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Microsoft in education action

Microsoft in education action
Microsoft has announced and got involved in the following three educational initiative:

Youth Spark Atlanta Launched
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Today at Washington the Microsoft Corporation has hosted the kickoff event for its Microsoft YouthSpark initiative in Atlanta, by bringing together more than 150 leading educators, government officials and non-profits to discuss the state of youth education in the area.
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Online education providers join forces to one platform

The new online education platform with courses from top-ranked universities will be available to students for college credit starting in autumn 2013. Semester Online, the partnership between a consortium of schools and the online education provider 2U Inc. will deliver university-accredited courses through a virtual classroom environment. Universities involved in this project are: Brandeis University, Duke […]

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career options

Master’s Degree expands your options

career options

To a student earning their degree at many universities and colleges across the nation, the best idea may seem to be unobtainable. Although it’s true that schooling is expensive, a master’s degree in your field of study can help to greatly expand your options. To learn more about how Master’s Degree expands your options, read on.

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Big data gets a passing grade in education world

Binary Data
Big data has the potential to have a big impact on the education world, for students and teachers alike.

With the expansion of online learning, such as distant learning, and the growing number of devices such as tablets being used in classrooms, gathering data is easier than ever.

Learning how to use that data can make for a more personalized and fulfilling learning experience for students.

What are some of the ways in which big data can be applied in the education world? And how can educational establishments make the most of the data that’s available to them?
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How to become an IT trainer?

How to become an IT trainer?

Are you great with people, with excellent IT skills and the ability to design and present course work? If so, you could consider becoming an IT trainer and earn a lucrative salary while transferring your knowledge to others.

IT trainers design and deliver courses on various software applications. These range from common desktop programs such as Microsoft Office or advanced technical areas, including programming and web design. IT trainers are essentially teachers who tend to work in colleges, universities and the training departments of large companies.
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5 Jobs for people that like solving puzzles

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“Christopher Columbus’s Egg Puzzle” illustration by Sam Loyd (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

For some people, solving mysteries and puzzles on the job keeps the task fresh and fun. If you would like to do some sleuthing during your career, here are five options to keep in mind.

Police Work

Detectives can be responsible for solving murders and thefts, busting drug rings with many interconnected individuals or joining an arson unit and finding the source of fires. Blood spatter analysts recreate attacks and assaults based on the evidence left behind, and coroners find the cause of death based on the condition of the body. If you like to connect the dots at work and think outside the box, police work may be a great fit for you.
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Skills from CNA certification course

We all know very well the importance of the role of certified nursing assistants in healthcare facilities. In the current medical scenario, where the healthcare standards are rising, the need for CNAs have substantially grown up. However, many people misinterpret this profession, thinking that CNAs do not possess specific skill sets, related to medical field. Becoming a […]

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Top 5 qualities of Medical Assistants

Top 5 qualities of Medical Assistants

There are lots of medical assistants in the healthcare industry in these days. They are an integral part of the allied health profession and because of this, they are expected to be proficient in three various areas such as administrative, laboratory and clinical areas of work. If you wish to be a great medical assistant, here are some of the qualities that you should have:
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Do you want to be an Insurance Agent?

Do you want to be an Insurance Agent?

Job in the insurance sector may be an enticing piece of cake, but many remain completely oblivious about what all does this profile includes. Though the industry of insurers reflects a rising curve, the hardships are no less. What all it comprises, let’s take an elaborative look.
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5 Ways to get a higher return on your investment in college

5 Ways to get a higher return on your investment in college

When it comes time to go to college many students are put under a lot of pressure to have a good experience. For those college students who are looking at higher education as an investment though, there are some definite ways to get a higher return on one’s investment. For instance, students can:
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