Category: Professional Development

How to Stay Motivated

Sustaining motivation can be tough in the most favourable circumstances. And it gets tougher when you get stuck in a rut and bored with the activities you have been doing for a while. This could more »

Find a Good MOOC and Succeed in It

Traditionally, a lot of people make long and often overly ambitious New Year’s resolutions lists in January. Climb Mount Everest. Run 10 marathons in 10 days. Swim with sharks. Write a bestselling novel. A lot more »

Let’s talk about feedback

Imagine a world where the members of a famous football club or an iconic film star had no one to advise them on how there were doing whether on a football pitch or in front more »

Give your Referees the Treatment they Deserve!

When applying for university, scholarships or jobs, many times you are asked to provide references to ensure academic standing or the level of professionalism you demonstrate. Great references are very valuable, so why do we more »

Free Software for Students

Software that is useful for students, all free, all online. Most of these need to be downloaded, but once done you can often use them offline. I want to…. … write an essay AbiWord https://www.abisource.com/ OpenOffice https://www.openoffice.org/ … add references to my essay

Free Software for Research and Teaching

Software that is useful for educators, all free, all online. Most of these need to be downloaded, but once done you can often use them offline. I want to…. … write an article AbiWord https://www.abisource.com/ OpenOffice https://www.openoffice.org/ … add references to my article