National Institute of Mental Health
Excellent site for information on mental illness, treatments and where to get help. Provides information on community resources.
4.5 The function of consciousness
What is consciousness? How does the brain generate consciousness and how can a science of the mind describe and explain it adequately? This unit will introduce you to the slippery phenomenon that is consciousness, as well as some of the difficulties consciousness presents to science and philosophy.
Cheat Sheet to Mastering Japanese #10 - Time to Take Those Training Wheels Off and Immerse Yourself
So you’ve been studying Japanese for a few months now, right? Maybe even a few years! You’re feeling pretty good about what you know…but have you ever really put it to the test? We know, not everyone can make it to Japan to test out their speaking and listening skills. But did you know that [...]
The Quest for the Perfect Tomato
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about the many ecosystems in the ocean. The site opens by telling kids that people have learned to change the food we eat. The first comic strip looks at a farmer who works to produce a larger, redder, tastier tomato. The second comic strip tells kids about genetic modification and imagines a scientist putting the flounder's "anti-freeze" gene inside the DNA of a tomat
Who offers the best breakdown cover?
Op het einde van deze les kun je begrijpen wat de verzekering voor autopech biedt en een geschikte keuze maken.
Conduct exit interviews
It is essential that the exit interview be well-planned, conducted properly and that extensive notes are taken. This will ensure that all areas are covered for the exiting employee and that the likelihood for a dispute later on is severely diminished. Information gathered in the exit interview can also be used as feedback on how the organisation can improve its processes and procedures. This resource demonstrates how to plan and conduct an exit interview and how feedback
Conduct a job evaluation
Job evaluation is a logical process. Most systems work by giving a weighting to key factors in a job that affect how much someone is paid. We call these 'compensable factors'. One approach is to have a range of points that you choose from, as you compare your 'real' job factors against a model. You'll probably have heard of this as the 'points' system.
Develop performance feedback plans
Performance feedback has the potential to advance people beyond their current level of performance and also has the potential to remedy and halt unacceptable performance, if necessary.
Plan daily work routines
Planning a day at work.
Record test results - Maintain Laboratory Records
An introduction to microbiological laboratory procedures for lab technicians in scientific and medical testing laboratories. Covers procedures for recording results.
Prepare for brick/block laying - Preparing the way for brick/block laying
This resource looks at the tasks required when preparing for brick / block laying. Today the bricklayers are going to construct one of the veneer walls. The carpenters have put up the house frame. They have left the bricklayers the job of fixing the reflective insulation foil. The learners task is to check delivery of materials, position these materials and accurately cut insulation bats so that they are both ready for use.
Provide personal care and support - Aged Care Work
Grange House is a simulated workplace which specialises in residential aged care services. While working at Grange House on Tuesday the learner will be working on the tasks for the following units of competence: CHCAC2C Provide personal care CHCAC1C Provide support to an older person
Orientation to aged care work and Working with culturally diverse clients and co-workers - Home and
Grange Home Care is a simulated workplace which specialises in residential aged care services. While working at Grange Home Care on Saturday the learner will be working on the tasks for the following units of competence: CHCAC3C Orientation to aged care work CHCCS405A Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
Coping with Back to School Jitters
This interview with the editor of Parent Magazine goes through the five tips to help children get rid of the fear of back to school. Some good ideas are worth sharing, especially for younger students. (04:14)
The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Technical Paper 8a - Measuring the I
This Technical Paper describes the results of analyses of young children's cognitive progress during their time in pre-school. Equivalent results on social behavioural development are reported in EPPE Technical Paper 8b. Five measures of cognitive attainment assessed at entry to primary school have been studied: pre-reading, language attainment, two measures of non-verbal attainment and early number concepts. A range of statistical methods (multilevel modelling) have been used to analyse data fo
Chiron : A collaborative space for teachers of Classics De Chiron-site is een initiatief van leraren klassieke talen in Spanje. De leerkrachten achter de site proberen tot een (internationale) samenwerking te komen tussen leerkrachten Latijn en Grieks. Een van de recente initiatieven is te komen …
De Chiron-site is een initiatief van leraren klassieke talen in Spanje. De leerkrachten achter de site proberen tot een (internationale) samenwerking te komen tussen leerkrachten Latijn en Grieks. Een van de recente initiatieven is te komen …
Implementation guidelines: ACE School Management and Leadership (PDF)
This manual provides an overview of the design and expected delivery of the new programme. The key focus of the ACE (School Management and Leadership) programme is to facilitate real transformation in schools that is grounded in recognition of the challenges of particular contexts and the values underpinning the South African Constitution. Principals and would-be principals must understand that it is not acceptable simply to pay lip service to the ideas presented in the programme, to develop pol