Month: October 2013

Stop motion animation pioneer from Macedonia

Interview with Darko Taleski, Primary school teacher of art education

1. When did you begin creating interactive educational video content?

Four years ago when most of the schools, where I was working as an art education teacher, were provided with computer equipment (following the Ministry of education project – Computer for each child). Following this process, there was a need of introducing this technology, as well as integrating it with the art education lectures.
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Is the Internet a good resource for academic research and writing?

Is the Internet a good resource for academic research and writing?
By Simon Rogers

The Internet is a powerful resource, something that holds true for academic research and writing. There are a number of ways you can utilise the web, including journals, libraries, podcasts and short courses – to name but a few.

While the benefits are many, in this article we point out some potential time-wasting pit falls to watch out for.
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What is wrong with online learning?

When it’s time for students to head off to college, it may be as simple as heading to the next room and sitting down at the computer. With the explosion of online learning opportunities on the Internet, many students are opting for this form of distance learning. It appeals to adults who are looking for a […]

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Harvard University

Harvard University’s You Tube Channel contains videos about life and learning both on campus and around the world. Devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, it develops leaders in disciplines by making a difference globally. The University has 12 degree-granting schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Located in Cambridge and […]

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Being yourself

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ~ Oscar Wilde

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Colleges’ crisis today

What is the problem with colleges today? While the United States is chock full of plenty of excellent colleges and prestigious universities, many of these are highly selective, making them more and more difficult to get into. Then, there are those colleges that are struggling to be filled with students. Exploring this crisis in better […]

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Windows cloud computing new trends

Windows cloud computing new trends

Cloud computing is defined as the means of storing data and having easy access to it through the Internet. This is going against the traditional way of just putting all of the data in a computer’s hard drive. In this case, the “cloud” refers to the internet, describing it as one gigantic server infrastructure that accepts different kinds of information as it floats around in cyberspace.
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Knowledge and wisdom

“Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.” ~Sandra Carey

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Evolving technology in musical education

Music education is an important, but often overlooked, form of education that has countless benefits. Music education is evolving rapidly and there are now many cost effective and beneficial tools to help make music education possible, like the iPad. Many school districts around the country unfortunately don’t understand the value of music education, and are […]

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drop out

Solving the root cause of school dropout

drop out

The world is still full of young people who are out of school. If and when they continue to do so, they will add to the uneducated and the unemployed. There are many reasons why they are not going to educational institutions. Among these, the huge factors which are intertwined among one another are poverty, discrimination and violence. Read more