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Peace and Collaborative Development Network - Building Bridges, Networks and Expertise Across Sectors

Peace and Collaborative Development Network - Building Bridges, Networks and Expertise Across Sectors
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Craig Barton: Statistical Associates: Editorial Board (listed alphabetically) Nicholas Allen Assistant Professor Department of Psychology Ohio University USA Micah Altman Director of Research - MIT Libraries Head/Scientist, Program on Information Science Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution USA Craig Barton Research Consultant Higher Education Studies Graduate Research Enterprises (DBA) Walden University USA Shawn M. Bergman Associate Professor of Psychology Director, Office of Research Consultation Associate Director, Center for Analytics Research and Education Appalachian State University USA Nate Breznau Postdoctoral Fellow Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences Department of Sociology Germany Max K. Chakema C. Jonathon A. Mark Dobeck Assistant Professor of Business Strategy & Business Analytics The Monte Ahuja College of Business Cleveland State University Faculty member, International Institute of Analytics (IIA) USA André Faro Professor Department of Psychology Federal University of Sergipe (UFS) Brazil

How Reliable Are the Social Sciences? The Stone is a forum for contemporary philosophers and other thinkers on issues both timely and timeless. Public policy debates often involve appeals to results of work in social sciences like economics and sociology. For example, in his State of the Union address this year, President Obama cited a recent high-profile study to support his emphasis on evaluating teachers by their students’ test scores. Beware the journalistically exciting result. How much authority should we give to such work in our policy decisions? A rational assessment of a scientific result must first take account of the broader context of the particular science involved. Second, and even more important, there is our overall assessment of work in a given science in comparison with other sciences. Consider, for example, the report President Obama referred to. But how reliable is even the best work on the effects of teaching?

How to teach Peace Day In an unsettled world, the UN International Day of Peace on 21 September is an opportunity to reflect on peace and reconciliationboth globally and in our personal lives at school and home. It is also a day of practical action, to make acts of peace and observe a day of worldwide ceasefire and non-violence. We have some powerful resources on the Guardian Teacher Network to use on Peace Day and beyond. Peace One Day (POD), founded by filmmaker Jeremy Gilley, has some stirring and engaging resources. Amnesty International has produced resources on child soldiers aimed at 11- to 14-year-olds, which focus on the story of Ishmael Beah, who became a child soldier in Sierra Leone when he was just 13. The People's History Museum has produced a citizenship lesson on campaigning for a cause, focusing on the birth of the British Peace Committee and of course making use of fascinating original sources. And we have a set of assemblies by Christian Aid.

Job Search | one search. all jobs. Indeed Independent Researchers for Hire - Locations Note: To ensure fairness, this list displays in random order each time it is viewed. Be sure to view the entire list. Diane RovedoHallett’s Comet140 Beech StFranklin, MA 02038Telephone: (774)571-0281E-mail: hallettscomet@gmail.comResearch Specialty: Historical and genealogical records research (including photographic and still images) at all NARA facilities in New England and New York; The American Antiquarian Society and its affiliates; Presidential Libraries in the Northeast, and State Libraries. Other research inquiries considered, including Land, Court, and Military Records. Cynthia CampbellThe Center for African American Genealogical Research, Inc. (CAAGRI)225 Industrial Ct Ste 100Fredericksburg, VA 22408Telephone: (540) 785-9925E-mail: research@caagri.orgResearch Specialty: African American, Native American, Census, Military, Court Records, Genealogy and Family History, Civil War, Slavery. Steven B. Joseph V. Diane M. Gregory T. Forrest L. Michael L. Russell OvertonG. M. Mary E. J.

What Should We Call Social Media OK, I am apparently very late to the party, but this was a revelation and I can’t just not share. I apologize in advance if I’m posting something old. So you know this really stupid thing that happens with links? It’s actually the worst thing in the world. WELL, to fix the problem, all you have to do is copy & paste the link here. BRB, crying from happiness. Global Campaign for Peace Education A Note from the Editors: Each month the GCPE newsletter features a lead article highlighting perspectives on peace education research, practice, and policy from peace educators from around the world to provde readers with multiple perspectives on our wide and rapidly developing field. We encourage you, the readers, to critically engage with these perspectives as you reflect upon your own work and practice. We also invite you to contact us with your comments and for the possibility of contributing articles for future issues. The challenge of abolition of war will be addressed at the International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) 2014, taking place July 6-13 in Vilnius, Lithuania. Participants will inquire into how peace educators, activists, and scholars contribute to the challenge of the global war system and transcending a century of worldwide wars. Dialogue is the most consciously engaged of these practices at IIPE. Notes and References: 1.

Becoming a consultant | Proposal Writing | Funding Research | Knowledge Base | Tools For the right person, working as an independent consultant can have many advantages, including setting one's own schedule and priorities, working with a variety of clients, and developing a wide range of personal skills and experience. However, like any start-up, launching your own consulting business involves some financial risk and a great deal of personal commitment. While working independently often provides for greater personal freedom, it may also involve an inconsistent workload and an unpredictable income. Consultants must be well-organized and self-disciplined in order to effectively manage their time and resources while working with several different clients at any given time. Experience/credentials: As a consultant, you are the product. More articles about nonprofit consulting» Selected resources below may also be helpful.

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