Now we're cooking with gas! - Disconnect / Reconnect
This resource supports the training of licensed gasfitters, addressing the skills shortages in these trade areas. The resource provides an action learning environment where employees will undertake training suitable to all parties
Furniture making and design - Task: CNC
This task contains information and activities that will assist the learner to develop the skills and knowledge they will need to: understand the basics of CNC Programming; work with different types of CNC programs; write CNC programs; identify CNC tooling.
Provide housekeeping Services to Guests
This resource covers the skills and knowledge that will assist the learner to provide housekeeping services to guests in an accommodation establishment. Topics covered include: maintain establishment standards of cleanliness and services implement policies regarding security of both guests, their belongings and staff, knowledge of housekeeping procedures and personal services available to guests, assist with guests' requests for services.
Advanced Writing Skills
This extensive module develops effective writing skills at an advanced level for a variety of social, professional and educational purposes.It covers six different genres, or types, of writing:* Business Letters - A Letter of Complaint* Descriptive Writing* Essay Writing* Narrative Writing* Report Writing* Summary Writing
Source and Engage Contractors
This task is concerned with the skills needed to source and engage contractors.
Manage On-site Staff and Volunteers
This task is concerned with the skills needed to manage on-site staff and volunteers.
Develop Risk Management Strategies
This task is concerned with the skills needed to develop risk management strategies.
Develop a Budget for your Event
This task is concerned with the skills needed to develop a budget for your event.
Identify Sponsorship Opportunities
This task is concerned with the skills needed to identify sponsorship opportunities.
Source and Provide Destination Information and Advice
This resource covers the skills and knowledge required to complete Unit of Competence: Source and provide destination information and advice. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics covered include competence in how to: Identify and access information sources for current destinations and general tourism products. Develop and update destination knowledge and general product information through formal and informal research channels. Record and store informati
MSU Faculty conversations: Stratton Lee
Stratton Lee, academic adviser in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, talks about his role in helping students shape their own careers at MSU. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/faculty-conversations-stratton-lee
Adelaida Sourdis: Independence in the Colombian Caribbean at ANU
Adelaida Sourdis gives this lecture at The Australian National University entitled 'Independence in the Colombian Caribbean: A History of Magic Realism' at The Australian National University. This talk discusses and describes what happened in the Colombian Caribbean within and in relation to its geographical, political and social context, and the destruction of Cartagena, considered the centre or power in the region. Two historical moments are studied, the independence process and the price pai
Of Mice and Men - In Context (Part 1 of 2)
The first half of the BBC's on the social/historical context of the novel, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck.
Of Mice and Men - In Context (Part 2 of 2)
The second half of the BBC's on the social/historical context of the novel, Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Kennedy-Nixon First Presidential Debate, 1960
On September 26, 1960, Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard Nixon stood before an audience of 70 million Americans—two-thirds of the nation's adult population—in the first nationally televised Presidential debate. This first of four debates held before the end of October gave a vast national audience the opportunity to see and compare the two candidates, and ushered in a new age of Presidential politics. Film footage © John F. Kennedy Library Foundation. For more archival
Filmmakers@Google: Vicki Abeles
Director Vicki Abeles turns the personal political, igniting a national conversation in her new documentary about the pressures faced by American schoolchildren and their teachers in our achievement obsessed public and private education system and culture. Featuring the heartbreaking stories of young people across the country who have been pushed to the brink, educators who are burned out and worried students aren't developing the skills they need, and parents who are trying to do what's best fo
Poetry Out Loud: 2010 National Book Festival
This program encourages high school students to memorize and perform great poems. Poetry Out Loud invites the dynamic aspects of slam poetry,spoken word and theater into the English class. This exciting program helps students master public speaking skills, build confidence, and learn about their literary heritage.
Jules Feiffer: 2010 National Book Festival
Author and cartoonist Jules Feiffer appears at the National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Cartoonist, playwright, screenwriter and children's book author and illustrator Jules Feiffer has had a remarkable creative career turning contemporary urban anxiety into witty and revealing commentary for more than 50 years. From his Village Voice editorial cartoons to his plays and screenplays including "Little Murders" and "Carnal Knowledge," Feiffer's satirical outlook has influenced countless othe
Introduction to the topic of Preservation and Marking of Sites
Professor Dina Porat of Tel Aviv University discusses the importance of learning about the preservation and marking of historical sites. This is an introduction to the International Task Force Chair Project of 2010.
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If you wish to study formally at The Open University, you may wish to explore the courses we offer in this curriculum area: