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One of the more underrated benefits of the internet era has been access to quality radio style programming at any time of the day or night. Just like DVRs have freed us from having to adhere to rigid television program schedules, podcasting has enabled us to carry excellent radio with us for listening at any time. I struggle with not having enough hours in the day to listen to it all, because there is truly so much quality out there. Here are 15 podcasts in particular that will make you a smarter, more well rounded, and better informed person. Enjoy, and let us know what we missed in the comments!
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Whether you're a student looking for supplemental learning or you're in the workforce but thirsty for knowledge, you don't have to drop thousands of dollars in tuition to enjoy a top-notch education from some of the best schools in the world. Computer photo by marcopako ; university building photo by J-a-x . While most online resources won't grant you a college degree, there's a lot more to the internet than Wikipedia when it comes to learning. Whether you learn best through video or text, want to take a year-long course or just to touch up on a few topics, there are more than a few places online that can give you the full experience. In fact, there are enough that it can get quite overwhelming, so we've rounded up the best resources to make it all a bit more manageable. Here are some of the best places to get an education without ever leaving your computer.
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Ever wonder how the hours American teachers work and the salary they earn compares to teachers in other industrialized nations?
Learn to Speak Spanish In Only Ten Days! It might sound impossible, but it really works. You can learn Spanish at lightning speed. In fact, within the first week you could be confidently having basic conversations! The Pimsleur method gets you speaking Spanish the way it was meant to be learned – the way you learned it as a child. Rather than dealing with cumbersome textbooks and difficult rules of grammar, our lessons help you "pick up" the language naturally, so you can speak it naturally.
Theories of Learning Although there are many different approaches to learning, there are three basic types of learning theory: behaviorist, cognitive constructivist, and social constructivist. This section provides a brief introduction to each type of learning theory. The theories are treated in four parts: a short historical introduction, a discussion of the view of knowledge presupposed by the theory, an account of how the theory treats learning and student motivation, and finally, an overview of some of the instructional methods promoted by the theory is presented. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
This collection of links, chosen and maintained by Gutman Library Research Services staff, provides links to freely available sites of interest to educators. Click on a topic to view links to related websites. Please tell us about websites we should consider adding... Adult Education and Literacy The Arts Bilingual Education / ESL