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SHOW NOTES: In the MYTH WARRIORS™ series we are targeting ideas to begin to assess whether they are credible or not. The topic for this episode is, “Taking college courses online is easy!”
This is a myth. If you already have completed one or more college degrees, it is a myth yet you have a higher probability of success with this modality of college classes (as college classes are not easy whether online or on campus).
Is it “true” that many people are taking online college courses? Yes.
“According to Columbia University’s Community College Research Center, for example, about seven million students — about a third of all those enrolled in college — are enrolled in what the center describes as traditional online courses.” (http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/19/opinion/the-trouble-with-online-college.html?_r=0)
If everyone is doing it (i.e., it is popular), it must be easy, right? Wrong.
“Students preferred direct instruction if they expected a course to be difficult, singling out math and science [...]. They also preferred a face-to-face setting when studying subjects they considered interesting or important, especially if the class was in their major. Many of the students said they learned more when the instructor is present.” (http://articles.latimes.com/2013/apr/25/local/la-me-ln-study-online-20130425)
“[C]ourses delivered solely online may be fine for highly skilled, highly motivated people, but they are inappropriate for struggling students who make up a significant portion of college enrollment and who need close contact with instructors to succeed.[…]” (http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/19/opinion/the-trouble-with-online-college.html?_r=0)
Happy New Year everyone!
Below are topics that will be covered in today's episode:
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Online Courses for cheap at udemy. I heard about this place through the "Learning HTML and CSS With the Become A Web Developer from Scratch" article from Cult of Mac.The course usually costs $199 but was $39 this past week. Definitely worth it. The course is through udemy which is an organization that provides courses online anytime, anywhere for a decent price to learn about topics from web development and more. Check them out and download the app through your Google Play or App Store.
Yeti Micorphone from Best Buy - I purchased the Yeti Microphone from Best Buy the day after Christmas for $145 that day. Pretty good microphone for recording songs, podcasting and radio shows.
There's been a lot of talk about the difference between management and leadership and which one is more important.
Many business classes and management courses try to address this.
Derek and Tim have decided to draw from their experience in the military to define both ideas and explain the significant value each one has.
Spirits With Soul. The Chat & Mediumship Talk Show with Wayne Marriott & Sue Breen.
With Special Guest Jerome Pollet,
Both Sue & Wayne have been working with spirit to help others for over 20years. They are natural Mediums and along with their private readings, platform work & evenings, they help others develop communication, understanding and work with spirit. They do this in their Open Meditation Circles and Development Circles.
Although they both live and work in the UK, they have clients from around the world, for readings and consultancy work. They both do private sittings, group sittings, evenings of Clairvoyance and Mediumship, run workshops and courses. They are often called upon to work with & for Charities and Spiritual Churches.
Wayne & Sue continue to learn and grow as people and Mediums. They work with countless other Spiritual Workers & Healers. Their mix of knowledge & understanding, combined with humour and seriousness, makes them unique Radio Hosts. They have a warmth and caring attitude to callers and will always give help and guidance when they can.
This is an interactive show with guests and you are encouraged to call in or enter the chatroom to ask your questions about your own spiritual development & guidance. Both Wayne and Sue will give messages if spirit allow & always with integrity & honesty.
You can contact them through their websites & Facebook:
Sue - www.theclairvoyantmedium.com
Wayne - www.theopencircle.co.uk
Wendy McClelland is a Certified Guerrilla Marketing Coach and a past nominee for Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year. Wendy built her original biz after a divorce left her with 3 kids under 10 to raise. She built her clientele by doing "10 cold calls by 10 a.m." every day! A small typing business grew into a website that the NY Times chose as "one of the best biz sites on the 'net" (the same day they chose Microsoft) and a reputation as an expert on doing biz online. As the business became successful she was traveling throughout North America sharing the potential of the internet with other entrepreneurs.
SHe has also created a weekend retreat to empower women entrepreneurs who are feling overwhelmed. It takes place this June and you can find out more about it at www.frominspirationtoaction.com
Join host Barrett Clemmensen Powell as she has a conversation with Wendy McClelland about how she got where she is today, theentrepreneurial work she now does and how she is affecting the lives of people across the globe.
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How I Got my Book to #1 on Amazon
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Universities increasingly offer online learning, which requires educators to reformate personal relationships with students, rethink pedagogic concepts, transform content, and learn about new technology. This show features Dr. Petra Kern who talks about lessons learned from seventeen 3-credit music therapy courses taught at three universities in the United States plus various online guest lectures conducted worldwide. We will also hear about from the experiences of her students.
