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May 2016 Blog Posts (6)

The Complete Guide: How to Deal with Plagiarism

How often do you talk with students about plagiarism? Is it always easy to explain them why should they write original papers and express their own thoughts? Do they understand how to cite sources and do a research?

The problem of plagiarism worried me for a while. I've tried different methods of plagiarism prevention, and now I use a plagiarism checker but I…

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Added by Leona Hinton on May 31, 2016 at 10:44am — No Comments

MOOC: A Real Deal For The Advanced Learners

We are living in a generation where the need of education among the students are higher than ever. Today's students are thinking of competing in this 'global society'. And to do so they have a diverse range of educational need. To impart that much of education educators need to think beyond the traditional educational system and introduce an alternative platform that will quench student's desire.…

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Added by Mark William on May 27, 2016 at 3:13am — No Comments

Is Online Degree Course Enrollment The New Sensation?

How enticing will it be if an online learning institution offers online degree courses at one fifth of the cost of traditional collage or university? Or a degree, that is acquired by staying at home, which has the same valuation in relation to a degree obtained from a recognised traditional university? Believe it or not this is the future of education. Student and working professionals can earn a degree irrespective of his monetary issue or time management problem. That's why online learning…

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Added by Mark William on May 17, 2016 at 8:52am — 1 Comment

Some Guidelines for Writing Science Dissertations

Main entire body of dissertation ought in order to include 3 parts: analytical, theoretical as well as practical, which can easily be formed in 2-4 chapters.

Analytical portion should current author’s review of literature along with research works in his topic. Anyone must conduct critical analysis of these data. Right After this you are able to highlight array of problems that you imagine usually are not disclosed, certainly not discovered at this moment, require further study, etc.…

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Added by Paul on May 11, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Effective Steps Are Necessary To Prevent Drop Out From Online Courses

E-learning has abetted millions to attain skills and knowledge that has helped them to grow personally and professionally. From the remote place, one can enrol to institutes of their choice to take online courses and steer their career to success. Online schools offer the quality education which underpins their skills to match the job market trends and demands.…

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Added by Mark William on May 10, 2016 at 5:01am — 1 Comment

It's not always about the Open Bar.

Tali Horowitz invited a bunch of DOE nerds as her guests to the Common Sense Media Awards Dinner. The awards were for everyone who works hard to provide a safe environment for children to use technology. It was a lovely evening; we hobnobbed with big donors, caught up with friends, and had a nice evening out. What really inspired me was the message of the evening. We are playing defense for the small people who are…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on May 6, 2016 at 2:05pm — No Comments

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