Hebrew Prayer Books for Public Use
Piet looks at the three great Bodleian mahzorim (large and elaborately decorated prayer books for the festivals), which were illuminated by Christian painters in collaboration with and under the supervision of Jewish scribes. The majority of Hebrew manuscripts were copied out by Jews for their personal use. But during the second half of the thirteenth and the first half of the fourteenth centuries large and elaborately decorated prayer books for the festivals (mahzorim) were produced for communa
Gregory on Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin's Kremlin
Paul Gregory of the University of Houston and a Research Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Nikolai Bukharin's power struggle with Stalin and Bukharin's romance with Anna Larina, who was 26 years younger than Bukharin. Based on Gregory's book, Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin's Kremlin, the conversation explores the career and personal life of Bukharin and how his career and personal life intersected. Bukharin was one of the key fou
Maintain personal hygiene
Maintaining personal hygiene in the workplace is all about your personal presentation and cleanliness, your clothing and footwear, and what to do if you are ill or have a health condition. All these aspects of personal hygiene impact on the quality and safety of the food and service you provide to your customers. Poor personal hygiene can also affect the health of your work colleagues. So there are many important reasons why personal hygiene standards must be in place and
Handle food hygienically
As a food handler it is vital for you to know about and follow safe food handling practices. This is to prevent food safety hazards that may lead to food poisoning or even the spread of disease in your workplace. You will need to understand the key risks to food contamination, and the correct practices that need to be followed at each stage of food production. This learning object contains information, resources and activities to help you: identify food sa
Apply food safety
All people who handle food in the food industry must take responsibility for food safety. Your personal hygiene and work practices contribute to food safety. The procedures you are required to follow should be set out in the food safety manual. This learning object contains information, resources and activities to help you: follow food safety legislation; take responsibility for your role in the food safety program; complete food safety records; identify and report food s
Provide security services to customers - Establish customer relationships
This is the task for Establish customer relationships. It focuses on building strong positive customer relationships, communicating effectively, and using interpersonal skills. It also touches on personal presentation.
Provide security services to customers - Deliver customer service
This is the task for Deliver customer service. It focuses on delivering customer service, anticipating problems, recognising personal limits, and reacting to clients' special needs.
CongoForum CongoForum ontpopte zich tot een omvangrijke ‘portaalsite’ over Congo en de betrekkingen tussen Congo (en zijn provincies) en België (en zijn gemeenschappen en gewesten). De vzw CongoForum werd opgericht op 25 juni 2005 …
CongoForum ontpopte zich tot een omvangrijke ‘portaalsite’ over Congo en de betrekkingen tussen Congo (en zijn provincies) en België (en zijn gemeenschappen en gewesten).
De vzw CongoForum werd opgericht op 25 juni 2005 …
21H.342 The Royal Family (MIT)
This course is an an exploration of British culture and politics, focusing on the changing role of the monarchy from the accession of the House of Hanover (later Windsor) in 1714 to the present. The dynasty has encountered a series of crises, in which the personal and the political have been inextricably combined: for example, George III's mental illness; the scandalous behavior of his son, George IV; Victoria's withdrawal from public life after the death of Prince Albert; the abdication of Edwa
21W.777 The Science Essay (MIT)
Did Ben Franklin really fly that kite? What are the ethical dimensions of the creation of chimeras—and what should the public know in order to take part in the conversation about them? Is the science of nutrition really science? How did the technology of birth control end up in the delivery system that we know as "the pill"? Is it possible to time travel—and why would scientists even spend time thinking about it? In this class we celebrate, analyze and practice the art of writing abo
Catalyst for Change: Depression in long-term conditions
Series of video clips which looks at patient responses to how their conditions have have fuelled depression and personal anxieties.
This page is a portal to an in-depth exploration of integrating student peer review into introductory-level geoscience classes. It includes an introduction to the concept of peer review, reasons and methods for its use, examples of electronic peer review in a geoscience context, and extensive references. This page is part of the larger Starting Point collection.
Values and Motivations (Careers)
This activity is designed to help students think about what is important to them in a job, by completing tasks in which they examine their personal values and what factors motivate or de-motivate them at work. The tasks are designed to prompt students to think more broadly about their values and motivations, and not to be confined by their current work situation. In reflecting on their values and motivations, students will be in a position to consider the extent to which their values and motiv
The Impact of 3D Digital Modeling on the 3D Design Aspects in Urban Design Plans
Some experts suggest that urban design plans in US cities may lack adequate coverage of the three-dimensional design aspects of the built environment. 3D digital models may help designers visualize and interact with design alternatives, large urban data sets, and 3D information more effectively, thus correcting this problem. Case studies of recent urban design plans that have used 3D digital models may indicate whether these technologies can increase the quality of the plan. This research discus
SEED-Pro: Computer-Assisted Architectural Programming in SEED
Computer-assisted architectural programming is in its infancy. What there is in terms of architectural programming theory often differs from practice. In the first half of this paper we define relevant terms, provide abrief review of the state of the art, and draw attention to the primacy of architectural programming in design. SEED-Pro is introduced as an intelligent assistant providing structure to the normally open-endedactivities of design. This includes the creation of an architectural prog
You could use templates to begin the process of reflection. Here is a two stage template you can modify for your own use; Stage 1: A very personal consideration of events etc. You may only want to keep this for yourself to see. Stage 2: Translating your feeling and thoughts into a record that can be shown to others together with extended analysis. The entries do not need to be large but related to the topic.
E-portfolio learning lunch - Ben Cotton's Presentation
Staff and students are becoming increasingly aware of the potential use and benefits of e-portfolios and social media tools. Delegates will have the opportunity to explore the use of e-portfolios and social media through three case studies: Ben Cotton will provide a student / graduate trainee perspective focusing on the explosion of social media and its potential in terms of personal development, reflection, career planning and in terms of forging a career in the PR industry. Ben conducted his o
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.
Personality and values
Welcome to ‘Personality and Values’, one of several ‘Futures’ workbooks, which help you choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your personality type and work values as a step toward choosing work tha
Private Client - Wills Trusts and Executries
This overall simulation comprises four separate simulations: * draft a will * confirming an executor * value estate * inheritance tax PC contains two separate transactions for a ‘private client: the drafting of a will for the client based on their personal circumstances and wishes as related in a statement; and the winding up of an estate for the same client whose relative has died intestate (i.e. without leaving a will). Students, who role-play the part of trainee