Monthly Archives: December 2012
What’s working (or not working) in your online classroom? If you haven’t shared your experiences as an online instructor with a wider audience, consider taking the opportunity to do so in 2013. There are more diverse options available than you might realize, through both virtual conferences and on-ground conferences that have virtual attendance options. While […]
Many recent conversations with friends and colleagues in the industry have revolved around what seems like an overnight shift in the overall acceptance of online education. We’ve spent years, decades even, swimming against the traditional education stream – risking possible career suicide and enduring disapproval from academic peers – advocating the benefits of online learning. […]
Learn everything you need to know about teacher loan forgiveness before you apply, saving you time and helping you repay your student loans.
Whether you are returning to school after military service or enrolling for the first time with civilian career goals in mind, there’s a lot to figure out before you start your first class. I not only made the transition myself, from active duty to full-time student, but also assisted students in my first-year seminar courses […]
If you’re looking for a little guidance, we’ve pulled together a list of tips to help you thrive in the workplace with a learning disability.
In 2010, LinkedIn began an annual review of member profiles to identify the most frequently used words and terms. This year’s list was compiled from an analysis of the more than 187 million user profiles now in the LinkedIn system. While we are encouraged to create profiles and other job search documents that include the […]
We think it’s time employers and employees stopped placing so much emphasis on these 10 job qualifications that you can almost do without.
It never fails. Every time I teach an online course, I receive email messages from students that read something like this: “I’m really freaking out here!” Over the summer this happened more than usual as problems with the learning management system cut students off before finishing their online exams. In some cases the system submitted […]
There are several types of people that everyone needs to have in their corner when networking, and we’ve highlighted them here.
Every internet user finds spam in their inbox. With each new protection developed by software manufacturers, sophisticated spammers develop ever more authentic-seeming scams to get through firewalls and filters. Knowing how to recognize and avoid spam is as important for surfing the web as defensive driving is for operating a car. Spam Basics Spam is […]