Q Skills for Success is a six-level series with two strands, Reading and Writing and Listening and Speaking. The series provides students with: Clearly identifed learning outcomes that focus students on the goal of instruction Thought-provoking unit questions that provide a critical thinking framework for each unit Explicit skills instruction that builds student's language profciency All new content and practice activities for every unit, approximately 20 hours of practice per strand, with Q Online Practice.With new note-taking skills, an extended writing syllabus and authentic video in every unit, Q Second Edition equips students for academic success better than ever.Q Second Edition helps students to measure their progress, with clearly stated unit objectives that motivate students to achieve their language learning goals.And the online content, seamlessly integrated into the Student Book, allows teachers to truly implement blended learning into the classroom.
Key Features:- Question-centered approach encourages students to think critically.- Progress bar and clearly stated unit objectives motivate students to achieve their language learning goals.- Video in every unit provides an engaging springboard for students to think critically.- Note-taking skills and an extended writing syllabus develop essential skills for academic success.- Enhanced listening and reading comprehension activities provide greater scaffolding and help prepare students to use higher level study skills.- Research-based vocabulary program ensures that students learn the most relevant words for academic and professional life.- iQ Online is integrated with the Student Book content to extend learning in and out of the classroom.- Achievement badges keep students focused and motivated working online.- Auto-graded tests provide instant feedback and save teachers time.- iTools Online increases student engagement and reduces class prep time.- e-Book versions of the Student Book with interactive features designed for language learning.
Q: Skills for Success is renowned for helping students to achieve academic success in English. The Third Edition helps students to develop the techniques and critical thinking skills they need for academic study with new Critical Thinking Strategies, updated texts and topics and 100% new assessment.The Class Audio CDs contain all the audio material for the activities in the Q: Skills for Success Third Edition Listening and SpeakingStudentBook.*The Q: Skills for Success impact study was conducted between September 2018 and March 2019. Oxford Impact is how Oxford University Press evaluates its educational products and services so that teachers and learners can be sure that our resources make a positive difference.
Q: Skills for Success is renowned for helping students to achieve academic success in English.The Third Edition helps students to develop the techniques and critical thinking skills they need for academic study with new Critical Thinking Strategies, updated texts and topics and 100% new assessment.
LEAD NOW! is designed to help you learn what successful leadership looks like, what your personal leadership strengths are, and how to develop your areas of opportunity. This course contains hundreds of effective tips and tools organized into mini-video modules that cover each of the 21 dimensions featured in the LEAD NOW! Leadership Development Model. Created with the time-starved leader in mind, each module is only 7 minutes in length and provides actionable skills that bring to life the chosen leadership dimension.
Communication determines eighty-five percent of your success and is a skill that can be learned. Learn key principles of communication and how you can apply them to your personal and work life. What you will learn: The three elements of communication; The four basic personality styles; Three types of questions; Balance dialogue; Using unconditional positive regard; and Why listening builds trust.
Building a Winning Team is a rare blend of humor, entertainment and content. John's focus is on the critical elements of Team Building and Motivation. Highlights include: Maximizing your team's diverse skills and personalities; Humor, motivation and mental toughness can be the key to any organization's long-term success; and Catching a second wind: How to cope with the challenges and pressures of career and personal relationships.
Our world is filled with people of all different colors, shapes and sizes. Now imagine that what you see is just the tip of the iceberg. For every external difference, many more lie below the surface. And we all know what happens when we fail to recognize an iceberg. As our world becomes increasingly global, you're more likely to work and interact with people from other cultures. To be successful, you must learn to recognize and adapt to the differences that lie below the surface. You must learn effective cross-cultural skills.
This program has been developed to bridge the gap between workers (particularly, first-time employees) with limited understandings and skills needed to perform successfully in the work environment and the organizations that hire them. The information is broad-based and applicable to virtually any job. The employee will learn the importance of becoming a team player, why every job is important, and why it is important to ask questions and follow company rules and procedures. Key workplace issues such as mutual respect and sexual harassment are discussed. Finally, new workers discover the six behaviors that can lead to dismissal or hinder advancement.
Today, humanity forms a global tribe, and those without good communication skills will find themselves outside the circle of success. Those who learn to communicate effectively with people at all levels, of both genders, and from a variety of cultures and backgrounds will be the pacesetters. Your power to influence the lives of others in the world around you is as great as your ability to communicate. This course will show you how to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
From studio segments with Scott Deming to professionally shot and produced real life retail situations using actors and actresses, you will learn in a way never taught before how to truly communicate and create relationships and success that lasts forever! In this program, Scott Deming provides you with simple, fool-proof methods and processes for developing effective and life changing communication skills.
In The Six Essentials of Effective Listening, Ed Brodow will discuss and give examples for each of the six rules to help you become a better listener. Regardless of your occupation, listening is one of the key skills you need to be successful. The six essentials for effective listening are: 1. Develop the desire to listen 2. Let the other person do most of the talking 3. Ask lots of open-ended questions 4. Be objective 5. Listen actively 6. Listen to body language After explaining these six essentials, Ed Brodow will then answer some commonly asked questions about listening effectively.
HCAT is not only the first reliable tool for coding complaints, it is the first tool to measure the severity of complaints. It facilitates service monitoring and organisational learning and it enables future research examining whether healthcare complaints are a leading indicator of poor service outcomes. HCAT is freely available to download and use.
Resolving disagreements about how to apply HCAT to a specific healthcare complaint led us to the development of a set of guidelines for coding healthcare complaints (box 1). The final version of the HCAT, with all the severity indicators and guidelines, is freely available to download (see online supplementary file). Figure 2 demonstrates applying HCAT to illustrative excerpts.Box 1The guidelines for coding healthcare complaints with Healthcare Complaints Analysis ToolCoding should be based on empirically identifiable text, not on inferences.
Offering practical and constructive advice for students giving presentations, this book presents a detailed explanation of how to conduct a successful presentation and how to feel at ease with public speaking. The book includes the following key features: Real-life examples illustrating how to achieve an effective presentation. Explains the importance of body language, voice control and the relationship with your audience. Demonstrates an awareness of cross-cultural communication. Offers a thoroughly up-to-date analysis of new technologies as a medium through which to communicate. Written from a practical perspective, this text will be essential reading for both undergraduate and postgraduate students and researchers, together with students on professional and vocational courses. `This book, with its combination of practical tips and case studies from the experts, will help you to become a more powerful and persuasive speaker. As a consultant in speech training, I can recommend it unreservedly'. Clare Willis, Senior Consultant, Speak First Training 2b1af7f3a8