Tag: Education

Which career can you have with Education in Law degree?

Which career can you have with Education in Law degree?

  Whether you are fresh out of high school and looking for a new way forward or seeking to retrain for a new career, an Education in the law can take you places you never imagined. Many people think that the only goal of an Education in law is to become an attorney, but that […]

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Top 10 educational online resources

Below are a few online learning platforms that students access to improve their learning. This is my selection and I hope you will find it useful in your e-learning endeavors. Dave Conservatoire Dave Conservatoire is a website that allows musicians and artists to learn different concepts about arts in a very simplistic way. This online source […]

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Teaching strategies for modern classrooms

Teaching strategies for modern classrooms

  As the world evolves, the need of new teaching methods is becoming more and more inevitable. Clearly, today’s students are no longer the same audience, as that of the traditional system of education. The current student generation is working on a different level, with different pace and completely altered approaches. Education as we know […]

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Resolving Stereotypes Regarding Online Education Acceptance of online education and degree for a common man is still like a question mark. Many people believe that those who are not eligible for admission in any good traditional university or college usually go for online education but it’s not right at all because performance graph of online degree holders shows that they are equally good as a normal student. There are a lot of myths or rumors regarding online degree system and students. Before claiming anything people should look at the dropout rates of students at colleges around the world and the reasons. For so many such students online education is a good option as they can manage their studies along with their life activities. Here are some facts to dissolve the stereotypes regarding online education so that students can feel comfortable while considering online degree option. Online Education is Easier than Regular College Classes The course structure of online degrees is designed under supervisions of highly educated and experienced personals who experience regular college as well. The course plans are arranged to fulfill the international standards of any specific degree. To get an online degree it is mandatory to finish your homework and the assignments in a mentioned time to get scored on them. The criteria of markings are not lenient at all. In fact, the criteria of markings followed by most of the online degree programs are similar to those followed by regular colleges. Many of the online degree holders, when attempting any test for regular institutes or for any job actually perform very well. The ratio of qualifying and passing any job or test among online and regular degree holders is basically the same. So it’s totally a myth that it’s easier in any of the ways. The only advantage which can be considered is that you have the freedom to choose the timings for your classes. Online Education is Antisocial Most of the people who are unaware of the realities of an online educational system and believe that it is for shy or disruptive people. Most people argue with online students that such courses promote an antisocial and home confining lifestyle. Some also say that online students are shy of life outside the comforts of their homes and maybe that’s why they select such an educational system. But what I want to ask is, how come an online world be called antisocial? There is one on one communication going on between teacher and students. Also, groups of students are linked together through discussion and debate forums. The communication circle of online students involves students not only from their country or city but from multiple countries and cities. Such experiences can teach students social and racial acceptance even more than a regular class. There are also some homework and assignments that involve market surveys, sometimes photography or interviews. Online learners are found more interactive because they are holding an experience of online conferencing. There are a number of websites that allow online students to communicate and share their learning with others. You can also participate in competitions offered online. So the idea that online education system is antisocial is not true at all. Less Considered by Recruiters Hiring panels are more interested in an individual`s skills rather than the type or source of applicant's degree. But the fact is that 87% of hiring panels believe that online degrees have equal respect as traditional degrees. 60% disagree that they mark any differential division between online or traditional degree statuses. Whereas 82% of recruiters believe that online education is not easy at all. For jobs that involve online communication and conferencing usually done online, degree holders perform better. Also, online job interviews and Skype meetings are on fingertips of online students. Poor Time Management Skills Due to no fixed timing of classes and facility to alter the timings of lectures people think that online learners cannot manage time as they are too lazy to go and attend classes at any fixed time. Actually, people need to look at the usual routines of traditional college students. Most of the students are lazy to get up from bed for their classes, and a great number of students bunk classes because they feel sleepy or bored during any particular subject or class. Annually at colleges, a number of students are not allowed to sit for exams due to short attendance, some students face penalties or fines due to the habit of coming late to class. In fact, some students even arrive at an examination hall 15 to 20 minutes late. Now take a look at the statistics to resolve the myth, which says that 55% of traditional college students are found to be just lazy as they skip classes because they could not get out of bed. Basically, it’s not a claim to say that traditional degree students are lazy, it’s a fact that usually the lifestyle of all youngsters have a mess like this and it’s not a big issue. You cannot claim that they have poor time management skills or it's just a habit for a limited time or age. Actually, 70% of human resources authorities disagree with the idea that traditional degree holders have better time management skills. Online degree holders possess an average 74% of management skills. Online students are also reliable freelancers as they understand the value of commitments even when the client cannot make a claim. Author Bio: Rachelle is an academic consultant at a community college in specializes in helping students with their academic problems, college stress and such. She also works part-time for an online startup Dissertation Corp. She’s also a hobbyist blogger and loves to do guest blogging on education or college life related topics.

Resolving stereotypes regarding online education

  Acceptance of online education and degree for a common man is still like a question mark. Many people believe that those who are not eligible for admission in any good traditional university or college usually go for online education, but it’s not right at all because performance graph of online degree holders shows that […]

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How to get your bachelor’s degree faster?

  After graduating from high school, most tend to enter the workforce immediately or make their way to a two or four-year college to receive their Bachelor’s degree. Some end up going to college for even longer to receive their Master’s or PhD. It really depends on the person in question and their preferences and […]

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The importance of education

The importance of education

Education is a lifetime process which starts from the birth and ends with the death of a person . Education was originated from the Latin word “educare”, later it became “education”. While in the mid of the 16th century, it was named as “Educate” in English. Education is also assumed as the never-ending process, it is […]

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Benefits of employee scholarship programs to your business

  The current global marketplace is increasingly more competitive and in this situation, more and more organisations, whether small or large, are making efforts to stand out from the crowd. Employee recruitment, selection and retention of a talented and skills workforce is indeed a typical full-time job. In our days it is not enough to […]

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5 Wonderful ways of getting online education

5 Wonderful ways of getting online education

This era is rightly known as the era of advancement and modernization, therefore, as a result, the trends and approaches of contemporary education has been changed . Considering this scenario, there are different types of education developed, all in order to fulfil and accomplish the requirements or demands of modern education. Online education is one […]

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Are There Any Principles Of Information Processing?

Apply psychological principle of information processing in e-learning

  When most people think of information processing, they think of IT and computing because it is a computing term, however, in the world of psychology, it has another meaning. It is a cognitive psychology term that sees the human mind as the information processor. A person takes in information and there is an output […]

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5 Common things students hate about online learning degrees

5 things students hate about online learning degrees

  Attitudes toward online learning are generally positive, but this doesn’t mean the concept is perceived as perfect by everyone who has chosen to learn that way. As great as you may feel a course is, there’s always room for improvement. Many students share the same gripes about their online degrees. There’s a lot to […]

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