When students head off to college, it is often their first attempt at creating a living and working space that suits them. This causes a large number of mistakes and miscalculations to appear in their choices. Unfortunately, these mistakes can have a negative impact on scholastic performance. Here are five common mistakes to be aware of when laying out a study area.
Continue reading 5 things in your room that hinder studying
Online learning is nothing more than correspondence studying with a kick. Distance learning is something that has been around for over a century. In the 19th century, a school principal in England began to teach short hand to students in the city. Instead of taking classes the conventional way – in a classroom at a fixed time- he actually went around to each of these peoples’ houses. In a time where having a serious handicap, being a housewife or simply not having the money to afford class was the issue – this kind of teaching proved valuable. This is where the concept for correspondence learning first made its mark.
Continue reading Online learning development
The University of California, Berkeley, established in 1868 was envisioned as a “City of Learning” , which has managed to achieve and to become the preeminent public research and teaching institution in the world.
Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus , with a sylvan 178-acre central core, making it a key contributor to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.
By offering studies in a variety of range – from classic literature to emerging technologies, with a curricula of 130 academic departments, it has been supported by the people of California, with which it embraced the initial mission of its establishing – public service.
It has 36,142 students in 2011, out of which 25,885 undergraduate and 10,257 pursuing graduate degree.
Apart from the vivid campus activities, it has very active You Tube UC Berkley community where the online courses can be seen.