• December 10, 2017 /  Courses & University
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    From interior design programs, X-ray technician programs to more usual programs such as education and business, online colleges and universities have continued to enlarge their suggestions. Over the last several years, online schools have added unique courses and diverse majors to cater to learners wanting to learn staying at home, when pursuing challenging online studies. When lots of subjects, such as law or dentistry cannot be taught online only, other majors make headway as most accepted online degree programs.

    A 2009 study investigated the popular disciplines and majors in online learning and showed the outcomes. After analyzing the replies from about 2,500 universities and colleges, the researchers found a growth in online enrollments during the last five years has resulted in an increase in all the disciplines of online studies. In fact, there is not a focused development in any one field. This study examines the model of online suggestions based upon online penetration portions by discipline. The data was counted for each of the 8 fields with the greatest amount of degrees given. The 8 programs were: liberal arts & sciences, humanities, general studies; business; health professions & related sciences; computer & information sciences; education; psychology and engineering; social sciences & history. The report states there was equal portion for 7 of the 8 major discipline fields that were examined. Actually, engineering at online public colleges and universities was the single discipline area in that online repre
    sentation was lower overall. Associate schools had the very positive view of online learning, and demonstrated a broad lead in online penetration for liberal arts, social sciences and psychology.

    The very popular degrees online are often the ones, which are more broad, such as business and liberal arts. These majors let graduates pursue more career paths and occupations than something very specific like web design. In case you have some special talents in a particular field or have dreamt of becoming something unique, you should go for it!

  • December 8, 2017 /  Courses & University
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    Bob Jones University is a private, Christian liberal arts institution in Greenville, South Carolina. The university owns a collection of western religious art that is showcased in its museum and gallery. The art reflects universal and spiritual truths that are Biblically based. The museum and gallery has two locations in town. The main site is on the university campus, located at 1700 Wade Hampton Blvd. Hours are Tuesday-Sunday from 2-5pm, and parking is free. A satellite facility is located at Heritage Green, on Buncombe St. in downtown Greenville. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from 2-5pm. Parking is available in the garage behind Hughes Library.

    The collection of sacred art was begun in the late 1940s by Dr. Robert R. Jones, Jr. The primary focus of the collection is European Old Masters paintings. The works are arranged into galleries which span the 14th through the 19th centuries. The Italian Baroque Renaissance Gallery includes works by Botticelli, Granacci, Tintoretto, and Veronese. The Italian Gothic Gallery features religious paintings dating to the 15th century. The Northern Renaissance Gallery has works by Dutch, Belgian, and German artists including Peter Paul Reubens and Van Dyke. Other galleries include the French Baroque Gallery, the 16th and 17th Century Spanish Gallery, and the smaller 18th and 19th Century Gallery.

    The museum has three other noteworthy collections to see. The Russian Icon Collection includes five icons that once belonged to the Romanoff family, the last of the Russian Tsars. The Bowen Collection of Antiquities has artifacts dating from Biblical times. There are items from other civilizations that influenced the Holy Land, including almost 200 articles from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Syria. There is a Jewish Torah from the 15th century. War Memorial Chapel at Bob Jones University has seven large paintings from the Benjamin West series, The Progress of Revealed Religion. These paintings were originally commissioned for King George III of England for a private chapel.

    The satellite facility at Heritage Green rotates special exhibits from the Bob Jones University art collection as well as exhibits on loan from other museums and private collections. The 2nd floor features interactive learning centers that are child friendly. There are scavenger hunts designed for children ages 5-12 that take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete. The hunts will acquaint children with the collection in an entertaining way. Scavenger hunts for older children and adults will help them identify many signs and symbols used in religious artwork.

    The current special exhibition at the Heritage Green facility is Rublev to Faberge: The Journey of Russian Art and Culture to America. Visitors will be introduced to Russias cultural heritage, discover the history of icons, and view Faberges beautiful workmanship. Admission to Bob Jones University Museum and Gallery is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, and $3 for students. Children ages 12 and under are admitted free.

