Peer Review
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.
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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
Author(s): Careers Service Staffordshire University

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Ping 233: Dropbox App, Brain Box, Windows 10 (Freaking Holograms!!!) | Ping!

Rick and Mark have now completed 3 in a row! We're back - covering the news items MSFTies are Ping'in each other about. We cover your comments from last time and are trying to talk about OTHER new items since the BIG Windows event on January 21st... It's hard. ;)

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Financial Services on Aisle Nine: Wal-Mart Gives Banks a Run for Their Money
Despite being pilloried by the public lately, a banker's lot can't be all that bad. At least, that's what Wal-Mart executives must be thinking. Over recent months, there has been a flurry of announcements from the world's largest retailer about the expanding array of banking products sold at its U.S. stores. Company officials insist that their main aim is to reach the "unbanked" and "underbanked" with the type of low-cost services that cemented Wal-Mart's reputation as a retail giant. So do trad
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"Once the Musical" | Talks at Google
Once won 8 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical. The following cast members visited the Google NY office to talk about the show: Arthur Darvill (Rory from Doctor Who), Adam Wesley Brown, Joanna Christie, David Patrick Kelly, Katrina Lenk, Anne L. Nathan, Andy Taylor, Erikka Walsh, Paul Whitty, Carlos Valdes & J. Michael Zygo. Moderated by Alan Seales
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

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Reflection template_1
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.
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

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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
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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.
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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
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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
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Action planning, skills profiling and reflection
Self directed Personal Development Planning Workshop, reflecting on skills with a view to improvement intended for Level 1 undergraduate students.
Author(s): Judith Tillson,Staffordshire University

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European Business Practice and Culture workbook 4: International Business Perspectives and Ethics
In this module section, you consider the intellectual framework in which to evaluate your personal ethics in business. You will also consider implications of national cultures for ethical values in business, expressed in attitudes to commercial situations.
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

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CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several 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.
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Inflation as a Stealth Tax
Presented at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama; 11 April 2014. Includes an introduction by Jeff Deist.

French Lesson Week 1- Leçon 1 [French Personal Pronouns)
This is a lesson that talks about the 6 personal pronouns in French and when and how to use them, in their different forms.
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The Safety Net
OpenStax College
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Identify the antipoverty government programs that compose the safety net Explain the primary goals of the safety net […]

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Preparing for peer observation
This exercise sheet is designed to be used to train teachers in peer-to-peer observation. It outlines the phases of peer-to-peer observation and gives pointers on how to give feedback to colleagues.
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

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Professional Writing - Screnwriting, Novel Writing, Fiction, Feature Writing, Business Writing, Writ
Our taster sessions give students the chance to develop and build on the knowledge and understanding of a particular writing form. It's also an opportunity for you to develop the independent practice skills crucial to a professional writer and an opportunity to develop writing industry contacts. All MA Professional Writing students spend time exploring different forms of writing before deciding which area they wish to specialise. Specialisms might be in the field of Business Writing, Features W
Author(s): jane pugh, tom scott, susannah marriot, richard ho

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Action Planning
Action Planning is about identifying medium and long-term aims and creating manageable steps to achieving those aims. Action Planning takes many forms; Appraisal Documents, Personal Reflections, etc. In this Learning Object, you will consider what factors prevent you actively planning to reach your goals; why you should action plan and; the practical steps you need to take in action planning.
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