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Merit Pay for Teachers U.S. Learning Systems, Pt. 2

While some argue that a merit pay system would cause teachers to compete with each other, others point out that this is a logical answer to an increasingly competitive global […]

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Merit Pay for Teachers U.S. Learning Systems, Pt. 1

One area of learning system reform that President Obama has emphasized is merit pay for teachers. Under a merit pay system, which would replace seniority-based salary scales, educators would be […]

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Battling Inequalities in U.S. Learning Systems, Pt. 2

In a bid for a more educated and competitive workforce, President Obama has said he will seek higher standards in U.S. learning systems. Speaking to the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of […]

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Battling Inequalities in U.S. Learning Systems, Pt. 1

In order for President Obama’s economic-stimulus plan to have a positive impact on public learning systems, every state will need to play its part in working to improve its schools. […]

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Government Spending on Public Learning Systems

This morning, President Obama spoke about how to cut government waste. Though critics of his stimulus plan aren’t difficult to find, it’s important to consider the plan’s implications for our […]

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Teach for America Learning Systems in Danger, Pt. 3

Students selected for the Teach for America (TFA) learning system become employees of the school district in which they work–not of TFA as an organization. Therefore, the TFA learning system […]

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Teach for America Learning Systems in Danger, Pt. 2

Teach for America, a government-funded learning system which places recent college graduates at salaried public school teaching positions, is just one program that has been drastically affected by the struggling […]

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Teach for America Learning Systems in Danger, Pt. 1

As graduation slowly approaches and many seniors look forward to a bleak job market, dedicating oneself to temporary service and learning system programs such as Peace Corps and Teach for […]

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E-Learning Development: An On-the-Job Learning System

The best learning systems are those that allow you to discover and develop your skills while actually putting them to use. If you are looking to advance your career as an […]

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The Origins of Self-Discipline in American Learning Systems

In his article, “Why Self-Discipline is Overrated: The (Troubling) Theory and Practice of Control from Within,” Alfie Kohn poses the question in reference to learning systems: “Why do we find […]

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Effective and Ineffective Motivation in Learning Systems

Another slippery issue is the kind of motivation received and exhibited in LMS-hosted and classroom learning systems. Just as the kind of self-discipline is as important as the quantity, so it […]

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Re-Examining Self-Discipline in Our Learning Systems, Pt. 7

Of course, not every child who shows self-discipline in a learning system has vulnerability, compulsion or control issues. So what sets apart a healthy sense of self-discipline and an unhealthy […]

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Re-Examining Self-Discipline in Our Learning Systems, Pt. 6

I’ve been writing about how self-discipline and self-control in classroom learning systems should be emphasized less and differently. The array of traits that can enhance a student’s experience in a […]

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Re-Examining Self-Discipline in Our Learning Systems, Pt. 5

In Alfie Kohn’s article, “Why Self-Discipline is Overrated: The (Troubling) Theory and Practice of Control from Within,” he makes a strong case against the emphasis on self-discipline and self-control in […]

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Re-Examining Self-Discipline in Our Learning Systems, Pt. 4

Published materials and discussions on the subject often assert that the promotion of self-discipline is an important goal for learning systems, ignoring research that suggests the issue isn’t so black […]

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Re-Examining Self-Discipline in Our Learning Systems, Pt. 3

What does it say about our society and its learning systems, poses Kohn, if the idea of self-control is widely applauded even though it may sometimes be inflexible, limiting, and […]

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Re-Examining Self-Discipline in Our Learning Systems, Pt. 2

In Alfie Kohn’s article, “Why Self-Discipline is Overrated: The (Troubling) Theory and Practice of Control from Within,” he examines our attitudes about self-discipline in learning systems. He cites research psychologist […]

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Re-Examining Self-Discipline in Our Learning Systems, Pt. 1

Self-paced. Interactive. Collaborative. These are words we hear a lot in the online learning system community. All well and good, depending on the context–whether it be online courseware, LMS-hosted courses, […]

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Online Learning Systems and Employer Acceptance

An increasing number of employers are recognizing legitimate online degrees at hiring time. However, it’s important to be aware when considering online learning systems that not all employers will accept […]

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Spending Wisely on Online Learning Systems

When choosing an online learning system, students should watch out for diploma mills. As I’ve written before, if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Many online […]

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