Category: Education

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Writing Strategies for E-Learning

  Struggling with e-learning course work? Well, writing is at times a difficult process. Even the most famous writers experience stages where they cannot get their writing rhythm and tempo. When it comes to writing for e-Learning, it’s even more challenging. Through its instructional design, it demands writers be exact,...

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Nicki Minaj Gesture Highlights How Problematic College Funding Is

  Jillian Berman documents how hip hop artist Nicki Minaj caught the internet’s attention for offering to help out with some of her fans’ college costs and student loans. Minaj’s generosity highlights the challenges students face financing their education in an era of eroding public support for higher education.  ...

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Can Playing Smartphone Games Be Beneficial for Students?

As a student, you’ve probably been brought up to believe that playing smartphone games is a distraction from study, something that you should only indulge when you’ve finished all of your work and gotten some free time. Although this is great advice, there are, however, a number of benefits to playing...

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It’s Protest Season: Smith

Students at Smith College, a private women’s school in Northampton, walked out of class en masse Wednesday at noon in support of the injustices students of color face on college campuses nationwide. About 200 people, including students, professors and the dean of the college, gathered in the middle of campus....

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This Is What Happens When You’re Ceding The Fight

Marco Rubio’s feels philosophy is the pre-eminent example of a useless college major. He wants more welders. The anti-intellectualism that runs through the GOP and much of society today is reinforced in the critique of the protests at University of Missouri and Yale. Whether it’s apathy, genuine disinterest, or some...

The Influence Of Teachers Can Last A Lifetime

Teachers matter. They are some of the world’s most important people — teachers instill principles in children who barely know how to tie their shoes and set the tone for their future successes and accomplishments. One year out of college, and I still remember my teachers, all of them, the ‘bad’...