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Firms relabelling low-skilled jobs as apprenticeships, says report

Study says 40% of apprenticeship standards do not meet traditional on-the-job training definition....

Plickers Brings Back Individual Student Reports!

Back in September the folks at Plickers, a popular student-response service, released a bunch of updates to their mobile apps and website. Some of those updates, like easier display of questions have been popular. Some of those updates were...

5 Myths About English Majors Exposed, Explained, and Countered

When I tell people that I was an English major, the first thing they ask is, “But what can you do with that?” The second is, “Say something in Shakespeare!”  From my experience, there seems to be a general consensus that English li...

A Guide to Getting Through Midterms (or the UoN Equivalent)

March 18, 2018, by Anjni A Guide to Getting Through Midterms (or the UoN Equivalent) Reading week is now long gone and its termination brought with it two weeks of mid-semester examinations (or mid-terms as they’re so lovingly called) her...

Making Failure Harder Work Than Passing

Chemistry seems to inspire a D mentality: A significant number of students just want to pass the class to meet their graduation requirement, and do it with as little effort as possible. Take Evelyn, for example. A junior in my chemistry cla...

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Is my character’s goal causing my plot problems?

Very early concept. But here’s the idea so far as requested. Set on Earth in the future when a portal opened to another dimension (20 years ago) and brought mythical creatures and beings into our world – as well as magic. The humans...

Keep your money safe

August 21, 2019, by Ryan Neal Keep your money safe We hope you’re looking forward to joining us at the University of Nottingham in September. As you prepare to make the move to your new home, it’s important to be aware of some crucial s...

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Worldbuilding a Reservation

Take a look at this: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106087/ It’s Canadian but it will give you some ideas. In Canada, my impression is that a lot of reserves are not the best places to live. Serious lack of opportunities for education ...

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Technological methods of discovering child abuse?

My background is in social work but I do not work in child welfare. I can only give you general answers to your questions. One of the reasons I want to write this book and have a “new” interpretation of finding child abuse is th...

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Angry Robot Publisher – thoughts?

GingerCoffee said: ↑ Reports from a person who has two books published by them is that they’ve always been good to him. His books are in my local library. That isn’t the case with a lot of published books. They had ~600 submis...

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