Day: July 19, 2015

Education for adults

Education for adults

We are lucky to say that the times when we thought that the learning ends with the college of university degree are over.

With the online university open for everybody, regardless their age, even the retired people can learn something more.

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Why become hypnotized?

  Hypnosis, as a therapeutic tool is as old as man himself, i.e. it can be traced back through various periods of time and we can find records of hypnosis being used to heal and to make the change. Hypnosis is used under many different names down the centuries and its use for healing can […]

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4 tips for fast learning any foreign language

4 tips for fast learning any foreign language

For many people, the idea of learning a foreign language can be exciting and intimidating, especially if the thought brings back memories of learning a second language in middle school or high school.

The truth is that learning a foreign language is a lot easier than most people expect, particularly if you follow these four tips which I have discovered after a decades of helping other people learn English.

1. Make mistakes: The way to learn a new language (and new things) is by making errors. That is right!! Your success will come from repeatedly failing. Give yourself permission to make mistakes (not indefinitely and irrationality) and you will learn more than you ever dreamed possible.
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110 school district partners in e-homebound education

110 school district partners in e-homebound education

The highly individualized learning program enables school districts in order to increase engagement and academic outcomes for students away from the classroom

K12 Inc., leading provider of technology-powered individualized education solutions for students in pre-kindergarten through high school, announced that since August 2012 it has signed new agreements to provide its Homebound Education and Alternative Learning (HEAL) program to more than 110 school districts, being one of four full-time online learning programs that K12 provides to school districts.
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Checking online students cheaters

Checking online students cheaters

In the last year, literally millions of students worldwide have signed up for MOOCs, short for massive open online courses. The free, web-based classes available to everyone, taught by professors at Harvard, Duke, M.I.T. and other universities.

When those students take the final exam in calculus or genetics, how will their professors know that the test-takers on their distant laptops are doing their own work, and not asking Mr. Google for help?

The online cheating concerns is present for many educators, particularly as more students take MOOCs for college credit, and not just for personal enrichment. Five classes from Coursera, a major MOOC provider, offer the possibility of credit, and many more are expected to join the initiative.
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Reprogram your mind to become a more confident learner

Reprogram your mind to become a more confident learner

If you want to become a good student, it is important to have confidence in yourself as a learner, it is important to believe that you actually like learning, and that you really enjoy the topic you are studying.

When you picture yourself learning poorly, you actually program your mind for more learning failures – this is what you expect, so it becomes more likely that you will achieve it.

What should you do if you do not actually have confidence in yourself as a learner, or if you are convinced that you will never understand the topic you are studying, that you will never be able to learn that or this lesson?
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Study and training techniques for education and business

learning - tips

Whether you are studying for your University examinations or training to increase your skill set to boost sales; the same study techniques apply. A lot of people jump in at the deep end when it comes to learning. They realise what they need to learn, pay for a course and get started straight away. The reality is that you need to take a step back and figure out exactly how you are going to absorb the most information.

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Dos and dont’s for online learners

  Online Learning is becoming more valuable and more convenient way to achieve your educational goals. Regardless of the fact whether it comes in the form of an online video, online course, online degree or online vocational training, it is becoming more explored by the educators and the students. Before you plunge into online learning […]

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Mind Maps for better studies

If you are a university or college student, you probably make notes when you are attending classes or reading your text books. Upon this you probably review the notes you made when you are preparing for exams, which enables you study better.
Mind Maps for better studies
You may have wondered if there a right way or a wrong way in taking notes.  Does one method of note-taking works better than another?

There is probably no one way that works best for all people in all situations, since everyone’s brain is unique sequence of connections.
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Blended learning intro

Blended learning is a formal education program, where student learns at least in part of the curriculum through online delivery of content and instruction, with some element of student control over time, place, path, and/or pace. Face-to-face classroom methods are combined with computer-mediated activities, that offers opportunity for data collection and customization of instruction and […]

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