Using Portfolio's - Introduction to the Portfolio
This resource accompanies the workbook 'Using Portfolio's for Learning and Assessment - a staff handbook'. This resource offers guidance for staff on introducing students to portfolios to be used for learning and assessment. It is based on experience gained while working on an FDTL Project “Promoting the Development of key skills through the use of portfolios” (2002 - 2005). The outlined Portfolio Workshops in this handbook have been developed as a result of the Project activities at Le
CIPR Guest Lecture - Sarah McCartney 'Inside Out'
The fourth lecture in the CIPR guest lecture series was led by writing guru, Sarah McCartney. Aside from writing the LUSH Times, which is read by over one million people, Sarah has also pursued her own interests, launching her Yogateds company with her mother, as well as writing a book called The Fake Factor, which focuses on her speciality - branding Sarah centred her lecture around her work with LUSH, placing emphasis upon how all of LUSH's PR is in-house and comes from the heart. It w
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.
Enterprise in Practice module flyer
Flyer advertising Enterprise in Practice module with overview of contents: Would you like to encourage your students to be more enterprising, learn how to work in a freelance environment and be a change agent within a public organisation or even start a business?
Icebreaker activity for multinational students
This is an ice-breaker activity for groups of multinational students. Follow up activities can be based around discussing the socio-cultural consequences of some of the responses in mixed groups.
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
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
40 question practice exam on sets of accounts are for years two and three of the Overseas Conference Company. Although written for the applied technology and finance module within the Tourism and entertainment course it is not topic specific. The questions. There is also a printout of the spreadsheet for year three accounts. You should use the information when answering the questions. The zip file is a Respondus file in WebCT/Vista 4-8 format that can be directly exported to x-stream VLE pl
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
European Business Culture Practice Workbook 5: final presentation
The final workbook of the European Business Culture and Practice series. Workbook 5 provides guidance for students to do a mind map presentation relating to their experience of the module.
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
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
Sounds Good - Audio Feedback
online resources from the JISC funded Sounds Good project. Can digital audio be used to give students quicker, better feedback on their work? That was the central question for the ‘Sounds Good’ project. We were based at Leeds Metropolitan University and operated between January 2008 and February 2009. Originally intended as a six-month pilot project, funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), we started with a team of about 15 teachers in a range of disciplines expl
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
ISKRA New Product teachers notes
Title ISKRA New Product Session Creative Thinking for new product ideas Learning Outcomes At the end of this session students will have had the opportunity to apply creative thinking techniques in search of new product ideas. 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 Assessment Presentation
Reconstructing the Capitol
Bricks and mortar bear witness to a contest of aesthetics and evidence. Senior Architectural Historian Carl Lounsbury tells the story of the Capitol's reconstruction.
Objects drawn from a 1609 well put people back in the picture at James Fort. Senior Archaeological Curator Bly Straube interprets the evidence.
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