By Jill Murphy, author of Labyrinth Learning’s Microsoft® Word 2016: Comprehensive We all do it: Texting while walking, sending emails during meetings, chatting on the phone while cooking dinner. In today’s society, doing just one thing at a time seems downright luxurious—even wasteful. But chances are, you’re not doing yourself (or your boss, your friends, … Continue reading The Multitasking Myth
By Alec Fehl, author of Labyrinth Learning’s Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2016 Essentials and Your Digital Foundation Learning to Walk Do you remember learning to walk? Neither do I. Perhaps it went something like this: Tried to stand up. Fell down. Tried to stand up. Fell down again. Did this for several days. Was finally able to … Continue reading Let Your Students Have a Do-Over
By Alex Scott, triOS College; Author of Labyrinth Learning’s Microsoft® Excel 2016 Comprehensive Over years of using and teaching Microsoft Office programs, I’ve often wondered why there are so many ways to do the same thing. Many users are familiar with at least two methods of executing a common task like copy and paste using keyboard … Continue reading Teaching Microsoft Applications: Encourage Individuality, Encourage Experimentation
As any good teacher knows, no two learners are alike. Fortunately, professors and community college instructors have more tools than ever to help reach all types of students. Online learning comes with interactive modules and engaging video components that take learning far beyond what traditional textbooks can offer. In particular, video can offer “visual clues” … Continue reading Multimedia Learning Tools: Cater Your Classroom to Every Learning Style
The California Office of Correctional Education (OCE) is seeking educators for a variety of positions. The OCE adult schools serve several thousand California state inmates each day by providing programming in Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency, Voluntary Education Program, and Career Technical Education. Libraries offer materials to support inmate employment, community reentry and life … Continue reading Career Opportunities in California Correctional Education
Are you looking for new ideas on keeping students engaged in your Payroll Accounting class? We’ve got some tips and techniques to help you change up your typical routine. There is no right (or wrong!) way to teach payroll, but we hope to help you optimize the results you can get this year. Finding the … Continue reading Payroll Accounting – Teaching Today’s Students
Labyrinth Learning would like to announce that our QuickBooks Pro author Pat Hartley has won the Top 100 Pro Advisor Awards for the second year in a row! Pat is an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and an Advanced Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor. She offers hands-on workshops, one-on-one training specific to the user both in-person and … Continue reading QuickBooks 2015 Author Pat Hartley Wins Top 100 ProAdvisor Awards
By Pat Hartley, MBA I am asked almost daily, “What is the difference between QuickBooks for the desktop and QuickBooks Online?” Or “Are they different?” Or “Aren’t they the same?” To give an answer is to be put in a quandary. You may as well ask, “What is the difference between the Windows operating system … Continue reading QuickBooks Desktop (Windows) or QuickBooks Online? What Is the Difference?
We are excited to announce the launch of our new title: Welcome to Computer Basics: Windows 10 and Office Online. It will be in-stock and ready for purchase on February, 22, 2016. This book uses our effective instructional design and provides you with an easy way to teach students basic computer tasks in a Windows 10 … Continue reading New! Computer Basics for Windows 10.
If you’re planning on teaching a QuickBooks course next year, we have news to share — and we’d like to hear from you in a survey. Intuit recently announced that educational site licensing (Lab Packs) and 140-day QuickBooks student trial software will not be available for QuickBooks Pro 2016. If you upgrade every year, or you … Continue reading QuickBooks is changing – are you ready?