  • November 27, 2017 /  Courses & University
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    In India, significant developments in the use of computers have taken place in the industrial and the commercial sectors. Computers have wide application in these fields. The computer, with its versatility, accelerates one’s ability to solve many problems related to teaching, research and administration that are encountered in higher education. This study was undertaken in order to sketch the current state of computer penetration, its use, application and its impact on higher education.

    One of the foremost formal courses for computer science in the country was started by the Indian Statistical Institute in 1962. In the late 60’s IIT ‘s (Bombay and Madras) introduced computer courses as elective under electrical engineering. Till early 70s computer courses were offered as a part of an engineering curriculum. Late it was imparted as a specialization course in only national institutions like IIT’s, and IISREC, that too in limited areas, computer hardware and software. In the 80s, courses on computer science, engineering and applications were introduced in several universities and institution with the encouragement and support of the central and state governments. At present there are following types of computer courses:

    Certificate Courses in Programming
    Diploma in Computer Application
    Bachelor in Computer Application (BCA)
    Master in Computer Application (MCA)

    But today, Online MCA and Online BCA Course are in most demand at university level. There are more than 300 degree level colleges in the north eastern region, where BCA Course and MCA Programs and other computer courses can be started in order to generate manpower of professional level for joining IT-enabled services and also undertaking higher education.

    During the meeting information technology infrastructure North-East was discussed in detail, especially the main requirement to IT industry in the region. Software technology Park, IT Park are basically 100 per cent EOU for undertaking software development work using the high speed data communication link for physical export (electronic and software) of professional services – or consultancy services/development of software.

    Computer engineers though are mostly involved in IT industries, they are gaining more in demand in other industries viz., banking, and airlines, public utilities, manufacturing sector etc., as industry are becoming more technology oriented and computerized.

    Computing professionals might find themselves in a variety of environments in academics, research, industry, government, private and business organization-analyzing problems for solutions, formulating and testing, using advanced communications or multi-media equipment, or working in teams for product development. Here’s a short list of research and vocational areas in computing.

  • November 27, 2017 /  Courses & University
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    The University of Southampton has come a close second to the University of Surrey in the quest to be named the best university for nursing in England, according to the Times Good University Guide.

    The title of best university for nursing is awarded according to factors like graduate employability, student satisfaction, and student/teacher ratio.

    Official statistics showed 100% of Southampton nursing degree students found employment after graduating; making the university one of the hot favourites to be crowned best university for nursing.

    But this was not to be; with the University of Surrey just edging out its south coast rival to claim the coveted title of best university for nursing.

    The University of Southampton recorded a student satisfaction rate of 81%, with 68 % of candidates graduating with either a first or 2:1 degree classification. Statistics also revealed that nursing degree students at Southampton benefited from 17 teaching staff for every student, and a figure of 5,351 spent per student on teaching.

    In 2011 the University of Southampton was regarded as the best university for nursing. It was, after all, the first university in the country to have its BN nursing degree programmes fully accredited the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

    Being the best university for nursing is an accolade of which any university would be rightly proud. Especially in 2011/2012, as more would-be students apply to study nursing than any other degree subject.

    Professor Jessica Corner, who is Dean of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton and originally trained as a nurse herself, said: Our programmes benefit from close partnerships with practice settings, clinical leaders and close involvement with healthcare service users.

    We are student-centred, meeting the needs of students with differing learning styles and learning needs, we take pride in offering a unique, values-based approach to our educational delivery to the advantage of each of our students. She added.
    Health Sciences offer you much more than just a degree. We are training the next generation of professionals in nursing, midwifery, health and social care, physiotherapy, podiatry and occupational therapy in a supportive and friendly environment.
    Our impressive research portfolio means you will learn from academics who are directly involved in influencing the quality of healthcare. You will learn alongside students from many other disciplines in the health sciences to gain a thorough knowledge of healthcare.((Employers appreciate Southampton graduates, in 2009, 93 per cent of our graduates found work or went into further study. Many of our former students are now in senior positions in the NHS and other healthcare organisations.

    If you are searching to find the best university for nursing for you, have a look at the University of Southampton Health Sciences website at www.southampton.ac.uk/healthsciences

  • November 27, 2017 /  Courses & University
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    The amount of resources supplied to International students who wish to study in UK colleges will vary dramatically from place to place, so it is worth making enquiries to each of your short-listed colleges before deciding.

