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SXSWedu-2013

SXSWedu: top education projections and developments in education

SXSWedu: top education projections and developments in education

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In 2010 SXSW Interactive has introduced a new event covering education and technology called SXSWedu. In its third year of hosting the SXSWedu Conference and Festival, the event has quickly emerged as a catalyst for the change in education. During its activities and numerous presentations from the education stakeholders and practitioners of all backgrounds, including teachers, administrators, university professors, business and policy leaders, the converge at SXSWedu is to connect, collaborate, create and change how

we teach and how we learn.
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Marriage becoming a difficult business!

Marriage becoming a difficult business!

The world has never owned such opulence of womanly character, a splendor of womanly manners or multitudinous instances of wifely, motherly, daughterly, sisterly devotion, as it owns today.

There are no words to express my admiration for good womanhood. Woman is not only man’s equal, but the affectionate and religious nature, which is the best part of us.

As you may see, nowadays it is easier for a man to find an appropriate wife, than for a woman to find a good husband!

According to a New York Times analysis of census results, in 2005, there were 51 percent of women who stated that they are living without a spouse, whereas in 2000 this figure was 49 percent in 1950 and 35 percent in 1950.

There are multitudes of women, who have never been married and still greater multitude of them, who got married but change back to be single. Marriage has become a difficult burdening business, especially for women.
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Women vs. men in online education fields

Women vs. men in online education fields

With the society going digital, education remains one of the few fields that have not transitioned fully from traditional models to unified technological design. When we analyze the issues in education, or education gaps across race, class, and gender divides, an inevitable question arises: How will a move towards the digital influence these differences?

There is no doubt that education will not avoid the technological revolution, considering the development of the distance learning courses and online degrees expansion. New York Times wrote last week about discussing the rise in popularity among, massive open online courses (MOOCs).
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How reliable is the Internet as a learning resource?

How reliable is the Internet as a learning resource?

Are you using the Internet for your homework, exam or research paper?

At this point, it’s hard to imagine anyone really avoiding the Internet as a useful resource for their learning, whether you’re addicted to Wikipedia, or to Google searches.

What comes to one’s mind is the question is the Internet reliable, though, for your revision? Can you depend on the sources and the information that you find? Are there any things that you should look out for when you’re doing your research, and how can you avoid bad habits?
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