Realistic Resolutions

Resolutions, New Year's Eve, New Year's Resolutions, Holiday Resolutions, Exercise, Health, Studying, Athabasca University, AU, #AthaU

When the New Year hits, is it safe to say there are two kinds of students? You know the two; in fact, chances are you are one. First, we have the highly motivated New Year’s Resolution enthusiast; ‘As soon as the calendar flips to January 1, I’m going to check every thing off of my list as soon as possible. I’m going to organize my life, read all of my course material, eat … [Read more...]

Study aids: do they help or harm?

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As a student, you’ll probably take all the help you can to achieve great grades. And if it fits within the course or institution rules, why not? Being an online university, we appreciate that information travels at the speed of light via the web, however, unethical information and content also has the ability to move without barriers and, often times, this is where the trouble … [Read more...]

Study Tips for a New AU Student

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By enrolling into an online course with Athabasca University, not only are you pursuing a journey that will enhance your skill set and offer you more personal and career opportunities, it can invigorate your mind in many ways. Whether you’re considering a graduate program through AU, launching an undergrad degree, or simply embarking on a life-enriching course you’ve always been … [Read more...]

Listening & Learning: January

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Have you ever heard of the musical phenomenon called the Mozart Effect? A French researcher named Dr. Alfred Tomatis introduced the concept in his 1991 book Pourquoi Mozart? (Why Mozart?), suggesting that listening to the music of Mozart can help ‘retrain’ the ear of children with learning disabilities – it can help stimulate healing of the mind, or even expansion of the brain … [Read more...]