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 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.
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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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Five myths of quant consulting November/December 2010 Caution before entering: Misconceptions abound in fascinating field. By David Lengacher For a lucky few, the field of quantitative consulting provides the type of catalyst-environment that keeps engineers and operations research analysts continually challenged, perpetually seeking a deeper understanding of the their client’s problems and the governing dynamics that created them. Myth No. 1: My solutions and reccommendation will sell themselves. This myth is painfully familiar to those who transitioned from more qualitative management consulting fields to quantsulting. The reality is that the amount of time spent preparing presentations in management consulting is virtually identical to that of quant consulting. Myth No. 2: The hardest part is solving the problem. New entrants into quant consulting are continually amazed by the fact that their clients cannot tell them what they want to investigate or solve. Myth No. 5: I will get rich in consulting.
The Academic Consultant--Why Start a Consultancy? Over the past year, I made the decision to begin my own business as a consultant in sport science support and environmental ergonomics. On top of a booming research lab and a full teaching load, not to mention a growing young family, why would I take on this new venture? Simply put, the excitement of starting a new venture is too much fun to pass up and an excellent opportunity for personal growth. In the first of this on-going series of articles for Next Wave, I will examine the reasons for and against setting up shop as a part-time consultant in your field of research. One of the fundamental realities of university life is that--lip service from the administration notwithstanding--the primary criteria for career advancement are grants from traditional funding sources and published "basic" research. Besides the excitement of creating and nurturing a new venture, what are some concrete advantages to setting up your own business consultancy as an academic?