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Digital Citizenship Basics for College Students - Online College Courses

Digital Citizenship Basics for College Students - Online College Courses | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
If you have developed an awareness of your online presence and learned to behave appropriately when utilizing technology, you are maintaining proper digital citizenship – a crucial skill set that many of your college …...
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News, notes, articles, and blogs that share current thinking and research in the field of education, both on-ground and online.
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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 7.06.14 - Affordable Quality Writing

New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 7.06.14 - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
It is possible that at some point in your career you are going to feel blocked, stalled, or going nowhere. When that occurs you can use it as a time to reflect and redirect your focus, or you can become frustrated and do nothing to change the conditions.
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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 7.06.14 – Discover What Is Holding Back Your Career and Take Action Now. New from Dr. J #careeradvice

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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 6.29.14 - Affordable Quality Writing

New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 6.29.14 - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Everyone wants to be happy in their job and enjoy going to work. But then someone may get under your skin and bring out the worst in you. That situation, along with any personal conflict, can be managed. But it will take the effort of both parties and should it not occur the entire team may be adversely affected.
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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 6.29.14 – When Personalities Collide: Handling Conflict at Work by Dr. J

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5 Steps to Creating a Purposeful Evaluation for Online Classes - Affordable Quality Writing

5 Steps to Creating a Purposeful Evaluation for Online Classes - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it

The word evaluation is used to describe a wide array of activities but the purpose is generally the same – it is an assessment of what students have learned and a gauge that indicates if specific learning outcomes were met.

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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 6.15.14 - Affordable Quality Writing

New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 6.15.14 - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
There is a worn-out cliché that talks about the importance of working smarter and what that has done is to negate the benefits of working hard. Hard work is the backbone of any career and parents often tell their children to work hard and be responsible.
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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 6.15.14 by Dr. J – Why Working Hard Matters for Your Career.  #careeradvice

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Career Development Weekly 6.08.14 - Affordable Quality Writing

Career Development Weekly 6.08.14 - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
The world of social media continues to grow and there is no indication that it is only a passing fad. But it does pose a challenge for those who are seeking a job and anyone who is in a professional career.
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Career Development Weekly 6.08.14 – Developing a Positive Online Presence for Career Seekers by Dr. J

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Career Development Weekly 6.01.14 - Affordable Quality Writing

Career Development Weekly 6.01.14 - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
You spend a significant amount of your week at work. It takes not only your time but requires the use of your skills and talents. In addition, you have dreams, goals, and obligations tied to your career.
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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 6.01.14 by Dr. J – 5 Steps to Energizing Your Career Right Now!!

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Why Online Students Fail Their Classes and How to Prevent It - Affordable Quality Writing

Why Online Students Fail Their Classes and How to Prevent It - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Online classes are challenging, especially for the first class that students take. There are skills that must be learned and refined, and there is also the reality of taking a technologically-enabled class as compared to the perception of what is involved.
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Why Online Students Fail Their Classes and How to Prevent It by Dr. J – There are many factors to balance but success overall depends upon a collaborative effort that is initiated by the instructor and accepted by the student.

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Online Students: Learn to Use a Filter with Your Communication - Affordable Quality Writing

Online Students: Learn to Use a Filter with Your Communication - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it

Online students rely upon written instead of verbal communication for the most part and because they had access to their class virtually any time day students are able to communicate whenever they want to.

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Online Students: Learn to Use a Filter with Your Communication – Why You Need to Communicate Appropriately by Dr. J

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A New Method for Student Engagement in an Online Class - Affordable Quality Writing

A New Method for Student Engagement in an Online Class - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it

At the start of a new online class educators typically find that most students are involved in the class with a mix of feeling excitement and uncertainty. From the students' perspective, staying involved in the class requires effort and they cannot stay highly engaged without their instructor's support.

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A New Method for Student Engagement in an Online Class – Instructors Need Conscious Awareness of their Students, by. Dr. J

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Why Every Online Educator Needs Ongoing Professional Development - Affordable Quality Writing

Why Every Online Educator Needs Ongoing Professional Development - 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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Why Every Online Educator Needs Ongoing Professional Development – Advice & Resources from Dr. J

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Be Prepared for the Unique Challenges of Teaching Online - Affordable Quality Writing

Be Prepared for the Unique Challenges of Teaching Online - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Teaching online may seem appealing because of the perception of convenience and the availability of jobs when compared to traditional colleges and universities. It may also seem easy to teach a class online when a course shell has already been developed and a syllabus provided for you.
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Be Prepared for the Unique Challenges of Teaching Online, Helpful Advice & Strategies from an Online Professor Dr. J

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Cultivate Engaging Online Class Discussions With Guided Anchors - Affordable Quality Writing

Cultivate Engaging Online Class Discussions With Guided Anchors - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it

Online class discussions can be very rewarding but also time-consuming for the online instructor. This is especially true when there is a large class-size, a complex course topic, the instructor is an adjunct and has many other responsibilities, or it is the first time the instructor has taught the course.

