Living with the internet: learning online
Learning online is one of the great advantages of information technology. This unit will help you establish a safe and comfortable working environment to ensure that your study time at the computer screen does not impact on your health. It also looks at the basic skills for online study, such as file management and installing software.
Reading is an essential skill for all of us and developing our skills in reading is a good investment. This unit is packed with practical activities which are aimed at making reading more enjoyable and rewarding. This unit also includes sections on how to read actively and critically.
Developing reading skills in relation to the Social Sciences
Have you ever wondered what skills are needed to get the most out of reading social science materials? This unit looks at how reading skills are developed and provides three questions that should be kept in mind when working through Social Science texts and extracts.
Web browser basics
Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.
Environmental Management Systems and Environmental Auditing Question Bank
Question Bank for Part Four of Greening Business: An environmental management system (EMS) is a framework designed to help in the management of an organization’s environmental impacts. There are national and international standards for EMS which can lead to accredited certification, for example ISO 140001. All Environmental Management Systems are based around the cycle of: planning what needs to be done, acting on these plans, checking that plans have been acted upon and are effective, and a
This unit will help you to identify and use information in education, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organising your
If you already have a good working knowledge of the German language, this unit will help to improve your language skills, knowledge of German-speaking societies and intercultural competence. It will also develop your critical and analytical skills as you study the geography and dialects of the regions of Germany.
Academic Skills - UNSPECIFIED Keywords:Academic Skills
Tutor's guide to Study Skills Toolkit 2007
Tutor's guide to Study Skills Toolkit 2007 - UNSPECIFIED Keywords:study skills
National Oceanographic Library Undergraduate Information Skills Induction Presentation
National Oceanographic Library Undergraduate Information Skills Induction Presentation - Karen Rolfe Keywords:University libraries
Sustaining Success - Lecture Slides
Sustaining Success - Lecture Slides - Su White Keywords:Feedback
Writing Tutorial for Engineers
Writing Tutorial for Engineers - UNSPECIFIED Keywords:Technical Writing
Online Writing Handbook (University of Toronto)
Online Writing Handbook (University of Toronto) - UNSPECIFIED Keywords:Types/Parts of Reports
Prepare for success
Prepare for success - Centre for Language Study eLanguages Keywords:International students
CETL's Re-Usable Learning Objects
CETL's Re-Usable Learning Objects - UNSPECIFIED Keywords:Learning Object
Planning essays and assignments
Planning essays and assignments - Jackie Curthoys Keywords:essays
Writing essays - Jackie Curthoys Keywords:essays
21W.747 Classical Rhetoric and Modern Political Discourse (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the history, theory, practice, and implications of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion throughAnalyzing persuasive texts and speechesCreating persuasive texts and speechesThrough class discussions, presentations, and written assignments, you will get to practice your own rhetorical prowess. Through the readings, you'll also learn some ways to make yourself a more efficient reader, as you turn your analytical skills on the texts themselves. This combination
Postgraduate Demonstration Skills
Postgraduate Demonstration Skills - Adam Warren Keywords:laboratory
Reusable Learning Object repository at the University of Nottingham
Reusable Learning Object repository at the University of Nottingham - UNSPECIFIED Keywords:health