Monthly Archives: September 2012
Here we share just a few of the design secrets that interior decorators and professional organizers use when they create office spaces.
Each week we meet via Twitter for #IOLchat to discuss current issues related to online learning. Participants include students, instructors, counselors, advisors, eLearning companies, schools, publishers, and instructional designers. From Facebook to LinkedIn, social networking platforms are making an impact in educational circles. These tools are incorporated in classes to promote student interaction, and used [...]
My first job as a college graduate was as a program specialist with the Girl Scout organization, developing service and educational opportunities for middle and high school students. It was a stressful position, full of phone calls and conflict resolution, but it also presented a series of rewarding lessons about how to navigate the working [...]
Much like online learning, teaching at a distance can be a lonely existence. Fortunately, the ways in which we can communicate with each other online are growing. While many online programs do a terrific job with faculty development – providing new instructors with orientations, initial training, and continued learning opportunities, such as workshops and in-house [...]
Check out our guide to growing your personal learning network with social media, full of more than 30 different tips, resources, and tools.
U.S. grads aren’t doing well in the job department, but some majors are performing particularly poorly.
Hybrid homeschooling is an enriching approach to education that is picking up steam, and several trends are popping up around the phenomenon.
“We’ll take your online class for you! … Guaranteed grades or your money back.” Have you seen these websites? From term papers to test questions, they market services that promise good grades with no work. These sites aren’t new, and while there are strategies that can be used to deter this type of cheating, the [...]
Each week we meet via Twitter for #IOLchat to discuss current issues related to online learning. Participants include students, instructors, administrators, eLearning companies, schools, publishers, and instructional designers. By now you’ve probably heard about some of the benefits of game-based learning. This approach is taking off in higher education as a way to engage students [...]
Here we highlight just a few of these under-the-radar free learning sites, with something for every type of learner.
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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 …