module handbook European Business Culture Practice
Welcome to your study programme for the European Business Culture and Practice module. This module explores the impact of cultural differences on business in different countries through three themes: knowing yourself, knowing your culture, understanding other cultures. In doing the module, you will develop your ability to analyse and evaluate aspects of management in an international context. The module will also develop proficiency in the following skills: • Planning and Management of
Making effective applications for Jobs
If you work through this learning object you will: - Use your personal skill audit, personal development records and knowledge of the job market to complete a range of job application forms appropriately. - Write appropriate supporting information / personal statements for a job based on the specific job description and person specification for that job as well as your own your personal profile and records.
Embedding Enterprise in the University Curriculum: It’s what we do every day! (lancaster presentat
Presentation. Overview of how CETL Enterprise embeds enterprise at Leeds Met including assessment teaching and learning, education, employability and structure of key players.
Leeds Metropolitan University Employability Office - Learning Objects index
On line interactive resources. Each title will take you to a self contained ‘chunk’ of learning which should take you about two hours to complete. They contain interactive exercises and you will generate material which would be useful to include in your Personal Development Plan or Progress File. Whilst they are free standing, they also build into a larger programme, so please free to try them all.
FAILTE Workshop Programme
Festival of Assessment, Innovation, Learning, Teaching and Enterprise The Institute for Enterprise, one of the Leeds Met Centres for Excellence in teaching and Learning, is hosting an event to celebrate, communicate, stimulate and generate different approaches that impact on the student learning experience.
Action Planning is about identifying medium and long-term aims and creating manageable steps to achieving those aims. Action Planning takes many forms; Appraisal Documents, Personal Reflections, etc. In this Learning Object, you will consider what factors prevent you actively planning to reach your goals; why you should action plan and; the practical steps you need to take in action planning.
First year student experience
This case study reports on enhancing the first year student experience by engaging students in the practise of business through provision of a coherent and relevant set of learning activities
SirLearnaLot, online programme to help you to enhance your teaching
SirLearnaLot aims to encourage development and exchange of good practice in: * design of teaching * creation of an effective learning environment * evaluation of teaching methods * raising the profile of information literacy. SirLearnaLot is a programme of individual modular units, accessible via Moodle, that are designed to be worked through at your own pace.
Guide to EBL (Enquiry Based Learning)
This is one of a series of guides produced by the Imaginative Curriculum Network to stimulate thinking and promote good practice in curriculum design. This Guide focuses on ‘Enquiry-based Learning’ (EBL) – on curricula designed around processes of enquiry. It is informed by reports emerging from a programme of staff development that supported lecturers as they each carried out a small-scale project designed to impact on the learning of their students. There is a companion ‘Guide for Busy
European Business Culture and Practice,Workbook 2: Analysing Culture for Business and Management
What this workbook is about: - In this book, we consider the some of the better known models of cultural difference and their usefulness. The key areas of study • Models of cultural difference • Business attitudes and doing business across cultures Learning Outcomes: The specific learning objective for this section are that you will be able to individually and through group discussion: • Analyse models for identifying and measuring cultural difference. • Describe business
Internationalisation good practice: The inclusive curriculum and ‘Internationalisation at Home’
This theme includes papers and articles which explore the meanings attributed to key phrases and attempt to define key concepts within the field of internationalisation as it relates specifically to learning, teaching and assessment practice and curriculum design and delivery in higher education. Many contributions provide concrete examples of activities to support multicultural learning and embed international dimensions in curricula. The student voice is apparent in research that engages stud
European Business Culture and Practice, Workbook 1: Describing and Analysing Culture for Business
These workbooks form a major part of the class programme in European Business Culture and Practice. They provide a framework within which we explore concepts of national (or regional) culture and the way it translates into organisational or business culture. They combine individual and group work, as understanding and working within cultural differences is necessarily a group activity. As your group progresses through the workbooks, you may evaluate the effectiveness of this framework for yo
Internationalising the Curriculum: an annotated bibliography
This annotated bibliography comprises a selection of books, journal articles, conference papers and other resources on the subject of the internationalised curriculum. It has been compiled initially from a library of global sources originally brought together as part of the review of literature in the field, commissioned by the Higher Education Academy in 2006 (Caruana, V. and Spurling, N., 2007). This has been up-dated to include more recent work. The central criterion for selection of materia
Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
Prof. Rachael Dixey Inaugural Lecture - Health, Social Justice & Access to Learning
The Faculty of Health's Professor Rachael Dixey delivered her inaugural lecture in the iconic Rose Bowl. The lecture 'Health, Social Justice and Access to Learning' considered the relationships globally between health inequalities and education, exploring ideas of education as liberatory and empowering, and consequently how this impacts on the politics of health. Professor Dixey is the head of Health Promotion at Leeds Met. She has a lifelong interest in Africa, doing PhD research in the 1970s
ISKRA Market Research teachers notes
Title ISKRA Market Research Session - Market Research to determine viability of product idea Learning Outcomes - At the end of this session students will have had the opportunity to perform initial market research on a new product idea with a view to creating a business or social enterprise. Activity - Yes, group based open-ended problem Case Study - Yes, based on a true entrepreneurial experience Teachers Notes -Yes, word document Support Material - PowerPoint slides, Case study Sugge
Finance for Non-Financial Managers workbook
Using this guide you will: Understand the terms used in financial statements; Appreciate the role of finance in your organisation; Have knowledge of the work of the accountant; Understand how accounts are created; Be able to understand the accounts; Understand how the accounts can be improved by your actions. Learning Outcomes: This study guide has been written on the basis that you could know nothing at all about finance. The key assumption is that by appreciating the role of finance within y
Enterprise Education - Leeds Met's Institute for Enterprise CETL, Resource Bank
The Institute for Enterprise is currently undertaking a project to collate and publish all of the educational resources created over the past 5 years related to teaching and embedding enterprise in education. The website provides an extensive number of downloadable resources cateorised into 4 sections: Learning Materials; Publications; AV Resources; and Web Links. Includes interactive toolkits; session plans; video's; posters; presentations; case studies; enterprise projects and exemplars.
Education Developments and Initatives (partnerships)
An example of a partnership module - comprehensive website containing links and resources: - This module is part of a suite of a number of modules developed in the Carnegie Faculty of Sport and Education at Leeds Metropolitan University. The modules are part of the Initial Teacher Education Programme(ITE). On completion of this module students will: understand and critically engage with the thinking informing recent developments in education at national and, where appropriate, international
Computer-Assisted Assessment - Disability Awareness simulation tool
This online resource is intended to help staff appreciate the difficulties and frustrations that students with a variety of different impairments experience when using electronic learning materials. In particular it uses computer based assessment questions to simulate experiences that may arise and hinder students' successful interaction with computer aided assessment. Each simulation presents the user with a multiple choice question on which the simulation is imposed. The user is asked to an