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2012-06-04 23:03:49

We have evolved from a knowledge economy to a global learning economy in which continuous, effective lifelong learning is more important than ever. Yet most of us never give much thought to how to be better learners. In 10 Ways to Be a Better Learner, Cobb shows readers how to take charge of their learning and turn the challenges of our hyper-connected, information-overloaded world into opportunities for growing and improving. Carrboro, NC (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Jeff Cobb, co-author of...

Information Superhighway 'Bypassing Adult Learners'
2012-04-03 03:55:17

Landmark study finds that Internet revolution has no impact on increasing lifelong learning Despite a world of opportunities just a click away, there has been no significant shift in the uptake of lifelong learning over the past decade according to new research. Pronouncements at government level about the creation of 'a learning society' where education is the key to a nation's economic development - the so-called 'knowledge economy'- are not backed by evidence in society, the...

2012-01-31 09:12:57

New research suggests that major growth in the travel, leisure and tourism industry in the coming century may be possible as more people begin to define recreation as a learning and educational opportunity — a way to explore new ideas and cultures, art, science and history. Some of this is already happening, although the expansion of tourism in much of the 20th century was often focused on amusement parks and tropical resorts — not that there´s anything wrong with them....


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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