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The Student's Toolbox for Coping With Frustration - Online College Courses

The Student's Toolbox for Coping With Frustration - Online College Courses | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Frustration is a common reaction to situations in which we feel (or perceive) that circumstances and events are beyond our immediate control or there are roadblocks that prevent us from accomplishing a task or goal.
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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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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 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 7.20.14 - Affordable Quality Writing

New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 7.20.14 - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Every job has a lifecycle. There is an exciting or interesting starting point and then a natural progression that occurs over time. After a period of growth there will be a point when the job will peak.
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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 7.13.14 - Affordable Quality Writing

New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 7.13.14 - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Being an adult means that you have a specific role to fulfill and it is usually associated with finding a job.
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New Edition!! Career Development Weekly 7.13.14 – How You Can Be a Responsible Adult and Still Have Dreams by Career Coach Dr. J 

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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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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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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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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
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 to Do When Online Teaching Becomes Challenging – Strategies to Use When You Are Challenged from Dr. J  #OnlineLearning

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What It Means to Be a Modern Online Educator - Affordable Quality Writing

What It Means to Be a Modern Online Educator - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it
Traditional college instruction is part of a well-established tradition that has remained fairly unchanged over time. Becoming an instructor in this environment has meant conformity to teaching standards that have also remained fairly unchanged.
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What it Means to Be a Modern Online Educator by Dr. J – Developed For #OnlineLearning #Educators #DistanceLearning

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Creating a Work Life Balance for Online Instructors - Affordable Quality Writing

Creating a Work Life Balance for Online Instructors - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it

A majority of online instructors work as adjuncts and that means they are balancing numerous responsibilities. They know that managing their time is extremely important and that their weekdays may be spent just managing the basics.

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How Online Students Can Develop Social Intelligence - Affordable Quality Writing

How Online Students Can Develop Social Intelligence - Affordable Quality Writing | Adult Education News and Features | Scoop.it

With online learning the focus is often placed on what technological tools can be utilized, along with the qualities or characteristics that students need in order to be successful in this environment.

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How Online Students Can Develop Social Intelligence – Developing and Maintaining Social Intelligence from an online instructor 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
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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
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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
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What It Means to Create an Online Learning Environment – Includes Purposeful & Meaningful Teaching, by Dr. J

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