So, you wanna use fancy punctuation? There are two methods you can use: the “ALT key” method and the “insert symbol” method: “ALT key” method Foreign characters and symbols can be generated by combining the ALT key (found to the left of the space bar) with multiple numeric keystrokes (called “codes”). For example, to typeContinue reading “àççéñts”

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Safety to fail

To err is human; to forgive, divine. – Alexander Pope

Forgiveness is a gift that costs nothing.

There is tremendous power in the forgiveness we give to others and to ourselves when a wrong is committed or a failure has occurred.

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Invite interaction

Are you connecting? So, what do you do when learner Mollie lands in your learning environment and she wants to know, “What do you have here that’s relevant to me?”  Does your course offer Mollie cues that she might learn something useful?  Does your course begin with a “hook” that draws Mollie in to theContinue reading “Invite interaction”

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 A key to happiness and design success Oprah’s been hanging out with best-selling author and spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle, and their focus is happiness.  Tolle’s latest work, A New Earth, provides practical teachings for waking up to a new, enlightened mind-set.  So, what does this new-agey stuff have to do with learning, design, and leadership?  Enter eudaimonia.Continue reading “Eudaimonia”

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