Category Archives: Learning

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Did You Ever Wonder..(Episode 1)

crusaderHere at FLYODI we passionately believe that continual learning is a key aspect of a fulfilled life.  So, we will periodically present short, fun learning features. This is Episode 1 of the series.  We hope these episodes will generate lots of discussion.

Did you ever wonder where the English language comes from? I recently discussed this question with some friends and, while a number of interesting (and well, let’s say innovative) theories emerged, it soon became clear that none of us was sure of the answer. Continue reading

First Impressions of a MOOC

neverIn a recent FLYODI post, entitled MOOCs and MOODLES and Modules – Oh my!, I discussed some of the recent developments in online learning.  I also mentioned that I’d soon be participating in a MOOC — a Massive Open Online Course — and that I’d provide my impressions of the course.  I’ve now finished week one. Continue reading

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Awe – Just Another Way to Say FLYODI!

aweHere at FLYODI we focus on ways to make life a grand experience.  We explore things like self-development, learning, life management, life-expanding experiences, passion, and the joy of helping others.  We firmly believe that the active pursuit of these things makes all the difference in life. It turns out that Stanford University agrees.  Continue reading