Plagiarism Detectors

To alleviate any temptation you may have regarding plagiarism, keep in mind identifying plagiarized work is as easy as the act of plagiarism itself.  Learn More > #plagiarism #plagiarismchecker #writing

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A Critical-Thinking Mindset

No matter what level of education people achieve, chances are they have, or will eventually come across, the term “critical thinking.” Critical thinking is a process in which an individual questions the reasoning behind a particular claim or decision. Learn More > #criticalthinking #students #education

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Reducing College Stress

Attending college can be a wonderful life-changing decision, but can also increase stress and anxiety in your life. Developing good organizational and time management skills is a must for students who attend college full-time. Even attending college part-time for those who have a full-time job and busy personal life, can create major stress. Stress is a body’s reaction to environmental influences, and can affect a person’s physical and mental well-being.  Learn More> #students #teachers #stress #stressmanagement

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The Brutal Truth About Being Childless at Work

Interesting article by Dr. Laura Carroll.  Learn More > #childfree #childless

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Online Instructors in Demand

According to a survey published by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, of 1,021 participants comprising university directors, Ivy League university professors, and venture capitalists, 60% believed higher education will look completely different in 2020, while 39% believed the traditional college structure will not change much. Learn More >

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Quality Courses at Coursera

Coursera is an academic company that offers free or low-tuition education to individuals interested in virtual learning. Coursera is partnered with various universities and organizations around the world to create a virtual classroom of international students. There are hundreds of courses available in the field of computer science, mathematics, business, medicine, biology, social sciences, life science, humanities and personal development.  Learn More > #distancelearning #elearning #virtualtraining

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How Exercise Increases Intellect

The brain is similar to our muscles and organs because its performance and functionality decline rapidly if not used. However, studies show that exercise will reduce this rate of decline, and even develop new brain cells, also called neurons, which have a short shelf life if not used. These newly generated brain cells are floating around waiting to network with other brain cells, and learning is the key that allows them to network with one another. To put it simply: Exercise + Learning = Improved Intellect.  Learn More > #exercise #learning #intellect

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Teaching Adult Students Online

Throughout my career in information technology I have witnessed a transformation in how conglomerates hire, train, and share information. Gone are the days of on-site interviews, face-to-face staff meetings, and in-house corporate training.  Learn More > #professor #adjunct-instructor #adult-learning #teachingonline

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Social Capital and Learning

If you use social media, you realize the instant access to knowledge you have, particularly in connection with social groups. Nevertheless, there is a misconception that social media is a waste of time, a bad habit that contributes to social isolation. The reality is that social media adds value to your life. #sociallearning #socialcapital Learn More >

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Distance Learning Essentials

The convenience of choosing a distance learning program can be of great benefit for busy individuals; students who also have full-time jobs, full-time mothers, individuals who are acclimated to living a mobile lifestyle, and those simply wishing to reside near their families while attending college.  Learn More > #distancelearning #onlinelearning #elearning

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