Developing Distance Learning Materials - draft course handbook template
This draft course handbook is the development of a handbook which is intended to provide students with essential information relating to their programme of study, including: general course information, University information, information about the course, the student calendar, information about assessment and academic regulations, help, advice and other information. This has a particular focus for distance learners.
The reasons for attrition
This paper focuses on a) to reflect on an approach, decisions and subsequent knowledge with regard to non response and b) to discuss the "attrition survey", rather than discussing the actual results of an overall longitudinal study. This should be linked to the paper "student experiences of enterprise education"
Inaugural Lecture: Prof. Rhodri Thomas - Tourism Policy & Policy-Making in Yorkshire'
Professor Rhodri Thomas delivered his inaugural lecture 'Reflections on Tourism Policy and Policy-Making in Yorkshire' to an audience of students, staff and friends of Leeds Met in the Gandhi Hall at Headingley Campus. Professor Thomas was appointed as the Institute of Travel & Tourism's first University Chair in 2007
This case study describes the current trend for crime scene investigation drama and news stories of personal tragedies involving incorrect or missing data have been harnessed to capture the attention and inspire learning and enterprise skills in students studying database compilation
Decision Making and Problem Solving for Business Success
101 page workbook (see also Decision Making and Problem Solving for Business Success reading pack to accompany workbook). This study pack has been written on the assumption that you may know nothing at all about decision support techniques. The key assumption is that by understanding and applying decision making and problem solving within your organisation, you will become a better manager. By studying the pack and the accompanying readings you should begin to understand decision support techniq
Engaging students, engaging industry and engaging enterprise
This reflective case study and poster relates to a specific event staged by students and examines the phases and critical points within the whole process. It identifies some key learning outcomes for all involved
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
Engaging students in ethical debates
This case study outlines an investigation into the acceptance of a new pedagogical paradigm aiming to engage and inspire students in ethical and entrepreneurial activity
First year student experience
This case study reports on enhancing the first year student experience by engaging students in the practise of business through provision of a coherent and relevant set of learning activities
European Business Culture and Practice,Workbook 2: Analysing Culture for Business and Management
What this workbook is about: - In this book, we consider the some of the better known models of cultural difference and their usefulness. The key areas of study • Models of cultural difference • Business attitudes and doing business across cultures Learning Outcomes: The specific learning objective for this section are that you will be able to individually and through group discussion: • Analyse models for identifying and measuring cultural difference. • Describe business
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
Internationalising the Curriculum: an annotated bibliography
This annotated bibliography comprises a selection of books, journal articles, conference papers and other resources on the subject of the internationalised curriculum. It has been compiled initially from a library of global sources originally brought together as part of the review of literature in the field, commissioned by the Higher Education Academy in 2006 (Caruana, V. and Spurling, N., 2007). This has been up-dated to include more recent work. The central criterion for selection of materia
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
Finance for Non-Financial Managers workbook
Using this guide you will: Understand the terms used in financial statements; Appreciate the role of finance in your organisation; Have knowledge of the work of the accountant; Understand how accounts are created; Be able to understand the accounts; Understand how the accounts can be improved by your actions. Learning Outcomes: This study guide has been written on the basis that you could know nothing at all about finance. The key assumption is that by appreciating the role of finance within y
Case Study for Business small business self-employed
Business case study: Colossal Schuhs is a mail order and Internet business, which sells size 12 or above men’s footwear to the public. The target market is males between the ages of 16-30, who have large sized feet but want to be at the height of fashion. The company will buy footwear from four different manufacturers, and sell these trainers and shoes on to the public. The manufacturers include: • I will be the only employee of the company. The business will rent a small warehouse.
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
Thomas Jefferson on Religion
Thomas Jefferson's policy on religious freedom rests on one ageless axiom: do unto others. Interpreter Bill Barker expounds.
Purpose-Built: Backyard Architecture
Backyard structures bespeak a separate history. Author Mike Olmert shares his study of outbuildings.
Thomas Jefferson, Scientist
Thomas Jefferson's passion for politics is rivaled only by his passion for science. Historic Interpreter Bill Barker shares his study of the third president.
Thomas Jefferson, Engineer
Thomas Jefferson approached mechanical problems with an engineer's mind. Historic Interpreter Bill Barker continues his reflection on this founding father's areas of expertise.