Click on the image to view The Visual Communication Guy’s great flowchart on plagiarism!
Student’s take note! Employers in today’s digital era are looking for these eight skills:
- Passion for digital
- Analytical thinking and application
- Critical thinking
- Communication skills
- Understanding the “bigger picture”
- Be solution-oriented
- Find exceptional mentors to inspire you
Learn more and explore these skills from sources: Edudemic and Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.
It’s not too early to start planning for your finals! HackCollege posted 4 Great Study Strategies to Tackle Finals by Katie Dwyer. Check it out along with our tutorial on How To Study.
PS: Haven’t seen a post from us in a while? We’ve been busy working on something exciting for our WordPress site – stay tuned!
Mindflash offers up some tips with this handy infographic on how to make your resume stand out! Click on the image to enlarge.
It’s an iPad kind of day…
I just came across this article with links to reviews of the Word, PowerPoint and Excel iPad apps. Check out the reviews listed on ipadacademy.com. The apps are free in the iTunes store (they all offer in-app purchases).
Attention all iPad users. Do you have a favorite website that you visit? Do you wish you had an icon on your desktop so you could just click on and it would take you right there? Well there’s an easy way to do this!
- Navigate to your favorite website (may we suggest http://tipsforstudentsuccess.wordpress.com)
- Click on the “share” icon
- Choose “add to home screen
You can change the name that will appear on the icon. It’s that simple! Now you have an icon that takes you right to the desired webpage. Can’t get much simpler than that!
“Juggling has been shown to increase both grey and white matter in the brain! It empowers you to focus better, think faster and improve you brain connectivity.”
Watch the following video to learn how to juggle with Zaid Alsagoff and increase your brain power!
Take notes in Chrome using Quick Note – a lightweight desktop note taking app. It can be used as a notepad, scratchpad, clipboard, or to record todo lists. And it’s free from the Chrome Web Store!
Quick Note is:
Quick to add and edit ~ Add note in the app or from right-click menu
Quick to search ~ Instant search for all notes
Quick to access ~ One-click to access your notes
Quick to Sync ~ Sync to cloud and access your notes anywhere
In a recent blog post, Hack College compiled a list of 35 Valuable Tips for Successful Students. Tips are offered in the following categories: studying, productivity, health, life and class. It’s a quick read with some simple tips, many of which we cover in our tutorials How to Study and Time Management for Students.
Do you need more evidence as to the effectiveness of using flashcards for studying? Click on the image below to view the infographic by Voxy. And be sure to read Wednesday’s post on flashcards as a study technique!