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From Fear to Focus Part I: Appreciate the Thorny Rose


From Fear To Focus
Dr. Allana Da Graca

We have all had moments in our lives when something shakes our core. This can be indicative of hearing negative news, receiving a diagnosis, failing at a particular goal and more. 466 more words


Interactive Methods for Adult Learning

Interaction is the exchange of thoughts, ideas, knowledge or feelings between people. Using language to convey meaning enhances communicative competence. Interactive methods are techniques that involve students as active participants in the learning process. 468 more words


Community Colleges Increasingly Adding Bachelor’s Degrees

In a high-ceilinged classroom, bright sun poking through the blinds and reflecting off the whiteboard, eight students lug heavy textbooks to their desks and prepare for this afternoon’s lesson: proteins.

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The ORID technique came into my life during the first facilitation workshop I ever attended and I have found it to be an extremely useful tool. 443 more words

Workshops With Wow

Blended Learning - Best Way to Develop Talent?

‘Personally, I am always willing to learn, though I don’t always like being taught.’ – Winston Churchill

Today, more than ever before, a manager’s ability and willingness to learn from experience is the foundation for successfully leading with impact. 387 more words

Learning And Development

Hmong Americans Struggling to Grasp Higher Ed Success

Several years ago, California State University, Chico financial aid advisor MaiHoua Lo spent countless hours preparing a bilingual presentation for the families of Hmong American high school seniors who had received letters of admission.

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Five Lessons for Online Teaching from Finishing a MOOC

At the end of January 2014, I enrolled in an MOOC on corpus linguistics offered by the U.K.-based Open University’s Future Learn. CorpusMOOC, as it was affectionately known and hashtagged on Twitter, was billed as a “practical introduction to the methodology of corpus linguistics for researchers in social sciences and humanities” (See the…

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