    Other principal college resources, in addition to the library and IT services, which need to be researched when comparing speculative colleges, are the quality of Lecturers and Academic services provided.

    UK Higher Education Institutions

    The quality of teaching and assessment methods in UK Higher Education have a strong reputation around the world.

    Lecturers

    All lecturers in British Universities are required to teach according to strict quality standards aimed at creating accessibility for all to study in UK Higher Education, and in particular for International students.

    It is essential for qualified lecturers to be able to accommodate learners from diverse backgrounds by adjusting their teaching methods.

    Commercial Links

    In addition to having a teaching qualification, it is important to check that lecturers have a relevant and up-to-date professional background in their subject area so that they are familiar with developments in industry, and perhaps even provide live links for their students.

    Lecturer and Student Contact Periods

    Verify the amount of time students are allocated to meet with lecturers on a 1 to 1 basis included within your course.

    Limited opportunity to speak with lecturers on a 1 to 1 basis due to an excessively high volume of students can be a common cause of complaint from badly informed students who study in UK colleges.

    Certainly it would be beneficial to check with your college whether they restrict the number of pupils in each class as this will give a rough indication of the amount of lecturer pupil contact time available.

    Study Skills

    Your study in UK Higher Education may be enhanced by the provision of Study Skills training by the college you have chosen.

    Study Skills support, which addresses specialist topics such as essay writing, researching and referencing, may be provided as part of an introductory programme at the start of your course, or offered alongside your course as and when you require supervision.

    English Language Support If English is not your native tongue, you may wish to utilize any English language support services offered by your college to supplement your course.

    Make sure you are clear about the type of language support offered by your college as Institutions may vary by offering either English language as an additional assessed module, or as optional drop in supervision sessions to complement your main course of study.

    In preparation for making that final decision on your choice of college in which to study in the UK, ensure that you receive sufficient proof of the resources which the college is presenting.

  • November 19, 2017 /  Courses & University
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    When you have to choose between distance learning courses there is a set of questions you need to ask and other factors to consider before you pick the direction you want to study in. There are a myriad of courses available to choose between and all of them look as inviting as the next.

    The questions

    What kind of qualification will I receive? You need to establish what type of qualification you need before you enrol for the course. You might find different courses offering different types of qualifications in the same field of study.

    What will I learn during the course? It is important that you study the course outlines of the distance learning courses you are considering. This way you will be sure that you pick the relevant course for your studies.

    How will the course be taught and will I have access to teachers? You need to find out this information as some courses only requires work assignments and practical exams while others might require written examinations.

    The importance of access to a lecturer cannot be understated; it may the only place you find help when you are struggling with certain aspects of the study field.

    What course materials will I receive? The study materials you receive for distance learning courses might make or break your study experience. Some educational institutions will include the material as part of the tuition fee while you might need to pay additionally for it at others.

    What is assessed during the course? The assessment will provide you with valuable detail of how the qualification will improve your skills sets.

    How much does it cost? The cost of the distance learning courses will surely affect your choice. You should however inquire if there are any hidden costs involved, like additional course materials and examination fees.

    Are there any set application dates? Some learning facilities has set dates to apply for specific courses; you will need to apply for the course in due time.

    Do the course require a deposit with monthly pay offs or do I need to pay for the course in full during application? Once off payment distance learning courses might be a better option as you might not need to sign any debit orders and incur additional banking fees.

    Conclusion

    When you are choosing a study direction or course you need to ask all these questions to ensure that you pick the best course for your specific needs. You need to think about the type of qualification, study materials and costs involved. Another aspect that might be of concern is if the institution is a registered institution and the courses they provide are accepted by the potential employees you are thinking of for your future career possibilities. If you are simply looking for additional training to further your own business acumen a registered course might not be needed.

