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Creative Ways to Cheat Week on the Blog

Did you know students are getting more creative than ever figuring out ways to beat the system.  This week on the blog is dedicated to educating you about some of the ways students may cheat on exams.  The launch of our new product, SmarterProctoring, has prompted this blog series.  Be sure to join us daily […]

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Student Recruiting Goes Big Brother

Who remembers reading “Brave New World“? Anyone, Bueller?  Ok, so I guess I am showing my age.  Sobeit. Yes I had to read it in high school.  One of the few books I actually cracked without cheating on Cliff Notes. I remember feeling somewhat disturbed and creeped out, for lack of a better non-word.  Fast […]

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Setting 2014 Goals-Hashtag Style

Welcome to 2014!  So glad you stopped in!  In case you didn’t get the memo, it’s time to set those #NewYearsResolutions, right?  That proverbial list filled with arbitrary plans like eating healthy, exercising more, enjoying the little things, yada yada yada.  Don’t get caught up in #goodintentions and find yourself in the middle of an […]

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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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