Month: May 2020

Men Share What It’s Like to Become a Nurse

A recent NYU study found that the number of men in the nursing workforce is steadily increasing, growing nearly 5% between 2005 and 2015. Employment in the healthcare sector is booming, and more men are entering into healthcare professions than ever before. In fact, a recent NYU study found that the number […]

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How to Master Online College Classes

Time management, organization and good study habits are even more crucial to your success as an online student. A quarter of college students are both full-time workers and full-time students, according to a study by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. To help busy students to fit education into their […]

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Gamification to encourage learner autonomy

This post tries to pull together a couple of things I have been thinking about recently. The first was a post I saw on the 21st Century Fluency Project blog a few weeks back. The title of the article ‘How I Turned My Classroom into a ‘Living Video Game’ caught my eye […]

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5 Tips to Write a Scholarship Essay that Stands Out

Many scholarship applications require students to write a personal essay. Here are a few tips to ensure your essay response doesn’t fall flat. Many scholarship applications require students to write a personal essay. You might be asked to discuss your personal experiences, goals, knowledge of a particular subject, or a combination of […]

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Facilitating flexible learning

Today three of us ran a workshop about facilitating flexible learning: how to give great feedback and still have a LIFE. Overall, I think it went well. Lots of discussion and questions and people were keen to make contact at the end of the class….always a good sign. It appears […]

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Men Share What It’s Like to Become a Nurse

A recent NYU study found that the number of men in the nursing workforce is steadily increasing, growing nearly 5% between 2005 and 2015. Employment in the healthcare sector is booming, and more men are entering into healthcare professions than ever before. In fact, a recent NYU study found that the number […]

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How to Plan for a Busy Week

As a college student, it’s inevitable that some weeks will be busier than others. Follow these tips to reduce stress and make your busy weeks more manageable. As a college student, it’s inevitable that some weeks will be busier than others. Taking classes while working and/or caring for a family […]

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