Computers, the Internet, and the digitalization of almost everything is changing the way learners learn and teachers teach. There is now such a thing as virtual learning? What exactly does that mean? Read on to learn more about the basics of virtual learning. According to Vedamo, Virtual learning is a learning experience that is enhanced…

When you’re interviewing for a job, the little things can make a big difference. Even a small mistake can cost you a job offer. Take the time to prepare so you can make the best possible impression at every job interview you go on. Learn from these tips and ace that job interview. 1. Research…

The definition of Educational Technology has changed through the years as learning processes, as a conceptual framework, as theory and practice and the latest as study and ethical practices of dealing with technological processes and resources. Today Educational Technology or EdTech can be defined as the theory and practice of design, development, utilization, management and…

The use of technology in learning is no longer a fad, it is the norm. According to the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), the term “technology” refers to advancements in the methods and tools we use to solve problems or achieve a goal. CTL further states “In the classroom, technology can encompass all kinds…

Technology is everywhere, and its ability to transform learning is massive.  The model of using technology in learning links teachers to their learners and to professional content, resources, and systems and helps them improve their own instruction and personalize learning. Technology such as computers, mobile devices, internet access, and interactive white boards can be incorporated…

The digital revolution has paved the way for unprecedented changes as to how content is accessed, consumed, discussed, and shared.  Not immune to these changes is the way learning is viewed, implemented and evaluated.  Buzz words such as e-learning and edTech or educational technology come to mind when talking about the digital revolution and learning. …

Working in a team is inevitable in the workplace. What goes into making a cohesive team and effective team members? Take a look at these attributes of an effective team player to learn how to become a better one. 1. Understand your role An effective team member understands his/her role. If you have a clear…

Bizfluent defines work ethic as working consistently, purposefully, systematically and in a focused way. Having strong work ethic means intrinsically valuing work and fair rewarding for consistent work. This value shows up in their behaviors as they clock in every day, work dependably and independently and demonstrate solid business results. Employees who have strong work…

Employers hire employees that are skilled at assessing situations, are able to seek multiple perspectives, and gather more in-depth, harder-to-locate information. According to Successatschool.org, there are six steps involved in effective research. These are: Preparing: setting goals and making sure you know what you need to get out of the research projects. Ensure that you…

The number one goal every company has in common is to save money. Optimizing business procedures can save a company time and money. According to Appian.com, Process Improvement is the proactive task of identifying, analyzing and improving upon existing business processes within an organization for optimization and to meet new quotas or standards of quality.…

Being able to influence and persuade others is a skill leaders need in the workplace. Employers especially value persuasive skills because they impact so many aspects of the workplace resulting in increased productivity. According to Cleverism, persuasion skills refer to the talent of changing the attitudes, beliefs, or behaviors of a person or group towards…

Interpersonal Communication is defined as the ability to work in teams, relate to people, and manage conflict is a valuable asset in the workplace. Interpersonal skills are important in the workplace because most jobs require collaboration, interaction and working in teams. According to the Business Communication Quarterly Journal, soft skills, such as people skills are…

Good communication skills will take you anywhere in your professional and personal life. Get ahead and learn how to improve your communication skills by identifying barriers, types of communication and tips. Here are some behaviors that may unknowingly negatively affect the way you communicate to others. Take a look at these barriers to effective communication…

Today’s dynamic workplace is full of changes and ambiguity. It is no wonder that flexibility and adaptability are much sought –after behaviors. What exactly are flexibility and adaptability? How does one acquire and improve these behaviors? Flexibility means the capacity to be bent without breaking while adaptability means the ability to change or be changed…

Indeed Career Guide says that problem-solving skills help you determine the source of a problem and find an effective solution. While it is a universal job skill that all employers look for, not everyone is good at it. Let’s dissect the 4 stages of problem solving. 1. Defining the problemThe first step to effective problem…

Critical Thinking is a skill that allows you to make logical and informed decisions.  Indeed, critical thinking skills are in high demand for individuals looking for employment and looking to advance in their careers. According to Scheffer and Rubenfeld, there are 7 critical thinking skills Analyzing: Analyzing is separating or breaking a whole into parts…