Historical skills : dating documents
Explains the different dating conventions employed in historical documents. For example, the system of dating by reference to a religious feast day and the year of the reigning monarch has little in common with the modern calendar. Even where a recognisable date is provided, it may not be what it at first appears.... The resource includes a glossary, bibliography and translation of relevant Latin numbers/phrases. Illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
Historical skills : using archives
This resource provides a general introduction to what archives are, where they are kept, how to find relevant material, and what to expect on a visit to an archives office. A glossary and bibliography are also provided along with numerous links to relevant external resources. The scope of this unit principally reflects the archival holdings of the University of Nottingham and illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
Historical skills : weights and measurements
Aims to identify and explain some common difficulties in deciphering units of weights, measurements, and money in historical documents. Explores English and Welsh measuring systems, predominantly those used from the late sixteenth and early 17th centuries onwards, and those in force after the Weights and Measures Act of 1824. The resource includes a glossary and bibliography. Illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
A new career in the health service Professor Beasley addresses the Nursing graduating class of 2006. In this Podcast, Professor Beasley talks about the importance of optimism in the ever-changing field of Nursing. She also stresses the need to take risks to further your career.
Professor Beasley addresses the Nursing graduating class of 2006.
In this Podcast, Professor Beasley talks about the importance of optimism in the ever-changing field of Nursing. She also stresses the need to take risks to further your career.
Postgraduate study skills in science, technology or mathematics
Are you about to undertake a PhD in science, technology or mathematics? If so, this unit will help you to examine your work processes. You will consider and develop the nature of postgraduate work and look at the planning of work needed at doctoral level.
Developing modelling skills
This unit is the third in the MSXR209 series of five units on mathematical modellng. It provides an overview of the processes involved in developing models, starting by explaining how to specify the purpose of the model. It then moves on to look at aspects involved in creating models, such as simplifying problems, choosing variables and parameters, formulating relationships and finding solutions. You will also look at interpreting results and evaluating models. This unit assumes that you have pr
Dance communicates ideas through movement and is an expressive art form. Students need to learn how to use their body in a safe and healthy way, whilst developing a wide-ranging movement vocabulary. The use of different dance techniques can be an effective way of building vocabulary and developing different kinds of skills and abilities. Technical dance skills can form the foundation on which to develop and enhance each individual's performance. As dance teachers, we may have a range of skills,
Surveys and Experiments in Environmental Economics
We will discuss basics and important topics in experiments and surveys in Environmental Economics. The validity of these techniques crucially depends on an adequate understanding of the different areas that support them We will talk about the importance of combining economic theory, econometrics, statistical design methods, and social and cognitive psychology in order to properly understand individual choices, so they can be used to elicit social preferences and help to guide environmental polic
Essay Writing Skills
Essay Writing Skills
Write Now! Career Prompts: Infrastructure Manager
This Career Clip features Carlo Caiati. Carlo discusses his responsibilities for technology in the corporate environment and on the plant floor of Just Born Candy in Bethlehem, PA. Carlo's career advice is to finish school and to continue to earn degrees or certifications as away of proving to employers that you are able to learn new things.
Write Now! Career Writing Prompts: Co-Chief Executive Officer
This Career Clip features Ross Born, Co-Chief Executive Officer at Just Born Candy in Bethlehem, PA. Ross indicates he loves his job and wouldn't trade it for anything else. You have to do what you enjoy and the most important thing is to figure out how to convert what you enjoy into a career. You also need to ask lots of questions and investigate things on your own.
Write Now! Career Writing Prompts: Director of Manufacturing Support Services
This Career Clip features Fred Everitt, Director of Manufacturing Support Services at C.F. Martin Guitar Co. in Nazareth, PA. Fred says his career advice is to treat others with respect and dignity. It's not just what you get done, it's how you do it.
Write Now! Career Writing Prompts: Speech Pathologist
This Career Clip features Carrie Kane, Speech Pathologist at Good Shepherd in Allentown, PA. She uses technology in many ways to help those that are having problems with speech. Her best career advice came from a supervisor and that she should utilize her abilities with technology in her future because she appeared to be naturally gifted with it.
Visual French - Activity and Career Titles
This video gives the titles of various activities and careers in French. (There is no English spoken on the video.) The French words accompany the image. There are several 'volumes' within this video.
A Personal Reflection Paper on the Importance of Self-Analysis of Communication and Listening Skills
In Summer 2007, a Virginia Tech Doctoral cohort completed EDAE 6924, School Community Partnerships. Here is a personal reflection authored by Stanley Jones.
Applied Mathematical Economics
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Hodges Health Career - Care Domains - Model
Hodges’ Health Career (Care Domains) Model provides a conceptual framework upon which users can map problems, issues and solutions across four knowledge domains: Interpersonal; Sociological; Scientific; & Political (Autonomy). The public may also be taught to use the model, enabling engagement, understanding and concordance in planning and outcome evaluation. Brian Hodges' original notes, a resources page and links (800+) are included. Additional material on health informatics and the potenti
Teaching Reading Skills: Disciminating Vowel Sounds
Teaching vowel sound discrimination skills using the Early
Interventions in Reading program from SRA/McGraw-Hill. Early
Interventions in Reading uses scaffolded and explicit direct instruction
to provide young students with the reading skills needed for academic
Modeling Research Skills
The fifth lesson in the Family, History and Memory module centers on developing students' research skills. Using the book The Diary of Anne Frank as a starting point, it guides students through the necessary steps for conducting good-quality research and developing a subsequent presentation. Students work as a group to develop their presentation. The lessons can be delivered as a module or as individual units.
The aim of this lesson is to help students acquire skills that help them prepare for examinations in a focused and organized way. Students devise strategies for reviewing material and developing a revision timeline, and learn to identify the areas of study on which they should concentrate to prepare for tests. They review helpful tips and learn to use past examinations as a guide for future ones. It is the seventh lesson in the study skills series and is intended to support adult learners who ar