Online learning offers many advantages, But sometimes an aspect that is often underestimated is the time and energy that an online course requires compared to the traditional classroom format. It is also necessary to acquire specific digital skills and organizational strategies to succeed in online learning. Here are eight tips that I have taken away from my experience with e-learning: it helps when you start in the digital adventure at the University with regular online courses you could decide to enroll yourself in.
Our brains are becoming lazier as technology develops; we rely more and more on our smartphones, which remember everything for us. Luckily, memory works like a muscle, and there are several simple tricks for improving it.
The Swedish Institute Study Scholarships (SISS) opened applications for the SI Study Scholarships programme targeting students from over 100 countries for master studies in Sweden. The scholarships will cover both living costs and tuition fees. Deadline to apply is January 15, 2016.
There are many costs associated with taking a language exam, especially if it’s a household name such as IELTS or Cambridge. However, spending money on tutors or dozens of books can be avoided if you are truly dedicated to studying one way or another. Study International has concocted a list of free ways to prepare for your IELTS exam.
The virtual museum isn't a new idea. People have been dreaming of its creation since the dawn of the Internet; but only in recent years, due to improvements in technology, some fine and informative resources begun to appear on the Web. Take a look at some of them.
Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences invites applications from highly qualified graduates in the fields of Sociology, Psychology, Education, Political Science, Labor and Educational Economics and Demography. Deadline to apply is October 31.
Will education ever be free and affordable to everyone? If it is so, in what manner will humanity move away from the traditional system of education to the conceptually new one?
Gates Cambridge Scholarships are open to international students. These are one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
Following the Interview with a Polyglot Series in which Italian and language coach Luca Lampariello talked to us about his experience with learning foreign languages using techniques and methods that can be found online, we offer you here a selection of the most popular online language-learning tools that can be accessed through a website or as a mobile app to boost your learning experience and give you additional knowledge that can be fun, free and accessible from your smartphone or tablet.
My personal educational history is very different from most others: I had the chance to study in several countries, and got my degree from the oldest University in the world, the University of Bologna. For this reason I have always been an advocate of free education, especially in the developing countries. And this why Salman Khan founded the Khan Academy, in 2008.