Robert Jr. Who? Dude, I’m watching YouTube!
YouTube is a favorite website among students, and not just for watching cute kitten videos! People of all ages and from all around the world can upload, watch, and comment on videos – anything that is anything on the internet makes its way there! YouTube celebrities are now often more recognizable than mainstream film and television stars, especially among teenagers and college students: so in case you’ve been living under a rock, here’s a guide to the most popular YouTubers and why people love them so much!…
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Robert Jr. Who? Dude, I’m watching YouTube!
Student Debt and Ways to Pay it Off
It’s a fact – tuition prices rise at a higher rate than personal incomes, making it harder and harder for students and their families to afford to pay for college. The majority of students leave university with a great degree, but also a large amount of debt – but you don’t have to stay in the red for long! You may owe the federal government or other student loan companies a great deal of money, but with these tips and tricks you will learn how to pay off your student debt quickly, without having to make drastic changes to your everyday life….
Follow Me to the Library
When was the last time you visited a book store or bought a book for the mere pleasure of reading it? What was the name of the last novel you read? Or the name of the author of the last best story you plunged into? Indeed, you are likely to spend more time using electronics or social media even if you do read. Isn’t it so?
How do you like the sound of exploring a new world, and discovering insights to life and the world or perhaps taking a wild adventure beyond your imagination? Well, the pleasure of reading provides exactly that and much more. People may have forgotten the wonderful experience of reading but there are few book fanatics out there, taking reading to a new level, reaching out to you in the most absurdly attention-grabbing ways possible just so that you consider reading a book again….
With technologies booming and internet becoming the go-to source for almost everything, eLearning is hypothetically on the rise. As more and more experiments and surveys are conducted, the growth of eLearning in today’s world is becoming more apparent because it is convenient as well as effective, there is no question that it will keep on growing over the years even more dramatically.
Let’s discuss the five top trends that affect the growth of eLearning:
Big Data Study
Big Data seems to be the future of eLearning industry. Studies and infographics show that eLearning is becoming so massive that dealing with user generated data is proving to be an impossible task. Studying big data, however, can largely help eLearning. Through examining the behavior of learners, recording learning patterns, getting feedback from users, big data examination can ultimately help the online education industry….
Thousands of students choose study abroad option to get a feel for what it’s like living and studying in a completely new environment. It’s a challenge alright. The culture is different but one thing is absolutely difficult to cope with- attaining the perfection or fluency in English.
You might be a university student facing immense pressure in studies or a student considering to study abroad. English is your second language. On top of that, teachers are forcing you to focus on your English writing and speaking skills. I suppose the normal reaction would be to freak out.
Stress not. Almost all universities have Language Support for international students. The idea is to help international students to learn the language effortlessly and quickly. So let’s cut right to the chase and see what types of language support are usually available in universities….
Most people hearing “Charlie and …” immediately think of “Chocolate Factory” and that is a great childhood memory of sitting on the couch and watching small Oompa-Loompas making the chocolate. It was definitely the life of joy. But growing-up always bring new realities, usually less fantastic but more problematic. And when it comes to being a student, a new Charlie appears, except that he is from the Dropout Factory.
The phrase “dropout factory” refers to failing high schools in America due to a large number of students choosing to leave schools or failing to complete education. Truth is that almost every high school in U.S has a high number of dropouts. The sad reality is that almost 80% of kids in Native American Communities end up leaving educational institutions….
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is a degree course designed to impart strong foundations in business fundamentals, applied knowledge in active market and real-world enterprise scenario. The course is typically for a four-year collegiate duration (though some colleges do have three year courses), with focus on general studies for the initial part, gradually specializing in the business aspect of choice. The business aspects include a wide ambit view of several sub-streams like marketing, finance, management, entrepreneurship, international business, resource management etc….
‘We Created a School System Based on Equality’ – Finnish minister of education, Krista Kiuru (2014)
To the outsider, particularly from the United States, the Finnish education system seems like one which makes a habit out of bucking trends. Children don’t begin school until they are 7, have longer recess and holidays (up to 300 hours more per year) than an average American kid, no exclusive ‘private’ schools, ‘gifted’ programs and scholarships or divide based on economic backgrounds. Every child at the age of 7 is supposed to enroll in a government sponsored schooling system.
Until the recent Research from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) showed up, the United States education system was unquestionably the best in the world. Not only was the investment of highest order, the overall results and international standing was highly rated as well.
For years OECD has conducted the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) to set a benchmark for incoming students in this country. The basis for this research was raw data collected from over 65 countries which comprise nearly 90% of global economy, showing a direct correlation between excellence in Mathematics and Science to financial growth and economic prosperity….