A Scientific American blog about the role of luck in success mentions the popularity of magazines such as Success, Forbes, Inc., and Entrepreneur and argues that we can learn to be successful by reading about successful people: 8 Dec 2021 Read more Fingerspelling is the way letters of the alphabet are shown in signed languages. It is commonly used to supplement a signed language, which is visual in nature. There are three main types of fingerspelling used in South African Sign Language (SASL): initialised, lexicalised, and neutral fingerspelling. 29 Nov 2021 Read more We live in a rapidly changing world where new skills and knowledge are constantly required to work effectively, efficiently, and smartly. This has never been more apparent than when the pandemic drastically changed how we work; rapid changes were made to traditional workplaces, employees and employers were suddenly faced with the new challenges of remote work, and meetings and the increased workload and responsibilities made workplace training even more essential. However, the amount of time in a day remains constant, and it sometimes seems like training is too inconvenient and time-consuming. 25 Nov 2021 Read more Wits Plus was established as the Centre for Part-time Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1999 and has since undergone a number of changes. 1 Sep 2021 Read more I've arrived for my Covid vaccination. The woman in front of me is talking to me. I can't even lip read at the moment because everyone wears face masks. I point to my ears and try to communicate that I'm deaf. There are at least 100 people here, but no interpreter. People are reluctant to write down their message. Instead, they get angry because I should try to speak. It's not a new experience. It's my daily reality. I do speak, though: my language is South African Sign Language (SASL). 30 Aug 2021 Read more
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