All Blog Posts Tagged 'college' (27)

A Dozen Edu Resources Students Can Use for Essay Writing

Essay writing is one of constant problems for every student. To help them deal with it, educators try plenty of methods and techniques, including the usage of various technologies and mobile applications that have been developed to ease the process of academic writing and make it pleasant for young people. Most of them work good of…

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Added by Lesley J. Vos on August 1, 2014 at 1:06am — No Comments

College Networks Need to Say “Bonjour” to Apple’s Bonjour

Originally posted on The Modern Network

Mobile devices are infesting college campuses at a breakneck pace. And, considering the popularity of their sleek and comprehensive products, it’s no surprise that Apple devices are a large subset of the devices that both students and professors want to connect to college and university networks.

Ensuring that Apple…

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Added by Anthony Sargon on December 4, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Top 10 Things Colleges Look For In An Applicant

"This is Fern"

Top Ten Things Colleges Look for in a High School Student

1. A high school curriculum that challenges the student. Academically successful students should include several Honors and Advanced Placement classes.

2. Grades that represent strong effort and an upward trend. Grades should show an upward trend over the years. However, slightly lower grades in a rigorous…

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Added by Rachel M Angres on January 14, 2013 at 12:30am — 4 Comments

Applying to Study at a USA College

Curated links for overseas students considering applying to a USA College.

Added by Shamblesguru (Chris Smith) on August 22, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Teaching Large Classes with an iPad

Apollo Horizon 2 Overhead Projector [Reprinted by author from www.sageonstage.com]

To this day I remain a big fan of the overhead projector.  I truly believe it was more effective a tool for teaching than the projected Powerpoint slides will ever be.…

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Added by Perry Samson on December 30, 2011 at 9:27am — No Comments

Understand Targeted Texting and Its Affect On Enrollment Outcomes

Mongoose Research is a leading edge company out of  Buffalo New York that uses targeted texting campaigns to help colleges and universities with recruitment. According to their website: "Text is the new… Continue

Added by Jim Roberts on March 10, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Web 2.0 And Blogging In The Classroom

The use of web2.0 techniques by institutions of learning and their teachers are ever on the rise. Today's students and prospective students were raised in a digital world and expect the use of technology through

outlets like Facebook and Twitter to be employed by the schools that

they attend. Blogging…

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Added by Jim Roberts on January 3, 2011 at 11:46am — No Comments

It Takes A Village To Raise A Software Product

One thing that experience has taught me is that it takes a village to raise a software product. What I mean by that is a developer and all of their team members including management have to be focused on

quality...quality of product, quality of training, quality of process

and quality of work life.…

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Added by Jim Roberts on December 27, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Software Development In Higher Education

Higher education is a lot like any other industry in the sense that colleges want to bring "customers" in to their institution. They want to create brand awareness. They want to separate themselves from their competition. They want to show prospective students why their institution is the one they should choose.



In the past, the higher education "industry" was known as lagging behind other industries as far as the use of leading edge technology but no more. Today, colleges are…

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Added by Jim Roberts on December 13, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

College Thanksgiving Break: 1-page Mind Map to Catching-up and Acing Your Final Exams

Thanksgiving break is a great opportunity to catch-up with school materials in time for the finals, which are only few weeks away. Here is a 1-page mind map that will help students get back on track and ready for finals.

Added by Toni Krasnic on November 23, 2010 at 6:54am — No Comments

BCC Students Demonstrate How To Plug Weld - Technical Education





Student Led Plug Welding Demonstration



In this ABRN How2 tip Preston and Tucker, collision repair students at Butler Community College, are doing a student led demonstration, demonstrating how to perform a plug weld using a MIG welder. Once welded, they demonstrate a destructive test method to determine if the plug weld passes the test.



A plug weld can replace the factory spot welds when repairing a vehicle in a body repair shop.… Continue

Added by Donnie Smith on November 19, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

Back to School How to Get an A+

Do you want to earn excellent grades in every one of your courses? Join this conversation to get study skills tips that will help you to earn A+ grades. This is for students of all ages. Call 323-417-0075 code 878084. It will occur on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Get your questions answered right after Dr. Jones presents helpful tips. Please confirm your participation at stephenjoness@rcn.com.

Added by Dr. Stephen Jones on September 4, 2010 at 9:04am — No Comments

A Map to Your Future Education

Believe it or not September 1, 2010 is almost here. So how are you mapping your plan for a successful 2010? Have you written down at least 10 goals you want to accomplish? What are the top three goals on your list? September is a great time to write down your goals. You can develop a road map that helps you to strategize the actions you will take right away. Don’t stick with the same old plan that did not work before. It’s better to forget the things that are behind and to pursue a higher… Continue

Added by Dr. Stephen Jones on August 25, 2010 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Seven Secrets of How to Study

According to Indiana University the average American student only studies 3 hours each week. That amounts to 20 minutes a day. A total of 60,000 students responded to this study skills survey. Each year thousands of students enter college thinking they can use high school study habits and easily sail through a college degree. They have a rude awaking when they discover success in college requires a minimum of three to five hours studying each day. Some students say studying the night before… Continue

Added by Dr. Stephen Jones on August 19, 2010 at 4:33pm — 1 Comment

Amity University - Amity School and College in Gurgaon, Noida - Relief to Students in India

Amity University - Amity School and college in Gurgaon, Noida, Jaipur brings a relief to all the students in India aspiring to go for engineering & medical college and take their career to the next level.



Gone are the days when getting admission in to engineering colleges, medical colleges used to be a hard nut to crack. Gone are the days when there used to be one engineer in a town and it used to be the thing of honour to be an engineer. Doctors still few…

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Added by Saumil Shrivastava on July 20, 2010 at 5:30am — No Comments

Yet Again Internet Scores - Online College Admissions in India





In India if we look back a few years from now and you will find the most dreaded exercise for every school pass out was to apply for colleges and stand in long queues all day till evening on a hot summer day. Such a popular and unavoidable exercise this was that news channels had begun to actually have

entire series for how to apply for colleges and what to do when you go to

college to get application forms. So every summer after the class 12 board…

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Added by Saumil Shrivastava on June 15, 2010 at 11:59pm — No Comments

Using VoiceThread Technology in the College Classroom

Recently, I decided to make a VoiceThread for use in my 20th C. American Literature class. I started exploring different teaching strategies for my students when I realized that they were not very excited to read and respond in the traditional way. A VoiceThread is a wonderful tool which enables you, the instructor, to upload your media file (like a slide presentation), add your voice to it, and then allows the students to add their comments as well. The entire VT then can be seen by either… Continue

Added by Vicki Phillips on June 7, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Beat the Heat – Online Admissions to Engineering & Medical Colleges in India

Online College Admissions in India is Next Buzz Word





As we approach the month of March the anxiety levels will shoot higher not just for the students but for the parents as well. The 12th CBSE board exams in India kick off in March and soon after the competitive exams will takeover.…

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Added by Saumil Shrivastava on February 7, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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