Before the Internet became as necessary to daily life as electricity or plumbing, learning had to be found beyond the walls of your home. As the public’s access to the Internet evolved, though, so did the learning process – you no longer need a complete set of the Encyclopedia Britannica to find out how many islands are in the Indonesian archipelago or what South American parrots eat. With this increase in informal learning comes a need for formal learning to keep up with the breakneck pace. By now, you are familiar with the mainstream avenues for formal online learning – the various colleges run entirely online and the auxiliary programs done off the side of an established university’s desk. Virtual learning is also starting to reach the younger demographic, with private primary schools now run online and experimental teaching philosophies being tested at high schools. The classroom is changing with the times, thanks to new technologies and an explosion in Internet access. … [Read more...] about Virtual Online Education Learning Classes: New Age of Internet Communication
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Unique Ways to Keep Yourself Happy at Work
Your mood can drastically affect the quality of your work. You always work better and time passes faster when you’re having fun. Imagine how great it would be to stay happy at work most of the time. While you can’t control everything at your job, you can take steps to keep a more positive, happy attitude throughout the day. Help Someone Else You probably know at least one coworker who could use some help now and then. Lend them a hand when you get a free minute. Even if it’s something as simple as bringing them back a cup of coffee when they can’t take a break, the act of helping others around you makes you feel happier. You’ll definitely smile more when you hear heartfelt thank yous from your coworkers. … [Read more...] about Unique Ways to Keep Yourself Happy at Work
Traveling for Work? Consider Country Inns & Suites!
As my career has advanced, I have warmed up to the idea of traveling for work. Where I used to dread it, I now have a more positive outlook. Aside from getting myself excited about seeing a new place, I now look forward to the amenities offers by the hotels where I stay, The Rest Comes Easy. Of course, the fact that my employer pays for everything doesn’t hurt either! … [Read more...] about Traveling for Work? Consider Country Inns & Suites!