STS-135 Centennial of Naval Aviation Message
STS-135 Commander Chris Ferguson and Pilot Doug Hurley record a special message to commemorate the centennial of naval aviation.
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Monitor and review effectiveness of treatment of risk
In this task we'll monitor and review the effectiveness of the risk controls we have implemented. It includes a learning pack which describes the need to constantly review any risk management program, to ensure that the chosen solution is working and that there are no new risks arising. You will also find out about the importance of using the results of current risk management techniques to constantly improve the overall risk management culture of the organisation.
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1.4 The contribution of culture: policy as meaning making

The third model of the relationship between policy and action, between structure and agency, is based on the idea that human agency cannot be understood by simply regarding people either as cogs in a machine or as elements in an interactive system. Rather, human beings are meaning makers and act on the basis of their understandings and interpretations of events. In other words, they construct their own reality. Such constructions are not unique to them as individuals, but draw on a stock of s
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Organise personal work priorities and development
This unit covers the knowledge and skills required to organise your own work schedules, monitor and obtain feedback on your work performance, and maintain required levels of competence. Topics include goal-setting, organisation, self-evaluation and professional development.
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Summer youth employment project in Maine, U.S.A.

This program focuses on at-risk teens. It teaches organic farming practices to low-income African immigrants and their families.
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2.5 The growth, decline and future of nuclear power

The Calder Hall Magnox reactor near Sellafield fired the UK's first commercial nuclear power station in 1956, and launched an early UK lead in global nuclear developments. By 1960 six commercial reactors were operating, and Magnox technology had been exported to Italy and Japan. The UK Magnox building programme was complete in 1971 with eleven stations, each producing between 245 MW and 840 MW. Author(s): The Open University

2 The varieties of imaginative experience

What would life be like without imagination? Perhaps, in this very first question, we have found something that is impossible to imagine. Imagination infuses so much of what we do, and so deeply, that to imagine its absence is to imagine not being human. Some people, I am told, think about sex every five minutes. For them, I presume, a sudden loss of imaginative powers would be devastating. Some people (not necessarily the same ones), at certain points in their lives, think about getting marr
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Essentials of Medical Microbiology II - Part 2 of 4
This presentation provides a comprehensive guide to gastrointestinal infections and infections of the central nervous system. It forms part 2 of the Essentials of Medical Microbiology II suite of materials. A help guide is provided and should be read first.
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Measuring performance and usability
In many ways, I guess this sums up and uses all your skills you've developed up to now. You've learned how to program, how to get sites on the web, how to design them, both graphically and for organisation and navigation. Now, it's time to get out and see what your users think of your work. Don't be surprised if you get a rude shock!
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Liaise with the media to promote the organisation
This unit covers the knowledge required to prepare and distribute a media release, and prepare a media interview. It is set in the context of promoting a sporting organisatioin. This support the unit of competency SRXMKT002A: Liaise with the media to promote the organisation.
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Co-ordinate career development strategies and plans
Describes the advantages to the organisation of helping staff to develop their skills and careers. Outlines how to develop career development plans, strategies and implementation processes.
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Support policy implementation
Outlines the nature of policy in the public sector, how to plan implementation of a policy in an organisation, implementation processes and monitoring and evaluation of the policy.
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Communicate on the Telephone
This resource covers the skills needed to answer telephone calls promptly and efficiently and to assist the caller with their enquiry, relay messages or report suspicious phone calls appropriately. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: apply organisation guidelines and procedures, present a professional image when responding to phone calls, ask appropriate questions, record messages accurately, promote enterprise products and services.
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Promote products and services to guests
This resource covers the skills and knowledge that will assist the learner to promote products and services to guest to meet the customers’ needs and wants. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics covered include: develop product, service and market knowledge, conduct formal and informal research, share knowledge within and organisation, identify customer needs and preferences, use selling techniques, make customers aware of extras and provide accurate in
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Provide accomodation and reception services
This resource covers the skills and knowledge that will assist the learner to provide accommodation and reception services in any commercial establishment where guests can stay one night or longer. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: prepare for guest arrival, checking and reviewing daily arrivals, room allocation, providing information within the organisation, uncertain arrivals and reservations, organising guest departures, and preparing, upd
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Receive and Process Reservations
This resource covers the skills and knowledge that will assist the learner to receive and process reservations in any size establishment. It will also assist the learner with how to provide information to prospective clients that will induce them to make a reservation. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics covered include: responding to enquiries about types of rooms available, costs, facilities and services, promote products and services within the organ
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Design a multimedia product
This resource covers the skills and knowledge required to integrate and use scripting language in authoring a multimedia product . It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: framing a training plan, considering multimedia, designing for an organisation, proposing a synopsis, considering architecture, conducting research, breaking down content, drafting specifications, evaluating the design and finalising all specifications.
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The NHS - its organisation and structure
26 PowerPoint slides from Richard Smith of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on The NHS - its organisation and structure, covering: History, Organisation, Finance and Staff.
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International Classification of Function, Disability and Health
This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who are new to the ICF, will also find it a useful introduction. It describes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), a classification system published by the World Health Organisation to describe health status. This system is widely used in r
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Sustainable Healthcare
This module challenges you to come up with ways to think more about climate change and the action your organisation can take to reduce its carbon footprint, whilst improving healthcare. Online interactive learning resource from HealthKnowledge website, for Public Health practitioners, healthcare workers and all those wishing to increase their public health skills.
Author(s): Muir Gray

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