization, many of us have multi- or bi-cultural, multilingual or bilingual backgrounds, and even if we don't have such a background, we need urgently to understand the experiences of people who do. You will very likely work outside the United States at some point in your future; you will almost certainly work with people who speak more than one language, whose ancestry or origins are in a country other than the U.S., who have crossed borders of nation, language, culture, class to amalgamate into the large and diverse culture that is America. In this class we will read the personal narratives of bilingual and bicultural writers, some of whom have struggled to assimilate, others of whom have celebrated their own contributions to a culture of diversity. You will write fou

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globalization | diversity | culture | contemporary issues | language and representation | writing | workshop | crossing borders | origins | critical writing | oral presentation | race | class | investigative journalism

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17.000J Political Philosophy: Global Justice (MIT)

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This course explores the foundations and content of norms of justice that apply beyond the borders of a single state. We examine issues of political justice, economic justice, and human rights. Topics include the case for skepticism about global justice; the idea of global democracy; intellectual property rights; the nature of distributive justice at the global level; pluralism and human rights; and rights to control borders. It meets jointly with Harvard's Philosophy 271, and is taught by Professors Joshua Cohen, Thomas Scanlon, and Amartya Sen. Readings are from Kant, Habermas, Rawls, Sen, Beitz, Nussbaum, Stiglitz, Ignatieff, Walzer, among others.

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norms of justice | interstate | political justice | economic justice | human rights | skepticism about global justice | global democracy | intellectual property rights | nature of distributive justice | pluralism and human rights | rights to control borders | Kant | Habermas | Rawls | Sen | Beitz | Nussbaum | Stiglitz | Ignatieff | 17.000 | 24.611

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TWCMS.2007.1990

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Black and white photograph (printed on postcard paper) of a teenage boy or girl in an army uniform. The uniform is ill-fitting (too big). Standing in front of a brick house, with a sash window directly behind. Broad white borders. Pencilled on reverse is '1914ish'. Regional Faces of the First World War. The photograph is from an album relating to the men, women and children from Tyne and Wear who lived, worked or fought during the First World War. Accompanying this photo is the biographical and supporting information that we have about them, but the full story is not always known. Our collections records are not very detailed in some cases. We need your help to fill in the blanks. Do you have any information to add to what is already here? A name? A location? What more can you find out and tell us about their life? If you have some extra information about this photograph, please add your comments, information and any links, images or text. Part of the ?Wor Life? project. To find out more please visit www.worlife.org.uk

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firstworldwar | ww1 | worlife | blackandwhitephotograph | postcardpaper | teenageboy | armyuniform | brick | house | sashwindow | whiteborders | 1914ish | regionalfaces | newcastle | tyneandwear | curtain | timber | glass | floortiles | pocket | button | sleeve | hat | cleanshaven | boots | shine | poignant | oversized | socialheritage | abstract | attentive | standing | trousers | cloth | material | jacket | emblem | stone | airvent | debris | crease | pattern

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Durham March 1972

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At first glance, little has changed since this photograph was taken. However, on closer inspection cars can still be seen, traffic queuing on the medieval Framwellgate Bridge and there is no sign of the massive Leazes Bowl roundabout that now dominants eastern approaches to the city centre. Reference: TWAS: DT.TUR.7.45 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number.

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aerialviews | aerialphotographs | tyneandwear | durhamcathedral1972framwellgate | bridgeleazes | bowl | roundaboutmuseumtwamtyne | wear | archives | museums | city | view | river | turner | blackwhitephotos | durham | countydurham | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | march1972 | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | documentation | glimpse | aerialphotograph | traffic | vehicles | road | vegetation | buildings | urban | medieval | framwellgatebridge | leazesbowlroundabout | easternapproaches | citycentre | bank | land | development | progress | construction | industry | industrialheritage | unusual | interesting | compelling | oval | lawn | branches | shadow | daylight | infrastructure | business | economy | heritage | blur | grain | mark | landscape | borders | vast | wall | window | roof | components | passage | transportation | community | church | slope | aerialview | row | pavement | water

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Newcastle Civic Centre, March 1969

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A fine image of the newly completed Civic Centre with St Thomas Church in the foreground. Roads such as Simpson Street and Lovaine Crescent have been cleared to make way the Northumbria University campus buildings rising in the background. Compare this photograph with the 1963 image of the Civic Centre and surrounding area. Reference: TWAS: DT.TUR.7.11. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk. To purchase a hi-res copy please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk quoting the title and reference number

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aerialviews | aerialphotographs | tyneandwear | newcastlecivic | centre1969st | thomas | churchsimpson | streetlovaine | crescentnorthumbria | university1963museumtwamtyne | wear | archives | museums | turner | blackwhitephotos | newcastleciviccentre | digitalimage | blackandwhitephotograph | northeastengland | land | borders | march1969 | stthomaschurch | vegetation | industry | simpsonstreet | lovainecrescent | northumbriauniversitycampus | buildings | building | surroundingareas | road | vehicle | motorcar | tree | lawn | shadow | daylight | dome | chimney | roof | wall | doorway | window | pavement | park | grid | interesting | unusual | newcastleupontyne | row | fence | carpark | aerial | abstract | unitedkingdom | ground

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"The Late Lamented President Lincoln" Memorial Ribbon, ca. 1865

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Collection: Cornell University Collection of Political Americana, Cornell University Library Repository: Susan H. Douglas Political Americana Collection, #2214 Rare & Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library, Cornell University Title: "The Late Lamented President Lincoln" Memorial Ribbon, ca. 1865 Political Party: Republican Date Made: ca. 1865 Measurement: Ribbon: 11 1/2 x 2 1/8 in.; 29.21 x 5.3975 cm Classification: Costume Persistent URI: hdl.handle.net/1813.001/60j8 There are no known U.S. copyright restrictions on this image. The digital file is owned by the Cornell University Library which is making it freely available with the request that, when possible, the Library be credited as its source.

