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really simple way to calculate words?
If you're using Internet Explorer then there's a very simple
way you can calculate the words you're reading. All you'll need to
do is to highlight the text you want to calculate - and then click
on a link in your browser.
All you need to do: Make
sure you have the Links toolbar showing. (i.e. Make sure
View/Toolbars/Links is ticked. And drag the links toolbar up a level
so you can actually see the links.) Then drag the
link to the toolbar. (i.e. Drag the
link that's shown on the previous line.) Now, whenever you highlight
some text and click on the link it will tell you how many words you
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If you have any difficulty
reading World University CD's then you might like to
download the latest
Firefox browser. This works particularly well with WU CD's; and
has a number of other advantages such as tabbed browsing etc.
Not sure what you need to
read for your Conflict Resolution module?
The new Conflict Resolution CD makes it clearer what you need to
read and what's optional. You can
look at the front page of the new Conflict Resolution CD here
(and print it if you wish).
Not sure how many pages each
of the U.N.D.P. Human Development Reports are?
The new UNDP HDR CD tells you how many pages each report is. You can
look at the front page of the new UNDP HDR CD
here (and print it if you wish).
newest Summary Methods document ( 5
Nov 2003 )
Summary Methods for use with Development Studies related
answers for some of the summary methods - including Mind
are given for different summary methods for part of the
sheet for Module 3, Chapter 2 - Human Behaviour
(on Maslow's Heirarchy of Needs
full text of Module 3, Chapter 2 - Human
additonal information on Maslow's Heirarchy of Needs,
which may not be on your CD.
summary of the answers you need to provide for the
half-module: "A New Approach to Development
about summarising the Small Business Guide
Management Development Program:
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about the
- A sample
assignment for the first half module "Getting the Most
from this program"
- A sample
assignment for the "Strategic Planning"
Students who would like to study the
Money Manager Guides
as a free choice module for a Business Leadership degree can do so over
the internet by clicking on the link above. (Make sure you stay
within the site though.) P.S. Your syllabus might mention the
option of studying the CNBC Step-by-Step Guides. However the
feedback on the Money Manager Guides is far better.)
Students who would like to study from the
Presenters' University courses as a
free choice module can do so over the internet by clicking on the
link above. (Make sure you stay within the site though.)
Students are assessed in the following way:
- did the student correctly follow the instructions for the
particular summary method they chose?
not, the student will be given a Please Resubmit / Fail
grade. However the marker may be lenient for new students
depending on how the student deviated from following the
are then given grades for each of the following four
criteria, and these are then averaged to give an overall
How well does the student seem to understand the material?
The depth of thought demonstrated through the summary: the
writings, the observations, the questions asked, the
perspicacity of thought demonstrated.
The originality of thought - and/or the degree to which the
student has looked at how they could apply the teachings and
put them into practice.
element isn't normally assessed for summaries
using Method 1or 9 as these methods focus on
summarising the writers message, rather than analysing
or applying it.)
How well the ideas are expressed: Is the summary easy to
read, or does the spelling, the grammar, or the lack of good
English skills make it hard to understand?
use the rather obvious: "Pass means a passable
performance. Credit means a creditable
performance. And Distinction means a distinguished
performance.". You can use this as a guide, but
probably the table below is more
(or just below excellent)
(or just below very good)
Good / Satisfactory
(or "Please Resubmit")
Less than 50%
A student can only have a module re-marked twice. If they fail this
second re-mark they fail the module. If the module is a compulsory
module (as all non-free-choice modules are) then they will be unable
to complete the degree, and therefore will be unable to continue
with their studies.