Undergraduate Skills Audit
Academic skills audit to support personal development planning
Graduate Skills is one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. 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 introduce you to the concept of graduate job skills and enterprise, looking at which career path you decides to follow. It’s not jus
Other selection methods
Welcome to Other Selection Methods a workbook in the Futures series of workbooks, which help students 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 introduce you to a range of common selection methods used by employers to select graduates for jo
Checklist - Work Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
Interactive simulation, formulae for sine, cosine and tangent
WTL Student Engagement
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2014 Rose-Walters Prize Winner: James Balog
Author, scientist and award-winning photographer James Balog received the 2014 Sam Rose '58 and Julie Walters Prize at Dickinson College for Global Environmental Activism. The prize was created to focus attention on the need to reduce the impact of human lives on the planet, particularly given the rising population predictions for this century. In addition to the $100,000, Dickinson's Rose-Walters Prize includes a residency during the academic year. Balog will return to Dickinson September 22-24
Clinton pushes Afghanistan diplomacy
U.S. Secretary Hillary Clinton discusses three pronged approch to Afghanistan ahead of planned troop withdrawl.
21A.350J The Anthropology of Computing (MIT)
This course examines computers anthropologically, as meaningful tools revealing the social and cultural orders that produce them. We read classic texts in computer science along with works analyzing links between machines and culture. We explore early computation theory and capitalist manufacturing; cybernetics and WWII operations research; artificial intelligence and gendered subjectivity; the creation and commodification of the personal computer; the hacking aesthetic; non-Western histories of
SAGP Guide to Clinical Medical Practice
Manual originating from personal notes made over many years of semi-rural private and hospital practice in South Africa. A useful resource based on many years of semi-rural private and hospital practice in South Africa involving major trauma, surgery and obstetrics, in addition to the common problems of general practice. I have always felt it very useful to be able to confirm facts and figures at the bedside if needed and this has been the motivation that has taken me over 40 years. This meant
ANSO 303-01, Medical Sociology, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,Medical sociology is the theoretical, empirical and applied study of the social dimensions of health, illness, disease and the provision and consumption of health care. Topics that will be covered in this course include epidemiology, social demography of health, the relationship between social stress and health, health and illness behavior, the sick role, the physician-patient relationship, the
Developing consultants and leaders of change for our present troubled times
Since its launch in 1997, the Ashridge Masters in Organisation Consulting has guided and developed over 250 organisational practitioners. Dr Kathleen King discusses an inquiry into which particular aspects contribute to participants’ positive experience, the insights it revealed and what we can learn from it concerning the future of managerial and personal development.
4.2.4 Collecting possible solutions This is the most creative part of the problem-solving process: it involves breaking the mindset within which situations are normally interpreted. Brainstorming is a good way to generate new approaches, by making sure that even apparently ridiculous ideas are not thrown out in the initial stages. Brainstorming has two basic principles: quantity is more important than quality, in the creative phase; critical comments are not allowed, at
This is the most creative part of the problem-solving process: it involves breaking the mindset within which situations are normally interpreted. Brainstorming is a good way to generate new approaches, by making sure that even apparently ridiculous ideas are not thrown out in the initial stages. Brainstorming has two basic principles:
quantity is more important than quality, in the creative phase;
critical comments are not allowed, at
Career skills in economics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 Careers skills is a compulsory module for all Year 2 Economics students. It is not available to students from outside the School. It is one of a number of modules that make up the Nottingham Advantage Award. The Nottingham Advantage Award is a new initiative focusing on student skills, employability and personal and academic development. Initially created for undergraduate students,
Dying to be a Martyr
The Middle East conflict and terrorism are issues we hear about almost daily in the news. This lesson will use video clips from WIDE ANGLE's 'Suicide Bombers' (2004), Internet sites, and primary sources to examine the roots of the Middle East conflict. The video contains interviews with young Palestinians who participated -- or intended to participate -- in suicide bombings. These young Palestinians share the personal, religious, political and emotional reasons behind their participation in thes
History of Black Capitalism in the United States
Georgia State Representative Julian Bond presents his 'Historical Minute' on the history of Black capitalism in the United States. He quotes from the Gazetteer and Guide from 1901 that states between 1620 and 1830 the real and personal property of Free Blacks was valued at $100 million.
Teachings of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad
Excerpt from Topper Carew interview with Louis Farrakhan who speaks about his personal discovery of the teachings of Islam and the first meeting he attended of the Nation of Islam where he heard the word of the Nation's spiritual leader, the Honorable Elijah Muhammad.
Lunch Poems: Cornelius Eady
Cornelius Eady's poetry meets the world's absurdities head-on with his own deft paradoxes. His highly personal use of language never detracts from its hard-hitting content. Eady's seven books of poetry include The Autobiography of a Jukebox, and his latest, Brutal Imagination. He's won the Academy of ...
Stopping Mass Atrocities: An International Conference on the Responsibility to Protect
The Failure of Humanity in Preventing Genocides Lieutenant General Roméo Dallaire led the United Nations peacekeeping mission to Rwanda during the 1994 genocide. Featured in the film Hotel Rwanda, he will discuss the tragedy and its personal and professional aftermath.
Pipestone Quarry and Westward Expansion: Whose Rock is This Anyway?
This lesson is designed to emphasize how individuals' worldviews affect their method of expressing themselves and of telling stories. People describing the same thing will convey very different things depending on their worldviews (composed of their personal philosophy, religion, and even their job or discipline). Students will compare primary documents and analyze the motives of the speaker, and the author's intended audience. They will respond to these comparisons in writing and then by creati