  • November 8, 2017 /  Courses & University
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    Good news for those who want to advance their education but lack money for tuition! It is possible to earn a degree from a highly reputable university free of charge. Below is a list of the 10 best free university courses (in no particular order) available for you:

    1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (mit.edu)
    MIT is ideal for those looking for a wide range of free courses offered online. The university’s OpenCourseWare project has more than 1,750 free courses that are in text, audio and video formats. OpenCourseWare is used by students worldwide, most of whom say they would recommend the site to other students.

    2. Stanford (stanford.edu)
    Stanford University, one of the world’s top universities, has teamed up with iTunes U to offer access to Stanford courses, interviews and lectures. Available courses can be downloaded and played on iPods, Macs and PCs and can also be burned to audio CDs and played in CD player.

    3. University of California, Irvine (uci.edu)
    UC Irvine, recently teamed up with the OCW Consortium to offer free university level courses online. Although currently there are only a few courses to choose from, the list is rapidly growing. Course materials include lecture notes, assignments as well as exams.

    4. Open University (open.ac.uk)
    Open University’s (UK) OpenLearn website offer both undergraduate and graduate learners free access to learning materials. The materials cover a wide range of topics, such as IT and computing, education, mathematics and statistics, science, health, business and more.

    5. University of California, Berkeley (berkeley.edu)
    For almost a decade, the University of California, Berkeley has been providing live webcasts of a number of courses including IT, legal studies, engineering, philosophy, psychology and astronomy. Many of the university’s courses, are currently available as podcasts and webcasts.

    6. Carnegie Mellon University (cmu.edu)
    Carnegie Mellon University’s program called Open Learning Initiative (OLI) offers several free online courses. OLI courses are aimed to allow introductory college level students to learn about a particular subject without formal instruction. Courses cover a wide range of topics, such as economics, biology, French, statistics and physics.

    7. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (kutztownsbdc.org)
    The Kutztown University of Pennsylvania has a resource centre, Small Business Development Center, that boasts the web’s largest collection of free business programs.

    8. Utah State University (usu.edu)
    Utah State University is also a good choice for those looking for free online courses. The university offers a number of download-able text-based courses ranging from physics to anthropology and theatre arts.

    9. University of Southern Queensland (usq.edu.au)
    University of Southern Queensland, Australia, offers free online courses through its OpenCourseWare initiative.

    10. Tufts University (tufts.edu)
    Tufts University, a private research university in Medford/Somerville, near Boston, Massachusetts, has OpenCourseWare that is available free to everyone.Course materials include lecture notes, assignments and other supplementary materials.

  • October 24, 2017 /  Courses & University
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    A large amount medical volumes dump recollection loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s in concert. What authors and physicians apparently fail to grasp the meaning is that aging does not necessarily mean forgetfulness, and that Alzheimers is a serious sickness, not a outcome of aging ells. The actuality is, recollection loss is able happen to any person, by any age, for most reasons. Chemical imbalances and reactions do not happen just in the aged, it absolutely takes that many years for them to affect the brain. To view in relation to recall loss to Alzheimer’s is like comparing a stubbed toe to gangrene. I will agree to the experts explain the devastating effects.

    The September 17, 1994 medical Journal the Lancet documented the striking differences in brain cell loss experienced by mentally alert elderly compared to folks with Alzheimer’s. The research headed by Waren J. Strittmatter O duke University Medical Center discover that Alzheimers patients autopsied subsequent to death lost brain cells in a much greater total and in more areas of the brain than in their elderly subjects. A precise amount of brain cell loss is standard by standard medicine to be a typical process of aging (not in my view, but together with Alzheimer’s patients, the loss is much greater. In two Alzheimer’s victims, they plainly discover no brain cell. In the early 70s, a examination team led by Dr. Crapper at the University of Toronto autopsied Alzheimer’s victims and each one point in time discover isolated aluminum accumulated in confined to a small area brain areas and amazing tangle of nerve fibers (neurofibrils; nerve conductors inside brain cells). If nothing is done, Alzheimer’s is quite3 exactly capable of turning and thinking, living human being into a brain-dead zombie.

    Tom Warren is living verification that Alzheimer’s can be reversed. Tom experienced a comeback to typical earthly existence when physicians told him he had untreatable Alzheimer’s disease and would be dead within seven years. Fortunately for him, he did not take their word for it.

