News Roundup for the Week of August 18th

August 22nd, 2014 Career Development, Education, News

Well, the sun is starting to set on the summer as students everywhere will be heading back to school over the next two weeks (some returned this week). As such, there were some newsworthy pieces from the unstoppable “Learn to Code” movement as well as

News Roundup for the Week of August 11th

August 15th, 2014 Career Development, Education, Lifestyle, News

The week in news has been dominated by the tragic passing of actor Robin Williams, an icon who dominated the screen so many amazing roles. Among my favorites were Mrs. Doubtfire, Good Morning Vietnam, and of course, Dead Poets Society, where he played an inspirational

News Roundup for the Week of August 4th

August 8th, 2014 Career Development, Education, News

It seems like so many people took off this week to squeeze in some vacation time before the school year fires up again, so the news was a bit light this week. Either way, here are some of the pieces we found to be

News Roundup for the Week of July 28th

August 1st, 2014 Career Development, Education, News

Feature of the Week Move Over MOOCs, It’s Online Competency Time This article highlights many of the findings in a recent mini-book from The Christensen Institute where they discuss why MOOCs are not actually the disruptive force, but it is the competency-based postsecondary schools

News Roundup for the Week of July 21st

July 25th, 2014 Career Development, Education

We have now reached the peak of summer, and in case you missed it, here are some of our favorite articles from the past week. MOOCs and Online Learning What Learning Leaders Can Learn From MOOCs The Chief Learning Officer from SAP talks about her

The Rise of Informal and Experiential Learning

July 23rd, 2014 Career Development, Education

The issues with rising tuition and the accompanying student debt crisis are well documented. Because of these issues and the inability of the formal educational system to rapidly innovate, there has been an explosion in education content outside of traditional channels to bridge skill

10 Ways to Start Teaching Your Own Online Class

July 16th, 2014 Uncategorized

Are you awesome at something and want to teach other people? Do you want to make money doing so? Great news! It has never been easier to distribute your knowledge to others via the internet, and many new platforms are available to help you

30 Unexpected Things I Learned Taking 30 Classes in 30 Days

July 11th, 2014 Career Development, Education, Inspirational Stories, Lifestyle

At first, setting out to take 30 classes in 30 days seemed a bit daunting, and I knew I would learn a lot. After all, isn’t that why you take classes? To learn? What I did not expect was what I would learn about the experience

Classes 16 & 30 Recap: 3D Sculpting and Data Visualization

July 2nd, 2014 Career Development, Lifestyle

Surprisingly, the 30 Classes in 30 Days Challenge went by much faster than I anticipated, and it is hard to believe that it is over. I will have a full recap about the experience coming out soon. I held off on reviewing 3D Sculpting

Classes 27-29 Recap: PHP, Wine, and Figure Drawing

June 30th, 2014 Career Development, Lifestyle

It was a great final weekend on the 30 Classes in 30 Days Challenge as I completed three more classes. Again, bookmarks provided below. Class 27: Programming in PHP Class 28: Wines of Italy and France Class 29: Figure Drawing, Adult Class 27: Programming in PHP Finally,