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Teaching Adults? Learn About Andragogy and the Self-Directed Learner

Teaching Adults? Learn About Andragogy and the Self-Directed Learner | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Teaching adults can be rewarding for any educator. Adult students, especially those who are taking online classes, have a specific reason for the classes they choose - even if a class only meets an
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Continuing Education Strategies for Online Instructors - Affordable Quality Writing

Continuing Education Strategies for Online Instructors - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it

Professional development is an annual requirement for many online universities and when it is required is usually stated as a specific number of hours that must be completed.

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Continuing Education Strategies for Online Instructors - By #ModernEducator Dr. J http://affordablequalitywriting.com/blog/2014/04/continuing-education-strategies-online-instructors#.VGz1uCUnaF5.twitter #onlineteaching #adjuncts

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Hiring a Resume Writer Can Be an Important Investment in Your Career - Affordable Quality Writing

Hiring a Resume Writer Can Be an Important Investment in Your Career - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
The next time you are reviewing your resume, consider the importance of what that resume means for your career. When your resume is sent out it represents you and creates a first impression that can either be positive or negative.
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The Real Life of an Online Adjunct – Including Challenges & Rewards

The Real Life of an Online Adjunct – Including Challenges & Rewards | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
It would seem that there is an over-abundance of adjunct online instructors now because of the growing number of people who have either completed an educational program or those who believe they are
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"The Real Life of an Online #Adjunct – Including Challenges & Rewards" by @DrBruceJ on @LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20141115182922-11852322-the-real-life-of-an-online-adjunct-including-challenges-rewards #onlineteaching

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Perform Your Very Best on the Job by Developing Self-Confidence - Affordable Quality Writing

Perform Your Very Best on the Job by Developing Self-Confidence - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
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Perform Your Very Best on the Job by Developing Self-Confidence: Helpful Self-Development #CareerAdvice from Dr. J http://tinyurl.com/lcyrfdy

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Room for Improvement: Insight From an Online Faculty Peer Reviewer - Affordable Quality Writing

Room for Improvement: Insight From an Online Faculty Peer Reviewer - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
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Room for Improvement: Insight From an Online Faculty Peer Reviewer – New from Dr. J Who Is an Experienced Modern Educator http://tinyurl.com/nqoe9bv #onlineteaching

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An Online Student's Guide to Developing Substantive Posts and Papers - Affordable Quality Writing

An Online Student's Guide to Developing Substantive Posts and Papers - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
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New for #OnlineLearning from Dr. J: An Online Student's Guide to Developing Substantive Posts and Papers

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Five Strategies Every Successful Online Instructor Needs - Affordable Quality Writing

Five Strategies Every Successful Online Instructor Needs - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
There are a lot of people who want to make online teaching a career option either part-time or full-time if they can find the work. This has made it a competitive field and for those who are already teaching online they want to make certain there are plenty of opportunities made available to them.
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New for Online Teaching from Dr. J: Five Strategies Every Successful Online Instructor Needs – Strategies to Use Now#OnlineLearning

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Reflect to Motivate – A Path to Success - Affordable Quality Writing

Reflect to Motivate – A Path to Success - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Reflect to Motivate – A Path to Success Are you an adult learner returning to college?  If so did you know that your learning skills are more advanced over the average high school student entering college?  One of the most powerful tools you already posses is life experience.  Using life experience to help you work your way thr
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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 8.17.14 - Affordable Quality Writing

New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 8.17.14 - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Everyone begins a career with the hope of finding job stability and over time, make that job or series of jobs into a career. Sometimes people know the details of their career as it progresses, while others try to figure it out as they go along.
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Now Available!! Dr. J's Career Development Weekly 8.10.14 - Affordable Quality Writing

Now Available!! Dr. J's Career Development Weekly 8.10.14 - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
There is one particular feeling that carries with it more potentially negative power than any other and it is fear. The very word fear itself can bring unpleasant memories to light and remind us of what we believe we cannot accomplish.
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Now Available!! Dr. J's Career Development Weekly 8.10.14, How to Face Fear with Determination and Courage

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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 8.03.14 - Affordable Quality Writing

New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 8.03.14 - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 8.03.14 – The Workaholic's Guide to Success by Dr. J #careeradvice

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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 7.27.14 - Affordable Quality Writing

