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  • Communicating Effectively with Tourists 

    Taufatofua, Lu’isa (Commonwealth of Learning (COL); Community Development and Training Centre; The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, 2002)
    This course is intended to get participants to think about the importance of communicating effectively with tourists, both from the tourists’ viewpoint and their own. It is intended as a basic introduction for people who ...

  • Introduction to Tourism 

    Tapasei, Willie; Kalwajin, Enny; Wightman, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL); National Institute of Technology; The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, 2002)
    This course will make you think about tourists. As you go through this workbook you will look at: where tourists come from - why they come here and - the things they like to do when they are here - things you should know ...

  • Setting up a Tourism Project 

    Vaai, Tauvaga; Isara, Tupe T; Wilks, Tina (Commonwealth of Learning (COL); Samoa Polytechnic; The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, 2002)

  • Small Engine User Maintenance 

    Wightman, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005)
    This course is an introduction to the basic operator maintenance of small engines. It is intended for school leavers and community groups who have limited knowledge or experience working on small engines. // It helps ...

  • Working with Timber 

    Wightman, Paul (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2005)
    This course is a basic introduction to working with timber, tools and plans. It helps students to: think about some of the good and bad things about different timbers and how to choose the right timber for a job; practise ...

  • Tour Guiding 

    Commonwealth of Learning (COL); Virtual University for the Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) (Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006)
    This 255-hour certificate course is intended for people who are already tour guides or who are aspiring to become tour guides. Specialty courses are three (3) credits and those involving a practical component are four (4) ...

  • Tour Guiding 

    Not available (Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC)Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2006-08)
    Introduction to this Course: This 255-hour certificate course is intended for people who are already tour guides or who are aspiring to become tour guides. Specialty courses are three (3) credits and those involving a ...

  • GIMP - An Image For The Web 

    Steinort, Rolf (Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 2007)
    Outline: GIMP - a powerful image manipulation program; Free and open source software that runs on Linux, Windows and Mac OS; Equivalent of Photoshop; Make an image ready for the web; Image ...

  • GIMP - Using Layers Healing Cloning Tools 

    Steinort, Rolf (Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 2007)
    Outline: Darker images using layer mask; Using Healing tool; Paint into a layer; Using brushes; Increase/Decrease brush size; Using Blur filter; Using Cloning tool. Pre-requisite: ...

  • GIMP - Adjusting Colours Using Layers 

    Steinort, Rolf (Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 2007)
    Outline: Adjust color using the Curves Tool Simple filter with layers Using Screen mode and Multiply mode Setting foreground and background color Switching the layers on and off Adjusting ...

  • GIMP - Rotating And Cropping An Image 

    Steinort, Rolf (Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 2007)
    Outline: Access histogram within the Image dialog; Make the tool box vanish; Use rulers; Minute details on rotation and cropping; Using rule of thirds; Saving the image as .xcf(GIMP. ...

  • GIMP - Setting Up GIMP 

    Steinort, Rolf (Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 2007)
    Outline: Set up GIMP for first time users; Main window of GIMP - the Command Central; Explanation of the various small windows on the GIMP interface: Toolbox; Color box; Layers ...

  • GIMP - Triptychs In A New Way 

    Steinort, Rolf (Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 2007)
    Outline: Using layer mask for doing Triptychs; Using 3 images to do Triptychs; Scale and zoom; Using Active Layer option; Adding a frame around image; Fuzzy border effect; Add/remove ...

  • GIMP - Drawing Tools 

    Steinort, Rolf (Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 2007)
    Outline: Pencil Tool; Paint brush Tool; Eraser Tool; Difference between pencil and paint brush; Incremental option; Pressure sensitivity option; Tricks to draw a straight line; ...

  • GIMP - The Curves Tool 

    Steinort, Rolf (Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 2007)
    Outline: Curves tool in the tool box; Gray Scale bar of Curves tool; Using Curve type button; Get an image with color bandings in it. Pre-requisite: GIMP - Selecting Sections Part 2

  • GIMP - How To Fix An Underexposed Image 

    Steinort, Rolf (Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 2007)
    Outline: Read EXIF information for clues to the original image; Use Measurement tool from tool box to see angle info; Separating an image into different layers; Applying contrast as required to ...

  • GIMP - Adjusting Colours with Curves Tool 

    Steinort, Rolf (Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 2007)
    Outline: Reworking on the earlier image to enhance the colors of the image; Using layer masks; Removing the halos between layers. Pre-requisite: GIMP - How To Fix An Underexposed Image

  • GIMP - Selective Sharpening 

    Steinort, Rolf (Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 2007)
    Outline: Work with Layers; Add a layer mask; Use the sharpening algorithm on the layer mask only to sharpen certain objects in the image. Pre-requisite: GIMP - Comics

  • GIMP - Questions And Answers 

    Steinort, Rolf (Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 2007)
    Outline: Questions-And-Answers. Pre-requisite: GIMP - Selective Sharpening

  • GIMP - Selecting Sections Part 1 

    Steinort, Rolf (Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay, 2007-10-30)
    Outline: How to make a selection : (1)Replace the current selection,(2)Add to the current selection,(3)Subtract from the current selection,(4)Intersect with the current selection; How to de-select; Feather ...