Recent research shows that online behavior of low literacy readers is radically different than that of higher-literacy users: they plow text rather than scan it, and they miss page elements due to a narrower field of view. In the video below I will give you 6 strategies on how to adjust your online content to be more appealing to a broader audience. Continue reading
As we all know, productivity is very important online. Most of us dream about having a flexible job, being able to work from anywhere in the world. Though, when we actually get an online teaching position or start that online business, we become slaves to technology because when you work online, your work day can extend to 24 hours.
Influence is difficult to determine online. Is that lady with 25,000 Twitter followers an influencer? What about if you have 15,000 RSS subscribers, are you an influencer? Many people mistakenly think that the more followers you have, the more influence you have, and some go to extremes to even buying fans. If you want to please your ego, you can certainly do that. However, in order to have a very effective network you need to concentrate on the quality not quantity of the followers.
Today’s “Hot Topics Wednesdays” episode reveals the second secret of how to increase your visibility on Linkedin and create a stronger connection with your perspective employer or client. Continue reading
The term “generation Net” is often used to refer to the people who were born between 1980 and 2000. This is the largest generation in American history (100 + million). These “N-Geners” possess a “digital DNA” and their intuitive use of technology and peculiar characteristics are quickly changing the landscape of education. Continue reading
Today’s “Hot Topics Wednesdays” episode is dedicated to the concept of a flipped classroom that is still buzzing in the world of education in general and distance learning in particular. Simply speaking, flipped classroom is a classroom in which students watch instructional videos, listen to instructional podcasts or read instructional materials for homework, and use their class time to practice what they’ve learned (aka, “flipping” the traditional activities). Continue reading