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The Digital Learning Revolution: How Classes are Moving Out Of The Classroom

The Digital Learning Revolution: How Classes are Moving Out Of The Classroom

Posted on Tuesday December 3rd, 2019 by Anna - EDscanner Moderator

Thanks to online learning platforms and cutting edge technology that are reimagining the very way in which we perceive education, all you need today is an Internet connection, a device and the will to learn You’re reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. Every learning process has two principal stakeholders—students and teachers, or…

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International Students Share Their Culture at International Education Week

International Students Share Their Culture at International Education Week

Posted on Tuesday December 3rd, 2019 by Anna - EDscanner Moderator

By Riley Gentry, Staff Writer International Education Week, which takes place from Nov. 18 through 22, helps the nearly 200 exchange students at UTC showcase the countries they come from and teach other students about different cultures around the world. This nationally recognized week was designed to help spread awareness about international education and exchange…

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The Year’s Best Books About Higher Education

The Year’s Best Books About Higher Education

Posted on Tuesday December 3rd, 2019 by Anna - EDscanner Moderator

2019 was an excellent year for books on higher education. Getty It’s that time again, where reviewers recommend the year’s best books. In 2019, we had a bevy of excellent books about American higher education, covering its history, controversies, and contributions. Here’s my list of the year’s best titles. Alan Taylor’s Thomas Jefferson’s Education ….

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How to Get a Strong Law School Recommendation

How to Get a Strong Law School Recommendation

Posted on Tuesday December 3rd, 2019 by Anna - EDscanner Moderator

A law school letter of recommendation is only one component of a J.D. application . There are many other factors in the law school admissions process that have nothing to do with recommendation letters, such as academic transcripts, personal statements, resumes and law school entrance exam results. Recommendation letters are usually less emphasized than LSAT…

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Penn State remains a top university for international education

Penn State remains a top university for international education

Posted on Tuesday December 3rd, 2019 by Anna - EDscanner Moderator

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State continued its strong standing as one of the top 15 institutions hosting international students in 2018-19, with 9,396 students at the University Park campus, in addition to more across the commonwealth, according to the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) annual Open Doors report . Penn State remains the number…

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Students offer their perspective on the importance of education

Students offer their perspective on the importance of education

Posted on Friday November 29th, 2019 by Anna - EDscanner Moderator

I think education is good to me and many others because it gives us a chance to do and know more. For example, we must learn how to read and write. Without knowing those basic skills it would be hard to get through life. Once we know these skills we can learn almost anything we…

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Earned bachelor’s abroad? Key facts on U.S. med school admissions

Earned bachelor’s abroad? Key facts on U.S. med school admissions

Posted on Friday November 29th, 2019 by Anna - EDscanner Moderator

According to the Association of American Medical College (AAMC), 49 medical schools last year indicated that they accepted international applicants. In 2017, AAMC application data shows that about 15% of applicants who attended undergrad internationally were accepted and matriculated to U.S. medical schools. Start medical school off on the right foot with tips and insights…

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Why real-life experience is crucial for students

Why real-life experience is crucial for students

Posted on Wednesday November 27th, 2019 by Anna - EDscanner Moderator

It’s critical for universities to develop life-ready graduates with soft and hard skills Employability of graduates is key when choosing a higher education institution. The link between a university education, and better employment, career and business opportunities, is of great importance. Universities should endeavour to provide the necessary skills to succeed during and after every…

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Why Is the Relationship Between ‘Learning Culture’ and ‘Equity Culture’ So Lopsided?

Posted on Tuesday November 26th, 2019 by Anna - EDscanner Moderator

Today’s guest blog is written by Michael Fullan and John Malloy. In his classic 4 th Edition of Organizational culture and leadership, Edgar Schein defined culture as “a pattern of shared basic assumptions learned by a group as it solved its problems of external adaptation and internal integration” (p. 18). In this post, we contend…

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Preparing students for current, future workforce key for education

Preparing students for current, future workforce key for education

Posted on Tuesday November 26th, 2019 by Anna - EDscanner Moderator

Wayne Lewis During my time in the workforce cabinet I came to understand that despite our best efforts thus far, too many students who successfully completed high diplomas in our public schools found themselves without the minimum knowledge or skills to find success in postsecondary education or the workforce.” In the nearly two years that…

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How ed-tech can help leapfrog progress in education

How ed-tech can help leapfrog progress in education

Posted on Friday November 22nd, 2019 by Anna - EDscanner Moderator

From within formal classrooms to educational games after school, technology is widely used in teaching and learning around the world. When used appropriately, technology has the power to support teachers and engage students, providing tools to create and evaluate activities previously considered out of reach. At the Center for Universal Education (CUE) at the Brookings…

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Why It's Imperative We All Learn To Be 'Emotion Scientists'

Why It’s Imperative We All Learn To Be ‘Emotion Scientists’

Posted on Friday November 22nd, 2019 by Anna - EDscanner Moderator

Emotions determine success in five key areas: attention, memory, and learning, decisions, quality of relationships, mental and physical health, and creativity and general performance. From ” Permission to Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive” by Marc Brackett. Copyright (c) 2019 by the author and reprinted with…

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