As an instructor, you have a lot on your plate. You have to prepare lessons, create assignments, answer emails, write instructions, and the list goes on. But what if you could get some help? That is where ChatGPT comes in. ChatGPT is able to create quick lesson outlines, generate materials,
Recent college graduates understand how hard it is to break into the job market. The competition for the best jobs is fierce, and it can be hard to stand out from a crowd of applicants who always seem to have more experience and skills. While experience comes with time, there
Meet another of our international authors: Lydia Bals, a professor of supply chain and operations management at the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz, Germany, and an expert in purchasing and supply management. A native of Germany, she speaks German and English fluently and has a working knowledge of Spanish.
You’ve written the ever-dreaded résumé, and now you’re facing something just as intimidating: the job interview. The interview process is where both applicant and company determine if they are well-suited to each other. While it may seem intimidating, the interview is an essential step in getting a job that is a
MyEducator is very excited to announce a new finance resource! Introducing Personal Finance and Economic Decision-Making, a tool to help students understand how to manage finances and make good financial decisions. Who couldn’t use a little more help in those departments? And on top of being a really great practical
One of the hardest parts of writing and research is starting. Sometimes it is hard to figure out the right questions to ask because you don’t know what you don’t know. Enter ChatGPT. ChatGPT can help you brainstorm ideas and aggregate information. This AI chatbot can’t replace dedicated research and
Meet Dr. Jim Stice and Dr. Kay Stice: a dynamic duo of brothers who produce online learning tools to help professionals and students succeed in accounting—in the United States and across the globe!
It’s off to work we go! Or at least it will be as soon as that job calls back with the offer. But before that call comes in, there are a few important steps. The first being the ever-dreaded résumé. For students in school or just graduating, creating a résumé
In the 2020s, multimedia learning is nearly essential for student learning and knowledge retention. MyEducator learning resources harness the power of technology to deliver content in multiple formats, and to great effect!
So you’ve found a MyEducator resource that is going to integrate perfectly with your curriculum. Congratulations! We can’t wait to boost your term or semester with our unique, expertly written, interactive text. However, we understand that there can be some uncertainties about navigating a new online platform. Fortunately, the MyEducator platform is simple, easy to use, and comes with all the support you could need.
Since OpenAI launched ChatGPT (an AI chatbot) in 2022, educators all over the world have been in a panic. ChatGPT is capable of producing essays and completing assignments in a matter of seconds. Plus, it is free to use! The problem with ChatGPT is that students can use it to
Simon Dolan is an incredible international author, speaker, and professor. He is passionate about sharing his expertise in human resources and organizational management with people all over the world, and he is proud to partner with MyEducator.
Every end of semester, it’s time to face the age-old question of instructors everywhere: Did the students actually learn anything this time? As an instructor, you certainly hope so. But how do you know? That’s where the final exam comes in: the test to end all tests. But not all
Learning new technology skills can be a benefit in almost any career field—sometimes in unexpected ways. You can help your students open the doors of opportunity through introducing technology applications in any course, any time.
The past few years have seen a lot of change in the world. The Coronavirus pandemic has touched everyone, but education was one of the sectors hit the hardest. When schools suddenly closed and everyone was asked to isolate in their homes, educators were suddenly expected to move everything online.
Fundamentals of Business Leadership is a smart textbook published by MyEducator that teaches students about the evolution of leadership theories over time and gives them the tools they need to develop leadership skills. Students learn the leadership skills that companies are looking for today.
As the semester comes to an end, finals are on everyone’s mind—students and instructors alike. Whether that means a final project, exam, or both, finals can be a little scary. Instructors want to assess students’ comprehension and mastery of material taught over the course of the semester. Students just want
Dr. Matt North was recently presented with the Computer Educator of the Year Award from the International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS). This is the highest award given in the Information Systems industry! Read on to lean more about Nr. North’s accomplishments and his phenomenal resource, Data Mining for the Masses.
In part as a reaction to COVID, but also as a natural extension of the rise of technology, blended learning has shifted in recent years from a somewhat used teaching method to a learning model used by instructors nearly everywhere. But is it just another trend, or is it here
What’s the best way for your students to learn project management? By doing a project, of course! Project Management: Principles in Practice by Grant Stousland includes a course-long project that engages students in giving back to the community and learning project management skills along the way. Students learn essential project management
“Birds of a feather flock together,” or so the English proverb goes; this is counteracted by the equally common “opposites attract.” Which is true? And why does it matter? Optimizing team composition in organizational and educational environments is an important task for maximum performance. When it comes to teamwork and
Most of us know that stealing is wrong. The average person doesn’t go around stealing candy from the store or taking a laptop left on a library table. But what about stealing ideas, thoughts, or research? That particular brand of stealing is plagiarism, something most people, especially those involved in
Parker Yocum used MyEducator resources in college. When Parker graduated and moved into the workforce, he unlocked a hidden superpower: lifetime access to his MyEducator courses. Read on to learn how MyEducator lifetime access stands out and how it can help you!