CPR, First Aid, and other Safety Trainers know there IS money to be made in this business, but HOW TO MAKE THIS MONEY was not taught in your certification course.
I have been a CPR/Safety instructor since 1997, and an Instructor Trainer since 2001. During this time I have trained many new instructors not only from many states across the USA, but two came from the Caribbean to learn as well. Some of those I trained have even become my local competitors.
Over the years, I get asked the same question during the new Instructor Training, HOW can I make money doing this? After sharing some of these secrets and strategies over and over and over, I made two videos about 3 years ago that together, have had more than 3000 views. I figured, a few people really wanted to know more, so I made an online course. It does not matter what certification Board you teach for (Red Cross, National Safety Council, American Heart, OSHA, etc), this course will help anyone who is new to this business, or, those of you who have full time activities (nurse, EMT, Care givers, etc) that do not allow you to devote the kind of time it takes to build a successful side income from this.
In fact, over the years, I have had MANY trials, failures, hurdles and tears. This course will help you avoid that pain.
This show, is actually created from the uploaded audio of the promotional video I made for that online course. You can watch that video here. Whenever you are ready to take your CPR, First Aid, Safety Training to the next income level, It would be my privilege to serve you.
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Spring is here and Spring-cleaning comes to mind. Today we are talking about Spring-cleaning our lives, letting go, distressing our lives, and organizing our Lives with our great guest Christie Iurato. From the time she can remember, Christie has been transforming spaces everywhere she went. "It's this natural urge I've always had to make any space I'm in clean, clear and less cluttered. When I was a little girl, I remember going into my friends’ rooms and wanting to play organizing as a game! It was so fun for me and still is!” Years later, her friends started asking her to come to their homes and help with kids toys, clothes, kitchens and more and told her she should make a business out of this! Well, Christie took her friends advice seriously and founded her own organizing company in 2003.
Christie has organized and transformed hundreds of homes and offices over the past 10 years, has taken courses on counselling hoarders from Professional Hoarding Expert Cory Chalmers and has developed herself to be able to help people of all situations, backgrounds and diversities. Christie’s approach is very holistic, therapeutic, and helps bring people to a greater level of connection and appreciation for their home, offices and everything in them.
For more information, contact us at: http://YourLifeNow.info or email us at: YourLifeNow.firstname.lastname@example.org
Teresa de Grosbois is an international speaker sought by entrepreneurs and organizations wanting to master business word of mouth that turns epidemic. Specializing in the topic of influence, Teresa has a proven track-record in word of mouth epidemics having taken three books to best-seller status in only 8 months, and influencing a pandemic for Project Forgive's five-minute video, that was seen by tens of thousands across the globe. Teresa's passion includes teaching business courses to start-up entrepreneurs in developing countries. As the founder of the Evolutionary Business Council, Teresa leads an international organization of influential speakers.
Join us for this insight into building your influence.
It is with great delight that I welcome two amazing Earth-lovers and environmental pioneers, Dr. Jim Conroy and Basia Alexander, Co-founders of the Institute of Cooperative Bio-balance. Jim is famously known as The Tree Whisperer. With Basia as co-teacher they offer Tree-Whispering workshops and courses all over the US and annually at The Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY. There is now a series of Tree-Whispering books in addition to several other titles that include Live and Let Live: Collaboration with Nature to Heal Ecosystems. They are both sought for their marvelous keynotes and are freqeunt guests of various media outlets. During Hurricane Sandy they led a totally unique and cutting edge mission to help people save their trees. A book detailing these stories is available at their website. http://www.treewhispering.com/
This summary barely does justice to their inspired and inspiring work! I regard them both as visionary experts of nature-based communications, and am deeply honored to have them join me on April 15th, a week before Earth Day. It will be a lively and lovely hour listening to their story and welcoming your phone calls. We look forward to your joining us!
219 GreenConnect host Kathy Sipple speaks with Coleen Wilder, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Information and Decision Science at Valparaiso University, along with four of her students: Rachel Laveau, Ben Crowe, Nelson Wagner and Iyanna Harris.
Wilder teaches Statistics and Management courses at the undergraduate level and Operations Management in the MBA program. Her research interests are in queuing theory, analytics, and entrepreneurship. She teaches a change management class where students are challenged to find ways to encourage stakeholders to embrace change. For this project, they looked at introducing insects as a protein source and pitched local restaurants to serve them.
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