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Epistemic fluency perspectives in teaching and learning practice

How can epistemic fluency perspectives be enacted in daily learning and teaching work? This presentation overviews the design of a blended course Systems, Change and Learning… 453 more words

Epistemic Fluency

‘Technical’, ‘vocational’, ‘professional’ education: what’s in a name?

By Tami McCrone

NFER’s recent review of technical education for the Association of Colleges found that there is no universal understanding of what is meant by vocational and technical education. 735 more words

Education To Employment

H107 The Military and Intellectualism

From an article defining intellectualism:

An intellectual is a person who primarily uses intelligence in either a professional or an individual capacity. As a substantive or adjective, it refers to the work product of such persons, to the so-called “life of the mind” generally, or to an aspect of something where learning, erudition, and informed and critical thinking are the focus, as in “the intellectual level of the discourse on the matter was not high”. 318 more words

Leavenworth Way Of War

H107 American Military Leadership -- Carl or Antoine?

Jomini and Clausewitz coexist in many modern militaries. Jomini, with his emphasis on principals and application may dominate at the tactical level of war. Clausewitz, with the emphasis on ambiguity, complexity and politics tends to become more important at the more senior leadership levels. 272 more words

Leavenworth Way Of War

H106 Clausewitz and the American Military Profession

Clausewitz is famous for his comment that war is an extension of politics by other means. This is not the definition of war, but rather the context within which war takes place. 225 more words

Leavenworth Way Of War

Contract Management

Contract management is the process that enables both parties to a contract to meet their obligations in order to deliver the objectives required from the contract. 55 more words

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