Can You Become Divergent?

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The Divergent Series captured minds (and hearts) with its futuristic, apocalyptic-style scenes and the idea that people can be categorized by personality type. It’s not far off from truth. Ever hear of the Myers-Briggs or the DISC Assessment? Each attempt to give us an analysis of our temperament / personality …

3 Ways to Prep for An Online Course

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Congratulations. You’ve taken the leap into online education. Don’t worry; even though online classes have been available for years it still remains challenging for people. And to some, it’s still “alternative” type of schooling. This is the 21st Century, where more people are walking around with Internet-connected devices in their …

Library Beast – The Ultimate Self-Learning Resource List

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How would you define the ultimate resource? “Resourcefulness” is such a buzzword. We know it when we see it and yet it can still have this aloof nature. To be resourceful sounds like a positive trait. And when venturing into entrepreneurship, resourcefulness is one of the word’s closest relatives. But …

The Mind Map for Super Learning

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[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgJzG_4hiCc[/embedyt] Scene: Classroom Your professor starts the lecture and you immediately feel compelled to either zone out or capture every word. So you take out your trusty notebook, pen and start writing down every word the professor speaks. You write down every word she writes on the board. And …

Technology & Cultural Connection

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One of the most influential creations in science fiction was Star Trek. Centering on the Starship Enterprise, Captain Kirk and his crew traversed the known universe in search of new life and knowledge. The show stimulated the minds of future science fiction writers and futurists who envisioned far-out worlds and …