Monthly Archives: January 2012
School librarians can use Google+ to improve what libraries offer and enrich the learning experience for students.
Recent learning initiatives are allowing students to bring their own devices (BYOD) or technology (BYOT) (i.e., smartphones, tablets, and laptops) to class. While this concept is not new to higher education, where college students have been bringing their own computers to class for many years, it is growing in popularity at the K-12 level and [...]
Usually a debut post from a new author is a celebratory act. In my case, I've been working my way back to a state of well-being after contracting a head cold. Inspired by my own personal experience with winter wellness, I've decided to share some tips and suggestions for the online learner. While you don't [...]
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On an increasingly international planet, multilingualism is fast becoming a desired trait in employees.
A recent article from HigherEdJobs.com listed leadership as "The Standout Skill" that brings an advantage to those in the process of looking for a job. The author noted that this skill "is not the position you hold, but the work you do." No matter the job title or type of organization, leadership skills are in demand. [...]
Each week we meet via Twitter for #IOLchat to discuss current issues related to online learning. Participants have included students, instructors, eLearning companies, schools, publishers, and instructional designers. Preparing students for online learning may also be preparing them for their future roles in the workforce. As work in many career fields becomes more integrated with [...]
You've probably noticed that tablet computers (e.g., iPad, Galaxy) and eReaders (e.g. Nook, Kindle) are gaining popularity, and may even own one yourself. A study published just this week from the Pew Internet & American Life Project announced that "the number of Americans owning at least one of these digital reading devices jumped from 18% [...]
Many lesser-known African-Americans made impacts on society by working through the channels of academia.
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Making the Most of Your Virtual Career CenterOnline students are not always aware of all of the resources available to them, including career centers. Just like their traditional, on-campus counterparts, professional career practitioners at online institutions provide valuable services for …