Week 8 (31/3): The good, the bad, and the downright mad of Internet research

Photo: Bernie Borghetti/CC/Flickr
Photo: Bernie Borghetti/CC/Flickr

 

Research and write a profile of a significant person from history using only Internet resources. It’s a lot trickier than you might think finding the right information, ensuring it’s factual, deciding how much of it to use, and then writing a bio in an engaging style.

If you Google Jesus Christ, for example, you’re offered more than 542 million search results. How do you decide which ones to use?

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Week 6 (16/3): Making a plan to get work experience

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TOPIC: Applying for work experience

REFLECT: Do you have all of the tools you need to apply for work?

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • LinkedIn profile
  • WordPress site
  • Social media platforms
  • Samples of work (eg writing, radio demo etc)

What works well?

What can be improved?

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