Sovannarith Lim

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The maturing of MOOCs

<i>Through networks such as</i> <i>edX</i><i>, the education platform co-founded by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MOOCs</i> …

The MOOC revolution that wasn’t

What happened to the MOOC revolution?<p>Just a few short years after promising higher education for anyone with an Internet connection, MOOCs have …

Study identifies new cheating method in MOOCs

While the proliferation of massive open online courses (MOOCs) has expanded learning opportunities for individuals around the world, the digital …

Give students diagrams before the lecture - Futurity

Giving students illustrative diagrams that show relationships among key concepts before a lecture may boost their learning and recall.

Being Happy at Work Matters

People used to believe that you didn’t have to be happy at work to succeed. And you didn’t need to like the people you work with, or even share their values. “Work is <i>not</i> personal,” the thinking went. This is bunk.<p>My research with dozens of companies and hundreds of people — as well as the research …

“Rip us off”: Shark Tank judge Janine Allis’ unconventional advice for franchisors

Entrepreneur Janine Allis built her Boost Juice business on franchising and she says an unconventional approach and “naivety” is what got her through.<p>…

Entrepreneurship

How Your State of Mind Affects Your Performance

Don, a senior vice president for sales at a global manufacturing company, wakes up late, scrambles to get showered and dressed, has an argument with his teenage daughter over breakfast, then gets stuck in traffic on the way to work and realizes he will be late for his first meeting.<p>Donna, a …

A Very Good Critical Thinking Framework for Teachers and Educators

January 15, 2015<br>Below is an interesting critical thinking framework I came across through Teachthought. This framework is taken from a journal …

Vladimir Putin arrives in Crimea for Victory Day celebrations

Vladimir Putin has arrived in Crimea as the region holds its first Victory Day commemorations since Russia's takeover.<p>The day, marking victory over Nazi Germany in the second world war, has become a key display of Russian patriotism. It was marked in Moscow by a military parade in Red Square, where …

Ukraine's security forces struggle to meet rebellion in east | Reuters

KIEV (Reuters) - The Ukrainian soldiers manning a checkpoint in the restive east gladly accepted the gifts of food and drink, a kind thought it seemed by local well-wishers. Twenty minutes later they had all fallen into a deep sleep, helpless to resist pro-Russian rebels who bundled them and their …

A Modern Two-Storey Dwelling Inspiring Calmness in New Zealand

Nestled in Auckland, New Zealand, <b>Rothesay Bay House</b> is a modern two-storey dwelling with a refined wooden exterior and a fancy modern interior. …

Before and After: Small Office Space Turned Reading Nook

I have to admit it—this area of my home has always been a problem for me. I've reworked it, redesigned it, added shelves, painted walls— pretty much …