    Tom describes how he went to specialist afterward specialist; scouring libraries, books and healthiness food stores to read everything he could locate on the area under discussion. His wife, lousise, a pharmacist by trade, helped as soon as his memory failed him. A statement he made that will stick with as many was his regret that if he was not successful, he would no longer be capable to progress to a positive contribution to the humankind. He additionally says, in the as many papers he has written concerning his discoveries, than the Alzheimer’s sufferer is in a battle for his earthly existence and sanityand frankly, sanity is more significant than life.I am content to convey that Tom Warren won his battle.

  • October 24, 2017 /  Courses & University
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    Bob Jones University is a private, non-denominational Protestant educational institution located in Greenville, South Carolina. The institution was founded in 1927 by evangelist Bob Jones, Sr. The current president of the university, Stephen Jones, is the great-grandson of the founder and the fourth member of the Jones family to serve as president.

    The school, originally known as Bob Jones College, was established in 1927 near Panama City, on the Florida panhandle. In 1933, the institution moved to Cleveland, Tennessee. In 1947, the school relocated to its current 210 acre campus in Greenville, South Carolina, where it became Bob Jones University. Bob Jones, Sr. was the president of the school from its inception in 1927 through 1947, followed by Bob Jones, Jr. from 1947 – 1971, Bob Jones III from 1971 – 2005, and Stephen Jones from 2005 to the present.
    Bob Jones University enrolls approximately 4,000 students representing every U.S. state and fifty foreign countries. From its inception, BJU has been located in the South, but it does not have a predominantly southern student body. The state with the largest number of students enrolled at Bob Jones University is South Carolina, but many of these are married students who have moved from other states to attend the school. Other states with large representations in the BJU student body include Michigan, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Ohio.

    The university consists of seven colleges and schools that offer more than 125 undergraduate majors, including fourteen associate degree programs. The school also conducts precollege education from pre-kindergarten through high school. The Division of Fine Arts has the largest faculty of Bob Jones University’s six undergraduate schools. BJU presents an opera each year in the spring semester and Shakespearean plays in both the fall and spring semesters. A service called Vespers, presented periodically throughout each school year, combines music, speech, and drama. Over a hundred concerts, recitals, and theater productions are also presented annually.

    Bob Jones University is accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, an accrediting organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. BJU is also a founding member of the American Association of Christian Colleges and Seminaries. Within the cultural and academic soil of liberal arts education, Bob Jones University exists to grow Christ-like character that is scripturally disciplined, others-serving, God-loving, Christ-proclaiming, and focused above.

  • October 21, 2017 /  Courses & University
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    India is one of the most popular countries for its schools and colleges and universities. Even after being selected in the top educational institutes in India, no matter what is the sector we are talking about, you talk about management, engineering, science, art, medical, fashion, animation, design, hospitality, or other stream; it is not a very easy task.

    There are lots of top educational institutes and Universities in India. You can easily find which are well known for their high quality standards of education in terms of the faculty members they have, infrastructure they provide, extracurricular activities and the overall approach in the way students are groomed and taken care of.

    At present India is one of the most popular places for top business schools, engineering colleges, medical science colleges and institutes. There are too many recognized schools & colleges in India that offer very high quality education right from the primary standards to the higher secondary schools in India.

    India is not only popular for the business schools and colleges but also there are various top universities in India like Delhi University known as DU, Mumbai University, Calcutta University, Andhra university, and so many others top standard universities in India.

    Form the very long time, in India, the standard of education in India is very high and it is also getting better and better day by day. All kind of institute and Colleges in India are providing high quality educational services and also maintaining the very good international standard.

    India has been always a home of the best class educational institutes and colleges. The quality of education India offers is really based on international standards and also most of the top class companies has got the Indian in their company on the top positions.

    Examples of some of the top educational institutes of India include the AIIMS , IIMs, IITs, Christian Medical College, Vellore, MICA, National Institute of Design, and many more.

    Whether you are a student of Arts stream, Commerce or Science student, India has just the right institution and colleges to serve you well for your all educational requirements.