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October 12th, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Micro learning has a huge impact on e-learning design and development

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Bite-sized learning or micro learning is an e-learning paradigm that has taken the corporate training world by storm. In a recent survey conducted by Rapid Learning Institute, nearly nine out ten L&D professionals stated that bite-sized online learning modules are their priority. The huge increase in the use of short online learning modules has resulted in major changes in world of e-learning design and development. Let us now see what they are.

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October 9th, 2015 at 10:37 am

Why electronic brain stimulation is trending right now

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There seems to be no end to the benefits of electronic brain stimulation. Focused thinking, better memory, deeper sleep, relief from depression, reduced stress are among some of the benefits you read about on the internet. In particular, a technique called transcranial direct current stimulation is getting loads of attention from early adopters who rave about its potential and scientists who are trying to unravel what it can and cannot do.

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September 25th, 2015 at 2:55 pm

Making connections at work matters in the ‘age of loneliness’

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We all would like to avoid that feeling of loneliness. Research shows it’s terrible for our health; it diminishes cognitive performance and the immune system, increases the risk of heart disease and dementia and hastens early death. And the psychological effects are just as bad; studies show that people need strong social connections to feel happy and find meaning in their lives, and that many of us would actually rather receive mild electroshocks than be alone.

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September 21st, 2015 at 3:12 pm

Top 10 colleges in the U.S. with the biggest application drops

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This fall, more than 20 million students are expected to return to college, a 24 percent increase from 2000. Still, the enrollment surge doesn’t mean that all colleges have gotten more popular. Some expensive private colleges have experienced significant drops in the number of high school seniors applying, according to a recent report. Elite Boston College has suffered the biggest plunge.

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September 21st, 2015 at 3:07 pm

The Companion app lets users’ friends ‘virtually walk them home at night’

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A free personal-safety mobile app is now being used by tens of thousands of people around the world.  The new app allows friends to virtually walk you home at night.

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