Professional Development from STARLINK

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STARLINK’s Professional development courses help you discover the latest research and inspire you to develop the knowledge, experience, and skills to create student success -providing the confidence and essential resources to succeed and excel in teaching.

STARLINK's courses are accessible 24/7 and provide the flexibility needed with any busy schedule. In fact, we hit a grand-slam with our new release, 8 Secrets of Career Success with Richard St. John.

St. John reveals the foundations for success - whether in business, education, science, sports, healthcare, arts, or life.

In addition, please be sure to check out our other October releases:

  • Creating an Infographic
  • KWL Strategy
  • Higher Ed Hot Topic: Top Apps for Teaching Success

We look forward to seeing you online!

"The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you." -B.B. King

Engaging Non-Traditional Students with (Mobile-Compatible) Microlearning

By: Peggy Semingson | Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Texas at Arlington/The evoLLLution

I teach entirely online at a university, The University of Texas at Arlington, which is in the process of expanding online learning opportunities for students, including non-traditional, diverse learners. One approach that is useful for non-traditional students is to make use of a relatively new concept called microlearning.

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Study: 8 New Skills College Students Say They Need to Succeed

By: Meris Stansbury/eSchool News

One of the defining elements of the knowledge economy is communication. Whether that means communicating upward, downward, inside or outside organizations-almost everyone in the organization needs to do it.

This year for the first time ever, the MIT Sloan School of Management Communications Group polled its incoming MBA students to gauge what communication looks like within organizations today, and also to gauge what skills the next generation of managers hope to master.

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Software Helps Instructors Stop Mangling Hard-to-Pronounce Student Names

By: Tina Nazerian/EdSurge

When Tresor Brill enters a classroom for the first time at the start of each semester, she knows what to expect: readings, class discussions, homework-and the professor mispronouncing her name (which should be pronounced "tray"-"soar").

Brill, an English major starting her senior year at Rice University, says hearing her name butchered by the professor is not exactly insulting, but it does cause discomfort.

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