Henry C. M. James

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The Lesson You Never Got Taught in School: How to Learn!

A paper published in <i>Psychological Science in the Public Interest</i> <i></i>evaluated ten techniques for improving learning, ranging from mnemonics to …

Have you tried foiling yet? Top tips from Marko at Wildwind

Dear Friends,<p>In 2016 we invested in foiling kits for some of our Laser fleet, converting the standard everyday Laser in to a flying machine.<p>‘Can it …

Personas – Why and How You Should Use Them

<i>Personas are fictional characters, which you create based upon your research in order to represent the different user types that might use your</i> …

10 Microlearning Activities To Add To Your eLearning Library

10 Microlearning Activities That EVERY eLearning Library Should Have<p>Microlearning resources improve memory retention and learner motivation. After …

Education Technology

Top 10 Modern Rules Of Lifelong eLearning

<b>The Modern Rules Of Lifelong eLearning</b><p>Fortunately, the majority of information we need is freely available on the internet – the greatest invention …

The Use Of Irrelevant Graphics In eLearning

<b>Irrelevant Graphics In eLearning: It’s Eye-Catching... But Is It Relevant?</b><p>We know instinctively –and research has proven– that the use of media, …

Education Technology

“Using video to create 21st century learning experiences”

A guest post on using video to enhance teaching and learning in higher education from Assistant Professor Till Winkler, Copenhagen Business School.

7 eLearning Design Trends for 2017

Working as a designer for eLearning courses and templates at eLearning Brothers means that I need to constantly stay on top of the latest trends in …

eLearning

12 Tricks That Make You The Master Of Google Search

There’s a hidden side of Google that only a select few people take advantage of. When you discover the amazing things you can do with Google, you’ll …

Five things to know to avoid getting hacked

Cyber attacks are now so common that many people are desensitized about the danger of their personal data falling in the hands of criminals.<p>That’s …

Identity Theft

4 Ways to Remember Everything You Learn

If you’re going to learn anything, you need two kinds of prior knowledge:<p>knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or …

Pedagogy

Technology has created more jobs than it has destroyed, says 140 years of data

Study of census results in England and Wales since 1871 finds rise of machines has been a job creator rather than making working humans obsolete<p>In the 1800s it was the Luddites smashing weaving machines. These days retail staff worry about automatic checkouts. Sooner or later taxi drivers will be …

Human Geography

Why Technology Will Never Fix Education

The real obstacle is student motivation, and no gadget can create that.

Gear & Gadgets

10 Free Online Courses That Can Benefit Every Entrepreneur

Founder of FE International<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur can benefit from continued education. Whether you are just starting out and handling multiple roles within your company or an experienced business owner -- enrolling in an online course is …

Entrepreneurship

7 skills every web designer must master

Web design is as much a science as it is an art form. While half of the job is based on sound coding and design know-how, the other half is based on …

Web Design

Swifty Teaches Apple’s New Programming Language On Your iPhone

Last summer, Apple surprised almost everyone at WWDC with the announcement of Swift, a new programming language for iOS and Mac development.<p>The language feels like something Apple would invent. Like several of the languages currently popular in web development, it has a concise, readable syntax …

Programming

The Powerful Question You Should Ask Yourself During Every Sales Conversation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you sell for a living, if closing that next deal is always on your mind, if your bills don’t get paid unless you makes sales, then you undoubtedly hold this one goal: <i>how do I close the next customer I talk to?</i><p>Trainers, experts and …

Brainstorming

Facebook's ThreatExchange is a social platform for sharing cybersecurity threats

Facebook on Wednesday launched a new platform called ThreatExchange for security professionals to exchange information about cyberthreats with …

How to Hide Anything on Your iPhone

Jae C. Hong—AP<p>Michael Nelson—EPA<p>Robyn Beck—AFP/Getty Images<p>Rick Wilking—Reuters<p>Yang Lei—Xinhua Press/Corbis<p>Britta Pedersen—dpa/Corbis<p>Britta …

Samsung

12 Tips to Protect Your Company Website From Hackers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Making your website live is like unlocking the door to your premises with your office and safe open: Most of the people who visit your physical building will never even know that all of your data is there to discover just by walking in. …

Information Systems

5 Ways to Make Your Mac and iPhone Play Nice

Apple’s newest desktop operating system, Yosemite, is all about making Macs link up with iPhones and iPads in new and exciting ways. And with tricks …

Mac App Store

What You Need to Know About SEO Going Into 2015

<i>Sujan Patel is the VP of Marketing at thisCLICKS, the makers of</i> <i>When I Work –</i> <i>an employee scheduling software solution for small businesses.</i><p>Any good marketer or business owner trying to leverage the Web to connect with more prospective customers knows that SEO is always changing. As the new year …

Microsoft's Android lock screen now shows your music and online chats

Microsoft's intelligent take on an Android front end, Next Lock Screen, just got much more useful if you're a music maven or love to chat online. An updated version not only brings music controls to the lock screen (as you'll sometimes see elsewhere), but surfaces your Hangouts, Line and Skype …

10 virtually indestructible cases to protect your iPhone 6 Plus

Whether you're worried about your iPhone 6 Plus bending, its glossy 5.5-inch screen getting scratched, or you just know you're a total klutz, we have …

Countryside to drive UK startups with superfast internet, government says

Environment secretary Liz Truss says rural areas could overtake cities for new business launches over next 10 years<p>The countryside is set to overtake towns and cities as the driving force of Britain’s economy – with superfast broadband leading to a boom in business startups in rural areas, the …

2014: the year the internet finally came of age

Twenty-one years after it went mainstream, we are finally getting a picture of just what the internet means to us<p>The best we can say about 2014 is that it was the year when we finally began to have a glimmer of what the internet might mean for society. Not the internet that we fantasised about in …

Customer Acquisition Strategy for Startups — The Complete Guide

In addressing an entrepreneur’s most important early-stage question – customer acquisition – it’s easy to waste a lot of money in the wrong channels, …

Marketing

Google's latest tool makes building Android apps even easier

In early 2013, Google announced Android Studio, a WYSIWYG environment that'd help you create Android applications with a lot less hassle. Now, the company is finally ready to put Version 1.0 into the hands of would-be creators across the world. The package comes with plenty of helpful templates for …

Zuckerberg calls Apple's stance on ads 'ridiculous'

Facebook's CEO takes a shot at Apple over earlier comments that free, ad-supported services turn people into products.<p>Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg apparently disagrees with Apple CEO Tim Cook's claim that free services which are supported by ads turn people into products.<p>"A …

Digital Advertising

Who, what, why: What is replacing Google's annoying ReCaptcha test?

<b>Online security checks asking users to type in random hard-to-read words are being replaced with a simple box to tick next to the words "I am not a robot". Why, asks Justin Parkinson.</b><p>It frustrates visitors to hundreds of thousands of websites. A computer presents users with a fuzzily written or …

Computer Science