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What's Hot on BoB: People and Power - Under Russia's Fist

This week’s What’s Hot on BoB is from Al Jazeera’s English channel. People & Power investigates the horrifying consequences for civilians under Russian airstrikes in Syria. 78 more words


Review May 2016: Mozart's Music of Friends

  Author: E. Klorman
Title: Mozart’s Music of Friends: Social Interplay in the Chamber Works
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Year: 2016
Price: £74.99 / US$120.00 1,402 more words

New Report: Measuring well-governed migration - The 2016 Migration Governance Index

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Measuring well-governed migration – The 2016 Migration Governance Index

Poorly managed migration can lead to harm, danger and insecurity, says a report from the Economist Intelligence Unit. 126 more words


New Survey by Amnesty International: Refugees Welcome Survey 2016

Refugees Welcome Survey 2016: Views of Citizens Across 27 Countries
by Amnesty International

The vast majority of people (80%) would welcome refugees with open arms, with… 114 more words

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Digi Know: Structuring your content using Blackboard Learning Elements

Blackboard Learning Elements provide a neat way of presenting content in Course Resources in a way that is easy for students to navigate. Content items are presented as pages such that students can go directly to a particular page they want and they can also use the arrows to move from one page to the next. 109 more words


How to create videos with mobile devices

Creating video on phones or tablets is really simple, but it’s also easy to make mistakes that make your video less effective than it could be. 98 more words


Opportunity Knocks, Kentucky!

Joe Kercsmar, CEDIK Research Associate

“Knocks” is an understatement. On March 7, 2016 the White House launched The Opportunity Project (United States Census Bureau, 2016), a collaboration with private companies to make the governmental data easily accessible and user-friendly. 634 more words

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