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Our Editorial Director On Academia, Leading, and Publishing

Karen Kassel is the Editorial Director for WilliamsTown Communications. Karen has a strong academic background and years of experience in scientific research and writing. Here she talks about how she came to WilliamsTown, why she enjoys the editorial field, and what it means to her to lead a team of talented writers and editors. What is your academic background? I have a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Tabor College (a […]

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Writing an Effective E-Learning Course

Guest post by Sean Dixon When writing scripts for online courses, I look at what I’m writing about as though I’m seeing it for the first time. I need to empty myself of my assumptions about the material, my biases about it, and even my enthusiasm for it. I can’t assume anyone reading a course I write will share those assumptions and biases or that enthusiasm. But more importantly, all of that […]

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Believe In Yourself But Don’t Be a Fool (or Why I Use Kickstarter)

Growing up, my mom used to tell me “Believe in yourself,” and dad would add, “but don’t be a fool.” I took that to mean that I could do anything, but that doesn’t mean I can do everything or that I can do everything well. When I started my business, I quickly learned that my parents were right. I can, and have, put an amazing team together. I can, and […]

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Freelance Writing Meets Online Education: How to Get Involved

The incredible growth of online education represents the largest financial opportunity for freelance writers in history. Online education in the U.S. is a $60 billion industry and analysts predict it will double in size over the next two years and globally it is a $4.4. trillion industry. Once relegated to for-profit distance education, online learning is now used in corporations, high schools, traditional four-year institutions, and graduate schools. Many of […]

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