Just getting a job in this economy is difficult enough. Getting one with a liberal arts degree is simply masochistic. Don't spend half a decade and thousands of dollars only to join the rest of the English majors busking in a subway.
As always, we round up 25 of the biggest stories relating to the world of social media that you have to read, featuring a mixture of the week's news and thoughts from some of the top people from the world of social media, the Web and technology.
Every week, I have the opportunity to engage in amazing conversations with students. Each time, I walk away thinking about how truly smart kids are. I am blown away by their thoughtfulness, insight, and potential. In this weeks lesson with first graders we talked about power of curiosity, and more specifically the power we hold as learners when we know how to ask the right question. .
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, located in Salisbury, North Carolina seeks applicants for aSimulation and Game Development Instructor (online-adjunct).
The adjunct SGD online instructor is employed to provide instruction in a distance education setting on a semester contract basis. The instructor is to provide quality instruction to students for SGD 113. Adjunct instructors are NOT guaranteed employment past the terms outlined in the employment contract. Under the management of the Program Chair, supervised by the Academic Dean, the adjunct instructor’s responsibilities include but are not limited to preparing for instruction and teaching SGD 113 – SGD Programming – for the Spring 2013 semester, for maintaining the class records and for submitting all required documents for the course in a timely manner.
Check out Fran Berkman's great Mashable article on almost 60 (59, to be exact) digital resources which are available by following all the different links below. There's something for all of us here so have fun exploring!
...what is ‘design’ actually? Is it a logo? A Wordpress theme? An innovative UI? It’s so much more than that. It’s a state of mind. It’s an approach to a problem. It’s how you’re going to kick your competitor’s ass. This handy guide will help you understand design and provide resources to help you find awesome design talent.
new york city,New York,United States of America: Latest breaking news - Global event launches to educate the public and take action against childhood sexual abuse. Worldwide movement kicks off on April 14, 2013 with The Innocence Revolution..
How did you start blogging about education/teaching? I started blogging when I found out I was pregnant with my daughter. My blog focuses on the intersections between the different parts of my identity: mother, wife, feminist, ...
Infographics are a graphical representations of complex data. They provide a fun way to learn more about a particular topic without having to do a lot of reading. Infographics are also highly shareable which make them perfect for a viral marketing campaign.
Visualization is a technique to graphically represent sets of data. When data is large or abstract, visualization can help make the data easier to read or understand. There are visualization tools for search, music, networks, online communities, and almost anything else you can think of. Whether you want a desktop application or a web-based tool, there are many specific tools are available on the web that let you visualize all kinds of data.
"Imagine renting a car in the United Kingdom. Though you may be an experienced driver on American soil, making the switch to the “wrong” side of the road can be a bit of a challenge. You have to remain vigilant and pay close attention to the new rules, as well as inhibit your automatic tendency to want to drive on the right. Chances are, you will also make a few mistakes at first or as you grow tired.Common wisdom holds that we learn best from our mistakes. But researchers at Michigan State University have published a new study that suggests something more is needed: We must be conscious of our mistakes to reap the benefits of improved performance."
TrustCloud is an online service that helps you leverage the good behavior you’ve earned on the Web – and gauge the trustworthiness of others in your sharing community. So how does TrustCloud measure your trustworthiness?
is the most comprehensive scientific research tool on the web. With over 545 million scientific items indexed at last count, it allows researchers to search for not only journal content but also scientists' homepages, courseware, pre-print server material, patents and institutional repository and website information.
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