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The influence of MOOCs in encouraging institutions and organizations to (also) offer their services online

Posted by: admin at March 24th, 2014

The MOOCs seem to be more and more convenient for both students and professors worldwide, giving each student the possibility to follow the classes regardless of any logistic issues that have to be taken into consideration in the case of offline courses. The problem has been debated long enough, and although there is no clear […]

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The importance of reputation in higher education

Posted by: admin at January 6th, 2014

The importance of reputation in higher education is taken as a social given, as well as an identity card for the student who has recently finished schooling and needs to find a job. It is not only seriously taken into consideration by the former student, but by the human resources departments of the companies as […]

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Facts and trends in higher education. Where to?

Posted by: admin at December 2nd, 2013

  The option of part-time jobs among undergraduates isn’t a mystery anymore, nor is it a secret to anyone. Nonetheless, this fact comes together with some connections and tendencies reflecting on the students’ performance. The immediate impulse would be to think of full-time undergrads who are forced, because of varied financial reasons, to apply for […]

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Computer Science – the best plan B for any student

Posted by: admin at November 28th, 2013

The STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math) are believed to be the most unexploited fields of activity judging after their popularity and mass attendance. A lot of fuss has been made about these vital domains that are in true need of experts, since the technological means and programs seem to have taken over the […]

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How much does the college certificate matter? Changing paradigms

Posted by: admin at November 12th, 2013

The educational paradigms inside which we’re developing educational processes on a side or another (as teachers or students) is continuously changing and so are the perceptions on it. The college fees in the United States of America alone have surpassed the immense number of $1 trillion in terms of student debt and the question to […]

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Critical thinking – or why we should encourage creativity in higher education

Posted by: admin at November 9th, 2013

Human creativity processes are a true miracle even for the scientists in the area, since they can’t be artificially developed and represent a form of exclusive human behavior, differing at the same time from a person to another in such manner that the chance that one thousand made to speak on the same topic, say […]

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What are MOOCs and why you should care

Posted by: admin at February 5th, 2013

What are MOOCs? This is an acronym that stands for massive open online courses (MOOCs), which are nothing less than a phenomenon in online education today, since they provide free online learning and education opportunity to thousands of students at a time. Think of it as an University. No better yet an University class, with […]

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Why Petroleum Engineering Presents an Enticing Career Prospect

Posted by: guestblogger at December 7th, 2012

Engineering is one of the major streams and there are lots of jobs in the engineering field, and you may land a very high paying one, depending upon the level of expertise.Petroleum Engineering is one of the highest paying industries in the United States at the moment. How does it make a Lucrative Career Choice? […]

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A Happy Career Rule: Analyze Your Skill Set Prior To Making a Career Plunge

Posted by: guestblogger at October 29th, 2012

It is very important to know what your real skills are before you choose a job for yourself. A person should not plunge into any job without analyzing his plus and negative points otherwise he could be in for a big problem later on. Before you begin to email or fax your resumes to prospective […]

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7 Essential Skills Needed To Develop a Career in IT

Posted by: guestblogger at October 17th, 2012

The Information Technology (IT) field is booming thanks to the growth of the Internet and the vast expansion of all kinds of software tools and computing equipment. There has never been a better time to be thinking of entering the IT field. However, in addition to having the proper education and training, there are a […]

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