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10 Free Courses for Professionals You Can Take Online. A number of leading universities offer free courses for professionals to hone their skills.

10 Free Courses for Professionals You Can Take Online

Universities offer a wide variety of courses in different disciplines such as business management, mathematics, life sciences, humanities and more. You can learn a new skill that will complement your profession for no cost. Many of these courses have video lessons with self-assessment quizzes. Here is a list of the 10 most useful free online courses for working professionals. 1. This free course provides an introduction into the fundamentals of computer programming. 2. The course covers the basic principles of clinical psychology for children and young people. 3. You will understand the fundamentals of marketing with focus on three modules namely: customer centricity, branding strategies and new market entry.

25 Common Words That You’ve Got Wrong. Everybody talks a lot.

25 Common Words That You’ve Got Wrong

It’s one of the most frequent things we as human beings do. We need it to communicate. People do it for entertainment. Just because we all do it all the time doesn’t mean we have perfected the craft. Here are a bunch of common words everyone uses but most use incorrectly. 1. What's Race Got to Do with It? - TOOLBOX / Engagement Games. Click on the arrow next to each activity to read an expanded description (Javascript must be enabled) and see related discussion questions.

What's Race Got to Do with It? - TOOLBOX / Engagement Games

Activities marked with asterisks (***) are good opportunities for students to lead discussion. LOW RISK – Trust Building Activities and Icebreakers These exercises are useful to help foster an inclusive atmosphere at the beginning of a session or to provide participants a break in the middle of a tough discussion. Blindfold Exercise – Sort by Numbers This simple trust-building exercise works best with groups of 6-10 people. If you have more than 10 people, you can either ask for 10 volunteers to participate while the rest observe silently or divide everyone into small groups of 6-10 and conduct the exercise with one group at a time.

Ask everyone to spread out around the room and put blindfolds on. After they’ve finished the exercise, have everyone count off to confirm the proper order. Printable version of this activity. Jane Elliott's Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes Exercise - Learning Materials. Put an "X" before those statements that represent your present beliefs or an "O" before those that represent previously held beliefs.

Jane Elliott's Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes Exercise - Learning Materials

Once you have completed the exercise, please refer to the Clarification To The Typical Statements page. ___ Just what do these people want anyway? ___ I don't understand what you people are saying.___ On the whole, the educated, the upper classes, the emotionally mature, and the deeply religious are much less racist___ Other ethnic groups had to struggle. Why is it so different for the Blacks? ___ Angry minorities make me feel so helpless.___ Racism exists only where minorities exist. . © Judith Katz. Jane Elliott's Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes Exercise - Learning Materials. Before reviewing these clarifications, please refer to the Typical Statements page.

Jane Elliott's Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes Exercise - Learning Materials

Feigns ignorance of legitimate minority demands for the basic ideals of all humans - justice, equity, pluralism, human treatment.Same as #1 above.Assumes that racism is an individual matter rather than one of all Whites who take advantage of the benefits of a White racist dominated society.Shows a deep ignorance of the special deprivations suffered by Black people by Whites.A denial of White responsibility for dealing with White racism. The statement blames minorities for making Whites feel helpless - a special example of "blaming the victim. " Martha's Gender Equity in Education Page. 10 Things I Want to Tell My Kids Before They're Too Cool to Listen  This week, my daughter turns 10, and two things occurred to me about this: How the hell do I have a 10-year-old?

10 Things I Want to Tell My Kids Before They're Too Cool to Listen 

26 Real Places That Look Like They've Been Taken Out Of Fairy Tales. Reflective Practice- Are you Doing it? Dishfunctional Designs. I have always loved books, and have to admit I am a "book collector!

Dishfunctional Designs

" I don't just love to read books though - I love the feel of a book in my hands - it's heft, the texture of it's pages, the gilt of the artwork and lettering on an antique pressed cover...and of course, since learning to read in childhood, the thought of what wonderful secrets could be hidden inside. I love books. But what about altering and repurposing books? Years ago the thought would never have entered my mind because my books - they were sacred to me. For the word lovers. Untitled. Dining Etiquette and Eating Customs Around the World. The spelling checker poem. Designer’s diary: 10 ways to stay creative. Hi, this is Ashleigh again, the lead designer here at Design Aglow!

designer’s diary: 10 ways to stay creative

I came across this interesting article the other day titled “The 5 Most Dangerous Creativity Killers” and it got me thinking…”What am I doing to stay creative?” That’s one of those questions that I think can sometimes be a little confusing, so I assessed my “creativity cultivation” habits, if you will, and here’s what I’ve seen to be most helpful. 1) Try more than what is asked of you. When working on a project, try everything. No idea is a bad idea until you’ve tested it first.

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