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Monthly Archives: December 2013

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2013 WCET Managing Online Education Survey Results

New Survey Finds Higher Education Institutions Are Adopting Standards to Promote Online Education Quality The 2013 Managing Online Education Survey by WCET, Reveals 85% of Responding Institutions have Implemented some form of “standards” or “best practices” in online courses. Boulder, CO – WCET (the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies) in partnership with BCcampus, Connecticut Distance […]

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Rethink Thinking

The final non-cognitive skill we will learn this week is how to improve your thinking skills. Trevor Maber pulls together a comprehensive look at the best of TED-Ed.

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How to Develop Empathy

Today’s non-cognitive skill is empathy.  Listen to Mary Gordon and her “yellow brick road to empathy”.  In short, empathy is putting yourself in someone else’s shoes.  What level of empathy do you have?  

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Improve Your Memory

Today’s non-cognitive skill is how to improve your memory.  Learn how Joshua Foer “accidentally” became  the U.S. Memory Champion.  In 2005, science writer Joshua Foer went to cover the U.S. Memory Championship. A year later he was back — as contestant. A year of mental training with Europe’s top memorizer turned into a book, Moonwalking […]

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