Qualities of the professional journalist, lecture notes
Summary lecture notes exploring the nature of journalism as a profession and some of the qualities and skills that make a successful journalist.
Employability Resource Pack
The UK Physical Sciences Centre at the University of Hull have created an online employability resource pack which can be imported into Blackboard, WebCT(Vista) and Moodle. The resource provides activities for students to help them develop skills and how to apply for jobs. Each zip file can be uploaded into the respective VLE but there is a meta data file embedded in the zip files which much be removed first. Information about this is found in the VLE README file. The other files in this section
International E-communication Exchange module
Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) has an ongoing e-learning programme integrated into its Criminology degree routes. This International E-communication Exchange (IEE) forms part of this and welcomes collaboration from partnered institutions that have similarity in their degree programmes. The core focus is on the criminal justice system, its organizational components and processes, and its legal and public policy contexts. This collaborative exchange enables students to interpret an
Skills and Personal Qualities (Careers)
In this activity students will find answers to questions such as: What are my strengths? How would I describe my personality? What skills do I need to build on for my career? The activity is designed to be reflective, and to encourage students to consider their skills and attributes from all aspects of their lives, enabling them to assess or reassess their career aspirations in a realistic manner, and make effective job applications. This is a HTML learning object that requires you
Little Book of Enterprise
Editor’s Forward: We hope you enjoy this “little book” and fi nd it useful. We believe that enterprise skills can be learnt, and by improving your enterprise skills, increase your potential for creating and identifying opportunities. As a student you have many opportunities to develop your enterprise skills further at Leeds Metropolitan University. This book is a guide to some of the resources and activities here at the University to help develop and maximise your talents. This Little
I started in Cov - Jeremy Vine
Jeremy is a British journalist and news presenter for the BBC. He is known for his direct interview style and exclusive reporting from war-torn areas throughout Africa. He is the current host of the BBC Radio 2 program, Jeremy Vine, which presents news, views, and interviews with live guests. He began his journalistic career in Coventry, working for the Coventry Evening Telegraph.
Intern Yourself into a Career
Pam Cooper of the ISU Career Center and a panel of Illinois State students discuss internships.
College of Fine Arts Alumni Hall of Fame
19 Alumni are recognized for their career achievements. James E. Major, dean of the College of Fine Arts serves as emcee for the event.
Quantum Mechanics I
A set of resources (lecture notes, exercises and figures) linked to a second year course in quantum mechanics. Both processed files (html/xhtml/pdf) and the raw inputs are provided, together with scripts to convert the material. Part of the Skills for Scientists project.
This OER is intended to assist with advice and guidance to students who are looking to improve their reading skills.
This OER is intended to assist with advice and guidance to students looking to improve and advance their revision skills.
Professional Writing - Screnwriting, Novel Writing, Fiction, Feature Writing, Business Writing, Writ
Our taster sessions give students the chance to develop and build on the knowledge and understanding of a particular writing form. It's also an opportunity for you to develop the independent practice skills crucial to a professional writer and an opportunity to develop writing industry contacts. All MA Professional Writing students spend time exploring different forms of writing before deciding which area they wish to specialise. Specialisms might be in the field of Business Writing, Features W
Dog examination techniques
This presentation has been developed to introduce veterinary students to the process of carrying out a systematic physical examination in canine patients. It is designed to act as an introduction to these processes and procedures only, giving the students a framework from which to work as they develop and refine these skills throughout the veterinary course. Physical examination is a key skill which will be used throughout a veterinary surgeon's career and is a key determinant in selecting diagn
Number for Nurses: Division
The Number for Nurses Computer Assisted Learning Package begins with a basic principles section which is followed by application to nursing practice. The basic principles section deals with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, S.I. units and scales and gauges. In each area a variety of methods are used to enable the student to understand these principles, through interactive tutorials and consolidate learning through exercises. The aim of the division section is to help the student b
HealthKnowledge Public Health Textbook - Medical Sociology, Social Policy, and Health Economics
'Medical Sociology, Social Policy, and Health Economics' is part of the 'Public Health Textbook' which can be accessed as an online resource. It covers part of the public health skills and competencies and has been organised in relation to the Faculty of Public Health Part A membership examination syllabus. It focuses on three main areas: Concepts of Health and Illness and Aetiology of Illness; Health Care; Equality, Equity and Policy and Health Economics.
HealthKnowledge Public Health Textbook - Health Information
'Health Information' is part of the 'Public Health Textbook' which can be accessed as an online resource. It covers part of the public health skills and competencies and has been organised in relation to the Faculty of Public Health Part A membership examination syllabus. It focuses on three main areas: populations; sickness and health; and applications (ways of putting it into action).
HealthKnowledge Public Health Textbook - Research Methods
'Research methods appropriate to public health practice, including epidemiology, statistical methods and other methods of enquiry including qualitative research methods', and is part of the 'Public Health Textbook' which can be accessed as an online resource. It covers some of the public health skills and competencies and has been organised in relation to the Faculty of Public Health Part A membership examination syllabus.
Developing an Effective & Flexible CV
By the end of this section you will: - Understand the purpose of a CV, what employers are looking for and sources of support - Prepare an effective CV appropriate for work experience, part time or voluntary work, or graduate level jobs Contents: - Why bother with a CV? - Key points in CV writing - Personal Details section of the CV - Skills section of the CV - Work Experience section of the CV - Education section of the CV - Other Interests section of the CV - References section of the CV - Chec
Employability & Career Development: Assessing your Skills, Talents and Attributes
On line interactive resource; self contained ‘chunk’ of learning which should take you about two hours to complete; contains interactive exercises. Assessing your skills, talents and attributes is an essential part of Personal Development Planning. It is essential that you know where your strengths and weaknesses lie and how they fit with employers’ requirements so that you can plan to enhance your employability. After completing each exercise you may want to print it out and add it to you
Setting up and facilitating student focus groups
evaluating curriculum developments: Why use Student Focus Groups?Benefits and advantages: easy produces more open responses allows responses from a diverse range of people Limitations: relies on the skills of the facilitator need to be carefully planned and executed transcription and summarisation can be time-consuming