New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 7.27.14 - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
There is one particular quality that makes every employee shine, one that shows through their work and even within their resume. It is having a well-established sense of self-confidence.
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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 7.27.14 – 5 Steps to Develop Your Self-Confidence by Dr. J. Strategies to Use Now: http://tinyurl.com/oedzm3c #careeradvice

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Fighting the Odds at Work Requires a New Focus

Fighting the Odds at Work Requires a New Focus | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it

It is likely that any career can become challenging, whether those challenges are related to external factors that cannot be controlled or internalized feelings and reactions that have occurred

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How Online Students Learn to Develop and Sustain Motivation - Affordable Quality Writing

How Online Students Learn to Develop and Sustain Motivation - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
For many students the start of a new online class is a time of excitement and one that produces positive feelings because of beginning something new. This time can also generate strong emotions that can vary depending upon whether or not a student feels ready, fully capable, and highly motivated to begin.
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How Online #Students Learn to Develop and Sustain Motivation - by Online Educator Dr. J http://affordablequalitywriting.com/blog/2014/11/how-online-students-learn-develop-and-sustain-motivation#.VGpwgQGw81w.twitter #onlinelearning #motivation

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Help! Sending Out a Career SOS! How to Avoid Being Caught Unprepared

Help! Sending Out a Career SOS! How to Avoid Being Caught Unprepared | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
It is likely that at some point in your career you will face a transition that you have either prepared for ahead of time or it happened unexpectedly. If you have developed a plan for your career it
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Forget Goal Setting: Use Career Checkpoints Instead

Forget Goal Setting: Use Career Checkpoints Instead | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
One of the most common suggestions given for anyone who needs or wants to accomplish something in their career is to set goals. The typical recommendation is to set short-term and long-term goals,
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"Forget Goal Setting: Use Career Checkpoints Instead" by @DrBruceJ on @LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20141116184633-11852322-forget-goal-setting-use-career-checkpoints-instead #careersuccess #careeradvice

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Online Teaching and the Modern Educator: Student-Centered Instructional Strategies - Affordable Quality Writing

Online Teaching and the Modern Educator: Student-Centered Instructional Strategies - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
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This is a time when a highly proficient and highly skilled Modern Educator is needed, someone who is capable of communicating within a technologically enabled virtual environment - By Dr. J

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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 8.31.14 - Affordable Quality Writing

New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 8.31.14 - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 8.31.14 from Dr. J – Learn to Control Stress on the Job Before It Controls You

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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 8.24.14 - Affordable Quality Writing

New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 8.24.14 - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 8.24.14 from Dr. J– Negative Beliefs That Can Hold You Back #CareerAdvice

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Collaborative Skills Achieve Positive Participation Results - Affordable Quality Writing

Collaborative Skills Achieve Positive Participation Results - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
One of the ways to achieve success in an online class is to actively pursue collaboration skills.
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Collaborative Skills Achieve Positive Participation Results – Helpful Advice for Online Students by Professor D #OnlineLearning

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Online Teaching as a Career: Advice from a Modern Educator - Affordable Quality Writing

Online Teaching as a Career: Advice from a Modern Educator - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
There is a gold rush going on now in the field of online learning and it is the pursuit of teaching online. There are new master's degree programs that are focused on teaching with technology, along with degree programs related to instructional design.
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Online Teaching as a Career: Realistic Advice and Strategies for Development from a Modern Educator Dr. J #OnlineLearning

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Appreciative Andragogy: Translating Appreciative Inquiry for Online Learning - Affordable Quality Writing

Appreciative Andragogy: Translating Appreciative Inquiry for Online Learning - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it

There are various names used to describe learning through a technologically enabled means and includes online learning, e-learning, and distance learning. The phrase distance learning describes the challenge for educators; teaching students who cannot be seen or heard.

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Online Students and Course Outcomes: Responsibility and Accountability - Affordable Quality Writing

Online Students and Course Outcomes: Responsibility and Accountability - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
There is no question that the work of an online student can be challenging at times. There are deadlines to meet and expectations that must be accomplished in a manner that may or may not be easy to do. Part of the challenge is trying to determine what each instructor expects and that can feel frustrating at times.
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New From Dr. J - Online Students and Course Outcomes: Responsibility and Accountability. Develop a Mindset of Responsibility #OnlineLearning

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What to Do When Online Teaching Becomes Challenging - Affordable Quality Writing

What to Do When Online Teaching Becomes Challenging - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
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What to Do When Online Teaching Becomes Challenging – Strategies to Use When You Are Challenged from Dr. J  #OnlineLearning

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