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Posted April 23, 2015 by

Ten Ways to Improve Education through Technology

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An IT classroom with laptops on the desks and an interactive white board with blank screens to add your own image or text. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The past twenty five years have seen huge advances in technology. You only need to look at your current mobile phone with all its apps and features, and then compare it to the brick you were carrying around way back then to see the proof.

Disappointingly however, these advances in technology also have a downside. Children of today are now transfixed with all the computer games, the Internet, social media, iPods, and of course their mobile phones. No longer are children inclined to read a book, play outside with their friends or do the kind of activities that children use to do in previous generations. Furthermore the use of calculators and the spell checker on computers has taken away the very basics that are needed to lay the foundations of a good education, namely basic arithmetic and spelling.

Yet in spite of this, there are benefits to be gained through the use of technology in the educational environment. Most households in non third world countries now have access to a computer. This has been the main contributor to improvements in education, and through its use there are many ways to improve education through technology. (more…)

Posted April 13, 2015 by

How Can You Carry More GCSEs from Your Home When You Need Supervised Coursework?

Rear view of students with hands raised with a teacher in the classroom

Rear view of students with hands raised with a teacher in the classroom. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

General Certification of Secondary Education (GCSE) is an academic qualification for a specific subject. Pupils of age 14-16 take this exam as secondary education in England, Wales and North Ireland.

If you genuinely wish to improve your comprehensive resume and earning likely, gaining more GCSEs is the best way to do this. If however going to college is not on hand and you want to use home study or learning online courses to do this, how you do will get around the fact that GCSEs now involve that coursework must be done under exam conditions. This will not lend itself to learning online or home analyzes courses.

Well, there is now away to achieve this. It’s called IGCSE (International General Certificate of Second Education.) The IGCSE is assessed by a final exam. There is no coursework. This causes it to become particularly suitable for home study. (more…)

Posted February 20, 2015 by

How The Use Of Social Media Can Reshape The Education Sector?

Social media concept: text Social Media on green chalkboard on grunge wall background, 3d render

Social media concept: text Social Media on green chalkboard on grunge wall background, 3d render. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

In the last few years, internet has drastically revolutionized the education sector. In addition to this, social media has added more interest by changing communication medium and creating more impact on education. Networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are two chief and largely used mediums to explore and market education. Today, students, professors and education experts can connect with each other through social media medium and create awareness. The rising interest and availability among young students is an undeniable fact. (more…)

Posted February 18, 2015 by

Future Opportunities For College Graduates

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Group of people graduating from college from different cultures. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Graduate schools offer academic degrees to their students who study in these academic institutes and get passing grades in all of the subjects that are presented to them in the course outline. These degrees are awarded in order to specify whether the students have qualified to proceed to the next standard in their educational level or not. After qualifying successfully through the college studies, most of the students look a number of opportunities that can be pursued in future. Some of these opportunities are categorized as follows:

  • Higher studies including masters degrees and honors in different subjects (a number of scholarship programs are offered for higher studies as well)
  • Job opportunities for fresh college graduates
  • Internship programs offered by a number of organizations

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Posted June 24, 2014 by

Different Kinds of Online Learning Experiences

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Computer keyboard with blue button for Online learning. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The choice to earn an education online has become a common one for many students of all ages. The main attractive features include a smaller price tag, the flexibility of the schedule, especially for those who are working and going to school, and the ability to attend a college or university in any location regardless of where the student lives.

However, different schools and programs feature different kinds of online platforms. Here we explore a few different types of e-learning so that you can make the most informed decision. (more…)

Posted May 12, 2014 by

Want to Land Entry Level Jobs by Getting an Online Education? 4 Tips to Get Off to a Good Start

For students who plan on getting entry level jobs by pursuing an online education, the following post has four tips to help them get off to a good start to this form of learning.

With online and distance learning, students with tight schedules are able to get the education they want on a timeframe that works for them. While the flexibility of online learning is alluring, it takes dedication and self-motivation. Here are a few tips to maximize your success when pursuing an education from home: Research Well Yes, it’s important to

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Posted April 17, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Busy with Recent College Graduate Jobs but Want to Further Your Education? Try Distance Learning

While young professionals are working on recent college graduate jobs, some may have a desire to go back to school.  So, how can they make this happen?  Distance learning could be a viable option, according to the following post.

The internet has made our lives undeniably easier. For example, 30 years ago it was literally impossible to order a signed copy of Simon & Garfunkel’s Sound of Silence from eBay as you lounged around in your underwear stuffing chips into your mouth. It was also impossible to comment on a picture of a cat who “haz cheezburger” or

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Posted March 25, 2014 by

Distance learning programs in India!

Sonali Dheri

Sonali Dheri

Advent of distance learning programmes in India

Distance learning programs in India have been introduced for the general convenience of students and working professionals who opt for it. These programs are offered online due to which they offer complete flexibility to students who can study according to their preference. Online MBA programs give you a 24*7 access to video lectures and notes online which you can view several times for useful understanding and revision of conceptions. These online programmes not only help you save a lot of time but also save your energy that is otherwise washed out in travelling to reach institutes for full time courses. Moreover, they make learning easy on the pocket as the fee is extremely affordable and you also save unnecessary expenses which are used for travelling, hostel etc. (more…)

Posted March 14, 2014 by

3 Top Tips to Heighten Your Employment Hunt

Young businessperson holding a sign looking for a job

Young businessperson holding a sign looking for a job. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Unemployment is never much fun.

Whether it’s firing off endless emails to prospective employers or hours spent honing your CV and covering letter, being out of work has the potential to frustrate and depress in equal measure.

Indeed, with hundreds of folk often applying for a solitary position within a company, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to stand out in a job market that’s more competitive than ever.

For many, the employment game’s cut-throat nature has them searching for the remote control in an attempt to find solace in the calming glow of daytime television.

So what can be done? How can YOU make the leap from hapless jobseeker to smiling employee? (more…)

Posted January 15, 2014 by

Why to Choose an MBA Degree? Top 6 Reasons…..

Swati Srivastava

Swati Srivastava

An MBA degree is a popular option among fresh graduates or working professionals due to the career advancement offered by it. If you are still thinking about pursuing an MBA degree, the following post offers you the top reasons to study an MBA program. Read more to know… (more…)