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10 free tools for creating infographics, images and more

In the world of PR and marketing, visuals rule.You can boost interest and engagement with your social media and blog posts by adding compelling …

Infographics

The public find articles about education more convincing when they contain extraneous neuroscience

Brain science is mysterious and sexy and people are more inclined to believe claims that contain superfluous neuroscience references or neuro-imagery …

Neuroscience

Volkswagen To Redesign Its Logo As ‘The Brand Is Not In Good Shape’

Volkswagen’s current logo. Image via Volkswagen<br>Volkswagen is in talks of revamping its logo as it steers towards the electric car route, Bloomberg …

Graphic Design

The Myth of 'Learning Styles'

A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked.<p>In the early ‘90s, a New Zealand man named Neil Fleming decided to sort through something that had puzzled him during his time monitoring classrooms as a school inspector. In the course of watching 9,000 …

Pedagogy

10 Examples of Effective Website Header and Footer Design

Both a website’s header and footer play an important role in the overall user experience. Each one provides an opportunity to establish branding and …

Web Design

The Incredibly Exciting New World Of Learning

Change is taking place at a breakneck speed, the digital revolution is well underway and almost every industry is in various stages of disruption, …

Learning

Students Learn More When THEY Do the Work

A major barrier to innovation in the classroom is teacher exhaustion. I regularly work with teachers who like the idea of trying new teaching …

27 foods you should stop buying immediately

Some foods are just not worth buying at the supermarket, whether it's because they're overpriced, misleading or bad for your health.<p>Here are the 27 foods you should never buy again.

E.coli

7 Digital Learning Theories and Models You Should Know

While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. Some familiar …

Education Technology

8 Universal Design Necessities for E-commerce

Great web design is an art, and in the increasingly accessible digital world, it has become ever more important to ensure that your design decisions …

UX Design

Conservatives are destroying education by whittling it down to job training -- and they're doing it on purpose

When California home health aide Maya Luna signed up for community college several years ago, she was after one thing: a better paying job. But …

The mysterious painting that changed how we see colour

Marcel Duchamp’s last painting has influenced artists for a century. Kelly Grovier looks at how it inspired the modern colour chart – and at its 17th-Century predecessor.<p>This year marks the centenary of one of the more curious milestones in modern cultural history – a landmark in image-making with …

Art

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Processed Food

A Legacy of Resistance and Dissent

<i>Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America</i> (Artisan Books) by Bonnie Siegler is inspiring celebration of the right to dissent. “In …

Vietnam War

Free Adobe XD Icon Sets Made By Legendary Designers

(This is a sponsored article.) Our friends at Adobe unveiled a very special goodie at the Awwwards Conference in Berlin today. A goodie which is too …

Graphic Design

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Punk for a Day: Graphic Design History and the Punk Aesthetic

<b>Call for entries: HOW Logo Design Competition</b>Deadline for entry: October 30, 2017Youth culture is known for rebellion. But insurgence may have hit a …

Graphic Design

Professor tells student "Australia isn't a country" and gives her a failing grade

[UPDATE 2/9/2018 12:47pm PT: The professor has been fired.]<p>Ashley Arnold is pursuing an online sociology degree at Southern New Hampshire University. …

Ti Chang On Destigmatizing Sex Through Design & How a Product's Form Should Respect Its User

Learn more about this year's Consumer Product Jury Captain for the Core77 Design Awards<p><i>For this year's Core77 Design Awards, we're conducting</i> …

20 Free Graphic Design eBooks to Learn Design From

Want to learn more about graphic design? This article includes an amazing collection of 20 <i>free graphic design eBooks</i> you can learn from. Learn new …

Graphic Design

5 ways to use images more effectively in editorial design

Editorial design is a highly visual medium by definition. The best magazines and newspapers use imagery in creative ways to grab attention, help tell …

Graphic Design

Browse an Amazing Digital Collection of Cool, Vintage Movie Posters

UT Austin's Movie Posters Collection is a glorious archive of big hits and disreputable treats from yesteryear.<p>Well, we’ve found our new online …

Top 5 Predictions for the Future of Sales and Marketing Alignment [Infographic]

The alignment of Marketing and Sales teams has been a hot topic over the past few years, and the idea of these two usually disparate teams coming …

Design Professor Shares Witty Wisdom in Honest Charts About Creative Life

When you’re a graphic design student, you’ve got more questions than answers. They range from the technical queries, like how to use Photoshop, to existential crises that force you to consider (and reconsider) your entire creative practice. Mitch Goldstein, an Assistant Professor of Design at the …

Los Angeles Puts Up Ad For Graphic Designer… And It Desperately Needs One

Video screenshot via Shutterstock<p><b>Los Angeles</b> is on the lookout for graphic designers—and someone needs to fill that role quick, because it appears …

Los Angeles
Higher Education

The Simple System For Planning Project Based Learning Experiences

The most successful teaching begins, therefore, with clarity about desired learning outcomes and about the evidence that will show that learning has …

Pedagogy

How Marijuana Use Can Alter Brain Function and Induce Psychotic Behavior

Long-term smokers are at a higher risk for negative effects.<p>Smoking marijuana is becoming increasingly legal and mainstream in the United States. …

The Brain

Ancient Throne and Ceremonial Hall Unearthed in Peru

The two-chambered complex would have held Moche ceremonies.<p>More than 1,500 years ago, an ancient Andean society of desert dwellers ruled the northern coast of Peru. Before Incan civilization and Hispanic conquest, the sophisticated Moche people lived from the 1st to the 8th centuries. They cleverly …

Will Traditional Colleges and Universities Become Obsolete?

Automation and artificial intelligence technologies are transforming manufacturing, corporate work and the retail business, providing new …