First Mohonk Conference on the Negro Question:Held at Lake Mohonk Ulster County New York June 4 5 6 1890. Reported and edited by Isabel C. Barrows Isabel C. Barrows
Any Questions?:Identity Construction in Academic Conference Discussions Carmen Konzett
Good presentation skills are key to a successful career in academia. This guide provides examples taken from real presentations given both by native and non-native academics covering a wide variety of disciplines. The easy-to-follow guidelines and tips will teach you how to: plan, prepare and practice a well-organized, interesting presentation avoid errors in English by using short easy-to-say sentences improve your English pronunciation and intonation gain confidence, and overcome nerves and embarrassment highlight the essential points you want your audience to remember attract and retain audience attention deal with questions from the audience This new edition contains several additional features, including stimulating factoids and discussion points both for self-study and in-class use. New chapters also cover: learning from talks on TED networking with potential collaborators, professors, fellow researchers interacting successfully with non-native audiences posters EAP teachers will find this book to be a great source of tips for training students, and for preparing both instructive and entertaining lessons. Other books in the series cover: writing research papers; English grammar, usage, and style; academic correspondence; interacting on campus; plus exercises books and a teacher´s guide. Please visit a full list of titles in the series. Adrian Wallwork is the author of more than 30 ELT and EAP textbooks. He has trained several thousand PhD students and academics from 35 countries to write research papers, prepare presentations, and communicate with editors, referees and fellow researchers.
This Troublesome Question:Poles Jews and the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 D. B. Kaufman
The motivating host of one of the nation´s largest leadership conferences offers a collection of inspirational and applicable life lessons through conversations with various high-profile people. Albert Einstein once said, ´´To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.´´ What is true of science, I´m convinced, is true in all of life. Great questions are often the keys that unlock possibilities for human advancement. That truth has been proven again and again throughout human history, as great interviewers from Bob Costas to Barbara Walters have captivated audiences and ignited imaginations. In a world where the messages of public figures and politicians are carefully crafted by publicists and media consultants, we often receive only partial pictures and manipulated facts. The right questions uncover truths we might not otherwise know. They pull back the curtain on the wizard and give us a more accurate view of reality. (Excerpt from the Introduction) If you could sit down with the people you most admire and ask just one question, what would you ask? One Question invites you to peer over the shoulder of a master interviewer with access to today´s best and brightest as he delivers carefully crafted questions and collects answers guaranteed to surprise, challenge, and inspire. What is Coach Tony Dungy´s advice for achieving success while maintaining integrity? What advice does Malcolm Gladwell give parents about instilling a work ethic in our children? How does President Jimmy Carter suggest we continue forward and reinvent ourselves in new seasons? What does Robin McGraw have to say to women about reaching their full potential both inside and outside their homes? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ken Coleman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/sans/008151/bk_sans_008151_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
One in every 59 children has an autism diagnosis. Once thought rare, now every teacher will have an autistic child in their classroom. Maybe not last year, but this coming year.... Our rooms are full of diverse learners. Sadly, most university programs don´t prepare teachers for this reality. With all those bright little faces gazing at you, the needs can seem overwhelming. How can you be everything to each one? This book is for you. It will calm those panicky feelings. You can do this. By learning about autism and the characteristics that affect being in a classroom, you can tailor strategies that will help that learner, you and the other kids who are in your care. You cannot turn your room upside down for one kid but you can use strategies that are doable and will help many of the learners. Dr. Sharon Mitchell gets it. She´s been a teacher, counselor, school psychologist, district consultant and autism consultant for decades. She has presented to thousands at conferences and workshops on ways to successfully include kids who learn differently. She teaches university classes to wanna-be-teachers and to school administrators on inclusion strategies and students who learn differently.
What is a southern, gentile, society lady of impeccable taste, breeding, and education to do when her husband of nearly 20 years announces he is divorcing her on the day they deliver their youngest son to college? Loretta Hill Mason, Head Mistress of the Columbia Academy in South Carolina, did not see her husband’s declaration coming and had no idea what she should do next. She couldn’t just emulate Miss Scarlet and say ´´Fiddly dee, I’ll think about it tomorrow.” Her soon-to-be ex-husband, Randolph, gave her a few weeks to clear her belongings out of the home she made into a show place once featured in Southern Living, listed on the Fabulous Gardens Tour, and envied by their circle of high-society friends and relations. Now she didn’t even have a bank account or credit card in her own name or any other resources to fall back on.Multi-billionaire Justin W. McCoy learned the hard way from the background of a meager beginning to becoming a titan in the hotel industry. Though he stumbled a few times along the way with an ill-fated marriage, he is now happily divorced, and his teenaged daughter is the brightest spot in his life. Business is good and would be better when he closes the deal to acquire the Delaware Group’s hotel chain. That acquisition would make McCoy Hotels, Resorts and Conference Centers one of the top ten travel industry chains in the world. Yet it could come with a dangerous price tag. A pilgrimage to the first resort he ever purchased suddenly reunites him with a woman he fell in love with from afar over twenty years earlier, but had never met. Tagged with the nickname, The Rejuvenator in the hotel industry, he never lets an opportunity slip through his fingers in business and he won’t let it happen in his private life this time.Fate is a fickle finger when the Delaware Group’s criminal syndicate wants more than a sale of their hotels to McCoy Enterprises and they will stop at nothing, even involving Justin’s daugh 1. Language: English. Narrator: Pam Dougherty. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/152322/bk_acx0_152322_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This book is devoted to the topic of systemic research in the field of human psychophysiology. The following question was interesting to researchers: ´´Why, with principled psychophysiological sameness of humans, do qualities differ?´´ Answers to this and many other questions were found as a result of 40 years of fundamental research carried out by an expert in Chinese culture A. Davydov and his colleagues. Among ancient Chinese monuments, Russian researcher Andrey Davydov discovered the catalog of human population. The title of this ancient source is Shan Hai Jing (translated from Chinese as the Catalog of Mountains and Seas). Official science still does not know for certain the dating of Shan Hai Jing and the author of this text. However, in this source A. Davydov found very detailed descriptions of psychophysiological structure of 293 subtypes of the biological type Homo sapiens. Thus, the answer to the question ´´What is human psyche and what is its structure?´´ was found. ´´The catalog of human population is a description of a human as a type by subtype structures. Subtype structure (´psyche´, ´soul´) is a combination of individual archetypes, recorded at the genetic level (principle). Expressions and interaction of subtype structures in manipulation modes and phenological algorithms are described with adjustments for gender, age and cultural differences. Information is recorded on six factors.´´ This definition was developed by Andrey Davydov - the author of discovery and decryption of the catalog of human population. Despite that this scientific discovery was made back in the 80s of the 20th century, was verified in scientific institutions in Russia, has a wide range of practical applications, and for the past 20 years is being used in daily lives of those who known about it - unfortunately, it shared the fate of many scientific discoveries which do not fit into traditional scientific concepts. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Andy Morris. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/092269/bk_acx0_092269_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.