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Learning To Learn

American writer and futurist Alvin Toffler is usually credited with the quote: “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read …

Machine Learning

Happiness research shows the biggest obstacle to creativity is being too busy

From Vincent Van Gogh on through Kanye West, the figure of the broody, tortured artist looms large in the popular imagination. But research suggests that the key to creativity has little to do with angst. In researching my book <i>The Happiness Track</i><i>,</i> I found that the biggest breakthrough ideas often …

How can this startup compete with resources like Khan Academy?

<i>Each week, we seek expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overcome a key issue.</i><p>The school year has yet to start, but David Frey is already thinking about after-classes activities. The Vancouver entrepreneur is on the cusp of launching Skooli, an online tutoring service.<p>Mr. Frey says …

High School

Online Learning Industry Poised for $107 Billion In 2015

Online learning, also known as e-learning, is booming. Market research firm Global Industry Analysts projects it will reach $107 Billion in 2015. More traditional methods of training or education are not going away, not yet, but organizations of all types, from public schools to corporations, are …

Content Marketing Tools - The Ultimate List for Beginners and Experts

Reader demand for businesses to provide excellent content continues to rise. Seventy five percent of content marketers are increasing their content …

Why “Learning Centers,” Not Blogs, are the Next Big Thing for Content Marketing

As many of you know, I’ve never liked the word “<b>blog</b>.”<p>Why? Mainly because the word itself devalues what the action is supposed to be, and the impact …

Why You Need A Content Curation Tool (And How To Choose One)

Content curation tools are a fantastic way to stay organized, up-to-date and in-the-know. But the number of content curation tools out there can be …

Copyright Tutorial

The Copyright Crash Course Online Tutorial will help you learn about how ownership of copyrighted materials works, what is fair use, alternatives to …

Brené Brown On Why Courage, Vulnerability And Authenticity Have To Be Practiced (PHOTOS)

Dr. Brené Brown on vulnerability, authenticity and being her own guinea pig. The following is an excerpt from ORIGIN Magazine.<p><i>Interviewer: Chantal Pierrat</i><p><b>Chantal Pierrat: Does community help with the work of vulnerability? Does it help us to become more vulnerable?</b><p>Brené Brown: I can’t even think of …

The Biggest Myth About Vulnerability

Why vulnerability is the first thing you look for in other people, but the last thing you want to reveal in yourself.

What exactly is "great content?"

Great content is the secret to marketing success on the social web. That’s what all the gurus and expert blogs tell you. And it’s true; great content …

Storytelling in 2014

The attention of the consumer has changed, so why hasn't the attention of the marketers? Learn to communicate with your consumers like the year that it actually is...

Gary Vaynerchuk

The 10 Commandments of Content

Scott Donaton, who’s been an chronicler, judge, and creator of brand content, shares lessons of downright biblical importance for brands looking to connect with people through stories.<p>The challenge is clear by now: Intrusive, interruptive, self-centered marketing no longer works the way it once …

Using Content Marketing to Teach Your Community

As the practice of content marketing goes mainstream, it is inevitable that it will be used in ways that undermine the very thing that makes it work …

10 Principles of Effective Online Teaching: Best Practices in Distance Education

Teaching online for the first time is a little like trying to drive a car in a foreign country. You know how to drive, just like you know how to …

Five Pedagogical Practices to Improve Your Online Course

Because online courses have fewer opportunities for the spontaneous, real-time exchanges of the face-to-face classroom, online instruction requires a …

There's No Such Thing As "Right-Brained" | Women's Health

So is the common conception that creative people are right-brained and logical people are left-brained completely bogus? “Indeed, the left and right hemisphere have many different functions,” says Anderson. “But in reality, the left hemisphere is more about processing language, and the right …

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …

10 Surprising Facts About How Our Brains Work

One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains work and how they actually do.<p>On many occasions I find myself …

The Brain

Dessert Recipes

Satisfy your sweet tooth with all the cookies, cakes, pies, tarts and candy recipes you could dream of.

Continue the Journey with Dr. Brené Brown

Oprah and Brené bring you a groundbreaking two-part eCourse. In the continuation of the class, Brené explores the next 5 guideposts from <i>The Gifts of</i> …

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The Manifesto and Me

Ok…didn’t know I was going to do this, but its happening. I think its happening…I am a ‘trustee’ on the recent eLearning Manifesto put together by …

eLearning