It was the fall of 2011 when Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) became viral. What is it? How cool is that? Is it really for free? Questions like these filled up many young and not-so-young minds as the education system opened its heart and mind to the breakthrough innovation called online education.
After receiving much acclaim and commendation for their flexibility and convenience, there’s another aspect that online courses and degrees are being lauded for – quality of education. At America’s top class universities such as the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), online lectures and classes are being touted as literally being the next best thing.
Residents of Kennebunks should really appreciate the efforts of the Education Foundation towards constant improvement in academic excellence in the area. The Education Foundation of the Kennebunks and Arundel recently added four new members to its board; living up to the promise of improving educational standards in grades K-12 in public school systems.
As any student would know, completing a 4-year undergraduate degree can be quite a challenge. There are work responsibilities for many, but more importantly, one’s budget can get quite tight through it all.
A Dream Career packed with Glam and Attitude! Brian Daniel launches Book for Elite Personal Assistant JobsJune 27th, 2013
Step aside doctors, engineers and nurses; Brian Daniel brings another career to the spotlight that many would really die to be in – elite personal assistant! In his recently launched book 'Dream Careers: The Tutorial for Finding Elite Personal Assistant Jobs', the celebrity personal assistant not only walks us through his life in the glamorous and enchanting world of the elite, but even tells aspirants how to go about networking and grooming themselves to land the prized job.
Sometimes it’s a family responsibility; at yet other times, it’s a great part-time work or internship opportunity. Whatever the cause, it’s common for undergraduate students to take a break from their degree classes for whatever purpose it may be required.
According to a recent study, acute health issues are resolved relatively better by nurses as compared to other healthcare professionals, because nurses are specially trained for this purpose. This research, which proves nurses to be as able as physicians in providing care, was published in the “Journal of Advanced Nursing.
Recently, two talented local students came back from Washington, D.C., along with a good amount of money won. These two students are 18 year old Paulomi Bhattacharya of Harker School, and 17 year old Saratoga Jack Takahashi from Laynbrook High School, both of whom had gone tocompete in the Intel Science Talent Search 2013 finals on 9th and 10th March.
HyFlex is a new word to grasp for an educational regime that is gradually being innovated. It’s a platform which combines online learning within a classroom environment. No, not virtual classrooms. It’s quite an interesting concept, where students choosing their courses to avoid schedule conflicts can choose to attend a class physically, or just sift through a session online, and can even order their course material in digital formats.
New York had it first school bus strike after 34 years. Called by Mayor Bloomberg, the strike has left disabled children without transport causing their activity to come to a complete standstill. Subways do not offer access to elevators and taxis do not provide adequate storage space for wheelchairs, whereas the school bus service accommodated disabled childrens’ special requirements.