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Dr. J writes a weekly blog to inspire and inform your work as an educator, trainer, or teacher; and also create a positive mindset about your career. Adult education, distance learning, online teaching, higher education, and career development are some of the topics you can read about on this informative blog.

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Online Teaching as a Career: How to Become Visible in a Virtual Classroom

If you have taught an online course you know firsthand what it is like to teach in a virtual environment, along with challenges that are […]

Discover Why Critical Thinking is Critical for Learning

Do you understand what critical thinking means? Is there an indicator when thinking becomes or transforms into critical thinking? The phrase "critical thinking" has become […]

How You Can Help Students Who Are Struggling to Ask for Help

It would seem students should want the help of their instructors, especially when they are struggling with course topics, assignments, and meeting deadlines. But the […]

What Does It Mean for Students to Look Up to You?

What are your goals as an educator, teacher, and mentor to your students? Do you have a clearly defined mission statement now, one which guides […]

Should You Accept a Job Offer, Even if It Doesn't Advance Your Career?

Are you willing to take a job just because you need it and you believe it will become something more in the future? Or do […]

Are You Thinking About Building a Successful Long-Term Career?

What's more important for your long-term career goals? Do you want to find a job and accept whatever comes along, or do you want to […]

Discover How to Transform Your Communication in the Workplace

How do you react when a co-worker disagrees with you? How do you address a lengthy email with a long list of unrealistic demands? How […]

How Do You Help a Student Who Seems to Have Given Up?

Do you ever feel like you want to give up on a student, especially when a student seems to give up or no longer cares […]

When Life Feels Like an Uphill Battle, Here's What to Do to Stay Strong

How do you respond to challenges that make your life or your career feel like an uphill battle? Do you have the emotional strength and […]

The Best of Dr. J's Inspirational Quotes November 2017

✨ Dr. J is excited to announce a brand new collection: The Best of Dr. J's Inspirational Quotes November 2017. This resource is now available […]

How Do You Help a Student Who Feels Hopeless?

The start of a new class always carries with it a sense of hope for students and their instructor. This is a time when students […]

Do You Know How to Write a Teaching Philosophy Statement?

What would you say about yourself if you were asked to explain your teaching philosophy as an educator? You may be surprised with the number […]