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Top-seeded Halep rolls over Barty 6-4, 6-1 to reach Rogers Cup final

Simona Halep’s scheduling dispute with tournament organizers looked to have no effect on her play on the court.<p>The top-seed and the world’s top-ranked player cruised past Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 6-1 on Saturday in a women’s Rogers Cup semifinal. She advanced to Sunday’s final against the winner of an …

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3 Apps That Failed (And What They Teach Us About App Marketing)

Apps fail. A lot. In 2013, there were some 800,000 apps in the app store and only 80 of them cracked $1 million in revenue. Even apps that are almost …

Apps

Penn State Information

Below are many of the decisions that have been made about the way Penn State—its people, programs, and procedures—should be presented in text for …

UX to LX: The Rise of Learner Experience Design

Opinion | Postsecondary Learning<p>UX to LX: The Rise of Learner Experience Design<p>By Whitney Kilgore     Jun 20, 2016<p>Image Credit: vasabii / Shutterstock<p>…

Suicide rates are up 30 percent since 1999, CDC says

Suicide rates are up by 30 percent across the nation since 1999, federal health officials reported Thursday.<p>And only about half the people who died by suicide had a known mental health condition, even though depression had been thought to be the major cause of suicide, the Centers for Disease …

Michael Avenatti’s Rules for Radicals

Where Stormy Daniels’ lawyer got his tricks.<p>Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti recently achieved status as a Permanent Guest on CNN. He’s appeared on one of its shows more than 60 times in the two months since filing the lawsuit to invalidate the nondisclosure agreement the adult-film …

How to Become World-Class at Anything

When I was 16, I performed relatively poorly in my GCSE exams, exams which every kid in the UK takes. Having missed most of my classes, and barely …

Rote learning is essential for a child's education – play isn't, says expert

Traditional approaches to education such as practising rote learning and building pupils' memories are essential to allow for more complex tasks, a …

Pitts: What happened in Starbucks isn't really about Starbucks

I don't drink coffee, so I can't boycott Starbucks. But I wouldn't if I could.Yes, I understand — and share — the national anger over viral video of …

The Starbucks Arrests and the Toll of Routine Bias

Over the weekend, a viral video showing the unwarranted arrests of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks led to protests and calls for a …

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This man ate Chipotle every day for 3 months while trying 'intermittent fasting' and lost 22 pounds — here's what he looks like now

A Chipotle-based diet helped one man lose 22 pounds in three months.<p>Tyler Marinelli posted on Reddit this week that, after starting a Chipotle-centric diet of intermittent fasting on New Years Day, he has lost more than 20 pounds and cut his body fat by 8% in three months.<p>"I dislike cooking and the …

Holistic Medicine

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Capitalism Is Defined by Concepts of Property, Not the Free Market

Many people use the word <i>capitalism</i> to describe economic systems based on competition in a more-or-less “free” market and the word <i>capitalist</i> is often …

Laissez-Faire

10 Laws Of UX, Illustrated

A handy guide for remembering Fitts’s Law, Jakob’s Law, and more.<p>Good design tends to follow general principles that give designers overarching guidelines to work within. But for user experience and interface designers, there are also laws that govern the nitty-gritty. For instance, it’s helpful to …

What are mental models? – Mental Models and Reasoning Lab

Mental models<p>Mental models are psychological representations of real, hypothetical, or imaginary situations. They were first postulated by the …

Machine Learning

Think Like a Programmer, Act Like a Designer!

Do instructional designers (IDs) need to know how to code?<p>While researching this question, I found this gem on Cristy Tucker’s blog. She did a …

Talent Management

eLearning Design & Development Cost Analysis…How do I prepare for 2018?

eLearning

Stanford just abandoned Java in favor of JavaScript for its intro CS course.

The Stanford professor who wrote a popular book on Java — and has taught Java for 15 years — is now abandoning Java in favor of JavaScript for his …

Office 365 at Penn State – Information on the project to roll out Office 365 to Penn State

Hundreds gather in solidarity with Kaepernick ahead of Cowboys-Eagles game

Colin Kaepernick's protest against police brutality and racial inequality remains strong, well into the 2017 season.<p>Ahead of Sunday's game between …

Benefits of Synchronous and Asynchronous e-Learning

<b>Advantages Of Using Both Synchronous and Asynchronous Technologies In An Online Learning Environment</b><p><b>Synchronous Learning</b><p>In an online classroom …

Canvas Third-Party Learning Tool Interest Form

Can Christian Men and Women Be Friends?

The question is a powder-keg. Those who immediately answer “yes” can hurl as many barrels of anecdotal evidence as those who scream “no.” Few treat …

Canvas LMS

Autocomplete<p>components/_autocomplete.scss<p>A generic, accessible autocomplete widget.<p>Badges<p>components/_ic-badge.scss<p>You can easily create notification …

The official Web presence of the Penn State Online community

Welcome to the official Web presence of the Penn State Online community.<p>Check out Penn State's array of online course delivery options.<p>Learn about …

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Instructional Design Resources | Faculty Development

• Interactive Open Educational Resources: The Handbook was written by Penn State's own John Shank. There are lots of resources available to use. The …