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Leadership and The Art of Effective Listening

Leadership and The Art of Effective Listening | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it

There is no leadership, personal or organizational, without listening. In fact, ability to truly listen (and not just hear) is the foundation of having a conversation, building trust, influencing others, resolving conflicts, driving your vision, building relationships, implementing change and...

 

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Gonzalo Moreno's curator insight, November 1, 2016 8:44 AM
Leading starts with listening. Key idea, specially for the younger...
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Being able to listen with focus and empathy is key, whereby those in our care feel supported and heard. In a world where everyone is so busy and time often seems to be the commodity that we have the least of, this diagram really serves to remind us that we need to listen constructively, suggest skilfully and try to understand the emotion of those we are engaging with in all that we do. Purposeful listening rather than just hearing is key.
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Use Your Handwriting on the App Store

Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Use Your Handwriting. Download Use Your Handwriting and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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The Ultimate App Guide for Students – Infographic via @Medkh9

The Ultimate App Guide for Students – Infographic via @Medkh9 | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it

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7 Alternatives to Bullet Points

7 Alternatives to Bullet Points | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it
Bullet points suck big time. They put your audience to sleep. Learn 7 alternatives ways to present your information in a more engaging way.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, October 30, 2015 12:01 PM

Once again - bullet points and their alternatives. Learn how you can have your cake and eat it too.

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How to be a PowerPoint Power User

How to be a PowerPoint Power User | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it
Got a presentation to prepare for? Want to avoid 'Death by PowerPoint'? Then read on, we've polled some PowerPoint experts for their tried and tested PowerPoint tips. You'll even discover how to partner PowerPoint with best of breed presentation productivity apps to ensure you are prepared for any occasion.

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Mihai Corbuleac's curator insight, January 7, 2016 7:00 AM

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Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, February 2, 2016 10:27 AM

More great tips for using PowerPoint, check them out!

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Best Presentation Software: 10 PowerPoint Alternatives

Best Presentation Software: 10 PowerPoint Alternatives | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it
A summary of the most important features of the best presentation software and top-rated PowerPoint alternatives.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, January 3, 2016 1:14 PM

Check out this list of PPT alternatives. Have you tried using them all?

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Check out this list of PPT alternatives. Have you tried using them all?

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Watch Free Online Documentary Films and Free Documentaries | FreeDocumentaries.Org

Watch Free Online Documentary Films and Free Documentaries | FreeDocumentaries.Org | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it
Watch powerful documentary films for free. The Documentaries are fact checked by our community.
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Biography.com captures the most gripping, surprising and fascinating stories about famous people.

Biography.com captures the most gripping, surprising and fascinating stories about famous people. | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it
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CosmoLearning : Courses, Video Lectures, Documentaries, Images, Books and more

CosmoLearning : Courses, Video Lectures, Documentaries, Images, Books and more | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it
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Writing for a Purpose

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If you want to study at a British (or other English-speaking) university, you will have to write assignments – you can find out how here!   Writing for a Purpose includes information about the types of writing and purposes for writing, exercises to help you write and examples from assignments that successful students have written.
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"Learning at University" from LearnHigher

"Learning at University" from LearnHigher | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it

"The following resources are designed to help you assess and develop your students' understanding of learning at university."

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Quiz: Put Your Study Skills to the Test

Quiz: Put Your Study Skills to the Test | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it
Answer eight questions to find out whether your learning techniques make the grade
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Nik's QuickShout: A collocation thesaurus concordancer that produces word clouds!

Nik's QuickShout: A collocation thesaurus concordancer that produces word clouds! | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it
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Plagiarism checking tool - the most accurate and absolutely FREE! Try now!

Plagiarism checking tool - the most accurate and absolutely FREE! Try now! | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it
The best FREE plagiarism checker. Check your paper online and detect plagiarism with our software! The most accurate results, easy and usable report.
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20 Apps and Tips to Help Students Study Better ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

20 Apps and Tips to Help Students Study Better ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it
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21 Tips for Creating a Boring Presentation

Anyone can create a great presentation, but it takes a certain set of skills and determination to create a presentation that is painful to watch. Enjoy these 2…

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, November 22, 2015 4:25 AM

Great tips on how NOT to make a presentation. Students may love this as  the slides are eye-catching and their message is clear.

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Before and After: 7 Presentation Makeovers

Before and After: 7 Presentation Makeovers | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it
We selected some less-than-attractive slides from real presentations and redesigned them as examples of what you should and shouldn’t do.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, December 25, 2015 8:19 AM

Great examples of unsuccessful slides improved and made nearly perfect.

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Videos on Common Mistakes in English (CosmoLearning )

Videos on Common Mistakes in English  (CosmoLearning ) | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it

"In this course, ESL Instructor Jennifer Lebedev gives 15 video lessons on some Common Mistakes in English."

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Top Documentary Films - Watch Free Documentaries Online

Top Documentary Films - Watch Free Documentaries Online | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it
The world's greatest free documentary library - a place where documentaries are regarded as the supreme form of expression.
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VideoLectures.NET - free and open access educational video lectures repository

VideoLectures.NET -  free and open access educational video lectures repository | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it
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"VideoLectures.NET is an award-winning free and open access educational video lectures repository. The lectures are given by distinguished scholars and scientists at the most important and prominent events like conferences, summer schools, workshops and science promotional events from many fields of Science."

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Academic English Online. Queen Mary, University of London

Academic English Online. Queen Mary, University of London | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it
Academic English online learning materials, self-access materials
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Some materials can be accessed by all , not just by Queen Mary students. 

 

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MOOC on "Learning How to Learn"

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This course gives you easy access to the invaluable learning techniques used by experts in art, music, literature, math, science, sports, and many other disciplines. We’ll learn about the how the brain uses two very different learning modes and how it encapsulates (“chunks”) information. We’ll also cover illusions of learning, memory techniques, dealing with procrastination, and best practices shown by research to be most effective in helping you master tough subjects.

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Learning how to learn - FREE course at Open University

Learning how to learn - FREE course at Open University | Monya's List of Academic English & Study Skills Resources | Scoop.it
Learning how to learn: a process we all engage in throughout our lives, but no single method of learning guarantees success. This unit aims to make the process of learning much more explicit by...
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