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Week 4 Classroom Navigation

Week 4 Learning Materials
Vision Mentor Framework (1/3)
Losing Innate Female Wisdom (2/3)
Taking Back the Wisdom of the Feminine (3/3)

Once you are done with the 3 readings, access Week Four Assignment

Helpful Links

Applicant Group Page
Listeners Group Page

Helpful Tools

Time and Date Converter
Word Count Tool

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Where should I post my article?
In your personal journal on PulseWire. Do not post your final assignment in the Voices of Our Future Group journal. This Group is reserved for updates, discussions and questions.

2. When is the assignment due?
The assignments are due on: April 8, April 15, April 22 and April 29 by 11:55pm PDT (Pacific Daylight Time), or GMT-7.
You can check what time this is in your local timezone at this link: Time Zone Converter

3. What should I title my assignment?
You can title your assignment anything you want, however you must tag your assignment correctly. Each weekly assignment has specific instruction on how to tag.

4. Can I write my story in my native language?
At this time we as that you submit your assignment in English. However, you can use the Google Translation tool, which is at the very top of this page, to help. Click on the "Translate page" tab to find your language. But remember, this is not a perfect tool and there may be mistakes.

5. How will I know if my assignment is 700 words or less?
Word Count Tool is a simple and quick online tool to find your word count. Simply copy and paste your article in the form and click on the Submit button. Your word count will appear under the form.

If you are using Microsoft Word, select the text of your article. Click on Tools in the top menu. Select Word Count from the drop down menu.

6. Who will be reading my assignment?
World Pulse has gathered together an international panel of Listeners, composed of World Pulse staff, community members and volunteers. This panel will be reviewing your assignments based on the criteria listed on the Applicants Group page.

You are encouraged to meet the Listeners by visiting their group here. Although this group is closed to non-Listeners, you will be able to friend Listeners and stay informed of what is happening "behind the scenes."

7. I still have a question. What do I do?
We encourage you to post your question to the Voices of Our Future Applicants Group, so that all applicants may benefit from your inquiry. We will answer it as fast as we can.

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Week Four Assignment

Assignment

Write a 700 word article that describes:

  • What is your personal vision for your life, your community and/or the world?
  • Why do you want to be a Voices of Our Correspondent and how will this help you
    achieve your vision?

Instructions

  • Your article should be 700 words or fewer.
  • Post your article in your personal journal on World Pulse by April 29th, 2013 at
    11:55pm Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).* To do this, go to your Journal (if you are not already logged in you will be directed to do so). On the right hand side of the page, there will be an orange button that says "Post to Your Journal". Once you click on this button, you will be able to post your assignment.
  • You may put any title you want on your journal entry, but it MUST be tagged with
    the following (you can cut and paste the text that follows): 2013 VOF Week 4
  • If you would like tips on how to tag, click here!

  • Get to know your fellow Voices of Our Future applicants on World Pulse online community: visit their profiles, comment on their journal entries, add them as your friends, and explore our online community!

Questions? Please check the Frequently Asked Questions in the sidebar to the left.

Week 4 Classroom Navigation

Week 4 Learning Materials
Vision Mentor Framework (1/3)
Losing Innate Female Wisdom (2/3)
Taking Back the Wisdom of the Feminine (3/3)

Once you are done with the 3 readings, access Week Four Assignment

Helpful Links
Applicant Group Page
Listeners Group Page
Helpful Tools
Time and Date Converter
Word Count Tool

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