With The Advent of Digital Technology Higher Education Isnt The Same Anymore

  • 04-26-2017
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Digital technology has certainly brought about many changes in the quality of our lifestyle. And the education sector is no exception to this change. Even though some might call it an overhyped phenomenon, a deeper look into the many layers of education would give a clear picture about the effects of digital technology in this sector. Let’s look at some of these changes in higher education systems that can be attributed to technological advances.

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Online Vs On Campus Nursing Degree Which Is Better

  • 04-21-2017
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For those of you planning a career in nursing, the list of options is vast. There are many ways you can end up in this field, depending on the kind of expertise you intend to develop. You can research into the various higher education options you have, such as getting an associate degree, bachelor’s, master’s or a Ph.D. However, these days the bigger question seems to be the mode of instruction in which to get the degree. With both online and on-campus options now widely available to students across the country, this selection process becomes quite tricky. Let’s have a look at the pros and cons of each case.

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Which Nursing Specialty Is The Right Fit For You

  • 04-21-2017
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As the healthcare industry in the US expands, the demand for nurses is ever increasing. From emergency room and operating room nurses to orthopedic and pediatric nurses, these trained professionals are required to demonstrate their skills in a variety of different roles.

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Believe IT Or Not But Doing Nothing Can Help You Become A Better Teacher

  • 04-14-2017
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Using the phrases “doing nothing” and “getting better” in the same sentence sounds like a mistake. But for teachers, it might just be as good as a magic trick.

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Changing The Future of Higher Education One Online Degree At A Time

  • 04-14-2017
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For hundreds of years, students have gathered in specific places of education to learn new things and find direction in life. But changing times have brought about tremendous upgrades in the way knowledge passes on from teachers to students.

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Why You Cant Be Great At Sales Courtesy of The American Education System

  • 04-13-2017
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Our education system has never been one for fostering and encouraging curiosity. Instead, it is a system which is built upon rewarding knowing the ‘right’ answers. But where does this get us? For most people who go through an education system as rigid and results-based as our own, traits like curiosity and wonder are slowly and surely weeded out. These traits are essential if you want to be good in sales.

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Eat Healthy and Ace Your Exams

  • 04-13-2017
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Our education system is a results-based, knowledge driven enterprise. The success of the system is measured by how well students perform on tests and demonstrate their knowledge. Poor test results are an indicator that students aren’t absorbing the material well and that there is a problem that needs to be addressed. But is there something that influences how well students perform on standardized tests? The findings of a recent study point to the fact that healthier school lunches may have a direct effect on test scores and what students are able to achieve.

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2017 Is The Year of The Project Managers

  • 03-29-2017
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Project management is a field which is expected to experience tremendous growth this year. What’s interesting is the fact that as early as 2013, research was indicating that this profession would see a massive boom through until 2020. So far, the employment trends and job growth in this profession have confirmed the predictions made by so many.

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Are You Inspired By Abraham Lincoln to Be A Better Leader Here Are 4 Courses That Can Help

  • 03-29-2017
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Abraham Lincoln is remembered as one of America’s greatest presidents. Not only did he play an integral role in keeping the union intact during the Civil War; he also made substantial progress toward abolishing slavery in the United States. For anyone studying what goes into making a good leader, Abraham Lincoln provides a fantastic example of what characteristics to foster.

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How to Help A Student Experiencing Trauma The Dos and Donts

  • 03-23-2017
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Students spend a large chunk of their day-to-day lives in schools. Some of them are exposed to traumatic events in life, not only affecting their daily lives, but also academic progress.  According to the American Psychological Association (APA), the definition of trauma is as follows:

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Why Liberal Arts Degrees Are More Valuable Than You Might Think

  • 03-16-2017
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The short answer is: YES! This is a question that pretty much every liberal arts or humanities major faces at some point during their education.  A liberal arts degree has a lot of value – more than you might think at first.

