Is the Internet threatening formal education?

[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] 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 Read more …

How to get started with home schooling?

Education being a very important aspect of a human being’s existence is needed to nurture the child’s craft, hone his/her talents, and provide him/her with all the possible answers to all of the wonders of this world. We, the parents know this fact, and this is why we would always want the best for our Read more …

2U speaker presented at online education series

[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”]   On Friday, 30 November 2012, Jeremy Johnson, President of undergraduate programs for 2U Inc., will be the guest speaker for the Academic Learning Community’s next Online Interactive Education series. “2U and Online Courses for Credit” will begin at 15:30 and will last for 90 minutes in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Read more …

Noosfeer can solve e-learning experience

If you are an average Internet user, you have probably never heard about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) or link building. They are techniques used by web content creators in order to be the first results of a traditional search engine, such as Google or Bing. Given that today on the Internet, there are 3 million Read more …

5 Jobs for people that like solving puzzles

  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 Read more …

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 Read more …

Online ethics

The increasing usage of Internet imposes increased concern for the parents regarding their children’s behavior and usage of “the new entertainment and everything” for the younger generations. Being concern is not sufficient, but some parents go a step further and see into the Internet history of the their dearest. There is no doubt that parent should have Read more …