GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The 10-day 128th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) concluded on its cutting-edge digital platform which has provided a unique opportunity for international businesses and buyers to embrace a barrier-free trade experience at their fingertip.
The Fair welcomed buyers from record-breaking 226 countries and regions. As of October 24, its platform has received 51.17 million visits, including over 7.89 million visits to companies’ virtual exhibition hall.
Xu Bing, Spokesperson of the Canton Fair and Deputy Director General of China Foreign Trade Centre, noted that the current COVID-19 pandemic has brought extreme challenges as countries try to simultaneously expand their economies and save lives. China endeavors to facilitate a return to normality for international industry and supply chains, as well as aiding in the recovery of international trade and investment.
As the fall term moves into high gear, academic units around Dalhousie are adapting to the new reality of online teaching. For the Faculty of Computer Science (FCS), that shift has been made easier by a teaching development approach known as the community of practice, an organic movement based on relationship building and peer support. By sharing teaching experiences — and even attending each other’s classes — faculty members in the FCS are gaining moral support and expanding their pedagogical horizons. Other faculties at Dalhousie are also enjoying success with this approach.
The architect of this movement in the FCS is educational developer Stephanie Bernier. Bernier was hired last August and brings a wealth of experience in online pedagogy to Dalhousie, having spent the previous 20 years directing digital learning and ICT programs at colleges in Dubai.
“The community of practice philosophy that is happening at the Faculty of
Neuro-Linguistic Programming, or NLP, as it is more commonly known, is the art of integrating three elements:
– the mind (or neuro, the usage of the five basic senses to gather and perceive information),
– linguistics (language or communication system, how we relate to and describe all that happens around us), and
– programming (learning the steps necessary to make decisions).
How NLP Works
The premise on which the principle of NLP was built is exceedingly simple. The founders of NLP observed and studied people who excelled at what they did. The examined their thought processes, the amount of self belief they possessed, the skills they used to deal with tasks and their behavior in the face of pressure. They reached the conclusion that it was possible to teach the average person how to excel using similar techniques. In other words, by taking the master as the model, it was … Read More