maximize potential get a good job. What are our basic objectives?. become more experienced , competent and thus marketable. impress your company using your ISUGA training …. progress in your career. increase your options. travel, make friends.
become more experienced ,
competent and thus marketable
impress your company
using your ISUGA training …
progress in your career
increase your options
travel, make friends
the achievement of happiness: family, home, BMW,
status, financial independence, power of decision …
and underlying all the above is your approach to …
Acknowledgements must be made in conventional academic format for all non original work presented.
You must show where your information comes from. This is mostly done in two ways:
A Putting direct quotes in "" and citing a book and page number:
Example: “Macroeconomics is the study and analysis of the behaviours of markets in aggregate as well as the behaviour of governments that affect international and domestic economies."(Curry 48).
The text in italics (Curry 48) refers to the book by Curry that you have quoted in your acknowledgements at the end of your report.
B Again putting the quotation in "", this time using a superscript and footnote:
Example: “The Royal Family cost Britons £36.7m last year, equivalent to 61p per taxpayer, figures show. ."1
1 BBC Website (http://www.bbc.co.uk), June 26, 2005
PRESENTATIONOF ACADEMIC WORK
PRESENTATION OF ACADEMIC WORK
AND for the first page of ALL written reports:
assignments should be presented.
Work given in which does not
conform should be rejected.
PRESENTATION OF WORK
CURRY J.E., "A short course in International Economics", World Trade Press(2000)
ENGLISH L. & LYNN S, "Business Across Cultures", Addison-Wesley (1995)
KOTLER P. et al, "Principles of Marketing" (3rd European edition), Prentice Hall (2001)
NOTA BENE …..
PADDING OUT – Don't do it!
ATTENDANCE IN CLASS
student signs 10.30
teacher checks 11.30
student signs 14.00
teacher checks 15.40
An absence will be judged to be unauthorised if:
provided in two formats
– one for a group:
Teachers are asked to include attendance in their calculation of grades.
The system employed is as follows:
So, you could have a grade calculation like this:
In a course where assessment is by CLASSROOM PERFORMANCE ONLY,you could of course finish with a grade like this:
Being late is:
NB – "breaks" are for a "break", not for 20 minutes intensive computing.
You need FRESH AIR and to COMMUNICATE with people ……
What differentiates the serious business professionals from the tourists?
Why keep fit? Because keeping fit means:
Nicotine is more addictive than heroin ….
On cigarette packets is marked: "Fumer tue" (smoking kills)
Students who don’t take notes are:
misguided and self-delusional (they think they can learn without doing what all good students have to do)
pretentious (they think they are somehow better than "normal" students)
impolite (it’s as if you say to the teacher: "what you’re telling us is so useless we don’t need to take notes."
ERGO -> YOU MUST TAKE NOTES ………
the famous "Cornell Method"
of taking notes ……
main points on right, parallel summaries on left, a full summary at the bottom.
doing the full summary forces you to consider the overall context and meaning …..
"à la Cornell".
This system makes
revision much easier.
It also helps you
to REMEMBER better
at all stages …..
‘telegraph’ style …
I didn't quite understand/follow what you meant by .....
I'm not quite sure what you meant by .....?
Could you explain more fully what you meant by .....?
Could you give us a few more details about .....?
I wonder if you could go back over .....?
Is it true to say that .....?
Am I right in thinking that .....?
Would you agree that .....?
asking for confirmation:
To what extent do you think that ….?
How far do you think that …??
What do you feel about …?
How would you compare X to Y?
How far is X relevant to Y?
asking for an opinion:
How do you spell .....?
How do you pronounce ....?
What (exactly) does ‘X’ mean?
How far is it true to say that .....?