How do distance learners connect?

Researchers from the College of Information Sciences and Technology found that creating computer-supported collaborative learning environments could help online learners build community and increase the likelihood that they would remain in their academic program. Credit: Adobe Stock: rocketclips In a typical college classroom, social connections are formed through face-to-face interactions. Through informal chats before and after class, group project meetings, and other exchanges, students are able to build community with their classmates and peers that often enrich their academic experience. But how do distance learners connect? In a recent study,…

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AP Volunteer recruitment 2019: Interested to apply for Grama/ Ward Volunteer posts? Do so this way

AP Volunteer recruitment 2019: Panchayati Raj & Rural Development, Andhra Pradesh is recruiting volunteers in the state to ensure leak proof implementation of Government scheme/ programmes/orders issued. The role of village volunteers will be to identify the problems being faced by anybody in his/her jurisdiction and the same will be brought to the notice of Gram Panchayat and get resolved. Important dates: *Commencement of apply online: 24 June 2019 *Last date to apply online: 05 July 2019 *Dates for interview: 11-25 July 2019 The applicants for the volunteering must be from…

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Do you want to pursue career in environmental science? Check out top 4 options here

World Environment Day 2019: Top career options in the field of environmental science The dynamics of our lives are directly controlled by environmental parameters. Environment forms an integral part of our lives hence, it is imperative to know the environmental details right from starting level of our education system. Environment studies should be included as a part of school and college curriculum. This will not only make children aware and conscious about the environment but can also inspire them to take up environment as a core subject for their higher…

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To find the right career fit, I needed to do more than move from job to job

As 170 people sat down to dinner, I breathed a sigh of relief: The conference was going well. Running it was part of my job as a university program manager, working on a project to boost biotech collaborations between academia and industry. When I started in the role a few years earlier, I thought that maybe, after years of career exploration, I had finally found the right job for me. But at the conference, I found myself wondering whether that was really what I wanted from my career. I’m a…

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How do Cowboys rookies want to be remembered after their careers in Dallas?

As we continue to look forward to the start of the NFL season in a few months, the Dallas Cowboys released a very cool video in which they asked several Dallas Cowboys draft picks how they would liked to be remembered for their time in Dallas before they even start their Cowboys careers. The team posted the video to their official Twitter account on Thursday. Watch below to see the responses from Leighton Vander Esch, Michael Gallup, Connor Williams and others. [“Source-foxsports”]

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Primeiras fotografias do novo Mercedes-Benz Classe G divulgadas online

Fotografias do novo Mercedes-Benz Classe G foram divulgadas online e mostram um design exterior praticamente inalterado. O modelo será oficialmente apresentado a 15 de Janeiro, no Salão de Detroit.  Ainda não foi revelada informação sobre as dimensões do novo Mercedes-Benz Classe G, mas sabe-se que não será mais largo que o actual W463, à venda desde 1990. Mesmo assim, a nova geração contará com um habitáculo mais espaçoso e confortável, e apetrechado com tecnologia de última geração. Apesar de manter o design familiar e continuar a exibir uma excelente capacidade off-road, o hardware do…

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Career Courage: Do You Have What it Takes To Follow Your True Calling?

Summary Knowing what career you would like to follow can be almost as difficult as obtaining a job, and few people are fortunate enough to be able to say that they love their job and it provides them with the opportunity to lead the life they desire. “Career Courage” sets out the type of questions that you need to ask yourself to discover what really motivates you and matters in your work and personal life. Dissatisfied after three years in her chosen career as a psychotherapist, Katie C. Kelley decided…

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Do ‘longest flight’ records matter?

Qatar Airways has launched what it says is the longest current non-stop commercial route, after completing a journey from Doha to Auckland. Flight QR920 landed on Monday after 16 hours and 23 minutes, slightly quicker than expected. The Boeing 777-200LR jet was showered with water cannons on arrival – a tradition for airlines on new routes. Carriers like to talk up these records, but how are they measured and do they really matter? Measuring flights can be complicated Longest (time) or furthest (distance) are the two key distinctions to make,…

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SNAP 2016: List of institutes which do not accept SNAP score

SNAP 2016 is conducted for aspirants who wish to pursue to the MBA programs offered by institutes of Symbiosis International University have to take the  Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Test. SNAP Test is not applicable for various institutes such as Symbiosis Law School of LLM programme. The other institutes include Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences(SIHS), Symbiosis College of Nursing (SCON). Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) offers M.Sc. (Medical Technology) and Symbiosis College of Nursing (SCON) M.Sc. (Nursing), Symbiosis School of Biomedical Sciences (SSCBS) offers MBA, MBA (Infrastructure Management), MBA (Business Analytics),…

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How To Answer The Mid-Career Question, ‘What Should I Do Next?’

“What should I do next?” I hear this question a lot. After running a company designed around the new world of work for the past decade, I’ve had hundreds of discussions with people in the middle of their careers who feel stuck, unhappy, disengaged or confused — and who are looking for a better path. A group studying job satisfaction in the U.K. suggests the mid-career slump is “U-shaped” — meaning, our satisfaction with our work peaks at the beginning and end of our careers, but often dips in the…

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