Katie Roberts

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33 Quotes Packed With Pure Wisdom

Wisdom is an oft-valued, yet rarely seen trait across the world. Cultures, families, and even businesses revere it, but how many of your own friends …

Motivation

St. Patrick's Day Key Lime Pudding

Make your food colorful this St. Patrick’s Day with this yummy Key Lime Pudding. It’s festive, green and full of flavor that kids will love.<p>Get the …

Letter Tile Garden Markers

Cocoa Krispies Treat Graduation Cap

Have any graduation parties to attend?<p>Here is a cute treat that you can make for the graduate! Beth from Hungry Happenings created this graduation …

6 Handmade Mother’s Day Cards

It’s almost time to celebrate all the mothers out there- why not show your mom how much you care with a handmade card this year? The best cards …

8 Handy Tools For Creating Standout Decks

The beauty of today is that every presenter now has an arsenal of resources to help build, design and deliver some of the best presentations the world has ever seen. Whether it's finding fabulous photos, utilizing beautiful slide templates or better organizing your story and content, there's an app …

4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Try To Do Everything Yourself

Don’t go it alone. We’re busting the myth of the lone victor, from the wild west to Silicon Valley.<p>America is built on the backs of the so-called “self-made” individual–the penniless immigrant who dies a railroad baron, the intrepid pioneer who tamed the savage West.<p>Stories of Davy Crockett …

4 Keys to Creating the Ultimate Presentation Deck

LinkedIn, SlideShare's parent company, recently asked me to share on their blog the key fundamentals to a powerful presentation. Many of you may know these tips already, but it's always good to review the basics now and then, and ensure you're still on track. Here are my tips for creating the …

America's Most Beautiful Sunsets (Plus Deals to Get You There!)

From Montauk to Maui, from Denali to Daytona, the U.S. is blessed with beautiful scenery and jaw-dropping sunsets. And Contributing Editor Darley …

Budget Travel

Why Corporate Social Responsibility Doesn’t Work

Six Big Reasons<p>Why Corporations Fail to Do the Right Thing<p>The Atlantic<p>Christine Bader, whose job at BP was to “assess and mitigate the social and human rights risks to communities living near major BP projects,” was not able to help prevent the Deepwater Horizon disaster or the 2005 BP refinery …

Everest 2014: Season Over On The South Side

Following the departure of almost every major climbing team on the South Side of Everest yesterday, Nepali officials have made it official today. The …

8 Things Truly Outstanding Leaders Do Without Thinking | Inc.com

Once in a while you meet a leader who stands out--even in a room filled with skilled, experienced, successful people. She isn't just remarkably charismatic. He isn't just remarkably likeable.<p>You can tell, in an instant, they simply think and act and lead differently than most people.<p>But those rare …

Employment

Craft a Sustainable Career

Imagine crafting a sustainable career for yourself. Year after year, you perform work that makes full use of your skills and challenges you to develop new ones. Your work not only interests you, it gives you a sense of meaning. You enjoy opportunities for learning and development. You work with …

The Advantages of Using a Graduated Neutral Density Filter in Landscape Photography

Getting exposure correct when shooting in high contrast situations—such as landscapes with bright skies and dark foregrounds—is a challenge. In the …

Exceptionally Unique Images of the Breaking Surf

Kenji Croman is a brilliant and brazen photographer who shoots one of those frequent but fleeting forces of nature. Ocean waves. Waves are …

6 Quotes that Demonstrate the True Value of Study Abroad

The opportunity to study abroad is one of great privileges afforded to college students. Behind the veil of cliche pictures in front of the Eiffel Tower and the assumptions of excessive partying lies the true value of study abroad: a chance to broaden one's horizons by taking in new perspectives …

Exercise.com

If you're into Olympic Lifting, check out this FREE poster from Diane Fu of FuBarbell.<br>Olympic Weightlifting can help build coordination, core …

32 Solutions for When You Can't Sleep

It’s oh, I don’t know, <i>3 o’clock in the freaking morning</i>, and I’m lying in bed, staring at the ceiling and wanting to cry with frustration. I'm trying …

Sleep

Why Multitasking Is a Waste (and How to Truly Be More Productive)

Reality check: We live in a busy world where a million things are happening at once. For many of us, multitasking is a way to keep up with the grind. …

27 Ways to Get More Sh!t Done

Whether we’re overwhelmed by that never-ending to-do list or simply distracted (thanks, Facebook), sometimes it feels like we just can't get enough …

The Myths of Online Learning

More than one-third – six million – of all students in higher education took at least one online course in the fall of 2011. Yet despite its growing popularity, online learning continues to be seen in a negative light by politicians, regulators, and some members of the academic community, …

Online learning: how it can widen and formalise access to higher education

<b>MOOCs are opening up education to new solutions</b><p>"The hype has a number of cool spin offs for learning researchers; it is bringing the power of open educational resources to the top of the agenda, by interesting both business and politicians in new forms of learning. It stimulates us to demonstrate …

Online learning can help your career, but degrees are here to stay

"University wasn't for me," says Rachel Stiles. "I wasn't ready for it at the time; I wasn't mature enough."<p>Stiles quit her course and found a job instead. But she realised that qualifications would be essential for her dream career in medicine. With her goals in mind, she kept her job and enrolled …

Meet the online learners who fit study around their lives

"Studying online means I can fit my studies to my life, rather than fitting my life around my studies," says Anna Enos, who studied online for an MSc in information and library studies with Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.<p>Online learning, whether for a degree or as a short course, offers a …

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Online students and teachers are no different from the rest of academia

My name is David Newton, professor of business studies. I'm an online higher education tutor. Some of you may read that last sentence as a confession, rather than a simple statement of fact. Why? In my view, it is because – despite its growing popularity and valuable role in the future of higher …

Can I successfully learn a language online?

Technology has changed the way people learn and access education, particularly languages. But can you successfully master a language only using online tools?<p>More on this story: • I'm learning French... to be more like George Orwell • Will I be able to learn Spanish with just my smartphone? • Forget …

The future of online learning: challenges, opportunities and creativity

Professor Sugata Mitra's suggestion that children should be allowed to use the internet in exams has sparked a new level of debate about online learning. Speaking at a British Council debate last year, the academic – whose work was the inspiration for Vikas Swarup's novel, Q&A, which was made into …

Trying an online university course? Share a photo and your experiences

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>The world of online learning is diversifying - while many are studying traditional online university courses, there's a new kid on the block: the Mooc.<p>Since hitting the US headlines in 2012, Moocs - massive online open courses courses - have become one of the most …