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Stress and studying - How I Write My Essays II: Writing Steps. 5 Heutagogical Tips to Empower Lifelong Learners Online. 5 Heutagogical Tips to Empower Lifelong Learners Online Prior to joining the marketing team at SchoolKeep, I worked as an educational program manager for an experiential learning company. As the company grew, I was forced to take on new, intimidating marketing tasks. I realized I had quite a bit to learn.

Instead of going back to school for a marketing degree, however, I found HubSpot’s blog, which led to their Academy, and then of course to Inbound.org. Here, I found a place to continuously learn from and contribute to a huge digital marketing community. During my transition to marketing, I became a heutagogic learner in just under 3 months, meaning I was markedly more self-determined, motivated and highly autonomous, without ever setting foot in a classroom. In a world where information is instantly available to us, the educator is no longer the sole proprietor of subject matter expertise. What is Heutagogy? Heutagogy arose from the work of Stewart Hase and Chris Kenyon.

20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning - 20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning by Laura Reynolds While assessment gets all the press, it is feedback for learning that can transform a student’s learning. When feedback is predominately negative, studies have shown that it can discourage student effort and achievement (Hattie & Timperley, 2007, Dinham). Like my experience, the only thing I knew is that I hated public speaking and I would do anything possible to get out of it. As a teacher, most of the time it is easy to give encouraging, positive feedback.

However, it is in the other times that we have to dig deep to find an appropriate feedback response that will not discourage a student’s learning. A teacher has the distinct responsibility to nurture a student’s learning and to provide feedback in such a manner that the student does not leave the classroom feeling defeated. 1. Providing feedback means giving students an explanation of what they are doing correctly AND incorrectly. 2. 3. 4. What can the student do? 5. 100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything.

Posted by Site Administrator in Online Learning May 7th, 2009 Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language. With 100 sites to choose from, you’re bound to find something here that will help you learn just about anything you could want. General Tutorials These sites offer a wide range of tutorials and videos.

Around the House Want to know how to fix that broken cabinet or hang up some great wallpaper? Business and Management If you feel like you’re seriously lacking on business and management skills at work, no need to worry. KnowThis? Language and Writing Those who want to learn a new language, improve their writing skills or just learn more about literature will be well-served by these instructional sites. Technology Math S.O.S. Science Creativity. Read 700 Free eBooks Made Available by the University of California Press. The University of California Press e-books collection holds books published by UCP (and a select few printed by other academic presses) between 1982-2004. The general public currently has access to 770 books through this initiative. The collection is dynamic, with new titles being added over time. Readers looking to see what the collection holds can browse by subject. The curators of the site have kindly provided a second browsing page that shows only the publicly accessible books, omitting any frustrating off-limits titles.

The collection’s strengths are in history (particularly American history and the history of California and the West); religion; literary studies; and international studies (with strong selections of Middle Eastern Studies, Asian Studies, and French Studies titles). Sadly, you can’t download the books to an e-reader or tablet. Rebecca Onion is a writer and academic living in Philadelphia. Related Content: 30 Free Essays & Stories by David Foster Wallace on the Web.

25 Things You Should Know About Character - StumbleUpon. Previous iterations of the “25 Things” series: 25 Things Every Writer Should Know 25 Things You Should Know About Storytelling And now… Here you’ll find the many things I believe — at this moment! — about characters: 1. The Character As Fulcrum: All Things Rest Upon Him Without character, you have nothing. 2. A great character can be the line between narrative life and story death. 3. Don’t believe that all those other aspects are separate from the character. 4. The audience will do anything to spend time with a great character. 5. It is critical to know what a character wants from the start. 6. It doesn’t matter if we “like” your character, or in the parlance of junior high whether we even “like-like” your character. 7. It is critical to smack the audience in the crotchal region with an undeniable reason to give a fuck. 8. You must prove this thesis: “This character is worth the audience’s time.” 9. 10.

Nobody ever said an active character had to be a smart character. 11. 12. 13. 15. 16. How to Write Character Profiles for Anime Characters: 8 steps. Edit Article Sample Character ProfilesWriting Your Own Character Profiles Edited by Mariah Dawn, Teresa, BR, OctoberXmidnight and 7 others Many anime characters have been created, but only a few manage to be "perfect" characters. What makes a character truly draw you in and hold you securely at attention, refusing to loosen its grip on you? There are probably several answers. You must know what drives your character. And in order for your character to drive your story, you must know them intimately as if you were inside of them, feeling what they feel, thinking what they think, and speaking what they speak.

Ad Steps Sample Character Profiles Writing Your Own Character Profiles 1Write a description of your character’s life, past and present. 8 Pull out this anime character profile worksheet the next time you're stuck on characterization, and get to know someone new. Tips How will the character grow within the story you create? Warnings This article is only a guide. The 7 Natural Laws of the Universe « Path to Enlightenment. The 7 Natural Laws of the Universe The Law of Attraction is just part of one of the 7 natural laws of the Universe: the Law of Vibration. Of the 7 Laws, it may be the most important in how our everyday lives play out, but all of the laws are in effect whether we are aware of them or not.

Knowing what the 7 laws are and how they work can make a significant difference in applying them to create the life you truly desire. The 7 natural laws are in no particular order, but since the Law of Attraction has been discussed so much in The Secret, we’ll start with it. The Law of Vibration states that everything vibrates and nothing rests. The Law of Relativity states that nothing is what it is until you relate it to something. The Law of Cause and Effect states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. The Law of Polarity states that everything has an opposite. The Law of Rythym states that everything has a natural cycle. Source: 7 natural laws of universe. Solar system. The Law of One (Ra Material)

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