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6 Secrets For Making Co Teaching Work in The Classroom

  • 03-16-2017
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A co-teaching team usually includes a general teacher paired with a special education teacher. The purpose of this is to promote a greater degree of inclusion and make general education accessible to all kinds of learners in a classroom. Both the educators on a co-teaching team are responsible for planning and delivering lectures, assessing students, determining performance improvement and managing the classroom. Effective co-teaching, however, takes a lot of time and effort to perfect.

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5 Simple Tips For Students to Save Time and Boost Energy

  • 03-09-2017
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Schools and colleges are places of high stress for students. In the process of getting ahead, scoring better and dealing with heightened competition, most students tend to lose track of where their basic resources, time and energy, are being spent. Time and energy utilized in the right way can not only help you at school and college, but it will also go a long way in developing you into a well-balanced human being.

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5 Things Every Teacher Should Know About Classroom Microaggressions

  • 03-02-2017
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Microaggressions are a tricky territory for teachers. These behaviors might not look like bullying or outright physical abuse, but they cause harm at a very deep level and must be nipped in the bud. Before we get into this discussion, let’s take a look at the definition of microaggressions, according to Derlad Wing Sue, Ph.D., “Everyday verbal, nonverbal, and environmental slights, snubs, or insults whether intentional or unintentional, which communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative messages to target persons based solely upon their marginalized group membership.”

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Why Employers Should Stop Looking At Degrees

  • 03-02-2017
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What do Steve Jobs - co-founder of Apple, Richard Branson -  founder of the Virgin group of companies and Dave Thomas - founder of a fast-food empire, Wendy’s, have in common? None of them holds a college degree. Even though these could be a lucky few cases, they do make one wonder about the importance of college degrees – or more precisely, are college degrees even worth it. Let’s take a look at why employers should stop looking at college degrees.

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5 Ways to Teach Students Respectful Disagreement

  • 02-26-2017
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Disagreement is something that is bound to occur when you have a variety of people together. In classroom and school settings, disagreement is commonplace due to the differing views and opinions that everybody holds. In circumstances where you disagree with someone, the interaction doesn’t have to end up in an unpleasant shouting match or fight. Instead, students can be taught how to respectfully disagree with their peers. Here are five ways to teach students respectful disagreement.

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5 Mistakes All Teachers Make and How to Get Past Them

  • 02-26-2017
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Teachers, just like the rest of, are humans. That means they’re prone to making mistakes too. With teachers however, their mistakes can seem a bit more glaring. When tasked with teaching an entire class full of students, it’s harder for a mistake to go unnoticed. What’s more, there are certain mistakes which teachers across the board have been known to make.

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Number One Reason Why People Have Trouble Following Their Dream

  • 02-16-2017
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When you’re younger, everyone tells you that the key to happiness in life is following your dreams. If there’s one thing that you could do or be, what would you pursue? When the question is framed like that, figuring out what your dream is seems like a piece of cake. And then, without fail, reality comes knocking on your door. It forces its way in, picks up your dreams, and takes them away.

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What Goes Into The Making of A Great Nurse

  • 02-08-2017
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Nurses play a complex and critical role in all major healthcare settings. They are trained to have sound medical knowledge, carry out a variety of technical duties and are expected to exhibit outstanding interpersonal skills. Their job duties are varied and no two days on the job are alike. But what goes into the making of a great nurse? How does a nurse transition from being merely adequate at their job to excelling and becoming a great nurse?

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Major Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing

  • 02-03-2017
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Nurses are a group of professionals who face a variety of ethical dilemmas in the course of carrying out their job duties. Irrespective of where they practice and what roles they are occupying, nurses in all levels of the profession have reported being confronted with ethical dilemmas. These dilemmas can have a profound impact on them personally and also affect their patients. By their very nature, ethical dilemmas are contentious and are difficult to deal with; there is no ‘right’ way to handle them.

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