Acknowledgements This unit was originally prepared for TeachandLearn.net by Zoe Macdonald who is Head of RE at Bourne Grammar School in Lincolnshire. She is active in the delivery of in-school training on a variety of subjects, and lectures annually at the St Gabriel’s National Conference for RE teachers.
This unit was originally prepared for TeachandLearn.net by Zoe Macdonald who is Head of RE at Bourne Grammar School in Lincolnshire. She is active in the delivery of in-school training on a variety of subjects, and lectures annually at the St Gabriel’s National Conference for RE teachers.
Students with ambition
Coming to UCL from nearly 140 countries around the world, UCL students share common attributes of creativity and critical thinking. They are prepared to take their subject knowledge into the community, be it to the government or local schools, and enjoy the cultural and social diversity of UCL and London life. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/about-ucl/students-ambition
IGC Growth Week 2010 - Mobile Phones for Development
This is an overview of Professor Cusumano's new book Staying Power: Six Enduring Principles for Managing Strategy and Innovation in an Uncertain World|, prepared for the 2009 Oxford Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies. The focus is on how managers can tackle the simultaneous challenge of "innovation and commoditization" in markets often subject to unpredictable change and disruption. Professor Cusumano positions each principle against other concepts associated with 'best practices' and comp
Small company attitude towards ICT based solutions: some key-elements to improve it
In this paper we illustrate some research results concerning the attitude of small companies towards ICT based solutions (specifically Distance Communication, Training and Consultancy); in addition, we introduce some key-elements to overtake the obstacles to introducing ICT in small companies for new business processes; amongst others, we highlight the need for training about technological innovation as well as about organizational and cultural changes that must occur within a company. The conce
Come On Over Rover
Have you ever wondered why it takes such a long period of time for NASA to build space exploration equipment? What is involved in manufacturing and building a rover for the Red Planet? During this lesson, students will discover the journey that a Mars rover embarks upon after being designed by engineers and before being prepared for launch. Students will investigate the fabrication techniques, tolerance concepts, assembly and field-testing associated with a Mars exploratory rover.
Assemble materials for minor paint repair
For this task you will be presented with a vehicle that has repaired panels which need to be prepared for painting. You have to select the materials and safety equipment required to prepare the panels for painting.
Plan personal training sessions
Planning is a very important part of a personal trainer's role. In this scenario the learner is required to prepare a timetable of sessions for three clients. A fitness program needs to be prepared that is appropriate to each client's prior knowledge and skills in participating in a fitness program. As part of the planning process the learner is required to assess the safety of the fitness facilities and determine if the weather poses any risk to the clien
21L.705 Major Authors: Melville and Morrison (MIT)
This seminar provides intensive study of texts by two American authors (Herman Melville, 1819-1891, and Toni Morrison, 1931-) who, using lyrical, radically innovative prose, explore in different ways epic notions of American identity. Focusing on Melville's Typee (1846), Moby-Dick (1851), and The Confidence-Man (1857) and Morrison's Sula (1973), Beloved (1987), Jazz (1992), and Paradise (1998), the class will address their common concerns with issues of gender, race, language, and nationhood. Be
STEM OER Guidance Wiki
This wiki constitutes a collection of guidance documentation on all aspects of Open Educational Resources (OER), prepared by the STEM project teams from a number of Higher Education Academy/JISC OER pilot projects. The wiki contains an overview of OER, information on intellectual property rights, packaging and uploading resources, evaluating your resources and ensuring their promotion and sustainability. Though prepared by the STEM Subject Centres, the information is relevant to the majority of
The anatomy cookbook : a dissection guide with recipes
The Anatomy Cookbook has been written to accompany an anatomy and physiology course for bioengineers who would otherwise have missed out on the opportunity to study real organ systems at first hand. It is not an alternative to a standard anatomy text, it acts more as a laboratory supplement. The fun bit is that your kitchen takes the place of the dissection room. Each recipe provides an insight into one or more organs, and all you need to do is go to the supermarket and be prepared to think abou
The State Constitutions and the Articles of Confederation (1776)
In 1776, members of Congress believed a formal plan was needed to unify the colonies, secure foreign assistance, and formally declare America's break from England. Thomas Jefferson prepared the formal Declaration of Independence, after which Congress called the colonies to draft new state constitutions. Although the Articles of Confederation left the central government weak, it empowered the states, which expanded political participation through their individual charters.
Hitler's Germany, or from here on out referred to as 'The Third Reich', is a course that will familiarize the student with key themes in the current historical literature involving the subject. The course breaks down to several weeks of discussion held on the main page and a paper that each student will complete on a topic of their choosing, which will then be critiqued by the class for its merit and historical content. The student taking this class will hopefully walk away with a greater unders
Module Five: Employability Skills
If you are thinking of looking for a job now or in the future, this module will be of great interest to you. It is designed to illustrate the importance of understanding what it takes to get prepared for the world of work, to look for and secure that job that you need so much in life. It is intended to give you skills and competences that you need to be a successful job searcher. It explores, for example, essential job search skills and approaches that will help you to compete in the changing la
This course covers the essential principles and tools of Managerial Economics, the application of microeconomics to management decisions. Students who master this material will be better prepared for leadership positions in business, not-for-profit, and government entities.
Project Vote Smart
The following lesson plans, grades kindergarten through 12, have been prepared by Project Vote Smart as a resource for teachers of government and social studies.
Energy Workshop: Strategic Energy Planning
This workshop will assist organizations by helping them understand their operational choices in terms of energy supply and market pricing. Be prepared to take take advantage of new pricing options and efficient technologies, obtain financial incentives and focus budget dollars on core operations.
AIDS Education, Part III
This professionally prepared video notes the reasons many teens give to support their belief that they won't get AIDS, and lists tips to help students understand their own vulnerability to the disease.
Abraham Lincoln worked his way up from humble beginnings to become the 16th President of the United States. He served in the White House in the midst of a national crisis. Though ill prepared for the trauma of a civil war, he adapted himself to the circumstances to become an extraordinary leader.
A flexible man of thought and a master of words, he is best known for signing the Emancipation Proclamation and writing the Gettysburg Address. For all his deeds and efforts in freeing the
Anatomy of a Tsunami
While tsunamis can neither be prevented nor precisely predicted, people educated about particular warning signs can save their own lives and the lives of others. This video gives you information to help you be prepared and understand tsunamis better.
Peace of Paris (1783)
Video accompanied with text. "After Yorktown, the citizens of Britain tired of the war in the American colonies. They were also greatly in debt and had suffered immense losses in India, the West Indies, Asia, and Africa. In February 1782, the House of Commons voted against continuing the war, and in March 1782 Lord North resigned, ending the rule of King George III. The new ministry included old friends of the Americans and was headed by Lord Rockingham who was prepared to negotiate a peace sett