Daily Mélange

Daily Mélange

"The only place SUCCESS comes before work is in the dictionary." Vince Lombardi
College Success – A Personal Story

College Success – A Personal Story

  First of All... why did we create the College Success Lab app? Well, would you say that earning a college degree is a major life accomplishment? Having a B.A. degree can improve the overall quality of your life. However, pursuing one can be a very challenging...

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AMERICA, IS YOUR INFORMATION CRAP DETECTOR ON PAUSE?

AMERICA, IS YOUR INFORMATION CRAP DETECTOR ON PAUSE?

America, Is Your Information Crap Detector on Pause? You know that fake news is all the rage today.  Evidently, so is the term "alternative facts".  Both will be around for some time to come. Yet, fake news is not a new phenomenon. Nor is alternative facts.  ...

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Learning Styles – Do You Know Yours?

Learning Styles – Do You Know Yours?

Learning Styles - Do You Know Yours? Your Learning Style - Knowing how you learn best is your very first step in mapping out a college and career success strategy. In general, most people are unaware that their learning style can impact the quality of their academic...

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Fake Social Media News Sites and Posts

Fake Social Media News Sites and Posts

Fake social media news sites and posts are proliferating like bunny rabbits.  Many are disseminating distorted information and misinformation daily all over the internet…So news consumers beware!  Over 2.7 million blog posts are published every day and 1 billion...

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Are Americans Intellectually Lazy?

Are Americans Intellectually Lazy?

  Are Americans intellectually lazy?  Given the overall results of the recent presidential election, it appears so. Just Who Did Vote? As of today, because of our electoral system of voting, votes are still being counted. Specific voter profiles will be...

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Truth Telling in American Presidential Politics

Truth Telling in American Presidential Politics

This presidential election season is highly unusual, particularly when it comes to the issue of truth telling.  As a matter of fact, in many ways, it is historic as well as horrific! Trying to nail down the “truth” in the camps of the presidential candidates requires...

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Online Learning, Benefits, and Challenges

Online Learning, Benefits, and Challenges

The terms online and e-learning (distance education) are used synonymously to describe Internet supported instructional environments offering a wide range of academic and professional development programming.

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