ONLINE BOOK The Fear Of Striking Out
Since the files distributed over peer-to-peer networks are primarily copyrighted works, there is a risk of liability for downloading material from these networks. To avoid these risks, there are currently many "authorized" services on the Internet that allow consumers to purchase copyrighted works online, whether music, ebooks, or motion pictures. By purchasing works through authorized services, consumers can avoid the risks of infringement liability and can limit their exposure to other potential risks, e.g., viruses, unexpected material, or spyware.
More and more teachers and librarians want to reach their students and young patrons after hours by recording themselves reading books and posting them online for students to watch from home. They are concerned, however, about copyright law. Is it legal to publicly post these recordings Can only certain books be recorded and posted
We need a high level of preparedness so that we can quickly adapt to the changes inthe environment and can adjust ourselves to different delivery modes, for instance,remote learning or online learning in situations of pandemics such as Covid-19.Institutions and organizations should prepare contingency plans to deal withchallenges such as pandemics and natural disasters (Seville et al., 2012). Reliability andsufficient availability of Information Communication Technology infrastructure,learning tools, digital learning resources in the form of Massive Open OnlineCourses, e-books, e-notes, and so on are of utmost importance in such severesituations (Huang et al.,2020). Instruction, content, motivation, relationships, and mental healthare the five important things that an educator must keep in mind while impartingonline education (Martin,2020). Some teaching strategies (lectures, case-study, debates,discussions, experiential learning, brainstorming sessions, games, drills, etc.) canbe used online to facilitate effective and efficient teaching and learningpractices. In such panicky situations, where the lives of so many people are atstake, teaching and learning should be made interesting. This will also reduce thestress, fear, and anxiety levels of people. For this, proper technique and learningsupport should be provided to teachers and students and government support is alsocrucial at such stage. Pedagogical and technical competency of online educators isof utmost importance. Rigorous quality management programs and continuousimprovement are pivotal for online learning success and making people ready for anycrisis-like situation.
By striking a conversation with a stranger, you both enter the fear zone and engage in the learning zone. You might even come out of the conversation forming a personal connection or learning something new!
In Chapter seven (pages 79-80) of my online book "The Fear Industry", I included the opinions of Mary Douglas a Social Anthropologist and found that her observations with regards voluntary organisations salient and worth reconsidering..
The NHS in Cheshire and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to protect patients, our community and NHS staff while ensuring as many services as possible are available to the public.If you have symptoms associated with coronavirus including a new continuous cough and a high temperature, you are advised to stay at home for 7 days.Please do not book a GP appointment or attend your GP practice.If you live with other people, they should stay at home for at least 10 days, to avoid spreading the infection outside the home. After 10 days, anyone you live with who does not have symptoms can return to their normal routine.But, if anyone in your home gets symptoms, they should stay at home for 7 days from the day their symptoms start. Even if it means they're at home for longer than 10 days. The most up-to-date public guidance is always online at www.nhs.uk/coronavirusIf your symptoms are serious, or get worse, NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need further medical help and advise you what to do. Only call 111 direct if you are advised to do so by the online service or you cannot go online. 153554b96e