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Flexible design course

The session today got us a bit further with planning. I like the idea of a personal learning plan, and this will be a dynamic work in action and help people to focus on the areas they are interested in. The trick will be to ensure people are well supported as […]

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Academic Leadership Qualities

1. Excellent Communication Skills Are Necessary For Academic Leadership Far and away the most important academic leadership quality that a person can have? The ability to both communicate their own ideas effectively, […]

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3 Steps to Becoming a Medical Assistant

Interested in becoming a medical assistant? Follow these three steps to start your healthcare career. Medical assisting is one of the fastest growing jobs in healthcare, with employment expected to increase by 29 percent from 2016 to 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For those who are interested in […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Medical Assisting

If you’re looking for a hands-on career in healthcare, then medical assisting could be right for you. Medical assistants are an increasingly important part of the healthcare team as hospitals and healthcare facilities strive to accommodate the needs of a growing patient population. If you’re looking for a hands-on career in […]

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How to Become an RN Fast

RNs are in demand and have lots of work opportunities in healthcare. Here are a few nursing pathways to consider to quickly become an RN. A career as a registered nurse (RN) is appealing for healthcare and non-healthcare professionals alike. Not only is the demand for nurses growing, but RNs also […]

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Two Contrasting Views of Educational Technology

I’d like to share a couple of videos with you that I have used recently in the courses I teach. I find these videos particularly interesting because they show such contrasting approaches to learning and in particular – for want of a better word – elearning.This first one is from the […]

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3 Jobs You Can Land with a Data Analytics Degree

With a data analytics degree, you can develop the skills you need to obtain some of the most in-demand jobs. In today’s business environment, data is more important to companies than ever before. Data-driven insights can help organizations improve efficiencies, identify customer needs and strategize for the future. Companies need […]

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Educational Technology article – Attributes of Open Pedagogy: A Model for Using Open Educational Resources

Opennessby Scinoptica Opennessby Scinoptica  My article – Attributes of Open Pedagogy: A Model for Using Open Educational Resources has recently been published in Educational Technology the magazine for managers of change in education. This article brings together some of the ideas about Open Education Practices that I have been posting over the past year. Your comments […]

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