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cornelluniversitylibrary | badges | portraits | commemoratives | assassinations | deaths | quotationstexts | mourning | politics | symbols | animals | eagles | stars | unity | shields | americanflags | pillars | architecturalborders | lincolnabraham | busts | birds | culidentifier:value=2214rb0190 | culidentifier:lunafield=idnumber

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Scaling plants for creating borders

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An interaction showing the importance of scaling plants when creating borders. Three alternative suggestions are presented for the student to choose the preferred option.

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scale | proportions | design | art | horticulture | planting | borders | CRAFTS | Creative Arts and Design | Assessment | Design and delivery of programmes | UK EL05 = SCQF 5 | Intermediate level | Intermediate | NICAT 2 | CQFW 2 | Intermediate | GSCE A-C | NVQ 2 | | UK EL06 = SCQF 6 | Advanced courses | NICAT 3 | CQFW 3 | Advanced | A/AS Level | NVQ 3 | Higher | SVQ 3 | UK EL04 = SCQF 4 | Foundational Level | NICAT 1 | CQFW 1 | Foundation | GCSE D-G | NVQ 1 | Intermediate 1 | | W000 | ARTS and CRAFTS | J

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Map of Pakistan

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Map of Pakistan's political boundaries, including provinces, with railroads and roads.

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borders | geography | asia | POLITICS / ECONOMICS / LAW / SOCIAL SCIENCES | AREA STUDIES / CULTURAL STUDIES / LANGUAGES / LITERATURE | Social studies | Learning | Design and delivery of programmes | UK EL04 = SCQF 4 | Foundational Level | NICAT 1 | CQFW 1 | Foundation | GCSE D-G | NVQ 1 | Intermediate 1 | | UK EL05 = SCQF 5 | Intermediate level | Intermediate | NICAT 2 | CQFW 2 | Intermediate | GSCE A-C | NVQ 2 | | L000 | F | E

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Map of India

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This resource is a PDF map of India, showing both international and state or union territory boundaries, national and state or union territory capitals, and expressways, roads, and railways.

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borders | states | railroads | roads | politics | boundaries | maps | india | asia | AREA STUDIES / CULTURAL STUDIES / LANGUAGES / LITERATURE | Social studies | Eastern Asiatic | African | American and Australasian Languages | Literature and related subjects | POLITICS / ECONOMICS / LAW / SOCIAL SCIENCES | Learning | Teaching | Design and delivery of programmes | UK EL05 = SCQF 5 | Intermediate level | Intermediate | NICAT 2 | CQFW 2 | Intermediate | GSCE A-C | NVQ 2 | | UK EL06 = SCQF 6 | Advanced courses | NICAT 3 | CQFW 3 | Advanced | A/AS Level | NVQ 3 | Higher | SVQ 3 | UK EL07 = SCQF 7 | Higher Certificate | NICAT 4 | CQFW 4 | NVQ 4 | Advanced Higher | SVQ 4 | HN Certificate | UK EL08 = SCQF 8 | Higher Diploma | NICAT 5 | CQFW 5 | HN Diploma | Diploma in HE | UK EL09 = SCQF 9 | Ordinary degree | NICAT 6 | CQFW 6 | NVQ 5 | SVQ 5 | Ordinary degree | Graduate certific | UK EL10 = SCQF 10 | Honours degree | Graduate diploma | L000 | EDUCATION / TRAINING / TEACHING | F | G | E

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user account creation process

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Since implementation Borders College has automated this whole process, resulting in just a 24hr turnaround of the activation of student network accounts, where previously this could have taken several weeks.

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case studies | 2014 | borders college | capita | enrolment | it infrastructure | mis | office365 | unit-e | None

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Using Mahara: working with placements at Borders College

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The project allows students to complete 2 workplace portfolios in Mahara for their Working in an Early Education and Childcare Setting unit of the HNC Early Education and Childcare course. The work placement supervisors are given access to view the student’s portfolios whilst in progress and give feedback to the students (and lecturer) as the portfolio is being updated. This was partly achieved through the use of an iPad in the field by our placement officer with the external supervisor.

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case studies | 2013 | borders college | e-portfolios | None

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Open Badge adventure at Borders College

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The e-Learning team at Borders College believes that the Mozilla-led Open Badges ecosystem offers an opportunity to increase student engagement, retention and employability. In order to evaluate the long term potential of Open Badges within Borders College a number of pilots have been established. This case study investigates the ongoing work of the college in this field.

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case studies | 2013 | borders college | open badges | None

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