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In this Forbes article the author argues that the rise of the generalist is the future of career success because generalist can adapt to changing environments.


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In this blog post for HBR, Nathaniel Koloc argues that what employees want is changing from more money to more meaning.


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How do you stop online students cheating?

By Eric Nordin – 3 Comments

The use of technology in preventing cheating by online students


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Improve Your Memory Through Exercise

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This blog post from the NY Times cites research on exercise and brain function that indicates that exercise may boost memory amongst other positive effects.


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Tips for Effective Virtual Communication

By Eric Nordin – 1 Comment

Keith Ferrazzi, CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, recently wrote an insightful blog about miscommunication in the virtual realm.
http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2013/04/how_to_avoid_virtual_miscommun.html
Given the prevalence of virtual communication in the online classroom, he might have some useful tips for improving communication in the online milieu. Be sure to drill down into the embedded links within the blog for additional information.
Thanks,
Eric


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Mindfulness and Compassion

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From Berkley’s “Greater Good Center” new research examining mediation and mindfulness.


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Theory X and Theory Y: What Works Online?

By Timothy Gehle – 1 Comment

How much supervision should be given to online faculty? How much do they need? Theory X and Theory Y offer some perspective.


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Old Meets New: Newspapers via Drone

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French company plans to deliver newspapers with mini drones


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Innovation and Education

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In this TED Talk, Sir Ken Robinson discusses how the freedom to fail is crucial toward producing innovative thought, and how modern educational systems are stymieing the freedom to fail, and hence be innovative.



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