“Death by PowerPoint!” Yep, it’s a thing! But presentations are an essential part of both college assignments and the professional world beyond. So, how do we construct cohesive, coherent, and visually appealing presentations that don’t put our audience into a narcoleptic coma? We’ll examine the science and the aesthetics of perception that converge to create effective presentations, and how you can use them to win over your audience!
The evidence is clear: our bodies help us learn, and doing so involves more than just that crinkly organ between our ears. How we use our bodies impacts what our minds are able to accomplish - movement links to memory, sleep links to stress, creativity links to neuroplasticity, and it all links together. We'll examine ways to hack the body-brain connection to boost cognitive function and increase our learning power.
Find out the myths and misunderstandings associated with e-learning. We will separate truth from legend to make online classes less mysterious and become effective e-learners.
We'll examine ways to leverage the common elements used throughout online courses to take control of our elearning experience.
Connected Learning Video Series:
Building Connections Thru TCTC - Connected Learning
We’re constantly learning, and we learn best when our learning is connected. Connected learning happens when we take advantage of the opportunities all around us to give meaning to what we learn – connecting our learning to our personal interests and passions. When we do that, we not only increase our academic achievement, but advance our career success and become more engaged in the world around us. During his time at TCTC, Evan Branyon figured out how to do just that, and now as he prepares to graduate from CU this spring, he’s sharing his experience with us.
Building Connections Thru TCTC - Career Connections
Our careers should be more than just the 9-to-5, more than just a means to pay the bills. Our careers should be a journey, a calling, a course of action, and means to grow and learn and prosper. A career is the point where passion meets profession, and, as such, careers don’t begin with a job; they begin with an idea – an idea about who we are, who we want to be, and where we might be going. Learn more from Tri-County’s own Precious Vandiver.
Cultivating Connections - Insights from an HR Insider
Networking sounds like, well, a whole lot of work. But experts like Kellie Boone, a TCTC alumna and human resources manager at Horton Inc., in Oconee County, know that professional networks lead to greater opportunity, deeper knowledge, and longer-lasting payoffs in our personal lives and careers. Building networks isn’t just about being gregarious – it’s about nurturing relationships and developing meaningful connections. We can all learn how to build better networks. Kellie gives tips on the importance of networking whether you are a current student or a graduate seeking employment.