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Here are the top ten articles for the Distance Learning Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. A Critical-Thinking Mindset
No matter what level of education people achieve, chances are they have, or will eventually come across, the term “critical thinking.” Critical thinking is a process in which an individual questions the reasoning behind a particular claim or decision.
2. Reducing College Stress
Creating a balanced lifestyle is a great way to begin minimizing stresses in your life. Managing your activities and organizing them in a fashion that makes the most of your time is one the keys to eliminating factors associated with stress.
3. How Important are Writing Skills?
Writing is considered one of the most important transferrable skills for employees to possess. The quality of writing is what first captures a job recruiter’s attention.
4. Smart Foods for Brain Health
There is an old saying: “You are what you eat.” What exactly does that mean? You might just as easily say the opposite: “You are what you don’t eat.” There are differences between the types of foods you eat to provide energy to the body and the foods you eat to provide energy to the brain.
5. Understanding Learning Styles
As an online instructor, you are faced with the challenge of providing education to students who may come from a variety of age groups and cultures. Selecting the best teaching techniques to employ in such an environment demands an understanding of how individuals learn.
6. Scheduling Apps
One of the most important factors to your success in distance learning courses is organizing your time. This article will discuss how the use of scheduling systems can benefit college students.
7. Developing Good Study Habits
Many students view studying as a chore, and people often put off completing their chores until it is impossible to procrastinate any longer. Creating good study habits is essential to achieving the best outcome during your educational journey.
8. Quality Courses at Coursera
Coursera is an academic company that offers free education to individuals who are interested in learning. There are over 300 courses available that include computer science, mathematics, business, medicine, biology, social sciences, and humanities.
9. DL Colloquiums and Residencies
The majority of distance learning programs require the attendance of a residency or colloquia prior to completing the program. Learn more about why it benefits both the student and faculty to participate in these learning sessions.
10. Motivation to Complete Your PhD
While studies show an average 50 percent completion rate for students pursuing a PhD, those who are successful tend to have strengths in perseverance and both oral and written communication.
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