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Successful Working Environments

by 50MINUTES.Com

Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about the optimal work environment with this practical guide.

Your working environment has a significant impact on your creativity,...


Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential

by Barbara Oakley

Mindshift reveals how we can overcome stereotypes and preconceived ideas about what is possible for us to learn and become.

 

At a time when we are constantly being asked to retrain and reinvent ourselves to...


Modern English Training for Engineers

by Karlheinz Zuerl

Einfache Texte, übersichtlich gegliedert, mit deutschen Übersetzungshilfen, vermitteln Informationen über moderne, bereits praxiserprobte Einsatzgebiete der Computertechnologien in der Industrie, von Produktentwicklung...


Telling Great Stories

by 50MINUTES.Com

Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about effective storytelling with this practical guide.

Storytelling is a skill that can, and will, improve both your personal...


Clear Written Communication

by 50MINUTES.Com

Ready to take your careerto the next level? Find out everything you need to know about effective written communication with this practical guide.

No matter what your profession or stage in your career, being...


Academic Biliteracies

by Dr. David M. Palfreyman & Christa van der Walt

Research on academic literacy within higher education has focused almost exclusively on the development of academic literacy in English. This book is unique in showing how students use other languages when they...


PARfessionals' Peer Recovery Workforce Development Practicum Guide

by Trudi A. Griffin, Ms, Lpc, Ncc

This guide provides an outline for a Peer Recovery Navigator supervised work experience consistent with the standards set forth by industry best practices for candidates seeking certification as a Global Certified...


Community College Leaders on Workforce Development: Opinions, Observations, and Future Directions

by William J. Rothwell, Patrick E. Gerity & Vernon L. Carraway

In this book, visionary leaders of community colleges will present their views about the present challenges and future approaches needed for community colleges to be successful.


PARfessionals' Peer Navigator Workforce Development Practicum Guide

by Llc Kingdom Reach Technologies & Trudi Griffin

This guide provides an outline for a Peer Recovery Navigator supervised work experience consistent with the standards set forth by industry best practices for candidates seeking certification as a Global Certified...


Open Education

by Patrick Blessinger (ed.) & Tj Bliss (ed.)

This insightful collection of essays explores the ways in which open education can democratise access to education for all. It is a rich resource that offers both research and case studies to relate the application...


Conferences as Sites of Learning and Development: Using participatory action learning and action research approaches

by Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt

This book applies and expands upon the concept of the 'learning conference' as a site of learning and development, using the paradigm and methodologies of participatory action learning and action research (PALAR)....


Translanguaging in Higher Education

by Catherine M. Mazak & Kevin S. Carroll

This book examines translanguaging in higher education and provides clear examples of what translanguaging looks like in practice in particular contexts around the world. While higher education has historically...


Self-Esteem and Maslow's Theory. Or, an Elephant and a Poodle. : SHORT STORY #23.  Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

When the author was a student, she and her friends loved the Maslow’s theory that they learned in one of their economics classes.  The theory has 5 steps of the “Hierarchy of Needs.” or “A Theory of...


A Fly in a Bottle. Or, if Only I Knew it Before.: SHORT STORY # 33.  Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

I undertook a major change in my life—and filed for a divorce. Shortly I was swamped with numerous difficulties and faced many types of people that some I never dealt before. Lawyers, courts, judges, contractors...


Why do Immigrants in the USA Speak with Foreign Accents?: SHORT STORY # 40.  Nonfiction series # 1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

Many people sometimes are asking me: “Why do you speak with accent?” Indeed, why do I ? My children, who come with me, do not speak with accent. No one ever thought that they are not Americans. Why even...


What Is Amok?  Or, Housing Amok. : SHORT STORY # 39.  Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

From time to time a real estate housing is running amok. Home prices kept going 3-5-10 times sharply up, then spiraled down. Intoxicated buyers are keeping snapping houses and condos, regardless of price, as...


Who Is More Intelligent? A Person or a Computer? : SHORT STORY # 17.  Nonfiction series #1- # 60

by Alla P. Gakuba

It is a common knowledge that computers improved the quality of peoples life. Computers are one type of technology that contributed to total technological progress in the 2nd part of the 20th century. Technological...


Question. Who Are You?: SHORT STORY #16.  Nonfiction series #1-# 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

Try to answer this question: who are you? You probably have one, or several answers. None is correct. The correct answer you can find only in this story. Once you gain a knowledge of the correct answer and started...


Our Mind Is a Tape Recorder.: SHORT STORY #6.  Nonfiction series #1 - #60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

A theory is our mind is a tape recorder. It records everything that it hears, sees, and reads into brain. It stored indiscriminately all information into everyone’s brain database.

The bigger storage of real...


A Fool and a Common Sense. Or, 5 Donuts and 1 Bagel. : SHORT STORY # 3. Nonfiction series #1- # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

On Sunday, a country boy, in his earlier 30s, arrived into a new town and started having difficulties to solve his small problems in unfamiliar environment. His difficulties were: he does not have enough information...