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Cultivate Engaging Online Class Discussions With Guided ANCHORS – A New Instructional Strategy Written by an Online Instructor

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Strategies Online Students Need to Develop and Sustain Motivation - Affordable Quality Writing

Strategies Online Students Need to Develop and Sustain Motivation - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
 
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Strategies Online Students Need to Develop and Sustain Motivation – Written by an Online College Professor, Dr. J

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Learn About Andragogy and Teaching the Self-Directed Online Learner - Affordable Quality Writing

Learn About Andragogy and Teaching the Self-Directed Online Learner - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Affordable Quality Writing is a Missouri-based company that offers professional writing services, career searching assistance, and resources for adult educators in online classroom facilitation.
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Learn About Andragogy and Teaching the Self-Directed Online Learner – A New Article from Dr. J

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How to Work with an Uncooperative Student - Affordable Quality Writing

How to Work with an Uncooperative Student - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Affordable Quality Writing is a Missouri-based company that offers professional writing services, career searching assistance, and resources for adult educators in online classroom facilitation.
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New Strategies from Dr. J for Online Educators: How to Work with an Uncooperative Student #onlinelearning

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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 6.22.14 - Affordable Quality Writing

New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 6.22.14 - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it

There are a lot of articles written about success and with so many you would think by now that all of the secrets to attaining it would be known. But it actually indicates something else – there isn't one method that can be applied to everyone.

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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 6.22.14 by Dr. J – Developing Success Strategies to Boost Your Career

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Why Your Online Facilitation Practice Needs Positive Psychology - Affordable Quality Writing

Why Your Online Facilitation Practice Needs Positive Psychology - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Teaching students is not always a matter of showing up for class, disseminating information and instructions, facilitating class discussions, and providing feedback. It is more about the instructional approach you take and its effectiveness when utilized.
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Why Your Online Facilitation Practice Needs Positive Psychology. New from Dr. J – This can encourage students' progress & requires only a change in your focus and choice of wording. #onlinelearning

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What It Means to Create an Online Learning Environment - Affordable Quality Writing

What It Means to Create an Online Learning Environment - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Affordable Quality Writing is a Missouri-based company that offers professional writing services, career searching assistance, and resources for adult educators in online classroom facilitation.
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What It Means to Create an Online Learning Environment – Includes Purposeful & Meaningful Teaching, by Dr. J

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Getting to Know Your Online Students Requires Effort - Affordable Quality Writing

Getting to Know Your Online Students Requires Effort - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
In a traditional college class instructors will likely have a fairly predictable group of students and they can be visually assessed, even though perceptions may not always be accurate. For online students there can be a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, and the traditional definition of a college student no longer applies.
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Getting to Know Your Online Students Requires Effort – Tips & Techniques Written by Online College Professor Dr. J

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Career Development Weekly 5.25.14 by Dr. J - Affordable Quality Writing

Career Development Weekly 5.25.14 by Dr. J - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Success is usually thought of as something positive that has occurred in a person's career, such as receiving a promotion, or it may be something that has eluded them despite their best attempts. It is often associated with material items accumulated or a specific level of income attained.
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Career Development Weekly 5.25.14 by Dr. J – Learn What Success Means, How to Define It, and What It Takes to Become Successful.

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Why Personal Productivity Matters for Your Career

Why Personal Productivity Matters for Your Career | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
You are likely very busy in your career right now and accomplishing important and required activities. But are there any tasks that you are putting off for a future date and time?
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Now Available!! Dr. J's Career Development Weekly 5.4.14 – This week's edition talks about personal productivity and why it is important for your job and career.

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How Students Can Develop a Mindset for Learning - Affordable Quality Writing

How Students Can Develop a Mindset for Learning - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Going to college is an exciting experience as it offers the hope of new goals being met. Everyone has a general understanding of what it means to be a student but not everyone knows what it means to learn, and this can create significant barriers along the way.
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How #Students Can Develop a Mindset for Learning – Why Your Mindset Matters & the Power of Your Focus, a new article by Dr. J

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Career Development Weekly 4.27.14 - Affordable Quality Writing

Career Development Weekly 4.27.14 - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Personal career development is a concept that is related to a fluid and often elusive state of being because it is tied to an emotion of happiness. If you were to ask someone if they are fulfilled because of the work they are doing, it is possible that the answer can frequently change because of their feelings.
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A New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 4.27.14 - How to Find and Experience Personal Career Fulfillment by Dr. J

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Learn Critical Thinking by Overcoming Challenges and Gaining Rewards - Affordable Quality Writing

Learn Critical Thinking by Overcoming Challenges and Gaining Rewards - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it

One of the most important skills that a student is expected to learn and demonstrate is the use of critical thinking. This is a skill that is emphasized in both primary and postsecondary or higher education as a necessary life skill.

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Learn Critical Thinking by Overcoming Challenges and Gaining Rewards – One of the most important skills that a student is expected to learn and demonstrate, by Dr. J

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Develop a Mindset for Success with Your Next Job Interview - Affordable Quality Writing

Develop a Mindset for Success with Your Next Job Interview - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it

  The process of preparing for a job interview may involve a time of stress, indecision, and self-doubt. A successful interview occurs as the result of meaningful interactions between you and the potential employer, which happens when you are prepared, confident, and self-assured.

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Develop a Mindset for Success with Your Next Job Interview – Be Prepared & Overcome Fears

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