Tag: United Kingdom

What to expect when you are studying overseas?

Traveling overseas to obtain an education is a bold move that requires careful research and understanding on your part as a student.   Take time to plan and get to know your new home. Expect to experience culture shock, difficulty getting items that are familiar to you, and a different manner of thinking to your […]

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Understanding Extended Oracle RAC across sites with VMware NSX

Understanding Extended Oracle RAC across sites with VMware NSX

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What does your workspace say about you?

[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] The average American worker spends between 6 hours, 54 minutes and 8 hours, 16 minutes at work. One study in 2012, from UK researched showed that the average person spends about 5 hours, 41 minutes sitting at his or her desk. No matter which data you trust or want to compare the fact […]

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Is the Internet threatening formal education?

Is the Internet threatening formal education?
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The Internet is often touted as a great source of knowledge and information, not to mention its social benefits. There are two sides to every issue, however, and the Internet also has some drawbacks. It’s hard to deny that the Internet is having a profound effect on modern education, and not always in a positive way.

How can it be bad for students to have instant access to more information than can be stored in an entire traditional library? There are a few points worth considering.
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A Guide to catchment areas in Cambridge

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With one of the world’s greatest universities and a fabulous shopping area with boutiques, bars and nightclubs, it is easy to see why so many people aspire to live in Cambridge. In the United Kingdom, Cambridge is a city that is widely established and recognised as featuring some of the top educational institutions throughout Europe. Not only that, but plenty of famous actresses, actors, writers, artists and musicians have their cultural roots in Cambridge, and it is fascinating to learn about this history. One aspect that is particularly interesting is Catchment areas and their importance in education.
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4 Effective ways to prepare for a telephone interview

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Before we get to the root of this article, you will need to understand the reason for the telephone interview. Most people think that the phone interview is what is going to get them the job. This is a common misunderstanding. When a company is considering taking on a new person, they will have many candidates who have applied for the job, so they conduct a phone interview first to weed out any candidates that are obviously not fit for the job. This is actually a good thing, as the odds are greater that you can get the job — if you make it through this interview.<!–more–>

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How to be top legal secretary?

If you are considering a career as a legal secretary then you’ll be pleased to hear that there will always be plenty of work available! Legal secretaries have made themselves completely indispensable and lawyers know they couldn’t do half as good a job without them onboard. It’s the perfect solution for people that have got […]

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The power of eLearning as a social and collaborative tool

The power of eLearning as a social and collaborative tool

 

 

Much of the reason why eLearning is so effective at enhancing the learning process for so many users is the collaborative aspect of this powerful learning device.

In this post I’ll:

  • Prescribe how to get the most out of your eLearning program by using it as a social and collaborative tool.
  • Explain why adapting your eLearning program to be more collaborative and social can have such a positive impact on learning outcomes.

Stimulate interest with interactive comparable learning devices

Competitiveness in learning isn’t so healthy. However, integrating certain comparable learning devices into your training program can have a positive, inspirational effect on your trainees.
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Stay creative in 29 ways

If you need motivation or inspiration to finish a project below are 29 ways to keep you going! The tips go for most of the things that you want to do in a creative manner, regardless of your age or occupation. Have a look!

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