In the famous words of Malcolm X, “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” MyEducator firmly believes this. Unfortunately, the path to education is littered with pitfalls, one of which is the exorbitant cost of education in this day and
Technology has transformed the world of finance, and the stakes are ever higher for up-and-coming finance professionals. It is critical for students of finance to learn technology skills!
To read or not to read—that is the question that many students ask themselves when it comes to doing their assigned reading for classes. Many instructors have noticed a decrease in the completion of assigned reading and find this decline concerning. Read on to find out how instructors can encourage reading completion!
Why Conferences Are Essential for Your Professional Development, Plus 13 Tips to Read Before You Attend
Conferences are a fantastic way to meet with people who have similar interests as you. Conferences that focus on professional training and development can be highly beneficial as attendees are given the opportunity learn more about their industries, give and receive feedback on research, set goals, and grow a vibrant network of peers and associates. With many conferences returning to in-person attendance, we have a few tips for making the most of your conference experience.
“Just Google it!” As a tried-and-true method for finding answers, Google has changed the world. But no matter the field, education is more than just finding answers. It’s about teaching skills; this includes, but is not limited to, problem-solving skills, communication skills, and people skills. And that’s in addition to
Where do you go when you need to learn something fast? The internet of course! But how do you know that the information you find is high-quality and reliable? Anyone can record a YouTube video or write a blog post. There is also the chore of searching for just the
Studying finance exposes students to skills that are widely applicable in the workplace and in everyday life. Here are four skills that can help anyone become more financially literate!
This is the third in a series about experiential learning; for more information check out Part 1—The Six Propositions of Experiential Learning and Part 2—Experiential Learning: The Learning Cycle. Experience, reflect, think, and act. These were the four steps of the experiential learning cycle mentioned in Part 2 through which students can increase their depth
Learn how modular education can help you boost your resume and earning potential by learning new programming and technology skills—quickly and in any educational setting!
This is the second post in a series on experiential learning. See Part 1 here. The experiential learning theory is a well-used, well-known theory with applications in nearly all forms of teaching and learning, from its six propositions (see Part 1 of this series to learn more) to its in-depth theory on learning styles
When you think of textbooks, the first thing in your mind is probably not the images embedded within. However, though the text is important, those visuals can be just as vital to the learning process, and not just for those who consider themselves “visual learners.”
But why are images so important? Here are four ways images take education to a whole new level.
Your students probably know how to create tables and charts and perform basic calculations in Excel. Maybe they’ve even taken MyEducator’s Excel Educator course and are familiar with PivotTables, modeling, and statistics. But do these future professionals know that Excel is capable of even more powerful data analysis and visualization techniques? Among
Education is a two-way street. An instructor’s responsibility is to teach, but the instructor is not the only one involved. There’s a second party: the student. While the instructor teaches, it is the student’s responsibility to learn. The theory of experiential learning plays a role on both sides of the
What kind of course do you think of when you hear “online learning”? Is it a semester-bound course or an independent study? Do you still work with other students or are you isolated? Is it an online certification course or a 3-credit course that goes toward a degree? As you
We are proud to announce a new resource on our catalog: Enterprise Resource Planning. This resource provides an introduction to enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems—and a detailed overview of modernized ERP software and interfaces from an industry leader—which makes it a valuable tool for both instructors and students.
We all love power stories of the student becoming the master, and Akane Hebert did just that! She started as a student in a class using a MyEducator resource. Now she’s teaching that course, using the instructor side of the MyEducator resource, and earning her master’s degree!
More and more organizations and educators are incorporating gamification into their eLearning curriculum. Gamification often gets students more engaged—but how does it work?
As the education sphere adjusts to a post-COVID world, blended learning—which had already been on this rise—has only become a more fundamental learning methodology. Here are some of the advantages of blended learning and some strategies to get the most out of this methodology.
MyEducator takes copyright seriously and knows how important it is for authors to maintain integrity and respect for other people’s original work. Here are some of our authors’ frequently asked questions and answers when it comes to copyright.
Encouraging student participation can sometimes be difficult in a blended or online setting—but active learning is essential for student knowledge retention. Here are four tips to increase student engagement and participation and cultivate a classroom culture of active learning!
The ebook is only a few decades old, but it has forever changed the way we learn from and interact with text. That’s why it’s so important to learn good strategies and tools for digital reading!
The COVID-19 pandemic provides a relevant, compelling, and important case study in many different academic fields. Let’s take a look at three ways MyEducator authors have explored the pandemic to teach important concepts in their chosen area.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, schools and universities adapted to fit an ever-changing “new normal,” and traditional methods of education were turned on their heads. As we return to pre-pandemic operations, we can reflect on the changing face of education and recognize which changes are here to stay for the better.
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