Homework In The Land Of Internet

Guest Post by A. Fedior submitted by Marcin.Gnat@brainly.com  Most of us have good, or at least fond memories of their school years. We learned new things, we made friends, experienced our share of social drama- what's not to love? As time goes by, we even grow to smile at the bad memories- after all, it's easier to placate a temperamental boss if have some background in approaching a not-so-approachable teacher. (more…)

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Can Tech Save Education? 5 Ways It Could Be Done

Author: This is a guest blogger post by Nelson Lafever. Byline: Nelson graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2002 with a BA in journalism and now focuses his talents on the technology sector. NOTE: There are several links in this posting that will take you to other sites that offer services for a fee. I do not ever plan for this blog to become a covert sales machine for anyone or any entity; however, if the theme is related to and promotes learning, I will pass along the option to investigate…

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The Returns on an Investment in Positive Psychology

Guest Blogger Bio: Alexa Thompson is a writer for an online psychology resource and has written about how to approach earning a psychology degree, something that is increasingly useful in the modern corporate world. In today’s post, Alexa discusses the history behind positive psychology and the returns on investment that companies can gain by taking an active interest in their employees physical, emotional and mental well-being. Although this post lists the benefits of investing in employee well-being, including education, Living in Learning details the steps to reaching employee engagement, a…

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Difficulties of Scaling Online Schooling

Guest Post By:   Estelle Shumann It’s difficult to count the number of accredited online schools available today because the number is growing so quickly. Yet the Sloan Survey of Online Learning reveals that in 2010 alone, online enrollment increased by a million students. More and more brick and mortar schools are starting online counterparts to better serve the needs of their students with different learning patterns and work schedules. In fact, approximately 66% of all for-profit colleges claim that online education is a strategy for the future. (more…)

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Making the Transition from PhD Student to Corporate Employee

The world of academia can be a very insular place. As a result, many people who have had great success in post-graduate studies are unpleasantly surprised at how difficult the transition to corporate life can be, even after they have obtained their PhD. This is natural, as even those who work while attending some of the most demanding and best online PhD programs have not yet experienced the strictures and tedium of corporate management for 8-10 hours a day. By keeping a few key tenets in mind, most PhD students…

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