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Interview with Dr. Chris Tisdell: One of Bookboon’s Most Popular Authors

Find out why the author desided to create YouTube Workbooks instead of the classic textbook formats. Find out why the author decided to create YouTube Workbooks.

Dr. Chris Tisdell is one of Bookboon’s most popular authors, with his eBooks reaching over 10 million people in 200 countries. His passion for learning and innovative approach to online education have inspired a worldwide audience to understand mathematics and gain the quantitative skills needed for their future careers. Here you can read the full interview… (more…)

Proper rest can boost your intelligence

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Intellectual exercise stimulates the brain The concept of having to stress one’s brain with new intellectual challenges to boost one’s intellectual capacity has been well-received by enlightened individuals and educators alike.  Pushing oneself to learning, e.g., new skills and languages has been realized to be alike training one’s muscles at the gym. Indeed, intelligence quotient correlates with level of education, testifying on the fact that intelligence is not a fixed ability but rather using one’s brain does develop intelligence. (more…)

Why did it rain so much in July: A wet look at climate change

Download “A Wet Look At Climate Change” here!

Here we go again, another wet July in Ireland. I remarked on a wet July in 2009 when I wrote A Wet Look At Climate Change (AWLACC) and then again in an update during 2012. Readers of AWLACC will know of my “water butt” saga and the serious miscalculation that had water overflowing all over the place! So after attempts at attaching overflows and running hose pipe to take away excess water, this year we upscaled. (more…)

12 best free textbooks for students

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Studying is not an easy job especially during exam times it can get really hectic. To make your life easier we have compiled four lists of textbooks with basis textbooks as well as advanced and specific topics. Find the 3 best books for Economics Studies Science Studies Engineering Studies und Law Studies in this blog. Good luck with your exams!


6 Secrets of Intentional Learning

NLP - Skills for Learning This is a guest post by Bookboon author Peter Freeth

Learning is something that we all do, every day. We learn new facts in the news, we learn new jokes from friends and we learn from our mistakes, and because of this, it’s easy to take learning for granted and just think that by sitting through a lecture, or reading a book, you’ll learn something. You certainly will, but it may not be quite what you intended. (more…)

How we reached 1 million Facebook fans

1 million Facebook fans! WOW!

We’ve made it: We reached our long time goal, an incredible 1 million Facebook fans. We would like to take this opportunity to say a massive thank you to all the people who support us in our mission of offering free education to every student in the world. (more…)

Study in Northern Sweden’s largest city Umeå

Why you should consider studyingin Northern Sweden’s largest city Umeå

Umeå University has a strong international and multicultural presence with students, teachers and researchers from all over the world. As one of the leading comprehensive universities in the nation, we are alive with enthusiasm, creativity and fresh ideas.

Umeå University was founded in 1965 and is Sweden’s fifth oldest university. It is among the best young universities in the world according to recent, highly-respected rankings tables. The university has around 36 000 students. (more…)

Study Environmental Engineering at Aalborg University, Denmark

Study Environmental Engineering at Aalborg University, Denmark

The international, research-based Master’s programme in Environmental Engineering at Aalborg University, Denmark offers you the opportunity to participate in the development of new processes and technology, which can form the base for sustainable energy production and resource management. Does this sound interesting? Then just continue reading and find out more. (more…)

ŠKODA AUTO – The Obvious Choice for Technical Students

Why ŠKODA AUTO is one of the most attractive employers for technical students

After they graduate, students of technical fields are often attracted to work at ŠKODA AUTO – a company that they regard as an ideal employer. This is the outcome of a survey carried out by Universum which included feedback from more than 10,000 students from 60 Czech universities. The car manufacturer is also popular among economics students, whose votes placed it in third place. (more…)

7 tips on how to prepare for examinations

These exam tips are provided by Global educator Dr Chris Tisdell, the author of “Engineering Mathematics: YouTube Workbook”.

Do exams make you nervous?  Are you worried about failing or under-performing?  It doesn’t need to be this way.

As an aspiring global educator, students from all around the world regularly ask me about what I believe are the most effective study habits. The following 7 tips have been designed for you to SUCCEED when studying for examinations. (more…)