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The digitalized technology reveals a new identity in the world of education

November 30,2011 by: Susan Edmondson

The production of text books is predicted to go down in the coming years and in substitution plenty of digital books will be distributed to several academic institutions throughout the world. With the growth of technology in recent years, several digital gadgets like iPads, smart phones, laptops and tablets PCs have been introduced in today’s digital educational arena so that students and working adults can pursue higher education in a new innovative fashion. According to private student market researchers, the total number of books bagged during the autumn season in the United States of America was none other than digital … (more) November 30, 2011

Plugging the leaks in the online testing system

November 10,2011 by: Susan Edmondson

Checks on cheating in exams are perhaps as old as the concept of exams. The attempt to keep it fair to all students and to keep mischief like copying under control form an important part of the examination system. That is the way it should be as cheating is downright dishonest. Now education has spread its wings to the online platform. With millions of students wanting to take online courses- at the last count, there were 4.6 million students enrolled in online courses- making the testing system watertight plays an important part. The very flexibility which makes online courses popular … (more) November 10, 2011

Online education for working parents

November 08,2011 by: Susan Edmondson

Adult education has always received step-motherly treatment in the education area. For some reason, education is always connected with youth. But the thousands of adults who couldn’t receive education are forgotten. An educated adult earns roughly 26000$ more than an uneducated adult. This is enough stimuli to want to earn a degree. But with a long week at work, kids to manage at home, where does a harassed parent turn to in order to improve his education? Innovative project This is where innovative project creators proved their educational mettle by introducing the online education for working parents. This is a … (more) November 8, 2011

Boaters in Louisiana can now take online boating safety courses

November 06,2011 by: Susan Edmondson

Now boaters in Louisiana can take online boating safety course that is being offered by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries or LDWF. The course is being provided by BoatUS Foundation. This new online course has the LDWF approval and the NASBLA or National Association of State Boating Law Administrators approval. So, Louisiana Boaters can obtain their safe boating certification absolutely free and that too from the comfort of their homes. Lt. Col. Jeff Mayne stated that the department wishes to provide as many opportunities as they can to ensure that people get their boating safety certification. He is … (more) November 6, 2011

Idaho to consider public comments on online education next week

November 04,2011 by: Susan Edmondson

Students in Idaho will be required to take a minimum of two credits online as Idaho plans to become the first state to do so. It will also take public comments sometime next week. The state plans to have a 30-day comment period, which will begin next Wednesday. During this period there will be a number of discussions on the proposed requirements for graduation, according to the state Board of Education. Mark Browning, the board spokesman stated that they will give these comments and suggestions to the board and see if there are any changes that may be incorporated. If … (more) November 4, 2011